Homepage BannerNews Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Friday August 24thNext articleDundalk 2 v 0 Finn Harps: FT Report News Highland Google+ Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Gardai in Donegal warn of Microsoft scam RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme By News Highland – August 24, 2018 Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Gardai in Donegal say they have received notification of a Microsoft scam doing the rounds.They say scammers pretending to be from Microsoft are ringing landlines, saying there is a fault in the computer and urging the caller to install/ download software.Gardai say, following the scammers instructions will either damage the computer or take personal information from it.They are advising people to hang up and under no circumstances download any software.People are advised that it you think there may be an issue with your computer take it to a reliable store to be checked.
Write in McCarthy on Working Families lineFellow Working Families Party members: please write-in Gary McCarthy in the primary for Mayor of Schenectady on Tuesday (June 25).In my lifetime, I’ve never seen as much progress in this city than under the McCarthy administration.Gary’s the best candidate for working families.He’s cut property taxes four years in a row, led the effort to rehab blighted properties in our neighborhoods, and his administration has overseen a 36 percent decrease in major crimes.As a union member, I’m glad that a vacant brownfield site on the river became the bustling Mohawk Harbor which has hundreds of good paying union jobs.When it comes to Gary’s opponent, I’m concerned about her past tweets supporting far-right Republicans like state Sen. George Amedore.Amedore has voted against marriage equality; banning conversion therapy for minors; gender discrimination protections in employment; taking guns away of convicted domestic abusers; and, banning bump stocks, which were used to kill 58 people in Las Vegas.I’m a progressive. Anyone who supports far-right candidates like Amedore is not one.Schenectady has made tremendous progress under Mayor McCarthy’s administration. While there’s much more work to do, there is no better executive to keep the progress going then Gary McCarthy.Patrick WeingartenSchenectadyHow can Trump benefit from honor?To all the Never Trumpers and conspiracy theorists, what, if any, benefit does the current president stand to receive from the nearly simultaneous naming of an area in Israel being named in honor of him to the announcement of his re-election campaign?Will it encourage any voters? Could this be another campaign law violation?Al PirigyiBurnt HillsPraying for president is not a profane actIn a recent column by Michael Gerson, Franklin Graham was accused of “ profaning the gospel” in his request for church leaders to announce June 2 as a day to pray for the president.By definition, profane can mean taking a spiritual entity and making it secular or worldly. Thus, Mr. Gerson’s opinion that Mr. Graham’s request for prayer was profane.He added that such was asked to protect the president from the “spiritual darkness” of this current world of which he even thought himself a part. The legacy of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association from which Franklin Graham has emerged as its current leader is well known .It is simply wrong to believe Franklin Graham’s intent to be anything but solidly based on the gospel of Jesus Christ and simply promote a day of prayer for our country’s leader.To add a verse from Paul’s letter to those in Ephesus, Paul incidentally a believer in the true gospel message. “Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the most of your time because the days are evil.” (Ephesian 5:15)How could such a request for prayer be profane?Nancyjane BattenScotia Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionAct now to get guns off of our streetsThere are too many guns in the wrong hands.There are too many drive-by shootings and other shootings in the Capital District and other nearby areas. We read it in the newspapers and hear it on the TV news almost every day.This has to stop. Our laws are too easy. We should have tougher gun laws that if someone is caught with a gun they should not have, the penalty should be a few years in jail to start.We should also advertise that if anyone is caught with a gun, they will be put away for a long time or they can turn the gun in now, no questions asked. Give a time limit on this and that’s it. I think you will see lots of guns turned in if the sentence is really a long jail time.We have to take our streets back once and for all. Enough is enough. Let’s act on this now.Sid GordonSaratoga Springs More from The Daily Gazette:Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes
highlights Roger Federer lost to Andrey Rublev in Cincinnati Open.Novak Djokovic continued his good build-up to US Open 2019.Naomi Osaka is the current US Open Women’s champion. Cincinnati: World number one Novak Djokovic has a remarkably clear road to the ATP Cincinnati Masters final after producing an efficient victory while third seed Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open tuneup event. Djokovic was never in danger in his 6-3, 6-4 triumph over 53rd-ranked Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, whom he finished off in 90 minutes on Wednesday. Federer fell in a first-time meeting with Russian Andrey Rublev, who posted a 6-3, 6-4 upset. Defending champion Djokovic will continue his quest in a Friday quarter-final, taking on France’s Lucas Pouille, a 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 6-2 winner over Russian Karen Khachanov. Djokovic earned his eighth straight victory at Cincinnati on the first of two match points.”I’m very pleased today. I beat a top quality player,” Djokovic said. “It was straight sets but the score doesn’t indicate how tough it was. He had break points in both sets and I got out of trouble with some good serves. Overall, it was a really good match.” Federer, the seven-time Cincinnati champion who turned 38 last week, was unable to make an impression on Rublev, playing only his second match since losing the Wimbledon final to Djokovic. “I struggled on my serve early on. Got broken the first service games, and there you have it,” Federer said. “That sort of set the tone for the match maybe a little bit. But the combination was tough: he was playing well. I was maybe struggling especially on the offensive. I didn’t think I was feeling the ball badly, but sometimes can’t rely on that serve to the one-two punch.” Rublev, a 21-year-old Russian qualifier who missed months last season with injury, was shell-shocked at his win over the 20-time Grand Slam champion. “It’s an amazing feeling when you play such a legend as Roger,” he said. “At least 99 percent of the crowd was supporting him. Today I was just trying to do my best. I told myself I need to play every point to the end. No matter what the situation, I kept fighting.” Swiss third seed Federer went down to the world number 70 in barely an hour, losing for only the 10th time here after winning 47 matches. “He was super clean,” Federer said. “Defense, offense, serving well. Didn’t give me anything. He was everywhere. So it was tough for me, but excellent match by him. I was impressed.” Rublev earned his second top-five win in a month after beating Dominic Thiem in Hamburg on his way to the final. Barty eyes No. 1 return Women’s top seed Ashleigh Barty held off Anett Kontaveit as the Estonian served for victory before the top seed scraped a 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 triumph into the WTA event quarter-finals. The win keeps the Australian in the chase for a possible return to the WTA number one ranking, which she lost to Naomi Osaka on Monday. Barty needs to reach Sunday’s final in order to regain the ranking summit. “It was a little bit scrappy at times today but proud of the way we were able to fight and hang in there right until the end,” said the reigning Roland Garros champion. “It was more about the fight today than the tennis.” Barty, who earlier eliminated five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, will play Friday against Maria Sakkari of Greece, a 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4 winner over ninth seed Aryna Sabalenka. Japanese second seed Osaka advanced 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 6-2 over Hsieh Su-Wei, who defeated Osaka this year in Miami. Osaka, current holder of the US and Australian Open titles, is playing the event for the fist time after failing to qualify on her only previous attempt in 2016. 2017 US Open finalist Madison Keys sent Wimbledon champion Simona Halep out 6-1, 3-6, 7-5.Halep, last year’s Cincinnati runner-up, will go to the US Open with just three post-Wimbledon competitive matches. Double Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova beat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-2. Venus Williams won three matches in a row for the first time since March as she defeated Donna Vekic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
The Political Student Assembly met Monday night to discuss the issue of mass incarceration in the United States in the wake of President Barack Obama’s historic visit to a U.S. prison. The event, “In a Nutshell: Federal Prison System,” was part of a weekly discussion group series hosted by PSA and the Undergraduate Student Government Program Board and touched upon issues such as mandatory minimum sentencing and racial inequality in the inmate population.In July, Obama became the first sitting president to visit a U.S. prison when he traveled to El Reno, Oklahoma, to speak to inmates convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. According to Kyla Middleton, director of political content for the PSA, the trip sparked ideas for reform that Obama hopes will influence Congress to enact prison reform through legislation.“Maybe we can start having a conversation about how to fix the system in a way that actually makes [inmates] helpful members of society that are more able to integrate back into day to day life,” Middleton said.One of the topics brought up during the discussion was the privatization of the prison system, which incentivizes long-term imprisonment. According to Daphne Blakey, a senior majoring in economics, mathematics and sociology, powerful prison lobbies influence legislators to craft stronger sentencing laws, which ultimately keeps people in prison longer.“I think that a profit motive has no place in the U.S. prison system,” Blakey said. “Companies make the most money when they’re housing as many prisoners as possible, for as little cost as possible — so we’re talking about hyper-incarceration and really poor conditions.”Other issues discussed included recidivism, or the recurrence of criminal activity in individuals who have gone through the prison system. Middleton and others considered the example of Norway, which focuses on rehabilitation for its prisoners and experiences recidivism rates that are less than half of those in the United States; however, students such as Dominique Brown, a junior majoring in narrative studies, disagreed.“I like the idea of rehabilitation for nonviolent offenders, but there are bigger things that we should worry about, like decriminalizing a lot of nonviolent offenses and taking away the stigma after they are released,” Brown said. “There are a lot of issues that are going to hold [inmates] back in society even if they got training while they were [in prison].”Ultimately, event organizers such as PSA assistant director Shawn Ren, a junior majoring in computer engineering and computer science, hope that weekly PSA meetings can provide a forum for discussion and combat political apathy on campus.“We’re trying to provide a safe space where people … can get together to discuss issues that affect them,” Ren said. “We just want them to get more interested in politics and to learn more about the political issues so they can become better informed citizens, vote more and participate more.”
By John BurtonLast month’s water emergency for much of Monmouth County may have been something of a teaching moment for the water utility and governing bodies about how they keep the public informed.“There are always lessons to be learned,” said Peter Eschbach, director of communications and external affairs for New Jersey American Water, about his company’s communications response to the collapse of water mains on June 29 near the company’s Middletown treatment facility. The break impacted hundreds of thousands of customers in 22 towns in Monmouth County.“I’ve had residents who’ve contacted me, who felt there was an inadequate message system,” Monmouth County Freeholder Director John Curley said.Among the issues officials found they need to work on is encouraging area residents to register on town websites for emergency notification, particularly if they did not have a landline telephone.County government doesn’t have a direct system of individually notifying residents to keep them abreast of breaking developments in emergency situations, said Curley and Laura Kirkpatrick, a county public information officer.The notification is left to individual municipalities and, in this case, the water utility company.Members of the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) kept local OEMs apprised of the situation. The county’s public information office issued a series of press releases; posted them to the county’s website, contacted media, posted on its Facebook page and used its Twitter account to get the word out.“We are trying to maximize these tools,” Kirkpatrick said.Municipalities, in general, rely on two methods for direct contact to homes and businesses. There is what is commonly referred to as “reverse 911” and another system through which residents must go to a town’s website and register to receive important notices.Reverse 911 systems have access only to landline telephone numbers. Residents must register through municipal websites to receive notification through mobile devices via cellphones, texts or emails.The problem for town officials is to get people to register.New Jersey American Water has two reverse 911 systems; one relies on a private company, the other uses company records to access phone numbers, Eschbach, said.“Here’s the glitch,” he said. “We contacted as many as we were able to,” with the company’s system. The problem was “customers are not required to give out phone numbers and many do not.”In Little Silver, Eschbach acknowledged, a system glitch went even further, as the water utility’s system somehow overlooked all its customers there and did not issue the recorded robo-call to residents.