Brummie mixed-use plans start to snowball

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Old doesn’t have to mean old fashioned, these renovated heritage apartments are better than new

first_img43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane. Picture: realestate.com.auOld doesn’t always mean old fashioned. In fact, some of the more impressive properties on the Brisbane market at the moment started out life long before many of their owners did.Looking for offers of more than $2.75 million is a four-bedroom penthouse at 43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane.The 309sq m, heritage-listed penthouse, which is listed through Ben White of Place – New Farm is described as a “New York’’ inspired home.Nothing old fashioned about 43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane. Picture: realestate.com.auIt has a single level layout, high ceilings and intricate parquetry flooring made from mahogany.There are touches of marble and granite throughout, formal and casual living and family areas. The penthouse overlooks Anzac Square.It has two Juliet-style balconies with full length french doors.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by At Kangaroo Point, an apartment at 2/110 Main St is listed with an asking price of $3.3 million, through Drew Davies of McGrath Estate Agents – New Farm.The four-bedroom apartment is within The Residences in the heritage-listed Yungaba, which underwent a massive restoration and conversion.Inside the heritage Yungaba building at Main St, Kangaroo Point. Picture: realestate.com.auEach of the bedrooms has an ensuite and there is an open plan dining and living area. The building has 100m of river frontage and 3000sq m of heritage-listed gardens, as well as direct access to Brisbane’s Riverwalk.At the more affordable end of the scale, but still within a heritage building is a two-bedroom apartment at 64 Macquarie St, Teneriffe. The two-bedroom apartment is listed for $635,000 through Glenn Gracie of Glenn Gracie Real Estate – New Farm.It is within the Ansonia Woolstore and is on the second floor with views of the Brisbane River from the living area windows.64 Macquarie St, Teneriffe. Picture: realestate.com.auOn entering the apartment, there is a large room which would be suitable for use as a study or a second living area.Stairs lead from here to the mezzanine level which houses a bedroom and bathroom with a full-size bathtub.Some of the original features retained in the apartment include polished hardwood floors, exposed red brickwork and exposed wooden roof trusses.last_img read more

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“UNPLANNED” is here! SCREENINGS (updated regularly)

