Local Retailers To Limit Store Access

first_imgLAKEWOOD – Some local retailers are limiting the amount of shoppers that can enter their stores, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.Walmart announced that starting Saturday, there will be a limit of no more then 5 shoppers per 1,000 square feet in their stores.In the statement by Walmart headquarters, the superstore said associates will mark a queue at a single-entry door and direct arriving customers.”Associates and signage will remind customers of the importance of social distancing while they’re waiting to enter a store – especially before it opens in the morning,” said the store in a statement. Once a store reaches its capacity, customers will be admitted inside on a “1-out-1-in” basis, explained the company.Wegmans will also be doing something similar. The store says customers will be asked to line up outside the store during busy periods to control the number of people inside. As customers leave, more will be allowed in.Finally, BJ’s in Olean will also be putting in place similar restrictions. No more than 20% of a club’s total capacity will be allowed in the building at any given time. When possible, all members are encouraged to send only one person per household to shop in-club.These policies will be in place until further notice, all stores said. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Dredging Meeting in Selbyville Takes Place Today

first_imgA community meeting to discuss dredging of local Sussex County waterways will be held at the Selbyville Fire Hall in Selbyville, DE, today from 7 to 8:30 pm. The meeting is sponsored by State Senator Gerald Hocker and State Representatives Ron Gray and Rich Collins.The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) officials will be on hand to answer questions about the schedule and priority list for dredging projects of local waterways in the next few years.“Constituents are invited to join the legislators and members of DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship to hear about the department’s schedule and priority list for dredging, followed by a question-and-answer period,” the official release stated.A new law that was enacted last year increases boat registration fees to generate about $1.3-million annually to help finance waterways’ maintenance – covering about one third of the annual cost of the work.[mappress mapid=”24152″]last_img read more

Canada’s top doctor advises people to wear a mask while having sex and avoid kissing new people

first_imgCanada’s lead medical doctor advises people to skip kissing and perhaps wear a mask during sexual intercourse to prevent spreading Covid-19.Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued a public statement Wednesday on staying safe from the virus when engaging in sexual activities.According to Dr. Tam, sex can be complicated in the middle of a pandemic.“Sexual health is an important part of our overall health. However, sex can be complicated in the time of Covid-19…”…“The lowest risk sexual activity during Covid-19 involves yourself alone,” Tam says.A trusting relationship should first be established and partners should also consider using a mask that covers the nose and mouth, Tam says.Tam says sex should be avoided if either person shows COVID-19 symptoms.,Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued a public statement Wednesday on staying safe from the virus when engaging in sexual activities.According to Dr. Tam, sex can be complicated in the middle of a pandemic.“Sexual health is an important part of our overall health. However, sex can be complicated in the time of Covid-19…”…“The lowest risk sexual activity during Covid-19 involves yourself alone,” Tam says.A trusting relationship should first be established and partners should also consider using a mask that covers the nose and mouth, Tam says.Tam says sex should be avoided if either person shows COVID-19 symptoms.last_img read more

