Chatham County is a county in the U. S. state of Georgia, is located on the state's Atlantic coast. The county seat and largest city is Savannah. One of the original counties of Georgia, Chatham County was created February 5, 1777, is named after William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham; the U. S. Census Bureau's 2018 population estimate for Chatham County was 289,195 residents, making Chatham the most populous Georgia county outside the Atlanta metropolitan area; the official 2010 Census counted 265,128 residents in Chatham County. Chatham is the core county of the Savannah metropolitan area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 632 square miles, of which 426 square miles is land and 206 square miles is water. Chatham County is the northernmost of Georgia's coastal counties on the Atlantic Ocean, it is bounded on the northeast by the Savannah River, in the southwest bounded by the Ogeechee River. The bulk of Chatham County, an area with a northern border in a line from Bloomingdale to Tybee Island, is located in the Ogeechee Coastal sub-basin of the Ogeechee River basin.
The portion of the county north of that line is located in the Lower Savannah River sub-basin of the Savannah River basin, while the southern fringes of the Chatham County are located in the Lower Ogeechee River sub-basin of the Ogeechee River basin. Jasper County, South Carolina – northeast Bryan County – west/southwest Liberty County - southeast Effingham County – northwest Fort Pulaski National Monument Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 265,128 people, 103,038 households, 64,613 families residing in the county; the population density was 621.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 119,323 housing units at an average density of 279.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 52.8% white, 40.1% black or African American, 2.4% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 2.2% from other races, 2.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 5.4% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 9.8% were Irish, 8.7% were English, 7.9% were German, 4.6% were American.
Of the 103,038 households, 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 37.3% were non-families, 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.03. The median age was 34.0 years. The median income for a household in the county was $44,928 and the median income for a family was $54,933. Males had a median income of $42,239 versus $31,778 for females; the per capita income for the county was $25,397. About 11.6% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.4% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over. Public schools are operated by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. Chatham County's Live Oak Public Libraries constitute a regional library system that provides services to three Georgia counties: Chatham and Liberty; the former name of the system, the Chatham and Liberty County Public Libraries, described this collaboration.
In 2002, the name was changed to Live Oak, which reflects the personality of the region as well as the life and growth of its branches. At the beginning of the twentieth century, city leaders in Savannah began to discuss the need for a public library; the history of libraries in Chatham County dates to 1903. According to Geraldine LeMay, former director of the Savannah Public Chatham-Effingham and Liberty Regional Library, the Georgia Historical Society and the city of Savannah worked out a plan that year to establish the Savannah Public Library; the idea was the brainchild of the Georgia Historical Society, which set up a planning committee to determine how the facilities of the society might best be useful to the city of Savannah. In a joint meeting of committee members from the Society and the city of Savannah, a Free Public Library was established that would prove to be of great value to the community; this Free Public Library, did not serve citizens of color. The parties agreed to allow free use of the Society's books, provide physical space for the library, annually contribute $500 in financial support for the library.
In turn, the city would contribute $3,000 in annual support. The library opened in June 1903 but did not serve the public until November. By 1909, the Georgia Historical Society was no longer able to meet its financial commitment, leaving the city to provide full financial support; the library remained at Hodgson Hall, the space provided by the Georgia Historical Society, until 1915. From its early beginnings the library offered special services to the community, including a department for children; the physical space at Hodgson Hall became too small to accommodate a large reference department, so the library established only a small collection of reference materials.. In 1916, the Savannah Public Library opened to doors to a new facility on Bull Street within the Savannah Victorian Historic District; the new facility was made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation. As the library grew in popularity, it again found itself needing more space; the building was able to add additional space in 1936 thanks to a grant from the U.
S. Works Progress Administration. With an ever-increasing population the library's board of directors decided to expand services beyond the Main Library. In 1916, two branch libraries were opened: the East Side Branch at Habersham and Congress Streets, the Waters Avenue Branch; the ser
The 1992 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Lou Tepper, the Illini compiled a 6–5–1 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference, lost to Hawaii in the 1992 Holiday Bowl. Quarterback Jason Verduzco led the team with 1,779 passing yards, while Darren Boyer led with 593 rushing yards. John Wright led with 508 receiving yards. Several Illinois players received all-conference honors. Defensive lineman Simeon Rice was selected by the Associated Press as the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Offensive tackle Brad Hopkins was selected by the AP as a first-team all-conference player, linebacker Dana Howard and quarterback Verduzco were selected as a second-team player
University Park is a 1.17 square miles neighborhood in the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the University of Southern California, Mount St. Mary's College and Hebrew Union College. Additionally, the neighborhood is the home of the historic Shrine Auditorium; the neighborhood's street boundaries are the Santa Monica Freeway on the north, Washington Boulevard on the northeast, Vermont Avenue on the west, the Harbor Freeway on the east, Exposition Boulevard on the south. University Park is flanked by Pico-Union on the north, Downtown Los Angeles on the northeast, Historic South Central on the east, the Exposition Park neighborhood on the south and west and Adams-Normandie on the west. University Park is one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Los Angeles, with a diversity index of 0.676. "The diversity index measures the probability that any two residents, chosen at random, would be of different ethnicities. If all residents are of the same ethnic group it's zero.
If half are from one group and half from another it's.50."Latinos made up 47.7% of the population, with white people at 25.5%, Asians at 16.1%, black people at 7%, others at 3.8%. Mexico and El Salvador were the most common places of birth for the 42.4% of the residents who were born abroad, an average percentage of foreign-born when compared with the city as a whole. A total of 23,596 people lived in University Park's 1.17 square miles, according to the 2000 U. S. census—averaging 20,217 people per square mile, among the highest population densities in the city as a whole. Population was estimated at 25,181 in 2008; the median age was 23, considered young. The percentage of residents aged 19 to 34 was among the county's highest; the $16,533 median household income in 2008 dollars was considered low for the county. The percentage of households earning $20,000 or less was the second-largest in Los Angeles County, outplaced only by Downtown Los Angeles; the average household size of 2.7 people was average for the city.
Renters occupied 92.2% of the housing units, homeowners occupied the rest. In 2000 there were 590 families headed by single parents, or 20.3%, a rate, high for the county and the city. The percentages of never-married women and never-married men were among the county's highest. In the same year there were 198 military veterans, or 1% of the population, considered low when compared to the city and county as a whole. Just 23.7% of University Park residents aged 25 or older had completed a four-year degree in 2000, about average when compared with the city and the county at large, but the percentage of those residents with less than a high school diploma was high for the county. The percentage of the same residents with a master's degree or higher was high for the county; the schools within University Park's boundaries are: University of Southern California Mount St. Mary's University, Doheny Campus, a private, Catholic university, home to the graduate degree programs, associate in arts programs, education credential program, Weekend College – a baccalaureate degree program designed for working adults.
Hebrew Union College, for training rabbis, cantors and communal workers in Reform Judaism New Designs Charter School—university park, LAUSD, high school, 12714 South Avalon Boulevard Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School, LAUSD charter, 2023 Union Avenue Downtown Value School, LAUSD charter elementary, 950 West Washington Boulevard Norwood Street Elementary School, LAUSD, 2020 Oak Street Star Christian School, private, 2120 Estrella Avenue Frank Lanterman School, LAUSD special education, 2328 Saint James Place Divine Providence Day Nursery and Kindergarten, private elementary, 2620 Monmouth Avenue Saint Vincent Elementary School, private, 2333 South Figueroa Street Thirty-Second Street USC Performing Arts, LAUSD alternative, 822 West 32nd Street Hoover Recreation Center, 1010 West 25th Street, includes an auditorium equipped with a studio floor and stage, three meeting rooms, private outdoor courtyard with children's play area, basketball courts, outdoor fitness equipment, walking/running paths, picnic tables and barbecue pits.
St. James Park, Adams Boulevard and Severance Street, pocket park The Shrine Auditorium, a large-event and entertainment venue and the headquarters of the Al Malaikah Shrine Temple University Village shopping center, West Jefferson Boulevard at Hoover Street. Demolished in 2014. California Highway Patrol station beneath the Santa Monica Freeway-Harbor Freeway interchange The Metro Expo Line serves the neighborhood, with stations at 23rd Street, Jefferson Blvd./USC, Exposition Park/USC and Exposition Blvd./Vermont Avenue. Newell Mathews 19th Century businessman and member of the Los Angeles Common Council Frank Sabichi, land developer, member of the Common Council Ygnacio Sepulveda, Superior Court judge, 2639 Monmouth Avenue University Park USC University Park crime map and statistics
No. 9 Operational Group was a major Royal Australian Air Force formation providing fighter, ground-attack and anti-shipping support to the Allies in the South West Pacific theatre during World War II. Established in September 1942, it acted as a mobile striking force independent of the RAAF's static area commands; as the war in the Pacific progressed, No. 9 Operational Group itself developed into an area command called Northern Command, responsible for garrisoning New Guinea. No. 9 Operational Group was formed in New Guinea in September 1942, consisting of seven RAAF squadrons attached to the USAAF's Fifth Air Force. Four of the squadrons were based at three at Port Moresby. On its establishment it was the RAAF's "premier fighting unit" in the South West Pacific Area, its first commander was Group Captain Bill Garing. Administratively, No. 9 OG came under the control of RAAF North-Eastern Area Command. On 1 January 1943, Headquarters No. 9 OG assumed responsibility for the formation's administration as well as its operations, making it independent of North-Eastern Area.
Air Commodore Joe Hewitt became Air Officer Commanding No. 9 OG in February 1943. The same month, the Group's squadrons were reorganised into two wings: No. 71 Wing, covering the units in Milne Bay, No. 73 Wing, those in Port Moresby. In March the group provided the RAAF's contribution to the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, "the decisive aerial engagement" in the SWPA according to General Douglas MacArthur, resulting in twelve Japanese ships being sunk. Between July and October 1943, No. 9 OG was expanded to include a works wing and a radio location wing, its complement of operational squadrons totalling nine, plus a torpedo bomber detachment. Its aircraft carried out operations against enemy bases and lines of communication along the coast of New Britain. In October–November the group launched a number of major assaults on Rabaul and strafing ground and naval targets. Although Hewitt was performing an "excellent job" according to Fifth Air Force commander Major General Ennis Whitehead, he was transferred from his post in November 1943 by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal George Jones, over accusations of poor discipline within No. 9 OG.
He was replaced by Air Commodore Frank Lukis, who had commanded North-Eastern Area in 1942. In December 1943, No. 9 OG's Kittyhawks took part in a series of attacks culminating in the Battle of Arawe. As the Pacific conflict shifted further north, operational tasking lessened and No. 9 OG became colloquially known in the RAAF as the "Non-Ops Group". It assumed the duties of a garrison force in New Guinea and was renamed Northern Command on 11 April 1944, to better reflect its new function, its mobile strike role was taken over by No. 10 Operational Group, formed on 13 November 1943. Upon its establishment in September 1942, No. 9 OG consisted of the following units: Based at Milne Bay: No. 6 Squadron No. 75 Squadron No. 77 Squadron No. 100 Squadron Based at Port Moresby: No. 4 Squadron No. 22 Squadron No. 30 Squadron In February 1943 the squadrons at Milne Bay became part of No. 71 Wing, while those at Port Moresby formed No. 73 Wing, both wing headquarters reporting to No. 9 OG. Odgers, George.
