“We acknowledge that enforcement of this pre existing policy at this time (mid session) opens us up to the allegation that we are somehow playing favorites or appearing unfair,” Burton and Snowden said in the statement. “We accept the unfortunate optics of the situation we find ourselves in. Regardless, however, we are not prepared to allow a bad situation to worsen through continued inaction.”.

Albert instantly became a new step dad and a grandfather to Gertie children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He accepted the role with honour and is affectionately still known as grampa Albert by the family. During retirement Albert and Gertie were very active in volunteer work and served wherever they were needed.

Pat is known primarily for his hard hitting, semi political almost philosophical songwriting, however this album proves that under all that blokey ness there is indeed a romantic. Also in keeping with his style of writing songs woven from true life stories, you will discover that most of the songs are written from a personal experience. The most obvious example being Song of the Quilt from the experiences of Sharon Knitter, a quilter who makes special quilts for people from pieces of fabric taken from their favorite items of clothing such as a christening dress, a first school uniform or even a piece of a bridesmaid or wedding dress.

The ARRL report the FCC Enforcement Bureau has affirmed an $11,500 fine against Brian Crow, K3VR, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, for deliberately interfering with other Amateur Radio communications. The FCC had first proposed the fine last July in a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL), and it released a Forfeiture Order on January 13. In the UK the current licence requires a call sign every 15 minutes and when changing frequency but the UK communications regulator Ofcom is proposing to abolish both the 15 minute ID rule and the requirement to give a call sign when changing frequency..

STREET RADE HICKLING LANE SU TON DR. BUCHANAN ST. BLAIR INS MAITLAND DRIVE TRAIL HICKLING CRES. Lopez (University of Pittsburgh); Alison M. Goate (Washington University); Goldie S. Byrd (North Carolina A T University); and Jonathan L. Best friends forever Petey, a Boston terrier, and Loverboy, a (female) yellow Labrador retriever, meet just about every day for a rumble. Baba, a shih poo (shih tzu mix), maintains a wary but curious distance, but Pepe, a miniature poodle, isn’t shy: Soon he’s attached himself to Loverboy’s hindquarters, and Petey is having none of it. It’s all in good fun, though: Dog owners know better than to bring antisocial mutts to this six and a half acre park, which contains separate but adjacent large and small dog pens.