Facebook Twitter Indiana triggers additional unemployment benefits TAGSbenefitscoronavirusCOVID-19IndianainsuranceState Department of Workforce DevelopmentunemploymentUS Department of Labor By Darrin Wright – June 17, 2020 0 695 Twitter CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Pinterest (“Unemployment Office” by Bytemarks, CC BY 2.0) Indiana workers who qualify can now seek an additional 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits.The State Department of Workforce Development has qualified for extended benefits from the US Department of Labor. The 13 additional weeks are offered by the federal government during periods of high unemployment and are available to workers who have exhausted the 26 weeks of regular unemployment benefits.The additional benefits will become available on the week ending July 4th, as another federal bill continues to provide an extra $600 per week to those on unemployment. That extra money runs out on July 25th. WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Pinterest Previous articleBethel University’s third annual Give Back Gala set for July 17Next articleBSU: Governments to lose big money no matter what happens next Darrin Wright
In mid-April, Trey Anastasio and his new Ghosts Of The Forest rounded out their east coast tour with a pair of performances at the stunning United Palace in upper Manhattan.Trey Anastasio Discusses Plans For Ghosts Of The Forest Live Album On SiriusXMDuring a chat with SiriusXM JamOn host Ari Fink, Trey announced a special live recording plan for Ghosts of the Forest’s New York City shows. He explained,This has been in place all along, but, the idea was to take the two nights and record the shows as a live album at the United Palace Theatre. It will almost be like a regular recording session, with two passes at the shows. For example, when Aretha Franklin was famously recording a record she would do two passes and that was it. Everyone had to play live. So for us, this is like we get two takes at the United Palace Theatre, but most importantly, the full picture of the Ghosts of the Forest document will have our community members and family in the audience. The recording will end up being a live album.On Wednesday, after sharing “Ghosts of the Forest” the day prior, Anastasio has unveiled the second pro-shot video from the recent Ghosts of the Forest NYC performances with “Drift While You’re Sleeping”, which you can watch below:Ghosts of the Forest – “Drift While You’re Sleeping” – 4/12/2019 (Pro-Shot)[Video: Trey Anastasio]Trey Anastasio Band (which features Ghosts of the Forest members Ray Paczkowski, Tony Markellis, and Jennifer Hartswick) is gearing up for a run of shows in late May before Trey and Ghosts of the Forest drummer Jon Fishman turn their attention back to their main project for Phish‘s 2019 summer tour, beginning with a two-night run at St. Louis, MO’s Chaifetz Arena on June 11th and 12th. For a full list of upcoming dates, head here.
Read Full Story The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) is thrilled to announce the launch of a three-year pilot exchange program with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), a political party in the European Parliament. The goal of this new agreement is to provide meaningful internships for Harvard College students, research opportunities for ALDE’s policymakers, and to promote a free exchange of ideas.The program wrapped up its first phase as Harvard College students Beatrice Walton ‘14 and Karen Zhou ‘14 returned from a summer interning for ALDE in the European Parliament in Brussels. During the 2013-14 academic year, CES will in turn host members of ALDE’s senior policy staff as short-term policy fellows in residence, with Anders Rasmussen and Philip Drauz as the inaugural ALDE fellows. Both institutions are looking forward to the many fruitful exchanges that will come from leveraging the extensive resources and networks at Harvard and the European Parliament.“This opportunity absolutely underscores CES’ core mission,” said Sarah Delude, a CES staffer who took part in writing the terms of this new agreement. “We are thrilled to provide Harvard students with a practical behind-the-scenes look into legislative processes within the European Parliament, while on campus we look forward to learning from ALDE’s policy experts as they engage with the Harvard community and create new transatlantic dialogues.”
