Dear Editor,A crime wave is now ripping through the once quiet and peaceful location of my village, Suddie, Essequibo Coast, and the neighbouring environment, with the perpetrators posing a challenge to Police, with most incidents remaining unsolved, much to the suffering of the local residents.I was the most recent victim, as the bottom-flat of my residence was broken into on January 26 and a quantity of articles were stolen, with the majority of items being cooked food from the refrigerator, along with beverages and some cash.From all appearances, it would seem that the culprit(s) was/were more interested in foodstuff items, as they did not steal a computer, radio or cellphone, among other valuables which were at their disposal.A crow bar, left behind by the bandit(s), was used to gain entry through the bottom-half of the back door. The Police were alerted to the scene and dusted for fingerprints from the well-ransacked house, with books and stationary scattered about in an apparent hope to find money.During the first month of the year, a business next door to me was broken into during the night while the owner was at home. A quantity of articles were stolen from her shop.Just a short distance away, an attempt was also made to break into a shop, but it was foiled after an alarm was raised while the bandits were in the process of wrenching-off the padlocks during the night.At the Sea Road area, an elderly woman had her house set alight by bandits who escaped with some ,000 in cash and household items after gaining entry. A known character was charged for the offence and remanded.In the Suddie Housing Scheme, a sickly woman who lives alone, left to get medication in the city, only to return and that her house was broken into and all her household items stolen.Several other incidents of break and enter and larceny were committed during the past two months in the Onderneeming Sand Pit area, inclusive of Little Red Village housing scheme, with the victims still mystified by the Police failing miserably to suppress the alarming situation.Yours faithfully,Baliram Persaud
The Chinese Embassy near Monrovia has donated 10 brand new Dell desktop computers to the Faith Foundation School in Congo Town. The ceremony took place in the edifice of the Bethel Cathedral of Hope, which is the parent institution of the school.Making the donation on behalf of the Embassy, Mr. Li Zhuang, Deputy Chief of Mission, said the school was chosen because of its high quality and advanced teaching methodology, which has deeply attracted students.“As developing countries, both the Chinese and the Liberian governments put education as one of the top priorities. China is deeply affected by the problems and challenges which Liberia is facing, because it has experienced almost the same during the development process,” said Mr. Li. Yesterday’s donation, he said, was a small step forward that indicates the Chinese people’s strong willingness to promote education, cooperation, and collaboration with Liberia.Mr. Li reminded the audience about the immense efforts China has made over the years to Liberia’s education sector. He said the Chinese government provides a yearly grant of 50 scholarships to Liberian students as well as training opportunities to 120 Liberian personnel in different disciplines.“We provide the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship and Chinese Enterprises Scholarship every year to 10 Liberian universities with a number of more than 300 beneficiaries,” he said.He named the construction of the Fendell Campus of the University of Liberia; the extension of the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC); three laboratories, and the newly built Information and Communication Technology (ICT) center in Zorzor, Kakata; and on the campus of the University of Liberia (UL) through the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) China Funds-in-Trust project; as tangible evidence of China’s commitment to education in Liberia.Mr. Li has meanwhile encouraged the students to take full advantage of the donation and study hard to empower themselves toward successful careers. He said the future of Liberia and China’s friendship rests with the youth, and therefore the youth must strive to make their contribution to solidify the friendship.Faith Foundation School Principal, Mrs. Della B. Belleh, who received the donation, expressed gratitude to the delegation from the Chinese Embassy for the kind gesture.Mrs. Belleh assured Mr. Li that the computers will be used by the students during the upcoming academic year.The donation, according to Mrs. Belleh, was made through special arrangements headed by Dr. Augustine Konneh, Director General of the Foreign Service Institute, who is also a member of the Board of the Faith Foundation School. The school is owned and operated by the Bethel World Outreach Ministries International.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
