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Expansive Elders Real Estate Neighborhood Planned for Iconic Presidential Tower in Atlanta

Peacock Collaboration Gets Landmark Circular Tower Along Atlanta’s Boundary, Will Redevelop Into Among the Largest Seniors Housing Communities in Metro Atlanta

Atlanta’s iconic however forgotten circular tower on the Boundary has actually been offered to a regional group that prepares to convert it to a seniors real estate community.

Peacock Collaboration closed on the 15-story, 165,000-square-foot Presidential Tower at 4001 Presidential Parkway at Interstates 285 and 85, likewise called Spaghetti Junction. Peacock plans to transform the former hotel space into one of the biggest senior citizens housing communities in city Atlanta.

Greystone Brown Realty Advisors, which represented the seller, Hays Financial Consulting, announced the sale Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The sale implies Presidential Tower, which went from being a local landmark to an irritating eyesore to its neighbors, will be born-again.

Taylor Brown, director at Greystone Brown, said the transaction took 5 years to work out with the private condo owners at Presidential Tower. Brown said transforming the building to in-demand elders real estate will benefit the community. “This home will once again be a shining beacon for those taking a trip through Spaghetti Junction in Atlanta,” he said.

Built in 1973, the circular structure drew immediate attention and unavoidable contrasts to the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood. For several years, it ran as the Presidential Hotel and after that as the Presidential Boutique Condotel when some units were offered as workplace condos.

However the structure fell into disrepair after its owners contested paying expenses and government fines. It’s been uninhabited for several years.

Barrick Museum Hosts Free Neighborhood Art Day June 22

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art hosts its Neighborhood Art Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 with complimentary workshops and music for all ages. Find out clay making and drawing, test the limitations of painting in virtual reality, pay attention to live performances of well-known classical works, and more. No RSVP needed; just come.

Performances by UNLV Violin Job|10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
. The artists of UNLV Violin Project maximize the exhibition hall acoustics with passionate live perfomances of works by classical authors.

Interactive Claymaking Demonstration with Clay Arts Vegas|9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m.
How did the ancient artists of “Vessel” make their pots? Clay Arts Vegas reveals you the best ways to produce your own clay art with techniques that haven’t altered in 2,000 years.

Line drawing with Lance Smith|9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Andrew Schoultz’s lines appear to vibrate and carry on the walls. In this workshop, Las Vegas artist Lance Smith will show you how to make line a vibrant force in your art.

Storytime with the UNLV Teachers Advancement & & Resource Library|9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
. The UNLV Teacher Development & & Resources Library staff know that paying attention to stories is an important part of youth development. Join them for a story time including a hand-picked choice of image books from their collection of over 30,000 titles for kids and young adults.

Mural|all day
You’re welcomed to include your mark to the mural wall in the Barrick’s most current exhibition, Andrew Schoultz: In Process: Every Motion Counts.

Tiltbrush Virtual Reality Painting|11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Put on a virtual reality headset and dream up paintings that float through the air. Imaginative service technicians from the upcoming virtual reality studio at Lied Library will direct you through the procedure.

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New Vegas resident Costs Laimbeer is ready to score with the neighborhood

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He’s an NBA All-Star with two championship rings and a three-time WNBA champ as a coach, but Bill Laimbeer is just like us in at least one way. He came to Las Vegas to commemorate his 21st birthday. And he even remembers exactly what occurred.

” I do remember, however that was a long time earlier,” states Laimbeer, 61, now president of basketball operations and head coach of the Las Vegas Aces, the city’s brand-new WNBA team set to play its house opener May 27 at Mandalay Bay Events Center. “It was not that crazy. A couple of pals from L.A. drove over. Prior to this, I could never ever invest more than two or 3 days in Las Vegas at a time.”

Laimbeer hasn’t had much opportunity to explore his brand-new house. Excessive work to do.

” I have actually played one round of golf given that I have actually been here. We had to launch the franchise and I’m responsible for a great deal of things besides exactly what occurs on the court. A great deal of work from a great deal of individuals went into this, so I haven’t taken any day of rests.”

