COMMENTS Shikhar Dhawan continued his golden run but a rare flop show from the famed middle-order saw Sri Lanka restrict India to 329 for 6 here on the first day of third cricket Test.Courtesy Dhawan’s (119) sixth Test hundred and a record 18-run opening stand with KL Rahul (85), India looked good for a score close to 400 after opting to bat.However, some fine bowling in the final two sessions by left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara (3/40 in 18 overs) and chinaman Lakshan Sandakan (2/84 in 25 overs) helped Sri Lanka gain some foothold when stumps were drawn on the opening day.The in-form Cheteshwar Pujara (8), last Test’s centurion Ajinkya Rahane (17) were dismissed cheaply while skipper Virat Kohli (42) was dismissed after getting set.However, Kohli had been reaching out to play the spinners from his crease and ended up edging the ball to first slip off Sandakan in the 79th over.Ravichandran Ashwin (31) looked compact but became left-arm seamer Vishwa Fernando’s scalp at the fag end of the day.Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha (13 batting), who survived a DRS appeal for caught behind, then brought up India’s 300 in the 81st over even as the visitors were in dire need of a partnership to make their morning advantage count.The duo added 26 runs for the 6th wicket and negotiated the second new ball properly as well. But Ashwin was caught behind off Fernando, two overs before stumps leaving India with more work to do on the second day.Earlier, it was yet another solid start from Dhawan and Rahul as they bettered the highest opening stand against Sri Lanka in away Tests, going past the 173-run stand between Manoj Prabhakar and Navjot Sidhu during the 1993 series.Rahul missed out on another Test hundred, miscuing one straight to Dimuth Karunaratne at mid-on off left-arm spinner Pushpakumara in the 40th over. His 135-ball knock had eight fours.Dhawan though stayed and scored his second hundred of this series off 107 balls. He added 31 runs with Cheteshwar Pujara (8) but the latter did not look very comfortable despite good batting conditions.Dhawan was caught at square leg, thanks to a leaping effort from skipper Dinesh Chandimal, a second dismissal against the run of play as he was just looking to cut loose with a flurry of boundaries.Dhawan faced 123 balls in his knock and punished the home bowlers with 17 boundaries.Pujara’s discomfort at the crease came to an end as he was caught at first slip off Sandakan in the 51st over.He put on only 10 runs with Kohli as India were left to rebuild their innings despite being in a comfortable position.Earlier, Dhawan, who scored at a brisk pace, and Rahul settled down quickly on an easy-paced wicket with true bounce.Paceman Lahiru Kumara was very expensive in his first six overs, leaking 41 runs while Fernando also could not keep the batsmen in check. So much so that Karunaratne had to be introduced early into the attack and was the best Lankan bowler on display in the morning session.The opening duo brought up its 50-partnership off just 55 balls in the 10th over and kept up this pace of scoring to reach 100 off 107 balls in the 18th over.They remained in control even when the hosts introduced spin into the attack in the form of Dilruwan Perera.For Rahul, it was his seventh successive fifty in Test cricket overtaking Gundapppa Viswanath and Rahul Dravid (both with six half—centuries each).With Yadav and Sandakan featuring in the match, it is only the second time since 2004 when two ‘chinaman’ bowlers are playing in the same game after Dave Mohammed (West Indies) and Paul Adams (South Africa) at Cape Town. SHARE COMMENT SHARE SHARE EMAIL Published on cricket August 12, 2017
UP Wizards were down to 10 men at this time following the UP Wizards were down to 10 men at this time following the yellow card suspension of their skipper Eddie Ockenden. UP Wizards, down 0-2 at the end of the first quarter, attacked with vigour and forced three penalty corners early in the second quarter. They succeeded with the third attempt when Raghunath beat Harte with a shot that hit the board. Hard-working Mumbai captain Matthew Swann showed a clean pair of heels with his dribbling skills to get past a host of defenders but he was stopped in the nick of time. At the other end UP Wizards, desperate for the equaliser, got a bonus when Chinglensana hit the roof of the net with a sweep after trapping a goalmouth clearance just inside the circle to ensure UP Wizards trooped off at the end of the second quarter with a 3-2 advantage. The third quarter commenced with Mumbai pressing hard for a goal and nearly got one as they earned a penalty stroke from their first penalty corner in the 37th minute. But Jeremy Haywards flick from the spot was well anticipated by India and UP Wizards custodian PR Sreejesh who blocked it with his pads to dash the home teams hopes. UP Wizards then forced a penalty corner that was wasted and Mumbai counter-punched effectively with a quick move on the left flank that saw Nilakanta Sharma lay an inch-perfect square pass to his right for the opportunistic German Florian Fuchs to shoot home from the top of the circle which completely beat Sreejesh on his left side. The brilliant field goal put Mumbai 4-3 ahead with three minutes left in the third quarter and the two teams ended it in the same position. Mumbai pressed on even after going ahead and after missing a few chances got a great goal in the dying minutes after UP Wizards pulled out Sreejesh. Affan dived full length to connect a centre from Gurjant on his left to complete a memorable day for the home team. PTI SSR SSC SSCadvertisement
