USTA accused of under reporting US Open revenue: Report

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first_img Cricket by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May Like24/7 SportsIt’s Amazing To See How These NBA Stars Have Changed Since College24/7 SportsUndoPhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStickUndocio.comUnlocking the Success of Digital Transformation with Active Intelligencecio.comUndoStringer has also reported a discrepancy of $8 million in the USTA financial reports and hinted that the sport’s body might owe an additional $82,000 to the city exchequer.As part of the 99-year lease on the United States tennis facility, the USTA is obligated to pay to the City a 1% share of its yearly gross revenue in excess of $20 million.Also Read: US Open yet again becomes richest ever prize money Grand SlamUS OPEN 2019: How much players will earn in prize money“Any corporate entity leasing land from the city must pay its fair share of rent,” said Stringer, who has said he intends to run for mayor in 2021. “An organization as revenue-rich as the USTA should not be short-changing the city.”The Comptroller has also called for a renegotiation of the lease of the site, which has been in place since 1993. The USTA has leased the Tennis Center ground from the New York City Parks Department for $400,000 per year. The 1% revenue share applies over and above the annual rentals.According to Stringer, the USTA underreporting $11.5 million in revenue from sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights could be both – a negligence or a deliberate attempt to conceal the revenue.Also Read:  US Open 2019: Main and qualification matches scheduleMeanwhile, New York Times has reported National Tennis Center COO Danny Zausne as saying that the organization disagreed with the findings of the city’s audit and that 40% of the disputed back rent had already been paid to the city. He also stated that the organization saw no need to renegotiate the terms of its lease.“The comptroller is entitled to make a statement, but we strongly disagree with it. We are a tenant of the ity and we’ve been a good tenant for 40 years. Things come down to interpretations sometimes, and we make our rent payments according to the interpretation of the lease as we see it,” Zausner has said.The comptroller’s audit covers the years 2014 and 2017, a period in which the Tennis Center reaped $1.2 billion in revenue, according to Hazel Crampton-Hays, a Stringer spokeswoman. The audit found the organization failed to report millions of dollars of “in-kind revenue” from sponsors and media and ticket surcharges, and inappropriately subtracted some expenses from gross revenue. The $31 million represents about 2.5% of the National Tennis Center’s total revenue over the four years auditors examined.The audit said the National Tennis Center responded to its findings by disputing the amount owed. It acknowledged only $14.3 million in under-reported revenue, and it agreed to pay $143,297 — less than half the $311,000 Stringer sought. Auditors also found the association over-reported $256,000 in revenue. USTA spokeswoman Julia Walsh did not return a phone calls and an email requesting comment.With over 700,000 fans turning up to the Tennis Centre, US Open becomes one of the most attended events in the world. The auditors have reportedly calculated its economic impact at $800 million.The US Open, starting on Monday, August 26, will run till September 8.Also Read: US Open-Douyin tie-up brings rare experience to Chinese tennis fans WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Cricket Sport News Facebook Twitter ATP Tour Viking Classic Birmingham 2021 Final: Ons Jabeur beats Daria Kasatkina to clinch title BCCI Apex Council Meet: BCCI to bid for 3 major global events in next tournament cycle starting from 2024; Check WTC Final Day 3 Stumps: India remove Conway and Latham but Kiwis on top; NZ 101/2 (49 ovs) trail by 116 runs USTA accused of under reporting US Open revenue: Report Cricket Halle Open 2021 Final: Ugo Humbert defeats Andrey Rublev to become champion The United States Tennis Association a mere three days from the start of the US Open has been charged with under reporting its revenue at the Queen’s Tennis Center.New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has accused the USTA of underreporting at least $31 million in revenue over the last four years, while also accusing the United States body of obstructing an audit by his office. By underreporting, the USTA has short changed the New York City revenue department by over $311,000, US media has reported citing the Comptrollers’ report. 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Archbishop’s worldwide invitation: ‘Let’s get together in calling out to…

