Schärrer House / bernath+widmer

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily Photographs Save this picture!© Roland Bernath+ 24Curated by Paula Pintos Share Houses Schärrer House / bernath+widmerSave this projectSaveSchärrer House / bernath+widmer Architects: bernath+widmer Area Area of this architecture project Switzerland Projects CopyAbout this officebernath+widmerOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookThayngenSwitzerlandPublished on December 22, 2019Cite: “Schärrer House / bernath+widmer” 22 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” Year:  Photographs:  Roland BernathDesign Team:Roland Bernath, Raphael Eichenmann, Lorenz Mörikofer, Delphine Schmid, Benjamin WidmerEngineering:IHT Rafz Ingenieurbau + Holzbautechnik GmbH, Wüst Rellstab Schmid IngenieureCity:ThayngenCountry:SwitzerlandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Roland BernathRecommended ProductsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformLightsLonghiLamp – AkileleLightsVibiaCeiling Lights – BIGText description provided by the architects. The new single-family house is located in the “garden belt” around the village center on one of the historical groups of houses along the Rosengartenweg. The slope falls westwards towards the village stream. In analogy to the nearby agricultural buildings, the house does not align directly with the course of the road.Save this picture!© Roland BernathSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Roland BernathIt picks up the materiality of the surrounding buildings – sheds and barns – in its façade: The eastern and western sides are clad in white fir, while the northern and southern facades are conceived as a scaly skin of roof tiles. As was often the case with old farmhouses, there is a pergola/loggia on the west side, and the primary structure is divided into regular distances.Save this picture!© Roland BernathThe exterior walls of the house, are made of load-bearing beech wood planks, lined up in a standing position and visible from inside. Although a typical wood in the Swiss midland provinces, beech is rarely used as construction wood. In this project however, it was able to be cut and processed in the region.  In the center of the simply structured floor plan, the staircase with adjoining rooms forms a furniture-like building core. The room climates are characterized by the natural beech planks and the massive spruce beams on the ceilings, and the interior fittings were made mainly out of natural materials: clay plaster on the walls, “Hartsteinholz” floors, Linoleum on the cabinet fronts, leather handles, cork joints etc.Save this picture!© Roland BernathProject gallerySee allShow lessQuatre Caps Explores the Unbuilt Architecture of Fernando Higueras in a Series of Im…Architecture NewsShenzhen Nanshan Foreign Language School / Studio Link-ArcSelected Projects Share 2018 Schärrer House / bernath+widmer “COPY” Area:  450 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Thayngen, Switzerlandlast_img read more

Computer Aid wins Royal Warrant for computer recycling

first_img  38 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 Photo: Buckingham Palace by csmramsden on Advertisement Computer Aid wins Royal Warrant for computer recycling Tagged with: Awards Computer Aid International has been awarded a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen for the provision of computer recycling services. This is the first time that a UK charity has received a Royal Warrant for services.Consequently, Computer Aid is now allowed to use the Royal arms on all its marketing and communications materials.Keith Sonnet, Chief Executive at Computer Aid, said:“Everyone at Computer Aid is delighted to have been honoured in this way and it was a reflection of the high quality service they provide. Computer Aid refurbishes PCs and other ICT equipment for use throughout the world to overcome the disadvantage faced by so many people. Computer Aid has been collecting and refurbishing PCs from the Royal Household for a number of years”.Computer Aid International’s Royal Warrant.Formed in 1998, Computer Aid aims to alleviate poverty and overcome discrimination through the use of information and communications technology in development. In so doing it aims also to bridge the digital divide between rich and poor people.So far is has provided nearly 250,000 PCs and laptops to people in over 100 countries. PC donors in the UK include Betfair, Buckingham Palace, Virgin, Investec, Pepsico, DFID, British Airways, Sainsbury’s and the WWF. Howard Lake | 13 January 2014 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2last_img read more

50 years of struggle from Black August to Black Lives Matter Movement – a WW commentary

first_imgThis Aug. 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the heroic attempt by Jonathan Jackson, younger brother of George Jackson, to free three Black revolutionaries from the clutches of the California state prison system. The fact that this bold attempt failed has no bearing on its historical and revolutionary significance to the movements for Black Liberation and prison abolition in this country and around the world.Soledad Brothers, George Jackson, Fleeta Drumgo & John ClutchetteJonathan Jackson was only 17 years old when, armed with a rifle, he burst into a Marin County courtroom while a hearing was in session. There he demanded freedom for his brother and two other prisoners, Fleeta Drumgo and John Clutchette, who were known as the Soledad Brothers. The young revolutionary boldly declared, “We are revolutionaries. We want the Soledad Brothers free by 12:30.” (“The Heroes of San Rafael,” WW, Aug. 31, 1970)Jackson proceeded to gather four other brave prisoners in the courtroom — James McClain, William Christmas, Ruchell Magee and Khatari Gaulden — who heroically joined this action. The young Jackson and his group grabbed a judge, a prosecutor and a juror as hostages and attempted a daring escape from the courthouse. Police opened fire on the van as they were escaping, killing young Jackson, three of the prisoners (except Ruchell Magee) and the judge.Magee remains in prison today as the longest held U.S. political prisoner. And this is a history that we need to revisit to understand what is happening today.Prisons sowed seeds of insurrectionThe Black Liberation movement of the 1960s and, in particular, the Black Panther Party, educated and inspired thousands of Black prisoners in this country. In many prisons, Black Panther Party chapters were organized in prison cells. George Jackson, who was serving an indeterminate (1 year to life) sentence for stealing $70, was one such Black revolutionary.While incarcerated at Soledad State Prison, Jackson emerged as a leader in the Black Freedom movement. His writings and teaching inspired prisoners all over the state prison system. Needless to say, the criminal (in)justice system from the cops to the judges to the prison guards hated him.Jonathan JacksonJonathan Jackson’s bold attempt to free his brother was a dramatic expression of revolutionary anger and outrage against a state system that continues to this day to oppress Black, Latinx and other prisoners of color — a prison system with its roots in slavery. It was an uprising to free a Black revolutionary, as well as part of the insurrections that were taking place at that time in cities across the country against racism and police terror.Jonathan Jackson knew that the state wanted to execute his brother. One year later, prison guards assassinated George Jackson in San Quentin Prison on Aug. 21, 1971. This assassination set off a spark which was felt across the country, as prisoners in Attica State Prison in New York state rebelled shortly thereafter. When the brutal hand of the state was done, over 40 unarmed Attica prisoners were murdered by guards and state police. Since the assassination of George Jackson, August has been called Black August in honor of Black freedom fighters who dared to rebel against the prison system. Black August started in California, but it is commemorated all over the country.The movement inside the prisons has not been dormant these 50 years. What we are seeing today — fueled by the rebellion against police terror led by the Black Lives Matter movement and by the inhumane treatment during COVID-19 — is a resurgence and reignition of the prisoner liberation movement. In every prison and jail, incarcerated activists are expressing their support for the movement against systemic racism and police brutality. People inside are using what little access they have to the phone system to call out and speak at demonstrations and to the media. “Black Lives Matter” are often the first words shouted by these prisoner activists.Prisoner demands around COVID-19 echo the cries of health care workers, bus drivers and others for adequate personal protective equipment. Unfortunately, in prisons, jails and Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, with no chance of social distancing or consistent PPE access, COVID-19 has spread like wildfire and deaths are spiking.Role of repressive state exposedThe movement outside supporting the Black Lives Matter movement is waking up to the understanding that the repressive organs of the state — the courts, the prisons, the police, the prison guards and the ICE detention centers — cannot be reformed. They cannot be legislatively altered or changed in a meaningful way.  They must be abolished.Jonathan Jackson understood that when he attempted the bold rescue of the Soledad Brothers. He exposed the barbaric nature of the capitalist state that would rather shoot its own foot soldiers, a judge and a prosecutor, than give in to the just demands of the oppressed. The state made an example of Jonathan and the other brave prisoners who joined with him in that Marin County courtroom. But rather than strike fear into the prisoner movement at the time, it helped fuel a resistance movement that continues today.The California state prison system and its shock troops are still terrified of the defiant legacies of both Jonathan and George Jackson. The recent brutal and racist cell extraction of 200 Black prisoners at Soledad Prison, where guards confiscated the revolutionary writings of George Jackson and other prisoner leaders, demonstrates that. Even the taunts of the racist guards that “Black Lives Don’t Matter” won’t turn back the movement behind the walls.On this 50th anniversary of the Marin County Courthouse uprising, let us redouble our efforts to tear down the prison walls and abolish the prisons and the police once and for all. Long live the heroes of San Rafael! Long live the spirit of George Jackson! FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