Czech Republic salvaged a 2-2 draw with Croatia at the European Championship on Friday in a game marred by a temporary suspension when flares were thrown onto the pitch and Croatia fans fought among themselves.Against the run of play, the Czechs earned their first point of the competition with two late strikes the first time at Euro 2016 that a team has come back from two goals down.Substitute Tomas Necid scored the equalizer from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time after Domagoj Vida was penalized for a handball.Goals from Ivan Perisic and Ivan Rakitic had given Croatia a well-deserved 2-0 lead before Milan Skoda ensured a nervy finish when he pulled one back in the 76th minute with a powerful header from Tomas Rosicky’s perfectly judged cross.The game at Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint Etienne was then delayed when flares were thrown onto the pitch from the Croatian fans end. Ivan Rakitic and Croatia captain Darijo Srna were among the Croatia players signaling to the team’s fans to calm down.CROATIA FACING BIG FINECroatia is potentially facing a big fine from UEFA over the delay. The governing body said after the match that it will open disciplinary procedures against Croatia following the incidents.Croatia coach Ante Cacic was furious at the behavior of the team’s fans.Speaking through a translator, Cacic described those responsible for the incidents as “sports terrorists” and said the Croatian football authorities can’t fight against these “hooligans” on its own.”They don’t deserve to sit in stands,” he said. “They ruin everything we are doing.advertisement”It’s a group of maybe six, seven or 10 individuals. I hope we can identify them and that they will be punished.”FANS’ POOR TRACK RECORDCroatia’s fans have one of the worst records in Europe for misbehavior in stadiums. Four years ago, then UEFA President Michel Platini singled out Croatia fans for criticism. Croatia was later deducted one point in its Euro 2016 qualifying group after fans painted a swastika symbol on the field before a match against Italy in Split.Croatia dominated for most of the game and deservedly went ahead when Perisic opened the scoring in the 37th minute after shooting past Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech with a low angled shot into the corner.After beating the offside trap, Rakitic made it 2-0 in the 59th with a chip over Cech. Rakitic celebrated his goal by embracing Srna, who returned to France this week after attending his father’s funeral.Croatia leads Group D with four points, three more than the Czech Republic. Spain takes on Turkey in the group’s other match Friday.
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Reuse this content features Share on LinkedIn Share on Messenger World Cup Brazil “There will be tweaks but overall an expectation that our team continues to play as in the last match,” he said of the approach against Mexico, who should be beaten if Brazil can raise things a notch above that but have already, in defeating Germany, shown how to punish underperformers.The only notable absentee will be Marcelo, who departed early against Serbia with a back spasm and will not be risked. Mahseredjian and Tite described, between them, the process for ruling on the left-back’s fitness in minute detail but the gist was that the coach did not feel he could play a full game, particularly in heat that is likely to exceed 34C.The expectation had, after the first set of fixtures in a competition that has given short shrift to confident predictions, been that Germany would provide Brazil’s opposition in Samara. “Germany belongs to the past, you cannot revert to the history,” Thiago said in response to that observation; at least the shadow of Belo Horizonte will not be looming now and Brazil can concentrate upon more gettable foes.Mexico intend to give them a game and their manager, Juan Carlos Osorio, said he will not break from his model of fielding five attacking players. “We will try to keep possession of the ball and I believe we can be better at it,” he said. “Our intention is not to stay behind the ball all the time. We don’t want to stay very deep; they are very good in the last third and always score.”When it clicks for Mexico they crackle, fizz and thrill; no rival has yet produced a counterattacking performance to emulate that of Hirving Lozano, Carlos Vela, Miguel Layún and Javier Hernández against Germany.They are rarely clinical enough though and, as Sweden showed to devastating effect two games later, have a major wobble in them when pressed physically.If Brazil are pleased to be without psychological baggage then Mexico are dogged by constant reminders of six consecutive last-16 exits; their Olympic side did beat Monday’s opponents in the London 2012 final but at senior level they have not scored against them in three meetings since.“Football always gives you an opportunity to win,” Osorio said, pointing out that the mould for underdog stories has been well cast in Russia.If Mexico can block out the noise they may run Brazil close; for Tite’s pack of wolves, though, negotiating their way through the pandemonium their presence brings to a major tournament should be second nature. Topics Read more Share on Pinterest Mexico Tite was expounding the need to make good use of his squad players when he landed upon one of his favourite metaphors. “The pack needs the wolves,” the Brazil manager said, not for the first time at the World Cup. “Sometimes you need wolves of different characteristics.”Whether on the pitch or away from it, the scale of Brazil’s travelling retinue leaves little to chance. To preview Monday’s tie against Mexico they presented the assistant manager, Silvinho, and the fitness coach, Fábio Mahseredjian, alongside Tite and his captain Thiago Silva. Mixed in with the noise and clamour of the world’s most insistent media entourage it almost seemed smothering: so many faces, so many voices, a truckload of competing demands and the sense of something far bigger than everyone else present. Brazil have not consistently inspired that sense of inferiority in the modern era but there is a feeling among players and management that things are falling into place. It certainly did not hurt their cause that, two hours after their brain trust had finished holding court, Spain were the latest of their rivals to fall flat and by then the message had already been put out that the Seleção do not expect much letup from here.