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Inflation rises to six-month high

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Share whatsapp Inflation rises to six-month high John Dunne center_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical GeniusMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Herald More From Our Partners Mark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com Tuesday 14 December 2010 5:05 am Consumer price inflation rose unexpectedly to a six-month high of 3.3 per cent in November, driven by rises in the cost of food and clothing, according to the Office for National Statistics.The figures will disappoint Bank of England policymakers who are concerned that rising commodity prices may aggravate the impact of a rise in value added sales tax which will take effect next month.However, the Bank has already forecast that inflation will be above three per cent for most of next year and is not expecting it to fall back to the two per cent target until 2012.The Office for National Statistics said annual consumer price inflation rose to 3.3 per cent last month from October’s 3.2 percent. Analysts had expected an unchanged reading.Bank Deputy Governor Charles Bean said on Monday that policymakers were watching inflationary pressures “like proverbial hawks” and admitted inflation had been uncomfortably above target.Inflation for food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 5.5 per cent on the year, its biggest rise since May 2009, driven by increases in the cost of bread, cereals and poultry.Clothing prices rose by an annual 2.1 percent, its fastest rate since comparable records began in 1997.Slowdowns in the pace of inflation for transport, recreation and culture, and restaurants and hotels to their lowest since 2009 were not enough to stop the rise in the annual rate of consumer price inflation.On the month, consumer price inflation picked up to 0.4 per cent from 0.3 per cent in October.The retail price inflation gauge, which includes more housing costs and is the benchmark for many wage deals rose unexpectedly to 4.7 per cent from 4.5 per cent in October. Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Passive Lab House / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + archite…

first_img Year:  CopyAbout this officeRAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)OfficeFollowProductsGlassStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsKecamatan Serpong UtaraIndonesiaPublished on January 05, 2021Cite: “Passive Lab House / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)” 04 Jan 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Felda Zakri Indonesia Passive Lab House / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Passive Lab House / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)Save this projectSavePassive Lab House / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Save this picture!© William Sutanto+ 47Curated by Hana Abdel Share Antonius Richard CopyHouses, House Interiors•Kecamatan Serpong Utara, Indonesia 2020 “COPY” Photographs ArchDaily Lead Architects: Architectural Designer: Photographs:  William Sutanto Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  550 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/954183/passive-lab-house-rad-plus-ar-research-artistic-design-plus-architecture Clipboard Projects Architects: RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Area Area of this architecture project Houses Design Team:RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)Senior Architect:LeviandriHead Of Studio:Partogi PandianganCity:Kecamatan Serpong UtaraCountry:IndonesiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© William SutantoRecommended ProductsWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusRenders / 3D AnimationVectorworksVectorworks ArchitectWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsText description provided by the architects. Intrigued by the big question on how to adapt tropicality in postmodernism’s sprawling urban context, this project was meant to be an empty canvas of experimentation on how we can apply basic tropical passive design in an uncommon manner.Save this picture!© William SutantoThe Passive Design Lab is a prototype of how a simple idea can bend and dictate how the space is arranged. The basic premise is to reduce the interior’s micro climate by 4 Celsius degrees, while maintaining humidity and air velocity while all the active windows were closed.Save this picture!© William SutantoSave this picture!Second Floor PlanSave this picture!© William SutantoThe project employs multiple overlapped void spaces ensure the natural ventilation works accurately, gentle ramp were chosen as vertical circulation method as it was also served as wind chimney by having reflective pool underneath (low temperature, high air pressure, high humidity) and triple volume with stacked skylight with aluminum airflow opening as frame (high temperature, low air pressure, low humidity), extreme passive airflow ensure the continuation of hot air releasing water and flows vertically toward the opening 24 hours. Save this picture!© William SutantoExtreme approach of exterior vs interior Façade, building was articulated for not only minimize direct sunlight throughout the year, but it also maximizes privacy by controlling the angle of opening from outside while maintaining maximum view from inside. The surrounding façade acted as the first layer of high sun thermal – radiation double volume space buffer, before entering any large glass opening, thus ensuring low thermal entering the habitable rooms, It openly shares material of its making, raw board-cast concrete and steps of raw unorganized garden.Save this picture!© William SutantoA functional Structure as façade, brutalism of the structure acted as open canvas for shadow play from the brutalism of surrounding vegetation to create the ever-changing façade experience. Internal share wall structure acts as a buffer for multi-dimensional transition space that is also made from being shared to semi-private to private, alternated by vegetation.Save this picture!Section CBalconies and swimming pools are carved into the primary form of the building rather than protruding outwards. This method of deduction provides welcome shade and panoramic vantage points to the lush garden, whilst remaining cleverly concealed from the outside. Save this picture!© William SutantoGreen roof applied to maximize rainwater harvesting recycled for irrigation, while helping to reduce heat released by standard concrete into the room and being integrated with a series of skylights. Each double volume room has 3 calibrated skylight openings of 30x30cm that creates cone effect thru the ceiling to achieve an average of 300lux throughout the day in almost every room, that ensure no artificial light was needed during daytime. Save this picture!© William SutantoUpon entering, house open up to the ramp, that by the variation of Sun movement throughout the year create an ever-changing experience in the ramp that also serves as family gallery. Leading to an informal living area that opens up directly to the swimming pool and framing the vista of the garden across. Living room also acted as space barrier between the privacy of 2 main bedrooms.Save this picture!© William SutantoSave this picture!DiagramThese approaches were highlighting the intention of breaking through the standard space arrangement of residential projects. The space benefits from facing the dual natural light sources of the garden and the inverse embrasures on the facing wall – which create a sense of sanctuary. Open air is championed instead of bound in space, an environmental consideration inspired by the architect RAD+ar.Save this picture!© William SutantoPassive design Lab was meant to be a simple prototype of how one could still apply a down to earth passive design approach in order to achieve comfort without relying much on artificial / active design for sustainability. In the ongoing unplanned urbanization, urban houses are gradually suffocating, isolating, and cutting off themselves from friendly relationships with the surrounding environment, RAD+ar was to introduced a solution to help awaken to the facing problem, thereby creating a haven within for majority to stay in a safe place while embracing biophilic and tropical approach with the contemporary house, from the perspective of living harmoniously with the environment. Save this picture!© William SutantoProject gallerySee allShow lessChina Hongdao International Conference & Exhibition Center / gmpSelected ProjectsGarden Yoga Studio / MadeiguinchoSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/954183/passive-lab-house-rad-plus-ar-research-artistic-design-plus-architecture Clipboard Manufacturers: Technal, Toto, mulia glass, venuz mozaiclast_img read more

The great train robbery: Swedish railroad strike against Veolia escalates

first_imgSEKO leads the strike against Veolia.Stockholm, Sweden — A train strike in southern Sweden has evolved into a major battle about worsening working conditions in the labor market here. In its drive to increase profits, the French union-busting company Veolia is meeting contract resistance from a unified union movement.Resistance is all the more intense because of the spread of temporary contract employment. The increase in part-time employment in recent years threatens to undermine the collective bargaining gains made after decades of struggle by Swedish trade unions.Veolia fired 250 full-time employees in hopes of forcing them to reapply for their jobs. In many cases what were full-time will become part-time positions. Workers will then have to be on standby for extra hours as needed. This puts the workers both in competition with each other and with expensive temporary staff from private employment agencies.SEKO, the Swedish Service and Communication Employees Union, called the train strike when contract negotiations failed to reach agreement. It has the backing of the entire LO, the Swedish union confederation.SEKO had offered to compromise if temporary contracts were transformed into permanent jobs after one year’s employment and if a limit was placed on the total number of hours per year to be filled by temporary replacements. Many workers have split-shift jobs, which also require them to be at the disposal of employers.Veolia´s response was to demand 13-hour passes and forced night shifts, to eliminate the existing contractual every second week off, and to force workers to take their vacations only in May and September!The union has announced that it will pull out hundreds more train personnel just before the upcoming midsummer holiday, which is comparable to Thanksgiving weekend traffic in the United States, including those in the commuter system in the Stockholm area. The Electricians Union was the first to announce sympathy measures, which are legal here. The Restaurant Workers Union will stop all catering services to lines operated by Veolia.The strike has received wide press coverage. Public support for the workers’ side is solid among the tens of thousands of commuters affected daily by the conflict. A Facebook group, “We commuters who support the SEKO strike,” carries new photos every day of groups as varied as local unions, teachers, hospital workers and tenant associations who endorse the strike. The union workers often pose in strike vests, which some have called the latest fashion statement from Sweden.Behind the outpouring of public support lies a general dissatisfaction with the privatization of much of the public sector in the last decade and the profits it has generated for risk capitalists and the new actors in the market it has created. Frightening examples in education and health care conditions have alarmed the Swedish population, who are prepared to pay taxes for quality services. Opinion polls show that from 80 percent to 90 percent of the people support a movement that demands no “profit” be made in the welfare sector, unless that profit is ploughed back into public services rather than exported to foreign tax havens.Since deregulation of the formerly nationalized train system, it is increasingly impossible to keep track of who owns the trains or operates all the different lines or bus routes and who is responsible for repairs or upkeep. The principle of awarding contracts based on the lowest price has caused total anarchy. This deregulated system is incapable of preventing stoppages, cancelled trains and delays.One well-known Swedish author, Mikael Nyberg, has written a book, “The Great Train Robbery,” which describes the deterioration of public transportation. The greedy tactics of Veolia are a symbol of what neoliberals are trying to achieve with their aggressive anti-union practices.Only increased struggle by progressive forces can force the unions to remain firm in their resistance. This is a struggle that is important not only for the railroad workers but for everyone fighting for full-time jobs they can live on.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

