Consistently dated Atlantic sediment cores over the last 40 thousand years

first_imgRapid changes in ocean circulation and climate have been observed in marine-sediment and ice cores over the last glacial period and deglaciation, highlighting the non-linear character of the climate system and underlining the possibility of rapid climate shifts in response to anthropogenic greenhouse gas forcing. To date, these rapid changes in climate and ocean circulation are still not fully explained. One obstacle hindering progress in our understanding of the interactions between past ocean circulation and climate changes is the difficulty of accurately dating marine cores. Here, we present a set of 92 marine sediment cores from the Atlantic Ocean for which we have established age-depth models that are consistent with the Greenland GICC05 ice core chronology, and computed the associated dating uncertainties, using a new deposition modeling technique. This is the first set of consistently dated marine sediment cores enabling paleoclimate scientists to evaluate leads/lags between circulation and climate changes over vast regions of the Atlantic Ocean. Moreover, this data set is of direct use in paleoclimate modeling studies.last_img read more

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Image of the Day: MQ-8B Fire Scout Conducts Test Operations aboard USS Freedom

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Image of the Day: MQ-8B Fire Scout Conducts Test Operations aboard USS Freedom View post tag: USS View post tag: fire Image of the Day: MQ-8B Fire Scout Conducts Test Operations aboard USS Freedom An MQ-8B Fire Scout sits on the flight deck of USS Freedom (LCS 1) April 30 off the coast of San Diego, Calif.  Share this article View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy Training & Education View post tag: Freedom View post tag: Naval View post tag: Scout Sailors from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 are conducting the first combined operations between the unmanned Fire Scout and the manned H-60 helicopter aboard the littoral combat ship over the next few weeks.[mappress]Press Release, May 2, 2014; Image: US Navy May 2, 2014 View post tag: takeslast_img read more

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26 people arrested in Kosciusko County during multi-day drug bust operation

first_imgIndianaLocalNews WhatsApp 26 people arrested in Kosciusko County during multi-day drug bust operation Facebook (Photo provided, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office) A substantial drug bust operation was performed during what is being called “Operation Oktoberfest” by the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET43).Public Information Officer Sergeant Chris Francis said the operation took place between last Wednesday and Sunday, where 26 people were arrested over the course of those five days.During the course of the operation, officers seized $7,500 worth of methamphetamine, $6,500 worth of marijuana, $850 worth of fentanyl, $400 worth of heroin, $265 worth of cocaine, nearly $6,000 is cash, eight vehicles and one firearm.Sheriff Kyle Dukes overlooks some of the vehicles that were seized following the operation. (Photo provided: Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office)25 of those arrested and taken to the Kosciusko County Jail, while one other was already incarcerated at the Allen County Jail.The following of those arrested, with charges, include:38-year old Chadd Leroy Shumaker of Warsaw: Visiting a common nuisance-controlled substances. Cash bond set at $40029-year old Austin Lee King of Warsaw: Dealing of a controlled substance (cocaine or narcotic drug) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Surety and cash bond set at $20,250.54-year old Anthony Wayne Pollard, Jr. of Pierceton: Theft. Cash bond set at $600.32-year old Christian Robert Johnson of Warsaw: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $15,250.54-year old Alfred Walter Paul McDonald of Warsaw: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and felony probation violation. Surety and cash bond set at $20,250.53-year old Dennis Dean Meade of Warsaw: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $25,250.30-year old Elgin John Edmond Smiley of Warsaw: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $15,250.38-year old George Prater of Warsaw: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended. Surety and cash bond set at $15,250.59-year old James Elmer Meyer of Milford: Felony probation violation. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.40-year old Jamie Melissa Miller of Warsaw: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, visiting a common nuisance. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.35-year old Jared Marc Borkholder of Shipshewana: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), dealing of a controlled substance (cocaine/narcotic drug), possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a firearm by a dangerous person, resisting law enforcement (fleeing on foot). Surety and cash bond set at $25,250.36-year old Jason Duane Boxell of Fort Wayne: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.23-year old Justin Nathan Frazier of Warsaw: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.35-year old Katreena Renae Torres of Warsaw: Felony probation violation. No bond.18-year old Keagan Eric Deaner of Warsaw: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, visiting a common nuisance. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.34-year old Kevin Daniel Gibson of Warsaw: Manufacturing of counterfeit substances, possession of counterfeited substances. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.27-year old Kyle Steven Ousley of Warsaw: Manufacturing/dealing of controlled substances (methamphetamine), two counts of possession of a controlled substances (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of driving while suspended. Surety and cash bond total of $40,750.27-year old Laini Michelle Roberts of Warsaw: Felony probation violation, misdemeanor probation violation. Surety and cash bond set at $5,250.49-year old Marcus Brent Lemaster of Warsaw: Two counts of manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond total of $35,500.33-year old Nathan Richard Yoder of Pierceton: Dealing of a controlled substance (cocaine or narcotic drug), dealing in a controlled substance, felony failure to appear, felony probation violation, foreign warrant. Surety and cash bond total of $41,000.60-year old Ricky Derrll Daniels of Warsaw: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $50,250.33-year old Ronnie Qudon Moore of Winona Lake: Dealing of a controlled substance. Surety and cash bond set at $20,250.47-year old Todd Douglas Metz of Leesburg: Possession of marijuana/hashish, possession of drug paraphernalia. Cash bond set at $600.26-year old Shanelle Diane Byrer of Pierceton: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $25,250.36-year old Valente Ceballos Ceballos, Jr. of Pierceton: Manufacturing/dealing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $15,250.29-year old Wesley Wayne McConnehey of Fort Wayne: Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Surety and cash bond set at $5,250. Google+ Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Previous articleLeesburg man killed in crash in MinnesotaNext articleTuesdays a likely day for gas price to rise or fall Nick Deranek By Nick Deranek – October 13, 2020 0 1177 last_img read more