President Signs Drought Information Bill

first_img Facebook Twitter President Signs Drought Information Bill SHARE By Gary Truitt – Mar 6, 2014 Home Indiana Agriculture News President Signs Drought Information Bill Previous articleMuch at Stake for Indiana Farmers In Ukraine-Russia MessNext articleGrowth Energy Celebrates 5-Years of Hard Work Gary Truitt SHARE Facebook Twitter President Barack Obama has signed the National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2014 into law. The bill authorizes appropriations for the National Integrated Drought Information System through fiscal year 2018 and requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to report to Congress on the implementation of the system. President Obama says the bipartisan legislation ensures the federal government can continue to provide timely, effective drought warning forecasts and vital support to communities that are vulnerable to drought. He says states, cities, towns, farmers and businesses rely on tools and data from the National Integrated Drought Information System to make informed decisions about water use, crop planting, wildfire response and other critical areas.  As climate change increases the intensity of weather-related disasters such as droughts, wildfires, storms and floods – President Obama says providing access to updated drought-related science and tools is growing even more important. He commends Congress for passing this bill to continue to build our national resilience to drought and help communities, farmers, businesses and individuals better prepare and recover when disaster strikes.As part of his statement on his signing of the bill into law – the President noted the drought conditions in a number of Western states – including the severe drought in California. He said his Administration is pursuing every measure to provide relief and support in partnership with states. To complement the National Integrated Drought Information System – he said federal agencies have formed a National Drought Resilience Partnership as part of his Climate Action Plan to help communities better prepare for droughts in the long-term and prevent the worst impacts on families and businesses.last_img read more

