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Newspaper editor badly beaten in an attack that could be linked to his work

first_img News RSF_en Czech RepublicEurope – Central Asia Reporters Without Borders today called on the Czech authorities to take firm action in response to a violent attack on Tomas Nemecek, the editor of the weekly Respekt, on 17 January.Nemecek, 30, was sprayed with pepper gas and then kicked and punched in the head by two men men after leaving a shop near his home in Prague. His assailants said nothing and took nothing from him. He was hospitalised with injuries to his head and face, but his condition was not critical. The police have said they are investigating.”The authorities must react with the utmost firmness to this act of violence, which could constitute a direct attack on press freedom,” Reporters Without Borders said in a letter to interior minister Stanislav Gross.”We call on you to ensure that all appropriate resources are deployed to identify and punish those responsible and, at this early stage of the investigation, to not rule out the possibility that the attack was linked to the victim’s work as a journalist,” the organisation added.Marek Svehla, the weekly’s deputy editor, told Reporters Without Borders: “The attack was obviously prepared, it was obviously against the newspaper.” He said it could have been prompted by several articles that have been published since the start of January about a criminal gang operating in Most and Litvinov, in the north of Bohemia, and the failure of the police to take action.A journalist with the weekly, who did not want to be identified, received a telephone call yesterday from a gang member threatening to attack him if he wrote an article. Svehla voiced scepticism about the ability of the local police to deal with these gangs and said he would like the case to be assigned to a special unit that combats organised crime.The newspaper has also published investigative reports on such sensitive issues as a neo-Nazi group’s racist behaviour towards the Roma in the eastern region of Ostrava, arms trafficking and the privatisation of coals mines in northern Bohemia. Tomas Nemecek, the editor of the weekly Respekt, was the victim of a violent attack on 17 January. His newspaper has written about such sensitive issues as organised crime gangs, neo-Nazi groups and arms trafficking. RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Czech RepublicEurope – Central Asia to go further Public media independence under threat in the Czech Republic and Slovenia Follow the news on Czech Republic Receive email alerts January 19, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Newspaper editor badly beaten in an attack that could be linked to his work News News Organisation Help by sharing this information June 2, 2021 Find out more News May 21, 2021 Find out more Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU December 2, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Debate on Internet censorship censored

first_imgNews Organisation to go further News News Follow the news on China Arrests, releases and house arrest April 27, 2021 Find out more Liu Di (刘荻), a young human rights activist who has been under house arrest in Beijing since 8 October, appeared in court on 24 November. Also known by the pen-name of “The Stainless Steel Mouse” (不锈钢老鼠), Liu said the case was prompted by her involvement in translating a book about citizen action entitled “Non-violence, an even stronger force” (《 非暴力,一种更为强大的力量》) even though the book, self-published by Liu and her colleagues, is not on sale to the public. The authorities ordered the deletion of certain passages about China. Liu does not know the outcome of the judicial proceedings. Liu is one of the hundred or so people who have been under house arrest or strict police surveillance since the 8 October announcement that the jailed intellectual Liu Xiaobo (刘哓波) had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. “I see that the government is very determined this time,” she said. More information about Liu Di:,08418.html The Internet police in Shanghai are very quick to pounce on any subject that might be a source of embarrassment for the authorities. The writer Xia Shang was detained for several hours for suggesting in a microblog entry that people should buy flowers for the 58 victims of a fire that recently gutted a Shanghai tower block. Qin Yongmin (秦永敏), one of the founders of the banned China Democracy Party and editor of several dissident publications, was released on 29 November on completing a 12-year jail sentence. The police escorted him to his home in Wuhan and ordered him not to talk to the press. He told the Associated Press that the police had confiscated all of his prison writings. Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities to stop all forms of surveillance. Guo Xianliang (郭贤良), a writer who was arrested in the southern city of Guangzhou for distributing leaflets referring to Liu Xiaobo, was released on 26 November. His friends and family reported that he is back at home in Kunming. More information:,38838.html Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes Receive email alerts Newscenter_img It is only logical that an article about online censorship would be censored. But last week’s censorship of such an article by the Shanghai-based business weekly Diyi Caijing Zhoukan (第一财经周刊- has again highlighted the extremes to which the propaganda agencies go to ensure that any discussion of the way the Communist Party censors the Internet is nipped in the bud. The case is all the more important after the allegations in the U.S. diplomatic cables leaked at the weekend that the Communist Party’s Politburo was directly responsible for the cyber-attacks on Google’s computer systems and other targets, a charge that is extremely damaging for China’s international image. The article describes the activities behind the scenes at the Beijing-based Bureau of Website Administrators (北京市的网管办), one of the entities responsible for online censorship. It was quickly withdrawn from Diyi Caijing Zhoukan’s website,, after the authorities banned its reproduction in print or online on 24 November 2010. The following administrative directive was sent to websites: “From midnight on 24 November, it is strictly forbidden to repost content from the Diyi Caijing Zhoukan website. It is also forbidden to post any link to this site.” The date the ban was issued is not mentioned. The article, which can still be read at, provides a detailed description of how the Bureau of Website Administrators, a government agency, controls online news and information and closes websites in order to stifle debate about social and political issues. It also highlights the precarious situation of Chinese news websites, which are the victims of the government’s strict rules. The article mentions the case of “Wanju Wang” (玩聚网), a website inspired by, a U.S. social networking website that enables people to quickly recommend news stories to other Internet users. After several arbitrary suspensions by the authorities, Wanju Wang closed down. It also cites the case of “Shiguang Wang” (时光网), a movies website that had to erase much of its archives. Reporters Without Borders meanwhile hopes that the Chinese government is going to respond publicly to the allegations in the diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks about its involvement in the cyber-attacks on Google. If the claims of the “Chinese source” cited in one cable are confirmed, it is a very disturbing precedent as regards the methods used to spy on journalists and human rights activists who follow China. According to the New York Times, the cables revealed that “the Google hacking was part of a coordinated campaign of computer sabotage carried out by government operatives, private security experts and Internet outlaws recruited by the Chinese government.” More information:,361… Help by sharing this information ChinaAsia – Pacific June 2, 2021 Find out more China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures ChinaAsia – Pacific November 30, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Debate on Internet censorship censored RSF_en March 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Trustees to hear donations, special ed presentation

