Steinbachers build new children’s playground

Steinbachers build new children's playground

Jochen and christian dressel, the two municipal workers, shovel sandy soil from the already roughly excavated soil into the wheelbarrow. A swing is to be erected here on the grassy area near the steinbach through road.

A playground and fitness area is being built here, just a few meters from the schwabach river. "Steinbach had a rough playground on private land. When that was then sold as a building site, the playground had to be dismantled", remembers mayor gertrud werner (UWG). Her predecessor alfred schramm had already been looking for a suitable place for a new playground. Only now, however, has it been possible to lease a site for a new playground on a long-term basis. The lease will run for ten years.

This good news was accompanied by a portion of luck. When werner inquired about the possibilities, she learned that the erlangen recreation association provides financial support for playgrounds. So the community decided to build a playground and fitness center. Werner sent off the list with the desired offers for play and leisure activities on the new square with the application.
At a price of 33,788 euros comes the tree removal. 50 percent of the costs borne by the local recreation association.

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Georg sittler has been a referee for 45 years

Georg sittler has been a referee for 45 years

90 years of the bad kissingen referee group. Truly a good reason to celebrate. And with style. The anniversary evening in oberthulba was also attended by a large number of honorary guests from the world of politics, who documented their close ties to the referees. Already a "member of the guild" for 45 years georg sittler, who like many of his comrades-in-arms was honored that evening. And who likes to chat about his curious career start in the then still black uniform. "Alois brand and michl kopplinger, members of the TSV ebenhausen management team, asked me at a hunting party whether I could imagine becoming a referee after I had to stop playing soccer at an early age. A few days later I was registered", recalls the 70-year-old. A week later georg sittler received his first game from chairman willi burger. In langenleiten. Without having taken the referee’s examination. "I only bought a rule book and the corresponding clothing later on. At the test we were a good dozen, only I was left over." Even today, the ebenhauser is closely connected to the group "because it’s fun for me and the camaraderie in the group is great."

Red card for the referee

Ten years ago, georg sittler ended his career as a referee, but he still looks after the young referees and dresses up in the costume of saint nicholas at the christmas celebrations. Among the anecdotes georg sittler has up his sleeve are the two match abandonments. "The one was a seifriedsburg, there i had a torn muscle fiber. The other, of all things, in my very last game after a brawl in stralsbach against the second team of FC 06 bad kissingen." Sittler also has to smile at the memory of the player who held the red card under his nose – which had fallen out of the ebenhauser’s pants. And the rehearsals with the house and court orchestra of the referee group, which he founded, in his mother’s kitchen or in the little garden house next door. The 70-year-old likes the fact that today’s generation is being challenged professionally. On the jubilee evening tim schoch was honored by norbert krockel as a special promotion to the district league, finn bottcher together with nikita kolodenzyi whistled the most games in the past season. Which, of course, is also a compliment to sebastian wieber, the instructor of the group, who acted as moderator through the evening of honor. "I think we have presented ourselves as a group very well. It was an entertaining evening and we received very positive feedback", said wieber.

The management team around chairman alexander arnold had invested a year of preparation time with plenty of meetings to organize this event down to the last detail. "It was a successful and well run evening, for which we received a lot of praise", said arnold, for whom the referee’s daily routine returned just a few days later as head of the bavarian league match between SC eltersdorf and SV seligenporten. Key statements by the guests of honor at the anniversary event of the bad kissingen group

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Spring cleaning for a clean bath kissingen 2019

spring cleaning for a clean bath kissingen 2019

Beautiful weather and lots of mull: on saturday they were out and about again, the 197 members from 22 associations, collecting mull. Equipped with warning vests and gloves, everything that had been thoughtlessly disposed of in nature was picked up around bad kissingen. One association collected a particularly large number of dog waste bags that dog owners had simply left on the side of the road instead of disposing of them in the waste garbage cans provided.

After the gauze had been separated and disposed of in the service area, the helpers were again treated to a snack sponsored by the butcher’s shop hirtle and the bakery peter schmitt. On behalf of the city, the third mayor thomas leiner thanked the associations for their commitment. For the 93 kids who helped with this campaign, he had brought a surprise: a day pass for the terraced swimming pool. The chairman of the association’s advisory board, manfred stenke, thanked all the associations for their participation in this action, the employees of the service company for their help in disposing of the collected gauze, and the members of the european union who, as every year, took over the catering.

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The next generation is also playing up

The next generation is also playing up

The whitsun concert is an annual highlight for the two cultural institutions, where they present a selection from their rich repertoire and their skills. Both associations play and sing at a high level and that is why the whitsun concert is a sought-after event for all lovers of brass music and song. Special highlights of an enjoyable evening will be the instrumental and vocal solos. Both the brass band and the singing band are also outstanding young soloists.

Nine-year-old leonie neubauer has already won first prize twice in the "jugend musiziert" competition. The young talent will perform soli on the piano. 14-year-old stephan schmidt is also a talented young musician, but he will be taking part in the whitsun concert for the third time. His brother alexander, who is twelve years old, and he will make their duo debut with a four-handed piano duet. Once again, tenor soloist fabian altmann will also be taking part. He will also touch the hearts of listeners with solo singing.

The frankenwald music society, led by siegmund herrmann, and the edelweib windheim singing society, led by raimund trebes, have rehearsed a varied, attractive program. Manfred fehn will guide expertly through the program.

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Correctional officers push to the top

Correctional officers push to the top

There are 31 correctional facilities in bavaria, and all of them sent their representatives to the annual rude event, the vergleichsschieben, which this time took place in volkach. The two-day event was hosted by the ebrach correctional facility (JVA).

