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Hawaii Episcopalians displaced by volcano as congregation organizes relief efforts

first_imgHawaii Episcopalians displaced by volcano as congregation organizes relief efforts TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Associate Rector Columbus, GA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Advocacy Peace & Justice, Vernon Sheldon-Witter says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Submit a Press Release Rector Belleville, IL Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Martinsville, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Comments (1) Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Comments are closed. 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The eruptions and lava flows have displaced 2,000 residents since they began May 3. Photo: Hawaii County Civil Defense[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians in Hawaii have thrown their support behind volcano relief efforts this month as lava, ash and toxic gas from eruptions of Kilauea continue to destroy homes, prompt evacuations and disrupt life in the Puna District of what is known as the Big Island.The evacuations have displaced about 2,000 people in the island’s southeast corner, including some members of Church of the Holy Apostles in Hilo, which is about a half-hour north of the evacuation zone. Of the six Episcopal congregations on Hawaii’s Big Island, Holy Apostles is closest to the volcano and its line of active fissures.The Diocese of Hawaii, based in Honolulu on Oahu, has been in regular contact with the Rev. Katlin McCallister, the priest-in-charge at Holy Apostles, as her congregation tends to members affected by the volcano and donates money and supplies to the broader disaster response. The church has pinned a list to the top of its Facebook page detailing the many ways Episcopalians can lend a hand.Despite the scale of the disaster and the continued threat it poses, McCallister has been encouraged by how people across the community have banded together, especially the interfaith coalition that includes Holy Apostles.“The way that the faith groups have been able to rise to the occasion and work together is … the kingdom Christ is calling us toward, the unified body,” McCallister told Episcopal News Service. “It’s truly inspiring, and I really think it’s a testament to what we can do. We are stronger together.”Holy Apostles, with an annual Sunday attendance of about 120, draws members from across a large geographic area, and several members have been directly affected by the disaster. One family lost its home and farm to the lava flows. About five other member families have had to flee the evacuation zone. The spokeswoman for the mayor’s office also is a Holy Apostles member and has been working tirelessly since the eruptions started May 3, McCallister said.May 23 evening #HVO #Kilauea update #Kilauea: Lava & ground cracking continue in East Rift Zone. New ocean entry N of MacKenzie State Park, 2 total. Frequent small ash emissions at summit. Small summit earthquakes continue (largest M3.5). #KilaueaErupts— USGS Volcanoes (@USGSVolcanoes) May 24, 2018Unlike hurricanes and other severe weather disasters, which devastate an area and give way to relief efforts, a volcano is an extended emergency as long as it’s erupting. Relief efforts need to begin even as authorities are still in crisis mode.In the case of Kilauea, eruptions are still being reported in the Lower East Rift Zone and the middle part of its fissure system, which is east of the volcano’s main crater. The residential developments of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens have been hit hard by lava flows and ground cracking, according to the daily updates from the Big Island’s county government. About 50 structures have been destroyed, including two dozen homes.The lava’s encroachment on a geothermal power plant raised additional concerns this week, and authorities are working with the utility to secure the plant’s wells.The lava flow also has crossed Highway 137 on its path to the ocean, cutting off all but one potential ground evacuation route for about 1,000 residents remaining in the Kalapana area, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The Hawaii Army National Guard said May 23 that it had two military helicopters available to assist with new evacuations if necessary.Those Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallions “can basically evacuate a whole subdivision of 500 people within two hours,” said Janet Snyder, the Holy Apostles member who works as spokesperson for Hawaii Island Mayor Harry Kim.Fissure 22 jets 160+ ft into the air; three short videos show fissure complex in Kīlauea Volcano’s Lower East Rift Zone, May 22, 2018.