#JaVotes2016: Candidates move to calm supporters in Mountain View

first_imgThe PNP and JLP candidates for Eastern St Andrew, Fayval Williams and Andre Hylton have moved to bring the confrontation between their supporters at the Mountain View Primary School under control. “We understand that about 25 persons clad in orange showed up to vote but questions were raised about where they lived, but we went down and sorted out the situation and calmed tempers so that they could be allowed to vote in peace,” Williams told The Gleaner. For his part, Andre Hylton said that he has heard of the incident and that his team is on the ground managing the situation. “We heard of an incident at the Mountain View Primary but my team has gone down there to address the situation and to maintain calm,” he said. ST ANDREW EASTERN CANDIDATES JLP: Fayval Williams PNP: Andre Hyltonlast_img read more

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Ellen Outlines Plans for Resilient Health Sector

first_imgPresident Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has outlined what her administration would do toward improving the nation’s healthcare delivery and resilient health sector.The President, in her Thursday, November 19 address to the nation, said her government’s plans for rebuilding a resilient healthcare system include improved conditions for healthcare workers, upgrading major referral and county hospitals, training of medical personnel and arranging an effective system for drug supply.In the President’s nationwide address, she touched on a number of health issues affecting the entire country. In the health sector, which was severely challenged by Ebola, according to President Sirleaf, her administration has made some achievements. “But the fragility exposed during the Ebola attack was a reflection of the overall fragility of our post-conflict disposition,” the Liberian leader said.Among the achievements in the sector, she told Liberians and their foreign partners that access to health services and to healthcare increased from 41 percent in 2007 to 71 percent in 2013. “This was made possible by increased health facilities from 354 in 2006 to 712 in 2012. Ten public health facilities were established,” she said.She mentioned that before she leaves office, her administration would construction additional health facilities. The President also said that a free package of health services across the country has increased access by 71 percent. However, President Sirleaf stated that maternal mortality, which decreased significantly, has once again climbed to an “unacceptable level due to the impact of Ebola.” She said that progress in reducing infant mortality enabled Liberia to achieve the now expired Millennium Development Goals Number 4, which focused on child mortality. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Redknapp warns Hodgson: England must reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 AT LEAST

first_imgHarry Redknapp has warned Roy Hodgson that anything less than reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2016 will be a failure for England.The Three Lions have endured disappointing early exits in their previous two tournaments under Hodgson but Redknapp reckons they have the talent within the current squad to go all the way in France this summer.The former Tottenham and West Ham boss told talkSPORT: “We have got some outstanding young players in the country at the moment.“I look around at the rest of Europe and I don’t see any great teams. Spain, Italy, are not what they were, Belgium have got great players on paper but don’t seem to produce it as a team.“I think we have got as good a chance as anybody this year. I will be disappointed if we don’t make at least the semi-finals.”Redknapp believes the future is exciting for England with an array of talented young players at Hodgson’s disposal.Two of the country’s best prospects, Dele Alli and Ross Barkley, look to be fighting for one midfield spot at Euro 2016 but Redknapp claims they should BOTH be in the starting XI.“They are two fantastic young players – absolutely top class,” he said.“I would love to see the pair of them playing at the Euros this summer together, that is how good they are.”“I couldn’t make up my mind between the two of them. They are two big, big players for the next ten years hopefully.”last_img read more

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Job Vacancy: Sales Rep sought by well-established animal feed manufacturers

first_imgSmyths Daleside is a leading manufacturer of quality animal feeds and are market leaders in animal nutrition. Their modern feed-mill is located in Ballindrait, Lifford, Co Donegal.Due to a pending retirement we are seeking to recruit a Sales Representative to service our large customer base in Donegal. The ideal candidate should possess:- Training in agricultureSales experience in agricultureThe ability to focus on company goals and be self motivatedExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsThe ability to prioritise and work under their own initiativeA full clean driving licence A competitive salary, company car and other benefits are being offered for this position.Apply in writing with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae to The Human Resources Manager, Smyths Daleside Feeds or email to hrmanager@smythsfeeds.com Closing date for applications is Thursday 7th June 2018. Job Vacancy: Sales Rep sought by well-established animal feed manufacturers was last modified: May 18th, 2018 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:ballindraitLiffordSmyths Daleside Feedslast_img read more

