AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREChargers go winless in AFC West with season-ending loss in Kansas CityCigarettes are unhealthy and unpleasant ? but the proposed measures are so intrusive they raise serious questions about privacy and property rights. The bans single out apartment dwellers, and they also discriminate in another way: New tenants may not smoke; current renters may. An apartment ? is still a home, and the occupants should enjoy certain rights to the use of their private space. ? This is government trying to dictate personal choice, and it is far too intrusive. – Dale McFeatters Scripps Howard News Service The anti-smoking movement is picking up serious momentum. ? Atlantic City, N.J., casinos are making their gambling floors smoke-free. The University of Mississippi has restricted smoking on campus to the parking lots. And Congress is upping the federal tax on cigarettes to $1 a pack. Maybe the drive is picking up a little too much momentum. Two California cities, Calabasas and Belmont, are considering banning smoking in ? apartments and condos. The bans would apply to new renters in buildings with 15 or more units. ? The bans would be backed by fines and, ultimately, eviction for violators. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Five young people from the Parish of Kilmacrennan will travel to Medjugorje and to Lourdes this Easter and May. The community each year along with Parish Priest Fr. Paddy Dunne encourages and supports the young people of the parish to take part in these pilgrimages.This year after mass on St. Patrick’s Day, as part of a fundraising effort, the youth are organising a St. Patricks Day Social at Kilmacrennan’s Primary School Gym and everyone is welcome. This year all money raised will go towards their pilgrimage trip and they will donate funds from the St. Patrick’s Day Social to two worthy causes. The Bumbulance and The Friends of Ronan Sweeney Rehabilitation Fund will both receive donations from their efforts.Nicole Doherty, Darragh Russell, Ann Marie Doherty, Caolan Gallagher & Hannah Downey will be selling Shamrock Pots after Mass this weekend & next weekend on the run up to the St. Patrick’s Day Social. The St. Patrick’s Day Social will be a community event & tea, coffee & refreshments will be served after mass,They will have traditional Irish Music & Irish Dancing and a raffle on the day and the event will be compered by Oisin Kelly. Admission is free and all donations welcome.“The Friends of Ronan Sweeney Rehabilitation Fund and The BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Service are both very worthy causes and I am delighted that the youth in our parish are coming together to support these charities. It also makes our community very proud that so many young people from our parish want to travel to Medjugorje and to Lourdes every year and we would like to wish them all safe and spiritual travels”, says Fr. Dunne. Fr Paddy gets behind Kilmacrennan Youth Group’s pilgrimage plan was last modified: March 3rd, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalFr Paddy Dunnekilmacrennan
On Saturday, St. Mary’s U14 boys were the champions at the Ulster Provincial Feile competition that took place in Dungiven Co. Derry. St. Mary’s started the day really strongly with a 4-6 to 1-0 victory against Moneygall Co. Antrim. Next up was Naomh Padraig Muff and the Inishowen team was dominant with a well-deserved 6 point win. So St. Mary’s qualified as group runners-up to meet another Donegal side Glenswilly in the semi final. Playing some excellent football the team qualified for the final with a 2-4 to 1-0 victory. The final opposition was once again Naomh Padraig Muff.Despite playing some decent football, St. Mary’s went to the half-time break 4 pts down. However, they stormed into the 2nd half showing excellent character and performances scoring 4-2 to emerge as 9 point winners and champions. This was a great day for this panel of players and their excellent coaches Ryan Kettle and Anthony Browne. Not just for the victory but for the character and friendships that are developing with this young group. They did the club and their families proud.Thanks also to McBride Bros. Joinery who sponsored the team for this event and Gavin Harris who provided fruit to ensure the team was well fuelled for the long day.Full squad: Mark Gordan, James Toye, Connor McDaid, Ciaran Allan, Oran Patterson, Rory Craig, Evan McBride, Aidan Martin, Darren Connaghan, Gavin McDaid, Conal McDermott(capt), Matthew Coyle, Jack Patton, Jason McDaid, Cormac Mulrine, Oran Craig, SeanGAA NEWS: CONVOY U14’S CROWNED ULSTER FEILE CHAMPIONS IN DUNGIVEN was last modified: June 27th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:convoyGAASport