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first_img Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Mary Jane Miller says: Featured Events Submit an Event Listing Rector Albany, NY Lois Stern says: Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Ecumenical & Interreligious Director of Music Morristown, NJ 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 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Martinsville, VA Comments are closed. Submit a Job Listing Julian Malakar says: 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 October 16, 2014 at 4:19 pm I find it very difficult to accept that Creator God would mandate that the acceptance of male hierarchal edicts are the criteria to enter Heaven. Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Bath, NC Comments (5) October 17, 2014 at 10:43 pm Art, music is language for all human irrespective of religion, color, creed and nationality. Bringing all human minds together irrespective of difference of religious believe is definitely a novel approach to bring peace in the world. But it is impossible, unless all religious teaching teaches for social harmony like our Lord Jesus Christ teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves irrespective of religion and to leave judging others to God. Tags October 18, 2014 at 2:16 pm I am an artist also who was provoked by all the Violence and the failure of our church spiritual leaders to teach us peace and tolerance, love and mercy. I spent two years on this project for peace,I give my entire support to the efforts put forth by The Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler, each of might try an look for ways to make the world and out individual lives more peaceful. http://peacebestill.net/ see the work, peace Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Submit a Press Release Rector Washington, DC By Amy SowderPosted Oct 16, 2014 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Tampa, FL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Belleville, IL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Malcolm J Blue says: Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Knoxville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET October 16, 2014 at 3:37 pm Growing up in an interfaith household, I applaud Rev. Chandler for his amazing vision of bringing people of different faiths together through the arts. His exhibition, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World” is stunning and not to be missed. The arts, both visual and performing, are indeed an integral part of religion. As an artist of multiple genres, it would be an honor for me to one day participate in a project that integrated different religious art forms, adding music and dance as well, such as a Bach chorale, accompanied by dancers performing a hakafah while waving hand-painted Arabesque scarves. Until then, I’ll be looking forward to Rev. Chandler’s Caravan Exhibit in 2015. Christian, Muslim and Jewish artists unite in prayer for the world Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Collierville, TN The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Jobs & Calls Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Press Release Service Cathedral Dean Boise, ID October 16, 2014 at 2:45 pm Interfaith relationships are great for we are to do good works to bring glory to God . To love eachother seeking to see God in eachother is good . But to enter Heaven requires the Person of Jesus Christ. This is joy to all religions because the effort to be at God’s Throne pure in heart comes from the Communion of our Lord. He is the Way, Truth and the Life. All you have to do is believe. What surprises God the most is when we love Him. Other than that He knows every past and future time of our lives. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET The Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler, president and founder of CARAVAN, an interfaith nonprofit organization that unites cultures and creeds of the West and Middle East through the arts, stands next to an art piece by Mahmoud Hamdy in the 2014 CARAVAN art exhibition, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World” at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City until Nov. 23. Photo: Amy Sowder[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler grew up in Senegal, a predominately Muslim country in West Africa where his father was a minister.Throughout his childhood he observed the tension between Muslims and Christians.“I thought there has to be a better way. Most of my best friends were Muslims, and today still, Muslims number among my closest friends,” the Episcopal priest said, sitting on a wooden bench at New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. He answered logistics calls and texts on his cell phone while taking a break from working on the 2014 CARAVAN Exhibition of Visual Art, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.”Open to the public until Nov. 23, the art show embodies Chandler’s lifelong mission: to ease that religious and cultural tension by focusing on commonalities rather than trying to overcome differences. With religious extremism and persecution so prevalent and interwoven so thickly with politics, especially in the Middle East, this mission is needed now more than ever, he said.Artwork by Reda Abdel Rahman, co-curator in the 2014 CARAVAN art exhibition, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World” at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City until Nov. 23. Photo: Amy SowderParticipating Egyptian artist Reda Abdel Rahman co-curated the show with Chandler, founder and president of CARAVAN, an international interfaith arts nonprofit organization, with the annual CARAVAN exhibition as a flagship initiative. This year, they selected 48 artists – 30 Egyptian artists with Muslim and Christian backgrounds, and 18 Western artists with Jewish and Christian backgrounds. CARAVAN originated out of Cairo, Egypt in 2009 to build bridges between the cultures and creeds of Middle