“I think our evolution has been impressive since the first match,” Thiago said. “We are well-prepared and planning to progress to the quarter-finals. The coach provided us with all the necessary tools; we have plan A and plan B. We hope that [Monday] will be a wonderful day, and that Neymar will be as inspired as everyone else.”The latter has, so far, certainly not been a given. In the win over Serbia, comfortably Brazil’s best performance of the group stage, Neymar operated so obediently that it almost seemed appropriate to reach out and ask whether he was sickening for something. “His average performance exceeds his teammates’ performances … but this figure is still not high enough for Neymar,” Tite said, pointing out that he needed to play more games before his recovery from a metatarsal fracture was complete.Brazil have got by in the meantime, Philippe Coutinho becoming the tournament’s most beguiling No 10 and Paulinho among others to step up, and if Tite is given to repetition he would be happy for his team to exhibit a similar trait. Read more Share on Facebook Share via Email Share on WhatsApp World Cup 2018: complete guide to all 736 players Share on Twitter World Cup 2018 power rankings: Brazil and Croatia lead the way World Cup 2018
Community Cider Programs Make Cider and Benefit Charity 10 Destination-Worthy Food Halls Throughout the U.S. Columbus, Ohio is a diverse, cultural playground that literally has something to offer for everyone. We went and checked out Ohio’s capital for a weekend and found great meals, strong drinks and awesome people – not to mention the best college football team in the country. Read on for our recommendations on where to eat, play and stay if you find yourself in the Buckeye State’s capital.EatCap City DinerCongrats are in order for this Cameron Mitchell mainstay as it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Putting an upscale twist on classic diner food, you can expect to feast on dishes like meatloaf with buttermilk chive mashed potatoes, wild mushrooms, broccoli, chili onion rings and BBQ gravy and classic sandwiches like an all-American cheeseburger, reuben and the Cap City Club. Don’t leave without ordering our favorite starter on the menu – potato chips topped with blue cheese, scallions and Alfredo.Arch City TavernServing up locally-sourced gourmet food, craft beer and killer cocktails, Arch City is the kind of place you wish was across the street so you can make it your regular spot. They have an excellent burger and delicious snacks like lobster mac ’n cheese. Wash it down with an impressive selection of craft beers (available in flights so you can taste more than one) or their signature old-fashioned – made with Bulleit bourbon, Roake Cherry Tonic and black walnut bitters.The Guild HouseAdjacent to the beautiful Le Meridien Joseph hotel (which we’ll get to in a minute), this farm-to-table concept is one of the newest restaurants to hit Columbus’ Short North neighborhood. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu focuses on highlighting the freshest ingredients available. Feast on dishes like cavatelli with rabbit confit, garbanzo beans, sweet peas and white asparagus and scallops served with English peas, baby carrots, parsnip puree and orange vinaigrette. Come back for breakfast and don’t miss the soft poached eggs on toast with ham, chili seared greens, buttered leeks, Tabasco hollandaise and caviar – it was one of our favorite meals of the trip.Mikey’s Late Night SliceWhat started as takeout windows in the Short North and Clintonville has expanded to a brick-and-mortar location downtown, and the city is better for it. Home of the Cheesus Crust — American cheese melted atop two slices of pizza and pressed together into a sandwich — this Columbus favorite serves up piping hot pies to hungry patrons until 3 am weekdays and 4 am on the weekend. Pizza be with you! (And also with you).North MarketWe could spend hours roaming around North Market, perusing for everything from hard-to-find seasonings from Spices Ltd to goodies for the grill from Bluescreek Farm Meats. After you’ve crossed off your shopping list, refuel at one of the many excellent food stands like Lan Viet Market for pho and bahn mi sandwiches or Hot Chicken Takeover which has some of the best fried birds in the game.DrinkBodegaThis is probably our favorite watering hole in Columbus, known for their awesome happy hour and $1 Grilled Cheese Monday’s. They serve snacks like pork belly nachos and a homemade veggie burger, but you’re really here for the alcohol. They have solid beer and wine lists as well as cocktails to please the most seasoned drinkers.Related: Micro Guide: Miami 2016BakersfieldThis lively space is big and energetic with people from all walks of life gathering to partake in a selection of more than 100 tequilas and American whiskeys. They have a killer margarita and spacious outdoor patio right in the heart of the bustling Short North. And there are plenty of tacos on deck if you need to soak up some of that booze.Marcella’sAnother gem from restaurateur Cameron Mitchell, Marcella’s has been serving classic Italian fare for almost a decade. But we’re not here for the food this time around (even though you should absolutely, positively try it). Rather, we’re parking ourselves at the bar and ordering a chilled homemade limoncello. Stop by after dinner or for a nightcap if you’re in the neighborhood.Winking Lizard TavernThis beloved Ohio chain is known for their killer wings and extensive beer selection, and they usually have a patio where you can catch some rays while you sip an ice cold brew. If you’re a football fan, it’s the perfect place to catch an Ohio State game (or any sport for that matter).StayLe Méridien Columbus, The JosephNot only is this the chicest hotel in Columbus, it’s now one of our favorite properties the world over. A partner of the Pizutti Collection, the hotel features artwork from the private collection of Ron and Ann Pizzuti, and you’re also granted access to their gallery space a mere block away during your stay (in fact, the hotel is named after Ron’s father Joseph). Their taste is excellent, to say the least. There’s even a gallery that features rotating pieces from local artists that guests can purchase if they so desire. The rooms are airy and spacious, furnished with gorgeous custom pieces designed by an Amish family not far from the city. For those looking to have a true luxe experience, the