Too early to estimate Camaro impact on Oshawa Ont plant GM Canada

OTTAWA – It is too soon to say how many, if any, jobs will be lost due to a shift in production of the new Camaro in 2015 from Oshawa, Ont., to a factory in Michigan, General Motors Canada president Kevin Williams said Tuesday.Williams, speaking in an interview from the floor of the Detroit Auto Show, suggested, for example, that an increase in sales of other cars being assembled in Oshawa could take up some the slack.“It is too early in any manner to think of that decision on Camaro as being a huge volume or economic or employee impact on Oshawa,” he said.“Oshawa is playing a prominent role in launching the all-new Chevrolet Impala. It is a significant contributor to General Motors within Cadillac with the all new XTS that is being manufactured there.”The Canadian Auto Workers union has suggested 1,000 jobs could be lost as a result of the Camaro decision when production of the next generation of the muscle car moves to the United States.Williams wouldn’t predict how many cars GM would continue to produce in Oshawa after Camaro production ends, but said he saw opportunity for growth for the Buick Regal, Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS that are also made at the plant.“Obviously market demand is the predictor, but we’re going to use that facility to optimize our position on those vehicles,” he said.“That’s how we’re focusing across the entire globe to ensure that we have the right efficiency and cost structures to support what we are trying to do.Chris Buckley, president of the Canadian Auto Workers local in Oshawa, said the union will meet with company executives next week to demand GM replace every job lost as a result of the loss of Camaro production.He said it becomes more expensive for GM to produce cars at the Oshawa factory if it isn’t being used to its full capacity.“It gets less expensive when you fully utilize and max out your production capabilities in your assembly plants,” Buckley said.“General Motors has never been so small and will continue to shrink. My biggest fear is General Motors has no long- term vision for its Canadian operations and we will continue to get smaller and that should be alarming to everyone.”2012 was a rough year for GM in Canada.The U.S. automaker saw its sales slip nearly seven per cent compared with 2011 in a year that the industry made overall gains of nearly six per cent.GM also saw its market share slide to 13.5 per cent from 15.3 per cent the previous year.However Williams said the company is focused on profitability and sustainability more than market share and sales volumes.Williams said the company is working hard to improve things like the opinion of its brands, customer service and residual values.“Those are the kinds of things that give us a lot of hope as we go into the future,” he said.Williams said the company is not going to do business the same way it did before the financial crisis and restructuring.“There are other competitors in the marketplace that may want to put as much as 30, 40, 50 per cent of their vehicles in fleets to make a market share number. That’s not the new GM.” by Craig Wong, The Canadian Press Posted Jan 15, 2013 2:37 pm MDT Too early to estimate Camaro impact on Oshawa, Ont., plant: GM Canada says AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Lebanon UN envoy meets with Minister to discuss countrys security

Ms. Kaag praised efforts by the Lebanese Armed Forces and security forces to safeguard Lebanon’s security and stability from the threat posed by extremist militants, according to a briefing held by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson this afternoon.She said the international community would continue to stand firmly behind the Lebanese Armed Forces and security forces. The Special Coordinator also expressed her appreciation for the countries which already provide support and encouraged further assistance. When touring that region last month, Ms. Kaag called on all parties to exercise maximum calm and restraint, refrain from any action that could undermine the stability of the area and act responsibility to prevent any escalation in line with their commitment to resolution 1701. Last week, she also visited the country’s north-eastern Bekka Valley- home to some 410,000 Syrian refugees – and met with the region’s officials to discuss the humanitarian challenges of the area. read more

Brock seeking input on student information systems

Brock is replacing its student information system (SIS) and is looking for input from faculty, staff and students.As part of Brock’s SIS Modernization Project, vendors will be on campus demonstrating their solutions to interested faculty, staff and students. Last month, Workday featured their student information system Workday Student. On Thursday, March 22, Ellucian will present their product, Banner.Rico Natale, Student Information Services — User Experience Lead, says it’s crucial the current SIS is replaced and not simply preserved.“Brock’s current SIS has served the University for many years,” he says. “But continuing to maintain the system will cost significantly more money and staff time to improve functionality, stability and security than it will to replace it with a modern product.”Natale says the success of this modernization is dependent on stakeholder feedback.“It’s essential we listen to people who use the software — faculty, staff and students,” he says. “We want to understand their experiences and challenges with the current system.“By reviewing new system options, end users can help ensure that new product options offer solutions to existing challenges and satisfy future process needs.”Faculty, staff and students interested in providing input on SIS options are encouraged to register for all or part of a daylong product demonstration of Banner by SIS vendor, Ellucian, via Focus on Learning.Questions regarding the new SIS may be emailed to Rico Natale at read more

