first_imgCopyHouses•Pressbaum, Austria Photographs:  Adam Mork Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architects: Juri Troy Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project Sunlighthouse / Juri Troy ArchitectsSave this projectSaveSunlighthouse / Juri Troy ArchitectsSave this picture!© Adam Mork+ 17 Share Year:  Photographs Austria “COPY” ArchDailycenter_img 2010 Products used in this ProjectBoardsEGGERTimber Construction Board – OSB 4 TOPStructural Analysis:Merz Kley und PartnerBuilding Physics & Construction Ecology:IBO – Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und Bauököloge (Verein) und IBO GmbHTechnical Support In Building Physics & Energy Concept:Donau-Universität KremsMain Contractor Timber Construction:Kaspar GreberBuilding Physics:Donau-Universität KremsConstruction Ecology:IBO – Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und Bauököloge (Verein) und IBO GmbHEnergy Concept:Donau-Universität KremsCity:PressbaumCountry:AustriaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Adam MorkText description provided by the architects. The Velux Sunlighthouse in Pressbaum near Vienna is the first co²-neutral single-family-house in Austria. It was completed end of October 2010. The project was launched about two years ago by the Velux company as a part of their Pan European experiment, the so called “model home 2020” project. The goal is to develop, build and analyze six different houses in five European countries, each following its own approach to progressive and sustainable building and living. Save this picture!© Adam MorkThe challenge of the Austrian model home was to create a house that taps the full potential of the plot (like the wonderful views, exposure to the sunlight, maximum of privacy between the existing houses, …) on one hand and to develop an energy and ecology concept to erase the ecological footprint of the house within the next thirty years on the other hand. What distinguishes this project from many ambitious preceding projects is the need and wish to combine minimized numerical values for energy efficiency with ambitious architecture. Save this picture!© Adam MorkFortunately the clients had chosen an anything but ideal plot for the Austrian model home. It is a slender and long piece of land that declines towards a beautiful (but shading) wood with high trees in the Southeast. The plot is flanked by a dense hedge in the Northeast and a high wall in the Southwest. The two close situated neighboring houses on both sides leave just a little scope for privacy in between. The wonderful view to the lake which is situated in the valley in the East can only be caught by getting a step deeper into the ground. In short: A design concept that uses a maximum of the potential that the plot offers had to be more than a lip service, if the ambitious targets were supposed to be accomplished. This makes the results of the project even more precious as affordable plots in a mountainous country like Austria rarely offer ideal conditions.Save this picture!© Adam MorkThe energy concept of the building was developed in collaboration with the Danube University of Krems. The building equipment includes a high performing heat pump, 48 m² mono crystalline photovoltaic roof panels, 9 m²  thermal solar panels for hot water and a controlled air system with heat recovery. The heat insulation of the shell surface of the house is optimized and the windows fulfill passive house requirements. A (in Austria) so far disregarded demand was to obtain a maximum of daylight to lower the energy consume for artificial light. The reached daylight factor in every single room is on average five times higher than the usual standard. The roof and facade windows were strategically positioned to provide stunning views, to maximize passive solar energy, to enable an optimal, natural ventilation during summer time and to minimize the thermal losses during winter time. In fact the Sunlighthouse’s total window area is equal to 42% of its floor area. Like the outside planking, the interior fitting is made of spruce wood. To keep the wooden surface bright and avoid darkening, it was treated with white pigmented natural oil. “COPY” Projects CopyAbout this officeJuri Troy ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPressbaumAustriaPublished on December 22, 2013Cite: “Sunlighthouse / Juri Troy Architects” 22 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricShower ColumnshansgroheShoulder ShowersPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesMorin Corp.Metal Wall Systems – ExposedStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Stonika SeriesConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame SlopeThermalSchöckMinimizing Thermal Bridges in BalconiesWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWork ChairsDynamobelWork Chair – SLAT 16More products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Adam MorkAll materials had to be evaluated by their ecological qualities before they were authorized to use. The Austrian Institute for Construction Biology and Ecology (IBO) also benchmarked the co² valuation of every assembled material. Using locally grown and processed wood as main material to optimize the co² values are self-explanatory, but as the building is positioned in a hill it was also necessary to use concrete for all the grounding construction elements. Instead of ordinary Portland cement (which shows a quite poor co² balance) blast-furmace-slag, a spin-off product from steel production with extremely low co²  output, was used to mix the concrete. The applied insulation material is sheep wool and recycled cellulose. Save this picture!