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Greene County, Pennsylvania

Greene County is a county located in the U. S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,686, its county seat is Waynesburg. Greene County was created on February 9, 1796, from part of Washington County and named for General Nathanael Greene. Greene County is part of the Pittsburgh DMA, it is located in the area of southwestern Pennsylvania, claimed by Virginia, the District of West Augusta. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 578 square miles, of which 576 square miles is land and 2.0 square miles is water. It has a humid continental climate and average monthly temperatures in Waynesburg range from 28.9 °F in January to 71.9 °F in July. Washington County Fayette County Monongalia County, West Virginia Wetzel County, West Virginia Marshall County, West Virginia As of the census of 2010, there were 38,686 people, 14,724 households, 9,970 families residing in the county; the population density was 67 people per square mile. There were 16,678 housing units at an average density of 29 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 94.6 percent White, 3.3 percent Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3 percent Asian, 0.0 percent Pacific Islander, 0.7 percent from other races, 1.0% from two or more races. 1.2 percent of the population were Latino of any race. There were 14,724 households out of which 29.3 percent had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5 percent were married couples living together, 10.9 percent had a female householder with no husband present, 32.3 percent were non-families. 27.0 percent of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7 percent had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91. In the county, the population was spread out with 19.9 percent under the age of 18, 9.9 percent from 18 to 24, 25.5 percent from 25 to 44, 29.3 percent from 45 to 64, 15.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.1 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males.

For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.6 males. As of November 7, 2017, there were 21,671 registered voters in the county. Democrats hold a majority of 3,621 voters. Mike Belding, Republican Betsy McClure, Republican Blair Zimmerman, Democrat President Judge, Hon. Farley Toothman Associate Judge, Hon. Louis Dayich District Attorney, David Russo, Republican Sheriff, Marcus Simms, Democrat Coroner, Gene Rush, Republican Clerk of Courts, Sherry Wise, Democrat Prothonotary, Susan White, Democrat Recorder of Deeds and Register of Wills, Donna Tharp, Democrat Treasurer, Cory Grandel, Democrat Controller, Ami Cree, Democrat Pam Snyder, Democrat, 50th district Camera Bartolotta, Republican, 46th district Guy Reschenthaler, Republican, 14th district Pat Toomey, Republican Bob Casey, Jr. Democrat Greene County's development commission has assisted area business since 1998; the Meadow Ridge office park has served the county since the early 2000s. Waynesburg University Greene County is divided into five public school districts.

There are 15 public schools that serve Pennsylvania. Carmichaels Area School District Central Greene School District Jefferson-Morgan School District Southeastern Greene School District West Greene School DistrictSome schools within the five above districts include: Greene County Career Technology Center - Waynesburg East Franklin School - Waynesburg Open Door Christian School in Waynesburg Greene Valley Christian Academy in Rices Landing Eva K Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania Greene County Library System in Jefferson, Pennsylvania I-79 US 19 PA 18 PA 21 PA 88 PA 188 PA 218 PA 221 PA 231 Greene County Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport located two nautical miles east of the central business district of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns; the following boroughs and townships are located in Greene County: Carmichaels Clarksville Greensboro Jefferson Rices Landing Waynesburg Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.

S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data, they are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well; the population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Greene County.† county seat Greene Connections: Greene County, Pennsylvania Archives Project National Register of Historic Places listings in Greene County, Pennsylvania Official website

Lake Hood Seaplane Base

Lake Hood Seaplane Base is a state-owned seaplane base located three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Anchorage in the U. S. state of Alaska. The Lake Hood Strip is a gravel runway located adjacent to the seaplane base; the gravel strip airport's previous code of has been decommissioned and combined with as another landing surface. Operating continuously and open to the public, Lake Hood is the world's busiest seaplane base, handling an average of 190 flights per day, it is located on Lakes Hood and Spenard, next to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, three miles from downtown Anchorage. The base has an operating control tower, during the winter months the frozen lake surface is maintained for ski-equipped airplanes. Most U. S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Lake Hood is assigned LHD by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is PALH. Lake Hood Seaplane Base has three seaplane landing areas: E/W is 4,540 by 188 feet.

Lake Hood Strip has one runway designated 14/32 with a gravel surface measuring 2,200 by 75 feet. For 12-month period ending August 1, 2005, the seaplane base had 69,400 aircraft operations, an average of 190 per day: 88% general aviation, 12% air taxi and <1% military. There are 781 aircraft based at this seaplane base: 3 % multi-engine. Alaska Airmen's Association webcam on Lake Hood FAA Alaska airport diagram Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for LHD AirNav airport information for PALH FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS latest weather observations for PALH SkyVector aeronautical chart for LHD

Leghs of Adlington

The Leghs of Adlington were established by Robert de Leigh who inherited the lordship of the manor of Adlington from his mother Elena de Corona. His father, John de Leigh, lord of the manor of Over Knutsford and seated at Norbury Booths, descended in the male line from the Venable family. Robert de Leigh, lieutenant to Sir Thomas de Ferrers “Lieutenant of the Prince’s Bachelor”, was a Riding-Forester of the Forest of Macclesfield, Bailiff of the Hundred of Macclesfield and a Justice in Eyre for Cheshire. Robert de Legh, the second in succession, was one of the Black Prince's Esquires. Sir Robert Legh the third in succession was knighted during the reign of Richard II, he was twice Sheriff of Cheshire. He fought at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 against Henry IV. Robert Legh the fourth in succession was preparing to take part in the Battle of Agincourt but died of pestilence ten days before the battle; some years after the dissolution of the monasteries, Thomas Legh the tenth in succession acquired the rights to the manor of Prestbury, together with the advowson of the parish church and tithes.

Leghs became patrons of the Living and Lay Rectors of Prestbury. Thomas Legh served as High Sheriff of Cheshire for 1588/89. Sir Urian Legh was knighted for military services by taking Cádiz in 1596, he was appointed High Sheriff in 1613. Thomas Legh, the twelfth in succession, was twice High Sheriff of Cheshire and a Colonel in the Royalist Army during the Civil War, he regained it later. In February 1644 the house was again besieged; this time it had to be surrendered to the Parliamentarians. It was not returned to the family until 1656. Thomas Legh, the thirteenth in succession, was gazetted Colonel of Militia and appointed High Sheriff in 1662 in recognition of his services to the Stuarts; the next three in succession were Colonels of Militia and High Sheriffs, John serving as MP for Bodmin from 1715 to 1722. On the death of Charles Legh in 1781 the direct male line expired but the succession continued through Charles' niece Elizabeth Rowlls who assumed the surname of Legh by Royal Sign Manual.

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Invicta Dynamos

Invicta Dynamos are the senior,semi-professional, ice hockey team based in Gillingham in Kent. The season runs from September to April, they play their home games on a Sunday at 17:15. The club was founded in 1997 replacing the Medway Bears as the senior team based at the Ice Bowl; the club competed in the EPIHL until the 2003/4 season when the club dropped down to the ENIHL due to a lack of sponsorship. Invicta is one of the larger clubs at this level and has enjoyed a period of sustained success including winning the ENIHL Grand Slam in 2005/6; the most successful season in the Dynamos history came in the 2001/02 season when they were the champions of the EPIHL, winning the league and playoffs and losing the cup final to local rivals the Romford Raiders. The club's fiercest rivalry has traditionally been with the Raiders IHC and to a lesser extent the Chelmsford Chieftains, with the Dynamos competing in the same league as the two Essex clubs for its first six seasons; however more a healthy rivalry has developed with Streatham IHC due to the geographical proximity of the two clubs.

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Five Boroughs of the Danelaw

The Five Boroughs or The Five Boroughs of the Danelaw were the five main towns of Danish Mercia. These were Derby, Lincoln and Stamford; the first four became county towns. Viking raids began in England in the late 8th century, were of the'hit and run' sort. However, in 865 various Viking armies combined and landed in East Anglia, not to raid but to conquer the four Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England; the annals described the combined force as the Great Heathen Army. In 871, the campaign was reinforced. In 874, following their winter stay in Repton, the Great Heathen Army drove the Mercian king into exile and conquered Mercia. According to Alfred the Great's biographer, the Vikings split into two bands. Halfdan led one band north to Northumbria. Ceolwulf II was installed as the Mercian king by the Vikings, who returned in 877 to partition Mercia; the west of the kingdom went to Ceolwulf II, whilst in the east the Five Boroughs began as the fortified burhs of five Danish armies who settled the area and introduced Danelaw, their native law and customs.

Each of the Five Boroughs was ruled as a Danish Jarldom, controlling lands around a fortified burh, which served as the centre of political power. These rulers were initially subject to their overlords in the Viking Kingdom of Jorvik and operated their armies sometimes independently but in alliance with rulers of their neighbours. In addition to the Five Boroughs there were a number of large Danish settlements to the south, including Northampton and Bedford which existed in a similar fashion. Old Norse: Djúra-bý. Although the area was settled by Danes from 877, it was not under English threat until 913 when Lady Aethelflaed of Mercia campaigned deep into Danish territory and established a burh at nearby Tamworth. In 917 Aethelflaed launched her first offensive foray and selected the fortress at Derby as her target. At that time the local ruler had joined with the armies from Northampton and Leicester in a number of raids to attack Mercia. Aethelflaed took advantage of the weakened burh, assaulted the town in July 917.

The Danes might well have established their military headquarters on the former Roman fort of Derventio. This 6-acre rectangular fort would have given the burh the equivalent of c. 500 hides. The Vikings had camped at nearby Repton in 874, had abandoned it a year after suffering from disease during their stay. One of the more formidable Danish burhs, the local ruler combined his army with that of Northampton and raided the West Saxon territories of Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire in 913, defied King Edward the Elder to besiege the West Saxon burh of Hertford; this provoked Aethelflaed to move her armies up to the fringes of Danish occupied territory around Leicester in 914 and to construct a burh at Warwick. In July 917, as part of a three-pronged assault, the combined forces of Leicester and Northampton, Derby, laid siege to the Mercian burh at Towcester. Isolated by the loss of Derby and Northampton that year, the Mercian army returned in early 918 to ravage the local countryside, as a result the fortress surrendered peacefully to Aethelflaed's troops.

Relieved of English rule by King Olaf of York in 941, King Edmund I besieged the Viking army at Leicester the same year. Olaf and his advisor Wulfstan I, Archbishop of York, both escaped and the siege was lifted after a peace negotiation ceded the Five Boroughs to the Kingdom of York. Jarl Orm, the ruler of Leicester at the time married his daughter to King Olaf that year to cement the alliance; the burh might have made use of the walls of the Roman Leicester, of approx 7,800 ft. The burh at Lincoln guarded the route between Wessex and York, was protected from much of the Anglo-Danish fighting due to its isolated location; the Lincoln Danes settled the area occupied by the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Lindsey, where the Vikings had overwintered in the nearby fortress of Torksey in Lindsey from 873 to 874. Lincoln surrendered in 918 following the capitulation of all the Danish territories on the border of Mercia and Wessex; as a former Roman legionary town, the burh based its walls on the old fortress of 41 acres.

The Viking army under Ivar the Boneless and Halfdan Ragnarsson first occupied Nottingham in 868 and subsequently set up winter quarters there. Burgred and his West Saxon allies laid siege, but made peace and allowed the Vikings to retreat after little serious fighting in 869. Danish reoccupation and settlement began in 877, lasted until the assault by Edward of Wessex in the summer of 918. Edward constructed a second burh on the opposite side of the Trent in 920 to further fortify the area from Danish attack. Saxon Nottingham was known to have covered about 39 acres, which may have put the burh at c. 1300 hides. The area around Stamford was invaded by West Saxon Ealdorman Aethelnoth in the summer of 894, but the town was not besieged and Danish rule was unaffected; the end came when King Edward assaulted Stamford in late May 918 which soon fell to the army of Wessex. That year Edward built a second burh on the south side of the River Welland. From Roffe, the ramparts of the northern burh might have been of approx 3100 ft, the Edwardian burh of around 2700 ft.