first_imgAs we debate the abortion issue in New Zealand, the Unplanned movie and its message is a gift to us. Let’s use it!The movie is based on a true story. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the US, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counselled countless women about their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s right to choose even led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in.Until the day she saw something that changed everything…See the movie that two of the largest film distributors in Canada refused to distribute. (It was eventually shown after an independent distributor picked it up – similar to NZ).Family First is hosting the very first screening of Unplanned in NZ next Monday night – but it’s sold out! Fortunately, there are many screenings happening throughout NZ. Be quick. Many have already sold out. Watch the trailer….Screenings:Monday 16th September, 6:30pm Event Cinemas Manukau* Host: Family First NZ   SOLD OUTMonday 16th September, 7:00pm Hoyts Wairau Park* Host: Marina Young (Buttons Project)   SOLD OUTTuesday 17th September, 8:15pm Roxy Cinemas Wellington NZ* Host: Voice For Life Wellington  SOLD OUTWednesday 18th September, 6:30pm Rialto Cinemas Newmarket NZ* Host: Family Life International   SOLD OUTWednesday 18th September, 7:00pm Hoyts Northlands Christchurch* Host: Right To Life New Zealand Inc.   SOLD OUTMonday 23rd September, 7:00pm Hoyts Cinemas Sylvia Park, Auckland* Host: Family First NZ   SOLD OUTMonday 23rd September, 6:00pm Event Cinemas New Plymouth* Host: Unplanned   SOLD OUTMonday 23rd September, 7:00pm Hoyts Botany Downs * Host: New Conservative   SOLD OUTMonday 23rd September, 6:30pm Event Cinemas Chartwell, Hamilton* Host: Waiora   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 23rd September, 8:30pm Event Cinemas Paraparaumu* Host: March For Life   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 23rd September, 8:30pm Event Cinemas Palmerston North* Host: Unplanned Manawatu  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 23rd September, 6pm Whakamax Movies, Whakatane* Host: They Ministries  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 25th September, 7:00pm Hoyts Northlands Christchurch* Host: Right To Life New Zealand Inc. SOLD OUTWednesday 25th September, 7:00pm Hoyts Wairau Park, Auckland* Host: Hangyul Cho  SOLD OUTThursday 26th September, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Havelock North* Host: Voice For Life Hawkes Bay   SOLD OUTMonday 30th September, 6:00pm Event Cinemas Tauranga* Host: Pro Life   SOLD OUTMonday 30th September, 6:30pm Event Cinemas St Lukes, Auckland* Host: Hope Restorations  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 30th September, 7:00pm Hoyts, Whangaparaoa* Host: Whangaparaoa Baptist Church  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 30th September, 7:30pm Suter Theatre, Nelson* Host: Voice For Life Nelson  PURCHASE TICKETSTuesday 1st October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas Whangarei* Host: Family First NZ   PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 2nd October, 7:00pm Hoyts Northlands Christchurch* Host: Right To Life New Zealand  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 2nd October, 8:00pm Hoyts Riccarton, Christchurch* Host: Truth For Humanity NZ   PURCHASE TICKETSThursday 3rd October, 5:30pm Roxy Cinemas, Wellington* Host: Lobby New Zealand   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 6:00pm Event Cinemas, New Plymouth* Host: Unplanned   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 8:00pm Movie Max Digital, Timaru* Host: Discover Life   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Chartwell, Hamilton* Host: Waiora   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Westcity* Host: Family Life International  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 7:00pm Event Cinema, Blenheim* Host: Family Life International  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 7:00 Pm Hoyts, Wairau Park* Host: March For Life Auckland  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 14th October, 8:00pm Monterey Cinemas, Upper Hutt* Host: Voice For Life Hutt Valley Branch  PURCHASE TICKETSTuesday 15th October, 8:15pm Cathay Cinemas, Kerikeri* Host: Family First NZ   SOLD OUTWednesday 16th October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas Chartwell, Hamilton* Host: Unplanned  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 16th October, 6:00pm Penthouse Cinema & Café, Wellington* Host: Family Life International NZ   PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 16th October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Havelock North* Host: Prolife Hawkes Bay  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 16th October, 7:30pm Rangiora Town Hall Cinema* Host: Local Focus  PURCHASE TICKETSThursday 17th October, 6:00pm Hoyts Riccarton, Christchurch* Host: Unplanned   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 21st October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Tauranga* Host: Nick & Rebecca La Spina   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 21st October, 5:30pm Anzac Theatre, Dargaville* Host: Sacred Heart Gospel Group, Dargaville   SOLD OUTMonday 21st October, 6:30pm Event Cinemas, Tauranga* Host: Nick & Rebecca La Spina   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 21st October, 7:30 Pm Dome Cinema, Gisborne* Host: Grace Church Gisborne   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 21st October, 7:30pm Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton* Host: Heidi Hendrikse   PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 21st October, 8:00pm Event Cinemas, Havelock North* Host: Love   PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 23rd October, 6:00pm Hoyts, Whangaparaoa* Host: The Truth  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 23rd October, 7:30pm State Cinemas, Motueka* Host: The Jeremiah Trust  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 6th November, 6:30pm Rialto Cinema, Dunedin* Host: Voice For Life Dunedin   PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 6th November, 7:00pm Metro By Hoyts, Hamilton* Host: Unplanned Waikato  PURCHASE TICKETSWednesday 14th November, 7:00pm SIT CentreStage, Invercargill* Host: Amelia Norfolk  PURCHASE TICKETSFriday 22nd November, 7:30 PM Maungatapere Community Church* Host: Nicola Van Lune  PURCHASE TICKETSMonday 25th November, 6:30 pm, Event Cinemas Westcity* Host: Hope Restorations     PURCHASE TICKETSIt is important to note that screenings are confirmed once a certain number of tickets have been sold. 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Jack L. Bryan, 81