East and West through the arts.The work of 30 Egyptian artists was first unveiled in June at the Museum of Modern Art in Cairo, Egypt, and joined the work of 18 artists in the West for a joint exhibition at Washington National Cathedral, before its final stop, in New York City.This sixth annual exhibition includes Jewish artists for the first time.Chandler and Rahman chose prominent as well as emerging artists who share their mission of using art to foster unity, friendship and peace worldwide. The artists are charged with interpreting the exhibition’s theme on the sculptural form they’re given. This year, it’s the human form in prayer in poses from the Abrahamic faiths. The face on the model for the sculptural prayer form is Amun, the deity of ancient Thebes in the 11th dynasty (in 21st century BC) who is considered the first to develop religion toward monotheism.The “Amen” theme also embodies the spirit of the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution, when hordes of people from Muslim and Christian backgrounds, levels of education, economic background and ethnicity joined in solidarity against the human rights violations of the almost 30-year rule by the Hosni Mubarak-led autocratic government. After ousting Mubarak, the country’s first free parliamentary elections chose Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi for president. But protests against Morsi’s authoritarianism led to a 2013 military coup d’etat and the election of former general Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as president in 2014. Chandler was residing in Cairo during all this political turmoil.Art pieces in the 2014 CARAVAN art exhibition, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.” Photo: Amy SowderWhoever usurps power inevitably has ties to religious groups, whether it’s the Muslim Brotherhood, the Coptic Church, moderate Muslims or other religious allies, and often the religious-political sect that loses clout in top government loses dignity, freedom and all too often, their lives as well. So the cultural and religious clashes continue.“What we need is high visibility in the media of Christians and Muslims working together,” Chandler said. “It begins to shape the world view.” That’s his intent with uniting the artists for CARAVAN events.Rahman was born in Ismailia, Egypt, and is one of his country’s leading contemporary artists today. He grew up surrounded by Pharaonic monuments and Coptic monasteries, and it’s evident in his work. Also clear is his admiration for the female figure and women’s key role in the family and society at large.For his contribution to the “AMEN” exhibition, Rahman created an ancient Egyptian queen emanating good all around her while sitting on Set, the ancient Egyptian god of evil, which demonstrates her control over the forces of political Islam that have damaged civilization. Many of his works combine different systems of belief.“We’re only thinking one way,” Rahman said, “so I do my portraits in many ways, with the Jewish star and Christian cross and Muslim crescent. I want different people to feel we are the same, the same God also, just different culture only.”Rahman met Chandler while the Episcopal priest served from 2003 to 2013 as rector of the Church of St. John the Baptist/Maadi in Cairo, Egypt, the international English-speaking Episcopal/Anglican church within the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt and North Africa. Chandler is also a mission partner of the Episcopal Church, focused on the Middle East. Rahman was a participant artist the initial CARAVAN Exhibition of Visual Art in Cairo. This is his second year co-curating the CARAVAN art exhibition. He lives with his wife and children in Queens, New York, and they also have a home in Cairo.The last few years, Rahman’s art has dealt with the religious and political strife in Egypt, which applies to many areas of the Middle East, particularly the tumultuous Islamic extremism in Iraq and Syria.“In today’s world, we need peace,” Rahman said. “We don’t have to make all these problems.”For her art piece in the show, Jewish artist Lilianne Milgrom enjoyed researching about winged messenger angels in the Islamic, Jewish and Christian sacred texts. Born in Paris, France, Milgrom lived in Australia during part of her childhood and later spent 17 years in Israel before settling in Washington D.C.She received the “AMEN” sculptural form in the traditional Jewish sitting prayerful pose, and she added wings. The front of her angel’s chest is emblazoned with a QR code to connect the spiritual world with the digital world. Visitors can wave their cell phones in front of her sculpture to scan the code, which will take them to www.virtualangel.weebly.com, where they can post a prayer.“Prayer is a dialogue no matter which religion, and I wanted to make it interactive on whatever level the viewer is on, from atheist to believer,” Milgrom said.The prayers on the website do range from atheist to Christian, ethical humanist and beyond, with a variety of entries: “Please save us from ourselves,” “Peace for the World,” “Why?” and “May people see the good in each other.”Chandler wears a ring symbolizing the bridge a person can build to connect Muslims and Christians. Photo: Amy SowderMilgrom and Chandler will co-curate the 2015 Caravan exhibition, which will launch in Paris, France. Chandler is adamant that Caravan’s mission is to go further than encouraging interfaith dialogue.“I’m passionate about interfaith friendships,” Chandler said, slipping off the silver ring he wears, which depicts a person bridging the gap between the symbols of the Christian cross and Muslim crescent.“Friendship involves time and investment in the other,” he said. “CARAVAN is a creative catalyst for that.”— Amy Sowder is an ENS correspondent. Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Smithfield, NC Stewart David Wigdor says: Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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NYC Teens Arrested for 7 Valley Stream Home Burglaries

