O’Dea and Noonan in race to top poll

first_imgNewsLocal NewsO’Dea and Noonan in race to top pollBy admin – February 24, 2011 586 Facebook He commented: “We are a bit cautious because we polled very well right up until the last week in 2007, when we began to fade.“I’m positioned to get a seat, but Willie would need to lose a lot of votes not to top the poll”.According to O’Dea, it has been a hugely tough campaign.“The situation is not helped by the latest poll – Fianna Fail down two points – if that is reflected here, we will be lucky to hold on to one seat – take a poll of 14% – that is only 7% of a quota”.Kieran O’Donnell is confident of retaining his seat.And Peter Power is not even contemplating being left out of the equation.“I think both myself and Willie can be elected if Fianna Fail people vote strategically”.Sinn Fein’s Maurice Quinlivan, is of the belief the fourth seat is open.“With the exception of Michael Noonan, I don’t think there is a safe seat .He claimed that a lot of people in working class and lower income areas will be swapping their vote over from Fianna Fail to Sinn Féin.With Labour stabilised at 20%, Jan O’Sullivan remains upbeat.“We’ve had a very positive response, and there’s a very good chance of a second seat”.Quietly confident, Labour’s Joe Leddin said he is feeling very positive as he enters the home stretch.‘I’ve been getting emails, cards and text messages wishing me the best. People want to see new younger faces on the doorsteps”.Said Kevin Kiely: ‘I’ve been late into the campaign but I’m getting a very positive response. People are fed up with the mainstream parties”.Other candidates in the city are Cian Prendiville, (Socialist Party), Sheila Cahill, (Greens), Denis Riordan, (Independent), Conor O’Donoghue, (CSP), and Matt Larkin, (Independent).In the Limerick Constituency, Niall Collins, (Fianna Fail), Dan Neville, (Fine Gael) are seen as safe bets, with Patrick O’Donovan, (Fine Gael), John Dillon, (Independent), Bill O’Donnell, (Fine Gael) and James Heffernan, (Labour), seen as the strongest candidates for the third seat. Also in the running are Con Cremin, (Independent), Patrick O’Doherty, (Independent), Seamus Sherlock, (Independent) and Stephen Wall (Greens). Email THOUGH strongly favoured to overtake Willie O’Dea as poll topper in the Limerick City Constituency in Friday’s election, Michael Noonan told the Limerick Post, that both he and Fine Gael, were taking nothing for granted.O’Dea polled 19,082 first preferences in 2007, while Noonan recorded 7,507.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up WhatsApp Twitter Linkedin Advertisement Print Previous articleNoonan’s pledge for negative equity generationNext articleFriars’ generous gift remains unopened adminlast_img read more

Report: Despite October’s Monthly Spike, Foreclosures Declined in 10 States

first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Previous: Treasury to Auction Preferred Stock As Part of Effort to Wind Down TARP Next: OCC Releases Evaluations of 36 Financial Institutions; Six Rated ‘Outstanding’  Print This Post in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, News About Author: Brian Honea Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Report: Despite October’s Monthly Spike, Foreclosures Declined in 10 States Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Report: Despite October’s Monthly Spike, Foreclosures Declined in 10 States Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago November 14, 2014 791 Views center_img Foreclosure Filings New Jersey RealtyTrac 2014-11-14 Brian Honea Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save While foreclosure activity in the U.S. spiked by 15 percent from September to October, the largest monthly increase in four years, 10 states still saw a month-over-month decline in foreclosures in October, according to RealtyTrac’s October 2014 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report released earlier this week.The state with the largest month-over-month decline in foreclosure filings (notices of default, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions/REOs) for October was New Jersey, at 41.8 percent, according to RealtyTrac. The Garden State had the third highest foreclosure rate of any state in the third quarter with one foreclosure filing for every 218 housing units, but the latest month-over-month decline pushed New Jersey down to ninth in foreclosure rate for October with one in every 878 housing units, according to RealtyTrac. In October, approximately .11 percent of residential housing units in New Jersey were in foreclosure.The other states that saw month-over-month declines in foreclosure filings in October were Colorado (37.5 percent), Rhode Island (36.12 percent), Maine (33.6 percent), Connecticut (22.1 percent), Massachusetts (12.6 percent), Iowa (5.4 percent), New York (3.2 percent), North Carolina (2.7 percent), and Florida (2.2 percent) according to RealtyTrac.The year-over-year difference in foreclosure filings was a different story, however. Foreclosure filings declined by 8 percent nationwide from October 2013 to October 2014, according to RealtyTrac. The state with the largest year-over-year decline in foreclosure filings was Rhode Island with 57.2 percent, followed closely by Colorado with 56.8 percent. Rhode Island and Colorado ranked 41st and 44th among states with the highest foreclosure rate, respectively, according to RealtyTrac.In all, 26 states saw a year-over-year decline in foreclosure filings in October, according to RealtyTrac. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Foreclosure Filings New Jersey RealtyTrac Subscribe 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. last_img read more

