UPDATED: Body of missing hiker on A.T. found in North GA

first_imgSix-year-old attacked by mountain lion while hiking, saved by adult who punched it in the stomach A park ranger administered first aid to the child who is said to have minor injuries. The park is closed while the California Department of Fish and Wildlife search for the animal.  The Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board includes 16 experts in toxicology, public health, ecology, engineering and other related fields. Their expertise assists the state departments of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services by recommending reviews and evaluations of contaminants, acting as consultants on DEQ’s determinations to regulate contaminants, and helping the agencies identify contaminants of concern and which should be studied further. UPDATE: Dawson County authorities found the body of Eddie Noonkester around 2:30 pm on February 19th. The cause of death remains unknown though his body has been transported to the state crime lab for further investigation. Read the story here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/17/us/mountain-lion-california-attack-trnd/index.html North Carolina board to meet Feb. 24 to discuss PFOA/PFOS and hexavalent chromium recommendations Search underway for hiker missing on Appalachian Trailcenter_img Authorities believe Noonkester may have become disoriented on the trail and may be suffering from a medical emergency in Dawson County, GA, CBS46 reports. It’s also possible that Noonkester wandered off the trail and is now lost in the surrounding national forest. Authorities are asking anyone who sees Noonkester to call 911. The NC state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Feb. 24 in Raleigh to discuss PFOA/PFOS and hexavalent chromium recommendations, says a DEQ press release. The meeting will also include a public forum. The meeting will be held in the Archdale Building in Raleigh at 10 a.m. This story was originally posted on February 19, 2020, and was updated on February 20, 2020. K-9 teams are searching around the clock for missing hiker Eddie Noonkester who was first reported missing on Monday afternoon. Noonkester began a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail last Friday and has not been seen since. A six-year-old girl hiking with a group of adults and other children in Rancho San Antonio County Park in Santa Clara County, CA is recovering after she was attacked by a mountain lion Sunday morning. The child was saved after one of the adults she was hiking with punched the animal in the ribs while the rest of the group made noise to scare the cat away.last_img read more

Farmingville Shooting Kills Mastic Beach Man

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in Farmingville the killed a Mastic Beach man early Saturday morning, police said.The shooting occurred outside Empire Bar and Lounge on Warren Avenue at 3:16 a.m., police said. When police arrived to investigate the 911 call, they discovered that the victim, 25-year-old Randell Hollman, had already been taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue for a gunshot wound.After Hollman was transported to the hospital, a large crowd was still outside the bar, police said, and some people were seen fighting.Hollman was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.last_img read more

The six biggest credit union patching challenges

first_imgPatching Laptops This is the issue that we run into the most here at Ongoing Operations. Here’s why:Company laptops are supposed to be closed or off when they’re not in use. Yet, laptops can’t be patched when they’re off or not connected to the internet. Laptops that aren’t kept on (and online) during patching windows miss out on important updates.Solution: ensure all employee laptops are on during patching windows. This is a relatively simple user training issue that credit unions (and any managed patching vendors) can work out. continue reading » These are the six most common patching challenges we run into at Ongoing Operations. And certainly, your experience may reflect a different set of challenges. Still, we’d be surprised if your credit union hasn’t experienced at least one of these issues. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more