With summer fast approaching, Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael, CA) has announced the lineup for its Summer Kick Off Party featuring Phil Lesh & Friends on Sunday, June 12th. Grateful Dead bassist (and Terrapin Crossroads founder) Phil Lesh will be joined by Teresa Williams, Larry Campbell, Luther Dickinson, Jason Crosby, and Cody Dickinson for the outdoor celebration. The show will also feature an opening set from Scott Law & Friends, as well as many more surprise guests. The event will take full advantage of the venue’s beer garden space, offering batched cocktails, BBQ, and a variety of other food and drink stations. Tickets for the party are available here. For more information, visit the Terrapin Crossroads website.
Read Full Story Young, low-income transgender women with a history of unsafe sexual behavior face a high rate of mental health problems, according to a new study.The study, led by Sari Reisner, a researcher at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Boston Children’s Hospital, looked at mental health and substance abuse among a group of 300 young, low-income transgender women living in either Chicago or Boston. Researchers found that more than 40% of the women had at least one serious mental health issue or substance abuse problem, and nearly 20% had two or more serious mental health diagnoses.The study also found that the women were nearly two to four times more likely to have mental health and substance abuse issues than the U.S. population at large.The findings show that “interventions are urgently needed to address adverse mental health and substance use outcomes for young transgender women,” Reisner said in a March 21, 2016 HealthDay article.
About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. The sketch features Franco as George and O’Dowd as Lennie in the foreground, and then Meester as Curley’s Wife, Jim Parrack as Slim, Jim Norton as Candy, Ron Cephas Jones as Crooks, Alex Morf as Curley, Joel Marsh Garland as Carlson, James McMenamin as Whit and Jim Ortlieb as The Boss. View Comments View All (4) Chris O’Dowd Related Shows Of Mice and Men Show Closed This production ended its run on July 27, 2014 Star Files James Franco Leighton Meester Jim Norton The Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men opens on April 16 at the Longacre Theatre. Helmed by Anna D. Shapiro, the stage adaptation of the classic John Steinbeck novella stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester, each making their Great White Way debuts. To celebrate, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this portrait of Broadway’s favorites ranchers and company. Broadway.com wishes the cast of Of Mice and Men a happy opening! Well, as happy as you can be given the play’s ending (spoiler alert for those who played hooky during ninth grade English).
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Wyandanch man has reportedly been accused of sexually abusing a teenager authorities say he robbed in Northport in 2011.Ariel Perez, 23, was arrested last month and pleaded not guilty at Suffolk County court last week to charges of sexual abuse, criminal sexual act, unlawful imprisonment and robbery, records show.NBC 4 New York cited an anonymous source in reporting that a tip led MTA police to the suspect who allgedly locked a 16-year-old boy in the bathroom at the Long Island Rail Road station, sexually abused him and robbed him of $110 in August 2011.Judge Barbara Kahn set bail for Perez at $90,000 cash or $30,000 bond. He is due back in court Feb. 25.
