VOA to lead rating system reform

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Bite the dust

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El Gobernador Wolf agradece al personal del Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center durante su visita

first_img June 24, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter El Gobernador Wolf agradece al personal del Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center durante su visitacenter_img Español,  Press Release,  Public Health A medida que el estado continúa su reapertura medida, gradual y los recuentos de casos de COVID-19 siguen disminuyendo, el Gobernador Tom Wolf visitó el Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center hoy para agradecer al personal e informarse más sobre la manera en que la institución está manejando la pandemia y preparándose para un posible rebrote en el otoño.“Durante casi cuatro meses, el personal aquí ha hecho un trabajo increíble trabajando día y noche para atender a los pacientes”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf, dirigiéndose al personal presente. “Cuidar a los pacientes con un nuevo virus del que no sabíamos mucho fue un reto, y han tenido que equilibrar su salud y bienestar con la seguridad de los otros pacientes de ese centro médico. Eso exigió un esfuerzo de equipo”.La Administración Wolf abordó la pandemia de COVID-19 con un plan. Se preparó y emitió las órdenes de quedarse en casa y de reapertura mediante un enfoque medido y gradual que combinaba la ciencia con los aportes de los expertos en salud. El Departamento de Salud abrió su Centro de Operaciones en la Agencia de Manejo de Emergencias de Pennsylvania en enero, mucho antes de que llegaran los primeros casos a Pennsylvania. Estar preparados fue clave para garantizar que los hospitales del estado, incluido el centro médico, no se vieran saturados.El Milton S. Hershey Medical Center abordó la preparación al ordenar suficientes equipos de protección personal (PPE) antes de que hubiera casos en el centro y al utilizar un Equipo especial de respuesta a los patógenos para encargarse directamente de los problemas de atención médica asociados con la COVID-19. El equipo fue creado para prepararse para posibles casos de Ébola en 2014 y pudo transformarse y adaptarse para abordar la COVID-19 en las instalaciones del Hershey y su hospital hermano, el St. Joseph’s Medical Center en Reading. Los miembros del equipo tienen años de formación y están dedicados a garantizar que los pacientes con COVID-19 se recuperen y puedan regresar a sus hogares.El Gobernador Wolf fue acompañado por Deborah Berini, Presidenta, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center y por la Secretaria de Salud, Dra. Rachel Levine.“Hoy, nuestro trabajo continúa, no solo para garantizar que podamos tratar a los pacientes actuales de COVID-19 y que estemos listos para cualquier posible brote futuro, sino también para asegurarnos de que cada paciente que nos necesita pueda recibir atención con seguridad y confianza”, dijo Berini. “A medida que lo hacemos, cada paso hacia adelante se hace para encontrar nuevas y mejores maneras de servir a nuestros pacientes al tiempo que se cumple una cuidadosa consideración de las guías de salud pública, incluso del Departamento de Salud de Pennsylvania”.“Gracias a todo el personal de Penn State Health y a todo el personal de enfermería, médicos, paramédicos (EMT) y socorristas de primera línea que respondieron a la llamada para ayudar sin reservas”, dijo la Dra. Rachel Levine. “Sus esfuerzos salvaron vidas en circunstancias extraordinarias. Estaremos por siempre agradecidos por su servicio.“Al usar una máscara, no solo nos protegemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás de la exposición a la COVID-19, sino que decimos ‘gracias’ a los valientes profesionales de la salud que trabajan día y noche para salvar nuestras vidas”.Lea más sobre el proceso de reapertura de Pennsylvania del Gobernador Wolf aquí.View this information in English.last_img read more

