first_imgPublic Works Minister William Gyude Moore narrowly escaped death yesterday when a speeding vehicle hit him. The hit and run accident happened barely days after the death of a Deputy Minister of Commerce, Cyril Allen II, whose vehicle ran into a broken down truck on the Robertsfield Highway.Minister Moore was jogging in Congo Town along Tubman Boulevard yesterday, Decoration Day, when the incident occurred, an eyewitness reported. The driver did not stop to check on the victim, who suffered minor injuries and was rushed to the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Memorial Center where he is responding to treatment, according to hospital sources.The vehicle was reportedly overtaking another vehicle when it veered in Minister Moore’s direction, hitting him to the ground.Minister Moore had just returned from Ganta, Nimba County, where the Gbarnga-Ganta-Guinea road dedication ceremony took place on Monday.Many recollected that during the road dedication in Ganta, Minister Moore, who asked for a moment of silence in remembrance of his colleague, Cyril Allen II, warned drivers against excessive speeding, saying it has the propensity to destroy innocent lives. “Not because we are fixing the roads and they look so smooth and comfortable, you should put other people’s lives at risk. We need to stop excessive speeding,” warned Minister Moore who could not have realized he would soon be a victim of the behavior he was advising against. The Daily Observer could not get information on the make and year of the vehicle as well as information about the driver who nearly killed Minister Moore. The Executive Mansion said the Liberia National Police (LNP) is investigating the case which is being treated as a hit and run accident. While touring various gravesites around Monrovia and its environs where she laid wreaths, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with Information Minister Eugene Nagbe and several government officials, paid a brief visit to Minister Moore at the JFK where the Minister is receiving treatment. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgTwo Donegal stores were today placed in the Retail Excellence Ireland Top 50 stores list.Brennan’s Pharmacy Cardonagh and McElhinneys Department Store Ballybofey are the only two successful entries from the county.The winning stores were commended by David Fitzsimmons, the Chief Executive of REI, for their high standard of service, customer engagement, display, and innovation. McElhinneys had multiple triumphs this week as they also received an award for having one of Ireland’s Top 5 Websites.The overall winners will be announced at the Retail Excellence Ireland Awards on Saturday, November 2.TOP 50 PLACE FOR TWO DONEGAL RETAIL STORES was last modified: September 14th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Brennan’s PharmacyMCELHINNEYSRETAIL EXCELLENCE IRELANDlast_img read more

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Ranger-led nature hikes, 11 a.m. every Sunday at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce. Meet in the first small parking lot by the ranger station. Call (661) 268-0840. Mojave Desert Information Center offers natural history exhibits, videos and a touch-screen computer to find out more information about desert state parks and the surrounding areas. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week at 43779 15th St. W. Call (661) 942-0662. Bingo will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday by the Knights of Columbus, 719 W. Ave. M. 40 and Up Singles dance, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Sundays at the Lancaster Elks Lodge, 240 E. Ave. K, Lancaster. Admission: $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Call (661) 949-9467 or 723-4891. Fun After 40 Ballroom Dance Club dance, 7:30-10 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Lessons are available, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for $2. Admission: $2 for members and $4 for nonmembers. Bring a small dessert. Call (661) 943-0210 or (661) 267-5551. The Antelope Valley Weekend column runs weekly. Fax information or updates to (661) 267-5747 by noon Wednesday. Mailing address is 1645 E. Palmdale Blvd., Suite D, Palmdale, CA 93550, attention: Entertainment. Ball in the House will perform a cappella pop and r&b, 7:30 p.m. today at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. Tickets: $20, $15 for students, seniors and military. Call (661) 267-5684. Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will perform with winners of the Gail Newby Concerto Competition, the Antelope Valley Ballet and the Antelope Valley College Civic Orchestra, 8 p.m. today at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd. Tickets: $18, seniors $16, children $9. Call (661) 723-5950. Travelogue on New Zealand, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. E. Tickets: $5. Call (661) 267-5684. Tony Molina and Friends perform salsa music and Latin ballads, 8-11:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harry’s Place at the Antelope Valley Inn, 44055 Sierra Highway, Lancaster. Salsa DJ Wayne Molina performs, 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Call (661) 948-4651. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