The Nationals Yankees Dodgers And Cubs Cant Possibly Be This Mediocre …

The 2018 MLB season may not even be a month old, but it’s never too early to start overanalyzing how teams have looked so far. That’s especially true this season, when many of the clubs slated to be favorites going into the year have stumbled a bit coming out of the gate. Most of these teams will probably be fine in the end — seriously, it is still very early to know anything about how the season will play out — but just the same, it’s worth checking on which aspects of their struggles should disappear in due time and which might be cause for real anxiety.Washington Nationals (10-12)What’s gone wrong: For a team supposedly built around pitching, Washington currently ranks fifth-to-last in the National League in adjusted ERA — though it hasn’t been the fault of the Max Scherzer-led starting rotation. No, the blame rests with a bullpen that collectively boasts a 5.78 ERA and has performed even worse in clutch situations. (Witness the Nats’ epic meltdown against the Mets last Wednesday.) Some bad early-season defense isn’t helping either, and despite Bryce Harper’s raw feats of power, the offense isn’t hitting enough to make up for the 4.6 runs Washington is allowing per game.Cause for concern? Maybe. The Nats’ bullpen and defense were nothing special last season, either — they ranked 19th and 17th, respectively, in wins above replacement.1Averaging together the versions of WAR found at Baseball-Reference and FanGraphs. Closer Sean Doolittle has been fine so far, however, and setup men Ryan Madson and Brandon Kintzler are not as bad as they’ve looked in the early going. This lineup should get on track, too, when Daniel Murphy and Adam Eaton return from injury — or when Michael Taylor and Ryan Zimmerman break out of their April slumps. (We’ve seen Zimmerman hit poorly before, but he rebounded last season and has been hitting the ball hard in 2018, despite his bad results so far.)New York Yankees (11-9)What’s gone wrong: For all their immense hype going into the season, the Yankees have been pretty “meh” starting out, scoring only 13 more runs than they’ve allowed (113 vs. 100). Prized new left fielder Giancarlo Stanton is striking out constantly, particularly in front of the home fans at Yankee Stadium, while the team’s pitching has been average at best. They’re wasting a great start to the season by shortstop Didi Gregorius; he’s looked like an MVP over the past three weeks, but the Yankees barely have a .500 record to show for it.Cause for concern? Probably not. Although Stanton is pressing at the plate like some batters have been known to do in the pressure-packed New York media market, swinging at more pitches overall and whiffing on fastballs over the plate especially, he’s simply too good a hitter to not adjust eventually. (The ball he smoked at home on Friday might be a sign of things to come.) Likewise, scuffling starters Masahiro Tanaka and Sonny Gray should be better than the 7.22 ERA they’ve combined for so far, and a bullpen that ranked second in MLB in WAR last year is due for an improvement. Regression to the mean can work both ways, of course — Gregorius probably hasn’t fully made the leap to MVP level, for instance — but the Yankees should also benefit from better luck going forward: According to BaseRuns, which smooths out differences in the timing of offensive and defensive events, New York has been baseball’s fifth-best team so far, despite its record.Los Angeles Dodgers (10-10)What’s gone wrong: For one thing, Los Angeles’s offense is down this year, dropping from second in the NL last year to sixth in 2018, according to adjusted on-base plus slugging percentage. The Dodgers miss the production of third baseman Justin Turner, who fractured his wrist in spring training and has missed the entire season, and many of their other top hitters (Chris Taylor, Corey Seager, Yasiel Puig, the now-injured Logan Forsythe, etc.) are off to subpar starts. But an even bigger problem has been L.A.’s bullpen, which ranks 22nd in WAR a year after finishing fifth. Closer Kenley Jansen, usually the best reliever on the planet, sports a 6.23 ERA, and he’s already blown twice as many saves this year as he did all of last season.2Granted, Jansen only blew one save last season. But it was in 42 chances! This year, he’s blown two in five tries.Cause for concern? Sort of. The Dodgers’ hitting issues should sort themselves out eventually — they’re still projected by FanGraphs to score the fourth-most runs per game in the NL over the entire season, and they ought to be even better than that once Turner comes back in May. The bullpen question may be longer-lasting, however, given Jansen’s struggles. Although he brushed off early concerns about his performance (and he recorded a pair of scoreless innings over the weekend), there were questions about Jansen’s velocity in the spring, which have only amplified a month into the season. According to, Jansen’s sinker is averaging only 93.6 mph this April, compared with 95.7 mph last April and 94.9 two Aprils ago. We know that unexplained changes in velocity may indicate the kind of injury or mechanical problem that leads to cold streaks or prolonged absences, and we also know how important Jansen was to the Dodgers’ bullpen last year (he accounted for 48 percent of their relief WAR by himself). If Jansen suffers a down season, it would seriously affect L.A.’s chances of returning to the World Series.Chicago Cubs (10-9)What’s gone wrong: The Cubs are scoring plenty and they’ve already enjoyed a few memorable moments in 2018 so far, including this ridiculous eighth-inning comeback against the Braves the Saturday before last. But their starting pitching and defense — i.e., the twin cornerstones of Chicago’s 2016 World Series run — have been surprisingly mediocre thus far. Although veteran lefty Jon Lester has basically been his usual solid self, none of the other rotation members have lived up to their previous track records, from club mainstay Kyle Hendricks to newcomers Yu Darvish and Tyler Chatwood and second-year Cub Jose Quintana. And if Cub pitchers used to generate easily fieldable balls in play, that’s no longer the case: The team is below average in defensive efficiency and ordinary in various other fielding metrics. (When even Jason Heyward is showing up as a negative in the field, your defense has problems.)Cause for concern? Defensively, not really. Heyward may have lost a step in the field — which is worth keeping an eye on — but Chicago started slow on defense last season, too. They eventually managed to finish near the top of the advanced-metric leaderboards when all was said and done. But there might be real cause for concern in the subpar performance of the Cubs’ rotation, even after taking defense out of the equation. Chicago’s starters rank seventh-worst in fielding-independent pitching so far this season, continuing a three-year slide from fourth-best in 2016 to 10th-best last year, and now 24th-best in 2018. The optimist’s case is that this group is too talented to keep pitching so poorly — and walking so many batters, specifically — but the Cubs will have a hard time fending off the Cardinals and Brewers in the NL Central (much less reclaiming their superteam status) if they don’t start getting a lot more out of their rotation soon. read more