0Shares0000ISTANBUL, Turkey February 21 – Galatasaray midfielder Nordin Amrabat has admitted the ambitious Turkish team face an uphill task to stay in the Champions League after their 1-1 draw at home to Schalke 04 in the last 16, first-leg.The Royal Blues take a slim advantage back to Gelsenkirchen for the return leg on March 12 after Burak Yilmaz gave Galatasaray an early lead, before US midfielder Jermaine Jones levelled for Schalke on the stroke of half-time.“The formula for victory is very simple: we need to score and win, but it won’t be easy,” said Amrabat after Wednesday’s game. Schalke 04 ignored poor recent form to hold the hosts and could have left the Turk Telekom Arena with a win after missing a host of chances as Galatasaray, including star signings Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder, failed to fire.The Royal Blues arrived in Istanbul with one win in their last 12 games, but, along with neighbours Borussia Dortmund and Juventus, are now one of only three undefeated teams left in this season’s Champions League.“We are really happy with the result,” beamed goal-scorer Jones. “We made one or two mistakes and conceded the goal, but all together we played well.“Our goal was important, we’ll see how things go from here. We have earned a lot of respect.”However, Jones is suspended for the return leg on March 12 after his appeals for a booking against Selcuk Inan saw him earn a yellow card of his own on 35 minutes.“The action which led to my yellow card was dumb from me, I hope I can still play in the quarter-final,” he added.Schalke have now lost just one of their last ten European away fixtures, including victories at Olympiakos and Arsenal.With Dortmund having earned a 2-2 draw at Donetsk and after Bayern Munich’s impressive 3-1 win at Arsenal on Tuesday, all three Bundesliga clubs have a strong chance of making the quarter-finals.“It was a great game from my team, it was a very compact and engaged team performance” said relieved Schalke coach Jens Keller, who was making his Champions League debut as coach.“We created a few chances, but unfortunately didn’t take them all.”Schalke’s rising star Julian Draxler, who made three appearances for the senior Germany team last year having risen up the ranks, said the draw was an important confidence booster.“We put in a focused performance and are in a good position ahead of the return leg,” said the 19-year-old midfielder.“We have experienced some problems in the past few weeks, but with today’s performance we can go into the return leg with some confidence.” Despite Drogba and Sneijder making their Champions League debuts for the ambitious Turkish club since joining last month from Shanghai Shenhua and Inter Milan respectively, both had quiet games as the hosts failed to dominate.“In the first half, the atmosphere was really intense, but it wasn’t so bad after the break,” said Schalke goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand.“We can still be real spoilsports, Schalke are a team for the big competition.“Even when things go to pot, we’re still here.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
1 Manchester City have been drawn against Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.City defeated Dynamo Kiev to reach the last eight of Europe’s elite competition for the first time.PSG, meanwhile, knocked Chelsea out as the French team look to add the Champions League to their domestic Ligue 1 title, which they wrapped up in record time with eight games still to play.Elsewhere, defending champions Barcelona will take on La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid will play German outfit Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich tackle Benfica.The quarter-final ties will be played over April 5/6 and April 12/13.Champions League quarter-final draw in full:Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester CityBarcelona v Atletico MadridBayern Munich v BenficaWolfsburg v Real Madrid
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe joys and headaches of holiday travel: John Phillips“If the video migrates to other places, I fear the audience will too, so YouTube needs to be really careful about how it does this,” he said. YouTube offers a gold mine of clips depicting all manner of amateur hijinks and tons of unauthorized commercial videos. Kevin Davis, a 16-year-old from Torrance, likes to peruse YouTube for music videos by R&B singer Chris Brown and rappers Lil Wayne and The Game. “I find what I’m looking for most of the time,” he said. YouTube, based in San Mateo, has licensing deals with CBS Corp. and three major recording companies – Warner Music Group, Vivendi’s Universal Music Group and Sony BMG Music Entertainment. The entertainment companies will get a cut of YouTube ad revenue each time someone views a video licensed by them. YouTube stressed that it won’t be filtering content itself. A technology designed to detect copyright material could give YouTube a needed dose of legal legitimacy and calm any concerns Google Inc. has about spending $1.65billion on the Internet video site. But that same technology could hurt YouTube’s edgy appeal. While YouTube is known as the place to find almost any kind of video clip, recent agreements with high-profile content creators