Blacktown is a suburb in the City of Blacktown, in Greater Western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Blacktown is located 34 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district. Blacktown is the largest of any township in New South Wales and is one of the most multicultural places within Greater Sydney. There have been discussions about changing the name of the City to Western Sydney City due to the belief that the name Blacktown is racist. However, this was voted against and the name has remained Blacktown. Prior to the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, the area of today's Blacktown was inhabited by different groups of the Darug people including the Warmuli, based around what is now Prospect, their neighbours the Gomerigal from the South Creek area and the Wawarawarry from the Eastern Creek area, it is estimated that fifty to ninety percent of the Darug died of smallpox and other introduced diseases within a few years of the British arrival. Governor Arthur Phillip began granting land in the area to white settlers in 1791.
In 1819 Governor Lachlan Macquarie granted land to two indigenous men and Nurragingy as payment their service to The Crown, for showing the passage over the Blue Mountains and for assisting in dealing with Aboriginal issuesIn 1804, the battle of Vinegar Hill was fought at Rouse Hill on 5 March. Convicts escaping from the Castle Hill barracks clashed with government troops under major George Johnson, declaring themselves to be for'liberty or death'; the convicts were defeated and died in the battle. A few years in 1823, the Native Institution was moved from Parramatta to the site where Richmond Road meets Rooty Hill Road North, named "The Blacks Town"; the institution was known as Black Town Native Institute and it was synonymous with the stolen generation. Although the institution closed in 1833, the road heading out to the Institute became known as the Black Town Road. In 1860 the Railway Department gave the name of Black Town Road Station to the railway station at the junction of the railway and the Black Town Road, with the name shortening to Blacktown by 1862.
The arrival of the railway led to the formation of a town around the station. A post office was opened in 1862 and a school in 1877. In 1906, the Shire of Blacktown was formed and in 1930, electricity was introduced to the town; the population in 1933 was around 13,000. In the 1950s and 1960s, there was a large amount of suburban development both in the current suburb of Blacktown and the new suburbs that sprung up around it; this led to civic development in the town centre with the hospital opening in 1965, the courthouse and police station in 1966, the library in 1967 and the TAFE college in 1969. In 1973, the Westpoint shopping centre opened, soon followed by the cinema complex; the Blacktown Commercial Business District is located close to Blacktown railway station. Westpoint Blacktown is a major shopping centre and there are a number of small shops and hotels in the surrounding area. Westpoint houses a western suburb television studio of the Nine Network; the Blacktown CBD features the following landmarks: Blacktown City Council corporate head office Blacktown Courthouse Blacktown Hospital Blacktown Workers Club Cucina Locale Revolving Restaurant Max Webber Library – Blacktown City Council's newly completed central library Patrician Brothers' College Blacktown Nagle College BlacktownA notable Blacktown retailer in the 1950s was Frank Lowy who conducted a delicatessen and small goods shop in Main Street.
According to the 2006 census, the most common way of getting to work from Blacktown was by car with public transport used by just under twenty percent. Most public transport was done by train with five percent catching buses for all or part of their journey. Blacktown railway station is on the North Shore, Northern & Western Line and the Cumberland Line of the Sydney Trains network. A major bus interchange is located next to the station and an underground bus station is at the entrance to Westpoint. Blacktown is a terminus of the North-West T-way. Busways provides services to Northern areas:, West areas: and South districts, whilst Hillsbus provides services: Eastern services of Blacktown; the first school, a single-storey brick building with gables, was opened in 1877. While no longer in use as a school, the building in Flushcombe Road is now used as a Visitor Information Centre, it is heritage-listed. There are a large number of schools in the suburb. Government-run primary schools in the area include: Blacktown North Public School, Blacktown South Public School, Blacktown West Public School, Lynwood Park Public School, Marayong South Public School, Shelley Public School, Walters Road Public School.
Public high schools include: Blacktown Boys High School, Blacktown Girls High School, Evans High School and Mitchell High School. There is the Coreen School, which caters to older children with learning difficulties. There are two Catholic primary schools, St Michaels Primary School and St Patricks Primary School, two Catholic high schools, Nagle College for girls and Patrician Brothers' College Blacktown for boys. Tyndale Christian School is a private school covering children from kindergarten to year 12. Blacktown Arts Centre is located at 78 Flushcombe Road on the highest point of land in the Blacktown CBD. Built in the 1950s as an Anglican c
Easthall is a residential neighbourhood in the East End of the Scottish city of Glasgow. Since 2007 it has been part of the Baillieston administrative ward within the Glasgow City Council area. Easthall was constructed in the 1950s as a council housing scheme as part of'Greater Easterhouse' although it is physically separated from the main Easterhouse scheme and its amenities by the M8 Motorway; the area is bordered to the north by the M8, to the south by the A8 Edinburgh Road – beyond which lies the Barlanark district, to the east by an expanse of open ground leading to Glasgow East Investment Park, to the west by the larger residential area of Wellhouse. Some of the area's original tenements have been refurbished, with the remainder demolished and replaced by modest houses. Most of the properties are managed by Easthall Park Housing Co-operative, established in 1992. In 2017, the association received an award from the Scottish Land Fund to improve facilities in the locality; the neighbourhood contains a community centre adjacent to a small park and play area, a row of shops on Wardie Road. to the south of the neighbourhood is the Stepford Sports Park, a facility for football including artificial turf pitches for hire.
