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Police read for kindergarten children as part of school program

By on September 17, 2019

first_img Prostitution crack down necessary says Premier to Police Commish Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune reads to Providenciales Children Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:Assistant Superintendent Butterfield, enid capron primary, kindergarten, reading, Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force Recommended for youcenter_img Providenciales, 23 Feb 2016 – When the Kindergartners at the Enid Capron Primary School saw Acting Assistant Superintendent Butterfield of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force this morning, they were overjoyed and shouted, “Police!”As part of the school’s 1st Annual Literacy Drive, which aims to engage parents, community, staff and students to promote the importance of reading and writing, Officer Butterfield was invited to read to the students.Assistant Superintendent Butterfield said she looks forward to reading to the children. “It gives them a positive idea of what officers are and that we are here to help them; we’re here to help guide them”. She said.Before reading the two (2) books from Dr. Seuss collection ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ and Mr. Brown can moo’ to the three Kindergarten classes, she informed the children that the Police are their friends and are there to protect them.The children listened attentively and were able to answer questions about the books correctly. “An early love of reading often translates into a thirst for knowledge that lasts a lifetime,” said Officer Butterfield. The children paid attention and showed much interest during the reading session.According to the Principal Mrs. Garland, “The Program is designed to assist the students with their reading and writing skills. We have planned a read aloud with Community persons, parent workshops in literacy and each month a teacher’s workshop in literacy. We are thankful for the police taking time from their busy schedule to come and read to our students.” Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp New: Tourist man fell or pushed; Police investigatinglast_img read more

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Lampard slams ref for wrong penalty call

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first_imgDerby manager Frank Lampard was left fuming at referee Keith Stroud for failing to award his side a “simple” penalty in their goalless draw against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.Tendayi Darikwa brought down Tom Lawrence in the box with a reckless challenge in the 19th minute, but Stroud refused to point to the spot, a decision that frustrated Lampard.“It was a well-fought game. The quality was slightly down from both teams but the effort was absolute and everyone gave everything,” Lampard told Sky Sports.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“The only person who I thought had a bad night was the referee, because he missed a blatant penalty that would have put us in the lead and changed a tight game.“I defend referees big time because I understand the pace of the game, but that was the most simple penalty you can give and he got it wrong.“It was never going to be an easy night for us where we opened them up. It’s a well done to both teams but it’s hard when there’s a penalty you should get but you don’t.”last_img read more

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App to Ease Commutes to MacDill AFB

By on September 13, 2019

first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR The Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority has launched a smartphone app that could shorten motorists’ lengthy commutes to MacDill Air Force Base and ease traffic congestion in South Tampa.The app provides near real-time data on travel times for primary and alternative routes onto the base, reported the Tampa Tribune. About 15,000 vehicles pass through the base’s four gates every day.The app, which is free to download and use, was designed for MacDill users to provide the wait time from a point almost two miles from the installation to each of its four gates, said authority spokeswoman Susan Chrzan.The authority developed the app as part of a larger study of morning traffic flows headed to MacDill intended to reduce wait times and ease congestion throughout surrounding neighborhoods, Chrzan said. The cost to develop and launch the custom MacDill gate traffic app was about $10,000, with the funds being reallocated from the ongoing traffic study.“The peak time queues back up from the gates into surrounding Tampa neighborhoods and add to congestion there due to school and commuter traffic,” said Chrzan.The study has produced one concrete recommendation — adding a right turn lane and other intersection improvements at the Tanker Way gate — that already has been approved. Tampa officials now are trying to identify a source to fund the project’s $300,000 cost, Vik Bhide, the city’s chief traffic management engineer, told the Tribune.MacDill officials are cooperating with the study and the app’s development, according to Capt. Jessica Brown, spokeswoman for the 6th Air Mobility Wing.“This is a great example of the ongoing community partnerships we have here at MacDill,” Brown said.last_img read more

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