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Hearst Center and UNI collaborate on art festival


CEDAR FALLS | The Hearst Center is partnering with the University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Leisure ...
Happy Snaps will operate a photo booth on the Corning Patio from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Art classes for adults and children of all skill levels ...

2015 Iowa farmers' markets


Iowa Falls: 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays ...
Coon Rapids: 4-7 p.m. Mondays, July-October, at 5th Ave and Highway 141; 641-343-7176. Corning: 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, May-September, at Corning Central Park; 641-322-4726. Council Bluffs: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May ...

Stock Update: Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) – Corning Announces Collaboration with OLEDWorks


[GlobeNewswire] – Agreement enables increased efficiency and conformable OLED lighting solutions CORNING, N.Y., April 13, 2015 – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced a collaborative agreement with OLEDWorks … Read more on this. NYSE ...

More rapidly developing storms expected this afternoon


Thunderstorms packing small to medium size hail are expected to continue to develop across Iowa Wednesday afternoon ...
About 9:17 a.m., golf ball sized hail was reported with the storm in Corning along with wind gusts up to 50 mph. At 10:24 a.m., a ...

Northey to visit Guthrie, Audubon, Montgomery, Adams and Madison Counties April 10


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced ...
3:00 p.m., view construction of conservation practices on the farm of Jerry Peterson, 1727 Corning Carl Rd., Corning Madison County – 4:45 p.m., tour Madison County Thoroughbreds, 1257 ...

Ronald E. Lee, age 74 of Syracuse


Iowa; and LeRoy Henderson and wife Debra of Corning, Iowa; other family and friends. In addition to his wife Mary, Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy Lee. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 10 ...

Robert H. Van Pelt


Howard was born in Corning, Iowa, June 14, 1934, and was a graduate of Corning High School and Drake University in Des Moines with degrees in Economics and Business Administration. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and served from 1956-1958 in Fort Devens ...

Julia Graf


CORNING, Iowa -- Julia Graf, 87, of Corning died peacefully Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital in Humboldt, Iowa, surrounded by family members. Julia was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Cornell, Wis., to a family of Czech descent.

Donald Mach


Donald Mach was born on a farm in Narka ...
Don graduated in 1960 with degrees in animal husbandry and radio broadcasting. Don moved to Corning, Iowa in 1966 when he accepted employment with the National Farmers Organization. For 25 years Don worked ...

Grand opening today for restored Johnny Carson birthplace in Corning, Iowa


A celebration is planned in Corning at two o’clock this afternoon to mark the opening of the Johnny Carson Birthplace. The long-time “Tonight Snow” host was born in the home 88 years ago today. Chris Nelson of “The Johnny Carson Birthplace Society ...

Hartford ~ Connecticut ~ Corning Fountain by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo


The two-tiered fountain was designed by sculptor J. Massey Rhind and dedicated in 1899. It was given to the city by John J. Corning in memory of his father, John Benton Corning (1811–1896), a Hartford…

Hartford ~ Connecticut ~ Corning Fountain by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo


The two-tiered fountain was designed by sculptor J. Massey Rhind and dedicated in 1899. It was given to the city by John J. Corning in memory of his father, John Benton Corning (1811–1896), a Hartford…

Hartford ~ Connecticut ~ Corning Fountain by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo


The two-tiered fountain was designed by sculptor J. Massey Rhind and dedicated in 1899. It was given to the city by John J. Corning in memory of his father, John Benton Corning (1811–1896), a Hartford…

Writing Title Of Article In Paper


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Fortin’s Barometer High Quality Manufacturers,Suppliers,& amp; Exporters Best Price In India


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Carpenter Corning (NY) – Corning Carpenters


Carpenter Corning (NY) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Corning (NY). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Corning, New York work with, builds and fixes items and structures made…

Set of 2 Corning Ware p-41-b spice of life small 1 3/4 cup dishes with plastic lids. “For range and microwave”


Would love this in my kitchen :)

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro to Go On Sale From May 6 in China,will cost CNY 3,299 ($533)


Although Xiaomi had announced Xiaomi Mi Note Pro and Mi note back in January they were not available in the market this long,But today  Xiaomi CEO, Lei Jun revealed via his official Weibo account that…

4 – Corning USA – Abundance Coffee Cups – EUC


Would love this in my kitchen :)

4 – Corning Ware – Abundance – Coffee Cups – Has Marks from Spoons Inside – Reduced


Would love this in my kitchen :)




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The Guardian and a warning to CORNING IOWA: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in CORNING IOWA ?

In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]




Protect Your Business in CORNING IOWA from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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