Franklin Square Fatal DWI Suspect Pleads Guilty

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Valley Stream man has admitted to driving drunk and high when he caused a crash that killed a 46-year-old father of three in the victim’s hometown of Franklin Square last year.Brian Daly pleaded guilty Monday at Nassau County court to second-degree manslaughter, depraved indifference assault, criminal possession of a controlled substance and driving while intoxicated.Prosecutors said the 25-year-old Valley Stream man was speeding 70 mph in a 30-mph zone while drunk and high on cocaine when he blew a red light and broadsided a minivan driven by the victim at the corner of Franklin and Corona avenues at 9:15 p.m. Feb. 27, 2013.Daly, who ran several red lights prior to the crash, was also found to be possession of more than a half ounce of cocaine, authorities said. Nassau County police arrested Daly immediately after the crash.Judge Angelo Delligatti Daly is expected sentence Daly to 12 years in prison on July 18. He will not be eligible for parole.last_img read more

Tipp Camogie side face must win game against Offaly

first_imgPhoto © Tipp FM & Denis Vahey Photography However, their Manager Brian Boyle says that they can’t worry about anything only their own performance…[CLIP]13BoyleThrow in at St Brendan’s Park, Birr is at 5.30 tomorrow evening. Tipp’s camogie players face into their last game of the All Ireland Championship Group against Offaly.While Tipp are at the bottom of the group on no points, it’s still possible that the girls could progress to the All Ireland Quarter Finals.If the Premier beat Offaly by three points, and if Wexford beat Limerick, Tipperary should go through on score difference.last_img read more

Union secures 6.5 % salary increase for GPL staff

first_imgAfter about six months, negotiations between the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) and management of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) concluded on Friday with the parties signing off on salary increases for the power company’s staff who come under the purview of the union.The salary increase will be retroactive to January 1, 2017. General Secretary of NAACIE, Dawchan Nagasar told the Department of Public Information (DPI) thatChief Labour Officer, Charles Ogle hands over agreement to General Secretary of NAACIE, Dawchan Nagasarapart from increases on the actual salaries, there are a number of other incentives that will boost staffers’ finances paid.“The company and the union has agreed to a 3 percent in scale increments and a 3.5 percent across the board which total 6.5… (There are also increases in) meal allowances, commuters’ allowance for meter readers, night shift premiums and other incentives for persons climbing poles, towers … Also increases and over-time for those working the sick shift and also an agreement for annual performance incentive”, the General Secretary is quoted by the Department of Public Information as saying.It was disclosed that another cycle of negotiations will commence soon. Chief Labour Officer of the Social Protection Ministry, Charles Ogle said, “Don’t let us sign one-year agreements because as you are signing here now, it’s time to start the negotiations. We should look at two years or probably three years. Most people have been going that way, even five years is considered.”He added that salary negotiations for the GPL staff should begin “the latest, in the second quarter.” Further, it has been noted that throughout the negotiations there has been much back and forth amidst disagreements however both sides were satisfied with the outcome.Chief Executive Officer (ag) of GPL, Renford Homer added that the level of professionalism that was maintained throughout the negotiations has resulted in both parties coming to an agreement, with hopes of improvement in the coming year.“With the recognition that we needed to be quite prudent in our deliberation as to what we considered to be a reasonable increase in salaries, and I think that level of maturity and understanding came out of these engagements,” Homer said.last_img read more