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PUL Prez. Elect Sets Up Transition Team

first_imgThe Press Union of Liberia (PUL) president-elect Charles B. Coffey, has named a 7-member Transition Team with the mandate to work out basic plans and set the pace for his administration, a release said yesterday.The Transition Team is chaired by broadcast journalist Raymond Zarbay of UNMIL Radio.Other members on the team are Winnie Saywah-Jimmy of Inquirer Newspaper; Siatta Scott-Johnson of the Female Journalists’ Association – FEJAL; Phillip G. Moore of the Bong Times Newspaper; Maxwell Johnson of the Liberia Broadcasting System; Rose Kiawu of the Renaissance CommunicationsIncorporated; and photojournalist Ansu Konneh.Mr. Coffey has also directed that all elected officers will serve as ex-officio members of the Transition Team.Mr. Coffey also announced that his team will work with the outgoing leadership to ensure a smooth transition.Charles B. Coffey and three other officials were elected last Saturday at the PUL Congress in Ganta, Nimba County, after defeating incumbent K. Abdullai Kamara.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Recycling collection will begin in mid-November

first_imgCurbside recycling will begin for Fort St. John residents on the week of November 10th – garbage will be picked up the following week.“We received our first of many truckloads of blue bins last week, and the Public Works team is going full out to assemble them and deliver them to residents over the next few weeks so we can begin this service as soon as possible,” said Don Demers, Director of Public Works.The new bins can store away 110 more litres than the garbage bins, to accommodate and encourage large amounts of recycling.- Advertisement -All residents who currently receive curbside garbage pick-up will be receiving anew blue recycling bin, which can be placed on their designated collection day on the week of November 10th.The city of Fort St. John reminds residents not to put the blue bins out for pick up before November 10th, as they will not be picked up and they may get in the way of normal garbage collection.Items to be collected in the blue bins include:Advertisement papercardboardtin cansaerosol cans (not paint aerosol)plastics #1-7plastic grocery bagsA full list of the items to be collected will be posted on the City website this week, and information on recycling will be mailed out to all households in the coming weeks.Residents can also download the Fort St. John City App (for iPhone or android) to receive garbage/recycling day reminders and look up their collection schedules.last_img read more