first_imgDear Shenandoah National Park friends, advocates, and allies,At the Shenandoah National Park Trust, we are thinking about you and want to offer you our support.First, we encourage you to follow the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and your state health department’s guidelines when it comes to protecting yourself and others to stop the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).As of March 18, Shenandoah National Park is open. According to the National Park Service, the park and Skyline Drive are open. Entrance fees are waived until further notice. Other facilities are still closed for the season.  We are social creatures. Yet the best way we can help slow this spread of coronavirus is to engage in “social distancing.” That means, for the time being, we encourage you to abide by any Special Alerts from SNP. It’s great to spend time outdoors, but please keep social distancing in mind.As of yesterday, the Trust team is working remotely as we continue our work to support the park. Here are a few ways you can continue to be a part of the SNPT family over the coming weeks and months:– Write postcards to your local Park Rangers who need your support more than ever. Please address your envelope to:Sally Hurlbert, Shenandoah National Park, 3655 US Highway 211 East, Luray, VA 22835– Support the work of the Shenandoah National Park Trust. We are still moving forward!– Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates. – Keep informed on upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and park updates on our Blog.We appreciate you always being there for the Shenandoah National Park Trust. And we know we can count on you to support the park through these uncertain times. This is when we get to choose how to act. So let us choose to stick together for public lands and our community.center_img Thank you.– The staff and board of the Shenandoah National Park Trustlast_img read more

first_imgHunter has been arrested on the following: (WBNG) — The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office says one person is in custody after breaking into a Mirabito Gas Station, stealing a loaded handgun, and breaking into a residence. The sheriff’s office says the investigation is still ongoing. Two counts of Burglary 3rd degreeOne count of Burglary in the 1st degreeOne count of Criminal Contempt in the 2nd degreeOne count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degreeGrand Larceny in the 4th degreeCriminal Mischief in the 3rd degreePetit Larceny New York State Police, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Sherburne EMS and LifeNet also assisted. Hunter was arraigned by the Village of Earlville Court and was remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility in lieu of cash bail. He will reappear in court at a later date. Authorities say Garrett A. Hunter, 31, broke into the Mirabito Gas Station in the Village of Sherburne on two separate occasions, and then stole a loaded handgun from a vehicle in the village, before breaking into a victim’s residence in the Town of Smyrna. Police say this incident happened from the evening of June 18 into the morning of June 19.last_img read more

first_img“It has been a very tough time for me but above all I’m strong. I fought my way back and now I feel better. It feels good to be back and now I’m focused on keeping myself injury free and try help the team,” The midfielder told the club’s official website.“When I’m injured I don’t like it; no one likes it. That is the worst time for a player. For me it has been a really tough four months, but I’m thankful because my team-mates have helped me get back, the doctors have been of help as well,” Wanyama further added.He has also revealed he was forced to work extra hard in order to be back in the shortest time possible, sometimes sleeping for only three hours a day as he raced against time to gain fitness.Victor Wanyama in training at Tottenhams Headquarters this week.This has been the longest injury period in Wanyama’s career since his move to the United Kingdom with Celtc FC, but he has been credited for having come off it faster than anticipated.“Mentally I am strong and I was just focusing on getting better. It hasn’t been easy, I am glad I’m back now ready to work hard and help the team,” he added.His coach Mauricio Pochettino, who had earlier admitted in Spurs’ rough patch that the team was struggling without their combative midfield workhorse, was happy to see Wanyama back running in the middle of the pack and providing the much needed defensive shield.“I’m so pleased for Victor (Wanyana) as well. He played well. He’s had a lot of months out and I’m happy to see him back again,” Pochettino said in his post match remarks.Wanyama was pleased to be back on a winning note, especially noting they were hunting on tough grounds in Wales, against a side fighting for their lives to stay in the Premier League.Ben Davies celebrates scoring Tottenham Hotspur’s sixth goal with Kenya’s Victor Wanyama.PHOTO/courtesy“It was a good team performance, everyone fought for the team and we showed character that we can dig deep in the hard times. It was a good three points,” he offered.Wanyama now hopes his presence will influence the team to get back to the top having struggled since the start of the season despite their brilliant performance last term. Spurs are currently fifth on the standings with 40 points, 22 behind leaders Manchester City.“It’s important to try fight our way back to the top. It’s been a tough season for us and now we are trying to get back to winning ways. Hopefully we can grind results and get the team to where it belongs,” he said.Spurs are faced with a feisty fixture calendar and they will be facing West Ham on Thursday at Wembley before playing AFC Wimbledon at the same venue on Sunday in the FA Cup.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Victor Wanyama made Tottenham return against Swansea. Photo/COURTESYNAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 3- Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama says it has been the toughest four months having battled a knee injury to return to first team action for his English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night.Wanyama came off the bench in the 59th minute replacing Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez as Spurs won 2-0 over relegation threatened Swansea in Wales.  This was the Kenyan’s first appearance since coming off injured in the 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on August 20.last_img read more