Kenmore East High School is a high school in the Town of Tonawanda, New York. Its name refers to the Village of Kenmore; the school's mascot is a bulldog. The school is the sister school to Kenmore West Senior High School. Kenmore East is located in the Town of a suburb of Buffalo, it is one of two high schools within the Ken-Ton School District with rival Kenmore West High School being the other. In 2009, Kenmore East High School was ranked 70th out of 131 Western New York high schools in terms of academic performance. Kenmore East features three different competitive levels of play - junior varsity and club sports; some sports have been combined with Kenmore West to form one unified Kenmore Team, The most notable being Girls hockey which won states in 2013. Baseball Basketball Bowling Cheerleading Cross Country Field Hockey Football Golf Gymnastics Hockey Lacrosse Power Lifting Rifle Rugby Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track Volleyball Wrestling Keith Franke/Adrian Adonis Cal Kern, owner of the Niagara Power Jon L. Luther CEO of Dunkin Brands as well as the chairman of Wingstop and many others Billy Sheehan, rock bass guitar player James Oberg and Soviet space expert Paul Vogt and comedian Jeff Glor, CBS News anchor Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District Kenmore East High School Website
Michael Howard Simon is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. Simon was born in New York City in 1956, he was the older of two children born to Arlene Friedman. Simon's father was a television comedy writer, his uncle Neil Simon was an acclaimed playwright. Simon earned his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in 1978 from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1981 from Harvard Law School, he is married to Democratic U. S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici. From 1981 until 1986, Simon served as a Trial Attorney at the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, in Washington, D. C. where he handled both criminal antitrust matters. During his time with the DOJ, Simon served in 1985 as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. In 1986, Simon joined the law firm of Perkins Coie, where he specialized in business litigation in both state and federal court and acted as head of litigation for the firm's Portland office.
After becoming a partner with the firm in 1990, he handled several high-profile First Amendment cases on a pro bono basis. On July 14, 2010, President Obama nominated Simon to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Oregon to fill the seat vacated by Judge Ancer L. Haggerty, who had taken senior status in August 2009. Simon's nomination lapsed at the end of 2010, Obama renominated him on January 5, 2011. On February 17, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee reported Simon's nomination to the full United States Senate in a 14–4 vote. In his committee questionnaire, Simon encountered questions from Republican senators about his past work as a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union. On June 21, 2011, the United States Senate confirmed Simon in a 64–35 vote, he received his commission on June 22, 2011. On November 2, 2019, Simon issued a temporary restraining order a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants prove they will have health insurance. Michael H. Simon at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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Vasilika is a community and a municipal unit of the Thermi municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform the municipal unit of Vasilika was an independent municipality, with the respective community being the seat; the 2011 census recorded 4,200 inhabitants in the community and 9,911 inhabitants in the municipal unit. The community of Vasilika covers an area of 56.81 km2 while the respective municipal unit covers an area of 200.336 km2. According to the statistics of Vasil Kanchov, 2.000 Greek Christians lived in the village in 1900. The community of Vasilika consists of two separate settlements: Lakkia Vasilika The aforementioned population figures are as of 2011. List of settlements in the Thessaloniki regional unit
Lola Beer Ebner, born Carola Zwillinger was an Israeli fashion designer. Lola Beer Ebner was born in Moravian town of Prostějov, that became part of Czechoslovakia in 1918, she studied at the Academy of Arts and Design in Prague. In 1939, she left for Mandatory Palestine. In Israel, she became known as the "national dresser" for designing the clothes of the wives of Israeli prime ministers and politicians. In the 1950s, she designed uniforms for El Al stewardesses and in the 1960s, the uniforms for Israel Defense Forces women soldiers, she designed the academic robes of theater costumes. She designed a ready-made line of dresses for ATA, which had made uniforms and sturdy work clothes, marketed two perfumes, "Dimona" and "Dimont." Beer Ebner took her inspiration from Paris and quipped that it would “at least five hundred years” to develop uniquely Israeli fashion. An exhibit of Beer Ebner's work was held in 2010 at Tel Aviv's Czech Center; the Israel Postal Company held a competition to create a stamp featuring a fashion item.
Students from the Department of Graphic Design at Shenkar designed these stamps and included a corduroy mini-dress designed by Lola Beer-Ebner for ATA during the 1960s. Israeli fashion "Lola Beer". Information Center for Israeli Art. Israel Museum. Retrieved 6 March 2018
The New York Tribune Building was a building built by Richard Morris Hunt in 1875 in New York City. It was built as the headquarters of the New-York Tribune, was a brick and masonry structure topped by a Clock Tower, it was 260 feet tall, in its early years, the second-tallest building in New York, after Trinity Church. It was demolished in 1966; the Tribune Building was located at 154 Printing House Square at Nassau and Spruce streets, on the site of an earlier Tribune building. In 1890 the New York World Building, headquarters for the New York World newspaper, was built one block away; the Tribune Building was one of the first high-rise elevator buildings. The Tribune Building was a nine-story building. Between 1903 and 1905, nine more floors were added by the architects D'Oench & Yost and L. Thouyard to make it an 18-story building; the building has been put forward as a candidate for the first skyscraper. Pace University held its first classrooms in the building, renting out one room in 1906.
The building was demolished in 1966 to make room for the 1 Pace Plaza building. Early skyscrapers Media related to New York Tribune Building at Wikimedia Commons "News Paper Spires: Tribune Building"; the Skyscraper Museum. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2017