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Couple plan for retirement and ready to sell family home

first_img14 Cayley Street, Everton Park, which is for sale.The couple moved to the Lockyer Valley three years ago for a ‘tree change’ and have decided to sell the home to consolidate their assets as they move into retirement.“We do miss the pool but also the easy access to everything as it’s only a two-minute walk to the bus stop and the shops,” Mrs Coogan said.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019 The pool at 14 Cayley Street, Everton Park.Set in Everton Park’s premier Trouts Estate, this really is the ultimate family home. The spacious, two-storey house sits on a huge 624sq m block with a north-easterly aspect.Upstairs, there are three generous bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and polished hardwood floors. There’s also a fourth room that could serve as an office or guest bedroom.The large kitchen features beautiful Tasmanian oak.There are two bathrooms – one upstairs and one downstairs. The kitchen at 14 Cayley Street, Everton Park.Maree Coogan spent more than two decades watching her children grow up in this Everton Park home.Now, she hopes another young family will enjoy living here as much as hers did.Mrs Coogan and her husband Michael bought 14 Cayley St in 1992, attracted by the location and the lifestyle it provided for their two children.center_img The rumpus room at 14 Cayley Street, Everton Park.Downstairs, french doors open out on to the front yard and a huge rumpus room offers fun for all the family or the perfect kids retreat.“We made it more liveable downstairs,” Mrs Coogan said.“The kids lived and slept down there in the early years and as they grew older, we made it more of a getaway from the upstairs area.”The Coogans also built a large, covered deck so they could enjoy a meal with friends and family while watching the kids play in the in-ground, saltwater pool.last_img read more


Red Bank School Superintendent to Retire at End of Month

first_imgRED BANK – Superintendent of Public Schools Dr. Laura Morana has submitted notice to the school board that she will retire at the end of the month.Morana was in her eighth year with the district. Her last day will be Sept. 30.The timing of her retirement is unusual in that it is occurring at the start of the school year. Her announcement was not included on the board’s posted agenda.When asked about the timing, board President Ben Forest declined to comment calling it a “personnel matter.”He said Morana had informed the board prior to her public announcement.During Wednesday’s board meeting the board began setting up a strategy to replace Morana. “We are going as quickly as we can to find a replacement for Dr. Morana. In the meantime, we will be looking for an interim superintendent.”Forest said it is expected that the district will hire an interim superintendent from outside the district.“The board is pleased with the legacy and record that Dr. Morana has left us,” Forest said. “The board gave her an ovation last night.”Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna said he was “saddened to see Laura go. But at the same time I am extraordinarily grateful that she has been able to devote seven years of her life to Red Bank and in that time brought a level of excellence and accomplishment that had never been experienced by us in the past.“Dr. Morana raised the bar and challenged students, parents and guardians, teachers, administrators and staff to achieve new levels of excellence.  For that I am thankful,” Menna said..last_img read more


Mallard’s Team of the Week — Nelson Babe Ruth

first_imgNelson broke open a close game with six runs in the final innings.Staff at Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the accomplishment with Team of the Week honours.The Nelson Babe Ruth squad includes coach Roger May, Jayden Maida, Marco Falcone, Jared Martin, Chase May, Jordan McLeod, assistant coach Dylan Jacobs, Andrew Felcone, Benoit Thibault, Vinnie Watson, Garnet Duplessie, Sebastian Bodine and Justin Lasichuk. Nelson Minor Baseball historians say the last time a Heritage City squad won the West Kootenay Babe Ruth Championships the current members of the team were not even born.A group of Nelson players put that streak to rest by stopping Trail Athletics 11-5 Thursday at the Queen Elizabeth Park.last_img


