Four County Recorder Office Staff Will Lose Their Jobs Come January 1, 2016.

first_imgDear Colleagues:As many of you may be aware, during the budget hearings in September, County Council removed four line items from our staff. What that means for you and for us, is that four of our seven front office staff will lose their jobs come January 1, 2016. It also means that there is a strong likelihood that our office functionality will decrease severely, and that our efforts to support you in this transition of new CFPB laws will be reduced. In response, Z will be making a statement at the County Council Personnel and Finance meeting on November 25, 2015 at 8:00am. She would like me to invite you to attend the meeting. It is her hope that you will aid us in making it known to the council that a full staff is indispensable, and that is a complete disservice to you and our community to remove them from this office.Following this meeting, a second one to solidify the events of the 25th will be open to the public as well on December 2, 2015 at 3:30pm. Z would also like me to encourage your attendance to this as well. Your support is valued and much appreciated.Sincerely,Shannon EdwardsVanderburgh County Chief Deputy Recorder1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Rm 231Evansville IN 47708FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Illegal workers arrested at Wimbledon bakery

first_imgNine men and one woman were “encountered” working illegally at the Anglo-Austrian Patisserie in Wimbledon last Wednesday (15 April). The UK Borders Agency sealed the exits of the bakery on the Hazlemere Industrial Estate, before entering the building. Forty people were questioned and employees’ documents were checked and nine men and one woman were identified as working there illegally before being arrested. The owner of the bakery has been served with of potential liability for employing someone without the right to work, which could result in a fine of £10,000 per employee arrested.Five of the men – one Ghanaian, two Nigerian, an Eratrean and a Somalian – were arrested on suspicion of fraud or theft. A Malawian failed asylum seeker was also detained pending his removal. A Macedonian and Ghanaian man who had overstayed visas were also detained pending their removal, one Zimbabwean man was released on immigration bail and a Ugandan woman was taken into custody.The UK Border Agency’s civil penalties department is dealing with the case.last_img read more

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Press release: The Parole Board is moving offices this weekend

first_imgThe Parole Board for England & Wales3rd floor10 South ColonnadeCanary WharfE14 4PU The Parole Board is moving to new offices over the Bank Holiday weekend (25 -27 August 2018).From Tuesday 28 August 2018, the Parole Board’s address will be: By email: [email protected] By phone: 020 3880 0885center_img The Parole Board will share its office space with other Arm’s Length Bodies and will be on the same floor as a new MoJ hub.The move to 10 South Colonnade is part of the MoJ Transformation Project, with the aim to use mobile technology to work flexibly and reduce the reliance on expensive office space in Westminster.All letters sent to the old office will be forwarded to the new one at 10 South Colonnade. All our phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.If you have any queries, please contact us:last_img read more

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B’way Faves Andrew Samonsky & Kate Reinders Get Engaged

first_imgAndrew Samonsky & Kate Reinders(Courtesy of Andrew Samonsky) View Comments Something Rotten! Related Showscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 1, 2017 Something Rotten! standout Kate Reinders has gotten engaged to her beau Andrew Samonsky, who is currently leading the national tour of The Bridges of Madison County. The happy couple posted the news on social media on March 28, with Samonsky capturing this adorable pic: “This reindeer is gonna be a Samonsky! #engaged #roxburymotel #thefinalfrontier.”We imagine that a certain someone is already planning the Bachelorette party…Candy penis necklaces anyone?Reinders’ additional Broadway credits include Good Vibrations, Wicked and Gypsy. Samonsky recently starred in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He has been seen on the Great White Way in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Scandalous and South Pacific.As Robert Kincaid would say: “This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime!” Congratulations from us all here at Broadway.com!last_img read more

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Brazil Hosts Unprecedented Cyberdefense Event

