Author Archives: Joey C

Great remembrance to our Veterans. Thank you to all who helped make this happen. #Memorial Day Services. 🇺🇸@

Online Free Storage- Dropbox Free- All About Making It Easy To Sync and Collaborate and Store Your Files

I wrote this two years ago but it remains my favorite collaboration and sync storage option when working with decent sized files that you can’t transfer by email-

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File this under cool free useful stuff on the internet.

What is Dropbox you ask?

From the website-

Dropbox is software that syncs your files online and across your computers

Put your files into your Dropbox folder on one computer, and they’ll automatically appear on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed (Windows, Mac, and Linux too!). You can even download Dropbox apps for your smartphone or mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry). Everything in your Dropbox is available from the Dropbox website, too.

I use it almost daily for files that I want to have access to on my android phone, desktop computer and iPad.  The feature I like most however is the sharing capability.   I share Dropbox folders with some people I collaborate with on projects like videos from Jim Capillo at Cape Ann TV.  Also Alicia Cox and I share a Dropbox folder for her Alicia Unleashed Podcast.  We share online Dropbox folders in which they share copies the audio and video files of our podcast when they are done editing them and we can both access the files.  I then grab the files from wherever I happen to be: home computer, on my mobile android phone or on my iPad at a coffee shop and I can then upload them to the blog.  The difference between this way of sharing and storing files through email is that Dropbox hosts them everywhere at once because it is stored to the cloud and you can transfer and store huge files that would never be allowed through regular email because they are too large.  you’d never be able to transfer a file that big through email.

You get 2GB of free cloud storage and it opens up a ton of possibilities to host music, pictures or movies which you can stream from any of your devices.

You can’t beat it so if you want to get something  cool for free, you can go to the Dropbox website and sign up for a free account here

Here are some reviews from trusted tech websites that can probably explain it even better than me-

The appeal is its utter simplicity — it’s essentially invisible, doing the task that isn’t hard but none of us care to remember to do, namely, backing up our files.

from “There’s room yet in the cloud”

by G.F., The Economist – 8/24/10

We’re building the fabric for a new, different kind of Web, where your files follow you to whichever device you happen to be working on.

from “Dropbox: Files without Borders”

by Victoria Barret, Forbes – 6/10/10

Pick a file: a photo, text document, PDF, … or anything supported on the iPad. Tap the “Open In” icon and choose from the list of available apps. You’re done.

from “Dropbox Updated for iPad, External Editing Added”

by Charlie Sorrel, Wired – 5/4/10

Dropbox is better.

Dropbox replaces:

  • Emailing file attachments to yourself and other people
  • Using USB drives to move files between computers
  • Renaming files to keep a history of previous versions
  • Complicated backup software and hardware
  • And more!

Not convinced yet? Then take a look at our list of features. Otherwise, go ahead and get started!

Download Dropbox

Lifehacker posted a good explanation of ways to collaborate using Dropbox today.

Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board Listings For 5/30/16

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Welcome To Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board

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A place where non-profit Cape Ann organizations can post press releases directly and then those press releases will be reposted to http://www.goodmorninggloucester.com . This is not an advertising space for businesses, fitness or wellness organizations, or music listings.

The web address will be http://www.capeanncommunity.com

To have your community organization news posted here, contact Joey C who will grant access for you to post directly.


Yoga on the Harbor

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GloucesterCast 185 With@KimSmithDesigns, @DonnaArd, Tim Sanborn and @Joey_C Taped 5/29/16 #GloucesterMA

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GloucesterCast 185 With@KimSmithDesigns, @DonnaArd, Tim sanborn and @Joey_C Taped 5/29/16 #GloucesterMA

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Topics Include:

Tim Sanborn coming up on 100th Solar install on Cape Ann
Call to talk to Tim Sanborn From Cazeault Solar Home at 978-281-4625  He’s local and he’s a straight shooter.
Beauport Hotel
Harbortown Arts Festival
Magnolia Farmers Market June 13th Mondays 3:30-6:30 Donna will be there
Schooner Challenge June 6th at 6pm from Maritime Gloucester
Vernal Pond Event
Swan Update
Piping Plover On Good Harbor Beach Update
Viral Video Harvard Commencement Speech Donovan Livingston Lift off
Ice House Art House
Donna Kayaking

Joey Ciaramitaro, Donna, Tim Sanborn podcast copyright Kim Smith

UPDATE – LOCATION CHANGE FOR MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES:

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UPDATE – LOCATION CHANGE FOR MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES:
Due to projected weather forecasts of inclement weather, Gloucester Memorial Day services and ceremonies will now be in held in the Gloucester High School Auditorium beginning at 9 a.m.
Thank you in advance for helping to spread the word and remember to join us tomorrow, May 30th at GHS to honor all American service men and women.
God Bless our Veterans, Soldiers and Hero’s

– Happy Memorial Day Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken

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Lecture – Hypnosis; an Adjunct for Healthier Eating Behaviors and Weight Reduction

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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

Join me for this Lecture on ‘Hypnosis; an Adjunct for Healthier Eating Behaviors and Weight Management ‘

Tuesday. May 31st.  6:00 – 7:30 pm.  At Dube Nutrition. 2 First Avenue. Suite 112.  (Centennial Crossing) Peabody MA.

Cost – $25.00.  Advance Registration Required. RSVPDiane Dube R.D.  Email: diane@dubenutrition.com Phone – (617) 240-6383
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2015 survey reported in the U.S. (1) – 

  • 37.9% of adults age 20 years and over are obese (2013-2014)
  • 70.7%  adults age 20 years and over with overweight, including obesity (2013-2014)

Weight loss and weight management can be complex. A collaborative approach may offer best outcomes. Talk to your physician about healthy ways to reduce and manage weight. If you have trouble getting started or staying focused and motivated on healthy eating and exercise behaviors, hypnosis may be a helpful adjunct. 

The American Psychology Association Defines Hypnosis as –  “A state of consciousness involving…

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“Inventing Mr. Right” From Rockporter Gail Moore

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Inventing Mr. Right

Rockport, MA – Friday, May 20, 2016

In Rockport there’s a “woman of a certain age” whose unique observations on life, love, family,

and relationships have readers laughing and leaving them with a warm heart. Author Gail Moore

recently released her debut novel, The Lucia Papers, through her publisher, Happy Wanderer

Media. This semi-autobiographical work opens a window to her world, described with astute

awareness of the absurdity of the behavior and expectations, both societal and personal, of all

the other interesting humans that weave their ways through the circumstances of her life.

The Lucia Papers tells the adventurous tale of a “woman of a certain age,” the man she loved,

and the imaginary man she created to keep him on his toes. Told with humor and pathos, the

protagonist shares details of her life and amatory misadventures with her curious

granddaughter, a young woman coming into her own in Manhattan much like Lucia did in the

1960s. It is a warm and funny cross-generational, cautionary tale told through a series of phone

calls, letters, emails, and visits.

As an “empty nester” on her first trip to Italy, the author came into her own, gaining perspective

on her life and finding her voice. As she shared anecdotes about her past life with new friends,

they encouraged her to begin writing. The author and The Lucia Papers got their start with these

stories.

Available at Toad Hall Bookstore (Rockport), other local bookstores, and Amazon.com.

Personalized, autographed copies are available directly from the author at no additional cost.

Contact gail@theluciapapers.com.

All other inquiries, please contact the publisher, Happy Wanderer Media,

robert@happywanderermedia.com, 617-329-1222 Gail Moore -Author - PR

Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board Listings For 5/28/16

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Welcome To Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board

Joey C ~ 1 Comment

A place where non-profit Cape Ann organizations can post press releases directly and then those press releases will be reposted to http://www.goodmorninggloucester.com . This is not an advertising space for businesses, fitness or wellness organizations, or music listings.

