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Roxas puts up ‘Tindahan sa Barangay’ amid COVID-19

first_img “The “Tindahan sa Barangay” are being placed in strategic locations accessible to residents and it lessens the number people going to the city’s main public market at the TATC,” Mendoza told Panay News. ROXAS City – The city government here has established a program that aims to make essential goods accessible to its residents, who were affected by the enhanced community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, according to Teodoro Arcenas Trade Center (TATC) administrator Bong Mendoza. Poultry products, vegetables, fruits,rice, fish and other aquaculture products, among others sold in Tindahan sa Barangay are being purchasedin bulk from whole sellers at the TATC by people interested in selling them intheir respective villages.  “People seemed happy because we broughtthe market of essential goods closer to them. But of course, social distancingmust be strictly observed during marketing,” the administrator added./PN Eleven more will be opened to serveresidents of the other barangays in this city the upcoming days.center_img With the establishment of ‘Tindahan sa Barangay,’ residents of Roxas City, Capiz will have no worries about purchasing essential goods despite the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak. Poultry products, vegetables, fruits, rice, fish and other aquaculture products, among others can be purchased in strategic locations accessible to residents of the villages. GLENN BEUP “Prices are regulated kay gina bagsak sa ila volume. Dapat ibaligya man ina nila at aprevailing retail price,” Mendoza said.  The city government here already opened Tindahan sa Barangay in Barangay Baybay on April 8 and in Barangay Lawaan yesterday. last_img read more

Shirley Mae (Tope) Kestler

first_imgShirley Mae (Tope) Kestler 85, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away Sunday December 16, 2018 at her home.She was born October 6, 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of the late Herman D. Tope and Pearl (Metz) Tope.Shirley worked as a City Coach Operator for Queen City Metro with over 11 years of service. She was one of the first four women hired as a city bus operator.Shirley enjoyed crafts, quilting, painting, sewing and embroidering table cloths. She loved to play the piano, but time with her loving family was her greatest joy.Shirley is survived by her children, J. Michael (Maria) Schehr of Independence, LA, Gayle Schehr (Kevin Tallon) of Rising Sun, IN, Gerard “Jerry” (Bonnie) Morano of Rising Sun, IN, Gregory “Gregg” (Stephanie) Morano of Rising Sun, IN; brothers, Herman “Del” Tope of Cincinnati, OH, David L (Gerdie) Tope of Fulshear, TX; long time friend and dear sister in law, Donna Withers; grandchildren, Lori (Charlie) Billingsley, Joshua M Schehr, Gregory A Morano, Jr., Lindsey N Morano, Kali L Morano and Danial (Amy) Taylor; great-granddaughters, Kayla M. Morano, Serena L. Billingsley and Stella Taylor; as well as many nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents.Friends will be received Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 203 Fourth Street, Thursday December 20, 2018 at 11:00 am with Father Stephen Donahue officiating.Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Loving Hearts Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Former site of Feller Station ready for future development

first_imgBatesville, IN—May Mike Bettice was pleased to announce on Monday that the City received the no final action order from IDEM in regards to the Feller service Station property.  The monitoring sites will be removed this week according to Mayor Betice and this completes the project. The monitoring process began in 2017 to make sure all efforts to neutralize remaining benzene, oil and gas were removed from the grouds.Mayor Bettice stated he has enlisted the help of the Batesville Economic Development group to come up with possible ideas for the future of the site.  Demolition crews removed the former Fellers Service Station in downtown Batesville in August of 2018. Mayor Mike Bettice told WRBI News in 2017 the property could have been sold prior to the demolition, but the city wanted to be sure the site clean up was properly completed.last_img read more

States that Have the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions

first_imgWith all states gradually reopening but monitoring for any spikes in COVID-19 cases that would impact their reopening plans, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States with the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions, as well as accompanying videos and audio files.To identify which states have the fewest coronavirus restrictions, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 16 key metrics. Coronavirus Restrictions in Florida (1=Fewest, 25=Avg.): 17th – Requirement to Wear a Face Mask in Public 1st – Reopening of Child-Care Programs 45th – Travel Restrictions 2nd – Large Gatherings Restrictions 7th – Strictness of “Shelter in Place” Order 23rd – Reopening of Non-Essential Businesses 18th – Reopening of Restaurants and Bars Our data set ranges from whether child-care programs and restaurants have reopened to the presence or absence of a “shelter-in-place” order. Below, you can see highlights from the report, along with a WalletHub Q&A.last_img read more

