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Santa Claus To Visit Falconer Today

first_imgImage by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.FALCONER – Santa Claus will make a visit to the Village of Falconer today at 10 a.m.Officials from the Falconer Rotary and the Village cancelled this year’s traditional Santa Claus parade last month, but are planning another way to welcome Christmas cheer.Instead, officials say Santa Claus will be escorted by the Falconer Fire Department around the village. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Mayor James Jaroszynski says he wanted to provide the Village with some Christmas positivity while also trying to keep residents safe.“We just wanted to give our residents some form of the Santa parade,” Jarozynski said. “We know that we can’t, because of the statewide COVID and the nationwide COVID, you hear locally our county, our numbers, you see the numbers everyday from Chautauqua County. We just wanted to try to give our residents some sort of holiday cheer a little bit. Not canceling the Santa parade totally, but kind of redoing it a little bit and restructuring it a little bit.”Children and their families will be able to see Santa as he passes through their neighborhoods. Santa’s ride around the village will be begin at SKF on Elmwood Avenue. He will then wind his way around the village aboard the Old Mac Fire Truck.Updates of Santa’s whereabouts in the village will be posted to the village Facebook page throughout the morning of Dec. 5th.Officials say this will provide families a little advance notice of when Santa will arrive in their neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. Santa are reminding all good boys and girls (and their families) to please remember to wear their masks and to social distance throughout this event.Due to COVID-19, Santa will not be able to stay and greet children at the Santa House this year.Here is a map outlining Santa’s expected travel:last_img read more

Odds & Ends: Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy’s Skylight’s One to Watch & More

first_img Skylight, Starring Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy, is One to Watch David Hare’s much buzzed about Skylight, starring Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby) and Bill Nighy (Love Actually), which is currently running in the West End, will broadcast to movie theaters worldwide on October 23 courtesy of National Theatre Live. Directed by Tony winner Stephen Daldry and also starring Matthew Beard, the London production completes its limited engagement on August 23. Skylight ran on Broadway in 1996—time for a return? Zachary Quinto Anna Kendrick Had to Tone Down Her Fangirling Over Meryl Streep Oscar and Tony nominee Anna Kendrick, who is appearing alongside Meryl Streep in the starry movie adaptation of Into the Woods, was amazed at how good the three-time Oscar winner was in the tuner. “I just couldn’t get my mind around how she could have been sitting on this level of talent for so long and no one really knew about it,” she told V Magazine. “At a certain point, I had to tone it down.” View Comments Zachary Quinto Celebrates ‘How Much Better Things Would Be if the British Ruled Over America’ As if we needed any more reasons to love Zachary Quinto. What’s the Broadway alum (The Glass Menagerie) and Hollywood hottie (Star Trek, American Horror Story) done now? Only gone and tape this tongue-in-cheek ad, below, for a British beer about the “craft of acting.” After somehow keeping a straight face as he talks about “how much better things would be if the British ruled over America,” he goes on to discuss the difference between an actor and a thespian. Hilarious. Star Files Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.last_img read more

