Archive for January, 2017

BLOMBERG COLUMN: Baseball steroid stain beginning to fade | Area sports

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

With the selection of Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, it appears as though the stain of the steroid era and the use of illegal performance enhancing drugs may be fading from the voters’ minds. Many question whether or not this is something to celebrate, including myself. Of the three players named above, two of them — Rodriguez and Bagwell — were in their primes during the steroid era. While both were suspected of juicing, neither ever tested positive. Rodriguez, a 14-time all-star with 13 Gold […] Read More →

Faint corporate outcry after Trump’s travel ban

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

After President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries created chaos at U.S. airports, Silicon Valley spoke out. The heads of Apple, Google, and Facebook have come out quite vocally against the new regulation. But the rest of corporate America has mostly been more subdued. Carmel Crimmins covers the story for Reuters. (SOUNDBITE) CARMEL CRIMMINS, FINANCIAL SERVICES EDITOR, REUTERS,(ENGLISH) SAYING: “Some of these companies, I’m thinking of Boeing, GM have already been in the crosshairs of the White House, and those would loathe to, you know, make themselves a target again by speaking out. Also, for […] Read More →

Diane Schwarz, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Textron, Inc. Joins NPower’s National Board of Directors

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017:

Diane Schwarz of Textron, Inc. is the latest member of NPower’s Board of Directors I am a big believer in the internship component of NPower programs and I urge any company looking for IT staff to consider participating as a way to even the playing field for those who have honorably served our country. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) January 31, 2017 NPower, a national nonprofit that provides free IT training and job placement for veterans and young adults from underserved communities, announces today that Diane Schwarz joins the national Board of Directors. Schwarz is Vice President and Chief Information […] Read More →

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