NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12: Rolling Stone music and film writer Logan Hill, filmmaker Danny Boyle, and musician/composer Rick Smith attend A Conversation with Danny Boyle at the 92Y Tribeca on March 12, 2013 in New York City.
I feel our success was a lot due to our depth, as far as position guys being able to play multiple positions and having guys fill in when other guys went down hurt ... We didn't skip a beat. We have a lot of maturity on the team and good leadership throughout the year.
I had a great Lumen Christi connection this year, and I'm really proud of that and how they fulfilled their roles for us this yearMore quotes »
Report: Jay-Z pitches to Geno Smith
representation and Jay-Z isnt the only one in the mix. Joel Segal of Lagardere Football, Eugene Parker of Relativity Sports, Rick Smith of Priority Sports and Fletcher Smith of Blueprint Sports Group have also pitched to Smith, according to PFT.Its important Read more »
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Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Bruce Vander Sanden takes top post at Sixth District correctional department
Bruce Vander Sanden has been named the new director of the Sixth Judicial District Department of Correctional Services, Allan Thoms, chairman of the agency’s board of directors, reports. Vander Sanden has been with the agency 24 years, the same length of t from The Gazette Read more »
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Cedar Rapids bans feeding geese on public property
A Marion woman feeds geese at Manhattan Park in Cedar Rapids in June 2012. (Liz Martin/The Gazette) The City Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to impose a ban on feeding geese and other wildlife on public property in the city, in a new effort to manage from The Gazette Read more »
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Monica Vernon likely will run for Braley's congressional seat
Cedar Rapids councilwoman Monica Vernon (right) and Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz react to voter returns in the local-option sales tax referendum vote at the RWDSU-UFCW Local 110 Hall on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Jim from The Gazette Read more »
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Nitrate levels up in Iowa rivers, but Cedar Rapids drinking water safe
One of the clarifying tanks at the J Avenue NE Water Plant on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in northeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) Rivers in Iowa are experiencing high nitrate levels, though the city of Cedar Rapids does not anticipate t from The Gazette Read more »
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Skywalk construction to close First Avenue East downtown
This is a rendering of the city’s new parking ramp plus skywalk over First Avenue East that will connect the ramp to the city’s DoubleTree by Hilton at the U.S. Cellular Center complex, which will consist of the hotel and arena, both under renovation, and from The Gazette Read more »