Community News center column 1 San Marino Guild Check Presentation to Huntington Hospital From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, January 5, 2015 | 7:54 pm L-R: Sharon Pippen, Celebrity Series Co-Chair; Jean Maines, Manager of Childrenâ€™s Services at the Huntington; Peggy Yingling, SMG President; Tracy Smith, Director of Major Gifts at Huntington Hospital;. Doreen Mason, Celebrity Series Co-Chair; Suzanne Burger, SMG Treasurer. The $20,000 gift will support critically ill newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.The San Marino Guild of the Huntington Hospital recently presented $20,000 to the Huntington Hospital for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the purchase of a Criticool Hypothermia Therapy unit to treat newborns following birth asphysia.. This specialized equipment is a full body cooling wrap which delivers cooling therapy within minutes, greatly increasing the babyâ€™s survival without brain damage.San Marino Celebrity Series Co-Chairs, Sharon Pippen of San Gabriel and Doreen Mason of South Pasadena made the presentation to Tracy Smith, Huntington Hospitalâ€™s Director of Major Gifts.Since the Guildâ€™s inception 63 years ago, members have focused on providing the â€œgift of lifeâ€ to as many infants in our Southern California community as possible.The 47th Celebrity Series will begin on Sunday, February 8, 2015, with favorite professor Dr. Elliot Engel speaking about Michener. For program information, please call (626) Â 799-3148 or email [email protected] 9 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News More Cool Stuff Business News Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBet You Didn’t Need Another Reason To Stay Coupled Up This SeasonHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGained Back All The Weight You Lost?HerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment 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 Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 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 Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News
Stock Image.FINDLEY LAKE – Pennsylvania State Police say a man suspected of stealing a vehicle and leading officers on a chase last week was found dead in Chautauqua County on Saturday.Troopers say a 2003 Ford Explorer SUV was reported stolen from Girard, Pennsylvania on Monday.The vehicle, police say, was involved in a pursuit in the City of Erie later in the day. Police stopped pursuing the SUV due to safety concerns and it fled towards New York.Erie Police say they were able to positively identify the driver, who is the same person who allegedly stole the SUV. PA State Police say the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office found the vehicle about a mile off the road on a snowmobile trail in Findley Lake Saturday.The suspect, a 41-year-old Albion man, was discovered hanging in a nearby tree, dead from an apparent suicide, with multiple items of drug paraphernalia in the area.Troopers say have notified the family of the man’s death.Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
Dutch metal industry scheme PME failed to pay pensions on time to 40,000 of its 167,000 pensioners last Monday.It blamed the mishap on an IT glitch, and said the mistake was rectified by the next day.According to the €47bn pension fund for metalworking and electro-technical engineering, something went wrong when its provider MN sent a batch of payment orders to ING Bank.“The batch had become stuck somewhere in the system,” said Ellen van Amersfoort, the scheme’s spokeswoman. As a consequence, the payments weren’t transferred on PME’s fixed payment day, the 24th of the month. This led to phone calls from worried pensioners.The pension fund said it didn’t know exactly yet what had gone wrong, but emphasised that it would launch a thorough investigation to find the cause, “as this is not allowed to happen again”.Van Amersfoort, who joined PME five years ago, said she couldn’t remember any similar incident. “We are always very conscientious when it is about payments,” she said.Michel Cleij, spokesman for MN, which also serves the €72bn metal sector scheme PMT, also said he wasn’t aware of any such payment incidents during the past five years.“The payment process consists of several checks, ahead of as well as after the payments, with a statement showing whether payments have been successful,” he said.“Therefore, on Tuesday morning we already knew about the mistake. But around the same time, pensioners started to get in touch with us.”Problems with benefits payments are rare in the Dutch pensions sector.Administrative problems are usually about mistakes in granting pension rights, sending mandatory letters for new and leaving participants too late, or mistakes in invoices.Last year, MN abandoned an innovation project aimed at reducing costs and decreasing the number of administrative errors.
