Should I buy a FTSE 100 index tracker or pick stocks in this bear market?

first_img Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. G A Chester has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Should I buy a FTSE 100 index tracker or pick stocks in this bear market? Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. 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G A Chester | Sunday, 24th May, 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Here at the Motley Fool we’re great advocates of long-term investing in the stock market. This is because markets like the FTSE 100 index have a long history of outperforming other popular asset classes. In the short term, equities can be volatile, but in the long term, they’ve proved to be the best way of growing your wealth.The FTSE 100 is currently in a bear market. This is when the index is trading in excess of 20% below its previous high. The corollary is, now’s likely to be a great time for investing for the long term. But should you buy a simple FTSE 100 index tracker, or pick individual stocks?5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…FTSE 100 index tracker vs stock-picking right nowAll of us at the Motley Fool believe bear markets represent an opportunity for investors. However, you’ll find a range of views on the best way to play the current opportunity.My colleague Malcolm Wheatley says: “Now is not the time for highly concentrated portfolios. It’s time for broadly based portfolios.” He’s also advised: “Take a long hard look at what you own, and ask a question that’s all too-rarely asked. Not: ‘What do I own?’, but ‘What don’t I own?’”Meanwhile, my colleague Kevin Godbold says: “It’s a stock-picker’s market.” He’s named a range of sectors he wouldn’t touch with a bargepole and the top five sectors he reckons are “well-stocked hunting grounds.”A FTSE 100 index tracker is a ready-made example of a broadly-based, diversified portfolio. And, of course, Kevin’s concentration on a more limited universe is the very essence of stock-picking. Let’s look at the strengths and weaknesses of each approach?FTSE 100 index tracker pros and consA FTSE 100 index tracker gives you an instant portfolio of 100 companies. Many are multinationals, providing wide geographical diversification. They also represent a wide range of industries. A FTSE 100 index tracker guarantees you a return that matches the index (less a small annual management charge).Critics bemoan the fact its return is heavily skewed by the index’s biggest companies, and that it provides no exposure to medium-sized and smaller businesses. Its under-representation of world-class technology giants is another criticism.However, there’s no rule saying you can only own a FTSE 100 index tracker. For example, you could also invest in a mid-cap FTSE 250 tracker and a tech-rich US tracker to increase your diversification still further.Stock-picking pros and consPicking a portfolio of individual stocks offers the potential to make a higher return than the broad market. Even a small annual out-performance over long periods, such as 40 years, can make a big difference. For example, £10,000 in a FTSE 100 index tracker, at its long-run real return of 5% a year, would grow to around £70,000. With a 1%-a-year outperformance it would rise to over £100,000. And if you managed 3%, you’d be comfortably above £200,000.In the absence of an inordinate amount of sheer luck, you need to put in more time and effort to be a successful stock-picker than to invest in an index tracker. Even then, there’s no guarantee you’ll outperform the market.However, the lucrative rewards, if you do, mean many investors find stock-picking attractive. Here on the Motley Fool website, you’ll find plenty of news and views on individual stocks, as well as trackers, to help you take advantage in this bear market — whatever your strategy. See all posts by G A Chesterlast_img read more