first_imgBy Taciana Moury/Diálogo April 23, 2018 Cyberdefense will be the subject of an unprecedented event held in Brasília, April 23rd-26th. Brazil Cyber Defence, the nation’s first cybercommunications and electronic warfare expo, will promote the discussion of defense and security issues among Brazil’s Armed Forces and public security services. Industry sectors, academia, and civil and government institutions will address the importance of building public awareness on cyberdefense, cybersecurity, communications, and electronic warfare. According to Rogério Gomes da Costa, CEO of Prospectare Brasil, the consultancy that organizes and hosts the event, Brazil Cyber Defence is already off to a big start and should attract about 1,000 people a day. “We have a single market with respect to cyberspace: first, on account of Brazil’s continental size and number of people connected to the Internet; and second, due to a lack of awareness from government, businesses, and the end user around the importance of cybersecurity,” Costa explained. According to a 2017 e-commerce report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Brazil counts with about 120 million Internet users, placing the country in fourth place in the global ranking. “The increase in cyberthreats and the existing vulnerabilities of network and information systems demand actions to safeguard the nation’s capabilities and those of other parts of the government,” Costa said. The threats, he added, can compromise the government’s critical information assets and strategic structures, and directly impact national security. In the four-day event, more than 40 topics will be presented through forums, including net neutrality, encryption, legal framework on cybercrime, Internet security, and the importance of simulations in military training. “Parallel activities will also take place, such as a conference for the heads of the Brazilian Armed Forces departments of Science and Technology, a meeting between representatives from government agencies and bodies that make up the Brazilian Cyber Defense System, and a meeting with representatives from the institutions that make up the Defense-Industry-Academia Innovation System, a synergistic system that seeks to enhance cooperation among all levels of government, Brazil’s industrial base, and universities,” Costa said. Seventh Conference on Military Technology and Simulations The seventh Conference on Military Technology and Simulations (CSTM, in Portuguese)—a business expo for defense and security products and services—will happen in tandem with Brazil Cyber Defence. CSTM will host 40 exhibitors from the defense, security, and information technology (IT) sectors of 14 countries, including Germany, Belgium, Brazil, Spain, the United States, France, Israel, Italy, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Sweden, and Switzerland. According to Costa, CSTM’s multi-functional approach to military technology, allows attendees to get firsthand knowledge of new technologies and equipment, and get a close-up view of military simulations, which are powerful support tools for military education and training. “The 2018 edition of CSTM will be the stage for important forums among authorities, military leaders, and representatives from the three spheres of public security—industry, experts, and business people working in corporate security—on the current and future outlooks for the Brazilian Army’s strategic programs. Issues relating to the implementation of phase-two of the Border Monitoring System will also be shared,” Costa said. According to Costa, the overlapping events are a great advantage for participants. “Both defense and security companies and IT are at the forefront of knowledge, and there’s synergy between them. Moreover, many defense companies have their own IT departments with solutions being used outside of the expressly military environment, so there’s a need for integration,” Costa explained. Institutional support from the Cyber Defense Command The Cyber Defense Command (ComDCiber, in Portuguese), the Brazilian Army unit responsible for cyberdefense in the Armed Forces, provides institutional support for the event. According to Lieutenant General Angelo Kawakami Okamura, commander of ComDCiber, Brazil Cyber Defence will offer wide-ranging discussions on cybersecurity and defense, electronic warfare, and communications, through interactions among big names in the industry, startups, professional experts in their respective fields, important academic segments, and students. For Lt. Gen. Okamura, the convergence of the seventh CSTM with the first edition of Brazil Cyber Defence, will highlight each sector’s potential and opportunities for integration and collaboration among participants. “On the agenda are names like Kevin Mitnick, a U.S. security expert and consultant; Paul de Souza, U.S. founder of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative; Demi Getschko, CEO of the Brazilian Network Information Center; and Patrícia Peck, a lawyer specialized in digital law[in Brazil], among others,” he said. There are also equipment demonstrations planned, such as jammers and electromagnetic interference shielding on unmanned aerial vehicles. In addition, Mitnick, a world renowmed hacker, will simulate a cell phone hack. Evolution of the cyberdefense industry in Brazil According to Lt. Gen. Okamura, Brazil evolved in the field of cyberdefense and remains in constant development. “Personnel training and investments made in this sector also need to be ongoing so the country continues to evolve and improve,” he said, highlighting the importance of protecting the nation’s capabilities from potentially hostile cyberoperations and reducing their effects. The Brazilian Army established ComDCiber in 2016. Its purpose is to plan, coordinate, lead, integrate, and supervise cyberoperations in the defense arena. The unit operates integrally with the Armed Forces through the Joint Operational Command, within the regimental structure of the Brazilian Army. It is organized into a joint staff led by a rear admiral, a Department of Management and Strategy headed by a major general, and the Center for Cyber Defense, under the direction of a major general. “The total number of personnel, including the National Cyber Defense School, should reach 300 service members serving in operational, intelligence, doctrinal, scientific, technological, and training activities,” Lt. Gen. Okamura said. The creation of ComDCiber helped the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces gain the capacity to operate jointly in cyberspace, in network, and with the necessary freedom of action. “It’s important to note that ComDCiber also had a positive impact on the country’s scientific, technological, and industrial fields, and maximized the deterrent effect of our armed forces,” Lt. Gen. Okamura said. “Specifically, in the context of the Brazilian Army, the Cyber Defense Command helped the army transition from the industrial age to the knowledge era,” he concluded.last_img read more

