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Santa Barbara County Finds Success With Co-Response Mental Health Teams | Mental health in crisis

Lenny Marcus came home from work one night about six years ago and found his adult son inconsistent sitting on the floor of his Goleta home surrounded by his own vomit. Marcus remembered how his son, who was 24 at the time, could barely speak; he knew they would have to go to the hospital …

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Dodgers ready to work under new coach Vinson | News, Sport, Work

Britt Kudla Messenger Photo: Fort Dodge Boys’ Golf Return Letters Winners are (left to right): Logan Huffman, Trice Jakeman, Evan Pratt, Carson Werning Riley Travis, Jayden Lennon, Fisher Novencido, and Nate Beekman . Nick Vinson was the new coach of the block before. Now, for the second time in his career, the Fort Dodge Senior …

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Basile appointed head coach | News, Sport, Work

Giordano Basile FREDONIA – Jordan Basile was an interim baseball coach at Fredonia State University last season. Now, the 2009 graduate can remove the provisional tag. On Friday, Blue Devils athletic director Jerry Fisk named Basile the program’s new head baseball coach. “It’s the best feeling in the world”, Basile said Saturday afternoon. “It’s something …

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Schmitt Will Be Honored For Softball Skill | News, Sport, Work

Bob Schmitt lifts the trophy after the Jock Shop won the 1984 ASA modified national softball championship. Schmitt will join teammates Joe Mistretta and John Woodfield in the Western New York Softball Hall of Fame in October. Photo courtesy of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame The southern tier will be represented by another member …

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Basile honors former coach, Palisin, before the PGCBL game | News, Sport, Work

In the photo from left, Jordan Basile, manager of Jamestown Tarp Skunks; former Fredonia State baseball manager Matt Palisin; the son of Palisin, Noah; and Pat Bigham, a graduate of Fredonia State, ahead of Wednesday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Jamestown’s Diethrick Park. Palisin threw the first pitch to Bigham, his former player. …

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