— USGS Volcanoes (@USGSVolcanoes) May 24, 2018The volcano also is spewing ash, sometimes in plumes as high as 8,000 feet, and wind is carrying some of the ash west, affecting communities in the neighboring Kau District. Air quality in the Puna District has worsened because of sulfur dioxide from the eruption.Authorities have been distributing masks this week to shield from the ash, but the masks don’t protect against gases and vapors. That is why air purifiers are needed in the area, especially in schools, McCallister said, and her congregation is working to raise money to help buy the equipment.The church is partnering with other faith groups, government agencies, social service agencies and nonprofit organizations to coordinate local relief efforts. McCallister also has been talking with Episcopal Relief & Development about ways the agency can assist.Holy Apostles created its own Kilauea Relief Fund to collect donations from across the diocese and beyond to pay for a long list of items, including blankets, pillows, clothing, air purifiers and rental assistance. The church offered its parking lot for displaced residents wishing to camp in their cars rather than stay at emergency shelters, though only one family has regularly taken the church up on that offer. Most people are staying with family members or friends, McCallister said.And McCallister has provided pastoral care for members displaced by the volcano.“It’s an emotional situation for people. We’re talking about homes and lives, cultural heritage. Family heritage is a deep, deep part of life here,” she said, and for families who have lived in the same home for generations, it is hard to suddenly leave that behind.Lava follows the path of steepest descent to the ocean. Here is the May 21 fissure and flow map.— USGS Volcanoes (@USGSVolcanoes) May 22, 2018Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick pledged the support of the Diocese of Hawaii early on, issuing a statement May 4 to say he was coordinating with Holy Apostles to help those most in need.“Though the Puna District of the Big Island is less populated than other areas of the state, the more available affordable housing prices have led to an enormous increase in development in Puna and have made this district the fastest growing area on that island,” Fitzpatrick said. “It is also an area with fewer resources and support systems. Some of those impacted will include the most vulnerable.”McCallister’s congregation and its community partners have been deliberate in reaching out to all who need help in this difficult time.“While the folks of my congregation are well cared for and we’re making sure that they have everything they need long term, there are people out there that don’t have a community like that,” she said. “What the wider community is trying to do is make sure no one is forgotten and no one falls through he cracks.”– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Featured Events Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Tags Course Director Jerusalem, Israel By David PaulsenPosted May 24, 2018 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY May 25, 2018 at 6:07 pm As a Parishioner and a member of the Vestry we are in the thick of the relief effort for those whose lives have been uprooted by this disaster. Our Priest Pastor Kaitlin has done a tremendous job raising our consciousness and advocating with the Parish ways we can help. She is a joy and inspiration. Meanwhile the lava keeps flowing,homes and lives are being destroyed. Please consider giving as you are able to the relief efforts going on in the Puna District. 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State Rep Jennifer Sullivan Schedules Office Hours in Apopka

