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Roger Stone Heads to Jail June 30th

first_imgRoger Stone will be heading to jail on June 30th unless his friend President Trump Pardon’s him. Here’s Stone talking about the prosecutorial misconduct in his case.Roger StoneStone was sentenced to 40 months in prison by a federal judge in November after his conviction for lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Stone has been living at his home in Broward since his early morning arrest by a heavily armed SWAT team in early 2019.Stone posted about about the date on his Instagram account Thursday, writing the messages “#deathsentence” and “#freerogerstone.” “The Bureau of Prisons has changed the date … of my surrender to June 30 but I will NOT be quarantined for Covid-19,” Stone wrote in the post.last_img read more

A Labor of Love from Retired Red Bank ‘Soupmeister’

first_imgSt. Mark’s is always seeking donations for operating expenses and paper products. The group receives plenty of food donations, but they don’t always have the paper plates, utensils and other items to go with it. “That’s where a lot of our money ends up going,” she said. “The more people we serve, the more garbage bags we need.” KEANSBURG – Last September, Red Bank’s beloved “Soupmeister” Gary Sable, former owner of That Hot Dog Place, hung up his ladle after serving delicious soups and hot dogs in the community for many years. You might remember his small alleyway shop between White and Monmouth streets, now under new management as Soul Sandwich. A view of the dining room at St. Mark’s Center for Community Renewal (CCR) facility in Keansburg. Photo by Allison Perrine By Allison Perrine | [email protected] “I love it,” said Sable, adding he feels good while doing it. Recently, the CCR received a $110,000 Impact100 Jersey Coast to make several improvements to its facility, including renovating the kitchen, increasing programming for visitors, updating dining room features like new windows and air conditioning and establishing an outdoor patio area. This was the CCR’s first time applying for the Impact100 grant, and representatives were pleasantly surprised when they received it. According to Broderick, it’s difficult to get accepted the first time applying. Impact100 Jersey Coast is made up of women who try to raise awareness for the community’s needs and fund transformational grants for high-impact projects, it asserts. Sable has been a St. Mark’s parishioner for years and decided to take on some volunteer work after a push from Rev. Deacon Rosemarie Broderick. “Of course, everybody loves his stuff,” she said with enthusiasm. So much so that the first time he made his chili for the people of St. Mark’s he received a standing ovation. “I guess they liked the chili!” said Sable. He likes to cook at home as well when he’s not volunteering, but not breakfast. That’s his wife’s domain, he joked. “She’s a breakfast girl and I’m the dinner guy,” he said with a laugh. But money aside, the grant also opened the CCR up to different people with varying connections and backgrounds. One woman, for example, brought her husband with an engineering background to the CCR to examine the area. “It gave us access to a lot of women, especially, who are able to help us with different not-for-profit ideas,” said Broderick. “We’re all helping one another to help the people of Keansburg.” The Hazlet resident visits the CCR twice a week to cook up tasty homemade soups, chilis, shepherd’s pie and more. His new “customers” come from different backgrounds. Some are homeless, some are addicts or recovering addicts, retired persons, unemployed or underemployed workers. Others come not for food, but fellowship.  Photo by Allison Perrine “Through the blessings of what we get from the food bank, we’ve been able to serve things like coq au vin, duck l’orange, filet mignon on the grill,” said Broderick. The CCR also serves fresh fish to its visitors thanks to FulFill’s Seafood Gleaning program. It was one of the first kitchens in the area to participate in the initiative. The CCR has over 700 registered families and serves about 4,000 meals to the community every month. Breakfast and lunch meals are served daily. And twice a month the center receives 25,000 pounds of food courtesy of FulFill food bank. Just months into his retirement, Sable now offers his culinary skills as a labor of love to the Keansburg community at the Center for Community Renewal (CCR), an outreach ministry of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 247 Carr Ave. Gary Sable, who served his soups in the Red Bank community for years, now offers his skills in the kitchen at St. Mark’s Center for Community Renewal in Keansburg. Photo by Allison Perrine St. Mark’s plans to renovate its Center for Community Renewal (CCR) facility. That includes dining room and kitchen upgrades, among other improvements. Photo by Allison Perrine For more information, visit stmarkskeansburg.org.last_img read more

