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Oneonta Congregational Church: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week All are invited to attend Oneonta’s Annual Traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service this Christmas Eve, Monday December 24 at our new time of 5pm in the Sanctuary. Music for the evening, conducted by Director of Music Steve Hill, will be presented by Oneonta’s premiere Chancel Choir and Soloists, the Oneonta Christmas Brass Quartet, the Oneonta Choral Music Academy, the Oneonta Hand Bell Team, and Bill Schmidt, organist bringing the power and mystery, warmth and intimacy of the season to our beautifully decorated sanctuary.This unique evening of inspiring and joyful music for the season will include our composer-in-residence, Robert W. Parker’s festive opening arrangement of the beloved hymn “O Come All Ye Faithful” and a new brass arrangement of the French Carol “Noel Nouvelet”. Oneonta’s Brass Choir and Organ will accompany the congregation on familiar Christmas hymns. The Chancel Choir will present Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne’s “Do You Hear What I Hear?”. And our soloists, Nazani Ashjian and Patrick Blackwell will sing Adolphe Adam’s beloved “O Holy Night”. Rev. Lincoln Skinner will share a special Christmas message: “All I Want for Christmas Is… A Little Light”. The evening will conclude with the tradition of bathing our Sanctuary in beautiful candlelight as we sing “Silent Night” together. Plan to arrive early as Prelude music featuring organ, brass, and our choirs will begin approximately 10 minutes before the 5pm service.Oneonta Congregational Church, 1515 Garfield Ave., South Pasadena, (626) 799-6161 or visit www.oneonta.org. More Cool Stuff 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Community News Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyUnapologetic Celebs Women AdoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday center_img 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 Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe Top of the News Faith & Religion Events Oneonta Congregational Church: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Article and Photo courtesy of ONEONTA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Published on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | 2:40 pm Business News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Estimated $17 Billion April Credit Gain Only $8.2 Billion

first_img The Federal Reserve 2017-06-12 Brianna Gilpin Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Previous: CalyxSoftware to Host Second National User Conference Next: Supreme Court: Secondary Markets Not Subject to FDCPA Regulations June 12, 2017 1,496 Views Recently, the April 2017 Consumer Credit report was released, revealing all of the outstanding credit extended to individuals for household, family, and other personal expenses, excluding loans and real estate for the past month. April marked the smallest increase in consumer borrowing in six years. The Federal Reserve reported total consumer credit rising 2.6 percent, increasing the $8.2 billion in April compared to March’s revised $19.5 billion. According to MarketWatch, economists estimated a $17 billion gain in consumer credit for April.The Consumer Credit Report covers the two main types of credit: revolving and nonrevolving. April showed a slight increase in nonrevolving credit, which is closed-end credit for consumers who will repay on an arranged repayment schedule—mainly for motor vehicle or education loans. This main source of credit growth rose at an annual rate of 2.9 percent, its slowest pace since August 2011.Revolving credit, mostly credit cards secured or unsecured by collateral allowing consumers to borrow a prearranged limit and pay back in one or more installments, increased 1.8 percent in April at an annual rate. This is quite a drop from March’s 6.5 percent increase.According to MarketWatch, two-thirds of U.S. economic growth comes from consumer spending, which was also at a slow start for the year. Consumer spending rose at a 0.6 percent annual rate in the first quarter, which is down from 2016 Q2 growth of 3.5 percent and spurred a Q1 GDP growth rate of 1.2 percent annually.In an effort to help consumers better understand what is going on in consumer credit, this Friday Equifax Investor Relations Doug Brandberg and Jeff Dodge along with Equifax Chief Economist Amy Crews-Cutts will host a live webcast on their Quarterly United States Consumer Credit Trends reports. Cutts will discuss frequently asked questions and show how to best digest the data in the reports.For more information, click here. Estimated $17 Billion April Credit Gain Only $8.2 Billion Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Post in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: Brianna Gilpin Subscribecenter_img Brianna Gilpin, Online Editor for MReport and DS News, is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received her B.A. in Telecommunication Media Studies. Gilpin previously worked at Hearst Media, one of the nation’s leading diversified media and information services companies. To contact Gilpin, email [email protected] Tagged with: The Federal Reserve Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Estimated $17 Billion April Credit Gain Only $8.2 Billion Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agolast_img read more