© Adam MorkIn the end the goal was accomplished. The Sunlighthouse will produce more energy than the building and using of the house consumes, which makes it a small “power station” and a beacon project for further conscious and sustainable planning and building.Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessGallery House / Giovanni Moreno ArquitectosSelected ProjectsBloomberg’s Next Move: Leading an ‘Urban SWAT Team’Architecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Manufacturers: EGGER, VELUX Commercial Products translation missing: Sunlighthouse / Juri Troy Architectslast_img read more

first_img 2013 CT House / MYCCSave this projectSaveCT House / MYCC ArchDaily Area:  212 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Spain Architects: MYCC Area Area of this architecture project Year:  Save this picture!© José Hevia+ 27 Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Products used in this ProjectHeatingFocusFireplaces – BathyscafocusQuantity Surveyor:Candido Dacal, CactuArchitect In Charge:Carmina Casajuana, Beatriz G. Casares, M. GonzalezDesign Team:Raquel del Rio, Pablo UrbanoCity:BarcelonaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Section 2Text description provided by the architects. There is something in every project that comes from visiting the site and listening to clients. And there is also an interesting part at the beginning of every project that comes from the everyday training. While the first is a very attractive translation job, the second has to do with the positive part of experience.  Save this picture!© José HeviaWhen an idea, a sketch, a drawing, a diagram or a conversation does not go further because a project stops or it is clear that it is not so suitable for now, it is ready for a next project. Sometimes one is waiting to have a commission just for a project that remains somewhere over the table. Then, the solution is already here and now it is time to mix with climate, program, budget, topography and urban regulations.Save this picture!© José HeviaA holiday home in a consolidated urban development not far from a big city could be a good commission to go on working with the Mediterranean house. It is a type of house which stress on the important connection between outside and inside, life takes place both indoor and outdoor. Therefore, different architectural situations should appear in its right position: porch, patio, and terrace. Save this picture!© José HeviaThe main room of the house extends to a porch facing south that can be seen as the glass wall of the living moves back to leave a shaded space outside. A patio open to the east provides a cozy place both to stay as well as communicate different rooms of the house. First floor has been reduced to a long plain unit to leave open sunny terraces for all rooms.Save this picture!Courtesy of MYCCInside space seeks to be open, flexible and connected to exteriors. The most important place is the light spacious living that looks towards porch and patio and also goes higher in a part to reach the upper floor. Further from the colorful stairs is a private room for the owners and upstairs a concept like hotel space where family and friends will accommodate until the no vacancies sign hangs on the door.Save this picture!© José HeviaModular steel structures helped to organize the space. A big open module for the porch plus three big scale modules for the living dining kitchen room, two small modules for access, stairs, laundry, and then a big one for master bedroom and bathroom. Upper floor is made of a collection of small modules for four bedrooms, a bathroom and an empty space over the living.Save this picture!© José HeviaBigger modules are 8,6 x 3,0 meters and 4,5m x 3,0 meters the small ones. All are made of steel pillars and beams whit a thin composite slab. The façade is a colored fiber cement rain screen that allows a top climate performance. Walls are isolated by two polyurethane boards as well as mineral wool inside the plaster board structure.Save this picture!© José HeviaIn order to show the difference between low and upper floor, the same material is used but in a very different way. While in ground floor the boards are green, big and irregularly set, upstairs the fiber cement is cut into grey tight stripes. Save this picture!Courtesy of MYCCA system to collect rainwater and using it to water plants or other uses is installed. From roofs and terraces, the whole rainwater is conducted to an 8000 liters tank, enough for the fairly dry climate and this kind of house and plot. This simple environmental act, along with a placing the volume and its porch patio terrace attending the orientation, makes an easy to enjoy home for weekends and some holidays. Probably it could even be a permanent home for the elderly couple in a not so distant future. 