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Delon Armitage banned for three weeks

first_img“The player’s record, and the fact that he had recently returned from a period of suspension, was an aggravating feature which warranted an increase in that suspension by one week. READING, ENGLAND – MARCH 26: Delon Armitage of London Irish makes his return during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Exeter at Madejski Stadium on March 26, 2011 in Reading, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images) Repeat offender – Delon ArmitageDELON ARMITAGE of London Irish was this evening banned for three weeks for striking Northampton Saints’ Stephen Myler with his hand during the Aviva Premiership match at the Madejski Stadium on April 23.Armitage, who pleaded guilty, was suspended from May 4 to May 10 and May 24 to June 6 by an RFU Disciplinary Panel of Jeremy Summers (chair), Philip Evans and Peter Budge.Summers: “This offence was assessed at being at the low end of the scale of seriousness, and as such led to an entry point suspension of two weeks. “The overall suspension of three weeks will not apply between May 8 and 23 as the player will have no games in that period.“He is accordingly ineligible to play from May 4 to May 10 and May 24 to June 6, and will not be able to have any match day involvement during those periods.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Central Gulf Coast Bishop Duncan announces retirement plan

first_img Curate Diocese of Nebraska Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Pittsburgh, PA Featured Events Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Central Gulf Coast Bishop Duncan announces retirement plan Rector Smithfield, NC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET People The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Albany, NY Rector Martinsville, VA By ENS StaffPosted Aug 5, 2013 Submit a Job Listing Submit a Press Release Rector Tampa, FL Rector Knoxville, TN This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA House of Bishops, Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Collierville, TN center_img Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Hopkinsville, KY Bishop Elections, Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Rector Belleville, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Tags Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Submit an Event Listing An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS [Episcopal News Service] Diocese of the Central Gulf Bishop Philip M. Duncan II has announced that he plans to retire two years from now and has called for the election of his successor.Duncan has served the Pensacola, Florida-based diocese as its third bishop since May 2001. He turns 70 in December and by the time of his retirement will have been ordained for 45 years. The Episcopal Church requires all clergy and bishops to retire when they reach the age of 72.“I have fought both with the angels and the demons and believe I have reached this place of relative peace (not calm),” Duncan wrote of his decision. “I am facing the call to retire and seeking a new way of being a bishop. My decision to retire has been liberating and empowering.”Duncan said his successor would be consecrated on July 25, 2015. That date will mark the start of his retirement, he said.The diocese was formed in 1970 by combining the southern part of the Diocese of Alabama and the western section of the Diocese of Florida. While the diocesan offices are in Pensacola, the diocesan cathedral, Christ Church, is in Mobile, Alabama. Course Director Jerusalem, Israel last_img read more

Los diputados eligen a 13 síndicos del Fondo de Pensiones…

first_img Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Martinsville, VA Los diputados eligen a 13 síndicos del Fondo de Pensiones de la Iglesia y a dos clérigos del Consejo Ejecutivo Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ [Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] La Cámara de Diputados eligió el 28 de junio a 13 síndicos del Fondo de Pensiones de la Iglesia y a dos clérigos como miembros del Consejo Ejecutivo.Los seis miembros laicos del Consejo Ejecutivo serán electos cuando la Cámara de Diputados se reúna nuevamente el 29 de junio.Las personas elegidas como síndicos del Fondo de Pensiones de la Iglesia fueron:Martha Bedell Alexander, Diócesis de Carolina del Norte.Muy Rdo. Tracey Lind, Diócesis de Ohio.Brian Prior, Diócesis de Minnesota.Thomas James Brown, Diócesis de Massachusetts.Sandra Swan, Diócesis de Carolina Oriental.Margaret A. Niles, Diócesis de Olympia.Canóniga Anne M. Vickers, Diócesis del Sudeste de la Florida.Gregory H. Rickel, Diócesis de Olympia.Canóniga Sandye A. Wilson, Diócesis de Newark.Tim Mitchell, Diócesis de Kentucky.Sandra F. McPhee, Diócesis de Chicago.Kevin B. Lindahl, Diócesis de Colorado.Clifton Daniel III, Diócesis de Pensilvania.Los síndicos del Fondo de Pensiones de la Iglesia desempeñan un papel en el gobierno y la supervisión del Grupo de Pensiones de la Iglesia, que incluye al Fondo de Pensiones de la Iglesia y varias filiales. Los síndicos toman decisiones que afectan la estrategia de inversión, las políticas de pensión y los beneficios y otros servicios del Grupo de Pensiones de la Iglesia.Los dos clérigos electos como miembros del Consejo Ejecutivo fueron:Canóniga Mally Ewing Lloyd, Diócesis de Massachusetts.Jabriel Simmonds Ballentine, Diócesis de Florida Central.El Consejo Ejecutivo lleva a cabo los programas y políticas adoptadas por la Convención General, según el Canon I.4(1). El Consejo está compuesto de 38 miembros, 20 de los cuales (cuatro obispos, cuatro presbíteros o diáconos y 12 laicos) son elegidos por la Convención General, y 18 por los nueve sínodos provinciales (un clérigo y un laico cada uno) por períodos de seis años, además del Obispo Primado y el Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados [que son miembros ex oficio].La Convención General está considerando propuestas de reducir el tamaño del Comité Ejecutivo.— Tracy J. Sukraw es parte del equipo de Episcopal News Service que está reportando desde la Convención. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. Por Tracy J. Sukraw Posted Jun 29, 2015 Featured Events Submit an Event Listing Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Washington, DC Press Release Service General Convention, Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Tags Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Albany, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Smithfield, NC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Tampa, FL Associate Rector Columbus, GA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Cathedral Dean Boise, ID General Convention 2015 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Belleville, IL Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Collierville, TN Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Bath, NC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Submit a Press Release Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate Diocese of Nebraska last_img read more

