Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area in the U. S. state of Texas. It is the largest hub for American Airlines, headquartered near the airport, it is the fourth busiest airport in the world by aircraft movements and the fifteenth busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in 2017. It is the ninth busiest international gateway in the United States and the second busiest international gateway in Texas. American Airlines at DFW is the second largest single airline hub in the world and the United States, behind Delta's Atlanta hub. In 2019, DFW set a new passenger traffic record in its 45 year history, serving 75,066,956 passengers. Located halfway between the major cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW spills across portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties, includes portions of the cities of Irving, Euless and Coppell. At 17,207 acres, DFW is larger than the island of Manhattan, is the second largest airport by land area in the United States, after Denver International Airport.
It has its own post office ZIP code, 75261, United States Postal Service city designation, as well as its own police, fire protection and emergency medical services. The members of the airport's board of directors are appointed by the "owner cities" of Dallas and Fort Worth, with a non-voting member chosen from the airport's four neighboring cities on a rotating basis; as of January 2020, DFW Airport has service to 260 destinations, including 67 international and 193 domestic destinations within the U. S. In surpassing 200 destinations, DFW joined a small group of airports worldwide with that distinction; as early as 1927, before the area had an airport, Dallas proposed a joint airport with Fort Worth. Fort Worth declined the offer and thus each city opened its own airport, Love Field and Meacham Field, each of which had scheduled airline service. In 1940 the Civil Aeronautics Administration earmarked $1.9 million for the construction of a Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport. American Airlines and Braniff Airways struck a deal with the city of Arlington to build an airport there, but the governments of Dallas and Fort Worth disagreed over its construction and the project was abandoned in 1942.
After World War II, Fort Worth annexed the site and developed it into Amon Carter Field with the help of American Airlines. In 1953 Fort Worth transferred its commercial flights from Meacham Field to the new airport, 12 miles from Dallas Love Field. In 1960 Fort Worth purchased Amon Carter Field and renamed it Greater Southwest International Airport GSW in an attempt to compete with Dallas' airport, but GSW's traffic continued to decline relative to Dallas Love Field. By the mid-1960s Fort Worth was getting 1% of Texas air traffic while Dallas was getting 49%, which led to the virtual abandonment of GSW; the joint airport proposal was revisited in 1961 after the Federal Aviation Administration refused to invest more money in separate Dallas and Fort Worth airports. Although the Fort Worth airport was abandoned, Dallas Love Field became congested and had no more room to expand. Following an order from the federal government in 1964 that it would unilaterally choose a site if the cities could not come to an agreement, officials from the two cities agreed on a location for a new regional airport, north of the abandoned GSW and equidistant from the two city centers.
The land was purchased by the cities in 1966 and construction began in 1969. Voters went to the polls in cities throughout the Dallas/Ft Worth area to approve the new North Texas Regional Airport, named after the North Texas Commission, instrumental in the regional airport coming to fruition; the North Texas Commission formed the North Texas Airport Commission to oversee the planning and construction of the giant airport. Area voters approved the airport referendum and the new North Texas Regional Airport would become a reality. Under the original 1967 airport design, DFW was to have pier-shaped terminals perpendicular to a central highway. In 1968, the design was revised to provide for semicircular terminals, which served to isolate loading and unloading areas from the central highway, to provide additional room for parking in the middle of each semicircle; the plan proposed thirteen such terminals. DFW held an open house and dedication ceremony on September 20–23, 1973, which included the first landing of a supersonic Concorde in the United States, an Air France aircraft en route from Caracas to Paris.
The attendees at the airport's dedication included former Texas Governor John Connally, Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar, U. S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen and Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe; the airport opened for commercial service as Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport on January 13, 1974, at a cost of $700 million. The first flight to land was American Airlines Flight 341 from New York, which had stopped in Memphis and Little Rock; the name change to Dallas/Fort Worth International did not occur until 1985. When it opened, DFW had four terminals, numbered 2W, 2E, 3E and 4E. During its first year of operations, the airport was served by American Airlines, Braniff International Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Eastern Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Ozark Air Lines, Rio Airways and Texas International Airlines; the Wright Amendment of 1979 banned long distance flights into Love Field, leaving Southwest Airlines as Love Field's only jet airline and operating as an intrastate air carrier in the state of Texas.
