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The Latest: US government seizes over 10M fake N95 masks

first_img TAGS  Twitter Pinterest Local NewsBusinessUS News Men wait in front of a COVID-19 ambulance station at the University Clinique Center in Skopje, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. North Macedonia began administering vaccinations against the coronavirus Wednesday from a first batch of 4,680 doses of Pfizer vaccines donated by neighboring Serbia over the weekend. Twitter WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 17, 2021 center_img Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp The Latest: US government seizes over 10M fake N95 masks Previous articleSoftServe acquiert le statut d’Expert en droit et gouvernement, dans le cadre du programme Google Cloud Partner AdvantageNext articleElement Solutions Inc Declares Dividend of $0.05 Per Share Digital AIM Web Support Facebooklast_img read more

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“Who Will Get Vaccinated When There Is No Vaccine?” Delhi High Court Questions ‘Irritating’ Caller Tune For Vaccination

first_imgNews Updates”Who Will Get Vaccinated When There Is No Vaccine?” Delhi High Court Questions ‘Irritating’ Caller Tune For Vaccination Nupur Thapliyal13 May 2021 9:29 PMShare This – xQuestioning the caller tune used for awareness of covid Vaccination drive, the Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Centre who will get vaccinated where there is not enough vaccines. Stating that there should be some sense of emergency, the Court also asked the Union of India and the GNCTD to ensure steps regarding dissemination of information of covid 19 management.”You have been playing that one irritating message on the phone whenever one makes a call, for we do not know how long, that you (people) should have the vaccination, when you (Centre) don’t have enough vaccine.”You are not vaccinating people, but you still say that vaccination lagavaiye (get vaccinated). Kaun lagayega vaccination (who will get vaccinated), when there is no vaccination. What is the point of the message,A division bench comprising of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rekha Palli was hearing a clutch of petitions concerning the covid 19 situation in the national capital.During the course of hearing, Advocate Anurag Ahluwalia apprised the Court that the ICMR has from time to time updated the guidelines and have also taken steps by making videos of Dr. Gulleria in order to inform the public about the covid 19 virus.Hearing this, the Bench orally remarked:”ICMR has out down all material over here. They have dumped it here and categorised it.We’re talking about dissemination to public. It’s not very conducive to do it like this.We need someone to educate people, maybe you can make some clip, use graphic or give it in newspaper.”Furthermore, Ahluwalia apprised the Court that there is already a mechanism in place wherein regular tweets and short videos are shared on ICMR’s twitter handle and that the brochures uploaded are also minimised.On this, the Bench observed thus:”Audio visual of Dr. Gulleria should be televised on news channels like Doordarshan. It’s the responsibility of the Centre. As far as the print media is concerned, Delhi Government must ensure it. It must be something which can be easily transferred to public when you share it. For example we said what kind of Concentrator to buy, what are the do’s and don’ts. We have to look at those aspects also.”At this juncture, amicus curiae Rajshekhar Rao suggested the Bench that instead of asking people to go, calls should be made and Videos must be whatsapped. “The government has the database. You cant wait for people to come, the government has to go to the people.” Rao submitted.At this juncture, Ahluwalia assured the Court that the issue of dissemination of information to the public will be taken up with the concerned Ministry. At this juncture, Senior Advocate Rahul Mehra suggested the Court that the help of famous personalities like Mr. Amitabh Bacchan can be taken to ensure the dissemination of covid information to a larger public sphere. Agreeing to this, the Court orally remarked thus:”You can ask anyone. Whether Mr. Bacchan or anyone. This should be done soon. There should be some sense of urgency. We are loosing time. Please report on Tuesday.”During the course of hearing, the Court also suggested that engagement with a team of producers or experts in collaboration with the experts themselves can be used for dissemination and propagation of covid 19 information without the use of too much medical jargon.The Court will now hear the matter on Monday.With PTI InputsDelhi High Court Directs Centre To Respond On Fixing MRP Of Covid-19 Equipments To Fight Black Marketing”Problem Is In Delhi As Both Centre & State Think It Is Theirs”: Delhi High Court On Covid-19 Management In CapitalTagsDelhi High Court COVID -19 second covid wave Oxygen Crisis Dissemination of covid information Covid -19 Management Caller tune Union of India GNCTD Justice Vipin Sanghi Justice Rekha Palli Next Storylast_img read more