Australia in the War of 1939–1945: Series Three Volume II – Air War Against Japan 1943–1945. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. Stephens, Alan. "Lukis, Francis William Fellowes". Australian Dictionary of Biography: Volume 15. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. Stephens, Alan; the Royal Australian Air Force: A History. London: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-555541-4
Miriam Sagan is a U. S. poet, as well as an essayist and teacher. She is the author of over a dozen books, lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico, she is a founding member of the collaborative press Tres Chicas Books. A graduate of Harvard with an M. A. in creative writing from Boston University, Miriam was one of the editors of the Boston area-based Aspect Magazine with Ed Hogan. In 1980 Ed shut Aspect down and he, Miriam and others founded Zephyr Press. In 1982 Miriam moved from the Boston area to first San Francisco and Santa Fe, where Miriam has made her home since 1984. She’s published more than twenty books, including Searching for a Mustard Seed: A Young Widow’s Unconventional Story, which won the award for best memoir from Independent Publishers for 2004. Miriam directs the creative writing program at Santa Fe Community College. After her first husband's untimely death, she married her high school sweetheart Rich. Unbroken Line: Writing in the Lineage of Poetry. Sherman Asher Publishing. 1999.
ISBN 978-1-890932-08-4. Archeology Of Desire. Red Hen Press. 2001. ISBN 978-1-888996-32-6. Searching For A Mustard Seed: One Young Widow’s Unconventional Story. Quality Words In Print. 2003. ISBN 978-0-9713160-3-4. Rag Trade: Poems. La Alameda Press. 2004. ISBN 978-1-888809-42-8. Gossip. Small Press Distribution, Tres Chicas Books. 2007. ISBN 978-1-893003-11-8. Map Of The Lost. University of New Mexico Press. 2008. ISBN 978-0-8263-4160-0. Love & Death:Greatest Hits. Small Press Distribution, Tres Chicas Books. 2011. ISBN 978-1-893003-03-3. Luminosty. Duck Lake Books. 2019. ISBN 978-1943900084 Bluebeard's Castle. Red Mountain Press. 2019. ISBN 978-1732650138 A Hundred Cups Of Coffee. Tres Chicas Books. 2019. ISBN 978-1893003231 Bio at Tres Chicas Books List of poems published online Miriam's Well - Sagan's literary blog Miriam Sagan Featured poet at alittlepoetry.com
Chime.in was a social networking service and Web site launched in October 2011, operated and owned by UberMedia. Unlike most social networks, Chime.in is organized around subjects instead of people. The website is designed as a place to share with other people who have similar interests. Chime.in lets. It has profile pages and a system for following other users. Chime.in does not have the typical status updates. Instead of statuses, it has “chimes.” "Chimes" are a cross between a blog post. "Chimes" can be about any topic and they can be up to 5,000 characters in length. Together, the "Chimes" make up topic based discussions that can include links, videos and photos. An individual "chime" displays a headline, the first few sentences of a post, a piece of multimedia, a profile picture, interest tags and options for liking and sharing. Chime.in automatically organizes shared media into "Chimeline" streams based on the topics they discuss. The "Chimeline" and "Chimes" contain threaded comments that include a Reddit or Digg style up or downvote system for surfacing the best comments to the top of a chime.
Users and companies can create communities on any subject. Chime.in is unique compared to other developing social networks because users have the ability to post advertisements related to their network and in turn collect revenue. When a user creates a community, they can place advertisements and profit from them directly or let Chime.in populate their community with advertising and split the proceeds. Official site creation/purchase date: 16-Feb-2005 06:33:22 UTC Official public beta launch date: October 18, 2011 On September 3, 2013, UberMedia announced that all user accounts will "automatically be deleted as of September 12, 2013" due to Chime.in undergoing "renovations". In explaining the reason for the "renovations", UberMedia stated "UberMedia has pivoted away from user generated content while we focus on a new mobile ad network as well as continue to develop applications. We're still developing plans, therefore it's too early to speculate on the timing and which form Chime.in will take."
No indication of when, or indeed if, Chime.in would return was given by UberMedia