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Buy-bust yields, ‘drugs,’ firearm

first_imgJaud, Oliveros and Panhay were nabbed afterthey sold suspected shabu to an undercover cop around 2:35 a.m. on Sept 21, thereport added. A .38-caliber revolver and P600 cash wereconfiscated from their possession, police said. The motorcycle of Oliveros wasalso impounded.   The 42-year-old Edwin Jaud, 40-year-oldJoebill Oliveros and 25-year-old Orly Panhay yielded the suspected illegaldrugs, a police report showed.  BACOLOD City – Five sachets of suspected shabuvalued at around P12,000 were seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 5, SanCarlos City, Negros Occidental. The suspects were detained in the San CarlosCity police station’s custodial facility, facing charges./PNlast_img read more

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Cricket News Looking After First-Class Cricketers Biggest Priority: BCCI’s New President-Elect Sourav Ganguly

first_imgNew Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India will finally be controlled by a cricketer. Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, is all set to assume the reigns of the presidency in the Indian cricket board. The move comes at a time when the BCCI has been controlled by the Committee of Administrators and his appointment brings an end to the 33-month tenure of the CoA headed by Vinod Rai. In an interaction with PTI, Ganguly outlined his priorities and said looking after first-class cricketers is the key agenda during his nine-month tenure. Ganguly said this was key as the CoA did not do the needful for first-class cricketers. “We will speak to everyone first as we take a decision but my biggest priority will be to look after first class cricketers. I had requested that to the CoA for three years and they didn’t listen. That’s the first thing I will do, look after the financial health of our first-class cricketers,” Ganguly said. The former India cricket team skipper admitted that he was intrigued by the way how the BCCI political machinery operated. “I didnt know I would be the President when I came down. You (reporter) asked me and I told you it’s Brijesh and when I went up and I came to know it has changed. I have never been in a BCCI election and I never knew it worked like this,” Ganguly said.The left-hander, who has been the Cricket Association of Bengal head ever since 2015, admitted that he is taking over the BCCI at a time when there are immense challenges for the Indian cricket board. “I am taking over at a time when BCCI has not been in greatest of position for the last three years. Its image has got hampered quite a lot. It’s a great opportunity for me to do something good,” Ganguly said. Also Read | Why Sourav Ganguly’s Tenure As BCCI President Will Last For Only Nine Months?However, Ganguly will have to leave the BCCI presidency in July 2020 due to the mandatory cooling off period specified in the Lodha Panel recommendations. According to the modified version, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra modified the initial draft and stated that instead of a three-year cooling off period after every term, the stipulation will kick in after two consecutive terms.RELATED  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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C-NS football run ends in state semifinal loss to McQuaid

first_imgBoth sides had overcome plenty to get to this state semifinal. Of course, the Northstars had rallied from second-half deficits in each of its previous three playoff games, while the Knights had toppled rival Aquinas in the Section V final and powerhouse Lancaster in the regional final.Barely a minute into the game, C-NS led 7-0, taking the opening kickoff and needing just four plays to go 64 yards. Mike Washington’s 33-yard dash set up J.J. Razmovski’s six-yard scoring pass to Mason Ellis.McQuaid took less than three minutes to answer. As he would do all night, Andrew Passero, the Knights’ 5-foot-6, 160-pound tailback, would find gaps and dash through them, going 25 yards for the tying touchdown on fourth-down-and-one. Fourth-down plays would prove critical throughout the game. C-NS was stopped on one of them when an attempted double pass was broken up, though it didn’t keep the Northstars from going up 14-7 early in the second quarter when Washington tore down the right sideline 64 yards to the end zone.But when an attempted onside kick was negated, McQuaid, from midfield, moved to another tying score on quarterback Joe Cairns’ one-yard plunge. On the Knights’ next possession, it drove 79 yards, mixing runs and passes before Cairns scored again from three yards out.Trailing 21-14 at halftime, the Northstars saw the deficit grow thanks to a third straight McQuaid drive early in the third quarter. Cairns’ 29-yard pass to tight end Jordan Brongo was the key play as Cairns earned a third TD from one yard out.When C-NS countered by driving to McQuaid’s one, it got halted near the goal line and, on fourth down, saw a pass fall incomplete, which cost the Northstars time, but once again C-NS tried to find a way back.Adron Pafford’s long punt return inside the Knights’ 10 set up Razmovski’s five-yard TD pass to Matt Klamm just as the period ended, cutting McQuaid’s lead in half, to 28-21.Now it was the Knights’ passing game that emerged, with Cairns finding Brongo for 24 yards and Casey Howlett on a 37-yard swing pass, leading to a Cairns-to-Howlett two-yard scoring pass early in the fourth quarter.The Northstars still had time and drove 75 yards to the McQuaid seven, where on yet another key fourth-down play Razmovski found Pafford in the end zone, making it 35-28 with 5:44 to play.Trying to put the game away, McQuaid moved inside C-NS’s 10. With a fourth-down chance to get the ball back, the Northstars instead jumped offsides, leading to a Knights first down – and a Passero two-yard TD run two plays later.The game’s lone turnover came when Will Teresi intercepted Razmovski with less than two minutes to play, and the Knights advanced to face New Rochelle in next Sunday’s state AA final at the Dome.Even amid the post-game sadness, the C-NS players and coaches shared plenty of joy, too. From the second-half rallies against Liverpool and Utica Proctor to capture the sectional title to the last-second Andrew Osier field goal that beat Corning in the regional final, this unlikely group of Northstars created plenty of memories while showing a remarkable resilience.“These kids did something that no one dreamed they would do,” said Kline. Tags: C-NSfootball Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Though one more memorable post-season comeback could not get pulled off, what the Cicero-North Syracuse football team accomplished just to reach its third consecutive state Class AA semifinal was remarkable enough.The dream of a state title ended Saturday night at Bragman Stadium when the Northstars took a 42-28 defeat to Rochester’s McQuaid Jesuit, who moved out in front in the game’s middle stages and never let C-NS catch up.“We just ran out of gas at the end,” said C-NS head coach Dave Kline. “They (McQuaid) were more physical than we were.”last_img read more

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Observations from practice as final week begins

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ A slew of Syracuse players weren’t in pads at Monday’s practice, or were simply absent altogether.Kicker Ross Krautman was out again after he missed SU’s scrimmage in Fort Drum, N.Y., on Thursday with what head coach Scott Shafer called a slight groin strain.Linebackers Oliver Vigille and Josh Kirkland, who has now missed more than a week, were both at practice but not in pads. Wide receiver Corey Winfield, defensive back Josh Mims and offensive lineman Kyle Knapp were also at practice, but didn’t wear pads and didn’t participate in drills. Knapp was absent from practice during the Orange’s entire week in Fort Drum.Defensive end Tyler Marona was once again absent from practice. He’s missed more than a week now.Allen takes 1st-team repsAdvertisementThis is placeholder textDrew Allen has split first-team reps evenly at the quarterback position with Terrel Hunt during training camp, but Hunt has taken the majority of the looks with the first-team during the hurry-up drill Syracuse often runs during practice.Not on Monday. Allen had taken his place, working with the starters as they quickly marched up and back on the short field, working without a huddle. Allen also was the first quarterback to work with the first team during the Orange’s scrimmage in Fort Drum.Wide receiver Jarrod West, who had been working a bit with the second team, was also back with the first-team offense.Quarterbacks pooch puntingKickers pooch punting has been a regular occurrence through the first couple weeks of Syracuse training camp. Monday, the Orange added a wrinkle to the play as the quarterbacks worked on floating shallow punts into the left corner from midfield at the start of practice.Hunt displayed the most proficiency, knocking a trickler inside the 5-yard line. He left a couple others short though and freshmen Austin Wilson and Mitch Kimble were no better.An interesting, albeit possibly only-for-fun drill, but if nothing else Shafer is preparing the signal-callers for some 4th-and-short trickery.Unique offensive line drill emphasizes pullingThree-foot tall, red kickballs were rolling around the Manley Field House grass on Monday. But there weren’t any bases and nobody was calling for monkey ball.The interior offensive linemen were working on pulling.Offensive line coach Tim Daoust stood 10 yards in front of a single-file line of centers and guards, ball resting at his feet. One by one, he rolled the ball diagonally forward left or right as each lineman sprinted and dove around it.They’d swing their inside elbow inside the ball as if it were a linebacker, theoretically freeing the SU ballcarrier to break outside for a big gain. Comments Published on August 19, 2013 at 6:08 pmlast_img read more

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Pellegrini says Man City win proves doubters wrong

first_imgLast night’s win means Manchester City are now up to second in Group D.That’s the same position that Manchester United occupy in Group B, despite them only drawing 1-1 in Russia against CSKA Moscow.Tonight….Liverpool, Tottenham and Celtic are all in action in the group stages of the Europa League.Spurs will be first onto the pitch – they’ve travelled to Belgium to face Anderlecht in a 6pm start to their Group J contest.Later tonight, Liverpool host Russian out-fit Rubin Kazan at Anfield and Celtic are away to Norweigan club, MoldeAll games will kick-off at five-past eight. Kevin de Bruyne scored an injury-time winner to give them their second straight win in the competition.It’s their second straight win in the competition.Pellegrini says it shows his players have what it takes to compete at that level:last_img read more

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