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Owen Johnstone, of Lebanon High School, serves the ball to Everrett Landers, of Con-Val Regional High School, not pictured, during a match at the CCBA Witherell Center in Lebanon, N.H., on April 2, 2018. Johnstone won the match, 8-2. (Valley News - Carly Geraci) Copyright Valley News. May not be ...
Vandals struck a Lebanon non-profit over the holiday weekend, causing thousands of dollars in damage to 10 public transit vans. Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency's (MCHRA) public transit program, based in the Cedar Crest Shopping Center on the city's west side, is a lifeline for many in Wilson ...

Rabiha Khalloof is a 47-year-old Syrian refugee who fled Syria almost three years ago. She is among 520 Syrian women refugees in Lebanon who have received training and economic assistance from the third phase of a UN Women project, funded by the Government of Japan and the Ford Foundation.
LEBANON: Long-standing proposals to rehabilitate the out-of-use railway which once ran 80 km along the coast from Beirut to Tripoli were discussed at a meeting of the EuroMed Transport Rail project in Beirut on March 22. An action plan is to be presented at a conference to be held in Ljubljana in ...
Apology, 25 hours community service for Lebanon boy in school threat. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter ... A Lebanon High School boy today was sentenced for inducing panic by texting a student in the Springboro school district on the day after the deadly school shootings in Parkland, Fla. LAWRENCE BUDD / ...
The Lebanon Children's Clothing Wardrobe will accept donations from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 4 and 4 to 6 p.m. April 5 for its upcoming sale from 9 a.m. to noon April 7 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 321 Village Hill Road, Lebanon. Acceptable donations include children's clothing and shoes, local school ...

The Kuwait Court may have already sentenced to death by hanging a Lebanese and his Syrian wife believed responsible for the death of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis, but is Lebanon ready to implement the verdict? A skeptical Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III, a congressman ...
LEBANON, Ind. (Lebanon Reporter) - A man was arrested last week after admitting to police he tried to record video of a nude girl with sunglasses equipped with a video recorder, according to court records. The girl felt like she was being recorded March 22 and told authorities, police said. Jeffrey Proffitt, 58 ...
Lebanon Transit will also be adding a new route, 8W.. This new route will be an extension of Route 8. The bus will depart at 5:25 a.m. from the garage at 200 Willow Street, Lebanon and travel Route 422 West to Annville. From Annville it will go south to Weaber Lumber in Mount Wilson. It will return via ...
Speaking on the occasion, Hilal al-Mohannadi said: “I would like to congratulate Lebanon on winning the title of this year's Asian Communities Football Tournament, they deserved the win. We are very happy with the turnout of fans to the final as it demonstrates the football passion in Qatar. The ACFT ...
LEBANON — UPDATE: The deceased woman has been identified as Shakima Rosado, according to a press release issued by the Lebanon City Police Department. Police are investigating Rosado's death as a homicide, the release says. Preliminary results of the autopsy reflect that the 35-year-old ...
CLOSE. The Lebanon City Council decided Monday to deny Turkey Hill's liquor license transfer to its store on Maple Street. Wochit ... Lebanon police are seeking information as they investigate the death of a 35-year-old woman who died on Fifth Street this morning. Police said they were called at 7:30 a.m. ...
A double-decker Airbus A380 plane lands at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, March 29, 2018. An Emirates Airline superjumbo jet has landed at Beirut's international airport as Lebanon looks to sustain a revival of its tourism industry. It is the first revenue A380 flight to the ...
But notably absent from readouts of their conversations was Lebanon and its internal stability—possibly because MbS is still recovering from Saudi Arabia's controversial detention of Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri in November. Additionally, MbS and the Trump administration share the view that ...
"We are deeply grateful for the many years of service and leadership Russ has provided," Board Chair Tom Oliver said in a written statement released Friday by the school district. "He has always been motivated by Lebanon School District's commitment to 'Pursuing Excellence for Every Student, Every Day.
BEIRUT: The UN and World Bank Group (WBG) concluded on Friday a three-year Compact for Lebanon. Building on a long history of collaboration globally and locally, the 2018-2020 Partnership Compact seeks to leverage the two institutions' comparative advantages and align their financing instruments ...
This week, Lebanon's foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, announced he would be submitting a draft law to recognize the right of Lebanese mothers married to non-Lebanese men to equality in passing on their nationality to their children. While this is a right that Lebanese women have waited for nearly a ...

