Sorrow and Joy

first_imgThe placid morning nap is sweetEspecially when the spring breeze is dallingWith the flowers and trees around the casementAnd the delicate fragrance of the roses permeatingEverywhere.The paths of glory lead but to the grave.We merry today and tomorrow we die intestateSome woo fame; some woo wealthBut doomsday shall be the endThe salt has lost its tasteAnd if worst comes to worst,We all shall bowAnd indeed paradise shall be unreachableOur thoughts and deeds are evilI know mercy shall never show its face nor goodnessOur hearts have become so darkAnd psyche filled with fiendsThe frame of minds of man has become vileWe laughAnd the world laugh with usBut when we cry, we cry along.Sorrow is along; joy is togetherThe moon wanes when fullAnd summer wanes as autumn approachesThe sweet prospects, sweet birds and sweet flowersShall soon lose their sweetnessAnd that no man shall live foreverShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Trackers start the season by going 3-0 on road trip

first_imgThe Trackers are back on the ice this weekend, playing a game in Peace River against the Royals on Friday, before hosting the Grande Prairie Athletic Club Storm at the Pomeroy Sport Centre on Sunday. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C./Yukon Trackers got a big start to the season, willing all three games on a road trip to Central Alberta.The three games over the weekend were the team’s first since their record-breaking 2017/2018 season that saw the team go 31-12-5, good enough to make them the NAMHL Boucher Division’s Regular season champs.In the playoffs, the Trackers took home the Boucher Division Playoff title before hosting the BC Hockey Tier 1 Provincials, where the team placed third.- Advertisement -The Trackers began their road trip with a game against the Lakeland Panthers in Bonnyville. Nick Loewen scored a pair of powerplay goals, while Logan Kimmie scored once with the man-advantage and both Nathan Brownlee and Kurtis Lee each contributed even-strength goals in the Trackers’ 5-1 victory. Brownlee also had two assists, while Devan Minard, Connor Kindrat, and Markus Ruehl each tallied helpers.Northeast B.C. faced a closer battle against the Wainwright Polar Kings on Saturday. Chase London and Kurtis Lee gave the Trackers a 2-0 lead in the first period, with Duncan Ross assisting both goals and Brownlee getting the second assist on London’s tally. In the third, the Polar Kings made it 2-1, but goaltender Landon Hatton stood tall between the pipes to seal the deal.On Sunday, the Trackers thoroughly demolished the Southside Athletic Club. Though the Athletic Club got out to a 1-0 lead early in the first, it wouldn’t stay that way for long. Ruehl and Brownlee each scored a pair of goals, with Lee, Minard, Ross, Cayden Frenette, and Justin Brownlee in the team’s 9-1 win. Kindrat led the team with four assists, Noah Lang had three, Ross had a pair, and both Ruehl and Kimmie had one helper each.Advertisementlast_img read more

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November 7th Community Events Photos

first_imgThe Move Dance Centre Society held it’s 11th Annual Ladies Day Out at the Pomeroy Hotel.                                                                                                                                       Picture: Amber DavyOver 47 different venders from small and home based businesses showcased their products at the Pomeroy Hotel for Ladies Day Out.                                                               Picture: Amber DavyThe Catholic Women’s League of Fort St. John hosted their Winter Wonderland Tea & Bazaar at the Seniors Citizens Hall.                                                                                        Picture: Amber Davy- Advertisement –The Totem mall hosted it’s Fasion Show, which showcases clothing from local retail stores in Fort St. John.                                                                                                            Picture: Amber Davylast_img read more

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GCA cricket fixtures continue

first_imgMatches organised by the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) will continue this weekend with some crucial fixtures.The highly anticipated New Building Society (NBS) Second Division 40-Over finals will today be played between the Guyana Cricket Club (GCC) and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) at the DCC Ground in Queenstown, Georgetown. The action is scheduled to begin at 10:15 hrs.The Noble House Seafoods two-day tournament will resume today as well, and the Police will attempt to detain the GDF at Eve Leary Sports Complex Ground. Play in this tourney starts on both days from 10:30 hrs.The Friends of Cricket Under-17 hundred-over tournament continues today as well, with Everest colliding with Bel Air at Everest Cricket Ground.On Sunday, the Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) will trash it out with GCC at the MYO Ground. Match commences at 9:30 hrs.last_img read more

