The following is the community news and notes from Ray.DRUMHALLA SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTALSt. Garvan’s School Drumhalla are now recycling some items that are not normally recycled. This helps our environment, and helps educate our children and their families of the importance of recycling and have begun recycling Crisp Bags & Biscuit packaging. We have partnered up with Drumhalla School and thanks to Sharkey’s Waste, they have delivered A Bin to Ray Community Centre. All ready now for recycling Crisp Bags and Biscuit Wrappers This bin will hold a huge amount of recycling, so please please get recycling your Crisp Bags and Biscuit wrappers with us. COMMUNITY RECYCLING INITIATIVEThanks to Pauric Mc garvey in Kernans Ramelton who has kindly extended their recycling initiative to the end of October, We are asking the Donegal community to Donate any Unwanted Clothes To Your Local Kernans To Help Support the Ray Community Group All proceeds from the Community Recycling Initiative of unwanted clothes will go to the Ray Community Centre. All you have to do is to fill as many bags of clothing, shoes, handbags and sheets as possible and bring them to one of the clothes banks located outside Kernan’s stores all across Donegal with the nearest one at Moorfield, Ramelton. So clear out your drawers, recycle, and support a great cause all in one. You can drop off your bags to our centre or if you have lots bags we are happy to call yours and collect. PM us on facebook/Call Liam 086 4519656 to arrange opening times and collections.SOCIAL DANCINGSocial Dancing, Saturdays from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm, where an enjoyable evening is to be had where you can meet friends, have a cuppa and maybe learn a few steps as well. We are always looking for new people to join and there’s plenty of people there to help even if you’re not twinkle toes. TRIUMPH PERFORMING ARTSTriumph Studio is a fun, confidence building and safe environment where every style is celebrated and every child supported.The 6 week term started 9th October Ages 4-8 years is from 4-5pm and Ages 9-1 8years will be 5-6pm. The first term is €45 for six weeks or pay €8 per class. there are discounts for families or €20 discount for more than two children from one family. Dates for term 1- 9th Oct, 16th Oct,23rd Oct (Closed 30th October), 6th November,13th November and 20th November. For more info PM Triumph Studio on Facebook.WOMEN ON THE MOVEEvery Tues & Thur 6.45pm-7.45pm.MEN ON THE MOVE Every Tues & Thur 8pm-9pm.BUMS & TUMS/CORE STRENGTHENING CLASSEvery Tues & Thur morn 10am-11am.ZUMBA LK Zumba Lk with Ciara starting Wed 2nd Oct 6.15-7pm.€5 per class and pay as you go. all queries PM Ciara on fb page zumba lk.LINE DANCINGWednesdays at 8pm-9.15pm. New Beginners welcome and we look forward to our regulars returning. €5 for adults and €4 for teenagers (13-18yrs)per class. Details contact Eileen on 086 1664332PILATESMondays 6.30- 7.30 pm and Wednesday mornings 10- 11 am. New 6 week block started Monday 21st Oct is €55, For Drop in rates and more info contact Mary Mc Bride on 087 1259425. ( No Pilates this Wednesday or next week for Halloween break and will return on Monday 3rd)IRISH DANCINGSaturday mornings 10-11am, class are €5. (Closed 2nd Nov)RAY PARENT & TODDLER GROUPCalling all Parents/ childminders/grandparents with babies-preschool age toddlers. Friday mornings 10 am-12 noon. an enjoyable social morning were children play while adults chat over a cupa. any quires call/text Liam on 0864519556.FUNDRAISINGThanks very much to those community members who have been in contact to participate in the weekly Take Your Pick as we need to raise in the region of €20,000 to €30,000 for structural work at Ray Community Centre. The cost is €5 per week and the jackpot has been won on average every 7 weeks over the last 4 years so as well as supporting a good cause you are in with a good chance of winning some cash. If interested contact Fiona on 0872514790 or Liam on 0864519656MONTHLY MEMBERSHIPOur new monthly rate of €30 per month. monthly rate only covers for the Women & Men on the Move, Bums& Tums/Core strengthening class and the Social Dancing on Saturday evenings.NEW CLASSES @ RAYWe welcome new ideas for classes at Ray. If there is a class that you would like to run/have details of tutor please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on 086 4519656 or messaging on our facebook pageCOMMUNITY GARDENWe are looking at the idea of developing our land at the back of Ray Community Centre for a Community Garden. If you are interested in getting involved please contact Liam on 0864519656.VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAre you free & available to help at some of our events at Ray Community Centre such as funeral lunches, teas etc. The majority of