Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 50-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Roosevelt shortly after midnight on Memorial Day.Nassau County police said Maria Cebellos, of Hempstead, was crossing Nassau Road at the corner of West Roosevelt Avenue when she was hit by a Ford sedan at 12:10 a.m. Monday.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Homicide Squad detectives inspected the vehicle and determined that there was no criminality involved, but the investigation is continuing.
According to experts from the popular Flos Olei guide, in 2018 Istria was declared the highest quality extra virgin olive region in the world, for the third time in a row in the winning series. It is fair to say that this is a great success for Istria, where extra virgin olive oil has been produced for more than two thousand years.Flos Olei 2018 offers an insight into the results of careful tasting of a large number of samples, presenting olive growing from 51 countries from five continents. This popular “bible” of extra virgin olive oils includes as many as 77 oils from Croatia, of which 75 are from Istria and 2 from Dalmatia.”For the third time in a row, Istria has been declared the best olive growing region in the world due to the largest number of olive growers. We are extremely proud of the success of our olive growers, who confirm that Istrian oils are known and appreciated worldwide. I am especially glad that in the last twenty years Istrian olive growing has been progressively developing, which certainly contributes to the branding of Istria as a top eno gastronomic destination. That is why we fought so hard and managed to protect Istrian extra virgin olive oil with the mark of origin. pointed out the Prefect of Istria Valter Flego. This worldwide success certainly contributes to the branding of Istria as a gastronomic destination, given that extra virgin olive oil is the main addition to dishes and the basic food product of the Mediterranean diet.Istrian olive growers are in the company of exactly 500 of the best olive oils from around the world, which means that in the world production of premium extra virgin olive oils, Istria has a share of as much as 15 percent.FLOS OLEI 2018Flos Olei, a bilingual, Italian-English guide to the world’s top extra virgin olive oils, experienced its ninth edition this year (before that there was a publication called “L’Extravergine”). The publishers and editors are Marco Oreggia, a graduate agronomist, gastronomic journalist and professional olive oil taster, founder of the guide, one of the most influential opinion leaders on extra virgin olive oils, and Laura Marinelli, journalist and olive oil taster. Italian and international tasters and other experts in olive oils also take part in the realization of the guide. For professionals and consumers, Flos Olei is a guide and guide to getting to know olive growing from various aspects. According to the publishers, it is intended for lovers of good food and drinks, but also for experts in the field of olive growing, agronomists, olive growers, technologists, as well as caterers.Side dish: List of listed olive growers from Istria FLOS OLEI 2018
Three new officers have joined the drive to grow the game of golf in England and encourage more people to play. Jamie Blair is the new Disability Officer for the England Golf Partnership (EGP), while Sean Hammill and Ashley Rump join the team of England Golf Regional Development Officers. They will support the delivery of the EGP’s 2013-17 Whole Sport Plan for golf. Its goals include encouraging more people with a disability to take up golf; providing opportunities for people aged over 26 to take up the game and play more often; increasing the number of young people aged 14-25 who play the game. Richard Flint, the England Golf Development Manager, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Jamie, Sean and Ashley to our team and we look forward to working with them to get more people playing and staying in golf.” Jamie Blair’s national role as EGP Disability Officer will involve supporting County Golf Partnerships to increase participation among people with disabilities. He has been the National Events Co-ordinator for the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) since April 2012, supporting events, recruiting volunteers and working with a range of sport governing bodies. Before that Jamie worked in events administration for the EFDS. Sean Hammill becomes Regional Development Officer for the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire & Staffordshire. He replaces Melanie Flude, who worked for England Golf for eight years He has been the County Development Officer for Staffordshire since 2011, working to deliver the County Golf Partnership’s Development Plan. He was previously Director of Operations for healthcare information specialists KnowledgePoint 360. Ashley Rump takes on the new post of Regional Development Officer for the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and BB&O (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire). He has been working in grass roots sport as Cricket Development Officer for the Oxfordshire Cricket Board, since June 2011. Before that he was a Competition Manager for Oxfordshire County Council. Their appointments mean that England Golf has returned to a team of eight Regional Development Officers, providing a high and consistent level of support for all County Golf Partnerships, counties and golf clubs. Full details of the changes will be circulated among the current regions. Caption (from left): Jamie Blair, Ashley Rump and Sean Hammill. 22 Jul 2013 New officers join drive to grow golf in England