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Ngunnawal, Australian Capital Territory

Ngunnawal is a suburb in the district of Gungahlin in Canberra, Australia. The suburb is named in tribute to the original inhabitants of the area; the suburb was gazetted on 24 April 1992. Ngunnawal is adjacent to the suburbs of Nicholls and Amaroo and Taylor, it is bounded by Horse Park Drive, Gundaroo Drive and Mirrabei Drive. Ginninderra Creek is situated near Ngunnawal's eastern boundary; the suburb is located 4 km from the Gungahlin Town Centre and about 13 km from the centre of Canberra. Ngunnawal's place names relate to indigenous Australian culture. For example: Violet's Park on Marungul Avenue was named after Ngunnawal elder Josephine Violet Bulger in 1993. A commemorative artwork titled Meeting Place was installed in 2017 in honour of Violet's life and community contributions. Wanganeen Ave is named after a prominent Aboriginal Affairs activist. Jabanungga Avenue, one of the suburb's connector roads, bears the name of Robert Jabanungga, a local Aboriginal dancer and musician. Yerra Court is named after the Ngunnawal language word for "swim" Bural Court is named after the Ngunnawal language word for "day" Mundawari Circuit is named after the Ngunnawal language word for "bandicoot" Bargang Crescent is named after the Ngunnawal language word for "yellow box gum"Additionally, Anthony Rolfe Drive is named after Anthony Rolfe, instrumental in developing the "Tea gardens" homestead, the Gold Creek Homestead, in what is now Ngunnawal.

The following educational facilities are in Ngunnawal: Ngunnawal Preschool Ngunnawal Primary School There are two small shopping centres in Ngunnawal. Ngunnawal Shopping Centre is located at the corner of Wanganeen Avenue and Jabanungga Avenue and provides a Spar supermarket, a bakery, a takeaway shop, a pharmacy, a gym, a medical clinic with allied health facilities. An IGA store is located in the eastern area of Ngunnawal on Mirrabei Drive; the Arabanoo Street Library is located in Ngunnawal. Ngunnawal consists of residential property. A housing estate called. There is a retirement village called "The Grove" in Ngunnawal; the Gold Creek Homestead is located in Ngunnawal. The Ngunnawal suburb is sited on the Canberra Formation and bedrock laided down during the late middle Silurian age; the area was studied in more detail than many other parts of Canberra by J P Ceplecha from the ANU in 1971. Most of Ngunnawal is based on slaty mudstone. In the North West corner is found quartz andesite. A layer of tuff is formed into a Vee shaped surface exposure in the western half of the suburb.

A smaller N shaped outcrop of tuff is found in the east corner. A crook shaped outcrop of ashstone is exposed just to the east of the Vee; the structure of the rock has been determined by folding. The folds are aligned north-north plunge to the south south west. An anticline determines the point of the Vee pointing south south west. Another anticline determines the end of the crook shape. A syncline determines the top of the crook; the Deakin Fault runs parallel to the fold axes on the south east side along Ginninderra Creek


Kodavooru is a small town belonging to the temple city of Udupi in Karnataka, India. Home to Lord Shankaranarayana Temple and many other small sacred Hindu temples, it has a long history of its own. Legend has it that Kroda Muni, a Hindu saint, had his ashram here and was doing'thapassu' here for the good of the world, thus the name Krodasharama, which converted into Kodavooru. Being a typical coastal town, it is surrounded by coconut trees and paddy fields which contribute to its fine appearance during the monsoon. Kodavooru is just a kilometer away from Malpe, a Karnataka coastal tourist delight, with a beautiful beach and St. Mary's Island. People can visit the Temples in Belkale, Kambalakatte and Kanangi Mutt. Apart from the above attractions, Kodavooru contributes to the cultural richness of the city of Udupi in having its own traditional Bharatanatya school known as NRITYA NIKETANA. Dance enthusiasts from various parts of the world visit this institute in order to learn Bharatanatya. Belonging to the culturally rich district of Udupi, Kodavooru features a variety of arts and cultural events.

Yakshagana is a popular form of musical dramatic art, enjoyed here. Kodavooru is home to many prominent yakshagana artists. Hulivesha kunitha, when performers paint their bodies with tiger stripes and dance to popular Sandalwood Kannada tunes, is one of the most exciting moments one can experience during the days of Krishna Janmaashtami, Kodavooru is a significant place for believers of Dvaita, the system of philosophy founded by Shree Madhvacharya. According to a traditional story, Shree Madhva visited Kodavooru to pray to Lord Shankaranarayana when he was just three years old; the annual car festival of Lord Shankaranarayana. Lakshadeepothsava This temple is dedicated to the god like Ganapathi. (There are two Ganapathis, one inside the temple and one near the river which flows behind the temple, popularly known as "Tudekatte ganapathi" in Tulu, Lord shiva, Raghavendra mata, Brahmadeva, Nandi. A unique feature of this temple town of Udupi is. Kodavooru temple is the only temple. So, beside the car festival of Lord Shankaranarayana, all the Festivals such as Ganesha Chauti, Navaratri are performed here.