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first_img Submit a Job Listing Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Featured Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Pittsburgh, PA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Submit an Event Listing Rector Collierville, TN The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Anglican Communion, Curate Diocese of Nebraska In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Bath, NC Press Release Service Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Belleville, IL Archbishop’s worldwide invitation: ‘Let’s get together in calling out to God in prayer’ Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Washington, DC Submit a Press Release TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA center_img Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Archbishop of Canterbury Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Tampa, FL Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI [Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is issuing an international call to prayer for evangelism leading up to Pentecost Sunday in 2017. The worldwide roll-out of the Thy Kingdom Come prayer initiative follows the success of a similar scheme this year when churches in the U.K. and around the world joined in what had been intended as a Church of England initiative.Full article. Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Smithfield, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Tags Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY By Gavin DrakePosted Sep 9, 2016 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Associate Rector Columbus, GA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Martinsville, VAlast_img read more

McAfee Raises Funds and Awareness for Prince’s Trust with ‘Palace to Palace’ Cycle Ride

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first_imgMcAfee Raises Funds and Awareness for Prince’s Trust with ‘Palace to Palace’ Cycle Ride On Sunday 27th September, 29 McAfee employees and nine of their friends and family members took part in the ‘Palace to Palace’ bicycle ride, to raise money for the Prince’s Trust. The 45-mile bike ride will start at Buckingham Palace and finish at Windsor Castle.The specially formed McAfee InterActive team rose over £4,500 for the Princes Trust and secured fifth place in the Top Team Fundraiser Leaderboard.Further details about the Palace to Palace bike ride can be found here:www.princes-trust.org.uk/support_us/events/palace_to_palace.aspx.Jacqueline de Rojas, Vice President UK and Ireland, McAfee, who took part in the bike ride, said:“It was amazing to be part of the McAfee InterActive team for the bike race on Sunday. We’ve pulled together and are thrilled to have raised a good amount for a worthy cause.“The Prince’s Trust does such valuable work with young people in this country and we’re glad that we’re able to do our bit in helping to protect those who are vulnerable. Not only is this a fantastic opportunity to get involved with a great charity, it’s also a great opportunity for colleagues to build relationships and have fun together outside the working environment.“We always look to support initiatives in the local community, so with the Palace to Palace route running just a stone’s throw from our UK offices in Slough, we were only too eager to get on our bikes to help support this fantastic initiative”. -ENDS-About The Prince’s TrustYouth charity The Prince’s Trust helps change young lives in the UK. It gives practical and financial support, developing skills such as confidence and motivation. In 31 years, The Trust has helped more than 550,000 young people and continues to support 100 more every day. The Prince’s Trust needs to raise £1 million every week to continue its vital work.Further information about The Prince’s Trust is available at www.princes-trust.org.uk.About McAfeeMcAfee, Inc. is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is relentlessly committed to tackling the world’s toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an award-winning research team, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.comRyan SketchleyAssistant Account Executive0207 025 6508 | 07772 385483We are the Media Employer of the YearRed is supporting Centrepoint to help young homeless people have a brighter future | http://www.centrepoint.org/ AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Local internet security firm gets “on its bike” to support local initiativeWHEN: Sunday 27th September 2009WHERE: Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle Advertisementcenter_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 28 September 2009 | News Tagged with: corporate Eventslast_img read more

Government releases £150m from dormant assets to support charity coronavirus response