Pasadena Public Library Announce 2015 One City, One Story Contest Winners

first_img Business News Community News More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday As part of the 2015 One City, One Story program, Pasadena Public Library held an art and short story contest for Pasadena children and teens inspired by this year’s selection, The Book of Unknown Americans.Pasadena Public Library received over 50 entries. Choosing among them was tough. The winners were announced and showcased during a reception at One City, One Story Day. Here are the winning art contest entries.“My Family Story” Art ContestGuidelines: Submit a single frame illustration depicting your family story or what it means to be an American. Entries were judged on creativity, technical skill and execution. First place winners received a free class at Art Center College of Design (either for a class with Art Center for Kids or Saturday High). Runner ups received gift cards to Blicks Art Store. Special thanks to Art Center College of Design for their generous donation of the grand prizes!1st Place Winner – Grades 4–8 Caeden Becker, Grade 7Medium: PenTitle: “United Under One Nation, We Stand Together”The image of the face directly matches the cover of The Book of Unknown Americans. The drawing uniquely encompasses the essence of the melting pot concept. The face represents all ethnicities. differentiating not with the color of skin, but with textures. There are different textures of hair, eye shapes, eye color and facial markings, such as moles, freckles and whiskers. Some may initially think the lines are distracting, but one could view it as puzzle pieces composing a true American face.2nd Place Winner – Grades 4–8 Nicole Kwan, Grade 5Medium: Paint & GlitterTitle: “Freedom”This piece is striking in color. The juxtaposition of the shackles against the flag with the glittery waters of Earth represents both a dark and magical view of America. Not everyone’s story is the same. There is a dark history there that can’t be forgotten. This is a great piece for discussion. What does it mean to be an American? Is everyone free and equal?3rd Place Winner- Grades 4–8 Kaylee Gunnoe, Grade 4Medium: Water ColorTitle: “Hands Across America”This piece depicts the ideal American dream in lovely colors — soft and positive. It’s what America could be: a safe haven, land of opportunities and acceptance. This is what people (and the characters in The Book of Unknown Americans) hoped for when they came to America. It is also the subject of many of the stories from the Writing Contest. In contrast to Nicole Kwan’s “Freedom” and even Caeden Becker’s “United Under One Nation, We Stand Together,” the people in this image all look the same and are presumably free and happy.1st Place Winner – Grades 9-12 Julia See, Grade 11Medium: Colored pencils, acrylicTitle: “Yin and Yang”Breathtaking. It’s a piece of See’s own dual heritage story. The colors of the American flag are represented in the flower; the golden baby asleep within it gives birth to a new life in a new land. Added to that are the iconic image of the Statue of Liberty along with the Chinese dragon, all cupped into a pair of hands shows a precious holding. They’re very strong images, yet fragile in how they’re held together, as if they could slip through the fingers.2nd Place Winner – Grades 9-12 Angel Gomez, Grade 12Medium: Ink & PenTitle: “No Solid Soil”Gomez put together an interesting and surreal concept. The umbrella, which serves as protection in lands of both rain and sun, is either suspended or traveling between two places, somewhere on the shores of Mexico and sunny California. The title indicates that she doesn’t belong or stand still in just one world, but two, or many.“Tell Your Story” Writing ContestGuidelines: Submit an original short story of how you or a family member came to America. Stories can depict a family tale (true or fictionalized) or explore the topic of what it means to be an American. Judges were asked to consider themes of family, being an American and immigration. First place winners received $100 Visa gift cards, second place winners received $50 Visa gift cards and third place winners received $25 Visa gift cards. First place winning short stories are listed on this link, along with excerpts of the second and third place winners. To read all the complete winning short stories visit for grades 3-51st place Evelyn Chen, Grade 3Title: “Where I Belong”Summary: A young Japanese-American girl, whose been adopted by an American family, ponders her mixed heritage.2nd place Gwendolyn Lopez, Grade 4 Title: “The Letter”Summary: In Mexico, a story about a grandfather and great-uncle dreamed of the American Dream and lay in suspense as they wait for an important letter that could make that dream come true.3rd place Andrew Smithwick, Grade 5Title: “My Family’s American Story”Summary: A glimpse into several of Smithwick’s ancestors while marking significant moments in history, starting from 1642, the moment one of his ancestors set sail to America.Winners for grades 6-81st place Kaitlyn Chiu, Grade 6Title: “The Cost of Freedom”Summary: The harsh adventures of a 14 year old boy as he encounters communist soldiers, pirates, and generous strangers during his flight to freedom.2nd place Uriah Foster, Grade 7“Jaol Esgo”Summary: In the 1840s, a story of a young man from Ghana named Jaol Esgo, who journeys to America, sold as a slave, and finally joins the Underground Railroad.3rd place Eva Lindholm, Grade 6Title: “A Young Girl’s Journey: Mexico to America”Summary: A young Latina girl moves to America, but even in a different country, she still struggles with the same injustices and emotions.Winners for grades 9-121st place Judah Foster, Grade 9Title: “Land of the Free”Summary: A thirteen year old African boy is kidnapped and subjected through the stages of being sold as a slave.2nd place Julia Nail, Grade 9Title: “Anyone Can Be Successful”Summary: After moving from Japan to America to seek help for her sister’s illness, Kira finds success in something she didn’t think of before.3rd place Elizabeth Nail, Grade 9Title: “Coming to America”Summary: A dual narrative of two immigrant girls, Eleanor from France and Patricia from Mexico, who are both afraid of being ostracized at the new school.For more information, visit Community News Pasadena Public Library Announce 2015 One City, One Story Contest Winners From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 1:34 pm 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News Your email address will not be published. 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Staff at Ivan’s stage sit-in for payment

