Port Washington Man Threatened to Shoot Town Hall, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Port Washington man has been accused of threatening to shoot out the windows of North Hempstead Town Hall with a shotgun in retaliation for town workers removing trees from his property.Port Washington and Nassau County police arrested Michael Olson at his Revere Road home Wednesday on a charge of making a terroristic threat.Third Squad detectives alleged the 59-year-old suspect was irate when he called the town’s 311 call center and made the threat that prompted the deputy town supervisor to temporarily evacuate the building.Investigators apprehended Olson at his home two hours after the call was made, police said.Olson will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

Iloilo prov’l capitol chooses 125 new college scholars

first_img* Northern Iloilo Polytechnic StateCollege * Iloilo State College of Fisheries ISIP is open to economically-challenged but deserving senior high schoolstudents and bona fide residents of Iloilo Province.Each scholar is entitled to the following: * West Visayas State University * Iloilo Science and TechnologyUniversity * annual uniform allowance of P2,000 * monthly stipend of P3,500 * University of the PhilippinesVisayas center_img “You are here because you are thecrème of the crop. So do not sacrifice your academic records because yourcredential makes a big difference when applying for a job,” Defensor told thescholars. ILOILO – A total of 125 beneficiariesor 25 per district make up the provincial government’s new batch of Iskolarsang Iloilo Program (ISIP) students.All college freshmen, they are enrolled in the following government tertiaryeducational institutions: * book allowance of P4,000 per year * thesis allowance of P2,500 forgraduating studentsGov. Arthur Defensor Jr. led the distribution of checks amounting to P20,500 toeach beneficiary on Feb. 6. The amount covers their allowance for five months,P2,000 book allowance, and P1,000 clothing allowance. Joanna Mae Molaga, currently taking upBachelor of Science in Nursing at WVSU, said the scholarship is an opportunityto empower the youth to pursue their studies despite the financial struggle.“To my fellow youth, I encourage you to exert effort and perseverance becausethe provincial government is ready to support you when you need it,” she said.Alma Ravena, head of the Human Resource Management and Development Office, saidsince the implementation of the scholarship program in 1996, the provincialgovernment produced more than 2,000 scholars, with several now employed at theCapitol. (Capitol News/PN)last_img read more