Hidden Calories

first_imgHave you ever accepted that second slice of pie because it was “low carb” or “fat free”?Maybe you ate a whole sleeve of cookies, but weren’t that worried about it because they were labeled “organic.” This phenomenon, known as the “health halo,” occurs when we overestimate the healthiness of products because of a brand name, marketing claims or labels. Even though it sounds angelic, the health halo itself can actually be counterproductive.In a study conducted in New York state, everyday shoppers were given identical products to taste test. Nutritionally, the products were the same. The only difference was that one product was clearly labeled “organic.”The researchers found that most of the people thought the food with the organic label tasted better and was worth more money, according to the 2013 study published in the journal Food Quality and Preference. This study shows how packaging can influence us.The health halo changes our perception of quality and cost. Most importantly it can also cause us to overindulge without guilt.Often, we use the halo as our shield. We think, “Well this sandwich with bacon, guacamole and cheese is from a health food store, so I should be able to eat the whole thing, and eat the organic chips, too.”The health halo doesn’t just cover single products; it also extends to grocery stores or restaurants. Is Subway better for you than McDonald’s? Many people would say yes, but the real answer is that it depends on what you order.Researchers found that people perceived meals with identical calorie counts from Subway and McDonald’s to be very different. Not only did they underestimate the amount of calories they were consuming from the Subway sandwich, they also added on more calories from side items to the sandwich, according to a 2007 study published in the Journal of Consumer Research.The result was that they consumed more calories eating at Subway than when they ate at McDonald’s.So, how do we avoid the pitfalls of the health halo?The best thing we can do for ourselves is to ignore all the flashy packaging and claims on the item. Instead we need to find the nutrition information and use that as our guide.Remember, at least when it comes to weight management, it’s a balance of calories in versus calories out.Always read the nutrition facts label.Ask to see the nutrition information or look for the label on the package. The good news is that healthy foods can come from anywhere we choose to shop or eat.When we have all of the right information, we can make a healthy decision.Keep in mind that healthy eating is just one side of the equation. We also need to move more, because moving more means living more. For more information on making smarter food choices and increasing physical activity, visit read more

Easier access for people with disabilities to Diocletian’s Palace

first_imgIn order to improve access to frequent locations within Diocletian’s Palace for people with limited mobility, the City of Split received a non-refundable 270 thousand euros through the EU’s Usefall project.Tim je novcem predviđeno postavljanje dizala u Zlatnim vratima, platforme ili dizala na istočnom ulazu u povijesnu jezgru, kod Srebrnih vrata, te kosog dizala i rampe na zapadnom ulazu u povijesnu jezgru, unutar dva prolaza s Trga Republike prema susjednim ulicama. Izradit će se i mapa s informacijama o dostupnosti kulturnih objekata osobama s invaliditetom, a organizirati će se i radionice za turističke vodiče, predstavnike udruga, kulturnih ustanova kako bi ih se informiralo o cijelom projektu. Projekt će trajati 18 mjeseci, a provodit će se zajedno s partnerima iz Italije i Hrvatske, Comune di Ravenna, Fondazione Aquileia, Venetian heritage cluster and the City of Poreč.It is important to note that the City of Split is a continuation of the implemented EU project “EX.PO.AUS” implemented under the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Program. The general goal of the program is to increase the prosperity of the coastal area and develop the potential of “blue growth” by encouraging cross-border partnerships. organizations and entities bordering the Adriatic coast, activating a number of initiatives that can simultaneously stimulate the economy and environmental protection of the Adriatic basin.

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M25 vacancy to peak at 9%

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Lady Bulldogs Middle School Hoopsters Victorious Over Lady Squires

first_imgThe 7th Grade Lady Bulldogs went on the road at South Dearborn and picked up the win 16-13 in a physical contest.The Bulldogs allowed just 4 points in the first half, and outscored SD 12-9 in the second half to put away the victory.  Leading the way scoring was Kaylin Hinners and Elena Kuisel with 6 points each; followed by Billie Puente with 2 points; and Alyssa Nobbe with 2 points.The girls move to 3-1 on the season, and are back in action tonight vs. Columbus Northside at home.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Chris Weiler.The Batesville Lady Bulldogs 8th Graders traveled to South Dearborn Monday night and defeated the Lady Squires 43 to 24 to improve their record to 4 and 0 for the season.The Lady Bulldogs used their defense in the first half to build an early lead that helped secure the victory.  Offensively the Lady Bulldogs had a struggle early against the Lady Squires zone, but settled down and found the openings that lead to open shots.  The Lady Bulldogs were lead in scoring by Makayla Granger, who lead all players in scoring with 13, but she was followed closely by Emma Weiler and Ava Hanson each with 12.  Others scoring for the Lady Bulldogs were Lil Tinker, Cora Deputy and Madelyn Pohlman each added 2 points.The Lady Squires were lead in scoring by Kiersten Dixon, with 12.  Other scorers for the Lady Squires were Rebecca Hughes with 5, Ava Slayback added 3, and Maleah Todd and Hayle Brashears chipped in 2 each.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jack Smith.last_img read more

