× At the recently held Bayonne Cal Ripken Baseball’s 20th awards ceremony, Christina Centeno was recognized for winning the A Plus Custom Tee’s Team MVP award. There are still some openings (ages 5- 12) for the upcoming spring season. Anyone with any questions about Cal Ripken Baseball, please contact Mike Miselis at [email protected] or call (201) 436-8787.
== Shortlist revealed ==The shortlist for the FreeFrom Food Awards has been announced, with categories including bread and bread mixes, and cakes, muffins and sweet biscuits. The awards, sponsored by Livwell, are to take place on 12 May, during allergy week. The shortlist is available to view at freefromfoodawards.co.uk== Bakery cuts waste ==Esher-based bakery The Cookie Man has been crowned winner of the Surrey Business Waste Minimisation Award. The business, which is privately owned, introduced two waste minimisation schemes last year and now recycles all food and cardboard waste. As well as preventing around 750 tonnes of waste going to landfill, it will also save £60,000 a year.== Sugar update ==UK sugar industry trade association The Sugar Bureau has relaunched its website – www.sugar-bureau.co.uk – and is promoting it alongside its message that sugar forms a useful part of a healthy balanced diet. The new site provides scientific evidence about the role of sugars in health.== Jacksons’ new system ==Derbyshire bakery Jacksons the Bakers has installed a new computer software system, following a grant from the Food & Drink Innovation Network (iNet). The business moved to a new unit last year and applied for an Innovation Support Grant (ISG) through iNet due to its need for a more up-to-date and efficient system.== Costa wins battle ==A Costa Coffee shop in Beverley has won its fight to continue trading after opening without planning consent. Planning permission has now been granted for the use of the premises, formerly a shoe shop, as a café/coffee shop.
Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Recently, I read that Schenectady has a problem with illegal pavement, where people pave over parts of their lawns for parking. The problem is really that there’s no place to park. Houses and streets were built before everyone had a car.Downtown Schenectady has greatly improved its parking situation. Why not devote some funding to helping people, and in the winter snowplows, with the parking problem by taking down some of the zombie houses and making them properly paved residential parking areas? Neighborhoods look better with a little green in front of the houses. Nobody likes to worry about moving their cars for the plow in the winter.It might work to have lots restricted to overnight parking only for residents of a certain street. And what a benefit it will be when trying to sell a house if it has parking.Robin SchnellScotiaMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsSchenectady teens accused of Scotia auto theft, chase; Ended in Clifton Park crash, Saratoga Sheriff…EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes