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Sergio Leone put the western genre under a microscope. Or at the very least, a macro lens. By Meg Shields Published 31 January 2022 Welcome to The Queue – your daily distraction of curated video content from across the web. Today we’re watching a video essay on the meaning of close-up in Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti …

Ontario County officials announced today that the county will hold three large-scale COVID-19 home testing distribution events next week. A strict limit of 4 test kits per vehicle will be enforced. These events are for Ontario County residents only. Prior registration is mandatory. These test distribution events will take place as follows: Tuesday, February 1, …

NORTH STONINGTON — The Board of Selectmen is considering an application that would earmark $1 million in municipal pandemic funds to help demolish the one-story wing of the North Education Center, as well as identify the best way to restore it afterwards remaining property and facility. First coach Robert Carlson and coaches Brett Mastroianni and …

The Clearview Library District has unveiled its plans to expand library patron services in the communities of Windsor and Severance. In April, the board adopted plans for three buildings, described in the district’s “Plan for the Future”. The final piece of the plan fell into place Jan. 18 with the purchase of a 1.7-acre parcel …

Many people find it hard to classify the genre of Nikyatu Jusu’s thrilling debut feature, “Nanny.” When the director set out to make it, she intended to cross genres in order to visually manifest a topic that struck close to home, as the daughter of Sierra Leonean immigrants. “My mother, despite other businesses she ran …

A request for a routine street closure by the Callaway Cruisers Car Club for the organization’s semi-annual car club sparked a wider conversation about the viability of street festivals at Fulton City Council’s meeting on Tuesday. Ward 1 Councilman Mike West said he doesn’t like disrupting traffic for “that kind of stuff.” “I really think …

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Council Member Jamal Osman met with the Minnesota Commissioner of Education last spring after the department halted federal nutrition funding to an organization currently under a federal investigation for fraud. Education Commissioner Heather Mueller said in court papers that she believed last May’s virtual meeting was “the only meeting I …

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The city of Madison plans to build a library and parks center to help connect the homeless community with more resources in Reindahl Park. Current building plans don’t include a people facility, but Tana Elias, Madison Public Library’s digital sales and marketing manager, said the goal is to reimagine how they …

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KMIZ) The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (MDHEWD) will apply for a waiver for 2022 Class A+ Senior Scholarship Recipients. The MDHEWD has adjusted some student eligibility requirements for the A+ Scholarship for High School Seniors 2020 and 2021 in response to state and nationwide testing disruption caused by …

LAKE STEVENS — The Sno-Isle Libraries will remain in Lake Stevens. The city backtracked on land to vacate the Library District to help fund a new $30 million civic center, Sno-Isle announced Tuesday. “We are moving forward with the long-standing community goal of a new public library in Lake Stevens, built and operated by Sno-Isle …

Let’s put this show on the road. Noisy Pixel will be rolling out their picks for their best games of 2021. This will include genres and everything they want to make sure last year’s top titles get the spotlight they deserve. This will continue throughout the week until we get to our best game of …

BERWICK Take part in a ski and snowshoe outing on Saturday Great Works Regional Land Trust will kick off its series of guided winter outings with a ski and snowshoe trek from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Tuckahoe Preserve, located at 310 Hubbard Road. This 140-acre preserve along the Salmon Falls River offers easy, …

Arise and shine, Port Jefferson! Let’s kick off this Monday with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Becoming cloudy and cold. High: 31, low: 27. Here are the top 5 stories in Port Jefferson today: Port Jefferson Free Library has been nominated as one of America’s …

As Captain Kirk proclaimed, “Space, the final frontier!” Today my mission is to explore a different kind of space – the one people use to make, store and ship things. In commercial real estate, regardless of type, industrial, office or retail space is measured by the square foot. Simply put, if a building’s floor plan …

The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech presents two solo exhibitions featuring the work of artists Namwon Choi and Shin-il Kim. The exhibits will kick off with a reception on Thursday, January 27, from 5-7 p.m. in the center’s Grand Lobby, located at 190 Alumni Mall. Additionally, the two artists will join Moss Arts Center …

When Katrina Nugent, a Keene-based prevention educator, teaches middle and high school students about consent, she often uses the example of a basketball game. If you wanted to play basketball, you wouldn’t start by throwing the ball in your friend’s face, Nugent explains. You’ll start by asking your friend if they want to play. Then …