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first_img  593 total views,  2 views today Melanie May | 21 May 2020 | News The Government is unlocking £150 million from dormant bank and building society accounts to support those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.This includes accelerating the release of £71 million of new funds from dormant accounts alongside £79 million already unlocked that will be repurposed to help charities’ coronavirus response and recovery.The funding will support work to tackle youth unemployment, expand access to emergency loans for civil society organisations and help provide fair, affordable credit to people in vulnerable circumstances.Of the £150 million:£10 million will be brought forward for the Youth Futures Foundation to help organisations supporting unemployed, disadvantaged young people across the country into jobs. The Foundation will be launching an Emergency Levelling Up Youth Fund to support young people from hardest hit communities and will expand its Development and Impact grants programme to increase youth employment provisions.£45 million will be deployed by Big Society Capital to help provide better access to investment including emergency loans for charities, social enterprises and some small businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.Fair4All Finance will use £65 million to support affordable credit providers to increase access to fair, appropriate products and services for those struggling financially.£30 million will go to Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, which will support social enterprises helping people in vulnerable circumstances. Up to £10 million will be available for emergency support through social lenders and a wider programme of recovery finance will be developed for the social sector.The Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen, said:“This funding will provide vital support to some of the most vulnerable in our society. Thank you to the banks and building societies for taking part so we can continue to support so many good causes. I look forward to the potentially millions more we can unlock for good causes through expanding the Dormant Assets Scheme.” Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 The Government is currently consulting on expanding the dormant assets scheme to include a range of financial assets from the insurance and pensions, investment and wealth management, and securities sectors. Tagged with: dormant accounts Finance Government releases £150m from dormant assets to support charity coronavirus response  594 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Omar Shakir tells his story of Oakland, Calif., cop misconduct

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first_imgOakland, Calif.Omar Shakir and his family were under siege last July 23 when the Oakland Police Department falsely believed someone in Oakland’s Black community had shot a cop. This was even after the OPD knew full well that Officer Nadia Clark was uninjured and only a single round had been fired at her car.Oakland cops besiege and illegally raid Shakir home.The OPD set up a 10-block-radius lockdown around Shakir’s East Oakland home. It even positioned snipers on neighbors’ roofs.The OPD went into motion, as they have historically done, without regard for the rights or civil liberties of the Black community, and despite the fact they are still under federal monitoring from a prior case.The OPD face further charges, including embarrassment, this year when a number of officers were found to be involved in the rape of a minor girl. This crime caused the consecutive departures of Chief Sean Whent and two other hastily named replacements. The OPD currently has no chief.The young Omar Shakir spoke to Workers World to let the public know what really happened: “There was an accident involving a police officer, Nadia Clark, and a shooting right after the accident. They somehow mixed me up in the incident with the shooting. Around 5:30 a.m. on July 24 me and my family woke up to a flashbang. There was a SWAT team with all these army-looking men with tanks, armored trucks. It was a scary situation. [The warrant was time stamped 7:07 a.m., reported SF Bay View on Aug. 16.]“I was looking out the window, trying to see what was going on. Then over the loudspeaker they were calling my name. I came outside and walked to the middle of the street and was cuffed by a military-looking guy from the SWAT unit. The military men placed a robot in my home. I said, ‘I’m no terrorist!’“My brother, nephew and niece came out with no socks and shoes. Two tenants also came out. It was an awkward situation. They transported me downtown to be questioned by the homicide unit.“I was there for four hours then transferred to North County Jail in Oakland. I was held there till that evening. Then they transported me to Santa Rita in Dublin. I was there until July 29, supposedly based on accusation that I shot a cop. I think they knew it wasn’t me the whole time. They just wanted to mess with me.”The court set bail at $85,000. The effect on Shakir’s family was “devastating,” he said. “My niece doesn’t like to sleep alone; my nephew, same with him.”Then the cops “said they had got the guy the day before I was bailed out.” Now they’re charging Shakir with possession of firearms, since they found a gun in his home during the illegal raid. “But the 10-year-old felony had been reduced to misdemeanor due to a program I completed, but it’s not showing in their records,” said Shakir.It has been “a total embarrassment” for Shakir’s family “that they incriminated me with something I had nothing to do with,” he said. “Most people know I wouldn’t do anything like that.”Shakir’s next court appearance is Nov. 30 at Rene Davidson Courthouse in Oakland. He hopes for public support, which he says he has gotten from “my family, friends, the Oscar Grant Committee and my lawyer Dan Siegel.”“I have family to take care of,” said Shakir. “I wouldn’t consider doing anything like that. My niece and nephew shouldn’t have seen anything like that at ages of five and eleven. [Cop] misconduct just needs to stop.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Savvy Millennials Take Advantage of Interest Rates Below 3%, ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker…