Update on the latest in sports:

first_img February 11, 2020 — The Magic knocked off the Hawks, 137-126 behind Nikola Vucevic (VOO’-seh-vihch), who had 24 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. Aaron Gordon finished with 26 points, Evan Fournier added 22 and Terrence Ross had 21 while Orlando was shooting 52.6% from the field, including a season-high 18 3-pointers.— Miles Bridges contributed 18 points and the Hornets ended a five-game losing streak with an 87-76 victory over the Pistons. Malik Monk added 16 points for the Hornets, while Devonte’ Graham had 14 points and 11 assists to help Charlotte overcome 37% shooting.NBA-NEWSRaptors president sued over scuffleUNDATED (AP) — A law enforcement officer in California is suing the president of the Toronto Raptors over a scuffle following the team’s NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors last June. UNDATED (AP) — The New York Islanders kept Alex Ovechkin (oh-VEHCH’-kihn) off the scoresheet while pulling within seven points of the first-place Washington Capitals in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division.The Isles earned a split of their four-game season series as Anthony Beauvillier (boh-VIH’-lee-ay) scored the first two goals in their 5-3 victory at Washington. Josh Bailey and Brock Nelson each had three assists for the Isles, who also got goals from Jordan Eberle, Leo Komarov and Jonathan Toews (tayvz).The Islanders also left Ovechkin two goals shy of 700 for his career.The Capitals have dropped two straight and four of their last six.Elsewhere on NHL ice: MaCio Teague scored 11 points and Devonte Bandoo added 10 as the top-ranked Bears defeated Texas, 52-45. Baylor improved to 22-1 overall and 11-0 in the Big 12, wresting control with a 13-0 push that put the Bears ahead 42-27 with 9:28 remaining.The Bears’ winning streak is one short of the conference record set by Kansas in 1997.AP TOP 25 MEN’S BASKETBALL POLLBaylor still No. 1; Michigan St. outUNDATED (AP) — Baylor remains atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll in a largely static week among in the top 10. — Nikita Kucherov (KOO’-cheh-rahv) scored his second goal of the night at 31 seconds of overtime to send the Lightning to their seventh consecutive victory, 2-1 at Columbus. Elvis Merzlikins (murz-LEE’-kihnz) stopped 31 shots to help Tampa Bay climb within three points of Boston for the Atlantic Division lead.— The Flyers are 6-1-1 in their last eight games after James van Riemsdyk (REEMZ’-dyk) had a goal and assist to lead their 4-1 victory over the Panthers. Travis Sanheim, Ivan Provorov and Claude Giroux also tallied to support Carter Hart, who stopped 30 shots in his return from injury.— Elias (eh-LEE’-uhs) Pettersson and J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist apiece to back Jacob Markstrom’s 36-save effort in the Canucks’ 6-2 win over the Predators. Quinn Hughes had three assists to take over the lead in the rookie scoring race with 44 points.— Milan Lucic (LOO’-cheech) and Tobias Rieder (REE’-dur) scored in a span of 34 seconds early in the first period before Matthew Tkachuk (kuh-CHUHK’) added a highlight-reel tally in the third as part of the Flames’ 6-2 romp over the Sharks. Zac Rinaldo, Mark Jankowski and Mikael Backlund also scored as Calgary earned its second straight win following a three-game losing streak.— Jakob Chychrun (CHIHK’-rihn) scored a power-play goal with one minute left to complete the Coyotes comeback in a 3-2 victory at Montreal. Derek Stepan and Taylor Hall also scored for the Coyotes after the Canadiens took a 2-0 lead. UNDATED (AP) — Duke is 21-3 overall and 11-2 in the ACC after winning a top-10 matchup.Tre Jones scored 13 points and the seventh-ranked Blue Devils overcame 21 turnovers to beat No. 8 Florida State, 70-65. Duke shot 45% from the field and was 7 of 17 from 3-point range in pulling within one game of Louisville for the conference lead.Freshman Matthew Hurt also had a couple of big moments in the final seconds, going 4 for 4 at the line in the final 11.7 seconds to help the Blue Devils clinch the victory.Trent Forrest finished with 18 points, nine rebounds and eight steals to lead the Seminoles, who shot just 38% in falling to 20-4.Meanwhile, Baylor ran its winning streak to 21 games. — The Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from the Wild for forward Alex Galchenyuk (gal-CHEHN’-yuhk), defenseman prospect Calen Addison and a conditional 2020 first-round draft pick. The 28-year-old Zucker has 14 goals and 15 assists this season for Minnesota. Galchenyuk struggled to find a niche in Pittsburgh, managing just five goals and 12 assists in 45 games.— Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse has signed a two-year extension through the 2021-22 seasons. Nurse has been with the Edmonton organization since being taken seventh overall in the 2013 draft. He has four goals and 24 points with 44 penalty minutes in 55 games this season.