Cranford Indoor Pool Reopens Wednesday With New Rules

CRANFORD, NJ — The Centennial Avenue Indoor Pool in Cranford will reopen this coming Wednesday with coronavirus precautions, such as temperature checks.

The town has posted a list of frequently asked questions here: Centennial Avenue Indoor Pool & Fitness Center 2020-21 Frequently Asked Questions

Residents who want to sign up for the pool or other Recreation Department activities can use this link.

Coronavirus stats in Cranford

Meanwhile, Cranford Mayor Patrick

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Drive-thru Halloween Stroll set in Port Huron | Life

The Port Huron Parks & Recreation Department has decided that a drive-thru would be the safest way for trick-or-treaters and their families to enjoy its 31st annual Halloween Stroll. Amid COVID-19, participants can experience Halloween scenes while collecting candy.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 31 at Desmond Landing on Third Street in Port Huron. The cost is $8 per carload for residents and

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Tahoe Ski resorts add COVID-19 restrictions for 2020-21 season

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Packed chairlifts will be a thing of the past as Tahoe resorts implement policies that ensure social distancing. (Photo: Provided by Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe)

The end of the 2019-2020 ski season stands out in Caroline Guenther’s memory. After a dry February, winter storms were finally dropping some powder in the Tahoe basin – and then the resorts closed due to the pandemic.

“We were all shocked. It happened

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10 tips for planning the perfect car-based getaway

This year may come to be remembered as the moment the great American road trip made its comeback. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are turning to car-based trips to avoid planes during a time when air travel feels riskier.

In July, The Harris Poll found around two-thirds of Americans say they’ll probably be taking more road trips this year to avoid airline travel because of COVID-19. After all, it’s

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Residents, developer at odds over proposed changes to Summerville neighborhood | News

Brian Riesen says he moved to The Ponds subdivision in Summerville because he was promised a neighborhood rich with amenities that would preserve the natural beauty of the Ashley River’s headwaters and give residents an alternative to the clutter of cookie-cutter homes going up elsewhere in fast-growing Dorchester County.

So when he caught wind this summer of proposed changes to the neighborhood’s development agreement that he felt threatened that way

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As Washington fumbled relief talks, economy’s cracks deepened in recent months

The coronavirus pandemic already has permanently shuttered 24 eateries in her scenic town of about 93,000 people. Button is trying desperately to avoid becoming the 25th.

“They can’t just walk away and go home to campaign,” she said. “It’s getting worse and worse. … We need help.”

Button’s plight illustrates the economic consequences of Washington’s failure, after months of intermittent negotiation, to deliver a fresh economic stimulus package. President Trump

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TREK TRAVEL REINVENTS THE WAY WE TRAVEL – See the world your way in 2021

Aspen, Boulder, California Wine Country, Norway, and Costa Brava are just a few of the new and redesigned bike tour destinations. Expanded travel styles, including self-guided, a la carte, private, custom, and trips close to home, offer more ways to see the world by bike in 2021.

MADISON, Wis. (PRWEB) September 18, 2020

Trek Travel, a leading active vacation tour operator specializing in bicycling vacations, unveils a new standout roster

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Housing Forward checks into Oak Park hotel | Articles | News

Housing Forward has made a major stride in its battle to upend homelessness by entering into a year-long lease with the Write Inn. Housing Forward, which works to transition people experiencing homelessness into stable housing, will use the hotel to house clients in its interim housing program.

“We’re super excited,” said Lynda Schueler, Housing Forward executive director. “This is a game-changer for us.” 

The interim housing program provides temporary housing

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Fewer K-12 students enrolled in Whatcom schools during COVID

Enrollment in nearly all of Whatcom County’s seven public school districts have dropped, some sharply, likely because of COVID-19 and the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, according to new figures and a news release from the state on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Hundreds of Whatcom families didn’t enroll students in public schools for the start of the school year, a trend that’s being seen statewide.

In Whatcom County, only Meridian School

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Exploring More Learning Outside Of Home | Dnronline

Learning outside of the home, what once seemed a common activity but now a precious rarity, is back in downtown.

After six months of closure, downtown’s Explore More Discovery Museum reopened last week under limited hours and reduced capacity for pre-scheduled play sessions.

Museum Director Lisa Shull said staff has worked for months tracking information on the virus, working to find ways to bring the multisensory museum to families in

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Penn State students weigh in on returning to the IM Building this semester | University Park Campus | Penn State | Daily Collegian

Many Penn State students have been waiting to take a trip back to the gym as a part of their daily routine for the fall semester — and now they have the chance.

The Intramural Building reopened to students on Sept. 25. The White Building and the Hepper Fitness Center do not have plans to reopen.

According to a Penn State News release, students are required to wear masks, practice

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‘In London I never knew my neighbours. Now I can ring anyone for anything’

City-dwelling folk often seem to believe country life is all Fair Isle sweaters, floaty tea-dresses and long walks to the pub for a ploughman’s. Anyone currently swapping urban life for this manicured version of the rural idyll is certainly in for a rude awakening. But forgive me for getting angry at the perception that the countryside is unfriendly; it’s not. Country dwellers work in the country, they’re not there for

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to reopen Friday with reduced service, officials say

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After being closed for more than six months during the coronavirus pandemic, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will reopen Friday with reduced service, officials announced on Wednesday.

The world’s largest rotating tram car will initially be open Friday through Monday, officials said. The first car will head up each day at 8 a.m., with the last car down at 6 p.m.

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Meet the independent candidates running for Student Government | News

Two Senate candidates decided to run for UF Senate seats without any party affiliation, despite the unusually high number of party options in this Student Government election.

Four parties are running for Student Government election, including the current majority party, Gator, as well as three new parties: Change, Progressive and Union. 

Voting for 50 Senate seats begins ends Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at six polling locations across campus:

  • Reitz Student

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Columbus Day 2020: Hampton Roads closings, schedule changes

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Columbus Day is a national, public holiday observed on the second Monday of every October.

Here’s a list of city and county governments that are closed or have changed schedules for Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 12:

CHESAPEAKE

All city offices, courts, community centers, libraries, and the Chesapeake Visitor’s Center will be closed. There will be no changes to trash or recycling collection schedules. The Voter

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Early voting for presidential election 2020 in Knox County: Get the info

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Are you sick of the election? Are you thinking about staying home on Election Day? DON’T. Here’s why.

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  • Early voting in Tennessee begins Oct. 14 and ends Oct. 29.
  • Voting early offers the most sites and times to vote.
  • The Knox County Election Commission administrator urges voters to make a plan and expect lines.

Early voting begins this week, and more people than ever are expected to

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EcoWatch, Oct. 7 | Environmental

The Jackson Hole Clean Water Coalition is hosting a forum Thursday to allow prospective town and county elected officials to share their perspectives on the region’s water quality challenges.

The live virtual forum will take place from noon to 2 p.m. The first hour is devoted to Jackson Town Council and mayoral candidates. The second will focus on Teton County Board of County Commissioners candidates.

The forum will be presented

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Idaho ski resorts prepare for winter operations during the pandemic

BOISE, Idaho — Skiing and snowboarding will be slightly different this winter as resorts prepare their plans to keep guests safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The National Ski Areas Association has put out guidelines to help the ski industry prepare for their winter operation.

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