The Lebanon City School district is cracking down on the use of e-cigarettes, better known as vaping. STAFF ... According to the release, the Lebanon Student Code of Conduct already prohibited the possession, distribution, or use of vaping devices in school, on school property or at school events.
Lebanon's public education system discriminates against children with disabilities. Children with disabilities are often denied admission to schools because of their disability. And for those who manage to enroll, most schools do not take reasonable steps to provide them with a quality education.
But away from the limelight, a United Nations peacekeeping force that has been deployed in south Lebanon for over 40 years is providing a discrete, simple, but effective means of preventing dangerous misunderstandings or miscalculations between the militaries of Lebanon and Israel: communication.
Most of Lebanon County received about a foot of snow from the Nor'easter that swept through the region on Wednesday, the second day of spring. On Thursday, things were turning quickly back to normal, after some back-breaking work by area residents freeing vehicles from the heavy, wet snow and ...
LEBANON, Ind. — A central Indiana school bus driver has been fired for allowing two strangers to board her bus and scold a student for making lewd gestures. Lebanon Community School Corp. Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor says the substitute driver was fired last week for violating safety protocols.
Lebanon's Public Works Department has announced the dates for the annual spring curbside cleanup, offering city residents the opportunity to discard unwanted items at their residence. This year's cleanup is set for April 2 through 13. For the first week of the cleanup, items should be placed out by 6 a.m. ...
A Lebanon man was charged for breaking another man's jaw, according to city police. Michael Williams, 21, of Lebanon, is accused of punching a 22-year-old man several times causing him to suffer a fractured jaw at 2 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Walnut Street, police said. The 22-year-old man received ...
(Beirut) – Nabih Berri, Lebanon's speaker of parliament, should schedule a vote on a draft waste management law before parliamentary elections on May 6, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. The law has been stuck in parliament since 2012, but came before the joint committees of parliament in ...
Under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism, 'Rethinking Lebanon' unveiled the country's new slogan - Lebanon, Passion for Living - with the aim of bolstering its image at the international level. The conference brought together a myriad of students from across Lebanon with established speakers in their ...
Spring snow is here, and schools are closing across our coverage area. We'll try to keep this list updated throughout the evening of March 20 (for March 21 classes), but please shoot us an email (news1@ydr.com) if you have any updates from across the cluster of York/Adams/Franklin/Lebanon counties.
Beirut, Lebanon – At first glance, she could be easily mistaken for any other conventional politician running for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Lebanon. In the poster that launched her campaign, Manal Kortam followed the playbook of political imagery to a T; dressed in a sharp dark blazer and ...
A growing number of girls among the 1.5 million Syrian refugees who have fled to Lebanon since 2011 are becoming wives amid rising poverty, aid groups said on the eighth anniversary of the conflict. Around 1 in 5 Syrian girls ages 15 to 19 in Lebanon is married, according to the United Nations children's ...
LEBANON, Kan. — An autopsy performed on the body of a 22-year-old man from northeastern Kansas found March 7 near here did not turn up any signs of internal or external physical trauma, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation reported Tuesday. The body of Karl Harmon was found by Smith County ...
A prominent Lebanese actor who has spent months in detention accused of collaborating with Israel has had the case against him dropped. A judge freed Ziad Itani from detention and ordered the arrest of a security officer who built the case against him. Mr Itani was suspected of gathering information on ...
This report presents an analysis of data from the Second Wave of the UNDP Regular Perceptions Survey on Social Tensions throughout Lebanon. Funded by the Government of the Netherlands, it focuses both on changes in public opinion over a three-month period from May to August 2017, and on ...
Legal, social and cultural frameworks, oftentimes 'male-centric' govern one's body in Lebanon, limiting and shaming access to sexual health services in and outside the capital. Sexual health becomes “a right that we have to fight for,” said Rima Majed from the Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies ...
In 2012, Lebanon's decision-makers agreed on a number of items under the so-called “Baabda Declaration”. Article 12 of the Declaration calls for “dissociating Lebanon from the policy of regional and international axes and conflicts, and avoiding the negative repercussions of regional tensions and crises.”