— The league remains reluctant to reverse course and compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. This despite new assurances from Olympic officials to lift various major stumbling blocks, which also have the backing of the league’s players. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly significantly tamped down hopes of the world’s best players returning to the Olympics for the first time since 2014. Daly described the talks as being “very preliminary” and says the NHL continues to believe the negatives outweigh the positives.NCAA-LOBBYINGAP Exclusive: NCAA, allies spend nearly $1M on Capitol Hill — The Diamondbacks have avoided salary arbitration with Nick Ahmed by working out a four-year, $32.5 million contract with the two-time Gold Glove shortstop. Ahmed hit a career-high .254 last season with 19 homers and 82 RBIs in 158 games. He won his Gold Gloves in each of the past two seasons.— Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden has undergone surgery on his pitching elbow. The A’s say Mengden had arthroscopic surgery to shave a small spur off his elbow. Mengden was 5-2 with a save and a 4.83 ERA in 13 games over three stints with Oakland last year.— Former major league pitcher Mike Bolsinger is suing the Astros for unspecified damages. He contends that the Astros’ sign-stealing scheme contributed to a poor relief appearance in August 2017 that essentially ended his big-league career. He’s also asking the Astros forfeit their nearly $31 million in postseason shares from their 2017 World Series title and donate the money to children’s charities in Los Angeles and a fund for needy retired players.NHL-SCHEDULEIsles blank Ovi, beat Caps Associated Press Update on the latest in sports: Alameda County sheriff’s deputy Alan Strickland claims in a federal lawsuit filed Friday that he stopped Masai Ujiri because he didn’t provide the proper credential, leading to a shoving match that was partially captured on video. Strickland alleged Ujiri hit him “in the face and chest with both fists,” tried to go around the deputy and repeatedly ignored orders to stop.In other NBA news:— The Suns have waived veteran guard Tyler Johnson, who is averaging a career-high 5.7 points in 31 games this season. The 27-year-old Johnson averaged 11.1 points per game last season after coming to the Suns from Miami. He was in the final season of a four-year deal that pays about $19 million this year.T25 MEN’S BASKETBALL-SCHEDULEDuke downs FSUcenter_img — Rajon Rondo (RAH’-zhahn RAHN’-doh) provided 15 of his season-high 23 points in the second quarter of the Lakers’ 125-100 thumping of the Suns. Anthony Davis added 25 points and 10 rebounds as Los Angeles cruised to its fourth victory in five games.— Jamal Murray scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to help the Nuggets rally from 23 down in a 127-120 verdict over the Spurs. Paul Millsap had 22 off the bench to help spark the comeback on his 35th birthday.— Jimmy Butler had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat in a 113-101 victory at Golden State. Butler was crisp after sitting out the previous two games with a right shoulder strain, delivering 13 points in the first half and shooting 9 of 15 overall as Miami stopped a three-game skid.— Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points before fouling out in Utah’s 123-119 victory against the Mavericks. Rudy Gobert (goh-BEHR’) finished with 17 points and 16 boards, shooting 7-for-7 after making all eight attempts in Utah’s home victory over Dallas last month.— Spencer Dinwiddie capped his 21-point performance by nailing a 21-foot jumper with 5 seconds left to give the Nets a 106-105 victory over the Pacers. The lead changed hands three times in the final 27 seconds and wasn’t decided until Malcolm Brogdon’s 3-pointer at the buzzer came up short, sealing Indiana’s sixth consecutive loss. The team says Rivers will enter free agency and not return for the upcoming season, ending his 16-year run with the franchise. The fourth player taken in the 2004 NFL draft owns 30 franchise records and has thrown for over 4,000 yards in 11 of his last 12 seasons. Rivers has completed 64.7% of his passes for 59,271 yards, 397 touchdowns and 198 interceptions.His 224 consecutive regular-season starts are second-most among quarterbacks in NFL history and his 123 wins are ninth.In other NFL news:— Ravens safety Chuck Clark has agreed to a three-year contract extension after starting a career-high 12 games and finishing with a team-best 68 tackles. Clark was taken in the sixth round of the 2017 draft and spent his first two NFL seasons playing on special teams, serving as backup on defense before enjoying a breakthrough year.