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Baltimore jury acquits uprising defendant

first_imgAfter just 30 minutes of deliberations following a two-day trial, on Oct. 13 a Baltimore jury found Alkebu-Lan Marcus not guilty.Marcus was one of hundreds of protesters arrested after the Baltimore police killing of Freddie Gray. He had joined thousands of youth in Baltimore in taking over the streets — an uprising that was only quelled through the use of thousands of city cops, state troopers and National Guard soldiers. The fact that Gray was the 353rd person killed by cops in 2015 in the U.S. was a major factor in the two-week-long rebellion. (killedbypolice.net)Marcus was charged with “failure to obey a lawful order” and “interfering with an arrest” during mass protests on April 25. The arrest took place when a police squad rushed onto a crowded sidewalk to arrest Morgan Malachi. Marcus was arrested when he and others tried to pull Malachi out of police hands.Left to right, Alkebu-Lan Marcus, Morgan Malachi and J. Wyndal Gordon.WW photos: Joseph PietteMarcus and Morgan Malachi were both part of a “Philly Is Baltimore” contingent. Malachi was eventually charged with disorderly conduct and “refusal to obey a lawful order.” Video of their arrests clearly shows all she was doing was speaking into a bullhorn. There was no cause for an arrest and she was finally acquitted at the end of her trial on July 23.Following Marcus’ trial, defense lawyer J. Wyndal Gordon told the press, “The prosecution of Mr. Marcus was an attempt to suppress free speech.”He said there was no evidence of an order to disperse, despite prosecution claims. “No one heard it. It was like a dog whistle that only police heard.”Gordon also pointed out: “You have the right to resist an unlawful arrest. A person who comes to the aid of someone who is unlawfully being arrested — you have that right as well.”Members of the Philly Coalition for Racial, Economic and Legal Justice, the Philadelphia Trayvon Martin Organizing Committee and the Baltimore Peoples Power Assembly rallied with signs outside the courthouse during the court proceedings and made sure the courtroom was packed with supporters.The epidemic of police killings that motivated the protests in Baltimore; Philadelphia; New York; Cleveland; Ferguson, Mo.; Oakland, Calif.; and many other cities continues. As of Oct. 12, the death count of men, women and children, including trans people, who have perished as a result of confrontations with cops in 2015 is 923.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Santa coming to library

first_img Santa coming to library The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Email the author “We expect a lot of children to come see Santa, but they don’t need to worry that he’ll leave without hearing their Christmas wishes,” Colvin said. “We’ll stay until every child has seen Santa.”To ease the anxiousness that all children experience waiting to see Santa, the members of Alpha Delta Kappa education sorority at Troy University will read stories to the children and lead them in craft activities. By The Penny Hoarder Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Santa Claus is coming to the Troy Public Library tonight and a fun time of activities has been planned.Teresa Colvin, children’s librarian, said Santa will be at the library to hear Christmas wishes of all the good little boys and girls from 6 until 7 p.m.center_img “Children love to hear Christmas stories read and they will have a lot of fun with the craft projects,” Colvin said. “They’ll have a chance to make bookmarks and picture frames to take home and we’ll also give each child a book to take home as long as the books last. Waiting for Santa will be a lot of fun at the Troy Public Library.” Print Article Latest Stories You Might Like FBC production focuses on ‘God’s Promise’ First Baptist Church of Troy will present A Living Christmas Tree production of “God’s Promise” at 5 and 7 p.m…. read more Parents are encouraged to bring their own cameras to take pictures of their little ones with Santa.“We are looking forward to Santa’s visit and invite all boys and girls to come see Santa tonight at the Troy Public Library.” Published 11:30 pm Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Personal profile

