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Monsey, New York

Monsey is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York, United States, located north of Airmont. The village of Kaser is surrounded by the hamlet of Monsey; the 2010 census listed the population at 18,412. The hamlet has a large and growing community of Hasidic Jews. Rockland County was inhabited by the Munsee band of Lenape Native Americans, who were speakers of the Algonquian languages. Monsey Glen, an Indian encampment, is located west of the intersection of State Route 59 and State Route 306. Numerous artifacts have been found there and some rock shelters are still visible; the Monsey railroad station, which received its name from an alternate spelling of the Munsee Lenape, was built when the New York & Erie Railroad passed through the glen in 1841. In the 1950s, Monsey was a one stoplight town with a single yeshiva. By 1997, Monsey had 45 yeshivas. Located in Monsey is the Houser-Conklin House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

On December 28, 2019 it was the site of a mass stabbing in the home of a Hasidic rabbi, hosting a Hanukkah party, leaving five injured. Monsey is located at 41°7′10″N 74°3′57″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles, of which, 2.2 square miles of it is land and 0.04 square miles of it is water. As of the census of 2017, there were 22,043 people, 3,984 households, 2,596 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 6,554.3 per square mile. There were 4,244 housing units at an average density of 1,400.0/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.8% White, 3.0% African American, 0.03% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.70% from other races, 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.86% of the population. 43.98% speak English at home, 41.48% Yiddish, 6.88% Hebrew, 2.69% French or a French creole, 1.85% Spanish, 1.24% Russian. There were 2,981 households out of which 58.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.9% were non-families.

10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.74 and the average family size was 5.16. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 48.6% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 19 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.6 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,194, the median income for a family was $45,911. Males had a median income of $41,606 versus $33,576 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $14,000. About 25.4% of families and 30.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.8% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over. Shalom Auslander, author of Foreskin's Lament, which covers his time growing up in Monsey. Shmuley Boteach, author, counter-missionary rabbi and speaker.

Yosef Mizrachi, kiruv rabbi. Michael Rogers, journalist and activist. Tovia Singer, counter-missionary radio host and speaker. Leib Tropper, founding rabbi of the Kol Yaakov Torah Center. Andrew Carpenter Wheeler, prominent theatrical reviewer, author. Houser-Conklin House, a historic structure dating to 1775 Monsey Church, built in 1824 Ohr Somayach, a men's college of Judaic studies New Square, New York − an all-Hasidic village in the same county. Lakewood Township, New Jersey – a majority Orthodox Jewish township. Green, Frank Bertangue; the History of Rockland County. New York: A. S. Barnes and Co. p. 271. Monsey true reformed dutch church. Monsey Fire Department

Chow Cheuk Fung

Chow Cheuk Fung is a Hong Kong footballer who plays for Hong Kong First Division club Metro Gallery. During his youth, Chow trained with Hong Kong Rangers academy. In 2006, Chow moved to Tuen Mun where his father was the Director of Football, in order to assist with his family's transportation business. During the 2008–09 season, Chow led Tuen Mun to the Hong Kong Third District Division League title and first place in the Final Round; the following season, he led Tuen Mun to their second successive promotion, finishing runners up in the 2009-10 Second Division season. As a result of reaching the top flight, Chow was rewarded with a full-time contract. On 11 January 2011, Chow scored the first goal of his professional career in a Hong Kong League Cup match against South China. Chow returned to Rangers in the summer of 2012 after six years with Tuen Mun. On 5 February 2016, Chow scored his first goal in four years in a 2015–16 Hong Kong FA Cup Round 1 victory over Sun Hei. In June 2017, Chow signed a contract with R&F worth a monthly salary of HKD $50,000.

