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As a customs officer, ludwig wachter has traveled far and wide

As a customs officer, ludwig wachter has traveled far and wide

Ludwig wachter from tuschnitz received many congratulations on his 85th birthday. Birthday rejoice. He enjoyed celebrating his birthday with his neighbors, colleagues and club members. Through his profession as a customs officer, the jubilarian has come around. He spent the quieter years together with his wife inge in his estate in tuschnitz.

Ludwig wachter was born and raised in lahm. He first worked on his parents’ farm and then successfully applied to the customs authorities. "In steinbach/haide i was deployed in the border service", he tells of his education and of meeting his present wife, inge, who comes from kleintettau. He even worked in kleintettau for a few years before his employer transferred him to sudbaden and later to nurnberg.

After more than a decade in the distance, both came back to the region. In the early 1980s, he and his wife bought a house in tuschnitz, which became their new home. He lovingly tended and cared for the rough garden as long as his strength allowed him to do so.

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Sina pieroth read 74 books during the vacations

Sina pieroth read 74 books during the vacations

The most eager readers during the summer vacations were awarded a prize in the aubenstelle "silberfisch" the habfurt library and information center (biz) wins an award. As part of the bavaria-wide "summer vacation reading club children and young people from the first to the eighth grade were allowed to borrow books that had been specially purchased for club members.

255 registered readers borrowed more than 1900 books. Eight-year-old sina pieroth was crowned the winner because the schoolgirl actually read 74 titles during the vacation period.

168 other bookworms, who each read and rated at least three books, were also able to choose their personal prize from the rough gift table. The main prize was a free ticket to the dino park in the altmuhl valley, which was raffled off among all participants.

Health

Five stars for sauna land

Five stars for sauna land

Matthias einwag the obermain spa has reason to celebrate. For the fourth time in a row, sauna-land has been awarded the "premium" quality seal by the german sauna association awarded with five stars.

With this certification, the german sauna association would like to offer its guests more security and a better orientation on the market. Over 150 farms are currently awarded one of the three quality seals of the association. The quality system is comparable to the well-known stars in hotels. It consists of three categories: classic, selection and premium. "The categories should not be seen hierarchically. Rather, they build on each other and are each linked to a precisely defined offer. In this way, small, medium and large plants can be awarded without being directly compared to each other", rolf pieper, the managing director of the german sauna association, explains the basic idea.

Which criteria are evaluated

The offers of a "premium the sauna facilities must be so varied that they invite visitors to linger for a long time. Several sauna and warm air rooms as well as at least one sauna in the outdoor area as well as cooling facilities and a bathing pool must be available. Wellness services – such as different types of massage and/or beauty care as well as exercise classes – are also part of the premium offer. The infusions are to be presented health-oriented and with a good wagging technique. In addition, hygiene is a quality criterion. The water quality of the bathing and diving pools must be examined regularly. All award-winning sauna facilities must also have employed trained specialist staff.

School

Demolition: the schmeilsdorf school will soon be history

demolition: the schmeilsdorf school will soon be history

"It looked as if the building had been abandoned in a hurry", says janitor markus pistor during a tour of the old school. Cups were still on the desk in the teachers’ room, books on the shelves. The movable furniture has been disposed of in the meantime. At the moment, the employees of recyclinghof koob from hildburghausen are busy with the professional disposal of ripboard& co. Employed. Then the old schmeilsdorf school, built in 1965, is demolished.

Until its closure, the school, which belonged to the former fassoldshof youth center, was full of life. Countless young women studied there to become housekeepers or hairdressers. In addition to classrooms, the school also had a kitchen and a gym. At that time, the schmeilsdorf house was purely a girls’ home. The youngsters were housed a few kilometers away in fassoldshof.

A lot has happened since then. Since 1988, the residential area has no longer been reserved for female residents alone, but is now home to people with disabilities who are cared for by the rummelsberger diakonie. The school building was still used for teaching purposes by fassoldshof for a while.

Health

Hit star and jungle king: costa cordalis is dead

hit star and jungle king: costa cordalis is dead

Mourning for hit star costa cordalis ("anita"): probably the most famous greek in germany died on tuesday afternoon at the age of 75 in his adopted home of mallorca. This is what the family loved to tell the german press agency through their management on wednesday.

"We are all deeply saddened by the loss," said son lucas cordalis (51) accordingly. "My father was a wonderful person who always stood up for others."Also the kolner "express" quoted lucas cordalis with these words.

