More Aklan villages ‘cleared of illegal drugs’

first_imgIn Kalibo, the drug-free barangays areLinabuan Norte, Nalook, Mabilo, Briones, Mobo, and Caano. The remainingbarangays of Poblacion, Pook, Andagao, New Buswang, Old Buswang, Estancia,Linabuan Norte, and Bakhaw Sur are being closely monitored for illegal drugactivities. Three other barangays – Naasug,Kabulihan and Dumlog were cleared of illegal drugs, bringing the total to sixout of 17 barangays in Malay, Aklan. Last week, the Regional OversightCommittee identified the barangays of Tinigaw and Bakhaw Norte in Kalibo, andthe barangays of Sambiray, Cogon and Nabaoy in Malay as drug-cleared barangays. Other parameters of the Dangerous DrugsBoard Regulation are the existence of drug awareness, preventive education andinformation programs, active involvement of the Sangguniang Kabataan to helpmaintain the drug-cleared status of the barangay, existence of voluntary andcompulsory drug treatment and rehabilitation processing desk and activeinvolvement of barangay officials in anti-drug activities.(With a report from Akean Forum/PN)center_img BORACAY – Five additional barangays inthe towns of Malay and Kalibo in Aklan have recently been declared free fromillegal drugs.   The villages have no clandestine druglaboratory and chemical warehouse, “drug pushers or users,” non-availability ofdrug supply, marijuana cultivation site and drug den as validated by thePhilippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Philippine National Police (PNP),Department of Health (DOH), and the Department of the Interior and LocalGovernment (DILG) in the region. last_img read more

Syracuse beats Canisius, 13-11, in game delayed 1 month

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ After a full month, No. 4 Syracuse’s game against Canisius (11-6, 8-0 Metro Atlantic), which had been suspended since April 3, finally resumed Tuesday at Canisius. The Orange (17-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast) won, 13-11. Kelly Cross scored two of SU’s three goals on the day to pull away from the Golden Griffins.The game had been tied at 10 with 6:05 remaining before snow on the field required officials to call the game. Just before the game was postponed due to weather, the Golden Griffins scored three straight goals to tie up the Orange.SU had originally rescheduled its game against Canisius April 5 to April 3 because SU had more competition dates than the NCAA allows, head coach Gary Gait said. That meant Syracuse hosted Duke at noon, won 14-12 and then boarded a bus to Buffalo to take on Canisius just a few hours later.After play resumed Tuesday, Cross took advantage of a free position opportunity and scored the first goal of the day to give the Orange a 11-10 lead. Canisius answered with a goal to tie the game back up at 11 with 2:57 remaining.But Kayla Treanor won the ensuing draw and threw a quick pass ahead to Halle Majorana, who netted a goal six seconds later. Cross netted the game’s final goal with 1:54 remaining to give SU a two-goal cushion and, eventually, the win.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDespite not scoring Tuesday, SU sophomore attack Riley Donahue had two goals and two assists before the stoppage in play.In April, Canisius jumped out to a 1-0 lead just two minutes into the first half. The two teams seemed evenly matched and traded goals until the Orange outscored the Griffins in the last 17:53 of the half to grab a 7-5 lead going into halftime.Syracuse scored a few quick goals to begin the second half and looked poised to finish the game strong, but SU collapsed in the final 6:57 before the game was called. In a short 1:25, Canisius exploded for three quick goals to tie the game at 10-10. Finally on Tuesday, SU recovered from its near-collapse to grab the win. Published on May 3, 2016 at 5:42 pm Contact Liam: lpsull01@syr.educenter_img Commentslast_img read more

NI Blow: Veteran Defender Out Of Germany Clash

first_imgHearts defender Aaron Hughes has dealt Northern Ireland a big blow after he was ruled out of their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against world champions Germany.The 37-year old picked up a calf injury on Saturday while playing for Hearts against Dundee and has returned to the club for further treatmentAnother appearance for Hughes would have made it 109 caps and that would be a record for the most capped home nations’ defender beating the one set by England’s Bobby Moore.Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has already called up Dunfermline defender Callum Morris as his replacement.Northern Ireland have won an hundred percent record from the matches played so far in 2017 and are guaranteed second place in Group C however a win over Germany would put them in a good position for first position.Aaron Hughes has been a consistent performer for Northern Ireland since his debut in 1998 and is the team’s most-capped outfield player with 108 appearances. He started in the past three qualifiers against Azerbaijan, San Marino and the Czech Republic and helped the team to victory without conceding at all.Northern Ireland Squad:Goalkeepers: McGovern (Norwich City), Mannus (St Johnstone), Carroll (Linfield)Defenders: Morris (Dunfermline), G McAuley (West Brom), Evans (West Brom), Brunt (West Brom), C McLaughlin (Millwall), Hodson (Rangers), A Thompson (Bradford City loan), D Lafferty (Sheffield United), Flanagan (Burton Albion)Midfielders: Davis (Southampton), McGinn (Gwangju), Norwood (Fulham loan), C Evans (Blackburn), Ferguson (Millwall), Dallas (Leeds), Lund (Burton Albion), Paton (St Johnstone), J Jones (Kilmarnock), G Saville (Millwall)Strikers: K Lafferty (Hearts), Magennis (Charlton), Washington (QPR), McCartan (Bradford City)RelatedMcAuley Returns To NI Squad Ahead Of World  Cup QualifiersSeptember 26, 2017In “FIFA”2018 World Cup Qualifying Wrap (Europe): England, Germany Secure Final SpotsOctober 6, 2017In “Europe”Coleman Names 23-Man Squad For Upcoming World Cup QualifiersSeptember 28, 2017In “World Cup”last_img read more