Cuomo Announces One Month With COVID Infection Rate Below 1%

first_imgShare: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) New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo wearing a mask. File image by Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Photo date: 06/24/20.ALBANY – For one month, New York State’s COVID infection rate has remained below 1%.Governor Cuomo made the announcement Monday, adding 0.88% of tests reported to the state were positive.The governor thanked New Yorkers for their hard work keeping the COVID rate down.“Our numbers have continued to remain stable even as we reach new milestones in our phased, data-driven reopening. As we close out this Labor Day Weekend, I urge everyone to remain smart so we can continue to celebrate our progress in the weeks and months ahead. It took the work of all of us to get here and to protect this progress we will need to all continue to wash our hands, wear our masks, remain socially distant, and above all, stay New York tough,” Cuomo said. A breakdown of each region’s percentage of positive test results over the last three days shows Western New York’s infection was 1.9% on Sunday.last_img read more

Girl Scouts Kick Off ‘Fall Product Program’

first_imgImage courtesy: Girl Scouts of Western New York.WESTERN NEW YORK – The Girl Scouts of Western New York kicked off their ‘Fall Product Program’ on Monday to help raise funds for programs, community service projects and other special activities.Group leaders say in addition to helping scouts fund their programs, the fundraiser also gives back to the military through the ‘Share Donation Program’ where customers can choose to purchase items to benefit local military personnel and veterans.Typically, scouts would travel ‘door-to-door’ to sell their cookies, however because of the COVID-19 pandemic, girls across Western New York are putting their technology skills to the test using an online digital platform to engage close friends, family, and the general public to order candies, nuts, magazines, and other related items.Program leaders say girls will be not only learn how to sell products online, but will gain money management skills as well. The community can also support a local Girl Scout by purchasing Thin Mints® Almonds, Peanut Butter Bears, Dulce de Leche Owls, English Butter Toffee, Dark Chocolate Mint Penguins, Dark Chocolate Caramel Caps with Sea Salt, Chocolate Covered Raisins, fat free Fruit Slices, Dill Pickle Flavored Peanuts, Salsa Mix, Whole Cashews with Sea Salt, and NEW this year – Peanut Butter Trail Mix. Prices range from $6 to $40.The program runs through October 28. For more, visit GSWNY.org. 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)last_img read more

IAAF World Championships: Men’s shot put schedule and preview

first_img WATCH US LIVE IAAF World Championships will be taking place from September 27 to October 6, 2019. The events will be held at the renovated multi-purpose Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. The men’s shot put qualifier’s for group A and B are scheduled for October 3, 2019, at 9:50 pm and 11:10 pm IST, respectively. Finals will be on October 5, 2019, at 10:35 pm IST. Star Sports India will be broadcasting the IAAF World Championships.Also read | IAAF World Championships 2019: PU Chitra To Compete In Women’s 1500M Last Updated: 25th September, 2019 16:31 IST IAAF World Championships: Men’s Shot Put Schedule And Preview IAAF World Championships will take place from September 27 to October 6, 2019 at Doha, Qatar. Here are the schedule details for the men’s shot put category. LIVE TV Men’s Shot Put IAAF World Athletics Championships: Schedule and PreviewTaking a look at the current records for men’s shot put, even throwing beyond 22 metres might not earn you a gold medal in the IAAF World Championships. To give you a context for the unparalleled level of shot putting, only 16 world titles have been won by throws over the 22 metres mark. Nine men in the competition have a personal best beyond that mark. With eight of 21 men in the world all-time list, there is a chance for some big throws.Also read | IAAF World Championships 2019: Avinash Sable Aims For Tokyo OlympicsTom Walsh, two-time world indoor champion, has performed stunningly this past month. He won in Paris with a season-best of 22.4 metres and retained his Diamond league men’s shot put title in Brussels. Walsh has a good record with big tournaments and has previously won four gold at World Men’s Shot Put Championships. Walsh’s pre-championship loss was with a respectable 21.90 metres at the Chorzow competition.Ryan Crouser has also been in terrific form opening his outdoor campaign with world-leading personal best of 22.74 metres. It is the longest throw since 1990. Except for the 21.11 metres win at Drake Relays, all of Crouser’s throws were beyond 22 metres this year.Also read | IAAF World Championships: Irfan, Devender To Compete In 20km Race WalkAfter Stanford’s IAAF Diamond League record of 22.61 metres, Darlan Romani joined Walsh and Crouser in the world all-time top 10. Romani beat Walsh and Crouser in last year’s IAAF Continental Cup. Konrad Bukowiecki, Darrell Hill, Bob Bertemes, Tomas Stanek, Jacko Gill and Chukwu Enekwechi are other contenders you need to look out for. Also read | Asian Games 2018: Hima Das, Muhamamed Anas Win Silver Medals In 400m First Published: 25th September, 2019 16:31 ISTcenter_img COMMENT SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US Devika Pawar Written Bylast_img read more

Rob Rice Homes Year in Review

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Rob Rice HomesRob Rice has been building quality homes in the Olympia Area since 1985.This past year marked a pivotal and exciting time for Rob Rice Homes. Not only did we build & sell more homes this year than last, but we also embarked on numerous new land developments. Here is a brief recap of last year’s notables:• We exceeded our sales goals for both the first and second quarters of 2013 resulting in a 4% increase in sales year over year.• We began working on our eighth new home community; Chestnut Village located in Olympia off of Yelm Highway & Rich Road. Sales in Chestnut Village are expected to begin late January. Consisting of 105 new homes, Chestnut Village is in the Olympia School District and a short drive to downtown Olympia, Tumwater & Lacey.• We continue to develop and build in Campus Highlands, located in the master planned community of Meridian Campus. We are now developing our third phase when at completion will encompass 90 new homes. We have three communities within Campus Highlands offering both 2-story and rambler plans with many lots available on the golf course of The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie.• Preliminary plat approval for Steilacoom Ridge in Lacey was granted in December of 2013. This community will have 295 new homes with site development to begin in late 2014 with new home sales to begin in late 2015.• Our Puyallup community, the Villages at South Hill phase 1 is nearly sold out. Development has begun on phase 2 of this community. The Villages @ South Hill offers Pierce County buyers all the beauty and finite design of a Rob Rice Homes community with a location that can’t be beat. We are located directly off of the 512, just east of the South Hill mall on 39th, prior to the Meridian Road traffic.• We support many non-profit organizations in our communities, most notably the Hands on Children’s Museum, YMCA, Boys & Girls Club and Saint Martin’s University. In 2013 we added another community service organization: Concern for Animals to the list. Our organization along with many of our sub-contractors assisted Concern for Animals with a complete remodel of their office building in Olympia. With our partners, we donated over $21,000.00. Concern for Animals helps thousands of people and their pets with food, veterinary care and adoption assistance.2013 was a great year for us with many accomplishments but all of our efforts would be fruitless without the dedication of our buyers, our sub-contractors, realtor partners and employees. We thank you all and look forward to yet another successful 2014!About Rob Rice: New home builder Rob Rice has lived in the South Puget Sound area since 1985 and resides in Olympia, WA. with his wife Helena, their two sons, Carson and Alex Michael and their two dogs. Rob is a graduate of Washington State University with a degree in architecture and construction management. He has built over 3,000 homes in Thurston County and currently building new home communities in Lewis, Thurston & Pierce County. For more information, visit Rob Rice Homes website.last_img read more