In 2011, Chow was named to the Hong Kong national under-23 football team for the 2012 Olympic qualifiers. On 23 March 2015, Chow was selected onto the representative team squad for a friendly against Guam. However, he did not make the match day squad. Chow Cheuk Fung at HKFA Chow Cheuk Fung at Soccerway


Exomvourgo or Exobourgo is a mountain on the island of Tinos. It has a rugged appearance, unlike the other mountains in the Cyclades and is the site of a ruined Venetian fortress and town. Exomvourgo is not the highest mountain on the island—that is Tsiknias—but is in a central location ringed by many small villages such as Tripotamos and Falatados and can be climbed from several of these; the walk up from Iera Kardia Iisou takes around 20 minutes. The former Exomvourgos municipality shares its name with the mountain. Remains dating from the Copper Age have been found near Exomvourgo and Geometric period and 5-6th century BC remains have been found at archaeological excavations at mountain's southern foot including a temple of Demeter. A large wall from an Ionian town dating from 1100 BC is sited southwest of Exomvourgo. In the fourth century BC the island's administrative centre moved back from Exomvourgo to the coast. Under Byzantine rule a fortress named by the Venetians Castello di Santa Elena after a chapel on the summit, was built on the mountain and Exomvourgo functioned as the island's capital.

The mountain was the site of a fortress and town functioning as the administrative centre of the island from 1207 when the island, along with Andros, Skiathos and Skyros became a fiefdom of the Venetian brothers Jeremie and Andre Ghisi following the partition of the Byzantine Empire after the fall of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade. In 1390, after the death of Batholomew III Ghisi,1 the Venetian Republic assumed direct control and further fortified the mountain; the island fell to the Ottoman admiral Hayreddin Barbarossa in 1537 but was recaptured by the Venetians in 1538. The fortress was further expanded until it featured 600 m long ramparts and towers facing in all directions. In this era the town inside the castle had a population of 1000-2000 and contained 677 houses, 5 churches and some storage areas and reservoirs. In 1570 a force of 8,000 Ottoman troops and several cannons, commanded by Canum Pasha, besieged the mountain, but were repulsed. Further failed attempts to capture the fortress were made in 1655, 1658, 1661, 1684.

By 1700 the fortifications were not in a good state and the fortress was only manned by 14 soldiers. The Venetians remained in charge until 1715 during the last Ottoman–Venetian war when, long after the rest of the Cyclades had fallen to the Turks, it was besieged by a Turkish force of 65 warships and 74 transports carrying 25,000 soldiers. Despite the fortress being regarded as unconquerable and seeming secure against the invaders the commander of the fortress negotiated terms and surrendered; the terms allowed all the Venetians on the island to leave with the Greeks forced to stay. The commander and his officers were accused of "treason after bribery" by the Venetian Republic and sentenced to death by swallowing liquid silver/having liquid silver poured on their bodies Bernardo Balbi the rector of the island, was transferred to Venice and sentenced to life imprisonment for cowardice; the Ottomans completely dismantled the fortress and the town inside it within a period of 3 days. The town on the mountain was known as Tinos with the current town of Tinos known as San Nicolò.

The name Exomvourgo derives from the Greek exo apo to bourgo meaning "outside the burg". The church of Iera Kardia Iisou is on the slopes of the mountain, it is now a Catholic monastery; the church has a complicated history: the Cathedral of Saint Sofia stood within the walls of the fortress but after its destruction the Jesuit monks moved into a small church outside the walls and began to build a larger church next door. This was finished in 1725 and dedicated to Saint Sofia; the Jesuits left the church and it fell into disrepair. In 1895 the church was renamed the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Today the church hosts visitors from around the world. 1.^ Other references state this was after an intermediate period under George III


Streetcleaner is the debut studio album by English industrial metal band Godflesh. It was released on 13 November 1989 through Earache Records and was reissued with a second disc of unreleased material on 21 June 2010; the album is acclaimed by critics and is cited as a landmark release in industrial metal. Recorded in three distinct sessions and refined from pre-Godflesh demos, Streetcleaner is a weighty, bleak album that blends heavy metal with industrial music by means of production-emphasised bass, distorted guitar and, most machine percussion. Unlike many metal albums, guitar is employed to create screeching noise rather than discrete riffs, the drums and bass are louder than is typical. Streetcleaner was supported by a series of concerts where Godflesh played alongside Napalm Death, it was on the North American leg of the tour that the band began to gain significant international traction. Since its release, Streetcleaner has received a number of accolades and has been performed in its entirety by Godflesh twice.

