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Freddie Chandler


Visitation is planned for Monday evening, March 30 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 107 N. Austin. Freddie was born June 29, 1952, in Olney, Texas to James Morris and Mary Gene (Forman) Chandler. He grew up in Throckmorton, went to Texas Tech where he played football.

Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3


Colossal is being produced as a rolling world premiere by Olney Theatre Center (Maryland), Mixed Blood Theatre (Minneapolis), Dallas Theater Center (Texas) and Southern Rep (Louisiana) as part of the National New Play Network's Continued Life Program.

Here are the fastest growing and fastest shrinking counties in the US


This map shows the overall rate of population change in each county over that year. The then-booming oil-rich counties of Texas and western North Dakota drew a huge number of people in. Most of California and the big cities of the Sunbelt also continued ...

Maxine Moore


Texas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home in Olney, Texas, with Harvey McQueen of Megargel, Texas, officiating, assisted by Chad Hopkins of Loving, Texas. Interment will follow at the Westover ...

New books on Oneida County history, Whitesboro offered


HPN Books of San Antonio, Texas, compiled the book ...
Village historian Judy Mallozzi and clerk Dana Olney have compiled a new photographic history titled Whitesboro, which was released by Arcadia Publishing in early March. Whitesboro is the latest ...

Mariners are becoming trendy pick for playoffs, really


But Olney is hardly a lone voice ...
(That, and the apparent decline of at least two of their prime rivals in the division, Texas and Oakland, plus a few lingering questions surrounding the defending champion Los Angeles Angels). It makes sense.

Obituary: Maxine Moore


Maxine Moore, 84, of Graham, Texas, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, in Graham. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home in Olney with Harvey McQueen of Megargel officiating, assisted by Chad Hopkins of Loving.

Palm Beach plays role in Palm Beach International Film Festival


Olney, who used to be Swank Specialty Produce’s special events ...
She’s an experienced actress, and she’s been a television producer and director for years in Palm Beach County and Texas, often collaborating with her mother, resident Constance ...

An Impressive Industry, with the Numbers and Stories to Show for It


Air Tractor in Olney, TX, directly employs one-tenth of the entire town’s population. In Alaska, general aviation enables many students to get to and from school, delivers groceries to stores, and brings emergency medical care to those in need.

Fred N. Gossett


Fred graduated from Olney High School where he played football and was an award ...
and brother-in-law, Larry, of Throckmorton, Texas; his brother, Wayne Keeter, and sister-in-law, Lahonda, of Elbert, Texas. Fred was preceded in death by his mother and ...

Olney Charter High School Baseball: Season Preview


Last season, Olney Charter High School’s baseball team was on a roll. The Trojans were 12-0 through the end of the regular season in Philadelphia’s Public League, but their run toward perfection when …

1 Injured In Accident Involving Fire Truck, SUV In Olney


http://media.philadelphia .cbslocal.com/CBSPHL_2015 0325233010500AA.mp4 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chopper 3 was over the scene of an accident involving a fire truck and a vehicle in Philadelphia’s …

Police: Suspect Turns Himself In Following Deadly Stabbing In Olney


http://media.philadelphia .cbslocal.com/CBSPHL_2015 0325172358653AA.mp4 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a male suspect turned himself in following a fatal stabbing in the Olney section of the …

Non-League: Three wins in a row for Newport Pagnell Town, but defeat for Olney Town


Newport Pagnell Town made it three wins in a row with victory over Huntingdon Town on Tuesday evening (24/03). The Swans had been on the end of seven consecutive defeats, but now seem to have to turne…

Officials Investigate Olney House Fire


http://media.philadelphia .cbslocal.com/CBSPHL_2015 0322071705127AA.mp4 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A house fire occurred late Saturday night in the Olney section of Philadelphia. A family was able t…

Buster Olney Predicts Pirates To Win World Series


PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Expectations in Pittsburgh have been on the rise for the Pirates as they’ve now made the playoffs in back-to-back years, but one national expert has taken that to a whole n…

Buster Olney Predicts Pittsburgh Pirates as World Series Champions


ESPN’s Buster Olney has come out with his predictions for the 2015 season. However, what may surprise some is who he has winning the World Series. Olney has predicted the Pirates will capture their fi…

Police: Ice Cream Man Stabbed In The Chest At La Salle University


http://media.philadelphia .cbslocal.com/CBSPHL_2015 0316171514017AA.mp4 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating a stabbing at La Salle University that occurred Monday afternoon just befo…

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Avoiding job scams in OLNEY TEXAS

Scammers know that finding a job can be tough. To trick people looking for honest work, scammers advertise where real employers and job placement firms do. They also make upbeat promises about your chances of employment, and virtually all of them ask you to pay them for their services before you get a job. But the promise of a job isn’t the same thing as a job. If you have to pay for the promise, it’s likely a scam.

Signs of a Job Scam

Scammers advertise jobs where legitimate employers do — online, in newspapers, and even on TV and radio. Here’s how to tell whether a job lead may be a scam:

You need to pay to get the job

They may say they’ve got a job waiting, or guarantee to place you in a job, if you just pay a fee for certification, training materials, or their expenses placing you with a company. But after you pay, the job doesn’t materialize. Employers and employment firms shouldn’t ask you to pay for the promise of a job.

You need to supply your credit card or bank account information

Don´t give out your credit card or bank account information over the phone to a company unless you´re familiar with them and have agreed to pay for something. Anyone who has your account information can use it.

The ad is for "previously undisclosed" federal government jobs

Information about available federal jobs is free. And all federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov. Don’t believe anyone who promises you a federal or postal job.