Modern curriculum for Grades 1 and 2

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGuyana’s experience, oil education among changes to curriculum says Education MinistryNovember 14, 2018In “Business”Govt has no plans as yet for ICT in nursery schoolsJanuary 14, 2019In “Business”Addressing gender inequalities: CDB hands over curriculum, training kit to UWIOctober 4, 2018In “Regional” The Ministry of Education has piloted a retooled curriculum for Grade 1 and 2 learners for the new school year beginning in September.The Ministry, in collaboration with the Guyana Education Sector Improvement project (GESIP), is currently conducting a series of consultation sessions across the country as part of the reformation of the national curriculum.Quenita Waldron-Lewis Project Coordinator, GESIP cited the need to tailor the curriculum for the current global setting in order to adequately endow learners.“We cannot in earnest be trying to train children for the 21st century if the curriculum that we are using is two decades old because then you are not equipping children with modern skills for the world that they’re going to be facing,” Waldron said.This reformation will impact the standard of education taught in schools and is slated to benefit students from the Nursery level to Grade 9.Waldron further explained that the ministry is tailoring the curricula to adopt a more student-centred learning approach and to cater to all types of learners.“What we are endeavouring to do is ideally put the student at the centre of the learning. The education experience will come alive more for children because they are going to be thinking and learning through all of the different modalities through which children inherently think and learn,” she said.The reformed curricula will facilitate the ministry’s push for the development of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Spirituality (STEAMS) in schools.“This curriculum reform focuses on STEAMS is something you’re going to see as a cross-cutting theme throughout the curriculum. We are working with a more integrated approach to our curriculum.”The Education Ministry recently announced that a new Grade Six timetable was piloted in several primary schools that allows for greater subject reinforcement for areas students are weak in. It also serves to introduce the learners to timetabling; a system usually used from Grade 7.“Being able to predict what’s going to happen in your day, from a developmental standpoint is always useful for children. It reduces anxiety, and it improves their preparedness for what they are going to face,” she added.Minister of Education, Dr. Nicolette Henry at the recent commissioning of the Kato Secondary School in Region Eight reminded that the ministry recognizes the challenges facing learners and is actively working to reduce the disparities that exist between the hinterland and coastland schools.In this regard, and in keeping with the ministry’s mandate to deliver equitable educational opportunities to all, the reformed curricula will be made available to every school in Guyana.The local education syllabus has not been reformed since 1976, and these steps taken are considered timely. read more

