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Police: Boston Common Double Stabbing Began With Skateboard Attack – NECN

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A melee on Boston Common where two people were stabbed Wednesday afternoon started when one man hit another with a skateboard. Police say George Manstakis, 30, of Danvers, Massachusetts, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly hitting Jalen Johnson, 23, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, with a skateboard. Manstakis allegedly got into a fight with a group around 5:30 p.m. and started hitting people with the skateboard before being…

Skateboard ban proposal in Oxford | WTNH Connecticut News – WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

OXFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Skateboarding may be on thin ice in Oxford. First Selectman George Temple says he’s been flooded with calls from concerned residents about the number of skateboarders from other towns coming into Oxford to skate down the town’s steep, hilly streets. Oxford apparently showed up on a website that’s popular among skateboarders because of steep streets like Governor’s Hill Road. “It’s a little scary when you’re driving…

Riders sharpening skills at skateboard camp in Reading (VIDEO … – Reading Eagle

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Reading Eagle: Molly Bilinski | Riders boost their confidence and skateboarding skills at this week’s Skateboard Camp at Reading’s Stonecliffe Action Park.

Photos: Ramping it up in Stafford County – Fredericksburg.com

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Parker Bethem (left) and Ryan Mathers (center) practice maneuvering on the half dome during skateboarding camp. Mark Eyestone (right) from the Magic Bullet store in downtown Fredericksburg is instructing kids about the fundamentals of skateboarding. The Stafford County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting a skateboard camp at Curtis Memorial Park in Stafford, Va. on July 25, 2017.

Skateboard standalone – Fredericksburg.com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Parker Bethem (left) and Ryan Mathers (center) practice maneuvering on the half dome during skateboarding camp. Mark Eyestone (right) from the Magic Bullet store in downtown Fredericksburg is instructing kids about the fundamentals of skateboarding. The Stafford County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting a skateboard camp at Curtis Memorial Park in Stafford, Va. on July 25, 2017.

Toy Review: XPV Xtreme Performance R/C Skateboard by JAKKS Pacific – The Rock Father Magazine

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

James Zahn James Zahn is not a journalist, nor a blogger, though he may be credited as such by others, or even accept the title… depending on the circumstance.  Instead, he considers himself largely to be an “entertainment and lifestyle writer,” bringing 25+ years of experience in the entertainment and publishing industries into the family realm as THE ROCK FATHER™. As a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur, James now finds himself raising a pair…

Skateboard Demonstration at NCRD – August 5 – North Coast Citizen

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Professional skateboarder Lucas Erlebach will do a skateboard demonstration and workshop at the NCRD skatepark Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m.  Lucas has traveled the world (Cuba, Spain, China, Costa Rica, etc.) skating, competing, and performing in skateboard videos.  Lucas is sponsored by Converse, Western Edition, Prestige Skate shop, Scum Co. and other skateboard companies.  He currently lives in San Francisco. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced…

Teen on Skateboard Dies After Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Accident: Police – NBC New York

Monday, July 24, 2017

An 18-year-old male died at the hospital after a hit-and-run accident Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, police say. The victim, Alejandro Tello of Brooklyn, was struck around 4 p.m. by a white BMW SUV that was turning left from Tenth Avenue onto Avenue T. Tello, who was riding a skateboard, came speeding into the intersection at the same time the car was making its turn and collided.  “Not good at all,” witness…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Monday, July 24, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…

Man on skateboard crossing Brooklyn street critically injured by hit-and-run SUV driver – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Sunday, July 23, 2017

GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — A 20-year-old man on a skateboard was critically injured Sunday after he was hit by an SUV in an apparent hit-and-run incident, police said. The man was crossing the street at the intersection of Avenue T and W. 10th Street around 3:10 p.m. when an SUV making a turn crashed into him, police said. The driver did not stay on the scene. There is a traffic light at the…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Sunday, July 23, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Sunday, July 23, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…

Man, 25, dies after Queens bus hit him as he chased skateboard into street – New York Daily News

Sunday, July 23, 2017

A 25-year-old man struck by a city bus when he darted into traffic after his runaway skateboard has died, police said Saturday. Kevin Zeng died at Jamaica Hospital hours after being hit by the Q46 bus on Union Turnpike near Grand Central Parkway in Forest Hills about 6:30 p.m. Friday, cops said. Zeng was walking on the sidewalk when he dropped his skateboard and it rolled into…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Saturday, July 22, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…

Patrick Jeffords, touring bassist of Toro y Moi, talks crusty Columbia … – Charleston Post Courier

Saturday, July 22, 2017

During a touring hiatus with longtime Columbia friend Chaz Bundick of breakout band Toro y Moi, bassist Patrick Jeffords has found the time to focus on his own project, Kid Trails, and spend moments with family while he’s back in Soda City.  “I have dinner at my mom’s tomorrow,” says Jeffords while simultaneously skateboarding in Five Points and on the phone. “Then, I’m celebrating my sister’s…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Saturday, July 22, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…

Man fatally struck by MTA bus while retrieving skateboard identified – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Saturday, July 22, 2017

QUEENS — A 25-year-old man has died after he was struck by an MTA bus when he ran into the street in Queens to retrieve his skateboard, police say. It happened around 6:27 p.m. at Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard. Kevin Zeng, 25, of Bell Boulevard, Queens, was transported to Jamaica Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police say Zeng was walking on the sidewalk along Union Turnpike when…

Patrick Jeffords, touring bassist of Toro y Moi, talks crusty Columbia skateboard days and West Coast project Kid Trails – Charleston Post Courier

Saturday, July 22, 2017

During a touring hiatus with longtime Columbia friend Chaz Bundick of breakout band Toro y Moi, bassist Patrick Jeffords has found the time to focus on his own project, Kid Trails, and spend moments with family while he’s back in Soda City.  “I have dinner at my mom’s tomorrow,” says Jeffords while simultaneously skateboarding in Five Points and on the phone. “Then, I’m celebrating my sister’s…

Green Lake’s illicit skateboard bowl to be scrapped — and an attorney offers to represent skaters who built it – The Seattle Times

Saturday, July 22, 2017

No, thank you. The city does not want to turn the illicit skateboarding bowl that was recently installed on Duck Island into a birdbath. “No, no, no,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin, about an idea proposed by readers of a previous Times report on the skateboarding bowl built on the tiny island in Green Lake. “That’s not actually good for the birds. We don’t want an artificially created birdbath. We’re…