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By Joanne Engelhardt When Dan Brown’s mystery thriller “The DaVinci Code” was released in 2003, it sold over 80 million copies in its first six years. It was beaten the same year by JK Rowling’s fifth book, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”, which sold the same number of books in just six …

The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Center is one of many organizations to receive money from the Kiwanis Club of Summerland. (File photo) Summerland Kiwanis Club donates $5,500 to local organizations Funds raised through the sale of second-hand furniture The Kiwanis Club of Summerland donated $5,500 …

With the observance of Ash Wednesday this week, it’s officially the start of the Lenten season for Christians. While it’s certainly a solemn reflection on the last days of Jesus’ life and his resurrection, there’s also a lighthearted aspect to the season: the return of weekly fish fry dinners. For Catholics in Meadville, this year’s …

KUALA LUMPUR (February 22): Integrated automotive e-commerce platform Carsome has launched its Carsome Certified Lab, believed to be the largest car refurbishment facility in Southeast Asia, to transform used cars or used in “like new”. Spanning over 185,000 square feet, the facility would be able to refurbish up to 2,000 Carsome-certified cars per month. Carsome …

You will know that you can buy more from the local museums than just a book from the gift shop. Starting this week, the New York City Test and Trace Corps, a group of doctors, public health professionals and community advocates working to reverse the outbreak of COVID-19 across the city, will distribute kits free …

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a global leader in launch services and space systems, today announced the launch window of a Electron mission dedicated to Japanese imaging of the Earth Synspective company. The 14-day launch window opens February 28 UTC and will lift off from Rocket …

Dublin, 03 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Lab-on-a-Chip Market 2021-2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global lab-on-a-chip market is expected to grow at a substantial CAGR of 9.3% during the forecast period. The market is expected to show impressive growth over the forecast period with some key trends emerging, …

OTTAWA (ON), February 2, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Government of Canada continues to work with LGBTQ2 communities and all of our partners to protect LGBTQ2 rights and build a safer, fairer and consciously more inclusive Canada. Today, the Honorable Marci Ien, Minister for Women, Gender Equality and Youth, announced an extension until $7.5 million …

The Museum of Design in Plastics at Bournemouth University of the Arts has been recognized as a collection of national significance by Arts Council England The designation system identifies pre-eminent collections of national significance held in non-national museums, libraries and archives in England, based on their quality and importance. A collection held by the Museum …

The scientific research center named Pyramid International Laboratory/Observatory, located at the highest altitude in the world, has remained closed for the past eight years after the Italian government decided to cut its budget in 2014. The laboratory was jointly operated and managed by the Italian committee Ev-K2-CNR and the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology …

As nighttime temperatures have dropped into the 20s and teens in recent days, the need for shelter for the homeless community in Jackson and West Tennessee has become all the more necessary. Tennessee Homeless Solutions, United Way of West Tennessee, and Area Relief Ministries are doing their part to help those in need, especially in …

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 27, 2022– Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (“Rocket Lab” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: RKLB), a leading launch provider and space systems company, today announced that it has been selected by the NASA as one of twelve companies to provide launch services. services for the agency’s Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR) …

By showcasing the Huo-Yan Air Lab at Expo 2020 Dubai, “BGI Genomics has an important opportunity to share our products with the world and bring China anti-pandemic technologies, experiences and standards to the world to strengthen global health care,” said Chen Yue, Global Head of Medicine at BGI Genomics, at the company’s exhibit booth. “This …

HIGHWOOD, IL – Highwood and Highland Park Public Libraries are among more than 200 libraries across Illinois to receive funding to focus on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by making service changes, expanding new labor resources and reorganizing their spaces. Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White announced the grants Thursday. …

Job : January 13, 2022 / 11:38 a.m. CST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 11:54 a.m. CST ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White has awarded nearly $6 million to libraries focused on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying services, transforming spaces and developing resources for …

ELKO – Maverick Casino and Elko Hotel donated over 700 pounds of meat to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2350 and Friends in Service Helping (FISH) food bank, helping organizations deliver food to community members in need during this season. to give. “We are trying to help anyone we can,” said District 2 commander Gil …

People wait in a line-up of several hours for a PCR test at a Vancouver Coastal Health walk-in COVID-19 drive-through test site in Vancouver on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press British Columbia, Manitoba and Nova Scotia are the latest provinces to attempt to limit access to certain types of COVID-19 tests …

More and more elephants in Mozambique are being born without tusks. An ocean and thousands of miles away, Princeton researchers wanted to understand why. “It started after a YouTube frenzy at 3 a.m.,” said Shane Campbell-Staton, assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), speaking about his research in Gorongosa National Park, …

