Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 11 Jul 2019 3:14 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link506Shares Advertisement Xavier Amaechi has not been included in Arsenal’s squad for the pre-season tour of America (Picture: Getty)Xavier Amaechi has deleted all traces of Arsenal from his Instagram account after he was left out of Unai Emery’s 29-man squad for the upcoming pre-season tour of America.The 18-year-old impressed for Freddie Ljungberg’s Under-23 side last season and with the Swede having recently been promoted to Emery’s first team coaching set-up, Arsenal promising crop of youngsters are expected to be given chances to stake claims for first team opportunities.Emery included the likes of Reiss Nelson, who spent last season on loan at Hoffenheim, Emile Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka and Tyreece John-Jules in the touring party ahead of matches against Colorado Rapids, Fiorentina, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.AdvertisementAdvertisementAmaechi, however, has been left behind and will remain with the U23 side now coached by Steve Bould.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Comment Xavier Amaechi deleted all traces of Arsenal from his Instagram account (Picture: Getty)The talented winger was reportedly annoyed with Emery after he was included in Arsenal’s Europa League final squad but snubbed for a place on the bench despite the Spaniard being permitted to name 12 replacements.Amaechi’s current contract expires at the end of next season but Bayern Munich are already said to be plotting a move.Arsenal have lost other promising talents in recent years, such as Chris Willock and Marcus McGuane to Benfica and Barcelona respectively, and would expect a decent fee should any club try to prise Amaechi away this summer.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 Arsenal Xavier Amaechi travelled with the Arsenal squad to Baku for the Europa League final but failed to make the bench (Picture: Getty) Xavier Amaechi deletes all trace of Arsenal from Instagram after Unai Emery snub
January Jobs That Pay Update: Workforce Training, Computer Science Education, Fairer Wages, and New Jobs SHARE Email Facebook Twitter January 17, 2018 Economy, Education, Infrastructure, Jobs That Pay, Round-Up, The Blog, Workforce Development In just the first few weeks of the new year, Governor Tom Wolf announced $7 million in workforce development funding, statewide computer science education standards, more than 600 new jobs, and plans to overhaul Pennsylvania’s overtime rules to be more fair for salaried workers.Training Pennsylvania’s WorkforceGovernor Wolf continued to support workforce development programs that prepare Pennsylvanians to meet the evolving demands of the job market. More than $7 millions in state funding will help train tomorrow’s medical practitioners and commercial truck drivers, and retrain dislocated miners in today’s high demand occupations.Introducing Computer Science Education StandardsHeeding the governor’s request, the State Board of Education took action this January to establish standards for computer science education in all Pennsylvania schools. Already a national leader in STEM education, Pennsylvania is now one of a few states to endorse such standards.Fairer Wages and New JobsGovernor Wolf announced plans to modernize outdated overtime rules and more than 600 new jobs in e-commerce, technology, large-scale manufacturing and small businesses. The governor also welcomed another national manufacturing company that chose Pennsylvania as their new hub on the east coast.Highlights from December 2017 – January 2018Governor Wolf Announces Approval of Funding for 125 New Community Projects Through Neighborhood Assistance ProgramGovernor Wolf Announces Tax Credits to Revitalize ‘Mill 19’ – Site of Former Steel Mill in HazelwoodGovernor Wolf Announces Revamped Pennsylvania Program to Confront Skills Gap, Bolster Job TrainingGovernor Wolf Announces Creation of 307 Pennsylvania Jobs Through Expansion of AssurantGovernor Wolf Approves Support for 22 Community Revitalization Projects Throughout PennsylvaniaGovernor Wolf Announces New Approvals for Low-interest Loans to Support 13 Small Business Projects in Nine Counties, Supporting Nearly 200 JobsGovernor Wolf Announces $4 Million for Health Care Training Building in Central PAGovernor Wolf Visits Philips Ultrasound, Hosts Roundtable with Pennsylvania Med Tech BusinessesGovernor Wolf Tours Wood-Mode in Snyder County to Highlight Job TrainingGovernor Wolf Visits Dauphin County Technical School, Talks Training and Careers with Health Sciences StudentsGovernor Wolf Attends Turn5 Ribbon-Cutting, Celebrates New Job CreationGovernor