require YouTube to deploy an audio-signature technology that can spot a low-quality copy of a licensed music video or other content. YouTube would have to substitute an approved version of the clip or take the material down automatically. Analysts said that stepped-up monitoring by entertainment companies raises the likelihood that YouTube fans won’t find what they’re used to getting – and will go searching for the next online video rebel. “There’s very little that holds YouTube’s audience to YouTube except the belief that whatever they want to see, there is a very good chance YouTube will have it,” said Joe Laszlo, senior analyst with Jupiter Research. Instead, the technology being developed will allow copyright owners “to identify their content, locate it and then make a decision based on whether they want to remove it,” spokeswoman Julie Supan said. The new technology will be designed to scan a digital audio file, such as an MP3 or video, and compare the electronic “fingerprints” to databases of copyright material. But copyrights can be tricky on sites such as YouTube. Even a homemade video can run afoul of the law if it has a professional song playing in the background. Amateur concert footage and other video may be pulled from sites as a precaution simply because it’s unclear who owns the rights. “We’re going to probably see a lot of instances like that,” said Michael McGuire, a technology analyst for Gartner Inc. “It’s going to be a constant game of cat and mouse.” YouTube did not provide further details on the technology, which it expects to roll out by the end of the year. Some analysts doubt the screening technology will be foolproof. For example, detecting someone singing a copyright song on a homemade video could be difficult because the sound would not exactly match the original recording. “It’s impossible to be completely effective,” said Josh Bernoff, a digital video analyst with Forrester Research. “The devil’s in the details.” YouTube’s final product could resemble a system developed by Audible Magic Inc., which has compiled electronic fingerprints for more than 4million recordings to compare with content posted on iMesh, an online file-sharing application. Another video-sharing site, Guba LLC, which hosts user-generated videos as well as Hollywood movies that can be streamed or downloaded for a fee, uses a different content filtering technology dubbed “Johnny” that has been endorsed by major film studios. On the Web YouTube http://www.youtube.com Google Video http://video.google.com Guba http://www.guba.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
PARIS – How hot is it? So hot that there was an ice cream shortage in Sweden. So hot that Polish lawmakers held a special Mass to pray for rain. Europe, from north to south, east to west, has sizzled through July with power outages and scores of deaths. The heat wave even brought a sinister reminder of the past, with officials in eastern Germany warning that World War II munitions might surface as river levels dropped. In Ireland, where the average temperature in July is normally 59 degrees, the temperature soared to 88 on July 19 – the hottest day since August 1995. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPhotos: At LA County Jail, Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrates Christmas Mass with inmates“It’s amazing how quickly we’ve got used to it. We seem to think we’re Mediterranean now,” said Brendan O’Connor, a newspaper and TV satirist. “There’s even a danger that we’ll start drinking sensibly.” Elsewhere, records also were being set. Germany, like Britain, has experienced the hottest July on record. In France, officials were frantic to avoid a repeat of the summer of 2003, when 15,000 people – most of them elderly – died of heat-related causes. This year, medical students were recruited to help doctors, advice was broadcast day and night on radio and television with reminders to drink water and stay indoors. A media campaign to boost neighborliness, and ensure no elderly are forgotten, went into full swing. Even the Eiffel Tower was not left out. Four giant misters were installed at its base to douse overheated tourists. Still, French health authorities reported 64 deaths by Thursday. Throughout July, temperatures cruised in the high 90s to more than 100 in Europe – high for a continent where air conditioning is generally the exception. But as anyone taking public transport knows, it was hotter than that. In Britain, road surfaces melted, and the Evening Standard newspaper measured temperatures on the Underground at a stifling 117 degrees. Necessity is the mother of invention. While the young, and less young, romped in fountains in Rome and Paris, those obliged to take subways in London or Paris used fans – hand-held or battery operated – to try to stay cool. The heat has wreaked havoc with electricity supplies. More than 1,000 businesses in London’s major shopping district were left without power Thursday, with the electric grid overwhelmed by demand. A state-owned power operator in the Czech Republic halted energy exports to neighboring countries and forced major industrial consumers to cut electricity use for several hours Tuesday.