Maari pooje, which occurs more than twelve times in a year out of that Big Maari Pooje occurs twice a year, is an interesting ritual which attracts a large number of devotees around the town. Tulu are the most spoken languages along with English. However, Kannada is the official language of the state. Being a small town, it depends on agriculture as the main source of income. A considerable number of people here rely on the fisheries which are supplied by the fishing harbour at the nearby town of Malpe. Beedi Industries and Milk Producers Unions contribute a considerable degree of industry to the city. Kodavooru has reliable public transportation with buses connecting from places like Garadimajalu, Santhekatte to Udupi and Malpe. Canara Bank - Kodavooru Branch and Kodavooru Vyavasaya Seva Sahakari Sangha bank operate here. While Kodavooru does have a primary school, residents have to depend on nearby Malpe, Udupi or Kallianpur for higher education

Cervara Altarpiece

The Cervara Altarpiece or Cervara Polyptych was an oil-on-oak-panel altarpiece painted by the Flemish painter Gerard David early in the 16th century for the high altar of Cervara Abbey in Liguria, Italy. It was commissioned by the Genoese nobleman Vincenzo Sauli on 7 September 1506, as dated in a 17th-century document - Sauli's name is painted above the Virgin's feet in the central panel. David painted it in Bruges and it was installed in the Abbey in 1507, it was formed of seven panels, which were divided up after the monastery's suppression and requisition in 1797 by the Republic of Genoa. The separated panels were deposited in the Palais Ducal, seat of the prefecture, only four panels remained in Genoa; these four were two side panels and an upper central panel. The central Virgin and Child and the upper Crucifixion panels were rediscovered in the Palazzo Ducale in 1805. In 1830 the painter Francesco Baratta the elder supervised their transfer to the mayor's office in the Palazzo Tursi, the civic palazzo, into the Palazzo Bianco gallery.

The altarpiece's three remaining panels were rediscovered in Italy. Two of these were the two upper side panels of the Annunciation, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, with one showing the angel and one the Virgin. A final semicircular panel from above the Crucifixion is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris - this shows God the Father with his hand raised in blessing, surrounded by angels. All seven panels were re-united at the Palazzo Bianco in autumn 2005

Axford-Coffin Farm

The Axford-Coffin Farm known as Cranberry Lake Farm, is a farmstead located at 384-388 West Predmore Road in Oakland Charter Township, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. John Axford purchased this farmstead in 1837, constructed the original frame house at some point in the 1840s. Jacob Kline purchased the farm in 1848, Kline family continued to own it until 1925. During this time, the farm was used to raise dairy cows and fowl; the farm went through multiple owners over the next 15 years, including going through foreclosure in 1929-31. In 1939, Detroit businessman Howard A. Coffin and his wife Abbie purchased the farm and converted it into a country estate; the Coffins added to the farmstead, creating their estate. It is possible. In 1951, the Coffins sold the property to Guitenna Williamson; the Williamsons lived in California, let out the house and farm for a series of uses, including cattle farming, as a group home, house farming, as a commune. In 1996, Oakland Charter Township purchased the property, establishing it as "Cranberry Lake Park."

The section containing the farmstead was separately designated "Cranberry Lake Farm." Cranberry Lake Farm is a 16.5 acre parcel within the 167 acre Cranberry Lake Park, which encompasses the entirety of the former Coffin farm property. The farmstead is reached by a gravel drive looping from what is now a parking lot around behind the house and back to the road; the site includes the original farmhouse within the gravel drive loop, four major outbuildings behind it: a caretaker's house, carriage house, springhouse. Behind these are two more small outbuildings, to the west are a silo and the remains of a barn; the house is a Greek Revival structure built in the 1840s and modernized in the 1930s and 40s. It was an upright-and-wing form, various additions have expanded its footprint, it has a fieldstone foundation, fieldstone chimneys, wood clapboard siding. Cranberry Lake Park Cranberry Lake Park

Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel

Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel was the Sephardi chief rabbi of Mandatory Palestine from 1939 to 1948, of Israel from 1948 until his death in 1953. Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel was born in Jerusalem, where his father, Joseph Raphael, was the av bet din of the Sephardi community of Jerusalem, as well as president of the community council. At the age of twenty he became a yeshivah teacher and founded a yeshivah called Mahazikei Torah for Sephardi young men. In 1911, Uziel was appointed Hakham Bashi of the district. There he worked with Abraham Isaac Kook, the spiritual leader of the Ashkenazi community. Upon his arrival in Jaffa he began to work vigorously to raise the status of the Oriental congregations there. In spirit and ideas he was close to Kook, their affinity helped to bring about more harmonious relations than existed between the two communities. During World War I, Uziel was active as communal worker, his intercession with the Ottoman government on behalf of persecuted Jews led to his exile to Damascus but he was permitted to return to Palestine, arriving in Jerusalem before the entry of the British army.