The Aces divided their 2 preseason games and have opened the regular season with road losses to the Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics. Sunday’s video game tips off at 5:30 p.m. at Mandalay Bay versus the Seattle Storm, with the next house contest coming June 1 at 7:30 p.m. versus the Mystics.

Laimbeer, among the NBA’s many notorious villains during his outstanding pro career with the Detroit Pistons, states the Aces gamers have adjusted well in a brief time period to life in Las Vegas, and everybody included with the group– owned by MGM Resorts International– is thrilled about signing up with the city’s sports renaissance.

” It’s the right time. The town has been starved for sports throughout the years and it’s grown to a size where it can support pro sports, and the stigma of betting is gone so it’s open to groups coming here now,” he states. “Initially it was the Knights then us then the Raiders and everybody is doing their own thing and revealing exactly what they’ve got. The newness is a favorable. Everybody wishes to see what we can do, however you still have to put a sustainable product out there to get individuals to come.”

Laimbeer won his NBA champions during the time when the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels were dominating college basketball, so he’s well aware that Las Vegas loves his sport.

” I was right because time slot and me and [UNLV terrific] Reggie Theus are the exact same age. I believe it’s a basketball town in a great deal of methods but we’re going to take advantage of a market where we have an inexpensive item compared with football or hockey. We’re trying to grow a fan base of not just basketball people however girls who may aspire to end up being basketball players.”

Laimbeer was born in Boston, matured in the Chicago residential areas and went to the University of Notre Dame, however he’s getting used to Las Vegas in a hurry.

” It’s good and I enjoy it. The heat is going to be fascinating when it gets here. I have not experienced that yet on a constant basis, however I like this location.”

Historic Reno neighborhood tops conservation list

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Scott Sonner/ Assocaited Press This May 15, 2018 photo shows a few of the historical homes in a community dating to the late 19th century on the edge of the UNR campus. The historical conservation group, Preserve Nevada, has noted the UNR Gateway District as the most endangered historic place in the state.

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RENO– A 19th century area on the edge of the UNR school tops a historical preservation group’s new list of Nevada’s 11 most endangered locations.

The Goldfield High School, integrated in the central Nevada gold-mining town in 1907, and Las Vegas High School– the city’s oldest, built in 1930– are among the other historic locations Preserve Nevada wishes to save.

Previous Nevada Gov. and U.S. Sen. Richard Bryan, chairman of the nonprofit group’s board, stated the list focuses on homes that have community assistance however face encroaching advancement, demolition or other threats.

” Nevada has a rich heritage,” Bryan said. “We have a commitment to preserve it.”

Reno’s “UNR Entrance District” includes about a dozen 19th century Victorian homes in a two-block location just north of the downtown casino district where the university wants to build a brand-new business school between U.S. Interstate 80 and the campus’s southern border.

School officials announced last month they’ll think about proposals up until June 7 to move the Queen Anne houses built in between 1895 and 1920. Otherwise, the homes could deal with the trashing ball.

One group has proposed moving them– intact– to nearby Evans Park and creating a historic park with interpretive indications. However Reno’s Entertainment and Parks Commission this week provided a thumb’s down to that proposition and suggested the houses be moved in other places.

” We hope the university can discover a method to keep them and repurpose them,” Bryan said.

The next two buildings on Preserve Nevada’s list have been on the National Register of Historic Places for more than 30 years– Goldfield High School considering that 1982 and Las Vegas High School given that 1986.

Remediation efforts at the Goldfield school have been postponed because of the have to stabilize an area of wall at danger of collapsing.

Las Vegas High School, renamed the Las Vegas Academy for Performing Arts, is an extraordinary example of Art Deco architecture that deals with an unpredictable future as the school district thinks about remodeling plans, the group stated.

2 of the brand-new listings are generic– “rural downtown locations” and “Nevada’s motor courts/motels”– intended to highlight the essential role rural business rows and travel lodges have played in numerous communities across the state.

