La Carlota City mayor passes away

first_imgJalandoni will be replaced by ViceMayor Rex Jalandoon./PN The governor said the people of LaCarlota City ‘will surely miss him.’ Vice Gov.  Jeffrey Ferrer said Jalandoni passed awayaround noon on Tuesday after battling liver cancer at the St. Lukes MedicalCenter in Makati City. Jalandoni was on his second term asthe city’s chief executive upon his death. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson alsoexpressed sympathized on the death of Jalandoni. Jalandoni has been undergoing medicaltreatment for two years already, the vice governor said. center_img Lacson also appealed to the people ofLa Carlota City ‘to continue to support their officials with the demise oftheir mayor.’ BACOLOD City – The city of La Carlotain Negros Occidental is mourning over the loss of their mayor Luis “Jackie”Jalandoni III. “We know each other as mayors of ourrespective cities and I heard good things about how he governed,” said Lacson,a former mayor of San Carlos City.  He added that the late mayor hasserved their hometown as councilor, vice mayor and mayor.last_img read more

Janice L. Cook

first_imgJanice L. Cook, of Brookville, was born on March 2, 1944, in Batesville, the daughter of Rupert and Dorothy Nedderman Moreland. Janice married Marvin Cook on December 7, 1963, at Providence Presbyterian Church in Bright, Indiana. Janice devoted 30 years to her career as a Medical Lab Technician, retiring from Fayette Memorial Hospital in 2008. In her free time, Janice was very active in her church, First Presbyterian Church of Harrison, serving as a Deacon and Elder and dedicating time to volunteer ministries. She also was a member of the Knitting Club and loved animals of all kinds. On Sunday, July 16, 2017, Janice passed away at Shawnee Spring Nursing Home in Harrison.Janice’s memory will be cherished by those who survive her, including her beloved husband; her daughter, Carla (Don) Myers of Cincinnati; her grandchildren, Heather and Trevor; siblings, James Moreland of Sunman, Beverly (Ivan) Hughes of Erlanger, KY, John (Karen) Moreland of Villa Hills, KY, and Thomas Moreland of Bright, IN. She is also survived by her siblings-in-law, Sharon (Glenn) Grubb of Brookville, Terry Cook (Karen Lake) of New Trenton, and Bonnie (Mark) Stewart of Brookville; and many nieces and nephews. Janice was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters-in-law, Carol Moreland and Linda Ayala; and brother-in-law, Gary Cook.Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. Visitation will continue on Thursday, July 20, at First Presbyterian Church, 115 S. Vine Street, Harrison, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Joshua Long will officiate the funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Gibson Cemetery in Bright, Indiana.Memorial contributions can be directed to FC CAN or the Franklin County Humane Society. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Janice L. Cook.last_img read more

Strength in depth pleases Wenger

first_img The Gunners battled to a 2-0 win at Manchester City on Sunday, which saw them close back up on the top four of the Barclays Premier League. Walcott and Ozil have just returned from injury, so watched on from the substitutes bench at the Etihad Stadium, but are expected to be in contention to start Sunday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie at Brighton. Wenger is confident having such strength in reserve, with England midfielder Jack Wilshere stepping up his rehabilitation following ankle surgery, can only boost Arsenal’s prospects for the second half of the campaign. “People reproach you when you have no competition on the bench. When there is one, they question you as well,” said Wenger. “It is true there is competition for places at the moment, that is a luxury that only a club of our stature can afford. “It can make the players better, because the competition inside the club is always very important to keep the players on their toes. “These (Walcott and Ozil) are players who are in a bit of a special position, it is not their quality which is questioned, it is just the fact they have just come back from long-term injuries.” Wenger accepts when everyone is fully fit, he will have some serious thinking to do on team selection. “The best XI I have in my head can change every week. We are in a world where competition is vital and competition is just down to performance in the last game,” he said. Walcott was sidelined for the best part of a year after suffering knee ligament damage in last season’s FA Cup third-round tie against Tottenham, which also shattered his 2014 World Cup hopes for England. Manager Arsene Wenger believes having the likes of Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott itching to get off the bench can only make Arsenal stronger for the challenges ahead. The forward was not able to be at Wembley when Arsenal battled back to beat Hull 3-2 after extra-time to end the club’s nine-season silverware quest, but hopes to get another opportunity to lift the famous old trophy come May 2015 having joined in with the open-top bus celebrations which followed around the streets of Highbury & Islington. “A lot of people say some players have lost some love for (the FA Cup), but not for me at all,” Walcott told Arsenal Player. “I am sure our players, having won it last year, will want to hold on to the trophy, so it is important to start well. “For me personally it would be fantastic (to do well in the FA Cup) because of the disappointment of last year. That is something I am desperate to achieve this year. “It was hard to take definitely, missing (the final), but it is one of those things that happen in football and things happen for a reason.” Press Associationlast_img read more