first_imgNewsLocal NewsStaff at Ivan’s stage sit-in for paymentBy Alan Jacques – January 23, 2014 773 #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Linkedin Email Previous articleLimerick schools accused of unfair admission policyNext articleAviation course takes off at LIT Alan Jacques Twitter Facebook City protests over sealing of Mother and Baby home records center_img Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp STAFF at one of Limerick’s best known convenience stores staged a sit-in protest this Wednesday after they were left without pay following the closure of the business earlier in the week.Thirty workers are demonstrating at Ivan’s on the Ennis Road in Caherdavin to secure money owed to them, including holiday and redundancy pay.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Staff members told the Limerick Post that pay cheques issued last week had bounced and that their protest would continue until they receive their full entitlements including wages, P45s and a letter from their former employer to process social welfare payments.Mary Sheehan who has worked at Ivan’s for the past nine years said the latest development was a “big blow” for all staff members.“We got a text on Sunday afternoon to be at the store at 8 pm for a meeting. We then got five minutes notice that the store was closing. This is just not acceptable,” said the 61-year-old who worked on the Deli counter.“The management knew they were closing weeks ago and they should have told us long before now. They allowed us take orders for cakes at the weekend knowing we were going to be closed. I feel terrible for all the customers who ordered cakes,” the Kileely woman remarked.“I have worked since I was 12-years-old and I had to go to the dole office this week for the first time in my life. I didn’t know where to go and didn’t have the proper forms or anything. I was in tears before I got to the counter.“We will not be moved from here until we get our wages and everything else we are owed. I feel so mad,” she said.When approached by press outside the store on Wednesday, one member of management said “I don’t need the opportunity to comment on anything”.Secretary of the Trades Council, Frank McDonald, who was at the store to support the action, said he believes the 30 staff members are “completely justified” in their protest and that management are “totally ignoring employment legislation”.A letter issued to staff from Cappagrennan Limited, trading as Ivan’s, stated that the directors are currently considering the options available to the company.“In the event that any or all of the employees are made redundant, we have been advised that those employees will receive their full salary entitlements to include any/all arrears of pay and full statutory redundancy”, the letter added. TAGSCaherdavinivansMusic Limerickprotest #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Advertisement Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launchlast_img read more

Donations needed

first_img Crisis Center logo new Crisis Center of West Texas, 910-B S. Grant Ave., needs donations of new (or very gently used) items for victims and children. CCWTX is running low on the following items: children’s clothes, children pajamas, women’s socks and underwear, sports bras, yoga pants and women’s pajamas. Clothing donations may be delivered to the center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call 333-2527. Local News WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img TAGS  Pinterest Previous articleStephanie StuchellNext articleAmid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US Digital AIM Web Support Donations needed By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Facebooklast_img read more

Serious questions asked over ‘undriveable’ Kerrykeel road

first_img Facebook Serious questions asked over ‘undriveable’ Kerrykeel road By News Highland – July 16, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Previous articleSolidarity rally to be held over Derry disturbancesNext articleMan killed in road crash in Leitrim News Highland Pinterest Google+ Twitter Twitter Facebook Serious questions are being asked of Irish Water over a delay in the completion of pipe replacement works on the Carland Road in Kerrykeel. It’s been claimed that while the utility pledged to finish the work there some time back, it has begun other works elsewhere with the road at Kerrykeel now said to be unfit for use.Donegal County Council cannot resurface the road until Irish Water completes the work.Local Cllr. Liam Blaney says at this stage, the condition of the road is so bad there that residents simply can’t wait for the pipes to be replaced:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more

Phil Collins finds buyer for waterfront Miami Beach estate listed for $40M

first_imgShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Full Name* Message* Phil Collins is in contract to sell his waterfront Miami Beach mansion amid a legal battle with his ex-wife, Orianne Bates. (Getty, Coldwell Banker Realty) Phil Collins found a buyer for his waterfront Miami Beach mansion.Collins’ sale of his home at 5800 North Bay Road is pending, according to and other listings websites. The 11-bedroom, 10-bathroom mansion, which once belonged to Jennifer Lopez, hit the market in December for $40 million. Jill Hertzberg, of the Jills Zeder Group at Coldwell Banker, has the listing.The 10,769-square-foot Mediterranean Revival estate, built in 1929, sits on a 1.2-acre lot. It has 184 feet of waterfront, a pool and dock, as well as a 6,000-gallon koi pond, according to the listing. Collins’ 5800 North Bay Road Miami LLC paid $33 million for the property in 2015.Collins has been in a legal tussle with his ex-wife, Orianne Bates. She and her new husband, Thomas Bates, paid $5.5 million for a waterfront house in Fort Lauderdale last month. They eloped in Las Vegas in August, allegedly a month after Collins and Orianne broke up.Through his lawyer, Collins demanded last year that Orianne and Thomas vacate his Miami Beach home and filed a lawsuit against the newlywed couple in October alleging unlawful detainer and forcible entry. Orianne has alleged that Collins verbally promised her 50 percent ownership interest in the house, which is owned by Collins’ LLC.Collins’ complaint also alleged that Orianne blocked the listing agent, Hertzberg, from showing the property last year.Court records show both parties agreed to a settlement that requires that Orianne and Thomas Bates leave the property by Thursday, Jan. 21. Once they leave, the mediated agreement calls for the dismissal of the LLC’s pending claims against them.Collins reportedly provided Orianne with a nearly $47 million settlement when the couple divorced in 2008. Though Orianne remarried, Phil and Orianne got back together in 2016, prior to her recent marriage to Bates. Orianne, a jewelry designer, owns Orianne Collins Jewellery and Spa in the Design District.Contact Katherine Kallergis Email Address* TagsCelebrity Real EstateMiami Beachnorth bay road Share via Shortlinklast_img read more

School superintendent resigns over racist comment about NFL quarterback

first_imgSeptember 23, 2018 /Sports News – National School superintendent resigns over racist comment about NFL quarterback Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMaddie Meyer/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The superintendent of a Texas school district stepped down Saturday and is apologizing after he made racist comments about Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.Lynn Redden, superintendent for the Onalaska Independent School District, submitted his resignation letter to the Board of Trustees during a special meeting held Saturday that was intended to discuss possible penalties for the educator.“I want to express my deepest apologies to the Board of Trustees, staff, students and patrons of the Onalaska Independent School District for the comments I made on Facebook,” Redden said in his letter. “The comments were wrong and inappropriate, and have been an embarrassment to the district, my family, friends and to me. For this I am deeply sorry.”The superintendent, who had worked for the district for 12 years, criticized Watson earlier in the week in a public Facebook post after the Texans lost to the Tennessee Titans last Sunday.“That may have been the most inept quarterback decision I’ve seen in the NFL,” he wrote on Facebook, according to Houston ABC station KTRK-TV. “When you need precision decision making you can’t count on a black quarterback.”Watson mostly brushed off the criticism when asked about Redden’s comments during practice this week.“I’m not worried about what he had to say,” Watson told reporters. “I’m all about love — that’s what I focus on.”Watson’s teammates, including All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, were not as diplomatic.“I think it’s a very ignorant comment that doesn’t deserve any more play,” Watt told reporters on Wednesday. “I don’t think anyone who speaks like that should get any run. It’s ridiculous.”Head coach Bill O’Brien made similar comments, calling Redden’s words “ignorant and idiotic.”Redden admitted he has “a lot to learn” about the situation and praised Watson.The 23-year-old quarterback is in his second season in the NFL and is currently one of four African-American starting NFL quarterbacks — along with the Panthers’ Cam Newton, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott and Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes. The Buccaneers’ Jameis Winston, currently under suspension, and Tyrod Taylor, who started for the Browns this week before being injured, are also regular starters.“As an educator, this experience has taught me that I still have a lot to learn,” Redden wrote. “My comments were not only uninformed, but also hurtful, and I understand now why they were offensive to so many people. I’d like to apologize directly to Deshaun Watson. I recognize that given the opportunity to respond by criticizing or belittling me, he chose peace and positivity instead.”“In spite of the terrible position I put him in, he showed himself to be the kind of role model I’d be proud for any of my students to follow,” he added.The Texans, who are off to a disappointing 0-2 start, play the New York Giants in Houston on Sunday.The league has been embroiled in racial controversy for the past two years after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began taking a knee before games to protest the treatment of minorities, especially by police. President Donald Trump criticized him publicly and repeatedly beginning at the start of the 2017 season. Kaepernick has not played the past two seasons and is suing the league, claiming he’s been blackballed.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img Beau Lundlast_img read more