Many other metal bands have cited the album as influential, including Neurosis, Fear Factory and Isis, Godflesh frontman Justin Broadrick considers it one of his landmark releases. In 2017, Rolling Stone named Streetcleaner the 64th greatest metal album of all time. Before performing as Godflesh, G. C. Green and Paul Neville played together in a band known as Fall of Because; that group, formed in 1982, were less overtly heavy than what they would become as Godflesh, drawing musical and aesthetic influence from bands like the Cure. Future frontman Justin Broadrick joined Fall of Because in 1984 and introduced Green and Neville to Swans, Sonic Youth and Discharge. Inspired by the dissonance of this music, the group recorded; the songs "Devastator", "Mighty Trust Krusher", "Life Is Easy" and "Merciless" were included on this demo, the first three of which would be rerecorded for Streetcleaner. These early versions were released on a wide scale in 1999 via the compilation album Life Is Easy. Shortly after Fall of Because dissolved in 1987, Broadrick and Green reconvened without Neville and, in April 1988, renamed the project Godflesh.

They released their debut self-titled EP on the independent label Swordfish that year. That EP, though described by critics as raw and unrefined, is considered one of the originating industrial metal releases and proved to be the foundation upon which Streetcleaner would fine-tune Godflesh's approach to the genre. After the underground success of Godflesh, the band played several shows across Europe and recorded a four-track EP titled Tiny Tears. Before they could release the EP on Swordfish, Godflesh were acquired by Earache Records, Digby Pearson, the label's head, urged the band to shelve the tracks and instead focus on putting out a complete studio album next. Broadrick and Green agreed and began recording Streetcleaner in May 1989 at Soundcheck in Birmingham and Square Dance in Derby; the Birmingham sessions saw Broadrick and Green recording and mixing the first half of the album, while the Derby sessions saw the temporary reincorporation of Neville into the band, this time as a second guitarist.

Tiny Tears was appended to the end of CD versions of Streetcleaner, resulting in the album including material from three separate sessions. The entirety of the creative period was reinforced by an Alesis HR-16 drum machine; this choice was at first made out of necessity since Broadrick could not play the beats he wanted acoustically, but he came to embrace machine percussion and consider it a defining feature of Godflesh. Loudwire called the HR-16 in regard to its use on Streetcleaner, "the most devastating drum machine employed". In a retrospective interview, Broadrick described the release as "one of the most alienating albums" he had made and referred to it as the band's landmark record. Musically, Streetcleaner was one of the earliest albums to merge heavy metal music, it accomplishes such a fusion through combining programmed, repetitive drum machine loops with Green's overdriven bass and Broadrick's distorted guitar. The vocals are sparse and bleak, according to Peter Buckley's Rough Guide to Rock, "misanthropic".

Inspired by the harshness of early Swans material, Streetcleaner has been noted for its extreme weight and crushing aggression. Unlike the music of Napalm Death's 1987 album Scum, a release for which Broadrick provided guitar shortly before starting Godflesh, Streetcleaner is exceptionally slow, the focus is placed on percussion and bass rather than vocals or traditional riffs; the style of guitar playing has been described as abrasive and deliberately grating, the album is laden with factory sounds, stiff mechanical beats and overwhelming washes of noise. Thematically, Streetcleaner's dismal tone was born from Broadrick's troubled upbringing and from the oppressive Birmingham environment. About the album's desolate fury, he said, "there is a pure nihilism in there. Anti-everything. I couldn't come to terms with anything, it was all a struggle, I just wanted to lash out at every target I could". Streetcleaner begins with one of Godflesh's most well-known tracks, "Like Rats"; the introduction of the song, of the album at large, is a wall of feedback.

After the brief noise introduction, "Like Rats" descends into an intense, scathing song with prominent percussion, driving bass and piercing guitar. The screame

The Grinder (TV series)

The Grinder is an American single-camera legal comedy television series created by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. The show was picked up to series by Fox on May 8, 2015 and premiered on September 29, 2015. On October 15, 2015, Fox ordered six additional scripts for the first season increasing the season order to 19 episodes. On October 27, 2015, Fox ordered a full season of 22 episodes for the first season. Despite being acclaimed by critics and viewers, the show never achieved high ratings; the Grinder was canceled by Fox on May 16, 2016. The series follows television actor Dean Sanderson, Jr. who returns to his hometown of Boise, Idaho after his long-running television series, The Grinder, ends. Though Dean is not a lawyer, he believes that his experience playing one on television makes him qualified to practice law, he decides to join his family's law firm, Sanderson & Yao, much to the chagrin of his younger brother Stewart, a real-life lawyer. Stewart and a new hire named Claire are the only two who seem to understand that Dean's television experience does not qualify him for a job at a real law firm.