first_imgJack L. Bryan, 81, of Batesville, Indiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by members of his family in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, March 30th, 2017.Jack was born on the family farm in Chester, West Virginia on September 1, 1935. He was the second son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Sayre) Bryan.Jack graduated from Chester High School in 1953. He then attended Marshall University where he enjoyed playing football and baseball for the University’s teams. On March 17th, 1956, Jack married Phyllis Balmenti at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chester, West Virginia. Just over a decade later, in 1968, Jack took a position at the Batesville Casket Company, where he moved him, his wife and five children to Batesville, Indiana. He retired from Batesville Casket Company back in 2002 with 34 years of service to the Company.Jack was a giving and kindhearted person. He was also a true friend to all, never too busy to help others. Jack would give anyone the shirt off his back, and to help anyone in a moment’s notice, whenever the need arose. On any given day, you could find Jack in his garage, amongst his friends, enjoying each other’s company. He had a true passion for sports and athletics, which came naturally to him. Jack was an avid sportsman, he enjoyed playing golf and hunting throughout his adult life, sharing this pleasure with his children and grandchildren. He was man of few words and modest actions as he grew older, and was always a man who you could go and talk to.Survivors include Jack’s wife, Phyllis (Balmenti) Bryan and five children: Michael Bryan of Batesville, Indiana, Michelle (Manuel) Linhares of Las Vegas, Nevada, Daniel (Amy) Bryan of Batesville, Indiana, Christopher Bryan of Batesville, Indiana, and, Stephen (Danielle) Bryan of Whitewright, Texas. Jack is also survived by his nephew Brian (Kathy) Nesselrode of Jacksonville, Florida.Other survivors include Jack’s fourteen grandchildren, Marc Linhares, Daniel (Katharine) Bryan, Michael Bryan, Dominic Bryan, Anthony Bryan, Emily Bryan, Dustin Powell, Jordon Bryan, and Holly Bryan. Also, survived by Jack, are his step-grandchildren, Sarah Linhares, Dylan, Rachel, Heather, and Caleb Kennemur.In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by siblings, Richard Bryan, Janet (Bryan) Nesselrode, and Joseph Bryan.Jack was loved by his family and friends, and will be dearly missed. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.last_img read more

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Surry man wins men’s title at At Home Tennis Round Robin

first_imgBLUE HILL — Glenn Daigle of Surry was crowned men’s champion at the fourth edition of the At Home Tennis Round Robin at the Blue Hill Country Club.The Sept. 16 event served as a fundraiser for At Home Downeast, a program that supports aging in place for residents of Hancock and Washington counties. More than 40 players participated in the four-round tournament, the winners of which were determined via point tallies after all matches had concluded.Sponsors for this year’s event were Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Camden National Bank, First National Bank, Stanley Subaru and Harmon’s Tire and Service Center. The women’s championship was won by Cheryl Hathaway of Winterport.The next edition of the tournament has been scheduled for Sept. 15, 2018. To participate in or sponsor the tournament, contact At Home Program Manager Kara Janes via email at KJanes@WHCACAP.org or via phone at 374-5852.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

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Wisconsin splits weekend clash with Bulldogs

first_imgBadgers forward Tom Gorowsky scored an empty-net goal on Friday to add on to Wisconsin\’s win over UMD.[/media-credit]For the second series in a row, the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team let an opportunity slip through their grasp as they failed to sweep a WCHA opponent.After winning Friday’s game 3-1, the No. 16 Badgers fell to No. 15 Minnesota-Duluth 1-0 Saturday at the Kohl Center.Considering a victory would have left UW in a tie for first with Denver, the weekend split may sting even worse.“For some reason — we talked about it in the locker room — we just haven’t been able to put together a good Saturday night after a Friday,” senior forward Tom Gorowsky said. “If you want to be a championship-caliber team, you have to play at least two good games in a row, if not three, and we haven’t been able to put that together after Christmas break.”On Saturday, the Badgers found themselves stuck with a 0-0 tie heading into the final period. Some of that can be chalked up to strong defense on the Bulldogs’ part, but UW also failed several times to capitalize on obvious scoring chances. Most notably, when nearly halfway through the first period, Gorowsky missed an empty net from close in the slot.“I thought our energy level was real good in the third period,” head coach Mike Eaves said. “What concerns us as coaches — we told the boys after — is in our second period, where did we go? We didn’t give up a lot, but they probably had the puck more than we had (it).”Trying to ratchet up the intensity at the start of the final period, junior captain Blake Geoffrion picked up an unsportsmanlike penalty before the puck had dropped. After being removed from the faceoff circle for tussling with his Bulldog counterpart, Geoffrion continued to talk to the referee, earning himself two minutes in the penalty box.“Blake is trying to provide us with emotion,” Eaves said. “Did he go too far over the line? It takes two to dance, and just in my view of that, I thought the other young lad was involved as well.”“I’m not really sure — I gave him a love tap, and I got a penalty,” Geoffrion added.Though UMD failed to score on the resulting power play, the Bulldogs tallied the game’s only goal 4:32 into the period. UW sophomore Podge Turnbull turned the puck over in the Badgers’ defensive zone, and UMD’s Jack Connolly was able to find Jordan Fulton in front of the net for the game-winner.“That is definitely a strength of Duluth — they have good quick forwards,” sophomore defenseman Ryan McDonagh said. “They cycle the puck down low, and I think tonight we were just one second too late in picking guys up and closing down on them, and it’s definitely an area we need to work on and get stronger.”Though Eaves was disappointed with the final result, Wisconsin’s coach chose to look at the positives at the end rather than dwell on the shutout.“We will break down the game and we will say, ‘We did a lot of really good things,’” Eaves said.Friday, UW fell behind early when Connolly recorded his seventh goal of the season 5:26 into the game. That was all the Badgers would allow, however, as UW held UMD to 21 shots for the game, including a mere four in the third period.“It was a point of emphasis that we were working on this last week,” defenseman Jamie McBain said. “Our up by a goal forecheck, as far as making sure that we have that third guy back all the time, and to make sure that we have numbers back. It may be boring because we aren’t going quite as hard, but its effective and gives us a chance to play solid defense all the time.”Wisconsin junior Michael Davies found the back of the net on a power play in the first period to tie the game at one. McBain picked up the primary assist to give him a league-leading 20 assists on the season.McBain picked up his second assist of the night when sophomore Sean Dolan slapped home a rebound for the game-winner midway through the second period.“We said going into this game — playing against young Stalock — that he is a very good goaltender and if we are going to have chances, they are going to be on rebounds,” Eaves said. “He is good with the first shot; If can see it, he is going to make saves. … It was about who is going to find a way to get to those pucks, and tonight, Sean Dolan got to a loose puck and whacked it in.”Gorowsky was able to put in an empty netter to give the Badgers a final score of 3-1.With the mixed results on the weekend, UW is choosing to look at this as a learning experience to help for the rest of the season.“Playing at the same level on Saturday has been a challenge for us right now,” Eaves said. “We talked about that after as a team, we brought it to a level of awareness and its like we say, every game is a riddle and we have to solve these Saturday games.”last_img read more

