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Four Santa Fe Museums Close Mondays For Winter

first_imgNew Mexico Museum of Art107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe(505) 476-5072 New Mexico Museum of Art. Courtesy photo Museum of International Folk Art706 Camino Lejo (Santa Fe(505) 476-1200 SANTA FE ― Four New Mexico museums adopt their annual winter schedules effective Monday, Nov. 4. The seasonal hour change is in effect at the New Mexico Museum of Art and the New Mexico History Museum off Santa Fe Plaza; and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill. Monday openings resume May 4, 2020, when the museums resumes daily operations. Winter hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., are in effect Nov. 4, 2019 through April 27, 2020. Monday Oct., 28 was the final Monday opening until spring 2020. New Mexico History Museum facade. Courtesy photo Museum of Indian Arts and Culture,710 Camino Lejo Santa Fe(505) 476-1269 NMMA News: New Mexico History Museum113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe(505) 476-5200 During winter months, all four Santa Fe museums are closed on Mondays. During this period, the Museum Hill Café also will be closed on Mondays.last_img read more

New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 13,507 With 2 New Deaths And 5,902 Patients Recovered

first_imgSTATE News:SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 253 additional positive tests for COVID-19.Los Alamos County now at 9 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.Today’s update announces 2 additional deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases: 60 new cases in Bernalillo County6 new cases in Chaves County8 new cases in Cibola County6 new cases in Curry County85 new cases in Doña Ana County2 new cases in Eddy County1 new case in Hidalgo County17 new cases in Lea County1 new case in Lincoln County1 new case in Los Alamos County3 new cases in Luna County12 new cases in McKinley County2 new cases in Otero County1 new case in Quay County4 new cases in Rio Arriba County1 new case in Roosevelt County8 new cases in Sandoval County18 new cases in San Juan County8 new cases in Santa Fe County1 new case in Socorro County1 new case in Taos County5 new cases in Valencia County2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison FacilityThe 2 additional deaths in New Mexico reported today include:A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.A male in his 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 515.Previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Doña Ana County, one in Eddy County) – those have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 13,507 COVID-19 cases:Bernalillo County: 2,531Catron County: 2Chaves County: 127Cibola County: 241Colfax County: 9Curry County: 199Doña Ana County: 1,211Eddy County: 104Grant County: 24Guadalupe County: 20Harding County: 1Hidalgo County: 60Lea County: 204Lincoln County: 14Los Alamos County: 9Luna County: 104McKinley County: 3,514Otero County: 60Quay County: 7Rio Arriba County: 110Roosevelt County: 72Sandoval County: 769San Juan County: 2,560San Miguel County: 22Santa Fe County: 275Sierra County: 14Socorro County: 61Taos County: 49Torrance County: 48Union County: 8Valencia County: 151County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:Cibola County Correctional Center: 2Otero County Prison Facility: 275Otero County Processing Center: 149Torrance County Detention Facility: 43The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 6Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1Otero County Prison Facility: 450Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1As of today, there are 129 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.As of today, there are 5,902 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.The Department of Health has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff in the past 28 days at the following long-term care and acute care facilities:Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in AlbuquerqueBeeHive Homes of Farmington in FarmingtonBeeHive Homes of Gallup in GallupBlue Horizon Assisted Living in Las CrucesBonney Family Home in GallupBrookdale Santa Fe in Santa FeCamino Healthcare in AlbuquerqueCamino Retirement Apartments in AlbuquerqueCasa de Oro Center in Las CrucesCasa Real in Santa FeDesert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in HobbsDungarvin New Mexico, LLC in GallupGood Samaritan Society in GrantsGood Samaritan Society in Las CrucesThe Jim Wood Home in HatchLaguna Rainbow Elderly Care in Casa BlancaLife Care Center of Farmington in FarmingtonLittle Sisters of the Poor in GallupMimbres Memorial Nursing Home in DemingNamaste House Assisted Living in FarmingtonPrinceton Place in AlbuquerqueRed Rocks Care Center in GallupThe Rio at Las Estancias in AlbuquerqueSagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las CrucesSandia Ridge Center in AlbuquerqueSombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Los AlamosSouth Valley Care Center in AlbuquerqueSpanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in AlbuquerqueThe Village at Alameda in AlbuquerqueThe Village at Northrise in Las CrucesThe Department of Health has detected community spread in the state of New Mexico and is investigating cases with no known exposure. The agency reports that given the infectious nature of the virus it is likely other residents are infected but yet to be tested or confirmed positive. To that end, all New Mexicans have been instructed to stay home except for outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and welfare. These additional restrictions have been enacted to aggressively minimize person-to-person contact and ensure spread is mitigated. New Mexicans are strongly urged to limit travel to only what is necessary for health, safety and welfare.The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Get tested. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a mask or face covering when in public and around others.New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).Thanks to increased statewide testing capacity, the following people may now be considered for COVID-19 testing: Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;Asymptomatic residents in nursing homes;Asymptomatic people in congregate settings such as homeless shelters, group homes, detention centers;Asymptomatic people who are currently working; andSymptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or loss of taste or smell.New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.last_img read more