Students clad in ugly sweaters and Santa hats will flock to Carroll Hall tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. for the annual Carroll Christmas. “It’s a great, festive time to get in the Christmas spirit,” Carroll Christmas commissioner junior Mike Weiss said. Weiss said the event includes a performance from the Glee Club, a tree lighting ceremony with a 17-foot tree, pictures with Santa, free food and much more. Weiss said he is most looking forward to the annual cookie contest, which will take place at 8 p.m. “For the past two years I’ve been in the picture … and I missed the cookie contest both years,” Weiss said. “One of the R.A.’s moms has won it for three years in a row, and I’m dying to eat these award-winning cookies.” The trek to Carroll will be easier this year, thanks to funding from the Student Union Board (SUB) for a horse and carriage to take students from the LaFortune Student Center to Carroll Hall between 6 and 8 p.m. Carroll SUB commissioner, sophomore Ethan Montemayor, said the carriage rides will be a big draw, but the walk to Carroll will be equally as pleasant. “The path will be lined with luminaries, so it is a very pretty walk on a nice December evening,” Montemayor said. Also new this year will be a service project that visitors can complete during the event, Weiss said. “It is in conjunction with another club,” Weiss said, “and it is writing letters to soldiers abroad or people in underdeveloped countries.” Because Carroll is such a small dorm, everyone pitched in to help with their signature event, Weiss said. “Everyone has been downstairs, decorating every night,” Weiss said. “It’s a big community-building event.” Montemayor said the willingness of all the Vermin to set up the event makes Carroll Christmas so successful. “Everyone’s been pitching in a bunch,” he said. “It’s really nice to see all years here at Carroll, from freshmen to seniors, all pulling for this event to happen.” Montemayor said the multiple contributions from dorm residents has made the decorations quite impressive. “The halls are decked,” he said. In addition to decorating, the men of Carroll also took shifts to publicize the event. “I would say half the dorm signs up for a shift to hand out fliers and candy canes outside both dining halls Thursday and Friday afternoon,” Weiss said. Weiss said the men of Carroll are very excited for their signature event. “It’s the week we all look forward to, despite the fact that everyone has finals and all sorts of papers due in the next two weeks,” he said. Montemayor said he is expecting a large turnout for the event. “It’s a great time to come out, have a bit of a walk, meet some great people, have some food, have some cookies, take a picture with Santa, listen to the glee club — you can’t go wrong,” he said.
EXHIBITION SPACE STILL AVAILABLE AT BARRE GARDEN SHOWBarre, Vt. (March 3, 2008) Organizers of the first-ever Central Vermont Garden Show are looking for more vendors and exhibitors.The event, slated for March 14-16 at the Barre Civic Center, includes landscape exhibits, a garden railroad, floral competitions, a silent auction and educational workshops. Well-known author and herbalist Rosemary Gladstar — founder of the Sage Mountain Retreat and United Plant Savers International, respectively — will deliver the keynote address. In addition, industry experts will present on several topics, such as rain gardens, landscaping and bonsai.There is still time to join the first-class lineup of exhibitors and vendors already scheduled to participate in the Central Vermont Garden Show, said Co-Chair Jeanne Daniele. “This is a fantastic, affordable opportunity for all landscapers, stonemasons, sugar makers and nonprofits to showcase what they do best in front of hundreds of spectators.”All participants are encouraged to use “green” displays that emphasize energy efficiency, creative recycling and sustainable practices. In keeping with the show’s theme, “A Green Mountain Spring,” exhibitors and vendors are also asked to utilize early bulbs, evergreens, still-bare trees and shrubs, greenhouses and snow as design elements.The Central Vermont Garden Show runs March 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Central Vermont YMCA. Parties interested in vending or exhibiting should contact Daniele at (802) 479-9038 or [email protected](link sends e-mail).ABOUT THE CENTRAL VERMONT GARDEN SHOWThe Central Vermont Garden Show gains its inspiration from the Chittenden County-based Vermont Garden Show. The Granite City installment is presented by the Barre Partnership and will benefit the Friends of the Central Vermont YMCA, a local group looking to build a community recreation center. For more information, contact (802) 479-9038, [email protected](link sends e-mail) or www.cvtgardenshow.org(link is external).
