Morris County is a county located in the U. S. state of New Jersey, about 30 mi west of New York City. According to the 2010 census, the population was 492,276, up from the 470,212 at the 2000 Census, As of the 2017 Census estimate, the county's population was 499,693, making it the state's 10th-most populous county, marking a 1.5% increase from 2010. The county is part of the New York Metropolitan Area and is divided into 39 municipalities, but has no large cities, its county seat is Morristown. The most populous place was Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, with 53,238 residents at the time of the 2010 Census, while Rockaway Township covered 45.55 square miles, the largest total area of any municipality. In 2015, the county had a per capita personal income of $86,582, the highest in New Jersey and ranked 24th of 3,113 counties in the United States. Morris County, as of the 2000 Census, was the sixth-wealthiest county in the United States by median household income at $77,340, sixth in median family income at $89,773 and ranked tenth by per capita income at $36,964.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis ranked the county as having the 16th-highest per capita income of all 3,113 counties in the United States as of 2009. The county ranked third in the New York Metropolitan area in terms of median income. Morris County was ranked number 2 of 21 NJ counties as one of the healthiest counties in New Jersey, according to an annual report by County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. Morris County was named after Colonel Lewis Morris, governor of New Jersey in 1738/9, the year the county was named; the Wisconsin Glacier covered the northern section of Morris County from about 23,000 B. C. to 13,000 B. C. After the Wisconsin Glacier melted around 13,000 B. C. Paleo Indians moved into the area from the south in search of small game as well as plants; the area was first tundra with grasses growing. Rabbits and fox moved into the area from the south. Around the year 1000, the area of Morris County was inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans prior to the arrival of European settlers.
They came from the Mississippi River area. They lived along the rivers and hunted game, collected plants and nuts. Henry Hudson explored the Hudson River area in 1609, the Dutch did surveys of the area. From 1611 to 1614, the Dutch established the colony of New Netherland, which claimed territory between the 40th and 45th parallel north, a zone which included northern New Jersey. Dutch forts were established along the Hudson River beginning in 1613; as the years went by, more forts were established to trade with Native Americans. The Native Americans traded furs and food with the Dutch for various goods. In return the Dutch gave the Native Americans metal pots, guns and blankets. Trading with the Native Americans occurred until 1643 when a series of wars broke out between the Dutch and Native Americans. There were hostile relations between the Dutch and Native Americans between 1643 and 1660; this prevented colonization by the Dutch of the Morris County region, technically included in their claimed "New Netherland."
On August 27, 1664, three English ships approached Fort Amsterdam and the fort was surrendered to the English. The English now controlled New Netherland and Morris County was now under control of the colony of New York. Relations with the Native Americans improved for a while. There was a war with the Dutch ten years later; the Dutch re-took control of New Amsterdam but after a year returned it to the English. Relations with the Native Americans and English improved for a while. European settlements began in the early 18th century. Native Americans were still in the area at that time. Land was purchased from the Native Americans for various things such as blankets, rum, knives and gunpowder. European colonization moved inland; the first European settlement in the area today known as Morris County occurred in Pompton Plains by the Dutch in 1695. From 1710 to 1730, various iron mines and forges were established; the first was in Whippany in 1710 and in Succasunna in 1713. By 1750, nearly all Native Americans had left New Jersey.
This was due to land purchases from the Native Americans, diseases that the Native Americans contracted from Europeans, due to starvation from the Little Ice Age, during which Native American corn crops failed and rivers froze, preventing fishing. Snow storms made them difficult to find. Nut crops such as oak, beech, walnut and butternut failed some years due to late frosts in spring. Many of the Morris County Native Americans went to eastern Canada and others went to the Ohio Valley; the Walking Purchase in September 1737, prevented Native Americans from going to eastern Pennsylvania. At that time, European settlement grew swiftly as there was now land to be settled. Morris County was part of Burlington County, established in 1694, it became part of Hunterdon County, which separated from Burlington County in 1714. Morris County was created on March 1739, from portions of Hunterdon County; the county was named for the Governor of the Province of Colonel Lewis Morris. In years Sussex County and, after the revolution, Warren County were carved out of what had been the original area of Morris County under English rule.
