Askeaton intimidation ‘has gone too far’

first_imgWhatsApp Linkedin NewsLocal NewsAskeaton intimidation ‘has gone too far’By admin – October 15, 2009 754 Facebook Advertisement Previous articleLimerick gangs continue Youtube feudNext articleReported crime down in city and county admincenter_img Print Twitter Claim that victims fearful of reporting incidents to GardaiTHOSE experiencing intimidation and threatening behaviour in Askeaton, are being asked to report all incidents to the police in order to tackle ongoing issues there.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Councillor Kevin Sheahan, who is from the area, told this newspaper: “The feeling in the town is that intimidation of residents has gone too far and can no longer be tolerated”.He added: “I would like to use the medium of the Limerick Post to address the people and urge them to immediately report any incidents of anti-social behaviour they may have experienced, so this situation can be combated”.He added that anyone who was fearful of contacting the guards directly, could have a statement written up in the presence of a solicitor and sent in.“A small section of the community are causing undue concern to the vast majority with their behaviour”, said the councillor. “I was amazed at how evident the effects of this were when I was canvassing for the local elections.“I have been in constant contact with Supt. Joe Roe in Askeaton, and he is being most co-operative. A joint effort between the community and the gardaí is necessary to combat the situation, as officials hands are tied if incidents go unreported”.The councillor explained that many assaults on individuals and attacks on homes were occurring in the town on a regular basis, particularly on Saturday nights.He added that victims were fearful of reporting incidents to gardaí, in case they became further targeted by offenders, claiming that rural residents no longer had any relationship with gardaí.“My firm view is that locals in rural towns and villages no longer have a relationship with guards that they once would have had. They don’t feel familiar or confident enough in them to confide in. I would urge Supt. Roe to work on developing these relations within the community”.Addressing the council’s role, he concluded: “I have spoken to senior council officials about this issue, and they are adamant that if witnesses come forward and make statements, they will take the matter in hand and bring perpetrators to court. But the real issue is getting people to report all incidents, otherwise the council too are powerless”.He raised the issue again at this month’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee, with a view to acquiring an increased Garda presence in Askeaton, primarily on Saturday nights. However, was informed that no resources were available. Emaillast_img read more

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Prep Sports Roundup: 9/8

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailVolleyballRegion 14DELTA, Utah-The Delta Rabbits stymied Manti 3-0 in Region 14 girls volleyball action Tuesday at the Palladium. The Rabbits prevailed 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21 to best the Templars in straight sets.NEPHI, Utah-Taryn Anderson had seven aces and 13 assists as the Juab Wasps gashed Maeser Prep 3-0 in Region 14 girls volleyball action Tuesday. The Wasps stonewalled the Lions 25-10, 25-16 and 25-18 for the straight sets victory.Non-RegionCASTLE DALE, Utah-Symmetrically, the Millard Eagles prevailed 25-23, 25-23 and 25-23 to down the Emery Spartans in three sets Tuesday in non-region girls volleyball action.PAROWAN, Utah-The Bryce Valley Mustangs outlasted Parowan 3-2 in non-region girls volleyball action Tuesday. The Mustangs prevailed 25-19, 21-25, 12-25, 25-20 and 16-14 in the fifth set to get past the Rams.JUNCTION, Utah-The Piute Thunderbirds downed Kanab 3-2 Tuesday in non-region girls volleyball action. Piute prevailed 22-25, 27-25, 27-29, 25-20 and 15-12 in the fifth set.Girls SoccerRegion 12RICHFIELD, Utah-Brittan Tait and Melissa Crane each scored as the Richfield Wildcats doubled up Carbon 2-1 in Region 12 girls soccer action Tuesday. Ryan Brady scored in defeat for the Dinos.MONROE, Utah-The Grand Red Devils pummeled South Sevier 9-1 Tuesday in Region 12 girls soccer action.Region 14LINDON, Utah-Allie Bridges, Ally Squire, Breanne Wayman, Jayci Jolley and Kassidy Alder each scored as the Manti Templars pounded Maeser Prep 5-0 Tuesday in Region 14 girls soccer action. Katie Larsen posted the shutout for the Templars.ROOSEVELT, Utah-Lydia Ence and Siri Huntington each scored as the North Sanpete Hawks got past Union 2-1 in Region 14 girls soccer action Tuesday. Aubrey Riser scored in the loss for the Cougars.SPANISH FORK, Utah-The Juab Wasps outlasted American Leadership 1-0 in overtime Tuesday in Region 14 girls soccer action.Girls TennisRegion 12MONROE, Utah-The South Sevier Rams swept San Juan 5-0 Tuesday in Region 12 girls tennis action. South Sevier won in 1st singles with Janessa  Gayler 6-1, 6-1; Gabby Carter in 2nd singles 6-3, 6-1; Hannah Gay in 3rd singles 6-0, 6-2; in 1st doubles with Morgan Blackburn & Aubree Robinson 6-0, 6-0; and in 2nd doubles with Presley Chappell & Neleh Troseth 6-0, 6-0. Written by Brad James September 8, 2020 /Sports News – Local Prep Sports Roundup: 9/8 Tags: Rounduplast_img read more