Job Placement Services

Many job placement services are legitimate. But others lie about what they’ll do for you, promote outdated or fake job openings, or charge up-front fees for services that may not lead to a job. In fact, they might not even return your calls once you pay.

Before you enlist a company’s help:

Check with the hiring company

If a company or organization is mentioned in an ad or interview, contact that company to find out if the company really is hiring through the service.

Get details — in writing

What’s the cost, what will you get, and who pays — you or the company that hires you? What happens if the service doesn’t find a job for you or any real leads? If they’re reluctant to answer your questions, or give confusing answers, you should be reluctant to work with them.

Get a copy of the contract with the placement firm, and read it carefully. A legitimate company will give you time to read the contract and decide, not pressure you into signing then and there. Make sure any promises — including refund promises — are in writing. Some listing services and "consultants" write ads to sound like jobs, but that’s just a marketing trick: They´re really selling general information about getting a job — information you can find for free on your own.

Know whether it’s job placement or job counseling

Executive or career counseling services help people with career directions and decisions. They may offer services like skills identification and self-evaluation, resume preparation, letter writing, and interview techniques, and general information about companies or organizations in a particular location or job field.

But job placement isn’t guaranteed. Fees can be as high as thousands of dollars, and you often have to pay first.

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) offers some tips on finding and choosing a career counselor, and explains the different types of counselors active in the field.

Check for complaints

Your local consumer protection agency, state Attorney General´s Office, and the Better Business Bureau can tell you whether any complaints have been filed about a company. Just keep in mind that a lack of complaints doesn’t mean the business is on the up-and-up. You may want to do an internet search with the name of the company and words like review, scam, or complaint. Look through several pages of search results. And check out articles about the company in newspapers, magazines, or online, as well.

Where to Look for Jobs

You’ve read the many resume and interview tips from respected sources available for free online, and scoured online job boards and newspaper classifieds. Some other places to look for leads in your job search include:

CareerOneStop

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop lists hundreds of thousands of jobs. It also links to employment and training programs in each state, including programs for people with disabilities, minorities, older workers, veterans, welfare recipients, and young people. For federal jobs, all open federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov.

State and county offices

Your state’s Department of Labor may have job listings or be able to point you to local job offices that offer counseling and referrals. Local and county human resources offices provide some placement assistance, too. They can give you the names of other groups that may be helpful, such as labor unions or federally-funded vocational programs.

College career service offices

Whether it’s a four-year university or community college, see what help yours can offer. If you’re not a current or former student, some still may let you look at their job listings.

Your library

Ask if they can point you to information on writing a resume, interviewing, or compiling a list of companies and organizations to contact about job openings.

Report a Job Scam

If you’ve been targeted by a job scam, file a complaint with the FTC.

For problems with an employment-service firm, contact the appropriate state licensing board (if these firms must be licensed in your state), your state Attorney General, and your local consumer protection agency.

To learn about credit and background checks when you’re looking for a job, read What to Know When You Look For a Job.

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Tips to Prevent Data Theft in OLNEY TEXAS

Today, it’s quick and easy to get a credit card approved, transfer money from one account to another, renew your driver’s license, fill a prescription from your doctor at your local pharmacy, use store loyalty cards, and purchase products online. But you pay for this convenience by providing more opportunities for your personal information to be changed, stolen, or reported inaccurately. Companies can also use the information you have shared to direct their future marketing efforts or can sell the information to other companies. To help protect your privacy, follow these tips:

  • Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms you fill out. If a website claims to follow a set of established voluntary standards, read the standards. Don´t assume they provide the level of privacy you want.
  • Ask how your personal information will be stored and used.
  • Only provide the purchase date, model/serial numbers, and your contact information of warranty registration forms.
  • Discuss privacy with others in your home. Everyone, even children, should understand what information is not appropriate to share on the phone, while using a computer, tablet, smart phone and in other situations.

Check with your state or local consumer agency to find out whether any state laws that help protect your privacy. Some companies and industry groups have also adopted voluntary policies that address privacy concerns.

Creating Secure Passwords

The number of passwords that you need on a daily basis can be overwhelming. It is tempting to use the same password across several sites; however to get the most protection available, you should use different passwords on each site and change your passwords periodically. The goal for creating passwords is to strike a balance between being something that is easy to remember and unique. Some general tips for creating a secure password include:

  • Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
  • The longer password, the better it is.
  • Don’t use your name, birthday, license plate, favorite sports teams or other facts that are easily guessed.
  • Create a password based on a phrase. For example “A stitch in time saves nine” can be translated into the password “Ast!Ts9”. where each character represents a word in the phrase.
  • If you must use the same password on several websites, add a prefix or suffix. For example, use “Ast!Ts9:4bnk”for your bank account and “Eml: Ast!Ts9” for your email account.

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Specialty Consumer Reports

Credit reports are not the only reports that you can get for free. The same law that allows you to get a free credit report each year also allows you to get a copy of specialty consumer reports. Just like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect your credit information, there are other companies that collect information about your medical, insurance, rental/tenant and alternative credit histories. Landlords, insurers and other companies buy these reports to help them decide whether or not they will offer their services to you.

Just like your credit reports, you have the right to a free annual report from each specialty consumer reporting agency. Since there is no centralized place to order these reports (like there is for credit reports), you must contact each agency individually. If you are planning to rent an apartment, ask the landlord for the name of the screening company that they use and request a copy of your report in advance. Similarly if you are getting a new insurance policy, you can contact the consumer reporting agencies that collect related information. If there is a mistake on your report, you have a right to correct it.

For a list of specialty consumer agencies, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PDF) or Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. If you need to file a complaint about a consumer reporting agency, contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the Federal Trade Commission.

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There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in OLNEY TEXAS.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]










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