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North York

of the programs being offered at this YMCA include playgym and swim lessons for preschoolers, gymnastics, karate, swimming and basketball programs for children, and aerobics, yoga and aquafit for adults. Facilities at this centre include a gymnasium, a dance studio, a conditioning room, a main swimming pool with lanes and a training swimming pool. He graduated with a BASc (Bachelor of Applied Science) with honors in 1987 from the University of Toronto's electrical engineering program. While


Fort Smith, Arkansas

, United States align left College career Moncrief, Marvin Delph of Conway, Arkansas, and Ron Brewer of Fort Smith, Arkansas ("The Triplets"), along with head coach Eddie Sutton and assistant coach Gene Keady, resurrected the University of Arkansas basketball program in the 1970s from decades of modest success and disinterest, and helped lay the foundation for what became one of the country's premier college basketball programs through the mid-1990s. Moncrief's leadership on the court and electrifying play renewed interest in the Razorback program, and ushered in the winning tradition in the Arkansas basketball program. His jersey was retired not long after he graduated from school and went on to the NBA, and is still the only one. Moncrief was the school's all-time leading scorer until Todd Day broke his record in 1992. hq_city Muskogee, Oklahoma The '''Midland Valley Railroad''' was incorporated in 1903 for the purpose of building a line from Hoye, Arkansas, through Muskogee (Muskogee, Oklahoma) and Tulsa, Oklahoma to Wichita, Kansas. The railroad took its name from Midland, Arkansas, a coal mining town in western Arkansas which was served by the railroad. The Midland Valley gained access to Fort Smith, Arkansas via trackage rights over the Frisco (St. Louis-San Francisco) from Rock Island, Oklahoma. birth_date , and as of the end of 2005, had 13,127 interments. Education and military service One of eight children, Cotton was born in tiny Corley in Logan County, Arkansas. He graduated in 1917 from high school in Fort Smith (Fort Smith, Arkansas), the seat of Sebastian County (Sebastian County, Arkansas). The route between St. Louis and Springfield (Springfield, Missouri) is an old road. It had traditionally been a Native American trail, known as the "Osage Indian Trail". By the early-to-mid-19th century, settlers laid a telegraph line along the road (it continued south from Springfield to Fort Smith, Arkansas). It then was called the "Wire Road", and later the "Old Wire Road" after the telegraph line came down. History The history of Route 66 in Oklahoma can be traced back to two auto trails—the St. Louis, Missouri–Las Vegas, New Mexico, main route of the Ozark Trails network, and the Fort Smith, Arkansas–Amarillo, Texas, Postal Highway. Map of the Ozark Trails In the state highway system, approved in mid-1924, the portions of these in Oklahoma, which crossed at Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, OK), became State Highway 7 (State Highway 7 (Oklahoma 1920s)) and State Highway 3 (State Highway 3 (Oklahoma 1920s)) respectively. State of Oklahoma, Preliminary Designation of the State Highway System, approved August 28, 1924 Rand McNally Auto Road Atlas, 1926, accessed via the Broer Map Library U.S. Route 66 was designated in late 1926, and followed these state highways with one exception: a new '''State Highway 39''' was created to carry Route 66, leaving SH-7 at Commerce (Commerce, OK) and heading east and north to the state line in the direction of Baxter Springs, Kansas. Oklahoma State Highway System 1927, Progress Map as of November 1, 1927 (The short stub of SH-7 north of Commerce remained until it became part of US-69 (US-69 (OK)) in the mid-1930s. Oklahoma State Highway Commission, Official State Highway Map of Oklahoma, February 1934 ) Texas Human Services caseworkers took another 20 children into custody on Tuesday in investigations into properties controlled by the organization in Fouke (w:Fouke, Arkansas), Texarkana (w:Texarkana, Arkansas) and Fort Smith (w:Fort Smith, Arkansas), Arkansas. According to Associated Press (w:Associated Press), nine girls and 11 boys ages 1 to 17 were taken into care of the state Tuesday. The children were given health screenings by the state on Wednesday, and received mental health and education assessments. Department of Human Services spokeswoman Julie Munsell said that the children taken by the state on Tuesday had no signs of poor health, and did not need any pressing medical attention. The children were placed in foster care in Arkansas, and Miller County Circuit Judge Kirk Johnson will convene a hearing Monday to determine if these children should stay in foster care.