The nearest school is in Wellhouse. Barlanark and Wellhouse share many characteristics and there has been a history of gang-related tension and violence between the youths living in the schemes, although in the 2010s a lot of progress was made by way of initiatives to provide alternatives to gang activity and build links between local communities; the frequent'41' and'60' bus services operated by First Glasgow pass along Wellhouse Road, while the'38E' service passes along Edinburgh Road towards Baillieston. The nearest railway stations are Garrowhill and Easterhouse, both on the North Clyde Line between West Dunbartonshire and Edinburgh. In 2016, Glasgow City Council outlined masterplans for the development of the Greater Easterhouse area over the next 20 years. Easthall Park Housing Co-operative 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5: Images of Barlanark/Easthall/Wellhouse under construction, 1956 at Canmore
Ellnora Decker Krannert was a philanthropist with a passion for the arts, drama and music. Ellnora was born in Indiana to Pheobe Katherine Spencer Decker and Philip Greene, she earned a bachelor's degree in music from Brenau College and was bestowed honorary doctorates in the humanities, fine arts, music from University of Indianapolis, University of Evansville, Indiana University, Butler University, respectively. In 1919, she married Herman C. Krannert in Anderson, Indiana, they founded the Inland Container Corporation. Ellnora and Herman made several transformative gifts to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where Herman had earned a mechanical engineering degree; because of Ellnora's passion for the arts, the couple chose to support projects dedicated to those fields. She was committed to making the Midwest a center of culture and the arts as well as agriculture and industry, she and her husband gave funds to establish Krannert Art Museum, which opened in 1961, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, which opened in 1969.
Ellnora contributed to the design of the Krannert Center and helped selecting colors and landscaping designs. Unhappy with having to wait on the street during the intermissions of Broadway performances, she urged architect Max Abramovitz to incorporate a large indoor space where crowd could gather, an aspect of the design, characterized as transformative in that the space functionally resembles a piazza or public square rather than a traditional lobby. Ellnora Guitar Festival, named in her honor, is held biennially at Krannert Center. Ellnora and Herman made substantial gifts to hospitals and museums in Indiana, they established the Robert M. Moore Heart Clinic at Wishard Memorial Hospital in 1952; this became the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, now part of the Indiana University School of Medicine. They founded the Krannert Foundation and Krannert Charitable Trust, they established the Krannert School of Management and the Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Purdue University.
At the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Krannert Pavilion was named in their honor
The Charitable Works Foundation of Sister Dulce, known by its Portuguese acronym as OSID, is a private non-profit philanthropic organization, established on May 26, 1959 by Brazilian Catholic nun Sister Dulce. It consists of 14 nuclei, 13 of them at the Roma Hospital Complex, a 1.000 bed teaching hospital, in Salvador, Bahia. OSID operates CESA, a school that provides free education and social services for 800 children who live in extreme poverty, in Simões Filho, one of the most impoverished cities in the metropolitan region of Salvador. OSID provides health and education services, with a strong commitment to medical education and research and a mission to "love and serve the poorest ones, offering them free health care and education", it is chartered under Brazilian law. To Love and serve the poorest ones, offering them free health care and education for life. OSID was founded as a result of her work with the poor people in Salvador. Since 1949, the Servant of God had been providing health care for over 70 people in her convent's chicken yard.
The lack of physical structure was compensated by Sister Dulce's tireless determination and managerial capacity and the volunteer support of friendly doctors and the community as a whole. Sister Dulce used to walk the streets both at night, searching for sick people who had nowhere to go, during the day, collecting food and whatever else people donated. In 1960, a year after the foundation of OSID, the Santo Antônio Hospital with 150 beds, was inaugurated. During the 1960s and 1970s, the organization went through of structural consolidation. An advisory council was established in order to help Sister Dulce manage OSID. During that time, a medical residency program was put in place. After that period, expanding the services and ensuring the permanence of OSID became the main concern of Sister Dulce. In 1983, the new 1.000 beds Santo Antônio Hospital was inaugurated. Relation with the business sector and with the government were increased and an effort is made to make the management of the organization more professional.
