JACKSONVILLE MAYOR WANTS 2.2 MILLIONS DO Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE MAYOR WANTS 2.2 MILLIONS DOLLAR FOR TIAA BANK FIELD UPGRADES
The county is looking to invest $2.3 million on upgrades and improvements at T.I.A.A Bank Fields under a request by Jacksonville President. The plan came with the Jags prepare to play their 1st full house games schedule since 2012.
If the grants are accepted, the Jags would try to fix the outdated river system, lifts and stairs of the stadium directly. It will also install LED lights. President recommended that the improvements be compensated for by the Florida Times-Union from the general budget of the county, all of which are granted by residents.
The community operates T.I.A.A Bank Field and takes liability for renovations and upkeep, while the Jaguars retain almost all football-related earnings.
President advocated for emergency measures that will speed up the election cycle and allow it to happen in 2 weeks. Jags may want updates to be completed before the preseason's explanation. This may be between 13-17 August—the date of their 1st game in the preseason.
This plan comes as the city is facing unclear financial prospects because of the coronavirus outbreak. A voting could be early in May.
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ADULT AND A CHILD RESCUED FROM A RIPPED CURRENT NEAR NEPTUNE BEACH
The weather channel informed on Saturday afternoon that there was a strong chance of rip tides at coasts in northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia.
A kid and a man were trapped in a rip current at around 3 pm, as per Officer Gary Sidney of the Neptune Beach law enforcement. It occurred between the coasts surrounding Neptune as well as the Atlantic.
Sidney stated that a rescuer went out to rescue them in the water. They have been admitted to the nearby medical center, he added. It was not obvious what their situation was.
Rescuer says they 'd like to keep the people out of the water, and only allow the swimmer to go at the level of knee dip water.
But sometimes the current was strong and your foot could slip off. There are alert signals and signs for you. Green situations indicate that the currents are calm. Yellow situations are somewhat riskier but can go into the water. Red implies heavy waves, and/or high tides. If you see 2 warning flags, then just don't go in. Rescuer told.
Have a discussion with the rescuer regarding the possible risks and strength of the waves whether there is ever any doubt about what the water quality is.
TEENAGER WOUNDED IN A FIRING IN SOUTHSIDE
A young guy was wounded by a bullet in firing on the Southside of the county late Saturday, the department of the Jacksonville police stated.
Cops were summoned around midnight. To an incident site at Moaning Forest Drive apartment building.
This is where cops say they discovered a guy in his teen was lying with wounded from a bullet injury to the lower abdomen. He was transferred to a local treatment facility by the Jacksonville fire rescue Service.
News4Jax spoke with the off-camera citizen who said that it made a sound like firecrackers were continuing off and noticed at least 5 bullets coming out of the tennis court region.
The inquiry is still in progress, anybody with any information regarding this case should call Cops.
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FIREFIGHTER RESCUE CREW SAFE A GUY WITH LEG TRAPPED INTO A PROPELLER
Jacksonville fire crews saved a guy whose leg was stuck into a boat's propeller on the Trout Channel Saturday afternoon.
As per the Jacksonville fire rescue Service, the man was hospitalized for non-threatening wounds arising from the river mishap close to Tamarack Road on the northern beaches of the county.
The guy succeeded in keeping his head above the water as he treads underwater while attempting to get free.
JFRD Technical Response group members performed underwater to detach the propeller and set the guy's leg safe, according to the authorities.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE REPORTED AN IMPROVEMENT ON GAS SALES
The City of Jacksonville is proud to report progress in gas sales at the station on Lake Jacksonville.
The City will continue to supply only Super Unleaded ethanol-free (93-octane) gas, and the cost to the consumer would be flexible off-market pricing.
Furthermore, the City is delighted to sell Lake citizens gas buy Key Fobs. This is a water-resistant key, however, floating key chains can be locked on any watercraft. It offers a fast payment method protected with an individual pin and connected electronically to your preferred credit card or other payment methods specified in the document. You can set multiple Fobs on a single account. This Key Fob also allows you to buy fuel, even if the internet connection to the pump is down.
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NYC WILL NEED 2 YEARS TO RECOVER FROM PANDEMIC CRISIS
NYC authorities say the state Department of Labor has now compensated out more than nine billion dollars to the 2 million people who have submitted for jobless claims since the disease outbreak struck.
It comes as a recent study estimates it would take the region to at least 4 years to hit the same levels of jobs as before.
That's according to the city's Autonomous Budget Agency.
According to the report, the city would not begin to recover from this crisis for another 2 years.
The IBO predicts the region will shed a minimum of 447,000 workers by Sep.
Important COVID-19 updates of New York
The city's health department has released a map that shows the distribution of the corona cases, with the darker shades of purple indicating more number of cases per capita and lighter shades indicating less.
According to the health department of NY, most cases per capita are in the northeastern sections of the Bronx, western Queens and Canarsie. It is observed that the wealthier regions were less impacted as
compared to the poorer ones that are suffering largely and make the most of darker purple regions.
Billdeblaiso, the city mayor said "it looks like it's going to be early June to mid-June before we can be ready to open up anything". he further announced his plan to put up fences to stop people from accessing city beaches," the message to people is it's not beach season, we're in a pandemic, in a global health crisis, it's not beach season like normal" said de Blasio.
Mayor de Blasio also suspended the alternative side parking for a week after it was observed that people were coming out every other day to park their vehicles in the opposite lane to avoid fine.
In an update regarding how well the people of new york are adhering to rules, it was observed that over the weekend's handful of bars and restaurants opened and patron seven gathered outside, many without a mask and closer than the 6 feet distance.