Dayton, Ohio

, New York date March 9, 1930 Lucas was born in Middletown, Ohio, then a community of 30,000+ halfway between Dayton (Dayton, Ohio) and Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio), that in the 1940s and 1950s boasted one of the most respected high school basketball programs in the United States. http: middletownmiddiebasketball.com tradition jerry_lucas.html Greatly encouraged, Lucas began pouring hours each day into the town's game during his early teens. - FFO KFFO Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Dayton, Ohio, United States - - MGY KMGY Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport Dayton, Ohio, United States - O'Hair was the very first guest on ''The Phil Donahue Show'', when it debuted as a local program in Dayton, Ohio on November 6, 1967; Entertainment Weekly: "Donahue Dawns on Daytime", November 8, 1996. Handbook of Texas Online: Madalyn Murray O'Hair (Note: this article mentioned that Donahue's show started in 1963, with Madalyn as guest.) she would make several appearances on the program during its run. Host Phil Donahue would later call her message of atheism "very important," but said that O'Hair was "unpleasant" to be around and that she mocked him off-camera for being Catholic. She is one of two players from Notre Dame, along with Niele Ivey, to win the award. Women's Hoops Blog thumb right Henry Arnold at the controls of a Wright Model B (File:Henry Arnold May 1911.jpg) airplane 1911 While stationed in the Philippines in 1908, 2nd Lt. Henry H. Arnold assisted Capt. Arthur S. Cowan (then in the Infantry) in a military mapping detail. Cowan returned to the United States, transferred to the Signal Corps (Signal Corps (United States Army)), and was assigned to recruit two lieutenants to become pilots. Cowan contacted Arnold, who cabled his interest in also transferring to the Signal Corps but heard nothing in reply for two years. In 1911, relocated to Fort Jay, New York, Arnold sent a request to transfer to the Signal Corps, and on April 21, 1911 received orders detailing him and 2nd Lt. Thomas D. Milling to Dayton, Ohio, for flight instruction at the Wright brothers' aviation school. Beginning instruction on May 3, Milling had soloed on May 8 after two hours of flight time while Arnold made his first solo flight May 13 after three hours and forty-eight minutes of flying lessons. When he read sketchy newspaper reports about the Wright Brothers in early 1904, he decided to visit them and learn more. He drove his car nearly 200 miles on primitive roads to Dayton (Dayton, Ohio). On September 20, he witnessed Wilbur Wright fly the first complete circle by a heavier-than-air flying machine. He apparently also saw several other flights. Greatly enthusiastic about aviation, he delayed publishing an account of the flights in his magazine until the following January at the request of the Wrights. That article and followups he wrote were the only published eyewitness reports of Wright brothers flights at Huffman Prairie, a pasture outside Dayton where the Wrights developed the first practical airplane. Root offered his reports to ''Scientific American'' magazine, but was declined. His writing suggested the invention would cause profound changes: History In 1917, anticipating a massive need for military airplanes by the United States during World War I, six Dayton businessmen including Edward A. Deeds (Edward Andrew Deeds) formed the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company in Dayton, Ohio. In addition to building a factory in Moraine, Ohio, Deeds built an airfield on property he owned in Moraine for use by the company. Deeds was also interested in building a public aviation field along the Great Miami River approximately one mile (1.6 km) north of downtown Dayton, purchasing the property in March 1917. He called it North Field to differentiate it from the South Field in Moraine. Bishop Colaw has been the recipient of numerous ecumenical awards. He retired in 1988. He then became Professor of Homiletics and Christian Ministry at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio, 1988-99. He also was the Acting President of the Seminary, 1995-96. Upon his second retirement he became Bishop in Residence at the North Naples United Methodist Church, Naples, Florida during winters. He also relaxes with golf, reading, and for many years was active in Rotary International.


Columbus, Ohio

He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. DATE OF BIRTH April 7, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio DATE OF DEATH thumb 300px Melvin Rios and Baldemar Velasquez at Columbus Rally for Undocumented Immigrants' Rights, 2006-03-26 (Image:20060326 14-05-39melvinbaldemarvelasquez.JPG) On March 26, thousands rallied outside the Columbus, Ohio (w:Columbus, Ohio) statehouse, advocating rights for undocumented immigrants. This was one of a series of rallies following one in Los Angeles (w:Los Angeles, California), which was reported to have drawn over 500,000 attendees.


Pittsburgh

being reintroduced in 1970. Both Duquesne and Robert Morris also have competitive Division I women's basketball programs. Golf Golf has deep roots in the area. The oldest U.S. course in continuous use, Foxburg Country Club dating from 1887 calls the region home. Suburban Oakmont Country Club holds the record for most times as host for the U.S. Open (U.S. Open (golf)) (8). U.S. Women's Open (2), PGA Championships (3), and U.S. Amateurs (8) have also called Oakmont


Seattle

and women's basketball programs, as well as the women's volleyball and gymnastics teams. The current seating capacity of Hec Ed is 10,000 for basketball. Some Christian organizations believe that the Christian Right has become fascist. Rich Lang of the Trinity United Methodist Church (United Methodist Church) of Seattle gave a sermon titled "George Bush (George W. Bush) and the Rise of Christian Fascism", in which he said, "I want to flesh out


Philadelphia

After the Volta Associates gave several demonstrations in the City of Washington, businessmen from Philadelphia created the '''American Graphophone Company''' on March 28, 1887, in order to produce and sell the machines for the budding phonograph marketplace. Scriptophily.com. American Graphophone Company - 1900, Scriptophily.com, Chantilly, Virginia. Retrieved 17 March 2010. The Volta Graphophone Company then merged with American Graphophone, Hoffmann, Frank W. & Ferstler, Howard. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound: Volta Graphophone Company, CRC Press, 2005, Vol.1, pg.1167, ISBN 041593835X, ISBN 9780415938358 which itself later evolved into Columbia Records. Schoenherr, Steven. Recording Technology History: Charles Sumner Tainter and the Graphophone, originally published at the History Department of, University of San Diego, revised July 6, 2005. Retrieved from University of San Diego History Department website December 19, 2009. Document transferred to a personal website upon Professor Schoenherr's retirement. Retrieved again from homepage.mac.com oldtownman website July 21, 2010. Encyclopedia of World Biography. "Alexander Graham Bell", Encyclopedia of World Biography. Thomson Gale. 2004. Retrieved December 20, 2009 from Encyclopedia.com. Pittsburgh's association with the Great Lakes region (Great Lakes region (North America)) is due in part to its economic connections to Great Lakes cities like Cleveland. Christopher Briem, an economist at the University of Pittsburgh's University Center for Social and Urban Research, has noted that southwestern Pennsylvania is "far more interconnected" with northeastern Ohio than it is with the eastern half of Pennsylvania, and that the industries of Pittsburgh are primarily linked to Ohioan cities such as Youngstown (Youngstown, Ohio), Akron (Akron, Ohio), and Cleveland, not to Pennsylvanian cities such as Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania), or Philadelphia.


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