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Rep. Grant Lectures on Agriculture Self-sufficiency

first_imgThe Chairman on The House Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries and Grand Gedeh County Electoral District #3 Rep. Alex Chersia Grant is encouraging Liberians to transform themselves into agriculture heroes by returning to the soil.Addressing the Amu Wulu Forum in Zwedru Grand Gedeh County recently, Rep. Grant said, “As a people, Liberians have the forest and human resources. We also have the skills, so our time and effort must be dedicated towards the growing of food. This will make Liberia self-sufficient.”Describing agriculture as a productive venture with many opportunities for everyone, Rep. Grant maintained that “Grand Gedeh in particular and Liberia as a whole deserves better and it can only be achieved through collective and dedicated cultivation of the vast forest land the nation is endowed with.”He added, “Now that the prices of our major exports on the world market have depreciated, now is the time to industrialize oil palm, cocoa, orange, banana and mango in order to support the national budget, thereby contributing to the stabilization of Liberia’s Gross Domestic Product.” He recounted successes of great world leaders who began as agriculturists, and recalled his days as a gardener, semi agriculturist, secondary school teacher and staff of the UNHCR.“Despite the fact that I’m a lawmaker, I still own a large farm in Pouh Town and I’m planning to expand it. You can do the same. We need to show the world what we have. We need to help our neighbors with food and other agricultural items. We must be agriculturally self-sufficient,” he admonished. Rep. Grant is a member of the 53rd National Legislature, and has served on a number of committees, including Refugees Repatriation and Resettlement Commission and the Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries, among others. He is also a member of Liberia’s delegation to the Pan African Parliament (PAP).Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

We are not going to stop, ready for Sydney: Virat Kohli after historic Boxing Day Test win

first_imgVirat Kohli was a pleased and relieved captain as India completed the job of picking up the final two Australian wickets and win the third Test by 137 runs in Melbourne on Sunday.The first session was washed out due to the relentless rain in Melbourne, but the weather conditions improved after the first two hours and play finally started at 7.25 am IST.India needed just 5.3 overs in the second session to bowl Australia out for 261, the second time in two days, and secure a historic victory in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.Kohli will retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy as India, who had cliched the trophy last year after winning the series 4-1 at home, took an unbeatable 2-1 series lead after this Test win.”We are not going to stop here. This has given us more confidence to play more positive cricket in Sydney.”We’ve done well in all three departments, which is why we’ve retained the trophy. But we want to continue. This is how we played in South Africa too, and we’re ready for the final game,” Kohli said at the post-match press conference.Kohli led from the front as he so often does. In the first innings, he battled a stiff back and scored 82 in a 170-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara, who hit his 17th Test hundred.Kohli has been in sensational form this year – he scored 1322 runs including five hundreds but his captaincy raised some serious questions in South Africa, England and even in Australia when he chose to go in to the Perth Test without a spinner.advertisementHowever, Kohli seemed to have learn from his mistakes in Melbourne. With plenty at stake, Kohli dropped his two regular openers and gave Mayank Agarwal a maiden Test cap. Hanuma Vihari was promoted up the order to open the innings with Agarwal.Rohit Sharma, who missed out the Perth Test due to injury came back in the side and scored his first Test fifty outside Asia since 2015. Ravindra Jadeja picked up crucial wickets while the fast bowlers continued to live up to their captain’s high expectations.”Our first-class cricket is amazing, which is why we won. Credit must go to first-class set-up in India, which challenges our fast bowlers in India, and that helps them abroad. Agarwal showed great character on Boxing Day. And Pujara has always been composed, so we just wanted a big partnership. And the fact that Vihari batted so long in the first innings, it allowed us to bat more confidently. And Rohit’s 60-odd as well,” the Indian captain said.Kohli’s decision to not enforce the follow-on after taking a 292-run first innings lead also raised a few eyebrows. Allan Border said he was surprised with India’s move. Many felt the rain which had been forecast for the weekend could rob India of a memorable win.”It’s a good thing I don’t read any comments or opinions (on not enforcing the follow on). I wanted us to bat more, and add some more runs, because batting would be difficult on day four and five.”We knew that it would be tough for Australia, but credit to our bowlers, especially Jasprit (Bumrah). The three fast bowlers have broken the record for most wickets by pacers in a calendar year for a team, which is brilliant. I certainly feel proud as a captain when they bowl in partnerships. No one is looking to out-bowl each other,” Kohli added.Kohli had the last laugh as India wrapped up a historic victory. He will now be eager to go over to Sydney and win the first ever Test series for India in Australia.last_img read more

Mollie Dickerson Appointed Guidance Curriculum Team Leader For Wilmington High Wilmington Middle School