Solskjaer ready for showdown

first_img Press Association Solskjaer’s team will head to the Stadium of Light with renewed hope of avoiding the drop after beating Southampton and drawing with Stoke. Sunderland, though, can reflect on a draw at Manchester City and a stunning 2-1 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in their last two games, which underlines the size of Cardiff’s task. Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has billed next Sunday’s showdown against fellow Barclays Premier League relegation candidates Sunderland as “a proper cup final.” If Cardiff manage to retain top-flight status, they will owe goalkeeper David Marshall a huge debt. Scotland international Marshall, who has made more saves than any other Premier League keeper this season, was at his best again in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Stoke, highlighted by a late point-blank stop from Potters substitute Oussama Assaidi. “We do keep him busy,” Solskjaer added. “(Stoke) was one of the less busy games he has had, and he showed the concentration levels by producing two fantastic saves.” Asked if he would be in Solskjaer’s team of the season, the manager added: “Yes. “I would pick Marshy if I could, every day of the week. In the league in his current form, yes (over any other goalkeeper in the league).” Stoke midfielder and former Cardiff player Peter Odemwingie had one chance spectacularly saved by Marshall, and he hopes the Bluebirds can pass their survival test during the next few weeks. “Their manager has said they need a miracle to stay up, and I really hope they get it,” Odemwingie said. “They have quality, they need a bit of luck like everyone does, and then maybe that miracle can happen and Cardiff can get the results they need. “I watched a couple of their games over the last few months and I just thought they were a bit unlucky, especially away at Spurs and Everton. “If they can play like that again, they can probably get the points needed.” And Stoke boss Mark Hughes said of his fellow former Manchester United star Solskjaer: “The Premier League is not easy, it’s unrelenting, you have to stick to your principles and what you believe in. “I am sure that’s what Ole is doing, and credit to him. He has been exposed to the Premier League as a manager. He understands it completely as a player, given the strength of his career, but management is a little different, as I am sure he will say. “The first season in the Premier League is difficult for anyone, irrespective of your playing background. If you haven’t experienced it before it’s tough going. “But that is the job we’ve got, and you make sure if you have an opportunity then you do your best, as Ole is doing.” Cardiff finish the season at home to Chelsea on May 11, but their Premier League fate is likely to be decided by successive games in the north-east – Sunderland in seven days’ time, then Newcastle a week later. “It is three weeks until Chelsea, and a lot can happen by then,” Solskjaer said. “They could win the league, they could be in the Champions League final or they could be in Brazil in some of their heads at the World Cup. You never know. “For us, we need these points more than some of these teams. Next weekend it is a proper cup final. “If you talk about league games that mean the same for both teams, then that is us and Sunderland. Next weekend will be the same mental test for both. “It is a massive game for us, and we will prepare as if it is the last game we will ever play. “I think we will probably have to have five more (points) to give us a chance. I don’t think 34 points will be enough. 35 might be enough, and 36 I think will be enough. “The players have come through some adversity. As a group, they are all fighting for their lives as Premier League players. They all want it, and every one of them is chipping in.” last_img read more

RHTY&SC donates to BCUA, Foster inducted as Honorary Member

first_imgTHE Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club M.S kicked-start the new year with a timely donation of twelve umpires Polo t-shirts, trophies, medals and other items to the Berbice Cricket Umpires Association (BCUA).Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster, stated that the club has always enjoyed a cordial relationship with almost every cricketing organisation in the Ancient County.BCUA Secretary/CEO Moses Ramphal inducts Hilbert Foster as an Honorary Member.The Polo t-shirts would assist the umpires to be properly uniformed in matches, while the medals and trophies would be used to honour outstanding umpires at an award ceremony.The long-serving Secretary/CEO hailed the Berbice Umpires Association as one of the pillars of Berbice cricket, and noted that over the years they have played a major role in making sure that the true tradition of the game is maintained.Foster urged the umpires to uphold their professional standard.President of the BCUA, Joseph Simon, expressed gratitude to the RHTY&SC for the timely contribution.In recognition of Foster’s contribution to the development of umpiring in Berbice, the BCUA inducted him as an Honorary Member of the association.last_img read more