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first_imgLocal NewsBusiness 23% 73% Conventional 747 Loan Type – All 58 26% Average Interest Rates Facebook The ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker is an interactive online tool that provides access to up-to-date demographic data about this new generation of homebuyers. It mines data from a robust sampling of approximately 80% of all closed mortgages dating back to 2014 that were initiated on ICE Mortgage Technology’s Encompass ® all-in-one mortgage management solution. Given the size of this sample, it is a strong proxy of millennial mortgage indicators across the country. Searches can be tailored by borrower geography, age, gender, marital status, FICO score and amortization type. For more information, visit http://icemortgagetechnology.com/millennial-tracker. About the ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker The ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker focuses on millennial mortgage applications during specific time periods. ICE Mortgage Technology defines millennials as applicants born between the years 1980 and 1999. New data is updated on the first Monday of every month for two months prior. The Millennial Tracker is a subset of the Origination Insight Report, which details aggregated, anonymized data pulled from Encompass by ICE Mortgage Technology origination platform. Additional information regarding the Origination Insight Report can be found at http://icemortgagetechnology.com/resources/origination-insight-reports. News organizations have the right to reuse this data, provided that ICE Mortgage Technology, Inc. is credited as the source. About ICE Mortgage Technology ICE Mortgage Technology, a division of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), is the leading cloud-based loan origination platform provider for the mortgage industry. Our technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality, and efficiency. Visit http://icemortgagetechnology.com/ or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more. © 2021 Ellie Mae, Inc., doing business as ICE Mortgage Technology. All rights reserved. Encompass®, Millennial Tracker™, and the ICE Mortgage Technology logo are trademarks of the entities of ICE Mortgage Technology. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210204005349/en/ CONTACT: PRESS CONTACT Sara Holtz ICE Mortgage Technology (925) 227-2193 [email protected] Caitlin Coffee Allison+Partners (312) 635-8204 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY FINANCE DATA MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TECHNOLOGY OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE SOURCE: ICE Mortgage Technology Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/04/2021 09:00 AM/DISC: 02/04/2021 09:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210204005349/en Refinance PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 4, 2021– Average interest rates on all 30-year loans continued to decline to historic lows in December 2020, prompting an increase in refinance share from millennial homeowners. According to the latest ICE Mortgage Technology™ Millennial Tracker, average interest rates decreased for the ninth consecutive month to 2.93%, down from 2.97% in November 2020. In tandem, refinance activity increased slightly to represent 46% of all loans, up from 45% the month prior. While share of refinances remained high so did average time to close a loan. Average time to close for all loan types held steady at 52 days-to-close – a stark difference to the same month the year prior, December 2019, when it took 43 days to close a loan. Among purchase loans, average time to close also increased by two days from 45 in November 2020 to 47 in December 2020. “Millennials, even those that had just purchased a home in the past few years, found themselves in a great position to take advantage of the historically low rates and contributed to the ongoing high refinance volume,” said Joe Tyrrell, president, ICE Mortgage Technology. “At the same time, lenders that have already adopted virtual solutions, like eClose, are seeing their early investments really pay off as they are better positioned to efficiently manage this long-term refinance boom.” The ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker divides millennials into two groups: older millennials – borrowers between 30 and 40 years old, and younger millennials between 21 and 29 years old. Older millennials were responsible for the majority of refinance activity: refinance share for older millennials increased to 53% in December, up one percentage point from the month prior and more than double the refinance share of younger millennials at 26%. However younger millennials who did refinance were able to secure lower average interest rates (2.90%) compared with their older counterparts (2.93%). ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker – Older Millennials vs. Younger Millennials Closed Loans (Share) — All By Digital AIM Web Support – February 4, 2021 46% 85% Average FICO Twitter 12% 30 Year Note Rate — ALL 2.89% WhatsApp Refinance Twitter 2% Pinterest Time To Close (Days) — All Pinterest 30 Year Note Rate — VA 2.90% 2.51% 46 2.52% 53 58 2% Other WhatsApp 2.94% 30 Year Note Rate — Conventional 1% 2.93% 2.90% 47 728 Facebook Younger Millennials 1% Savvy Millennials Take Advantage of Interest Rates Below 3%, ICE Mortgage Technology Millennial Tracker Finds Purchase 74% Purchase FHA VA 2.91% 30 Year Note Rate — FHA TAGS  49 Older Millennials 53% All Previous articleAmeriprise Financial Included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the Second Consecutive YearNext articleZayo Group and Colony Capital to Deliver Inaugural Keynote at the Capacity Media Virtual Metro Connect USA 2021 Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Council urged to sort traffic chaos at Mountain Top