Leaf netminder inks letter of intent with BCIHL Champs

first_imgMarcus Beesley decided it was prudent to spend his remaining time in junior hockey in the Kootenays with the Nelson Leafs.The Prince George native isn’t straying to far from the Heritage City after inking a commitment letter with defending B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League champion Selkirk Saints.”Marcus is an athletic goaltender with strong fundamentals who adds another great option for us in goal,” said Saints head coach Jeff Dubois.”We had the opportunity to keep tabs on him after he was dealt to Nelson at the trade deadline and liked what we saw both on the ice and in getting to know him better away from the rink.” Beesley joins the Saints in the fall after wrapping up his junior career in the West Kootenays with the KIJHL’s Nelson Leafs where he compiled a record of 15 wins, 24 losses and two ties during the 2012/13 season.Beesley split between season with the Leafs and the Kamloops Storm. posting a 3.33 goals-against average and .907 save-percentage in 43 regular season appearances.Over three seasons in the KIJHL, he has an overall record of 38-46-2 with a 3.48 goals-against average and .898 save-percentage. The 20-year old also brings a half-season of BCHL experience, having posted six wins in 13 appearances as a member of the Prince George Spruce Kings during the 2011/12 campaign. “We carried three goalies last season and each of them performed very well when given the opportunity to contribute,” Dubois explained.”We expect that Marcus will immediately compete for playing time alongside Myles (Hovdebo) and Chris (Hurry) next season.” Beesley plans to enroll in Selkirk’s Business Administration program. Beesley is the second goaltender and sixth player overall to commit to the Saints for the 2013/14 season.He joins forwards Darnell Dyck (Langley, BCHL) and Garrett Kucher (Osoyoos, KIJHL), defencemen Stefan Gonzales (Aldergrove, PJHL) and Ryan Procyshyn (Delta, PJHL) and netminder Myles Hovdebo (LaRonge, SJHL).Beesley is the second Nelson Leaf to sign with a BCIHL club.Nelson defenceman Cameron Weir of Kelowna signed letter of intent to play for Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack. Weir spent the previous two seasons with the KIJHL Princeton Posse.last_img read more


first_imgTIAGO PEREIRA, GENEROSIDADE, WINNER: “I was so excited because this is only my second graded win in North America. Generosidade was so good today. We sat behind, we let the pace go and the last three-eighths, I was able to get outside and get up to win it. I thank Paulo, the owners, the horse, everyone that has helped me.“Paulo told me to relax the first part of the race the other times I rode her because she liked to do that when she ran in Brazil. But, in the three races here, they were not so good, maybe she didn’t love the track. Her last work was good and today she was too good for them.” -30- TYLER BAZE, QUICK CASABLANCA, SECOND: “I tried to thread the needle and a horse stopped in front of me. The horse is on the top of his game right now. He’s doing awesome. I can’t wait for the next one.” PAULO LOBO, GENEROSIDADE, WINNER: “She’s a marathon horse. She loves the distance and we were looking for a mile and a half. She had her race (in the Astra Jan. 17) and we pointed for this race. I think the rain helped me because she’s seven years old, she has issues, little problems, and the softer ground helped her.“Tiago knows her very well. This is the fourth time he’s ridden her. She’s an easy filly that comes from behind. She ran huge today.“The owner is from Brazil but he breeds in Europe and races there also. He has a huge farm in Sao Paulo. We’ll decide whether or not to breed her this week.” TRAINER QUOTEScenter_img RAFAEL BEJARANO, BIG JOHN B, SEVENTH AS FAVORITE: “If we have an excuse, it’s that my horse would prefer a firmer turf. The grass is really soft and my horse, he likes it better when it’s firm.” NOTES: The winning owner is Haras Phillipson, Inc., of Sao Paulo, Brazil. JOCKEY QUOTES last_img read more