Comments Published on March 7, 2012 at 12:00 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Facebook Twitter Google+ Temple will join the Big East for football this fall and all other sports in 2013, officials announced at a press conference in New York City on Wednesday.The Big East Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the Owls, giving the conference eight football teams for 2012. The Owls fill the void left when the conference terminated West Virginia’s membership Feb. 14, effective in June.Big East Commissioner John Marinatto said at the press conference that he and Temple Athletic Director Bill Bradshaw first met ‘well over a year ago’ to discuss adding the Owls to the conference, and their discussions intensified during the past several weeks.‘The decision to invite Temple was based on a number of important factors,’ Marinatto said at the press conference, ‘including its longstanding tradition as a basketball powerhouse, its renewed commitment to competing at the highest level in football and the great value of adding the Philadelphia television market to our football footprint.’Temple finished its 2011 regular season 9-4 and beat Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl. In the last four years, the Owls have won 31 games. Temple’s football team competed in the Mid-American Conference last season, while all of its other teams played as members of the Atlantic 10.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThis is the second stint in the Big East for the Owls’ football program, after it competed in the Big East from 1991-2004.Marinatto also said that the conference would be open to discussing the possibility of an early departure for Syracuse and Pittsburgh. Marinatto has previously said the schools would be forced to wait until the 2014 season as per the 27-month waiting period required by Big East bylaws.‘Our membership, given the speed and success of our expansion initiative, I think is open to having the discussions with both Pittsburgh and Syracuse about them having an early departure,’ Marianatto said at the press conference. ‘We haven’t actually had those conversations yet, but our membership is certainly willing to do that at this point given the way we’ve landed.’[email protected]
Photo courtesy of USG Media TeamThe USC Academic Culture Assembly will continue to execute its plans for its third annual Mental Health Awareness Month in October with eight events, including student panels and interactive attractions. The MHA events will run through the month of October.According to the ACA, the organization aims to initiate important conversations that destigmatize and explore the intense complexity of mental health.Communications Director Abigail Jackson said the assembly aims to reveal how mental health is a pervasive issue in University culture throughout October, even if struggles individuals face are not always visible.“With mental health, you could see someone on the street and not see any markers of [mental health issues],” Jackson said. “In a lot of ways, that could be pretty isolating for someone who is struggling with mental health problems, because they don’t see anyone else struggling with the same thing.”Every year, the topics and conversations surrounding Mental Health Awareness Month are centralized under a main theme. Last year’s topic focused on self-care and community care, while this year, the assembly’s topic is “Uncovering Hidden Wounds: Recognizing and Sharing Our Mental Health Stories.”Jeffrey Cho, ACA’s financial director, explained how this year’s theme will feature current USC students and professionals to discuss their own mental health experiences and resources.“This year, we wanted to focus on highlighting student experiences with their mental health journeys,” Cho said.For example, one of the first events held emphasized the recognition of one’s mental wounds. During this event, the ACA hosted a panel of counselors and psychiatrists from the Engemann Student Health Center to discuss specific symptoms and coping mechanisms for different mental illnesses, bolstering awareness for others and themselves.Cho explains how the programming intends to reach all audiences, but it especially focuses on freshmen who may find the resources helpful during their first year.“We are trying to also consider the freshmen that are going through this big and kind of scary transition of being an adult for the first time,” Cho said. “They should be comfortable tackling mental health issues and owning their first year here at USC.”On Tuesday, the ACA will host a panel of students who hold executive positions of different organizations to discuss their experiences with mental health. According to Cho, the purpose of the event is to show how all kinds of students struggle with mental health and destigmatize the conversation surrounding it.Due to the magnitude of this event, the planning for MHA began over the summer under the direction of Mental Health Awareness Month Director Jamie Wu, along with two assistant directors, Dennis Woo and Cynthia Jiang. Over the past few months, they have been reaching out to professionals, students and speakers on campus and beyond.The organization will hold a Mental Health Resource Fair on Oct. 24 on Trousdale Parkway from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide students with more information about resources from organizations on campus.“We want to have programming that is widely accessible to every USC student and have events that are relevant to every student, especially so we can have USC students be aware of the greater picture behind the various issues we are hosting events about,” Cho said.
A South Florida mother says her two children under the age of 10 were accidentally allowed to walk home from school despite being on the after school pick-up list.The incident occurred Wednesday at North Andrews Gardens Elementary near Oakland Park.The mother, Michelle Gibson, told reporters that she arrived at the school to find that her five-year-old daughter and her six-year-old son were nowhere to be found. After searching the school grounds, she found that her children had been escorted off the school grounds by the principal and allowed to walk home by themselves:“We started looking around the back of the school, the side of the school,” Gibson said. “We found my children four blocks away down walking through the streets towards Andrews. They were holding hands. They were walking.”While the two children were found safe, Gibson says the incident still terrifies her because anything could have happened to them:“They could have been picked up by a stranger,” Gibson said. “They could’ve gotten lost. They could’ve been hit by a car.”The district declined to comment on the specific situation due to privacy rules, however, they did report that they are looking into the matter.