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It’s Rail Safety Week in Indiana and across the U.S.

first_img (Tommie Lee/95.3 MNC) This week is “Rail Safety Week” in Indiana and the United States, which means you’re being reminded of the dangers of railroad crossings.In 2019, Indiana had 120 railroad crossing collisions, resulting in 44 injuries and 11 deaths.“Indiana is ranked in the top five, every year, in the country for railroad crossing collisions and different events, like trespassing injuries and fatalities,” said Jessica Feder, the executive director for Indiana Operation Lifesaver.They’re teaming up with Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation and other agencies and companies to raise awareness about the dangers of disregarding railroad crossing laws and trespassing on railroad property. You’ll be seeing videos on social media with their campaign called #STOPTrackTragedies. The videos feature personal stories from victims, friends and family members, locomotive engineers and first responders who have impacted by incidents.Life can change in an instant if you trespass on railroad tracks. Every year, hundreds of Americans are killed or injured in these incidents. Talk to your family and friends about rail safety. #RailSafetyWeek #STOPTrackTragedies pic.twitter.com/QyA3V4CHFN— Operation Lifesaver (@olinational) September 21, 2020Feder says it’s not just “cars vs. train” crashes that cause injuries and deaths. Walking along train tracks is just as dangerous.“Walking on or near railroad tracks is illegal,” she said. “They’re private property, they’re owned by a railroad company. It’s finable up to $1,000, or one year in jail, in Indiana.”She says trespassing is up in 2020, and believes it’s because more people, including children, are spending more time at home during the pandemic. But kids get bored, and they find something to do outdoors, and walking along railroad tracks is one thing they’re drawn to. Feder says it’s more dangerous now than ever before.“Trains are quieter now,” she said. “You don’t get that clickity-clack sound anymore because you have welded rails, and it’s really hard to tell, especially if you have noise-canceling headphones on or earbuds in. you don’t hear a train coming up behind you anymore.”She adds that trespassing numbers are trickier to report, because anytime you hear about a trespassing event, it’s only when an injury or fatality occurs.“So that’s not counting all the times someone gets arrested or ticketed for trespassing, or there was a near-miss.”Feder says you should do your part to help lower the number of “preventable deaths and injuries.” IndianaLocalMichiganNews By Jon Zimney – September 24, 2020 0 178 Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Previous articleMuncie mom, daughter battle over Donald Trump yard signNext articleVoting past 6 p.m. allowed if Hoosiers have trouble at the polls in November Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Twitter Google+ Twitter WhatsApp It’s Rail Safety Week in Indiana and across the U.S.last_img read more

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Letters to the Editor for Friday, March 22