Walters returns home – Reflects on drawn Sosa fight

first_imgFresh from a controversial draw decision in New York against American Jason Sosa, Nicholas ‘The Axeman’ Walters arrived in Jamaica last Saturday for an extended holiday in his hometown Anchovy, St James. “I will be in Jamaica for about a month. I will be taking it easy for the first week or so, just relaxing after my fight with Sosa. After that I will be getting back into training with my dad, as I cannot afford to get out of shape now, as 2016 will be a big year for me,” he told The Gleaner. The Walters versus Sosa fight has been the talking point in boxing circles for the past few weeks, following the surprising draw decision in Verona, New York, on November 19, in which nearly everyone except the three judges thought that Walters had won easily. One judge had Sosa as the winner 96-94, while the other two judges scored it 95-95, for a majority draw decision. The punch statistics favoured Walters as they showed that he landed 436 of 610 punches thrown, while Sosa landed 121 of 225. Walters also hurt Sosa in the fifth round but did not go in for the kill. Commenting on the fight, Walters said that there was no doubt in his mind that he had won his first fight as a super featherweight, and that he did not see his opponent winning more than possibly one round. What he has learnt from this experience he said, is that he has to “knock out all my opponents, so as to avoid any more bad decisions”. His father Job, who returned to Jamaica with him after being in his corner for the fight, said that ” it was a very poor decision. I think that Nick won every round. That is behind us now, however, and we are looking to the future”. He went on to say, “I think that it was a blessing in disguise, as we got more publicity from this bad decision than when Nicholas beat Donaire to become super champion. Everywhere we went, Nicholas was mobbed. He received a great welcome when he returned to Panama, and when we landed in MoBay, the people were all over us. It has been good, and the important thing is that he is still unbeaten.” Walters is now 26-0-1. A decision that has to be made by the Walters connections is whether he will fight as a featherweight at 126 pounds or as a super featherweight at 130 pounds in 2016. He told The Gleaner that when he returns to Panama next month, he will sit down with his team, go through all the options and make the decision. ” I can fight at either weight” he added.last_img read more

Tiny Life in Extraordinary Motion

first_imgDon’t despise small things.  Miniature plants and animals can pack some amazing punch and technology, as shown in two recent findings.Plant explosion:  Peat moss.  That’s the filler in our indoor plant soil and Live Science reported that its pots shoot its spores out at 89 miles per hour, producing accelerations of 36,000 G’s.  Some spore clouds reach 80 times the height of the spore capsule before slowing down from air resistance.    The tiny plant produces a vortex ring like a smoke ring, an “extremely efficient way for a material to move through space.”  Because of its success at spreading its spores, Sphagnum moss covers about 1% of earth’s land surface – an area more than twice the size of Texas.  Joan Edwards [Williams College], who along with Johan L. van Leeuwen [Pomona College] published their findings in Science, said, “Sphagnum’s body is very simple, and yet it’s doing this very complicated thing.”  Pressure builds up in the tiny capsule like a pressurized super soaker squirt gun, then pop! goes the efficiently-designed cloud of spores.  “It’s really special,” she said.  “Other mosses do exciting things, but not this exciting.”Animal tractor:  We’ve all seen caterpillars crawl, with waves of motion proceeding from back to front.  Scientists at Tufts University found something else, reported Science Daily: the insides move to a different drummer than the outsides.  “They found that the gut – essentially a tube suspended at the rear and head of the caterpillar and decoupled from the body wall – moved nearly a full step in advance of the surrounding structures,” the article said.  “In contrast, gut movement was ‘in step’ with motion of the head and rear.”    This “crazy crawl,” Live Science said, is unlike any other motion seen in the animal kingdom: “their guts slide forward before the rest of their body does.”  It took visible and X-ray videos to see the process.  Live Science said the researchers wanted to know if this motion provides an advantage; Science Daily wondered if it provides an evolutionary advantage: “More research is needed to determine if this phenomenon gives caterpillars an evolutionary advantage, in the same way that synchronizing breathing and tissue movements benefits running vertebrates, or arm swinging by walking humans increases stability and reduces metabolic costs.”  That sentence begs the question that advantageous traits evolved.    Regardless of how the caterpillar came up with its crazy crawl, the scientists are eager to imitate it.  They envision a new kind of soft-bodied robot that might use the same inside-first, outside last propulsion mechanism.  “Understanding this novel motion system may help efforts to design soft-bodied robots,” said Barry Trimmer of Tufts University.  It goes without saying that the tractors brand-named “Caterpillar” have not yet achieved the feat of their namesake.For additional small wonders of propulsion, see the entries about water striders (08/07/2003), the froghopper (08/01/2003), plant drill bits (05/11/2007), maple helicopters (10/21/2009) and other “Amazing Facts” chain links.We apologize for upsetting your digestion with the evolutionary tale.  Biologists need to understand that all advantages are not evolutionary advantages.  They might be designed advantages.  Unless they are prepared to describe in detail the sequence of inherited mistakes that led to the extraordinary functions, they should not speak in such terms.    How many wonders remain to be found in the weeds at your feet, the insects flying in your yard, and the tiny animals in plankton at the beach, or unseen in the soil?  Get out and do a little scientific observation.  Anyone can be a citizen scientist – searching to understand the workings of the world all around us.(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Photo library: Nature 8