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News story: Improving our guidance on variations in names

first_imgThe conveyancer must either represent the registered proprietor or provide the proprietor’s signed authority to apply to update the register on their behalf.Alternatively, conveyancers could provide a letter that tells us the following information: When sending details of your authority to us, you can use the suggested wording below. This also accounts for changes to deeds sent for registration in respect of other errors, such as spelling mistakes that need to be corrected on behalf of the registered proprietor. apply to update our address for service in the proprietorship register, where the current address is not correct. Our Business Strategy explains how the review of our guidance and processes will make them simpler for everyone. This update provides greater clarity for you and our caseworkers. It also ensures that applications processed through existing and new services such as sign your mortgage deed, can be completed without delay.You can make an application to change or correct a name using our e-con service, subject to some limitations. See HM Land Registry portal: change of name (e-CON). make minor amendments to transaction documentation lodged for registration at HM Land Registry and initial those amendments on our behalf; and apply to update the proprietorship register where a variation in name has been identified and appropriate evidence to account for the variation has been supplied. I/we [registered proprietor name] authorise [customer name] to: the evidence held or that the conveyancer has seen the correct name confirmation that they have the authority to apply to update the registered proprietor’s name in the register on their behalf If the address of the registered proprietor also needs to be updated in the register you can also include this wording in the authority. I/we [registered proprietor name] authorise [customer name] to: The names in deeds sent to us for registration must match. We also expect that names in deeds sent for registration match the names of the registered proprietors in the register and the identity panels of our application forms.These simple checks will improve your application’s processing time, by reducing delays that are caused when we seek further information. This requirement applies to all name variations, including spelling errors and the order of names. See our Variations in names flowchart.When there is a variation in the name in the deeds you send us and the name in the register, we will update the register if you send us evidence to account for the variation.The documents we will accept as evidence are: birth certificate passport driving licence marriage certificate decree nisi deed poll statutory declaration statement of truthlast_img read more

