Quintain secures delisting of Wembley palaces

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Riverhead ‘Back the Blue’ Rally Canceled

first_imgA woman held a sign that said, “We support and pray for our police” at the “Back the Blue” rally and march in Southampton Village on September 5. IndyEastEnd.com/Christine HeerenThe organizer of a “Back the Blue” rally, planned for Saturday in Riverhead, abruptly canceled plans this week.“I canceled it for my own personal reasons,” Gary Brodman, a Riverhead resident, said over Facebook on Wednesday. The rally was meant to show support for law enforcement.“The town had nothing to do with the cancelation,” he said, referring to rumors on social media that the town board had squashed the idea. “I can’t give anymore info at this time,” he said.Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette M. Aguiar said by phone this week that Brodman had applied for an assembly permit through the Riverhead Police Department, then phoned to say he was pulling the request and canceling the event.When Brodman announced the cancellation on Facebook, some people suggested still holding the event anyway.A “Back the Blue” rally and march, organized by a North Sea resident, was successfully held in Southampton Village last weekend. About 300 people turned out to show support for law enforcement and the military. The organizer, who initially had kept his identity a secret, was initially concerned as a backlash built on social media, but went ahead with the rally anyway.The event sparked a “Black Lives STILL Matter” rally and march later that day in Southampton Village. Both were peaceful.In mid-August, Brodman announced plans for the Sept. 12 rally on the Peconic Riverhead, saying then that it was to show of support for New York City police officers who “have their hands full with a surge of criminal activity, and they need our support during these trying times.”“We don’t have to live in the city to show our NYPD that we have their back. This is New York, and we all know that when trouble comes our way, we have each other’s back…regardless of where we reside in this state,”  Brodman [email protected] Sharelast_img read more

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Eighteen year old fined for possession of cannabis

first_img Tweet Share Share 27 Views   no discussions Cannabis plantsAn eighteen year old Potters street man has been fined $500.00 for possession of cannabis. Brenton Tony Christian, a fisherman, was arrested on 6th July and pleaded guilty to the charge when appeared before magistrate Candia Carette George on Thursday, 11th July. Information revealed in court indicates that while police officers, attired in plain clothes were patrolling area, they observed a group of young men sitting on stools by the road. The officers also noticed a clear zip lock plastic bag in Christian’s hand. The police prosecutor told the court that when the defendant was approached, he threw the bag of what looked like cannabis under an old parked car.“Officer I just come there wi, that is some marijuana I have there for me to smoke, already I owing the court give me a chance nuh,” he told the police. According to police reports, when Christian was cautioned he failed to respond and was taken into custody. Before handing down her sentence Magistrate George cautioned the defendant. “You have graduated from juvenile court, since you little boy you getting yourself into problem. I will fine you today,” she said. Magistrate George urged the young offender to take his earnings from fishing to do something positive.“You hanging out with the wrong crowd, go to church, take your little fishing money and do something productive, don’t throw your life down the drain. You cannot be sitting on the block smoking marijuana with all your fishing money,” she advised.Christian, who has a previous charge, was spared a prison sentence and ordered to pay $500.00 dollars by 31st August, 2013 or in default of payment, spend one month in prison. Meanwhile, Marcellus Shillingford of 56 Steber Street was charged $280.00 for stealing one bottle of WD-40 worth $14.00 from Wykies Auto Company-NAPA in Canefield. The incident occurred on 4th July, 2013. “Your honor, I am sorry I will never do it again. I don’t know what went up in my head. If I have to pay five times the amount I will pay it,” Shillingford said.Magistrate George told the defendant that his situation was an embarrassing one and that he would have to pay twenty times the cost of the item. “If you want to buy something and you cannot afford it then wait until you have the money to buy it,” she warned him. Shillingford was ordered to pay $280.00 to the court immediately and a $280.00 fine by 31st July, 2013. Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img Sharing is caring! LocalNews Eighteen year old fined for possession of cannabis by: – July 12, 2013 Sharelast_img read more

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UWP names 4 senators and alternative cabinet

first_img 788 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share The opposition United Workers Party has named four (4) senators for the House of Assembly. Opposition Leader Lennox Linton told a press conference at the Prevost Cinemall on Friday 9 January 2015 that he has advised President Charles Savarin to appoint Monell, Williams, Dr. Thomson Fontaine, Felix Thomas and Issac Baptiste as its new senators. Linton said these four senators designate will serve for the next two years in the first instance consistent with the party’s policy to rotate senatorial positions through the five year term. “These four senators designate will join the six members of the Opposition United Workers Party elected to parliament, on the 8th of December 2014, those being Joseph Isaac, Joshua Francis, Danny Lugay, Ezekiel Bazil and yours truly,” he said. The Opposition UWP also announced a ten member alternative Cabinet for the opposition. The designate Cabinet is as follow: Lennox Linton (MP): Finance, Foreign Affairs, Diaspora Affairs, Public Service, Social Security &National Security,Joseph Isaac (MP): Tourism, Aviation, Ports, Urban Revitalization and Cultural Industries. Joshua Francis (MP): Attorney General, Legal Affairs, Immigration, Labour and Kalinago Affairs.Danny Lugay (MP): Health, Wellness SportsEzekiel Bazil (MP): Agriculture Lands Forestry and marine ResourcesHector John (MP): Education, Human Resource Development, InformationDr. Thomson Fontaine (SD): Economic Planning& Development, Employment, Trade, Enterprise DevelopmentIssac Baptiste (SD): Housing Physical Planning, Energy and the EnvironmentMonell Williams (SD): Community Development, Social Transformation & Youth Empowerment.Felix Thomas (SD): Community & Works Public Utilities, Water & Mineral Resources. Deputy of the party Claudius Sanford has not been named as a senator or included in the slate of the alternative cabinet. Sanford lost the Salybia constituency to the Dominica Labor Party for three consecutive general elections. Linton told the press that Sanford has made some decisions and is now seeking the best ways to continue to serve the UWP. “There is a future for Claudius Sanford in the United Workers Party, Claudius Sanford actually led our strategic planning team through the election cycle and he had the misfortune of not winning the seat on the third occasion. He has made some decisions about that going forward,” “I think I can say that he is considering the best ways in which he can serve the party, that is his call,” Linton said. He added that Sanford was being considered as one of the senators however there were many to choose from. “What we were faced with was appointing four senators and we made those appointments in a very democratic manner, Mr Sanford was one of those considered as were the other unsuccessful candidates, remember we’re filling a team of 21 and the consensus brought forward the four people whom we have asked the President to appoint as senators,” he said. Tweetcenter_img LocalNews UWP names 4 senators and alternative cabinet by: Dominica Vibes News – January 9, 2015 Share Sharelast_img read more

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