Losinj Hotels & Villas introduces direct flights to Losinj

first_imgThis summer, the hotel brand Lošinj Hotels & Villas offers its guests a faster and easier arrival to the island of vitality with a special offer of flights.Namely, from June 25 to September 16, LH&V, in cooperation with the Czech airline Silver Air, is organizing return flights from Zagreb, Split, Pula and Lugano to Lošinj at a price of as little as 235 euros. Thus, the arrival on the island of Lošinj becomes more accessible, and Lošinj will additionally confirm its deserved place on the map of unavoidable tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.Thanks to the new flight schedule, domestic and foreign guests can travel to Lošinj this summer with return flights from Zagreb three times a week, from Pula and Split twice a week, and from Lugano, Switzerland once a week. For example, the journey from Zagreb to Lošinj on the new Silver Air flight takes only 45 minutes. A total of 14 passengers can leave for their extended weekend on the island of vitality on Thursday or Friday at 17 pm and return to Zagreb on Monday at 9 am after a sunny weekend. In addition, LH&V provides guests who arrive on the island by plane with transportation to the hotel, as well as return to Mali Lošinj Airport.”By introducing new flights, we continue the mission of planned development of Lošinj as an elite tourist destination, and by realizing a better connection between the island of Lošinj and the mainland, we make all its beauties more accessible to our guests. The islands, with their unique beauty and perfectly preserved nature, are at the same time a travel challenge, but with the introduction of new flights, we have reduced the trip to Lošinj to the shortest possible time.. ”, Said the member of the Management Board of the Jadranka Group Goran Filipović and adds that better traffic connection and easier communication of the island with the mainland is one of the strategic goals of the Lošinj Jadranka Group, which has been working for 70 years to position Lošinj and the entire Cres archipelago on the tourist map of this part of the Mediterranean.”The planned reconstruction and expansion of the Mali Lošinj Airport will also contribute to the achievement of these goals, which in the future will enable easier access to the destination for all visitors, because then aircraft with a capacity of up to 180 passengers will be able to land on Lošinj.”Concludes Filipović.Find out all the details about the flight schedule, accommodation offer and reservations on the website  losinj-hotels.com i silverairtravels.com.last_img read more

66,000 ha waits for development

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Governor Wolf Signs Criminal History Sealing Expansion Bill into Law

first_img February 16, 2016 Governor Wolf Signs Criminal History Sealing Expansion Bill into Law Bill Signing,  Criminal Justice Reform,  Government That Works,  Press Release,  Public Safety,  Results Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Stewart Greenleaf, into law, which expands criminal record sealing in Pennsylvania in order to reduce recidivism, relieve the pardon system, and provide ex-offenders greater opportunity to join the workforce. Governor Wolf was joined today at a bill signing ceremony by Sen. Greenleaf, Rep. Jordan Harris, chairs of Judiciary committees and various criminal justice organizations.“The United States is the world leader in incarceration and a criminal record often carries a lifetime of consequences that often lead to poverty or re-incarceration,” Governor Wolf said. “This law is a commonsense, positive and unprecedented step to help Pennsylvanians with minor or dated criminal records have a fighting chance at opportunities for gainful employment.“Too many first-time and low-level offenders are serving their time and unable to improve their lives after leaving the system because they have a criminal record. And, they are too likely then to return to the system. We must do everything we can to break this cycle; it is robbing too many of their lives and it is costing taxpayers far too much.”SB 166 amends Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) to allow individuals who have served their punishment and remained free of arrest or prosecution for seven to ten years, for nonviolent misdemeanors, to petition the court for their record to be sealed from public view.Between 70 and 100 million Americans, or as many as one in three American adults, have some type of criminal record. A recent report estimated that between 33 and 36.5 million children in the United States—nearly half of all U.S. children—have at least one parent with a criminal record.A criminal record often carries a lifetime of consequences, and even a minor criminal record can be a serious impediment to employment, housing, education and training, public assistance, financial empowerment, and more.More than half of U.S. states (27) allow some misdemeanor and even felony convictions to be expunged or sealed. This Act allows certain criminal records to be sealed, meaning that law enforcement and state licensing agencies will continue to have access to those records – but those records will no longer be an impediment for employment or housing.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolfcenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Southern states to sap Qld’s GST revenue gains: Moody’s