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Omar Allen, Onyx Arroyo (Photo: Nassau County Police Department)Two teens were arrested Monday after Nassau police say the men burglarized six homes in the Valley Stream/North Woodmere area.According to detectives, 18-year-old Onyx Arroyo of Rosedale, Queens and 17-year-old Omar Allen of the Bronx rang the front doorbell at a residence on Roeckel Avenue Monday afternoon.The 46-year old female homeowner, while looking out of the glass portion of her door, saw the men on her porch. Both Arroyo and Allen then went to the side door where they men were not in sight.The homeowner told police she heard a loud noise in the back of the house and  saw one of the men climbing out of an open bedroom window.Upon police arrival a description of Arroyo and Allen was broadcasted and a short time later both subjects were located and apprehended by assisting officers in Rosedale, Queens.After being identified by the victim, the defendants were then placed under arrest.During their arrest, police discovered that from May 31 to June 24, Arroyo was involved in six other residential burglaries in the Valley Stream and N. Woodmere area, Allen being involved in one other burglary with Arroyo in Valley Stream.Arroyo is charged with six counts of burglary and attempted burglary. Allen is charged with two counts of burglary.Police believe Arroyo and Allen may be responsible for more burglaries in Nassau and Queens.last_img read more

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Mikel Arteta keen for Arsene Wenger to return to Arsenal

first_imgMikel Arteta says he can still learn a lot from Arsene Wenger (Getty)‘I would like to see him back around us,’ said Arteta.‘He was a massive figure for me, he’s someone I can still learn a lot of things from.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘I would like to have him closer to us, obviously the environment doesn’t allow us to do it.‘But I think he’s a figure who has to be very present in what we do at the football club because he’s, in my opinion, the one who had the vision and helped this club to evolve and help this club be what it is today.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterThursday 15 Oct 2020 11:44 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link797Shares Comment Advertisement Mikel Arteta wants Arsene Wenger back at Arsenal (Arsenal/Getty)Mikel Arteta admits he is keen for Arsene Wenger to return to Arsenal and be ‘closer’ to the squad.Wenger, who stepped away from Arsenal in May 2018, has not returned to the Emirates Stadium or the club’s training ground since his departure.‘I have chosen to keep a complete distance. It doesn’t mean emotionally, just physically,’ Wenger told BBC Sport earlier this week.‘It’s important people don’t see you as a shadow. It may look like you’re still trying to influence things and have your way.ADVERTISEMENT‘I felt that the best thing to do is cut it away.’AdvertisementAdvertisementHowever, Arteta has indicated that he would be happy for Wenger to be handed a role at Arsenal after his former manager spent 22 years at the club. Advertisement Mikel Arteta keen for Arsene Wenger to return to Arsenallast_img read more

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Renovation transforms Gold Coast house into resort-like home

first_img74 Port Jackson Blvd, Clear Island Waters. 74 Port Jackson Blvd, Clear Island Waters. 74 Port Jackson Blvd, Clear Island Waters.AN extensive renovation has breathed new life into this Clear Island Waters home.Owners Gary and Sandy Mills bought the five-bedroom house in 2017 with plans to give it a modern facelift.After six months of hard work, the couple transformed it into a waterfront retreat. MORE NEWS: Where the Coast’s interstate buyers are coming from 74 Port Jackson Blvd, Clear Island Waters.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“It’s been a major ‘back to bare bones’ renovation,” Mr Mills said.The house has an unusual floorplan with a lounge room and wraparound outdoor entertaining terrace at its heart. One side of the house has the kitchen, laundry, ensuited bedroom and double carport while the other has four other bedrooms, including the main, with three bathrooms.MORE NEWS: On the market for the first time in two decades 74 Port Jackson Blvd, Clear Island Waters.“The entertainment area is just amazing, we spend all our time there,” he said. “The whole thing just seems more like a resort than a house.”Mr Mills said they spared no expense in the renovation as they intended to stay there “forever.”However, they have decided to sell so they can move closer to their family. A path from the front gate to the porch lined with tropical plants runs through the middle.Mr Mills said the entertainment area, particularly the outdoor kitchen with pizza oven, was where they spent most of their time.last_img read more

