CopyAbout this officeSNARKOfficeFollowOuviOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCommercial ArchitectureServicesShintoOUVIHousesJapanPublished on December 16, 2014Cite: “House in Shintou / SNARK + OUVI ” 16 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Area: 1022 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/940325/container-house-plannea-arquitectura-plus-constanza-dominguez-c Clipboard ArchDaily Chile Container House / Plannea Arquitectura + Constanza Domínguez C. “COPY” Container House / Plannea Arquitectura + Constanza Domínguez C.Save this projectSaveContainer House / Plannea Arquitectura + Constanza Domínguez C. Manufacturers: BASF, Behr, Acma, Ceresita, Cintac, Cintac®, Contenedores Patagonia, Ferretería Higuerillas, Melón Hormigones, Pizarreño, Rotoplastic, Transaco, Villalba, Volcan, Winko Houses Architects: Constanza DomÍnguez C., Plannea Arquitectura Area Area of this architecture project Projects 2019 Year: Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•La Compania, Chile Rodrigo Domínguez, Constanza Domínguez Lead Architects: Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroRecommended ProductsGlassLibartLeanTo Retractable StructuresConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedThis project comes to life with an urgent and circumstantial character. It transforms into an elemental space, giving the sensation of versatility, flexibility and connection to nature.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroContainer House can be used as a home or a multi-purpose space. The two containers are connected by a large roof, which creates an open space. This allows the house to extend and transform during the day into an artistic workshop or architectural office, while at other times into a yoga room or crossfit box.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroIt is a place that invites you to live more simply, freely and lightly. A direct relationship with nature is established due to its close contact to the outside world. The living space has large windows that connect the interior with the outside surroundings, giving the feeling of expansion.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroThe project has a very low environmental impact, considering that the materials are repurposed from the industrial world (shipping containers) and the agricultural world (fruit pallets for furniture). The main advantages of this system are recycling, construction speed, cost reduction and material optimization.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroThe project sought to solve the need to install a warehouse in a reused 40´STD shipping container (interior height 2.40 m). To take advantage of the space and give it a more versatile use, a second module was added, consisting of a reused 40’HC shipping container (interior height 2.70 m), which enabled two bedrooms and a bathroom inside.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroSave this picture!Section BBSave this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroThe parallel arrangement separated by 6 meters between both modules generates an intermediate space that is covered with a higher metallic structure that wraps the entirety of the two containers. The resulting space is transformed into a livable solution with an articulating role between the two elements.Save this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroSave this picture!North elevationSave this picture!Cortesía de Constanza Domínguez ClaroComponentsUnderstanding the project by the parts that make it up.
July 5 protest in Quito, EcuadorQuito, Ecuador — A massive manifestation of popular support for ex-President Rafael Correa took place on the sunny afternoon of July 5 here in Quito, the capital. The action was at the same time a dynamic expression of growing Ecuadorian resistance against current President Lenin Moreno’s moves to restore the conservative policies that preceded the fledgling Citizen Revolution that began with Correa’s first term in 2007.That the Citizen Revolution now lies in ruins was evident in the banners and the chants of some 20,000 people who flocked here from all parts of the country. Ecuador is a little smaller than Arizona, with a population of 16 million people.Thousands marched through Quito’s center in a 10-block-long protest that ended in Plaza Santo Domingo. Protests in Guayaquil and other cities emphasized the same demands: end the political persecution of Correa and free political prisoner, former Vice President Jorge Glas.Ecuador’s people elected Moreno along with Glas in April 2017, expecting him to continue the progressive agenda of the Citizen Revolution. But during his campaign Moreno was making secret deals to turn over control of the public electric company to the Abdala Bucaram mafia, which later earned him the title of “professional impostor.”Glas blew the whistle on the deal, the so-called Bucaramato, last Aug. 2. Two months later Glas was imprisoned.Wealthy oligarchs own nearly all of Ecuador’s media, which was hostile to and demonized Correa and the Citizen Revolution. Instead of combating this corrupt media, Moreno used the vengeful hatred it fostered between 2007 and 2017 and then employed Ecuador’s judicial system to persecute and destroy his former comrades.