Price hike for Gold Coast mega mansion, still $10 million cheaper than neighbour

first_imgIt first hit the market early 2017 with a $6.45 million price guide. The property at 107 Commodore Drive, Surfers Paradise, had a 418 day stint on the market from February 2017, with numerous price guides and agents, according to CoreLogic data. When it first hit the market it was listed with a $6.45 million price tag. By the end of the campaign, in April this year, the price had dropped by more than seven figures to $5.38 million. MORE NEWS: Purplebricks exits Australian market after failure to take offMORE NEWS: Drab to fab: see the before and afters of a Gold Coast unit’s on-trend transformation The four-bedroom waterfront mansion has a $5.95 million price guide. How about that view! The four-bedroom, four-bathroom house has a northern riverfront position and has been designed on an impressive scale. Timber, sandstone and mocha marble are used throughout, while double height ceilings in the main living area add to the grandeur. It has all the luxury inclusions expected of a mega mansion including a built-in coffee machine, fireplace, technology which controls the climate, security, blinds, fans and televisions, and of course a pool. Property records show it last changed hands for $5 million in 2010. It’s now back on the market in a renewed push to offload the luxury mega mansion. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoA $5.95 million price guide has been attached, hiking the price back up but it still sits well below the initial hopes. And is more than $10 million cheaper than its neighbour at No. 101 which has a $16.25 million price guide, but that property comes with a private helipad. It’s a very opulent home. Another attempt it being made at selling 107 Commodore Drive, Surfers Paradise.An oversized, waterfront mansion has hit the market with an almost $6 million price tag — a figure which is a far cry from the $16 million its neighbour is seeking. But the price guide is still a $57,000 hike from its listed price earlier this year. The price guide is $10 million cheaper than its neighbour, which is also on the market. Astras & Burcul Surfers Paradise agent Boris Burcul said the mansion offered good value in comparison to some of its neighbours. “It is one of the best buys for modern homes in the area,” Mr Burcul said. “It’s a stunning home that’s about 10 years old.” Mr Burcul said Paradise Waters was a prestigious address.“I call it the Toorak and Double Bay of the Gold Coast — it has got the wow factor — it’s similar to those areas in Sydney and Melbourne,” he said. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59last_img read more

Which would you rather – a crib or solid gold?

first_img Sky high entertaining in the next prize home draw..These lucky humans who chose the titles were four out of the seven that have so far won in the Queensland-based firm’s gold or property draws between 2013 and 2019.The other three chose the gold, something RSL Art Union general manager Tracey Bishop said was understandable as well.Between 2013 and 2019, those who chose property were the winners of draws 308 – $1.4m property, 323 – $1.5m Sydney terrace, 344 – $2m Sydney penthouse, 368 – $2.3m Sydney Harbour property.Of those who chose the gold in draws 317, 333 and 356, two walked away with $2m in the vault. Draw 317 House or gold or cars or yacht GOLD Draw 356 $2m property or gold GOLD The view in the next prize home lottery from Queensland-based RSL Art Union..Money or the skies? Given the choice of a free luxury apartment or millions in gold, over half of Aussies took the property, latest figures show.According to prize home lottery specialists RSL Art Union, 57 per cent of winners who were offered that choice turned their nose up at the gold and went for the property. MORE: Brisbane is hammering home sales The cost of giving away apartments like this one in prizes has almost doubled in five years.Ms Bishop said for a lot of Aussies it was a dream to own property in the Sydney market, given recent escalation in prices.“The way property prices tend to grow in Sydney is hard to compare to anywhere. so it has enormous appeal, not just to Sydneysiders but to the whole of Australia,” she told The Courier-Mail. “If it wasn’t Sydney where we offered this prize, you would find a lot more people would favour gold. For at least half of those people, they decide that that Sydney property will appreciate more quickly, especially great views and great location.”She said it was “absolutely hard” to pick dream properties for the draws. Draw 333 $2m property or gold GOLD “We are constantly on the search for properties that have this kind of view and in locations that everybody loves. Our customers benefit because the value of the prize tends to go up. Only five years ago, it was a $1.5m prize and now to get a really great apartment it’s $2.8m to get a similar type of property.”“For that small portion that Sydney is not a dream for, they are an instant multi-millionaire and their options are endless. If you choose the money, there is a chance you never have to work again. Go on a holiday, buy a really nice property and you’ve still got options.” FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON TWITTER Draw 308 $1.4m property or gold PROPERTYcenter_img House sells a day after hitting the market Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 Draw 368 $2.3m property or gold PROPERTY Draw 344 Sydney property or gold PROPERTY Draw 323 $1.5m Sydney property or gold PROPERTY Disgraced Bachelorette contestant’s new move (Source: RSL Art Union) The RSL Art Union Draw 374 is a $2.8m luxury inner-city Sydney apartment in the ‘Omnia’ complex.The RSL Art Union has created that new dilemma with the launch of draw 374, after selling out game 373 early.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoThe $2.8m “would you rather” draw involves a luxury inner-city Sydney apartment in the ‘Omnia’ complex in the prestigious suburb of Potts Point or that value in gold. PROPERTY OR GOLD:last_img read more