108-Year-Old New Jersey Woman Survives 1918 Flu, Coronavirus

first_imgSylvia Goldsholl calls herself a “survivor.”The 108-year-old New Jersey resident has lived through both the 1918 flu pandemic and the current coronavirus pandemic.Goldsholl, who lives at a nursing home in Allendale, New Jersey, has recovered from the virus, after being diagnosed last month, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said at a press conference on Thursday.Sylvia Goldscholl is 108 years old. Last month, she tested positive for #COVID19 and has beaten it. A tremendous life, a tremendous spirit, and a tremendous show of strength. So, to you, Sylvia, we send you all our best for many more years to come. pic.twitter.com/Wds6NCc1qj— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 14, 2020 “A tremendous life, a tremendous spirit, and a tremendous show of strength,” the governor wrote in the tweet about Goldsholl.Meanwhile, she told a television station, “I survived everything because I was determined to survive.”Rather than discussing the virus, she focused on her family.“The oldest of four children and I was the smartest one from the bunch,” she said. “I am a survivor. I’ve got to come out on the top of every list.”The staff at Allendale Community for Senior Living shared her story on Facebook, describing her as the “model of positive perseverance.”last_img read more

Rain ruins day four in England

first_img(ESPNCRICINFO) – More rain sent the second Test squelching towards a damp-squib draw, made even more disappointing by the fact that the small amount of play possible on day four teased at an enthralling contest.Despite squeezing in 10.2 overs of compelling cricket – more than on the washed-out third day – the players left the field after an hour as the rain arrived, remaining so heavy that stumps were called shortly before 4:00pm with the outfield too wet to even attempt a mopping-up operation.While play was allowed, England claimed the one wicket they needed to wrap up Pakistan’s first innings and lost one of their own when Rory Burns fell to Shaheen Shah Afridi on the fourth ball of the reply.Pakistan resumed on 223 for 9 with Mohammad Rizwan unbeaten on 60 and Naseem Shah not out 1.Rizwan came out swinging but failed to connect with James Anderson’s first ball. He scored a four in each of Anderson’s next two overs, the first charging down the pitch and getting a thick outside edge to an intended straight hit that sailed over gully’s head, the second a more controlled jab through backward point.But he fell a short time later, having added 12 to his overnight score, when he shovelled the ball to Zak Crawley at cover to give Stuart Broad his fourth wicket.Afridi made the early breakthrough for Pakistan, dismissing Burns for a four-ball duck. He almost had a wicket first ball but Burns’ nick to Asad Shafiq at second slip didn’t quite carry. Shafiq gobbled up the catch a short time later though, to send Burns on his way and put England at 0 for 1 in reply to Pakistan’s first-innings 236.Dom Sibley and Crawley both wore body blows from Mohammad Abbas who, like Afridi, was finding sublime movement to keep the batsmen under intense scrutiny before the weather had the final say for the fourth day in a row.last_img read more

Wrestling: Two All-American Badgers take on NCAA Championships to cap off successful season

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin wrestling team’s season came to a close this past weekend at the NCAA Championships.Six wrestlers headed to the tournament, each picking up at least one victory, but only two advanced to the quarterfinals.In his first season as coach, Chris Bono led the Badgers to a 9-6 record in duel-matches this season, including the team’s highest finish at the Midlands Championships since 2010 and the first season with two All-Americans since 2017.  “This team is a bunch of fighters,” Bono said. “We’ve got some really great kids.”Badgers transition to outdoor season after top-ten finishes at NCAA Indoor Championships, remarkable individual performancesTrack and field doesn’t typically come to mind when one thinks of Wisconsin winter sports. Most students would associate the Read…Wisconsin was represented in the quarterfinals by the two-time All-American, Evan Wick, who weighs in at 165 lbs and his All-American teammate, Trent Hillger, who weighs in at 285 lbs.  Fourth-seeded Wick, a redshirt sophomore, found his first action Saturday where he met No. 7 Isaiah White who was competing for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Wick had already matched up against White twice during the regular season and won both matches. Saturday however, White jumped out to an early 2–1 lead, but a critical hands-to-the-face call at the beginning of the third went against White to tie the match at two. Wick went on to record a takedown in the final minute and secure a 4–3 win to move on to the third-place match.  That match featured a remake of last year’s third-place match between Lock Haven wrestler Chance Marsteller and Wick.Softball: Badgers start Big Ten play with hopes of finishing atop conferenceThe No. 23 University of Wisconsin Softball team is off to one of their best starts in program history after Read…Wick had won his previous two matches against Marsteller, but did not find the same result over this past weekend. Marsteller advanced with a 6–5 victory over Wick, putting Wick in fourth place overall for the tournament.  Redshirt freshman No. 7 Hillger found defeat in the seventh-place match against No. 9 Matt Stencel of Central Michigan. Hillger tried to make a move late in the match, but Stencel countered the move and recorded a takedown as time was expiring to win 3–1. Hillger placed eighth in his NCAA Tournament debut. “We didn’t end on the brightest note, but we are leaving here with two All-Americans, which is something to build on and bring back to Madison,” Bono said. “We are excited to start building for next year. The future is bright in Madison, Wisconsin.”last_img read more

BoscaBet unveils plans to revolutionise independent betting shop experience

first_imgShare Winning Post: Political flip-floppery leads to uncertainty for casinos August 3, 2020 Winning Post: Swedish regulator pushes back on ‘Storebror’ approach to deposit limits August 24, 2020 Submit In 2018, BoscaBet is aiming to help independent betting shops rival the large retail chains in terms of enhancing customer engagement and experience.The Irish-based software company has affirmed its commitment to transforming the presentation of horse and greyhound racing in LBOs, with the launch of its new digital display solution, the BoscaBet “Live Race Centre.”Live pricing and results, next-race signposts, premium timeform content, tips of the day ads and greyhound forecasts, are just some of the features independent betting shop customers can expect in 2018.The BTC (Bookmakers Technology Consortium) recently endorsed BoscaBet as an authorised Digital BSD solution for its members, which now encompasses over 500 independent betting shops in the UK and Ireland.BoscaBet CEO, Fergal Downey, who was a keynote speaker at the TVC Bookmakers Trade Fair in Solihull on Thursday, said: “BoscaBet is transforming the way information is delivered to customers following the creation of our ‘Live Race Centre’, which will add value to every event in-shop and attract not just the valued, established betting shop customer, but also a fresh and younger audience. “It brings the benefits of digital into the physical space and opens new opportunities for retailers to offer smarter, more focused offers. We are delighted that the solution has been endorsed by the BTC, and we look forward to seeing it being rolled out to its members in the coming months.”BoscaBet’s offering is already deployed in the independent LBO market, including MegaBet, Winning Post, Toals, S&D, Bet138, among others, but that number will swell following its agreement with the BTC.Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers and Director of BTC, added: “The BTC are always keen to adopt new technologies such as BoscaBet to help modernise our shops and we look forward to working with BoscaBet over the coming years.” StumbleUpon Winning Post: UK gambling feels the ‘Noyes’ with SMF report August 10, 2020 Share Related Articleslast_img read more

Local Schools Come Together to Celebrate Unity Day

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisOctober is National Bullying Prevention month and to spread the word, October 25th has been designated throughout the nation today as Unity Day. Alpena schools wore a sea of orange while sharing what unity means to them.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Sunrise Side Streakers Hosting Halloween Costume Run/Walk SaturdayNext The Salvation Army Holding Christmas Signup Next Weeklast_img