Replay system failed on game’s big stage

first_img The Rose Bowl replay system, like most of those used in college, differs from the NFL. Instead of challenges being brought by coaches, as in the NFL, plays are reviewed at the behest of officials in the replay booth above the press box. There are three men upstairs a replay official, an assistant and a technician who watch the television feed from ABC on monitors as well as the video board in the stadium. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Rose Bowl used a replay system to review questionable calls for the first time Wednesday, but pardon USC if it wouldn’t mind putting the system under further review. The Trojans lost a turnover on one reversal, were deprived of a turnover on a play that was upheld, and then wondered who was asleep in the replay booth when a Texas touchdown wasn’t even reviewed. No wonder USC coach Pete Carroll chose to play without instant replay against Notre Dame. Texas was awarded an interception, correctly, by the Big Ten crew when a replay showed that safety Michael Griffin had indeed gotten a foot down inbounds in the end zone. center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson But the Trojans had a right to gripe moments later when a Texas touchdown by Selvin Young was not reviewed despite replays showing that quarterback Vince Young’s knee had touched down at the 12-yard line before he pitched the ball to Selvin Young. There was also question of whether the pitch, which occurred past the line of scrimmage, was a forward pass. The two plays came in the second quarter with USC leading 7-3. The replay the Trojans wanted overturned came in the fourth quarter, when Vince Young threw a pass over the middle to Jamaal Charles, who caught the ball with both feet on the ground a split second before he was hit. But he didn’t make “a football move” before he was hit and the ball knocked loose. Two officials hesitated before ruling the play an incomplete pass. After the play was reviewed upstairs the ruling on the field was upheld. In all, five plays were reviewed, including two that were upheld in favor of the Trojans: a 12-yard catch by Steve Smith and a 26-yard touchdown run by Reggie Bush in which he was determined to have stayed in bounds. last_img read more


Two boys suspected of taking handbag with cash from office

first_imgGardai are searching for two young boys suspected of stealing a handbag containing a substantial amount of cash from an office in Letterkenny.The robbery took place at Pearse Road at 9.30am on Saturday morning last.The suspects are described as being either 14 or 15 years old. The first is described as wearing an 11 degrees navy hooded with grey tracksuit bottoms.The second suspect is about 15 years old with red, short or sandy hair and he was wearing a navy hoodie and navy tracksuit bottoms.The area would have been quite busy that morning as the local car boot sale takes place at nearby Letterkenny Community Centre.Anybody who may have spotted these suspects or may know anything about the crime should contact Letterkenny Gardai. Two boys suspected of taking handbag with cash from office was last modified: August 27th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:handbagletterkennyPearse Roadtheftlast_img read more


Sharks’ Erik Karlsson undergoes groin surgery

first_imgSAN JOSE — Defenseman Erik Karlsson underwent surgery last week to address a groin injury that he suffered this season, the Sharks said in a news release Wednesday.Karlsson underwent the surgery on May 31. The Sharks said the surgery was successful and that Karlsson has started rehabilitation. Karlsson, slated to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, is expected to be ready for the 2019-20 season.Karlsson first suffered the injury in mid-January and missed 27 of the Sharks’ final 33 …last_img


Mandela’s Mvezo’s school dream realised

first_img20 January 2014 Madiba’s dream of a secondary school at his birthplace of Mvezo in the Eastern Cape was finally realised with the official opening of the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology on Friday. The R100-million school, built in partnership by German engineering company Siemens, the Mvezo Development Trust, the community of Mvezo and South Africa’s Department of Basic Education, will enable 700 learners from about 24 feeder primary schools to study engineering, science, technology and agriculture. Speaking at the opening of the school, President Jacob Zuma said, “Madiba had to travel far to obtain secondary education because there was no secondary school in this area. Siemens has ensured that the children of Mvezo receive a state-of-the-art science and technology school.” Zuma said Mandela was passionate about education and the plight of children, as they were the future of the country. “That is why he was always raising funds to build a school in the country, particularly among the most disadvantaged communities. This is a legacy that should be continued.” Although there was an improvement in the country’s matric results, particularly in maths and science in 2013, Zuma said there was still a long way to go to getting learners to take a real interest in the subjects. “Societies advance through science and technology, and our country should not be left behind. We should make science and technology a joy for our learners.” Zuma urged the school’s new learners to use the opportunity and build a bright future for themselves. “The Mandela School of Science and Technology must be a training ground for the leaders of tomorrow. We want you to produce leaders in various fields, in honour of the distinguished man after whom the school is named.” The school is part of the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative, an R8.2-billion public-private initiative which aims to eradicate the 496 “mud schools” in the country, and provide water and sanitation to 1 257 schools and electricity to 878 schools by March 2016. Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more


Ohio Ag Weather and Forecast September 18, 2019

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Dry today through Sunday. We should continue to see decent sunshine through that period, although there will be more clouds around both Saturday and Sunday. Temps will continue to push into above normal levels, but will be limited by clouds on any given day.Our next rain event is still on tap for overnight Sunday night through Monday. Rain totals are not impressive, from a few hundredths up to .7″, but it will take thunderstorms to get to the upper end of the range, and we do not see thunderstorm threats as being as big this morning vs. yesterday’s look . Rain coverage will be around 60%. The system just looks like it is losing steam as it heads into the far eastern part of the corn belt.Tuesday should be partly sunny and dry for next week, but we may have to keep an eye out for a few scattered showers from US 30 northward for next Wednesday. Moisture totals will be limited to a tenth or two there, and the rest of the state remains dry. Partly to mostly sunny and dry to finish the 10 day period next Thursday and Friday.10 day cumulative rain potentialThe extended period has no changes either. A chance of scattered showers develops for the second half of next weekend, from next Saturday night through Sunday morning. Rain totals stay at a few hundredths to a few tenths with  40% coverage. Our best chances are in far NW OH and far southern Ohio. Dry and cooler to finish the extended 11-16 day period.last_img read more