— A person familiar with the meeting says suspended Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has spoken with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about being reinstated. Garrett was banned indefinitely in November for pulling Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet off and striking him over the head with it during a game. Meanwhile, the Angels say their proposed trade with the Dodgers is off.Angels general manager Billy Eppler confirmed he won’t be making a widely reported trade, although he didn’t specify the deal or the players involved.Multiple media outlets reported the Angels nearly acquired Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and right-hander Ross Stripling last week in a deal that would have sent infielder Luis Rengifo (rehn-HEE’-foh) to the Dodgers. The deal apparently fell apart as a side effect of the Dodgers’ lengthy attempts to get outfielder Mookie Betts from the Boston Red Sox in a blockbuster trade.In other baseball news:— MLB is considering expanding the playoffs to nearly half the 30 teams and allowing higher-seeded wild-card teams to choose opponents. The playoffs would grow from 10 clubs to 14 under the plan, first reported Monday by the New York Post. There would be four wild cards in each league, up from two. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA-SCHEDULERaptors win againUNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have run their franchise-record winning streak to 15 games by outscoring the Minnesota Timberwolves. OG Anunoby (an-oo-NAH’-bee) scored a career-high 25 points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds as the Raptors topped the Wolves, 137-126. Kyle Lowry provided 27 points and 11 assists after missing Saturday’s win over Brooklyn because of whiplash.Pascal Siakam (see-A’-kam) scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter to help Toronto close out the victory. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had a season-high 21 and Fred VanVleet added 16 as the Raptors won their 16th straight home meeting with Minnesota.D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points in his Minnesota debut, and Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points to go with 10 rebounds.Checking out Monday’s other NBA action:— Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe scored 28 points apiece to lead the Bucks past the Kings, 123-111. Milwaukee won its fifth in a row and improved to a league-best 46-7 despite playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh), who was home following the birth of his son. MLB NEWSDodgers complete Bosox deal as Angels swap falls throughUNDATED (AP) — Mookie Betts and David Price officially are members of the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Red Sox and Dodgers have finalized the on-again, off-again deal that will send the AL MVP and AL Cy Young winner to the West Coast. The Red Sox will receive outfielder Alex Verdugo (vur-DOO’-goh) and two prospects: infielder Jeter Downs and catcher Connor Wong. According to a person with knowledge of the deal, Boston will send cash to the Dodgers, reportedly half of the $96 million owed to Price for the next three seasons.The swap allows the Red Sox to drop more than $70 million in salary to get under baseball’s collective bargaining tax threshold for 2020. The Bears received 48 of 64 first-place votes from a media panel to stay at No. 1 for the fourth straight week. No. 2 Gonzaga had 15 first-place votes and No. 3 Kansas one. San Diego State and Louisville round out the top five and are followed by Dayton, Duke, Florida State, Maryland and Seton Hall. The Pirates are the lone newcomer in the top-10 after holding the No. 12 spot last week.Preseason No. 1 Michigan State dropped out of the rankings from No. 16 following a three-game losing streak.NFL NEWSChargers, Rivers part companyUNDATED (AP) — Philip Rivers has played his final down for the Los Angeles Chargers. NHL-NEWSJackets lost JonesUNDATED (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets’ playoff push has taken a hit.Jackets star defenseman Seth Jones has been sidelined indefinitely with an ankle injury. The team says Jones was injured in Saturday night’s game loss to Colorado. The three-time All-Star has six goals and 24 assists this season while leading the club in ice time. Gabriel Carlsson was recalled from Cleveland of the AHL to take Jones’ place.In other NHL news: WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress considers whether to allow college athletes to receive endorsement money, the NCAA and its allies spent nearly $1 million last year lobbying lawmakers to shape any reforms to the organization’s liking.The NCAA last fall said it would allow athletes to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness” and is crafting rules to put in place for its 1,100 member schools in coming months. But the organization has turned to Congress to step in as more and more states follow the lead of California, where a law set to take effect in 2023 clears the way for athletes to earn endorsement money.The NCAA’s pressure campaign comes as the Senate prepares for a committee hearing Tuesday on player compensation. The head of the National College Players Association says the NCAA is fighting to maintain the status quo.last_img read more