first_img If you live north of 441 you are most likely in District 31 and Jennifer Sullivan is your State Representative in Tallahassee.Representative Sullivan routinely schedules office hours in Apopka to answer questions and assist constituents.The next opportunity to meet with Sullivan and/or her staff will be on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Apopka City Hall.Please call Sullivan’s aide, Morgan Miller, at 352-742-6275 for an appointment.If you need immediate assistance, contact Sullivan’s local office at 352-742-6275.The local office is located at 2755 South Bay Street, Unit D, Eustis 32726, and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Previous articleBryan Nelson Appointed to CareerSource Board – Provides Information on Grants and ServicesNext articleNolan’s family, roots the source of her authentic optimism Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Please enter your comment! UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Please enter your name herelast_img read more

Casa Cova / anonimous

first_imgCasa Cova / anonimousSave this projectSaveCasa Cova / anonimous ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Manufacturers: Cemex, Asari, ChukumLead Designers:Alfonso Jimenez, Bárbara TrujilloDesign Team:Mónica Ochoa, Francisco Martínez, Ana Cristina Fernández, Lucrecia Brero, Joaquín RíosMedia & Marketing:Maria Luisa GuzmánStructural Engineering:Adán PeñalozaConstructor:Juan Carlos Steffanoni ConstrucciónLandscaping:Ambiente Arquitectos AsociadosLighting:Foton Ltd, Martin LealCity:Puerto EscondidoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Rafael GamoRecommended ProductsWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82DoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineText description provided by the architects. Located in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, Casa Cova is arranged on a 100 meters long by 35 meters wide lot between the Pacific Ocean and the Oaxacan mountain range, only 70 meters from the coast. The project program was designed as a two-family vacation home, which involved the creation of two different compounds of private rooms that are connected through common recreational areas.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe house consists of two main parts: a large central common area and two parallel arms located on the side of the lot containing the private suites. The large-scale central volume marks the access to the house, which has two main side entrances that pass through a lattice-wall, helping to ventilate the common spaces and creating a dynamic light pattern from dusk to dawn. This central volume is embodied in a high-ceilinged multipurpose public space containing a living room, a dining area and a bar. The volume is crowned by a 30-meter long ‘palapa’, a regional hedging technique made from dried palm leaves, which cools tropical temperatures down to around 23 ° C providing shade and space for heat to escape through the top of the frame.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!Save this picture!© Rafael GamoA system of parallel concrete walls encloses the two arms with the private rooms of the house. Each of these arms houses three pavilions. Each master suite has its own framed view of the Pacific horizon. The pavilions are connected by a series of interlocking open courtyards that create the main views and entry points of the rooms, in addition to achieving cross ventilation so that the temperatures of the interior can be reduced. All the private rooms and the main central volume share the view and access in the centre to a swimming pool designed as a set of alternating levels, containing shaded recreational areas that look out to the ocean.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe house was designed to work with its natural context, using locally sourced dried palm leaves for walls and ceilings, “parota” wood for joinery, and a green breath from the low-maintenance regional vegetation chosen for landscaping to help to obtain low-cost maintenance and to dignify the ageing process of the building. The reliable use of concrete in the structure and finishes also responds to local needs, the constant intensity of the sun and the salinity of the place require a material that ages well without the need for much maintenance.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!© Rafael GamoThe use of organic materials and concrete is also related to the fact that the house was built using regional craftsmanship and techniques, just as the interior decorations and the local art exhibited in the project.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe building is also strategically raised 5 feet above the ground, to avoid flooding from the well-known ocean swell that generally affects this area of the Puerto Escondido coast.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe main rooms, interlocking floor plans and high ceilings of the “Casa Cova” seek to remind us of the alternating heights of the massive chambers of the archaeological ruins of Mitla, juxtaposed with the smaller private passages commonly found in pre-colonial regional architecture.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoProject gallerySee allShow lessAlfredo Jaar: Sadness as an Uninhabitable SpaceArticlesHouse Between Party Walls / Josep FerrandoSelected Projects Share ArchDaily Mexico Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Year:  Casa Cova / anonimous “COPY” “COPY”center_img CopyHouses•Puerto Escondido, Mexico Projects Houses Architects: anonimous Year Completion year of this architecture project 2019 Save this picture!© Rafael Gamo+ 23Curated by Clara Ott Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeanonimousOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPuerto EscondidoOn FacebookMexicoPublished on October 07, 2020Cite: “Casa Cova / anonimous” [Casa Cova / anonimous] 07 Oct 2020. 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Anti-fascists show solidarity with Charleston, S.C.

first_imgOn June 30, an international group of anti-fascists held a flashmob in the Donetsk People’s Republic against the Confederate flag and racism, and in memory of the nine African Americans massacred in Charleston, S.C. They included a U.S. activist of Serbian origin, anti-fascist volunteers from Germany and Russia, and members of Union Borotba (Struggle) of Ukraine and Donbass. The action was attended by local media.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

PYC Therapeutics Highlights Progress in Its Transformation to a U.S. Clinical-Stage Company and 2021…