Summer at Snowshoe might just be the quintessential definition of adventuring. A chance to increase your vocabulary, as you stockpile new skills and thrills. A place where hiking-boot-mornings turn to bikini-afternoons, fishing flies are chosen as wisely as swinging clubs, and the thirst for gravity and velocity never goes unquenched. Where a perfectly banked downhill mountain bike line is worshiped as much as a perfectly seared scallop. And where every day is an invitation for more adventure, and more sticky memories. Welcome to summer on the Mountain. Visit us at snowshoemtn.com
2:58 Things Change American Aquarium 3:45 2:45 Easy to Love Beth Snapp Don’t Think Just Breathe Couch Jackets 3:50 Embed 4:03 Direction Bird Streets Bad Idea The Devil Makes Three Radio Boogie Hot Rize White Feather Amanda Shires 3:41 Focus Poem (feat. Béla Fleck) Jonathan Scales Fourchestra It’s funny how each Trail Mix settles out each month.As the list came together, I thought to myself, “Has there even been a better collection of tunes from artists whose names start with A to lead off a mix?”Aaron Lee Tasjan. Amanda Shires. American Aquarium. That’s a hell of an alphabetical start to this August mix. And that’s just the beginning. The rest of the alphabet is pretty well represented, too.Featured also is some poignant alt-country from Memphis, Tennessee’s own Lucero (pictured above) and tunes from of my favorite local (to me) artists, Beth Snapp and Bill & The Belles.There’s also great stuff from long time favorites Kevin Gordon, Hot Rize, The War & Treaty, The Devil Makes Three, and Chicago Farmer.As always, there are some exciting new artists on Trail Mix this month, too. Check out new tunes from Darren Jessee, Couch Jackets, Bird Streets, Chief White Lightning, and Walter Salas-Humara.And be sure to tune in to the Trail Mix blog. Chats with Jonathan Scales, Boo Ray and uber chef Sean Brock, Folk Soul Revival, and B are on tap.Dig what you hear? Get out and buy it! Sure, it’s free here. But these great artists will surely appreciate it if you got out and grabbed some records or concert tickets. Give back to those who give to Trail Mix. Always. Letting You Go Darren Jessee Saint On A Chain Kevin Gordon 3:33 3:42 5:46 2:25 Healing Tide The War and Treaty Saint Misbehaving Boo Ray & Sean Brock 4:43 Pass On B 3:35 2:41 Postcards Chicago Farmer 3:33 Other Side Folk Soul Revival 3:19 3:46 El Camino De Oro Walter Salas=-Humara 2:41 Heart Slows Down Aaron Lee Tasjan 4:37 Citys Alive Chief White Lightning Finger Pointin’ Mama Bill and the Belles Audio PlayerHot RizeRadio BoogieUse Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.00:000:00 / 2:45 Copy and paste this code to your site to embed. 3:02
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York U.S. Marshals apprehended Thursday a reputed member of the Brentwood chapter of the street gang MS-13 who was wanted for his alleged role in killing a teenager last year, authorities said.Oscar Wellman Espinoza-Merino, also known as “Speedy” and “Petey,” was indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit murder in-aid-of racketeering, murder in-aid-of racketeering, obstruction-of-justice murder and firearms offenses.Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, said that the gang, which has roots in El Salvador, is responsible for a “particularly brutal brand of violence and lawlessness in neighborhoods throughout Queens and Long Island.”Prosecutors said the 32-year-old suspect and other alleged gang members lured Sidney Valverde, a 19-year-old fellow MS-13 member, to Miller Place Beach under the guise of conducting business there, when they allegedly shot him in the back of the head on Feb. 25, 2014.Investigators believe that the gang killed Valverde because they suspected him of cooperating with federal law enforcement, authorities said. A beachcomber found his body two weeks after he was slain.Byron “Viruz” Lopez, the 23-year-old alleged leader of a Queens chapter of the gang, was previously accused of ordering the murder. He has pleaded not guilty to the same charges as Espinoza-Merino, who is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at Brooklyn federal court.The arrests were the result of a joint investigation involving Suffolk County police, New York City police, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Explosives and Firearms.If convicted, Espinoza-Merino and Byron Lopez each face up to life in prison.
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NZ Herald 17 August 2014A Japanese man suspected of fathering at least 15 surrogate children in Thailand planned to sire up to 1000, the Japan Times reports.The 24-year-old man said he wanted to produce between 100 and 1000 babies, according to the co-founder of an organisation that provides surrogate services in Thailand and other countries.“The best thing I can do for the world is to leave many children,” Mariam Kukunashvili of New Life Global Network quoted him as saying.She refused to introduce him to more surrogate mothers, and reported her suspicions to the Japanese embassy and Interpol.Thai police are investigating the man for possible trafficking offences, after it emerged he had taken three babies out of the country in the past year, Police General Ek Ungsananont said.Kapook.com news site reported investigators said DNA tests confirmed that nine infants found in a Thai condominium last week shared a common father.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11310036