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Ocean City Home Bank Employees Provide Meals to Over 90 Families in Need

first_imgThe employees of the second floor of Ocean City Home Bank’s Ocean City branch collected enough food to provide Thanksgiving meals for 25 families. For many local families in need, preparing a holiday meal is a luxury they simply cannot afford.  With the help of the employees of Ocean City Home Bank, more than 90 area families have received grocery bags filled with all of the ingredients required for a plentiful Thanksgiving meal.“Last year, the employees on the second floor of our Ocean City branch set and reached a goal of contributing enough food to feed 20 families, and this year, other branches decided to try to surpass that number,” said Steven Brady, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ocean City Home Bank.  “When our branches are competing with each other to see who can have the greatest positive impact on the community, everyone wins.”The Hammonton branch of Ocean City Home Bank led the food collection efforts this year, assembling 30 grocery bags containing supermarket gift cards, along with trimmings such as macaroni and cheese, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, string beans, corn and yams.  The second floor of the Ocean City branch was a close second, collecting enough food for 25 families.  The 90 bags of food collected throughout all of Ocean City Home Bank’s Atlantic and Cape May County branches were delivered to Jewish Family Services for distribution to families in need.In addition to the Thanksgiving food drive, Jewish Family Services operates a food pantry that offers hearty meal options to area families throughout the year.  To donate, visit the Jewish Family Services web site.— News release from Ocean City Home Banklast_img read more

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In Short

first_img== Egg mark on-pack ==Manufacturer Pork Farms has become the first major retail brand to display the British Lion egg products mark on-pack. The move follows Pork Farms’ decision to use 100% British Lion egg products across its Scotch egg and snack egg range. Head of marketing Andy Napthine said the firm was also looking to attract new customers with a packaging redesign and the introduction of new variants.== Gist seals M&S deal ==Logistics provider Gist has signed a 10-year contract, worth around £2bn, with Marks & Spencer (M&S), continuing its relationship of 35 years. It will also be responsible for the delivery of all frozen and bread products to M&S stores.== Iodised salt reminder ==Australian bakers have been reminded that they will need to replace the salt they currently use in bread-making with iodised salt, from 9 October 2009. Food Standards Australia New Zealand has issued an Australian User Guide for Mandatory Iodine Fortification to inform bakers of the change being implemented to combat iodine deficiency in these countries.== Sandwich awards ==Princi in London won the Bakery Sandwich Shop of the Year Award at this year’s Sammies. Highly commended was Wenzel’s, Watford. Benugo won the Specialist Sandwich Chain accolade and Greencore took top prize as the British Sandwich Association’s Sandwich Manufacturer of the Year.== Cool move to market ==Mövenpick ice cream is targeting the bakery, sandwich and café markets with its range of ice creams, which are free from artificial additives and colours. The Swiss firm, headed by MD Mike Godwin, has also launched a new logo, POS material and support packages.last_img read more

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Press release: Safeguarding Summit 2018: Global aid community to take action against sexual predators

first_img learning more quickly in future, as new evidence and opportunities emerge. preventing sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment from happening in the first place; Let there be no doubt this international summit was not about gathering promises to tinker around the edges. This is about setting in place a fundamental rewrite, from root to branch, of the way the aid sector operates. It is incredibly important that as we work to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector we put the voices of victims and survivors first. Which is why we dedicated the first half of the day to listening to their accounts and hearing from those on the frontline. Telephone 020 7023 0600 This is not the end of the process. There is still a huge amount of work to do but these commitments and the new tools we have outlined today send a message to perpetrators – your time is up, there is nowhere to hide. Email [email protected] a new Disclosure of Misconduct Scheme which will prevent known perpetrators moving around undetected – at least 15 organisations have signed up to this so far, amounting to approximately 50,000 staff worldwide; the Disasters Emergency Committee announcing that it will explore with members joint complaint-handling systems for communities raising concerns in future emergencies, along with a review of how they respond to community feedback, including in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh; and all donors and other participants committing to having at least one named senior level champion accountable for work on safeguarding issues and to encourage annual discussions at board level. DFID also announced a number of measures today. ENDS removing and addressing barriers to reporting sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment; and The Department for International Development (DFID) has today committed £20 million in research funding to improve understanding of the risks people affected by conflict face, including those subjected to sexual exploitation.The research will make a valuable contribution in helping to determine what can be done to avoid and mitigate the risks associated with exploitation and harm and what we all can do to effectively safeguard people who are trusting us to care for them.After the summit, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said: An Interpol pilot to improve background checks on staff who work in the aid sector and provide advice to employers on international vetting and identifying high-risk individuals. This will also lead to better information sharing across borders and help close the net on predators who are using the aid sector as a cover to abuse and exploit. Support for NGOs to test a new passport for aid workers to prove an individual’s identity, provide background information and vetting status. DFID and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will be supporting the development of a statement of victims’ rights. This statement will allow people to understand their rights, and to have confidence that they can find help if those rights are threatened or violated. General media queries (24 hours) International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt today (Thursday 18 October) galvanised the support of more than 500 delegates from across the international aid community to commit to a “root to branch” change in the way the sector operates.At the landmark International summit, Ms Mordaunt welcomed delegates from the United Nations, World Bank Group, international financial institutions, research organisations, survivors and NGOs who all agreed to sign up to tough global standards to stop sexual predators abusing vulnerable people around the world.All the major international donors – covering 90 per cent of global aid – today committed to worldwide standards on the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. These standards cover ethical behaviour, recruitment and complaints processes.They will be backed up by stronger due diligence processes, better project monitoring, and tougher language in funding agreements.Donors will also publish relevant information about allegations and confirmed cases and will be subject to regular independent review by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.The commitments announced by different groups representing the sector focused on four key themes: The summit has also seen major commitments from the sector including: If you have an urgent media query, please email the DFID Media Team on [email protected] in the first instance and we will respond as soon as possible. pledging to listen to those who have been affected;last_img read more

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David Crosby & Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit Team For Stunning “Ohio” Rendition At Newport Folk [Video]

first_img[Video: Bob McGrath]Newport Folk Festival 2018 Radio[Audio: TuneIn‘s Newport Folk Radio] Yesterday, the 59th-annual Newport Folk Festival began, taking over Newport, Rhode Island’s Fort Adams State Park. The festival has long stood out as one of the premier music events in the Northeast, consistently curating one of the most expansive and highly anticipated lineups of the summer. For Friday’s lineup, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit headed the bill along with Sturgill Simpson, Lucius, Margo Price, St. Vincent, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, The Wood Brothers, Amanda Shires, and others.During Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit’s set, which closed down the Fort Stage on Friday evening, the band had a special surprise collaboration planned. While the beginning of the group’s set drew heavily on newer material off 2017’s The Nashville Sound as well as 2013’s Southeastern, toward the end of the performance Isbell and friends invited out the legendary folk and rock icon David Crosby to join them. Crosby first emerged for a rendition of his own “Wooden Ships”, which was featured on Crosby, Stills & Nash‘s self-titled 1969 release.From there, per the Providence Journal, Isbell took a moment to address the crowd, acknowledging “It is important for this generation of musicians to be connected to those 30 or 40 years ago who tried to change the world.”After this statement to the audience, Crosby helped Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit in a rendition of the iconic fan-favorite 1970 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young track “Ohio”, a protest song penned by Neil Young following the Kent State shootings on May 4th, 1970. At Isbell’s insistence, the crowd sang along for the ending choruses of the song, before closing the show out in full with “If We Were Vampires”, making for a splendid end to the first day of Newport Folk Festival.You can watch a fan-shot video of David Crosby’s collaboration with Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit from day one of the Newport Folk Festival 2018 below. With the Newport Folk Festival only beginning to heat up, with tons of additional artists and collaborations planned for the rest of the weekend, you can also tune into a free stream of the event’s musical festivities below.Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit With David Crosby – “Ohio” – Newport Folk Festival 2018last_img read more

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Microsoft backs Australian plan to make Google pay for news

first_imgCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Microsoft says it supports Australia’s plans to make the biggest digital platforms pay for news. Microsoft has been positioning itself to increase market share for its search engine Bing after a Google executive told a Senate hearing last month that it would likely make its search engine unavailable in Australia if Google and Facebook had to pay for Australian news. Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a statement Wednesday that he and the chief executive officer had told Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week that Microsoft fully supports the proposed law. Morrison has confirmed he had an online Microsoft meeting. Bing is Australia’s second most popular search engine.last_img

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Neil Patrick Harris & A Gentleman’s Guide Among 2014 Drama League Award Winners

first_img Distinguished Performance Award Neil Patrick Harris for Hedwig and the Angry Inch View Comments Neil Patrick Harris was presented with the coveted Distinguished Performance Award at the 80th annual Drama League Awards for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Harris, out of a total of 50 nominees, took home the top honors at a ceremony hosted by Emmy nominee and Broadway vet Jesse Tyler Ferguson on May 16 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. Four shows also took home Drama League Awards, including All the Way and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder. A complete list of winners follows: Distinguished Production of a Play All the Way Distinguished Revival of a Musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch Distinguished Revival of a Play The Glass Menagerie As previously announced, the 2014 Drama League Awards also honored legendary performer Barbara Cook, director John Tiffany and Broadway.com parent company Key Brand Entertainment/Broadway Across America. Distinguished Production of a Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murderlast_img read more

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How peer reviews can bring peace of mind to the credit union movement

