Stock Image.BUFFALO – Chautauqua County has been awarded over $50,000 to help fight COVID-19.U.S. Attorney James Kennedy announced Wednesday that a total of five additional municipalities in Western New York have been awarded grants under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program through the Department of Justice.The grants awarded include:City of Rochester, $474,295Erie County, $58,008Chautauqua County, $58,008Town of Cheektowaga, $47,720Town of Greece, $45,671“As we emerge from the coronavirus response,” noted U.S. Attorney Kennedy. “These funds will help to ensure that our first responders have the ability to continue to do exactly what they have done throughout the pandemic—keep our communities safe.” Niagara and Monroe Counties and the cities of Niagara Falls and Jamestown previously received funding awards from the Bureau of Justice Assistance.Projects or initiatives which may be funded with the monies include:Overtime costsEquipment and supplies (including PPE for law enforcement and medical personnel);Hiring;Training;Travel expenses, particularly related to the distribution of resources to the most impacted areas; andAddressing the medical needs of inmates in state, local, and tribal prisons, jails, and detention centers.A total of $1,700,000 in grant funding is available to cities, towns, and counties in the Western New York region. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
A health center that will provide services to about 45,000 users of the Military Forces’ health system was inaugurated by Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón. The clinic, which is one of the various projects carried out by the Ministry of National Defense in the field of health for members of the Public Forces and their families, was built in a6,529–square-meter area. With a full-spectrum medical team and equipment, furniture and industrial equipment, the facilities include 10 general practice officers, eight dental offices, one for vaccination, and therapy, priority attention and medical imaging areas, as well as three outpatient surgery rooms. By Dialogo September 05, 2013 In addition, Clínica Suroccidente will provide basic medical and dental services, as well as orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, gynecology, ENT, dermatology, radiology, clinical laboratory, medical imaging, and physical, occupational, respiratory, and speech therapies, among others. This is one of the most anticipated projects by users of the Military Forces’ Health Subsystem, since it will be aimed at decentralizing medium complexity outpatient services in the capital city, helping to provide better assistance and cut down waiting lists at the Central Military Hospital. Clínica Suroccidente, located in south western Bogotá’s Chicalá neighborhood, will assist members of the Military Forces living in that area, particularly in the towns of Bosa, Ciudad Bolívar, Tunjuelito, Kennedy and Fontibón. Of all beneficiaries, 32,387 users belong to the Army’s Health Service; 5,919 belong to the National Navy; and 6,870 to the Colombian Air Force. Clínica de Suroccidente will be under the management and responsibility of the National Army’s Health Office.
22SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Joe Winn What do you get when you mix auto loan programs with a desire to help others? Well, approaches that make a difference, of course. So what do you get when … Web: credituniongeek.com Details Depending on the audience, I have a variety of secret lives. Here, my secret life is that of a credit union marketing partner. When working with CUs, I’m a secret ninja and industry blogger.Now you’re wondering about the ninja part.As a strategic partner, it is in everyone’s best interests to work closely together. A credit union is never “just another client”, whereas, we strive to never be “just another vendor”. Some of our relationship partners are real friends, and discussions can evolve beyond weather and sports into family. We are in it for the long term to help every partner (and individual staff/member) exceed their goals.This is often not how we are received.We understand. All of us have been in a business relationship that felt one-sided up-front or started out great, then fell apart over time. How can we know which to trust and which to cast away? Better off just keeping them all on a tenuous balance: Work together, but don’t share enough to give them any “power” over you. Ensure the contract protects you, then protect your members just the same.Thing is, I can’t disagree with anything in the previous paragraph. Ensuring every member’s safety, privacy, and satisfaction is top priority, and nothing should ever compromise this approach. Yet your partners are how you expand member offerings, and any barriers you place can affect the member experience. Where’s the balance?As part of our offerings, we assist credit unions to place landing pages on their sites linking to a partner portal for their members. The linked site is owned by a third-party, but contractually covered for privacy, due diligence…you name it. Despite this, some credit unions still pop up large warnings when navigating to the pages; we call them speed bumps. Not a great way to inspire confidence for your members.None are doing this out of spite. All believe it is a requirement from NCUA, and their own counsel or examiner reiterates this idea. Hey, when the regulator says to do something, you don’t argue!Trouble is, this is all based on a non-binding piece of guidance from 2003. Remember the web back then? We all had sparkling unicorns and weather banners adorning our sites. Because, Internet! Given these were coming from unrelated third-parties, it made sense to inform your members of potential risks navigating there. Today, portals are custom sites designed specifically for the institution, with specifications laid bare in lengthy contracts. If that isn’t a trusted site, I don’t know what is. Even more odd, many credit unions have warnings when clicking the NCUA icon…or their loan application!Each speed bump warning may seem innocuous, but they create falloff in member clicks, and generate suspicion in your members. “If my credit union doesn’t trust them, why should I?” It’s a valid question.Whenever you engage in a partnership or contractual agreement, I believe it should be to each other’s benefit. Both parties gain equally and with mutual respect. If you ever feel that is not the case, it’s probably not a great partnership. Putting barriers in the way of these efforts tilts the balance of trust. If your MSRs were recommending a service, they wouldn’t say, “We have this great program, and it would be perfect for you, but be careful, since we don’t really trust them with any of your information.”Why do it online?Disclosure: Credit unions working closer with their partners may include my company. Therefore, I may benefit financially from their changes.
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The head of a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Serang regency, Banten, identified as JM, 52, has been arrested for allegedly molesting his students.According to Adj. Comr. Indra Deradinata, head of the Serang Police’s detective and criminal unit, JM was arrested on Wednesday after four alleged victims spoke out against him.“The investigation is ongoing,” Indra told kompas.com. He was charged under Article 81 of the 2016 Child Protection Law, which carries a maximum sentence of 15 years’ imprisonment upon conviction.Anton Daeng Harahap, a family member of one of the alleged victims, accused JM of sexually abusing 15 female students of the pesantren, adding that 11 of them were afraid to speak to the police.“[The four girls who went to the police] initially did not want to tell their family because of shame. But one of them finally dared to speak out,” Anton said.He added that JM had lured the girls by promising them an amulet that could improve their studying. After abusing them, he allegedly threatened to curse or expel them from the pesantren if they reported him.“[JM] is the chairman of the foundation and he never teaches in the pesantren. He is only looking for victims,” Anton claimed. (mfp)Topics :
The Oldenburg Academy Twisters won 6-5 against The Morristown Yellowjackets in Baseball action.OA vs. MorristownM 000 210 2 5 13 3OA 202 200x 6 11 1OA Hitting:Nick Bischoff 1-2, run, 2 bbJosh Kinker 2-3, hbpAaron Huber 2 runs (courtesy runner)Drew Kloepfer 3-4, 2 runs, double, rbiTyler Hesselbrock 1-4, run, rbiJacob Kessens 2-3, 2 rbiSam Gast 2-3OA Pitching:Josh Kinker 5IP, 3 runs, 2 earned, 8 hits, 3 K, 3 bb WinTyler Hogg 2 IP, 2 earned runs, 5 hits, 2 k, 1 bb, 1 hbp SaveVarsity record: 11-8Next game on Wednesday (5-21) at Seton Catholic (Richmond).Submitted by OA Coach Doug Behlmer.
What do you need to be a high school coach? I think the biggest factor is being yourself. Teenagers are quick to pick up the fact that someone is a phony. A lot of people getting into the coaching business think they have to pattern themselves after a famous coach. In Bobby Knight’s hey day, everyone thought they needed to be Bobby Knight to be a winner. For most, that was a disaster.X’s and O’s are still important, but everybody can develop X’s and O’s. What you do with them is more important. In high school coaching, most of the coaches are also teachers so the young athletes know your style. If you are an easy going person in the classroom, be an easy going coach and vice versa.If you grew up in an inner city school, you will be a better coach for that type of student. You will understand them better. People who grow up in rural areas are seldom successful in the inner city, and an inner city coach is often too rough to deal with the rural school environment.As I said, be yourself and you will be much more successful!
Lawrenceburg, In. — Dearborn County Circuit Court Judge James Humphery has denied bail for Cody Wayne Booth, the man accused of killing a decorated Aurora Vietnam Veteran and his daughter.Booth made his first court appearance yesterday after being extradited from a jail in Kentucky. The judge denied bail and set a trial date for November of 2018. If convicted he could receive up to 65-years in prison.Booth and his girlfriend, Margie Lynn Thompson are accused of killing Walter Bryant and his daughter Faith Craig in their Aurora home in January of this year. Items taken from the home were found in tri-state pawn shops by detectives following the crime.The judge also set a pre-trial conference for Booth in July and trial date in November of 2018. The judge also denied bail for Thompson.
