Part Two: Recovering From Autism

ELLSWORTH - Emma Stanley is a young Ellsworth girl with Autism. Her parents say she's on the road to recovering from the disorder.

Zero Sort Recycling Begins in Orono

ORONO - The town of Orono is starting a new green initiative. The Orono Town Council recently voted to approve zero-sort recycling.

Fatal accident in Calais

A woman was killed Thursday after getting struck by a car in Calais. Police say 49 year old Zina Eller was outside the entrance to the local Marden's store when she was hit by a car that was pulling into a parking space. Eller had just left the store when she was hit . The driver of the car, 74 year old Kenneth Martin of Eastport wasn't hurt. Police still aren't sure how it happened. The investigation continues.

ABC 7 Fox Bangor to air Husson athletics games

WVII-TV Bangor Communications, LLC

WFVX-TV Rockfleet Broadcasting III, LLC

Press Release:

6/13/2013

ABC 7 & FOX 22 EXPANDS COVERAGE OF HUSSON UNIVERSITY SPORTS

WVII ABC 7 & WFVX FOX 22 are excited to announce they have reached a two year television partnership beginning in fall 2013 to broadcasting five Husson University sports events this coming fall and winter season.  The partners will look to expand to cover more events in the second year of the deal.

 

 

Michael Palmer, Vice President and General Manager of WVII and WFVX, said, “ABC7 and FOX 22 are very excited to air Husson Sports on local television. 

 

 

We  are committed to serving our local community and to that end we have made substantial investments the last few years, adding local jobs, local

newscasts

 

and now local college sports.  We have a strong relationship with our friends at Husson and look forward to the future."

  “This first year of our partnership, we will be airing one football game and four basketball games.  Two men's and two women's games” said WVII/WFVX Promotion Manager Gene Hardin. 

Last season on 12/1/2012 when we aired Husson basketball as a joint effort with NESCom we were the first station in Bangor to ever produce and broadcast a local sports event in High Definition. The production of all games again this season will be a collaboration between The New England School of Communications and WVII/WFVX and all games will again be produced and broadcast in HD” 

ABC 7/FOX 22 HUSSON BROADCAST GAMES FOR 2013/2014

Football
October 5   12pm  Castleton State (homecoming)

Basketball (doubleheaders) January 18  1 & 3 pm  New England College (men 1pm/women 3pm) February 1  1 & 3 pm  Green Mountain (women 1pm/men 3pm)

the games will be split between ABC 7 & FOX 22, actual game assignments are yet to be determined. But should be available soon.

Biker Killed in Trek Across Maine

Hanover - 23 year David LeClair who was riding with a group of friends as part of the Trek Across Maine. LeClair apparently was struck by the rear portion of the tractor trailer as it passed the bicyclist and was killed instantly.
 

Statement by Jeff Seyler, CEO of the American Lung Association of the Northeast:

"It is with deepest sadness that the American Lung Association of the Northeast reports the passing of a member of our Trek family at our annual Trek Across Maine today.  The accident occurred this morning in Hanover, Maine. All of us at the American Lung Association express our profound sadness at this tragic loss of life and offer our deepest condolences to the family. With heavy hearts, the Trek is continuing." 

 

Part One: Recovering from Autism

ELLSWORTH - Autism - it's a neural developmental disorder. One in every 88 American children are diagnosed every year. For decades, recovery from Autism seemed impossible, but one Ellsworth family says that's exactly what's happening for their little girl.
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