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Paul L. Mercer Paul Mercer is President of the Ohio Credit Union League and its affiliated organizations: its business subsidiary OCUL Services Corporation, its state and federal political action committees OCULAC and OCULPAC, … Web: www.ohiocreditunions.org Details Seeking peer reviews has become a standard way of life, a part of the routine decision-making process, influencing the way you make everyday choices. Before hiring a contractor to work on your house, you consult Angie’s List; when making a purchase on Amazon, you look at how many stars the product has; and you don’t eat at a new restaurant without first reading reviews on Yelp. Wouldn’t it be great if you could do the same before inking a deal with a new business partner?You’ve heard the sales pitch; the product sounds promising; next is doing your due diligence and finding other credit unions currently using the product. Rather than asking the sales representative for contact information of other credit unions, which inevitably will be clients they know are having a good experience, you can save time and gain peace of mind with honest reviews on Diligence (www.DoYourDiligence.com). Diligence is a dedicated review site where customers of organizations that support financial services providers have a voice. Through Diligence, you can discover how a possible business partner measures up to their sales-pitch promises, supports its clients in the long run, provides support and innovation, translates cost into value for customers, and more.Diligence was created by the Ohio Credit Union League’s services corporation to bring credit unions greater transparency when making complicated and high-stakes purchasing decisions (evaluating core processors, indirect lending partners, card processors, etc.), as well as the smaller ones (who to purchase office supplies from, what printer to use for your next marketing piece, etc.). It’s one more point of information to help make the best decision for your organization.We can all benefit from genuine reviews, just as we do in our personal, everyday lives. The system of sharing and utilizing these business partner peer reviews is just another example of how our industry practices a key cooperative principle; “cooperation among cooperatives.”At www.DoYourDiligence.com, you can find hundreds of reviews for your potential business partners. Reviewing these insights is completely free. Simply leave a review of a business partner that you have experience working with and all other reviews will be unlocked for you to see.last_img read more

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Joe Gomez: Liverpool able to claim money from FIFA for injured defender’s wages | Football News

first_imgJoe Gomez training with England Manager Gareth Southgate says that it is too early to speculate on the extent of Gomez’s injury suffered in training – Advertisement – 1:16 – Advertisement – – Advertisement – Clubs are able to claim up to a maximum of around £130,000-a-week until the player returns to full training. However, they cannot claim anything for the first four weeks. Liverpool say Gomez has had successful surgery on the knee problem he picked up in training with England on Wednesday, and that his rehabilitation is underway.While he is likely to miss a significant part of the remainder of the season, they have put no timescale on his return.Liverpool are already without Virgil van Dijk, who has also undergone “successful” knee surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament damage he sustained in the Merseyside derby, leaving them short of options at centre-back.Joel Matip is the only senior centre-back fit and available for manager Jurgen Klopp.Redknapp: No Gomez, VVD puts huge stress on LiverpoolListen to the Sky Sports Pitch to Post Podcast on: Spotify | Apple | CastboxSky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp told the Pitch to Post podcast:“I’m choked for Joe Gomez if it is a bad injury. He’s a young man who has already had knee injuries and come back brilliantly. I’m a big fan of his, he seems like a really good, down to earth player. 2:13 Liverpool can claim money from FIFA to cover Joe Gomez’s basic pay while he is out injured.All players are insured when on international duty through FIFA’s club protection scheme, which applies to injuries sustained in matches and in training.- Advertisement – “I remember seeing him many years ago playing for Charlton in the FA Youth Cup and thinking ‘this is a star of the future’ and he’s certainly proved that at Liverpool. I just hope it’s not going to be anything too serious.“From an England point of view, it’s a disappointment for Gareth Southgate, but for Jurgen Klopp, if this is a long-term one and you’ve got no Virgil, no Joe Gomez, that puts an enormous amount of stress on this squad from a team that were red-hot favourites at the start of the year.“It’s certainly going to change things and for everybody else involved, that back two have been so impressive at times. It’s not been easy with no Virgil at the moment, but no Virgil and no Gomez is going to make it even more difficult.“I suffered with injuries playing for England and it’s really hard to deal with because you’re so proud that you’re there but you also know it’s costing you an enormous amount of time in your career.“I broke my ankle twice playing for England, tore my hamstring playing for England, it cost me an enormous amount of time. Of course, you wouldn’t swap it for the world but there is something so frustrating because it should be the highlight to play for your country but when you come back injured, it’s frustrating for everybody.” MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Joe Gomez and Jordan Henderson of Liverpool complain to the referee Craig Pawson fafter he awards a penalty for handball during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on November 8, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Visionhaus) *** Local Caption *** Joe Gomez; Jordan Henderson; Craig Pawson Matt Upson says Gomez’s injury came at a horrible time for the defender, who was just getting more responsibility at Liverpoollast_img read more

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