Cheque Presentation For Proposed Rehab Centre

first_imgThe Robert Conconi Foundation, through Dominion Securities, has been awarding groups as much as 500-thousand dollars annually, in years past.The Recovery Centre Society is the organization behind the building of a 20-room alcohol & drug rehabilitation facility in the Fort St. John area.Chair Bruce Lantz says they’ve raised about 20-percent of the five-million dollar capital cost.- Advertisement -To date, it’s been unable to secure land, however, Lantz is optimistic both the property and the money will become a reality in the future.Lantz says the proposal has the support of local, provincial, and federal elected officials.He says the next step will be to approach the different levels of government for support.Advertisementlast_img read more

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No concerns for Henderson as new Liverpool deal nears

first_img1 Jordan Henderson Jordan Henderson admits he has no concerns about signing a new Liverpool contract.The 24-year-old, who was named the Reds’ vice-captain last month and is viewed as the long-term successor to Steven Gerrard, has less than two years to run on his current deal.Striker Daniel Sturridge signed a new long-term extension last week and Henderson is expected to follow suit as low-key talks have been on-going for some time.“I am just concentrating on playing football. I am not worried about that,” said the England midfielder, who scored Liverpool’s winner against West Brom on Saturday.“I am enjoying my football, I love this club and I want to be here for many years so that shouldn’t be an issue.“I’ll let my agent sort that out, it’s nothing to do with me.”Raheem Sterling, who has reportedly attracted the attention of this month’s Champions League opponents Real Madrid, and Philippe Coutinho are next in line for new contract offers to reflect their growing importance to the team.last_img read more

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Mourinho makes instant impact as Spurs beat West Ham

first_img0Shares0000Mourinho celebrates Son’s opener as his reign started off with a victory against Tottenham’s London rivalsLONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 23 – Jose Mourinho delivered Tottenham’s first away win in the Premier League since January in his first game in charge with a 3-2 win at West Ham to catapult Spurs up to sixth.Son Heung-min, Lucas Moura and Harry Kane got the goals as Mourinho made an instant impact after replacing the sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday. A much-needed three points will help to endear Mourinho to a skeptical Spurs support who were sad to see Pochettino’s five-and-a-half year spell in charge of the club end just six months after leading the club to a first ever Champions League final.There was no love lost between Mourinho’s Chelsea sides and Tottenham in the past, but his arrival had the desired impact for Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, even if a West Ham team devoid of confidence made for perfect opponents.Mourinho followed Pochettino’s example in leaving out Christan Eriksen with the Dane one of a number of Spurs players into the final months of his contract and showing no signs of agreeing a new deal.“We have to make the right decision for the club,” Mourinho said on Eriksen’s future before kick-off, but his decision to field a front four of Dele Alli with Son, Moura and Kane worked.Kane had smashed the ball past beleaguered West Ham goalkeeper Roberto after just three minutes from Alli’s pass but was denied by the offside flag.Instant impact: Jose Mourinho won his first match in charge of Tottenham Hotspur at West HamAn injury to first-choice stopper Lukasz Fabianski has coincided with a run of eight games without a win for West Ham with a string of errors from Roberto spreading a lack of confidence throughout the team.The Spaniard could have done better when Tottenham did open the scoring nine minutes before half-time when another through ball from Alli found Son, whose shot had too much power for the hapless ‘keeper.However, Roberto was blameless for Spurs’ second seven minutes later when a lovely flick from Alli sent Son racing down the left and his inch-perfect cross was met by Moura at the back post.The same two players should have combined for the visitors’ third just two minutes into the second half when Son sent Moura clean through on goal, but the Brazilian dragged his shot wide to the despair of Mourinho, who sank to his knees on the touchline.Tottenham’s celebrations were only put on hold for another two minutes as Serge Aurier’s cross picked out Kane to head home and become the third highest goalscorer in Spurs’ history with 175.The England captain was furious at himself for not adding another on the hour mark as he dallied with just Roberto to beat and was dispossessed by a last-ditch challenge from Issa Diop.Michail Antonio pulled a goal back for the hosts 17 minutes from time, but by the time Angelo Ogbonna scored West Ham’s second six minutes into stoppage time it was too little, too late.West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini now waits to see if he faces a similar fate to Pochettino.The Hammers were expected to challenge for European qualification in the Chilean’s second season but instead are 16th and in danger of falling even closer towards the relegation zone by the end of the weekend.0Shares0000(Visited 14 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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NFL-L.A. a story that won’t die

first_imgAnd they did not include the Coliseum or Anaheim. Yes, folks, step off the carousel, step on the carousel. Dodger Stadium was again mentioned, along with a second site believed to be in the City of Industry. Neil Glat, the NFL senior vice president now in charge of any possible move to Los Angeles, confirmed Wednesday that at least a pair of potential sites will be examined by the league next month. “We owe it to ourselves to see if there are other opportunities,” Glat said. “But we’re not looking to create some public groundswell of attention.” Yes, truth be known, the NFL is keenly aware of the disillusionment in the Los Angeles region over the inexhaustible search for a new stadium site. If it had its way, those kiss-off letters – written over three months ago – would never have seen public light. Everything would be all hush-hush until it was ready to make a grand announcement. There are so many people in the NFL and the variously involved communities, the most shocking news here was that it was actually kept on the QT for so long. Now that it’s out, we are almost required to follow Chapter 37 in the tedious “NFL Returns to Los Angeles.” Dodger Stadium is another of those phoenix-like NFL destinations, albeit one that has made more sense than most. Dodger Stadium’s biggest obstacle in becoming a legitimate NFL objective has always been the political trifecta that supported the Coliseum as the Los Angeles destination of choice. The NFL returning to L.A. anywhere but the Coliseum was seen as nothing short of a death knell to the venerable stadium. The city, county and state agencies that make up the Coliseum Commission formed a unified Los Angeles front. It had enough political wherewithal to pound former Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley into submission 10 years ago when he first seriously pursued an NFL site next to Dodger Stadium. If they’d just left O’Malley alone, the NFL probably would have returned when the last expansion franchise went to Houston in 1999. And he would still own the Dodgers. Then two years ago it was leaked that representatives from the NFL and current Dodgers owner Frank McCourt had met to discuss a potential stadium near the ballpark, and once again there was local political outcry. The Coliseum worked hard to establish deal points, get its environmental impact report filed and architectural renderings updated, all in an effort to finally win NFL favor, and to many the clandestine meetings smacked of betrayal. The NFL and McCourt quickly backtracked, calling the meetings exploratory and claiming nothing would be pursued until it was determined a deal could not be reached on the Coliseum. Which just happens to be where we are in this convoluted mess at the moment. Glat, naturally, would not name the sites the NFL would next investigate. “At this point, there has not been any outreach by us or Dodger Stadium,” he said. That sounds rather carefully worded, almost suspiciously so. McCourt declined comment Wednesday, which is telling in itself given that his entry should be cleared now that the Coliseum is rightfully moving forward on a long-term deal with USC. Safe to assume, the NFL and the Dodgers are again talking. As to this mysterious City of Industry site, it should be noted that one of the main cogs behind the Coliseum expansion bid in ’99 was Ed Roski Jr. Roski is a part-owner of the Kings and Lakers, and his Majestic Realty is one of the biggest developers in Southern California. Majestic’s headquarters happens to be in the City of Industry. Roski was not in his office Wednesday and did not return a phone message. There’s a lot of that going around. In the NFL’s July 18 letter, when it told the Coliseum Commission a team would not be coming to the Coliseum, Glat said the costs of the stadium renovation, now believed swelled to $1 billion, were prohibitive. “We have determined that the Coliseum renovation project as currently contemplated would create significant economic risks for the NFL, such that we are not prepared to move forward with the project at this point,” Glat wrote. Like building a stadium on a plot in the City of Industry or a Chavez Ravine hillside would cost less? “The economics are going to be different at every site,” Glat said Wednesday. “There could be a series of commercial developments built in conjunction that could defray some of the costs.” The Coliseum, Anaheim’s stadium, the Rose Bowl, Carson and Hollywood Park have all come under NFL scrutiny in this 12-years-in-the-making saga. And however dead the Coliseum now appears by all concerned, there is always the possibility of some unforeseen 11th-hour, Michael Myers rebirth. “I would never eliminate the possibility, but I wouldn’t hold out any massive hope, either,” said Coliseum general manager Pat Lynch. “Options are what the NFL is all about.” There is more to come. With the NFL and Los Angeles, there is always more to come. Scream all you like. stephen.dilbeck@dailynews.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.The NFL and Los Angeles are a never-ending soap opera sans the off button. Sometimes you’re briefly able to hit the mute, but always it comes blaring back. Even after the L.A. Daily News reported Sunday that the NFL and the Coliseum had finally, belatedly blown each other kisses and said goodbye, you just knew that wouldn’t be the end of it. Cats don’t have this many lives. John McClane isn’t this hard to kill. It should be clear by now, Los Angeles will never rid itself of this on-going story until someone mercifully builds a stadium and a team is relocated to the nation’s second-largest market. One day after the story, the Los Angeles Times followed with a piece that said the NFL planned to send staff to Southern California within the next month to investigate two potential stadium sites. Scream into the night all you like. Feign weariness, exasperation, cry out for some modicum of reason. Some things just never come to complete resolution, even when every one has pretty much agreed the road’s stopped at sheared granite. Somehow there is always the possibility of a bend missed, a turn not taken, a step to revisit. last_img read more

