Motorcycle rally in kulmbach: enjoy the ride calmly, take your foot off the gas

Motorcycle rally in kulmbach: enjoy the ride calmly, take your foot off the gas

Calmness in road traffic contributes to safety, says bavarian state minister, who has been a regular at the kulmbach motorcycle rally since he took office ten years ago. From erlangen, he set off for the biker mecca of kulmbach, accompanied for the first time by the long-serving head of the federal employment agency, frank-jurgen weise, and the new head of the federal office for migration and refugees, jutta cordt.

More pictures from the motorcycle star ride in kulmbach
safety is the main theme of the star ride under the motto "arriving instead of perishing. The bavarian ministry of the interior, the upper franconian police, the bavarian driving instructors’ association and the kulmbach brewery have joined forces to help ensure as few accidents as possible at the start of the season. Supported by the city and district of kulmbach and the radio station antenne bayern.

No spabverderber

The organizers don’t want to spoil the fun of riding for the motorcycle fans – quite the opposite in fact. "We are counting on bikers to be more sensible, motorists to be more attentive and, last but not least, roads to be improved."

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Where the manger really stands in the stable

Where the manger really stands in the stable

"These are our stars, says master farmer philipp schierling, turns around and looks the brown young bulls in the eye. The 27-year-old takes care of the family farm in oberschwappach and feeds alongside the "franken" day in and day out from the rhon more than 180 other four-legged friends stand with him in the stable. This is everyday life for the schierling family, which has been in the process of converting from conventional to organic farming for several months now. Everyday life, which on 24. December will be a break: because then the bulls offer maria and josef with their child jesus shelter in their stable.

After several years, this year the children’s mass on the afternoon of christmas eve in oberschwappach will not take place in the church, but again in the cowshed. It is an authentic place to experience the christmas story and to trace what christmas is really about. Martina schierling, the mother of young farmer philipp schierling, and traudi oppelt from wohnau took care of the "spiritual" aspects of this service. We are a well-coordinated team. We dare a lot and also try out", says martina schierling, a few days before christmas eve.

The nativity play will follow the traditions including the search for a new home, but will also explore a very special question: "where do i actually find christmas??" Besides maria, josef and the shepherds, a "christmas freak" will be appearing, draped in fairy lights, a box of placemats and a flashing deer antler. "But there must be more", says martina schierling not only in the christmas play but also in real life. "Christmas is a longing, a mystery within us", spurts the mother, who still mysteriously rings the bell for her grown-up children on christmas eve.

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Much applause for bernhard seeberger

Much applause for bernhard seeberger

This is certainly not how bernhard seeberger () had imagined his last council meeting as mayor. Instead of the meeting room, the committee met in the multipurpose hall. Seeberger, who missed re-election after 18 years in office as mayor, but will remain in the newly elected body as a normal councillor, bid farewell to six councillors at the end of the public meeting with words of praise and a heartfelt thank you. Because of the distance requirement, he refrained from a handshake; the certificate of thanks and a present were placed on the tables of the departing committee members.

Seeberger himself emphasized how much pleasure he had always taken in his office and that he had enjoyed holding it every single day: "it was a wonderful and interesting time. During my time in office, I have always been concerned that the general public, the community, should benefit from it.", he explained.

Seeberger then wanted to close his last public meeting, but head of administration martin hofmann and second mayor werner schorr (CSU), as well as heike weiser for the free voters, surprised the community leader with a personal thank you.

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A round thing at the traffic circle

A round thing at the traffic circle

Zeil – not everything that is born in carnival and has to do with alcoholic beverages is a booze idea. The traffic circle campaign organized by the goller brewery and the local carnival was a great success.
Taking up an idea from the women's carnival concerning the design of the new traffic circle on krumer strabe, franz-josef goller promised the jesters' guild a mab of beer for every cuddly toy placed on the new traffic circle in the village of zeil. When it came to paying on carnival tuesday, there were actually 1120 individual stuffed animals and a "christmas tree" decorated with stuffed animals. The brewery converted the 1170 mab of beer into a cash donation of 1300 euros. The carnival guild contributed 500 euros from the spontaneously held circle festival, and mayor thomas stadelmann (SPD) rounded up to 2000 euros as a private citizen.

For the two kindergarten
So now the two kindergartens in zeil could receive 1000 euro each. The two leaders came to the brewery's premises with a delegation of children to pick up the donation and say thank you. The discarded stuffed animals were cleaned and will be donated to charitable institutions for children.

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Dana schweiger flees fires in malibu in pajamas

Dana schweiger flees fires in malibu in pajamas

Dana schweiger (50) and her daughter emma (16) fled malibu in a dramatic escape from the forest fires in california. "The thick clouds of smoke were already above us and coming closer. It was terrible," the ex-wife of til schweiger (54) told the "bild" newspaper.

Uber die flucht am fritagmorgen berichtet sie: "ich habe eine nachricht um 6.30 o’clock in the morning, which said that we are evacuated. I thought we still had time, but my friend wrote me that we had to leave our house immediately."

She woke emma and six of her children’s friends, who were visiting from germany, said the u.S. Native. Then she shouted: "you have to get up immediately! We are being evacuated! Take your passe, toothbrushes and computer! Take your car keys and we will meet in the driveway. See how much gas you have left. Meet me in santa monica. Drive and do not stop!"