‘Lawfare’ used to serve oligarchs and imperialismThe law as a weapon of political warfare, called “lawfare,” was also used against presidents Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff in Brazil and Cristina Kirchner in Argentina, all of whom Washington saw as obstacles to imperialist domination. As Kirchner observed, the objective of lawfare is “to hide the economic disaster that the neoliberal governments are carrying out in the region.” (perfil.com, July 9)All who served in Correa’s regime have become judicial targets of the soft coup d’état that started with the preventive detention and frame-up of Glas in October 2017. Some 70,000 public employees will now lose their jobs in the name of “austerity” to fix a manufactured fiscal crisis, while the government has forgiven billions of U.S. dollars in unpaid taxes owed by the rich.Correa has been indicted for kidnapping a former public official. The official at the time was a fugitive from Ecuador law, living in neighboring Colombia and engaged in sabotage against Ecuador as an agent of then right-wing Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.On July 3, Judge Daniela Camacho requested that Interpol arrest Correa and return him to Ecuador for preventive detention. This charge is even more ludicrous than the cases against Glas and Lula da Silva. Ten or more cases against Correa are now underway by the Ecuadoran judiciary.Marchers: ‘Rafael Correa is still our leader’ Amparo Castillo, leader of La Resistencia Ciudadana, explained to Workers World that untold numbers of public workers joined the march after work, along with many “like us, the people who ride the bus because we don’t own cars” and “other people of the heart who love Rafael Correa and many others who are thankful for the benefits that came from him.”Compañera Castillo supports Correa and denounces especially the judicial and constitutional irregularities promoted by the current government. She says that people marched because we wanted to tell Moreno that “Raphael Correa is still our leader.”Huge banners from every province and hundreds of handwritten placards told a story: “Correa amigo, the people are with you.” “Freedom for Jorge Glas.” “We are all Rafael Correa.” “No to Dictatorship.” “The New Economic Law Serves Only the Oligarchy.” “There Is No Rule of Law in Ecuador.” “The Homeland Is Not for Sale.” “No Justice No Peace.”The corrupt media ignored the Quito march, but after sunset when the rally in the Plaza Santo Domingo was ending, they blamed the protesters for violence. Castillo witnessed cops on motorcycles attacking demonstrators with batons. She saw a young man knocked down by one cop on a “moto” and then run over by another. Things got desperate when ambulances did not respond to her 911 calls for assistance.Angela Cayetano, originally from Quito, travelled from New York City to represent the International Action Center on the march and to find a way to involve the International Action Center in legal and political support for Jorge Glas.The media have confused people, but recent polls find that more than 50 percent of Ecuadorians don’t believe a word that Moreno says. Cayetano told Workers World, “More and more people are not happy in Ecuador and want to heat up the streets to take [Moreno] out.”Compañera Cayetano observed that the July 5 march was much larger than the protest held in Quito on April 10, which she also attended. Based on reports from her family members who live in Quito, she highlighted the fact that even some people who were longtime critics of Correa were marching on July 5.Correista Wellington Echegaray told Workers World that 250 Ecuadorian immigrants demonstrated international solidarity in New York, joined by their allies on the afternoon of July 5.Echegaray and Cayetano are active in collecting signatures to register the new MANA party, whose leaders organized the demonstrations. Ecuadorian leaders plan to organize more national marches to build the MANA party network and mobilize people against political persecution and austerity measures that Washington and the International Monetary Fund have imposed as part of their neoliberal demands.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Freedom Of Press: Telangana HC Directs State To Allow Media Coverage Of Secretariat Demolition [Read Order]
News UpdatesFreedom Of Press: Telangana HC Directs State To Allow Media Coverage Of Secretariat Demolition [Read Order] Mehal Jain31 July 2020 1:38 AMShare This – xUpholding the freedom of press, the Telangana High Court on Monday got the state government to allow the media to cover and report/telecast the demolition activity of the Secretariat buildings. Justice Challa Kodanda Ram was hearing the plea of a media house to declare the action of the state in not allowing the Journalists/Press to cover the demolition activity of the Secretariat buildings…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginUpholding the freedom of press, the Telangana High Court on Monday got the state government to allow the media to cover and report/telecast the demolition activity of the Secretariat buildings. Justice Challa Kodanda Ram was hearing the plea of a media house to declare the action of the state in not allowing the Journalists/Press to cover the demolition activity of the Secretariat buildings as illegal, arbitrary and violative of the fundamental rights. After dilly-dallying for days on the state’s part, the Single Judge on Monday recorded the Advocate General’s submission on