WVU Medicine Camden Clark Auxiliary contributes $70,000 to hospital | News, Sports, Jobs

WVU Medicine volunteer Camden Clark Anna Swisher, right, hosted longtime candy cart volunteer Cindy Fouse at the Volunteer Luncheon and Hospital Auxiliary meeting at the Nemesis Shrine Center in Parkersburg on Tuesday. (Photo by Evan Bevins) PARKERSBURG — WVU Medicine Auxiliary Camden Clark celebrated his 70th birthday on Tuesday by donating … Read more

The luxury hotel Aman New York opens soon on Fifth Avenue

Photo courtesy of Aman New York “Aman” means peaceful in Sanskrit, and that’s exactly what this new luxury hotel wants to become: a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. The highly anticipated Aman New York is the latest addition to the global roster of Thailand-born Aman properties. The new hotel, located … Read more

Fitness Court to be unveiled at Hidden Valley Park in Hanford on Saturday | News

A much-anticipated fitness ground – an outdoor wellness center that allows users to leverage their body weight for a full body workout – will be officially unveiled at Hidden Valley Park on Saturday. Complete with rings, steps and sit-up benches, the project was made possible by a $30,000 grant from the National Fitness Campaign. Hanford … Read more

Ottawa seeks dismissal of class action lawsuit planned for facial recognition tool

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking a judge to dismiss a Quebec photographer’s request to certify a class action, potentially involving millions of people, over the RCMP’s use of a controversial facial recognition tool. In a submission to Federal Court, government lawyers said Ha Vi Doan cannot allege she suffered ‘harm of any kind’ … Read more

Valley Protesters: Don’t Repeal Roe | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo/Andy Grey…. Alexis Smith DO (with megaphone) tells her abortion story at a Ban Our Bodies rally Saturday at the Mahoning County Courthouse in downtown Youngstown. YOUNGSTOWN — Dr. Alexis Smith held back tears as she shared her abortion experience with several hundred people at a Bans Off Our Bodies … Read more

Coming together for a good cause | News, Sports, Jobs

-Submitted photos Brianne Lundberg, Kim Chase, Jen Corell, Lord’s Closet Manager Melanie Fierke, Angie Tracy and Treva Arnold stand around some of the food donated by UnityPoint Health. UnityPoint Health departments came together to donate food as part of Hospital Week. The departments constructed food sculptures which were scattered around the hospital during the week. … Read more

Three bikers killed on Arkansas highway

WELL, ARKANSAS STETA POLICE ALL BIKERS INVOLVED ARE OUT OF LOUISNAIA NOW POLICE, DEPUTY AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND FIRST RESPONDERS. WE ARE HERE ON INTERSTATE FOR MORE THAN 5 HOURS. LAST NIGHT COUPLE SAID EYTH LITTLE HITTED BY THIS TRUCK. IT WAS STRAIGHT TO THEM. I WAS BEHIND THE BIKERS. LITERALLY LIKE TEN, LIKE 20 … Read more

Ottawa struggles with setting national climate change goals

Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault stands during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 12.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press The federal government is looking to Canadians as it hastily tries to craft a plan to make the country more resilient to the ravages of climate change. As … Read more

Post-pandemic PE program at Righetti High leads to weight loss and muscle gain | Education

Nearly 900 Righetti High School students have combined to lose more than 900 pounds thanks to a new physical education program created in the wake of the pandemic. The program, which launched this school year, emphasizes cardiovascular and resistance training as well as nutrition. Using body fat and skeletal muscle mass indices, fat and muscle … Read more

Premier Grade: Improved fitness regime behind Nedlands’ unbeaten start to season

After crashing out at the end of the season last year, a revitalized focus on strength and conditioning may have been just what the doctor ordered for Nedlands Rugby Union Club. Nedlands returned to this year’s Premier Grade competition with a score to settle after winning the minor premiership last season but failing to reach … Read more