Braniff International Airways was a major operator at DFW in the airport's early years, operating a hub from Terminal
Alex Belzile is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He is playing for the Laval Rocket in the American Hockey League while under contract to the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. Belzile played as a junior in the QMAA within the Rivière-du-Loup Midget AA program before he was selected in the 11th round, 192nd overall, at the 2009 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Draft by Rimouski Océanic. In his rookie season in 2009–10, Belzile appeared in 31 games recording 10 goals and 14 assists for 24 points, he showed offensive potential in posting 11 points in 12 playoff games. In his first full season in the QMJHL in 2010–11 season, Belzile led Rimouski in setting a personal best 27 goals in 64 games. Establishing himself as a skilled, attacking forward, Belzile notched new career high to lead the club in scoring in posting 70 assists and 92 points in the 2011–12 season. Despite placing second in the QMJHL in assists and fourth in points, he was passed over in each draft eligible season due to his size.
Opting to turn professional, Belzile secured a one-year contract to play in the third tier ECHL with the Gwinnett Gladiators for the 2012–13 season. He amassed 10 goals and 20 assists in 40 games in his rookie season with the Gladiators, earning a professional try-out in the American Hockey League with the Hamilton Bulldogs, scoring the game-winning and only goal in his first career AHL game for a 1-0 victory against the Syracuse Crunch on March 22, 2013, he continued recording 8 points in 14 games. He remained with the Gladiators for the following 2013–14 season, however his season was curtailed by injury, limiting him to just 3 games before he was traded to the Alaska Aces on his return to health on February 28, 2014, he played out the season with 12 points in 16 regular season games, before contributing with 10 points in 18 games to help the Aces capture the Kelly Cup. Continuing in the ECHL, Belzile's rights were traded to the Idaho Steelheads to start the 2014–15 season on October 16, 2014.
He flourished in his new surroundings, setting career-highs in the ECHL with 28 goals, 41 assists and 69 points. In the following off-season, Belzile's rights were traded from the Steelheads to the Fort Wayne Komets on September 1, 2015, it was revealed that Belzile had agreed to his first AHL contract with the Komets affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage on September 22, 2015. Belize began the 2015–16 season, familiarly in the ECHL and leading the offense with the Fort Wayne Komets, he split the season between the Komets and the Rampage, notching 10 points through 25 games in the AHL. He returned to post a point-per-game in 16 games through the playoffs for the Komets, he agreed to remain with the Rampage, re-signing to a one-year contract on July 15, 2016. Playing within the affiliates of the Colorado Avalanche organization, Belzile began the 2016–17 season, with new ECHL partner the Colorado Eagles, he was soon recalled to the Rampage, increasing his role and contributions with 12 points through 45 games.
He returned on loan to playoff bound Eagles, recorded a team and ECHL best 26 points in 18 games to help the Eagles claim their first Kelly Cup. On August 8, 2017, Belzile was signed to return for his third season with the Rampage, agreeing to a one-year contract. In the 2017–18 season, Belzile played his first full season in the AHL, establishing himself as a scoring threat despite not having an NHL contract, to finish third in team scoring with 14 goals and 34 points in 61 games; as a free agent, Belzile signed a one-year, one-way AHL contract with the Laval Rocket on July 1, 2018. In the 2018–19 season, he impressed on the Rocket, becoming a relied upon offensive contributor to lead the club in scoring before earning a selection to represent Laval at the 2019 All-Star Classic on January 3, 2019, he completed his first season with the Rocket, posting a career and team high 19 goals, 35 assists for 54 points in 74 games. As an undrafted free agent, Belzile secured his first NHL contract, signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Rockets' NHL affiliate, the Montreal Canadiens, on May 25, 2019.
