November 17, 2020

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Penthouse offers enviable waterfront position with private marina a luxury drawcard

first_imgMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North12 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoSweeping views from the bedroom.The second level features a large main bedroom with an oversized walk-in robe and ensuite offering double basins and a freestanding bath. There is also a private area perfect for a lounge, bar or cinema. A private marina berth is one of the project’s biggest drawcards. Resident facilities include a pool overlooking the river and a recreation pavilion with gym and barbecue area. Ray White Projects director and La Riviere marketing agent Julian Sutherland said interest in the penthouses – particularly apartment 504 – had been strong.“During the Christmas holiday period, we’ve seen significant interest from both locals and interstate buyers who are looking for a new waterfront penthouse to add to their property portfolio,” he said. “There is limited supply of large, new penthouse apartments that boast the waterfront views that apartment 504 offers at La Riviere on Cannes. “Many of the buyers we are working with on this apartment are drawn to the private marina berth. They love the fact they can berth their boats at their home and simply take a trip on to the water at their leisure.” The architectural design includes a spectacular void from the living and dining room up to the second level.GOLD Coast high flyers and wealthy interstate buyers are showing interest in three penthouse apartments in a new Surfers Paradise project.Since the December launch of La Riviere on Cannes, the developer has already sold three apartments in the boutique building.Among the remaining residences is penthouse 504. With an enviable waterfront position across levels five and six, the apartment has views of the Surfers city skyline and the river. The four-bedroom, three- bathroom apartment has 216sq m of living space. The architectural design includes a spectacular void from the living and dining room up to the second level. Allowing the sunlight to filter into both levels, it offers a perfect open space for entertaining.Potential buyers have included owner-occupiers along with a number of people looking to use it as a holiday escape. Quality interior finishes include stone benchtops, high-end appliances and large amounts of storage space. Private marina berths are a drawcard.“Apartment 504 at La Riviere on Cannes offers a truly luxury penthouse lifestyle.”The project, at 19 Cannes Ave, includes two, three and four-bedroom apartments, all with car parks. Prices start at $599,000, with penthouse 504 listed at $1.8 million.The project was designed by BDA Architects, with completion expected in early 2018.last_img read more

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CONVIASA begins commercial flights to Guyana

first_img Share LifestyleTravel CONVIASA begins commercial flights to Guyana by: – February 15, 2014 GEORGETOWN, Guyana — CONVIASA launched its first commercial flight to Guyana on January 25, 2014.The Venezuelan-based carrier is currently operating once weekly flights to Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) out of Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, where a large Guyanese community is based. Additional flights will be added once the passenger demand increases.“COVIASA’s entry to the Guyana’s aviation sector is a significant step for us,” stated Robeson Benn, minister responsible for transport. “It has always been our goal to have our travelling public undertake new regional connections at competitive prices.”CONVIASA has been on a major expansion in Venezuela, South America and the Caribbean – Guyana is the airline’s tenth international destination.CJIA’s chief executive officer (CEO) Ramesh Ghir stated that CONVIASA’s presence is one step closer in the ministry of public works/CJIA’s plan to transform the Timehri facility into the ‘next generation hub’.On February 8, the airline brought in and carried out 53 passengers on its flight.Caribbean News Now Share Sharing is caring!center_img 71 Views   no discussions Tweet Sharelast_img read more

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French police fire tear gas at strikers challenging reform

first_imgMacron says the system is unfair andtoo costly. He wants a single, points-based system under which for each eurocontributed, every pensioner has equal rights.(Reuters) French CRS riot police face off with protesters during clashes at a demonstration against the government’s pensions reform plans in Paris, France on Dec. 5. REUTERS/GONZALO FUENTES Nearby, police used truncheons todefend themselves from black-clad protesters who rushed at them. Macron wants to simplify France’spension system, which comprises over 40 different plans, many with differentretirement ages and benefits. Rail workers, mariners and Paris Opera Houseballet dancers can retire up to a decade earlier than the average worker.center_img PARIS – Police fired tear gas atprotesters in the center of Paris on Thursday, aimed at forcing PresidentEmmanuel Macron to ditch a planned reform of pensions. Prosecutors said a total of 57 peoplewere detained.last_img read more