The web address will be http://www.capeanncommunity.com

To have your community organization news posted here, contact Joey C who will grant access for you to post directly.


Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team Fundraiser Yard Sale

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6th Annual NSHP Community Health Activist Award is being awarded in June to Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello

May 27, 2016 ~ Joey C

Greetings from the North Shore Health Project!

May is shaping up to be a very exciting month for the NSHP and for Gloucester !

We are pleased to announce that the 6th Annual NSHP Community Health Activist Award is being awarded in June to Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello, John Rosenthal and the PAARI Initiative for their work in developing the Angel Program, a revolutionary new way to fight the war on drugs by doing something about the demand, not just the supply.

This is, of course, after Chief Campanello is honored TODAY as a “Champion of Change” by President Obama at the White House for his tireless work helping law enforcement officers around the country to take a stand against the disease of addiction.

Please join us as we celebrate the crucial work that is being done by PAARI on Thursday morning, June 2nd, 2016, at the Gloucester House on Rogers Street in Gloucester . Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. with remarks from local officials, colleagues and others. The program will conclude by 9 a.m.

Admission to the breakfast is $30, and you may make reservations by calling 978-283-0101 or emailing scoviello@healthproject.org. You can also make a reservation and payment via mail to The North Shore Health Project, 5 Center Street , Gloucester , MA , 01930 . There will be a limited number of seats available on the day of the celebration, but please RSVP by May 20 so that we can have an accurate head count.

Many thanks also to BankGloucester for choosing us to be included on the ballot for their 9th annual “Banking for the Community” program! Beginning on Sunday, May 1st at 9AM, please vote for the North Shore Health Project at www.BankGloucester.com. One entry per person/email address. Consider sharing this link on your personal Facebook page to increase our chances. A total of $20,000 will be given to local non-profits, and every organization will receive some funds. Your voting will determine how much we will receive. Many thanks in advance. Spread the word! Proceeds from fundraisers like this one go directly to helping our clients live healthier lives.

In addition to the above, we are pleased to offer our usual array of case management services, holistics, peer support, group meals, outreach and education, and other ways to help keep our clients – and community – healthy.

Wishing you a happy Spring,

All of us here at the North Shore Health Project.


Sawyer Free Library Week of May 29, 2016

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Great Books Cheap!

2015 6-8 BUCK A BAG FLYER

GHS Honors Studio Art Exhibit & Reception

Sawyer Free Library Friend Room

Saturday June 4 at 12:30

The art will be on display in the Friend Room for a week, come in to see the fabulous talent at GHS!

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GloucesterCast 184 with the Cast Of Lettice and Lovage

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GloucesterCast 184 with the Cast Of Lettice and Lovage

Sitting in with us are Kim Smith,Lettice and Lovage Actors Lindsay Crouse and Marya Lowry, Director Benny Sato Ambush, Artistic Director Bob Walsh and Host Joey Ciaramitaro

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May 19–June 11

By Peter Shaffer Directed by Benny Sato Ambush Featuring Lindsay Crouse*

“British playwright Peter Shaffer (“Equus,” “Amadeus”) has created two bastions against the decline of Western civilization in the personas of two magnificently eccentric ladies, Lettice Douffet and Lotte Schoen…” Variety
Leading tours through an obscure English mansion utterly devoid of interest, Lettice Douffet chooses to ‘Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten!’ by fabricating fanciful stories. Igniting the wrath of her employer, a battle ensues that rapidly turns to friendship and a series of escapades that will surely delight. Featuring Lindsay Crouse as Lettice, this delectable comedy by acclaimed playwright, Peter Shaffer, will be directed by GSC veteran, Benny Sato Ambush. Genre British comedy Who it’s for Fans of Downton Abbey; Fans of Lindsay Crouse, Fans of The Norman Conquests (Alan Ayckbourn)

 

GMG gets exclusive first look video and photos inside The @BeauportHotel #GloucesterMA

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