Residents Urged To Use Caution During Blizzard Conditions

first_imgShare: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) WNY News Now File Image.MAYVILLE – With Chautauqua County expected to receive heavy snowfall through Friday, Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel is reminding residents to use caution while traveling.Drivers are asked to postpone or cancel non-essential trips if travel conditions are hazardous and obey travel bans.Additonal, Wendel asks drivers to clean off all snow and ice from their vehicles by making sure snow and frost is removed from the windshield, windows and side mirrors; compacted snow is removed from the wheel wells; and snow is removed from the headlights and taillights so other drivers can see you.“We have been fortunate to have some warmer weather this past week but with significant snowfall expected to return, I ask that county residents please use caution and remember to slow down if road conditions and visibility are poor,” said Wendel. “Our Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Transportation are prepared for this storm and I remind residents that if they must travel to please be careful.” The executive also asks residents to keep parked vehicles off the roadways and shoulders of the road so that crews and properly clear snow.Wendel says residents should call the Sheriff’s Office or other law enforcement agencies to notify them if your vehicle breaks down on the side of the road and to keep the gas tank at least half full to prevent the fuel line from freezing.Weather forecasters say heavy lake effect snow is expected with total snow accumulations of one to two feet. Winds could also gust as high as 45 to 50 m.p.h. resulting in severe blowing and drifting snow.last_img read more

St. Nicholas Catholic School construction underway

first_imgAfter anxiously waiting for construction to begin following the official groundbreaking ceremony in April, students and staff watch as the first wall of their new school building is filled with concrete.Sunman, In. — “The Builder of Everything is God”-(Hebrews 3:4) is the school theme this year at St. Nicholas Catholic School in Sunman where the parish is well underway with the construction of Phase 1; Education Center of The Heritage Project.The students and staff have a unique opportunity to watch as the new school building is constructed outside their classroom windows.  The project continues to be a constant conversation topic on campus.  Mrs. Sherri Kirschner, Principal, says they have embraced all the craziness that goes along with this construction.  She explains, “Whenever something exciting is going to happen on the construction site, teachers are encouraged to take their students out to watch for just a few minutes.  This has alleviated potential interruptions from students making excuses to sneak a peek.”Mrs. Kirschner emphasizes on this year’s school theme, “The Builder of Everything is God.”  “How appropriate, when we are so blessed to have the opportunity to build a new school building, allowing us to continue to spread the good news of Jesus to so many young people in southeastern Indiana.”Through an outpouring of God’s blessings and the generosity of many families, the $3 million goal has been achieved for Phase 1; Education Center, while funds continue to be pledged/donated for phase 2; Fellowship Center.last_img read more

WHS Daily Bulletin: Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 — January students of month announced

first_img*Students: You will need a Student ID to get in to the Homecoming dance. Please sign-up in the office if you need a new one, or are a new student and have not received one. If you do not bring your Student ID the night of the dance, you will be charged $5 for a new one. *There will be a Sophomore Class Ring Meeting on Wednesday, February 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, Feb. 2, 2015:MondayTuesday• Basketball at Buhler, 6 p.m.Wednesday• Jostens Sophomore Class Ring, 2:30 p.m.Thursday• Regional Scholars’ Bowl.Friday• Homecoming Basketball at Wellington vs  Augusta.• Wrestling at Rose Hill 11 a.m.Saturday• ACT• Wrestling at Rose Hill 10 a.m.• JV Wrestling at Wichita South 9 a.m. Today’s News•Congratulations to the January Students of the month-9th- Ian King10th- Rylee Vargas11th- Wesley Gilmore12th- Orian Brown * WHS Juniors: Looking at obtaining a degree in education? Applications are being accepted for the 26th annual Kansas Future Teacher Academy. It will be held on the campus of Emporia State University from Sunday, June 7 to Thursday, June 11. If you’d like more information, see Mrs. Hatfield in the counselor’s office. Monday lunch: Beef and Bean Burrito/sauce, romaine and tomato, green beans, chilled pears, tortilla chips.Tuesday lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes/gravy, tossed salad w/romaine, applesauce, hot roll/jelly. *Work Ethic Session #4 is Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the FACS room!  Bank of Commerce will be our presenter. *There will be a box outside of Ms. Vaughn’s room to put song suggestions in for the homecoming dance- feel free to stop by.Follow us on Twitter. *Not sure what to get your sweetheart, friend, or relative for Valentine’s Day? Well, WHS your problems are over. The WHS Madrigals and Mixed Ensemble are doing singing Valengrams this year on the 13th. The Valengrams will be sold during lunch today so find a choir member for more information. *Spirit Week is this week and the theme is Crusaders Blast from the Past.Tomorrow will be Sitcoms of the 60’sWednesday will be Disco FeverThursday will be 80’s BandsFriday will be Crusaders through the decades Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

OGC sponsors NLC Student

first_imgThe B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is once again pleased to sponsor a $1000 award for a Northern Lights College (NLC) student currently enrolled in the Land Reclamation or Land Agent Diploma course, announced CEO and Commissioner Alex Ferguson.  The Commission award has been in place since 2004 and there has been a total of $6,000 given out to date.  Deputy Commissioner James O’Hanley presented the Commission’s Award to student Courtney Thompson on Friday, May 1st. Thompson is enrolled in the Land Reclamation Diploma program at NLC.  – Advertisement -Award criteria states that students must receive an ‘A’ on a major assignment related to the oil and gas industry, have good academic standing, be a good citizen, be a positive role model to other students, and have a good record of attendance. The award is given to a student completing their first year and returning for a second year.  Further, research proposals submitted must reflect the mandate of the Commission’s Science and Community Environmental Knowledge (SCEK) Fund.last_img read more

Chelsea team v Stoke: Mourinho has a decision to make over star’s inclusion despite clean bill of health

first_imgChelsea v Stoke is live on talkSPORT at 5.30pm on Saturday 4 April, 2015.If Arsenal beat Liverpool in the early Premier League kick-off, they could move to within four points of Chelsea, who will still have two games in hand by the time the Blues welcome Stoke to Stamford Bridge.For this reason the visit of the Potters, as well as the following fixture against QPR are hugely important, arguably more so than the clashes against Man United and Arsenal before the end of the month.Six points from the following two games will increase the gap at the top of the Premier League by the time United arrive on 18 April and manager Jose Mourinho has reported a clean bill of health for most of his players, although Jon Obi Mikel will be rested for the Stoke match.Diego Costa is available, but the boss revealed a decision on whether he starts or not will be delayed as a result of a recent hamstring injury.Possible Chelsea line-up against Stoke: 1 1 How do you think the Blues will start? Click here to listen to the game live from 5.30pm on Saturday 4 April. Diego Costa is available for the Stoke match last_img read more