Ray Community Group committee works full-time therefore are not available at short notice and we would like to help out our local community as much as possible for funeral teas etc. If this might suit you, can you let us know by calling Liam 086 4519656TAKE YOUR PICKWinners of €20 each were Hugo Crerand, Pete Burns and Aisling Mc Ateer . New Jackpot for next Sunday the 27th October is €250.RAY COMMUNITY GROUP CONTACT DETAILS& OPENING TIMES Liam 086 4519656 /landline 0749158361 / Ray community centre fb/email [email protected] opening hoursCaretaker Liam Begley availableMon – Thur 9am -1pm & Fri 9am -12noonAdmin/office -Liam Friel availableMon -Thur 5pm -9pm & Fri 5pm -8.30pmCentre can be arranged to be open outside these hours by appointmentOutside office hours queries please leave message and we will return your callRay Community Notes: Drumhalla school leading the recycling revolution was last modified: October 23rd, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest It appears June will remain a warm and humid month overall. Most daytime temperatures will remain at or below 90 degrees but nighttime low temperatures will be much above average due to more clouds and humidity during June. Expect lots of lows in the 60s and even some 70s in June.Even though there are pockets of dry areas, expect a wetter month of June. There are some scattered rain chances early and again the middle of the week but it will be scattered. Rain chances appear to increase into the week of June 14-21 with locally heavy rain possible.See the latest week 2 outlook from NOAA at:http://www.cpc.noaa.gov/products/predictions/814day/814prcp.new.gifhttp://www.cpc.noaa.gov/products/predictions/814day/814temp.new.gifThe 16-day rainfall outlook on NOAA/NWS/Ohio River Forecast Center:http://www.erh.noaa.gov/ohrfc/HAS/images/NAEFS16day.pdfNormal rainfall is close to an inch per week.The latest water resources outlook from the Ohio River Forecast Center can be found at:http://www.erh.noaa.gov/ohrfc/WRO.shtmlLooking ahead into July, temperatures still look normal or slightly above normal with rainfall possibly drying out.
Using zoom makes static subjects come to life, and helps smooth transitions. Throw a little “Ken Burns” flavor into your video with the help of the zoom.The zoom effect could be argued as one of the most used effects within Premiere. I’m constantly using the zoom to either crop into a clip, or to add a little motion to an otherwise stationary clip. Today, we are going to do a little guided tour around creating the zoom effect in Premiere, and then I’ll show you how to incorporate that zoom into a transition. Let’s get started!Step 1: Add Your Clip to the TimelineTo create a zoom effect in Premiere Pro, we’ll be using keyframes for the zoom and position parameters.First, let’s start by adding our image or footage to the Premiere Pro timeline.Step 2: Adding Keyframes to Scale and PositionNext, with the clip selected, we’ll navigate to the very FIRST frame of the clip. This will be where our FIRST keyframe is placed. In our effects controls window, click the stopwatch icon next to the SCALE and POSITION parameters. You just added your first keyframe for the scale and position of the clip.Step 3: Creating & Polishing the ZoomAfter you click and enable the stopwatch for a parameter, Premiere will automatically add keyframes when a parameter is adjusted. So, all we have to do now is navigate to the LAST frame of the clip and adjust our scale and position parameters.As soon as you adjust the parameter, a new keyframe is automatically added at the current time. Make sure that you create the position to where you want the final shot to be, as Premiere will automatically interpret the motion into a zoom between the two keyframes.I usually scale up just a little bit and adjust my position to zoom into the main subject of the image.If you want to smooth out the ending of the zoom, you can always add the Ease in or Ease Out tool to give the ending of the clip a little bit more slide.To do this, right click the end keyframe and select either Ease in or Ease Out, depending on if you are going in or out of a clip.Step 4: Saving the Zoom as a PresetFor bonus points, you can save this zoom effect as a preset to use quickly later on any other clip.In the “Effect Controls” window, with “Motion” selected, click on the panel menu at the top right. Click “Save Preset.” Make sure that you choose “Scale” as the type of preset. This will rove the animation for the entire duration of the clip. Name the preset something relative, like “Ken Burns effect” or “scale up 100-120%.Click the panel menu in your “Effect Controls” window, click “Save Preset” and then name your preset.Now, whenever you need to throw the zoom effect onto a clip in a hurry again, just look in your presets folder in your effects window.Keep