ferry http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (06/06/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-060614 <p>Access to locally caught seafood is a hallmark of the coastal region, but it's getting harder to find.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, why North Carolina's commercial fishing harvest is experiencing a decline.&nbsp; And, bears are seen in increasing numbers this time of year; in yards, in trees and even swimming across the Neuse River.&nbsp; The Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:19:42 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43503 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/06/14) Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River http://publicradioeast.org/post/black-bear-spotted-swimming-across-neuse-river <p>Bears are seen in increasing numbers this time of year, in yards, in trees, and even swimming across the Neuse River.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Monday, May 12th, riders on the Cherry Branch- Minnesott ferry witnessed something peculiar during an afternoon crossing.&nbsp;</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">“We just left Minnesott Beach and as soon as we leave, we always look to the front of the ship.”</em></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:54:34 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43307 at http://publicradioeast.org Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River Work is Underway to Repair the Bonner Bridge http://publicradioeast.org/post/work-underway-repair-bonner-bridge <p>Crews have begun to repair the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge after it closed Monday due to safety concerns. &nbsp;In the meantime, emergency ferry routes have been activated to transport motorists across Oregon Inlet. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:16:47 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 29246 at http://publicradioeast.org Work is Underway to Repair the Bonner Bridge Ferry Crew Honored for Saving Their Captain's Life http://publicradioeast.org/post/ferry-crew-honored-saving-their-captains-life <p>We speak with crew members of the motor vessel Croatoan who received an honorary award for saving their captain&rsquo;s life when he unexpectedly collapsed while the voyage was underway.</p><p><strong>For more information on how to respond if you find yourself in an emergency situation, go to: <a href="http://emergency.cdc.gov/">http://emergency.cdc.gov/</a> </strong></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:56:24 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 24302 at http://publicradioeast.org Ferry Crew Honored for Saving Their Captain's Life Cape Lookout Reviewing Bids for Passenger Ferry Service http://publicradioeast.org/post/cape-lookout-reviewing-bids-passenger-ferry-service <p>In less than a month, Cape Lookout National Seashore is expected to announce the winning bid for a contract to be the sole operator for passenger ferry service to the park.&nbsp; We explore the ramifications of that plan and talk to the Park Superintendent about how the new ferry service would be implemented.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:48:52 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 20675 at http://publicradioeast.org Federal grant to cut ferry operating costs http://publicradioeast.org/post/federal-grant-cut-ferry-operating-costs <div><p></p><p>INTRO – A Federal Highway Administration grant is expected to deliver big savings to the state’s ferry fleet. George Olsen has more.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:06:00 +0000 George Olsen 10210 at http://publicradioeast.org Ferry Tolls Will Take Effect July 1st http://publicradioeast.org/post/ferry-tolls-will-take-effect-july-1st <p>We explain the new ferry tolls, which are set to go into effect this summer.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:19:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7042 at http://publicradioeast.org Ferry Tolls Will Take Effect July 1st Passenger Ferry Service to Cape Lookout Proposed http://publicradioeast.org/post/passenger-ferry-service-cape-lookout-proposed <p>Cape Lookout National Seashore is considering ways to facilitate passenger ferry service from Harkers Island to Shackleford Banks, and the lighthouse.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:17:03 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6523 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/22/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-092212 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, Cape Lookout National Seashore is looking for public comment on ways to facilitate ferry service to Shackleford Banks and the lighthouse.&nbsp; We explore how the project could impact the Down East economy.&nbsp; And, a growing number of eastern North Carolinians are looking at alternative ways to educating children. LC Morris reports on the facts surrounding homeschooling.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:33:53 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4980 at http://publicradioeast.org