instructions that the Government would make all arrangements and provide facilities for visiting the erstwhile Secretariat where demolition of the buildings is being carried out. The AG further elaborated that at prescribed time the journalists would be taken around and they would be free to inspect the site subject to safety conditions. The Telangana Cabinet had decided to either modify or demolish the present Secretariat Building, given its debilitated state, to construct a new one in its place. Upholding this “interim decision” of the Government, a division bench of Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and Justice A. Abhishek Reddy had earlier this month observed that “The respondents are justified in claiming that it will be difficult to maintain and operate from the buildings which have lost their utility”. However, the demolition had come to be stayed subsequently for a few days at the behest of the High Court for want of environmental clearances. As reported in the PTI, the official information on the demolition came after several petitions were filed in the high court, challenging the restrictions on the media by the state government at the Secretariat demolition site. “The government has taken up demolition of the old buildings and removal of debris of the Old Secretariat to pave way for a new building complex. As a preventive measure, the government did not allow anyone into the premises, as there is a danger of accidents happening while demolishing the high-rise buildings. As part of this, media is also not allowed”, PTI quotes the official information as having stated. Following certain observations of the high court, on Monday, the government allowed the print and electronic media personnel, accompanied by senior officials, including police, to record the proceedings. However, as pointed out in the PTI report, this was only upon ninety percent of the demolition of the state secretariat being completed, per the state’s own admission in court, As widely reported in the local media, the Single Bench had last week reprimanded the state government, saying that the Government cannot keep the public in the dark, questioning what prevents it from giving information to the press regarding the demolition activity of the SecretariatClick Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
Inexplicable and Tragic – Bombay High Court Delivers Judgement on Uncontested Petition Pending For 31 Years
News UpdatesInexplicable and Tragic – Bombay High Court Delivers Judgement on Uncontested Petition Pending For 31 Years Sharmeen Hakim13 March 2021 8:02 PMShare This – xIn “a tragic and terrible commentary on our justice delivery system” the Bombay High Court adjudicated a testamentary petition, related to the Will of one Rasubai Chinoy, pending in the Bombay High Court’s Registry for the last 31 years even though it was uncontested. Justice Gautam Patel said that there is a point of law involved but the answer is over a century old, “neither complex…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn “a tragic and terrible commentary on our justice delivery system” the Bombay High Court adjudicated a testamentary petition, related to the Will of one Rasubai Chinoy, pending in the Bombay High Court’s Registry for the last 31 years even though it was uncontested. Justice Gautam Patel said that there is a point of law involved but the answer is over a century old, “neither complex nor new.” Despite this, the petitioners – two of them passed on and the other two in their eighties – were forced to wait endlessly to have their mother’s wish fulfilled. To donate her estate to charity. “The first oddity about the matter, and it is truly inexplicable, apart from being a tragic and terrible commentary on our justice delivery system, is that, though uncontested, the matter has been pending in this Court for the last thirty-one years… There is indeed a question of law involved. But the answer to it is neither complex nor new. Indeed, that answer is even older than the Petition: the solution is from 1905. It is an answer that the Petition could have received very much earlier.” The Will was of Mumbai resident Rasubai Suleman Chinoy, who died on 10th October 1989. The document was drawn up in 1980, had no executors or witnesses. Through the Will, Chinoy wanted all the inheritance she received from her aunt to go back to the Charitable Trust, named after the Aunt. Four of Chinoy’s five children approached the court to ensure their mother’s wishes were fulfilled. They had no claim in the Will, Justice Patel noted. The case came before the court after the Bombay High Court’s Registry expressed doubts about the validity of the Will as it lacks attestation by two witnesses and therefore does not conform to the requirements of Section 63 of the Indian Succession Act 1925. Justice Patel framed two questions to be decided. Whether Part VI of the Indian Succession Act 1925 applies to a person of this religious denomination, i.e. a Sunni Hanaf Mahomedan; and Whether under the law governing Sunni Hanaf Mahomedans, there is any requirement of the attestation of a Will at all. Justice Patel held that Section 63of the Indian Succession Act is dependent on Section 57 which does not mention a Mohammedan or any of his Sects. Thus section 63 would be inapplicable to a Will made by a Mohammedan. “Section 213 then tells us that such a Will does not compulsorily require probate,” he noted. Justice Patel relied then on the 22nd June 1905 judgement of Justice Badruddin Tyebji in the case of Aba Satar Haji Aboobuker. Even in the 1905 case, a question was posed by the Registry if a Cutchi Memon’s written will would be valid, even if it was not attested by witneses was valid and could be executed. “At this stage perhaps, I should enter only one solitary comment: nothing changes — even after 150 years,” Justice Patel stated about the query put by the Registry. Justice Tyebji had observed that there was nothing in the Mohammedan Law, making attestation of Wills compulsory. “I am entirely bound by this decision. Even otherwise, I am in the most respectful agreement with it. And I must express my admiration for the approach adopted — especially the concluding paragraph where Mr Justice Tyabji observed that he had not the slightest doubt as to the position of law but took the matter in hand out of respect to the Registrar, who found himself in some level of doubt. That is an approach that I believe I must follow.” Justice Patel held that Rasubai was a Cutchi Menon, governed by the Mohammed Law as per the Cutchi Memon’s Act of 1938 and therefore her Will did not require attestation. Justice Patel recorded the Testamentary Department’s head’s statement who confirmed that the Will shall be probated by 19th March 2021Click Hear To Download/Read OrderSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
IOGP supports “cost-effective and efficient regulation” proposed in EU Methane StrategyThe IOGP, which is the global oil and gas industry trade association, said it supports the development of “cost-effective and efficient regulation” to address methane emissions across all involved sectors of the economy.François-Régis Mouton, IOGP’s regional director of Europe, said: “Our industry has been an early mover on methane mitigation – a number of voluntary, large-scale industry initiatives are delivering measurable results.“But to succeed across the economy we need the participation of the full gas value chain and that of all other emitting sectors. We look forward to sharing the experience we have gathered over the years to help reduce methane emissions.”Mouton said the policy framework to be developed over the coming years needs to take into account the fact that technology to accurately measure methane is – despite some recent progress – in the “development stage” and that the available data is “sometimes inconsistent across regions”.He added: “We fully agree on the need to prioritise data collection, monitoring, reporting and verification in the short term.“These are the foundations for success, which we need to focus on right now. Using next year’s policy agenda to progress in that area across all relevant sectors will also help ensure consistency with the rest of Green Deal-related initiatives.” Wood Mackenzie believes battery electrification solutions, hydrogen for power, and methane reduction initiatives will all take a “step closer to commerciality” in 2021 (Credit: (Flickr/Nick Humphries) The latest EU Methane Strategy “sets the right sequence” in the efforts towards tackling the mitigation challenges ahead, says the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP).The European Commission presented the strategy today (14 October) to reduce methane emissions – the second biggest contributor to climate change, after carbon dioxide.Research by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that methane, the largest component of natural gas, is about 25 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth’s atmosphere, on a 100-year timescale.The bloc views tackling methane emissions as an “essential” part of reaching its 2030 climate targets and the 2050 climate neutrality goal, as well as contributing to the Commission’s zero-pollution ambition. Improving the measurement and reporting of methane emissions a key priorityOne of the main priorities under the bloc’s strategy is to improve the measurement and reporting of methane emissions.The level of monitoring currently varies between sectors, amongst the 27 member states and across the international community.In addition to EU-level measures to step up measurement, verification and reporting standards, the Commission said it will support the establishment of an “international methane emission observatory” in partnership with the UN’s Environment Programme, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the International Energy Agency.It added that the EU’s Copernicus satellite programme will also improve surveillance and help to detect “global super-emitters” and identify major methane leaks.Another step will be to improve the reporting of emissions from agriculture through better data collection, and by promoting opportunities to reduce emissions with support from the Common Agricultural Policy.The bloc highlighted that the main focus will be on best practice sharing for innovative methane-reducing technologies, animal diets, and breeding management.In the waste sector, the Commission said it will consider further action to “improve the management of landfill gas”, harnessing its potential for energy use while reducing emissions, and will review the relevant legislation on landfill in 2024.It added that minimising the disposal of biodegradable waste in landfills is “crucial to avoid methane formation”.The Commission plans to review