Video: Presiding Bishop asks for prayers following shootings

first_img Lillian Jane Steele says: Posted Jul 8, 2016 Rector Tampa, FL Submit a Job Listing Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Collierville, TN Gun Violence, George M Jones says: Joe Parrish says: July 10, 2016 at 7:11 am Bishop Curry–Go to Dallas. Speak for us in the streets, the police houses, the churches. Go with Presiding Bishops of Methodist, Lutheran …whoever else…and be the face and heart of the church. You are preaching to the choir–we need you to preach to the world and tell them –we grieve, we will work to change the violence and we are here! In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 July 11, 2016 at 7:50 pm An excellent resource. 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 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group 4:53[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has issued the following video asking every Episcopalian to share in deep prayer following the shootings in the United States.  The video is available here.Many Episcopal groups have prepared resources that may help congregations and individuals in their prayer and conversation this weekend.A liturgy resource for praying after Ferguson, created in the Diocese of Missouri and shared by the Beloved Community: Commission for Dismantling Racism in the Diocese of AtlantaA summary of Episcopal resources for racial reconciliationEpiscopal News Service feed with statements and resources from across the churchIf you have created resources to help your community to pray and to work for healing and justice, please share them with the Presiding Bishop’s staff here: [email protected] Featured Jobs & Calls Associate Rector Columbus, GA Pamela Payne says: Press Release Service Rector Bath, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Doug Desper says: William Dyson says: July 10, 2016 at 2:37 pm Recent shootings in Baton Rouge and St. Paul, as well as Dallas, could have been avoided. The first two speak to a total disregard for the black population. The last shooting appears to be a response to the previous two. From my perspective, all are unjustified. It will take a whole lot of discussion by all – citizens, police, lawmakers – in order to get a sense of what the frustrations are. Talking openly about people’s concerns is a beginning and only a beginning. We have not taken advantage of the opportunity to have these discussions. It appears as though we are ill prepared to do this, or lacking the will. We have the opportunity now. Let us rise to the occasion.William DysonWyncote PA 19095 Rector Knoxville, TN New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Belleville, IL Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Advocacy Peace & Justice, Tags An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME 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 Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ken Abraham says: Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ July 9, 2016 at 7:42 am Two wrongs never make a right. The tragic, senseless slayings in Dallas were no doubt sparked by the police shootings of two young black men earlier in the month, with both cases receiving much publicity. Decades of “stop and frisk” actions by police as part of our absurd and futile “war on drugs”, combined with out of control trigger fingers on too many officers, have caused deep animosity between citizens and police in many communities. It is long past time for mutual respect. Video July 9, 2016 at 7:24 pm The tragedies of loss of human life, no matter the circumstances, is enough for us to mourn. Working to improve relations in our society based on Jesus’ injunction that we love one another as He loves us should be our goal.. Let’s avoid all the political rhetoric and finger-pointing on both sides, and demonstrate to a hurting world what the love of God and Christ looks like. July 9, 2016 at 1:32 pm Ken: the sniper had a well-supplied arsenal back at his house, including bomb material that he had laid in some time before any of the recent police shootings. He didn’t need much reason to act – and was looking for one. Yes, police abuses happen and should be condemned