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Timeline for OurSpace playground rebuild announced

first_imgAdditionally, the city is looking for skilled laborers to help build the project. If you are looking to volunteer for the rebuild, you may email [email protected] Around $265,000 has been raised in donations for the rebuild. However, the city says it is still waiting for a final determination from the insurance company. The project is expected to take seven days and is weather dependent. “The day after a fire destroyed OurSpace, we made a commitment to rebuild,” said Mayor Rich David in a press release sent to 12 News. According to city officials, the cost of the rebuild will be around $860,000 and will be fully reliant on donations and insurance. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The rebuilding of the OurSpace playground is scheduled to begin on Aug. 17.center_img It was destroyed in a fire on June 1. OurSpace playground was a fully-accessible playground for children with disabilities. “OurSpace means so much to so many Binghamton residents, and we have been reminded of that by the incredible outpouring of support from the community since the fire. Let this rebuilding serve a symbol of unity and resilience in uncertain times,” he said. Binghamton officials say the fire was unrelated to protests over the death of George Floyd that occurred the night before.last_img read more

First Lady Frances Wolf Joins Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs to Honor Pennsylvanians

first_img Asian Pacific American Affairs,  First Lady Frances Wolf,  Governor’s Residence,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf today joined Governor Tom Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (GACAPAA) to host the first annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Recognition Ceremony to celebrate the beginning of AAPI Heritage Month. 31 Asian Americans from across the commonwealth were recognized at the Governor’s Residence for their outstanding contributions and dedicated service to the AAPI community and Pennsylvania.“Those being honored today have made incredible contributions to their respective communities – and to the commonwealth. Many of them have also overcome significant challenges along the way,” said First Lady Frances Wolf. “That is exactly why Tom and I, along with the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, are welcoming them to the Governor’s Residence today in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It is important for us to pause and recognize the profound contributions each of these individuals has made to Pennsylvania.”“According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the AAPI communities in Pennsylvania saw an 18.3 percent increase between 2010 and 2015, compared to an increase of only 1.3 percent for the total population in the commonwealth,” said Commission Chair Bibhuti Aryal. “This community is rapidly growing, and the 31 individuals being honored today are a great representation of the more than 400,000 AAPIs currently in Pennsylvania.“On behalf of the GACAPAA, we are honored to join First Lady Frances Wolf to recognize these 31 individuals for their outstanding contributions to the AAPI communities across Pennsylvania. These individuals deserve recognition, and we are honored to share their unique stories and accomplishments.”View Governor Wolf’s proclamation commemorating May 2018 as AAPI Heritage Month.05.01.18 – GACAPAA by Governor Tom Wolf on Scribd First Lady Frances Wolf Joins Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs to Honor Pennsylvanians May 01, 2018center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

First home buyer grant used as deposit

first_imgDavid Dyball used his first home buyer’s grant as the deposit for his new house.DAVID Dyball had dreamed of being a homeowner for as long as he could remember but there was one word stopping him: Deposit. The Maryborough man, 28, has purchased a home without a deposit in Aldershot The Fraser Coast Chronicle reports.And he is sharing how he did it.His trick was turning his $20,000 First Home Owners Grant into the deposit for the land.“It all started when I picked up a paper and saw prices for house plans listed,” he said.Once Mr Dyball realised the weekly payment on the plans was less than he was paying as rent, he started thinking outside the box as to how he could get himself onto a plan. “So I contacted a few builders, explained my situation, and had two come back saying they work closely with finance companies that do no-deposit deals.”He said negotiating a deal came down to communication and finding people that would listen to his idea.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agoOver the next few months, Mr Dyball looked at blocks of lands and found the piece he wanted in Aldershot.“My plan was simple,” he said.“The process was to find a house plan that suited my budget and then to find land to build it on.“I spent a lot of time watching land prices to find one at a cheap price.“The only luck in the process was the fact that the Government was offering grants.”His new home is planned for completion in May.“It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms,” he said.“It was all done for less than $200k; it cost $196k to be exact.“If you want to save money you have to get out there and put the work in.”last_img read more

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