Local GAA action

first_imgCarrick Swans have beaten Ballingarry in the South Tipp Under 21 ‘A’ hurling semi-final replay.The final score in Monroe was Carrick Swans 6-4 Ballingarry 1-10.Swans will play Kilsheelan in the final. Elsewhere, Newport Gaels came up against Cappawhite/Treacys in the County Under 21 ‘B’ Hurling semi-final in Lattin. After fighting back impressively the game finished Cappawhite/Treacys 1-10 Newport Gaels 1-9.last_img

APS to start emergency lunch program after schools close to prevent coronavirus

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. — With many students getting two out of three major meals during school hours, districts are stepping up to feed them since buildings are closed to stop the spread of coronavirus.Alpena Public School District is starting its food service emergency closure program this Tuesday. All pick up and bus stop locations are available to everyone 18 and under and special ed students 26 and under. Superintendent of APS, Dr. John VanWagoner, says the goal is to provide relief to local families.“We have been asked by the Governor and the State Superintendent of Schools to figure out a way to be able to ensure that many of our kids that receive and reduced lunch, and that really is changing rapidly of kids, maybe now they don’t have resources due to layoffs and different things that they have the food that they need to be able to sustain life.”Children will get meals for two days at a time, and locations will alternate. Visit alpenaschools.com for more information regarding times and locations.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: APS, close, closing, coronavirus, lunch, School, School ClosingsContinue ReadingPrevious Governor Whitmer expands unemployment benefits for Michigan workers Next Bay Athletic Club offers virtual workouts for members who can’t attend during coronavirus shut downlast_img read more