Membership at federally insured credit unions surpassed 116 million in the fourth quarter of 2018, adding 4.9 million members over the year. In addition, total assets grew 5.4 percent, year over year, to $1.45 trillion, according to call report data released Wednesday by the NCUA.“Credit unions again saw strong membership and asset growth in 2018 as a result of their commitment to helping people meet their financial goals,” said NAFCU Chief Economist and Vice President of Research Curt Long. “Reducing crippling regulatory burdens would allow credit unions to provide even greater assistance to their 116 million members.”Here are highlights of the NCUA’s 2018 fourth-quarter call report data:employment increased in most districts, with “modest-to-moderate gains in a majority of districts;” ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »
Arteta has plenty of options at centre-back (Picture: Getty Images)However, the centre-back is yet to make his debut for Arsenal and was a surprise omission from the squad that beat Liverpool on penalties in the Carabao Cup on Thursday night.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTRennes boss Stephan confirmed the French club are considering Saliba as a potential option in defence.‘William Saliba is an option,’ he admitted.‘He is an interesting player, he is coming out of an appealing season with Saint-Etienne, even if it seems more complicated with Arsenal.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalSpeaking ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Sheffield United, Arteta also alluded to the fact that Saliba’s transition hasn’t gone as smoothly as planned and the club are looking at ‘different options’ regarding his future.‘The difficult year that the player had and the plan that we had for him, for the transition year, we could not achieve,’ said the Spanish boss.‘We are looking at different options to try to have the best possible development for the player and to protect our intentions with William for the future. ‘We want to both be aligned and make the best decision for now and for the future.’MORE: Europa League draw: Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester, Celtic and Rangers learn their fateMORE: Arsenal’s Houssem Aouar hopes fade as Mikel Arteta targets Chelsea star Jorginho as alternativeFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramFor more stories like this, check our sport page Rennes boss Julien Stephan speaks out on move for Arsenal defender William Saliba Saliba could be sent out on loan (Picture: Images)Rennes manager Julien Stephan has admitted William Saliba is ‘an option’ for the French club and finds the Arsenal defender an ‘interesting player’.Despite only linking up with the Gunners squad this summer, Saliba is believed to be in talks with Rennes over a potential loan move.The 19-year-old prospect was purchased last year for £27 million and immediately loaned back to Saint-Etienne for another season as part of the deal. Metro Sport ReporterFriday 2 Oct 2020 4:05 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.8kShares Comment Advertisement Advertisement
March 28, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Pennsylvania is Reinforcing the Health Care System to Fight COVID-19 Press Release, Public Health All Health Care Licensing WaiversAs Pennsylvania’s frontline health care workers tirelessly care for patients amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the state is acting to reinforce their ranks by increasing the number of workers and supplies for the health care system. In recent days the state has streamlined the process for retired doctors, nurses, medical students, pharmacists, and other healthcare workers, allowed out-of-state practitioners to practice in Pennsylvania, expanded telemedicine, and launched a portal to purchase supplies.“Pennsylvania is reinforcing the ranks of our doctors, nurses and other health care providers during this emergency,” said Governor Wolf. “We have streamlined the process for retired health care workers to return to work and provide relief so those on the frontline can focus on providing care to patients. We’re also expanding the use of telemedicine and supporting and protecting health care workers by helping to purchase the necessary equipment and supplies they will need.“All of these steps are about saving lives and giving our health care system time to prepare for the expected increase in patients. I commend all of the health care workers across our state for your dedication to serving and caring for others at this unprecedented time.”The Department of State has announced a series of temporary licensing waivers for health care professionals and others during the COVID-19 disaster declaration. The waivers reduce administrative barriers to support the health care system and carry out their health care work with unnecessary burdens.The temporary license waivers for health care workers include:Health Care Professionals:Streamlining the reactivation of licenses for retired Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Perfusionists, Registered Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists to return to their field, and 119 applications have been received in the past three weeks.Allowing licensed health care practitioners to provide services via telemedicine.Allowing doctors with institutional licenses to practice at more than 2 facilities.Encouraged the use of telemedicine access for opioid use disorder Centers of Excellence patients.Nursing:Allowing more than 14,000 Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners to assist in the COVID-19 response by lifting the requirement that they practice within a specialty.Extending license deadlines, temporary nursing permits and graduate permits.Allowing certain nursing school graduates to apply for an immediate graduate permit.Pharmacy:Allowing out-of-state pharmacies to ship goods to Pennsylvania.Allowing temporary expedited licensure for certain pharmacy practitioners and pharmacies.The Department of State has a dedicated webpage with information about all of the temporary licensing waivers.To further bolster the health care systems, Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation yesterday to spend up to $50 million to purchase medical equipment and supplies, such as more beds, ventilators and personal protective equipment, for hospitals, nursing homes, and emergency workers to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.The Wolf administration is also expediting the purchase of critical medical supplies for the health care system with a new Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal. A joint effort between the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, the Department of Health, the Department of General Services, and the Department of Community and Economic Development, the portal is for manufacturers, distributors and other suppliers to inform the state of supplies that can be quickly purchased for medical providers, emergency responders, and health care professionals.The governor announced nearly three weeks ago that all major health insurers providing comprehensive medical coverage in the commonwealth cover medically appropriate COVID-19 diagnostic testing and associated treatment for consumers and have committed to waive any cost-sharing for the testing.Earlier today, the Department of Health announced 533 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 2,751 in 56 counties. The department also reported 12 new deaths among positive cases, bringing the statewide total to 34.For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, Pennsylvanians should visit pa.gov/COVID-19.View this information in Spanish here.