Bandits shoot rob Independence Blvd guard

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedAmanda’s Bridal employee assaulted, robbed by armed banditsOctober 19, 2017In “Crime”Masked gunmen attack Corentyne bus driverMarch 12, 2016In “Crime”Caribbean News Round-upOctober 25, 2015In “Regional” A 60-year-old security guard of Independence Boulevard, East La Penitence, was this morning (July 6, 2019) robbed and shot in front of his home, shortly after returning from work.The incident occurred sometime around about 05:45h.INews understands that Keith Canzius had just arrived home and was just about to open his gate when he was attacked by two males, one of whom was armed with a gun. He said one of the men “lock off” him from behind and managed to relieve him of $6000 cash and a bracelet valued at $90,000 he had on him.The man noted they attempt to steal his phone away too.“I spin around and the other one on the bike saying to ‘take he phone’ so I throw the phone in the yard. We had a lil scuffle and then they ride away but the other one with the gun shoot me as they were leaving,” he explained.The injured man was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he was treated for the minor wound on his left side chest and discharged.According to the security guard, the two men wore hoodies to hide their faces.Nevertheless, a report was filed and police visited the scene where CCTV footage was retrieved for processing. read more

Well Leave it There So Medal joy for Rob Heffernan Clare hurling

first_imgUpdated at 20.50NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s sports news… Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHODenise Manning, Michelle Bell, Danielle Small and Sophie Small from Galway with Billy Corrigan from Kildare at the Galway Racing Festival earlier today.HomeRob Heffernan is set to belatedly claim a bronze medal — it’s understood that the Irish athlete will be promoted to third place in men’s 20km walk at the 2010 European Championships, after Russia’s Stanislav Emelyanov was stripped of his gold medal as a result of irregularities in his biological passport.Donal Óg Cusack and Ger Loughnane have both suggested that GAA dual stars can’t fulfil their potential in hurling.Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes, Michaela Walsh and Alanna Audley-Murphy all enjoyed success at the Commonwealth Games today by guaranteeing themselves a bronze medal at least. Source: Peter Byrne(Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan in action against Uganda’s Bashir Nasir)Road To Riches won the Galway Plate race at the third day of the Galway Festival.Clare won their third Munster U21 hurling title in a row with a comprehensive victory over Cork. Source: James Crombie/INPHOAwayRomelu Lukaku has signed for Everton from Chelsea in a £28million (€35m) deal.Former Man United manager David Moyes will face no charges after allegedly becoming involved in a scuffle at a wine bar.Usain Bolt has rejected claims he called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games “a bit s**t”. Source: PA Wire/Press Association ImagesLiverpool’s Steven Gerrard has revealed that the last three months have been the “worst” of his life.Set piece vanishing spray will be used in the Premier League from now on, after it was successfully implemented at the World Cup.The best thing we sharedMUTV’S Man United team line-up graphics were unusual to say the least.On the record“I think we just have to be a little bit more practical in how we play, in particular at certain times of the year in terms of conditions. The big thing I would have been chasing over the last two years under Rob was to have the right mixture — when to kick, when to keep it tight, when to go to width.”Paul O’Connell on Munster’s upcoming season.The fixture listThe fourth day of the Galway Races gets underway.The third round of the Europa League first-leg games kick-off, with Aberdeen v Real Sociedad among the ties taking place.There’s plenty to look forward to on Day Eight of the Commonwealth Games, with athletics, table tennis and cycling among the sports occurring throughout the day.Showbiz, Baby!Ireland manager Martin O’Neill was living it up at the Galway Races earlier. @FAIreland Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill has arrived @Galway_Races for @thetotecom Galway Plate Day— Horse Racing Ireland (@GoRacing) July 30, 2014 Source: Horse Racing Ireland/Twittercenter_img “Those encroaching players are killing the game, Bill!”Have you heard the story about Liverpool new boy Markovic giving up his first class seat?>Sam factor and bullying scandals prompt NFL teams to undergo sensitivity training>last_img read more