Is Manchester BTR at boiling point?

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Could Beethoven have been a lawyer?

first_img Jonathan Goldsmith is the secretary general of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, which represents more than 700,000 European lawyers through its member bars and law societies As the euro and the idea of Europe go into freefall, as the UK’s debts mount and swingeing cuts take place, let us talk about something really important: why is it that so few great artists have been lawyers?Of course, there are lawyers who write primarily about lawyers and their work, and who have became famous for it: John Mortimer and Frances Fyfield in this country, John Grisham and Scott Turow in the US. For those with long memories and ancient reading habits, there is A. P. Herbert, who was called to the bar but never practised. But, with due respect to these highly successful authors, they do not belong in the rank of great artists. Of course, most artists spend their life on their art, and do not have other careers. There are some who practise a profession very close to that of their artistic output: William Shakespeare and Harold Pinter were actors; Franz Liszt and Wolfgang Mozart were virtuoso performers; Johann Sebastian Bach was an organist and choir master; Gustav Mahler was a conductor; Charles Dickens was a journalist. Many have been teachers of the art they practised. This group does not really come within the scope of my question. I am more interested in those who have practised a profession which is removed from the field of their artistic endeavour. Is there something about the law which is inimical to great art? The doctors have Anton Chekhov, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mikhail Bulgakov, William Carlos Williams, John Keats and Somerset Maugham (the last two of whom did not practise). The insurers have Franz Kafka, Charles Ives and Wallace Stevens, though Kafka studied law and Wallace Stevens started as a lawyer. The civil servants have Anthony Trollope from the Post Office, C. P. Cavafy from the Ministry of Public Works in Alexandria, and Henri Rousseau, who was a tax collector in Paris (and was another one who studied law). The bankers have T.S. Eliot. The librarians have Philip Larkin. The chemists have Alexander Borodin. But whom do the lawyers have? It is difficult to find anyone in the front rank. It is galling that the doctors and even the insurers appear to beat us hands-down. Of course, there are people who studied law, but never practised it. Handel is another good example of this – his father forced him to study law. But where are the great artists who have been practising lawyers? The only one I can find in the front rank is the English novelist Henry Fielding, who became a barrister and then chief magistrate of London and founder of the Bow Street Runners. Lesser artists include the American novelist Louis Auchincloss, who died earlier this year: he was a wills and trusts partner in a New York law firm; and the 20th century poet Roy Fuller, who was an in-house solicitor for a building society. There is an American website which has an extremely long list of lawyer poets, but I must say that I did not recognise any of their names. The basic requirements of practising doctors and lawyers are not that different, albeit in different fields: observing human beings, making judgements about the best course of future action, dealing with casework. I would say that the intellectual content of legal work is higher than that of medical work. Yet the doctors have a long and proud line of great artists among their number. Is it that people with artistic temperaments do not like the law – witness the number of successful artists who studied law but then went on to another profession? Or does the law drive out art, and if so, why? I am perfectly aware that my knowledge is deficient, and I might be ignorant of wonderful, top-ranking artists who were also practising lawyers. Please tell me that Jane Austen was also a corporate partner at Clifford Chance, or that Frédéric Chopin was a high street practitioner in Warsaw before he moved to Paris. It would put me out of my misery.last_img read more