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4 ‘rooster-stealing’ men land in jail

first_imgThey were detained in the custodialfacility of Police Station 5, facing theft charges./PN BACOLOD City – For allegedly stealing roosters,four persons were arrested in Barangay Alangilan. Residents Juphet Belleza, 30; ArloMendoza, 35; Joven Jabulan, 34; and Roger Sospeñe, 31, of Barangay Busay, BagoCity, Negros Occidental stole four roosters worth P16,000 owned by resident JoseDanny Armada, a police report showed.center_img The suspects were caught around 4:30p.m. on April 21, it added.last_img

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James C. Slayback, Jr.

first_imgThose surviving who will cherish James’ memory include children, Diana King of Batesville, Joyce Davidson of Batesville, Paulette (Jerry) Shoemaker of Brookville, James Slayback of Sunman, Rick Slayback of Harrison, OH, and Darlene (Nathan) Owens of Batesville; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, and 9 great, great grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters, Pat Collins of Batesville, Henrietta Deaton of Moores Hill, and Sharon Roy of Nashville, IN, and brothers, Tom Slayback of Versailles and Joe Slayback of Illinois. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Slayback, sister, Faye Slayback, and brother, William Slayback. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 11 a.m. till time of service at 1 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Sunman, with full graveside military honors provided by the Sunman American Legion, Kenneth L. Driver Post #337. James C. Slayback Jr., of Sunman, was born on April 11, 1925 in Moores Hill, Indiana, the son of James C. Sr. and Alice Stroup Slayback. He served his country during WWII in the United States Army, and later married Hazel Foutch. James was a construction worker as well as a custodian at Milan High School. In his spare time he loved to fish and hunt. On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at the age of 91, James passed away at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.center_img Memorial donations can be directed to the family. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of James Slayback.last_img read more

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Neymar was Real Madrid president’s “dream signing”

first_img He claims that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, well known for his love of making a splash in the transfer market, had described the PSG winger as his “dream signing” just one year ago. As a former Barcelona star, and one who rather embarrassed the Catalan club by leaving so suddenly in the summer of 2017, bringing him as a trophy – and a brilliant player – to the Bernabeu has huge appeal to anyone in charge of Real Madrid.Advertisement Read Also: UEFA endorse Spanish FA proposal for European spots It’s a complicated situation – Neymar’s situation in Paris is now perhaps more comfortable than it was a year ago. Meanwhile his teammate Kylian Mbappe, possibly the only bigger star than the Brazilian in world football not named Lionel Messi, seems to be a potential target for Madrid now. Maybe, after all that, Neymar will end up back in Barcelona after all, and Perez’s dream will never come to fruition. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 “I went to Madrid several times, because Florentino had the dream to buy Neymar. Last year I was with him, in May, in his office, and he told me that he still dreamed of signing him.” Loading… center_img Real Madrid and Barcelona never miss a chance to get one over on one another, both on and off the pitch. It’s within that context that one has to take the quotes in Mundo Deportivo today from Wagner Ribeiro, Neymar’s former agent, about his old client. Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your PhoneBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More9 Iconic Roles Nobody Wanted To PlayA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way20 “The Big Bang Theory” Moments Only A Few Fans Knew AboutWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without Recharginglast_img read more

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Simmons keen to boost Ireland

first_img A biennial one day international against England and occasional visits from those touring their neighbours have for some time constituted Ireland’s glass ceiling. But with a sympathetic ear now in charge of the West Indies, the prospect of a Caribbean tour is now alive. “I’m sure that was spoken about in the negotiations about me leaving Ireland,” said Simmons. “I’m sure that will happen soon. I will always push for that. “I’d have no problem with making that happen at all. I’ll do everything I can to keep things going there, because they need it. “All the full members need to back Ireland.” Trinidad-born Phil Simmons worked wonders with the boys in Green during nearly eight years as head coach, establishing them as the dominant force in associate cricket and helping to build a compelling case for full member status. But despite competitive showings on the world stage, including unforgettable victories over the England, Pakistan and the Windies, they have struggled for regular games against the big nations. Press Associationcenter_img Ireland may have lost the best coach in their history but Phil Simmons’ departure could lead to closer links with the West Indies. last_img read more