first_imgHome values dropped across the country in 2018. Picture: Penny Stephens.Earlier this month, CoreLogic data revealed national home values dropped 4.8 per cent in 2018, marking the weakest housing market since 2008.Brisbane bucked the trend, with values rising 1.2 per cent for the year. Moody’s says state governments are feeling pressure from the housing correction. Image: AAP/Troy Snook.The report singles out Queensland as being vulnerable to rising health and education costs because of its recent “rapid population growth”.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours agoIt forecasts an increase in capital spending in the state as a result, which would erode cash reserves and prompt the state government to issue additional debt.“Debt levels remain elevated, and we expect debt will continue to rise more rapidly than revenue as most states embark on record capital spending programs,” Moody’s senior credit officer John Manning said. Moody’s says GST reform has added revenue to Queensland, but it will not enough to offset the fall in stamp duty. Image: AAP/Darren England.In its most recent budget update, the Queensland government also marked down stamp duties by $240 million.But NSW and Victoria are expected to be hit the hardest.“Despite already projecting lower property-related revenue in their fiscal year 2019 budgets, the larger states of NSW and Victoria now forecast further declines in transfer duty and land tax revenue as a result of weakening residential property market prices and falling sales volumes,” Mr Manning said in the report.“Concurrently, Queensland projects a marginal decrease in average revenue growth over the forecast period, reflecting lower income from GST and dividends, more than offsetting increased royalties in FY2019, largely on higher coal prices.”center_img Moody’s says state governments are feeling pressure from the housing correction.THE property downturn led by the country’s two biggest housing markets is partly eroding Queensland’s revenue gains from reforms to GST funding, a new report warns.While the sunshine state is weathering the correction better than most states, Moody’s Investor Services says government debt levels remain high and could outpace revenue growth on capital spending programs.And while the recent GST reform has given Queensland an extra $518 million over the next eight years, the rating agency says it may not enough to offset the fall in stamp duty.last_img read more

Could these converted shed-homes be North Queensland’s most ‘Australian’ houses?

first_imgThis home is for sale at 118 Toolakea Beach Road, Bluewater. It has three-bedrooms and one-bathroom. The asking price for this ‘shome’ is $299,000. The master-bedroom takes up a third of the overall barn. Located only 35 minutes north of Mackay, this barn-style home sits on 17.5 acres and is surrounded by lush garden. The ceiling is tongue and groove pine and 20ft high with tiled floors, and a fireplace in the lounge for warmth and a cosy ambience. 118 Toolakea Beach Road, Bluewater The master-bedroom at 11 Edgecumbe Court, Toomulla.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020 RELATED: Ever wanted to sleep inside a giant potato? Where do our Marvel superheroes call home? Inside luxury floodproof floating homes 636 Kuttabul Mount Jukes Road, Mount Jukes Nestled in a private court, only a few hundred metres from the pristine sands of Toomulla Beach. The home offers all the comforts, with no expense spared to create the perfect lifestyle.center_img This home is for sale at 11 Edgecumbe Court, Toomulla. It boasts six car spaces, one bedroom and a bathroom. The asking price for this gem is $199,000. It’s no secret Aussies’s love their sheds, but would you live in one? If the answer is yes —now’s your chance.These elaborate ‘shomes,’ are currently on the market in North Queensland, and if you lift up the roller-door, you’ll find everything a classic home has to offer.With enough space to rival a mechanic’s workshop, and farmhouse decor to make any interior designer swoon, converted sheds can offer the best of both worlds. So if the idea of shacking up with your car, boat, or campervan, gets your motor running — check out these hot listings. Inside the shed-home at 118 Toolakea Beach Road. While you work on the plumbed slab for your new home, you are able to live in this fully lined and tiled 20 metre purpose built shed. Surrounded by mango trees, and bush this home has plenty of space to keep horses. This home is for sale at 11 Edgecumbe Court, Toomulla. It boasts six car spaces, one bedroom and a bathroom. The asking price for this gem is $199,000. 11 Edgecumbe Court, Toomulla This home is for sale at 636 Kuttabul Mount Jukes Road, Mount Jukes. It features six-car spaces, two-bedroom and two-bathrooms. The asking price for this ‘shome’ is $610,000. READ MORE IN REAL ESTATElast_img read more