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Criticism of BOI’s decision to pull out of Moville

Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction By News Highland – May 20, 2021 Criticism of BOI’s decision to pull out of Moville An Inishowen councillor says he’s angry, but not surprised at the contents of a letter received by Inishowen Municipal District regarding Bank of Ireland’s decision to pull out of Moville.In the letter, written in response to representations from members, the bank says there will be investment in the remaining eight Bank of Ireland branches in the county.However, Cllr Martin Farren says that investment will be at the expense of Moville and the other five towns who are losing their branches.He says with the ‘Hole in the Wall’ cash machine going as well, promises of replacement services in the Post Office ring hollow:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/farrrenboi1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleFather of Donegal man who died by suicide believes overhaul of mental health services is neededNext articleAll Ireland Ladies draw this evening News Highland Harps come back to win in Waterford Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 read more

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Two men arrested for allegedly stealing military veterans’ remains, using them in ‘religious practices’

first_imgPolk County Sheriff’s DepartmentBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two men have been arrested after allegedly stealing remains of military veterans from a cemetery in Florida that they subsequently used for “religious practices,” authorities said.On Dec. 6, 2020, four graves at the Edgewood Cemetery in Mount Dora, Florida, in Lake County were discovered to have been disturbed and, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a crowbar had been used to remove the lids of the tombs.Investigators collected items that were left behind — including cigar butts — and sent those items off for DNA testing, which authorities say they matched with Brian Montalvo Tolentino, 43, of Davenport, Florida.“Lake [County] detectives then met with and interviewed Tolentino, during which he confessed to going to the cemetery with another individual, 39-year-old Juan Burgos-Lopez … and committing the crimes,” said Lake County Sheriff’s Office in a statement released on Jan. 7 after contacting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office whose detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspects. “Tolentino stated that Lopez used a crowbar to open the vaults and then removed the heads of the deceased. He stated they removed four heads from the four graves and then returned to Lopez’s residence. He stated the heads were taken for religious practices.”According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the suspects told detectives that they were using the human remains in their religious practice called Palo Mayombe — a religion that developed during the slavery era in Cuba among enslaved African people and their descendants, according to Lonely Planet — and that they robbed graves of veterans because they needed remains from those who have “done something heroic.”Polk County authorities then obtained a search warrant for Lopez’s residence, “in an effort to locate and recover any of the human remains.”“During the search, detectives located a total of six skulls, a hand, partial arm, and multiple other large bones within what appeared to be some sort of religious shrine,” the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. “Lopez identified four skulls as being those obtained from the Edgewood Cemetery and stated the other two skulls were obtained from other practitioners. He also had an additional skull that he claimed was fake.”The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the victims included deceased veterans of the Korean War and World War I among others.Tolentino and Burgos-Lopez were booked into the Polk County Jail on their Lake County warrants and charged with four counts of disturbing the contents of a grave and four counts of abuse of a dead human body and are currently being held on $40,000 bond. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Make a date with top talent

first_img Comments are closed. It’s not just lonely hearts who are turning to speed-dating to snarethemselves ‘that special person’. City institutions are now using‘speed-recruitment’ to land ‘that special employee’. The first-ever speed-recruitment event takes place this Thursday in London.It has been developed to meet accelerated demand from both top organisationsand graduate job-seekers this summer. Despite record numbers graduating this year, hundreds of places on graduate trainingschemes, due to start next month, are still unfilled, while the Association ofGraduate Recruitment reports the biggest increase in graduate vacancies since2000. Speed-recruitment will allow employers and graduate jobseekers to have10-minute, face-to-face ‘taster’ interviews. Companies can pitch theirbackground information while graduates present their CVs, allowing both sidesto then decide if they want to take things a stage further. Reed Graduates, the company that designed the event, said demand from theCity of London and the financial sector for new graduates had expandedparticularly quickly compared to 2003, and confirmed that big names such asDeloitte and KPMG will be using speed-recruiting. Martin Hickerton, team leader at Reed Graduates, said: “Leadingorganizations are having real difficulties in recruiting the high calibregraduates they need for their graduate trainee programmes this year. Having cutback on formal graduate trainee programmes over the last few years, demand hasnow returned. However many new graduates have not realised the full extent ofthe opportunities now open to them amongst some of the most prestigiousemployers in the country.” Ruth Stokes, head of graduate recruitment at KPMG, said the company wasalways looking for new and cost-effective ways to meet graduates. “This is particularly important at the moment,” she said. “Wehave recently increased our targets numbers for this year resulting in ushaving places still available on our graduate trainee schemes starting thisSeptember and October.” Make a date with top talentOn 10 Aug 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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Estate agencies facing worst recruitment shortages ‘in a generation’

