Fonda Group closes St Albans plant

first_imgFonda Group closes St Albans plantThe Fonda Group, a manufacturer of decorative paper products, will close its St Albans plant November 1 as part of a consolidation by its parent corporation Solo Cup Company.All 168 jobs in Vermont will be lost, though employees are encouraged to apply for other jobs in the Solo company across the country. The nearest such facility is in North Andover in eastern Massachusetts.Fonda is one of St Albans oldest companies, going back 63 years. Fonda was bought by Solo in February 2003. Its other product lines include Sweetheart and Lily.last_img read more

North Bellmore Man Killed in Upstate Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 60-year-old North Bellmore man was killed when he flipped his car on the Taconic State Parkway amid icy road conditions in upstate Dutchess County over the weekend.New York State police said Alan E. Stein was driving his 1992 Mazda Miata northbound when he lost control, skidded off of the road and struck a tree in the Town of Milan at about 6:21 p.m. Sunday.Milan Fire Department firefighters and Northern Dutchess Paramedics found the car overturned in the passing lane of the parkway when they responded to the scene, police said.Stein was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s office, which assisted State Police with the investigation. Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol were a contributing factors in the crash, authorities said.Police ask anyone with additional information regarding this crash to call their Livingston baracks at 845-677-7300.last_img read more

Healthcare worker is WV’s 105th COVID case; 70 patients recover

first_imgThe four latest recovered patients were the following: Villanueva stressed the importance of wearing facemasks, observing social distancing  and frequent hand-washing to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. But there was good news, too – 70 of the cases have fully recovered, according to Dr. Ma. Julia Villanueva, assistant regional director. * Iloilo City – six These droplets also land on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people then catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. In DOH’s COVID-19 pandemic lingo, “healthcare worker” does not only refer to doctors, nurses and medical technologists. They also include drivers of ambulances, emergency responders and barangay health workers, said Villanueva. * Negros Occidental – one * Capiz – one The latest case was a 32-year-old male healthcare worker from Roxas City. He was on home quarantine. * Antique – four * Iloilo province – two The region’s number of COVID-19 deaths still stood at 10. People can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus. The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales. Nationwide, healthcare workers who have recovered from COVID-19 reached over 1,000 as of May 19, the DOH central office announced. It recorded 44 more medical frontliners who beat the deadly respiratory disease, raising the total to 1,018. * 50-year-old male from Molo, Iloilo City (Patient No. 94), repatriate * 30-year-old male from La Paz, Iloilo City (Patient No. 95), repatriate As of yesterday, May 20, Western Visayas had 25 remaining “active” COVID-19 cases. They were from the following areas: According to Villanueva, the 70 patients who recovered made up 67 percent of the region’s 105 COVID-19 cases. * 23-year-old male from City Proper, Iloilo City (Patient No. 96), repatriate On May 19 specimens were extracted from the healthcare worker for COVID-19 testing. The positive result was released yesterday. How the region’s Patient 105 got infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, was unclear. He had no exposure to a COVID-19-positive patient, according to Villanueva. ILOILO City – Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Western Visayas rose to 105 yesterday, according to the Department of Health (DOH) Region 6. With this new case, the number of healthcare workers in Region 6 that became sick with COVID-19 rose to 11, said Villanueva. * 61-year-old female from La Paz, Iloilo City (Patient No. 55) * repatriates – 11 She also reminded the public to observe coughing and sneezing etiquette. The patient had fever on May 14 and had himself checked by a hospital the following day. Possible vaccines and some specific drug treatments are under investigation. They are being tested through clinical trials. The World Health Organization is coordinating efforts to develop vaccines and medicines to prevent and treat COVID-19./PN As to Western Visayas’ COVID-19 patients who have recovered, DOH-6 recorded four more yesterday, bringing the number to 70.last_img read more

Former Eagles defender urges Iwobi to leave Everton

first_imgFormer Nigeria defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, has advised Alex Iwobi to quit Everton. The ex-Arsenal attacker has fallen down the pecking order under Carlo Ancelotti, and new signings will only make it more difficult for him to get a place in the team. Iwobi was not in the match-day squad for their 1-0 win over Tottenham in the Premier League at the weekend, and Udeze thinks the Super Eagle should leave Goodison Park. read also: Rodriguez joins Iwobi, others at EvertonAdvertisement “I think Iwobi should look for another club especially with James Rodriguez signed it will be difficult for him to play,” Udeze said on Brila FM. “Imagine against Tottenham he did not make the bench and even the squad. So for me, he should start looking for another club. “It’s painful for me but as it is, I think the best thing is for him to go elsewhere.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading…last_img read more

Weekly IMCA Late Model point season ends this weekend

first_imgVINTON, Iowa – The 2018 IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season for Late Models ends this weekend, with final point races on Sunday, Aug. 26.National and state points for the division will be given through the final Deery Brothers Summer Series event, now scheduled on Sept. 21.The point season for all other IMCA divisions ends Sunday, Sept. 30.last_img