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Lady Bulldogs Conquer Lady Knights In Tennis

first_imgThe Batesville Girls Varsity Tennis team defeated South Dearborn 5-0 on Thursday at BHS. Batesville improved their record to 3-1 on the season and 3-1 in the EIAC.#1 Singles- Lydia Olsen defeated Carley Ochs 6-1, 6-0.#2 Singles- Erin Longstreth defeated Sydney Senger 6-4, 6-2.#3 Singles- Julia Hunter defeated Madison Fentress 2-6, 7-5, 6-1.#1 Doubles- Brooke Bradford and Kelli Hartman defeated Cheyenne Burris and Breanna Upton 6-1, 6-0.#2 Doubles- Macy Simon and Karsen Worthington defeated Madison Zoller and Aren Tibbits 6-2, 6-2.In JV action, Batesville defeated SD 5-2 to imrpove their record to 4-0.Alana Pinckley and Rachael Rose were winners in singles while the doubles teams of Anna Kick/Jenna Harmeyer, Grace Heppner/Audrey Weigel, and Chandni Patel/Maggie Schwettman were all victorious.Batesville will travel to Shelbyville on 4/28 with a 5:00 start.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Mike McKinney.last_img read more

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Aaron’s and Progressive Leasing Surprise Olympia Teens with Renovated Keystone Club

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Aaron’s, Inc.Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, and its divisions Aaron’s and Progressive Leasing, surprised Washington teens on Wednesday with a freshly renovated Keystone Teen Center at the Lacey Branch Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County.Through a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and input from the teen members, Aaron’s associates and Club officials worked on Tuesday decorating and furnishing the club’s multipurpose space. Photo courtesy: Aaron’s, Inc.Through a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and input from the teen members, Aaron’s associates and Club officials worked on Tuesday decorating and furnishing the club’s multipurpose space. On Wednesday, local Aaron’s associates and Club officials revealed the new space, which is now equipped with new technology, sectionals, tables and chairs, sound systems and fresh coats of paint. Teens chose the special Sherwin-Williams paint colors for the room.“The Boys & Girls Club equips Olympia teens with the confidence necessary to achieve their goals and grow into successful community leaders,” said John Robinson, CEO of Aaron’s, Inc. “Aaron’s is honored to continue its longtime partnership with the Boy & Girls Club of America to provide these teens with the latest furniture, technology and appliances to achieve future success and fulfill their dreams.”Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder attended the unveiling and addressed the crowd. “The Lacey Branch Boys & Girls Club provides our teens with the opportunity to be part of a meaningful organization, take ownership of their futures and grow into successful leaders. It was a touching experience to part of this joyous reveal and I’m thankful to Aaron’s for their support of the Boys & Girls Clubs.”In 2015, the Aaron’s Foundation, Inc. announced a three-year, $5 million national partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Keystone Program, helping teens develop their character and leadership skills in hopes of helping them reach their potential and creating positive change in the community. Keystone Club teen centers provide members ages 14-18 an environment to plan and participate in activities that focus on community service, academic success, career preparation and teen outreach.“The Boys & Girls Club provides the teens of Olympia with an encouraging space that fosters positive growth and success,” said Mike Babuta, branch director of the Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County. “The new state-of-the-art technology, furniture and appliances graciously provided by Aaron’s will help us continue to instill confidence in our teens and achieve their goals.”The 28 previous Keystone Club makeovers have included Boys & Girls Clubs in cities such as Pittsfield, Manchester, Las Vegas, Chicago, Hartford and Miami. The makeover at Lacey Branch Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County includes an additional in-kind retail donation valued at $26,000.Keystone teen members of the Lacey Branch Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County said the program inspires them to take ownership of their choices to build the lives they deserve.“Keystone is important because we are building relationships with the community and creating new leaders.” A’zah H. (pronounced “Asia”), 16“Keystone makes me feel like I belong to a group.” Dylan B., 16“Keystone gives us an opportunity to connect with our community, explore different career paths, and prepares us to be leaders.” Emily T., 17“Keystone helps our community and gives back to those who are in need.” Faith D., 15To see photos of the Keystone Club remodel at the Lacey Branch Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County, visit Aaron’s on Facebook (www.facebook.com/aaronsinc), on Twitter (www.twitter.com/AaronsInc) and at www.AaronsGives.com.last_img read more