The others are:

— Huntridge Theater, Las Vegas. Opened in 1944 as southern Nevada’s very first desegregated theater, the location closed in 2004 and has actually fallen under disrepair.

— Fernley Swales, Fernley. Wagon routes that remain noticeable in the Forty Mile Desert in between the Humboldt and Carson rivers where inhabitants traveled in the 1840s face hazards from off-road automobiles and a neighboring shooting range.

— Red Rock Canyon area, Clark County. Petroglyphs, pot shards, and the remains of roasting pits stand as evidence of a 1,000-year history of human habitation in the area threatened by Las Vegas’ westward growth.

— Masonic Lodge No. 13/Reno Mercantile Building. Built in 1872, Reno’s oldest standing business structure has suffered decades of neglect and requires brand-new interior framing to prevent it from collapsing.

— Triumph Hotel, Las Vegas. Initially the Lincoln Hotel, one of the oldest downtown hotels opened in 1907 near the railroad depot to deal with travelers. The mission-style building is typically reported to be in risk of demolition.

— Hillside Cemetery, Reno. Developed in the 1860s a couple of blocks west of UNR it contains the graves of many of Reno’s early citizens in addition to the graves of one congressman, 5 mayors and Paiute chief Johnson Sides.

Downtown’s Excellent Vegas Festival of Beer raises a glass to the neighborhood

With 100-plus breweries and more than 500 craft developments ready for sampling, this weekend’s eighth-annual event definitely sounds terrific. But its size and scope are not why it’s called the Great Vegas Festival of Beer.

“Something we have actually truly focused on from in 2015 to this one is partnering with more business that allow us to construct the experience and making it all come together in unity,” says Brian Chapin of producer Motley Brews. “You know there will be awesome beer cocktails, cool infusions and beer with food, but likewise an opportunity to comprehend the energy and personality and passion of all the people behind it. We desire the festival to bleed into the neighborhood, due to the fact that it’s whatever great about Vegas, all these cool things happening at the local level.”

The festival has actually constantly linked its audience with regional culinary offerings, and this year’s fest will include Esther’s Kitchen, the Black Sheep and Searsucker at the 2nd Mad Craft Experience on Friday night, and more dining establishments and food trucks like Remedy, Sin City Wings and Oming’s Kitchen at Saturday’s Grand Tasting.

Among the collaborations: the return of the Zappos.com Pretzel Brewtique, where you can personalize your very own pretzel pendant to stylishly assist your sipping of the suds, and a Brooklyn Bowl-sponsored silent disco. On the beer front, anticipate surprises as well as more in your area crafted creations. Chapin states Joseph James is bringing 25 different beers to the Grand Tasting, including a series of bourbon barrel-aged royal stouts and the Dead Fox tequila barrel-aged agave ale.

FANTASTIC VEGAS FESTIVAL OF BEER April 6, 7 p.m.; April 7; 2 p.m.; $45-$100. World Market Center Pavilion, greatvegasbeer.com.

Carjacking suspects apprehended in northeast Las Vegas neighborhood

A LVMPD patrol unit blocks Treeline Drive as officers search for the alleged carjacking suspects (Jenn Hurtado / FOX5).
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Drive as officers look for the alleged carjacking suspects( Jenn Hurtado/ FOX5 ).” border=” 0 “src= “/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/16441881_G.jpg” width=” 180″/ > A LVMPD patrol system blocks Treeline Drive as officers look for the supposed carjacking suspects( Jenn Hurtado/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Las Vegas Metro police arrested numerous individuals in connection with an alleged carjacking in a northeast Las Vegas community early Sunday early morning.

Officers responded to El Valle Street, near Sahara Avenue and Treeline Drive after a resident called cops to report a possible carjacking. The suspects ran away the location when City systems arrived to the scene, cops stated.

A border was established in the domestic neighborhood and the suspects were collared at 5:18 a.m., according to Metro police.