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News story: British businesses back the Jordanian economy

first_imgCommercial agreements between UK businesses (Jaguar Land Rover, Strathclyde University, Lyndon Water, and the Creative Group) and the Jordanian government will create close to 650 jobs in Jordan These deals were announced at today’s (Thursday 28 February) Growth and Opportunity – the London Initiative 2019 international conference to support investment, growth and jobs for Jordan. The Department for International Trade has also launched a new partnership to improve the investment climate in Jordan and the UK’s export credit agency has doubled its capacity for Jordan. Jaguar Land Rover, Lyndon Water Limited, Strathclyde University and the Creative Group are helping to boost opportunities and jobs for young people in the country that has provided vital support to Syrian refugees during the conflict. The five commercial agreements include: To strengthen commercial relationships, boost trade between the two countries and unlock investment into Jordan, the UK government and Government of Jordan will also launch a new partnership to improve the investment climate in Jordan.The UK’s Department for International Trade will place a trade and investment expert in the Jordanian Embassy to support Jordanian companies looking to export or invest in the UK and British companies hoping to invest or export to Jordan.The Department will also be providing direct support to His Excellency the Minister for Investment and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply on their economic transformation programme, with a particular focus on trade and investment.This unique partnership will increase bilateral trade between the two countries and help create jobs and ensure economic stability.UK Export Finance, the UK’s Export Credit agency, has doubled its capacity for Jordan to £1.25billion. This additional support will help UK exporters and their Jordanian buyers access finance for projects in the country.The UK-Jordan trade relationship is already worth more than £370 million a year [latest figures, for the four quarters to the end of Q3 2018.]This follows the Prime Minister’s visit to Jordan in 2017, where she made a new and ambitious offer of partnership to support and strengthen Jordan’s resilience in the long-term, which the whole of government is behind.Further InformationStrathclyde UniversityThis deal is a 3 + 2 articulation agreement between University of Strathclyde and Middle East University Jordan (MEU) to provide high-quality and recognised training for the next generation of Jordanian pharmacists in all aspects of pharmacy. Students will spend three years at MEU and then two years at the University of Strathclyde. The teaching at MEU in Year 2 and 3 will follow SIPBS curriculum. It is hoped that MEU will launch the program for recruitment for the September 2019 intake.Creative GroupThe Creative Group (CG) have signed an memorandum of understanding to be the master lease holder and main contractor for the design and development of the Aqaba International Sports City, which is a 500,000 sq meter site next to King Hussain Airport. The site will showcase 10 sports and become a warm-weather training hub for the region. It is estimated that the project will create over 300 jobs. The MoU was signed in September 2018 and discussions are on-going.The group has also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Jordanian government to establish a cinema and shopping complex in Aqaba. The group has a 10 year master lease on the site and are now trying to find a local operator to run the facility. The MoU was signed in September 2018 and CG have now received a copy of the final contract. This project has a huge economic local impact as it also provides valuable entertainment facilities. The company estimates that the site will creative over 100 full and part time jobs for local Jordanians. The property has already been built and is ready to move in.Jaguar Land RoverJaguar Land Rover is investing in the creation of the first regional Training Academy for high-end car mechanics. The new facility could eventually train 48 level 2 mechanics per year where level 2 mechanics constitute 70% of a dealerships workforce. It will not only fill a large labour/market gap for the region, it will also do so in a way that benefits both Jordanians and refugees. While the local Jordanian dealership (Mahmoudia Motors) is investing in the real estate, the equipment and the cost associated to trainees, JLR global is financing the four Master Trainers to run the facility.Lyndon Water LimitedLyndon Water Limited will be implementing a project in the south of Jordan that will integrate phyto-desalination of brackish water with Aquaculture and Aquaponic production. First phase of the project will cover 300 hectares, and create 140-200 jobs, producing water, Aquaponics and Aquaculture products (combining fish farming and growing plants without soil). We see Jordan as an effective long-term partner in tackling regional instability, providing a safe, stable haven for refugees to remain in their region and countering extremism and terrorism. UK businesses are demonstrating their support by investing and working with the Jordanian government to create a prosperous future together. The UK is using its global leadership, expertise and influence to convene the Jordan: Growth & Opportunity conference in London on 28 February 2019. It will rally the international community and private sector to create an attractive environment for investment in Jordan, underpinned by reform.Strengthening Jordan’s economy, ensuring jobs, growth and opportunity for everyone, including women and young people, is vital to securing its long-term stability and prosperity.International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP said: Jaguar Land Rover is investing in the creation of the first regional Apprenticeship Training Academy for high-skilled car mechanics. This brand-new facility could eventually train 48 high-skilled mechanics per year. Lyndon Water Limited is introducing new techniques to remove salt from brackish water to farm fish and grow plants in water, this will create up to 200 jobs. To help train pharmacists, Strathclyde University will be launching a joint PhD programme in Jordan with the Middle East University (MEU). The Creative Group has signed two memorandums of understanding with the Jordanian government in Aqaba for a new recreation centre and a 500,000 square metre international sports city, together they will create 400 jobs. The UK is an ambitious trading nation. These commercial agreements demonstrate the already close trade and investment links between the UK and Jordan, supporting HM King Abdullah II’s ambitious vision for reform and long-term, sustainable growth.last_img read more