Keita signs with Forum Horsens in Denmark

first_img Published on August 12, 2014 at 1:33 pm Contact Phil: pmdabbra@syr.edu | @PhilDAbb Facebook Twitter Google+ Former Syracuse center Baye Moussa Keita signed with the Forum Horsens, the professional Danish team announced on its website.Horsens finished in fourth place in the Ligaen, the most competitive division of basketball in Denmark. In the release announcing Keita’s signing (before translation), Syracuse is described as “one of the most legendary colleges in the United States” and it labels Keita “the largest piece of the HIC defense game that has been massively upgraded towards the upcoming season.”This past spring, the 6-foot-10 Keita wrapped up a four-year career as a backup center with the Orange, which named an award in his honor after the season. Commentslast_img read more

Syracuse edges Clemson, 4-3, with Tritou’s tiebreak

first_imgMaria Tritou’s tiebreak in No. 4 singles clinched Syracuse’s (5-7, 2-3 Atlantic Coast) 4-3 win over Clemson (5-8, 2-4) on Friday at Drumlins Country Club.The match started well for the Orange, sweeping the doubles point behind wins from Anna Shkudun and Dina Hegab (6-4) and Tritou and Nicole Mitchell (6-3) in second and third doubles, respectively. Gabriela Knutson and Miranda Ramirez got shutout in No. 1 doubles (0-6).Going into singles up a point, SU eked out the match win, taking three of the six matches. Ramirez continued her singles dominance, winning over Clemson’s Fernanda Navarro (6-1, 6-1) in No. 2 singles. The freshman is 10-1 in her singles matches and hasn’t lost since Jan. 22.Hegab picked up a win (7-5, 6-4) in No. 6 singles over Ally Miller-Krasilnikov. Tritou snatched victory for herself, and the Orange, defeating Sydney Riley (3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5 tiebreak)) after all of the other matches had concluded.Shkudun and Knutson’s woes dragged on. The Tigers’ Ayan Broomfield defeated Shkudun (6-1, 6-0) in No. 1 singles. Knutson also dropped straight sets (4-6, 6-7) to Marie-Alexandre Leduc in No. 3 singles. The two are a combined 2-7 in singles against ACC opponents. Libi Mesh dropped her No. 5 singles match to Constanza Gorches, who won handedly (6-4, 6-3).AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse has over a week until it takes on Georgia Tech next Sunday at Drumlins Country Club. Comments Published on March 17, 2017 at 6:39 pm Contact Andrew: aegraham@syr.edu | @A_E_Graham Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Michigan participates in work share program

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich -In a press release earlier this week, the state of Michigan announced it would participate in the Unemployment Insurance Agency work share program set to begin tomorrow, May 17.This has been put into effect to offset budget implications as a result of the state’s response to the COVID–19 pandemicAs part of the program,   impacted state employees will take two temporary layoff days per pay period.Governor Whitmer stated that utilizing this federal program keeps state employees working and protects their paychecks so they can continue supporting their families.Impacted employees will be automatically enrolled into the unemployment process and will retain their health insurance and other benefits.The program is expected to continue until July 25th.For more information you can visit Michigan.govAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Judge pro tem announced run for Michigan Court of AppealsNext Fireworks on the 4th looks promisinglast_img read more

CAF Champions League: Masud Dramani happy with slim victory over BYC

first_imgHead coach of Asante Kotoko Masud Didi Dramani has expressed delight at his team’s 2-1 win over Barack Young Controllers of Liberia despite concerns of not scoring more goals ahead of the second leg.The Porcupine Warriors needed two goals from the spot to overcome BYC in the preliminary round stage of the competition at the Baba Yara stadium on Sunday.Defender Kwabena Adusei scored both goals for Kotoko with the Liberians pulling one back before the break.After missing many opportunities, to score coach Masud Dramani believes they did what matters in football by winning though he would have fancy more goals. “I’m happy we won and that is the most important thing but if you are talking about the margin then we could have done better because we anticipated that we wanted to dominate play and score more goals unfortunately that didn’t happen due to poor decision upfront by my players,” said coach Dramani after the game“We knew how they were going to play against us which is make use of the counter but we managed all that and were able to hold them but I must admit they played very well. “We were very sure of dominating play but the poor decision didn’t help but I’m happy at least we won.“At least we have another chance to make amends in the second leg and I believe it will go well.”Young Boys Controllers will host Asante Kotoko in Liberia on  16th February 2014 for the second leg.last_img read more