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first_img Council urged to sort traffic chaos at Mountain Top Pinterest By News Highland – November 9, 2020 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest Google+ There are calls on both Donegal County Council and the TII to carry out an urgent review of one of the main arteries into Letterkenny. It’s thought that reducing the current two lane at the Mountain Top roundabout to one on the Illistrin side and using a shorter right lane for traffic turning towards Curraghlees would dramatically alleviate backlog at peak times.The issue is to be raised at the next sitting of the Letterkenny Milford Municipal District by Cllr Michael McBride.He says it’s a very busy route that badly needs an upgrade:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/michaelmountaintop.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleHarps and Derry chase Premier Division survivalNext articleBig game ahead for Harps – Declan Boyle previews Harps v Waterford News Highland center_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Youngsters invited to safety camp

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first_img Email the author “We want to provide this experience so these young people will realize how their mobility is affected when you are drinking alcoholic beverages or doing drugs,” Lyons said. “There’s no better way to bring understand to this than for them to put on fatal vision goggles and try to walk a straight line.”At the end of the day, each camper will get a bag of goodies to take home and certificate of appreciation.“Mayor Jimmy Lunsford will present the certificates to the kids to that will be especially special for them,” Lyons said. “We are expecting a good turnout for the Pike County Health and Safety Camp. We are hoping to make it an annual event.“The partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Pike and Surrounding Counties has been a good one to get the ball rolling.” By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Angels battle Enterprise The Dixie Angels were forced to a second game in the championship series against Enterprise on Thursday. GENEVA – Enterprise… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Haynes Ambulance Service and the Troy Fire Department will have their emergency vehicles available for the campers to “inspect.” EMTs and firefighters will talk to the campers about how they help people in times of need.“Jeanna Barnes, Pike County EMA director, will also be here to talk to the campers about emergency preparedness,” Lyon said. “The kids will learn what to do in different kinds of emergency situation such as the tornadoes that hit Alabama in the spring.”Dental hygienists will be on hand to show the campers the proper way to care for their teeth and extension agents will talk to the campers about the importance of good eating habits and regular exercise. Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Skip “We’ll also talk to the kids about how proper hand washing can prevent the spreading of germs and, therefore, colds, flu and viruses,” Lyons said. “Proper hand washing its not letting water run over your hands.”There are many household products that are poisonous so poison prevention will be a topic of interest to the campers.“An extension agent with a background in finance will let the kids know how important it is to save money because living is not free,” Lyons said. “Knowing something about managing money is important even at an early age.”A highlight of the camp will be the opportunity to put on fatal vision goggles and experience what it’s like to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Book Nook to reopen Youngsters invited to safety camp Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article The Pike County Extension Office and the Boys and Girls Club of Pike and Surrounding Counties will host a Pike County Health and Safety Camp at the Boys and Girls Clubs Witherington Unit on Aug. 2.Although there is no age limit for the camp, Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator, said the camp is designed primarily for ages 8 through 14. There is no fee for the camp that will open at 9 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Lyons said the Boys and Girls Club will be closed next week but will open on Tuesday specifically for the Pike County Health and Safety Camp.“This will be a big event for the week at the Boys and Girls Club and we are hoping to have between 50 and 70 kids participate,” Lyons said. “This will be a fun, educational camp that will raise awareness of several health related topics of value to young people.” Published 2:11 pm Monday, July 25, 2011 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Brundidge rolls with business changes to keep city alive