and corrected, but let’s not give the criminal the out that he thought that he deserved as he targeted and assassinated police. I really hope that ENS and commenters on these matters will go past CNN and MSNBC coverage and look at the details of who is involved in these incidents and what their backgrounds are. Too much has been gotten just plain wrong on this and other sites. Recent memory of this recalls how Occupy Wall Street was adored and praised until they were exposed as the anarchy group that they were and are. Other memories recall the premature, disgraceful — and totally indefensible — public crucifixion of Officer Darrin Wilson of Ferguson, MO – which was never apologized for or corrected in the media or by those who gave public opinions without loading their minds. Michael Brown was made up to be the “gentle giant” and college-bound saint, but was proven to be a predator, thief, and thug who went for Wilson’s gun, and charged towards Wilson. Investigations, including by the Justice Department, cleared Wilson, but keyboard commandos on every news outlet and blog – including this one – ruined his life. Talk about “respecting the dignity of all persons!” Didn’t happen here. Now, these latest shooting incidents demand even more of our prudence before clergy pronouncements and blogosphere opinions further muddy or ignore facts. The rush to respond with some sage opinion or prayer needs to be tempered by more humility and fact-finding. Yes, there are police who need to be arrested. They are few. More than those are the TV-ready victims in Black Lives Matter and other anarchy groups who live as a part of a grievance industry and are paid to stir up trouble, who dare police to keep order, and and are nothing more than rent-a-mobs funded by monied backers like George Soros. Did anybody take note of the BLM looters who were taking advantage of the carnage in Dallas? Some people hid behind police when the shooting started, others with professionally made signs dropped them and began robbing others. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Comments (9) Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Comments are closed. LaRae Rutenbar says: 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 Rector Smithfield, NC July 9, 2016 at 2:14 pm I suggest that The Prayer Attributed to Saint Francis in the Book of Common Prayer be used as a resource. May we all be instruments of God’s peace. May we be blessed with peace and all good. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Video: Presiding Bishop asks for prayers following shootings Resources for prayer and conversation Curate Diocese of Nebraska Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Featured Events July 9, 2016 at 7:26 pm Here is the prayer that Bishop Curry invites us to use, The Prayer for the Human Family:O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in your good time, all nations and races may serve you in harmony around your heavenly throne; through Jesus Christour Lord. Amen. Rector Hopkinsville, KY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Rector Martinsville, VA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit an Event Listing Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA July 11, 2016 at 4:13 pm “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…” – truth, even if 2900 years old is still truth.Though Hosea brings a strong message of condemnation, it is laced with the marvelous grace of God’s reconciliation and love for His people and the world. The Spiritual Leadership of our Church and churches has and continues to struggle with how we are to be God’s witness against such this “lack of knowledge” among the “people.”May God continue to lead our Presiding Bishop, all Bishops, Priests, and the laity in our Church – to understand their place in this time of angst; granting them the insight, giving them the setting, and empowering their message of Peace and Reconciliation in our time [Esther 4:14]. Amen. Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 July 2016 shootings, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Albany, NY Brother Tupper, TSSF says: Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NYlast_img read more

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DfES white paper on higher education’s future covers fundraising

first_img Howard Lake | 24 January 2003 | News The department wants to encourage public support for universities so proposes to set up “a task force to promote corporate as well as individual giving… We need to ensure that we have a culture in which donors and all our institutions, including those with no history of incentivising donations, make the most of the potential ofendowment.” It is not stated whether this promotion will be in partnership with existing initiatives such as The Giving Campaign.Such promotion will include making the benefits of giving clearer to alumni. The paper focuses on Gift Aid, and specifically proposes to “encourage the sector to develop a standard gift aid form for giving.”Addressing corporate giving, the department proposes to “set up a task force to encourage institutions and potential donors to promote the existing incentives for individual and corporate donation and to encourage change inuniversity and individual behaviour.” This task force would consist of “corporate donors, financial and fundraising experts, from the public, private and voluntary sectors, and the HE sector itself, as well as other key opinion formers.” Looking beyond donations, the task force “would also look at other entrepreneurial activity and how that could be developed.”The department recognises that greater professionalisation in fundraising will also be key to universities’ future funding. “The professionalisation of fundraising activities can also be a driver for good financial management,” says the white paper. The department does not, however, specify how it might support this greater professionalisation.Another proposal in the white paper is for streamlining higher education funding. The department reports that, in response to The Better Regulation Task Force’s report on bureaucracy in higher education in summer 2002, it will propose that funding is consolidated into “a smaller number of funding streams.”The white paper covers strategy for Higher Education in England. It includes some issues which are ‘reserved’ matters for the UK parliament: these are flagged up. These will also affect Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.The DfES is seeking feedback on the white paper from those who provide higher education and those who benefit from it. Feedback is welcomed before 30 April 2003.The quotes above are taken from “The future of higher education” is © Crown Copyright 2003.You can download the 110-page document at no charge from the Department for Education and Skills in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF). AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The government’s Department for Education and Skills (DfES) has published a white paper entitled “The future of higher education”. It contains a whole chapter addressing funding and fundraising.Chapter seven of the white paper is entitled “Freedoms and funding.” It argues that “to be really successful, universities must be free to take responsibility for their own strategic and financial future” in addition to government support. It makes a number of proposals in this regard.The DfES is particularly keen to ensure universities’ longer term financial security so “will support institutions to build endowments in a range of ways.” To assist this it proposes “to create a matched fund for endowment” to which any university could apply. It compares the current endowment funds of Harvard (about $18 billion), Yale ($11 billion) and Princeton ($8 billion) with Oxford University’s endowment of about £2 billion. Advertisement 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. DfES white paper on higher education’s future covers fundraisinglast_img read more

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THE ANTI-TRUMP PROTESTS: How do people become revolutionaries?

first_imgWashington #J20resistSince the election of Trump, spontaneous protests have erupted as well as the massive counter-inaugural marches on Jan. 20 and worldwide women’s marches on Jan. 21. Some leftists and anti-war people on social media have had nothing but criticism for the protests and skepticism regarding their participants.We republish here a response by Bill Dores, an activist since he joined Youth Against War and Fascism in 1968.On Aug. 12, 1962, my organization, Youth Against War and Fascism, held the first protest in this country against the Vietnam war. About 70 people came to our picket line in New York. Few people in the U.S. were aware that U.S. military “advisers” were fighting against the Vietnamese people at that time.That was a bit before my time. I became active in 1968, after the Tet Offensive — when the Vietnamese National Liberation Front stunned the then half-million U.S. troops by seizing major parts of the country for a few weeks in February — and the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April.By then the body count of U.S. troops killed and the cost of the war had skyrocketed. Hundreds of thousands were marching in the streets against the war. Students were shutting down campuses. GIs were starting to rebel. Dr. King had spoken out against the war a year before his assassination. By the fall of 1969, Nixon was in the White House and a million people filled the streets in National Moratoriums against the war.Should we have said, “Where were you clowns seven years ago, when we happy few were protesting the war alone? You Johnny-Come-Latelys are only here because more GIs are dying, there’s a Republican in the White House and the Establishment itself is split on the war”?That would have been foolish. The point was not moral purity, but to actually try to build a movement to stop the war. We threw ourselves into the new movement and tried to make it more militant.We injected the slogan “Stop the War Against Black America” and raised the issue of Palestine. Sometimes we had to battle official marshals to do that, but it couldn’t have happened if we hadn’t been there.In November 1969, when half a million people rallied in Washington against the war, we, together with Students for a Democratic Society, led a breakaway march of 20,000 that stormed the Justice Department in defense of the Black Panther Party.The night before, thousands of us battled the cops in the streets of Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood as we tried to seize the Saigon regime’s Embassy — the U.S. supported a puppet government there — on behalf of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of Vietnam.War on YugoslaviaFast forward 30 years to March 1999 and the Bill Clinton regime’s air assault on Yugoslavia. The International Action Center, many of whose older members had been in YAWF, organized just about the only protests against that war in alliance with some Yugoslav organizations. We organized marches in several cities, a march on Washington, and a war crimes tribunal against the Clinton administration and the European NATO leaders, who also backed the destruction of that multinational country.Thousands of Yugoslav-Americans came out in protest, many for the first time. Some had voted for Clinton; others were Republicans and voted for Bush ­Senior.Did we say, “Where the hell were you eight years ago when Bush was bombing Iraq? And where were you last month when the New York Police Department murdered Amadou Diallo in a hail of 41 shots?”Of course not. Of course, people will respond first when they are attacked directly. It opens their eyes. We said, “Welcome to the struggle; let’s try and stop this war.” A few years later, when Bush Junior invaded Iraq, many of them joined the protests.I find it incomprehensible that anyone on the left or who claims to be anti-imperialist is complaining that people are in the streets against the class enemy’s new commander. If you have been at the protests, you have seen that most people there were young and many from the communities most under attack. Others were from the Black Lives Matter and immigrant rights movements and have been in the streets under Bush and Obama. (Were all those who criticize the Trump protests there with them?)A major aim of capitalist-run electoral politics is to direct people away from street demonstrations to the confines of the ballot box. Now, people are in the streets. The fear of provoking a popular upsurge was one reason many in the ruling class were leery of Trump in the first place.Do the anti-Trump protesters need to understand Syria and Libya to protest Trump’s openly proclaimed plans to escalate the war against Black and Brown people here? If we anti-imperialists are with the people in the streets, we have an opportunity to explain the other issues to them.Are some of them misled by the Democrats? That’s the role of the Democratic Party — to mislead. It’s only by being in the struggle and by being in contact with revolutionary ideas that the protesters learn.Revolutionary change depends upon people coming into motion who were not active before. The point is to get people in motion.Where else do you expect the human material for revolution to come from? It’s in the process of struggle and confrontation that people become radical.Russia’s revolutionsThe 1905 Revolution in Russia began with people following a priest in a march that appealed to “the good czar, our little father,” asking him for some reforms. The “good czar’s” police fired on that march.Twelve years later, women in St. Petersburg went out on strike on International Women’s Day. The men didn’t join until the next day. (The women didn’t scold them for not being there “yesterday.”) Five days later, together with Army troops, the women and men workers overthrew the czar and started on the road to the socialist revolution eight months later.My first political act, when I was very young, was giving out flyers for Sen. “Clean Gene” McCarthy, who had the reputation of being against the Vietnam War, although he too was for U.S. imperialism. Within weeks, I was supporting the Black Panthers and running in the streets with the flag of Vietnam’s National Liberation Front.Come to think of it, we in Workers World Party organized the only demonstrations in the country that I know of against fascism in Ukraine, defending the rebellion in the eastern provinces now called Novorossiya, and supporting Russia’s annexation of Crimea from the pro-fascist Kiev regime. We have also marched against U.S. intervention in Syria.We wonder if the purists now scorning the anti-Trump protesters were there at these demonstrations. Probably not, or the demonstrations would have been much larger.But if they join now, we won’t try to keep them away.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Frogs cruise to 73-55 victory over Prairie View A&M

first_imgReddIt Twitter Facebook Previous articleTCU leads Prairie View A&M 26-23 at halftimeNext articleDee J. Kelly Center offers alternative study space for students Dean Straka RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Men’s tennis clinches consecutive Big 12 titles with win over No. 4 Baylor Dean Straka is a senior journalism major from Lake Forest, California. He currently serves as Sports Line Editor for TCU 360. His passions include golf, God, traveling, and sitting down to watch the big game of the day. Follow him on Twitter at @dwstraka49 Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ TCU guard Malique Trent dribbles the ball down the court. Equestrian defeated in Big 12 Championship Norrie climbs to No. 1 in national rankings Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award ReddIt + posts Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Equestrian upsets No. 1 Baylor, swept by Texas A&M at NCEA Championships Facebook Linkedin Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Twitter printThe Horned Frogs defeated the Prairie View A&M Panthers 73-55 Friday night at the Wilkerson Greines Activity Center in Fort Worth, improving to 5-4 on the season.Sophomore guard Vladimir Brodziansky led the way in the victory with a team-high 16 points. The Frogs shot 47.8 percent from the field. Panthers’ guard Admassu Williams was the high scorer of the game with 19 points.The game got off to a slow start, as both teams were tied at only nine points apiece midway through the first half. TCU led the contest 26-23 at halftime. The Frogs shot just 35 percent from the field in the first half, while the Panthers went a dismal 20.7 percent.“The positive thing about tonight is that we won,” TCU head coach Trent Johnson said. “We played sluggish, and we’ve been like this coming out of the Washington game. I have to get this corrected in a hurry.”The pace would pick up in the second half however, with the Frogs jumping out to a 37-28 lead just over four minutes into the half. A 47-point second half would be enough to secure the victory for the Frogs in their final game at the Wilkerson Greines Activity Center for the foreseeable future.Turnovers and free-throw shooting continued to be an issue for the Frogs despite the win. The Frogs committed 23 turnovers and shot 66 percent from the line.“We’re just not playing great basketball right now,” Johnson said. “I don’t know how many turnovers. We’re trying to catch the ball with one hand, and we’re trying to make hard plays.”Prairie View A&M remains winless on the season, now sitting at 0-8 with the loss.The Frogs return to action when they host Abilene Christian University on Dec. 2o in the newly renovated Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on TCU’s campus. The arena, which has been undergoing renovations since spring 2014, opens next week. Linkedin Dean Straka TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more

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Pasadena Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

first_img Make a comment Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe Community News Non-Profits News Pasadena Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Published on Monday, February 11, 2013 | 5:15 pm Herbeauty15 things only girls who live life to the maximum understandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Pulse PollVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) today announced that Rita Diaz, a partner at the Pasadena law firm Hahn & Hahn LLP, has joined its board. Ms. Diaz practices employment law and trust and estate litigation and has been with the firm since 1999.“We are very pleased to welcome Rita Diaz to the Foundation,” states PCF Executive Director Jennifer DeVoll. “Rita is involved in the community. She serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club, and is a past Board member of CCIS, now Options. She also brings to the Foundation tremendous experience at one of this area’s premiere estate planning law firms which ties in directly to the work that we do.”Rita notes that her position on the board of the Pasadena Boys and Girls Club has given her the opportunity to see, firsthand, the valuable services they provide to the community. Not only does the Club offer fun after school activities for kids ages 6 to 18, but they also provide important educational programs such as assistance with homework and college preparation.Rita originally began serving on the board of Child Care Information Services (CCIS), where she served for eight years, as a way of giving back to her community. During her tenure as board president, CCIS lost their funding and in March 2012, merged with Options, another local organization for families and children. Today, Options provides childcare services for under-income families at their San Gabriel Valley childcare centers as well as educational programs for childcare providers.One of the most valuable assets Rita brings to the Foundation is her experience in helping non-profits through their financial struggles. While Rita notes that it was heartbreaking when CCIS lost their funding due to state budget cuts, she learned what needed to be done to continue to provide needed services to parents, families and child care providers.As a mom, Rita says she has become much more aware of the many, needy non profits that serve kids and their families in the Pasadena area and looks forward to contributing her expertise in this area to the Pasadena Community Foundation. Rita and her husband, John, have two children: 5-year old John Paul and 2-year old Scarlett.For more information on the Pasadena Community Foundation, please visit www.pasadenacf.org. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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HSE boss says LGH faces a huge challenge in 2012

first_img WhatsApp HSE boss says LGH faces a huge challenge in 2012 Facebook Newsx Adverts Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter By News Highland – March 1, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Previous articleEamon O’Cuiv resigns as Deputy leader of Fianna FailNext articleGardai confirm Foyle body is that of David Colhoun News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firecenter_img Pinterest Google+ Facebook Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th The head of the HSE has identified Letterkenny General as one of the hospitals facing the biggest challenge in 2012.The Irish Medical Times reports that Cathal Magee told the Board of the Executive that immediate action is being taken by the HSE to review the plans of Letterkenny General and a number of other hospitals to achieve a balanced budget.He said there is a real challenge in maintaining services while meeting the financial targets for 2012. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+last_img read more

