Trial begins of man who denies rape charge

first_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Facebook Twitter Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released A Donegal man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court accused of a raping his ex-girfriend in the county almost six years ago.The man has pleaded not guilty to raping the now 26-year-old woman on July 1, 2004.Mr Alex Owens SC (with Mr Paul Greene SC), prosecuting, said it was the State’s case that the accused and the complainant had been going out with each other for four years prior to the alleged incident and had a young child together.They had been living together but the previous Sunday she had asked him to leave following a fall out. Four days later she came downstairs sometime after midnight, having heard noises, and found the accused there. Mr Owens said it would be the State’s case that the accused had drink taken. He asked the complainant if they could get back together and suggested they go for counselling. She asked him to leave a number of times and rang a taxi for him but he stayed on. An argument broke out when the taxi arrived to take him away but he sent it off.Mr Owens told the jury it would hear evidence that the man accused the complainant of having affairs with other women before a fight broke out between them which led to him raping her on the floor, having ripped her underwear.“Against her objections he had sex with her, without her consent and he knew it was without her consent,” Mr Owens said.He said the jury would hear from the complainant that after a short time, she managed to get herself together and eventually got the accused to leave.The trial continues before Mr Justice Barry White and a jury of six men and six women. Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ Google+ By News Highland – March 18, 2010 center_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Trial begins of man who denies rape charge RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Watch: The Nine Til Noon Show LIVE WhatsApp News WhatsApp Previous articleDerry councillor calls for legal highs to be bannedNext articleBishop Hegarty clarifies position on abuse cover-up claims News Highland last_img read more

Pool – Shuttle Bus Driver/Transit Service Operator (Hourly / Casual)

first_imgPosition Summary Under the direction of the Parking & Transportation Manager,provides safe, reliable, courteous, and efficient bustransportation service to all members of the PCC community.Monitors traffic for road safety while being aware of the overallenvironment on the shuttle bus. Work requires daily interactionwith the public in a variety of situations. May functionindependently with minimal direct supervision while out onroute.This Hourly Hiring Pool represents non-benefitted job openings thatmay become available in the future. There is no guarantee ofinterview or employment from this recruitment. Jobs may be locatedin any of several campuses and centers throughout the PCC district.Hours and schedules vary.Compensation category:Service – Casual Employment. Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaininga diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, makingdecisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or anyother protected class.Portland Community College will hire only United Statescitizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work inthe United States. All new employees will be required to completethe designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9form. Requisition IDreq14 Employment TypeCasual Employee Pool – Shuttle Bus Driver/Transit Service Operator (Hourly /Casual) Basic Qualifications involve the ability to perform the duties atLevel II:Level II – Duties involve labor that may require specializedtraining or licenses. Work is done under general supervision andmay require incumbent to draw on experience and use ofjudgment.- Must possess and maintain a valid “Class B” Commercial Driver’slicense for operation of motor vehicle and have an acceptabledriving record including five years of accident free driving, withno recent moving violations.- Must possess passenger and air brake endorsements.- Must be able to pass a personal and criminal history backgroundcheck.- Must pass a physical examination and submit to periodic drugtesting. Physical RequirementsMust be able to operate a motor vehicle sitting for longperiods of time; safely assist people using personal mobilitydevices on and off the bus and work in all types of weather. Basic Qualifications Veterans: DD214Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Departmentof VA Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans’Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifyingveterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment.You will be given instructions during the application processto claim Veterans’ Preference in the recruitment of this position,and to provide the documents required for verification ofeligibility. Please do not send your documentation to thehiring manager directly.For verification of eligibility, please submit the followingdocumentation:last_img read more

