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Jadavpur

sporting events - specially in soccer and cricket. Although the advent of cable TV has diminished the importance of local sports in Kolkata, the Ghotis-Bangal rivalry still perhaps go up a few notches of a barometer on the days of soccer matches between East Bengal and Mohan Bagan Academic institutions Jadavpur is distinguished by the presence of one of India's top university Jadavpur University, and the leading research institutes of Indian Association for the Cultivation


Sherwood Park

, 2014 Attractions Recreation facilities within Sherwood Park include the Broadmoor Arena, Glen Allan Recreation Complex, Kinsmen Leisure Centre, Millennium Place, Sherwood Park Arena Sports Centre and Strathcona Athletic Park as well as a BMX bike park, a BMX bike pump track and a skateboard park. The community also has 37 parks and sportsfields. Sports The most significant local sports team is a hockey (Ice hockey) squad, the Sherwood Park Crusaders. The Crusaders play in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. wikipedia:Sherwood Park


Bluefields

watch the rain slam the street in July. * Bluefields has a great local sports culture. Ask if there is anything going on in the '''Stadium''' and you may get a chance to see an electrically charged event of local athletic talent. The most popular sports locally are Baseball, Basketball and Soccer in decreasing order of popularity. * '''Palo de Mayo''', a month long festival culminating during the 3rd week of May that showcases the mix of English and creole cultures. * Visit the museum


Steinbach, Manitoba

and located across the street. A number of Steinbach curlers have gone on to have success at the provincial level. Steinbach has also hosted two Safeway Select (Safeway Championship) Provincial Men's Curling Championships (2006 and 2010 Safeway


Trail, British Columbia

Memorial Centre & Sports Hall of Memories The Trail Memorial Centre currently plays host to the Trail & District Public Library, the Trail Smoke Eaters (Trail Smoke Eaters (senior)) hockey team, the Trail Museum, and the Sports Hall of Memories, in addition to many local sports facilities. This historic landmark, located at 1051 Victoria Street, was home to two world championship Smoke Eaters teams. The Trail Memorial Centre is a hub of civic activity year-round, and has been a focal point of the community since its inception. River Activities and Music in the Park at Gyro Park in Trail Located at 1090 Charles Lakes Drive in East Trail on the route to Sunningdale, Gyro Park is the home to Music in the Park during the summer. Listen to the melodic tunes under the gazebo in Gyro Park, where visitors enjoy live music Thursdays in July and August. During long hot summer days, Gyro Park is extremely popular with locals and visitors to the area who enjoy a day at the beach. "The Onions" and other popular river currents that wind between the rocks on the East banks of the Columbia River, are a popular summer magnet for river activity. Often, throughout the summer, an abundance of avid swimmers and rapid paddlers with a deep respect of the Columbia River dare to navigate the frosty swift waters to ride the waves, such as the local favorite "Onions" river current at Gyro Park beach. Teck Cominco Interpretive Centre Trail is home to the largest non-ferrous lead and zinc smelter (Smelting) in the world and visitors can learn more about the areas largest employer by taking the 2.5 hour industrial tour of the Cominco smelter which can be arranged in the Teck Cominco interpretive centre through the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce office located above the Toronto-Dominion Bank, in the heart of downtown Trail. This centre is the starting point for the free tours beginning at 10 am, Monday to Friday during the summer; by appointment from September to May. Learn about the plants' operations in the mini-science centre featuring hands-on exhibits for the whole family. View video presentations and displays which exhibit sophisticated environmental monitoring systems installed in the Trail area by Teck Cominco. Other presentations illustrate the history of Cominco's Trail smelting operations and provide information on career opportunities in the industry. The Historic Gulch In the early 1900s a large influx of Italian (Italy) immigrants lent a distinctive character to "The Gulch" which is located at the entrance to Trail accessed by the Schofield Highway which drops down the long grade down from the city of Rossland and the village of Warfield and sub-division of Annabel onto Rossland Avenue. thumb Monument on the Gulch left The Historic Gulch in Trail BC (Image:The Historic Gulch in Trail.jpg) This neighbourhood which runs the length of Rossland Avenue is known as "the Gulch." Originally called the "Dublin Gulch" in the very early days, it eventually became known as "The Gulch" as it filled up with Italians who chose not to live on the original Trail townsite. The Gulch starts as throat of Trail Creek narrows between the high, sandy slope of Smelter Hill on its left bank and the West Trail bank where early pioneer houses were built by immigrants as the purchased properties along the west bank steep terrain. In the early pioneer days, industrious Chinese (Chinese people) launderers and cooks spent time gardening in the defile (defile (geography)) of the Gulch. Few of these immigrants ever acquired rights to own land birth_place Trail (Trail, British Columbia), British Columbia death_date DATE OF BIRTH November 27, 1965 PLACE OF BIRTH Trail (Trail, British Columbia), British Columbia DATE OF DEATH country Canada campus West Kootenay and Boundary (Boundary Country) regions in British Columbia: Castlegar (Castlegar, British Columbia), Nelson (Nelson, British Columbia) (4 campuses), Trail (Trail, British Columbia), Nakusp (Nakusp, British Columbia), Grand Forks (Grand Forks, British Columbia), and Kaslo (Kaslo, British Columbia) free_label Campuses Selkirk College has a total of eight campuses and learning centres across the West Kootenay and Boundary (Boundary Country) regions: Castlegar (Castlegar, British Columbia) and Nelson (Nelson, British Columbia) (three campuses), Trail (Trail, British Columbia), Nakusp (Nakusp, British Columbia), Grand Forks (Grand Forks, British Columbia), and Kaslo (Kaslo, British Columbia).