first_imgLocal NewsBusiness By Digital AIM Web Support – February 22, 2021 TAGS  Twitter Previous articleIn Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political powerNext articleJuniper Research: Smart Traffic Management to Significantly Reduce Congestion and Emissions; Saving Cities $277 Billion by 2025 Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp WhatsApp Twittercenter_img PYC Therapeutics Highlights Progress in Its Transformation to a U.S. Clinical-Stage Company and 2021 Corporate Objectives Pinterest Pinterest Facebook PERTH, Australia and NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PYC Therapeutics (ASX: PYC), a biotechnology company developing a new generation of precision RNA therapeutics to change the lives of patients with inherited diseases, today announced updates to its programs and outlined its 2021-2022 corporate objectives. PYC is initially targeting inherited ocular diseases, for which it has three preclinical candidates in development. “This year we are focused on transforming PYC Therapeutics into a U.S.-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company, including making significant advances in moving our three preclinical inherited ocular disease programs toward the clinic and leveraging our RNA platform to create new development candidates in both ocular and neurodegenerative diseases,” said Sahm Nasseri, U.S. Chief Executive Officer of PYC Therapeutics. “We have previously highlighted the importance of building out PYC in the U.S. and I am pleased with our progress and external engagements we have been able to have over the last few months. These engagements with banks, potential future investors as well as potential partners have validated the importance and relevance of PYC’s technology as well as our choice in initial drug development programs. RNA therapeutics and ophthalmology remain top areas of interest in the very active US biotech capital markets. On this foundation, I believe we are very well positioned to deliver on the promise of our science to advance RNA medicines that have the potential to change the lives of patients with inherited diseases.” 2021 Objectives and Program Updates Corporate Initiatives: In late 2020, PYC began its transformation from an Australia-based, discovery-focused organization into a U.S.-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company that is well positioned to deliver on several key milestones during 2021. Expand U.S. Management Team. Last year, PYC appointed Sahm Nasseri as U.S. Chief Executive Officer and world-renowned RNA therapeutics pioneer Sue Fletcher, PhD as Chief Scientific Officer. The Company’s Chief Business Officer, Kaggen Ausma has relocated from Australia to the U.S. to lead PYC’s business and corporate development growth initiatives. In the first half of 2021, PYC expects to name several new leadership team members, including a Chief Development Officer and a Chief Financial Officer, and appointment of U.S. based and industry experienced Directors. The talent, capability and credibility these appointments will bring to PYC will be critical enablers of the Company’s continuing transformation. Expand U.S. Development Capabilities and Access to Capital Markets. PYC plans to maintain its drug discovery and laboratory operations in Australia and will be building its preclinical and clinical development, manufacturing, regulatory and business development functions in the U.S. In parallel, the Company intends to undertake important corporate and business development activities in the U.S in 2021 and has been engaging with U.S biotech institutional investors and potential biotech and pharmaceutical partners to lay the foundation for these initiatives. In the next six months, the Company plans to establish a West Coast location for its U.S. corporate headquarters. Strong Cash Position to Support U.S. Expansion and Growth. PYC ended 2020 with $44 million (USD) in cash and cash equivalents. Based on its current operating plans, and considering the Australian R&D tax rebate, this provides the Company with a multi-year cash runway enabling a very strong foundation for execution of both Corporate and Program objectives. Inherited Ocular Diseases: These programs aim to employ PYC’s proprietary cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) to deliver rationally designed RNA therapeutics into retinal cells to treat diseases caused by a specific gene mutation or a missing or defective protein. VP-001 for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa type 11 (RP11). RP11 is an inherited retinal degenerative disease that causes progressive loss of vision and often leads to blindness in both adults and children. There are currently no disease-modifying therapies available for RP11. PYC’s lead development candidate VP-001 is designed to deliver its therapeutic RNA cargo directly into the nuclei of retinal cells, with the goal of upregulating PRPF31 gene expression and reversing the progressive retinal degeneration and eventual blindness caused by RP11. PYC’s preclinical research to date has demonstrated VP-001’s ability to upregulate PRPF31, correct key structural deficiencies, and improve phagocytosis and cilia incidence and length in retinal pigmented epithelial cells. These results have all been achieved in patient-derived models and with minimal evidence of toxicity. PYC has advanced VP-001 into Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling studies and expects