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GAA NEWS: GLENSWILLY RESERVES FACE FOUR MASTERS IN CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL

first_imgGlenswilly GAA notesReserve semi-final this SundayAfter a classy display against St Eunans in the quarter-final, our Reserve team take on Four Masters in the championship semi-final this Sunday. Throw-in is at 2.30pm at MacCumhaill Park. The Donegal Town side stand between our lads and a place in the final on Senior Championship Final Day. Get along and support the lads. Child Protection CourseThe club hosted an excellent Child Protection Course in the clubhouse over the weekend. Given by Donal Gillespie from the Donegal Sports Partnership, the night was informal yet very informative. A total of 18 club members attended the course. Club members are reminded that anyone coaching or who have any contact with children in the club need to complete this course. The club will be arranging another course in the coming months and details will be carried on the Facebook Page in advance. Again many thanks Donal and to Pauline Carbury for helping to organise it.Congrats Congratulations to Imogean Hards and Blaithnaid Gallagher who have been selected for the Donegal U13 Development Academy. Best of luck girls. Card DriveThe club will be hosting a major 25 Card Drive in the clubhouse in the coming weeks. Full details will be carried shortly.Good luck to the minor girls in finalThe minor girls overcome Gaoth Dobhair in the semi-final last weekend and now face Buncrana in the final this Sunday. Throw-in at 11am but the venue has yet to be decided. Check he Facebook page for details.Bingo Bingo continues in the hall every Wednesday at 9pm. More than €2,000 is on offer in prizemoney each week.NotesAnybody with anything for the weekly notes should email them to stephenwmaguire@gmail.com by Monday night. Thank you.GAA NEWS: GLENSWILLY RESERVES FACE FOUR MASTERS IN CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL was last modified: September 29th, 2015 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:Glenswilly GAA noteslast_img read more

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Hundreds enlist for Rose Parade float duty

first_img “I thought it would be kind of exciting to work on something that would probably be admired by everyone,” he said. The volunteer rush picks up dramatically in the final week before the parade, when organizers add flowers without having to worry as much about the petals withering. When all the work is done, the Glendale Rose Float Association expects to have received help from 400 to 700 volunteers. The Burbank Tournament of Roses Association expects a similar volunteer count. For Burbank, creating a float without professional help requires a crew of volunteer welders. Some are getting older and don’t plan to return next year, said Reeves, who does welding on the side. “I’m actually a little worried about next year,” he said. The Burbank Tournament of Roses Association received about $62,000 in assistance from the city to make the float and had to raise more money to round out its $100,000 budget, Reeves said. The Glendale Rose Float Association got about half its $90,000 budget covered by the city, Sokoloff said. Alex Dobuzinskis, (818) 546-3304 alex.dobuzinskis@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake “I grew up in Michigan and I would sit there in the freezing cold and marvel at the weather in Southern California, looking at all the amazing flowers, not knowing that most of those flowers came from South America,” said Reeves, 48, who chairs the Burbank Tournament of Roses Association’s construction committee in addition to working for the Internet Movie Database. Each year, Burbank prepares its float without any professional help. Glendale and other parade participants use private companies. But even though float-maker Phoenix Decorating is making the structure for Glendale, the float is still decorated by hundreds of volunteers. “Our prime concern is to get a float down Colorado Boulevard that makes the city of Glendale (look) outstanding,” said Jim Sokoloff, 58, board member with the Glendale Rose Float Association. The theme of this year’s 117th annual parade is “It’s Magical.” Burbank’s entry features a parade of three elephants, with the leading animal crashing into a stand on wheels to get at some peanuts. Glendale’s float will feature a cartoonish train with real people aboard. Most of the volunteers working on the Glendale float are high school students. Raymond Quinto, 16, of Crescenta Valley High started working on the city’s floats two years ago. If there’s one person who understands what went into the city of Burbank’s entry in this year’s Rose Parade, it’s Jon Reeves. By the time the float, complete with a crashing elephant that has a hankering for some peanuts, eases its way down Colorado Boulevard on Jan. 2, Reeves will have volunteered close to 500 hours helping put the project together. Miles away from the Burbank Water and Power facility that Reeves and other volunteers call The Barn, Glendale’s offering for the parade is taking shape inside a Pasadena warehouse. Although their floats will feature different themes, both Glendale and Burbank will use plenty of volunteer muscle to bring them to life. Like the rest of America, many of the volunteers were first introduced to the Rose Parade through their TV screens. last_img read more

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No. 36 Men’s Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To No. 49 Wisconsin

