Jamestown teacher compiles stories of COVID-19 frontline workers

Years from now, the COVID-19 pandemic will be talked about in history classes, but Jamestown teacher Michael Tuccio thinks it’s important for all of us to recognize the work and sacrifices of frontline workers now.



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In March, he, his students and his family wrote letters to local hospital workers, and they started getting responses back.

“I talked with a couple and told them if you’d ever want to tell your story, I would be glad to hear it,” said Tuccio, a social studies teacher for Jamestown Public Schools.

He posted on Facebook, asking people if they wanted to be interviewed. The post was shared more than 100 times. 

Tuccio talked to some by phone but soon realized it would be too time-consuming to interview each person individually, so he made a questionnaire for them to fill out. He

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Best Albums of 2020 | Time

Despite—or perhaps because of—everything, 2020 has been the ultimate year for albums. The one thing many of us were newly blessed with, amid all of the difficulties of this year, was stretches of time: to sit, to think, to listen. And artists delivered, with projects rich in subtext, excising anger, pain and loneliness. Some helped us to find joy, offering up celebration, creativity and sensuality. Whether released before the world changed or after, the albums that stuck with us—from Afrobeat projects to dystopian fantasies to the long-awaited return of a beloved American trio—hit their mark as worlds into which to disappear when we most needed refuge.

Below, the 10 albums we’ve loved living with in 2020. Also read TIME’s lists of the 10 best fiction books, nonfiction books, YA and children’s books, podcasts, songs, TV shows, movies and video games of 2020.

10. Celia, Tiwa Savage

The latest

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Solidarity in times of the pandemic


By Paula Martins,
in News ·
27-11-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments

In March 2020, the pandemic hit the health of the Portuguese, as well as their pockets. Layoffs, dismissals, situations of serious economic individual crisis, were all the cause of concern for a group of Swedish people who wanted to make a difference in the world.

The problems facing Portugal led to the creation of Food & Supplies Lagos, an organisation able to support the needs of Portuguese most affected by the crisis.

Following a few conversations at the Clube de Ténis e Padel de Lagos, the group began to share ideas about the catastrophic situation that was going on in Portugal, namely in Lagos, with many people losing their incomes. From these concerns, an associative movement arose to feed people in serious need situations. In Lagos the predominant economic activity, direct and indirectly, is tourism, which suffered big

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Medvedev y Thiem dejan al tenis frente a un fascinante 2021

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5 things to know about new Wizards guard Raul Neto

The Washington Wizards have been one of the more active teams in free agency thus far, and added to that reality Saturday with the signing of former Philadelphia 76ers guard, Raul Neto.

Here’s five things to know about the team’s latest reported acquisition.

He played overseas

Neto made his professional debut in 2008 with Minas Tênis Clube. He played three seasons for Minas and represented the World Team during 2010 Nike Hoop Summit. He was also the youngest member of the Brazil national basketball team during the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

His nickname is awesome

His first name, which is pronounced ‘Hah-ool,’ is similar to the sound a wolf makes. With that being the case, his Utah Jazz teammates called him ‘Wolfie.’

His dad played basketball

Former Brazilian basketball player Raul Togni Filho is Neto’s father. Filho is a former Brazilian professional basketball player who introduced his son to the

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Nautilus Middle School swimming excels at Miami-Dade County Championships

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The Nautilus Middle School girls’ swim team was first of seven teams and the boys’ team second of nine teams during the Miami-Dade County Middle School Championships at Tamiami Pool. The champs are Oriana Reta, Chloe Gonzalez, Camila Gomez, Stephanie Deybach, Juliet Pizano, Kassandra Vega, Luciana Di Donna, and Nathalie Mesones. The runners-up are Alexander Deybach, Guillermo Deza, Sebastian Henao, and Jaime Fernandez. Their coach is Eric Marshall.

The Nautilus Middle School girls’ swim team bested six teams to win the Miami-Dade County Middle School Championships at Tamiami Pool. The Nautilus boys’ team was second of nine teams.

The champion Sharks are Oriana Reta, Chloe Gonzalez, Camila Gomez, Stephanie Deybach, Juliet Pizano, Kassandra Vega, Luciana Di Donna, Nathalie Mesones. The runner-up Sharks are Alexander Deybach, Guillermo Deza, Sebastian Henao, Jaime Fernandez. Their coach is Eric Marshall.

Juliet Pizano won the 50-yard breaststroke and 50-yard freestyle. Oriana Reta won the 50

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Great Britain will host Mexico in Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie | Tennis News

Anne Keothavong’s Great Britain team will be strong favourites to make it through to the qualifying round for the Billie Jean King Cup 12-team finals event in 2022 against Mexico after the ITF announced that the host country has been switched

Last Updated: 15/11/20 3:15pm

Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong will see her side take on Mexico in a home tie

Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong will see her side take on Mexico in a home tie

Great Britain will host February’s Billie Jean King Cup play-off against Mexico in a reversal of the original draw.

The tie in what was formerly known as the Fed Cup had been due to be played in Mexico in April but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Tennis Federation announced on Friday that the host country has been switched because Mexico had not managed to make sufficient progress in organising the rearranged clash on February 5-6.

The British contingent will be aiming to secure a place in the qualifying round in 2022

The British contingent will be aiming to secure a place

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A hands on approach – The Portugal News


By Daisy Sampson,
in Business ·
06-11-2020 10:43:00 · 0 Comments

Bringing together a wealth of tourism industry experience, an eye for opportunity and a team of dedicated staff, has enabled the Carvoeiro Clube Group to go from strength to strength.

Headed by managing partners Andreas A. Stocker and Erik de Vlieger, alongside CEO Patricia Bürer, the group has been able in recent years to expand from its traditional holiday rental, property management and tourism model into numerous different areas.
Patricia Bürer told The Portugal News: “Andy and I have worked together for 29 years in the tourism industry with our own international group with properties across the world in Egypt, Turkey, Spain, France, Mauritius, Switzerland and many other locations. In 1996 we decided to focus on Portugal with the Carvoeiro Clube Group.
“The restructuring of the company then came in 2015 when Erik changed from being a silent partner

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Mexican artist reinvents painting shoes for Day of the Dead

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Detalle de una creación de la artista plástica Doris Arellano Manzo.

Agencia EFE

Although art galleries in which to display her work are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, artist Doris Arellano Manzo is reinventing the painting of sports shoes with an eye toward México’s traditional Day of the Dead.

“Since I love painting, I can paint for you a big canvas in a small format. When I’m here with my paints and brushes I’m in heaven; an artist’s work is like being a little closed off. We go out when there are expositions when you have to show up in public or for interviews,” she said.

Living in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, she said that, as an artist, she can’t just sit around and, as she talked to EFE, she decorated the side of a tennis shoe with a dark Catrina – the

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“Roger Federer put the entire sport of tennis on a new level”

World No. 3 Dominic Thiem recently picked his top five athletes of all time, naming Swiss legend Roger Federer as the greatest ever.

The Austrian tennis star, who is currently competing in the Vienna Open, picked Michael Jordan, Diego Maradona, Rafael Nadal and Michael Schumacher as the other four names.

Dominic Thiem made the comments on his new website, where he spoke extensively about the most prominent sportspersons of all time. When asked to pick the world’s greatest athletes, the 2020 US Open champion began his list with Roger Federer.

“Roger Federer! And this is not because I see it through my rose-tinted tennis glasses like that. Roger put the entire sport of tennis on a new level. On and off the court – an icon, a true superstar!” answered Dominic Thiem.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

The 2020 Australian Open runner-up named basketball legend Michael Jordan after Federer, particularly for taking commercialization

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