first_img Twitter Trustees to hear donations, special ed presentation EducationECISDLocal News Previous articleNavy Vet is Armed with a Wearable Device during Battle against CancerNext articleMCH reports 162nd COVID-19 related death Digital AIM Web Support Facebook During its 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday, the Ector county ISD board of trustees will hear a request for approval of acceptance of donations of over $10,000. ECISD is taking steps to protect against the spread of covid-19 with staff and community. Everyone is required to stop at the front desk, have their temperature taken, and answer screening questions prior to accessing building. Visitors are required to wear face masks. Ecisd has received several donations to help defray the cost of the district’s purchase of remote devices for students attending school virtually. The district purchased an additional 6,500 Chromebooks, 5,800 IPads and 1,000 MIFI hot spots. ECISD received an $850,000 allocation from the city of Odessa from cares Coronavirus relief funds (CRF). ECISD also received $270,523 in cares funds from Ector county commissioners court. The city funds will be matched by the Texas education agency with state cares funds, supplemental agenda material said. Chiefs of change donated $100,000 — $50,000 to the cost of the SpaceX service to provide internet to portions of southwest Odessa and $50,000 for internet connectivity. Chiefs for change is made up of leaders from state and district education systems. It advocates for policies and practices aimed at making a difference for students and to develop the next generation of future chiefs, its website said. In other donations, the mojo choir booster club contributed $80,000 for a sound system, including a sound board and microphones. Chevron donated $25,000 through the education foundation for career and technical education dual credit. Along with other items, trustees also will hear a presentation on special education. Supplemental agenda material said 10.43 percent of ecisd students are in special education. The presentation will give a breakdown of how many students receive different services, what the district offers and goals for the program. Supplemental agenda material breaks out referrals to the special education program for 2019-2020:>> 914 parent, administrator and teacher referrals.>> 737 parents signed written consent.>> 177 students parent refused consent or student Moved out of the district.>> 230 students did not qualify for special education>> 507 students met eligibility requirements. WhatsApp WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Pinterest Twitter TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – December 14, 2020 Pinterestlast_img read more

Cinco de Mayo parade

first_img Facebook Facebook Local News WhatsApp Cinco de Mayo parade TAGS  WhatsApp Twittercenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Twitter Pinterest Previous article052719_Memorial_Day_Ride_10Next articleOUR VIEW: A little help can go a long wayThe point: The good folks at UTPB stepped up in major ways to help a student who was in need. Digital AIM Web Support Brittany Florez, left, rides a horse during 2018 Cinco De Mayo Fiesta West Texas Parade Saturday May 5, 2018, on Grant Avenue. A Cinco de Mayo parade has been scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday starting at 401 South Grant Avenue, and traveling south to Clements Street, and then west to Ector College Prep Success Academy. For more information, call Jesse Porras at 770-9423. Pinterestlast_img read more