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Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain PIL Seeking CBI Probe Into Death Of Kalikho Pul, Ex-Arunachal CM

first_imgTop StoriesSupreme Court Refuses To Entertain PIL Seeking CBI Probe Into Death Of Kalikho Pul, Ex-Arunachal CM LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK28 April 2021 11:55 PMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation(PIL) petition which sought CBI investigation into the unnatural death of Kalikho Pul, former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, in August 2016.The PIL was filed by an NGO named “Social Vigilance Team”.A bench comprising Justices UU Lalit, KM Joseph and Indira Banerjee allowed the petitioner to withdraw the petition to seek other remedies as are open in law.When the matter was taken, Justice Lalit pointed out to Senior Advocate Siddhartha Dave, the counsel for the petitioner, that the widow of Kalikho Pul had approached the Supreme Court in 2017, and that matter was withdrawn with liberty to approach the President of India with a representation.”Earlier, the wife of the man had approached us. I recollect that I was part of the bench which Justice Goel was presiding. That matter was withdrawn with the understanding that the President will be approached as several names were mentioned in the letter(alleged suicide note left by Pul)”.Justice Lalit asked what happened after the President was approached.Mr.Dave replied that nothing happened.Justice Lalit then pointed out that the PIL has been filed by a complete stranger, who has no connection with Pul.”You are not claiming that you have any connection or relation with him. You are a complete stranger. How can we entertain this PIL in a criminal matter under Article 32?Either you withdraw it or we will say we are not entertaining it”.Following that, the petition was withdrawn.Kalikho Pul had become the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in February 2016 with the help of rebel Congress leaders and the BJP. However, in July 2016, Pul had to step down as Chief Minister after the Supreme Court ruled that the decision of Arunchal Pradesh Governor to dissolve the assembly in December 2015 was illegal and void.On August 9, 2016, Pul was found dead in his home. As per reports, he allegedly killed himself. He also left an alleged suicide note, incriminating several prominent persons holding constitutional posts.In February 2017, the Supreme Court heard a letter petition sent by Kalikho Pul’s wife seeking enquiry on the basis of the allegations in his suicide note. Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave, appearing for Pul’s wife Dangwimsai Pul objected to the Court hearing the letter petition on its judicial side and asserted that it should be considered on the administrative side for in-house probe as certain judges were also allegedly named in the suicide letter.The petition was later withdrawn with liberty to approach the President.Kalikho Pul’s son Shubanso Pul was found dead in his UK residence in February 2020.TagsKalikho Pul #Justice UU Lalit Justice KM Joseph Justice Indira Banerjee Senior Advocate Siddhartha Dave Next Storylast_img read more

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Calls for country-wide smoky coal ban

first_img Pinterest Previous articleRed handprints painted on Derry building in protest of McKee murderNext articleUpdate: Air Corps and Army on scene to assist with wildfire News Highland Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Facebook By News Highland – April 22, 2019 Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Calls for country-wide smoky coal ban AudioHomepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 The Labour Party is calling on the Government to bring in a ban on smoky coal immediately.Its Health Spokesperson, Alan Kelly has described the lack of planning around the proposed ban as irresponsible.Currently it only applies to Dublin and towns with a population greater than 15 thousand.Deputy Kelly, says extending it will save lives:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/kellycoal5.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

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Do employees benefit from employee benefits?