in mind, you can also reverse the effect we just did, and have the image zoom out. This is good for revealing certain things in the image over time. You can also add keyframes for other things to make it more interesting, such as rotation. In Premiere Pro, like most video editing applications, you can even get really creative and add keyframes to things like color effects, blurs, etc.The Zoom TransitionOne really popular use of the zoom within Premiere is creating a transition between two clips by utilizing the zoom tool. It’s used all over vlogs and social media as a way to show off your latest vacation footage. Creative Ryan has a really simple tutorial on this subject that we are going to use as our example.All you have to do is take the two clips that you want to transition between, and add the Transform effect to both of them. On the first clip, set a key frame at both the end of the clip, and about three or four frames before the ending. On the very end keyframe, scale up your Transform effect, and increase the shutter angle to 360. Make sure to also unclick “Use Composition’s Shutter Angle,” which will add the motion blur that you are looking for in this type of transition.To match the first clip’s zoom, do the same thing to the second clip, but in reverse. Add the zoom to the beginning of the clip, and have it return to normal settings after a few keyframes. Bam! You’ve got yourself a neat little zoom transition to use on your next killer vacation video.Want more tips on using Premiere Pro? Check these out.How to Create Text Effects and Animations in Premiere ProMaster Premiere Pro’s Timeline with Source PatchingHow to Speed Up or Reverse a Clip in Premiere ProVideo Editing 101: How to Stabilize Footage in Premiere ProThe Many Different Ways to Use the Crop Effect in Premiere Pro
“The quality of our public life has reached its nadir… Politics has become tattered and tainted with crime. India Today is a living example of the fact that cynicism corrupts and absolute cynicism corrupts absolutely.”Nani A. Palkhivala in The Illustrated Weekly of India “I have no opponents, if I had,”The quality of our public life has reached its nadir… Politics has become tattered and tainted with crime. India Today is a living example of the fact that cynicism corrupts and absolute cynicism corrupts absolutely.”Nani A. Palkhivala in The Illustrated Weekly of India”I have no opponents, if I had I wouldn’t be where I am today. I do my work. Journalists should concentrate on investigative stories.”C.P.N. Singh in Weekend Review”He’s (Zia-ul-Haq) the biggest liar on earth. He should get a Nobel Prize for telling lies.” Nusrat Bhutto in a radio interview with the BBC”When a large part of Gujarat has been devastated by cyclone crying for all out relief, here are its political leaders, chosen by the people, fighting like Kilkenny cats for loaves and fishes of office.” Editorial comment in Mainstream”What little open space there were are being built upon and it requires no Roger Bannister to tell us that if the sports are to be tackled on a scientific basis and at a very tender age this cannot be achieved at street corners and on pavements.” A.F. S. Talyarkhan in Blitz”Because of the acute economic conditions their community is facing, the Muslim youth have little stake in what Indian society offers them at present. And they are turning either to Marx or the Mullahs.” Kuldip Nayar in Current”Western minds are confused by Aristotle’s philosophy. Aristotle is an old fool.” Bhagwan Rajneesh quoted in The Telegraph”Gandhiji has been made fashionable again in the land of his birth. For a moment people are talking about him instead of about Amitabh Bachchan and Kamalahasan.” R.G.K. in The Times of India”The party (Congress-I) bereft.of a democratically built organisation and an intense commitment of all its members to the party ideology.is being black-mailed by disgruntled power-seekers.” Editorial comment in the Deccan Chronicle”Though President Zia is exuding peaceability his objective is not exactly peace.” Editorial comment in the Amrita Bazar Patrika”Her (Rekha’s) complete attitude towards life is disgusting… she is leading a dog’s life to want a man you fancy and to drop him at your whim… not women of good character and upbringing, but dogs behave like that.” Ganeshan, film star Rekha’s secretary in Stardust”The demands that have been coming to me… from the directors who play into the hands of producers can be summed up in just one sentence: “Make the girl look good, make her look sexy and show a lot of leg and bosom.” Film star costume designer, Bhanu Athaiya in Bombay”If I started the trusts, it was with a noble object… if I had to (be corrupt) I did not have to take money by cheque. I tell you now even: if I had to collect money under the counter, I could have used the fsi (floor space index) – I did not do it.” A.R. Antulay in Sundayadvertisement