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Governor DeSantis Touts New Education Standards, as Unemployment Decreases

first_imgFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced new education standards last week, a year after vowing to eliminate the remainder of the controversial Common Core standards.“The new plan is done. It is going through the final editing process,” the governor said during a news conference in Naples.He did not offer details about the new plan, which will be called the BEST Standards. However, according to a summary document released by the Florida Department of Education, the standards include changes to the way in which students will learn math and American history moving forward. It also reduces the amount of testing.In addition, the standards will eliminate “crazy math” that DeSantis says is currently an obstacle for parents who wanted to help students with homework. Civics will be “embedded” into language-arts lessons at all grade levels, and the document says a “civics book list” will be used across all grades.“I wanted to make sure we had a renewed emphasis on American civics and understanding the principles that make America great,” DeSantis added.The Common Core standards, which were developed by officials in 48 states, have been criticized by Republican voters.Six years ago, the State Board of Education adopted the “Florida Standards,” which involved making changes to Common Core.DeSantis’ BEST Standards, which stands for Benchmark for Excellent Student Thinking, still needs approval from the State Board of Education. When it is adopted, the language-arts curriculum is expected to be updated for the 2021-2022 year, while the math curriculum would be updated for the 2022-2023 year, according to the Department of Education.Meanwhile, DeSantis also announced on Friday that the Sunshine State’s unemployment rate is as at a record low, decreasing to 3 percent in December.In addition, 220,000 Floridians have entered the workforce over the past year, according to a news release from the governor’s office.I’m proud to share that in December 2019, Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3% – the lowest in our history. Florida remains the best state in the nation to find a job and start or grow a business. Details here –— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) January 24, 2020 The West Palm Beach area’s unemployment rate is even lower, at 2.7 percent.About 198,200 private-sector jobs were created in the state over the year, according to the governor’s office. The state’s annual private-sector job growth rate of 2.5 percent also continues to exceed the national average at 1.5 percent.last_img read more

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Syracuse defeats No. 35 Princeton in consolation bracket final after falling behind early

first_img Published on January 25, 2015 at 5:09 pm Despite falling behind early, No. 57 Syracuse (3-1) defeated No. 35 Princeton (0-2), 4-3, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Sunday in the loser’s bracket final of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Kickoff Weekend.The final set of the match pitted Syracuse’s Valeria Salazar against Princeton’s Amanda Muliawan with the two teams tied at three.The set raged on as the match passed the four-and-a-half hour mark. In the first set, a 6-4 Salazar win put her up, but she dropped the next set 3-6. After gaining a 4-1 advantage in the last set, Salazar found herself clutching to a slim, 5-4 lead. She fell to 5-6, but clawed back to even the last set at six. Salazar won the next point and subsequently the set 7-6.The beginning of the singles portion was unkind to the Orange, forcing them into a deep early hole. Freshman Nicole Mitchell fell in short order, 0-6, 2-6 to Katrine Steffensen, putting the Orange in a 0-2 deficit in a race to four points.Safdar overcame a first-game tiebreak to beat Tang 7-5 and 6-3 to take the set and the Orange’s first point. Sophomore Rhiann Newborn tied the affair for SU when she triumphed over Alanna Wolff  6-1 and 7-6.SU’s Breanna Bachini put the Orange on the cusp of capturing the match with a 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 come-from-behind victory over Caroline Joyce, but Princeton’s Lindsay Graff staved off elimination for her team with a 7-5 and 6-4 defeat of Amanda Rodgers to extend the match.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textIn the doubles matches, Mitchell and sophomore Olivia Messineo were dispatched quickly by the Tiger tandem of Wolff and Emily Hahn, 6-1. Rodgers and Newborn were downed 6-2 by Princeton pair Graff and Steffensen.Syracuse’s tandem of the sophomore Salazar and senior Komal Safdar were losing 3-4 to Muliawan and Dorothy Tang when the set was stopped.The Orange holds its home opener next Saturday, Jan. 31, at noon in the Drumlins Tennis Center.Compiled by Sam Fortier, staff writer, Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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