Florida Legislature fails to pass medical marijuana law

first_imgThe Florida legislature fails to pass law on medical marijuana Following the approval of Constitutional Amendment 2 in last November’s general election legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, the Florida Legislature was required to approve the governing legislation. However, despite  bills tabled in the Florida House and Senate the Legislature adjourned its 2017 session on May 5, without passing the legislation. As a result, It’s now left to the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) to finalize the necessary guidelines.Under the terms of the constitutional Amendment approved by 71 percent of Florida voters. the Florida legislature should have established the law on which the FDOH would write the guidelines.While the House and Senate agreed on most proposals for the required legislation, the negotiations broke down over the number of medical marijuana dispensaries operating in the state.The Senate’s proposal limited the number of dispensaries licensed growers could operate. The House’s proposal  placed no limits on the dispensaries. This would have offered a free market, competitive system which some House members believed would place better quality medical marijuana on the market.The failure of the Legislature has prompted those pushing for legalized medical marijuana to call on Governor Rick Scott to convene a special Legislative Session to pass the law.Those making the call include Orlando Attorney John Morgan who initiated the constitutional amendment, and Ben Pollara who led the campaign for the approval of the amendment.Pollara said although the FDOH has the responsibility to implement operations of medical marijuana, “the required implementation legislation is needed.”Earlier this year, the FDOH held a series of town hall meetings across Florida to get the public’s input re the required medical marijuana operational guidelines. Accordingly, the agency had prepared draft operational guidelines, awaiting the law passed by the Florida Legislature.Without the law, the onus is now on the FDOH to finalize the public policy governing marijuana growers, patients, doctors, and other related interests. However, Pollara anticipates whatever policy the FDOH prepares it will be subject to lawsuits from various sources.Pollara said “When we wrote Amendment 2, we were very aware the Legislature wouldn’t immediately live up to the access now codified in the constitution. We knew this was likely to go to court at some point.”Meanwhile, responding to the call for a special Legislative Session, a representative of the governor’s office said its “ reviewing all necessary options.”last_img read more

Satellites squad with shirt numbers

first_imgRichmond Boakye Yiadom makes Ghana’s final squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.The US Sassuolo striker has opted for the number 20 shirt after Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh named his 21-man squad this week for the tournament.And Sellas, who guided Ghana to win the World Cup in 2009 has five foreign-based players in the group, with plenty of locally-based internationals at his disposal.Boakye Yiadom and Baba Abdul Rahman who are both involved with the senior team, the Black Stars for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lesotho will join the squad later.The duo of Frank Acheampong and Joseph Duncan have also earned some senior team experience.Ghana will face France, USA and Spain in Group A at the finals which will be played from June 21-July 13 in seven Turkish cities. Ghana squad list with shirt numbersGoalkeepers1 – Eric ANTWI12 – Michael SAI16 – Richard OFORIDefenders2 – Jeremiah ARKORFUL4 – Joseph ATTAMAH5 – Abdul Rahman BABA11 – Daniel PAPPOE13 – Richmond NKETIAH14 – Lawrence LARTEY21 – Princebell ADDICOMidfielders3 – Ebenezer OFORI6 – Joseph DUNCAN8 – Salifu SEIDU10 – Clifford ABOAGYE18 – Michael ANABA19 – Moses ODJERForwards7 – Frank ACHEAMPONG9 – Francis NARH15 – Kennedy ASHIA17 – Ebenezer ASSIFUAH20 – Yiadom BOAKYElast_img read more

SOA + BPM: EAI evolves

first_imgAcronym and lovers of jargon have celebrated a pleasant holiday.  A new Forrester Wave study that came out just before Christmas created new BPM-space acronyms.  Forrester now divides BPM into two halves: IC-BPMS (Integration-Centric Business Process Management Suite) and HC-BPMS (Human-Centric Business Process Management Suite) . Other than the convoluted names, the study has some valuable information, and the report has been made available free by a number of vendors who placed well among the thirteen companies covered, like webMethods.Forrester had previously covered a space called “integration suite” representing products with Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) capabilities, but they found that the introduction of SOA technology has changed the space.  EAI has now evolved into IC-BPMS. Part of the reason for the switch in naming is that they think that product offerings over just the last 4-5 years have changed dramatically.  Vendor offerings that had been closed and proprietary are now standards-based, and most vendors have also augmented their products to include embedded Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and enhanced Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities.The Forrester study looked at 85 different criteria and found that webMethods, TIBCO Software, IBM, and Sun were the category leaders, based on their strengths in connection, BPM and SOA.IC-BPMS products allow composite applications to be constructed using model-based tools and to blend structured, unstructured and metadata stored in SOA-based registries and repositories.  The tools in the category promote reusability of all system components: services, code and data.HC-BPMS products have their origins with workflow and imaging and typically involve intensive human interaction.The report emphasizes a synergy and overlap between capabilities in BPM and SOA and suggest that companies should try to achieve the benefits of both with new implementations.webMethods was considered the leader in this category, although it is the smallest of the top-ranked vendors.  Somewhat of a surprise, Sun ranked well too because of their 2005 acquisition of SeeBeyond Technologies, a company with a J2EE-based solution.last_img read more

Sell Me This Pen – Season 2 Episode 7

first_imgI think the “sell me this pen” interview question came from the movie Wolf of Wall Street. But it isn’t about selling a pen. It’s about chops, confidence, and control. Here is how I would answer that prompt.last_img