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Schalke manager heldt advocates video evidence

Schalke manager Heldt advocates video evidence

Schalke manager horst heldt advocates rapid video evidence in soccer.

"I congratulate dortmund on advancing to the semifinals. The fact that two german teams have made it this far is very good for german soccer and underlines the increased importance of the bundesliga in europe," said heldt in gelsenkirchen, "but such wrong decisions should not happen at this level."

After borussia dortmund’s controversial 3-2 goal in injury time in the champions league quarterfinal playoff against FC malaga, the schalker sports executive made a strong case for the introduction of technical aids. The decisive goal was scored after an offside position. "Fubball has developed rapidly in the past few years, the game has become much faster, and just recently such controversial decisions have piled up," said heldt.

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Blackberry manufacturer rim brakes downward slide

Blackberry manufacturer rim brakes downward slide

This keeps hope alive that the cornerstone of the mobile industry still has a future in a competitive market dominated by apple with its iphone and android phones from manufacturers like samsung.

In its second fiscal quarter (up to 1. September) financially better than in the previous three months. Sales increased slightly, the loss was reduced and the cash position was filled with cash. That was a welcome surprise for investors: the beleaguered stock shot up 14 percent in early trading in toronto on friday.

But the pure sales figures still look meager: RIM sold just 7.4 million blackberrys in three months. By way of comparison, apple sold more than 5 million units of its new iphone 5 in the first three days of sales alone. In the previous quarter, RIM had shipped 7.8 million smartphones and 10.6 million in the same quarter of the previous year.

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Small-wacken in neuensee

Small-wacken in neuensee

It is worth philosophizing whether one should really derive the term fan from fanatic, because at rock im wald in neuensee an extreme tolerance and open-mindedness of the stonercommunity prevails. Here everybody may be what he wants – whether follower, deep believer, apostle, preacher, hardliner, curious or only indieszenehinschnupperer. And exactly this mix makes the enormously lassige mood and atmosphere from.

Children, teenagers, fathers, mothers, grandmas, grandpas have one thing in common: they pay homage to rock’n’roll and inhale the breath of love and joie de vivre. In any case, all the little sheep are lying, chilling, picnicking on the soft grass carpet, happy, relaxed or in complete confusion. In self-forgetfulness and ecstasy, moshers stomp, headbang in unbridled enthusiasm; in this place, stonermuck is an outlook on life.

Even if for some it is only a nice release from the daily routine, it has already fulfilled its purpose. The guys from orgateam and all the volunteers and residents can take credit for this. And also for the food, the hygiene and the cribs and stables and shelters is again well taken care of. Here no one gets stubborn, the supply is constantly replenished in the form of suckling pig, veggie casserole, pizza, crepes, etc., the smell of delicious food lies over the land.

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Generation change at the stegaurach forestry center

Generation change at the stegaurach forestry center

Demographic change is on everyone’s lips. Society is getting older, the young are getting fewer. Gets it thus also already the youth work to traces? "No, we don’t see the demographic shift", says simone kuffner. The social pedagogue has been responsible for community youth work in stegaurach for almost seven years. During this time, she has seen children become adolescents and young people become adults. "It is a constant process. Some go, some come", kuffner notes and emphasizes that there is no problem with new recruits in stegaurach. With ten to 25 children, the children’s club is regularly well attended, he said. "In winter it is a little more, in summer a little less."

Nevertheless, the forsthaus, the stegaurach youth center, is facing a major generational change. The girls’ group, which has been meeting regularly at the forestry office since 2007, has become an indispensable part of youth work in stegaurach. It’s just great how they volunteer, says kuffner. For example at the christmas market. Or at the volleyball tournament of the authorities. Actually, the previous year’s winner had to host this every year. But it has always taken place in stegaurach for the last four years. Why? "Because the madels organize the sale so well", leads the youth worker.

Now "her girls gradually 18, graduate from high school, think about studying or going abroad. "Of course they want to keep in touch. But you just have to see how it develops", says kuffner. At least she has two girls who, at 13, have already outgrown the children’s club for six to twelve year olds, but still feel too young for the youth club, who are already showing such commitment. It is also "working on another group of 13- to 14-year-olds". "Let’s see if we can form a group there again.

No worries about continuity

as far as the continuity of youth work in stegaurach is concerned, there is nothing to worry about. When she recently presented her annual report to the town council, there were a few question marks in the council’s eyes when kuffner reported on the girls’ growing up and the fact that another group, the so-called playground group, which had not long found its way to the forestry center, had already more or less dissolved again. "Because they have gone their separate ways, started their education or because of personal reasons between them."

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Del coaches believe title race will be more balanced

Del coaches believe title race will be more balanced

Don jackson of EHC red bull munich may be confident of defending the title again, but if his fellow coaches have their way, the dominance of the perennial champions in the 25. German ice hockey league season comes to an end.

Most coaches are expecting more competition in the 14. September season to begin with a much more exciting title race than in the past three years, when the most financially powerful club always triumphed. Hardly any other coach expressed himself as clearly as munich’s championship guarantor jackson in a survey conducted by the german press agency: "EHC red bull munchen – because we want to defend our title again and always win it."

The DEL coaches again see the seven-time champion adler mannheim, who last won the title in 2015 before munich’s championship series began, as a rough challenger, and then mostly de-raced. "There are certainly some teams that want to be in the running for the title this year. That definitely includes us," said new mannheimer coach and adler player legend pavel gross.

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