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Needles, CA: 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days begins today.

Needles, CA: 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days begins today.

The 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days will be held on Friday, October 20th, 2017 and on Saturday, October 21st, 2017.

This year the theme will be “Volunteering Today Protects Our Future.”

The event will start on Friday, October 20th, 2017 with a nature walk at 7:00am PT on Friday, October 20th, 2017 in Needles, California followed by a golf tournament at 8:00am PT at the Mojave Resort Golf Club, located at 9905 Aha Macav Parkway, in Laughlin, Nevada.

There will be a few culture workshops in the tribal gymnasium, located at 500 Merriman Avenue in Needles, California from 10:00am to 3:00pm PT and a luncheon will be held from 12:00pm to 1:00pm PT.

A Wahoo tournament will be held 4:00pm PT followed by girls bird dancing and boys bird singing group contest from 6:00pm to 9:00pm PT.

The celebration will continue on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 with the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade.

The Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade is schedule to start at 10:00am PT along I Street, West Broadway, and D Street in Downtown Needles, California.

The Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade will be broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook beginning before 10:00am PT.

https://www.facebook.com/ZachNews/

People wanting to enjoy the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade should arrive early for good seats and good parking.

Streets will be closed during the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade starting before 10:00am PT, including Front Street from the North K Street Underpass to H Street, I Street from Front Street to West Broadway, West Broadway from J Street to D Street, D Street from West Broadway to Front Street, and Front Street from C Street to A Street.

Motorists will be detoured onto Third Street from J Street to D Street around the closure.

After the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade, the winners in the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade will be announced immediately following the tribal council welcome at 12:00pm PT.

There will be entertainment in the Fort Mojave California Village Park, located at 500 Merriman Street in Needles, California, along with a women’s bird dancing and men’s bird singing group contest.

Also, a horseshoe tournament and fry bread eating contest sign-ups will be going on and shinny tournament team sign-ups will also be happening at Spirit Runners Park.

Starting at 2:00pm PT, the men’s and women’s tug-o-war competition will take place followed by men’s and women’s horseshoe tournament then later the shinny games in Spirit Runners Park, at the corner of Harrison Street and Merriman Street in Needles, California.

Kids games in the tribal park will begin at 1:00pm PT, entertainment will resume at 7:00pm PT, and youth, women and men’s peon tournament in Spirit Runners Park at 9:00pm PT.

The women’s bird dancing and men’s bird singing group contest will be held from 7:00pm to 10:00pm PT.

For more information regarding the 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days, please contact the Fort Mojave Public Relations Department either by phone at: 1 (760) 629-4591 ext. 106 or by email at: publicrelations@fortmojave.com

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Needles, CA: 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days.

Needles, CA: 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days.

The 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days will be held on Friday, October 20th, 2017 and on Saturday, October 21st, 2017.

This year the theme will be “Volunteering Today Protects Our Future.”

The event will start on Friday, October 20th, 2017 with a nature walk at 7:00am PT on Friday, October 20th, 2017 in Needles, California followed by a golf tournament at 8:00am PT at the Mojave Resort Golf Club, located at 9905 Aha Macav Parkway, in Laughlin, Nevada.

There will be a few culture workshops in the tribal gymnasium, located at 500 Merriman Avenue in Needles, California from 10:00am to 3:00pm PT and a luncheon will be held from 12:00pm to 1:00pm PT.

A Wahoo tournament will be held 4:00pm PT followed by girls bird dancing and boys bird singing group contest from 6:00pm to 9:00pm PT.

The celebration will continue on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 with the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade.

The Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade is schedule to start at 10:00am PT along I Street, West Broadway, and D Street in Downtown Needles, California.

The Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade will be broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook beginning before 10:00am PT.

https://www.facebook.com/ZachNews/

People wanting to enjoy the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade should arrive early for good seats and good parking.

Streets will be closed during the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade starting before 10:00am PT, including Front Street from the North K Street Underpass to H Street, I Street from Front Street to West Broadway, West Broadway from J Street to D Street, D Street from West Broadway to Front Street, and Front Street from C Street to A Street.

Motorists will be detoured onto Third Street from J Street to D Street around the closure.

After the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade, the winners in the Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade will be announced immediately following the tribal council welcome at 12:00pm PT.

There will be entertainment in the Fort Mojave California Village Park, located at 500 Merriman Street in Needles, California, along with a women’s bird dancing and men’s bird singing group contest.

Also, a horseshoe tournament and fry bread eating contest sign-ups will be going on and shinny tournament team sign-ups will also be happening at Spirit Runners Park.

Starting at 2:00pm PT, the men’s and women’s tug-o-war competition will take place followed by men’s and women’s horseshoe tournament then later the shinny games in Spirit Runners Park, at the corner of Harrison Street and Merriman Street in Needles, California.