King and Presidential suites are at your service.One of our favorite features of The Joseph is the private spa suites. Designed to offer a unique and luxurious experience, each suite is outfitted with marble decor, rain showers and a heated mosaic tile bed with adjacent relaxation lounges to enjoy after your treatment. Downstairs in the lobby, Soul at The Joseph is a coffee bar by day and craft cocktail and wine bar by night, serving delicious drinks and bites. Room service is also excellent with food by The Guild House, so you don’t even have to leave your bed to indulge in an excellent meal.ShopBig FunFor the big kid in all of us, this nostalgic toy shop is an absolute dream. They sell everything from vintage action figures to gag gifts like fake barf and those tin peanut cans that shoot out snakes when you open them. Stop in and play around, if even for a few minutes – it’s a dose of instant joy.T. David Collection / Samson Men’s EmporiumThis is one of the best hybrid stores we’ve seen in awhile, and it should be a destination for every dapper gent visiting Columbus. T. David Collection sells a beautifully curated selection of antique furniture, vintage barware and unique accessories. Samson Men’s Emporium carries brands we love like Rhythm, Brackish and Tanner Goods. Put them together in the same store, and challenge yourself to leave empty handed (good luck).A huge thank you to Chrysler for lending us this gorgeous 2016 300 to cruise through Columbus in style. Its bold design reflects a modern take on the quality craftsmanship on which Chrysler prides itself with the forward-thinking technology we all need to look into the future. Features like advanced brake assist, full-speed forward collision warning with active braking and blind spot monitoring keep you safe as you take on 292 horsepower from the award-winning 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine. 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Super Snack Time/FacebookIf you became famous for completing insane eating challenges on YouTube, what would be your next step in life? If you are Harley Morenstein, creator of Epic Meal Time, it’d be to go on a diet, then to make a diet-friendly snack that comes in a bag and tastes like pizza. Naturally.“After the first season of the TV show happened [in 2014, four years after Epic Meal Time premiered on YouTube], I had a moment of realization. ‘I saw that I was 285 pounds … I’m 6’6″, but still,” Morenstein says. “If you came up to me and pushed me, I’d fall over. It got to the point where my body hurt. I couldn’t do it.”Morenstein starting hitting the gym and dieting (including going on the Keto diet) and was able to drop from 285 to around 230. This meant cutting out much of what he had been known for eating (burgers on burgers on burgers, etc) and becoming more vigilant about what he was putting in his body. It wasn’t easy, he says, but it was possible even considering the fact that it was slightly antithetical to his brand at the time. The View of an American Road Trip from the Back of a Motorcycle Editors’ Recommendations The Nomadic Beer Maestros of Evil Twin Brewing Find a Permanent Home in Queens What Wrangler Is Doing to Make Denim More Sustainable At that point, Morenstein says that the Epic Meal Time crew was also thinking about ways to expand the brand (and not necessarily their waistlines). They had accumulated around 1,000 recipes online already, so they talked about ways to bring some of the ideas (back) to life.What they decided on, Morenstein says, was to create a snack that demanded attention — just as their show did. There are a lot of products out there, but they are created by people who’d been in the industry for years.“I felt like it takes someone outside the game to look at it and see what else you can do — to make something bigger,” he says.Considering the name of the show and all, it made sense that Morenstein viewed himself and his crew as the ones to do that. That is, essentially, how the Super Snack Time brand — and the first product, Pizza in a Bag — were conceived.“It comes in a pizza slice-shaped bag and it’s pepperoni jerky. If I walk by, I’d look and think, ‘I need to try that.’ It’s just like Epic Meal Time. You’d come across it online and see it and you’d stop to watch. We wanted to have that for food.”It’s hard to argue with that logic. An added bonus that came out of the creation process was that Pizza in a Bag is Keto-friendly. This snack, he hopes, will help fill the pizza void for others on the diet.Super Snack TimePizza in a Bag currently comes in three flavors: standard pepperoni, supreme (flavored with garlic, oregano, basil, and more), and buffalo. Each 2-ounce bag contains 10 grams of protein and about 200 calories. The company recently rolled out multi-packs, including the Pizza in a Bag 8-Pack, which comes packaged as — you guessed it — a pizza.Morenstein says they’ve got more ideas in the pipeline (including more jerky flavors), but for now, they are focusing on getting Pizza in a Bag out there.You can get Pizza in a Bag online or at Wal-Mart. If you’re looking for how to make other super snacks, you can check out the recipe list on the Super Snack Time website. Tattoo Ideas for Men (For When You Have No Idea) Long Hair for Men: Tips for Growing and Maintaining Your Style
zoom Norwegian owner and operator of offshore service vessels Farstad Shipping will lay off around 100 employees in Norway due to the planned lay up of two platform support vessels (PSVs) and three anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.The company has decided to lay up the five vessels as it expects further weakening of the offshore market.”To lay up vessels and lay off our employees is a painful measure, especially for those of our employees who are personally affected by the measures. This is deeply regrettable, but necessary due to the current market situation,” said Karl-Johan Bakken, CEO of Farstad Shipping.”We have been through heavy storms before. My target number one is to see us return to a strengthen position with our vessels and employees back in business.”Prior to this, Farstad Shipping laid up two vessels in Norway and two in Asia.
Les recommandations relatives à la stratégie provinciale du patrimoine ont été présentées aujourd’hui, le 21 juin, dans un rapport provisoire préparé par le groupe de travail chargé de la stratégie du patrimoine du Voluntary Planning Board. Le groupe de travail a formulé 49 recommandations portant sur différents enjeux qui touchent le patrimoine culturel et naturel de la Nouvelle-Écosse. “L’information reçue par l’entremise du processus de consultation communautaire a fourni aux membres du groupe de travail un excellent point de départ à partir duquel ils ont créé un plan pour l’avenir du patrimoine dans son sens le plus large”, a déclaré Maureen Reid, présidente du groupe de travail. “Nos recherches, nos rencontres avec des spécialistes en matière de patrimoine et nos discussions avec diverses populations culturelles ont également façonné nos recommandations.” Entre autres, le rapport provisoire propose la restructuration du système des musées de la Nouvelle-Écosse; un plus grand soutien financier pour le patrimoine; un plus grand soutien législatif et de plus grandes mesures incitatives pour le patrimoine bâti; une plus grande importance accordée au patrimoine de populations de cultures diverses; une nouvelle approche pour le patrimoine culturel sous-marin; des mesures de protection de l’environnement naturel; des initiatives de collecte et de préservation du patrimoine immatériel tel que le folklore et la musique; et la création d’un Conseil du patrimoine de la Nouvelle-Écosse. En mai 2005, le gouvernement provincial, en collaboration avec la Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage, a demandé au Voluntary Planning Board de consulter la population de la Nouvelle-Écosse et de recueillir l’information nécessaire pour offrir des conseils relatifs à une stratégie du patrimoine pour la Nouvelle-Écosse. Le groupe de travail considérera maintenant la réaction du public au rapport provisoire et recueillera des renseignements supplémentaires avant de présenter son rapport final au gouvernement et à la population néo-écossaise, une fois le rapport terminé. Vous pouvez obtenir un exemplaire du rapport provisoire en ligne à l’adresse www.gov.ns.ca/vp, aux centres Access Nova Scotia partout dans la province ou en communiquant avec le Voluntary Planning Board. Le public peut partager ses commentaires au sujet du rapport provisoire jusqu’au vendredi 1er septembre. Les commentaires peuvent être soumis par un formulaire électronique à l’adresse www.gov.ns.ca/vp, par courriel à l’adresse email@example.com, par télécopieur au 902-424-0580, par la poste à Voluntary Planning, Bureau 600, 1690, rue Hollis, Halifax (N.-É.), B3J 3J9 ou par téléphone en composant le 424-5682 ou le numéro sans frais 1 866-858-5850. Le Voluntary Planning Board est un conseil autonome du gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui a pour mandat de faire participer les Néo-Écossais et les Néo-Écossaises à la prise de décisions concernant les questions de politiques importantes pour notre avenir.
Seniors will be able to stay in their community longer with the official opening of Alderwood in Baddeck today, July 23, the first of 13 facilities being built in Nova Scotia to replace existing nursing homes. “This wonderful facility will enable residents to receive the health care and support they need in their home community,” said MLA Maurice Smith, on behalf of Health Minister Maureen MacDonald. “It is part of government’s ongoing commitment to make life better for Nova Scotia seniors.” Alderwood, operated by Victoria County, is home to 70 residents. The facility, which overlooks the Bras d’Or Lakes, has six distinct neighbourhoods each with its own dining area and living room. Residents have private rooms and bathrooms as well as access to outdoor courtyards, patios and a walking path. It replaces a 40-year-old nursing home which had double rooms and bathrooms that were shared by residents. Alderwood reflects the province’s new design standards, which emphasize one and two-storey buildings with access to green space and homier surroundings. The design also enables couples who require nursing home care to live together in the same household. Residents have access to 24-hour nursing care and receive regular visits from a podiatrist and occupational therapist as well as physiotherapist and a dietitian. Alderwood also includes a community hall and a spiritual room. Alderwood’s design has embraced green technology. It reduces its use of potable water through low flow plumbing fixtures and water efficient appliances. A solar hot water system passively heats water for the building, reducing energy consumption. “This isn’t just a project, or a new building. This is a place that 70 senior members of our community can call home. It is a genuine investment in their quality of life, and in our community,” said Fraser Patterson, chair of the Alderwoood Board of Management. “It also represents the vision, careful planning, and hard work of many people, and we are very grateful for the tremendous results of those efforts.” The 70 beds at Alderwood are the first of 849 replacement long-term care beds that will open at 13 new facilities across the province by the fall of 2012. Alderwood employs 130 people. Access to Alderwood and other provincial long-term care facilities is available through the Department of Health’s Single Entry Access system at 1-800-225-7225.
MONTREAL – Crown prosecutors in Quebec will not lay charges against a motorist whose vehicle struck and killed a cyclist.Clement Ouimet, 18, died last October shortly after being hit as the driver attemped a U-turn.The Crown says it studied the Montreal police report into the death and concluded it would not be able to prove the driver was guilty.Ouimet’s loved ones were informed of the decision before the Crown made it public Wednesday.The police report stated the motorist, an American who was visiting Montreal, said he looked in the mirrors before attempting the manoeuvre and that he saw no cars or bicycles.A passenger in the vehicle said the same thing, while the Crown noted that an expert quoted in the police report confirmed the likelihood of that hypothesis.“The expert concluded the cyclist didn’t have enough time or distance to avoid the collision,” the Crown said in its statement.
Ahmed Saalim was part of a convoy of WFP-contracted trucks carrying over 600 metric tons of WFP food from Mogadishu to Bay and Bakool regions. He was shot when fighting broke out on Monday between convoy escorts and militiamen at a checkpoint near the village of Leego in Lower Shabelle region.WFP Country Director Peter Goossens noted that Somalia, which has not had a functioning government since 1991 and where millions are suffering from a combination of insecurity, drought and high food and fuel prices, is becoming increasingly dangerous at the same time as the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance is on the rise.The agency is aiming to feed some 2.4 million Somalis per month for the rest of the year. “WFP food is reaching many people but our drivers are daily risking their lives to deliver it,” he said.“We send our condolences to the family of Ahmed Saalim and appeal for these killings to stop,” Mr. Goossens added.The agency is urging all parties to ensure the safe passage of humanitarian staff and assistance for the Somali people, amid worsening insecurity in much of southern and central Somalia with killings and kidnappings of aid workers.To ensure the delivery of aid to those who need it the most, WFP is still urgently seeking naval escorts for ships loaded with WFP food to protect them from piracy.Some 90 per cent of WFP food for Somalia is brought in by sea. In late June, a frigate from the Royal Netherlands Navy ended its mission escorting ships loaded with WFP food since April. 9 July 2008A truck driver delivering aid for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was gunned down in southern Somalia, the fourth such loss for the agency this year.
Phillip Howard was driving on his motorcycle and veered off a bend on Spooky Hollow road in Turkey Point and crashed into a metal fence and a tree on the property of a cemetery. He was riding with a group.OPP say at this time there is no indication that he was speeding or impaired. He was wearing all appropriate riding gear.Police investigating whether he suffered a medical emergency or whether he is not an experienced rider.Kelly Botelho has more…
by The Associated Press Posted Nov 8, 2016 10:55 pm MDT Last Updated Nov 9, 2016 at 8:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Asia shares, Dow futures, oil price sink as Trump leads in vote count HONG KONG – The increasingly likely prospect of a Donald Trump presidency roiled North American futures markets and sent Asian stocks and oil prices tumbling in Wednesday trading, setting up what was likely to be a rough ride for investors in Canada, where energy and commodity prices are key.After scoring gains earlier — when it seemed like Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton would thump her Republican foe — Japan’s Nikkei 225 index dropped a whopping 6.1 per cent, while market benchmarks in Australia, South Korea’s and Hong Kong tumbled similar amounts.Dow and S&P futures also plunged after safe-play stocks, such as utilities and phone companies, were among the biggest gainers on Tuesday as investors focused on the U.S. presidential election.Wall Street had largely seen Clinton as more likely to maintain the status quo, while viewing Trump’s polices as less clear.“Rightly or wrongly, markets are going to be concerned about a Trump victory, particularly given the potential consequences for world trade and its impact on many large companies in the U.S. stock market,” said Ric Spooner, chief analyst at CMC Markets in Sydney.“Like Brexit, the rally over the last two days increases the downside potential.”Spooner compared the situation to the sharp global market declines following the Brexit vote in which Britain unexpectedly voted to leave the European Union.Among Trump’s campaign statements that have sparked concerns are his threat to restrict immigration to the U.S., renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement that takes in Canada and Mexico and scuttle the Pacific Rim trade initiative known as TPP.Currencies, especially the Mexican peso, took a hit as Trump edged toward the winner’s circle. The peso, which had been viewed as a proxy for Trump’s chances of winning, plunged more than 11 per cent, while the U.S. dollar fell against the yen.In overnight trading, the Canadian dollar dipped more than a full cent against the greenback.Concerns about a Trump presidency spread to oil prices, which saw benchmark U.S. crude futures down $1.65 to $43.33 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.About the only winner amidst the turbulence was gold — seen as a safe haven in times of uncertainty — which soared 4.7 per cent.— With files from The Canadian Press
