#BREAKING – four car pile up and second crash close Shannon…

first_imgShannondoc operating but only by appointment Email Print NewsBreaking news#BREAKING – four car pile up and second crash close Shannon dual carriagewayBy Staff Reporter – March 9, 2016 1425 Twitter Advertisement WhatsApp Facebook First Irish death from Coronavirus TAGSfeatured center_img Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleRAI #foodoscars hail Limerick’s best food and wine winnersNext articleMolly ordered to return items she took from Jason’s house Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie The crash scene on the N18 this Wednesday morning – pic @LimerickFireEMERGENCY services are attending the scene of a four car pile up on the N18 Limerick to Ennis Road near Cratloe which has caused huge delays in the area for motorists.Four units from Limerick City and County Fire and Rescue Service are dealing with the four car crash on the southbound lane of the N18.The carriageway between Junction 4 Cratloemoyle and Junction 3 Coonagh West is has been reduced to one lane following the collision.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up One lane has reopened to traffic.A second crash near Setrights Tavern did not require the attendance of emergency services but has effected traffic congestion.Gardai, emergency paramedics and member of the Fire and Rescue service are at the scene dealing with the major incident and motorist are advised to the avoid the area and both lanes.Three people have been taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment but their injuries are understood to be non-life threatening. Linkedin No vaccines in Limerick yet Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHLlast_img read more

Tom Oves is 2017 Exchange Club Honoree June 5 at Flanders; Tickets on Sale…

first_imgTeacher, Board of Education member, coach, entrepreneur, legend and all-around great guy Tom Oves will be getting some well-deserved recognition on June 5.Oves is the recipient of the Exchange Club of Ocean City’s 52nd Annual Book of Golden Deeds award and will be honored at a dinner at the Flanders Hotel on June 5, 2017 from 6 to 10 p.m.The event is open to the public. Regular tickets are $50 and $35 to members of the Exchange Club.To register online please visit www.ocxc.org/event-2508520 . To register by phone or email, please contact Jon Batastini at 609-827-4786 or [email protected] is one of Ocean City’s most remarkable residents, well-known to local residents and visitors alike. His Golden Book of Deeds Award recognizes his many contributions to his hometown and community. The dinner is an opportunity to thank Tom for all he does and to have a fun evening in the process.He does so much, from running his iconic boardwalk eatery, to coaching and administering the Ocean City Junior Wrestling Club and its tournament which draws  wrestlers from all over South Jersey and surrounding states. He also coached for years in the Ocean City Little League.Tom might be best known for his many years as an educator and supporter of education. An eight-year member of the Ocean City BOE, which he also served for four years as Vice President, he is as familiar as the firmament around Ocean City Schools. He chairs the Building and Grounds Committee, presiding over some of the top school and athletic facilities in the region.  He also served on the Strategic Planning and Hall of Fame Committees.Ocean City born and raised, Oves’ dedication to education began in 1987 at Wildwood High where he taught and coached Freshman Boys Basketball. He went on to Atlantic City Middle School and the High School, teaching in that system until 2007.  He coached the Vikings’ traveling chess team during that period.If Tom Oves makes it look easy, its because he is so good at giving back, not because it is easy. He has been faced with, and overcome serious health problems for more than 30 years –including bouts with cancer and the loss of a leg at the knee due to circulation problems—Tom just keeps going.“Nothing can stop this guy, he is a force of nature,”  said his friend Jon Batastini.This is Ocean City’s chance to thank him at the banquet on June 5.Tom, and his wife Mary have three boys – twins Dustin and John, and Tommy. During the summer season he works with his brothers Alex and Chris at the family restaurant, bike rental and umbrella rental emporium at 4th and the Boardwalk.last_img read more

800 officers, employees call out sick in Chicago

first_img800 deputies at the Chicago Police Department called out sick on Monday, reports say.This comes after 50 officers have tested positive for the coronavirus, and one officer is currently in critical condition.“And the rule that we have here is if you are near somebody positive and you’re symptomatic then you are automatically put on sick leave, on the medical,” Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in the Chicago Tribune report.last_img