first_imgWhat isthe strangest situation you have had to deal with at work?Explainingto an interviewee I would not interview him after he turned up having had onetoo many. If youhad three wishes to change your company, what would they be?Thatemployees have more time for their own training and development, and managersappreciate the importance of this as the company rapidly expands. No moresalary grievances would be my third wish. How doyou get to work?By car, butmy conscience tells me I should cycle the five miles. 2000 HR manager, Leica MicrosystemsCambridge1999 HR officer, Leica MicrosystemsCambridge1998 HR assistant, Cambridge Consultants1996 HR assistant, Cambridgeshire CountyCouncil Personal profileOn 28 Nov 2000 in Personnel Today If youwere to write a book, which subject would you choose to write about?A guide toBritish country pubs. What isthe most important lesson you have learnt in your career?Always pushyourself that little bit further, and with hard work and determination, almostanything is possible. Invest time in developing yourself and those around you. Whatwould you do if you had more spare time?Have alunch break. I love the outdoors, so more time to explore the countryside andthe coastline. Comments are closed. If you could adopt the management styleof an historical character, whose would you adopt and why?ErnestShackleton, the explorer. He accepted and met challenges with infectious driveand enthusiasm. When the going got tough, he was prepared to take difficultdecisions to see his mission through. He led by example and commanded therespect of all, while remaining compassionate and caring. Previous Article Next Article If yourhouse was on fire and you could save one object, what would it be?A cupboardfull of photo albums, including ones of my recent wedding and honeymoon. Simon Hillhas recently taken over as HR manager for the scientific instrument company,Leica Microsystems. He is responsible for three Cambridge-based companies inthe group, specialising in image analysis software and equipment for thesemi-conductor industry. What isthe worst?Beingpulled in so many different directions. This makes prioritising a realchallenge. What isthe best thing about working in HR?Thevariety, and working with the most complex things on this planet  – human beings. You have stumbled on a time machinehidden in the vaults of your company building. What time period would you visitand why?The time ofthe Romans. They were the first true civilisation, self-sufficient, highly educatedand innovative, creative with a keen eye for commerce and a love for the goodthings in life such as literature, theatre, architecture and wine. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

St. Vincent Evansville Birth Announcements For Week Of January 3, 2018

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Kayleen Fox and Steven Kirby, Evansville, IN, daughter, Ally Bree, Dec. 25Amy and Drew Williams, Newburgh, IN, daughter, Abigail Elizabeth, Dec. 26Laci and Andrew Lamont, Crossville, IL, daughter, Adler Drew Conlynn, Dec. 26Leslie and Bradley Schaefer, Evansville, IN, daughter, Gabriella Alena Ruth, Dec. 26Brittany and Scott Hendrick, Evansville, IN, son, Kayden Scott, Dec. 27Tasha Brown, Evansville, IN, daughter, De’Zire Desirae, Dec. 27Trisha Hahn and Nathan Wright, Evansville, IN, son, William Thomas, Dec. 27Jordan Revalee and Enrique Powers, Fort Branch, IN, son, Jameson Walter, Dec. 27Amanda and Travis Tison, Evansville, IN, son, Theo Nathaniel, Dec. 28Jennifer and Ryan Nicholson, Evansville, IN, Daughter, Lillian Grace, Dec. 28Ashley and David Howard, Evansville, IN, son, Nova Alan, Dec. 28Samantha and Curtis Nimrick, Francisco, IN, son, Havok John Ray, Dec. 29Sarah and David Asher, Sebree, KY, daughter, Alvie Ann, Dec. 29Sierra Tausch and Isiah Hall, Princeton, IN, daughter, Luna Louise, Dec. 29Haley Carden and Lucas Boarman, Evansville, IN, son, Cooper Darrell, Dec. 29Christina Murray, Evansville, IN, daughter, Kayleigh Grace, Dec. 30Megan and Raymond Lemy Nacisse, Evansville, IN, daughter, Amayah Rosella, Dec. 30Heather Walston and Nathan Sales, Mount Carmel, IL, son, Kellan Charles, Dec. 30Whitney Harris and Brent Smith, Henderson, KY, daughter, Nevaeh Carolann, Dec. 30Denisa and Robert Godwin, Evansville, IN, son, Dominick Robert Esaias, Dec. 31last_img read more

The integral aspect of education

first_imgTo the Editor:I was born, raised, and educated in Hudson County. For nearly 10 years, I was a teacher/counselor in Middlesex County. For the past 40+ years, I have been on the staff at Bayonne High School. All of which should allow me to offer an opinion.Before the Academy was just a” twinkle” in someone’s eye, “crusty” ole BHS sent numerous impressive students to Ivy League universities, all the local colleges, and prestigious out-of-state institutions. The key element was a faculty inspiring students to learn and achieve goals.Some in the community, unfortunately, seem to believe that renovated classrooms, new paint, flashy bulbs, fancy desks, new tiles, and sturdy doors are the components of education. No! The qualified, dedicated, caring teacher is the undeniable integral aspect to the whole process.Without question, Superintendent Dr. Michael Wanko will insure quality education, provide a safe environment, expose the beauty of diversity, and remove the ill-advised invisible wall of separation. All educators support his “Student First” approach. The parents and citizens must be positive thinkers too. The future success of Bayonne revolves around its children.As an aside, there are two other matters. First, I dare anyone to compare our top students with those attending a Tech or a Catholic school in the area. Second, I ask the BBOED to be fiscally-wise, transparent, and rehire 59 ultimate professionals. All in bees! CHARLES NUZIALEGuidance CounselorBayonne High Schoollast_img read more