New guide to social enterprise published

first_img Howard Lake | 24 April 2008 | News  19 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New guide to social enterprise published AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Trading About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Third sector publishers Fflan Ltd have published “Social Enterprise: What it is and why it Matters” by Dr Martin Price, a consultant to third sector organisation in Wales.The book grew out of a series of workshops given to general business advisers to raise their awareness of social enterprise. It is designed to demystify social enterprise and provide a clear explanation of what it is and what it is not, both for those who are aware of the third sector and the general reader.Dr Price, who has worked with a large number of successful social enterprises, argues that social enterprise matters “because it represents an alternative way of looking at how business works, how it impacts on society and how social ends can be delivered differently from the traditional philanthropic charity model”.Steve Gamgee, Chief Executive of homeless charity The Wallich, said of the book: “Very clearly written and informative. I’ve now passed it on to my Finance Manager”.The book cost £9.99 (postage free) from Fflan Ltd or from Amazon.co.uk:www.amazon.co.uk/Social-Enterprise-What-Why-Matters/dp/1905979002/219last_img read more

Whizz-Kidz and Mecca partnership raises half a million pounds

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate ‘Mecca Wheel Difference’, the two-year fundraising campaign from Mecca Bingo and young people’s mobility charity Whizz-Kidz, has surpassed its target of £400,000, raising a £516,000 over two years.The partnership involved club events, challenges and in-house games; as well as quarterly recycling campaigns such as ‘Mobiles for Mobility’ and ‘Heels for Wheels’ which culminated in an online auction of celebrity footwear.Whizz-Kidz also benefitted from some valuable corporate opportunities. For example, during an international game for Rugby League’s Wigan Warriors, the charity’s logo took the place of sponsor Mecca Bingo on the Rugby shirts. These limited edition shirts were then auctioned to fans, with money going to the campaign fundraising total.Actor Tommy Craig launches ‘mobiles for mobility’ at Sheffield Mecca Bingo for Whizz-Kidz. Photo: whizz-kidz on flickr.comMark Jones, Managing Director of Mecca Bingo said: “The partnership with Whizz-Kidz in 2008/9 was the first charity of the year partnership that we’ve undertaken and we have not looked back.“I have personally been impressed by the ingenuity of the fundraising, and by the manner in which individual clubs took the charity to their hearts; working so hard to make a difference to local children”.www.whizz-kidz.org.uk Whizz-Kidz and Mecca partnership raises half a million pounds  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 19 January 2010 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Trump to USTR Officials: Find Another $100 Billion to Impose on…

first_img By Eric Pfeiffer – Apr 6, 2018 Trump to USTR Officials: Find Another $100 Billion to Impose on China SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE President Trump announced late Thursday that he had directed US trade officials to find another $100 billion in tariffs to impose on China, in addition to the $50 billion already announced. China ran a $375 billion goods trade surplus with the United States in 2017. Trump has demanded that China cut the trade gap by $100 billion. “Rather than remedy its misconduct, China has chosen to harm our farmers and manufacturers” Trump stated. China’s Ambassador to the US said in response, China will “fight the US at any cost”.According to a White House press brief, President Trump has instructed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to, “use his broad authority to implement a plan to protect American farmers and agriculture.” Perdue told reporters earlier in the week that a plan was coming together but was not at liberty to discuss details.Arlan Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist, INTL [email protected] on TwitterAmerican and Chinese officials have both indicated a willingness to find a negotiated solution to their trade differences. Top government officials are expected to hold talks before American tariffs on Chinese imports will take effect. White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro tells CNBC that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the talks.Navarro says discussions will focus on getting to someplace “where China stops doing what it’s doing in terms of aggressive attacks on our economy.” He didn’t provide more specific details to CNBC about the timing or locations for future talks between the two countries. Larry Kudlow, head of the White House National Economic Council, says America is trying to rally pro-market countries to push back against China’s unfair trade practices. Kudlow says the administration will have more to say about its effort to recruit other major economies to support the U.S. position. Home News Feed Trump to USTR Officials: Find Another $100 Billion to Impose on China Previous articleMorning OutlookNext articleClosing Comments Eric Pfeifferlast_img read more