Why call 911 when you could text

first_imgThe FCC’s Chairman, Julius Genachowski, has announced an initiative to enhance the nation’s 9-1-1 system to allow it to take advantage of the latest technology offered in mobile phones including texting, mobile video and photos. There’s a lot of incentive to do so since 70 percent of emergency calls come from mobile phones. The challenge is that many 9-1-1 centers don’t have access to broadband to be able to receive such data, and operators haven’t been properly trained on how to communicate using the technologies.Next-Generation 9-1-1, as it is being called, was first proposed in the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. When fully realized 9-1-1 operators would be able to receive text messages from citizens requiring emergency services as well as mobile video and photos which could be used by first responders to better assess and address emergencies. The FCC Chairman used the shootings in 2007 at the Virginia Tech campus as an example of where support of mobile technology could have improved emergency response since students and witnesses tried sending texts to 9-1-1 which were never received. Besides support for mobile phone technologies Next-Generation 9-1-1 would also support automatic alerting which would consist of emergency calls made by devices such as environmental sensors capable of detecting chemicals, highway cameras, security cameras, alarms, personal medical devices, telematics and consumer electronics in automobiles.The announcement of the new initiative comes after a recent order by the FCC which calls for more stringent location accuracy requirements to improve the ability to find individuals who make 9-1-1 calls using their mobile phone. Next month, the FCC plans to hold a proceeding to receive public input on how to begin the transition to a “broadband-enabled, next-generation” 9-1-1 system.Read more at the FCC (PDF)last_img read more

Samsung has an iPod touch competitor called Galaxy Player

first_imgThe iPod touch has been in a pretty unique position since the day it was introduced. A music player that doubled as a video and gaming device, supported by an application store that refuses to stop growing both in popularity and available apps. There really isn’t much that can compete with that over the past few years.But as Android has become a popular alternative to iOS, so has its own app store grown. Now the iPod touch may finally get some decent competitors using Android as an OS. One of the first such devices looks to be coming from Samsung, and it’s called the Galaxy Player.AdChoices广告It’s classed as a music player, and is set to be unveiled at CES next week. But from viewing the initial spec of the device this looks to be anything but just a music player. Here’s what we know about the device:1GHz processorAndroid 2.2 Froyo4-inch Super Clear LCD (WVGA 800×480)1,200mAh rechargeable batteryT-DMBSoundAlive audio enhancing technologyWi-FiBluetooth 3.03.2MP rear-facing cameraFront-facing camera for video callsGPSHD video playbackMicro SD card slotAndroid Market and Samsung AppsAs well as having a large 4-inch screen, Samsung has kept the Galaxy Player thin with it measuring just 9.9mm thick. That’s slightly thicker than the iPod touch (7.2mm) and iPhone (9.3mm), but still acceptably thin.Samsung says the Galaxy Player is based on the Galaxy S smartphone as the styling and spec suggests. What we don’t know is how much the Player will cost, and what storage options will be available, but with CES just over a week away it’s not long to find out tseho key bits of information.Read more at Samsung HubMatthew’s OpinionI think personal media players (PMP) is one area where Android has yet to really take off. Manufacturers seems to be obsessed with trying to produce larger tablets using the OS rather than creating a solid iPod touch competitor. It makes sense to do so, as it gets more people using Android which then feeds back when it comes to phone choice.Samsung did a good job with the Galaxy Tab, and it’s Android phones are some of the best. If it gets the Galaxy Player right it could be an early hit in 2011.last_img read more

Best Buys HTC Thunderbolt pricing different than Verizons

first_imgThe HTC Thunderbolt has received quite a bit of attention in recent weeks and mainly for the wrong reasons. As the first 4G LTE device on Big Red, it seems this device should be getting lots of attention in a positive light. We’ve seen features come and go, no real floor presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and the confusing exclusivity agreement with Best Buy all within a relatively short amount of time. As if the lack of positive media wasn’t enough, it seems every day we find a new bit of information about the price.Is it $249 on contract? $749 off contract? What about $299 on contract? Will these also be Verizon’s prices? According to a recent tipster, perhaps not.What you’re seeing above is an edited screenshot from a Verizon inventory system that was sent to us. As you can clearly see the MSRP for this device is different than the price tag we’re seeing over at Best Buy, and not by a little bit either. Apply the $100 markup in the field next to the price, and you see a price that falls in line much closer with what you see a traditional smartphone selling for (with a contract-free purchase). [Update: Image removed]Just to be clear, this document says that Verizon stores can get the Thunderbolt for $4xx and charge no less than $5xx off contract. Rumors have it that Best Buy will charge either $249 or $299 for the handset with an agreement, and $749 off contract.Why such a staggering difference in price? Is part of the Best Buy exclusive an attempt to try out their new trade-in program, which encourages customers to bring back old electronics and trade them in for half what they were originally purchased for? Is this price difference of caused Verizon to be less aggressive in their pushing of the “next big thing”, the first 4G LTE device on the network?As this is an unreleased device, Verizon representatives were not available to comment on this topic, though I expect we will see more information in the upcoming weeks as Verizon is able to offer this device in their stores.last_img read more