Danish dry bulk specialist Clipper Bulk revealed it would acquire the Bulkhandling shipping pool, described as the world’s oldest pool of Supramax and Ultramax vessels, from Norwegian shipowner Klaveness.As informed, the duo has agreed to transfer “the trademark, governance and key people of the Bulkhandling pool” from Klaveness to Clipper Bulk. The transfer of rights and employees from Klaveness to Clipper Bulk will formally take place on April 1st.“All current members of the Bulkhandling pool have been offered to join the new Clipper Bulkhandling pool, and the new pool management will jointly with the members agree on a strategy for further growth and expansion,” the two companies said.As a result, Clipper Bulk will manage one of the leading pools for Supramax and Ultramax dry bulk tonnage in the world which dates back to 1963.Back in November 2019, Klaveness said that Klaveness Chartering would scale down its activity in the Supramax segment and that it was looking for partners in the pool business. In January 2020, Klaveness unveiled that it joined forces with Marubeni to create the world’s leading dry bulk Panamax pool. On March 10, Klaveness announced that the legacy of Bulkhandling will be continued under Clipper management.According to Lasse Kristoffersen, CEO of Torvald Klaveness, the Bulkhandling pool has significant potential for growth and the company believes that Clipper can lead the pool to further growth.“By combining the best of Bulkhandling and Clipper Bulk, we believe we will offer a unique product to the dry bulk market,” Peter Norborg, CEO Clipper Group, commented.“This is the time to join pools. And with the integration of the Bulkhandling owners, experience and governance into our pool, we know that several other owners are close to joining. We look forward to announce new pool members in the near future,” he added.
By David Smith Jr.ARDMORE, Okla. (April 15) – John Carney II took the lead at the start and never looked back as he cruised to his third Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car victory of the season Friday at Southern Oklahoma Speedway.Carney and Sterling Hoff started on the front row for the 20-lap feature with Carney taking the lead as the green flag fell. Third starting Joe Wood Jr. quickly moved into second from his third starting position while Gary Kelley, Hoff and Lloyd Clevenger followed in the top five.Carney had built a four car length lead over Wood before the first and only caution of the feature fell when Ty Williams and Clevenger tangled in turn four.On the restart, Carney again bolted out into the lead with Wood on his rear bumper. Andy Shouse, who had a bad start at the beginning of the feature after starting fourth, had worked his way up to the third position before the caution and would begin a battle with Wood for the runner-up position that lasted the balance of the feature.Shouse took second from Wood while Carney began pulling away from the rest of the field.Slower cars first came into play on lap nine yet Carney worked the top side of the 3/8-mile oval to perfection and threaded his way through the back of the field with no problems.Wood and Shouse continued their battle for second with Shouse maintaining the position on lap twelve as Carney had opened a half stretch lead.Carney, aboard the John James owned no. 4j, went on to capture the checkers in his first-ever appearance at the track.“I really like this place, very racy,” said Carney in victory lane. “I want to thank John for giving me the opportunity to drive this thing as the car worked perfectly. We will definitely come back here again.”Wood finally gained control with three laps to go and finished second. Shouse settled for third while ninth starting Brandon Long came home fourth. Eleventh starting Jake Martens rounded out the top five.Feature results – 1. John Carney II; 2. Joe Wood Jr.; 3. Andy Shouse; 4. Brandon Long; 5. Jake Martens; 6. Chris Kelly; 7. Zach Blurton; 8. Gary Owens; 9. Gary Kelley; 10. Blake Dacus; 11. Shayla Waddell; 12. Cody Whitworth; 13. Chad Koch; 14. Jerry Jumper; 15. Sterling Hoff; 16. Chuck Bellefeuille; 17. Blake Scott; 18. Lloyd Clevenger; 19. Ty Williams; 20. Bryson Oeschger.