New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

J. Massey Rhind, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Museums in New Glasgow include the Carmichael Stewart House Heritage Museum, local Military Museum, and local Sports Hall of Fame. Glasgow Square Theatre, located on the downtown riverfront, is a 285 seat auditorium that hosts year-round concerts, plays, and other community functions. The theatre can be transformed into an outdoor amphitheatre, one of the few theatres in Canada (if not the only) that can do that. During the summer it hosts celebrations for Canada Day on June 30, the New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee during the first weekend in August, and the Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival in mid-August. The Roseland Cabaret nightclub operates in the former Roseland film theatre (Roseland Theatre (Nova Scotia)) in downtown New Glasgow, one of the oldest film theatres in Nova Scotia and site of a famous 1946 civil rights case. Jennifer Vardy Little, “Setting the Record Straight”, ‘ ‘The News’ ‘ New Glasgow, April 14, 2010 The award winning New Glasgow Jubilee features popular local and national musical acts. It has become the town's most successful event since its inception in 1995. The Race on the River features teams representing local companies and organizations paddling along the East River to raise money for local charities. New Glasgow's oldest summer mainstay, The Festival of the Tartans, has been scaled back over the years. There is no longer a parade. The festival is a celebration of the town's Scottish roots. Sports New Glasgow's John Brother MacDonald Stadium (formerly New Glasgow Stadium) used to be home to the Pictou County Crushers of the Maritime Junior Hockey League and the Weeks Major Midgets of the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League. The team now plays at the Pictou County Wellness Center. The Crushers were based in Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) and known as Team Pepsi until 2004 when the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club and moved it to New Glasgow. After struggling to attract fans in Halifax's crowded hockey market, the team is now one of the league's top draws. New Glasgow hosted the 2005 MJAHL All Star game and the 2006 MJAHL Entry Draft. It was announced on December 29, 2006, that New Glasgow would host the 2008 Fred Page Cup, where the Crushers defeated the defending FCP winners from Pembroke, Ontario in the championship game. The town hosted the Telus Cup (then Air Canada Cup), in 1997 and the 2001 World Under 17 Hockey Championships (co-hosted with Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia)). In 2007, New Glasgow hosted its first Major Junior hockey game (St. John's Fog Devils vs P.E.I. Rocket). On February 9, 2008, New Glasgow was one of six communities across Canada selected to be showcased on CBC Sports' day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'' The Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Hockey Day in New Glasgow Hockey Day in New Glasgow The New Glasgow segments featured hometown NHL player Jon Sim and the town's annual Westside winter carnival. New Glasgow is the home of the annual Johnny Miles running event weekend, named after the two time Boston Marathon winner. It is the second largest running event in Atlantic Canada, behind only Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon. Notable residents birth_place New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) height_ft 5 DATE OF BIRTH September 29, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The league got their second national Championship when the '''Halifax Oland Exports''' won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. On that same day Halifax got a new team as they were granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines (Bridgewater Lumberjacks). On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) but, instead, she took her seat on the ground floor where only white people were allowed to sit. After being forcibly removed from the theatre and arrested, Desmond was eventually found guilty of not paying the one-cent difference in tax on the balcony ticket from the main floor theatre ticket. She was fine (fine (penalty))d $20 ($251.30 in 2010 http: www.bankofcanada.ca en rates inflation_calc.html ) and court costs ($6). She paid the fine but decided to fight the charge (criminal charge) in court. MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.