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Estate agencies facing worst recruitment shortages ‘in a generation’ previous nextAgencies & PeopleEstate agencies facing worst recruitment shortages ‘in a generation’Anthony Hesse, MD of leading recruitment firm Property Personnel says candidates face more choice, and agencies need to expand talent pool.Nigel Lewis8th January 20200849 Views Estate agencies face the worst staff shortages in a generation, a senior recruitment figure has claimed.Property Personnel chief Anthony Hesse says the key problem is that there are fewer people applying for jobs within the industry than used to be the case, and that estate agencies must now work harder to retain good staff and persuade fresh talent to consider working in property sales, lettings and management.Official figures back up his claim. Latest data shows that, while general employment levels have been rising, the number of people employed in estate agencies and property auctioneering has plateaued at between 50,000 and 55,000 people over the past seven years.Hesse (pictured, left) claims that estate agencies will have to change tack to address the problem.This must include considering candidates from outside the sector, ensuring existing employees see a clear career path, developing talent, paying people what they are worth and offering a reasonable work/life balance.“Just because they haven’t been an estate agent before doesn’t mean they don’t have the makings of an excellent one in the future,” he says.“We need to remember that good candidates will come away from their interviews with three or four job offers.“In days gone by, potential employees seemed to be most persuaded by the type of company car on offer.“That no longer seems to be so important any more. If you want to recruit the top people in today’s market, you need to persuade them that yours is the sort of estate agency they not only want to work for, but also to remain in for some time to come.”Read more about industry recruitment. Property Personnel Anthony Hesse January 8, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

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Qatar funds new scholarship

first_imgHigh level dignitaries from Qatar visited Somerville College to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to provide funding for at least four new Qatar Thatcher Scholarships.The guests were greeted by the Chancellor of the University and the former private secretary to Margaret Thatcher and Foundation Fellow at Somerville, Lord Powell of Bayswater.The visit follows the recent donation of £3 million by the Qatar Development Fund to the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust, established by the college following Lady Thatcher’s death in 2013. The additional Qatar Thatcher Scholarships will pay full tuition and college fees for students as well as their living and travel costs while at Somerville, and “special consideration will be given to scholars from Qatar and other Arab countries.”Principal of Somerville College, Dr Alice Prochaska, told Cherwell the col lege “will only fund students where outstandingly well-qualified candidates apply, and we are particularly interested in supporting women from the region, as are our colleagues in Qatar.”When asked why the Qatar Development Fund, primarily established to a perfectly reasonable decision Somerville improve the livelihood of communities around the world, is sponsoring a scholarship scheme at an Oxford college, she stated that “Qatar does in fact have links with the University of Oxford already. In this case, there is a history of admiration for Margaret Thatcher who was the first UK prime minister to visit the Gulf States.”With increasing concern over the origins of donations to the university and the influence wielded by donors, Dr Prochaska stressed that “the programme is 100 per cent non-political” and that scholarships are awarded “regardless of their nationality, political or cultural background or beliefs.” The college already have a programme of Indira Gandhi Scholarships “funded a perfectly reasonable decision Somerville mainly by the Government of India.”A University spokesperson told Cherwell the Qatari Government “does not play any role in determining who gets selected for the scholarships.”Somerville JCR President Louis Mercier said “Somerville College has been committed for some time to the creation of a series of extensive schol- arships, in Thatcher’s name, for those excellent students who have overcome some sort of adversity – financial in particular.“Ultimately, the students trust the college to make the right decision regarding these scholarships, and I personally do not believe a knee-jerk reaction is warranted when so little is known about the arrangement.”last_img read more

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JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

first_imgThe man who couldn’t be boughtOfficials far and wide are mourning the passing of former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, who died on Jan. 4 at age 93.Gov. Christopher Christie made the announcement shortly after the news reached his desk.“Governor Byrne had an extraordinary career of public service. He served as counsel to Governor Meyner, Deputy Attorney General, Essex County Prosecutor, Superior Court Judge and two-term governor of New Jersey. He did each of those jobs with integrity, honesty, intelligence, wit and flair. He cared deeply for the state’s environment, led the charge for the development of the Meadowlands Complex and for the establishment of casino gaming in Atlantic City,” Christie said. “He served his country in World War II and went on to graduate from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. He was the proud father of seven children and was a treasure to his home state where, in 2011, he was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.”Christie, who appeared with Byrne in Jersey City three years ago at the dedication of Martin’s Place, a prisoner reentry center, said he considered Byrne “a mentor and a friend.”“My life is richer for having known him, as I am sure are the lives of every person who had the privilege to meet him,” Christie said.Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said the state has lost a towering leader and an extraordinary role model.“History will remember Gov. Byrne for his achievement in creating a state income tax that averted the financial collapse of our schools,” Baraka said. “But this could not have been accomplished without Brendan Byrne’s courage to risk his own future doing what was right even when immensely unpopular. Governor Byrne understood that public service is about the people you serve and not your own political career. His life stands as a role model for all those who today seek or hold positions of public trust.”Rep. Albio Sires said, “I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of Governor Brendan Byrne, who passed away earlier today. The residents of New Jersey and the Byrne family have lost a beloved patriarch. Governor Byrne served his country with pride during World War II and spent his entire career in public service as counsel to former Governor Meyner, Essex County Prosecutor, Superior Court Judge all leading up to his two terms as governor. He was a champion for all people and believed that everyone should have the chance to realize their potential to the fullest.”Byrne served two terms as governor from 1974 to 1982, and was a times extremely unpopular, particularly when he signed legislation instituting the state’s first income tax.Although accused of being stubborn at times, he was also known for his humor, and often deflected political attacks with a quip.One of his most famous quotes concerned his death. He said he wished to be buried in Hudson County so he could continue to vote after he was dead.Despite periods of unpopularity as governor, he became one of the state’s leading statesman and a popular speaker at various political functions.He was well-known for a reputation of honesty. A federal wiretap recorded an underworld crime boss who said during a recorded conversation that Byrne could not be bought.Byrne is quoted as not seeking elected office and in fact, ran for only one office in his lifetime, and won that twice.“He was an icon in New Jersey politics whose impact on the state and our residents will be felt for generations to come,” said U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. “He deserves our upmost thanks for a life dedicated to public service, fighting proudly in World War II, protecting the environment and moving New Jersey forward. Gov. Byrne was a one-of-a-kind class act, honest, dignified and ahead of his time. He will be deeply missed.” 1 / 2  Former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne passed away on Jan. 4. Although he once joked he’d like to be buried in Hudson County so he could continue to vote after he died, he had a reputation for being an honest politician.  2 / 2  Children in Hamilton Park used the gazebo stairs to sled on Thursday. Photo by Marilyn Baer. ❮ ❯ ×  1 / 2  Former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne passed away on Jan. 4. Although he once joked he’d like to be buried in Hudson County so he could continue to vote after he died, he had a reputation for being an honest politician.  2 / 2  Children in Hamilton Park used the gazebo stairs to sled on Thursday. Photo by Marilyn Baer. ❮ ❯center_img JC police lieutenant killed on NJ TurnpikeChristopher Robateau, 49, of Carteret, a 23-year veteran of the Jersey City Police Department, was killed on the NJ Turnpike on Jan. 5 when he exited his car to help a stranded motorist.City officials said the matter is being investigated by the New Jersey State Police, which have jurisdiction over incidents on the Turnpike.“We lost a great JC Police Officer on his way to work,” said Mayor Steven Fulop in a tweet. “He exited his car to help someone and was struck by a car on the turnpike. We consider him on duty in JC being that he was looking to help someone which is what we want all JC officers to do all the time. R.I.P Lt. Chris Robateau.”The accident happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. at Exit 14.He was promoted to lieutenant in October 2014 and worked in the East District that includes downtown. He served for a time with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office on loan from the JCPD.Man shot dead on New Year’s DayGun violence spilled over into the new year when a resident of Brunswick Street in Jersey City was found dead as a result of a gunshot to the head.Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that on Jan. 1, at approximately 6:15 a.m., Jersey City Police Officers responded to a report of a possible gunshot in the area of Brunswick and Montgomery streets in Jersey City. Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive male victim in an alley near Brunswick Street.The victim, later identified as Taiwon Robinson, 23, of Jersey City, suffered an apparent gunshot wound to his head. Robinson was transported to Jersey City Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services where he was pronounced dead shortly before 7 a.m.The cause and manner of his death are pending an investigation by the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office. No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at (201) 915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.JC deputy mayor becomes director of HECDDeputy Mayor Marcos Vigil has been named the director of the city’s Department of Housing, Economic Development and Commerce (HECD). Vigil will leave his post as deputy mayor, a position he has held since 2015.“During the past three years, Deputy Mayor Vigil has proven his commitment to Jersey City and his experience in the areas of housing and economic development,” said Mayor Steven Fulop. “He has played a major role in helping to bring development away from the waterfront, in building more affordable housing, and in prioritizing sustainable growth. I thank him for his service to the people of Jersey City in this capacity, and I am confident in his ability to lead HEDC with the same dedication, understanding, and expertise.”Vigil replaces Anthony Cruz, who previously held that position.Vigil served his term as deputy mayor overseeing economic development and real estate, and developing strategies for sustainable development and affordable housing. He is also represents the city as a member of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities’ Legislative Committee and as the Mayor’s Alternate Trustee for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.“I’m honored by the confidence Mayor Fulop has shown in me and the opportunity to continue to move his progressive and inclusive agenda forward on the economic development front,” said Marcos Vigil. “I know from my interaction with staff at the department that we have the most committed professionals and public servants. Together we will work to provide the best services to our constituents while looking to improve the quality of life for all residents throughout Jersey City.”Prior to his role with the city, Vigil served as deputy secretary of state for New York during Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first term, leading and managing the operations for its Divisions of Consumer Protection, Licensing Services, Corporations, Cemeteries and the NYS Athletic Commission. Before joining public service, Marcos practiced commercial and employment law in New York City. Marcos also serves as a board member at Princeton AlumniCorps, a nonprofit whose mission is to mobilize people, organizations, and networks for the public good, and has served as board member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, and as deputy general counsel for the National Hispanic Bar Association.Free diabetes self-management workshop series offered in Jersey CityAre you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management, dealing with stress and depression, action planning, and much more.The free diabetes self-management workshop series will be offered at Triangle Park Community Center on 247 Old Bergen Road in Jersey City, NJ 07305 on Tuesdays, Jan. 23 to Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free literature and resources will be provided.To register, e-mail Joyce Davison at [email protected] All attendees must register by the second workshop session.The workshop series is being offered by Quality Insights as part of the national Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program, which is funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Learn more at www.qualityinsights-qin.org.Wandering incidents increase harm to autistic adults, kidsWith two recent deaths on Christmas and Christmas Eve, the National Autism Association is warning caregivers about the increased risks of autism-related wandering during the holiday season.On Christmas Eve, a 15-year-old boy with autism died from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle. The next day, the body of 7-year-old boy with autism was found floating in a nearby pool.Each year, hundreds of children and adults with autism go missing, but holiday-related wandering cases are especially dangerous. According to a study from the National Autism Association (NAA), incidents that occurred from a social or family gathering, such as those during the holidays, ended in death 69 percent of the time. In recent years, cases have occurred on Mother’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve.Similar to wandering behaviors in the Alzheimer’s community, wandering/elopement, or “running” behaviors in children and adults with autism have led to countless tragedies across the country. A pediatrics study in 2012 found that half of children with autism attempt to wander/elope from a safe environment. According to NAA, accidental drowning is responsible for the vast majority of lethal outcomes, especially among younger children with autism. The second leading cause of death is by fatal traffic injury, typically in teenage males with autism.Times of transition, commotion and stress can increase wandering and elopement behaviors, and this is especially true during the holidays and holiday gatherings. Not only do unfamiliar places, noisy settings or disrupted routines bolster the chance for a child or adult to exit-seek, it can also make it difficult for caregivers to respond. With the commotion of gatherings, caregivers may not be aware the child is missing, which can prolong search efforts.Preparation ahead of holiday gatherings can decrease risk. It’s important that caregivers make relatives and friends aware of wandering risks ahead of time, and assign one trusted adult to closely supervise the at-risk children at all times for an agreed-upon period of time. Tools like door chimes and stop sign prompts are inexpensive enough to take to a relative’s home during visits, and items that reduce noise can also help. Consider tracking technology or distance monitors, especially if visiting someone else’s home. Having identification on your child is essential, especially if communication challenges are present. Avoiding triggers is also key, so allowing the child to do what makes them feel comfortable and happy may help decrease anxiety. In the event of an emergency, call 911 and search nearby sources of water first, even if it’s murky or icy.For more tips, download the free toolkit for caregivers from the NAA.Got a story, novel, essay, or script in your head — or on paper?Reporter editor and published novelist Caren Lissner is bringing her one-shot writing and publishing class to Little City Books in Hoboken, five blocks from the train station, in January. Do you have an idea for a novel, story, memoir, essay, or script, or have something partly written but don’t know the next steps? You can bring up to two pages, double spaced (500 words) for critique and publication advice, or just sit in on the class and participate in the discussions, without bringing anything. There’s a nominal fee for those bringing work to read, and a lower fee for those who just want to sit in and participate in the discussion.The next “Get It Out” class takes place Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, walking distance from the Second Street Light Rail and Hoboken terminal stations.“There are so many ways to get published these days,” said Lissner. “Anyone who’s working on a piece of writing is a writer. They shouldn’t be shy about getting their work out there. I’ve known people who went from publishing nothing to publishing in a major newspaper or website.”Lissner’s humorous first novel, Carrie Pilby, was published in 2003, sold 74,000 copies worldwide, and was released as a movie this year. The book is available new on Amazon, and the movie is currently showing on Netflix and purchasable on DVD at Amazon.She has also published serious essays, articles, and humor writing/satire in the New York Times, Atlantic.com, McSweeney’s, Harper’s, LitHub, and National Lampoon. Read more of her writing and advice and contact her via carenlissner.com.The link to sign up for the class is http://www.littlecitybooks.com/event/get-it-out-writing-and-publishing-workshop-caren-lissner (as a reader or as an auditor), or stop by Little City Books at 100 Bloomfield St., corner of First and Bloomfield, Hoboken. (201) 626-READ. If you have questions, contact the bookstore or lissner via carenlissner.com.last_img read more

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Break Science Releases New Track “Reno” From Upcoming LP [Exclusive]

first_imgDon’t miss two nights of Break Science Live Band at Brooklyn Bowl December 16-17! Get tickets here (Friday) and here (Saturday). Future Music superheroes Break Science return with the bombastic “Reno”, a small taste of their forthcoming LP. Production wizard/keyboard maestro Borahm Lee and all-world rhythm king Adam Deitch remain a dynamic duo, delivering a progressive take on trip-hop tempos, coloring with sultry synths and drippy bass tones tightly interspersed between deftly dropped vocal samples. If this is an indication of what #BrkSci has been cooking up in the lab these past couple of years, then people should prepare for an electro-soul revolution. Take a listen to “Reno” below:last_img read more

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Coal’s Share of U.S. Electricity-Generation Market Dips to 29.4%

first_imgCoal’s Share of U.S. Electricity-Generation Market Dips to 29.4% FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享SNL:Coal’s share of U.S. generation sank below 30% in September.According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest “Electric Power Monthly” released Dec. 1, over the same period, gas-fired generation declined 7.1% to 116.7 million MWh, accounting for 34.9% of the net total. Meanwhile, coal-fired generation declined 13.9% versus the prior-year period to 98.4 million MWh, to account for 29.4% of the nation’s electricity.Renewable output climbed 11.2% year over year to 47.8 million MWh as output from hydroelectric; solar; and other renewable resources, including wind, all increased.More ($): US coal generation market share under 30% in Septemberlast_img read more