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’Additionally, a new hip prosthesis with a large joint known as a “BFH” (big femoral head) allowed Mossman to return to work in less than a week following his second surgery. “I was checked out of the hospital within 72 hours with a walker,” said Mossman, whose first replacement used the traditional surgical method and took longer to heal. “I used the walker for less than a week and went straight back to work.” This weekend Mossman will be back doing what he loves best – drag racing. He’ll compete in the 2006 Goodguys Fuel & Gas Finals at the Famoso Raceway near Bakersfield. Mossman, who has been an avid drag racer for the past six years, spent seven years and $150,000 building his 1972 Malibu funny car, which can go a quarter-mile in seven seconds, he said. It will be his first drag race since his hips first began giving him trouble and comes just three weeks after the BFH surgery. “It’s the best thing since aspirin,” Mossman said of the surgery. Using specialized tools, the PATH method only requires an incision about one-third the size of that necessary in traditional hip replacement surgeries, resulting in less trauma to the area, said Mossman’s orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Stephen Riffenburgh of Pasadena. “There are two parts to Kevin’s surgery that are relatively new,” Riffenburgh said. “One is the actual prosthesis itself and the second \ is the procedure we used to insert it into the joint.” Riffenburgh said the bigger head of the BFH is less likely to be dislocated and offers a broader range of motion to active people like Mossman. Although Riffenburgh did put the new BFH replacement in both of Mossman’s hips, he only became aware of the new PATH procedure during the time between Mossman’s surgeries. “Kevin didn’t have the best experience with his first surgery when we used the traditional method,” Riffenburgh said. “He took a while to heal. But when we used PATH, he was up walking the day after surgery.” firstname.lastname@example.org (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3029 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – When Kevin Mossman became debilitated by an early case of arthritis in both hips last year, he feared his drag racing days would be over. The sharp pain caused Mossman, 44, to experience difficulties folding his 6-foot, 300-pound frame in and out of his shiny red 1972 Chevy Malibu hot rod. By the time the Whittier resident finally went in for medical treatment, doctors found an eight-month-old fracture in his left hip that had resulted in bone spurs and the beginnings of arthritic degeneration in the right hip. But Mossman regained full mobility after undergoing two surgeries – one of which used a new hip replacement procedure called Percutaneous Assisted Total Hip replacement.
Dundee United booked their place in the Premiership play-off semi-final with a comfortable 3-0 win over Morton at Tannadice to go through 5-1 on aggregate.Following a 2-1 win for the Taysiders at Cappielow on Tuesday night, United attacker Simon Murray broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute with a close-range drive.Recently signed midfielder Wato Kuate drove in a wonderful second from distance in the 64th minute – his first goal for United – before Blair Spittal added a third with a confident finish.Ray McKinnon’s United will host Falkirk on Tuesday before the away game to their Championship rivals on Friday as they look to get back to the top flight after at the first time of asking. Under pressure from Mikkelsen, Morton skipper Thomas O’Ware headed straight to Murray who rifled it past McGowan from eight yards for his 16th of the season.With a two-goal deficit in the tie to recover, Morton had to push forward and just before the hour mark Oyenuga headed an Aidan Nesbitt cross over from six yards out.But it was effectively all over when Kuate, signed last month until the end of the season, delivered a wonder strike.The 21-year-old midfielder, a former Manchester City youth player, stunned Morton with a thunderous left-footed strike from 30 yards which gave the flailing McGowan no chance, with Spittal volleying in number three in the 81st minute from a Murray cut-back to seal the win. The Greenock side started the game determined to claw back the deficit and in the sixth minute striker Kudus Oyenuga flashed a 25-yard drive wide of the target after being gifted possession by United midfielder Willo Flood.The Terrors responded and Thomas Mikkelsen’s low drive was saved by Morton goalkeeper Jamie McGowan, before fellow attacker Murray’s angled-shot on the turn from 14 yards slipped past the far post.Another effort from Mikkelsen flew just over the bar before McGowan made a fantastic leaping save from Tony Andreu’s header in the 37th minute, after the Ton defence had failed to deal with a long free-kick from Stewart Murdoch.It was Murdoch’s cross from the right into the box early in the second half which led to the opening goal.
Detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team investigating have arrested two people over the murder of a man whose body was discovered in Creggan Street in Derry during the early hours of this morning, Sunday, November 25.The body of the man was discovered in an alleyway off Creggan Street.He was found to have significant injuries to his head and body, say police. Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan of Derry, Maydown MIT said: “The 35-year-old woman and 51-year-old man were arrested in the city earlier today on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.“I am continuing to appeal for anyone who was in the Creggan Street or Little Diamond area of the city late last night or early this morning and who witnessed anything or anyone who has any information that can assist with my investigation to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 244 of 25/11/18.“Alternatively information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”Man and woman arrested on suspicion of murdering male in Derry was last modified: November 25th, 2018 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:CregganDerryPSNI
Share This!Welcome to our periodic refresh of the TouringPlans Trip Planning 101 series, where we walk new WDW trip planners through some of the basic components of getting ready for a trip to Walt Disney World. Here we’re looking at factors to consider as you decide when to make your Disney visit.The first step in planning a visit to Walt Disney World is deciding when to take your trip. This basic decision can have a big influence on the pace, mood, and cost of your vacation. Here’s a guide on how to choose the best timetable for your Walt Disney World experience. We’ll do this from two perspectives: a family with kids in school and adults not traveling with children.Gather Your ToolsBefore you sit down to plan, you’ll need to gather the following items:A blank calendar. I like having one where I can see whole year in front of me, such as the 2018 calendar above.Your school district calendar (if applicable).Work schedules.Calendars for your family’s activities: sports, church groups, dance recitals, etc.Your personal appointment calendar.The TouringPlans.com Crowd Calendar.The Walt Disney World attraction closures schedule.Access to information about Disney’s special events each month. There’s a great section about this in the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.Access to your favorite weather website, such as weather.com.Access to your favorite airline website, travel aggregator website (Expedia, Travelocity, etc.), or travel agregator app (Kayak, etc.).Access to your favorite Disney discounts website, like MouseSavers.com.Several colored pencils, highlighters, or markers.Brainstorm Planning-Related InformationBefore you sit down with the calendar, you’ll need to ask yourself some basic questions.Are travel dates limited to school vacation dates? Or are you willing to take the kids out of school for a few days, or more?Are you willing to have your child miss sports team events or similar activities? Is there a big tournament during your school vacation?Are there work-related dates that prevent travel? For example, you’re an accountant who can’t travel during tax season.Are there family-related commitments that prevent travel? For example, your sister’s wedding is in August so you can’t go to Walt Disney World then.Are there religious observances that prevent travel? For example, you need to be home during Easter.Are there specific events at Walt Disney World that you’d like to experience? For example, Food & Wine Festival, Flower & Garden Festival, or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.Does weather play a factor in your vacation enjoyment? For example, you don’t consider it a vacation unless it’s warm enough to swim. Or you’re uncomfortable carrying your toddler when it’s more than 80 degrees out.Are there medical reasons not to travel at certain times of year? For example, your allergies flare during the spring. Or you become short of breath at temperatures above 85 degrees.Do you have any absolutely 100% must-do attractions? For example, your son is obsessed with Star Wars. His (and thus your) vacation will be ruined if he doesn’t experience the Star Tours attraction.Are there other people’s schedules to consider? For example, your dog walker is unavailable in the summer. Or your mother-in-law is traveling with you and must be consulted.How important are low crowd levels to you?How important is low cost to you?Are there any habits of my traveling party to consider? For example, your teenagers refuse to wake up early on vacation, so you’d prefer travel when the parks are open late.Are there special celebrations to consider? For example, your daughter has always wanted to be at Walt Disney World on her birthday.Narrow it DownIf the reason that you’re visiting Walt Disney World is for a specific event, perhaps to run in the Walt Disney World Marathon, then selecting your travel dates is going to be easy. But most folks will have some more challenging choices to make. For example, while I personally make