the Effort Sharing Regulation, which aims to ensure EU-wide emissions are to be reduced by 30% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels.It will also consider expanding the scope of the Industrial Emissions Directive – a policy that commits the bloc’s member states to control and reduce the impact of industrial emissions on the environment – to cover methane emitting sectors not yet included under its scope. EU Methane Strategy to cut emissions in Europe and internationallyThe EU’s strategy is adopted as part of the European Green Deal and it sets out measures to not only cut methane emissions in Europe but also internationally.It presents legislative and non-legislative actions in the energy, agriculture and waste sectors, which account for around 95% of methane emissions associated with human activity worldwide.The Commission said it will work with the EU’s international partners and with industry to achieve emission reductions along the supply chain.The strategy presents legislative and non-legislative actions in the energy, agriculture and waste sectors (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Mscalora)Frans Timmermans, executive vice-president for the Green Deal, said: “To become the first climate-neutral continent, the EU will have to cut all greenhouse gases.“Methane is the second most powerful greenhouse gas and an important cause of air pollution.“Our methane strategy ensures emissions cuts in all sectors, especially agriculture, energy, and waste.“It also creates opportunities for rural areas to produce biogas from waste. The EU’s satellite technology will enable us to closely monitor emissions and help raise international standards.” The European Commission presented the strategy today to reduce methane emissions – the second biggest contributor to climate change, after carbon dioxide
Home » News » Leicester begins banning To Let boards outside student properties previous nextRegulation & LawLeicester begins banning To Let boards outside student propertiesCity council starts new scheme to ban “intrusive and mislaeading” boards nearly two years after beginning its initial public consultation.Nigel Lewis12th June 20180714 Views Leicester is the latest city to go live with a scheme that requires letting agents to apply for planning permission to erect boards in areas heavily dominated by students.The council yesterday revealed that it is to start implementing new powers granted to it by the Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government (DHCLG) to ban To Let boards in half a dozen areas in and around the University of Leicester and De Montford University.Under the Regulation 7 Direction order landlords or agents must now apply for planning consent to put up signs advertising a property and, if they don’t, will be fined up to £2,500.The areas affected are the Windermere, Hazel, Clarendon Park (pictured, above), Greenhill, West End, Ashleigh Road and West End conservation parts of the city.The ban follows a decade-long attempt to control boards in these areas through a voluntary code of practice but, the council says, only a ‘handful’ of landlords and agents have complied with this.To let boardsThe council was moved to apply for a Regulation 7 Direction order after locals in these areas complained of an almost constant flurry of boards outside properties.“They are intrusive and often misleading, serving as little more than advertisements for the letting agents themselves.“Despite our best efforts, these advertising hoardings continue to create an eyesore in areas with a high concentration of rental properties,” say councillor Piara Singh Clair (pictured).“We are pleased that the planning inspector has agreed that more powers are needed to tackle this problem in the worst affected parts of the city.”But letting agents shouldn’t fear a rapid increase in the number of bans like Leicester’s.The process is lengthy to say the least; Leicester began the consultation process in early 2016 and we reported, submitted its bid to the MHCLG in October that year and after being given the green light in February this year, is only now about to go live with the ban.Piara Singh Clair Leicester City Council ban department of housing communities and local government dhclg to let boards June 12, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021
In November 2017, during the basketball season’s opening ceremonies at Shelbyville High School, the district retired Garrett’s number nine jersey.But that’s still not enough credit for all Garrett accomplished, Cody said.“He’s not in the National Basketball Hall of Fame, he’s not broadly known,”Others, like the 1966 Texas Western basketball team, are lauded for breaking down racial barriers in college basketball. That team, which started five African-Americans, and their coach, Don Haskins, are in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.But Garrett was first and should be in the hall of fame, say, Cody, Madison, and Hammel.“The primary goal of telling this story and of spreading this story to make the story is known to Hoosiers, certainly, but to all Americans,” Madison said. ”It’s a great American story.”FOOTNOTE: James Polston is a reporter for TheStatehouseFile.com, a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail Today, Garrett’s story is not well known but James Madison, emeritus professor of history at Indiana University, said it should be.