Country House Renovation in Empordà / ARQUITECTURA-G

first_img Year:  “COPY” Country House Renovation in Empordà / ARQUITECTURA-G “COPY” Photographs Save this picture!© José Hevia+ 27 Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects CopyHouses, Restoration, Renovation•La Bisbal d’Empordà, Spain Photographs:  José HeviaSave this picture!© José HeviaText description provided by the architects. This is a country house located in the Catalan Empordà. Although it’s surrounded by fruit trees and fields, it isn’t completely alone, as it shares a wall with another house of smaller size.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe house is the result of a series of extensions that happened over time giving answer to both residential and agricultural needs. When we first arrived we discovered different volumes in three levels, with a myriad of enchained rooms, with some of them lacking light and ventilation. The central part of the house was the most obscure part of it as it was far from the windows. Save this picture!© José HeviaThe main intervention consists in introducing light and fresh air in the core of the house creating exterior areas of relation. We take advantage of an existing ground floor patio, and we open up a new and larger one in the first floor. This last one puts in relation the more public areas of the house, and is where the pool is.Save this picture!© José HeviaWe exposed all the stone walls, removing minor walls, allowing new circulations that foster the labyrinthine character of the house, and paradoxically improving its use.  Save this picture!© José HeviaAll the new steel structure is based on the rhythm of a series of 100×100 steel columns that are repeated in different parts. The new structure, as well as the new doors and window frames, is painted burgundy to easily make the distinction between what is new and what was already there.Save this picture!© José HeviaEvery room is connected to the whole, but designed as an independent unit, equipped with its own built-in furniture.Save this picture!© José HeviaSave this picture!© José HeviaThe stone volumes are painted off-white so we achieve a neutral, natural background where the new materials play an important role in space definition. Thus, the brown colour glaze tiles are the common thread that walks the inhabitant all the time in contrast with the antique terracotta tile floors. Save this picture!ModelThe result is a country house plenty of living and dining rooms where the family and their frequent guests can work, rest, eat, sleep and swim.Save this picture!© José HeviaProject gallerySee allShow lessCentre Sportif GEMS World Academy / CCHESelected ProjectsOtsu House / ALTS Design OfficeSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2015 Spain CopyAbout this officeARQUITECTURA-GOfficeFollowProductsStoneBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRestorationRenovationLa Bisbal d’EmpordàSpainPublished on August 02, 2016Cite: “Country House Renovation in Empordà / ARQUITECTURA-G” 02 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building Elements in Downton Primary SchoolSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – LonglightBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – One-offAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsBoardsStructureCraftStructural Panel – Dowel Laminated TimberThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelDoorsJansenSmoke Control Door – Economy 60Louvers / ShuttersShade FactorExternal Venetian BlindsMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Empordà 乡村别墅改造 / ARQUITECTURA-G是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Architects: ARQUITECTURA-G Area Area of this architecture project Area:  900 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Country House Renovation in Empordà / ARQUITECTURA-GSave this projectSaveCountry House Renovation in Empordà / ARQUITECTURA-Glast_img read more

Online Gift Aid claims available from April

first_img Howard Lake | 12 February 2013 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. claim using an online form: the “best for those who normally file Gift Aid claims for fewer than 1,000 donors” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis From 22 April 2013 charities will be able to register to make Gift Aid repayment claims online. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is writing to 110,000 charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) to let them know of the new service, which is designed to make the reclaim process faster and easier for charities.The new service is called Charities Online, and HMRC has published ./guidance on how to use it.Sajid Javid, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, said: “Charities Online is a significant step towards reducing the administrative burdens that can be a weight on charities. Claims will be processed more quickly, as well as saving on postal costs and delays. The service will be more accurate, with built-in checks.” Advertisement Three options to make claimsFrom April HMRC will offer three methods in which charities can make Gift Aid reclaims.center_img Online Gift Aid claims available from April More donor data to submitThe new system involves changes to the information on donors that charities must submit in their claims. HMRC recommends that “providing the donor’s house name or number and the postcode is the quickest and easiest way of providing the donor’s address”. However, it recognises that some charities will not have the postcode of all donors and that some donors live abroad. It has introduced transitional arrangements to handle these issues. How to register for Charities OnlineHMRC will publish information on its website in March 2013 on how to sign up and use Charities Online. Gift Aid Small Donations SchemeCharities Online will be introduced in the same month as the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS). This will allow charities and CASCs to claim top-up payments on cash donations of £20 or less without the need to collect Gift Aid declarations. Charities will generally be able to claim payments on small donations of up to £5,000 each Tagged with: Digital Gift Aid HMRC claim through your own database: for those “who file Gift Aid claims for more than 1,000 donors” claim using a paper form: “for those who don’t have access to the internet”.last_img read more