several annual research trips on my own, my family also likes to take one long trip to WDW each year (a full week), plus possibly a long weekend bonus trip.The last time I updated this post, my three daughters were all in high school and all shared the same vacation calendar. This made planning relatively easy. To see how that process went, check out my 2014 post. This time, the three girls are all in different colleges, with slightly different vacations. Further complicating matters, my oldest will graduate this year and has not yet settled on her post-graduation path. (Fingers crossed that her plans work out!)Here are some of our WDW date selection considerations this year:Now that the kiddos are older, we understand that we may not always be able to travel together as a full family unit, but we’d really like to try to make that happen in 2018. The ultimate goal is to find a period of at least 5-7 days where we could all travel together.While we occasionally pulled them out of school for travel when they were young, for us this is not an option during college. I’ve redlined all the dates in which I know that any of the girls will be in school.Daughter J is traveling with her college choir during part of her spring break, so she will be unable to travel then. Also, extended family will be with us attending daughter C’s graduation in June. We can’t travel during this time or immediately after. I’ve marked out these dates in March and June in brown.It’s plain to see that the only viable options we’ll have this year to travel as a full family of five are Thanksgiving, during the summer, and Christmas. We decided to pass on Thanksgiving because the trip would have to be fairly short and there are some older relatives that we mostly see at Thanksgiving and would like to protect that time. This leaves summer and Christmas, both of which have some disadvantages. A peek at any weather app will tell you that summer in Orlando is close in temperature to the center of the sun, a situation which makes my husband more than a little cranky. While the climate is more mild in late December, the TouringPlans Crowd Calendar makes it plain that this is an extremely busy time of year, with generally higher prices in place, both of which make me more than a little cranky.While neither of those options are ideal, in other circumstances we might have opted for the summer because the girls like to be at the parks late in warm weather. However, the other confounding factor that none of my daughters have yet to figure out their own summer plans. After a quick family chat, we’ve decided to avoid planning a vacation in the summer to provide them with maximum flexibility to find a job, internship, or class that best meets their needs for education and earning.That leaves December. We’re going to book our family trip for the Christmas holiday 2018. We’ll go into it knowing that we’ll probably spend lots of time at the resort relaxing rather than fighting the masses at the parks. I’m looking forward to it.Planning an Adults-Only TripWhile having my daughters in college has narrowed our options for planning family travel, it has also opened up more possibilities for my husband and I to travel alone. (Huzzah!) We decided to plan a trip for just the two of us this year in addition to the family trip.To plan this one, I looked at the calendar with reverse criteria than previously. I’ve redlined the times on the calendar when any of the three girls are home for any sort of school break.I then eliminated some other dates with known work or travel commitments and I’m left with a calendar full of glorious possibility. There are weeks available in January through February, late March into mid May, and large blocks of September, October, and November. (Again, Huzzah!)Chatting with hubby, we decided to eliminate November and December, due the proximity of those dates to the family trip. We eliminated September because it’s often still quite hot during that time. Then our next stop was the Crowd Calendar. Some of our possible dates are high crowd times due to national school holidays. We wanted to avoid these times, because as adults traveling without kids, we can. This kicked out President’s week in February and much of April, leaving early February and October as key contenders. Either early February or October will satisfy all of our date selection criteria. Because we life in a Northern state and it is currently FREEEEEZZZZING right now, we chose February, which will give us a tiny light at the end of the wintry tunnel. However, other planners in a similar situation might prioritize seeing the fun fall décor and the experience of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, thus landing on October travel dates.Our final step in choosing our exact travel dates was to play around with the websites of our favorite airlines. We found that by shifting our travel dates by just a day, we could save several hundred dollars in airline fees. Sunny Florida, here we come!Do you have a unique process for selecting WDW vacation travel dates? Do you have a special way of selecting when you vacation? Let us know in the comments below.