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The Jauntee Announces Extensive 2019 Spring Tour

first_imgBoulder, Colorado-based jam quartet The Jauntee has announced an extensive 2019 spring tour, which will see the band team up with Everyone Orchestra, JAZZ IS PHISH, and Andy Frasco & The U.N. at various stops throughout the run of shows.The Jauntee will open up the tour with a performance at Winter Park, CO’s Ullr’s Tavern on March 30th, followed by stops at Norman, OK’s The Deli (4/11); Houston, TX’s Last Concert Cafe (4/13); Dallas, TX’s Pizza Fest @ Deep Ellum Art Co (4/14); Jackson, MS’s Martin’s (4/18); Montgomery, AL’s Commerce Beer Works (4/19); Macon, GA’s The Hummingbird (4/20); Greenville, SC’s Love The Earth Music Festival (4/21); Atlanta, GA’s Smith’s Olde Bar (4/24); Nashville, TN’s 3rd & Lindsley (4/25); Greenville, SC’s Gottrocks (4/26); Black Mountain, NC’s Pisgah Brewing Co. (4/27); Birmingham, AL’s Zydeco (4/28); Athens, GA’s Nowhere Bar (4/29); and Virginia Beach, VA’s Doc Taylor’s on May 2nd.The Jauntee will then continue north with more scheduled performances at Baltimore, MD’s 8×10 (5/3); Albany, NY’s Parish Public House (5/4); Burlington, VT’s Nectar’s (5/8); Poultney, VT’s Green Mountain College (5/9); Boston, MA’s Thunder Road (5/10); Gettyburg, PA’s Garryowen (5/12); Kent, OH’s Outpost (5/14); Columbus, OH’s Woodlands Tavern (5/15); and Cincinnati, OH’s Stanley’s Pub (5/16); followed by three tour-closing performances in Colorado at Denver’s Spread The Word Music Festival (5/18), Colorado Springs’ Meadowgrass Music Festival (5/25), and Keystone’s Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (5/26).For ticketing and more information, head to The Jauntee’s website.The Jauntee 2019 Spring Tour:3/30 – Ullr’s Tavern – Winter Park, CO*4/11 – The Deli – Norman, OK4/13 – Last Concert Cafe – Houston, TX~4/14 – Pizza Fest @ Deep Ellum Art Co – Dallas, TX^4/18 – Martin’s – Jackson, MS4/19 – Commerce Beer Works – Montgomery, AL4/20 – The Hummingbird – Macon, GA%4/21 – Love The Earth Music Festival – Greenville, SC^4/24 – Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta, GA#4/25 – 3rd & Lindsley – Nashville, TN$4/26 – Gottrocks – Greenville, SC4/27 – Pisgah Brewing Co. – Black Mountain, NC4/28 – Zydeco – Birmingham, AL$4/29 – Nowhere Bar – Athens, GA&5/2 – Doc Taylor’s – Virginia Beach, VA5/3 – The 8×10 – Baltimore, MD5/4 – Parish Public House – Albany, NY5/8 – Nectar’s – Burlington, VT5/9 – Green Mountain College – Poultney, VT5/10 – Thunder Road – Boston, MA5/12 – Garryowen – Gettysburg, PA5/14 – The Outpost – Kent, OH5/15 – Woodlands Tavern – Columbus, OH5/16 – Stanley’s Pub – Cincinnati, OH5/18 – Spread The Word Music Festival – Denver, CO5/25 – Meadowgrass Music Festival – Colorado Springs, CO5/26 – Arapahoe Basin – Keystone, CO* w/ Everyone Orchestra~ w/ JAZZ IS PHSH^ JauntGrass Set% w/ Opposite Box# A Regal Ball$ w/ Andy Frasco & The U.N.& ft. members of Universal SighView Tour Dateslast_img read more