“I’m not sure exactly what happened with Little Silver,” he said. “As soon as we found out about it, we looked into it and we were able rectify it quickly.”“I have to admit this was a bit of an education for me, too,” Little Silver Mayor Robert Neff Jr. said.The incident exposed a need to re-evaluate the town’s emergency notification system, he said. “Really, it was something of a blessing in disguise.”Neff has sent a letter to everyone in the community asking them to register online at the borough’s website to ensure they will be notified in case of another emergency. Residents can use any telephone number they wish for notification and can also get texts or emails. They can limit notification to bona fide emergencies only or get updates about other non-emergency events, too.“We want to get a better handle on whether we can help residents clarify what lists they’re on and when they get these emails and text alerts,” Neff said.As the county’s largest municipality and site of the collapsed mains, Middletown became a focal point for the emergency. Administrator Anthony Mercantante said he felt “it went very well,” with the town’s communications system.Middletown initially issued emergency notification using reverse 911 and information collected through its website registration. “After that we pretty much relied on our website and email blasts,” to keep people up-to-date, he said.After such events, “there’s always a spike in registering” for the communication system through the township’s website, he said. “People suddenly realize how useful it is.” Middletown has about 8,000 of its 68,000 residents registered, a number that Mercantante said is a pretty good percentage.“Obviously one lesson is more people should register,” he said. “You learn about these things and you improve for the next time around.”Eschbach said the water company also learned about improvements that need to be done to its website and its contact system, including reaching out to customers to secure emergency phone numbers.Some customers told company representatives that when they received the notification calls, their caller ID came up as an unidentified number and the customers ignored it, thinking it was a telemarketer. “That’s one thing we’re looking at,” Eschbach said.The company’s website contained the latest information but didn’t highlight it well to draw people’s attention. That is another issue that will be addressed.The water main collapse impacted roughly 150,000 to 200,000 people in 22 communities, who were advised to boil water before using and to stop using water outdoors.American Water reached the majority of those customers, Eschbach said. He acknowledged that when reaching out to that many people “there are going to be some slip-ups.”Curley, however, criticized the company for failing to contact him as head of county government, failing to maintain the mains to prevent the collapse and for its water-use restrictions going much further than needed.Curley has asked the state’s Board of Public Utility to investigate the incident and the company’s handling of the situation.
Work inspired by 9-year-old Oceanport girlBy Carol Gorga Williams / Photos by Jaclyn ShugardOCEANPORT – As 540 walkers and runner took their mark at a fun run at Kortney’s Challenge Sunday at Monmouth Park, the charity that bears her name, the Kortney Rose Foundation, celebrated 10 years of fundraising for what some supporters believe is the oft-neglected cause of research into pediatric brain tumors.The charity was begun just five months after Kortney Rose Gillette of Oceanport died from an inoperable brain tumor by her mother, Kristen. She and her husband Rich and their daughter Kasey, and those may have been reasons enough but she wanted to accomplish more.“At the time I started, I had no idea where it was going to go,” said Gillette whose foundation grew out of the Kortney Rose Care Foundation, a group of neighbors who helped the family as Kortney battled the tumor. But as Kristen Gillette’s knowledge of pediatric brain tumors grew, so did her determination to do something to help the research “especially after I heard the facts that so little is donated to brain cancer, especially brain tumors.”Little by little, the foundation’s impact grew until this April it passed the $1 million mark, with all the money going to pediatric brain tumor research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where Kortney was treated.“I’m still a little shocked,” confessed Gillette of the million-dollar-mark.Sunday’s event raised some $64,000, substantially higher than last year’s total of $42,000.