Man United legend Lukakus comments on Serie A move disrespectful

first_imgManchester United legend Gary Pallister is not impressed with Romelu Lukaku’s comments over a future move to the Serie AThe Belgian striker recently revealed that he hopes to play in Italy at some point in his career, despite having a long-term contract at United.This admission by Lukaku has been slammed by Pallister, who finds it “disrespectful” considering United’s current struggles.“I think it’s disrespectful at times if you start mentioning other clubs when you’re actually contracted to the club you’re at,” Pallister told 888sport.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“If it’s in your mind I’ve got no problem with that but to put it in print I’ve got a problem with that.“At a time when a club is under real pressure to have their leading goal-scorer say he’d like to move abroad – if that’s what he has done – is not the ideal scenario.”Lukaku was recently questioned by another United legend in Paul Scholes, who fears the club will never win the Premier League title with the 25-year-old leading the attack.last_img read more

President lawmakers meet no progress

first_imgWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress toward ending an impasse that has idled 800,000 federal workers and curbed services around the country.Obama “refuses to negotiate,” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters after private talks that lasted more than an hour. “All we’re asking for here is a discussion and fairness for the American people under Obamacare.”But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said moments later, “We’re locked in tight on Obamacare” and neither the president nor Democrats will accept changes in the nation’s 3-year-old health care law as the price for spending legislation needed to end the two-day partial shutdown.With the nation’s ability to borrow money soon to lapse, Republicans and Democrats alike said the shutdown could last for two weeks or more, and soon oblige a divided government to grapple with both economy-threatening issues at the same time.The White House said in a statement after the meeting that Obama had made it clear “he is not going to negotiate over the need for Congress to act to reopen the government or to raise the debt limit to pay the bills Congress has already incurred.”last_img read more

Wilmingtons Latest Legal Notices Week of July 14 2019

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are the latest legal notices related to Wilmington, published during the week of Sunday, July 14, 2019:190880 — Hughes — 17 Palmer Way190914 — Anderson Estate190915 — Redfearn Estate190924 — Ficociello — 500 Main Street190937 — Wilmington Planning Board — 44 Concord Street190938 — Wilmington Planning Board — 225 Andover Street190939 — Wilmington Planning Board — 230 Lowell Street(NOTE: The above public notices is from Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWilmington’s Latest Legal Notices (Week of July 21, 2019)In “Government”Wilmington’s Latest Legal Notices (Week of August 18, 2019)In “Government”Wilmington’s Latest Legal Notices (Week of August 25, 2019)In “Government”last_img read more

