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heraldstaronline.com

Man turns himself in

STEUBENVILLE — A man wanted in connection with the Nov. 21 shooting death of a 3-year-old Wintersville boy is in custody, authorities confirmed Monday. Andrew M. “Magic” Burton, 30, 87 Gullette Lane, Apt. 41, Weirton, turned himself in Monday and was arraigned in Wintersville county court on charges of reckless homicide, child endangerment, weapons under disability and tampering with evidence. Bond was set at $500,000, Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin said.
WINTERSVILLE, OH
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Navy Regulations Discriminate Against Disabled People - One Nurse Is Fighting To Change That

Hannah Cvancara is an Orthopaedic nurse and a unilateral below-knee amputee, she was born and raised in a military family and lost her leg as a one-year-old due to a congenital disability called Fibular Hemimelia. Cvancara obtained her BSN degree from four different colleges in six years while undergoing three surgeries and four military relocations. "I am proud to use my hard-earned skills as an orthopaedic nurse, and I aspire to combine my patriotism and passion for healthcare to serve as a nurse in the greatest capacity— for the health of our service members and defence of our country."
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ledgertranscript.com

Racial slur painted on Rindge roadway

At some point overnight the day before Thanksgiving, a roadway in East Rindge was vandalized with a racial slur, which police believe was targeted at an individual who lives in the proximity. Police Chief Rachel Malynowski said Tuesday there was a racial slur written in large letters in the roadway,...
RINDGE, NH
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Journal-News

Police present more evidence in Hamilton murder case; trial rescheduled

A Butler County man will have to wait a little longer for his trial to begin after it was rescheduled Tuesday morning in Butler County Common Pleas Court. Nicholas Lorenz, 40, of Warvel Road in Ross Twp., is charged with murder with a gun specification, felonious assault with a gun specification, having weapons under disability and tampering with evidence for the shooting death of 47-year-old Jason Simpson on the morning of May 20 on Madison Avenue in Hamilton.
BUTLER COUNTY, OH

COVID, Disability And Labor Force Participation

Long Covid may produce a significant decline in labor force growth. Pandemic era income support programs are largely over. As of September 6, 2021, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, Extended Benefits, $300 Extra Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, and the $100 Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation programs all expired. The Biden administration supported the termination of these programs and only a few Congressional Democrats objected.
PUBLIC HEALTH
thearcjslc.org

THE ARC JEFFERSON – ST. LAWRENCE’S HEATHER ROMANEK AND MICHAEL BORRELLI AWARDED STATE-WIDE AWARDS

The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence (www.thearcjslc.org) announced that Heather Romanek is the recipient of The Arc New York’s Self-Advocate of the Year Award and Michael Borrelli was selected for the Thomas A. Maul Direct Support Professional Excellence Award. These awards were presented during the State-wide, virtual annual meeting held this Fall.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, NY
Times Union

Hochul: Streamlined SNAP application will boost enrollment in older residents, people with disabilities

Gov. Kathy Hochul said applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be simplified to encourage more older adults and people with disabilities to enroll. Beginning in December, eligible older adult residents can recertify their benefits for 36 months, instead of the 24 months previously set. And those approved...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
Daily Republic

Visit Vacaville launches Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program

VACAVILLE — A program to help individuals with less apparent disabilities and who want help with shopping, traveling or other public activities is now available. Visit Vacaville has launched a local version of the internationally recognized Hidden Disabilities Sunflower. “Visit Vacaville is thrilled to implement the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program...
VACAVILLE, CA
urbancny.com

‘SNAP’ Program Takes Action Increasing Access to Food Assistance for Older Adults and Disabled New Yorkers

Changes Include Simplifying Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application and Extending Window For Receiving Benefits. Effort Aimed at Helping Eligible Older Adults Avoid Food Insecurity. Governor Kathy Hochul today announced changes aimed at encouraging more food-insecure older adults and disabled individuals to enroll in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The changes...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
ZDNet

International Day of Persons With Disabilities: What it is and why it matters

Established by the United Nations in 1992, the goal of the International Day of Persons With Disabilities is to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society. In 2021, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on December 3. The United Nations...
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megadoctornews.com

New Physician Specializing in Brain Injuries

Edinburg, Texas – DHR Health is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Julian Velez to our world class rehabilitation team. Dr. Velez is fellowship trained in traumatic brain injury and polytrauma, specializing in enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with physical impairments or disabilities.
EDINBURG, TX
uoregon.edu

A legacy of supporting student access and success

Editor’s note: Duck of the Week is a section in Around the O Workplace that highlights UO employees and their work, and to help build community by learning more about our coworkers. Each story features an interview with one employee, in his or her own words, with light editing for clarity and length.
EUGENE, OR
Travel Weekly

Cruising for disabled travellers

How do cruise lines fare when it comes to accommodating passengers with disabilities? Rebecca Barnes finds out. The beauty of travel is that it gives you the chance to see the world while creating unforgettable memories. But for anyone with a disability or limited mobility, travelling can be a challenging...
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Medical News Today

Study tips for students with ADHD

Students with ADHD may struggle to concentrate in school, which can make learning difficult. Using study tips and strategies can help them succeed. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common mental health condition that can cause inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. This can make studying difficult, and many young people...
MENTAL HEALTH
Wicked Local

MARBLEHEAD REPORTER: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

While Covid-19 has again interrupted our traditional Festival Chorus Holiday Concert plans, we press on and adapt!. After last year’s forced absence, the Old North Festival Holiday Concerts return in modified form during this year’s Christmas Walk, on Saturday, December 4th at 8 p.m., and Sunday, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. Maria vanKalken, Minister of Music at Old North Church, celebrates her 33rd season as Director of the Festival Chorus – despite a recent fall and damage to her head and shoulder.
MARBLEHEAD, MA
HRmagazine.co.uk

Guidance on employing disabled workers published

The free resources offer essential guidance for organisations, including on attracting and recruiting disabled talent, good management practice and managing workplace adjustments. Business Disability Forum CEO Diane Lightfoot told HR magazine that it had found many businesses keen to do more on inclusion, but unsure of where to start. “Our...
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WKTV

Annual Jingle Bell Run 5K comes to Utica

UTICA, N.Y. - The Jingle Bell Run, founded by the Arthritis Foundation is coming to Utica on Dec. 5. The run/walk helps raise money and awareness for critical programs, research, and services to the community. One local family from New Hartford wants to get the word out about the Jingle...
UTICA, NY
kildarenow.com

More people will qualify as carers due to means test changes in Social Welfare Bill

More people will be able to qualify for the Carer's Allowance (CA) through Ireland's newest Social Welfare Bill. Announced by Minister Heather Humphreys, it will enact Budget 2022 measures with a particular focus on carers, lone parents, low-income families and people with disabilities. The measures will allow "significant" changes to...
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