“We are woefully ignorant of our past,” Madison said. “And we are particularly ignorant of our past that centers on stories that make us uncomfortable and no stories, no stories make us less comfortable than stories of the race.”Bob Hammel, the retired sports editor for the Bloomington Herald-Times, said that acknowledging that segregation was an issue is part of the reason why Garrett’s story is not well known.“By talking about breaking a barrier, they also confess to having the barrier and supported it,” Hammel said.Garrett’s story should be celebrated, Madison said.“There’s a good reason to congratulate ourselves that Indiana University had Bill Garrett before most basketball teams even though about it,” he said. “That Indiana University pioneered here in the Big Ten, in college basketball, and yet behind that celebration, there are all kinds of very, very unhappy stories.”During the 1940s, Madison said Indiana was neither a southern state nor quite a northern one on segregation.“Indiana was a little bit more on the unhappy end, on the unfortunate end, of liberty, justice, and equality for all,” Madison said.Madison described Indiana University in one word during Garrett’s time on campus—segregated.“Into the 40s, it was difficult for an African-American student to buy food in the Union building, prohibited from swimming in the I.U. swimming pool, not belonging to the fraternities and sororities,” Madison said.“They lived off-campus in boarding houses or private homes, they struggled to find any barber in Bloomington that would cut their hair. It was really, really tough to be a black student at I.U. in the late 1940s.”During Garrett’s time at Indiana University, he never played with or against an African-American in the Big Ten, but a year after graduating, there were six African-Americans playing in the Big Ten.“Can you imagine how lonely, for example, that was for four years for not another black teammate around him and to be under the microscope the way he was,” Hammel said.Hammel said Garrett did everything right during his time at Indiana and mentioned that if he would not have graduated or got in trouble for something, it would not have been good. Madison said that was the only way for Garrett to handle it.“That was really the only safe and practical way to confront the depths of discrimination at that time, challenging it head on was suicide, practically speaking at least, you’d get nowhere because of the extent of it,” Madison said.The way he stood up to the discrimination speaks to his character, he said.“That he could play so well and be such a role model and hold his temper, as he had to do in every game, I’m certain, and every day he was on campus,” Madison said. “That to me makes him a great American.”Garrett played three years of varsity basketball at Indiana and at the time, graduated as the program’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder.Following his career at Indiana University, Garrett was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the second round of the 1951 National Basketball Association draft, becoming the third ever African-American to get drafted into the league.But a career in pro basketball wasn’t to be. A few months after being drafted by the Celtics, Garrett was drafted again, this time by the United States Army.After two years of military service and being honorably discharged, Garrett returned to the states with the expectation of picking up his life where he had left off. But he learned the Celtics released himThe Celtics were concerned that Garrett’s height, six-foot-two inches, was not tall enough to play center in the NBA and uncertain about his ability to switch to playing a guard or forward position.Also at the time, the NBA had quotas for African-American players and the Celtics already had two on their roster, according to “Everybody’s All-American,” an article about Garrett by Rachel Graham Cody. Cody and her father, Tom Graham, wrote a book about Garrett, “Getting Open: The Unknown Story of Bill Garrett and the Integration of College Basketball.”Garrett then went on to play for the Harlem Globetrotters for two years before taking a job as a factory worker in Toledo, Ohio.This was not the end of Garrett’s story.The Shelbyville native returned to the state and was hired as the head basketball coach at Crispus Attucks in Indianapolis. He shined in that role, leading the team to the 1959 state championship, becoming the first Indiana Mr. Basketball to win a state championship as a player and a coach.Garrett served as a coach for 10 years before stepping down to become the athletic director at the school.After that, he moved to Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana to become the director of continuing education. He was in that position for two years before becoming the assistant dean for student services at the Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis in 1973.Garrett wasn’t in the new job very long when on Aug. 7, 1974, he suffered a sudden heart attack and died. He was 45.Later that year he was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and the Shelbyville High School’s gymnasium was renamed the William L. Garrett Memorial Gymnasium.In April 2017, the Indiana Historical Bureau dedicated a state historical marker on the Indiana University campus to commemorate Garrett and the integration of Big Ten basketball. The marker is installed outside the intermural center, which is the fieldhouse where Garrett once played. As Robinson was breaking down racial barriers in Major League Baseball, Garrett was doing the same thing in big-time college basketball.Yet today, the man who had such a large impact on basketball never got the accolades that other athletes of his caliber attained nor did he get the kind of recognition that others who broke barriers in sports received.