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RAPHOE MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM JUST MISS OUT ON FINAL

first_imgRAPHOE Men narrowly missed out out the Trophy final after an epic battle with Portadown on Saturday.When Jamie Wright fired the visitors into a 2-0 lead, it looked like Raphoe just weren’t going to have a chance of progressing to a third trophy this season.But then Raphoe staged an incredible comeback with Gavin Lecky hitting two before Lee Coll struck to make it 3-2 to the home side. The home crowd must have thought this season was Raphoe’s.But Portadown did the same thing to Raphoe – coming back to hit two late goals and snatch the tie 4-3. RAPHOE MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM JUST MISS OUT ON FINAL was last modified: March 24th, 2013 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:RAPHOE MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM JUST MISS OUT ON FINALlast_img read more

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KING CHARLES SPANIEL FOUND WANDERING IN GROUNDS OF LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL

first_imgThis female King Charles Spaniel has been found wandering around very lost at the Letterkenny General Hospital this evening.Local woman Sinead McCahey says the dog was nearly knocked down on the main road.She is now taking care of the dog. If it’s yours call Sinead on 086 8895277. KING CHARLES SPANIEL FOUND WANDERING IN GROUNDS OF LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL was last modified: July 29th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:KING CHARLES SPANIEL FOUND WANDERING IN GROUNDS OF LETTERKENNY HOSPITALlast_img read more

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LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL TO CLEAN UP THEIR ACT AFTER HIQA REPORT

first_imgLetterkenny General HospitalA report arising from an inspection of hygiene practices at Letterkenny General Hospital has shocked visitors and patients.Inspectors found that patients were being put at risk of infection from poor hand hygiene and non-attendance of hand hygiene training.Baby cots were said to have layers of thick dust and grime inside drawers, with rusted metal frames and dirty cradles. A patient bathroom had no waste disposal bin, while another bath was held together with adhesive tape. The hospital were aware that the inspection would take place on June 5. Despite a previous inspection in February, the hospital’s hygiene standards were not completely up to scratch.The HSE responded to the HIQA report to say that a number of positive improvements in Letterkenny Hospital had been noted since the February inspection.“Letterkenny Hospital recognises that whilst hand hygiene rates have improved since the previous HIQA visit, the results of this most recent audit demonstrated the need for further improvement in our hand hygiene practice.”As the hospital rebuilds itself after the devastating floods in July, the HSE say they will take all observations from the report into account.  by Rachel McLaughlinLETTERKENNY HOSPITAL TO CLEAN UP THEIR ACT AFTER HIQA REPORT was last modified: September 20th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:hand hygieneinspectionLetterkenny General Hospitalreportlast_img read more

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HOSPITAL INTRODUCES NEW RESTRICTIONS AS VOMITING BUG STRKES AGAIN

first_imgSligo General Hospital is requesting that visitors do not to attend at the hospital due to the presence of  the winter vomiting bug in a number of wards in the hospital.Presently there is an increased incidence of vomiting and diarrhoea illness in the community and hospital settings.GPs are requested to only refer patients to the Acute Assessment Unit or the Emergency Department who are in need of immediate assessment / admission. As a precautionary measure the hospital has put control measures in place to reduce the risk of Norovirus spreading to other patients and to other areas/departments within the Hospital.Visiting is permitted only in exceptional circumstances and then for immediate relatives during designated visiting times only (2pm – 4pm or 6.30pm – 8.30pm).Visitors who themselves may be unwell or have vomiting or diarrhoea should not visit the Hospital, said the HSE.“Very young children or those with some other serious illness should avoid visiting the hospital, as they may be particularly susceptible to the virus,” said a spokeswoman. “Patients with scheduled appointments’ or require emergency care should attend as normal. The visiting restrictions will remain in place until the situation has been resolved.“Sligo Regional Hospital wishes to thank patients and the public for their cooperation and apologise for any inconvenience caused,” she added. HOSPITAL INTRODUCES NEW RESTRICTIONS AS VOMITING BUG STRKES AGAIN was last modified: March 5th, 2013 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:HOSPITAL INTRODUCES NEW RESTRICTIONS AS VOMITING BUG STRKES AGAINlast_img read more