Chatham-Kent

, entertainment, and cultural events as well as a number of regular contributing columnists. The ''Chatham-Kent Sports Network'' Chatham-Kent Sports Network is an online sports specific news source covering local sports news, scores, and highlights from each of Chatham-Kent's communities. CKSN also follows Chatham-Kent athletes who have progressed to the Junior, College, International, or Professional ranks. Education


Midtown Atlanta

" were a prime focus of the collective FSN networks. Other FSN networks also received their local sports reports from the Atlanta studios, often with the same hosts (Terry Chick being the most prominent). The Southern Sports Report was discontinued in 2005, and FSN South produced a similar program, ''Around The South'', that focuses on sports stories in and across the region. It has been replaced by FSN Final Score. Summary Image of One Atlantic Center in Midtown Atlanta


Pasco, Washington

'''Bruce Eugene Kison''' (born February 18, 1950 in Pasco (Pasco, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state))) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched from 1971-1985 for three different teams, the Pittsburgh Pirates (1971–1979), California Angels (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) (1980–1984) and Boston Red Sox (1985). He batted and threw right-handed. The WIL consisted of teams in the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) and Idaho and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. It was a Class B league through 1951 (1951 in baseball) and was upgraded to Class A in 1952 (1952 in baseball). In its final season, it included teams in Calgary (Calgary, Alberta), Edmonton (Edmonton, Alberta), Lewiston (Lewiston, Idaho), Salem (Salem, Oregon), Spokane (Spokane, Washington), Kennewick (Kennewick, Washington)-Richland (Richland, Washington)-Pasco (Pasco, Washington) (playing as "Tri-City (Tri-Cities, Washington)"), Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia), Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Wenatchee (Wenatchee, Washington) and Yakima (Yakima, Washington). '''Pasco Senior High School''', located at 1108 N. 10th Avenue in Pasco (Pasco, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), is the largest high school in the Tri-Cities of Washington. Its mascot is the Bulldog and its colors are purple and white. Pasco High has a very diverse student body and a strong football (American football) program. It was the only High School in Pasco until 2009 when Chiawana High School, in West Pasco opened its doors.


Pittsburgh metropolitan area

: www.lawrencechs.com new_castle.html The parade begins at 10:00 AM on the Fourth of July. Parade members include high school and other marching bands from Washington County (Washington County, Pennsylvania) and the surrounding areas (Pittsburgh metropolitan area), local sports teams and cheerleaders (cheer leading) of all ages, fire trucks, emergency responders (emergency vehicle), shriners (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine), unicyclists (unicycle), jugglers (juggling), pipers (bagpipes), polka bands (polka), various church groups, members of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), local politicians, and the mayor of Canonsburg. Some groups throw candy to the children along the parade route, and others pass out water bottles. Overview Many of the sounds and words found in the speech of Pittsburghers are popularly thought to be unique to the city. This is reflected in the term "Pittsburghese," the putative sum of these features in the form of a dialect. However, few of these features are restricted solely to Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) or the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Instead, many of them are found throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, the Midland dialect region (Midland American English), or even large parts of the United States service_area New York (New York metropolitan area), Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh metropolitan area), and Chicago (Chicago metropolitan area) metropolitan areas, Southern Tier of New York, southern Wisconsin service_type Local, commuter, charter, contract, and yellow school bus service, Megabus


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