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first_img Business News More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Government Soccer Match at Rose Bowl Stadium Could Impact Arroyo Seco Voters Published on Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 11:21 am Pasadena voters who live in the Arroyo Seco area and who intend to cast ballots at two polling places near the Rose Bowl Stadium are reminded to go to the polls early to avoid traffic and possible delays due to the Copa America soccer match on June 7, 2016.As an alternative, voters may wish to request an online “Will Call Ballot” for pickup at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., by visiting the County of Los Angeles Registrar Recorder/County Clerk website or by calling the County at (562) 466-1323. Will-call ballot requests generally take 48 hours to process.The pilot “Will Call Ballot” program is offered locally by the County through a partnership with the Pasadena City Clerk’s Office and is available at Pasadena City Hall now through the close of business on Monday, June 6, 2016.The program includes both weekday and weekend early voting opportunities, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. Ballots MUST be pre-ordered for “Will Call” pickup at City Hall.The two polling places within the Arroyo Seco that might be impacted on Election Day due to the Copa America soccer match include the Pasadena Fire Station 38, 1150 Linda Vista Ave., and a private residence at 1725 Casitas Ave.All polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, 2016. All voters are urged to go to the polls early, especially in the Arroyo Seco area before 4:30 p.m., to avoid traffic and possible delays.Limited, short-term parking will be available adjacent to each polling location. For voters casting ballots at Fire Station 38, please review parking signage near the polling location and park only in designated parking areas as this is a working fire station that must be available to respond to emergency calls.The Pasadena City Clerk’s Office is also available to answer questions and provide additional information by calling: (626) 744-4124. More info about the soccer match can be found online at, including information about the clear bag policy for entrance.Stay connected to the City of Pasadena by visiting the City of Pasadena online at or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311.center_img Community News Make a comment Subscribe 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Herbeauty10 Ways To Get Into Shape You’ve Never Tried BeforeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Celebrities Who’ve Lost Their FandomsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Easy Tips To Help You Reset Your Sleep ScheduleHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

first_imgWhatsApp Previous articleLimerick venues announce cancellations and closuresNext articleRiverfest postponed and arts venues cancel Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] Advertisement Facebook Linkedin Printcenter_img Twitter Email 07/05/18 REPRO FREEThe skies of Limerick will transformed into an explosion of colours during the Riverfest fireworks extravaganza on the Shannon.Riverfest 2018 drew over an estimated 100,000 people to the banks of the Shannon for the biggest celebration yet with this yearÕs line-up bursting with big-name acts and unmissable events.The festival is a carnival of activity and variety, with thrilling new attractions including the first ever visit to Ireland by the Seabreacher Shark Ð a dare-devil aquatic spectacle in an 18ft Ôshark-craftÕ that can travel at speeds of up to 80km per hour.Picture Sean Curtin True Media.Limerick City and County Council regretfully announced today that Riverfest 2020 has been postponed, in the interests of public health.High level meetings have been taking place in the council around Riverfest 2020 since the cancellation of the Limerick St Patrick’s Day Parade and Limerick International Band Championship due to concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Monday last (09 March 2020).Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Last year more than 120,000 people enjoyed the city’s biggest festival, the majority of them in the Riverfestival Village based around Arthur’s Quay Park.Due to the nature of Riverfest, in which large numbers gather in Limerick city centre to celebrate and enjoy themselves, Limerick City and County Council organisers have recommended that it now be postponed, meaning it will not take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend this year.Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Mayor Cllr Michael Sheahan said: “It is disappointing that we have to postpone Riverfest but it is the right decision to make. What is most important now is the health of the people of Limerick, especially those who are elderly and vulnerable to infection. We will look at the possibility of rescheduling the festival later in the year but again this is dependent on COVID-19.”Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council Dr Pat Daly said: “The decision to postpone Riverfest 2020 is being done on the most up-to-date public health advice from the Department of Health and an overriding desire not to put the collective health of the people of Limerick and visitors to Limerick at unnecessary risk.”“Our Management Team is meeting daily to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and we are following all guidelines and advice given to us by the Department of Health. Everyone should be following this advice.”“Riverfest, like the St Patrick’s Festival, is an important event for the economy of Limerick from a business, societal and tourist point of view, but the health of the people of Limerick and the nation is paramount at this particular time.”A date for a re-scheduled Riverfest for later in the year will be announced in due course and is dependent on the ongoing COVID-19 situation. NewsCommunityRiverfest 2020 to be postponed due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19By Cian Reinhardt – March 12, 2020 229 last_img read more

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Remembering FDIC’s First Chief Economist About Author: Christina Hughes Babb 2020-11-13 Christina Hughes Babb in Daily Dose, Featured, News Previous: The Road to Mortgage Industry Innovation Next: FHA 2020 Report Shows How It Helped Struggling Homeowners Richard Alan BrownFollowing a four-year battle with brain cancer, Dr. Richard Alan Brown, 58, died November 8.The Ashburn, Virginia, resident served as the first Chief Economist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), where, according to an obituary on the Adams-Green Funeral Home site, “he was an integral part of the agency’s response to The Great Recession in the late 2000s.”“Rich was the consummate professional, with an accomplished career that set him apart from others, and yet, he never allowed his status to change the manner in which he engaged others,” said Andrea Riche, Chief, International Affairs, FDIC. “He was a kind, honest, and encouraging man with an unparalleled ability to find solutions to problems and get things done.”Brown frequently spoke to bankers and other trade groups about the economy, and he was a source sought after by the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, CNBC, and other media outlets for insight, according to his bio on the FDIC’s website. (The FDIC, in lieu of a comment, directed DS News to the 2003 press release announcing his appointment).Later, from 2018-2019, Brown served on the White House Council of Economic Advisors, where he specialized in financial regulation and managed that part of the Economic Report of the President.Those close to Brown say the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s “propelled him into a career in public service.”Ed Delgado, Chairman, Five Star Global, told DS News, “To say that Rich was respected and beloved by his colleagues, at the FDIC and abroad, would be an understatement.”According to the tribute to Brown, his family believes his cancer possibly resulted from exposure to debris at the World Trade Center on 9/11.”That morning, Rich was at a conference on the ground floor of the Marriott World Trade Center while his wife and two oldest sons were in their hotel room on the 15th floor,” according to the tribute. “Rich knew exactly where to meet his family on their way down the stairs and safely escorted them to battery park in lower Manhattan before the collapse of the south tower.”In his personal life, Brown was a fan of cycling, history, and baseball. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Catherine Brown, and four adult sons.His funeral was held Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Ashburn.You can read the tribute to Brown in full by clicking here. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly,, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Related Articles  Print This Post Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago November 13, 2020 2,209 Views Share Save Remembering FDIC’s First Chief Economist Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