Although his seminal 1977 album Bat out of hell would ultimately be his greatest contribution to pop culture, many fans’ first exposure to Meat Loaf as a performer came not through his own music, but through one of cinema’s great cult classics. The singer and actor, born Michael Lee Aday, made an indelible impression when …

Grant County Fairgrounds is expected to host a variety of events this year, including the annual Grant County Fair and the first annual Tribute Fest of the 90s, said Jim McKiernan, director of Grant County Fairgrounds. “To be fair, we’re going to announce the headliners in February,” McKiernan said, regarding the live music. Live entertainment …

Photo courtesy of FOWLWorkers are on schedule inside the new Winthrop Library. Construction continues in the multi-purpose building Barring any unforeseen delays, Winthrop’s new library is slated for a grand opening on June 4, Winthrop City Council announced at its January 5 meeting. Jill Sheley, executive director of Friends of the Winthrop Library (FOWL), told …

23% of students were absent on Tuesday The Bayfield School District has canceled classes and events and postponed community meetings due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. (Durango Herald file) The Bayfield School District announced Tuesday that classes, academic events and other scheduled activities have been postponed for the remainder of the week due to …

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan – Michigan officials invested $17 billion in education in the 2022 budget, but the need is far greater than that. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosts listening sessions with educators across the state to get more information on how to improve the situation. Read: Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs $17.1 billion school budget for …

BROOKLINE, MA – All Brookline public libraries will return to a contactless pickup model beginning Tuesday, January 18 due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19. According to library director Sara Slymon, the city’s libraries are experiencing a daily absenteeism rate of up to 30% due to illness. “We regret having to close our physical doors …

Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres is not a complete history of American music, and it certainly should not be read as such. Rather, Kelefa Sanneh’s 2021 release should be consumed as a charcuterie plate of history, personal experience, legal battles, racial unrest, and industry insights through a musical lens. Even …

Happy Monday neighbours! Here’s what’s happening around Austin today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and warmer. High: 69 Low: 47. Here are today’s top stories in Austin: Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and “to commemorate the civil rights activist and his work” several events are taking place in the Austin area.o commemorate …

Marc Lenhardt Claiming to speak on behalf of teachers in Wyoming, the Wyoming Education Association recently joined the Wilderness Society in asserting that relying on oil and gas revenues to fund our schools (and teachers’ salaries) is “dangerous” and does not “provide for the health or well-being of our communities. As a Wyoming public school …

Steam’s library sharing feature is convenient, but has some downsides. Taylor Martin/CNET With its no-commitment approach and frequent sales, Steam, Valve’s digital game distribution service, makes it easy for gamers to build sizable game libraries. contrary to gaming subscription services (Xbox Game Pass, apple arcade, Google Play pass), you can purchase individual games on Steam …

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History links Augie USF Swim Complete Results Sioux Falls, SD — Augustana Swimming and Diving kicked off 2022 by winning four head-to-head events with Sioux Falls at the Midco Aquatics Center Friday night. Sioux Falls would win the Trials 137-125 against the Vikings. Taylor Beagle picked up three wins to pave the way for the …

Summary Refugee education has, until recently, been a largely neglected issue and encompasses a wide range of fragmented data producers, tools and data sources, as well as non-standardized ways to measure and report indicators. education for this particularly vulnerable population. This paper reviews available data sources on refugee education that could contribute to monitoring SDG4 …

The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, will administer a statewide telehealth program, NJHealthConnect @ Your Library, to remove barriers to health equity for residents of New Jersey. Jersey. The program, slated to launch this month, will provide access to health care services at select public libraries across the state. …

Whether you’re looking to blow off steam, enjoy art, or let off steam when opening a restaurant, The Lantern has you covered. Here you’ll find a much sought-after – but still tragically incomplete – list of events around Columbus and online this week. Click on the title of any event for more information. Please note: …

Glenn Youngkin is expected to take office in Richmond, Va. On Saturday as the 74th Governor of the Commonwealth and the first Republican elected to the post since 2009. The inauguration will hand over control of the main elected offices of the state from the Democrats to the Republicans. Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares and Lieutenant …

January 12, 2022 2 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Bzowyckyj declares that he was a member of the Sanofi advisory board. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your …

Digital archivist Under the direction of Senator John S. McCain’s Papers Archivist, this position leads the program for planning, managing, describing, reformatting and preserving the digital content of Senator John S. McCain’s papers in the context of the entire collection and collections. at ASU in accordance with technological standards and University security requirements. This position …