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Zoltán Herczeg Hungarian fashion designer and company owner, founder of "Herczeg Fashion House" – 1997 and "Herczeg Empire" – 2014. His professional career sprung from early provocative party design and unique, custom-made stage costumes for mainstream Hungarian artists and musicians; as his name and status evolved and his collections began to be reckoned with, he was asked to design and produce outfits for well-known worldwide brands. Spanning through a decade and a half his career elevated him to be one of the best known names in Hungarian design circles. Known for his zest and notoriously rampant creative drive he is in constant search for the self-defining path, his collections and fashion shows never lack in exuberance and shock value, re-inventing himself every time despite the unusually high number of events. His inspiration is rooted in various branches of art – music at the top – and in a famously hedonistic outlook on life leaning towards sarcasm and self-irony. A favorite with reporters and journalists he needs no more than a microphone to open up on his views with unvarnished bluntness.
An avid traveller he kept his fans engaged from London, Paris and Bangkok first through his personal blog on his own website. He is a frequent personality on TV, radio, in universities, in Milano. In 2009 he receives a surprise phone call: Michael Madsen is in his store and in urgent need of designer clothes to receive a movie award in Portugal the next day; the movie star is so taken with "Herczeg"'s unique style that they strike both a personal and professional bond. A few days on a business lunch in a Budapest restaurant their fashion brand is born called "Badass by Michael Madsen". Born September 1972 in Szerencs, Hungary. Growing up in a peaceful and loving family he preferred to dedicate his time to reading and creating at home rather than hanging out with friends after school, his first "fashion statement" is an outfit for a favorite Teddy Bear, followed by satchels for small items, small bags stitched together from scraps on his mother's sewing machine cutting up jeans just to create bags.
He's an all A student. Studies in High School specialized in Commerce, falls in love with Rock music in all its current shapes and forms, his favorite is Anthrax. He wants to dress like them and gets his girlfriend to make the typical Anthrax surf shorts and jeans unaccessible in Hungary. Attends the Corvinus University of Economics, his wardrobe at this point contains little that he did not re-create himself. He loves to melt into the city life and nightlife. After a short stab at modeling he ends up on the creating side; as a childhood friend of the famous rock band "Hooligans" he lands his first commissions for designing stage-wear. He creates new stage design for popular funk band "Back II Black", his name and his references spread in music circles. Upon his friends' enthusiastic urge he takes a loan and designs/produces his first collection to be shown on a small town catwalk. In 1996 he rents a small store downtown Budapest, his creations are showcased after lying around in bags on the dormitory floor.
Soon he moves shop to a new location on Teréz Blv, where "Herczeg Férczművek" opens under the still present "Herczeg Party Clothing" trade sign. 1998– he founds "BYB" brand, 2000– founds the brand "Herczeg Zoltán". Hair-raising ideas and work ethics, active playboy lifestyle, unique marketing, he designs for like-minded peers. Nominated at the 2005 "Fashion Awards Hungary as Young Designer of the Year", his acclaimed collections make it as far as the catwalks of Madrid, he explicitly designs for men seldom for women. He uses musicians, actors, dancers instead of professional models, he always strays from the expected. His shows always feature live music picked to match the collection's image and feel; the show itself always transforms into an impromptu performance where the participants are free roam and express themselves in the clothes they picked, yet always achieving harmony and unconscious choreography despite the improvisation. Korfu – Madrid- Bruxelles – Milan – Váci Merriness "Rakpart" Offline – PeCsa Budapest Fashion Week REVOLUTION Collection Herczeg-Harley-Hooligans Store opening 10-year Herczeg anniversary – Jesus 33 collextion Szerencs Chocolate Festival Rock & Roll Collection The Card Collection – Napra – Gödör AXE Wamsler – Herczeg H1Z1- Virus collection Haramina collection Trilak – Herczeg HERCZEG for SUGARBIRD Hungarian Badass 15 years of Herczeg Herczeg & Envy Summer Fashion Show Szerelem utolsó vérig 10-year Herczegs anniversary DVD The jeans Fish on the cake season 1 Fish on the cake season 2 Pokerstars.hu – Staracademy TV2 Miss Tourism World Miss Alpok-Adria Miss Hungary Hajas Cut & Color Competition Singers League TV2 TV SHOW Hungary's next Topmodell – Viasat TV Show Best Dressed Band in Hungary – Young Designer of the Year nomination – Man of The Style winner in "extravagant" category – Red Bull Hungarian Ambassador PUMA Hungarian Ambassador Bruxelles- Rába Swimwear 2008.
