Bronx: I read that last year’s “swag bags” at the Oscars each contained over $80,000 worth of products. Could someone please tell me why on Earth celebrities get swag bags at the Oscars in the first place? Does Angelina Jolie really need a free watch from Cartier? Does Johnny Depp need free sunglasses from Ray Ban? Just imagine if celebrities reached into these bags and instead found an envelope containing a note that said, “A contribution has been made in your name to: help clothe the homeless/provide supplies for schoolteachers/buy food for starving children.” I’d think more of a company that did something to help the least fortunate rather than simply make the most fortunate people on the planet look a little more glamorous. Lisa Rao.
The weekend couldn have gone much better for the Ecole Leduc Junior High School (ELJHS) boys and girls senior basketball teams.Both teams of Grade 8 and 9 players came away from the Jan. 22 23 weekend with gold medal finishes in the fifth annual Panther Pride tournament, beating out teams from the region and around the province.The tournament is hosted by ELJHS each year, and senior girls coach Aaron Melnyk said it was their most successful staging yet.was our best Panther Pride yet, Melnyk said. Of our goals was for the teams to be finalists in our home tournament, and we managed to be successful.
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Federal marshals seized the watches from a distributor’s warehouse. Litwin, who says to this day he believes the watches were genuine, was never prosecuted or charged. He settled a civil suit with Gucci in which he admitted to no wrongdoing and paid $1,500 in costs..
LABs are gigantic clouds of hydrogen gas that can span hundreds of thousands of light years and are found at very large cosmic distances. The name reflects the characteristic wavelength of ultraviolet light that they emit, known as Lyman alpha radiation1. Since their discovery, the processes that give rise to LABs have been an astronomical puzzle.
Plastic tubes are also another option besides paper and clear tubes. These tubes are very durable and can hold different types of party invitations. These tubes are a little sturdier and more secure for the invitations. South Chicago Heights Police Chief Bill Joyce says officers responded to the domestic violence incident Wednesday morning. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says the 16 year old boy was pronounced dead at his home. Joyce says the victim’s 14 year old brother was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.