BSB gives go ahead for barristers to sue solicitors over fees

first_imgThe Bar Standards Board has given the green light for the introduction of standard contractual terms that will enable barristers to sue solicitors for unpaid fees.The proposals, which are due to be accepted after amendment at the Board’s next meeting later this month, will replace the current non-contractual Terms of Work under which barristers operate.This will enable barristers to sue solicitors for non-payment of fees.The withdrawal of credit scheme, under which barristers are prohibited from accepting work from ‘blacklisted’ solicitors without payment in advance, and which the Law Society had threatened to challenge as being unlawful, will be abolished.It will be replaced by an advisory list of defaulting solicitors maintained by the Bar Council, listing those against whom a court judgment had been made in respect of unpaid fees.The BSB dropped its proposal that the new terms be applied in default of any other agreement being in place.The remaining point for the Board to determine before it approves the final proposal is whether the cab rank rule should only apply to work offered to barristers on the standard terms contained within the new contractual terms.The Bar Council and the Law Society had tried to negotiate the terms of a new contract for the best part of decade, but the two professions were not able to agree on the standard terms and the Law Society has ceased to be involved in the negotiations.Charles Hollander QC, chair of the BSB’s standards committee, said the current rules are ‘completely obsolete’ and ‘have to go’, particularly in light of the fact that the solicitors’ code of conduct removed the professional obligation to pay barristers’ fees in 2007.Last week, the BSB said that it will allow barristers to conduct litigation.last_img read more

£37,000 Raised For Charity At Packed Portrack Gardens Open Day

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInNEARLY £37,000 was raised for charity at the annual May day Bank holiday opening of the Garden of Cosmic Speculation at Portrack House, Dumfries and Galloway.Thousands of visitors flooded the stunning gardens that have been created by local landscape artist and architect Charles Jencks, who draws his inspiration from the universe that surrounds us.The massive surge of visitors to the normally peaceful garden caused local traffic problems and long queues for the loo’s. But thanks to all the visitors an amazing total of nearly £37,000 was raised for  Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres- the charity set-up in memory of Jencks’ late wife plus The Queens nursing institute of Scotland, and other charities supported by Scotlands Gardens .Plans are already underway for next year’s event, with details published by Scotland’s Gardens at the end of 2017.last_img read more

Ghost Night and more this week in Farmington

first_img admin Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Check out what’s happening this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills:Farmington Hills City CouncilMonday, Oct. 9, 6 p.m. study session, 7:30 p.m. meeting, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd. Officials will consider approving two new ordinances that affect solicitors and peddlers, and minors who possess alcohol. Find full agendas for both meetings at Public Schools Board of EducationTuesday, Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., Schulman Administrative Center, 32500 Shiawassee, Farmington. Officials will receive reports about bond construction projects. The full meeting agenda is posted at Academy ribbon cutting and open houseThursday, Oct. 12, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Farmington STEAM Academy, 32800 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. The event begins with a 5 p.m. ribbon cutting and includes tours of the new K-8 school focused on STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.Farmington Neighborhood WatchThursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m., Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty St. Learn what’s happening in the community from a Farmington Public Safety perspective. The meeting is open to the public.Farmington Farmers and Artisans MarketSaturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion and Riley Park, downtown Farmington. In addition to Michigan products and produce, the market features music by Mark Reitenga and a Chef’s Demo by Amber Poupor of The Cacao Tree in Ferndale. Learn more at late Fred Warner talks about his own death during Ghost Night.Ghost Night at the MansionSaturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Governor Warner Mansion, 33805 Grand River, Farmington. Learn about Victorian funeral customs and local history as you our the mansion with costumed guides. Take part in Halloween activities on the grounds, and hear from Michigan Ghost Watchers. Tickets are $12, or $10 in advance. Learn more: HISTORY, HALLOWEEN MEET AT WARNER MANSION ‘GHOST NIGHT’C.A.R.E.S. Community PicnicSunday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. 27835 Shiawassee, Farmington Hills. This event will launch the opening of C.A.R.E.S. of Farmington Hills, a 501(c)3, non-profit organization located at the former St. Alexander’s property. Food and beverages will be provided. To reserve your $5 tickets in advance, call or text Todd Lipa at 248-231-8493. Tickets will also be available at the door. Learn more: FORMER HILLS CHURCH BECOMES NEW HOME FOR C.A.R.E.S., C.A.R.E.S. OF FARMINGTON HILLS TO HOUSE MULTIPLE SERVICESSongwriter Sunday: Audra Kubat with Emily Rose & Tamara FinlaySunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m., Farmington Community Library Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Audra Kubat is an international recording artist with six critically acclaimed albums, Tamara Finlay has lent her voice to a variety of recordings, and Emily Rose is a multi-award-winning musician and recording artist. Registration is required for this event, call 248-553-6880. Learn more about library programs at Reported bylast_img read more