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The 36th-ranked Drake University men’s tennis team dropped a tough 4-3 decision to No. 49 Wisconsin on Sunday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.The Bulldogs took an early 1-0 lead by winning the doubles point. Sophomores Ben Stride and Bayo Philips topped Osgar O’Hoisin and John Zordani 6-2 at the No. 3 spot, while Ben Lott and Ben Wood clinched the point with a 6-3 win over Josef Dodridge and Lamar Remy at No. 1.The Badgers jumped on the Bulldogs early in singles and took three courts right away. O’Hoisin defeated Calum MacGeoch, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 4, snapping MacGeoch eight-match winning streak. Jose Carranza gave UW the lead, 2-1, with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Stride. Remy put the Badgers within a point from winning the match with his 6-4, 7-6 victory over Philips.After dropping the first set 6-0, freshman Ben Clark bounced back to take the next two sets 6-4, 7-6 at No. 6 and keep the Drake’s hopes for a comeback alive.At No. 1, Lott took the first set 6-4, but Dodridge managed to edge out Lott in a second set tiebreaker to force a third set. Dodridge used his momentum from the second set to win the third set 6-3 and gave the Badgers match point.DU’s Vinny Gillespie and UW’s Alex Kokorev were tied 3-3 in the third set, before Kokorev retired after Dodridge clinched the match for Wisconsin.The Bulldogs return to action on Tuesday, March 22 when they host No. 20 Oregon at 12 p.m.#49 Wisconsin 4, #36 Drake 3Mar 13, 2016 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) Singles competition1. Dodridge,Josef (WIS) def. Lott, Ben (DU) 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-32. Gillespie, Vinny (DU) def. Kokorev,Alexander (WIS) 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-1), 3-3, retired3. Remy,Lamar (WIS) def. Philips, Bayo (DU) 6-4, 7-64. O’Hoisin,Osgar (WIS) def. MacGeoch, Calum (DU) 6-3, 6-45. Carranza,Jose (WIS) def. Stride, Ben (DU) 7-5, 6-26. Clark, Ben (DU) def. Zordani,John (WIS) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) Doubles competition1. Lott, Ben/Wood, Ben (DU) def. Remy,Lamar/Dodridge,Josef (WIS) 6-32. Gillespie, Vinny/MacGeoch, Calum (DU) vs. Carranza,Jose/Jalolov,Jakhongir (WIS) 4-4, unfinished3. Stride, Ben/Philips, Bayo (DU) def. O’Hoisin,Osgar/Zordani,John (WIS) 6-2 Match NotesOrder of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (4,5,3,6,1,2)  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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ANGER AS CONVOY ORANGE HALL IS BURNT TO THE GROUND

first_imgAnother Orange Hall has been burnt to the ground.This time Convoy Orange Hall was the target, coming just a couple of weeks after Newtowncunningham Orange Hall was destroyed in an arson attack.Already the incident – at 4am today – is being condemned right across society and communities in Donegal. Garda forensic experts are at the scene of today’s incident.The Orange Order’s Grand Secretary Drew Nelson said local protestant people were beginning to feel beseiged.“We are very disturbed at what seems to be an emerging pattern.“There is a small Protestant minority community in Donegal and they are beginning to feel a bit besieged,” he told the BBC. Another local Orange lodge member told us a short time ago: “There is no reason for this.“This is the second Orange Hall to be hit in weeks and it is causing a great deal of anger across the community.”People from all religions have been condemning the incident.ANGER AS CONVOY ORANGE HALL IS BURNT TO THE GROUND was last modified: October 3rd, 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:arson attackconvoyOrange Halllast_img read more

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Real star linked with Chelsea and Di Matteo linked with manager’s job at Fulham

first_imgJose Mourinho has lined up midfielder Sami Khedira to join him at Chelsea, the Sunday Mirror say.Mourinho is widely expected to return to Chelsea from Real Madid, where Germany international Khedira has been since 2010.It is claimed that Khedira would cost the Blues around £20m and that strengthening the centre of Chelsea’s midfield is one of Mourinho’s top priorities.The Sunday Mirror also say Chelsea are set to open contract talks with Frank Lampard.Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is in the frame to replace Martin Jol as Fulham manager, according to the Sunday People.It is claimed that Jol’s future at Craven Cottage is in doubt because of a dispute over his budget for next season and that Di Matteo is being discussed as a possible successor.A number of newspapers link Jol with the vacant manager’s job at Everton, including the Sunday Express, who also say striker Mladen Petric is looking to quit Fulham and return to Germany.Meanwhile, QPR are interested in Southampton right-back Frazer Richardson, again according to the People.It is claimed that Richardson, 30, is one of the players Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has identified as a possible signing for the Championship next season.The People also say Newcastle have made a move for QPR striker Loic Remy.It is claimed the Tyneside club have contacted Remy’s representative in an effort to steal a march on Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool, who have also been linked with him.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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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49ers 53-man roster projection: Where it’ll go wrong

first_imgSANTA CLARA – Here is how the 49ers 53-man roster could, should and most certainly will not look come Saturday’s deadline:QUARTERBACKS (3)IN: Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Mullens, C.J. BeathardOUT: None Where I’ll go wrong: Some team needing a backup quarterback comes calling for Beathard, perhaps the Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts or Kansas City Chiefs (but not the Week 1 opponent, Tampa Bay).KANSAS CITY, MO – AUGUST 24: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up prior …last_img

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