Kids games in the tribal park will begin at 1:00pm PT, entertainment will resume at 7:00pm PT, and youth, women and men’s peon tournament in Spirit Runners Park at 9:00pm PT.

The women’s bird dancing and men’s bird singing group contest will be held from 7:00pm to 10:00pm PT.

For more information regarding the 41st Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days, please contact the Fort Mojave Public Relations Department either by phone at: 1 (760) 629-4591 ext. 106 or by email at: publicrelations@fortmojave.com

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United States of America: Remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago.

United States of America: Remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago.

Several remembrance ceremonies and memorial services at planned for Monday, September 11th, 2017 to honor all the victims in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 16 years ago today.

The White House said Untied States of America President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump planned to observe a moment of silence at the White House in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed when hijackers flew commercial airplanes into both of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City, New York, the Pentagon in Washington, District of Columbia, and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Untied States of America Vice President Mike Pence was to represent the administration at an observance at the 9/11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

New York Governor Cuomo has announced that flags will be flown at half-staff on Monday in observation of 9/11 terror attacks anniversary.

** You can watch the remembrance ceremonies and memorial services live at the following NBC News website addresses: **

  • World Trade Center Memorial Service:

  • White House Moment of Silence:
  • Ceremony at the Pentagon:
  • United Flight 93 Memorial Services:

 

On Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, terrorists from the terrorist group Al-Qaeda attacked both buildings of the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, attacked the Pentagon in Washington, District of Columbia, and hijacked United Airlines Flight 93.

Brave men and women passengers and crew members aboard hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 fought the terrorist hijackers and prevented another attack on the United States of America.

The United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania killing all of the passengers and crew members on board the passenger plane.

Over 3,000 people were killed, including 340 New York City Fire Department Firefighters, 23 New York City Police Department Officers, 37 Port Authority Police Department Officers, and 8 Emergency Medical Technicians Workers, and 125 Pentagon Staff, over 6,000 people were injured, and over $10 billion dollars in property and infrastructure damages occurred that tragic morning.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and ZachNews sends our many thanks to all of the first responders and volunteers who all came to help and save lives after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We will all never forget the many people we lost and the many people who came to help save lives on 9/11. **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents on Saturday. 

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents on Saturday.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care will be holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents starting at 2:00pm PT on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at their new office located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California.

** Picture from ZachNews: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Flyer Pictured Above from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care hosting “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting.

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care hosting “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting on Friday.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care will be hosting a “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting starting at 12:00pm PT on Friday, July 21st, 2017 at their new office located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California.

** Picture from ZachNews: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Flyer Pictured Above from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care July 2017 Activities and Events.

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care July 2017 Activities and Events.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California, will be putting on several activities and events for July 2017.

** Flyer Pictures from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Picture Above from ZachNews: **

Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony held celebrating the restoring of some court services to the Needles Courthouse.

Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony held celebrating the restoring of some court services to the Needles Courthouse.

A ribbon cutting ceremony restoring limited court services to the community was held on Friday, July 7th, 2017 inside the Needles Courthouse in Needles, California.

Dignitaries and officials from the City of Needles, County of San Bernardino, law enforcement and Superior Court all attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was there at the ribbon cutting ceremony and went Live at ZachNews on Facebook.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Honor Guard began the ribbon cutting ceremony and Court Executive Officer Nancy CS Eberhardt from the San Bernardino County Superior Court welcomed everybody to the ribbon cutting ceremony.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s John McMahon and Presiding Judge Hon. Raymond L. Haight III from the San Bernardino County Superior Court spoke during the ribbon cutting ceremony about what this means for the community and what’s next in the goal to bring back the Needles Courthouse back to what it was along ago.

Afterwards, officials from the City of Needles, including Needles City Council Member Louise Evans, Needles City Council Member Tona Belt, and Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, join San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s John McMahon and Presiding Judge Hon. Raymond L. Haight from the San Bernardino County Superior Court to officially cut the ribbon and the slow return of court services, with hopes for the future of bring back all of the court services for the community who have to drive far to take care of court related matters.

In a press release from the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, effective Friday, July 7th, 2017, the San Bernardino Superior Court will open limited service in Needles, California for members of the public to address traffic and non-traffic infraction matters.

In addition, remote video proceedings will be supported by a judge sitting in the Barstow District.

This will allow residents to appear at the Needles District located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California for remote appearance on traffic and non-traffic infraction arraignments.

Additional services will be provided gradually as resources become available.

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (V.V.T.A.) Route 200 will continue to make one round-trip each Friday, departing from Needles, California traveling to Barstow, California in the morning and returning to Needles, California in the afternoon for those individuals who wish to appear at the Barstow District.

This ongoing collaboration between the San Bernardino Superior Court, Needles City Council members and Robert Lovingood, San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor, represents a continuing effort to restore services that were reduced or eliminated due to budget cuts over the last several years.

For more information, please contact the Court Executive Office at: 1 (909) 708-8746.

** Pictures from ZachNews: **