first_imgIt’s the last time students will get results from the traditional Junior Cert – with reforms to English and the new Junior Cycle framework taking place this year, despite the protests of teachers.Students will naturally celebrate the results – but Alcohol Action Ireland are warning that drink should play no part in the celebrations for junior cert students.The Teachers Union of Ireland also congratulated students, and have renewed calls for the restoration of guidance counsellors to help students.Some may now be considering leaving school, but Donegal based TUI President Joanne Irwin is urging all students to go on and do the Leaving Cert……………….Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook By admin – September 14, 2016 Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic More than 60-thousand students will get their Junior Cert results this morning, 2,260 of them in Donegal.It’s the last year of the exam in its current form as the Government introduces controversial reforms.Education Minister Richard Bruton says it’s a milestone moment for many students and congratulated those getting their results. Google+ Twitter Previous articleKavanagh calls for review of parking problems in LetterkennyNext articleHarkin accuses EU commissioners of “playing politics” with the Apple tax ruling admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 2,260 Donegal students to get Junior Cert results today 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Homepage BannerNewslast_img read more

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Commissioner wants people in holiday homes to stay put Facebook Twitter Pinterest By News Highland – April 8, 2020 WhatsApp The Garda Commissioner says people who made it to their holiday homes must now remain there during the COVID19 restrictions.New powers that allow Gardaí to enforce coronavirus restrictions are now in effect.The Garda Commissioner Drew Harris says while public cooperation with the guidelines have to far been good, things are starting to slip.Gardaí are now able to arrest people who refuse to comply.They could face a 2,500 euro court fine or six months in jail.Commissioner Harris says the Gardaí will continue to take a community policing approach.People traveling to holiday homes and are stopped by Gardai will be told to return home.But Commissioner Harris has a warning for those who have already made it to their destination.Thousands of checkpoints will be in place nationwide from now until midnight on Monday, to ensure people are not making non-essential journeys. Homepage BannerNews Twittercenter_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Previous articleDonegal International Rally postponedNext articleConcern grows over rise in consumption of alcohol at home News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme last_img read more

first_imgLatest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration One wall of the post office was filled with “Wanted” posters and, it was an odd thing, but we would spot just about every one of those escaped convicts and “at large” murderers and robbers on the streets of Brundidge. What terrified fun they brought to childhood.Mr. Foy Ingram ran the picture show, and sometimes he brought movie stars like Lash LaRue and Fuzzy St. John to town to thrill us beyond belief. And, sometimes before or after the news reel and the serial he would have a drawing for a dollar bill, and that would go a long way when you could get the picture show, popcorn and a co-cola for 35 cents. I never won, though.And, if there’s ever been a hamburger better than the one Mrs. Anderson served hot and salted off the grill, me and Eddie Fisher don’t know it. But I had something on the Hollywood movie star. I got to eat those nickel hamburgers a lot of times. He only got to eat them twice.Mama shopped at the City Market, and Mr. Belcher always had candy in a glass case and you had to ask for what you wanted. I always picked Bazooka bubble gum, Tootsie Rolls or Sugar Babies. Then, while Mama went back to the meat counter to get supper, I would sneak outside and climb the slick iron pole that held up the awning over the street. Somebody would tattle, “Jaine’s climbing the pole” and Mama would come and yank me down. “Little girls don’t climb poles” and Mr. Blecher would say, “Ah, she’s all right” and slip me an all-day sucker as a consolation prize.In the back part of O.K. Ramage Company, they sold overalls and blue jeans and, if you bought a pair of Tuf-Nut jeans, you got a pocket knife, too. Back then, young’uns were allowed to have knives in their pockets.As teenagers, we sipped cherry cokes at Dykes Drugs and listen to the radio that Mr. Tom Hinson kept playing in the Western Auto Store. As a teenager, I had two very important jobs – working the candy counter at the dime store during Christmas and the soda fountain at Hamrick’s Drug Store.There were lots of places to buy nice and fashionable clothes – O.K. Ramage, the Star Store and Belcher’s. They all had dressing rooms and O.K. Ramage had three-way mirrors so you could see how you looked all the way around. All of us girls got fitted for our first training braziers in Brundidge. We didn’t want to go where people didn’t know us for something as personal as that.Miss S.E. Hightower chased us down on the street and hauled us in to her beauty parlor and powdered us with Merle Norman, and we’d come out looking as white and dusty as she did. Mrs. Rachel Rodgers and Mrs. Edna Steed gave us electric curls and girl talks in the little shop behind the City Market.We went to social events at Whittington’s Motel and got our clothes “cleaned” at Mr. John Boswell’s dry cleaners. We shopped for birthday presents wedding gifts at Jackson’s Hardware and “Miss” Maureen helped us pick them out.When marriage and children came along, we remodeled an old house with supplies from Jackson’s Hardware and William Smith’s. Mr. Bill and Mr. William made sure we got the best deals at struggling young couple prices. We bought furniture, on time, from Mr. James Boswell’s furniture store. Housewares came from “Miss’ Martha Haisten’s and Miss Ester Smith’s.Groceries were bought – always – at those mom and pop grocery stores behind town, Black’s and Nicholson’s. Grace and Noah and Mama and Papa Nicholson were our daily editions of the local newspaper. Groceries and gossip at one low price.Every store and every proprietor was a part of the lives of every resident in Brundidge. They knew our mamas and our daddies. They knew our grandpas and grandmas and they knew the names of our family pets and whether we’d had the mumps or gotten a whipping in school. And most of all, they cared about us, not as customers, but as extended members of their families because they had been a part of our little town and our sheltered lives for always.With the passing of Mr. Stinson, sadly, it is the end of something. By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… You Might Like People first The United States has no argument with the people of Cuba. It’s the government of Cuba that five decades of… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 10:43 am Friday, July 3, 2009 Email the author It was the end of something.Those were the final words of a story in my ninth-grade literature book. They have lingered long with me.For whatever reason, they came to memory this week at the passing of Mr. Earl Stinson, for his death was surely “the end of something.” Marking the end of something Skip He cut my brother’s hair and waxed it to a flattop. He gave my boys their first haircuts while I held them in the chair, and there was a hint of happiness in my little grandson’s voice when he said, “Going to the barbershop, granma” Five generations of my family sat in the barber’s chairs at Stinson’s Barbershop.My hope is that Robert Garrett will continue to carry on the tradition that he and Mr. Stinson carved from 59 years together and that Stinson’s Barbershop will always remain as it is and has been for 64 years. Because, that’s all that we have left. It is the place where we mark the end of something.And, maybe that something was the best of times. How blessed I was to live in those times and to have known those wonderful people – the proprietors on Main Street in my hometown – and the places that were as familiar to me as an old pair of shoes.The dime store and the post office were the Disney Worlds of my childhood. Books, model cars, cap guns, plastic cowboys and Indians, yoyos, rubber balls and jackstones created a world of wonder at the dime store. Sometimes I got what I wanted, but most of the time I got what I needed – my behind torn up. Mama majored in whippings, and I still blush whenever I see Agnes Jacobs and Betty Carter who were witnesses to my fits and punishments. Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel That “something” was the last hold that I, and many others, had on the way it was.He was the last proprietor on Main Street in Brundidge who was in business when I was growing up. His shop was the only remaining one that is almost exactly as I remember it from my childhood.Mr. Stinson cut my granddaddy’s hair and gave him a shave and a tonic, too. He cut my daddy’s hair. “Yes, William, you have to take off your glasses but you can leave your hat on.” Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more

first_imgnarvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 63.7 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news is developing Wednesday. All times Eastern:Dec 02, 7:42 amOperation Warp Speed’s chief science adviser hopes Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is approved next weekDr. Moncef Slaoui, chief science adviser to Operation Warp Speed, said he expects the U.S. Food and Drug Administration “to reach a similar conclusion” to the United Kingdom’s approval of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.“I hope by the 10th or 11th of December the Pfizer vaccine is approved,” Slaoui told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview Wednesday on Good Morning America.Slaoui urged Americans to “listen to the experts” and trust the vaccine approval process.“No corners have been cut,” he said. “The [vaccine] development has been done very quickly because we had great science to allow us to do all the discovery work in weeks rather than in years. And then the clinical work, the most important part that demonstrates the effectiveness of the vaccine and its safety, has been done to a higher standard than what’s done normally in larger number of people but will be assessed and studied in an ongoing basis.”Slaoui described a vaccine as “an insurance against this virus.”“This is what will get us out of the pandemic,” he said.Dec 02, 4:54 amUS reports over 180,000 new casesThere were 180,098 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the United States on Tuesday, according to a real-time count kept by Johns Hopkins University.It’s the 29th straight day that the country has reported over 100,000 newly diagnosed infections. Tuesday’s count is down from a peak of 205,557 new cases last Friday.An additional 2,597 fatalities from COVID-19 were also registered nationwide on Tuesday, just under the all-time high of 2,609 new deaths on April 15.COVID-19 data may be skewed in the coming days and weeks due to possible lags in reporting over Thanksgiving followed by a potentially very large backlog from the holiday.A total of 13,725,917 people in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began, and at least 270,669 of them have died, according to Johns Hopkins. The cases include people from all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C. and other U.S. territories as well as repatriated citizens.Much of the country was under lockdown by the end of March as the first wave of pandemic hit. By May 20, all U.S. states had begun lifting stay-at-home orders and other restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The day-to-day increase in the country’s cases then hovered around 20,000 for a couple of weeks before shooting back up over the summer.The numbers lingered around 40,000 to 50,000 from mid-August through early October before surging again to record levels, crossing 100,000 for the first time on Nov. 4 and reaching 200,000 for the first time on Nov. 27.Dec 02, 3:44 amUK authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, rollout to begin next weekA COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech has been approved for use in the United Kingdom.The U.K. Department of Health and Social Care announced Wednesday that it has accepted the recommendation from the country’s drug regulator to grant a temporary authorization for emergency use of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, called BNT162b2. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) concluded that the vaccine met its standards of safety, quality and effectiveness.“The vaccine will be made available across the U.K. from next week,” a Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said in a statement, adding that the National Health Service, the publicly-funded healthcare system, “will begin putting their extensive preparations into action to provide care and support to all those eligible for vaccination.”The United Kingdom is the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The companies said in a joint press release Wednesday that they are anticipating further regulatory decisions across the globe in the coming days and weeks and are ready to deliver vaccine doses pending authorizations or approvals.“Today’s Emergency Use Authorization in the U.K. marks a historic moment in the fight against COVID-19,” Pfizer chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said in a statement. “As we anticipate further authorizations and approvals, we are focused on moving with the same level of urgency to safely supply a high-quality vaccine around the world. With thousands of people becoming infected, every day matters in the collective race to end this devastating pandemic.”The MHRA made its recommendation based on a rolling submission, including data from the Phase 3 trial which demonstrated a vaccine efficacy rate of 95%. The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was generally well tolerated, with no serious safety concerns reported to date.Pfizer and BioNTech had already agreed to supply the United Kingdom with 40 million doses of BNT162b2 once authorized for emergency use. Now that the vaccine is authorized, the companies will immediately begin delivering doses, the first of which are expected to arrive on U.K. soil in the coming days. The rest of the doses will arrive in stages, with complete delivery fulfillment expected in 2021, according to the press release.Pfizer and BioNTech said the distribution of their vaccine in the United Kingdom will be prioritized according to the populations identified in guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, an independent expert group that advises the U.K. government on immunization.“The Emergency Use Authorization in the U.K. will mark the first time citizens outside of the trials will have the opportunity to be immunized against COVID-19,” BioNTech CEO and co-founder Ugur Sahin said in a statement. “We believe that the roll-out of the vaccination program in the U.K. will reduce the number of people in the high-risk population being hospitalized.”The companies have also filed a request for emergency use authorization with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and have submitted an application for conditional marketing authorization with the European Medicines Agency.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. 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