In 1921, he was appointed chief rabbi of Salonika, accepting this office with the consent of the Jaffa-Tel Aviv community for a period of three years. He returned to become chief rabbi of Tel Aviv in 1923, in 1939 was appointed Chief Rabbi of Palestine. Uziel was a member of the Jewish Assembly of Representatives and the Jewish National Council, as well as being a representative at the meeting which founded the Jewish Agency, he appeared before the Mandatory government as a representative of the Jewish community and on missions on its behalf, impressed all with his dignity and bearing. He was founder of the yeshivah Sha'ar Zion in Jerusalem, he contributed extensively to newspapers and periodicals on religious and national topics as well as Torah novellae and Jewish philosophy. Uziel was an advocate for strong relationships between the Arab population of the new State of Israel and Jews, he spoke fluent Arabic, believed in peace and harmony between the two parties. Two days before his death he dictated his testament.

It said, inter alia, "I have kept in the forefront of my thoughts the following aims: to disseminate Torah among students, to love the Torah and its precepts and its sanctity. Uziel was against the isolationist outlook of segments of the Haredi community, having said "It would be unacceptable and dangerous if religious Jews were to say:'Let us stand in a corner as though looking at the events from a distance. Let us say to ourselves: we and our families will serve the Lord.'" He was apposed to religious coercion as part of the state. Uziel had a global worldview, saw the Jewish religion as having a message for the whole world, the goal of Judaism is:to live, to work, to build and to be built, to improve our world and our life, to raise ourselves and to raise others to the highest summit of human perfection and accomplishment He was an advocate for secular and scientific, knowledge. To that end he advocated understanding the latest scientific discoveries, he advocated working for a living for yeshiva students who should not live on handouts, he was against the concept of army deferments for yeshiva students.

Uziel's personal philosophy was to try unite people rather than divide. He attempted to break down the divisions between the Ashkenazi community and the Sefaradim. Uziel issued many rulings in throughout his career; some of these rulings include: Converts should be accepted if we know for certain that they will not fulfill the commandments. Autopsies can be performed, as a study tool for trainee doctors. Uziel does not make a distinction between non-Jews with regards to autopsies. Water coming from a kitchen tap is kli sheni, therefore milk and meat dishes can in theory be washed in the same sink with hot water. Rabbi Uziel was the author of: responsa, he made "Love truth, peace" the motto of his life. This verse was inscribed on his note paper. Biography at World Mizrachi Marc D. Angel, The Grand Religious View of Rabbi Benzion Uziel, Tradition Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 38–48 Media related to Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel at Wikimedia Commons

Connie Smith albums discography

The albums discography of Connie Smith, an American country artist, consists of thirty four studio albums, one live album, thirteen compilation albums, two box sets, fifteen other appearances. After the success of her 1964 single "Once a Day", Smith's self-titled debut album was released in March 1965 on RCA Victor Records; the album reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums, spending thirty weeks on the chart, while becoming her only album to reach the Billboard 200 list. Smith's next two secular albums, Cute'n' Country and Miss Smith Goes to Nashville went to number one and number two between 1965 and 1966. In September 1966 Smith released her fifth studio album, Born to Sing, her third album to reach the top spot on the Billboard country albums chart. Due to Smith's popularity, RCA Victor issued five albums between 1967 and 1968 including Downtown Country, Connie Smith Sings Bill Anderson, I Love Charley Brown. In 1969, Smith collaborated with country artist Nat Stuckey on the album Young Love.

In the early 70s, Smith released a series of albums including I Never Once Stopped Loving You, Just One Time, Ain't We Havin' Us a Good Time, If It Ain't Love and Other Great Dallas Frazier Songs. In addition, Smith Walk with Me. After signing with Columbia Records in 1973, Smith issued her first label release that May entitled A Lady Named Smith, which peaked at #31 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. In 1974 she released the albums That's the Way Love Goes and I Never Knew, the latter of which went to #22 on the Billboard country albums chart. Before departing Columbia in 1977, Smith released three more studio releases including 1975's Connie Smith Sings Hank Williams Gospel and 1976's I Don't Wanna Talk It Over Anymore. In 1977 Smith moved to Monument Records. Taking a twenty-year break to raise her five children, Smith returned in 1998 with a self-titled album on Warner Bros. Records. In 2003 she collaborated with Barbara Fairchild and Sharon White on the Gospel album Love Never Fails.

In August 2011, Smith released her thirty fourth studio album on the Sugar Hill label entitled Long Line of Heartaches. Connie Smith singles discography List of years in country music Connie Smith — discography