According to media reports, the singer has been in a clinic on the balearic island for a long time after a fainting spell. At the end of february, he was still performing with his son lucas (51) at a benefit concert in essen, germany. At that time he is said to have already looked exhausted.

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No joint prayers for the time being

Muslims and jehovah’s witnesses also have to forego their joint rituals for the time being. "Everyone can say the five prayers every day for themselves, but everyone usually comes together for friday prayers", says adem elkol, spokesman for the mosque tettau ulu camii. Friday for muslims is the same as sunday for christians. The ditib central mosque in koln and the turkish consulate general in nurnberg have decided that friday prayers will not be held in the next few weeks.

There is also a restriction on funerals. "Normally the body was always flown to turkey with an escort, at the moment no escort is allowed."

All meetings of jehovah’s witnesses were canceled. "We can instead watch recordings of church services provided centrally", reports matthias kurfels, press spokesman and chairman of the jehovah’s witnesses assembly kronach. Church services are re-recorded every week and made available on the internet. "This possibility has existed for quite a long time and was aimed more at people who can not attend the services in person, for example, because of illness."

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A visit to the realm of the “king of kurbis” in altenbanz

A visit to the realm of the 'king of kurbis' in altenbanz

And the kurbis always beckons. At least that was the case for four years. On wednesday, however, the enjoyment hike of the spa and tourism service led to altenbanz for the last time for this program item. 13 kilometer stretch on a not so difficult run.

If there is to be a meeting at the banz monastery, then there should be a visit to the museum there as well. This marked the beginning of a high point of the 2019 enjoyment hikes for around 30 participants. Hiking guide hildegard wachter was to drive them through the wittelsbach forest and the maximilian path to altenbanz, where the kunzelmann house had been busy since the day before organizing a reception and hospitality.

Two pots of cucumber soup

At lunchtime, kathrin schmolz is standing at an electric hotplate underneath a terrace, stirring in two pots of cucurbit soup at once. She is a friend of the house, and the fact that she is here has to do with the fact that the appointment is a "jour fix once a year" is how she says. She was already involved several times, because a hiking group brings appetite with it.

Finance

Concrete or natural stone for the pedestrian zone?

Concrete or natural stone for the pedestrian zone?

So it still remains open whether and where there will be concrete or natural stone. Only this much is already certain: asphalt flats have no chance.

Money or beauty
As the head of the civil engineering department explained to the city council members, the concrete stone was more economical overall. Roughly estimated, the natural stone was allowed to be 100 euros per square meter more expensive than its concrete counterpart. And that makes a good 10.000 square meters will cost around one million euros.
Concrete blocks were also more favorable for later repairs. Natural stone, on the other hand, had the edge in terms of strength, cleaning, winter maintenance and appearance, according to hornung.

Although the city council had the opportunity to look at gangway zones elsewhere thanks to a specially organized trip, the building committee ultimately followed a proposal from city councillor bernd czelustek (SPD), who wants to see the conceivable materials on site. Ergo no decision was made, because before the next meeting samples will be laid out in the fubganger zone.

Health

Migrants in tijuana: waiting in the worst of conditions

Migrants in tijuana: waiting in the worst of conditions

Food is scarce, sanitary facilities are too few, and the only thing left to do is wait: after about two weeks in an emergency shelter at the U.S. Border, dozens of migrants from central america have given up and voluntarily started the return trip from mexico to their homelands.

A group of 105 people have been flown out on a federal police plane, the mexican migration service said on twitter. The authorities did not explain to which countries the migrants were taken. The bulk of the people currently in a so-called migrant caravan in the border city of tijuana are from honduras.

But others do not want to give up. "Return, i will not return," karla lorena sierra told the german press agency. "I’m going to apply for asylum, I’m just sorting out my papers," says the honduran. Many of the returnees had no family members in the u.S. To help them with the application, explains the woman, who lives with her husband and three children in the migrant hostel in the "benito juarez" sports complex.

Corona

India has more than 5 million corona trap

India has more than 5 million corona trap

India is the second country after the USA to have recorded more than five million known corona infections. In absolute terms, the number of known new infections in the sudasian nation has been rising faster than in any other country for weeks now.

In the past 24 hours, more than 90.000 new cases, around 600 in the past week.000, as official figures show. Also, unlike the U.S., which has the most known cases at 6.6 million, there is no evidence of a flattening of the curve.

Given the rapid spread of corona in india, local media in several regions had reported a shortage of medical oxygen for patients.