The major event at Monday’s nights Town Board meeting was the Town Board is making progress on installing a traffic signal at Maple and Culpepper roads.The town hired Di Donato Associates to perform the design work for the project for $10,700. The Board didn’t give a date when the signal will be working.buy valium onlinetramadol online pharmacy buy adipex online without prescription ultram online no prescription buy adipex without prescription buy ambien online without prescription ambien online pharmacy buy ambien online no prescription buy tramadol online without prescription buy tramadol without prescription buy valium online without prescription buy ambien no prescription ultram online without prescription
The Fracking Law will before the Planning Board this August.This will be a good time to come to defend the Fracking Law.
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The Seattle-based company also raised prices nationally about a year ago.
A small and large brewed coffee will each go up by 10 cents in most areas of the country, Starbucks says. That would bring the price of a large coffee to $2.45 in most U.S. stores.
Starbucks’ new cold-brew coffee will carry higher price
Starbucks’ new cold-brew coffee will carry higher price
Some other coffee sellers are cutting prices. Last week, The J.M. Smucker Co. said it would cut prices for most of its coffee products because of declines in future prices for unroasted coffee beans. In an emailed statement Monday, Starbucks Corp. said coffee costs are only part of its expenses, which also include rent, labor, marketing and equipment.
The statement said the company continually evaluates pricing to “balance the need to run our business profitably while continuing to provide value to our loyal customers and to attract new customers.”
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“There exists a great temptation for leaders to believe themselves indispensable, step by step to head towards authoritarianism, to personality cults, and not to allow the communities renewed in the Holy Spirit to thrive,” Francis told members of the Catholic movement Renewal in the Holy Spirit.
He said this temptation “renders ‘eternal’ the position of those who consider themselves indispensable,” but added that only the Holy Spirit is indispensable in the church and Jesus is the only Lord.
“There are no others,” he said. “A time limit should be established for roles in the church, which are in reality a form of service.” The Pope went on to say that lay leaders need to prepare their successors as it would be “opportune” for all serving in the church to have a time limit. “There are no lifelong leaders in the church,” he said.
In March, Francis told Mexican television he had a “feeling” his pontificate would be brief. “Four or five years, I do not know, even two or three,” he said. He praised Benedict¹s decision to step down as “courageous,” saying the Pope emeritus “should not be considered an exception” and that a “door has been opened” to what he calls an “institution” of papal retirees.
But Pope Francis, 78, has also said that to keep a Pope in charge strictly up to 80 years of age “creates a sensation that the pontificate is at its end and that would not be a good thing.” This has led to speculation that the Pope has every intention of carrying on, but is raising the possibility of resigning in a bid to hasten his reforms while lulling his opponents into inaction.
Last August, speaking to reporters on the papal plane back from Korea, Francis said “our lives are getting longer and, at a certain age, there is not the capacity to govern well.”Posing the question if he would emulate Benedict and resign, he said: “I will pray, but I would do the same.” He then said he felt his pontificate “won’t last long” and that he may have “two or three years” before going “up to the house of the of the Father.”
Inside sources say Francis’ health is poor and in a worse state than he appears. He works tirelessly, takes little exercise, and has brought his doctor and, unusually, an extra medic with him on a grueling eight day, three-nation visit to his native Latin America this week.
- Roundup of recent News on a variety of topics.
EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- MONDAY, July 6, TALK: Pope’s Climate Encyclical – Walk through it with Sister Eileen O’Connor, Member, Diocesan Care for Creation Committee. Sponsor: Sierra Club’s Climate and Clean Energy Writers Group. 6:00-7:30 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church (2nd floor), 695 Elmwood at Ferry, Buffalo
- SATURDAY, July 11, SOLAR JAM: PUSH Buffalo is hosting a “Solar Jam” with Solar Power demonstrations, Live Music, Roller Skating, Food and Fun. 12pm-5pm, Mass. Ave. Park (between Winter & Lawrence Streets), Buffalo; Visit Re-ENERGIZE Buffalo for details.
- MONDAY, July 13, MEETING: Energy Committee of the Sierra Club Niagara Group CANCELED. Members are asked to attend the July 6 Writers Group Talk & Meeting
Web LINKS to all Events are in the sidebar at Re-ENERGIZE Buffalo – Click Here
As an Amherst resident I received a mailing from Assemblymember Ray Walters. It is really incredible the number of name drops Walter’s pulls off in one 8 1/2 by 11 piece of paper.
The mailing at taxpayer expense highlights three events the Assemblymember is holding. Somehow in mentioning three events his name is dropped by my count 10 times! Along with three photos of himself.
Clearly the main purpose of the mailing is not to provide information, the purpose is to promote the Assemblymember at a time when he is campaigning for higher office.
It just get’s tiring how being in elected office is primarily about self promotion.
In concert with their report, the CFPB has a good explainer of what exactly a reverse mortgage is. (Hint: “it is a loan”.) The NYT has a good wrap up of the some of the problems with reverse mortgages laid out by the CFPB. For starters, there other, cheaper ways of doing the same thing (home equity loans or lines of credit). Worse, seniors are increasingly choosing to take the lump sum payment to refinance their existing mortgage or pay off other debt. That’s a dire window into the finances of America’s grandparents.
Credit is tight and all but unavailable to many Americans who need it. It would be great if reverse mortgages were an incremental solution to that problem. However, indebted seniors using reverse mortgages to pay off other debts are more exposed to financial risks like unexpected medical bills or home repairs after taking out a reverse mortgage:
While they gain additional cash flow…they lose the ability to use their home equity as a cushion against other major expenses…Reverse mortgage borrowers in their 60s, especially those seeking to refinance a sizeable traditional mortgage balance, are at higher risk than other borrowers of finding themselves with few financial resources with which to cover unexpected expenses or finance a move later in life. Prospective borrowers in their 60s with few other retirement resources may simply be prolonging an unsustainable financial situation by using a reverse mortgage to refinance a traditional mortgage.
There is an Amherst Town Board meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. If you plan to speak you have to sign the sheet before 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in Council Chambers.
The history of soccer in America will not be written without this name: Carli Lloyd.
The United States star midfielder scored three times in the first half to vault the Americans to their third Women’s World Cup title on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over Japan at B.C. Place.
Lloyd scored from close, she scored from far and she scored a place in U.S. sports lore for a team that came together beautifully to vanquish all comers and now will stand aside the 1999 team as most cherished ever by a still-growing soccer nation.
The theme of the team has been “She believes” and Lloyd made everyone believe within the first five minutes of the match, redirecting a shot from Megan Rapinoe at three minutes and then knocking in a second goal two minutes later. Lauren Holiday scored on a volley in the 14th minute to make it 3-0, and then Lloyd’s missile from the halfway line sailed over Japan goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori to make it 4-0 in just the 16th minute. The elated roar from Lloyd as she sprinted toward her teammates will be replayed for years and years. She is the first ever to score a hat trick in a World Cup final.