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below is a press release from Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand, announcing the appointment of Ms. Mollie Dickerson as Guidance Curriculum Team Leader:Over the course of the last number of weeks we have launched a search for a permanent Curriculum Team Leader (CTL) for our Guidance Department as we currently have in an interim in the role. Ms. Christine Murray, Coordinator of Behavioral Health and Social Emotional Support coordinated the search with a screening committee that included the following individuals:Jeanette Quirk, Assistant Principal, MSChristopher Phillips, Assistant Principal, HSMaureen O’Mara, HS GuidanceJessica Rugo, HS GuidanceJulie Norton, MS GuidanceMichael Maloney, HS Social Studies TeacherLisa Costantiello, Parent/SEPAC Co‐ChairI want to extend to these individuals my thanks for their time and commitment to this important process.The screening committee reviewed a total of twenty‐two (22) applications from both inside and outside the district and selected a total of five (5) candidates to interview during the week of May 20th. Following the work of the district a total of three (3) candidates were advanced as finalists who then participated in interviews with Ms. Linda Peters, Principal of the Wilmington High School, Mr. Kevin Welch, Interim Principal of the Wilmington Middle School and Ms. Alice Brown‐Legrand, Director of Student Support Services during the week of May 27th.It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ms. Mollie Dickerson as the Guidance Curriculum Team Leader for the Wilmington Public Schools. This position is a key leadership role in leading the school guidance departments and staff in both the middle and high school.Ms. Dickerson was appointed as the Interim Guidance CTL for the 2018‐2019 school year here in WPS. She is credited with several new initiatives in this role such as arranging for Therapy Dog visits, expanding the guidance curriculum to include more workshops for students, serving on the NEASC Steering Committee, and planning and hosting our first Future Teacher Signing Day.Ms. Dickerson completed three years as a guidance counselor at Wilmington High School prior to her appointment this year. Ms. Dickerson is a graduate of Brigham Young University where she received Bachelors of Science in Psychology and English. She received her Masters of Education in Prevention Science and Practice and in Adolescent School Counseling as well as her Certificate of Advanced Studies in School Guidance Counseling from Harvard University.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedNAME CHANGE: ‘Guidance Counselors’ Now Referred To As ‘School Counselors’ In WilmingtonIn “Education”NEW ROLES FOR 3 FAMILIAR EDUCATORS: Shelia Burke, Leanne Ebert & Kevin Welch Named To Leadership PositionsIn “Education”50+ PERSONNEL CHANGES: Who Joined & Who Left Wilmington Public Schools Over The Summer?In “Education”last_img read more

NATO shows Russia its military might

first_imgMap of Europe showing the areas in Norway where NATO will conduct the `Trident Juncture` military manoeuvres which start on Thursday. Photo: AFPNorway hosts NATO’s biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the Alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by US President Donald Trump.Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are taking part in Trident Juncture 18, which is aimed at training the Atlantic Alliance to defend a member state after an aggression.”In recent years, Europe’s security environment has significantly deteriorated,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, of Norway, said.”Trident Juncture sends a clear message to our nations and to any potential adversary. NATO does not seek confrontation but we stand ready to defend all Allies against any threat,” he told reporters on Wednesday.While the “potential adversary” has not been officially identified, Russia is on everybody’s minds.The country, which shares a 198-kilometre (123-mile) border with Norway in the Far North, has repeatedly flaunted its military strength in recent years.The Russian army has annexed Crimea, helped destabilise eastern Ukraine, beefed up its military capabilities in the Arctic, and conducted its biggest ever exercises in the Far East in September.- ‘Anti-Russian’ exercise -The Russian embassy in Oslo said it considered Trident Juncture an “anti-Russian” exercise.”Such activity … comes across as provocative, even if you try to justify it as being of a purely defensive nature,” it said.For months, Moscow has been annoyed by the growing Western military presence in the region. The United States and Britain have been increasing their deployments in Norway to accustom their troops to cold weather combat.Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, speaking in early October, condemned what she termed as NATO’s “sabre-rattling”, and vowed Moscow would take “retaliatory measures”.”The main NATO countries are increasing their military presence in the region, near Russia’s borders,” she said.”Such irresponsible actions are bound to lead to a destabilisation of the political situation in the North, to heighten tensions,” she added.Tensions already flared on Saturday after Trump announced he was abandoning a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, a move which Russia warned could cripple global security.Accusing Russia of developing a new missile, the SSC-8, Trump threatened to increase the US nuclear weapons arsenal.- Article 5 secured? -Despite concerns about Trump’s commitment to the Alliance — particularly regarding the “Article 5″ mutual defence clause — the US military is contributing the biggest contingent to Trident Juncture, with more than 14,000 troops, including an aircraft carrier.”We exercise in Norway but of course the lessons … from Trident Juncture are also relevant for other countries,” Stoltenberg said.On Tuesday, four US soldiers were lightly injured when trucks delivering material were involved in a pile-up.In addition to NATO’s 29 member countries, Norway’s neighbours Sweden and Finland will join the exercises, which run through 7 November.Two Russian and two Belarus military observers have been invited to watch the manoeuvres.Stoltenberg said he hoped Russia would “avoid dangerous behaviour”.last_img