’Release Angel Ramos’ autopsy report!’

first_imgWorkers World Party Bay Area members joined Anti Police-Terror Project and International Longshore Workers Union Local 10 representatives on June 2  in front of the Solano County Courthouse in Fairfield, Calif.  They were there to support the family of Angel Rico Ramos, who are demanding that the Solano County Coroner’s office release the autopsy report concerning the police killing of their 21-year-old family member.Ramos would have turned 22 on June 3, but was shot and killed by a Vallejo police officer on the evening of Jan. 23, as he stood on the second-floor deck of a house during a party. The initial police report claimed he was attempting to stab another young man, but the alleged victim and other witnesses assert that Ramos was unarmed.The protesting group held space at the Solano County Courthouse for three hours until 1:23 p.m. in remembrance of the Jan. 23 date of Ramos’ murder.Ramos’ relatives and community advocates have repeatedly requested a copy of the autopsy report, which would provide proof of the officer’s wrongdoing.  But it was once again not released on June 2. However, the Ramos’ family and their supporters alerted the coroner’s office that they would continue to protest in greater numbers until the autopsy report is released.Community members and anti-police brutality activists are concerned  about the high level of police killings in Solano County, and they vow to continue demonstrating their opposition to this terror. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

On the Road to Justice with im/migrant TPS holders

first_imgBy G. LechatInspired by the great Civil Rights Movement and in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, immigrant Temporary Protected Status recipients organizing with Alianza TPS Nacional are forging a “Road to Justice.” This is the name they gave their 200+ car caravan that converged on Washington, D.C.,  June 23-24 to demand their overdue civil rights.Protections including legal residency, work and driving authorizations are scheduled to end in January 2021. Without TPS or a path to permanent, legal residency, recipients and their families are vulnerable to dispossession and deportation.Im/migrant TPS holders demand civil rights, June 24, Washington, D.C.Of the total 320,000 recipients from 13 Brown and Black TPS countries in the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, close to 200,000 are from El Salvador. Most are in their 40s, with 20+ years’ worth of 18-month temporary residency extensions behind them. They are union members, business and home owners, and parents to many of the childhood arrivals who struggled for the DREAM Act — which would have granted them, but not their parents, full citizenship rights had it passed. Ultimately those youth either received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012 or TPS; 68,000, or 22 percent of TPS-holders, arrived in the U.S. as minors.The multinational Tepesana/os (as they are called in Spanish) also have 300,000 U.S.-born children, many of them activists for permanent residency in their own right. They know if their parents are deported, they could be separated from them, or forced to migrate with them to countries left dangerous and depressed by U.S. intervention.Representing dozens of local Alianza-affiliated Comité groups, activist families drove to D.C. from almost every East Coast state, as well as Illinois, Texas, even California. Simultaneous rallies also took place in Western state capitals.. They called on the Senate to pass both the Dream and Promise Act and the Heroes Act, which respectively offer a citizenship path for qualifying DACA recipients and stimulus funds for all essential workers. Both of these bills were declared “dead on arrival” by the odious Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.Like DACA — a concession to the movement’s massive 2006 mobilizations that resuscitated May Day in the U.S., but a half-measure compared to the Dream Act — TPS status is legal but temporary. Trump terminated both programs early in his presidency. There has been an intensifying struggle ever since.Legal action on behalf of TPS has been pending in the 9th Circuit Court since last summer. Proceeding faster, the Supreme Court’s DACA decision came last week. An estimated 800,000 DACA recipients could have been forced underground, but the June 18th restoration of the program by right-wing SCOTUS – put on the defensive by the BLM rebellion – signals hope for the TPS case in the lower court.That said, all that has been won for DACA recipients and all that is possible for TPS recipients through the courts is preservation of their second-class status as temporary residents. This involves more surveillance, check-ins, thousands in fees, no welfare benefits or vote, and only short-term protections dependent on who rules.TPS-holders renew militancy, demand legal #ResidencyNowInitially the TPS-holders’ demand was simply “Save TPS.” But TPS workers have become emboldened for a number of reasons: their increasing alliance with the youth movement already burned by the death of their Dream Act, the callous dysfunction of governmental institutions, Trump’s vile racism, the routine of racist murder on U.S. streets and the unprecedented rebellion in response.Their resurgent militancy was on full display in D.C.: “Residency Now,” “We Are Essential,” “BLM” and “F*ck 12” (new slang for cops), with only occasional reference to “Save TPS” and no support for any Democratic Party figures. No national politicians stepped forward to vocally support TPS recipients before they became the “heroes” — cleaning, driving, constructing, cooking and caring through the COVID-19 pandemic, facing risk and uncertainty —  not even Bernie Sanders.The demand has become permanent: legal #ResidencyNow. According to Alianza leader Marta Bonilla, the organization is now “calling for legal permanent residency for 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country as well as for TPS-holders.” This is a beautiful display of working-class solidarity and a significant political development!Few personally embody this promise more than Bonilla, a leader of the Massachusetts Comité, who has continued organizing between her two jobs even after getting her citizenship when her daughter came of age last year: “When I started organizing for TPS it was because my union, UNITE HERE Local 26, asked me to, because they care about the members. They have donated money for our activities and supported the Comité.”It has not been possible to estimate how many union members have TPS, but it is thought to be a very large percentage, especially for certain unions, binding the future viability of the labor movement to winning the struggle for permanent residency. Bonilla continued that supporters need to bring TPS and immigration issues to their unions: “What we would like to see more is for unions talking about TPS nationally, to members and in the news. It would be nice if they organized members to join us like when we were just in Washington.”Solidarity is also welcomed by any kind of group reaching out to its closest Alianza chapter to offer support.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Highlights from TCU basketball’s purple vs. white scrimmage