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Proposed Liverpool kit deal with Nike worth less than current sponsors New Balanceby Ian Ferris25 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool’s proposed new kit deal with US sportswear giant Nike is only worth a guaranteed UK£30 million (US$37 million) per year, according to High Court papers seen by the Times, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.The figure is in stark contrast to the previously reported UK£70 million (US$86 million) per year figure for the Nike deal. Instead, this reported base figure is less than Liverpool’s existing UK£45 million (US$55 million) annual deal with New Balance, which is taking the club to court claiming a contract clause means it can match Nike’s terms.It is also less than the minimum UK£50 million (US$61 million) per year deals Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have with Nike, as well as the UK£71 million per year agreement the brand struck with French champions PSG in June.However, Liverpool apparently believe Nike can deliver far greater total revenue for the club than has been generated by their deal with New Balance. This is reflected by a commitment from Nike in the proposed deal to pay the club a 20 per cent royalty on net sales of Liverpool products. It would also promote the club through other influential athletes, such as Serena Williams and LeBron James, and popular musicians associated with the company, including rapper Drake.In addition, the report says Nike will distribute a new kit through ‘6,000 global doors’, compared to New Balance’s 3,000.In response, New Balance believes it can meet demand for Liverpool kit, having delivered tow of the biggest selling home kits for fans. A three-day trial to settle the legal dispute has been listed from 18th October. TagsPremiership NewsAbout the authorIan FerrisShare the loveHave your say
Kolkata: A mentally-challenged woman was allegedly raped while she wasreturning home late on intervening night of Thursday and Friday at Rajarhat. The incident came to light after she fell ill on Friday morning and narrated the incident to her family members. Later, the police arrested the prime accused. According to the police, on Friday morning, a woman arrived at the Rajarhat police station and said her mentally-challenged sister has been raped around 2am on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. Immediately police personnel went to the victim’s home and interacted with the her in presence of her family members. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaLater, the police came to know that the victim had been to an event at Arbelia on Thursday evening. She was returning home when Karun Naskar alias Kanai blocked her way at Panchanandatala in Rajarhat. He allegedly dragged her to a bush beside the road and raped her. Then he left for home. On Friday morning victim woman suddenly fell ill and started vomiting and blood was found in her private parts. When victim’s elder sister asked what happened, she told her about the incident. Later, the woman was sent to R G Kar Medical College and Hospital for treatment and medical examination. Police went to Naskar’s home at Jaligachi Naskarpara in Rajarhat and arrested him. Later, the accused confessed to crime. Sources informed that Naskar was a local vegetable vendor. He has been booked under IPC section 376 for raping the woman.
Go back to the e-newsletter >Silversea Cruises has unveiled its collection of 246 voyages for 2017 that are available for travellers to reserve. These include itineraries for Silversea’s current fleet of eight ships, which will collectively visit over 800 destinations across seven continents.Kristian Anderson, Silversea’s senior vice president and general manager for the Americas, said: “Every year Silversea strives to offer inspirational journeys that combine the luxury of intimate cruising with the thrill of making new cultural discoveries. We believe our voyage collection for 2017, with its wealth of longer, port-intensive cruises, will accomplish just that. From the rainforests of South America to the castles of Europe and the temples of Asia, guests will enjoy experiences that will enrich their lives for years to come.”Following are highlights from Silversea’s 2017 schedule:Ocean CruisesNew Ports of Call: Among several new ports are Sassnitz, Germany; Galway, Ireland; Bodø, Norway; Geraldton, Australia; Ilhabela, Brazil; Fredericia, Denmark; Gisborne, New Zealand; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Sir Bani Yas Island, U.A.E.World Cruise 2017: Departing San Francisco on 6 January, this 116-day ocean voyage to Monte Carlo will visit 62 destinations in 25 countries. Following a westward path, Silver Whisper will