Knowing and Doing

first_imgDan Pink is one of my favorite writers. To Sell Is Human should be required reading, especially for non-salespeople who have to sell. His book Drive should be required reading for leaders and managers.I love Malcolm Gladwell, too. Like Pink, he is a tremendous writer and storyteller. The Tipping Point should be required reading for entrepreneurs and marketers. Blink should be required reading for salespeople. And Outliers should be read by all success-minded people.Both Pink and Gladwell are intellectuals. They both intellectualize the topics about which they write. You can learn a lot by reading them. But you can’t learn what you need to learn to be successful by reading intellectualized accounts of any subject.I have never played tennis, nor have I ever been on skis. I have never hit a tennis ball over a net, and I have never once made my way down the side of a mountain or a hill on two slick pieces of plastic. I could right now read a dozen books on tennis or skiing and still be completely unable to play tennis or ski better than I could by taking a couple of lessons. But having taken some lessons and spending some time on a tennis court or a hill, reading could help me understand my experience and how to improve it.You produce the best results in areas you are working to improve by coupling your experiential learning with your intellectual learning.If you read any good book on investing, that book will surely tell you that you must not be emotional about the investments you make. When you start losing in a position, you sell that position and protect yourself from losses. But you won’t know what it feels like to sell a stock that is down 10% when it is being hyped on television and when other people are building their position.You can read a good book on selling, and you will almost invariably find something about closing, or asking for commitments. You can read the words, you can understand the script, but until you ask a prospective client sitting across from you to sign an agreement, you won’t have any idea what that experience feels like (especially when they refuse to sign).You can read books about success and personal development, all of which have valuable messages and even more valuable guides to the actions you must take in order to succeed. But reading about personal development and success won’t make you successful. Only taking action will. (But if you take in enough success-oriented content, I promise you will start to take action.)There is a difference between an intellectual understanding of a subject and actually knowing the subject matter. Knowing something alone doesn’t produce any measurable results. Knowing something, having some chops, only works if you couple it with action (and if it’s something important to you, massive action). You will learn much of what you need to be successful by doing.You know enough already. But are you taking enough action?last_img read more


Summons issued to Goa BJP Vice-President Anil Hoble in dowry case

first_imgA Panaji court on Friday directed that a summons be issued to Goa BJP Vice-President Anil Hoble to appear in court on January 12 to face trial for allegedly grievously assaulting and injuring his daughter-in-law, besides harassing her parents with persistent dowry demands. The summons was issued by Panaji Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vijayalaxmi Shivolkar.The court has also summoned the other two co-accused, Mr. Hoble’s wife Sandhya and son Milind. Mr. Hoble is also Chairman of OBC Corporation.Also Read  The victim on Friday moved an application before the JMFC seeking to assist the prosecution during the trial.Acting on a complaint filed by Suchitra Shirodkar, mother of the victim, over the alleged harassment and torture that was being meted out to her daughter, the Women Police in Panaji on July 12 this year booked Mr. Hoble, his wife Sandhya and son Milind under Sections 498-A, 323, 506(ii) read with Section 34 of Indian Penal Code and Sections 3 & 4 of Dowry Prevention Act. They were all chargesheeted on November 10.Also Read Goa court seeks police reply in dowry case  Meanwhile, in a related development, drawing the attention of the Excise Commissioner that as per the amendment to Rule 90 of the Goa Excise Duty Rules notified by a notification dated August 4, 2016, no Excise licence can be granted to a person against whom a criminal case is registered.Lawyer of the complainants, Adv. Rodrigues, on Friday pointed out that on July 12 Sandhya Hoble along with her husband Anil and son Milind were booked by the North Goa Women Police under Sections 498-A, 323, 506 (ii) read with 34 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 & 4 of the Dowry Prevention Act and that they have now been even chargesheeted.Stating that the continuance of the Excise licences issued to Sandhya Hoble is now in rank violation of the law, Adv. Rodrigues has sought that the now illegal licences be forthwith revoked. Dowry case against Goa BJP leader: show cause notice to policewomanlast_img read more