TRENTON >> Calling the execution-style murder of Danny Diaz-Delgado an “atrocity,” city Councilman Duncan Harrison on Tuesday designated the rear of City Hall as an internet purchase exchange zone. “I’ve purchased things off the internet and many other people have here in the city of Trenton. They need a safe space to go to be able to purchase these items for themselves or for their loved ones,” the at-large councilman said at a press conference in the back of City Hall where the zone will be established. “So we want to create that here. We’ll have additional lighting where people can see. We’ll have a flow of traffic as well. Also, we have cameras here that can also record what’s going on here because we believe that it’s important that when you are purchasing these items that you do not purchase items at night, that you do not bring large sums of money and that you do not also go it alone.” The safe zone was … [Read more...] about Trenton councilman creates safe zone at City Hall for online transactions in wake of murder
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest U.S. government says Mexico is a 'safe country,' but Mexicans seeking asylum disagree The U.S. government has urged Central Americans to seek asylum "in the first safe country they enter, including Mexico." Mexicans fleeing violence disagree. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Rebecca Plevin, The Desert Sun Published 11:09 a.m. MT May 1, 2018 | Updated 11:23 a.m. MT May 1, 2018 CLOSE Two buses of about 130 Central American migrants arrived in Mexicali, where they spent about two hours at a shelter, relaxing on pallets … [Read more...] about U.S. government says Mexico is a ‘safe country,’ but Mexicans seeking asylum disagree
May 1, 2018 1:22 PM SHARE Visitors can feel these ocean dwellers for themselves when the Stingray Bay touch tank officially opens May 18 with 28 stingrays and 12 white-spotted bamboo sharks. Shelly Yang The new Stingray Bay touch tank includes 28 rays. Shelly Yang [email protected] 1 of 2 i By Matt Campbell [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story Imagine fine sandpaper covered with slime.That's kind of what the rays feel like in Stingray Bay, the new $3.5 million interactive exhibit at the Kansas City Zoo."Rubbery and slick," is how Sean Putney, senior director of zoo operations, described them at a preview for the media on Tuesday.Visitors can feel for themselves when the touch tank officially opens May 18 with 20 cownose rays, eight southern stingrays and 12 white-spotted bamboo sharks. Eventually, the public will be able to feed them chunks of fish, probably for a small fee.Aside from … [Read more...] about What does KC Zoo stingray feel like? Is it safe to touch?
You know that annoying chill you felt in the air when you walked outside Monday morning and early Tuesday morning? Forecasters say it will be gone in the next few hours, and is likely staying away the rest of this spring. That means it's safe -- finally safe -- to toss those winter gloves into the back of your closet, grab your cargo shorts and bid farewell to Old Man Winter. Spring has sprung, with the mercury climbing into the 60s in the late morning and into the 70s Tuesday afternoon. And it will soar into the summer-like 80s on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as a dome of high pressure swirls around off the Atlantic coast, pushing warm air up from the Southwest into our neck of the woods. How long will it last? "This should be the end of the cold air, although it does look to cool down during the weekend," said Mike Mihalik, a meteorologist at the WeatherWorks forecasting company, based in Warren County. Don't let those words "cool down" fool you into thinking … [Read more...] about It’ll feel like summer in N.J. this week. How long will it last?
Now that food and fuel are arriving, the emotions of the last two weeks are catching up to people in the isolated Kauai communities of Wainiha and Haena, where an unknown number of homes were destroyed in unprecedented flooding last month. DENNIS ODA / [email protected] Workers and heavy construction equipment April 19 worked to clear mud and debris from Kuhio Highway, which leads to Wainiha, as it was blocked by landslides and not passable up ahead. Nearly 50 inches of rain fell in the area April 15-16.JAMM AQUINO / APRIL 18 “Every day you never know whether you’re the person whose emotions catch up to you,” said Laura Richards, general manager of Hanalei Colony Surf. Now that food and fuel are arriving, the emotions of the last two weeks are catching up to people in the isolated Kauai communities of Wainiha and Haena, where an unknown number of homes were destroyed in unprecedented flooding last month. “Overall, I think everybody’s … [Read more...] about Feelings sinking in weary north shore