Wolf Visits Lehigh Carbon Community College, Visits Commercial Truck Driving Students and EmployersGovernor Wolf Tours All Sports America, Touts Collaboration in Reshoring and New Jobs CreationGovernor Wolf Stresses Agriculture’s Economic Impact; Says New Report’s Recommendations Guide Opportunities for GrowthGovernor Wolf Announces Funding to Repurpose the United Mine Workers of America Career Centers’ Training Center to Connect Dislocated Workers with Family-Sustaining EmploymentGovernor Wolf Applauds State Board of Education for Endorsement of Computer Science StandardsGovernor Wolf Visits Penn State Schuylkill LionLaunch Innovation Hub, Touts Entrepreneurship Opportunities in PennsylvaniaGovernor Wolf Announces Silgan Containers Expanding into Pennsylvania and Creating New Manufacturing Jobs in the Lehigh ValleyGovernor Wolf Announces $1 million in Funding for Scranton Downtown Revitalization ProjectGovernor Wolf to Modernize Outdated Overtime Rules to Strengthen the Middle Class and Provide Fairness for WorkersPennsylvania’s Every Student Succeeds Act Plan Receives Final ApprovalHighlights from Instagram Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf
El Gobernador Wolf anuncia la asignación de $260 millones en fondos para ayudar a las personas con discapacidad intelectual y autismo durante la pandemia SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Español, Healthcare, Human Services, Press Release En el día de la fecha, el Gobernador Tom Wolf anunció que las personas con discapacidad intelectual y autismo y los proveedores de servicios de apoyo para estos residentes de Pennsylvania vulnerables recibirán $260 millones en fondos de la Ley CARES para ayudar a continuar con la prestación de los servicios durante la pandemia de COVID-19.“Estos fondos ayudarán a los más de 40,000 habitantes de Pennsylvania que reciben asistencia a través de uno de los programas o instituciones del Departamento de Servicios Humanos”, dijo el Gobernador Tom Wolf. “Ayudará a mejorar la calidad de vida de estos residentes de Pennsylvania vulnerables y de aquellos que han dedicado sus vidas a cuidarlos. Brindará alivio a las familias y seres queridos mediante la tranquilidad de conocer nuestro compromiso con el más alto nivel de atención posible, incluso durante una pandemia”.El Gobernador Wolf se unió a la Secretaria del Departamento de Servicios Humanos, Teresa Miller, quien describió los detalles sobre la asignación de los fondos.“Estos dólares están destinados a suplementar los presupuestos de una industria desarrollada en base a los valores de servicio, cuidado e inclusión, una industria particularmente perjudicada por la pandemia de COVID-19”, dijo la Secretaria Miller. “A todos nuestros proveedores de servicios para la discapacidad intelectual y el autismo y a los profesionales de apoyo directo: gracias por su trabajo incansable y desinteresado a lo largo de los últimos tres meses, y su dedicación por ayudar a los residentes de Pennsylvania con discapacidad intelectual y autismo a lograr la vida cotidiana que se merecen”.Los $260 millones se asignarán de la siguiente manera:• $90 millones para proveedores de servicios residenciales, de apoyo para el cuidado de enfermos y de enfermería por turnos;• $80 millones para proveedores de servicios de Apoyo a la participación comunitaria por los 120 días de pagos de anticipos, que cubren operaciones de marzo a junio; y,• $90 millones para proveedores de servicios en el hogar y en la comunidad, empleo con apoyo y en grupos pequeños, acompañantes y transporte por los 120 días de pagos de anticipos, que cubren las operaciones de marzo a junio.Lea más sobre el proceso de reapertura de Pennsylvania del Gobernador Wolf aquí.View this information in English. June 15, 2020
Batesville, In. — Batesville native Natalie Lambert Townsend was literally chased all the way to Indiana by hurricane Irma.Townsend, her husband and two young daughters live outside of Miami in Key Biscayne. After a mandatory evacuation order was issued the family secured their property, packed enough clothes and supplies for several and began the journey to central Florida.Meanwhile, Irma changed course and changed the Townsend’s plans.Then the family decided to make the drive to Indiana to insure their safety. Along the way they observed fuel shortages and hotels full of evacuees. Natalie told WRBI News they avoided most of the chaos but did take every available opportunity to keep the gas tank full.Natalie’s husband has been able to return to the property since the storm has passed. He says there was no flooding in the house and damage was limited to some roof tiles.It appears the family has no plans to relocate because of their hurricane experience.