In one CBS Sunday morning interview for their new album Raise the roof, the sequel to the 2009 Grammy-winning album of the year Sand rising, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss spoke of their origins. “I’m from the land of ice and snow,” Plant said with his English yobbo accent, citing Led Zeppelin’s front line. The …

THE nation is preparing to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a four-day holiday weekend this summer. Scheduled for the first week of June, the long weekend will offer a catalog of festive events in which everyone can participate. 1 Thousands of communities across the UK will participate in a big celebratory lunch, one of …

Thirteen students from Twin Valley South High School helped kick off a new program with a birding club field trip at the Preble County Historical Society last week. The group was able to identify many species of birds while exploring the PCHS farm, its wetlands and meadows. Photos submitted Thirteen students from Twin Valley South …

The Highland Park Public Library will receive more than $ 472,000 in state funding, in a statewide initiative announced yesterday that injects $ 37 million into 36 library projects in 13 counties . Funding requires a matching grant from the borough. In an announcement in Long Branch, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the second round of …

The anonymous narrator of “My Lovely Wife” has an ideal life. He and his wife Millicent have well-paying careers (he’s a tennis pro at the local country club and she’s a successful real estate agent) that allow them and their two children to live in the same affluent community where he grew up. Rory is …

Start the New Year on the right foot! Advertise your events, club meetings and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Drive-through food distribution takes place at Pittsburgh Mills on Tuesday The Alegheny Valley Association of Churches and the …

Colorado lawmakers return Wednesday for the start of the 2022 legislative session in hopes of tackling long-standing educational challenges as well as new issues brought on by the pandemic. Money for kindergarten to grade 12 and higher education will be big topics, as usual, with advocates saying it’s high time the state made up for …

The ImagineIF Library Board of Directors voted 3-2 at a special meeting on January 6 to move forward with the hiring of a new library manager who does not meet the standards for public libraries in the Montana for a community the size of Flathead Valley. The decision was made despite concerns expressed by staff, …

For a new generation, Freddie Prinze Jr. could be Punky Brewster’s ex in the now-canceled reboot, Buffy’s husband, or the wrestling guy. But for Millennials and Gen Xers, it will always be Ray Bronson of I know what you did last summer and its sequel. Of course, the actor moved on to star in several …

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – A vaccine booster mandate proposal for indoor events at city-owned facilities in San Jose passed another hurdle and was passed unanimously at a committee meeting of city council rules Wednesday. If approved, San José would be one of the largest government agencies to have such a requirement. Neither the Centers …

The International Institute of Gemology has appointed John Pollard (pictured) to be its senior director of education. In this newly created role, Pollard will oversee and expand IGI’s educational offerings at its 14 gemology schools around the world, including its gemstone grading and jewelry design courses, interactive e-learning, seminars. educational programs and webinars. “IGI currently …

For immediate release Nanci Hill has been appointed the new Director of Library Services for the Hopkinton Public Library. (Photo courtesy of the Town of Hopkinton) HOPKINTON – Executive Director Norman Khumalo is pleased to announce the hiring of the new Director of Library Services, Nanci Hill. Principal Hill began her new role as Director …

BUFFALO, NY, January 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – 22nd Century Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XXII), a leading agricultural biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction, nicotine tobacco reduction and enhancement of health and wellness through modern plant science, today announced that company management will participate in two fireside discussion events on Wednesday, January 5. Aaron Gray, …

New study With the UNITED STATES increasingly becoming a predominantly multicultural nation, the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) recently commissioned a study to examine the opportunities for country music in this changing demographics. The study, presented to CMA members who signed up for a webinar last month, was conducted by HOROWITZ RESEARCH. Research first showed that …

2022 is a great election year, but becoming a more informed voter begins before people are eligible to vote, with civic education. Although Montana has its own civic education standards, it is not among three-quarters of states that require it for students to graduate from high school, according to the Center for American Progress. Dr. …

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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – As another pandemic year draws to a close, New Years Eve 2021 is different for some at Il Songo Italiano in the Gaslamp district. “It’s amazing. It’s lively Last year we were closed due to an order from the governor,” said Sean Shoja, owner of Il Songo Italiano. It can be …

Seasoned educator Sir Tim Brighouse is in an upbeat mood. It can be a time of ‘doubt and disillusion’, especially as Covid threatens to disrupt another school year, but he says such periods inevitably lead to change. With that in mind, he has just co-authored a 600-page overview of modern education policy, with suggestions that …