first_imgMark EnglishDONEGAL’S Mark English is through to the final of the 800M in the European Championships in Zurich.The Letterkenny athlete was a second faster than in the heats, but just made into the finals.With a run of 1:46.23 he was pushed into the fourth from second by Artur Kuciapski of Poland (1:46.05) and Switzerland’s Andreas Bube (1:46.09). France’s Pierre-Ambriose Boose led all the way and won in a time of 1:45.94. English admitted afterwards that he “tied up a bit” towards the end of the race and had never been as nervous as he was beforehand.“I’m just delighted to have made it into the final,” said Mark afterwards.“I was nervous; there’s no doubt about it. But it’s my first major final and I’m looking forward to it now.”Ireland’s athletics manager and fellow Donegal man Patsy McGonagle said he was ‘just delighted’ for the 21-year-old on qualifying. English was drawn in the first semi-final and needed to be in the top three positions to be sure of a place in the final. He ran a tactically smart race tracking the leaders every move.It was only in the last 50m that English began to struggle as he slipped down to fourth place.However there was joy for English as the second semi-final was much slower meaning he qualified for the final as a fastest loser.Commenting afterwards English said: “The aim coming in was to make the final so I am happy with that; it’s a relief now to be in the final. Of course I wanted to be in the top three but that doesn’t matter now. I’ll recover and give it my best in the final.”English’s performance means he becomes Ireland’s first 800m finalist since1998 when James McIlroy (cousin to golfer Rory) placed fourth. MARK ENGLISH THROUGH TO EUROPEAN 800M FINAL was last modified: August 14th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPSmark englishpatsy mcgonagleZurichlast_img read more

first_imgThe She Cranes will be appearing at their third world cup. (PHOTOS/Agencies)KAMPALA – The Uganda National Netball team, the She Cranes will set off for Liverpool, UK on Friday afternoon.The team will be representing Uganda at the Netball world cup which will take place in the United Kingdom (UK) from 12th-21st of July, 2019.A contingent of 21 personnel is will leave the country at 4pm on Friday, June the, aboard Emirates Airlines.The contingent which will be accommodated at Holiday Express, a hotel that is 10 minutes away from the competition venue, includes 13 players and 8 officials.Ironically, the team is without a media attaché but it is believed they are set to appoint two personnel, one for print and the other for TV. The unnamed Media persons are understood to have already been accredited and possess UK entry Visas so as to cover the World Cup.The team was flagged off by the first Lady, Hon. Janet Museveni at Lugogo on Thursday afternoon.The She Cranes were flagged off on Thursday.At the World Cup finals, Uganda is in Group D of the preliminary stage one of the competition. In the group, they are alongside England, Scotland and Samoa.Their opening fixture will be against England on Friday, June 12th at 7pm. They will then face Scotland the following day before locking horns with Samoa on Sunday.The She Cranes enter into the competition, ranked as the 6th best Netballing nation in the world.This will be Uganda’s third participation at the Netball World Cup. Their first appearance dates back to 1979 in Trinidad and Tobago where they finished 13th overall.They returned for the 14th edition in 2015 in Australia, finishing 8th overall.The She Cranes who were earlier promised $8000, will instead get only UGX 10m as allowances. Half of the money was given to them on the eve of traveling and the rest will be availed while in the UK.All of the team’s funding has been covered by the government.The Contingent that will traveled this afternoonLeader of DelegationDr. Patrick Benard OgwelPlayersJesca Achan, Rachael Nanyonga, Peace Proscovia, Lillian Ajio, Sylvia Nanyonga, Irene Eyaru, Betty Kiiza, Stella Nanfuka, Stella Oyela, Ruth Meeme, Joan Nampungu, Mary Nuba, Muhaimina Namuwaya.OfficialsVincent Kiwanuka, James Bogere, Wilberforce Mutete, Imelda Nyongesa, Lina Okee, Ucanda Joceyln, Stephen Ataro, Alweny Alice.Comments Tags: Alweny Alice.Betty KiizaImelda NyongesaIrene EyaruJames BogereJesca AchanJoan NampunguLillian AjioLina OkeeMary NubaMuhaimina NamuwayaNetball World CupPeace ProscoviaRachael NanyongaRuth Meemeshe cranesStella NanfukaStella OyelaStephen AtaroSylvia NanyongatopUcanda JoceylnVincent KiwanukaWilberforce Mutetelast_img read more