The occurrence stays under investigation.

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UNLV'' s 2018 Neighborhood Engagement Awards Winners Reported

Receivers of UNLV’s 2018 Community Engagement Awards have actually conducted research to help victims of human trafficking, to assist nursing students carrying out community health evaluations, to assist launch Nevada’s very first Girls Who Code Club, and a lot more.

The awards are designed to honor those on school who demonstrate a dedication to neighborhood collaboration, which is one of the university’s 5 Leading Tier goals. The awards specifically acknowledge community-based research, service-learning, faculty/staff neighborhood outreach, and student service.

” This is our second year of honoring the powerful methods UNLV professors, staff, and trainees engage in our community,” said Sue DiBella, interim executive director of the office of community engagement. “We had exceptional applications this year, and as soon as again we are pleased to acknowledge the breadth and depth of partnership in between UNLV and the Southern Nevada community.”

Two selection committees examined a combined total of 39 applications gotten for awards in the 4 categories. Receivers of the community-based research study and service-learning awards each will get $2,000. The recipient of the faculty/staff neighborhood outreach award will receive $1,500, and the student service award recipient will receive $1,000.

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Sports centers help stimulate ‘sense of neighborhood’ in Downtown Summerlin

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Steve Marcus A Ballgirl takes part in a groundbreaking event for Las Vegas Ballpark, a 10,000-fan capability baseball arena and future house of the Las Vegas 51s, in Summerlin Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. By )

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Las Vegas-based restaurateur Elizabeth Blau has actually been primarily out of town for months now, introducing a multitude of food and drink outlets as part of the enormous global home entertainment location Parq Vancouver, which houses a hotel and gambling establishment right beside BC Place Stadium in British Columbia, Canada.

Blau, her hubby and organisation partner, Kim Canteenwalla, and their 13-year-old boy Cole are a sports-loving household, so it’s been hard for Blau to miss out on the phenomenon of Las Vegas’ first-year NHL team, the Golden Knights. She did capture a roadway game when the Knights played the Canucks in Vancouver.

“I can tell from my social media exploding that they’ve taken control of the city with their energy and spirit,” she states. “I was house in Las Vegas on a current Friday night and it was one of the quietest nights I can remember, due to the fact that everybody was either at the hockey game or someplace viewing it.”

Blau has an unique distance to the regional sports boom. Her dining establishment Andiron Steak & & Sea is among the most popular dining destinations at Downtown Summerlin, also the place of the Golden Knights’ practice center and head office, City National Arena. Her family lives in the location, too.

After the Feb. 23 groundbreaking for the 10,000-seat Las Vegas Ballpark hosted by the Howard Hughes Corp. and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Downtown Summerlin is also about to be the house of the Las Vegas 51s, the city’s Pacific Coast League professional baseball group and Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets.

“I believe baseball is sort of the icing on the cake,” says Blau, who likewise missed out on the groundbreaking while in Canada. “It’s another demand-generator for people to come to Downtown Summerlin. We have actually been substantial fans of exactly what the Howard Hughes Corp. has actually done here and we understand they have actually had this master plan from the starting to create this sense of neighborhood. Coming from the East Coast, this is something I have actually missed in Las Vegas, and it’s really good to have it.”

Most residents probably hear the words “Downtown Summerlin” and think of the master-planned neighborhood’s centrally situated outdoor mall that fits between Red Rock Resort on West Charleston Boulevard and Sahara Avenue to the south. With its many stores and dining establishments, cinema and family-friendly programming, the shopping center is thriving.