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USC tuition growth rate remains stable

first_imgLast month, University of California system President Janet Napolitano proposed a tuition hike for undergraduates. If approved, the cost of attendance could rise by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years if the state does not increase funding for the system’s budget.Currently, average costs for a full-time undergraduate California resident living on campus is $33,100 per year, with the number jumping to $55,978 for non-residents in the same situation. The proposed hikes could raise those figures by an estimated $3,000 by 2019, according to the Los Angeles Times.Napolitano defended what would be the first rise in tuition in four years for the statewide system to help cover mounting pension costs and keep the schools competitive in terms of hiring new faculty and admitting more students. A portion of the funds would also be used to increase financial aid for students.University administrators said that financial aid at USC has stable funding.“Costs will always be a primary factor, financial aid also does play a large part, and especially here at USC since our aid packages are very generous. Our need-based aid averages $43,000 currently. It also helps that we have stable funding so there is no uncertainty about if our financial aid will or won’t continue,” said Thomas McWhorter, dean of financial aid at USC.Nearly two-thirds of UC system students receive some sort of aid while attending school, with an average award of over $16,000 according to the University of California system website.USC, a private institution that doesn’t charge students based on geography, estimates its yearly costs are $64,761 for a full-time undergraduate student living on campus at present time.Tuitions and fees at USC are set by the Board of Trustees and have increased an average of 4.28 percent annually over the past five years.“Any time an institution significantly increases its costs, that is going to have some sort of an impact. However, we aren’t going to be changing any of our recruitment practices or our messages based on that,” said Timothy Brunold, dean of admissions. “The increase will also contribute to the continued discussion that many people are having about the affordability of college.”Newly re-elected Gov. Jerry Brown, who also serves as the official president of the Board of Regents for the UC system, voted against the tuition hike at the meeting. Brown is in the process of forming a committee to analyze current UC spending and reforming the current curriculum to help students graduate faster in a way to stem the proposed tuition increase. According to the Campaign for College Opportunity, 84 percent of students graduate from the UC system after six years.On Tuesday, a group of Democratic lawmakers proposed an alternative to Napolitano’s measure. The proposition would cut funding for a newly established scholarship program focused on middle-class students and simultaneously raise tuition for out-of-state students only.Napolitano added insight on the recent measure.“The bill introduced today is a promising first step toward making sure that public higher education benefits Californians today and for generations to come, and we look forward to working with Senate Democrats and other elected officials to secure the state funding essential to this end,” she said in a statement.last_img read more