first_img{loadposition tc}Click on a thumbnail for a low-resolution image, or right-click on the link below it to download a high-resolution copy of the image.» Download Nature contact sheet (785KB) » Download full image library contact sheet (10.5MB) Limpopo province: Elephants at a water reservoir near Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephants at a water reservoir near Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephants at a water reservoir near Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephants in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephant in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephants in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephants in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Giraffe in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Giraffe in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res imageNATURE 8: {loadposition nature}Having trouble downloading high-resolution images? Queries about using the image library? Email Mary Alexander at [email protected]last_img read more

StackOverflow Turns Your Forum Activity Into a Resume

first_imgmarshall kirkpatrick A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#web Related Posts center_img Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Fast-growing technical forum StackOverflow is launching a new service today called Careers 2.0, where programmers can build a resume out of the technical questions and answers they’ve contributed to the StackOverflow site. The service was unveiled at the Launch conference today in San Francisco.It’s a great example of building value on top of passively collected data from another kind of activity. Millions of programmers visit and participate in StackOverflow forums to find and share free, community-vetted discussions about their technical challenges. Now the site will help them transform that activity into a resume that employers can find and evaluate. It’s free for job seekers; the cost for employers is $500 for one week of access or $5k for one year subscription, with a money back guarantee if an employer doesn’t find anyone to hire.From New York based StackOverflow to the smaller but more hyped Quora to Facebook Connect and the soon-to-launch Locker Project, there are all kinds of companies working to create value on top of what’s called exhaust data. That term doesn’t feel like it does justice to peoples’ activities on Stack Overflow, but it does seem technically applicable.When it comes to creating value, though, connecting employers with highly qualified technical candidates is one of the clearest examples of value this paradigm has created to date, outside of targeted advertising.Stack Overflow is building out a network of community Q&A sites on a wide variety of topics. It’s not hard to imagine this same type of system being offered for types of work other than computer programming.Also at Launch and addressing the need of finding qualified candidates, in this case consumer service providers, is another startup called Thumbtack. Presumably we’ll see many more services like these; as a growing number of people and businesses become quantified, the days of making business decisions on a short list of contrived recommendations and the pedigree of a resume will soon be surpassed.last_img read more