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionRaise cost of living pay for services staffThe New York state budget expires on March 31. The Legislature and governor are now negotiating the “big” issues, including the property tax cap, recreational marijuana, election- and criminal justice reform, and more. As the leaders discuss spending, it is important not to lose track of the human services staffing crisis.Over the past 18 months, our ability to attract and retain quality employees for our services has declined precipitously.Staff turnover ranging from 35 percent to 40 percent annually has gotten materially worse.  These trends are jeopardizing the quality and extent of the services we provide the entire county and local communities. Immigration views have changed little“The immigrant population, is constantly growing and we must either absorb it, or be absorbed by it. We must give them the benefit of our highest ideals, the teaching of our best teachers, or we must expect in the future coming generations to have them teaching us the worst of theirs.”Interesting, huh? This came from a newspaper article printed Wednesday, March 19, 1919. Just think, 100 years ago and humanity is still much the same as then. Interesting. Leo Muller Greenfield Center Liberals trying to destroy the country The rules of the game are about as good as you’ll find at Rivers. Play within your means and have some fun.Tom SingerDelanson Cheating to advance is just human natureIf you look at the two cartoons gracing The Gazette opinion page on March 16, poking fun at the difference between people who follow the proper path to college entry vs. those who scam the system to gain illegal entry, I noted the similarities to our immigration problem.You could have switched the text and made it about illegal border hopping. Some take the time and trouble to follow the rules; others just get here any way they can.I think the concept of one population following rules while others do whatever they want points out the way the world turns. It hasn’t changed in thousands of years. The majority of people are decent, law-abiding folk. But there are always some who simply think they are above the rules and do whatever they want.It cannot be stopped. It’s human nature.Bill DenisonBurnt HillsMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsGov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the census I can’t believe some people don’t want to put on the birth certificate whether it’s a boy or girl. They want to wait until the children can decide for themselves. Stupid, stupid. I won’t be surprised if the state allows it. You know the liberals will stop at nothing to get the votes. I hope and pray that some day, the liberals will stop bashing our president.Maybe, just maybe, some day they will wake up and see that he is doing more good than bad for our country. He’s the only president that is trying to get North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal. He’s also trying to negotiate with China to take more goods to equalize our trade agreement. Maybe some day with God’s help, all races, nationalities and religions will start getting along. God bless the president for trying to make America strong again.He can and will if he can get all of the Republicans and some Democrats to see that he’s right. He isn’t going to let a few certain people destroy our country (Pelosi and Schumer, to mention a couple). When is Mueller going to stop wasting taxpayers’ money investigating 60 or more people who were with our president? Enough is enough. They are ridiculous. Why don’t they investigate the Democrats?James MaxfieldScotia Plenty of reasons  to re-elect TrumpIn response to Dave Edwards’ March 4 letter, I would like to add a few of President Trump’s major accomplishments: tax cut law, VA Accountability Act, Right to Try Law, getting us out of TPP and the Paris Climate Accord, canceling the Iran nuclear deal and adding two Supreme Court justices. Why do I mention these accomplishments? We live in a time of hypocrisy by the left and the Democrats. Trump gets criticized for his accomplishments and for not doing anything. I stand by the president and for what he is doing for our country, Keep America great.  Follow basics when playing blackjack Underfunding human services is also an equity and racial disparity issue. The nonprofit human services workforce is 81 percent female and 46 percent women of color.Today, over 400 Northern Rivers Family Services staff work in Schenectady County, providing educational, early Head Start, family services, counseling, foster care and mental health services to over 4,000 families, children and youth. We depend on trained staff to support our clients. We can’t replace staff with technology, nor can we raise our prices.On behalf of the human services sector and our clients, we urge the elected officials to include the statutory-required cost of living adjustment (COLA) for all human services workers in the state budget. Our children, adults and communities depend on these staff.William Gettman AlbanyThe writer is CEO of Northern Rivers Family of Services. I believe the left and Democrats stand for open borders, globalism, sanctuary cities, silencing of our freedom of speech and taking away our Second Amendment. I support Trump because he embraces a secure border, America first, supporting the rule of law and law enforcement, and protecting the Bill of Rights.The 2020 cast of Democratic hopefuls looks more like a bunch misfits. In reality, it’s a tryout for 2024. Joe Biden might be their only chance, but he might be too moderate for this group. Mr. President, you confidently have my vote for you again in 2020.David CanaleClifton Park I’ve been playing blackjack for over 50 years and enjoy playing at the Rivers casino. The average player there is getting better, but still needs some work. I’m going to list some tips that should be helpful.1. Obtain a chart that shows how to play every hand using basic strategy.2. Learn the basic strategy and stick to it.3. If you are having a bad day, do not rebuy.4. Do not increase your bet after losing a hand.If you learn to play your cards properly and manage your money properly, you can have a lot of fun without losing money.Rivers has the friendliest dealers I have ever experienced. They depend on tips for about two-thirds of their earnings; so when you win, you should tip them.last_img read more

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Artillery fire kills 9 in Syria

first_imgThe school in Sarmin was run by the United Kingdom-based humanitarian organization Syria Relief. It was sheltering displaced people when cluster munitions hit the school on Wednesday, according to authorities. AFP SYRIA – The Syrian governmentartillery fire has killed nine people, including five children, inopposition-held Idlib province on Wednesday, responders said.  Over 370,000 people have been killedsince an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011,according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The monitoringgroup documented 11,215 deaths during 2019.(BBC) The school was run by the UnitedKingdom (UK)-based humanitarian organization Syria Relief, which said two ofthe children who died were six years old. The others were nine, 11 and 13, itadded.    center_img Around 284,000 people have fled theirhomes, mostly in southern Idlib, as a result of the hostilities since Dec. 1,the United Nations said.    Sixteen others were injured whencluster munitions hit a school in Sarmin which was sheltering displaced people,according to the White Helmets.last_img read more

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