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Inspired by OEM Customers, Dell EMC is First to Market with 1U Rack Workstation

first_imgIn my book, delivering a great customer experience is all about listening and responding. You’re never done and dusted – you have to keep your ears wide open and stay tuned as each customer’s needs keep evolving.For example, some of our OEM customers told us that while they loved the power of our Precision 7920, a 2U rack, dual-socket platform was often more than they needed in terms of performance, scalability and price. Bottom line, they felt that they were paying for functionality they didn’t always need. Size matters for OEM customersSize also matters. Unlike Texas, where bigger is usually better, OEM customers need small form factor products without compromising on performance. Why? Well, they put these systems in seriously tight spots that an IT team in a data center would never dream of. And so, in direct response to OEM customer demand, we decided to design a 1U shorter-depth, rack workstation product.Welcome the Dell Precision 3930Fast forward to today and we’re delighted to welcome the brand new Dell Precision 3930 – the first 1U rack workstation available in the market from a tier one vendor, offering the reassurance of data center security and cloud access with affordable price/performance!Inspired by our OEM customers, this now forms part of the standard Dell EMC workstation product portfolio. And we know from initial reactions, our OEM customers just love the Dell Precision 3930 as it has been designed with them in mind.Ideal for tight rack environmentsAs the saying goes, the best of goods come in small packages. Powered by the 8th generation Intel Core and Xeon E3 processor, the Dell Precision 3930 comes in at 22” versus the standard 24”depth rack.This is ideal for tight rack OEM environments. Picture a control workstation for failure analysis in an industrial automation setting, a robotics control station on a manufacturing floor or a sports stadium, running a video surveillance system. The Dell Precision 3930 fits all these use cases. And of course as it’s a 1U design, it’s perfect for small compute manufacturing solutions.Some don’t mind it hot!On selected configurations, the Precision 3930 can comfortably cope with extended operating temperatures of up to 45C. This means that the product can be put to work where the work is actually happening, say the hot factory floor versus needing to be set aside in a cooled data center. And of course, optional dust filters are available for extra tough environments.Optional redundant power supply for failoverTypically, optional redundant 550W power supply units are provided on servers but not on client products. The Precision 3930 bucks that trend by offering an optional redundant power supply.Each power supply unit is capable of powering the entire workstation. In the event of failure, you have the reassurance of knowing that the second power supply will automatically kick in to keep the workstation operating without any interruption. The switch over is completely seamless.Important for the OEM customer experienceThis reassurance is especially important for situations where failure is not an option. Think about it. You certainly don’t want a power failure in a situation where a doctor is performing a cancer diagnostics scan for a patient.Support for double-wide, higher-end graphics & remote power switchSo, what else does this little beauty have up her sleeve? Despite its compact size, you can also enjoy higher-end graphics as the 3930 supports double-wide GPUs. Again, this is especially important for our Medical and Healthcare-focused OEMs. Meanwhile a remote power switch is ideal when the 3930 is embedded in an Industrial Automation or Medical Diagnostics solution or kiosk.Client OS rack workstationIn the past, some of our OEM customers have purchased a 1U rack mount server and would then re-engineer it to support a non-Dell supported Client OS. If you’re in this category, the good news is that you now have a cost-effective workstation solution that perfectly fits your needs.Long-life product cyclesFinally, we know from experience that our OEM customers value stable product platforms. With our OEM XL program, we guarantee that there will be no change to the processor, CPU or motherboard part number of the 3930 XL for the life of the platform. And because we understand that qualifying, testing and certifying your next generation solution takes time, we provide an extended transition period of 18 months from the launch of new, next generation platforms. You also get a minimum of three months’ notice on changes to secondary components, like graphics cards and hard drives.Focus on innovation and not technology churnThis stability allows you the time and space to focus on new innovations versus dealing with certification and constant hardware churn. Thanks to this long-term product roadmap, you can also plan and allocate your budget more effectively.Perfect solution for OEMsIn summary, I believe that the Dell Precision 3930 is the perfect product for OEMs that either require off-the-shelf, rack-based compute devices for solution integration, kiosks or space constrained designs or alternatively need small compute power with the support of a double wide graphics card, extended operating temperature and long life-cycles.OEMs – this product is for you! Keep telling us what you need – we’re listening.What’s your reaction to the Precision 3930? I would love to hear your comments and questions.To learn more about Dell EMC OEM, visit: https://www.dellemc.com/en-us/oem/index2.htmKeep in touch. Follow us on Twitter @ronatdell and @DellEMCOEM, and join our LinkedIn OEM & Iot Solutions Showcase page here.last_img read more

