Published 5:06 pm PST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Nadia Comaneci, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Comaneci (left), who at the 1976 Montreal Games vaulted to fame as the first Olympic gymnast to record a perfect 10, and Joyner-Kersee, the Olympic track and field great, were named captains of the inaugural Aurora Games, a sports and entertainment festival celebrating women to be held in August in Albany, N.Y. “We’ve been talking about women’s sports for a long time,” said Comaneci, 57. “I don’t think it actually got the position that it deserves in celebrating ... what women in sports have done through the years.” Joyner-Kersee, 56, added, “I think now is the time. It’s one thing to have an idea. It’s another to bring that idea to reality.” The festival will feature gymnastics, basketball, hockey, figure skating, tennis and beach volleyball. Larry Fitzgerald The wide receiver who has 16,279 yards receiving, … [Read more...] about Nadia Comaneci, Jackie Joyner-Kersee will be captains at Aurora Games
AURORA Mulligan is a producer on Top Gear who is now dating Matt LeBlanc. The BBC worker was first seen with the Friends actor back in 2016 and continues to be snapped alongside Matt. Here's all you need to know about Aurora... Who is Aurora Mulligan? Aurora Mulligan is Matt LeBlanc’s girlfriend. Born in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Aurora is 17 years younger than Matt and is believed to be around 33 years old. She studied politics, political science and government at Liverpool University before starting her career in television. Prior to landing a job at the BBC in 2015, Aurora worked at both ITV and Channel 5. Aurora made a cameo in Top Gear in when she played a bride whose wedding at St Paul’s cathedral was crashed by Matt. When did they first meet and when was Aurora Mulligan first linked to Matt LeBlanc? Aurora Mulligan was first linked to Matt LeBlanc in 2016, not long after the actor was announced as the new star of Top Gear. The pair were seen out and about … [Read more...] about Who is Matt LeBlanc’s girlfriend Aurora Mulligan and how did the Top Gear host meet her?
A man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman after kidnapping her in the parking lot of a Walmart in Falcon killed himself when officers tried to arrest him Friday in Aurora, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said.A tip led authorities to the suspect, whose name has not been released, in the 1200 block of South Zeno Circle, where he barricaded himself Friday night. He apparently shot himself after El Paso County sheriff’s deputies and Aurora Police Department SWAT officers arrived at the property, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby said Saturday.On Dec. 5, a woman loaded groceries into her vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart at 11550 Meridian Market View. When she returned her cart, a man got into the unlocked vehicle and pointed a gun on her when she returned, the Sheriff’s Office said. Colorado Springs News One dead after apparent shooting in southeast Colorado Springs Liz Forster The man, who was armed with a handgun, forced her … [Read more...] about Sexual assault suspect in Falcon Walmart kidnapping kills himself in standoff with officers in Aurora
Aurora is back in action.The white gyrfalcon mascot who was taken as part of a prank at West Point in early November and suffered a bloodied wing, was medically cleared and performed at Air Force's home football game against Colorado State on Thanksgiving.West Point officials did not respond to The Gazette's request for updates in the investigation into Aurora's disappearance or to see if any warnings or policy changes were instituted to prevent similar pranks this week as Army prepares for its annual clash with Navy in football. An Air Force spokesman had not heard of any punishments handed down from the incident.Army issued an apology the day after Aurora was taken, saying the "matter is currently under investigation." … [Read more...] about Air Force mascot Aurora cleared for flight following prank at West Point that left her bloodied
The free “Hollywood Holidays” family film series is returning to the Aurora Theatre (673 Main St., East Aurora) with an expanded lineup of movies. The series opens Nov. 23 with "A Prince for Christmas," the made-for-TV Christmas romance filmed in East Aurora by director Fred Olen Ray. The film stars Kirk Barker as a prince fleeing an arranged marriage who might just find his true love in a picturesque small town called - Aurora. Viva Vianca co-stars with a notable performance by Buffalo actress Mary Kate O'Connell. Again this year, original Hollywood props and costumes from Universal's "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" will be on loan from a local collector with new pieces on exhibit. On "Grinch Day," Dec. 8, you can meet the collector and costumed characters. If the weather permits, look for an appearance by the Grinch's sleigh, one of two used in the movie. The Aurora Theatre will be accepting donations for Kaely’s Kindness and Toys for Tots of either money or of … [Read more...] about ‘Prince for Christmas’ opens Aurora Theatre’s free holiday film series