LEBANON, Mo. -- Students at Lebanon High School participated in the nationwide walkout to protest gun violence. Nearly 160 Lebanon High School students gathered quietly on the Boswell Auditorium floor. And another 100 Lebanon Middle School students gathered quietly in their cafeteria. Lebanon ...
That's the idea behind the Lebanon Children's Clothing Wardrobe, which accepts donations of infant and children's clothing and other items, and offers them, for free, to those who can use them. Lebanon resident Rosemarie Bessette started the LCCW nearly six years ago out of her garage, she said.
A Lebanon man is facing a drug charge after a traffic stop in South Lebanon Township for a suspended license plate, according to police. Deusdedit Rosado, 21, of 129 Lebanon Village, Lebanon, was charged with possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle following the suspension of registration and ...
A New Lebanon man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child, a felony, following an eight-month investigation by law enforcement officials. Police discovered three separate incidents in which Keith Benson, 47, had inappropriate sexual contact with a child under the age of 13, State Police said.
A statement from the municipality Tuesday said the club was sealed because it had no license and hosted performances that violated “decency and public morals.” Lebanon's interior minister said he ordered the club closed for hosting “pornographic dances.” Beirut boasts a thriving night life, with a bar and ...
She may be Lebanon's first openly gay councilmember, and likely the first gay elected official in Warren County history, but she doesn't want that to define her. "I hope people don't look at me and see a rainbow on my head," Wyatt says. When she was a firefighter, she didn't put pictures of her spouse on her ...
Big waves are necessary to surf therefore winter time is usually the surf season in Lebanon, with stormy conditions bringing perfect swell. Kayak in Winter. © Dany Faddoul / @dany_111. When the waves are too small to surf, grab your kayak and go catch some waves for fun. Since the kayak has a big ...
West Lebanon won't reinstate Speedwell Fire Company . The severity of the December firefighting “under the influence” incident for Speedwell Fire Company has been revealed. Lebanon man jumped on hood of moving car shot man in buttocks, police say. Michael K. Dakota, Lebanon Daily News.
Marty Cahill, CEO of Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, was named business leader of the year. Lebanon Animal Hospital was named small business of the year. Lowe's Distribution Center was named large business of the year, and Dala's Blue Angels was named the Umpqua Bank nonprofit of the ...
(Beirut) – Candidates running in Lebanon's May 6, 2018 parliamentary elections should commit to five key steps to improve women's rights, Human Rights Watch said today, on International Women's Day. Political parties should also ensure greater participation of women in parliament by including women ...
In a lengthy decision issued on Wednesday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, judges said the case against Hussein Hassan Oneissi will continue. Lawyers representing Oneissi called for his acquittal after the presentation of the prosecution's case, saying his trial should be halted because of insufficient ...
Countless mourners have visited the office in Lebanon to pay their respects since Pickett was fatally shot Friday, many of them leaving behind small tokens of appreciation near his now-empty police vehicle. The SUV sits enveloped by hand-written notes, flowers, stuffed animals, toy police cars and dog ...
Israel and Lebanon have fought several deadly conflicts, leaving a hostile border that both countries have vowed to defend through the use of force. Tasked with preventing a war, more than 10,000 troops from about 41 nations are participating in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
Lebanon's waste crisis began in 2015 when a huge landfill site closed and government authorities failed to implement a contingency plan in time to replace it; dumping and burning waste on the streets became widespread. The campaign group Human Rights Watch calls it "a national health crisis".
On July 29th, 2017, UNITE Tomorrowland took place in Dubai, Germany, Israel, Lebanon, Malta, South Korea, and Spain at the same time. The parties in all seven countries were connected. This year on July 28, Lebanon will party with Malta, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, Italy, and Abu Dhabi. The event will take ...
President Michel Aoun led a delegation on Tuesday to Iraq on the first visit by a Lebanese head of state to the war-scarred country, for talks that included ways to eradicate militancy. Aoun held talks with Iraqi President Fuad Masum and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi before he was due to travel to Armenia ...


 

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