Las Vegas Ballpark Groundbreaking Launch slideshow”However it’s simply a part of Downtown Summerlin,

an almost 400-acre plot that likewise extends from the Beltway in the west to Town Center Drive in the east and opened in 2014. The urban-style development likewise consists of Red Rock Resort, the Life time Fitness center and City National Bank building, the new Constellation high-end apartment building and another office complex presently under construction. More than 4,000 attached houses– houses, apartments, lofts and brownstones with no conventional rural single-family homes– are prepared to complete the high-density neighborhood.” I think it will be quite obvious when those additional domestic tasks come around, specifically one at the corner of Sahara and Structure Center Drive, that of an unexpected, with the ballpark and arena for hockey and brand-new office complex, that this location is handling a life of its own,” states Kevin Orrock, president of Summerlin.”It’s constantly had to do with developing that live-work-play environment. Our goal is to develop a high-density, high-energy urban center, and we’re well on our method to doing that.”When you consider a real downtown area, there are certain aspects that pertain to

mind. Sports is among those components. The appearance of hockey and baseball in Downtown Summerlin appears abrupt although it wasn’t, not unlike Las Vegas’higher expert sports surge that consists of the Golden Knights, the NFL’s Raiders, the WNBA’s Aces and the United Soccer League’s Lights FC.”If Twenty Years ago somebody would have informed me we ‘d have baseball in the middle of Summerlin, I would have thought

,’How’s that going to occur?'”Orrock says.” But then all of a sudden the Howard Hughes Corp. owns the baseball team. There had been discussions for quite a long time, it was simply a matter of getting all the stars to line up.”City National Arena has actually become another popular family destination at Downtown Summerlin– like the Regal High-end

theater or the Dave & Buster’s game and dining establishment– with youth and adult hockey leagues and other skating activities. Las Vegas 51s games will be another cost effective family activity just a couple of steps away.” Hockey in Las Vegas has actually been special due to the fact that the Vegas Golden Knights have actually done an amazing job of ingratiating themselves into the fabric of the community,”Orrock states.”I believe we’ll see the same thing with baseball and even the Raiders. Sports have the tendency to drive further development, and the ballpark will accelerate that.” There was already a variety of dining establishments inside Red Rock Resort (and movie theaters, too )prior to that first retail-oriented phase of Downtown Summerlin opened. However business at the casino is much better than ever as the resort and the shopping center produce some synergy.”We were already fans of living in Summerlin because opening Red Rock Resort’s doors in 2006, but it’s simply improving every year,”says Lori Nelson, vice president of corporate communications for Station Casinos.

“While Red Rock Resort offers a complete variety of entertainment and dining offerings, we are similarly enjoyed offer our hotel guests extra, not to point out walkable, features such as shopping at Downtown Summerlin, City National Arena and soon a first-rate baseball stadium. “Nelson says the advantages of Downtown Summerlin’s expansion extend beyond the hotel guest base. New venues are likewise enjoyed by team members from Red Rock Resort and Station Gambling establishments’ nearby business workplace. Initial advancements at Downtown Summerlin have actually drawn in locals from all over the Las Vegas Valley, not simply neighbors, and the sports centers mark the conclusion of developing that type of amazing destination. The future is focused more on offering services and a particular way of life for those who wish to live at Downtown Summerlin or near the metropolitan center.”We are starting to draw other types of commercial operations,” Orrock states.”We are under building at Hualapai and Flamingo on a large build-to-suit complex for Aristocrat Technologies, and we’re delighted to see them entering Summerlin.”In the next a number of years, we have a lot going on, more job-creating projects that will ultimately assist develop that environment so individuals can live near to where they work. That’s everyone’s goal at this moment.”

Neighborhood looks for recovery after school shooting leaves 17 dead, others wounded

(AP)– An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle has actually been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the United States in five years.

