The sergeant, later identified by Joseph Iachetta, 30, of Colonie, was taken to Albany Medical Center with what police described as serious injuries that left him unconscious and will require multiple surgeries.The driver of the tractor trailer was identified as Gregory Discipio, 25, of Rotterdam. He was uninjured in the crash. He was operating the tractor trailer for Price Chopper/Market 32.Iachetta had his sheriff K 9 Rice with him.The crash pinned Iachetta unconscious in his patrol vehicle for 30 to 40 minutes until he could be extricated by first responders, Sheriff Craig Apple said late Monday afternoon.Iachetta was undergoing a lengthy surgery Monday evening and was expected to undergo more surgery into the evening, Apple said.Iachetta, a seven year veteran of the department, is married, lives in Colonie with his wife and child.
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We live in critical times for global health. Big gains made during the millennium development goals era, including a halving of child mortality from 1990 to 2015, fuelled optimism about unabated or even accelerated progress. We hear talk of the end of AIDS, universal health coverage by 2030, and a pandemic free world.
“BlackBerry is how we’re known pretty much everywhere across the world other than North America, so we have an iconic global brand and when you have such a powerful brand, you want to make it central,” said Frank Boulben, BlackBerry’s chief marketing officer, in an interview.The switch underscores the close attention the company is paying to marketing as it launches a product considered crucial to its survival. In the past, it was roundly criticized for botching the launch of the PlayBook tablet and other devices.RIM’s aging line up of devices has competed poorly in recent years against the likes of Apple Inc’s iPhone and Samsung’s wide array of Galaxy devices.As the company counters with its new line, the name change will allow it to leverage the value of the BlackBerry brand still a powerful asset in spite of RIM’s fall from grace.”Previously we had Research In Motion, BlackBerry, Bold, Curve, Torch, PlayBook and that dilutes the BlackBerry brand, which is a fantastic asset,” Boulben said. “Moving to a branded house model allows us to focus our marketing on one name only.”That could be crucial for the company, which has undergone a management overhaul changes and a major restructuring, leading up to the launch of its re engineered line of devices on Wednesday.”We thought now was the perfect time to accompany that real change with symbolic change,” said Boulben, adding that RIM will change its Nasdaq ticker to “BBRY” and its Toronto Stock Exchange ticker symbol to “BB” in a matter of days.The company will undergo a legal name change after its shareholders pass a resolution to that effect later this year, said a spokeswoman.