first_imgThe Team at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing are proud to announce that for the third year running they have been awarded a five-star service rating in Phorest Salon Software’s Client Experience Award.This wonderful accolade was awarded to just 5% of Salon’s in Ireland and the UK based on their consistently high guest reviews.The Phorest Client Experience Award celebrates salons who have achieved a phenomenal level of customer service and is different from other awards because it is entirely based on the quality of customer reviews a salon has been getting over the last 12 months. Commenting on the award success Patrick said “ We are absolutely thrilled that our client experience puts us in the top 5% of salons, as you know we strive to give every guest a five star experience at every opportunity so it is wonderful to receive confirmation that what we are doing is working. Thank you to all our loyal customers that consistently give us feedback through our review service which has put us forward for this award.”Led by Irish Hairdressing Federation Icon Patrick, this 22 times award winning salon receive some wonderful reviews, we have pulled together some of their wonderful reviews here.“The rating says it all! Such a lovely time in Gildea’s! Sharon is just brilliant! Thanks so much for knowing what colour suited and for being so helpful! I just love going to Gildea’s!!!” Joan“My first visit today was excellent I was made feel welcome and felt listened too and understood as to what I need from my hairstyle, really looking forward to my next appointment Rachel.” Fiona “I’m never disappointed with how my hair turns out after Julie works her magic, l’m so pleased with my colour and Julie always gives great advice, l can’t forget to thank Denise for my G massage it was fab and so relaxing l will definitely be booking another one next time.” Karen“I have been going to Anita now over two years. She always leaves you looking and feeling a million dollars. She takes the time to listen to what you want and adds great advice. I’m always getting comments on my hair and I would highly recommend the salon. The ultimate hair pampering experience! Thanks Anita. Until next time xx” Donna“The colour placement that Vicky did for me today is absolutely stunning and I’ve already had lots of compliments. Vicky is brilliant at choosing the perfect colour and tops that off with the perfect cut! I love coming into the salon and always leave feeling like a new woman. Thanks to everyone for making my visit so special.” LinFor more information on Patrick Gildea Hairdressing or to book your appointment online click here or call us on 074-9125476.You can find us on Facebook/Patrickgildeahairdressing and Instagram/ This Donegal hairdresser is in top 5% for client experience in Ireland and UK? was last modified: August 8th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Patrick Gildea Hairdressinglast_img read more

first_imgGAME ESSENTIALS: Raiders (5-4) vs. Bengals (0-9) at Oakland Coliseum on Sunday at 1:25 p.m. (PT)TV: CBS-TV, Greg Gumbel (play-by-play), Trent Green (analyst), Melanie Collins (reporter). ODDS: Raiders -10.5. OVER/UNDER: 48.5.SERIES: … Click here if you’re unable to view the photo gallery on your mobile device.center_img Join us for live scoring updates, news and analysis Sunday afternoon when the Raiders eye their third straight victory when they take on the Bengals at the Coliseum.last_img

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ohio sheep producers recently came together in Wooster for the 2015 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium. Attendees came away from the meeting with industry updates on state and national issues.“We had an excellent day and had a lot of very positive comments about it. We had over 200 sheep producers here that got to hear a variety of topics,” said Roger High, executive director of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association, the organization in charge of the event. “It was just a very diverse day and I think everybody enjoyed it.“Not only have I said over the years that these type of programs are good from an education standpoint, but they’re good from the social aspect of the industry for sheep producers to get together and visit and learn from one another. They not only learn from the speakers that we have, but also learn from what other people are doing on their farms — what’s successful not successful — and it’s one of the largest sheep social events in the state as well.”Attendees were able to take time to learn about the state of the sheep industry as leaders looked back over 2015 and what’s ahead for 2016 and beyond.“The sheep industry in Ohio is strong,” High said. “As Burton Pfliger, the president of the American Sheep Industry, and I have been saying, Ohio now has the third largest membership in the American Sheep Industry, which is the national association, so we’re seeing growth within our industry and sheep producers are joining our association and learning the benefits of being a member of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.”Involvement helps Ohio’s sheep producers have a voice on legislative matters, including the highly controversial Clean Water Act, otherwise known as Waters of the United States or WOTUS.