Crews respond to house fire in Apalachin

first_imgAPALACHIN (WBNG) — Emergency crews were on the scene of a house fire in Apalachin early Friday morning. This is a developing story, stay with 12 News for further updates. Apalachin fire officials tell 12 News it was a “small” porch fire that was put out quickly. According to Tioga County Fire Wire, the fire started around 6 a.m. at 4 Billings Rd. Officials were unable to comment on injuries.last_img

Cheesemaking hut hits the market, comes with four-bedroom home

first_imgMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours agoInside the cheesemaking hut. IMAGE: Josh Woning.“We just eat it — the wife and my daughter, she comes around and she goes into the fridge, and she pinches a bit as well.” The cheesemaking hut at Hannah and Barry Stevens’ home in Scarborough. It comes with a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home on a 405sq m block. IMAGE: Josh Woning Barry Stevens at his home in Scarborough which they’re selling. Barry has a shack he makes cheese in. IMAGE: Josh Woning.Just about all lactose lovers have been there. The cheese craving that starts with a single sliver of camembert on a cracker and ends with an entire wheel consumed in the blink of an eye. Reno magic: Manhattan in Ascot The home has a pool, which is solar heated with swim jets, a cover and it runs on low tariff.To go with the cheese, the property has a small herb garden with rosemary, parsley and basil. SAY CHEESE: Hannah and Barry Stevens posing at their home in Scarborough which they’re selling, it has a 3.4kw solar system, herb garden and water tank. IMAGE: Josh WoningWhen Mr Stevens retired a few years ago, he took up cheese making and said he had made everything from cheddar to colby and even mozzarella, but the crowd pleaser was feta.“I have made a few different ones, but mainly I just work on feta cheese, it’s a very small little shed and it’s just for us and I might make a batch up every two weeks,” he said. Mr Stevens said the couple were downsizing to a single storey home, but he would be building another cheesemaking hut to continue his hobby.The home is at 60a Eversleigh Rd, Scarborough is listed for offers above $735,000 with Ray White Redcliffe agent Leanne Christmas. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:48Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:48 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p270p270p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenAustralia’s top suburbs to buy for foodies00:48 Million-dollar pad flipped to the Rafterscenter_img Barry Stevens making cheese. IMAGE: Josh Woning“The next day you salt it a bit, and if you can hold on for a couple of days, it’s good, but normally you start picking at it straight away.”Mr Stevens’ wife, Hannah, said they’ll even be taking some feta to their niece’s house at Narangba for their Christmas lunch this year. Mini farm 10km from city RELATED: >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< Not only does Mr Stevens make his own cheese, he also makes his own yoghurt and his own sweet chilli sauce — to go with the cheese.“I make labneh every now and again, because you just get a bit of yoghurt, and I make my own yoghurt, put a bit of salt in it and vinegar, and my niece and I both make sweet chilli sauce and if you whip that up with it (and) it makes a little snack.”Mr Stevens said he hit up Gumtree to find all the fittings for his cheesemaking hut, which is equipped with a sink, hotplate and fridge.“I bought a sink, and I fitted that in and I’ve got a fridge in there, I’ve got a little hotplate that I use to heat up the milk to 30 degrees celsius,” he said.“Then you put some culture in it and warm that up and the last thing you do is put rennet in it, that makes it go thick and then you cut it up and strain it over night. MORE: Barry Stevens has taken his love for cheese to another level, installing a “cheesemaking hut” at his Scarborough home, which is now on the market.last_img read more

Antique to distribute 35K bags of certified rice seeds

first_imgFarmers who would like to avail the hybrid seeds could go to their respective MAOs to be included in the lists.(With a report from PNA/PN) “We are awaiting 11,000 bags of hybrid palay seeds from the DA in the coming days,” said Calawag. Each farmer-beneficiary in Antique receives two bags of certified rice seeds from their Office of the Provincial Agriculture for the start of the planting season this month. The 35,000 bags of seeds came from the Department of Agriculture in Region 6. PNA On May 6, farmers from the town of Tobias Fornier were the first to have received the bags of certified seeds.Each farmer-beneficiary identified by his/her Municipal Agriculture Offices (MAO) will receive two bags of certified seeds – equivalent to 40 kilos. Two bags are enough for a hectare of a rice farm.   Meanwhile, a farmer-beneficiary who purchases a bag of fertilizer from any agriculture store can receive two bags of free fertilizers from the DA-Region 6.“Farmers could buy the fertilizer from any store. As long as they have a receipt to show, they can avail the free fertilizers,” Calawag said. OPA will also be distributing hybrid palay seeds to interested farmers soon. “The certified seeds are given for free to the identified farmer-beneficiaries,” said Calawag. SAN JOSE, Antique – The Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPA) in Antique is in the process of distributing 35,000 bags of certified rice seeds as assistance to farmers for the start of the planting season this month.OPA chief Nicolasito Calawag said in an interview recently the seeds came from the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 6.last_img read more

Paddy Power Betfair extends loan capacity to £700 million

first_img Related Articles Share FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 GVC hires ‘comms pro’ Tessa Curtis to re-energise media profile  August 25, 2020 Tabcorp expects $1bn hit as ‘COVID and retail contractions’ take effect August 3, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Issuing a market filing, FTSE100 betting group Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has confirmed it has added an additional £250 million to its corporate loan facility.Updating investors, PPB governance details that it has expanded its corporate loan facility to gain ‘further strategic financial flexibility’.The firm’s latest transaction will be added to PPB’s existing £450 million five-year revolving credit facility, taking the FTSE group’s total available committed bank loan capacity to £700 million.Further terms will see the loan facility made available to PPB governance for an initial period of 18-months, with FTSE enterprise allowed to extend the transaction for a further 1-year.Closing its update, PPB governance underlines that the transaction will have no material change on the group’s effective cost of debt as a result of any additional facility.The firm’s balance sheet remains at a leverage range of between1x and 2x net debt to EBITDA ratio.Next, on PPB’s schedule, the company will host its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 15 May (11 am), where shareholders are set to vote on rebranding the enterprise to ‘Flutter Entertainment Plc’ – representing the firm’s new global identity. Submitlast_img read more