to report results from important large animal toxicity studies in the middle of 2021, with the goal of submitting an IND to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the first half of 2022. VP-002 for the treatment of autosomal dominant optic atrophy (ADOA). ADOA is an inherited optic nerve disorder caused by mutations in the OPA1 gene that cause vision loss in both children and adults and can lead to blindness. There is currently no approved therapy for ADOA. VP-002 is designed to deliver its therapeutic RNA cargo and correct the protein deficiency in retinal cells caused by the OPA1 mutation which results in ADOA. PYC is currently conducting lead optimization work with VP-002 and expects to report results from patient-derived models in the first half of 2021 with additional efficacy and safety data across the balance of 2021. PYC-001 for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy (DR). DR is a complication of diabetes where high blood sugar damages blood vessels in the retinal tissue, resulting in vision loss and potentially blindness for more than 40 million people globally1. The current standard of care is anti-VEGF therapy which is not optimal due to lack of response and/or durability of response, along with emerging evidence that prolonged use leads to retinal damage. PYC-001 delivers a PYC-designed modified anti-VEGF RNA cargo that halts the destruction of the retinal blood vessels. PYC is currently conducting lead optimization work with PYC-001 and expects to report results from patient-derived and in vivo models throughout 2021. Additional undisclosed ocular candidates. PYC is cultivating a rich pipeline of novel development candidates to address additional ocular diseases. The Company expects to unveil additional development candidates for the treatment of high unmet need ocular indications during 2021. Central Nervous System (CNS) Diseases: These programs aim to employ PYC’s proprietary CPPs to deliver rationally designed RNA therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases. Undisclosed CNS candidate. Neurodegenerative diseases represent a significant unmet need, and PYC’s CPP-PMO (phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer) technology is uniquely placed to intervene meaningfully in the RNA dysregulation which characterizes many of these disease processes. PYC expects to name one CNS development candidate targeting a high unmet need neurodegenerative condition during the first half of 2021. Mr. Nasseri continued: “This is a truly exciting and transformational time for PYC, as we build upon the extensive foundation laid in 2020. Our pioneering research team led by Prof. Fletcher is rapidly validating our unique approach to correcting inherited retinal diseases, while also exploring the area of neurodegenerative diseases. With the capital to support our pipeline goals and recruit top talent in the U.S., along with the strong U.S. market potential of our candidate therapies, we believe we are well positioned to enable significant value inflections in 2021 and 2022.” About PYC Therapeutics PYC Therapeutics (ASX: PYC) is a development-stage biotechnology company pioneering a new generation of RNA therapeutics that utilize Cell Penetrating Peptides (CPPs), a revolutionary delivery technology designed to overcome the major challenges of current gene-based therapies. PYC believes its CPP technology provides safer, more effective access for a wide range of potent and precise drug cargoes to the highest value drug targets that exist inside cells. The Company is leveraging its leading-edge science to develop a pipeline of novel therapies with an initial focus on inherited eye diseases for which it has unveiled three preclinical stage assets. PYC’s discovery and laboratory operations are located in Australia and the Company recently launched and expansion into the U.S. for its preclinical, clinical, regulatory and business development operations. For more information, visit, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. Forward looking statements Any forward-looking statements in this ASX announcement have been prepared on the basis of a number of assumptions which may prove incorrect and the current intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs about future events are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the Company’s control. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from assumptions or expectations expressed or implied in this ASX announcement include known and unknown risks. Because actual results could differ materially to assumptions made and the Company’s current intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs about the future, you are urged to view all forward-looking statements contained in this ASX announcement with caution. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. This ASX announcement should not be relied on as a recommendation or forecast by the Company. Nothing in this ASX announcement should be construed as either an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell shares in any jurisdiction. 1Zheng Y, He M, Congdon N. The worldwide epidemic of diabetic retinopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012;60(5):428-431. CONTACTS: INVESTORS Deborah Elson/Matthew DeYoung Argot Partners [email protected] MEDIA Leo Vartorella Argot Partners [email protected] View original content to download multimedia: SOURCE PYC Therapeutics Facebooklast_img read more

Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 31st March

first_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th Pinterest WhatsApp A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Google+ 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Facebookcenter_img By admin – April 1, 2016 WhatsApp Previous articleHOW DID I END UP HERE?Next articleDonegal Creameries plant in Killygordon secure significant contract with Tesco admin NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook Pinterest Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 31st March RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsPlayback Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programmelast_img read more

City of Culture Company enters rail debate with calls for airport platform

first_img Google+ Facebook Facebook Twitter Pinterest By News Highland – August 24, 2011 Newsx Adverts 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North The City of Culture Company in Derry is calling for a rail platform to be built at City of Derry Airport.The company chairperson, former Mayor Martin Bradley, says it’s “nonsense that visitors to the city should not be able to avail of a direct rail service.”He also called for a meeting with Transport Minister Danny Kennedy over cuts to the budget to upgrade the rail line.The calls come as the current Mayor Maurice Devenney prepares to chair a meeting in the Guildhall to discuss the rail situation this afternoon. Previous articleConcern that new drink drive laws “ignore” drug driving riskNext articleFormer Irish soldier to be tried on Fermanagh gun charges News Highland City of Culture Company enters rail debate with calls for airport platform RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApplast_img read more

Plea Seeking Common COVID19 Response Plan For The Entire NCR Region, Delhi HC Asks Centre To Consider Plea As A Representation [Read ORder]

first_imgNews UpdatesPlea Seeking Common COVID19 Response Plan For The Entire NCR Region, Delhi HC Asks Centre To Consider Plea As A Representation [Read ORder] Karan Tripathi11 July 2020 1:54 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has asked the Central Government to consider as representation a plea seeking appointment of a nodal agency to implement disaster management operations in the National Capital Region areas having powers under the Disaster Management Act. The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan has further requested the concerned authorities to consider…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court has asked the Central Government to consider as representation a plea seeking appointment of a nodal agency to implement disaster management operations in the National Capital Region areas having powers under the Disaster Management Act. The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan has further requested the concerned authorities to consider the grievances/suggestions as pointed out in this writ petition, specially the synchronization of the work under the National Capital Region Planning Board Act, 1985 and the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 under a single nodal agency. Moved by Mr Arjun Narang, the present petition had sought a direction to be issued to the Central Government Central to implement the Regional Plan 2021 under the National Capital Region Planning Board Act, 1985 specifically measures in relation to medical infrastructure and disaster management. In addition to this, the Petitioner demanded the Central, State Governments and district level authorities of NCR region to work in tandem and provide a single set of parameters of guidelines under a common COVID19 response plan for the entire NCR region. The petition stated that: ‘… disharmonious development of NCR region resulted in day to day difficulties being suffered by the citizens of the country staying in the NCR region outside Delhi area but contributing to the revenue generation of Delhi.’  Therefore, the Petitioner wanted the court to issue directions to the Central Government and other concerned agencies to effectively implement the Regional Plans under Section 7 of the NCRPB Act and also to implement the suggestions contained under the Plan and its study on health infrastructure, specifically in relation to the disaster management and health infrastructure, so as to prepare the region for the current and any future disaster. Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

