Ministers meet residents and business people affected by flooding

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Twitter Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleLYIT President Paul Hannigan is delighted to have Michael Murphy onboardNext articleDonegal parents angry over latest debacle in school transport system News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – August 24, 2017 Facebook Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty center_img Pinterest The Department of Social Protection has activated its humanitarian assistance fund for Donegal residents.It follows devastating flooding earlier this week which has destroyed bridges and washed away roads.However the Department has not released details of how much money has been made available.Government Chief Whip Joe Mc Hugh has been visiting Inishowen with Minister Kevin Boxer Moran today, and has also had discussions with the Taoiseach.He says the key now is to have a coordinated approach to tackling the aftermath of Tuesday night’s floods………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/JOEMCflood.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.One of the worst affected areas is Burnfoot, which earlier this year was named as one of a number of areas where proposed flood prevention works were deemed to not to be cost effective.On the Ten to One Show with Greg Hughes today, Minster Kevin Boxer Moran who has responsibility for Public Works and Flood Relief said his officials are in the area to assess the situation.He denied that his visit to Donegal is a PR exercise………………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/boxer1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford Ministers meet residents and business people affected by flooding RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp WhatsApp Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more

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Peggy Pfaltzgraff-Holden Named to First ‘”Top Women in Grocery”

first_imgWest Bridgewater, MA (Tuesday, August 7, 2007) — Shaws Supermarket announced today that Shaw’s Vice President of Retail Operations, Peggy Pfaltzgraff-Holden, was named to Progressive Grocer’s first annual “Top Women in Grocery” listing for her outstanding efforts, involvement, leadership, and success in the supermarket industry. Of the fifty featured profiles, Pfaltzgraff-Holden was spotlighted alongside five other honorees from Shaws parent company, SUPERVALU, combining for the largest representation of a single grocery company on the list. Progressive Grocer is a leading grocery industry trade magazine. Peggy Pfaltzgraff-Holden serves as a regional VP of Operations in the company’s mountain region, overseeing 110 Shaw’s stores in four New England states — Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and northern Massachusetts. Pfaltzgraff-Holden’s held many retail positions in her 25 year career prior to coming to Shaw’s in July 2006, including director of store development of the drug division, district manager, regional HR manager, regional operations manager, division customer service manager and store director. During that time, she received several awards; the most recent being two Awards for Excellence – the 2002 Drug Division Eagle Award and the 2005 Drug Division Presidents Excellence Award, which are presented to an individual who represents outstanding contributions, executing at the highest level of the business and the delivery of the best bottom line results. Pfaltzgraff-Holden was also awarded the Dale Carnegie Highest Achievement Award.Through her passion for excellence, she provides strong leadership and support for her seven districts which have over 10,000 associates. She also encourages associates within her region to take an active role in the company’s CORUS program; a volunteer initiative started by Albertson’s Inc., In addition, Pfaltzgraff-Holden is one of the first organizers of MESA (Mentoring, Encouraging, Supporting and Achieving), the companys affinity group for women in management. “Peggy works hard day-in and day-out to serve our customers and our associates better than anyone else in the industry. Her knowledge and expertise make her an invaluable asset to the company and we are privileged to have her as part of our leadership team,” said Cindy Garnett, Shaw’s Vice President of Human Resources.In addition to Pfaltzgraff-Holden, SUPERVALUs executive vice president and CFO, Pamela Knous; executive vice president and COO of Supply Chain Services, Janel Haugarth; Shop ‘N Save president, Marlene Gebhard; ACME president, Judy Spires; and Retail West senior vice president of merchandising and marketing, Sue Klug were all recognized as grocery industry leaders.The list of women was selected by Progressive Grocer editors and was based on industry nominations. Several factors contributing to the choice included leadership and influence within both the nominees company and the greater supermarket industry, areas of responsibility, career accolades and achievements, industry and community involvement, and philanthropic activities. As a company whose customer demographics vary significantly across the country and whose primary customers are women, Shaw’s Supermarket understands that a diverse workforce is a vital component to its long-term success. Diversity empowers Shaws to make the best decisions based on product selection, merchandising, and marketing that are most relevant to its customers as part of its overall business commitment to being the best place to work, shop, and invest in the industry. “We appreciate the value that diversity offers and we constantly aim to diversify our workforce,” said Garnett. Diversity energizes associates, fosters creativity and innovation, and ultimately improves overall performance,” continued Garnett. “We are proud to have strong women in leadership roles and are excited about the growing presence of female leadership within the grocery industry.” Shaw’s, Osco and Star Market are a division of SUPERVALU INC. Throughout the six New England states, there are more than 200 store locations employing approximately 30,000 associates. SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest companies in the United States grocery channel with 2,500 retail grocery locations holding leading market positions. SUPERVALU also provides distribution and related logistics support services to more than 5,000 grocery retail endpoints across the country. SUPERVALU currently has approximately 200,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.shaws.com(link is external) or www.supervalu.com(link is external).last_img read more

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Hicksville Fatal Small Plane Crash Probed

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Authorities are investigating why a small single-engine plane crashed onto Long Island Rail Road tracks in Hicksville, killing one and seriously injuring a second person on board on Sunday morning, officials said.The pilot of a Hawker Beechcraft BE35 departed from Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach when the pilot reported a problem to air traffic controllers shortly before the aircraft crashed on the tracks near the Oyster Bay Road crossing at 7:45 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).The pilot, who was reportedly heading to Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey, was trying to land at Republic Airport in Farmingdale—three miles from the crash scene—when then plane went down.The survivor was taken to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment. No one on the ground was injured.The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which sent a representative to the scene, is leading the investigation into the cause of the crash along with the FAA. MTA police and Nassau County police responded to the scene.The LIRR partially suspended train service on the Ronkonkoma Branch between Hicksville and Farmingdale while investigators were on the scene. Once the debris was cleared, LIRR crews repaired the tracks and a grade crossing stanchion. Train service was fully restored 14 hours later.last_img read more

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Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara calls on President Ram Nath Kovind

first_imgNew Delhi: Former West Indies skipper and cricketing great Brian Lara on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Informing about the meet, the official Twitter handle of the President informed: “Legendary cricketer and one of the finest batsmen of the modern era, Brian Lara called on President Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.””The President called him a role model for millions of budding sportspersons and hailed his contribution to the game of cricket,” the post read sharing an image of the former cricketer and the President. IANSAlso read:Ben Stokes, Asher-Smith win Sports Journalists Association awardsAlso Watch: RD Junior College Students Stage Massive Protest against CABlast_img

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