OPTIMA COMPUTERS KICKS OFF HOLIDAYS WITH MAIN STREET GRAND OPENING AND A HOLIDAY GIVE-A-WAYMain Street Location in Brattleboro Offers Convenience to Local Businesses and a Safe Haven for Area KidsBrattleboro, VT Just in time for the Holiday Season 2006, Optima Computers has opened its newest location on Main Street in downtown Brattleboro. The newest Optima Computers retail operation features nearly 5,000 square feet of space that in addition to Optima Computers Sales and Service, will also the include the companys Gaming Zone brand, a favorite destination for many of the areas youths. The addition of this location adds to the Optima Computers locations at 845 Putney Road in Brattleboro and 17 Rockingham Street in Bellows Falls.Were really excited about the opening of our new store on Main Street, said Josh Garza, CEO of Optima Computers. While our Putney Road location is highly trafficked, we believe having a store downtown will provide even greater convenience for users of The Gaming Zone and for consumers during the work week and especially the holidays whether for new systems sales, or for service and repair of their existing systems.The new Main Street location will feature a highly knowledge sales staff backed by certified technicians capable of handling virtually any technology issue. Like the other Optima Computer locations, the new store features the latest laptops, desktops and peripheral products such as digital cameras from brand names like Acer, HP and Nikon in addition to the latest in gaming accessories and software.The new location will also feature The Gaming Zone, a favorite destination among the areas kids and a safe haven for homework or simply having fun video gaming. The Main Street Gaming Zone will replace the Gaming Zone location on Putney Road with greater convenience and features five private rooms where friends can battle one another using the latest computer technology, gaming software and accessories. The new Gaming Zone location is sure the be a hit with Parents as moms and dads can monitor their kids via Optima Computers Auk Eye Network that provides real time, web-based video monitoring in a safe environment staffed by responsible adults. And like the Gaming Zone location formerly on Putney Road, the Main Street location will be available for the ever-popular LAN Parties as well as birthday parties and social events.In celebration of the holidays and the Grand Opening of the newest Optima location, the company will be giving away an Acer Aspire Series 5000 laptop computer with a retail value of $1,199. The drawing will be held on December 23rd during a live remote hosted by Brattleboros WKVT-FM. To enter the drawing, stop by any Optima Computers location and fill out and entry form, no purchase is necessary.The company leased the space directly from the current owners of the Galanes building; no real estate firm was involved and terms have not been disclosed. The law firm of Christopher Duggan represented Optima in the transaction. John Brunelle and Sons of Brattleboro managed renovations of the new Optima and Gaming Zone location.About OptimaSince 2002, Optima Computers has been dedicated to humanizing technology, making it more accessible and helping the customers and clients the company serves harness the power of technology to help realize untapped potential while helping to break down barriers that can exist from living in rural environments. Optima Computers is headquartered at 845 Putney Road in Brattleboro and is one of Vermonts fastest growing local companies. More information Optima Computers can be found by visiting the companys Website at optimapc.com or by calling 802.251.0700.# # #
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Hempstead man was convicted Wednesday of shooting a 23-year-old man to death four years ago.A Nassau County jury found Michael Gibson guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.“This defendant stopped his car, approached a bar fight with a gun drawn, shot and killed a man, then tried to run from his crime,” Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said.Prosecutors said the 35-year-old gunman shot and killed Joseph Bolling following a fight outside the Seduccion night club at 3 a.m. on Sept. 3, 2011.The victim was taken to Winthrop-University Hospital, where he died. Authorities apprehended Gibson in North Carolina three months later.Gibson faces up to 25 years to life in prison when he’s sentenced July 16 before Judge Jerald Carter.