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GAA: SEAN MAC CUMHAILL’S CLUB NOTES

first_imgSEAN MAC CUMHAILL’S NOTES 02/01/12REGISTRATIONRegistration is now open for 2012. ALL players and members must beregistered before 31March 2012. If you are not registered before thisdate, it will affect your player insurance and your voting rights atthe AGM. Please contact Stephen Lynch. Cost of membership is: €70 for Family membership, € 30 for Adults and €10 for childrenANNUAL DINNERDANCEThe Annual Dinner dance takes place in the clubhouse on the 14thofJan. Tickets are only €10.There will be music and presentations aswell on the night. Great value. SUPPORT YOUR CLUB.FOR SALE Club socks and togs for children up to age 14 and Canning hurls fromsizes 26 – 35. Please contact John Burke at 086/8185915 for orderform. IDEAL BIRTHDAY PRESENTS.UNDER AGE TEAMS.Help is required for the 2012 season with different underage teams forboys & girls football and hurling/camogie. Any adult players orparents interested in helping out with the underage teams shouldcontact Alan Martin at 0861723899. Previous coaching experience is notrequired.STRICTLY COME DANCINGSean Mac Cumhaill’s are looking for people to take part in theStrictly Come Dancing which is beginning shortly. This is a greatopportunity for people to go out and have fun and get exercise aswell. Please contact Terry on 0866095347 or Peter on 0872363337 formore information.Justin Brady Memorial The Justin Brady Memorial Cup match took place on New Years Eve in MacCumhaill Park.The Single mens team was managed by PJ Mc Ardle and theMarried mens team was managed by Stephen Lynch. In very wetconditions, Niall Brady Devenney threw the ball in to get the matchstarted. The Singles started the better, quickly scorring 2-02 to noscore. The married men settled down and it was nip and tuck till halftime, with the Singles leading by 2 goals. The second half was veryentertaining, with both managers been very liberal with theirsubsitutions, at one stage there were 38 players on the pitch!!! TheSingles eventually ran out as winners in this very entertaining game.Terry Reilly said a few words at the end, thanking the Brady familyfor their years of support to Mac Cumhaills. Bridie Brady presentedthe cup to Paddy Kelly,captain of the Singles team. Refreshments wereserved in the Club house after. Thanks to all players and supportersfor a very enjoyable afternoon.MAC CUMHAILL’S CLUB LOTTOThere was no winners of the lotto this week.There was no match 3 winners.Two tickets were drawn randomly.Brendan Dunnion Jr and Noelle Mc Groarty.Each receives €35.Next week’s jackpot is €7,600€2 weekly or a yearly subscription for the Club Lotto is €100€5 weekly or a yearly subscription for the Club Lotto is €250.Contact any club committee member for details.MAC CUMHAILL’S BINGOMac Cumhaill’s Weekly Bingo is in the Villa Rose Hotel this week at 8.30pm.Everyone Welcome!Club meetings will be held on the Last Monday of every Month at theClubhouse. Any person wishing to get involved in the club please comealong or contact any member. The Clubhouse bar is now taking bookings for parties: Contact Simon on085 1503092 for more information.Donegal yearbook on sale from clubhouse or contact any executivemember. Only €10Sean Mac Cumhaill’s would like to wish all members and their familiesa very Happy New YearGAA: SEAN MAC CUMHAILL’S CLUB NOTES was last modified: January 4th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA: SEAN MAC CUMHAILL’S CLUB NOTESlast_img read more

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Southampton set to miss out on bonus payments if Liverpool win the UCL

first_img3 Liverpool will not have to hand Southampton extra bonus payments if they beat Real Madrid to win the Champions League.The Reds take part in the Kiev showpiece on Saturday, and you can listen to full commentary of the match LIVE on talkSPORT.Jurgen Klopp has guided Liverpool to their first Champions League final in over a decadeVirgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren and Sadio Mane are all expected to start against Real, with Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana likely to be named among the substitutes by Jurgen Klopp.All five of those players were signed by Liverpool from Southampton, and there was a belief Saints would be in line for bonus payments if the quintet help the Anfield club win Europe’s biggest domestic competition.Adam Lallana joined Liverpool in the summer of 2014 before Nathaniel Clyne joined him at Anfield a year laterHowever, according to The Times, this is not the case.It is reported that the only bonus payments Liverpool make to clubs ‘are triggered by appearance-related clauses and linked to Champions League qualification.’Liverpool will likely be forced to shell out to Saints as they booked their place in next year’s Champions League by finishing fourth in the Premier League, but beating Real to claim their sixth European Cup will not trigger further bonus payments. Van Dijk and Lovren are two former Southampton players expected to start in the Champions League final last_img read more