“We continue as agriculture to oppose the Waters of the United States rule, and so we’re working with our other agriculture organizations in the state — the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and some of the other commodity organizations — to work with our legislators to continue opposing the Waters of the United States rule and just work through the legislative and political process to make sure that doesn’t happen,” High said.Educational speakers throughout the event covered topics including improving lambing numbers and succession planning on the farm. One of the featured presenters was American Sheep Industry President Burton Pfliger. He said that, looking back on the year, 2015 was very good to sheep.“Prices were good for most of the year. Outside of the California drought, most producers experienced some favorable conditions for forage as well as for pastures and for crops. Sheep enjoyed those as well. California struggled with that, as did Texas a few years ago,” Pfliger said. “For the most part, it’s been a good year. We’ve seen a recent decline in prices for lambs and that’s simply due to a supply issue again as we see towards the end of the year an overabundance in supply.”He also spoke to several matters of legislation on the horizon that will affect sheep and agriculture in general. An overview of the changes to Lamb Price Reporting was one of the more notable topics.“In the Lamb Price Reporting, we’ve always had the 3-70-20 rule, which protected the confidentialities of those peoples that reported the mandatory price reporting data. With the continued consolidation in the lamb meat industry, we had to readdress those issues and reduce the limits in terms of the number of pounds that they had to deal with to be reporting,” he said. “We also had to change the wording in the law so groups like the co-op, which were considered owners of their product, could report. This was all to improve the amount of data we had before discovery, as well as protect the identity of that and we did that through an introduction into the Farm Bill and that was very successful.”Elsewhere in the outlook for animal agriculture legislation, the Veterinary Feed Directive is expected to be implemented by 2017, something Pfliger said producers need to be watching. In a statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule final rule is described as, “an important part of the agency’s overall strategy to ensure the judicious use of medically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals.”“The VFD has the potential to impact a larger percentage of the industry including the folks here in Ohio. What it essentially says is if the product isn’t labeled for sheep, it will no longer be allowed to be used,” Pfliger said. “We’ve developed a relationship with Zoetis and are putting together a working group with the goal in my mind of creating a pharmaceutical that would be therapeutic for respiratory disease in sheep, and we hope that partnership can go forward and get more drugs that are labeled and workable in sheep. We’re certainly going to address it in the 2016 convention. It’ll be fully implemented by 2017 so we’ve got some opportunity to put some input in and we’re hoping that producers get involved and let their needs and worries be known.”Nutritionist Kevin Burgoon with Purina Animal Nutrition took time out of his presentation to speak on the topic from a feed point of view, the primary area of the livestock industry the VFD will impact.“The FDA wants to do away with growth promotants because they’ve been over utilized at times. Therapeutic medications will still be available at therapeutic levels. Not every feed medication is going to require VFD, or a script from the veterinarian, but some of them will,” Burgoon said. “The thing that determines that is whether they have similar counterparts in human nutrition like Tylan in pigs. If you want to get to the crust of it, they want to prevent resistance to drugs in human medicine, which is a good thing. So, some drugs and some feed medications will require VFD, some will not.”Burgoon said sheep producers would likely not see as big of a hit from the VFD as those in the swine world.“All new drugs and all new feed medications are subject to VFDs. The last few new ones, there’s two or three, have required them for 15 or 20 years already. So hog people are more in tune with it, but they’re going to have more medications they routinely use that they’re going to have to go get VFDs for commercial guys,” Burgoon said. “Large producers already know about it, they don’t have a problem with it. It’s maybe the smaller commercial guys that are going to have a little shock. It’s just a steep learning curve and like everything else, the fear is greater than the impact, and once it’s here, I don’t think it’ll be a big deal.”last_img read more