Former President George HW Bush Honored As Great And Noble Man In

first_img Share Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPRA military honor guard carries the casket of former President George H.W. Bush during the funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.Updated at 1:30 p.m. ETFormer President George H.W. Bush was remembered as “a great and noble man” by his eldest son, former President George W. Bush, at a solemn but joyous state funeral at Washington National Cathedral.The cathedral bells tolled as the casket containing the 41st president was carried by a military honor guard down the center aisle on Wednesday morning.Seated together on one side of the aisle were President Trump and former Democratic Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, along with their wives.On the other side was the Bush family, including the 43rd president, who as he greeted his fellow former chief executives appeared to slip a piece of candy to Michelle Obama. Bush gave the former first lady a candy during Sen. John McCain’s service in September, and the Internet noticed.George W. Bush said his peripatetic father “was born with just two settings: full throttle, then sleep.”He called him “the best father a son or daughter can have,” adding he “showed me what it means to be a president who serves with integrity.”Three of Bush’s granddaughters read Bible passages, and the first tribute was given by Bush biographer Jon Meacham. He recounted the story of Bush being shot down over the Pacific during World War II and called him “America’s last great soldier statesman, a 20th century founding father.”He poked fun at Bush’s sometimes-awkward public speaking style.” ‘Fluency in English,’ President Bush once remarked, ‘is something that I’m often not accused of,’ ” Meacham said, adding, “His tongue may have run amok at times, but his heart was steadfast.”“Abraham Lincoln’s ‘better angels of our nature’ and George H.W. Bush’s ‘thousand points of light,’ ” Meacham said, “are companion verses in America’s national hymn.”Former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., recounted the time he and Bush saw the musical Evita about the life of Argentine first lady Eva Peron and how on the way back from the theater they were singing “Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina” together. Simpson said Bush loved a good joke but could “never, ever remember the punchline, and I mean never.”Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney also delivered a eulogy, saying future historians will find “no occupant of the Oval Office was more courageous, more principled and more honorable than George Herbert Walker Bush.”You can read the full program here.Bush was transported to the cathedral in a procession from the U.S. Capitol, where his casket had lain in state since Monday.Following the service, the body will be flown to Texas, where Bush will be laid to rest on Thursday at the Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, alongside his wife, Barbara, and their daughter Robin, who died at age 3.Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit read more

Green Monday Deals on MustHave Electronics

first_img Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with TechBargains so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.Today is Green Monday, which is often thought of as the third-largest online shopping day of the year, behind Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The team at TechBargains is offering a number of deals that you can buy now and still get in time for the holidays. Check out the featured deals below. Get more great deals and Green Monday Sneak Peeks at TechBargains…___________________$50 Price drop! Dell XPS 8900 i7-6700 Skylake Quad-Core Desktop with Windows 7 Pro, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD for $599.99 (use code: XPS599 – list price $799.99).NEW ASUS ZenWatch 2 with Hyper Charge (60% charge in 15 minutes) for $95.00 (list price $129.99).NEW Logitech Z313 80W 2.1CH Speakers with Subwoofer + Bluetooth Streaming Adapter for $59.99 (list price $119.98).NEW RAVPower 22,000mAh Portable USB Charger (Recharges an iPhone up to 9-Times) for $29.99 (list price $59.99).NEW Ooma Telo Free VoIP Home Phone Adapter (Just pay ~4 in monthly fees) for $57.01 (Click on Extra 10% Amazon Coupon for discount).NEW GoPro Hero 5 Session 4K Action Mini Camera with Bonus $45 Amazon Gift Card for $299.99NEW Brother Multi-Function Laser Printer with Duplexing & Mobile Printing for $95.00 (list price $149.99).Dell XPS 8900 i7-6700 Skylake Quad-Core Desktop with Windows 7 Pro, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD for $649.99 (use code: GREEN$50 – list price $799.99).Dell Inspiron 3650 Intel Core i5-6400 Quad-Core Win 7 Pro Desktop, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD for $429 (use code: GREEN100 – list price $731.56).PCMag Editor’s Choice Dell Latitude 14 7000 Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 14″ Business Win7 Pro Laptop w/ 1080p Gorilla Glass Touchscreen, 256GB SSD and 4GB RAM, 3yr Warranty (Only 3.5lbs, MILSPEC rated) for $729.00 (use coupon code: GMSAVE100 – list price $949.99).Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Intel Core i5-6200u Dual-Core 17.3″ Laptop for $499 (use code: GMSAVE80 – list price $781.56).Out of stock but orderable! Dell 512GB Solid State Drive + $20 Dell Gift Card for $149.99 (list price $199.99).Amazon Electronics: Media Streamers, Tablets Echo Speakers, Kindles & moreAmazon Echo Dot 2nd Gen Bluetooth Speaker w/ Audio Output & Alexa for $39.99 (list price $49.99).Amazon Echo 360-Degree Speaker with Alexa Voice Service Control for $139.99 (list price $149.99).Amazon Tap Portable Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Stereo Sound and Alexa Voice Service for $89.99 (list price $129.99).Amazon Fire HD 10 Quad-Core 10.1″ 16GB Tablet for $199.99 (list price $229.99).Amazon Fire 7″ Tablet (8GB) for $39.99 (list price $49.99).Kindle Paperwhite 300ppi eReader w/ Backlight for $99.99 (list price $119.99).Electronics & ComponentsMoto G Play 16GB Unlocked 4G Smartphone (Prime member exclusive) for $149.99 (list price $199.99).Highly Rated and Lowest Price! Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless Active Noise Cancelling Over the Ear Headphones (Genuine Leather) for $329.99 (list price $449.99).Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset + $100 Amazon Gift Card for $599.ZAGG Limitless Full Size Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets, Smartphones & PCs for $19.99 (list price $59.99).Anker PowerHouse 120,000mAh Rechargeable Battery (Recharge a smartphone over 40-times) for $399.99 (list price $599.99).Xbox One Elite Wireless Customizable Controller for $112.99 (list price $149.99).Yi 1080p Action Camera (1080@60fps, 720@120fps) for $79.99 (list price $99.99). Disclosure: This is brought to you by the Entrepreneur Partner Studio. Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, we may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners.Have a deal you want to promote? Contact us here. December 12, 2016 3 min read Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Register Now »last_img read more