“He was the right guy to integrate college basketball,” Chambers said.Garrett was born in Shelbyville in 1929, learning the game on an elementary school court and at a local gym before becoming a star player on his high school team. He led Shelbyville’s team, the Golden Bears, to a state championship in 1947 and his performance won him the title of Indiana Mr. Basketball.For most outstanding basketball players, Indiana University would have been an obvious next step. But this was segregated Indiana in the 1940s and the schools in the Big Ten Conference at the time did not recruit African-American players.Some African-American leaders in the community urged IU to recruit Garrett and after meetings with then-IU President Herman B. Wells, the young man from Shelbyville because the first African-American to play for a Big Ten school. By James PolstonTheStatehouseFile.comINDIANAPOLIS—The Jackie Robinson of college basketball fought back against the racial slurs lobbed at him on the court from spectators and opponents the best way he knew how.“He’d just smile, turn around and score a couple more points,” said Don Chambers of William “Bill” Garrett as he reflected on the career of his friend and teammate from Shelbyville when he played at Indiana University in the 1940s.And score he did. The 6-foot-2-inch center graduated as Indiana University’s all-time leading scorer in 1951.
Second child arrested in connection to social media shooting threatsA 13-year-old was arrested last week in connection with social media threats made to schools in Bayonne, according to city officials.The child was arrested for allegedly publishing a “copycat” threat to SnapChat on March 5 that referenced a similar, earlier threat published to Twitter,“The SnapChat message was meant to indicate that All Saints Catholic Academy would also be included in the attack referenced in the earlier message,” Mayor James Davis said on Facebook on March 14, referencing All Saints Catholic Academy on West 13th Street. “It is important to note that it was determined, through the detectives’ investigation, that there was no validity to the threat made in the SnapChat message.”The 13-year-old, a Bayonne resident, was charged with false public alarms and terroristic threats, according to Davis.“The Bayonne Police Department, along with other partnering law-enforcement agencies, have been continuing their investigation into the online threats made against our schools,” Davis said.“I want to reassure all students, parents, faculty, and citizens of Bayonne that we are committed to identifying all the actors responsible for these threats.” The First Annual Chili Cook-Off, hosted by the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce and the UEZ at the Polish American Home, turned up four winners, or “Top Dogs.” (See brief.) ×The First Annual Chili Cook-Off, hosted by the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce and the UEZ at the Polish American Home, turned up four winners, or “Top Dogs.” (See brief.) Murphy proposes big budget, pledges no NJ Transit fare hikesNJ Gov. Phil Murphy told the NJ Transit board on March 14 that he hopes the agency will see him as a partner who wants to restore its former status as a model transportation system, NJTV reports. On Tuesday, Murphy included a $242 million increase in state financing for the agency.A day after presenting the $37.4 billion budget proposal to the Legislature, Murphy spent the next day campaigning for his plan, The Record reports. The governor ended his day with a town hall-style meeting in Paramus, where he contended that the $1.6 billion tax increase in his plan will increase the value of living in New Jersey. Among the many proposals, Murphy calls to fully fund the public school funding formula, raising money through a millionaires’ tax on individuals, and restoring the 7-percent sales tax.First Annual Chili Cook-off winnersOn January 19, the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Bayonne UEZ to host the 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off competition which was held at the Polish American Home. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Bayonne Fire Canteen, the Bayonne Fire Department and the Bayonne Police Department for equipment costs.