Lives Of Students Being Considered Less Valuable Than ‘VIPs’: 2 Students Write To CJI Seeking Cancellation of NEET-JEE Exams

first_imgTop StoriesLives Of Students Being Considered Less Valuable Than ‘VIPs’: 2 Students Write To CJI Seeking Cancellation of NEET-JEE Exams Sanya Talwar29 Aug 2020 5:10 AMShare This – xTwo students have approached the Supreme Court vide a letter petition to Chief Justice of India SA Bobde seeking postponement of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) on humanitarian grounds in light of the pandemic situation.The letter petition has been written by a third-year law student and a class 12 student, address to to CJI Bobde seeking…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?LoginTwo students have approached the Supreme Court vide a letter petition to Chief Justice of India SA Bobde seeking postponement of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) on humanitarian grounds in light of the pandemic situation.The letter petition has been written by a third-year law student and a class 12 student, address to to CJI Bobde seeking his intervention to quash the decision of the Government of India to hold the NEET and JEE examination in September as conducting of examinations during this crisis is in clear violation of Article 21 of the Constitution.”Article 21 of the Constitution gives a right to life to all citizens of India meaning therein that the State cannot take any action or decision which would endanger the life and health of a citizen or will coerce/force any citizen to endanger his/her life and health” Urging the top court to intervene urgently, the students have drawn its attention to dangers of the emerging virus, adding that “covid19 is emerging as one of the most dangerous pandemics in human memory and added that hundreds of thousands of people have died and millions have been infected worldwide. It said even if they survive they will face long terms consequences of this disease”.The letter states that even though courts, parliament, most legislative assemblies and all academic institutions are close and most government and private colleges are working at 50% capacity, 17-18 year old students are being forced to endanger their lives to appear in the entrance examinations.”So many precautions are being taken to protect the lives of adult citizens of India which is a very welcome step. However, to the utter shock of all students, their lives are being considered to be less valuable than the lives of these VIPs” the letter reads.Further to this, the students have highlighted the practical difficulties associated with conduction of examinations in the ongoing pandemic situation such as traveling long distances in public transport, which will leave them a greater risk of exposure. It is also highlighted in the letter that the decision is “weighed heavily against students coming from underprivileged sections” due to the lack of access to private transport, face masks etc. “Many students live far from the examination centres and will have to travel large distances in public transport to appear in the examinations, which will expose them to great risk of getting infected. AIIMs has recommended that wearing a mask for more than 2.5 hours at a stretch is unsafe for any person, but even then these minor children are expected to wear a mask and give the entrance examinations for long hours while wearing a mask,” it added.Calling upon the “Chief Priest” of the “Temple of Justice”, i.e. the CJI of Supreme Court to intervene and protect the fundamental rights of students, the letter petition seeks quashing of the decision to hold NEET-JEE Exams.”We feel and believe that there is nothing more precious than human lives, more when the lives in question are those of young and innocent children, that why we have gathered the courage to write to you Sir,” they state.The letter has been written by Aditya Dubey & Aman Banks.Recently, Six cabinet ministers from six states filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against the August 17 order dismissing pleas to postpone NEET-JEE exams scheduled in September.On August 17, a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra, B R Gavai and Krishna Murari had dismissed the writ petition “Sayantan Biswas & Ors. vs. National Testing Agency (NTA) & Ors” observing :”We find that there is absolutely no justification in the prayer made for postponement of the examination in question relating to NEET UG-2020 as well as JEE (Main) April, 2020. In our opinion, though there is pandemic situation, but ultimately life has to go and the career of the students cannot be put on peril for long and full academic year cannot be wasted”.Next Storylast_img read more