This year set a seed funding record, with already trending industries like fintech, healthcare tech, and cybersecurity all growing. But we’ve also seen startups in more nascent industries, including nuclear fusion, alternative proteins, and funding tools for the creative economy, making big bucks. While not the biggest contracts of this year, we believe they nonetheless …

True to its mandate to ensure that more Saint Lucians benefit from the gains of the local tourism sector, the SLHTA Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) donated $ 25,000 in food stamps to five organizations last Wednesday. The five recipients of $ 5,000 in food stamps each are the Gros Islet Lions Club, the Rotary Club …

By CHUCK QUIMBACH, WUWM-FM RACINE, Wisconsin (AP) – Many employers in Wisconsin complain of a labor shortage, especially of skilled workers. Could the soon-to-be-released men and women from correctional facilities help alleviate Wisconsin’s labor shortage? Two state agencies are partnering with colleges to provide technical training to some people behind bars who are about to …

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – High ranking for Heights Libraries: Heights Libraries again received the highest possible rating in Library JournalPublic library service index. This means that it received a five-star rating, an annual rating that is only given to the best American libraries. The just released Star Library report is based on 2019 statistics, so …

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, the Patchogue Village Center for the Performing Arts and others are the big winners of Round XI of the Regional Economic Development Council’s Initiative. New York State. A total of $ 196 million has been provided to support 488 projects aimed at …

Wouldn’t you like your local museum to move to 21st century and offer you and your family a fun, personalized learning adventure based on your particular interests? Teacher and students looking for artefacts on display at the museum getty As the internet and our physical world migrate to the metaverse, museums are stuck in the …

Austin organizations help those in need for Thanksgiving On Saturday, community groups were working to address food insecurity issues in Austin. AUSTIN, Texas – As the holidays approach, for many families, it may be the first Thanksgiving they will spend with loved ones since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, on top of that, …

SHANGHAI and SAN FRANCISCO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zai Lab Limited (NASDAQ: ZLAB; HKEX: 9688), an innovative, patient-centric, commercial-stage global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the first patient had received a dose in the Greater China portion of the ADHERE global registration study of efgartigimod in patients with chronic inflammatory …

Weather in New York: CBS2 forecast at 11:00 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weekly forecast, with a possible midweek warm-up before potential storms hit later in the week. 31 minutes ago Feeling The Squeeze: Supply Chain Problems Making A Number On CharitiesCBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas examines how pantries are dealing with the lack of supplies as …

TERRORISTS will wage war on the world with catastrophic biological weapons after the chaos of the Wuhan “lab leak” showed how they could get away with murder, experts have warned. Evidence of a Covid lab leak has accumulated over the past year as scientists, researchers and governments seek answers – but U.S. intelligence agencies fear …

OAKLAND, Calif., November 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) today announced the recipients of its annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards, California’s highest honor for provider organizations . These top performing provider organizations have achieved strong results in terms of clinical quality, patient experience and total cost of care. To achieve this …

Photo courtesy of Capital One The organization also offers participants the opportunity to register for its Small culinary business incubator, a 9-week training course that teaches participants how to create and develop their own food startups. During this program, LA Cocina VA provides participants with support to develop the internal operations of their businesses and …

Fairfield, Connecticut – The Fairfield Public Library will be spending the week of October 17-23, 2021 celebrating its Friends of the Library organization as part of the 16th National Friends of the Library Week. Exists since 2003, Friends of Fairfield Public Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the partnership between the Fairfield Public …

A report released last week by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) shows that 228 arts and cultural institutions affected by the pandemic that have received assistance through the federal paycheck protection program ( PPP) of the United States have collectively laid off 28% of their workers, reports Hyperallergic, or more …

ROV Museum Deploys: Short-term Assignment Training Personnel to assist in the 2020 Elections. Go to the beginning of the article Last month, I appealed to Museum Junction for examples of museums helping their communities plan and respond to disasters. Among the many outstanding stories submitted by respondents, one stood out by presenting the issue as …

Flatiron Books, publisher of Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber From the bestselling author of Caravale, the first book in a new series. For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox believed in true love and happy endings… until she learned that the love of her life would marry another. Desperate to …

It’s not really news that the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many sectors of human society across the world. In-person experiences like dining out or attending sporting events, concerts, plays … and art exhibitions were particularly affected. Although the art world has not been as completely closed as other fields, the last eighteen months have …

Fresh photo of Joanne Hane The Evanston Public Library is among libraries in Illinois that loan free and discounted tickets to select local museums as part of the Explore More program. On weekends and summer mornings at the Evanston Public Library, patrons line up at the children’s desk for something both much smaller and infinitely …

Want to broaden your artistic horizons? Need an intellectual quest to kill time during the day? Here are three great local museums, all located within a half hour drive of campus. The Fullerton Museum Center was founded in 1971 and holds a permanent exhibition for Leo Fender, the creator of Fender guitars. (Bryan Corrales / …