Governor Wolf Applauds State Appointment of Hahnemann Temporary Manager

first_img July 03, 2019 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today applauded the appointment of a temporary manager from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide oversight at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.Gov. Wolf’s statement:“First and foremost, I want to extend my gratitude to all the Hahnemann employees dedicated to helping their neighbors. These doctors, nurses and staff have worked diligently despite these unfortunate circumstances.“I also want to thank Dr. Rachel Levine and her team at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, along with their many allies and partners, for fighting to bring order to this process. A hospital’s mission should be putting public health first and we will hold them accountable to that.“A temporary manager will be able to ensure that patient care needs will continue to be met. I appreciate the medical community and advocates in Greater Philadelphia working with us to ensure patients and those who serve them are prioritized as other proceedings evolve.” SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Governor Wolf Applauds State Appointment of Hahnemann Temporary Managerlast_img read more

Buyers in a $1m-plus house hunting frenzy in Brisbane

first_img Homes with parking for the plane The new owners were drawn to its design and the size of the landAnd in Wilston, an updated Queenslander house at 14 Lovedale Street sold for $1.22 million.There were six registered bidders, with four of those trading bids until a family from Western Australia landed the knockout blow. The result comes as local agents plead with sellers still sitting on the fence to get in touch, with a rush of buyers looking for new homes to call their own.One of the biggest confirmed sales of the day was at 26 Moyry Street in The Gap — a four bedroom hilltop house on a whopping 3239sq m block with mountain and city views. Buyers swooping in to snap up dream homes fast Millionaire selling ‘rarely used’ beachfront pad This house at The Gap sold for $2.25 millionRay White Paddington agent Harrison Mastrapostolos said four of the eight registered bidders raised their paddles at the 11am auction, with bidding starting at $1.7 million.He said the process slowed at the $2 million mark, with bids increasing in $10,000 instalments before the hammer fell about 45 minutes later at $2.25 million.“The Gap is hot right now,” he said. “Our days on market are way less than 30 days.“People are moving out this way because they can get more land and more bang for their buck.“The same property just a suburb over in Ashgrove would have cost an extra $200,000 at least.” CASH TO SPLASH: Looking for a spot to park the boat? It was bought by a family who have moved from Western Australia and just screams ‘Queenslander’!“The highest offer we had prior to the auction was $1,050,000 so it proves that holding your nerve and making it to auction day has real benefits,” he said.“We had four registered bidders battling it out on the day with all of the interest coming from local families that wanted to live within walking distance of Wilston State School and St Colombus State School.”In Wilston, median house values have jumped by three per cent in the past three months and six per cent in 12 months to $1.035 million.The data, released on Friday, shows that overall the Brisbane City and Greater Brisbane regions have held steady, with median house values of $685,000 and $535,000 respectively. Meanwhile, negotiations were continuing on two other properties that are expected to sell for well in excess of $2 million each within days.center_img It sits on a 3239 sqm block bordering Enogerra ReservoirBordering the Enoggera Reservoir, the sprawling property has a pool, tennis court and outdoor kitchen, plus that acreage feel just 12km from the CBD.Mr Mastrapostolos said there had been a few offers prior to the auction, but the property was ultimately won by a local family.He said local buyers were acting more quickly to secure the right property, and sellers were also starting to wake up to the rejuvenated market.“There is not a lot of stock on the market yet but having said that, we signed seven new properties in The Gap, Ashgrove, Bardon and Paddington in the past week.”“The market is moving again,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoCoreLogic data shows that the median house price in The Gap has risen by one per cent in the past three months to $702,000. Meanwhile, a ‘Gatsby-inspired home’ on a 4064 sqm estate at Parkinson also sold under the hammer for $1.98 million. This Parkinson mansion was bought by a local family for $1.98 millionLJ Hooker Sunnybank Hills agent Emily Xiong said three local registered bidders battled for the property.“The new owners love the house and the size of the land,” she said. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51It was a good day to go under the hammer for sellers seeking a sale over $1 million.A number of properties across the city changed hands with winning seven figure bids, and there were many willing buyers clambering to get their hands on them. MORE NEWS: Why the time is ripe for buyers and sellers This updated Queensland in Wilston drew a big crowd at auction, selling for $1.22 millionRay White Wilston agent Alistair Macmillan said there were more than 75 group through the property over the four week campaign.The new owners, he said, had migrated from the west coast and had been renting in Wilston while on the hunt for their new family home. Brisbane prices at bottom of cyclelast_img read more

AIPS Africa Wants Partnership with Okpekpe Race

first_img”We look forward to your effective anchor with AIPS Africa to stimulate greater awareness and followership in the continent and beyond in the coming editions. We delight with your new status and once again felicitations,” he concluded.The Okpekpe International 10km Road Race is the first and only IAAF label road race in Nigeria. By definition IAAF road race label events are races that the body designates as one of the leading road races around the world.The race is also the only road race in Nigeria to have its race course measured by an accredited IAAF-AIMS Grade A or B measure expert.Late last year an accredited IAAF-AIMS Grade B measurer, Mike Hughes, accompanied by Yususf Ali, technical official of the race were in Okpekpe to re-measure the course using the calibrated bicycle method, the only approved method for measuring road races.This year’s race, the fifth edition will hold on Saturday May 13,2017 in Okpekpe, a town in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. It is located about 25 kilometres northeast of Auchi.The race is organised by Pamodzi Sports Marketing, leaders in sports marketing and hospitality business in Nigeria.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Hails organisers for AIMS recognitionPresident of Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS, Africa), Mitchell Obi, is delighted the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race has been granted full membership of Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and pledges his association’s desire to partner the meet organisers to stimulate awareness about the race.Obi, on behalf of all sports journalists in Africa congratulated promoter of the race, Mike Itemuagbor, for what he described as a landmark achievement and hopes for greater collaboration between the organisers of the race and AIPS (Africa).”At the instance of all sports journalists in Africa please accept our deep congratulation for your landmark memberships of AIMS. It is a fitting testimony to your diligence and the communal strength and support engineered by you and your team to make Okpekpe International Road Race an event to behold annually,” wrote Obi in a message sent to the race organiser .last_img read more