Nocturnal animal Mayweather visits strip club

first_imgUSA Today reported that Mayweather was out at the strip club he owns in Las Vegas — Girl Collection — at 3:30am local time early Thursday after arriving in a white Rolls Royce. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutQuoted by the newspaper, Mayweather insisted his nocturnal activities would not interfere with his preparations for Saturday’s fight against mixed martial star McGregor. The boxer, who retired from the sport in 2015 with a perfect 49-0 record, is the overwhelming favorite to defeat McGregor when the two men clash at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.  MOST READ “Nobody can beat me,” Mayweather told the paper. USA Today said Mayweather greeted patrons at the club before retiring to a VIP section with four dancers. He told the paper he had decided to open a strip club when he was serving a two-month prison sentence in 2012 following a conviction for domestic abuse. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Manny Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather: Let him enjoy retirement PLAY LIST 00:44Manny Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather: Let him enjoy retirement01:49Pacquiao to Mayweather: Want fans to stop asking for rematch? Then fight me again05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games LATEST STORIES ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program Read Next Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. APLas Vegas, United States — Floyd Mayweather has been taking an unorthodox approach to his pre-fight preparations to face Conor McGregor — with a late-night visit to his strip club. “When I was locked up and doing time, I drew the club up,” Mayweather said. “Women never go out of style.”ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Manu Ginobili returning for 16th season with Spurs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

A TRIBUTE TO THE HEART OF THE TEAM…

first_imgThe Eagles Mens 20’s have suffered enormously as a team in recent weeks. Their son, their friend, their brother, their team mate, Kieran Luland was killed in a tragic car accident in late January.Team mate Anthony Cowan was also involved in the accident, not long after he had attended the Australian Under 18’s camp and the accident sent shock waves around the Australian Touch community. The Eagles players, their team management, friends and family banded together, supporting their young men, as well as their mentor and assistant coach, Ricky Luland, Kieran’s father.On Monday night they honoured their lost team mate in the best way they could, with the 2006 National Touch League Mens 20’s title.Wearing leg bands with the words ‘Kieran Luland, 8, Kakadu’, the crowd who had stayed for the final were witness to a team intensely focused and committed to each other, a team with a desire to honour their friend and a team that performed in such a way it brought tears to the eyes of all.In honour of ‘Kakadu’ (Kieran’s nickname) and his number 8 jersey, the Eagles amazed the crowd with their silky smooth skills and incredible pace. With great support from family members and local viewers, the side capped their most difficult time together with an 8-5 title win.For those who stayed to watch the presentations and the celebrations, they were like no other gone before them.Anthony Cowan was named as Player of the Final, scoring two touchdowns and setting up several others, a remarkable feat considering the time he spent in hospital recovering from injuries sustained in the accident.He also spoke as team captain, explaining to all how Kieran was the heart of their team, how they had played for him, that they knew he was there watching. The depth of passion and respect these young men held for Kieran was made incredibly obvious. It was fantastic to see the family and friends supporting their side, the young children following them around like heroes, the cameras and videos well in hand.For the team, the meaning in each handshake and hug, the relief, the passion, the emotion as all let their guards down and hugged and cried together was an honour to witness.For Ricky Luland, the moment was understandably emotional, as he hugged and spoke privately with all of the players. It was the added emotion of caring deeply for the group of boys that have been playing and growing together for several years, seeing them develop as a team that can now call themselves national champions.For coach David Scholes, himself a quiet achiever, the win was a result of the hard work of his team, the way they had pulled together and stuck by each other through the most difficult of times.For the spectators, it was a privilege to see the hearts of these players, these coaches, these family and friends and it will never be forgotten. It was an honour to the team and most importantly, it was an honour to Kieran.last_img read more

Mens hockey team bonds over bowling

Ohio State men’s hockey coach Mark Osiecki wanted to let the team relax and focus a few days before the playoff series against Lake Superior State. So he took them bowling. Osiecki, in his first season as the Buckeyes’ coach, said he had done this with previous teams and likes the idea. “It’s something I’ve done in the past,” Osiecki said. “We wanted to create team togetherness.” The players, who say they had no idea Osiecki was going to do this, ended up bowling with the lower half of their hockey equipment on. “He made us wear our bottom-half gear, so a lot of guys had on their shin guards and pants and stuff. So it was a little awkward, but it was a lot of fun,” junior goalie Cal Heeter said. “Everyone was laughing and having a good time.” Senior forward Peter Boyd said he was surprised by the idea but thought the team did a good job of taking it in. “I thought it was a great idea,” he said, “and the guys really responded well to it.” The Buckeyes (15-16-4, 10-14-4 CCHA) have lost nine of their past 11 games. They will take on Lake Superior State (10-15-9, 8-12-8 CCHA) in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., in the first round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Tournament. The best-of-three series will match up the ninth-seeded Buckeyes with the eighth-seeded Lakers. When the teams played each other Feb. 18–19 in Columbus, Lake Superior State winning the first game in a shootout, and OSU winning the second one, 5-2. But Boyd said he isn’t looking at what has happened this season, just what the team has ahead of it. “Playoff hockey is a new season,” he said. If the Buckeyes win the series against the Lakers, they could play Michigan, Notre Dame or Miami (Ohio), depending on who wins the other first-round series. Friday’s game is scheduled for 7:35 p.m. Saturday’s and Sunday’s (if necessary) are scheduled for 7:05 p.m. read more