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WSQV Using the tagline: "The Valley’s Best Rock," WSQV serves Clinton and Lycoming counties with a classic rock format. The radio station is designed for the specific needs of central Pennsylvania. Locally owned and independently operated by Schlesinger Communications, Inc. Daily programming on WSQV includes rock music, sports, public service and more. Mark "the Shark" Schlesinger has been a radio personality for over 30 years throughout central Pennsylvania, he has been a lifetime local resident, not only heard on the radio but doing live DJ dances and performances. Mark's possesses a vast knowledge of music and music history to enhance his air-shifts and is best known for his special lunchtime programming, "The Awesome 80's Lunch Hour," where all of the music is based out of the 1980s and listeners can win prizes by answering the "Awesome 80's Trivia" question. Mark can be heard during the late-morning and mid-day on WSQV. Mark is part-owner of Schlesinger Communications, Inc. and the radio stations that fall under its umbrella.
Jeff "The Guy That Looks Like Jerry Garcia" Schlesinger, has been involved in radio for over thirty-five years and a lifelong resident of central Pennsylvania. Jeff no longer hosts a show on WSQV but can be heard on the AM sister-station, AM 1230 WBPZ during "WBPZ Today," a local current affairs program that interviews groups and individuals of prominence in the Lock Haven, Pennsylvania area. WSQV listeners can still hear Jeff during "Rockin' Roadshows," which are live remote broadcasts done throughout the central Pennsylvania area. Jeff is part-owner of Schlesinger Communications, Inc. and the radio stations that fall under its umbrella. Jeff is a known metal rock lover and can be heard in the late-afternoon and early-evening on WSQV; when not in-studio, Jeff is found assisting/hosting "Rockin' Roadshows" and being a production/web/tech wizard. Noah Schlesinger is the son of Mark "the Shark" Schlesinger and the nephew of Jeff "The Guy That Looks Like Jerry Garcia" Schlesinger. Noah is the host of the late-evening and overnight shifts on WSQV, boasting a wide knowledge on modern rock as well as up-and-coming artists and bands.
Noah is a student at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and plays guitar in his band, Greylines. WSQV official website Query the FCC's FM station database for WSQV Radio-Locator information on WSQV Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WSQV
Western New Guinea known as Papua, is the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea. Since the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is called West Papua. Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in Oceania. Considered to be a part of the Australian continent, the territory is in the Southern Hemisphere and includes nearby islands, including the Schouten and Raja Ampat archipelagoes; the region is predominantly covered with ancient rainforest where numerous traditional tribes live, such as the Dani of the Baliem Valley, although a large proportion of the population live in or near coastal areas, with the largest city being Jayapura. Following its proclamation of independence in 1945, the Republic of Indonesia took over all the former territories of the Dutch East Indies, including Western New Guinea. However, the Dutch retained sovereignty over the region until the New York Agreement on 15 August 1962, which granted Western New Guinea to Indonesia.