300 jobs lost as HMV Ireland to permanently close

first_img Twitter 300 jobs lost as HMV Ireland to permanently close Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleFianna Fáil distances itself from slur on Travellers by CouncillorNext articleBrian Rattigan convicted of drug dealing while in prison admin By admin – February 12, 2013 The 16 Irish stores of retailer HMV are to close with the loss of 300 jobs.The news comes after the receiver of the music chain in Ireland issued a statement confirming that the shops – which had been temporarily closed – will not re-open.Deloitte says the stores had been closed by HMV prior to receivership at which point the 300 staff were placed on temporary lay-off.They will now be made redundant.The news is not unexpected but will be greeted by disappointment by workers who had hoped a buyer could be found.The receiver says all of the stores were loss making and it was not possible to attract a purchaser.UK stores also set to shutHMV separately operates 220 stores in the UK.66 of the UK-based stores have been tagged for closure which will affect stores 930 staff based in Britain.The joint administrators there say no fixed date is set for the closure of these stores but it is expected that closures will take place over the next 2 months. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ News Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+last_img read more

Charlie Lucas reception postponed due to weather

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day SPOTTED: More people are braving the snow More people take to the slopes to sled and make snow angels. Roads are still hazardous, stay home and build snowmen instead!… read more “Charlie has been creating artwork from discarded objects since he was about four years old when he started making small toys for himself and his siblings.”White said Lucas was soon building larger works.Lucas’s great-grandfather was a blacksmith and he was fascinated by the work that he did and that is, perhaps, when the artist in Lucas began to take root.“Later in life, Charlie was unable to work and asked God for guidance,” White said. “God told him to do art.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Skip Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Charlie Lucas reception postponed due to weather Published 3:00 am Thursday, January 18, 2018 Print Article Lucas’ art is inspired by his dreams. He used discarded items, a cutting torch and a welding machine to create art.“Charlie can take almost any discarded item and turn it into art,” White said. “He is an amazing artist and a wonderful storyteller. We are honored to have him exhibit his work at the Johnson Center and look forward to hearing him talk about his art and his life tonight.”The reception for Lucas is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Johnson Center for the Arts is postponing a reception for Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas of Selma and Pink Lily that would have been held tonight.Wiley White, JCA exhibiton coordinator, said that based on latest weather reports, officials deicded it best to postpone the reception. A date has not yet been set.Lucas’ exhibit, “Works of Charlie Lucas,” hangs in the JCA upper gallery where Lucas will share the process of and passion for his work. Each piece of artwork has a story and no visual artist tells a better story than nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artist Charlie Lucas.White said Lucas is a folk artist but she prefers “found objects artist.” Latest Stories Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Heart rate and estimated energy expenditure of flapping and gliding in black-browed albatrosses

first_imgAlbatrosses are known to expend only a small amount of energy during flight. The low energy cost of albatross flight has been attributed to energy-efficient gliding (soaring) with sporadic flapping, although little is known about how much time and energy albatrosses expend in flapping versus gliding during cruising flight. Here, we examined the heart rates (used as an instantaneous index of energy expenditure) and flapping activities of free-ranging black-browed albatrosses (Thalassarche melanophrys) to estimate the energy cost of flapping as well as time spent in flapping activities. The heart rate of albatrosses during flight (144 beats min-1) was similar to that while sitting on the water (150 beats min-1). In contrast, heart rate was much higher during takeoff and landing (ca. 200 beats min-1). Heart rate during cruising flight was linearly correlated with the number of wing flaps per minute, suggesting an extra energy burden of flapping. Albatrosses expend only 4.6% ± 1.4% of their time in flapping during cruising flight, which was significantly lower than those during and shortly after takeoff (9.8% ± 3.5%). Flapping activity, which amounted to just 4.6% of the time in flight, accounted for 13.3% of the total energy expenditure during cruising flight. These results support the idea that albatrosses achieve energy-efficient flight by reducing the time spent in flapping activity, which is associated with high energy expenditure.last_img read more

HNLMS Haarlem to Start Searching for Mines in Waters off Coast of Libya

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today HNLMS Haarlem to Start Searching for Mines in Waters off Coast of Libya View post tag: Naval View post tag: coast As of today, HNLMS Haarlem will start searching for mines in the waters off the coast of Libya. Any detected mines will be destroyed by the…(asdsnews)[mappress]Source: , May 5, 2011; May 5, 2011 View post tag: start View post tag: searching View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Mines View post tag: Libya View post tag: Navy HNLMS Haarlem to Start Searching for Mines in Waters off Coast of Libya View post tag: waters View post tag: HNLMS View post tag: Haarlem View post tag: off Share this articlelast_img