Farmington Schools trustees to discuss new communication plan

first_img Farmington Voice Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Farmington Public Schools trustees will on Wednesday talk about a “Channels of Communication” plan designed to “reduce rumors, increase accountability, and maximize our administrative time for instructional leadership.”Outlined in a chart included with supporting materials for the October 2 Board of Education meeting, the plan moves up from classroom teachers to principals, then administrative department heads, the superintendent, and finally, elected officials:The same path applies to students, parents, community members, and even the Board of Education. Trustees are encouraged to refer anyone with concerns to the appropriate channel.Other items on the 6 p.m. meeting agenda include recognition of Principals Month, updates from the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) Council and Farmington African American Parents Network, and a report on M-STEP standardized testing.School board meetings are typically broadcast live on cable channel TV-10 and live-streamed at, where you’ll find an archive of previous meetings and other district videos.To view the agenda and supporting materials, visit The date of this meeting was incorrectly reported in the original version of this post. It is Wednesday, October 2.  Reported bylast_img read more

Sta. Clarita surges past INHS, 94-85, in Mayor’s Cup

first_img[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] [/av_textblock][/av_one_full] MANILA – The Sta. Clarita International High School Primes barged into the win column of the 2017 Iloilo City Invitational Basketball Tournament with a 94-85 win over Iloilo National High School (INHS) on Tuesday at the Barangay Katilingban Gym in Molo.Ralph Bajon led the way with 31 points for the Primes, which recovered from an opening day loss to Sun Yat Sen High School to tie Mandurriao National High School at third with a 1-1 win-loss slate.In the other high school category game, St. Roberts International Academy leaned on the hot shooting of Christian Louie Odechique to beat Mandurriao National High, 93-83.Meanwhile, in the college division, John Earl Lisbo scored a game-winning basket with 0.9 seconds left in the game as the University of San Agustin escaped to a 94-92 win over St. Paul University.This marks the second straight win of the University of San Agustin, which got 20 markers from Jorine Cercado, to move up to solo first place – while St. Paul University slid down to 0-2.In the 40 and up category, the Iloilo PROS relied on the 38-point explosion of Edwin Maquillina as the team garnered its second consecutive win at the expense of Iloilo Execs, 109-99.High school category action resumes today with the Primes taking on St. Roberts at 2 p.m., while Sun Yat Sen will be battling Jalandoni Memorial National High School at 3:30 p.m.The 2017 Iloilo City Invitational Basketball Tournament, also known as the Mayors Cup-1st Conference, is organized by the Iloilo City Government and presented by Flanax and Bonamine./PNcenter_img [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’ Sta. Clarita surges past INHS, 94-85, in Mayor’s Cup’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]By ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]Thursday, May 18, 2017[/av_textblock]last_img read more

Audio: Matt Loede Chats with Bob Frantz of 106.5 The Ticket on Kobe, LeBron and the ESPN Top NBA List

first_img Related TopicsBob FrantzKobe BryantLebron James CLEVELAND – Listen as Matt Loede of NEO Sports Insiders chats with 106.5 The Ticket midday host Bob Frantz on the final game in Cleveland between Lebron James and Kobe Bryant, the comparisons between the two, and the controversial list ESPN recently put out on the top 100 NBA players of all-time. Listen to the Matt Loede / Bob Frantz interview Matt Loedecenter_img Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.last_img read more