Ocean City to State: Don’t Take Away Our Beach Tag Revenue

first_imgBeach replenishment at the north end of Ocean City in spring 2013.City Council unanimously passed a resolution Thursday opposing a state Senate bill that would block the collecting of beach tag fees in any shore town that accepts funding for beach replenishment projects.“I think it’s disgusting,” Councilman Mike DeVlieger said. “It’s a bunch of politicians using funding as a weapon. If you want clean, well-protected beaches, you have to pay for them.”The bill is sponsored by Sen. Michael Doherty, a Republican from the landlocked 23rd District in the northwestern corner of the state. It was introduced in January 2014 and has been referred to the Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee. It has not yet been considered by either the full Senate or the General Assembly.Ocean City’s vote is ceremonial and follows similar resolutions in Avalon, Beach Haven and Surf City.Ocean City collected more than $4 million in beach tag revenues this year to cover the roughly equivalent cost of maintaining the Ocean City Beach Patrol and cleaning and maintaining eight miles of beach.An $18 million Army Corps of Engineers project added sand to the north end of Ocean City in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in spring 2013. Ocean City will be part of an estimated $70 million project to replenish beaches at the south end of the island and in Strathmere and Sea Isle City.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter and breaking news alerts“Like” us on Facebooklast_img read more

Video: Brick House claims Londoner’s Loaf title

first_imgThe Peckham Rye loaf, created by Fergus Jackson of Brick House Bakery, has been chosen as the winner of the Londoner’s Loaf.The ex-advertiser turned baker, who has been running his East Dulwich-based bakery for five months with partner Sharmin, was awarded the title for his maslin, rye and wheat, sourdough loaf at the first Real Bread Festival today (5 October) at London’s Southbank Centre.Jackson told British Baker: “I’m slightly amazed because we are a relatively new bakery and so I am really chuffed to have won this award. Brick House is based just off Peckham Rye Common, which is where the name for the loaf came from, and it’s a 20% rye flour sourdough which gets retarded over night to a get a really nice, long and slow rise. That works really well for the flavour of the rye.”He added that the Peckham Rye is the bakery’s signature loaf, which he claims his customers like the most from its range of breads.Brick House produces a small variety of breads – six in total – and makes around 400 loaves each week for local shops, cafés and a weekly stall at Herne Hill Market. Jackson started his training at the San Francisco Bakery Institute in the US, and has also worked at E5 Bakehouse in East London, before setting up his own business.Chris Young, co-ordinator for the Real Bread Campaign, said: “Fergus and his Peckham Rye loaf won simply on taste; it was local people who voted, and the three judges went through the final 10 loaves and it was the one that they thought was a damn, fine loaf.”Judges’s comments included Lucas Hollweg from The Sunday Times Style magazine, who said the winning loaf was “pretty much perfect bread in all sorts of ways”, while Victoria Stewart, food editor at The London Evening Standard, said it “delivered on everything its looks promised”.The Londoner’s Loaf competition, launched in June, was a collaboration between The Jellied Eel magazine and the Real Bread Campaign to find the best additive-free loaf from a London bakery.YouTube link: http://youtu.be/S7h7o3KUGqUlast_img read more

Southern Soul Assembly Closes Tour At The Vogue Theatre [Photos]

first_imgLoad remaining images One of the best collaborations in recent years is the Southern Soul Assembly, an all-star conglomeration of Southern-influenced singer/songwriters that includes JJ Grey, Marc Broussard, Luther Dickinson, and Anders Osborne. The band has been around for a few years, as the four busy musicians seem to find themselves continually returning to the project whenever their schedules permit.On Sunday, March 25th, their tour together closed at The Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana for a night of music, story-telling, and more. Luckily, photographer Keith Griner of Phierce Photo was in the house to capture the glory. See below for the full gallery:last_img read more