“This year has been phenomenal in all aspects.”Robin Hurd, 50, of Long Branch invited her good friend Sandra Williams, 48 of Long Branch to do the 2-mile Challenge. Hurd is a brain tumor survivor of 16 years, and talking about her experience as she waited to join the race brought tears to her eyes. “I’ve been wanting to do the walk for years, but I always had some excuse. But finally yesterday, I just felt like I needed to come.”Elisabeth Maguire, 12, said she and her friend Elizabeth Norton, also 12, and both of Little Silver, wanted to be at Kortney’s Challenge because “You can get trophies. You feel so accomplished, and you feel like you did a good thing.”Opal Lachcik, 8, of Shrewsbury said the race gave her a warm feeling. “We’re doing it for someone, and it feels special,” she said.Participating in the Challenge is also a way for folks to honor someone who touched them. Hannah Duffy of Long Branch and Jeff Madonna of Red Bank ran to remember a Monmouth Regional student who died too soon. “It’s a great way to remember someone, and also bring attention to the need to raise money for brain tumor research,” said Madonna.The money goes directly to CHOP, into two projects including the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium in Neurosurgery, according to the foundation.“She is just such an amazing inspiration and a powerhouse in her dedication,” said Jena V. Lilly, consortium project manager, said of Gillette. “It is her vision and being a true partner for the advancement of science. She is great friend and I am so grateful she is part of the program.”The feeling is so mutual. So mutual in fact that Gillette is devoted to the cause.“Sometimes because I work full-time and I do this, I don’t have a lot of time to myself,” she admitted although daughter Kasey is away at Montclair State, studying costume design so her mom’s guilt about home time is less.“When it started, I needed to direct my upset into something positive,” she said. “It kind of saved my life having the foundation in the beginning. Now I cannot imagine not doing it.”Others say Gillette’s work has made a difference beyond the dollars she has collected. Just last year, she was named a New Jersey Monthly “Seed of Hope” for her work in the community. She was instrumental as well in convincing the state Legislature to set aside May as Brain Tumor Awareness Month” in the state.“She has been doing the work of bringing other people to the same space she is in,” said Adam Resnick, director of the consortium. “She and her foundation have been fantastic supporters. As a result of her support over the longterm, she has been a conduit….for (attracting) a network of like-minded people who provide a support system for each other but form a larger network…Her contribution far extends beyond the million dollars.”It starts, he said, when patients’ families find the foundation on the web and begin the process of educating themselves about CHOP research efforts.“Her authentic contribution far exceeds the million dollar number,” said Resnick who also serves as director of Neurosurgical Translational Research. “The million dollars is amazing but her value to our organization and what we are doing helps form collaborative efforts. That vision is what she is advocating for educating other families about what we are about.”Getting the message out can help convince people of the importance of the issue and the work of the consortium, which is one of the country’s largest repositories for brain tumor tissue samples where any scientist with a research proposal is welcome as the experts work to unlock the mysteries of cancer.“We are finally gaining momentum, they are coming to us,” Gillette said of sponsors and others. The foundation has a number of corporate sponsors and she is grateful for support, large and small. The foundation reached $1 million over time and with the help of nickels from school children, a program called Kortney’s Coins.“I think initially it started as an Oceanport thing,” Gillette said of the small Monmouth County community the family calls home. “My intention was to expand out of Oceanport” and sponsors like Monmouth Park and the Turning Point help do that because they have a wider reach.Turning Point Restaurants earlier this year raised more than $51,000 for the foundation. But more than that, said Gillette, it enhanced the foundation’s visibility,” Gillette said. “That is my No. 1 thing. There are plenty of other people saying that. It is not just me being that good,” she said.
ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2015) – Graded stakes winner Finnegans Wake and Patrioticandproud are set to meet once again in Saturday’s 63rd running of the San Marcos Stakes as a competitive field of nine older horses have signed on to run 1 ¼ miles on turf.Finnegans Wake will be looking for his third straight graded stakes victory Saturday. First in Del Mar’s Grade II Hollywood Turf Cup at 1 ½ miles two starts back Nov. 27 where he beat Patrioticandproud by a neck, the two hooked up again in the Grade II San Gabriel Jan. 3 at Santa Anita where Finnegans Wake won by a length, once again just besting Patrioticandproud.Though 10th to Eclipse Award Champion Grass Horse and Older Male of 2014, Main Sequence in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Nov. 1, Finnegans Wake hasn’t been worse