first_imgKevin Samuel competes in the dunk contest at the Frog Army Scrimmage on Nov. 2, 2018. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. Twitter Linkedin Cristian Arguetasotohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-arguetasoto/ Cristian Arguetasotohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-arguetasoto/ TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Facebook Website| + posts print<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> TCU to research its history with racism, slavery and the Confederacy Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Trump, the midterms, and more TrumpNext articleMen’s basketball scrimmage builds excitement for players, fans Cristian Arguetasoto RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cristian Arguetasotohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-arguetasoto/ Twitter Facebook COVID-19 cases prompt TCU to postpone home opener against football rival SMU Cristian is a senior Journalism major and Studio Art minor at TCU. He is a Managing Editor at TCU360. He enjoys landscape photography and learning new photo techniques. Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Cristian Arguetasoto Linkedin Cristian Arguetasotohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-arguetasoto/ Community Commons gives students place to go to leave their rooms Black, Latinx communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 ReddIt ReddItlast_img read more

€107 500 awarded to brother and sister injured in Limerick crash

first_imgNews€107 500 awarded to brother and sister injured in Limerick crashBy Staff Reporter – February 26, 2016 1035 MIC Societies scoop four Board of Irish College Societies national awards Limerick Post Show shines at Digital Media Awards Previous article116 candidates take stand on military use of Shannon AirportNext articleDream indie line-up: Seoda Shows is three Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Children’s Hospital overspend impacting on most vulnerable Linkedin TAGSawardchildrencrashhigh courtinjuredJustice Brian McGovernlimerick Education and Training Board serves up award winning standards Email Advertisementcenter_img Adare Manor named on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Gold List Facebook Twitter Print Mr Justice Brian McGovernAndrew [email protected] children injured in a Limerick car crash in June 2012 have been awarded €107,500 in High Court damages after their father expressed concerns over their condition more than three and half years after the accident.The West African father-of-two who has lived with his family in County Limerick for a number of years was giving evidence to Mr Justice Brian McGovern at the High Court in Limerick last week.The court had been told that Axa Insurance had made “substantial offers” to his 11-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up As a result of the accident, the two children suffered serious injuries to their back and neck with the young girl suffering the more serious of injuries as the side of her nose was crushed.Expressing his concern over the condition of his children, the man said that he wanted to rule out all possible neurological injuries and was not fully convinced that his children would make a full recovery.He said that his daughter still had breathing difficulties and may require reconstructive surgery when she is 16 while the boy still suffers psychologically and is afraid to travel in cars.The man, who himself was severely injured in the accident and has difficulty standing, said his daughter gets headaches and would often “have blood just dripping from her nose”.Scans carried out on the children earlier this year revealed that there was “no structural or organic damage to the girl’s brain” and that “residual issues” for both would resolve in time.Mr Justice McGovern said that given the experience of the legal practitioners, the medical staff and their reports, together with his own experience at the bench and previously as a counsel acting for litigants in personal injury cases, he would approve the offers before the court.The young boy was awarded €42,500, €500 of which was paid out to replace a computer damaged in the crash while an award of €65,000 was approved for his sister, who had suffered more serious injuries. A similar payout of €500 was granted for her benefit with the remaining balances to be held in trust until both reach 18.A personal injury claim made by their father is to be heard before the High Court in April. WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Top employer award for Limerick engineering grouplast_img read more