Fractured Families: Impacts of Crisis/Trauma

first_imgBy Bari Sobelson, MS, LMFTFlickr [end of days by greg, August 29, 2006, CC BY-ND 2.0]It’s 3am and she has just gotten in bed after a very long process of getting her 2 year old back to sleep after his tube feeding. He has been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that came after nearly a year of countless tests and doctor appointments and stress that she has not had the opportunity to process. She lies down in the bed and puts the covers over her body. She hears the vibration of her cell phone against her nightstand and her heart begins to race. She reaches for the phone and answers. The person on the other end tells her the news that she has come to fear almost nightly. Her husband has been in a horrible car wreck. He was drunk. It was his fault. He may not make it. She experiences a hundred emotions all in one minute. Her first child was born while her husband was deployed. It was very soon after his birth that she realized something just wasn’t right with him. In the 10 months that her husband was deployed, she learned to become a mother, a nurse, a doctor, and a speech therapist, physical therapist, and occupational therapist. She also learned to become an advocate and fighter for her child. She was relieved at the idea that she could share some of these new job titles and responsibilities with her husband upon his return. But, she knew the moment she saw him that something had happened. He was not the same man she sent overseas. Within a couple of months of his return from deployment, her husband was diagnosed with PTSD. He was relying heavily on alcohol to mute the sounds and sights he was experiencing post-combat. He was spending most evenings away from home. She was alone, afraid, and trying her very best to hold everything together.Although the story depicted above is not a true story, there are certainly many families that have experienced very similar scenarios. As military service providers, we have a duty to assist these families when they are in crisis or experience trauma. The two questions I would like to address in this blog are 1. What do we need to think about when it comes to crisis/trauma and family? 2. How do we help these families?The Impact of Crisis/Trauma Not all families experience trauma the same – Just like no two individuals react the same to situations, neither do families. Some families may kick in to “high gear” and face their problems head on where some may do the exact opposite.All families are shaped by their experience – Whether purposefully or not, experience shapes us. Families can be shaped negatively and/or positively by their experiences. How families are shaped will impact the way they live indefinitely.Some families have more than one crisis/trauma at the same time – It is important to remember that life does not delicately and kindly place hard times in our laps; nor does it only create one problem at a time. Families may be having more than one crisis or difficulty at a time. In fact, trauma can lead to crisis and vise versa. There can be a ripple effect that takes place.Resources and support systems can lessen the hardships – When support systems and resources are put in place, the effects of the events can feel less cumbersome and stressful for family.Families will always remain connected, even if they physically fall apart – Although some families may end up separating or splitting as a result of what has effected them, they will always be connected in some way by the fact that they were once a family.How do we Help?Listen – It may sound simple. But giving families an opportunity to be heard can make a huge difference for them. Their experience is like no one else’s even though you may have heard a similar story. Provide your families with the opportunity to share their story and always listen to what they have to say.Lean forward – This is literal and figurative. Some of the stories that families may share with us can be hard for us to hear. They may even be things that are hard for us to process as humans. But, we must always remember that the therapy we provide is about them, not us. We must lean forward so that they never feel judged or criticized.Provide resources – Always, always, always have a plethora of resources to share with your clients. You never know which may be helpful to them and which may completely change or impact their lives and what they are going through. You can never have too many resources in your pocket!Create a safe environment – If families don’t feel safe in the therapy room, then they won’t be successful and neither will you. Gauge their comfort level and adjust accordingly. When we feel safe, we are more likely to open up and create change for ourselves.Ensure that no one is in danger – In volatile situations, it is always important to constantly make sure that everyone is safe. Assess and reassess situations and ensure that every member of the family is safe. This post was written by Bari Sobelson, MS, LMFT, the social media and webinar coordination specialist for the MFLN Family Development Team. The Family Development team aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.  Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network Family Development team on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.last_img read more

Yee staying with Lady Maroons for now

first_imgEthel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJerry Yee clarified Wednesday he’s still the head coach of the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons after his supposed departure from the team last week.A talk with Assoc. Prof. Ronualdo Dizer, Dean of the UP College of Human Kinetics, persuaded Yee to stay with the Lady Maroons until the school decides to find a replacement.ADVERTISEMENT NBA legend Mutombo looking to purchase Houston Rockets Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet The Lady Maroons were then poised to duplicate their Cinderella run in Season 79 going 4-0 in their first four games but they failed to sustain their momentum losing four straight after the unblemished start.Yee said he hopes to lead UP to a better outing in Season 80 as they look to improve from their 7-7 record.“I’m working with the team, we’re trying to focus, and hopefully we play better in the UAAP, return to the top four or a podium finish if possible,” said Yee.Still, Yee didn’t rule out a sudden exit if UP finds a capable replacement.“Whatever happens, I’m willing to give way if they find someone whom they want to replace me with.”ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress LATEST STORIES Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claimcenter_img View comments Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ MOST READ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I wanted to [leave the team] but Dean wouldn’t let me, so the decision’s up to them,” said Yee after their game against BanKo Perlas in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.“The job’s been so stressful, there are issues beyond our control, so I was really tired,” said Yee in Filipino. “I wanted to leave, then I got a call from Dean and I talked to the players so I decided that I will stay for one more year. I’m not that difficult to talk to.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsIn a Facebook post last Saturday, Yee said he was “calling it quits” after four seasons but the post has since been deleted.Yee steered the Lady Maroons to a Final Four entry in Season 78 of the UAAP where they finished with an 8-6 record but fell to eventual champions De La Salle University in the semifinals. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more