WBNG backpack donation kicks off

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first_imgTioga State Banks: Upper Front Street, Vestal, Endwell, Spencer, and Owego locationsEndwell Family Physicians. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — WBNG is hosting a Backpack Giveaway now through Sept. 11. One place you can drop off a backpack Hatala Orthodontics at 165 Riverside Dr. in Johnson City. The other locations you can drop off a backpack are: You can also ship the backpacks directly to Hatala Orthodontics. last_img

Biden now leads Trump in Georgia, where the count continues.

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first_imgWhile Mr. Biden was powered by high turnout among Black voters in Atlanta, he also flipped some suburban white voters in the moderate suburban counties that ring the city.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – At a drive-in rally in Atlanta last week, Mr. Biden said, “We win Georgia, we win everything.” The candidates had been locked in a virtual dead heat for much of Thursday, with each controlling about 49.4 percent of the vote but Mr. Trump maintaining a slight lead. As absentee ballots were counted early Friday particularly in Clayton County, Mr. Biden pulled ahead with 917 more votes.Mr. Biden’s late surge in this year’s count, thanks to his dominance in Atlanta, Savannah and the increasingly Democratic-friendly suburbs around both, transformed what had seemed to be a safe Trump state in early tabulations on Tuesday into one of the closest contests in the nation. Joseph R. Biden Jr. has pulled ahead of President Trump in Georgia, a state with 16 electoral votes where a win would bring him to 269, or within one electoral vote of the presidency. If Mr. Biden were to win Georgia and then win Nevada or Arizona — both states in which he is leading — or Pennsylvania, where the continued counting of ballots is methodically erasing Mr. Trump’s advantage, he would become the president-elect.Flipping Georgia, a state last won by a Democrat in 1992, and where Mr. Trump won by more than 200,000 votes four years ago, would represent a significant political shift this year, but the state has shown signs of trending blue: When Mr. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016 he did so by only five percentage points, a far slimmer margin than Republicans had enjoyed in previous presidential elections.- Advertisement –last_img read more

ÚDARÁS ANNOUNCES 54 NEW JOBS AT GAOTH DOBHAIR MEETING

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first_imgAg cruinniú de bhord Údarás na Gaeltachta i nGaoth Dobhair, Co. Dhún na nGall inniu (1 Meitheamh), ceadaíodh líon tograí nua ar fud na gceantar Gaeltachta ina mbeidh 54 post breise nua á gcur ar fáil nuair a bheidh na forbairtí beartaithe curtha i gcrích.Lena chois sin, cheadaigh Bord an Údaráis:maoiniú de €350,000 d’Ealaín na Gaeltachta Teo le cur ar chumas an chomhlachta leanúint leis an chlár oibre i bhforbairt na n-ealaíon sa Ghaeltacht i gcomhpháirtíocht leis an Chomhairle Ealaíon don bhliain amach romhainn;caiteachas caipitil de €145,000 le hathchóiriú riachtanach a dhéanamh ar an Mharglann (An Mart), foirgneamh de chuid an Údaráis i nGleann Cholm Cille, lena chur in oiriúint do ghníomhaíochtaí ealaíon, chultúrtha agus spóirt;maoiniú de €150,000 do Mhuintearas Teo le cuidiú leis an chomhlacht a chlár oideachais agus oiliúna a reáchtáil.Chas Aire Stáit na Gaeltachta, Donnchadh Mac Fhionnlaoich, T.D., le baill an Bhoird agus pléadh líon ábhar comhspéise, ina measc, an Straitéis 20 Bliain don Ghaeilge; an Bille Gaeltachta atá á ullmhú faoi láthair; struchtúr agus ceist toghcháin an Bhoird; ról agus feidhmeanna Údarás na Gaeltachta; ciste maoinithe na gComharchumainn agus na gcomhlachtaí pobalbhunaithe agus clár LEADER sa Ghaeltacht. Rinne an tAire Stáit Donnchadh Mac Fhionnlaoich, T.D., an Cathaoirleach Liam Ó Cuinneagáin agus baill an Bhoird comhghairdeas le Steve Ó Cúláin a chuaigh i mbun a chuid dualgais mar Phríomhfheidhmeannach ar Údarás na Gaeltachta, go hoifigiúil inniu.ENGLISH VERSIONAt an Údarás na Gaeltachta Board meeting in Gaoth Dobhair, Co. Donegal today (1st June), a number of new projects were approved throughout the Gaeltacht which will lead to the creation of 54 new additional jobs when developments are complete.In addition, the Board of Údarás na Gaeltacht approved: funding of €350,000 for Ealaín na Gaeltachta Teo to enable the company to continue its arts development programme in the Gaeltacht in partnership with The Arts Council over the next year;capital expenditure of €145,000 for necessary renovation works necessary to ‘An Marglann’ (the Mart), an Údarás-owned building in Gleann Cholm Cille, for the purposes of providing arts, cultural and sporting activities;funding of €150,000 for Muintearas Teo to assist the company in the implementation of its education and training programme.The Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley, T.D., met with members of the Údarás Board and a number of issues of common interest were discussed, including, the 20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht Bill which is currently being prepared, the structure and election of the next Údarás Board, the role and functions of Údarás na Gaeltachta, funding for co-operatives and community organisations and the LEADER programme in the Gaeltacht.The Minister of State, Dinny McGinley, T.D., the Chairman of Údarás na Gaeltachta, Liam Ó Cuinneagáin and members of the Board congratulated Steve Ó Cúláin who officially commenced his duties as Chief Executive of Údarás na Gaeltachta today.ÚDARÁS ANNOUNCES 54 NEW JOBS AT GAOTH DOBHAIR MEETING was last modified: June 2nd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ÚDARÁS ANNOUNCES 54 NEW JOBS AT GAOTH DOBHAIR MEETINGlast_img read more

Earlylearning honor for Rivers Cleveland

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first_imgSen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, and Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, were honored for their work to increase access to early learning. The two legislators were awarded Crayon Awards from the Early Learning Action Alliance for their commitment to helping children in their first five years of life. Debbie Ham of Support for Early Learning & Families, convener of Southwest Washington’s early learning regional coalition, presented the lawmakers with their award. “Support for Early Learning & Families is delighted to partner with the Early Learning Action Alliance in honoring two deserving legislators,” said Ham. “Having two legislators in Southwest Washington earn this distinction provides immense hope for the children of Clark County.”last_img