Leising: Indiana tax climate among the best for business

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — The nonpartisan Tax Foundation recently ranked Indiana 10th in the nation in its 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index.Indiana outranks our neighboring states, with Michigan at 13th, Kentucky at 23rd, Illinois at 36th and Ohio at 42nd.The Index looks at each state’s tax codes, evaluating their corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes.Indiana performed well in many of the individual categories, ranking second in the nation in property taxes and 11th in unemployment insurance taxes.I’m pleased with our thriving business tax climate, and as your state senator, I will continue to support policies that make Indiana a great place to live, work and raise a family.For more information, click here.last_img read more

Leon O. Siebert

first_imgLeon Orval Siebert, age 73 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at his home.  Born on October 11, 1946 in Batesville, he was the son of Ray and Betty (nee: Dugle) Siebert.Leon served in the US Army in Vietnam as a helicopter Crew Chief.  He earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during his time of service.During his younger years, Leon had many jobs. He worked as a sand blaster in the Gulf of Mexico on the large oil rigs for several years. He also owned and drove his own semi-truck in Texas for a few years. About 10 years ago Leon returned to Batesville where he worked in the stamping department of Batesville Tool & Die.Most knew how much Leon loved his dog, Gizmo. Because of his recent health issues, Leon liked to watch TV.  He used to do a lot of woodworking making small things like letters and such.He is survived by his sister, Darlene Baechle of Bradenton, FL and brother, Marlin (Julia) Siebert of Batesville, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.Visitation will be Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 11-1pm with a 1:00pm funeral service all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Pastor Creighton P. Leptak officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery with military honors by the Ripley County VFW Post #3183 and Prell-Brand American Legion Post #271.Due to the COVID-19 precautions, all attending are asked to wear a mask and follow proper social distancing protocol. If you are not feeling well, or if you have compromised immune system, you are encouraged to stay home.Memorials may be given to the ALS Association by bringing it to the services or mailing to Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006.You are welcomed to leave a message at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com on Leon’s obituary page for the family in the online guestbook.last_img read more

Lionel Messi Named FC Barcelona Captain for New Season Replacing Andres Iniesta

first_imgBarcelona: Spanish football giants FC Barcelona on Friday named Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as their captain, replacing Andres Iniesta, for the new season. Iniesta, who had led the Catalan giants since 2015, moved to Japanese side Vissel Kobe earlier this summer.Messi, 31, has previously led Barca in Iniesta’s absence but will now begin the campaign as the club’s regular captain, according to a club release.Messi is the club’s all-time record goalscorer with 552 in all competitions. IANSlast_img read more

Former player sues English club over concussion

first_img(REUTERS) – Cillian Willis has become the first professional rugby player to sue an English club for clinical negligence over concussion in a landmark case for the sport, his solicitor said yesterday.The former scrumhalf is taking the action against Sale Sharks over two head injuries he suffered in a game against Swansea in the LV Cup in March, 2015.The Irishman, a cousin of former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll, received treatment in the first half for a head injury before receiving a second head blow.Willis was replaced in the game and never played professionally again. He had suffered previous concussions and was forced to retire aged 28.Willis’s solicitors McHale and Co told Reuters that the case is going to court but did not make any further comment.The Rugby Players’ Association said it did not know of any other cases of players taking similar legal action.Sale said they would not comment on the case which is not likely to be heard for at least 18 months.Concussion is rugby union’s most common injury. A study published by Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Players’ Association said the number of such injuries suffered by professional players in England rose by 59 per cent in the 2013-14 season, the last where figures are available. On average there were 10.5 concussions per 1 000 playing hours.Concussion has also been identified as a serious problem in other sports and in the United States has been the subject of legal action by thousands of former American Footballers against the NFL.last_img read more

