Window smashed at Hudson Pride Connections Center

first_imgJERSEY CITY — The smashing of the front window of a Jones Street office of the Hudson Pride Connections Center on March 20 is being investigated as a possible “bias incident,” local officials said.While no one was hurt, the incident has increased the tension many people feel in the community. Hudson Pride provides a number of key services to the LGBTQ community, including physical and psychological assistance. The center operates on the second floor of a building just south of the Journal Square campus for Hudson Community College, and the transportation PATH and bus hub.Police responded to the site at about 10:40 a.m. on the report of a broken window and were met by the deputy director.The alarm company altered the center-of-motion activity on the front porch prior to the arrival of staff, who discovered the window bashed in.Nothing was stolen. ×last_img read more

‘Women in the Workplace’ study: CEOs must set the tone for equality

first_img 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Organizations are missing out on innovation, performance, and economic advantages that come not only with having women on their staff, but also in executive leadership roles.“You cannot, as an organization, claim that you have the best talent if less than 50% of the people in the organization are women,” says Dominic Barton, global managing director at McKinsey & Co.“Women in the Workplace,” a study by McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.org, shows men continue to outnumber women in executive positions at companies throughout North America.The study gathered data from 118 companies and surveyed nearly 30,000 employees about promotions, attrition, and trajectories for women in the workplace. continue reading »last_img read more

See you later, alligator: Crocodile rescue contest in Palu cancelled as no takers emerge

first_img“We will not give up. We have prepared equipment for the team,” he said, adding that the special team would arrive in Palu on Tuesday.However, Hasmuni did not reveal what strategies the special team would adopt to rescue the crocodile.BKSDA Central Sulawesi had launched the contest because it did not have enough resources to locate the wild crocodile in question.Read also: Up for a challenge? Contest held in Palu to save crocodile stuck in tire for years The reptile was regularly spotted swimming in the waters connecting the Palu River to Palu Bay. Officials and conservationists previously tried but failed to catch it.Family Reptiler Tadulako (FARTA), a community of reptile lovers in Palu, expressed hope that the crocodile could be helped as soon as possible, as the tire could endanger its life.“Hopefully the evacuation can run smoothly. We hope that we can help the agency in some way,” FARTA founder Gunanta said.Gunanta said that, once saved, the crocodile could be released in the Palu River, its original habitat. (syk) A contest to save a wild crocodile that has been living with a used motorcycle tire around its neck for years has been cancelled after the Central Sulawesi Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA Central Sulawesi) failed to gain any interest from the community.“Yes, we are ending the contest,” BKSDA Central Sulawesi head Hasmuni Hasmar said during a visit to the Palu River on Sunday as quoted by Antara news agency.Hasmuni said that, in place of the contest, the agency would prepare a special team with the assistance of the Environment and Forestry Ministry’s Biodiversity Conservation Directorate General.center_img Topics :last_img read more

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang accused of lacking ambition over Manchester United transfer

first_imgPierre-Emerick Aubameyang accused of lacking ambition over Manchester United transfer Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 23 Mar 2020 4:55 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.5kShares Comment Advertisement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is expected to leave Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty)Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would only be moving to Manchester United for one final pay day.That’s according to former Gunner Paul Merson, who says the Gabon forward would be showing a lack of ambition by moving to Old Trafford.United have shown interest in Aubameyang since the forward’s move to Arsenal in 2018 and they’ve been heavily linked with a move for the former Dortmund ace this summer as he enters the last 12 months of his contract at the Emirates. Solskjaer is keen to sign a striker this summer (Picture: Getty)Barcelona were keen on signing Aubameyang in January but they will not meet Arsenal’s £50m valuation of the striker this summer and have warned Aubameyang’s representatives that they have other targets.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe Red Devils would be more willing to do so given their determination to compete for the Premier League title again.But Merson believes the Gabon international would only be moving to the Theatre of Dreams for one thing. ‘I don’t think you can say Aubameyang would be going for ambition if he went to Manchester United,’ Merson told Sky Sports.‘He’d be going for the money because he’s almost 31 and this would likely to be his last move.‘At the moment, you can’t say you are going to go to Manchester United and get guaranteed trophies. You won’t be able to guarantee United winning anything in the next two or three seasons’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityUnited had been on a 12-match unbeaten run before the coronavirus outbreak caused the Premier League season to be postponed until at least late April.Premier League clubs have voted in favour of finishing the season, rather than voiding it.United are currently in fifth and through to the quarter-finals of the Europa League and FA Cup.MORE: Rio Ferdinand tells Liverpool fans why the Premier League season should be voidedlast_img read more