Retrograde bill threatens tentative progress

first_img May 26, 2021 Find out more March 7, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Retrograde bill threatens tentative progress May 31, 2021 Find out more Organisation News Help by sharing this information Although eight privately-owned dailies are to be launched on 1 April in a development that is without precedent in the past 40 years, Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about a proposed new law on printing and publishing that was submitted to parliament on 4 March.The bill was drafted without consulting local media associations and contains articles that threaten media freedom.Section 4, Article 8 of the bill says newspapers may be declared “illegal” in certain cases, including for such vaguely defined offences as publishing material that could “be dangerous for national reconciliation or hurtful for religions (Section 3, Article 7 A), “disturb the rule of law” (Section 3, Article 7 B) or “violate the constitution and other existing laws” (Section 3, Article 7 E). Section 6, Article 17 says, “no one may sell, publish, print, distribute, export or import newspapers declared illegal in accordance with Article 8.” The penalties for violating the law are severe – jail terms of up to six months for journalists and fines of up to 12,000 dollars for publishing without permission (Section 7, Article 20).“We congratulate the Burmese government for approving the publication of privately-owned dailies, which is a big step forward and shows that the country’s leaders want to put an end to the military propaganda of the past,” Reporters Without Borders said.“But we are worried by repressive provisions in the new draft law on printing and publishing. The government must scrap this bill, which would endanger the fragile progress that Burma has made since the reform process began in 2011. It is important that the government should work with the Press Council on the drafting of new media laws, as originally agreed.”Drafted by the government and intended to replace the 1962 Printers and Publishers Registration Act, the proposed new law on printing and publishing was published in the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper on 27 February and was submitted to parliament on 4 March.Local media associations were not consulted in the drafting process and were unable to make any suggestions. National and international organizations that defend media freedom have voiced strong criticism of the bill.Defending the bill on 4 March, information ministry public relations chief Ye Tint said: “There are no conditions (in the bill) that would affect media and press freedom. If there is no news relating to state security, then there is no problem.”The anger of local media groups about the bill is all the greater because they reached an agreement with the government in August 2012 to form a 30-member Press Council, with 10 members appointed by the government, and because information minister Aung Kyi had promised to consult with the media about the future media law.In protest, the Press Council has announced that it is drafting its own law, while the Myanmar Journalists Association, the Myanmar Journalists Network and the Myanmar Journalists Union all issued statements last weekend condemning the government’s bill.Despite the dismay about the government’s bill, there has been considerable progress on other fronts. The Press Supervisory Central Committee announced on 1 March that it was giving provisional authorization for eight privately-owned daily newspapers to begin publishing on 1 April.This followed the information ministry’s announcement on 22 December that applications for permission to publish a privately-owned daily newspaper could be submitted from 1 February. The ministry also announced that it intended to allow newspapers to publish in the languages of Burma’s ethnic minorities for the first time since 1962 (this having been banned by the 1962 Printers and Publishers Registration Act).Of the 17 applications to publish dailies that were received, 14 were considered and eight were approved. Three others are still being considered.Those approved are Shwe Ngainngan Thit, to be published by Shwenainggan Media; Khit Moe; Union Daily to be published by the ruling Union Solidarity Development Party; Empire; The Messenger; Breaking News Daily; Myanmar Newsweek Daily, to be published by Ever Win Media (owned by Tin Aung Khine, who accompanied President Thein Sein on a recent European visit); and Mizzima, to be published by the former exile Mizzima media group.Burma rose 18 places in the 2013 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index and is now ranked 151st out of 179 countries.Photo : Ye Aung Thu / AFP RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture to go further MyanmarAsia – Pacific center_img News News News MyanmarAsia – Pacific Follow the news on Myanmar Receive email alerts Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar RSF_en May 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Letter to President Saleh about threats to press freedom