sail through the isles of Hawaii and cross the International Date Line to the South Pacific, New Zealand, and Australia. Then, weaving her way through Bali and Sandakan, she will arrive at the shores of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore, before setting a course for the India, Arabia and the storied capitals of the Mediterranean.Circle South America: Silver Spiritdeparts 16 January on a 63-day roundtrip Grand Voyage from Fort Lauderdale. Highlights include a crossing of the Panama Canal, two days cruising Chile’s fjords, a two-day stopover in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, plus overnight calls in Buenos Aires and Callao (gateway to Lima and Machu Picchu).South Africa: Silver Cloud offers a series of four 10-day voyages showcasing South Africa’s east coast with convenient roundtrip departures from Cape Town. The sailings feature calls in Port Elizabeth, Durban, East London, Maputo, and an overnight stay in Richards Bay. Plus a 14-day voyage includes an overnight stay in Walvis Bay, Namibia.Mediterranean, Northern Europe & Baltic: From the Greek Isles to the British Isles and Scandinavia, dozens of voyages, ranging from 7 to 17 days, offer a variety of options for travellers. Notable itineraries include:Silver Spirit’s Voyage 5713, sailing from Barcelona to Rome, will overnight in Monte Carlo on 27 May, during the city’s famous Grand Prix Formula One racing event.Silver Spirit will overnight in Venice 15 and 16 July (Voyage 5718), during the celebrations of the Festa del Redentore, offering guests the opportunity to experience the city’s display of fireworks and other festivities.Two Silver Wind voyages in September (2722 and 2723) will overnight in Hamburg during the historic port’s annual Cruise Days event, when the city welcomes the world of cruises with special attractions and entertainment.On two Silver Cloud sailings (1713 and 1714) and seven Silver Wind voyages (2716 – 2722) the ships will sail the River Thames to dock near (or depart from) Tower Bridge in the heart of historic London — a journey most cruise ships are too large to navigate.A crossing of the legendary Corinth Canal, which is too narrow for most ships to undertake, highlights two Silver Wind voyages (2727 and 2728) and Silver Cloud’s Voyage 1711.Alaska: Silver Shadow returns to explore Alaska on 16 seven-day voyages between Seward and Vancouver.Myanmar: Two Silver Shadow voyages (3702 and 3705) feature multi-day stopovers in Myanmar, where guests can explore its famous golden pagodas and ancient temples in depth.Expedition CruisesSilversea’s luxury expedition fleet will expand to four ships in November 2017 when Silver Cloud joins Silver Explorer, Silver Discoverer, and Silver Galapagos. Over 100 expedition cruises will explore the world’s most fascinating and remote regions. Featured among dozens of inaugural calls are such places as Ampangorinana, Nosy Komba (Madagascar); Aride Island, Seychelles; Maheshkhali Island, Bangladesh; Makura Island, Vanuatu; Isle of May, Scotland; and Grimsey Island, Iceland.Fresh from an extensive refurbishment and conversion to an ice-class expedition ship, Silver Cloud launches a series of Antarctica voyages in November and December, featuring itineraries from 10 to 19 days, and sailing mostly roundtrip from Ushuaia.Silver Explorer’s schedule retains its ever-popular expedition cruises to Antarctica, South and Central America, the British Isles, Northern Canada, Greenland, and Arctic Norway. Of special note is a 15-day expedition (7719) focused on Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. Sailing 31 August from Kangerlussuaq to St John’s, the voyage features a rare visit to Canada’s remote Torngat Mountains National Park, renowned for its spectacular natural scenery.Silver Discoverer’s six expedition cruises along Australia’s Kimberley Coast from March to May highlight an exotic programme that encompasses Madagascar, Seychelles, Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Russian Far East, and remote Alaska. On the schedule is a new 16-day, Colombo-to-Kolkata sailing (9704) departing February 11 to explore the Andaman Islands and make the first-ever cruise ship visit to Bangladesh, with explorations of Chittagong, Maheshkhali Island, and the Sundarbans, one of the world’s largest mangrove forests and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.And Silver Galapagos will again operate year-round voyages exploring the pristine and biologically diverse islands of the Galápagos.Guests enjoy ocean-view suites, gourmet cuisine, the personalised service of a butler, and a selection of all-inclusive shipboard amenities, including complimentary beverages, wines and spirits, a stocked in-suite beverage cabinet, onboard gratuities, and complimentary Wi-Fi for each guest. Go back to the e-newsletter >