Would you wear a divorce ring?.

first_img Sharing is caring! Tweet 52 Views   no discussions LifestyleRelationships Would you wear a divorce ring?. by: – August 30, 2011 Sharecenter_img Share Share The Spritzer and Furman “Divorce Ring.” Photo courtesy of jewelry.1stdibs.comWe’ve heard of women transforming their engagement rings into new pieces of jewelry after a divorce, or even celebrating their newly single status with divorce parties, but the latest craze is women buying symbolic divorce rings.Bride Finds has brought our attention to the 18K gold Spritzer and Furman “Divorce Ring” set with four full-cut diamonds and center trillon diamond. It can be yours for $3,200.We get that this is supposed to be an empowering thing, and maybe some women will be so excited and releaved to be free from their exes they’ll be psyched to have a piece of jewelry representing their split. But on the other hand, wearing a ring of a broken heart split by a diamond bolt might look a little nuts. Like now when an eligible bachelor checks your ring finger to see if you’re married, he’ll see this design symbolizing your dead marriage. Hmm.by Joanna Douglas,Shine Stafflast_img read more

Mrs. Lorri Lee (Thornton) Sullivan

first_imgMrs. Lorri Lee (Thornton) Sullivan, age 49, of Five Points, Indiana, entered this life on September 17, 1967, in Madison, Indiana, the loving daughter of, Ronald Curtis and Beulah Ann “Bootie” (Chase) Thornton. She was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana where she was a 1985 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. Lorri was united in marriage on June 22, 1991, at the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay, Indiana, to Stan F. Sullivan. Lorri and Stan shared 26 years of marriage together until her sudden death. Lorri was currently employed as a Ordering Associate for Arvin Sango in Madison, Indiana, for the past 15 years. She was formerly employed for the US Shoe Factory and was a former Manager for the Dollar Store in Vevay, Indiana. Lorri loved her beagle dog and driving her camaro, Sooner and enjoyed planting flowers, collecting antiques, attending flea markets and spending time with her family and friends. Lorri was a wonderful homemaker and will be dearly missed by her loving family and abundance of friends. Lorri passed away at 7:03 am, Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.Lorri will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 26 years: Stan F. Sullivan of Five Points, IN; her mother: Beulah Ann “Bootie” (Chase) Thornton of Vevay, IN; her brother: Gregory Dean Thornton and his wife: Chantelle of Vevay, IN; her mother-in-law: Judy C. (Neal) Sullivan of Madison, IN; her aunts and uncles: Pamela Chatham and her husband: Bobby of Vevay, IN, Terry Thornton and his wife: Saundra of Jamestown, TN, Elizabeth “Liz” Little of Markland, IN, Betty Raisor of Moores Hill, IN, Clarence “Buster” Chase and his wife: Norma of Vevay, IN and Doris Chase of Florence, IN; her sister-in-law and brothers-in-law: Kim Hartwell and her husband: Larry of North Vernon, IN and Wayne Sullivan of Madison, IN; her nieces and nephews: Ashley Wykoff and her husband: Korey of Vevay, IN, Adam Thornton and his wife: Shelby of Vevay, IN, Joey Hartwell of Seymour, IN, Niki Dailey and her husband: Scott of North Vernon, IN and Brandi Sullivan of Indianapolis, IN; her great-nieces and great-nephews: Paisley Thornton, Owen and Will Dailey and Riley and Rhett Hartwell and her several cousins and other relatives.She was preceded in death by her father: Ronald Curtis Thornton; her father-in-law: Robert V. “Bob” Sullivan; her paternal grandfather: Raymond Curtis Thornton; her paternal-grandmother: Wilma A. (Meier) Thornton-Meyer; her paternal-step-grandfather: Herman Meyer; her maternal-grandparents: Clarence “Doc” and Mary Ellen (Reed) Chase; her aunts and uncles: Leo “Ike” Chase, Viola “Sis” Gregory, Cora Wilson, Geraldine Peters, Ruth Romans, Donald Chase, Paul David Chase, Vivian Chase, William O. Little, William Wilson, Claude Romans, Wendell Gregory, Robert “Jake” Peters and Bill Raisor and her great-niece: Isabella Dailey.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 2:00 pm, by Rev. Mike Sawalich at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.Friends may call 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img read more