New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings to Ocean City Residents

first_imgFree tree seedlings will be available to Ocean City residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 9, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings outside the Ocean City Community Center (1735 Simpson Ave.) and City Hall (861 Asbury Ave.). Seedlings, available on a first-come, first-served basis, also come with instructions on how to store, care for, and plant them. The guides help residents choose the right place on a property to plant a tree, while keeping in mind the tree’s full-grown size in the future. Residents should plant the seedlings within two days after pick-up in order to prevent the roots from drying out. A variety of species that can thrive in our coastal environment and climate will be available. If supplies last, trees will be distributed again on Tuesday, April 10, at the same locations and hours.The Ocean City School District is also participating in the campaign with Ocean City High School, Ocean City Intermediate School and Ocean City Primary School each distributing trees on April 9. All together, Ocean City will distribute 2,000 trees to residents and students.The goal of the Tree Recovery Campaign is to distribute over 500,000 tree seedlings to New Jersey residents over the course of five years. It is a joint effort between Ocean City, New Jersey Forest Service, New Jersey Soil Conservation Districts, Sustainable Jersey, Arbor Day Foundation, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Canon, and FedEx.When properly planted and maintained, trees can be assets to a community. They improve the visual appeal of a neighborhood or business district, increase property values, reduce home cooling costs, remove air pollutants, and provide wildlife habitat, among many other benefits.For a list of all distribution locations across the state, visit or read more

F-M cross country runners finish sweep of league foes

first_imgThough it didn’t carry the same suspense and drama as their 2018 duels, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country team’s meet against Liverpool carried the same stakes.Namely, whoever won this three-team battle at Baldwinsville would claim the SCAC Metro division regular-season title, and the state no. 1-ranked Hornets earned it, defeating the no. 5-ranked Warriors 20-41 while also sweeping the Bees 15-50.Though challenged by Liverpool’s Jenna Schulz, F-M’s Claire Walters still won in 17 minutes, 28 seconds on the Durgee Junior High School Course, 10 seconds ahead of Schulz’s 17:38. Christian Brothers Academy, who had climbed to no. 5 in last week’s boys state Class C rankings, swept both the boys and girls meet against the Phoenix Firebirds.Joel Gaffney, in a time of 19:13, led the boys Brothers as Riley Nash, Cooper Groat, Michael McMahon and Zach Medicis each finished in 19:14.Olivia Morganti won the girls race for CBA in 20:59, comfortably ahead of Isabella Cannizzo’s second-place 21:36, with Lea Kyle third in 22:49 as Annie Toole got fourth place in 23:55 and Mia Kirch (24:03) completed a top-five sweep.East Syracuse Minoa, who ran Sept. 21 in a meet on the eventual state championship course at Plattsburgh, got a sweep in last Wednesday’s boys meet against Oswego and Fulton, edging the Buccaneers 27-28 and topping the Red Raiders 22-39.Nick Berg, eighth out of 142 runners at Plattsburgh, won here in 17:19, more than a minute ahead of the 18:22 by Oswego’s Jason Purtell. Casey Engineri was fifth in 18:54 as Spencer Carnival got seventh place in 19:35 and Tommy Walters finished 10th in 20:24.The girls race had ESM lose to Oswego by that same 27-28 margin while it beat Fulton 20-35 to salvage the split. The Spartans’ Rachael Ladd gained third place among individuals in 22:14 as Mary Roach finished fifth in 22:34. Taylor Hoffman (23:51) beat out Elena Vespi (23:53) for ninth place.Jamesville-DeWitt swept Cortland 19-42 in last Wednesday’s SCAC Empire division boys meet, with Ahviere Reese leading the Red Rams by posting a time of 17:54 as Nate Rindfuss was close behind Reese, finishing in 18:22.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Phoebe White, in 18 minutes flat, was third, ahead of Grace Kaercher (18:28) and Hannah Kaercher (18:42) in the top five. Deborah Lucchetti gained seventh place in 19:31 as Adi Sydorowych was eighth in 19:50 and Amelia Amack ninth in 20:01.F-M’s state no. 1-ranked boys team handled Liverpool 19-41 and Baldwinsville 19-42, keyed by a top-three sweep as Geoff Howles and Peyton Geehrer both finished in 15:43 and Sam Otis was third in 15:57.Liverpool and B’ville runners claimed the next four spots before Jack Altimonda, in 16:58, beat out James Peden (17:01) for eighth place, with Daniel Patrick 10th in 17:25.center_img Tags: CBAcross countryESMF-MJ-Dlast_img read more