Fourteen wounded survivors were hospitalized as bodies were recuperated from inside and around Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.Florida’s reaction Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll take a seat with state leaders and work on how they can ensure individuals with mental illness aren’t able to obtain weapons. Scott spoke during an interview on Thursday,

a day after a shooting left 17 people dead at a high school. He said leaders will look at how they can ensure something like that never takes place once again. [Related: Students: Shooting suspect pestered peers, extolled gun] Throughout the conference, FBI agent Rob Lasky states the FBI examined a 2017 YouTube

comment that said”I’m going to be a professional school shooter “; but the company could not determine the person making the comment.What we know about the shooting Just before the shooting broke out, some trainees thought they were having another fire drill. Such a workout had actually forced

them to leave their class hours previously. So when the alarm went off Wednesday afternoon quickly

prior to they were to be dismissed, they when again submitted out into the corridors. [Related: Football coach dies a hero after shielding students from Florida shooter] That’s when cops state Nikolas Cruz, geared up with a gas mask, smoke grenades and multiple magazines of ammo, opened fire with a semi-automatic weapon, killing 17 people and sending numerous trainees running away into the streets. It was the nation’s most dangerous school shooting because a gunman assaulted a grade school in Newtown, Connecticut, more than 5 years back

.” Our district is in a remarkable state of grief and grief,”said Robert Runcie, superintendent of the school district in Parkland, about an hour’s drive north of

Miami.”It is a dreadful day for us.” Authorities used no instant details about Cruz or his possible motive, other than to state that he had actually been tossed out of the high school, which has about 3,000 trainees. Trainees who understood him described a volatile teen whose weird habits had triggered others to end relationships with him. [Related: Florida shooting suspect accuseded of 17

counts of premeditated murder] Cruz’s mother Lynda Cruz passed away of pneumonia on Nov. 1 neighbors, friends and

family members said, inning accordance with the Sun Guard. Cruz and her husband, who passed away of a cardiac arrest numerous years back, embraced Nikolas and his biological bro, Zachary, after the couple moved from Long Island in New York to Broward County. The young boys were left in the care of a family friend after their mother died, member of the family Barbara

Kumbatovich, of Long Island, stated. Unhappy there, Nikolas Cruz asked to relocate with a buddy’s family in northwest Broward. The household agreed and Cruz relocated around Thanksgiving. According to the household’s attorney, who did not identify them, they understood that Cruz owned the AR-15 however made him keep it secured in a cabinet. He did have the key, however. Jim Lewis stated the family is ravaged and didn’t see this coming. They are working together with authorities

, he stated. [Related: Instructor hid 19 students in a closet when gunman opened fire] Victoria Olvera, a 17-year-old junior at the school, stated Cruz was expelled last school year since he got

into a fight with his ex-girlfriend’s new partner. She said he had actually been abusive to his girlfriend.”I think everybody had in their minds if anybody was going to do it, it was going to be him,”she said. Cruz was apprehended without a battle about an hour after the shooting in a domestic neighborhood about a mile away. He had multiple magazines of

ammunition, authorities stated. “It’s disastrous. There truly are no words,”said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. Frantic parents hurried to the school to find SWAT team members and ambulances surrounding the

substantial school and emergency situation employees who seemed treating the wounded on walkways.

Trainees who had not run started leaving in a single-file line with their turn over their heads as officers prompted them to leave quickly. [Related: School shooting suspect made’disturbing’social

media posts]. Hearing loud bangs as the shooter fired, a lot of the students inside hid under desks

or in closets, and barricaded doors. “We remained in the corner, far from the windows,”said freshman Max Charles, who said he heard five gunshots.”The instructor locked the door and switched off the light. I thought perhaps I might pass away or something. “As he was leaving the structure, he saw four dead trainees and one dead teacher. He said

he was eased when he lastly found his mom. “I mored than happy that I lived, “Max said.” She was crying when she saw me.”Noah Parness, a 17-year-old junior, said he and the other students calmly went outside to their fire-drill areas when he unexpectedly heard popping noises.” We saw a bunch of teachers running down the stairway, and then everyone shifted and burglarized

a sprint,”Parness said.” I hopped a fence. ” [Related: Trump promises to’relieve discomfort’after school shooting, provides few specifics] Most of the fatalities were inside the building, though some victims were found fatally shot outside, the constable said.

Sen. Expense Nelson informed CNN that Cruz had actually pulled the fire alarm” so the kids would come pouring out of the classrooms into the

hall.””And there the carnage started,”said Nelson, who said he was briefed by the FBI. The scene was reminiscent of the Newtown attack, which surprised even a nation numbed by the regularity of school shootings.

