State Leaders Once Again Allowing Fans At Saturday’s Buffalo Bills Playoff Game

first_imgFile image by Idibri / CC BY 2.0 ORCHARD PARK – Buffalo Bills fans will once again be able to cheer on the team in-person at the AFC Divisional Playoffs in Orchard Park on Saturday.This after New York State leaders announced on Monday the past weekend’s venture to allow fans at Bills Stadium was a success.Guidelines will remain the same this weekend, with around 6,700 fans allowed to attend after testing negative for COVID-19.The fans will have to adhere to public health precautions, like wearing a mask and social distancing. Contact tracing will also be conducted after the game and tailgating is prohibited.The Buffalo Bills won their first playoff game in 25 years after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 27-24.They will now face the Baltimore Ravens at Bills Stadium this Saturday at 8:15 p.m. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Dearborn County group earns ISDA grant

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Agriculture has awarded more than $65,000 to nine projects aimed at fostering growth and promoting Indiana’s livestock industry, including $3,000 to Dearborn County 4-H.“We are dedicated to taking Indiana agriculture to the Next Level, and through these grants, there is opportunity for the livestock industry to continue to thrive,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. “I look forward to seeing the innovative ways these recipients use the funds.”Most of this year’s livestock promotion and market development grants will be used to conduct and support industry shows, educational programs, exhibitions and conferences throughout Indiana. Projects were evaluated and selected based upon those that had the greatest impact across all sectors of Indiana agriculture.“With more than 20,000 animal agriculture operations in Indiana, the importance of our livestock industry cannot be overstated,” said Bruce Kettler, ISDA Director. “These projects will help grow and support this vital sector, which families and communities across the state rely on.”The following list includes the organizations that received funding for the 2018 grant cycle:Organization: Dearborn County 4-HAward: $3,000Project: Education through livestock learning lab kits and bannersOrganization: Indiana Milk Quality ProfessionalsAward: $10,000Project: Indiana Milk Quality ConferenceOrganization: Elkhart Community SchoolsAward: $2,700Project: Agriculture DaysOrganization: Indiana Dairy ProducersAward: $15,000Project: 2019 Dairy ForumOrganization: Indiana State Fair FoundationAward: $8,500Project: Various shows/promotional eventsOrganization: Indiana State Board of Animal HealthAward: $922Project: Dairy Producers and Meat & Poultry Buyers Guide printingOrganization: All American Junior Sheep Show 2018Award: $18,000Project: All American Junior Sheep Show – IndianaOrganization: Indianapolis Charity Horse ShowAward: $6,000Project: Indianapolis Charity Horse ShowOrganization: Indiana Forage CouncilAward: $2,250Project: Excellent forage management makes a difference (N. Indiana)All submitted grant proposals were reviewed by a committee of industry professionals to determine the awarded submissions. Details and information regarding the 2019 livestock grant cycle will be available early fall.last_img read more

Audio: Mfon Udoh Inspires MFM Star Odey

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MFM FC striker Stephen Odey says Enyimba captain Mfon Udoh has been his inspiration despite scoring more goals than the former Akwa United star.Odeh is the current top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with 18 goals, six more than Mfon.However, the Super Eagles invitee refused to compare himself with Mfon, who holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single NPFL season – having scored 23 goals in the2013-2014 season.“Mfon Udoh is my senior man,” Odey said after Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Enyimba.When asked if the Enyimba striker inspires him, he said “Sure”.On his team’s title hopes, he added: “There’s nothing impossible, Plateau United went away and drew and (Enyimba) came to our home to draw.“We can also go away to win our away games.”  Writer:                                                                                                                                                                  Kingsley Oyero 1:48 1. RelatedFaouzi GhoulamJune 30, 2017Similar postNPFL: “Local Champion” Mfon Udoh Biblical on Foreign AmbitionFebruary 10, 2019In “NPFl”NPFL TRANSFER WINDOW: AKWA UNITED CLOSE TO MFON UDOH, SIKIRU ALIMI DEALSNovember 8, 2018In “Nigeria”last_img read more