JUST-IN: Gabriel completes Arsenal deal

first_img Loading… Arsenal have completed the signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhães from Lille in a deal that could cost up to €30 million. The 22-year-old passed a medical in London over a week ago and is currently in quarantine having arrived from France. It’s understood he’s signed a five-year deal with the Gunners. The deal was announced in a video on Facebook in which Willian and David Luiz interviewed the new boy over Zoom. Promoted Content6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better Advertisement Gabriel joined Lille for £1.5 million in 2017 from homeland side Avai and twice went out on loan the following season to Troyes and Dinamo Zagreb. read also:Passion of online Arsenal fans convinced Gabriel The 6’2″ left-sided centre-back had to be patient on his return to the Stade Pierre Mauroy but eventually broke into the team midway through the 2018/19 season. Spearheaded by Nicolas Pepe, Lille went onto finish second behind Paris Saint-Germain. Several clubs across Europe have been tracking Gabriel’s development and there was serious competition for his signature from Napoli, Manchester United and Everton. His agent claims that in choosing to move to Arsenal he has rejected more lucrative terms elsewhere. Due to Ligue 1’s suspension, he’s not kicked a ball in anger since March so it’s likely he’ll be eased into things on this side of the Channel. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Rookie Welshonse finishes close second at Southern Oregon

first_imgBy Ben DeatherageMEDFORD, Ore. – The IMCA Modified division is considered one of the toughest classes to compete in no matter what the track is. For James Welshonse, he would make his debut in 2016 in this stacked group of drivers at White City’s Southern Oregon Speedway.The nearby Medford native had limited experience prior to the campaign including a handful of SportMod starts and a couple of years in both the street stock and mini stock ranks. The year would feature an unbelievable amount of success beyond Welshonse’s dreams.“It was a really good experience and we had a blast,” commented Welshonse, “it was really just a learning year for me and trying to figure out how these cars work.”The year would see four top-five finishes at White City had just only one finish outside of the top 10, an 11th place result.Without a doubt, Welshonse’s greatest achievement was his main event victory on Sept. 17 to cap the 2016 race season off.In addition to his main event performances, he would also accomplish four trophy dash and numerous heat race wins. Welshonse ended the year a close second in points, two markers back in the final standings.With the 2017 season quickly approaching, the plans for Welshonse and his team still remain a bit up in the air at this point.“I want to travel a little bit more this year and go to Cottage Grove and Yreka and maybe even try Las Vegas and Elma. I know we’ll make the Medford through Cottage Grove shows for Speedweek,” he said.last_img read more

Health officials urge Hoosiers to screen for colorectal cancer

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that nearly 3,400 Hoosiers will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and an estimated 1,100 will die as a result of the disease this year. Screening and early detection can save lives, and screening does not have to be expensive or uncomfortable, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging Hoosiers to get regular screenings and make healthy lifestyle choices to reduce their risks of developing the disease, which is the third-most commonly diagnosed cancer among both men and women in Indiana.“By choosing to avoid tobacco products, eating a healthy diet, exercising and getting regular recommended screenings, Hoosiers can greatly reduce their risk of colorectal cancer,” said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG.According to the ACS, regular colorectal cancer screenings are one of the most important tools to prevent colorectal cancer. With regular screenings, most polyps can be found and removed before they have the chance to turn into cancer. Screening can also find colorectal cancer early, when it’s small and easier to treat.The two greatest risk factors for developing colorectal cancer are gender and age. More than half of Indiana’s cases from 2011 to 2015 were diagnosed in men, and nearly 90 percent of those cases were in residents age 50 and older. However, there has been a recent, concerning trend toward increased incidence in young individuals.Other risk factors include race, personal or family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, a personal history of chronic inflammatory bowel disease, certain inherited genetic conditions such as Lynch syndrome and being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.For more information about colorectal cancer in Indiana, visit the ISDH’s website or the Indiana Cancer Consortium.last_img read more