The Dec. 14, 2012, attack at Sandy Hook Grade school eliminated 26 people: 20 first-graders and 6 staff members. The 20-year-old shooter, who also fatally shot his mother in her bed, then killed himself. [Related: A timeline of the Florida school shooting through a student’s terrified tweets] Not long after Wednesday’s attack in Florida, Michael Nembhard was being in his garage on a cul-de-sac when he saw a young

guy in a burgundy shirt walking down the street. In an immediate, a police car brought up, and officers leapt out with weapons drawn.”All I heard was’Get on the ground! Get on the ground! ‘” Nembhard said. He stated Cruz did as he was told. The school was to be closed for the remainder of the week.President Trump

‘s action President Donald Trump stated the country is” collaborated as one American family “after a shooting

at a Florida high school that killed 17 individuals.

In a national address from the White Home on Thursday, Trump stated he wished to speak directly to America’s kids, stating”you are never alone, and you never ever will be.” [Related: Florida shooting survivor:’I was predestined to get home’] He said no child needs to have to go to school fearing for their lives. Trump said he’ll take a trip to Florida meet victims’households, check out ways to better protected schools

and “deal with the hard concern of mental health.”He did not mention weapons or weapon control.Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Kentucky’s Republican governor states he’s heartbroken over the Florida school shooting, specifically given that his state is still recuperating

from a similar shooting at a high school in Kentucky just a couple of weeks

ago. Gov. Matt Bevin told talk radio hosts his heart is really broken for individuals of Florida and the neighborhood has been shattered in a similar manner in which Kentucky remained in January. He said weapons are not the factor for boost in school shootings, however blamed a culture that delegitimizes life through violent computer game, TV programs and music lyrics. Bevin called computer game where people eliminate others”trash “and stated”it’s the same

as porn.” He said” liberty of speech”has actually been abused by enabling things that are”dirty and horrible and have no redeemable value.” Superintendent Robert Runcie A

school district superintendent choked up throughout a television interview while talking about the shooting. Broward County school district Superintendent Robert Runcie told WSVN on Thursday early morning that seeing the bodies scattered on floorings inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School “was definitely dreadful.”A tearful Runcie stated the scene was”nothing like I’ve ever seen in my entire life.”Runcie stated his thoughts are with the parents and households whose children didn’t come home from school Wednesday. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights scheduled. This material may not be released, broadcast, reworded or rearranged.

20 hurt in fire at Pennsylvania senior living neighborhood

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WPVI-TV via AP/ AP In this image drawn from video, a huge fire burns at the Barclay Buddies Elder Living Neighborhood in West Chester, Pa., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The fire quickly infected several structures, forcing locals outside into the cold. Emergency situation crews carried individuals from the scene.

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WEST CHESTER, Pa.– An enormous fire at a senior living neighborhood in Pennsylvania hurt at least 20 individuals and required dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air.

The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living Neighborhood in West Chester, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Philadelphia.

The fire quickly infected multiple structures and flames might be seen shooting from the roofings and windows of the structures. Homeowners were forced to evacuate outside into the cold, with temperature levels over night hovering in the low 40s. News helicopter video showed dozens of locals on the yard or along the street, wrapped in blankets. A lot of them had actually been pressed in wheelchairs or rolled on beds to safety.

Chester County emergency situation officials said at least 20 individuals were taken to area healthcare facilities for treatment. The degree of their injuries was not immediately known.

A spokeswoman for Main Line Health stated location hospitals also were supplying shelter to some extra homeowners of the senior living community.

According to its website, Barclay Pals provides different levels of care consisting of memory care, proficient nursing and post-acute rehab.

Early Friday early morning, the local chapter of the American Red Cross said on Twitter that it had several groups on the scene and that it was dealing with county authorities and center staff to assist displaced homeowners.

A cause of the fire remained under investigation.