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Aussie captain Tim Paine’s car broken into; wallet and credit card stolen!

first_imgImage Courtesy: Sky Sports/ShutterstockAdvertisement 6zNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs966Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ema( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) ja5Would you ever consider trying this?😱wrCan your students do this? 🌚8ykhnRoller skating! Powered by Firework The novel Coronavirus pandemic has not only caused the cancellations and suspension of many sporting events across the world, many countries are not experiencing lock downs as to curb the further spread of the virus. With no activity to partake outside their homes, many people are trying to turn their homes into sports of several activities to keep themselves engaged in isolation, and such was the case of Australian Test cricket team captain Tim Paine’s. The veteran batsman was turning his garage into a temporary gym, which resulted in his credit card and wallet getting stolen from his car!Advertisement Image Courtesy: Sky Sports/ShutterstockAs all public gyms are now closed in the nationwide lock down in Australia, Tim Paine planned to set up a gym in his own garage. His car had to be moved outside to make space for the equipment, and the situation turned out very unlucky for the Aussie’s red ball format skipper.Speaking in the SEN Breakfast podcast, Paine narrated how his credit card and wallet were stolen as he moved his car outside, which contained the valuables.Advertisement “I’ve actually just turned the garage into a bit of a home gym and I want to hang the (stocking) off the bit where the garage door opens,” the wicket keeper batsman said.Soon after moving his car outside, he noticed that his vehicle was broken into, and his wallet containing his credit card was missing: “I went outside and the car door was open and the wallet’s gone.”Advertisement What added salt to the wound was when his card was used for a transaction, which Paine found out after receiving an alert from the his bank.“I figured if I can, I can work on my cover drive while I’m at it, but I’ve actually hit a bit of a snag today because I moved the car out onto the street only to wake up this morning to a text from NAB (National Australia Bank) saying my credit card has been used.” he added.However, Paine didn’t mention if the thief has been identified yet or not.Australia has seen over 4000 positive case till date, along with 19 deaths.Also read-David Warner shaves his head to support frontline staff battling Coronavirus – and challenges this Indian batsman to follow suit!Read which Indian cricketer just pledged Rs 80 lakhs to help fight COVID-19! Advertisementlast_img read more

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Search continues for three missing boys

first_imgFor more news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre The mother, who does not have legal custody of the children, was identified as Jennifer DeJongh and is also known as Jennifer Lopez. Sierra said yesterday she may have taken off for Nevada, possibly Las Vegas. DeJongh is believed to be driving a black Lincoln Aviator, license plate 5JAT330. The parents of the children are divorced and there appears to be a custody battle between the two, sheriff’s officials said. Authorities do not believe that the children are in danger, ABC7 reported yesterday. Miller, 59, represents the 42nd Congressional District, which includes Diamond Bar, Brea, Chino and Chino Hills. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the three boys was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Walnut Station at (909) 595- 2264. DIAMOND BAR – Authorities kept up their search today for three missing boys from Diamond Bar — the grandchildren of Rep. Gary Miller, R- Diamond Bar — who were allegedly kidnapped by their mother. “There are no new updates to the kidnapping investigation and the three children are still missing,” said Deputy Aura Sierra of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau. Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau responded to the 2200 block of Cello Drive at 10:15 p.m. Monday to investigate the circumstances surrounding the possible abduction of the three boys, Sierra said. The children — one is 8, the others are 6 — were reported missing about 3:35 p.m. yesterday, Sierra said. The two six-year-olds are twins. last_img read more

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€450K fire engine officially handed over to Gaoth Dobhair Fire Brigade