first_imgTell us your creative ideas in comments below.  You might help inspire a once-in-a-lifetime experience for another geocacher.Share with your Friends:More At the beginning of this month, the I <3 Geocaching Lab Cache experiment launched. During the month of February, Geocaching Premium members have the chance to create a temporary, personalized Lab Cache for one special person. This new test is different than normal geocaching and is open to all sorts of creative interpretations. In fact, in the short two weeks that the test has been live, we’ve already seen a number of amazing Lab Caches from the geocaching community. If you’re a Geocaching Premium member and you haven’t created your Lab Cache yet, do it here, then post your ideas in the comments below. An I <3 Geocaching Lab Cache is easy to create. You’re only bound by your imagination, a Find Code and, of course, local laws, regulations and just common sense. Need more info? Check out the I <3 Geocaching FAQ. Snow Adventure with the Geocaching Vlogger [vsw id=”Vv5vyyWVjhs” source=”youtube” width=”560″ height=”315″ autoplay=”no”]Lottery Cache by FlyingMoosecenter_img [vsw id=”SZulyAdTAs0″ source=”youtube” width=”560″ height=”315″ autoplay=”no”]A few comments from FlyingMoose regarding his Lab Cache: “I think what inspired me was that only one person could log the cache and I wanted more to enjoy making the find. As for the responses to the cache? I would say that the responses have been positive, who wouldn’t like the idea of claiming such a unique find? I heard about the Lab Caches last year and thought they were a cool idea, when I heard we could create our own I thought this would be a great chance to do something fun for everyone and I hope to find a bunch of ballots next week when I open it up and pick the winner! “Staying in Touch from 2300 Miles Away Jennifer finds her Lab Cache!This story comes from Geocaching HQ’er, Maria: “I sent a small plastic container to my father in AK [Alaska, USA] via mail to hide for my bestie since 6th grade, Jennifer. I had him hide it on his property in an old CAT grader. This particular location served multiple purposes. First, my dad could see the grader out his window. This meant that when Jennifer came to find it he could watch, I got a play-by-play on my voice-mail of her entire adventure. Second, Jennifer got a huge promotion at her job (a CAT dealership) this year and her co-workers are always grading on her nerves…see what I did there? So punny. Anyway, Jennifer was ecstatic and my dad loved being part of the action. It was a great way to stay connected to people I love who live 2, 300 miles away. “Ready to begin? Create your limited time, single use Lab Cache Now! SharePrint RelatedGeocaching Adventure Lab app FAQDecember 10, 2018Similar postFeatured Geocacher of the Month Award WinnersAugust 25, 2011In “Community”November Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your CommentDecember 13, 2013In “Community”last_img read more

first_imgA corporator has been arrested here for opposing a resolution in the municipal corporation to pay tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a police official said on Saturday.Syed Mateen Sayyad Rashid, a member of the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) belonging to the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), a Hyderabad-based political party, was apprehended last night, he said.The arrest was made after a complaint was filed against him by the AMC’s security officer, he said.Rashid has been booked under IPC sections 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 294 (obscene acts in public) at the City Chowk police station, police said.Earlier on Friday, the 32-year-old was allegedly thrashed by BJP corporators for opposing the condolence motion tabled for paying homage to Vajpayee, who died in New Delhi on August 16.The alleged incident took place during the general body meeting of the civic body, ruled by the BJP-Shiv Sena combine, here in central Maharashtra, an official had said.After the meeting began, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporator Raju Vaidya tabled a proposal to pay tributes to Vajpayee. Rashid opposed it, which infuriated the saffron party members, who allegedly thrashed him, he said.A video clip purportedly showing Rashid being kicked, punched and slapped by BJP corporators has gone viral on social media and was also aired by some TV channels.Rashid has lodged a separate complaint against two BJP corporators and some other members in connection with the assault on him, the police official said.On Friday, the general body of the AMC passed a resolution to cancel Rashid’s membership, a civic official said.Soon after the fracas at the meeting, Deputy Mayor Vijay Sainath Autade had directed the AMC’s security officer to lodge a complaint against the AIMIM corporator for attempting to create enmity between two communities, he said.Rashid was arrested from the Government Medical College and Hospital where he was admitted for treatment of injuries he suffered in the attack, the police said.The AIMIM corporator on Friday said that he was opposing the move to pay tributes to Vajpayee in a “democratic manner”, but was assaulted by around a dozen BJP corporators.BJP members bookedCases of assault were also registered on Saturday against five BJP corporators on a complaint lodged by Rashid. None of them has been arrested yet, police said.Offences under IPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 147 (rioting) were registered against deputy mayor Autade and four other BJP corporators including a woman, said inspector Shingare.Police were also looking for around a dozen persons who vandalised a car and created ruckus outside the AMC building, he said.last_img read more