first_img RSF_en September 4, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Letter to President Saleh about threats to press freedom News Organisation to go further Follow the news on Yemen Reporters Without Borders wrote to President Ali Abdullah Saleh today voicing concern about a decline in press freedom in Yemen that has been highlighted by a physical attack on Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani, a human rights activist and editor of the newspaper Al-Shura, on 27 August.“Khaiwani was abducted in the middle of the street in the centre of Sana’a by about 10 gunmen as he was leaving the premises of the newspaper Al-Nedaa,” the letter said. “He was then beaten and threatened with death if he continued to publish articles critical of the government. “Despite official denials, its seems that the government’s security services were involved, as Khaiwani clearly recognised one of his abductors as being a member of the group of officers who arrested and manhandled him at his home on 20 June and then took him to the state security prosecutor’s office, where he was held until the following day. Charged with ‘belonging to a terrorist cell’ and ‘publishing false information on the war between government forces and rebels in the northwest,’ he still faces a possible death sentence.”The letter also referred to the case of the newspaper Al Share’a, which was invaded on 30 July by some 10 gunmen who threatened to killed its editor, Naif Hassan. The attack was apparently linked to a complaint filed against the newspaper on 7 July by the defence ministry following a series of controversial articles on the fighting in Sadaa.“We are particularly concerned about the prosecution initiated against Al-Share’a,” the letter said. “The complaint was filed with the State Security Court under article 126 of the criminal code. This is the same court that will try Khaiwani. It is the first time that a newspaper is being prosecuted by this court, whose impartiality is in question.“These prosecutions could set a dangerous precedent, harm relations between the media and the government, and contribute to a deterioration in legislative and constitutional protection for press freedom. Furthermore, the climate of violence will inevitably encourage journalists to censor themselves.”The letter ended by asking President Saleh to do everything necessary to get to the bottom of the attack on Khaiwani and to ensure that he and Al Share’a are tried by an appropriate court, as required by the press and publication law. February 26, 2021 Find out more News Yemeni journalist killed, nine wounded in Aden airport explosions Newscenter_img Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information Fixer for foreign reporters held in Aden for past five months United Nations: press freedom situation “deeply worrying” in Yemen, according to RSF YemenMiddle East – North Africa February 11, 2021 Find out more News YemenMiddle East – North Africa January 6, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Going for the Gold: Holden Introduces Legislation that Would Extend Gold Line to Ontario Airport

first_imgGovernment Going for the Gold: Holden Introduces Legislation that Would Extend Gold Line to Ontario Airport AB 2011 would lay groundwork to extend route six miles By AARON HARRIS Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 5:48 am Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Top of the News 10 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community Newscenter_img Subscribe Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) wants the Gold Line to go just a little farther.Current plans, call for the light rail route to stop in Montclair, just miles away from the Ontario Airport.So now, the former Pasadena City Councilman has introduced legislation that would lay the groundwork to extend the Gold Line to the Ontario Airport.“Light-rail is playing a critical role in reducing our carbon footprint, improving air quality, and connecting communities throughout the region,” Holden said. “These benefits will expand into San Bernardino County once the Metro Gold Line Extension to Montclair is completed, and have a greater impact if extended to Ontario Airport.”Holden’s history with the Gold Line spans over 30 years. Prior to his election to the Pasadena City Council, Holden served on the Pasadena Light Rail Alignment Task Force established in 1985 to identify the light rail route alternatives in Pasadena. He is a former board president of the Burbank- Glendale- Pasadena Airport Authority where he served as a commissioner for 20 years.AB 2011 would create the West San Bernardino County Rail Construction Authority that would be responsible for designing and building the extension from Montclair to the Airport. The new construction authority would include representation from the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Ontario International Airport Authority, and the cities of Montclair, Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, and Ontario.The current Metro Gold Line extension is already set to reach San Bernardino County with new stations in Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont, and Montclair.The current terminus planned for Montclair, however, is just six miles short of the Ontario International Airport – a critical airport and economic driver for San Bernardino, Riverside, and parts of Los Angeles Counties,“The Ontario International Airport is a convenient and rapidly expanding traveling option for many residents across San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties. Though we have seen significant progress in the extension of the Foothill Gold Line, which is planned to terminate in the transit center in the City of Montclair, there is no definitive plan to connect passengers from the transit center to the airport,” said Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez. “Creating a nexus between Montclair’s transit center and the Ontario airport is a monumental endeavor, and will require a dedicated construction authority whose sole purpose is constructing a connection that will best serve both San Bernardino and Los Angeles County residents.”Holden chairs the Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions. This committee explores solutions to improve multi-modal interconnectivity between communities, establish sustainable transportation infrastructure, and relieve traffic congestion. He plans to hold his next Select Committee Informational Hearing at Ontario City Hall on Friday. One of the panels will discuss the economic and environmental benefits of multimodal and interregional connections to Burbank and Ontario airports.Holden has already submitted a budget request to Governor Gavin Newsom for LA Metro to study the feasibility of an extension to the Hollywood Burbank Airport.“As a former City Council Member and Mayor of Pasadena, I championed early efforts to establish the Metro Gold Line, which turned out to be more successful than anyone anticipated just like the recent extension to Azusa,” said Holden. “Extending the Gold Line to Ontario Airport will propel both San Bernardino County and Los Angeles County into our new transportation future” HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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No change to restrictions in Northern Ireland

first_img Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Twitter Pinterest Previous articleFurther 29 deaths, 137 new confirmed cases of Covid-19Next articleFAI seeks clarity on conditions around return for amateur adult and underage football News Highland Both Northern Ireland’s First and Deputy First Ministers are not recommending an easing of restrictions.The Executive agreed today to keep the current Coronavirus Regulations in place until the circumstances allow for their relaxation.First Minister Arlene Foster, deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill and the Health Minister Robin Swann confirmed the decision to keep them under continuous review was taken after Ministers considered the latest scientific evidence and medical advice.First Minister Foster explained: “Based on the evidence and advice provided to us by our scientific and medical professionals on the current transmission rates of the virus, and the significant level of risk in the relaxation of measures at this stage, we were not in a position to ease any of the restrictions following this most recent review…The next statutory review of the Regulations will take place before 30 May but we are committed to keeping them under continuous review and if we reach a point where we can make changes to specific measures before then, we will do so.”Deputy First Minister O’Neill acknowledged: “This news will undoubtedly be disappointing for many people who have done a fantastic job of following the measures in place for the last six weeks; but I know that people will also understand that this is a precarious situation and lives depend on the approach we take at every juncture. We are appealing to the public to be patient and continue to abide by the regulations.” Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – May 7, 2020 center_img Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 No change to restrictions in Northern Ireland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Outrage over plans to close main west Donegal route

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews A Glenties area councillor says he will oppose a plan to close part of the road between Dungloe and the Doochary turnoff for nine months.The proposal has been made by the contractor which is carrying out the works at present.Diversions have been identified, but Cllr Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig says they are on small back road which he doesn’t believe can handle the traffic volumes it would cause:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest By News Highland – July 1, 2020 Twitter Pinterest Facebook Previous articleMajor water infrastruture project in Letterkenny now completeNext articleAll Ireland is the target for Maxi Curran News Highland WhatsApp WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img Twitter Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Outrage over plans to close main west Donegal route Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens furtherlast_img read more


first_imgA funeral mass was offered Dec. 7 at at St. Francis Church, Hoboken for Susanna “Susan” Silletti, 71. She passed away Dec. 3 at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, surrounded by her loving family.Born in Molfetta, Italy to the late Corrado and Lucia Mastropierro, she came to Hoboken in 1958. She resided there until 1998, then living in Belleville until her passing. Susan retired from UPS in Lyndhurst in 2008, where she was employed as an auditor for 10 years. She had a love for reading, was an avid gardener and coin collector.She was predeceased by her husband Frank Silletti, brother Lenny Mastropierro and sister Lina De Pinto. She is survived by her sons Phillip Silletti, Anthony and his wife Brenda Silletti, her daughter Connie and her husband Nick Cafaro, her grandchildren Anthony Jr and Alyson Silletti, her brother Joe Mastropierro (Lina), her sisters Mary Di Biase (Dominick) and Elena Kolpak (Michael) and close family friends Cindy Sabater and Karla Paniagua, as well as many in-laws, nieces and nephews.Services arranged by the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, Hoboken.last_img read more

Willie Nelson, Avett Bros, Warren Haynes & Many More Tapped For All-Star Merle Haggard Tribute Concert

first_imgIn recent years, Blackbird Presents has been putting together all-star tribute concerts to honor some of the most renowned names in music. Today, they’ve announced another installment in their series, titled Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, bringing dozens of artists together for the cause.The organizers revealed their initial lineup today, with Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lnn, The Avett Brothers, Hank Williams Jr., Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, Ben Haggard, John Anderson, Connie Smith, Bobby Bare and more all performing for the event. It’s scheduled to take place on April 6th, 2017, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.Merle Haggard was a lifelong musician who gained famed for his hit country-western song “Okie From Muskogee” in 1969. With well-known songs like “Sing Me Back Home” and “Mama Tried” in the Grateful Dead repertoire, Haggard’s legacy is rich among the vast world of music lovers. He passed away on April 6th, 2016, on his 79th birthday, and the tribute concert will take place on the exact day of his 80th birthday.For all the information about this show, head to the official website here.last_img read more