first_imgThere was great excitement at Gaoth Dobhair Fire Station today (Weds) as the handing over of the new state of the art fire engine to Gaoth Dobhair Fire Brigade. Elected representatives, Council officials, members of the Fire Brigade along with family, friends and members of the community came along to mark the event.The new Class B fire engine which costs €450k replaces the 1998 Volvo fire engine which was previously based at Gaoth Dobhair Fire Station and according to Chief Fire Officer, Joseph McTaggart “will enhance the ability of Gaoth Dobhair Fire Brigade to deliver the operational fire service to the community it serves”. Speaking at today’s event Cathaoirleach Cllr. Nicholas Crossan commended the Fire Brigade in Gaoth Dobhair for their dedication and commitment to their service.He said: “We are proud of our Fire Service and of your commitment to excellence in all that you do and it gives me great pleasure to hand over this new state of the art appliance which will ensure that you are well equipped to respond to any callout.”This new fire engine, which is funded by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government under its 2018 – 2020 Fire Service Fleet Renewal Programme, is based on the latest Scania P320 chassis and has an integrated crew cab providing seating for up to eight firefighters.It comes with an integrated water tank coupled with an onboard Godiva Prima main pump which is capable of pumping out 3,000l of water per minute at an average pressure of 10 bar. It comes equipped with a Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS), a 1,200l/min portable pump, a number of multi-stage ladders, a number of hoses, nozzles and a front-mounted electric winch.Uisneach McGee, Patrick Sweeney, Beibhinn McGee with Fire Fighter Eamon McGee checking out the new fire engine at the unveiling and blessing of the new fire engine in Gaoth Dobhair on Wednesday. Photo Clive WassonAn tAthair O’Baoil and Rev. Liz Fitzgerald blessing of the new fire engine in Gaoth Dobhair on Wednesday last. Photo Clive WassonSupplied by Sídheán Teoranta of An Spidéal, Co. Galway, this new appliance is also equipped with the most up-to-date emergency lighting and high-visibility markings to ensure better safety for fire-fighters and for members of the public while the fire engine is responding to and attending at an incident.Station Officer Eoin Gillespie was the Master of Ceremony at today’s event which included an address from Garry Martin, Director of Economic Development, IS and Emergency Services in Donegal County Council as well as a joint blessing from Rev Liz Fitzgerald, Church of Ireland and An tAthair O’Baoil, RC.Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council handing over the keys to Eoin Gillespie, Station Office Gweedore at the unveiling and blessing of the new fire engine in Gweedore on Wednesday last. Photo Clive WassonThe new fire engine will have an operational life span of approximately 20 years and it is anticipated that it will respond to approximately 45 calls per annum in the Gaoth Dobhair Fire Station Ground Area. These calls varying from small chimney fires up to the more serious building fires and road traffic collisions.Uisneach McGee, Patrick Sweeney, Beibhinn McGee with Fire Fighter Eamon McGee checking out the new fire engine at the unveiling and blessing of the new fire engine in Gaoth Dobhair on Wednesday. Photo Clive WassonJoe Duffy, Fire Fighter / Driver, Eoin Gillespie, Station Office, Noel McBride, Sub Station Officer, Paul Scullion, Fire Fighter, Sean Diver, Fire Fighter, James Coll, Fire Fighter and Eamon McGee, Fire Fighter in the new fire engine which was officially handed over to Gaoth Dobhair Fire Brigade on Wednesday. Photo Clive WassonAt the unveiling and blessing of the new fire engine in Gaoth Dobhair on Wednesday last are seated Seamus Neely, Donegal County Council, Joseph McTaggart, Chief Fire Officer, Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, Cathaoirleach, Donegal County Council, Kevin McGarvey, Assistant Chief Fire Officer and Garry Martin, Donegal County Council. Back row Joe Duffy, Fire Fighter / Driver, Noel McBride, Sub Station Officer, Paul Scullion, Fire Fighter, Eoin Gillespie, Station Officer, Sean Diver, Fire Fighter, James Coll, Fire Fighter and Eamon McGee, Fire Fighter.Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council and Cllr John Sheamais O’Fearraigh in the new fire engine which was officially handed over to Gaoth Dobhair Fire Brigade on Wednesday. Photo Clive WassonSean, Aoibhin and Anabell Diver at the unveiling and blessing of the new fire engine in Gweedore on Wednesday. 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Former Lumberjack crafts book on 49ers’ great: Matt Maiocco’s “Letters to 87” and its Humboldt connection

first_imgOn a trip to his alma mater Humboldt State University eight some years ago Matt Maiocco, author of “Letters to 87,” let an idea for a book about “The Catch” – the iconic 1982 NFC Championship game-winning grab made by San Francisco 49ers all-time great Dwight Clark — wash over him.It was a hard idea to ignore being that the man who pitched it was none other than number 87 in red and gold himself.The two were headed for the university’s 2011 celebrity sports auction.Clark said he wanted a …last_img read more

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