Di Matteo hails Chelsea’s passion

first_imgInterim boss Roberto Di Matteo was delighted to see Chelsea play with passion in their FA Cup victory at Birmingham.Di Matteo, placed in charge following the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas, saw goals from Juan Mata and Raul Meireles secure a 2-0 win and a quarter-final clash with Leicester.It was an encouraging performance by the Blues in their first game since Villas-Boas was shown the door.AdChoices广告“The attitude was right. The commitment was right. The passion was there,” Di Matteo told ITV.“It’s important to show that we care – that we can fight for the club and our supporters. The players were up for it.“We’re all in this together. We have to help each other so that we can achieve our goals for the rest of the season.“It will only be possible if all 25 players are unselfish and we pull together.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

WG girls soccer goes 3-1 in six-day stretch

first_imgTo its credit, WG did shut out the Bees in the second half and got on the board thank to Marlee Pontello’s goal on a penalty kick with four minutes left, which made the final score 3-1 in B’ville’ favor.WG then beat Rome Free Academy by that same 3-1 margin on Thursday, with Ana Castro, Emily Dunning and Shannon Foster putting home the Wildcats’ goals as Caitlin Mills and Liz Croft combined for seven saves.In Saturday’s game against Elmira (Section IV), WG prevailed 2-0, with one goal in each half as Samantha Snyder and Sarah Petrus converted, freshman Eva Poissant added an assist and the duo of Croft and Mills got eight total saves. Even more impressive for the Wildcats was the way it played on Sunday against reigning state Class B champion Chenango Forks, unleashing its attack on the Blue Devils while prevailing in a 6-2 decision.Dunning led the way for WG, earning a three-goal hat trick, while Petrus, Poissant and Chrissy Van Allen also earned goals.Elsewhere in local girls soccer, Skaneateles had to travel Saturday to face undefeated Clinton, who proceeded to rip past the Lakers 7-0 as Maddie Luke scored three goals and one assist to pace Clinton, Avery Maxam adding two goals and two assists.This followed an 11-1 romp over Hannibal on Wednesday where Maddy Ramsgard, Maeve McNeil and Grace Bailey each landed two goals, with Grace Dower and Tatumn Pas’cal both finishing with one goal and one assist.Jordan-Elbridge got run over in a 7-0 defeat to Phoenix last Tuesday, with Breannah Demo and Taylor Petrie both scoring twice for the Firebirds as Madison Pelton had a goal and two assists. A 5-0 defeat to Mexico followed a day later.Solvay lost 2-0 to Christian Brothers Academy last Tuesday, with both of the Brothers’ goals coming in the first half as Delaney Hayden and Bella Roberson scored them. Bearcats goalie Nancy Gonzales made 11 saves.Bishop Ludden kept Tully scoreless in the first half, but lost 2-0 when the Black Knights’ Emma Byrne and Alexa Shay earned goals to overcome 23 saves by Gaelic Knights goalie Sarah Boyea. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Playing four times in a six-day span, the West Genesee girls soccer team managed to win the last three of these contests following some wonderful charity work with one of its main league rivals.The Wildcats went to Baldwinsville last Tuesday, the game serving as a fund-raiser for brain cancer awareness. All proceeds from concessions, T-shirts and other donations went to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, and more than $2,000 was raised.The game was good, too, the Wildcats hanging close until B’ville’s Simone Neivel scored twice in the last minute of the first half – once on a penalty kick, and then on a screaming 35-yard shot into the top left corner. Tags: girls soccerskaneatelesWest Geneseelast_img read more

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