Professionals earn master’s degree from Champlain College BURLINGTON, Vt.–Twelve area professionals were among the graduates of Champlain Colleges online masters program in Managing Innovation and Information Technology in May. The area graduates were: Chad Berry of Burlington, Vt., a real estate paralegal with Wiener & Gale, PC in Burlington; Scott Eagle of Montgomery Center, Vt., the media coordinator for the office of Congressman Bernie Sanders; Jill Erwin of Waterbury Center, Vt., a network support specialist for Green Mountain Power; Sean Fairhurst of Burlington, Vt., a GIS applications developer for Fairhurst Professional Services, LLC; Elisabeth McCarthy of Shelburne, Vt., the catering manager with Sodexho Campus Services at the University of Vermont; Mahendar Narayan of South Burlington, Vt., a senior systems architect for Green Mountain Power; Danielle Ouellette of Bridport, Vt., an inventory specialist with Agri-Mark/Cabot; Michael Poczobut of Barre, Vt., a software engineer for IDX Systems Corp.; Gavin Schmidt of Burlington, Vt., director of technology at Shark Communications; Shubhashree Thekahally of South Burlington, Vt., a software engineering professor at Champlain College; and Julia Vaughn of Shelburne, Vt., the director of client services for Terry’s Tips. These professionals graduated from a business and technology program that is delivered completely online in a highly interactive, yet virtual environment. Taking as few as 18 months to complete, the program consists of small, instructor-led courses accessed via the Internet and it delivers a unique blend of business and information technology know how to position graduates to better manage technology use in their companies. http://www.champlain.edu/masters(link is external) # # #
The mayor of Palm Beach County, Mack Bernard, told Jen and Bill this morning in a live interview that he plans to mount a legal challenge to the impending importation of 500 illegal migrants a month to Palm Beach County from the Southern Border.https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Bernard-Legal-option.mp3Mayor Bernard told Jen and Bill, once the planeloads of migrants arrive at PBIA and are transferred to the Port of Palm Beach, they will be processed at theWest Palm Beach Border Patrol station in Riviera Beach. They will be given a notice to appear and then will disappear into the neighborhoods, hospitals and schools of Palm Beach County.https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Bernard-free-on-the-streets.mp3Jen and Bill also asked Mayor Bernard, why are the migrants being transported to Palm Beach and Broward Counties? Governor DeSantis and possibly even President Trump, who announced a new immigration plan Thursday, were not aware of the decision.https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Bernard-Rubio-letter.mp3Mayor Bernard noted that there have been no shelters or other arrangements designated for the migrants yet.He said the governor may have to declare a national emergency for Palm Beach County to provide enough resources.Although no official reason has been given for the relocation, U.S. authorities have been relocating migrants from the border to less-crowded areas for processing.
With the participation of 134 young skiers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia the 9th Cup “Silver Fox” was held on Bjelasnica during the weekend.The regional competition was held in four categories – cicibani (MCE and SCE), and children under 14 and 16 years.A total of 16 races was held and the most success were young skiers from BiH and Serbia, who won eight awards.In the youngest category of Cicban (MCE) the following won the first place: Isidora Jugovic (Jahorina) and Tarik Zuhric (SK Nas team), Ana Đokanović (Jahorina) and Aleksa Balović (Serbia), while in competition of Ciciban (SCE) the fastest has been Dasha Dobrodolac (Serbia) with two victories, as well as Aleksa Tomovic (Serbia) and Daut Hamidović (Ilidža).In the category “Children 1” (U14) Peter Veljkovic and Veselin Zlatković celebrated with two wictories (Serbia), while in the competition “Children 2” (U16) Diana Dijaković (Fojnica) and Strahinja Đokanović (Jahorina) celebrated two victories as well.Cup Silver Fox is a regional competition that has great significance for the development and promotion of alpine skiing in BiH and gives opportunities for young skiers to acquire competitive experience and contribute to their further ski development.Successful organizer of the competition was the Ski Club Bjelasnica.(Source: Novovrijeme)