“As members of the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce, we all recognize the need to have these departments outfitted with the best in order to keep us in business and to keep the general public safe,” said Jack Kennedy of International Matex Tank Terminals and member of the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce.Four winners were chosen as “Top Dogs” by the attendees:1st Place – Bayonne Police Department2nd Place – The Vic Tavern3rd Place – Bayonne Fire Department4th Place – Bayonne Community BankBayonne Medical Center Easter egg hunt postponed to March 29Due to forecasts of up to a foot of snow or more, the CarePoint Health Easter Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Thursday, March 22 at Bayonne Medical Center has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. on the hospital’s front lawn.At the event on March 29, attendees can also have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Entertainment will be provided by PAL Children.Popcorn and pretzels will be part of the fun. Children from 1 to 8 years old will also receive a small stuffed toy.All Bayonne families are welcome.CarePoint Health-Bayonne Medical Center is at 29 East 29th Street.Gun incident at BHS not reported for two daysThe November BHS incident in which a varsity hockey coach allegedly pointed a handgun in the direction of a student was not reported by the team’s coaches to school administration and police for two days, according to a report on NJ.com that references the police report.In the report, the incident was not reported until after the victim’s father threatened to “come down here with my own gun.”The delay is in violation of school district policywhich cites that “a teaching staff member must report immediately to the building principal any accident or safety hazard the member detects.”In the November incident at Bayonne High School, a teacher and assistant coach allegedly pointed a weapon in the direction of a student and another faculty member. The handgun belonged to a NJ State Trooper.The head hockey coach, David McKenna, allegedly pointed a handgun that belonged to a State Trooper in the direction of a senior student and faculty member while in the coach’s office at the Richard Korpi Jr. Ice Rink on November 30. According to the police report, Assistant Coach Nicholas Brancatella and Assistant Coach Scott Lewkowitz allegedly were in the room when it happened.According to the NJ.com report, Lewkowitz called Assistant Superintendent Kenny Kopacz more than 24 hours after the incident and after he was confronted by the angry father of the player involved. Amazon will lay off 36 Jersey City employees and transfer 41Amazon will lay off 36 Jersey City employees and transfer 41 others to its offices in Newark and New York City, effective May 31, according to a story on njbiz.com, an online business journal.Amazon employs around 100 people in Jersey City and more than 14,000 people throughout New Jersey, according to the story.The company posted a WARN disclosure about the Jersey City departures on Thursday. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN Act, is a federal law requiring companies to publicize layoffs of certain sizes under certain circumstances. New Jersey also has its own WARN law requiring companies to file a public notice to be filed when 50 employees are being laid off or transferred.The news comes as Amazon is searching for a second headquarters, with Newark among cities short-listed for that project.The transferred employees will keep their jobs and pay. The laid-off employees work in Amazon’s consumer and retail businesses, a spokesperson said, and Amazon will try to find them similar jobs within the company.Reporter article on ‘fake news’ mentioned in Columbia Journalism ReviewThe March 4 cover story that appeared in several of the Hudson Reporter’s newspapers – “The truth about fake news” — garnered more than 30,000 hits on the Reporter website in the five days after it was published, and was mentioned in a roundup of notable newspaper articles on Columbia Journalism Review’s website on March 7.The story looks at the dangers of fake news both to individuals and to the country, how fake news about Hoboken spread nationwide after it was published, and how Donald Trump’s labeling fact-based news outlets “fake news” can make the country more open to propaganda.To read the story, go to https://tinyurl.com/fakevsfactsHR.Equal pay legislation approved by assembly committeeThe Assembly Labor Committee voted unanimously to advance a measure that would make it illegal for employers to pay women less for doing “substantially similar work, when viewed as a composite of skill, effort and responsibility,” NJTV reports. Victims could be awarded up to six years of back pay with triple damages. The bill now goes to the full Assembly.Toys R Us to sell or close all its U.S. storesToys R Us, which has headquarters in Wayne, told its employees Wednesday that it is seeking a buyer for all its U.S. stores and that the stores will be closed if a buyer is not found, The Record reports. A motion to liquidate the company was presented to Bankruptcy Court last week. Customers across the country who grew up going to the store said they were saddened by the news.Hudson County is home to three Toys R Us department stores: one in Secaucus that doubles as a Babies R Us, a Toys R Us Express in Newport Mall, and a regular department store at the Hudson Mall on Route 440 in Jersey City.On Facebook, Mike Morris, a Bayonne resident shared a meme that depicted a Toys R Us department store and read “Thanks for the memories.” Another showed the company’s longtime mascot, a giraffe, crying with text that read “I will always be a Toys R Us kid.”CorrectionIn the March 7 issue of the Bayonne Community News, we mistakenly wrote that a handgun belonging to a Hudson County Sheriff’s Officer was involved in a November incident at Bayonne High School in which a teacher and assistant coach pointed a weapon in the direction of a student and another faculty member. The handgun belonged to a NJ State Trooper.