Leader funding approved for two projects in Donegal

first_img Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Thursday December 19thNext articleFirst Fortnight Festival takes place in Letterkenny in New Year News Highland Leader funding approved for two projects in Donegal Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Over €215,000 in Leader funding has been approved for two projects in Donegal.Leitir Corn Mill in Kilcar, is to receive €199,093 to construct a separate entrance to the mill along with other repair works at the Mill.While €16,875 has been sanctioned to upgrade Forbairt Dhun Luiche’s windows and sound system and install a new projector. WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Twitter By News Highland – December 20, 2019 center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Cold nights, warm memories

first_imgLatest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Mugi said many times the wind would blow the rug up so strong that she would fly out her sittin’ chair like she’d been thrown from a bucking bronco.Cud’den Mallory said the cracks in the floor of their old house were so wide that one night his brother fell out of the bed and went through a crack. They had to go under the house and get him.Daddy remembered the night it was so cold that the old hogs left their wallows and took shelter under the eaves of the old tin barn roof. During the night, icicles formed that were as sharp as daggers. One of sharp icicles fell and went right through the liver and lights of my granny’s prize hog. The ol’ hog didn’t win a blue ribbon but it made some mighty good sausage.Those were the kind of stories that were told around the kitchen table and over a bowl of chink soup. And, when ol’ Jack Frost came around blowing his icy breath, it was the stories and the chink in the windows that kept me warm on those cold winter nights. Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Cold nights, warm memories Back then, air conditioning was the courtesy of the wind that whipped through the cracks around the windows and the doors.So, at the very first sign of cold weather, Mama got out the newspapers that she had been saving for us to chink up the windows and the doors.We would fold up the sheets of newspaper, take a table knife and jam the newspaper in the cracks between the windows and doors and the frames. The art of chinking was to pack the newspaper so tight that the wind would blow back on itself when it tried to get through. Published 11:00 pm Friday, January 4, 2013 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Long before there was insulation, there was chink soup.Mama called the concoction vegetable soup but, to “me and Daddy,” it was chink soup.The house that we lived in when I was growing up had four rooms and a bathroom that was added on and hanging on for dear life. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Children pay cost of U.S. attacks After Barack Obama joined the rest of us in mourning the slaughter of innocent children in Newtown, Conn., Sanford Berman,… read more Skip It took just about all afternoon for “me and Mama” to get all the windows and the front door chinked. We didn’t chink the back door because we had to have some way to get in and out of the house. The cracks around the back door were big enough for the cat to come though but we had to live with that. Mama would put a towel on the floor at the bottom of the back door to keep out some of the cold. She kept Daddy’s Palmer House Hotel towel in the kitchen for that purpose. Daddy stayed at that hotel one time and they gave him the towel.Whenever we chinked the windows, Mama made “vegetable” soup. She would put it on to cook right after dinner. While the soup simmered, we chinked. When we got every crack chinked tight, we would sit down to a supper of chink soup and cornbread.With our house chinked as tight as Dick’s hatband, the cold could come and the wind could blow but we were as warm as we could possibly be in a house heated by coal-burning fireplaces.My granny said that our house was a castle compared to the one she grew up in. She said they had linoleum rugs on the floor to cover up the cracks in the old wood floor. The house stood on rocks and was way up off the ground. When the wind was blowing hard, it would blow under the house causing the old linoleum rug to rise up off the floor. By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

PROUD TO SERVE: Shiver reflects on D-Day offensive

first_img You Might Like Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Like many young boys of his time, James Shiver dreamed of flying an airplane. But he knew it was only dream … until the start of the war in Europe in September 1939.Shiver had two brothers who were serving their country so, instead of going to school the morning of his beginning the 12th grade, he ran off, fibbed about his age and joined the service.                 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Shiver served with the 2nd Armored Division under Patton. His division went ashore on Omaha Beach on D-Day + 1.  Shiver said he prayed all the way that he would just make it to the beach. The M-4 Sherman tank that Shiver piloted was among those in the U.S. armored division that were deemed death traps.In the heat of battle, it was said that it was as dangerous inside a M-4 Sherman tank as it was outside. Shiver said the German tanks, the Panther King and the Tiger, were much larger than the M-4 Shermans. The Allies had to fight their way across Normandy and it took six weeks to gain control.“We had to fight our way through the thick, heavy hedgerows,” Shiver said. “The Germans hid their tanks in haystacks. One stack would be hay and another would be a tank. We would come out of the hedgerows and our tanks would be like sitting ducks.”Shiver said he saw many American tanks knocked out. Once, his tank was hit and one crew member was killed, maybe two, he didn’t know for sure.When his tank was disabled, Shiver hid one night in a school building. During the night, he heard the clanging of German soldiers’ boots on the cobblestone streets. Fear was a daily companion.Shiver said he was among the fortunate and blessed to make it home. He was certain that it was, in part, because he had a praying father, Willie Shiver.Now, in his 90s, Shiver’s memory is not as exacting as it once was. But he remembers clearly the pride of service that he experienced. He is just as committed to country as he was that early morning in 1940 when he decided he had something more important than school that day. So, he joined the United States Armay without any regrets – ever. Book Nook to reopen Print Article Latest Stories Skip Published 8:02 pm Thursday, June 13, 2019center_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel But Shiver was willing and eager to serve his country, especially with the rumblings of war. He believed it was his duty as well as a high honor to serve, whether in the air or on the ground. Shiver served from 1940 until 1945.He first served with Gen. George Patton at Fort Benning, Georgia and then with the Louisiana Maneuvers before going to North Africa with Patton and then to Sicily.Before Shiver could make it to the shoreline in Sicily, he was slammed against the ship with such force that his arm was temporarily paralyzed. PROUD TO SERVE: Shiver reflects on D-Day offensive Pioneer Museum reveals a fascinating chapter in Alabama’s history The Pioneer Museum of Alabama provides visitors with a fascinating chapter in Alabama’s 200- year history. On Tuesday, the Pioneer… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Shiver enlisted in September 1940 with hopes of serving with the U.S. Air Corps and achieving his dream of flying a plane.However, that was not to be.His letter of acceptance into the U.S. Army Air Corps arrived too late for his dream to come true. What a difference one day would have made for young James Shiver of the Hamilton Crossroads community.last_img read more