ACEC Daddy Daughter Dance

first_img Facebook By admin – January 25, 2018 Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest ACECThe Antioch Christian Education Center, 4040 Maple Ave., has scheduled a Daddy Daughter Dance from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday.The event will include dancing, desserts and pictures.All ACEC fathers and grandfathers are invited to accompany their daughters or older/younger daughter who is not currently enrolled at ACEC.The cost is $10 per event ticket (good for 1 adult/1 child) or $5 for each additional ticket. ACEC Daddy Daughter Dance Twitter Previous articleReception and fundraiser set for JP candidateNext articleMuseum to host Community Art Day admin WhatsApp Local News Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more

6th victim of Long Island murders identified through genetic genealogy

first_imgiStock/Jonathan Ross(NEW YORK) — BY: AARON KATERSKY and ELLA TORRESA previously unidentified victim of the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders in Long Island was named Thursday, nearly two decades after her partial remains were first found, police said.Valerie Mack was identified as the victim previously known as “Manorville Jane Doe” or “Jane Doe #6,” the Suffolk County Police Department announced. Mack was identified through genetic genealogy technology.Mack went missing in 2000 when she was 24 and working as an escort in Philadelphia, according to police. Her partial remains were found that same year in a wooded area off Halsey-Manor Road in Manorville. In 2011, her dismembered remains were found along Ocean Parkway in Gilgo Beach.The murders have never been solved, and, until Mack’s identification, half the victims had not yet been identified.In 2010 and 2011, the remains of 10 people were discovered in Gilgo Beach in weedy sections of Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach. Police have said most of the victims were sex workers. Four victims remain unidentified.No suspects have been detained, but police previously told ABC News they’re working under the assumption a serial killer is to blame in some, if not all, of the killings.Police made the grisly discovery while searching for a missing sex worker, Shannan Gilbert. Her body eventually was found in December 2011 in nearby Oak Beach, which is also along Ocean Parkway. Police don’t believe her death is tied to the others because she “doesn’t match the pattern of the Gilgo Beach homicides,” but they’ve also said her death is part of the active investigation into the Gilgo Beach murders.In January, police released what they called a “significant piece of evidence” involving the murders. The evidence was a photograph of a black leather belt embossed with the letters “WH” or “HM,” depending on how it’s held.Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart said at a press conference she believed a suspect in the murders “handled” the belt, but would not elaborate.Hart on Thursday said she hopes the identification of Mack will bring some sense of closure and peace to her family.It is believed to be the first time a law enforcement agency in New York state has used genetic genealogy to identify an individual as part of a police investigation, authorities said. Police had announced last week that they made the identification, but did not immediately name Mack.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Record month for OnTheMarket as consumer confidence returns

first_imgHome » News » Marketing » Record month for OnTheMarket as consumer confidence returns previous nextMarketingRecord month for OnTheMarket as consumer confidence returnsPortal says it enjoyed the busiest month in its history with over 30 million visits to the company’s website and mobile app during January.Nigel Lewis6th February 20200654 Views OnTheMarket has revealed its latest monthly performance figures including a 28% rise in the number of visits to its site and mobile app.Some 30 million visits were made to its platform last month, a new monthly record for the firm, helped by the ‘Boris bounce’ surge in consumer confidence following the General Election and New Year.It also ramped-up the number of alerts it sent to house hunters to 140 million during January, compared to the same month last year.“Our strong January performance provides powerful further evidence that our growth strategy is working and engagement is building amongst both property-seekers and agents,” says Ian Springett, Chief Executive Officer of OnTheMarket.“Our brand proposition and our multi-channel marketing investment have proven effective in attracting active property-seekers to the portal.“Many of our agent shareholders and customers are choosing to list their properties on a ‘New & exclusive’ basis, 24 hours or more before Rightmove or Zoopla, and we are generating greater value than ever for our agents and new homes developers.”The portal last month issued a further 407,547 ordinary shares to give to both existing and new agents who sign long-term agreements. Giving agents equity in the portal is one of the key planks of OTM’s strategy to sign up new agents and convert ‘freebies’ into paying customers.OnTheMarket results on the market OnTheMarket OTM February 6, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more