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first_imgMoreover, an additional P15,547,450 was released to beneficiaries representing their differentials from December 2019 until January 2020.(With a report from PNA/PN) Pantawid Provincial Link Jeffrey Gabucay said recently that the cash grants released to beneficiaries from this province’s 18 municipalities starting on June 2 amounted to P122.196 million. Under the law, a household will receive not lesser than P750 per month for health and nutrition instead of the previous amount of P500.“Senior high school children of Pantawid household beneficiaries who were previously given P500 per month are now being given P700 each (also),” said Gabucay. The payout, which was completed on June 11, covered the differential for the said period as stipulated under Republic Act No. 11310, or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Act signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last year.center_img SAN JOSE, Antique – A total of 34,968 member-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) in this province received their February to March 2020 payout. Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program beneficiaries in San Remigio, Antique receive their February to March cash grants on June 11. PANTAWID SAN REMIGIOlast_img read more

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first_imgThe patient is now isolated at a quarantine center together with several family members. At least 20 families were affected by lockdown, she added. The result showing her positive for COVID-19 was release on June 28. According to CHO’s data, the LSI is a 24-year-old pregnant woman who got stranded in Angono, Rizal in Luzon. The CHO rolled out contact tracing in the said barangay after learning that the patient went to a videoke bar./PN Palma said the LSI was initially quarantined at an isolation facility in this city but was sent home pending the release of her test result. Punta Taytay village chief Leah Palma said the City Health Office (CHO) recommended sealing off the several houses to preempt a possible massive spread of the infection. BACOLOD City – Health authorities here ordered the lockdown of a neighborhood in Barangay Punta Taytay after a locally stranded individual (LSI) who recently returned tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The now Western Visayas Patient No. 250 returned to this city on June 19 and was immediately subjected to a reverse transcription-polymerase chain transcription (RT-PCR) test.last_img read more

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first_imgOff-road vehicles became legal on Franklin County roads on Sep. 1 but some residents are fighting back against the ordinance.The Franklin County Observer reported that Franklin County Commissioners had adjourned their meeting on Sep. 3 before Wayne Monroe had a chance to address the commissioners.He was able to present commissioners with copies of a petition that was signed by 34 residents on Reservoir, Spaeth, and Keeler Roads who are against off-road vehicles.Monroe also included information from the state of Indiana showing 327 deaths of ORV riders in 2011 and over a thousand emergency room visits for other injuries, according to the Observer.The speed limit on Reservoir Road is 30mph, but he cited traffic typically moves between 40 and 50 mph.Monroe fears that someone may be killed on one of those roads due to the amount of traffic as well as the disregard for the speed limit.Commissioners have previously stated that they expected petitions to be filed against ATV’s on certain county roads and would disallow them on the roads where the majority of landowners voted against the off-road vehicles.last_img read more

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first_imgAfter this long, cold winter, I am really looking forward to the spring sport season.  Let’s hope that the weatherman has a better forecast for April and May than he has had for the past 4 months.  We will need rain for the lawn, the crops, and the trees, but let’s hope it comes early in the morning or late at night so the spring sports can go on as scheduled.I am looking forward to working with Coach Gausman’s track team.  The girls are coming off a very successful last season, and they are hoping to win another conference and sectional championship.  The boys team has also been winning regularly over the past few years.The girls team returns 3 athletes who performed at the state last year.  They are Riley Goldsmith in the 400m dash, Virginia Westerfeld in the 100m dash, and Kim Tidman in the high jump.  The boys were not able to get any of their regional performers into the state.  Both squads have had state champs in the past 5 years, and Chris Giesting (a student and athlete at Notre Dame) is performing at an extremely high level.  Ellie Tidman of Vanderbilt recently had her best collegiate high jump ever.Good luck to both high school squads and to all the former Batesville athletes performing at the collegiate level now.last_img read more

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first_imgEast Central Freshman won in two  against Colerain High School: 25-17, 25-17.The Lady Trojans had 17 aces as a team. Leading the pack was Sammi Skeens with 6, followed by Mary Brand with 5.EC started a bit shakey, with some serve receive errors but Lauren McComas and Mary Brand really stepped it up and made some great passes.Emily Whitehead came in the game and adjusted to a different defensive position covering a lot of ground and making some great defensive plays to help us turn this around.‘The team continues to work on transition and reaction which caused defensive errors, but we made some adjustments and picked up the intensity. Proud of the girls for being aware of areas they need to improve and for putting in the work to get better each week.’ EC Coach Rachel James.Freshman are 3-0 for the season. Our next match is Thursday at home against Batesville at 5 P M.Courtesy of Trojans Coach Rachel James.last_img read more

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first_imgThe 7th grade girls’ basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start and poor shooting falling to Sunman Dearborn Middle School by the score 32-18.Macy Prickel led the team in scoring with 11 points. Liz Heidlage chipped in with 4 points, Carlie Werner added 2 points, and Ellie Cassidy hit a free throw to round out the scoring.The team travels to Greensburg on Thursday, February 26th to face the Greensburg Bucs.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.The BMS 8th grade girls’ basketball team lost to Sunman Dearborn by a score of 55 to 14.Hattie Westerfeld scored 6 points, Ellie Waechter 5 points, Stephanie Nobbe 2 points and Kendall Dickman added 1 point.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Thomas Barnett.last_img read more

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first_imgJoseph A. Patronik, 92, of Sunman, Indiana, died Tuesday, April 12 in Park Hills, Kentucky. He was born on July 29, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to Andrew Patronik, who worked for Pullman Train Car Company, and Katarzyna Patronik (nee Wenta), a housewife.Joe retired as a maintenance foreman from Ford Motor Company in Sharonville, Ohio, a transmission and chassis factory he helped open in 1958. A skilled electrician, he also worked for the Ford Aircraft Engine Division in Chicago.Joe graduated from Pullman Technical High School in Illinois and worked briefly for Pullman until he joined the US Navy Construction Battalion “Seabees” in March 1943. Following basic training at Camp Perry, Virginia, Davisville, Rhode Island and Lido Beach, New York, he sailed from Norfolk Virginia and through the Panama Canal, arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jan. 10, 1944. There he helped build a military hospital before moving to Guam, to construct facilities for launching B-29s, which were used throughout the Pacific Theater. For his service, Joe received the WWII Victory Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Medal.While on leave in New York City, Joe met telephone operator, Mary Dunphy, who kept in touch with him and his family in Chicago throughout the war. Joe and Mary married in 1946 and had three children: Peter, Christine and Joseph Jr. The family resided in Chicago, Dolton, Illinois and in Mt. Healthy, Ohio.In 1970, Joe fulfilled a lifelong dream when he bought and moved to a 109-acre farm in Sunman, Indiana. On the farm Joe made many new friends, and he enjoyed pitching in with tobacco harvests, sausage making and all the work where neighbors gathered to help each other.Joe loved to garden and just as much, he loved sharing his bumper crops of beefsteak tomatoes, purple string beans and giant burpless cucumbers.An active retiree, Joe enjoyed volunteering with his wife Alma. Except for the two-month winter break they spent in Port Aransas, with their “Winter Texans” friends, twice each month Joe and Alma helped count donation money at St. Agnes Church in Kentucky. They lent a hand tallying receipts, as well, at their Indiana parish, St. Paul’s Church in New Alsace, where they could also be counted on to fry chicken at the annual summer fundraiser. Joe was especially proud of the contributions he made to help St. Paul’s School (now part of All Saints Catholic Academy)Always proud of his military service, Joe was a life member of the St. Leon American Legion Post 464. He proudly traveled to Washington DC for the dedication of the WWII Memorial and later was part of an Honor Flight to the memorial with other Indiana veterans. He could always be counted on to help with fundraising and other events, especially horse racing night, at the St. Leon Legion.Joe was proud of the 10-Year Recognition pin he received as volunteer usher for the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati. As volunteers, he and Alma enjoyed watching many plays, but each year, Joe’s favorite ushering duty was the graduation ceremony for LaSalle High School, his son’s alma mater.Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Mary, his third wife Willa Patronik (Leavitt), his son Peter, sisters, Helen (John Ziga) and Laura (Walter Minkalis), their spouses, and his nephew Richard Ziga.He is survived by his wife Alma Patronik (Schmitz) of Park Hills, Kentucky; his daughter, Christine Patronik-Holder (Timothy Holder) of Aurora, Ohio; son Joseph A. Patronik, Jr. (Leslie) of Marina, California; grandchildren, Nicholas Holder (Elizabeth) of Washington, DC, Patrick Holder (Kirsten) of Oakland, California, Robin Patronik of San Francisco and London, England, Joseph Andrew Patronik III of Marina, California and Wendy (Patronik) Maldonado (Charles) of Upland, California. He is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Ella and Adeline Holder of Washington, DC. Finnian and Nora Holder of Oakland, California, and Tyger and Audrey Maldonado of Upland, California; as well as many nieces, Dorothy Ziga of Indiana and Barbara Olinski (James), Sylvia Neumann (Alan), Judith Gloudeman (Joseph) all of Illinois; plus many grand- and great-nieces and nephews. Joe is also survived by his in-laws, Shirley and Donald Schmitz, Beverly and James Schmitz, Robert and Carolyn Schmitz and their families.Local visitation is Monday, April 18, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, 1680 Dixie Highway, Fort Wright, KY 41011. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:30 a.m. at the church. A second visitation is Monday, April 18, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. Martin (All Saints) Church, 8044 Yorkridge Road, Guilford IN 47022. Following services at both St. Agnes Church and All Saints Church, Joe was buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery near Chicago, Illinois. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger, is serving the family.Remembrance donations are suggested to All Saints Catholic Academy, 9788 N. Dearborn Road Guilford, IN 47022 or St. Agnes Church, 1680 Dixie Hwy, Fort Wright, KY 41011.last_img read more

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first_imgJames E. Wesemann, 77, of Aurora, IN, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 in Aurora, IN.He was born Wednesday, November 23, 1938 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, son of the late Carl Wesemann and the late Elma Kaiser Wesemann.James served his Country as a member of the United States Air Force.He worked as a Color Lab Tech for Monsanto, retiring after over 32 years of service.James was a Life member of St. John Lutheran Church and he also attended St. John School. He loved to dance, he would go dancing every Friday at the adult center. He enjoyed riding his tractors, but his passion was working on the farm for 50 years, raising hogs and cattle. He even collected John Deere Tractors, both full size and miniature ones. But his greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was a kind and loving man and will be missed by all who knew him.Surviving are his loving wife of almost 56 years, Corinne Wesemann; children, Rhonda (Jeff) Moore of Aurora, IN, Wendy Kessen of Miamisburg, OH, Jeff Wesemann of Aurora, IN, and Terri (Tom) Keith of Tulsa, OK; siblings, Marian (late Clayton) Bentle of Milan, IN, Linda Wesemann of Dillsboro, IN, Shirley Daugherty of Pensacola, FL, and Jean Wesemann; grandchildren, Selena Molique, Brooke Hurley, Brandon & Brittany Gabbard, Angeline Wesemann and Courtney Rudicel; 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.Friends will be received Thursday, July 28, 2016from 5:00-8:00 pm at St. John Lutheran Church, 220 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held Friday at the Church, at 11:00 am with Pastor Edward Davis officiating.Interment will follow in the Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.Contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran School or Aurora EMS. If unable to attend services please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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first_imgThere are many things you look forward to every year.  One of those is the first warm, sunny April day.  Spring athletes leave school at approximately 3 p.m. and head for the practice fields and courts.  At least that is what you hope when you coach a spring sport.The fragrance of blooming flowers, fresh cut grass, and all the greenery that is around you is a welcome lift from the gray, leafless trees that have been so prevalent since last November.  I have enjoyed going to track practice on just these type days for many years.  I am sure the baseball, softball, and golf coaches feel the same way.  Even though the tennis coaches practice on their paved courts, the unique smell of a spring day makes it just as nice even if they aren’t on grass.  Enjoy whatever sport you are interested in –even though it rains from time to time.  It is, after all, spring.last_img read more

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