Boys and Girls Club increases involvement

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 6:41 pm Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Skip “The Boys & Girls Club serves children kindergarten through high school,” Buchanan said. “Joining the Boys & Girls Club is a rather simple process. A parent or guardian must come by the Club and fill out a membership application. The only requirement is that the child must be enrolled in school.”Buchanan said the programs offered this summer were well attended and very successful, due greatly to the partnerships the Club formed with city entities.“This summer the Pike County and Surrounding Counties Boys & Girls Club partnered with the City of Troy to transport the Club members to the swimming pool at Washington Park,” he said. “The partnership also helped the Club get access to the pool. The Club also received assistance from the Troy Recreation Department.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… The Club had 70 members last year with an average daily attendance of 57. Registration for the 2014-2015 after-school programs at the Boys & Girls Club begins in August. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Boys & Girls Club has initiated a Youth of the Month program that recognizes a boy or girl who has participated consistently in the Club’s programs and has displayed a good attitude, good behavior and has kept his or her grades up. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “The idea behind the basketball tournament was to get fathers and sons together in a game of basketball,” he said. “Some of the boys played with others male role models in their lives.” During the year, Troy University provided volunteers for the Club’s after-school programs.“These volunteers were a very dedicated group of college students,” Buchanan said. “They worked in many different areas. They volunteered as mentors; they listened to kids read and helped with their homework. The volunteers even got involved in their kickball games. They did a tremendous job and we are very happy to have them as a partners with the Boys & Girls Club.”During the summer, the Troy City School District included the Club in the lunch food service program and that made is possible for us to serve lunch to the members.”Buchanan said SUSO sponsored a “2 on 2” basketball tournament the Saturday before Father’s Day. The Pike County and Surrounding Counties Boys & Girls Club in Troy is making an important transition regarding the services it provides.Under the leadership of Wayne Buchanan, chief professional officer, the Club has increased involvement with multiple entities within the City of Troy during the last six months.Buchanan said partnerships are necessary in order to collaborate agencies and organizations with the program offered at the Boys & Girls Club. 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The system was created in 2007… read more Print Article Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen The Pike Regional Child Advocacy Center conducted health and life skill activities for kindergarten through third grade Club members.“Army Aviation Credit Union provided a ‘Money Matters’ program for all age groups and the programs were age appropriate,’ Buchanan said. “The younger boys and girls learned how to be responsible with money and the teen group learned the importance of banks and about credit cards and loans.”Sav-A-Life was another partner of the Boys and Girls Club of Troy and conducted a health and life skills program for the teenage group.“Sara Jo Burks, Ms. Senior Pike County, gave her testimony to the boys and girls,” Buchanan said. “She told them about the challenges she has faced throughout her life. It was very inspirational to hear the stories of how she overcame adversity.” Buchanan said he provided only a snapshot the Pike County and Surrounding Counties Boys and Girls Club because the Club continues to develop partnerships and add programs that meet the growing and changing needs and interests of the Club members. By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Walgreen’s has partnered with the Club’s Youth of the Month program and presents a gift card to honored youth each month. The Club is located at 1318 North 3 Notch Street in Troy. Latest Stories Email the author Boys and Girls Club increases involvementlast_img read more