B/R Staff NFL Week 5 Report Card: Alex Smith Makes Miraculous Comeback | Bleacher Report

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The unthinkable happened Sunday when Alex Smith played in an NFL game again. 

Smith suffered a gruesome leg injury nearly two years ago that required 17 surgeries to rectify. When the Washington Football Team’s Kyle Allen, who started instead of Dwayne Haskins Jr., endured a head-on collision with Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, Smith entered the contest and didn’t leave. 

In the 30-10 loss, the 36-year-old signal-caller completed nine of 17 passes for 37 yards. But Smith’s actual performance didn’t matter to many, including his counterpart on the other sideline Sunday. 

“That is really one of the most amazing things, I thinknot only that we’ve ever seen, but one of the most amazing things in football history, is him getting back from that injury and coming back,” Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff told reporters

How should Smith’s return to professional football be

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff completes Review Mission to Central African Republic

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The IMF team welcomes the progress made in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and the preparation of next December’s presidential and legislative elections; the pandemic and the containment measures have had a significant impact on growth, inflation, and public finances; the Central African authorities and the IMF team discussed a set of economic and financial policies necessary for the conclusion of the first and second reviews under the Extended Credit Facility. These discussions will continue over the next few days.

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Édouard Martin carried out a virtual mission from September 28 to October 9, 2020 to lead discussions as part of the first and second reviews of the Central African Republic’s economic reform program supported by the Extended Credit Facility.

At the end of the mission, Mr. Martin made the following statement:

“The IMF team welcomes the progress

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North Central Massachusetts Chamber Welcomes Ryan Murphy to its Professional Staff

Fitchburg – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Murphy to its professional staff in the position of Marketing Manager.

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In this position, Mr. Murphy will be responsible for the marketing and communications efforts of the Chamber and its affiliate organizations – Visit North Central Massachusetts and the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation. This would include managing our multiple websites, social media platforms, media buys, public relations and other marketing channels.

Ryan comes to the Chamber with experience in marketing and graphic design, which includes work he has done for the U.S. Consumer Healthcare Advocacy Group, Blue Wave Solar, the Sprinkler Factory and Expose Yourself Public Relations. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Minor in Graphic Design. In his free time, he likes to head to Mount Wachusett for

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Central Park Boathouse restaurant lets go of 163 furloughed staff



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The iconic Central Park Boathouse has had to shut its doors until spring and permanently lay off 163 furloughed staff as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Staff at the Boathouse restaurant in New York have been let go due to ‘unforeseeable business circumstances prompted by COVID-19’, according to a Department of Labor notice. 

The notice gives its reason for filing the layoff notice as ‘temporary plant closure’. 

The Loeb Boathouse has been one of the most famous locations in Central Park since it first opened in 1954 and has featured in movies including When Harry Met Sally.



a house next to a body of water: The iconic Central Park Boathouse in New York has had to shut its doors until spring and permanently lay off 163 furloughed staff as a result of the coronavirus pandemic


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The iconic Central Park Boathouse in New York has had to shut its doors until spring and permanently lay off 163 furloughed staff as a result of the coronavirus pandemic



a couple of people sitting at a table: The Loeb Boathouse has been one of the most famous locations in Central Park since it first opened in 1954 and has featured in movies including When Harry Met Sally (pictured)


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The Loeb Boathouse has been

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Central Park Boathouse permanently lays off staff, closes until 2021

The coronavirus has hit yet another iconic restaurant in New York City.

The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park laid off 163 employees last month because of the pandemic, according to a filing with the New York Department of Labor.

The restaurant had initially furloughed its employees back in March, but they have now been permanently laid off because of “unforeseeable business circumstances prompted by COVID-19,” the filing said.

However, the Boathouse, which has been featured in several films including “27 Dresses” and “When Harry Met Sally,” is not closing its doors forever.

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According to recent reports, the Boathouse is expecting to reopen in 2021.

Boathouse owner Dean Poll told the New York Post that he decided to wait to reopen the restaurant until April

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The Historic Central Park Boathouse Restaurant Has Closed and Laid Off 163 Staff

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From Town & Country

If the return of fall has given you the urge to reenact the iconic New York moments of When Harry Met Sally, there’s at least one landmark from the film you’ll have to mark off your list. The lakeside restaurant at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, which has been a tourist attraction and New York mainstay since 1954, has officially closed its doors due to “unforeseeable business circumstances prompted by COVID-19,” according to a filing with the Department of Labor.

It joins the ranks of hundreds of other bars and eateries that have been forced to shutter amid the pandemic—the New York Times reports that nearly a third of the almost 3,000 New York City businesses that have closed since March are restaurants.

As part of the closure, the restaurant has reportedly laid off all 163 of

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