The Latest: Turkish basketball season canceled amid virus The league says five players on first- and second-division clubs have tested positive. Three staff members have also tested positive.Spanish league president Javier Tebas hopes to restart the league on June 12.___The head of Japanese baseball says the 12-team league is hoping to start play next month but no specific date has been set.Japan is living under a state of emergency that is in effect until May 31. Sports have been shut down in Britain since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.A government document says Step 2 of the plan for easing the lockdown includes “permitting cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed doors for broadcast.”The document states that the resumption cannot happen before June 1.The government says permitting large crowds in sports stadiums “may only be fully possible significantly later depending on the reduction in numbers of infections.”___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Turkish Basketball Federation says it is canceling its season amid the coronavirus outbreak. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and third-ranked Karolina Pliskova will lead teams in a tennis charity event during the coronavirus pandemic.Pliskova’s team will include her twin sister Kristyna, 2019 French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova, Tereza Martincova and Nikola Bartunkova.Kvitova will be joined in her squad by Barbora Strycova, Katerina Siniakova, Barbora Krejcikova, Linda Fruhvirtova and Russian player Ekaterina Alexandrova.Pliskova says “it’s a great opportunity for us to play a unique tournament.”The first of the four tournaments that are part of the competition is scheduled for June 13-15 in Prague. President and CEO David Andrews says “the resumption and completion of the 2019-20 season is not feasible in light of current conditions.”The league’s board of governors made that determination in a conference call Friday.The AHL suspended its season on March 12 after the NHL did. The league hopes to be back next season but that is in jeopardy if sports must be played in empty arenas.___The British government has told sports bodies to prepare for the resumption of events in England but not before June and not with fans in stadiums. The Turkish volleyball league has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.Turkish Volleyball Federation president Mehmet Akif Ustundag says no team will be declared champion and no team will be relegated.He says “the men’s and women’s leagues have been registered as they stand.”Turkey suspended all league games on March 20 but the country’s soccer federation announced last week it plans to resume games on June 12 and host the Champions League final in Istanbul in August.___ Federation president Hidayet Turkoglu says the decision was reached following consultations with all basketball clubs and no team will be declared champion.Turkoglu says “this was the best decision for basketball.”Turkey suspended all league sports in March but the country’s soccer federation announced last week it plans to resume games on June 12 and host the Champions League final in Istanbul in August.___The American Hockey League has canceled the rest of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic. ___Real Madrid has become the latest Spanish league club to resume individual training.Players were back in action at the team’s training center two months after the league was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.Most clubs had already resumed individual sessions. Barcelona restarted on Friday and Atlético Madrid on Saturday.All players were tested for COVID-19 before being allowed to practice. Milan and most of the other Italian league clubs resumed training on an individual basis last week before full team training restarts next Monday.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Associated Press Commissioner Atsushi Saito says “I don’t think anyone can make preparations by setting a specific opening day.”Saito says the All-Star game in July has been canceled for the first time since it was initially held almost 70 years ago. The Japanese season was originally scheduled to open on March 20.Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University professor Mitsuo Kaku says it would be difficult to set a date for the season to start with the state of emergency still in effect.Baseball has begun in Taiwan and South Korea in empty stadiums.___ The Portuguese soccer federation says the league, clubs and players must take responsibility for the consequences of the return to soccer in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.The federation says that is the first condition stipulated by government authorities to allow the Portuguese league and the Portuguese Cup to resume as planned by the end of the month.The federation says the league, clubs and players at all times “assume the risk of infection” and “bear the responsibility” of all possible consequences related to the disease and to “the risk for public health.”The federation says it received a set of conditions from the government on Sunday.The government recently said it would allow the league and the cup to resume on May 30. The second division was canceled. May 11, 2020 ___Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to return to Italy to spend two weeks in quarantine ahead of the potential return of the Serie A season with AC Milan.He leaves behind plenty of questions in his native Sweden.Ibrahimovic has been keeping up his fitness by training with Hammarby. He bought a nearly 25% stake in the Stockholm-based club last year in his first move into soccer ownership. The striker practiced with the men’s and women’s teams and played in a training match because Sweden is not under strict lockdown measures during the coronavirus pandemic.The 38-year-old Ibrahimovic could return to the club as a player in the final years of his career.
Police say a Florida man threw his 5-year-old into the ocean to teach the boy how to swim.John Bloodsworth was arrested Monday evening for aggravated abuse of a child, illegally jumping off the pier and disorderly intoxication.The 37-year-old father reportedly left the child alone in the water as he repeatedly dove from a Daytona Beach pier.Police say the child was crying as beachgoers ran to help and called 911.The boy showed no signs of injury and was released into the custody of his mother, according to police.Bloodsworth was released from jail after posting bond on Tuesday.No other information is available at this time.