CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA: Deacons respond to Hurricane Sandy

first_img Rector Albany, NY Featured Events By Linda Arguedas Posted Dec 17, 2012 Rector Bath, NC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Hurricane Sandy Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ December 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm We are an amazing diocese – aren’t we? Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Curate Diocese of Nebraska December 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm Thanks to the generous people of our congregations who graciously responded to this appeal orgainzed by the deacons. Once again we are reminded how giving the people of our Diocese can be when asked to respond to our neighbors in need. 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Baxter to reach out to their fellow deacons in the diocese of New Jersey in response to Hurricane Sandy.“When our bishop wished for the diocese to make a response to the victims of Superstorm Sandy, the deacons were eager to meet the challenge,” said Archdeacon Molly Solbak, St. James’ Episcopal Church, Lancaster, and archdeacon for deacons for the diocese. “I recruited a deacon to set the program in motion in each of our seven convocations,” said Solbak. The bishop asked for personal hygiene items and small stuffed animals.The deacons quickly rose to the occasion by phoning every parish in their respective convocation, asking for each parish to collect and bag personal hygiene items and new stuffed toys.  Many of the parishes participated even though some already had other emergency storm responses in the works. Solbak made contact with the Diocese of New Jersey’s Deacon Carmen Viola who helped her make connections for help in receiving the items that were gathered.In less than two weeks, the seven deacons collected more than 500 stuffed toys and almost 70 boxes of personal hygiene items. On Dec. 15 Deacon Jack Hoffer of Trinity Church in Tyrone and volunteer Bob Jones, of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in State College, delivered the items to a warehouse in New Jersey for future distribution to those in need with hopes that the children who have lost much may have a teddy bear or toy this Christmas season.— Linda Arguedas is canon for communications and events in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania.  Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Hopkinsville, KY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Comments (3) Tags Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Collierville, TN TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Moputo Jones says: Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit a Press Release Submit an Event Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Smithfield, NC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA: Deacons respond to Hurricane Sandy Rector Shreveport, LA last_img read more

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Limerick handyman defrauded pensioner of her ‘nest egg’

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSCourtlimerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsLimerick handyman defrauded pensioner of her ‘nest egg’By Staff Reporter – February 10, 2017 1425 Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Previous articleLIT students host articulating the workspace exhibitionNext articleLimerick set to face Wexford in NHL opener Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Emailcenter_img WhatsApp Twitter Print Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick Circuit CourtA COUNTY Limerick handyman who stole more than €26,000 from an 87-year-old woman now living in a nursing home, has been granted additional time by a judge to get money to repay the woman.Thomas Fitzgerald (26) of Ballinvulin, Newcastle West stole two cheque books from the woman who he had been doing odd jobs for in November 2013.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Over the following five months, he cashed the cheques at shops and banks.After his signature on one of the cheques was queried, he was charged with 48 offences and pleaded guilty to 12 of them.He wrote cheques from €400 to €950 in value and stole a total of €26,480.He admitted he “frittered away” the money on cars, cigarettes and drink.In her victim impact statement, the woman, who now lives in a nursing home, said she finds it hard to trust people after her life savings “and nest egg” was taken.In the time since his arrest, Fitzgerald regained part-time employment and was saving €1,000 a month. He had managed to accumulate €11,609 to date and was making every effort to repay the balance.Defence counsel Emmett O’Brien said his client used alcohol as a crutch and had his share of difficulties in the past.However, Judge Tom O’Donnell described the thefts as a part of a “very mean spirited affair that defrauded a substantial amount of money from an elderly lady.He ordered that the money already collected was to be immediately handed over to the victim and adjourned the case until next October. Advertisementlast_img read more

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HUD OIG Audit Finds Florida-Based Lender in Violation of FHA’s Short Sale Program

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / HUD OIG Audit Finds Florida-Based Lender in Violation of FHA’s Short Sale Program October 2, 2014 1,100 Views Previous: Five States Account for Nearly Half of Completed Foreclosures in Last 12 Months Next: Democratic Congress Members Call for Review of FRBNY The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD OIG) has recommended that Jacksonville, Florida-based EverBank Servicing Lender reimburse HUD more than $1.5 million for violating the terms of the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Preforeclosure Sale Program.HUD OIG issued the findings of a recently conducted audit of EverBank’s Preforeclosure Sale Program in a 57-page report earlier in the week. In the report, HUD OIG states the audit revealed that EverBank “did not properly determine that mortgagors were eligible to participate in FHA’s Preforeclosure Sale Program in accordance with HUD requirements.”The audit revealed that EverBank failed to:Properly evaluate mortgagors’ financial state, which includes determining whether the default was due to an adverse or unavoidable financial situation;Determine whether or not the mortgagors could pay the FHA loan;Substantiate whether the cause of default was related to the mortgagors’ need to vacate the property.”This condition occurred because EverBank’s interpretation of the program requirements that it adopted to qualify the mortgagors for the program was not in accordance with HUD requirements,” the audit said. “As a result, the FHA insurance fund paid nearly $1.6 million in improper claims for 11 preforeclosure sales, including lender and mortgagors incentives.”The audit made two recommendations for EverBank: reimburse HUD for the 11 ineligible claims totaling $1,567,518; and implement policies and procedures in accordance with HUD requirements in order to properly determine whether mortgagors are eligible for the FHA Preforeclosure Sale Program.According to HUD OIG, EverBank was chosen for the audit because it “had the highest Florida foreclosure sale claims of all servicing lenders located in Florida.” With more than $12.9 million paid from 2011 to 2013, more than 50 percent of EverBank’s Florida Federal Housing Administration claims came from preforeclosure sales. Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Federal Housing Administration FHA HUD HUD OIG preforeclosure sales Short Sales 2014-10-02 Brian Honea Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Postcenter_img in Daily Dose, Featured, Loss Mitigation, News About Author: Brian Honea HUD OIG Audit Finds Florida-Based Lender in Violation of FHA’s Short Sale Program Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: Federal Housing Administration FHA HUD HUD OIG preforeclosure sales Short Sales The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

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Vermont files US Supreme Court brief in support of constitutionality of health care reform

first_imgAttorney General William H Sorrell has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the US Supreme Court supporting the constitutionality of federal health care reform and urging the high court to uphold the landmark law.‘Vermont has a very real interest in seeing the Affordable Care Act upheld by the Supreme Court. Although some perceive the Act as an example of the federal government imposing its will on the States, it actually gives the States much flexibility in the provision of quality health care for all. The Act is a prime example of federalism at work,’ said Attorney General Sorrell.In August 2011, a divided United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s minimum coverage provision, which requires that individuals maintain adequate health insurance, is unconstitutional. The United States government appealed that decision to the U.S. Supreme Court, which will hear oral arguments in the matter in March 2012.This past Friday, Vermont joined several other states in filing a brief that urges the Supreme Court to uphold the Act. The brief stresses that health care is a major part of the national economy, and that the federal government already plays a critical role in paying for and providing health care. The Act is both a constitutional exercise of Congress’s broad powers to regulate interstate commerce and an indispensable aid to the states in their own efforts to tackle the health care problems their residents face.Also joining Vermont in this brief are California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.A copy of the brief may be found by clicking here. Source: Vermont Attorney General, January 17, 2012last_img read more

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