Sellas Tetteh targets U20 World Cup bronze

first_imgBlack Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh will be looking forward to winning bronze after losing out on a chance at a second FIFA U20 World Cup title following yesterday’s 2-1 defeat to France in the semifinal.Ghana will face Iraq in the third-place match in Istanbul on Saturday.Tetteh, nicknamed “The anointed one”, has put the defeat behind him and ready to end their campaign with a medal.“We are now in the position to win bronze and I don’t see why we shouldn’t go in for it,” the former Rwanda coach said.“We just need to pick the boys up, motivate them and say that look; you cannot go back empty handed. You need to win something as a credit for your effort.”Tetteh, who won the tournament four years ago in Egypt, however admitted his regret for failing to reach the final. “The regret is we couldn’t reach the final but that is football sometimes would not like to blame the goalkeeper because sometimes when a goal is coming it comes at all cost so there is no need to put blame on anyone.”last_img read more

Serena Williams overwhelms Elina Svitolina to reach US Open final

first_imgSerena Williams has another shot at winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title after demolishing Elina Svitolina to reach the US Open final.Serena Williams has another shot at winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title after demolishing Elina Svitolina to reach the US Open final.The American, 37, overpowered the Ukrainian fifth seed to win 6-3 6-1.Williams, seeded eighth, is aiming for her first Grand Slam win since giving birth in September 2017.The six-time champion will face Swiss Belinda Bencic or Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu in Saturday’s final.Bencic, 22, and 19-year-old Andreescu, both competing in their first major semi-final, meet for the right to face Williams later in Thursday’s night session in New York. Williams underlines why she is favourite for victoryWilliams is already considered by many as the greatest female player ever, yet will not be satisfied herself until she has levelled – and then overtaken – Australian Margaret Court’s total of all-time Grand Slam singles titles.Following the difficult birth of daughter Olympia two years ago which almost cost Williams her life, she has reached consecutive Wimbledon finals – plus last year’s controversial US Open showpiece against Naomi Osaka – without capping what has already been a remarkable comeback with another major win.For Williams to not go on and win a seventh US Open title – an Open era record in the women’s singles – would be a major shock on the evidence of her performances over the past two weeks.Free of the knee injury which bothered her earlier this year, she is looking as sharp, powerful and clinical as she has in a long time.That was illustrated by the ease with which she swatted aside Svitolina, the highest ranked player to reach the last eight at Flushing Meadows and competing in her second successive Grand Slam semi-final. The 24-year-old Ukrainian has one of the most impenetrable returning games on the WTA Tour, yet even she could not keep Williams at bay.After a slow start where Svitolina could conceivably have led 2-0, it was the American who broke at the first attempt and from that point it was all one-way traffic.Williams found her range quickly and dominated with her powerful, precise hitting which resulted in 33 winners in a match which lasted only one hour and 10 minutes.“The first two games were long games and I know how she can play – she is a good player,” Williams said.“I wanted to not get off to a slow start and I wanted to hang in there.” Svitolina was expected to provide a tougher test for Williams after clinically dispatching British number one Johanna Konta in their quarter-final on Wednesday.With her fleet of foot and ability to return, she would have been hoping to withstand everything fired by Williams and then outlast her older opponent.But even she could not cope with the pummelling produced by the American.Svitolina’s inability to take any of six break points in the early part of the first set proved terminal to her hopes.Helped by three unforced errors from Williams in the opening game, Svitolina created three break points which she could not convert and then saw her illustrious opponent fight back from a 0-40 deficit to break for a 2-0 lead after a hard-fought 15 minutes. Another 0-40 lead disappeared as Williams held for a 4-1 lead and from that point Svitolina’s confidence sapped, along with her ability to push her opponent.“I just wish I could have taken those opportunities,” said Svitolina, who won the season-ending WTA Tour Finals last year.“It could be maybe a 2-2 or 3-3 instead of 0-3, which allows you to push to play more freely.”In the second set she was not able to touch Williams’s serve, winning just three receiving points.“She has unbelievable strength. She gives lots of power,” Svitolina said. “There’s lots of power behind her shots all the time. That’s what makes her an unbelievable, legendary tennis player.”last_img read more