Zimbabwe snatch tie after Windies collapse

first_img…Shai Hope hit 101 from 120 balls(REUTERS)- Zimbabwe seamer Donald Tiripano bowled a superb final over to help his side earn a dramatic tie in their Tri-Series one-day international against West Indies in Bulawayo yesterday.The visitors lost three wickets, including two run outs, in a desperate last five balls as Tiripano gave them nothing to hit with a succession of full deliveries that restricted the West Indies to 257 for eight.Captain Jason Holder had the chance to win the game off the final ball but could not make contact and wicketkeeper Peter Moor ran out a charging non-striker Jonathan Carter.Zimbabwe celebrated as if they had won the game and well they might after the visitors had seemed sure of victory.West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit 101 from 120 balls, his maiden ODI ton in his second match, and added 162 for the third wicket with Kraigg Brathwaite (78).When he was dismissed West Indies needed 38 runs from 32 balls with seven wickets remaining, but they could not get over the line due to tight bowling and poor shot selection.Zimbabwe won the toss and made 257 all out in exactly 50 overs.Their innings was built around the third-wicket stand of 144 between Craig Ervine (92) and Pakistan-born Sikandar Raza (77), but petered out as they managed only 67 runs from their final seven wickets in 11.2 overs.With all three sides having played two matches, West Indies head the Tri-Series table with seven points from Sri Lanka (five) and Zimbabwe (two).West Indies take on Sri Lanka in their game next Wednesday at the same venue.B Chari c Holder b C Brathwaite 15C Chibhabha run out 25C Ervine c Powell b Gabriel 92Sikandar Raza c K Brathwaite b C Brathwaite 77S Williams lbw b Nurse 2E Chigumbura c wkp Hope b Holder 8+P Moor c Powell b Holder 6*A Cremer c Gabriel b C Brathwaite 8D Tiripano b Gabriel 14T Chisoro not out 0C Mpofu b C Brathwaite 2Extras (w8) 8TOTAL (all out, 50 overs) 257Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Chibhabha, 11.1 overs), 2-46 (Chari, 13.1), 3-190 (Sikandar Raza, 38.4), 4-197 (Williams, 39.5), 5-218 (Chigumbura, 43.4), 6-228 (Moor, 45.5), 7-233 (Ervine, 46.2), 8-255 (Tiripano, 49), 9-255 (Cremer, 49.3), 10-257 (Mpofu, 50)Bowling: Gabriel 10-0-45-2 (w4), Holder 10-0-47-2 (w1), Benn 8-0-45-0 (w1), C Brathwaite 10-0-48-4, Nurse 10-0-55-1, Carter 2-0-17-0.WEST INDIESJ Charles lbw b Tiripano 19K Brathwaite c Ervine b Williams 78E Lewis c Chibhabha b Cremer 18+S Hope c wkp Moor b Mpofu 101R Powell b Williams 17C Brathwaite c Williams b Tiripano 9*J Holder not out 4A Nurse run out 0J Carter run out 1Extras (b1, lb3, w5, nb1) 10TOTAL (8 wkts, 50 overs) 257Did not bat: S Benn, S GabrielFall of wickets: 1-33 (Charles, 7.3 overs), 2-58 (Lewis, 11.1), 3-220 (Hope, 44.4), 4-234 (K Brathwaite, 47.1), 5-242 (Powell, 47.4), 6-255 (C Brathwaite, 49.2), 7-255 (Nurse, 49.3), 8-257 (Carter, 50)Bowling: Mpofu 10-0-64-1 (w2), Tiripano 6-0-26-2 (w1), Chisoro 10-1-42-0, Cremer 10-0-44-1, Williams 10-0-52-2 (nb1), Sikandar Raza 4-0-25-0.Points: Zimbabwe 2, West Indies 2.Man-of-the-Match: Shai Hope.last_img read more