The county was the site of the winter camp of the Continental Army aft
Tim Male is an Olympic rower who represented Great Britain in the lightweight four at the Olympic Games in 2004 and current Head Coach of King's College London Boat Club Born in Yeovil, Male started to row at The Oratory School after deciding that he was a less–than–exceptional cox. After school he moved on to the University of Southampton to study music and continued with his rowing, winning his first GB vest in the World Under 23 Championships in 1996 and finishing 8th in the singles. Tim joined Tideway Scullers School after university and graduated to the senior team in 1998. From until 2002 he raced in the lightweight double and moved to the lightweight four in the 2002/3 and 2003/4 seasons, qualifying for the Olympic Games at the 2003 World Rowing Championships in Milan and finishing 13th in Athens, he was selected for the Sydney Olympics in 2000 to compete in the lightweight double scull but broke his wrist in a freak training accident days before the Games were due to start. Until 2002 he was a sculler and he returned to sculling for the 2005 season, winning a bronze medal in the lightweight men's single scull at the Eton World Cup before finishing fourth at the Lucerne World Cup in July.
He finished second in the lightweight men's single at the 2006 Great Britain Senior Selection Trials in Belgium. Male is an accomplished violinist. In 2005 he became the proud father of his daughter Maggie, he was a rowing coach at St George's College, Weybridge in Surrey. Olympic Games 2004 13th lightweight fourWorld Championships 2003 11th lightweight four 2002 11th lightweight double scull 2001 11th lightweight double scull 1999 9th lightweight double scull 1998 13th lightweight double scull 1996 reserve lightweight sculling squadWorld U23 Championships 1997 7th lightweight single scull 1996 8th lightweight single scull "Tim Male Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 January 2010.^ "New Head Coach 2017/18 – King's College London Boat Club". Www.theboatclub.org.uk. Retrieved 24 October 2017
The 25th Robert Awards ceremony was held in 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 2007; the Art of Crying – Peter Schønau Fog Island of Lost Souls – Nikolaj Arcel Peter Schønau Fog – The Art of Crying Bo Hr Hansen - The Art of Crying Lars Brygmann – Hvid nat Noomi Rapace – Daisy Diamond Jesper Asholt – The Art of Crying Hanne Hedelund – The Art of Crying Dan Laustsen – Just Another Love Story Niels Sejer – Island of Lost Souls Margrethe Rasmussen – The Art of Crying Kamilla Bjerglind – Island of Lost Souls Hummer Højmark & Jeppe Nygaard Christensen – Island of Lost Souls Hans Christian Kock & Claus Lynge – Island of Lost Souls Anders Villadsen – Just Another Love Story Karsten Fundal – The Art of Crying Elisabeth Gjerluff Nielsen - "Lille svale" – Karlas kabale Boy Meets Girl – Søren Frellesen Ung mand falder – Martin de Thurah Verden i Danmark – Max Kestner Slobodan Milosevic – Præsident under anklage – Michael Christoffersen 2008 Bodil Awards Official website
Trabuco Canyon is a small unincorporated community located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains in eastern Orange County and lies within the Cleveland National Forest. Trabuco Canyon is north of the town of Rancho Santa Margarita. Plano Trabuco Road leads from the top of the canyon south to Rancho Santa Margarita. Trabuco is Spanish for a type of shotgun; some credit a Franciscan friar traveling with the Gaspar de Portolá Expedition in 1769 with the story that a blunderbuss was lost in the canyon, after which the area was named. John Forster established Rancho Trabuco; the grant was bordered by Rancho Cañada de los Alisos on the west, by Rancho Mission Viejo on the east. Trabuco Canyon was the site of attempts to mine tin in the early 1900s. Mining remains from this activity: tunnels into the sides of the canyon. On October 21, 2007, a large wildfire started in spread to Trabuco Canyon; the Canyon was evacuated by the Fire Department. Fourth of July features an old-fashioned parade of locals riding horses and pulling home-made floats.
A local landmark is the Trabuco Oaks Steak House, a favorite restaurant of former President Richard Nixon. The Vedanta Society of Southern California has the Ramakrishna Mission Monastery on 40 acres in the canyon, founded in 1942 by renowned author and philosopher Gerald Heard; the Trabuco Canyon Community Church is located in the canyon also. Lincoln Jr. High School Trabuco Creek Fire Blog
The Bet Collector is a 2006 Filipino drama film that centers on an aging bet collector finds her mundane existence transformed by an unforeseen series of events and jueteng, the game of numbers dating back to the Philippines' Spanish colonial period from. An ordinary meaningless existence can be challenged by the perplexing game of life and death. Amelita or Amy is an aging jueteng kubrador. Despite the regular crackdown on the illegal numbers game, she clings to the job she has known for more than 20 years, she walks around the poverty-stricken squatter's neighborhood collecting bets from her regular patrons every day. Her husband Eli, aging, can only manage to help by manning their small sari-sari. Amy's grown up children, her eldest daughter Mona works as a domestic helper abroad. Her second daughter, always pregnant, lives with her in-laws. Amy's youngest son, Eric, a young soldier died on combat duty in Mindanao. While collecting bets three days before All Saints day, Amy is apprehended by a police officer.
She joins the other kubradors in the police station. The following morning, Amy continues her clandestine activity, she meets the parish priest. The priest asks her to collect abuloy from friends; when Amy remits her afternoon jueteng collection to her kabo, she finds him sick at home. He asks her to attend the next jueteng draw on his behalf, Amy being a trusted ally of the jueteng network for a long time. Amy and the other kabos await the arrival of the table manager of the draw in a secluded location, but when the table manager arrives, he announces that the draw is cancelled and informs everyone the winning numbers from the jueteng financier. When Amy goes home that night, her husband Eli tells her the bad news, he failed to hand over a bet from a neighbor. Pissed off, she has no choice but to go to her kabo and borrow money in order to pay out the neighbor; that night, the neighbors have lighted candles in front of their houses to welcome the feast of All Saints Day the next morning. A mammoth crowd greets her family as they approach the cemetery.
At Eric's grave they saw Glenda, Eric's girlfriend, offering flowers and prayers for her dead boyfriend. Still pissed off with Eli, Amy wanders around the cemetery to cool off, she hears a commotion. Two vehicles figured in a collision; the two drivers engage in a heated argument until one of them fires a shot. The bullet hits a teenage boy behind her. Amy shouts for help. Police arrest the suspect. Other bystanders help load the bloodied body of the boy in a vehicle. Still in a state of shock, Amy follows. Gina Pareño as Amy Fonz Deza as Eli Nanding Josef as Father Buboy Teresa Jamias as Juvy Ran Del Rosario as Eric Soliman Cruz as the Chief of Police Johnny Manahan as Mang Poldo Domingo Landicho as Tatay Nick Nico Antonio as Baste Cinemanila International Film Festival LINO BROCKA AWARD 28th Moscow International Film Festival 2006FIPRESCI Brisbane International Film Festival 2007 NETPAC Award Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema FIPRESCI Best Actress for Gina Pareño Best Film 2007 Bangkok International Film Festival Nominee - Best ASEAN film 2007 Gawad Urian Best Film Best Director Best Actress - Gina Pareño Best Cinematography Best Production Design 2010 Gawad Urian Best Filipino Film of the Decade The Bet Collector on IMDb
Malcolm Alker is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played as a hooker. He spent his entire professional career with the Salford City Reds, making over 350 appearances between 1997 and 2010, he served as the club's captain for many years. Malcolm Alker was born in Greater Manchester, England. Alker started his junior career with Orrell St James before moving to Wigan St Patricks, he joined the Salford Reds in May 1997, he made his début that year against the Sheffield Eagles. In 2000, Alker captained Salford City Reds for the first time at the age of 21 in the absence of regular captain Darren Brown. Alker played his entire professional rugby league career at Salford City Reds, he has represented England. In August 2010, Alker announced that he would be retiring at the end of the season, but would remain at the club in a coaching role. Malcolm started the 2011 season as assistant coach to Shaun McRae at Salford City Reds but his future at the club hung in the balance due to being dismissed from a training session in April.
The club did not clarify the reasons for his dismissal at the time. Alker has admitted use of cocaine, banned growth hormones during his playing days. Alker reached his testimonial year with Salford City Reds in 2006, his testimonial match took place during the 2007 pre-season against the Wigan Warriors, which the Warriors won 20–15. Alker was sentenced to four years imprisonment on 12 January 2018 for the armed robbery of a KFC restaurant and a Tesco Express store in Wigan on 31 October 2017. Salford profile Super League profile ĎŔƑ "My life in rugby league: Malcolm Alker" interview at TotalRL.com Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org