“This news gives us great hope that a cure for HIV in children is possible and could bring us one step closer to an AIDS-free generation,” said Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Executive Director Michel Sidibé. “This also underscores the need for research and innovation especially in the area of early diagnostics.” According to researchers, the mother was living with HIV at the time of the baby’s birth and had not received antiretroviral medication or prenatal care. The child was born prematurely in July 2010 in the state of Mississippi and due to the high risk of exposure to HIV, received a triple therapy regimen of antiretroviral drugs 30 hours after her birth and continued treatment until she was 18 months of age.When the child, now two and a half years old, was seen by professionals about half a year later, blood samples revealed undetectable HIV levels and no HIV-specific antibodies. If the findings are confirmed, it would be the first well-documented case of an HIV-positive child who appears to have no detectable levels of the virus despite stopping HIV treatment. While the toddler continues to thrive without antiretroviral therapy, UNAIDS cautioned that more studies need to be conducted to understand the outcomes and whether the current findings can be replicated.“It is potentially great news,” said the Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Anthony Lake. “This case also demonstrates what we already know – it is vital to test newborn babies at risk as soon as possible.”According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, 330,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2011 and at the end of the year, only 28 per cent of children under the age of 15 living with HIV were on HIV treatment, compared to 54 per cent of eligible adults.Data also shows that just 28 per cent of HIV-exposed babies were tested for this disease within six weeks of birth in 2010 due to the high costs of early diagnostics and limited access to services and medicines.In 2011, UNAIDS and its partners launched a global plan for the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive. Significant progress has been made and continued support and research is needed, the agency said in a news release.
QUESTION OF THE DAYGenuine democratic society is an inclusive society which promotes representation on the promise of informed choice. This means that merit serves as the basis of selecting post bearers. Hence in running the affairs of a state term limit, knowledge and honesty, both physical and mental, must take precedence over all other criteria in selecting a representative and not ethno linguistic, religious or other parochial considerations. Anybody that departs from this principle is classified as a demagogue who aims to exploit the sentiments of groups just to become a populist who would only effect change for its sake and not to add value to the lives of the people. This trend should be carefully reviewed and addressed, otherwise society would experience many lost decades due to wrong choice based on wrong determination.
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to pay up to €36m for AS Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas in JuneThe Greece international is viewed as more of an old-fashioned centre-half due to his height, speed and physical prowess.Since arriving at Roma in 2014 from Olympiacos, Manolas has established himself as a key member of the squad with 192 appearances in all competitions having been made.But Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the 27-year-old’s time at Roma looks set to come to an end soon with his release clause set at €36m, which has caught United’s interest.Solskjaer praises Harry Maguire after Man United’s 1-0 win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer singled out Harry Maguire for praise after helping Manchester United keep a clean sheet in their 1-0 win over Leicester City.The Red Devils view Manolas as someone who will not only be able to bolster their backline, but also provide competition for Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Eric Bailly.However, the report adds that United will not be able to trigger Manolas’ release clause until the end of this season with Roma reluctant to sell this month.Despite the uncertainty surrounding his future at the Stadio Olimpico, however, Manolas has still made 21 appearances in all competitions for Roma this season.
Who: Clark County Public Health Advisory Council.What: Community presentation on planning recommendations proposed for comprehensive growth management plan to improve the health of county residents.When: 4-5:30 p.m. April 10.Where: Vancouver Community Library, Columbia Room, 901 C St.Information: Clark County Public Health.After years of planning for a healthier Clark County, officials are now ready to unveil their proposal to the community and stakeholders.More than two years ago, county health and planning officials launched a collaborative effort to draft a health element for the county’s comprehensive growth management plan. In the coming weeks, county officials will share the proposal with the community, the Clark County Planning Commission and the Clark County Board of Commissioners.State law requires the county to have a growth management plan, but the plan is not required to have a chapter dedicated to health. The county has other elements in the plan that are not required by state law, such as chapters on schools and economic development.The health element is centered around the basic premise that the built environment impacts health.The health element plan is divided into eight categories: transportation; food; safety and social connections; housing; parks; climate change; environment; and economics. The plan includes literature reviews of other communities, current conditions in Clark County and recommendations for policies to promote health and minimize harm for each of the eight categories.Health department staffers have held several community forums to present health chapter information and gather feedback. A community presentation onApril 10 will be the first time the forum includes specifics on the policy recommendations aimed to improve public health, said Jonnie Hyde, healthy communities manager for the county.Prior to the community event, county staff will present the health element to the commissioners and planning commission. The planning commission will hold a public hearing on the health element at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at the Public Service Center.
WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington High School held its annual Academic Awards & Scholarship Night on Friday, June 1 in the WHS Gymnasium.The nearly 3-hour ceremony saw $165,000 in scholarships handed out to 105 graduating seniors.“This is a very special event we hold every year as we recognize our most well-deserving students for their outstanding commitment to academics, their dedication to school and community, and their proud demonstration of true Wildcat spirit,” WHS Principal Linda Peters told the crowd.“We’re so proud of these students. Not only did they meet the expectations and challenges that their high school experience presented, but they’ve achieved above and beyond, both inside and outside the classroom,” continued Peters. “We’re here tonight to commend them for their work ethic, academic achievement, and being individuals of outstanding character.”“You’re so fortunate to have grown up in a community that prides itself on giving back,” Peters told the seniors. “Some day, you may have an opportunity to give back to this very community that has provided you so much.”Businesses which presented scholarships included: Action Ambulance; Align Credit Union; Analog Devices; HUB International; interlinkONE; Lahey Health; Lowell Five Savings Bank; and Warner Babcock Institute For Green Chemistry, along with the Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce.Community groups which presented scholarships included: American Legion Post 136; Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 110; Friendship Masonic Lodge; Sole Sisters Running Club; Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks; Wilmington Community Fund; Wilmington Community Television; Wilmington Democratic Town Committee; Wilmington Kiwanis Club; Wilmington Rotary Club; Wilmington Sons of Italy Jr. Lodge; Wilmington VFW Post 2458; Wilmington Women’s Club; and We’re One Wilmington.Sports organizations which presented scholarships included: Wilmington Beyond TOPS; Wilmington Boosters Club; Wilmington Little League; Wilmington Touchdown Club; Wilmington Youth Hockey; Wilmington Youth Soccer; and Wilmington Pop Warner.School organizations which presented scholarships included: WHS CATS; WHS Medical Careers Club; WHS World Cultures Club; Wilmington Band Parents & Friends; Wilmington School-Business Partnership; Wilmington Strings Attached; and Wilmington Teachers Association.The Town of Wilmington, Town’s Veterans Department, Town’s Elderly Services Department, Wilmington Firefighter Union, Wilmington Police Association; and Wilmington Police Patrol Union also provided scholarships.Scholarships were offered in memory of: Tony Alonardo; Anthony Barletta; Joanne Benton; Joyce Brisbois; Laura Caira; Doug Chernovetz; George Cogan; Janet Coulouris; Christopher Crosby; Lawrence Cushing; Bob & Peg Dicey; Jonathan Fish; Kim Forte; Kimberly Jean Hall; Leo & Helen Harrington; Audrey Harrison; Don Jones; Frank Kelley; John Lucci, Sr.; Officer John Maguire; Kelli Murray; Kevin Nolan; Justin Andrew O’Neil; Carl Olsen; Claire & Herb Peterson; Ring Family; Jason Stevenson; E.H. Stuart; Barry & Marry Stuzell; Jay Sullivan; Sylvia Weiner; Hugh Wiberg; and Jack Wolfe.Academic Excellence AwardsThe Wilmington High School faculty also announced the top seniors in each department. Award winners included:Business: Nolan KaneEnglish: Jesse ValenteFamily & Consumer Science: Krista BrownHealth Dynamics: Bobby LordMath: Aditya GauthamScience: Aditya GauthamSocial Studies: Joana XingTechnology: Adele BurtonVisual Arts: Kendia NerestantWorld Languages: Brianna FerreiraZoe Marzi, Mia O’Connell, and Anna Pietropaolo received High Honors on the National Latin Exam. Vittorio Iocco (silver) and Aditya Gautham (bronze) received medals in the National Spanish Exam. Fariha Haque received an award from the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association.Fariha Haque was awarded the Paul Revere Bowl. Mia O’Connell, Marissa Lagrasso, and Adam Doucette received Marine Corp Student Awards. Jessica Moore received the Joanne Benton Dear Soldier Letter Award from iPods for Wounded Veterans.Principal Linda Peters also revealed the class’s final Top 10 rankings:#10) Dina Singh#9) Andrew Almedia#8) Mia O’Connell#7) Thomas Hogan#6) Jesse Valente#5) Gillian Lentini#4) Zoe Marzi#3) Fariha Haque#2) Aditya Gautham#1) Vittorio Iocco[Editor’s Note: Wilmington Apple apologizes for any misspellings. I was working strictly from what I *think* I heard and did not have a list of awards, scholarships or recipients.]Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? 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