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NAFCU updates S. 2155 summary guide for CUs

first_imgIn an effort to keep credit unions updated on the relief provisions housed in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), NAFCU recently revised its summary guide of the law to account for regulatory actions that have taken place since its passage. NAFCU’s summary guide details credit union-related provisions within the law, including their effective dates and other specifics.This guide has been updated to reflect:the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s actions regarding Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) changes in the law;a move by NAFCU asking the Social Security Administration to not add to credit unions’ compliance burdens as it works to implement a provision contained in S. 2155 that is aimed at reducing synthetic identity fraud; continue reading » 1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Broome County residents express concern over 2021 proposed budget allocations

first_img“The people of Broome County are not okay with millions and millions of dollars being spent on other people’s pockets,” said one resident. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar has previously called on all departments to make cuts wherever possible and to keep spending to a minimum amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, the proposed budget amount of $402 million isn’t what’s concerning residents, it’s how it’s being distributed. “I’m not really sure why we’re funding the jail when there are folks in our community that don’t have safe housing, don’t have housing at all. We have people that are homeless,” said another resident. The next public hearing is on November 14th. It will be hosted by Garnar on any items the legislature approved to strike, reduce, or increase from the original proposal. To read the proposal, head to this link. (WBNG) — Broome County residents weighed in on the 2021 proposed budget in a public hearing with the Broome County Legislature. center_img Earlier this year, Black Lives Matter activists held protests calling for local law enforcement agencies to be defunded. The nine million dollars allocated to the Broome County Sheriff’s Office includes adding two new deputies to the force. Residents say that money should be distributed in other ways that benefit the community. Nearly every resident speaking during the public hearing expressed concern over the $29 million allocated to the Broome County Corrections Division. “Build housing for 200 families instead of putting 200 more people into our county jail,” said a resident. last_img read more

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Croatia must develop golf tourism

first_imgAdriatic Golf Course, Savudrija 4. Conference on golf tourism One of the characteristics of golf tourists is that on average they have greater purchasing power than other categories of tourists, and even than boaters. Golf resorts therefore generate high revenues from golf course fees, accommodation revenues, food and beverage services and other services. Only some of the topics were how the development of golf destinations in Istria and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County will contribute to the tourism of Istria and Kvarner, and the project was presented by Aljoša Vitasović and Mauro Dujmović, professors from Juraj Dobrila University in Pula, Faculty of Economics and Tourism. One hundred and seventy-three new playgrounds have been built in 26 European countries. Croatia is at the beginning of the development of this sport and is an exception in the Mediterranean competitive circle. Due to the small number of courses and their spatial dispersion, the existing golf offer is not attractive enough and Croatia cannot yet be called a golf destination, although it is the goal to become. Or just a wish, because one thing is a wish, and something completely different is the goal and implementation of the same. In the last 20 years, we have only three golf courses in Croatia, but not a single real golf resort that will attract global players. This year, changes were announced in the regulations related to the development of golf projects in Croatia and what is the current situation and what is planned for the next steps of development, it was said on the example of a public golf course in Porec. The panel was attended by Loris Peršurić, Mayor of Poreč, Branko Domac, Golf Project Manager, Damir Mendica, Member of the Blue Lagoon Management Board, Ivica Vrkić, Marketing Director of Valamar Riviera, and the panel was moderated by Dražen Slamar, Director of DS Golf. Croatia is very suitable for the development of golf tourism due to the proximity of emitting markets and the possibility of year-round playing on the coast. It is for this reason that the 4th Conference on Golf Tourism is held in Poreč. ” The conference was attended by the Director of the Istrian Tourist Board Denis Ivošević, the Mayor of Poreč Loris Peršurić, the President of the Istrian Golf Association Željko Gucinski, the Board member of the Blue Lagoon Damir Mendica, the Marketing Director of Valamar Riviera Ivica Vrkić, guest lecturers from Italy and Slovenia. golf projects. The fact is that golf tourism is less represented in Croatia, but with a quality action plan and investment rights and following good examples from the neighborhood, we can and should strengthen this tourist offer over time. “Golf offer development action plan”Was made in accordance with the Strategy for the Development of Croatian Tourism until 2020.” The Strategy identifies golf as one of the most important Croatian tourism products, and the Action Plan sets out guidelines on how to develop this now insufficient product of our tourism. Dražen Slamar, the organizer of the conference, and Ernest Vlačić, the head of the Algebra MBA studio, presented why golf is important for our tourism and what the strategy of sustainable golf development is. As one of the oldest sports, golf is globally popular today with an estimated 60 million registered players and 32 golf courses worldwide. Golf courses are an integral part of the tourist offer and create added value and attractiveness to destinations of all developed countries, and often to those that international tourism has only recently begun to develop, such as Turkey and Bulgaria. center_img Examples of good practice are presented – Adriatic Crveni Vrh and Grado Italy. There was also talk of the development of golf clusters in Europe and the world in a panel attended by Željko Gucinski, President of the Istrian Golf Association, Bogdan Palovšnik, Riverside Course Manager, Marko Prekić, Director of Grado Golf Center from Italy, led by Ivana Kolar, Tourism Consultant . Golf Club Grado, Hotel Italy IVAN HERAK: INVESTMENT AT THE HEART – LAKMUS PAPER FOR CROATIA Golf tourism is one of the most competitive and most profitable forms of tourism in the world, but not in Croatia. RELATED NEWS: Source / photo: Golf Tourism Croatia; The ministry of tourism; Istria County Tourist Board; Grado Golf Club It is planned to build more high-quality golf courses in Croatia in the next 10 to 15 years, and gatherings and discussions at the conference aim to contribute to the affirmation of golf in Croatia, bring innovations in domestic regulations and the latest information on current golf projects and offer attractive benchmarking with the region. GOLF – DEVELOPMENT OPTION FOR CROATIAN TOURISM Participants of the “Conference on Golf Tourism” agreed that Croatia definitely needs golf because it is a selective form of tourism that brings significant added value and multiplier effects for the development of the destination and allows to extend the season, which can be especially important for domestic tourism. . The strongest tourist destinations in the Mediterranean indicate with their examples that golf should no longer be a taboo topic and that it is time to implement the plans and golf courses outlined in the “Strategy for the Development of Golf in Croatia”. This was confirmed by the experiences of participants from Italy who presented the excellent golf destination Grado, and we had the opportunity to hear how golf is developing in the continental part of the country on the example of the Riverside Center in Zagreb.last_img read more

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