Umphrey’s McGee Shares Pro-Shot Video Of Horn-Infused Miles Davis Cover From NYE [Watch]

first_imgOn the heels of their 2018-2019 New Year’s blowout at Atlanta, GA’s The Tabernacle, Umphrey’s McGee has shared pro-shot video from their horn-assisted 12/31/18 performance. The three-set show saw the band bust out a number of long-lost songs and welcome longtime collaborator Michael “Mad Dog” Mavridoglou and his Filthy Little Secret Horns to augment the celebration and wage musical war with Umphrey’s for an encore “Horns vs. Band Challenge”.Related: Umphrey’s McGee Welcomes Filthy Little Secret Horns For Barrage Of Covers & Bustouts On NYE [Video]Among the brass-infused numbers at Umphrey’s McGee’s New Year’s performance was a rendition of Miles Davis‘ “It’s About That Time”, marking the band’s first rendition of the song since it closed set two on 3/17/17 in Las Vegas, a gap of 151 shows. Now, the band and webcast partner TourGigs have shared a pro-shot video of the New Year’s Miles Davis cover online, along with a famous quote from Davis himself that rings just as true in the Umphrey’s world: “I’ll play it first and tell you what it is later.” Check it out below.Umphrey’s McGee w/ Mad Dog & The Filthy Little Secret Horns – “It’s About That Time” [Miles Davis cover, Pro-Shot] [Video: Umphrey’s McGee]You can also watch a time-lapse video of the show and listen to a full audio recording below.Umphrey’s McGee New Year’s Eve 2018 TimelapseUmphrey’s McGee – 12/31/18 – Full Audio[Taped By: Dan Olker]Setlist: Umphrey’s McGee | The Tabernacle | Atlanta, GA | 12/31/18Set 1: The Silent Type, Walletsworth, Cemetery Walk II > Cemetery Walk, Xmas at Wartime, Roundabout, RoctopusSet 2: Draconian, River People[1], Whistle Kids[1], Gents > Looks[2], Fat Man in the Bathtub[3] > Comma Later[1], It’s About That Time[1]Set 3: Hurt Bird Bath, Attachments[1] > Auld Lang Syne[1], Resolution[1] -> In The Kitchen > Kula, Booth Love[4], What You Need[5]Encore: “Horns vs. Band Challenge”[6], Hajimemashite, Detroit Rock City[1][1] with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns[2] with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns; with Dr. Feelgood (Motley Crue) jam and quotes[3] debut, Little Feat; with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns[4] with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns; with Carol of the Bells (Leontovych) teases[5] debut, INXS; with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns[6] with Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns; with In the Mood (Glenn Miller), The Ocean (Led Zeppelin), Voodoo Child (Jimi Hendrix), So Fresh, So Clean (Outkast), Donna Lee (Charlie Parker), and Unskinny Bop (Poison)Notes:last Roundabout 06.28.2015 (311 shows)Mad Dog and his Filthy Little Secret horns were: Michael “Mad Dog” Mavridoglou on trumpet, Jeff Coffin on saxophone, Chris Ott on trombone, and Josh Quinlan on saxophonelast River People 12.29.2013 (479 shows)last It’s About That Time 03.17.2017 (151 shows)last Detroit Rock City 02.18.2012 (674 shows)View SetlistOn Friday, Umphrey’s McGee kicked off their 2019 Wax On, Wax Off tour with their first of two performances in Richmond, VA. For a full list of their upcoming dates, head to the band’s website.last_img read more

Gang Leader Charged With Miller Place Murder

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A reputed leader of a Queens chapter of the street gang MS-13 has been indicted on charges of ordering his members to kill a 19-year-old man on Long Island earlier this year.Byron “Viruz” Lopez was arrested Thursday and arraigned at Brooklyn federal court on charges of conspiracy to commit murder in-aid-of racketeering, murder in-aid-of racketeering, obstruction-of-justice murder and firearms offenses.“This prosecution…is part of our ongoing mission to dismantle MS-13 wherever and whenever it rears its head,” said Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.Prosecutors said the 23-year-old leader of the Jamaica chapter of the gang also known as La Mara Salvatrucha planned to have fellow gang member Sidney “Zombie” Valverde killed on Feb. 25 because they believed that he was informing on the gang to police.The victim was lured to LI under the false pretense that they needed him to assist in gang business there, authorities said. Instead, the gang members shot him in the back of the head and left his body on Miller Place Beach, where it was discovered by a beachcomber two weeks later, according to investigators.Lopez faces a possible sentence of up to life in prison, if convicted.last_img read more