than second in his other three starts since being acquired by trainer Peter Miller in September.Owned by Donegal Racing and Rockingham Ranch the 6-year-old horse by Powerscourt will break from the rail under Victor Espinoza. He is 26-5-3-3 overall with earnings of $945,375.Mark Casse’s Patrioticandproud will try to turn the tables on Finnegans Wake Saturday in his third graded stakes attempt. Ridden for the third time in-a-row by Eclipse Award Champion Apprentice Jockey Drayden Van Dyke, Patrioticandproud seeks his first graded stakes victory.Owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber, the 6-year-old Proud Citizen gelding is 27-4-10-4 overall with $492,605 in earnings.Neil Drysdale will be represented by both Power Ped and Power Foot. Power Ped, a last- out winner of the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile Turf Handicap Jan. 17 at Turf Paradise was third in the San Gabriel Jan. 3.The 5-year-old gelding by Powerscourt has two wins, two seconds and two thirds over Santa Anita’s turf course. Owned by Stepaside Farms, LLC, he is 18-4-5-2 overall with $274,432 in earnings.Power Foot, a 6-year-old gelding, also by Powerscourt, won his last out, a 1 ½ miles turf allowance at Santa Anita Jan. 8 and ran a game fourth in the Hollywood Turf Cup Nov. 27. Also owned by Stepaside Farms, LLC, he is 19-4-0-3 overall with earnings of $220,564.Armed with a new rider in Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Sean McCarthy’s Majestic Harbor will attempt to turn his luck around Saturday after a four race losing streak. The Grade I Gold Cup winner from June 28, Majestic Harbor will try turf for the first time since an allowance try at Del Mar in August, 2012 in which he ran third.The 7-year-old horse by Rockport Harbor is owned by Gallant Stable and is 27-6-6-4 overall with earnings of $674,264.The complete field for the Grade II San Marcos Stakes, to be run as the 7th race on a nine-race card Saturday, in post position order with jockeys and weights: Finnegans Wake, Victor Espinoza, 123; Patrioticandproud, Drayden Van Dyke, 118; Majestic Harbor, Mike Smith, 120; Power Ped, Flavien Prat, 118; Little Jerry, Edwin Maldonado, 118; Diamond Bachelor, Martin Pedroza, 118; Quadrivium, Forest Boyce, 118; Dynamic Sky, Corey Nakatani, 118; and Power Foot, Kieren Fallon, 118.
A new state-of-the-art Business Enterprise Centre was officially opened in Glenties on Monday afternoon. The Glenties enterprise centre is on a 7,500 sq ft site leased from Donegal County Council and includes six industrial units, three of which have a mezzanine, as well as an administration and training facility of 1,500 sq ft.Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh was on site to officially open the new Business Centre. Speaking at the launch, McHugh said the site would be ‘big asset for the region’.“The project has been backed over the last number of years by Enterprise Ireland and the International Fund for Ireland and it was €200,000 Government funding as a Rural Economic Development Zone that brought it to where it is today,” McHugh said.“And it is fitting that it is opening as we mark Enterprise Week 2019.”The project was granted €200,000 from the Department of Community and Rural Development in order to complete the project. The Donegal TD added: “I also want to thank Donegal County Enterprise Fund which took responsibility for the completion and management of the Enterprise Centre. “Huge effort has gone into getting the enterprise centre to where it is today with significant construction work completed on the units, doors, decoration, street lights, drainage and landscaping and bringing the whole place up to a high standard. “It is great to see local business here already and I understand some local businesses are interested in taking up space in the new facility.“I look forward to seeing all the units becoming home to Donegal firms and keeping busy.” New Enterprise Centre officially opens in Glenties was last modified: March 6th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GlentiesJoe McHughWest Donegal
Loic Remy starts for Chelsea in the game against Newcastle at St James’ Park.Remy, who spent the 2013-14 season on loan with the Magpies, gets the nod over Radamel Falcao to replace the suspended Diego Costa up front for the Blues.Falcao is on the substitutes’ bench along with John Terry, who is again left out of the starting-line up.Newcastle, meanwhile, welcome back striker Aleksandar Mitrovic following a three-match suspension.Newcastle: Krul; Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini, Mbabu; Sissoko, Anita, Colback, Wijnaldum; Perez, Mitrović.Subs: Elliot, Williamson, Lascelles, Obertan, Thauvin, de Jong, Toney.Chelsea: Begovic; Ivanovic, Zouma, Cahill, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Pedro, Oscar, Hazard; Remy.Subs: Blackman, Terry, Mikel, Ramires, Willian, Kenedy, Falcao.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook