Putting Auntie’s house in order

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NPW Adds Bill Melone As Category Manager

first_imgAdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementNational Performance Warehouse/National Auto Parts Warehouse (NPW) has hired industry veteran Bill Melone to enhance its purchasing department at its Miami headquarters.Melone comes with 33 years of experience in warehouse purchasing, store operations, installer sales, retail sales and marketing, vendor negotiations and forecasting. In his new role at NPW, he will serve as category manager in the traditional parts category.Melone has experience with dealerships (Eddie Accardi Jeep), Rose Auto Stores, Pep Boys, and most recently, 17 years at Bennett Auto Supply in Florida.Melone will have a team of buyers and re-buyers reporting to him. He will be working from NPW’s Miami headquarters purchasing offices, headed by Rick Kovalick, NPW’s senior vice president of purchasing and marketing.Chris Pacey, NPW’s Executive vice president, commented on Melone’s appointment, “As our company is seeing rapid growth, we knew we had to enhance our inventory positions and staff. Whether on the buy side, the optimization of inventory, maintaining high order fill rates or marketing the products, we needed to add more experience to our bench. Bill is the first in our plan to optimize how we control our inventory. Miami continues to seek additional automotive category managers to balance the workload and ensure we are prepared to handle the increased demand to fuel our continued growth. We are glad to have Bill on our team.”Advertisementlast_img read more

Vehicle battery stealer gets small fine

first_img Share Share 21 Views   no discussions Photo credit: autovisuals.comYamada Parker of Marigot has been fined $1000.00 for stealing a battery from his employer.Parker was arrested and charged for theft of a vehicle battery from his employer sometime between 30th July and 31st August, 2012.During investigation into the incident, Parker informed the police that the battery had been in his possession for at least five months. He was arrested on suspicion of theft and taken into custody at the Marigot Police Station.When questioned by Police, Parker informed officers that the item was not stolen.“I did not really steal the battery; it was there so I took it“If I wanted to steal it I would hide it,” he said.As part of his mitigation plea, Parker was given the opportunity to apologize to his supervisor.“I ask you to forgive me and I will never do it again,” he stated. Magistrate Candia Carette- George issued a very stern warning to the defendant and reminded him of the need to respect the property of others.“If someone says to you cannot have or take, don’t do it “I can see the embarrassment on your face and know that it will not be done again,” she said.Given that it was his first offence, Parker received a small fine which must be paid by 31st January, 2013 or in default of payment will serve two months imprisonment. Dominica Vibes News Tweetcenter_img Share LocalNews Vehicle battery stealer gets small fine by: – December 12, 2012 Sharing is caring!last_img read more

Colin Kaepernick rejects “celebration of white supremacy” on 4th of July in moving message

first_img LIVE TV When civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction.The cries for peace will rain down, and when they do, they will land on deaf ears, because your violence has brought this resistance.We have the right to fight back!Rest in Power George Floyd— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) May 28, 2020 Sujay Chakraborty Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been one of the leading faces amid the ongoing anti-racism movement in the United States. The civil rights activist, who exited the NFL in 2017 after his controversial protests throughout the 2016 season, issued a strong statement on the 4th of July.Also Read | Colin Kaepernick Black Lives Matter: LeBron James Urges NFL, Roger Goodell To Issue Apology To KaepernickColin Kaepernick 4th of July messageThe former NFL star rejected the idea of celebrating America’s independence, slamming the idea of ‘celebration of white supremacy’. The quarterback took to Twitter to share his message on the 4th of July, drawing attention to the more pressing concerns of racial injustice against the African-Americans. Colin Kaepernick highlighted the ‘criminalisation, dehumanisation, brutalisation’ of the minority community for centuries in the North American nation and demanded “liberation for all”. The Colin Kaepernick 4th of July message was accompanied by a video of actor James Earl Jones reciting Frederick Douglass’ renowned speech ‘What to the Slave Is the 4th of July?’ A series of shocking events in the dark racial history of America was shown in the footage.  SUBSCRIBE TO US As mentioned above, Colin Kaepernick garnered national attention for his protests during the 2016 NFL season. The quarterback opted against standing during the national anthem as a sign of protests against racial injustice and police brutality in the US. While he has been away from the NFL for three years now, the recent Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd has brought his ‘Take a Knee’ protest back in contention. Also Read | Colin Kaepernick Knee Protests: Kaepernick Unveiled As Medium Board Member, Will Work On Uplifting Community VoicesColin Kaepernick was among the numerous athletes to voice his opinion on the recent protests. He even started a fund to raise money for legal representation of the protesters arrested in Minneapolis through his Know Your Rights Camp.  COMMENT Written Bycenter_img Last Updated: 6th July, 2020 10:22 IST Colin Kaepernick Rejects “celebration Of White Supremacy” On 4th Of July In Moving Message Colin Kaepernick took to Twitter to reject the idea of celebrating white supremacy on the 4th of July. The QB highlighted America’s history of racism. Black ppl have been dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized by America for centuries, & are expected to join your commemoration of “independence”, while you enslaved our ancestors. We reject your celebration of white supremacy & look forward to liberation for all. ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/YCD2SYlgv4— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) July 4, 2020 First Published: 6th July, 2020 10:22 IST WATCH US LIVE Also Read | Colin Kaepernick 4th of July: Religious Leaders To Invoke Frederick Douglass On July 4thAs per reports, more than 15 million people have participated in the Black Lives Matter movement, which is widely recognised as one of the biggest civil rights movement in recent history. NFL has taken a pro-active stance in dealing with racism within the league. Roger Goodell released a video message last month where he admitted that the league was wrong not to listen to players about racism. Goodell even said he is encouraging teams to sign Colin Kaepernick. Also Read | Megan Rapinoe Lauds Colin Kaepernick Knee Movement In Response To Fellow NSWL Players Kneeling(Image Credits: AP) FOLLOW USlast_img read more

EPL: Rashford Extends Solskljaer’s Unbeaten Run at Manchester United

first_imgManchester United extended their unbeaten run under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to 10 games with a narrow victory against Leicester at the King Power Stadium.Marcus Rashford continued his goalscoring form with the winner in the ninth minute – his 10th goal of the season.Ricardo Pereira’s poor clearance was straight into the path of Paul Pogba, who lofted the ball towards Rashford, the England striker allowing it to come over his shoulder before taking a neat touch and drilling a low shot past Kasper Schmeichel.Inconsistency has been the story of Leicester’s season and this defeat came on the back of a well-earned point at Liverpool on Wednesday, but they did have their chances.Jamie Vardy connected with a bicycle kick after James Maddison’s free-kick bounced off the wall, but fired straight at David de Gea.De Gea also made a diving one-handed save to prevent Rachid Ghezzal’s free-kick from hitting the top corner of his goal.United dropped their first points under Solskjaer in a 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday, but boosted their hopes of a top-four spot and Champions League football next season with Sunday’s win.They move up to fifth, two points behind Chelsea in fourth. Leicester, meanwhile, stay in 11th.RelatedRashford’s Late Winner Keep United’s Hope AliveNovember 3, 2018In “England”Ighalo Denied By Brilliant Pickford As Everton Hold United, Wolves Boost Top 4 Hopes With Victory Over SpursMarch 1, 2020In “England”Miguel FlanoJune 30, 2017Similar postlast_img read more