The region became the province of Irian Jaya before being renamed Papua in 2002. The following year, the second province in the region, West Papua in Manokwari, was created. Both provinces were granted special autonomous status by the Indonesian legislation. Western New Guinea has the majority of whom are Papuan people; the official and most spoken language is Indonesian. Estimates of the number of local languages in the region range from 200 to over 700, with the most spoken including Dani, Yali and Biak; the predominant religion is Christianity followed by Islam. The main industries include agriculture, oil production, mining. Speakers align themselves with a political orientation when choosing a name for the western half of the island of New Guinea; the official name of the region is "Papua" according to International Organization for Standardization. Independence activists refer to the region as "West Papua", while the Indonesian officials has used "West Papua" to name the westernmost province of the region since 2007.
The region has had the official names of Netherlands New Guinea, West New Guinea or West Irian, Irian Jaya, Papua. The region is 1,200 kilometres from east to 736 kilometres from north to south, it has an area of 420,540 square kilometres, which equates to 22% of Indonesia's land area. The border with Papua New Guinea follows the 141st meridian east, with one section defined by the Fly River; the island of New Guinea was once part of the Australian landmass and lies on the continent of Sahul. The collision between the Indo-Australian Plate and Pacific plate resulted in the formation of the Maoke Mountains, which run through the centre of the region and are 600 km long and 100 km across; the range includes about ten peaks over 4,000 metres, including Puncak Jaya, Puncak Mandala and Puncak Trikora. This range ensures a steady supply of rain from the tropical atmosphere; the tree line is around 4,000 m and the tallest peaks feature small glaciers and are snowbound year-round. Both north and west of the central ranges, the land remains mountainous – 1,000 to 2,000 metres high with a warm humid climate year-round.
The highland areas feature alpine grasslands, jagged bare peaks, montane forests, fast-flowing rivers, gorges. Swamps and low-lying alluvial plains with fertile soil dominate the southeastern section around the town of Merauke. Swamps extend 300 kilometres around the Asmat region; the province has 40 major rivers, 12 lakes, 40 islands. The Mamberamo river runs through the north of the province; the result is a large area of rivers known as the Lakes Plains region. The southern lowlands, habitats of which included mangrove and freshwater swamp forest and lowland rainforest, are home to populations of fishermen and gatherers such as the Asmat people; the Baliem Valley, home of the Dani people, is a tableland 1,600 m above sea level in the midst of the central mountain range. The dry season across the region is between May and October. Strong winds and rain are experienced along the north coast from November to March. However, the south coast experiences an increase in wind and rain between April and October, the dry season in the Merauke area, the only part of Western New Guinea to experience distinct seasons.
Coastal areas are hot and humid, whereas the highland areas tend to be cooler. Lying in the Asia-Australian transition zone near Wallacea, the region's flora and fauna include Asiatic and endemic species; the region has a high degree of biodiversity. The island has an estimated 16,000 species of 124 genera of which are endemic; the mountainous areas and the north are covered with dense rainforest. Highland vegetation includes alpine grasslands, pine forests and scrub; the vegetation of the south coast includes mangroves and sago palms, in the drier southeastern section, eucalypts and acacias. Marsupial species dominate the region; the region is the only part of Indonesia to have kangaroos, marsupial mice and ring-tailed p
Anilus Joseph was a Haitian track and field athlete who competed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Joseph was running his first 10000 metres at the Olympics and started off with a quick pace, covering the first lap in 59.6 secs. By the eighth lap he was passed by all the others and by the 12th he was passed for a second time; when the bell rang for the leaders, Joseph broke into a sprint again, but when he was told by a track official that he still had a mile to go, he retired from the race. Joseph was one of the first representatives from the notorious squad of Haitian long distance track and field athletes delegated to the Olympic Games by the Baby Doc Duvalier regime during the 1970s and 1980s, who gained fame by setting all-time worst times on the Olympics, many of which are still standing today. Notable performers included Wilnor Joseph who covered the 800 metres with a time of 2:15.26 in 1976, Charles Olemus who blocked the complete track and field schedule in 1976 for 15 minutes until he covered the last six laps of his 10000 metres race, Dieudonné LaMothe who finished last at both the 5000 metres in 1976 and at the marathon race in 1984.
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