Cuomo’s crisis: What a weakened or departing governor means for real estate

first_img Share via Shortlink Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Andrew CuomoPolitics Photo Illustration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (iStock, Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)When the real estate industry wanted an alternative route to comply with a New York City building emissions cap, it looked to Albany. This year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered one in his executive budget proposal.But that change, and other industry priorities, are now in jeopardy. Cuomo is facing calls from Democrats and Republicans to resign after three women accused him of sexual harassment. Even before those reports emerged, Assembly member Ron Kim had begun pushing for impeachment over the revelation that Cuomo’s administration underreported Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes. The legislature this week moved to strip him of the emergency powers granted at the start of the pandemic, preventing him from issuing new directives and limiting his ability to extend existing ones.ADVERTISEMENTThe uncertainty over the governor’s future looms over Albany as state officials work out how to balance the $193 billion budget before April 1. Advocates and elected officials have already taken aim at key proposals, including the emissions workaround, and hope Cuomo’s weakness or absence will give them more leverage.Beyond the budget, some in the real estate industry are concerned about what the loss of a powerful ally would mean for pandemic recovery and other initiatives, including the renewal of Affordable New York, a property tax break treasured by multifamily developers.“The governor has generally been a pro-growth pragmatist. The real estate industry has depended on that to keep attention and focus in a positive way on investment in our built environment,” said Kathryn Wylde, the president of the Partnership for New York City. “The governor’s troubles are a real threat to the pace and strength of our recovery.”Industry championWhen Cuomo, then state attorney general, ran for governor in 2010, he raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from some of the biggest names in the industry. That backing has run into the eight figures during his three terms — and has picked up when issues of particular import cross the governor’s desk.In 2012, the New York Times reported that a committee largely backed by real estate leaders had raised more than $12 million for Cuomo, making it the largest-spending advocacy organization in Albany. Some of those donors were pushing for a cap on local property taxes that the governor had proposed. Ahead of the renewal of Affordable New York’s predecessor 421a that year, Extell Development’s Gary Barnett and his wife donated $100,000 to Cuomo.It was Cuomo who set the terms for the renewal of 421a in 2017, ignoring a deal reached by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Real Estate Board of New York. Instead, he tasked developers and construction unions with hashing out a compromise that included prevailing wage requirements. Though the resulting impasse led to the temporary expiration of the tax break, the governor could take a victory lap when the two sides agreed on Affordable New York.That tax break is slated to expire in 2022, and some Democrats are calling for its immediate repeal. Cuomo is expected to push for renewal, Wylde noted.“Generally, the governor brings a more practical and objective approach to all the issues that the advocates want decided on a more ideological basis,” the business leader said. “I think the decisions that have been made on facts and data may be lost in the politics if the governor and his staff are not able to manage some of those conversations effectively.”The governor’s Local Law 97 amendment would allow building owners to buy renewable energy credits outside the city to offset their properties’ greenhouse-gas emissions, potentially saving some of them millions of dollars. The proposal is backed by the Real Estate Board of New York.Jonathan Westin, director of the left-wing group New York Communities for Change, said there is now a better chance of removing the governor’s “poison pills” from the budget. Tenant advocates also hope the governor will permit some of their proposals to become law, including the cancellation of rent debt and a good cause eviction bill.“He has literally no legs to stand on anymore,” Westin declared.The pragmatistSome are skeptical that the allegations will end Cuomo’s career, though the situation underscores the danger for real estate of relying almost entirely on him — a strategy that backfired after Democrats captured the state Senate in 2018.“They bought in. They took the Kool-Aid. This guy is really good at his job,” one industry lobbyist said. “They were enamored. But [pinning your hopes on one person] is also shitty planning.”At the end of the day, the governor protects himself first. And when the time came in 2019 to renew the state’s rent stabilization law, Cuomo read the room: There were more tenants than landlords, and no Republicans to blame.Landlords were shocked by the tenant-friendly bill that emerged, and when they made an 11th-hour plea to Cuomo to step in, he instead embraced the reforms, calling them “the most sweeping, aggressive protections in state history.”In 2019 he also considered an annual pied-à-terre tax, although real estate interests ultimately persuaded lawmakers to instead raise transfer taxes on high-end home sales.One real estate source noted that Cuomo was only an ally when his interests aligned with the industry. In that circumstance, he was a powerful friend.“One day he is an ally; one day he’s an enemy. It all depends on his personal calculus,” the source said. “You don’t know if you are going to get the handshake or the knife at any moment with Andrew Cuomo.”The governor’s tenuous position has some worried about the state’s pandemic response. Another industry source also noted that distress at the state level is compounded by uncertainty over who will be elected mayor to lead the city’s recovery.“Stability in government is good for the real estate industry,” the source said. “It’s just not a good time for the government to be falling apart.”Georgia Kromrei contributed reporting. Tagslast_img read more

Oxford professor will not be charged over colleague’s death

first_img“Devinderjit Sivia was arrested, interviewed and bailed pending further inquiries. Having received the file from police and considering all the evidence, I have decided he will not face any charges in relation to the death of Steven Rawlings.” Dr Sivia’s father, Gurbaksh Sivia, told the press that his son was leading a normal life again and had returned back to work. He added, however, that the death of his friend would continue to be “on his mind.” Dr Devinder Sivia will not face any charges for the death of his friend and work colleague, fellow academic Professor Steven Rawlings, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced. Upon his arrest, Rawlings’ wife, Linda, stated that she did not believe Dr Sivia was responsible for the death, stating, ‘Steve and Devinder were best friends since college, and I believe this is a tragic accident… I do not believe that Steve’s death is murder and I do not believe Devinder should be tarnished in this way.”  Bajit Ubhey, chief crown prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service, released an official statement, stating, “Professor Rawlings died at the Oxfordshire home of a friend. A post-mortem examination was conducted, but was inconclusive and further tests were required.center_img She expressed her relief at the outcome of the investigation and said in a statement, “I am satisfied with the decision made by the Crown Prosecution Service that there will be no criminal charges brought.” Dr Sivia, a stipendiary lecturer in mathematics for sciences at Oxford, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder. He then spent 24 hours in custody before being released on police bail, pending further inquiries.  Professor Rawlings was found dead in January this year, aged 50, at a bungalow belonging to Dr Sivia.last_img read more