NY golf courses allowed to remain open

first_imgCOLESVILLE (WBNG) — Beldon Hill Golf Club is one of many golf courses across New York state that remains open for business. Yesterday, Onondaga County announced the closure of all golf courses, leaving Belden Hills employees uncertain of its future. “The importance right now is to give the people the opportunity to escape, where they’re outside, breathing the fresh air and we’ve been busy,” said Goerlich. For now, Belden Hill has the green light to keep the links open. On a day like today with beautiful spring weather, Belden Hill’s owners estimated about 100 people came to the course throughout the day. Goerlich said the course will continue to follow CDC, state and federal guidelines to ensure the public’s safety while using the course. Although golf may not be considered an essential business, ten days ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he would allow for courses to remain open, as long as new rules were put in place. center_img “You can’t blame people for operating with an abundance of caution. But it’s discouraging,” said Goerlich. “Like” Nicole Menner on Facebook and “Follow” her on Twitter. Belden Hill has implemented a number of changes to ensure the safety of the public. Superintendent Bobby Goerlich said people have been embracing the opportunity to get outside and golf while new measures have been taken. “We find people are very grateful to have this opportunity. Wwwwwe’re hoping it continues for them,” said Goerlich. “We set up the golf cart completely. Put the scorecard on the cart, put the pencils out there, all of our help is wearing gloves. We want to minimize your reaching and touching in the cup. We don’t want you touching the flag, we’ve turned the cups upside down,” said Goerlich. last_img read more

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COVID-19: Indonesia to provide financial incentives for frontline doctors, nurses

first_imgThe COVID-19 pandemic has put a massive strain on Indonesia’s healthcare system. There are reports of inadequate medical supplies and the deaths of hospital workers as patient numbers continue to surge.An ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist from Bekasi, West Java, died on Saturday at Persahabatan Hospital in East Jakarta. Another doctor, a 34-year-old neurologist, died at the same hospital in the early hours of Sunday. A 70-year-old surgeon from Bogor, West Java, died at Gatot Subroto Army Hospital in Central Jakarta on Saturday.“I would like to offer my deepest condolences over the passing of the doctors, nurses and health workers. They have dedicated their energy to mitigating the spread of the coronavirus. On behalf of the government, the country and the people, I would like to thank them for their hard work,” the president added.The government distributed 105 pieces of protective health equipment on Saturday to hospitals across the archipelago. Medical aid from China arrived in Jakarta on Monday morning as part of government-to-government cooperation.As of Sunday, Indonesia recorded 514 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 48 fatalities. (rfa)Topics : As health workers across the country are dealing with dwindling medical supplies because of the recent surge of COVID-19 patients, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said the government would provide financial incentives, on top of protective gear, to ensure their safety and security while they do their jobs.The government is to provide a Rp 15 million (US$886.79) incentive to medical specialists, Rp 10 million to physicians and dentists, Rp 7.5 million to nurses and Rp 5 million to other medical staff members, he added.“We will also provide a total of Rp 300 million for compensation in case of death. This is applies to regions that have declared a state of emergency,” Jokowi said on Monday.last_img read more

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Conte Quickly Making His Mark At Inter With Perfect Start (Video)

first_imgROME — Three rounds into Serie A, Inter Milan is already displaying the same grit, energy and determination that have been the hallmark of Antonio Conte’s teams.The Nerazzurri overcame a strong performance by 10-man Udinese for a 1-0 win on Saturday to extend their perfect start and establish a two-point lead over eight-time defending champion Juventus atop the standings.Inter midfielder Stefano Sensi scored with a difficult, diving header shortly after Rodrigo De Paul — Udinese’s most talented player — was sent off for slapping Antonio Candreva.Conte spent last season idle after winning multiple trophies at Juventus and Chelsea — plus a spell as the coach of Italy — and he’s picking up right where he left off.For the full 90 minutes, Conte ran up and down the sideline, gesticulating and urging his team on from the coach’s box.Earlier, Maurizio Sarri had a disappointing touchline debut with Juventus in a 0-0 draw at Fiorentina as the Bianconeri dropped their first points.Also, Napoli warmed up for its Champions League opener against titleholder Liverpool with a 2-0 victory over Sampdoria.By: Andrew Dampf, AP Sports WriterTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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