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first_img Ramage said a goal of the city is to keep jobs in town.“We want to keep jobs in Brundidge so the city will live,” the mayor said. “We do have jobs and that’s a plus for us.”Ramage said on-line shopping and the social media have changed, to a large extent, the way people shop.“On-line shopping takes a toll on local sales taxes,” he said. “Towns need sales taxes to provide services to their citizens. Like somebody said, when those who are shopping on-line, need a police officer or a firefighter, they won’t be able to go on-line and get one.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Published 11:00 pm Monday, March 25, 2013 Skip You Might Like Show and Tell event focuses on Indian artifacts Hunting arrowheads was once a favorite pastime of children in rural Pike County. Plowed fields were the prime hunting grounds… read more By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Brundidge rolls with business changes to keep city alive Brundidge Mayor Jimmy Ramage admitted that he likes the “old days.” But, he also realizes that the only constant is change.Ramage spoke candidly Monday about the impending sale of the town’s two pharmacies to Fred’s Super Dollar.Fred’s Super Dollar has purchased Price Pharmacy in Brundidge and the transition will take place on Thursday. Price Pharmacy is owned and operated by Kay Seay of the Tarentum community. Sponsored Content Email the author Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Josh Russell, Fred’s Pharmacy marketing manager, said Fred’s Pharmacy will be located in the Price Pharmacy building. He did not confirm that Fred’s will also purchase Hawkins Drugs, owned by Melanie Hawkins or that Fred’s will purchase the former Grandma’s Kitchen building and relocated there.However, Stanley Garrett, owner of the former restaurant, said that he is under contract with a company to buy the building.“Nobody called the city about the purchase of the drug stores. However, we have dealt with a developer,” Ramage said. “But, we are fortunate to have someone come in as a replacement. Some towns lose a business and don’t have a replacement so we are fortunate in that.” Ramage said, as change occurs, cities have to ‘keep plugging along.”“If I knew the answer to how to deal with change, I would be a genius,” he said. “And, it’s not just small towns that are having to deal with the changing times and the way people shop. Big cities are being affected, too. I don’t have the answers but I do know that we are not giving up. Brundidge has a lot going for it and, when change comes, we are going to make it work in our favor.”Council Member Cynthia Pearson, District 4, said that while she understands the importance of new business in Brundidge, she is also aware of the concern about the loss of the two pharmacies that have been mainstays in Brundidge.“I’m never happy when a store closes,” she said. “We need our hometown businesses and I certainly don’t like to see them close. It’s not always possible for people to pay as they go. It’s been comforting for many of our citizens to know they could walk in the drug store and charge their medications. That’s a benefit of a locally owned business.”Margaret Ross, councilmember from District 3, said she was not aware of the purchase of the locally owned pharmacies until Friday when she heard people talking.“It’s disappointing to lose locally owned businesses and that we’ll have more vacant stores on Main Street,” she said.“I’m glad we’re getting Fred’s. It will bring people to town. But I don’t want to have vacant stores all over town either.” Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Stories Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

New wildfire in Colorado prompts mandatory evacuations

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first_imgABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A new wildfire broke out northwest of Denver — called the East Troublesome wildfire — and it is 19,086 acres and 10% contained with mandatory evacuations in effect.There is some bad news for Colorado and a huge part of the West on Thursday as more gusty winds are expected, making fire danger critical.Red Flag Warnings have been issued for six states: California, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.Gusty winds of up to 30 to 40 mph are expected for Colorado and the Rockies with the highest winds forecast in Northern California, where they can gust to near 50 mph.A new winter storm is moving from the northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, where a winter storm warning has been issued.Some areas could see up to 8 inches of new October snow but it looks like the Twin Cities will miss the heaviest snow this time around.Behind this second snowstorm, bitter cold air will be moving into the central U.S., with some areas dipping into the single digits and even below zero.Some record lows are possible in the Rockies and northern Plains this weekend as well.Wind chills are also expected to be widespread on Saturday morning.Elsewhere, Hurricane Epsilon rapidly intensified Wednesday and became the fourth major hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season with winds of 115 mph.Thankfully, there is no major landmass in the path of the hurricane this time, however.Epsilon is expected to stay to the east of Bermuda Friday with just gusty winds and rain expected on the island as a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the island nation.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more