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Clipboard Syndicate raising money for OSU Dairy Judging Team expenses

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Travelling and entry fees for the Ohio State University Collegiate Dairy Judging Team competitions are expensive. The students manage the dairy parlor at the Ohio State Fair and do other fundraisers to pay their own way, but as travel costs continue to rise, the long-term budget for the program is looking slimmer. Extension dairy program specialist and collegiate dairy coach Bonnie Ayars decided to address the issue.“The students are working to raise money for their trips but we need a reserve for the future. For the very first time of my tenure, I am coming forth with a fundraiser for the collegiate dairy judging teams,” she said. “COBA has generously donated a calf for us to use at the Spring Dairy Expo Buckeye Classic Sale managed by the kids.”Leading up to the March 30 sale, 100 shares for the calf will also be sold for $100 each to raise funds for the judging team. Donors will not own the calf, but will play a role in ensuring future opportunities for students on the Dairy Judging Team as a part of “The Clipboard Syndicate.” These shares will be sold to alumni and friends of the dairy judging program for the purpose of funding travel, contest entry fees, and other costs associated with the collegiate dairy judging team.Once all 100 shares have been acquired, the shareholders will auction the heifer as Lot 1 in the 2017 Ohio Buckeye Classic Sale with all proceeds supporting the future of the collegiate dairy judging team through the Ohio State Dairy Judging Program Fund. The Clipboard Syndicate will auction an early 507HO12788 Frazzled daughter born in December of 2016. Her Kingboy dam is a full sister to 7HO12787 King royal and her maternal line has been an exceptional cow family for the Buschur family in New Weston. She clocks in at +2631GTPI+744NM$+2069M+2.61T.“It will only be a formality to buy into the calf,” Ayars said. “Immediately following our formality, the calf will be sold to a breeder and we will also benefit from that income. We are so very thankful for this opportunity and also would like others to know of the generosity of COBA.”Syndicate members will be recognized at the Buckeye Classic Sale for their contributions. Forms and payment can be mailed to The Clipboard Syndicate, c/o Bonnie Ayars, 222D Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Rd, Columbus, OH 43210. For more information email ayars.5@osu.edu.Clipboard_Donation_Form_Mailinglast_img read more

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House passes of legislation to revise Federal FFA Charter

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is applauding the House passage of legislation, the National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act, which would amend the FFA charter and provide more control to FFA leadership. The legislation, H.R. 439, was passed by voice vote this week.The legislation seeks to provide more flexibility to the FFA Board by reducing the number of board members appointed by the U.S. Department of Education and opens the door to allowing more than six national FFA officers. Under the current configuration, the Department of Education has left seats unfilled on the board for significant periods of time, which can threaten a quorum if there are any other absences.“The National FFA provides more than 650,000 students with the opportunity to grow, learn, and prepare for the future,” Latta said. “I’ve seen the impact that FFA has had on students in Ohio, and it’s essential that the organization has the structure it needs to support more than 8,500 local FFA chapters across the country. Because the National FFA is chartered by Congress, this legislation will ensure FFA leadership can effectively run their organization and teach the next generation of agriculture leaders.”The Ohio FFA Association has more than 25,000 members in 315 chapters throughout Ohio.last_img read more

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SPORT-PONTING-DRAVID 2 LAST

first_img“In the game played at Adelaide (Australia v New”In the game played at Adelaide (Australia v New Zealand) early this year the crowds were huge, the TV audience was huge. With the right time and the right place I can see it will have a place, but not necessarily one or two day/night Test matches in Australia every summer,” Ponting explained.The retired cricketer said with the Indian cricket board (BCCI) also showing interest to host a few day/night Test matches in the coming season, he was keen to see how this pans out.”I understand India are also interested in playing day/night Test. It will be interesting to see how that goes. Probably Test match cricket in India needs some kicking as well. I understand how many Test matches are coming their way in the next 12-18 months.”India are set to play thirteen home Test matches, against Bangladesh, New Zealand, England and Australia, in the 2016-17 cricket season. PTI SSR NRB AT ATlast_img read more

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