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Qaadir Sheppard and Amir Ealey suspended indefinitely due to violation of team rules

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Freshman defensive ends Qaadir Sheppard and Amir Ealey have been suspended indefinitely from Syracuse’s football team for a violation of team rules, according to an SU Athletics press release.The news comes less than two hours after the Orange lost 37-27 to No. 1 Clemson. Neither Sheppard nor Ealey played against the Tigers.Sheppard has played in nine games this season and has recorded a tackle and an interception. Ealey has one tackle in seven games this season. Comments Related Stories Freshman Qaadir Sheppard impresses at defensive endcenter_img Published on November 14, 2015 at 8:42 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschwedslast_img

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PL on Citi: Spurs come from behind to beat Brighton and Hove Albion

first_imgTottenham have moved within three points of the top four as they came from behind to beat Brighton in the first match of an action-packed Boxing Day.Dele Alli scored a superb winning goal after Harry Kane had earlier cancelled out Adam Webster’s opener, as Spurs got revenge for their 3-0 defeat at the Amex in the final stages of Mauricio Pochettino’s reign as manager.It was Alli’s fifth goal in eight games under Jose Mourinho and it will have provided some comfort to the Portuguese, who revealed before the match that his Christmas Day had been ruined by his dog dying. GETTY IMAGES – GETTY4Alli received the ball after some lovely Spurs play But Kane did eventually get on the score sheet to level the tie before Alli’s winner And he chipped a superb finish over Ryan into the far corner of the goal The three points boost Spurs’ top-four prospects and continue an incredible record on December 26 for both the club and Mourinho – on this date, they are unbeaten in 14 and eight encounters respectively.Brighton, who won the reverse fixture 3-0 in October, had threatened to ruin that run as they were the better side in the first half and had Webster’s opener to hang onto.But they have now gone three games without a win and must prepare for another lunchtime kick-off against Bournemouth in 48 hours.Even before the loss of his family pet Mourinho’s mood had been soured by spending much of the build-up to this game talking about VAR and how it is killing the game and his feelings would only have worsened in the 25th minute as his side had a goal ruled out.center_img Kane thought he had opened the scoring – but VAR ruled his goal out for offside Spurs had laboured in the opening quarter to get in behind Brighton, so they went long as Harry Winks sent Kane clear.The England captain finished in the usual accomplished manner, rolling past an onrushing Mat Ryan, but VAR official Mike Dean needed the perpendicular lines to rule Kane centimetres offside.Spurs needed that pick-me-up so to have the goal chalked off was a blow and what happened 12 minutes later was perhaps inevitable.Winks was adjudged to have fouled Ezequiel Schelotto on the left, though contact was minimal, and Pascal Gross whipped in an inviting delivery which Webster climbed highest to power home.Spurs were booed off by their fans at half-time, but they were immediately better after the break and needed only eight minutes to equalise. Lucas Moura looked to have run into a blind alley but a lucky deflection saw the ball fall kindly to Kane and after Ryan saved his first attempt, the striker put the ball away at the second attempt.It was his 10th goal of the Premier League season, the sixth successive season in which he has reached double figures.That was just what Mourinho will have ordered and Spurs used it as a launchpad to push Brighton back.Kane would have had another chance had his touch been better after Moussa Sissoko’s raid forward, but there was no denying Spurs a second in the 72nd minute.It was a brilliant team move as Moura and Kane linked up with Christian Eriksen, Dane’s brilliant diagonal ball finding Serge Aurier for him to tee up Alli, whose cushioned first-time finish found the top corner.Alli should have had a second in the 90th minute when Kane played him through, but Ryan produced a fine flying save to turn the ball over the crossbar.last_img read more

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Young Students Honor Local Heroes

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisIn honor of Veterans Day students at Besser and Lincoln elementary gave a special tribute to local veterans and active duty members. For 6 years now the two elementary schools have been hosting this event to teach students about Veterans Day and to let the vets know they will never be forgotten.Veterans sat with smiles on their faces as they witnessed the young children sing songs about America with pride. Students expressed their gratitude and appreciation with heartfelt messages to the veterans. This day means so much to the students but, it’s the veterans appreciate this day the mostAt a young age these students learn about bravery loyalty and honor, all while being in the presence of American heros.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Thinner Winner to Name a New Champ This Friday NightNext Senator Gary Peters Fights Opioid Addiction in Adolescents With YOUTH Act Billlast_img read more

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