The following burhs were not part of the Five Boroughs, but were Danish set

Road Blaster

Road Blaster is a 1985 interactive movie video game produced by Data East for the arcades. As with other laserdisc-based arcade games from the same time, the gameplay consists of on-screen instructions overlaid over pre-recorded full motion video animated footage of high-speed chases and vehicular combat; the player controls the cross-hair to steer their car toward the correct directions according to the green arrows flashing and beeping beside it, while controlling the gas pedal and booster whenever they light up. The game has nine stages. Upon completing a level, the player is graded on the reaction time. Different difficulty levels can be selected. In Normal Mode, pop-up icons and audio tones signal when to turn left or right, hit turbo, or hit other cars. In Hard Mode, there are no on-screen icons to guide the player; the story of Road Blaster is inspired by revenge thriller films such as Mad Max, takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland in the late 1990s United States. The player assumes the role of a vigilante who drives a customized sports car in order to get revenge on a biker gang responsible for his wife's death on their honeymoon.

After recovering from his own injuries, he upgrades his car and goes on a rampage through nine areas. His goal is to complete his vengeance. Road Blaster uses animation provided by the anime studio Toei Animation, it was animated under the guidance of Yoshinobu Inano, who directed or key-animated such films such as Gundam: Char's Counter Attack, Macross: Do You Remember Love?, The Transformers: The Movie. It was animated using 15,000 hand-painted cels to produce over 30 minutes of animation. Game director Yoshihisa Kishimoto, who worked on Cobra Command directed the arcade version of Double Dragon, where the car from Road Blaster can be seen inside the Lee brothers' garage at the start of the game. Road Blaster was released in 1985 as a laserdisc-based arcade game. Various ports were released throughout, including versions for the MSX, X1, Mega CD/Sega CD, LaserActive, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer. However, only the Sega CD and Mega LD versions were released outside Japan, under the titles Road Avenger and Road Prosecutor, respectively.

The titles were changed to avoid confusion with the titled arcade game RoadBlasters by Atari Games, ported to the Mega Drive around the same time. Road Blaster was released for the Sharp X68000 and for and Windows in 2011 in Japan. Cobra Command and Road Blaster were ported to iOS by Revolutionary Concepts in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Other variations included one-shot reproductions for VHS cassette players such as Takara's Video Challenger, a limited interactive port of the Road Blaster arcade game; the Sega Saturn and PlayStation ports were compilations of Road Blaster and another laserdisc arcade game developed by the same team titled Thunder Storm. An unofficial Super NES port was released in 2011. However, the game relies on the MSU1 Media Enhancement Chip, a somewhat new chip which allows 4GB of additional storage space, full motion video playback and stereo PCM audio. In early 2018, another unofficial port was released for the Commodore Amiga, with an OCS and an AGA versions released, both based on the Mega CD version.

Dragon reviewers gave the Sega CD version of the game 4 out of 5 stars in 1993. GameFan noted it has greater interaction compared to Time Gal and Thunderstorm, praised the "non-stop control of the vehicle," graphics, smooth animation, "andrenaline rush" experience. GamePro praised the detailed animation and stereo CD sound, called it a "masterpiece", "like participating in an intense, action-packed, animated movie."On release, Famitsu gave the Mega CD version a score of 32 out of 40, while MEGA rated it at 86%. Famitsu scored the Sega Saturn version a 25 out of 40, the PlayStation version a 23 out of 40; the iOS port was released to favourable reviews, including the scores of 8 out of 10 from IGN and 7 out of 10 from Pocket Gamer. A novelization of the game was announced in 2009; the project was authorized by G-Mode of Japan to be written by Mary Margaret Park. Road Blaster at the Killer List of Videogames Road Blaster at Arcade-History Road Blaster at Dragon's Lair Project