In the late 1980s, due to economical instability and increased patient demand, OSID wentthrough a financial crisis, which worsened with Sister Dulce's deteriorating health condition. The institution established an agreement with INAMPS INSS; the agreement was still valid after the federal public health system was unified by SUS. At that time very debilitated, Sister Dulce expressed her wish that her niece Maria Rita Pontes was placed at the head of OSID, which takes place in 1992. On March 13, 1992, Sister Dulce died; the death of its founder put the future of OSID in doubt and the institution focused on their mission, in order to overcome the obstacles. In the decade after Sister Dulce's death, OSID inaugurated 6 new nuclei, along with a Pediatric and an Adult Intensive Care Center and the Center for Admission and Treatment of Alcoholics; the Santo Antonio Educacional Center started taking care of over 600 children, offering them free basic and technical education. Since 2000, the organization reformed its organizational structure and invested in strategic areas like Information technology, research and company history, in order to support the increase in services provided ant to make possible a secure planning in the next years, facing self-sustainability as its biggest challenge.
In 2001, OSID was awarded the ISO 9001–2000 certificate. After a period of planned growth, loss of revenue and bigger increase in patient demand, caused OSID to go through another financial crisis in 2003, forcing the management to cut down on its expenses severely. Nowadays, 14 years after the death of its founder, OSID is the major health institution in the north and northeast of Brazil. OSID is responsible for the majority of patients service in the state of Bahia and is one of the top ten in the entire country, it is the only health institution in Brazil with more than 1.000 beds provided on a public-care basis through SUS. The Roma Hospital Complex has 1.009 beds and houses 400 in-patients in residencial care facilities for the elderly. The hallmark of OSID is humanized care and the practice of providing free services is faithful to Sister Dulce's wish of always keeping her door open to the needy. Today, OSID owns 173.000 square meters of land, of which 39.000 square meters are occupied by constructed facilities at the Roma Hospital complex.
Santo Antonio HospitalWith 17 medical specialties for patients 1,000 surgeries are performed each month at HSA. In 2002, HSA's surgical center was accredited under ISO 9001:2000 and registered 14,500 hospitalizations; the hospital has 10 wards, divided into Medical Care, Long-Term Medical Care, Peritoneal Dialysis, an Intensive Care Unit. The hospital houses a medical teaching unit, the Professor Adib Jatene Center, for Teaching and Research. Ten areas of medical specialization are offered by CEPPAJ and, at any given time 300 residents and interns are all working to receive their professional qualifications. José Sarney AmbulatoryThe Ambulatory is the entrance door for all. With 33 medical specialties and a Physical Therapy Unit complete with state-of-the-art equipment, the Ambulatory provides services to 3,000 people every day. Children's HospitalThe C
Operation Cage Action Plan is an alleged coup plan by elements of the Turkish military, which became public in 2009. The plan forms part of the Poyrazköy case of the Ergenekon trials, as the munitions found at Poyrazköy in 2009 are alleged to have been resources belonging to the same group; the indictment listed retired Admiral Ahmet Feyyaz Öğütçü along with two other admirals as the lead organisers. Prosecutors allege that one of the contributors to the plan is the West Study Group - a group formed as part of the 1997 "post-modern" coup. According to an Istanbul Police report, the plan was masterminded by İbrahim Şahin and was devised by Ergenekon, has links with the Zirve Publishing House massacre. Yeni Şafak claimed in 2010 that according to documents retrieved by police, Şener Eruygur had attended Cage Plan meetings; the plan first came to light when prosecutors were told anonymously of the Rahmi M. Koç Museum finding explosives in the bottom of an exhibited submarine in December 2008; the plan itself was found on a CD seized in the office of retired Major Levent Bektaş.
The document was published by Mehmet Baransu in the Taraf newspaper on 19 November 2009. An English translation of it exists; the plan calls for political terrorism and assassinations to be enacted against various groups of Eastern Orthodox, Kurds and Alevis. The plan originates from secret societies within the Turkish military. Other documents relating to the Cage Plan were found at Gölcük Naval Command in 2010, it has been suggested that the plan had begun to be put into effect when it was exposed: in mid-2009 colored stickers had appeared on the doors of hundreds of non-Muslim households in Kurtuluş, an incident that remains unexplained. Mıgırdiç Margosyan linked the Cage Plan with previous conspiracies, including the provocation of the 1955 Istanbul riots
The Turkey women's national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Turkey and is governed by the Turkish Football Federation. As of 7 October 2016. Head coach: Necla Güngör Kırağası Trainer: Begüm Üresin Goalkeeping trainer: Alper BoğuşluCaps and goals for Turkey U-17 participation only Friendly matches are not included. Players in bold are still active; as of 20 October 2015 Goalscorers with an equal number of goals are ranked in chronological order of reaching the milestone. Bold indicates still active players; as of 20 October 2015 Women's football in Turkey Turkey women's national football team Turkey women's national under-21 football team Turkey women's national under-19 football team Turkey women's national under-17 football team at Turkish Football Federation official website