Drake Athletics Honors 2015-16 Award Winners

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University athletic department announced and honored its 2015-16 departmental award winners during the annual ‘Welcome Back Picnic’ on Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Knapp Center.The awards recognized some of the top performers and student-athletes from last season as the Bulldogs embark on the 2016-17 season. The awards and those honored include,Bulldog Way Director’s Cup Award – Men’s SoccerHowlett Award Male Student-Athlete of the Year – John Hugunin, footballHowlett Award Female Stduent-Athlete of the Year – Emma Huston, cross country/track and fieldDixie Byers Comeback Player of the Year – Zach Zlabis, footballFemale Newcomer of the Year – Sara Rhine, women’s basketballMale Newcomer of the Year – Nic Jaimes , men’s soccerThe highlight of the presentation was the announcement of the Howlett Award winners. The award is given to the top male and female student-athletes of the year. Football’s John Hugunin (Oswego, Ill.) and Emma Huston (Des Moines, Iowa) were named the recipients of the honor after completing their careers as some of the most decorated student-athletes in Drake history. Hugunin, an All-American and a fifth-year senior in 2015-16, claimed the fourth All-PFL accolade of his career and his second first team honor in December. He was also named a finalist for the STAT Defensive Player of the Year award after setting a PFL record nine forced fumbles and leading the Bulldogs with 116 tackles – ranking 20th in the nation – to go with 15 tackles for loss. Hugunin finished his stellar career as the program’s all-time leading tackler with 417 stops.Huston recently completed her senior season by setting four school records en route to winning the 2016 Missouri Valley Conference title in the 5,000 meters during the outdoor season. She graduated as the school record holder in the indoor 5,000 meters and the outdoor 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 meters. During the cross country season, she finished fourth at the 2015 MVC Championship to earn all-conference honors. Additionally, she was named the MVC Elite 18 award winner for the second time in her career. She was also named the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the week nine times on the season and earned United State Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team as a senior.Men’s soccer was honored as the Bulldog Way Director’s Cup winner after recording one of the most successful seasons in program history. Under first-year head coach Gareth Smith, the Bulldogs captured the MVC Tournament title for just the second time in program history and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Drake defeated Kentucky, 2-1, in the opening round of the tournament to advance to the second round before falling to Creighton.Football’s Zach Zlabis (Wheaton, Ill.) earned the Dixie Byers Comeback Player of the Year honor after battling back from repeated injuries to earn a starting role during the 2015 season. He finished the season third in receiving with a pair of touchdowns. The award is named after longtime Drake supporter Dixie Byers who has battled cancer numerous times to continue faithfully supporting the Bulldogs.Women’s basketball’s Sara Rhine (Eldon, Mo.) had a breakout first season as a Bulldog. Coming off the bench, she appeared in all 33 games and was named the MVC Freshman and Sixth Player of the Year along with being named All-MVC Honorable Mention. Rhine finished third in the nation in field goal percentage at 62.9 percent. Nic Jaimes (Olathe, Kan.) of men’s soccer played in 20 matches with 19 starts in his first season as a Bulldog. Jaimes was tied for second on the team in goals scored with four and also handed out two assists. He was recogonized for his outstanding first season by being named to the MVC All-Freshman team.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

CECAFA U20: Wobbly Hippos eliminated by Tanzania

first_img Tags: Albart SimchimbaAziz KayondoIvan AsabaIvan Bogeeremorley byekwasoPius KelvintopUganda Hippos The two captains line up alongside the match official before the game on Sunday. (PHOTO/FUFA)CECAFA U20 Championships Tanzania 4-2 UgandaPece Stadium, Gulu Sunday, 29-09-2019The Uganda U20 men’s football national team, the Hippos were on Sunday eliminated from the 2019 CECAFA U20 championships after losing 4-2 to Tanzania.In the game played at Pece Stadium in Gulu, Tanzanian strikers Albart Simchimba and Pius Kelvin each struck twice to eliminate Uganda.The Hippos goals were scored by Vipers SC left-back Aziz Kayondo on a slippery surface at the Pece Stadium in Gulu.Uganda started strongly trying to break the dead-lock.Inside the opening 15 minutes, Ivan Asaba shot wide before namesake Bogeere curled a free-kick over.However, it was Tanzania who opened the scoring as Simchimba headed past Jack Komakech in the Hippos goal.Morley Byekwaso’s side search for a response before halftime but it would not come as Tanzania went into the break leading 1-0.Kayondo eventually levelled matter two minutes after the restart with a wonderful strike from distance.However, Simchimba restored Tanzania’s advantage thanks to another headed effort.Like he had done earlier, Kayondo once again drew Uganda level from similar fashion as the first.The stage was now set for Kelvin to prove his quality.The Belgium based striker scored two goals in quick succession to hand Tanzania victory.Tanzania now march onto the semi finals where they will take on Sudan at the Pece Stadium in Gulu.For Uganda, it is the end of what promised to be a good tournament at home.In the early kick off at the same venue, Sudan edged South Sudan 1-0 in the Sudan derby.At the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru, Kenya overcame Burundi 2-1 in the first game before Eritrea humiliated islanders Zanzibar 5-0.Eritrea will now take on Kenya is the other semi final which will be played at Njeru.Uganda’s starting line upJack Komakech (G.K), Joseph Kafumbe, Aziz Abdul Kayondo, Gavin Kizito, Kenneth Semakula, Hassan Ssenyonjo, Sadam Masereka, Najib Yiga (46’ Isma Mugulusi), Ivan Asaba, Steven Sserwadda, Ivan Bogere (70’ Sadat Anaku)SubstitutesDenis Otim (G.K), Patrick Mubiru (G.K), Kevin Ssekimbegge, Robert Kitabalwa, Derrick Kiggundu, Bright AnukaniThe quarter final results-Tanzania 4-2 Uganda-Eritrea 5-0 Zanzibar-Kenya 2-1 Burundi-Sudan 1-0 South SudanComments last_img read more