Home Office changes checking criteria to halt illegal working

first_img Previous Article Next Article Home Office changes checking criteria to halt illegal workingOn 1 May 2004 in Personnel Today Employers must be increasingly vigilant when hiring new staff after the HomeOffice changed the criteria for checking if individuals are eligible to work inthe UK. In a bid to clamp down on illegal working, David Blunkett has introduced aseries of changes that affect employers’ statutory defence against possibleconvictions for breaching regulations in the Asylum and Immigration Act. From 1 May, businesses must check different identification documents tocomply with the rules. Employers must check documents, stipulated by the HomeOffice, and carry out reasonable steps to ensure they are genuine. Theseinclude checking that photos match the candidate, ensuring the expiry dateshave not passed and making sure the details contained in the documents areconsistent with those of the potential employee. Certain documents such as UK or European Economic Area (EEA) passports, UKresidence permits or national identity cards are sufficient on their own, butif none of these are available employers must check two forms of identificationfrom a second list. They are also required to make a Write Only Read Many copy of the requireddocuments for employees that started work after 30 April. Karl Deakin, an employment specialist at law firm Veale Wasbrough, saidcompanies must ensure their procedures are robust or risk fines of up to£5,000, which the authorities are considering increasing. However, firms must also be careful not to discriminate against workers fromethnic minority backgrounds or they could face other legal claims. “If employers ask only employees who appear to be from overseas toprovide documents, they could face costly race discrimination claims. Checksshould be carried out on all successful job applicants, irrespective of theirapparent nationality,” he said. The Government has also established a registration scheme for workers comingto Britain from eight of the 10 new EU member states to help monitor theirimpact on the labour market. Employers’ helpline: 0845 0106677. Home Office guidance: Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more

Guggenheim renews 31K-sf lease at Brooklyn Army Terminal

first_imgBrooklyn Army Terminal and the Guggenheim Museum (Getty, iStock)The Guggenheim Museum has renewed a 31,400-square-foot lease for its storage facility at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Commercial Observer reported.In addition to the museum’s renewal at Building B, IEH Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic parts for aerospace and military technologies, also inked a 20,400-square-foot renewal, along with eyeglass maker Lowercase NYC, which renewed 2,160 square feet at the same building at 140 58th Street, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation, which handles leasing for the complex.Read moreTales from the industrial boomNorthPoint acquires disputed Staten Island development site for $85MAndrew Chung plans massive industrial project in Long Island City Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Share via Shortlink TagsbrooklynCommercial Real EstateIndustrial Real Estate The industrial sector has been one of the few bright spots in the current pandemic-driven economic downturn, and leasing activities at the city-owned industrial property, which is located not far from the Industry City complex, has also been brisk.Recent new leases at the property include Cohen Mattresses, which took 1,725 square feet and fulfillment center Pick N Pack Hub with 4,820 square feet at Building B. Sample garment manufacturer Button Down Factory signed a new lease for 4,235 square feet in Building A.In the small manufacturing hub Annex, Saleh & Dirani Architectural Models inked a 2,405-square-foot lease, while custom adaptive bicycle maker AdaptAbility took 2,237 square feet, and furniture maker Max Wang Studio took 1,127 square feet.Rents for the complex are around $18 to $22 per square foot, according to the publication. [CO] — Akiko Matsudalast_img read more