first_imgRead full article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Staff benefits schemes seem to be a hot topic at the moment so I thought I’d chime in with my thoughts….In years gone by the company car, paid phone bill’s or company credit card were pretty much the in domain of the professionals at the top of their game working in the most generous of companies. Now though, almost akin to my blog post on gimmicky long interview processes, companies seem to be using the benefits they offer as a marketing tool, and the list of what is being offered is getting longer and longer. There’ nothing wrong with that, but let’s dissect it a little.In recent times there has been a lot of debate over what is considered a generous benefits programme and what is going too far. For example, I refer to Facebook and Apple who opted for a very polarizing benefit of freezing any female employee’s eggs (most suggest in a bid to allow feeling more at ease delaying having children). Or Google California, as another example who trucked in snow to create a snowy wonderland for its staff. Times are of course changing and our wants and needs are evolving with the times. I totally get that we are not programmed in the same way that we were 50 years ago where social norms almost pre-defined at what ages children would enter our lives, or when we should be allowed to enjoy a brisk walk in the snow, but is this taking a “company benefit” too far?In a few less extreme examples such-as, orgs employing chefs to cook meals each day for staff, full gym in-house or even sleep pods. These all sound amazing, right? And who wouldn’t want a part of that, but something that is also worth thinking about is – Are we then blurring the lines further between our professional worlds and our personal worlds? And indeed, is this a good or bad thing? We have already seen a huge shift towards technology interoperability and never being too far away from a piece of tech that could see us struggle to “switch off” in our personal time, but we are now looking at a new age where the comforts of home-life are being brought to the office.This is not to say I wouldn’t dive straight into a sleep-pod given the chance – just food for thought and I’d be keen to hear other perspective on where boundaries should be in the creation of a solid benefits scheme…center_img Previous Article Next Article Do employees benefit from employee benefits?Shared from missc on 17 Jun 2015 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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Wide Beaches End to End in Ocean City by Spring?

first_imgA pipeline now extends past 59th Street, where a work crew is tapering the wide beach to meet the beach at Corson’s Inlet State Park,, which is not part of the project area. The south end beach replenishment project has about a day or two worth of work remaining before it’s complete, and a north end project could begin by mid-October, Ocean City Business Administrator Jim Mallon reported to City Council on Thursday.The wide beach at 58th Street holds up against a week of northeast winds.Ocean City could have more sand on its beaches by the new year than it has at any time since the island was developed.Most old-timers can remember the ocean regularly washing under the boardwalk at several different points. But the north end of Ocean City has been on a regular cycle for Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment since the 1990s, and the south end joined that program for the first time this year.Mallon said the contractor pumping new sand onto the south end has about 17,000 cubic yards to go before completing a project of 1.6 million cubic yards between 37th and 59th streets.The beach at Fifth Street is nearly gone — even at a mid-tide — but will be part of a renourishment project this fall.The work has been at a standstill all week as the dredge transporting sand retreated to port in the rough seas of a strong northeast swell. When the Liberty Island returns early next week, the city is hoping the work can be completed in just one more day.The contractor will then remove pipeline and equipment from the beach and work on completing dune crossovers. Mallon said restoring the 59th Street entrance to Corson’s Inlet State Park will be a priority. Dune grass will be planted seasonally starting in November.A separate dredge, the Illinois, is expected to complete work in Sea Isle City (part of the same $57 million project as southern Ocean City) in early October. The dredge will be transported straight to Ocean City after the job in Sea Isle is done.Waverly Beach on the north end is another spot that erodes more quickly than other beaches.A pre-construction meeting is scheduled for early October, and sand-pumping could begin by mid-October. The project area would range from Ocean City’s first jetty at Seaspray Road to 15th Street.The last north end replenishment in 2013 was scheduled to be completed in about three months (and took just slightly longer due to weather and mechanical delays). That schedule would complete the work by mid-January.City Council approved a bond ordinance earlier this year to fund for the city’s portion of the north end work.The specifications call for the work to be complete by March 1, 2016. The work at the north end is part of a regular three-year cycle of maintenance projects for which the municipal government assumes 8.75 percent of the cost (with the federal government and state paying the rest).The south end also will be on a three-year cycle for renourishment projects (with the city paying a slightly higher portion of the costs).Council authorized spending up to $1,350,000 for the yet-to-be-determined costs of the north end work.last_img read more

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