Rob Lowe as Dean Sanderson, an actor who played the role of attorney Mitch Grinder on the long-running TV show, The Grinder. Fred Savage as Stewart Sanderson, Dean's brother, a real-life attorney. Mary Elizabeth Ellis as Debbie Sanderson, Stewart's wife. William Devane as Dean Sanderson, Sr. Dean and Stewart’s father and head of the law firm. Natalie Morales as Claire Lacoste, a new associate in the Sanderson & Yao law firm, resistant to Dean's romantic advances. Hana Hayes as Lizzie Sanderson and Debbie's 15-year-old daughter. Connor Kalopsis as Ethan Sanderson and Debbie's 13-year-old son. Steve Little as Todd, an attorney of questionable skill who works at Sanderson & Yao, is a huge fan of Dean's. John Owen Lowe as Joel Zadack, Lizzie's boyfriend, they break up after becoming more comfortable hanging out with her family. Jason Alexander as Cliff Bemis, the creator and head writer for The Grinder TV show, whose constant disagreements with Dean led to Dean leaving the show. Kumail Nanjiani as Leonard, a prosecuting attorney who gets humiliated by Dean in the courtroom.

Timothy Olyphant as a fictionalized version of himself who becomes Dean's nemesis. Maya Rudolph as Jillian and Dean's therapist, who becomes Dean's girlfriend, much to Stewart's chagrin. Kenny Lucas as Cory Manler, a former Sanderson & Yao client who sues the firm for malpractice. Keith Lucas as Rory Manler, twin brother of Cory Manler. On Rotten Tomatoes the season has a rating of 93%, based on 57 reviews, with an average rating of 7.4/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Grinder's humor is buoyed by Rob Lowe and Fred Savage's chemistry as a hilarious new odd couple." On Metacritic, the season has a score of 71 out of 100, based on 23 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". As the first season progressed, the show began to become more popular with critics. Many critics compared The Grinder to shows such as Arrested Development and Better Off Ted, all of which were shows that had small audiences in their time slots on broadcast television, but received positive critical reception because of their characters and writing.

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Alexander Nouri

Alexander Nouri is a retired Iranian-German footballer and manager Hertha BSC. He played professionally for 14 years with Werder Bremen, Seattle Sounders, Uerdingen 05, VfL Osnabrück, Holstein Kiel and VfB Oldenburg. In November 2011, Nouri became part of the coaching staff of VfB Oldenburg, he became manager of the club between 22 April 2013 and 30 June 2014. He managed the last seven matches of the 2012–13 season and finished with a record of three wins, two draws, two losses. After the following season, Oldenburg finished in third place with a record of 17 wins, nine draws, eight losses. In July 2014, Nouri became part of the coaching staff at Werder Bremen serving as an intermediary between first team coach Robin Dutt and reserve team coach Viktor Skrypnyk. On 25 October 2014, Nouri succeeded Skrypnyk as manager of the reserve team while Skrypnyk became manager of the first team after the dismissal of Dutt, he was appointed as the head coach of the first team of Bundesliga side Werder Bremen on 18 September 2016.

After first serving on an interim basis, Nouri was handed the job permanently on 2 October 2016, with his contract running through to the end of the 2016–17 campaign. Under the helm of Nouri, Bremen escaped the relegation battle and went in contention for European football. In May 2017, his contract with the club was extended. On 30 October 2017, Nouri was dismissed by the club, he was hired by FC Ingolstadt on 24 September 2018. Two months he was sacked. On 11 February 2020, he took over Hertha BSC on an interim basis. Nouri's father is an Iranian native, born in the city of Rasht, his mother is German. He has two children, a daughter, Mino and a son, Ariyan, he is a dual citizen of Iran. As of 28 February 2020 Alexander Nouri at Alexander Nouri at Alexander Nouri at