However, the Arsenal manager insists there was nothing untoward and he had even stressed to Ozil the need to come off if feeling any muscle problems. Speaking at a press conference ahead of Saturday’s game against Hull, Wenger said: “He (Ozil) told me that once it was discovered on the scan. He did not tell me anything during the game, I did not even know. “What happened was that at half-time, just before we went out, the physio told me ‘Ozil has a little pain with his knee, but it is not bad’. “He wanted to go on and I told him ‘if you don’t feel well, tell me and I will take you off straight away’. He never did that during the whole game, and after I left him on because we were in a position where we needed to score a goal and he can deliver the final ball. “Then after the game, he went to Germany. With Germany, they thought at the start it was nothing. “We played on Sunday, on Monday he was off, and on Tuesday they gave him the day off. He was supposed to practice on Wednesday. “On Wednesday morning, he said he could still not practice. “They sent him for a scan, and in this scan they discovered that he has a knee ligament injury which is quite serious.” Ozil, the Gunners’ club record signing, faces a spell on the sidelines after scans by the German national team discovered a “partial rupture of the outer band of the left knee joint”. It has been suggested Wenger went against the advice of both the player and Arsenal’s own medical staff by keeping Ozil on at Stamford Bridge as his side looked to get back into a match they would go on to lose 2-0. Ozil is not expected to return to action until the start of 2015. Wenger added: “That is the only positive, that he will get the rest that he had not maybe enough after the World Cup. “Although I must say, I gave them until August 11, Germany played the final on 13 July, that was a month and should be enough after a big competition. “He is out for a while now, I think at least six weeks.” Arsenal have seen several players hit by injury, with defender Laurent Koscielny out because of an inflamed Achilles, the latest casualty. However, winger Theo Walcott is set to play for the Under-21s on Friday after nine months out with a knee injury, and captain Mikel Arteta could feature against Hull, while Aaron Ramsey is expected back for the Champions League tie in Anderlecht. “We have as well (Olivier) Giroud ahead of schedule, so we have some positive news, but in the defensive department, with the suspension of (Calum) Chambers, we are a bit short (on Saturday),” said Wenger. Chambers is one player who could be in contention for England’s Under-21 squad at next summer’s European Championships following successful qualification by Gareth Southgate’s squad. Wenger, though, feels for those who have already been promoted to the senior set-up, it should be club before country. “Once a guy has moved up to the full national team, you put him down (again to the U21s) he is never good,” said Wenger. “Apart from on the selfish front for us when a guy has played 50 games, it is better a guy has a good rest during the summer. but most of the time, when they move down, they are not completely at their quality.” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger maintains there was no issue with allowing Mesut Ozil to play on during the second half of the Barclays Premier League defeat at Chelsea while carrying a knee problem which would eventually see the German playmaker ruled out for up to two months. Press Association
No. 18 Iowa looks to extend streak vs No. 23 Illinois March 7, 2020 VETERAN LEADERSHIP: Iowa’s Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp and Ryan Kriener have combined to account for 59 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 61 percent of all Hawkeyes points over the last five games.SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Garza has either made or assisted on 46 percent of all Iowa field goals over the last five games. The junior big man has accounted for 48 field goals and 10 assists in those games.SLIPPING AT 72: Illinois is 0-6 this year when it allows 72 points or more and 20-4 when holding opponents to fewer than 72.PASSING FOR POINTS: The Hawkeyes have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Illini. Illinois has an assist on 38 of 74 field goals (51.4 percent) across its previous three contests while Iowa has assists on 53 of 75 field goals (70.7 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Illinois is ranked 10th among Division I teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 35.9 percent. The Fighting Illini have averaged 12.7 offensive boards per game. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 18 Iowa (20-10, 11-8) vs. No. 23 Illinois (20-10, 12-7)State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Iowa looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over No. 23 Illinois. Iowa has won by an average of 14 points in its last five wins over the Fighting Illini. Illinois’ last win in the series came on Feb. 18, 2017, a 70-66 win. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Associated Press