350 participants

"Volkach was a natural choice," said gerhard weigand, head of the correctional facility. "This city is a wonderful venue and, as a federal army base, it also has a modern shooting range where all our service weapons can be fired."350 participants shot their coarse-caliber pistols and rifles from all positions over the weekend. The scorching heat on friday and the rainy day on saturday had demanded everything from the participants.

Thomas baier from the ebrach correctional facility, who was in charge of the push, and his team had their hands full. "Thank god everything went off without a hitch," he puffed out on saturday afternoon, and the federal soldiers assigned as observers were amazed at what the "justicers" were up to.

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Georgia: saakashvili under pressure after allegations of torture

Georgia: saakashvili under pressure after allegations of torture

"The abdication became a certain mabe the was preserve the government," said billionaire opposition leader bidsina iwanishvili, as reported by the internet portal civil.Ge reported. Saakashvili rejects the demands. The videos of tortured and raped prisoners should not be misused for "various political games", said the head of state.

Meanwhile, in the capital tbilisi, thousands of students again protested against violence. Until those responsible were punished, the protests would not stop, a student spokesman told the interpressnews agency. Government leader vano merabishvili called on the police to create a peaceful environment for free and fair elections on 1 january. October to create. The evening before, interior minister batscho achalaja had resigned.

Detainees confronted the serious accusations against their guardians. During the day, prison officials picked out two prisoners and beat them severely, inmates told journalists in prison no. 8 in tbilisi. They had never been allowed to look at their wardens. In addition, they have been threatened with even more severe punishment after the parliamentary elections. Concerned supporters gathered outside the prisons. Videos taken by guards also show rape of detainees.

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Finding solutions together

Finding solutions together

During the anti-nuclear demonstrations in the 1980s, bernd fricke (grune) as a demonstrator and thilo wagner () as a policeman were still facing each other. Now they work together as second and first burgermeister in the town hall of stegaurach. The story describes, on the one hand, why fricke began to get involved in politics and now wants to become a district councilor. On the other hand, it shows a leitmotif of his politics: "i want to bring people together to discuss, even if they have different opinions. Take away their fears, join forces and achieve something together", says the psychologist in an interview with FT editorial director michael memmel at the muller inn in debring.

40 years ago, the 61-year-old from munich moved to the bamberger district to study. While the committed green was still viewed with skepticism back then, a lot has changed since then: the issues of climate and the environment have arrived at the heart of society. And because his party has been dealing with this issue for over 30 years, it is considered competent and is now experiencing a boom, estimates the father of three daughters and grandfather of five grandchildren. Fricke wants to make a political difference, especially for future generations "because the window of opportunity for us to make a difference is pretty narrow".

Although the long-distance runner (57 marathons) and long-term local politician (for 30 years) has also thought about quitting "and if we had a good leader in the district, I would also quit". But fricke doesn't think much of the policies of the incumbent district administrator johann kalb (CSU).

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Thyssenkrupp threatened with exit from dax index

thyssenkrupp threatened with exit from dax index

A racing cyclist sweeps through a hutten plant. Glowing steel sparks in the background. The thyssenkrupp logo can be seen on the bicycle frame. Steel racing bikes are the latest product from the giant empire of the ruhrgebiet corporation.

#unbreakable is a hashtag in the promotional video. But the steel and industrial group with more than 200 years of history currently looks anything but unbreakable. After red figures and repeated strategy changes, thyssenkrupp is threatened with relegation from the dax.

The german stock exchange will announce whether this will happen today after the close of trading. Group CEO guido kerkhoff is also aware that thyssenkrupp, whose predecessor thyssen is among the dax founding members, will probably have to leave the top league of german stocks. "There are more important things right now than mourning the loss of an index," he told the "spiegel" newspaper.

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Sand am main: church renovation leads to discussions with the diocese – believers must relocate

Sand am main: church renovation leads to discussions with the diocese - believers must relocate

Where before there was one painting after another, now there are only dreary patches of white left behind. This is what the walls of the sander church looked like 40 years ago. Since the beginning of the second week of january, the parish church of saint nicholas has been under continuous renovation. Even if you can’t see it from the outside, a project worth millions has begun inside the building.

The church was last renovated in 1980, says pastor michael erhart as he walks down the central aisle toward the two incrusted side altars. Nave and roof tiles have already lasted 90 years. "But the construction work has only just begun", says erhart. "No miracles can have happened yet."

Church heating has had its day

No mold or water damage – yet renovation is urgently needed. Two bare spots above the organ make the masonry shine out as if to prove it. Especially the heating system must be replaced, says pastor erhart. "Every year it’s exciting to see if she’ll even start again."

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Muder kaymer with tough start in koln – siem better

Muder kaymer with tough start in koln - siem better

Germany’s golf star from mettmann struggled in his home match, especially with his concentration on putts, which missed a few times. With 71 strokes, the 2008 winner of the BMW international open at GC gut larchenhof finished in a share of 66th place on thursday. Place. The australian marcus fraser and fabrizio zanotti from paraguay took the lead with rounds of 64 at eight strokes under par.

Four days after the 15. 27-year-old kaymer made a depleted impression at the US open. Ratingen’s marcel siem (68) did better in the same flight, but missed a better score on the last holes and goes into the second round from 16th place – as does alex cejka from munich.

"I just lacked a bit of energy," said kaymer, who woke up as early as two o’clock and couldn’t get back to sleep: "i went jogging. At this time of day you can’t think of much else you could do." All in all he only managed two birdies with one bogey in gay weather. "I had hoped for more, of course."

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