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Minute’s silence to be held at Donegal marts this week

first_imgA minute’s silence will be observed at all farm marts nationwide including Donegal this week in remembrance of loved ones who that have been killed in farming accidents.The silence is also being held to promote safety awareness and to further ignite a continuing commitment to farm safety among the farming community, the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) has announced.National Marts Farm Safety Awareness and Remembrance Day is supported by ICOS, The Association of Livestock Marts, FBD, the Health and Safety Authority, the Farm Safety Partnership and Embrace, the farm accident support network. Each Mart Manager will make a speech at 1pm and the Minute’s Silence will then be observed.Michael Spellman, Chairman, ICOS National Marts said livestock farming is a challenging and labour intensive enterprise at the best of times.“It is physically demanding and it carries associated safety risks due to the requirements to manage and control animals which requires a careful approach and the need to be alert to danger at all times. There are also serious ongoing risks from machinery and equipment.“Farmers undertake their tasks professionally day in and day out so it is sometimes understandably the case that a routine can take hold. What we all have to ensure is that the daily routine on every farm is actively reducing and eliminating the safety risks that exist. “Staying safe on the farm requires vigilance and prevention. Keeping yourself, your family and your workers safe must become a key part of the daily routine for every farmer because one injury or one life lost, is one too many, and none of us ever want that kind of tragedy visited upon us.“Safety must not be left to chance, farmers need to manage health and safety on their farm and effectively plan work activities. This planning must include planned safety maintenance on farm tractors machinery, equipment, facilities and time management.”Michael Spellman expressed sympathy and solidarity on behalf of the co-operative livestock farming community to the families of 197 people, including children, who were killed in farming accidents between 2007 and 2016.20 people have already lost their lives this year in farming accidents.“Every fatal farm accident has a devastating effect on that person’s family, friends and the wider farming community. Through this week’s campaign, and on an ongoing basis, we are asking farmers to identify where they can reduce the risks on their farms and if in any doubt, to seek advice on how best to do so. “The high number of serious and fatal accidents is a cause for great concern. Changing unsafe working behaviour is the key to sustaining a reduction in the number of serious and fatal accidents on farms.“A special focus needs be given to farmers 65 and over as they generally represent over 50% of the fatal accident on Irish farms. The physical capabilities of older farmers vary by individual. While some people maintain good strength, flexibility, eyesight, and hearing well beyond age 65, others do not.“The key is the ability of the older farmer and their families to recognise age-related risk factors, as well as the willingness to modify expectations and physical activity accordingly.“Tractors, machinery and livestock are the main causes of farm fatalities and with this in mind we would ask that extra precautions are always taken when working with or near tractors, machinery and livestock. “We are asking all farmers to redouble their commitment to farm safety, ask for help if needed and to stop taking risks,” said Michael Spellman.Minute’s silence to be held at Donegal marts this week was last modified: October 23rd, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalfarmMartminute’s silencelast_img read more

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A’s Jurickson Profar gets day off in search of ending bad slump

first_imgHOUSTON — Sometimes a day off is all it takes for a player to get it going. That’s what the A’s hope Jurickson Profar needs.Profar was kept out of Saturday’s starting lineup against the Astros. His season-long slump continued in Friday night’s 3-2 loss as he went 0 for 4 with a strikeout. The second baseman is 5 for 44 to begin the year, admitting that he may be trying too hard to impress his new team.“I want to do well. That’s why I’m swinging at everything,” Profar said. “I want to get a …last_img read more

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