Industry Gold Award for The Hotel Windsor

first_imgThe Hotel Windsor has won a Gold Circle award for the most popular hotel in Victoria from one of the world’s-largest online travel agencies, Agoda.The Gold Circle award is based on positive guest reviews and is a testament to the continuing popularity of The Hotel Windsor, Australia’s only luxury grand hotel. The hotel has also been recently nominated for the titles of Australia’s Leading Hotel and Australasia’s Leading Hotel in the World Travel Awards 2010, and was included in Luxury Travel Magazine’s 2010 Gold List for Best Australian Hotel. “We are thrilled to be voted the best by our guests,” said David Perry, Hotel Windsor CEO and general manager. “This recognition, along with the hotel’s other industry and consumer-based awards, are what keeps us striving for the highest standards of service and reaffirms the hotel’s stature as one of Australia’s leading hotels.”Agoda is part of the family of companies, one of the three largest publicly traded online travel agencies in the world with headquarters based in North America. Source = The Hotel Windsorlast_img read more

Tourism Australia Likes Facebook milestone

first_imgShowing the world what Aussies are made of, Tourism Australia has surpassed two million Likes on its Facebook page, topping all other tourism destination Groups across the planet.Launching the page in 2008 and welcoming their two millionth Like shortly after uploading a New Year Eve short film, the milestone has also placed the Group in the list of the largest Facebook pages located in Australia.According to Tourism Australia, the fan base grew by up to 85,000 fans in three days after uploading the video.The Group’s managing director Andrew McEvoy said the milestone is evidence of Australia’s international appeal and plays a critical role in ongoing promotion of the destination.”By having the largest Facebook page located in Australia and, by a considerable distance, the largest destination page on Facebook – with almost three times as many fans as our nearest rival, Las Vegas – we can effectively demonstrate our country’s continuing appeal both to Australians and people overseas,” Mr McEvoy said.He said the achievement was made through engaging closely with followers as well as listening to their feedback and uploading content which inspires fans to share.”To be relevant Tourism Australia has to provide compelling content and to deliver impact we have to use the channels where consumers are researching and booking their holidays – and today, that’s online,” he added.”Through Facebook we get real stories about what people are currently thinking about Australia which influences our marketing and makes the platform a primary interaction point with our global advocates.” Source = e-Travel Blackboardlast_img read more

Angus Houston assures Razak there are no problems over MH370 search

first_imgMr Razak and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott attended a briefing with Mr Houston at which he informed the pair that 10 aircraft were searching an area of 230,000 sq kilometres about 1700km west of Perth. Source = ETB News: Tom Neale Mr Abbott has also phoned Chinese premier Lie Keqiang that he was saddened by the loss of so many Chinese passengers. Former Australian Defence Force chief, Angus Houston has assured Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak that the MH370 search is going smoothly. “The task, as I’ve already said, is being approached with the constant support of groundbreaking, worldwide expertise and I want you to know that Australia will provide Malaysia with all necessary assistance with the search and recovery of the missing aircraft,” Mr Houston said.last_img read more

Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires But how would you rank each of the wins? Here’s our shot. – / 11 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Any season that does not end with a Super Bowl victory will go down as some kind of disappointment, and the Arizona Cardinals’ 2014 campaign is no different. But most will remember this season for, if nothing else, the fun ride that it was.Arizona was besieged by injuries for much of the season, yet continued to find ways to win. “Next man up” became both a mantra and a rallying cry, and it helped propel the Cardinals to 11 victories, a mark that is tied for the most in franchise history. Comments   Share   center_img Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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