Interstate 278 is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in New Jersey and New York in the United States. The road runs 35.62 miles from U. S. Route 1/9 in Linden, New Jersey, to the Bruckner Interchange in the New York City borough of the Bronx; the majority of I-278 is in New York City, where it serves as a partial beltway and passes through all five of the city's boroughs. I-278 follows several freeways, including the Union Freeway in New Jersey. I-278 crosses multiple bridges, including the Goethals, Verrazzano-Narrows and Triborough Bridges. I-278 was opened in pieces from the 1930s through the 1960s; some of its completed segments predated the Interstate Highway System and are thus not up to standards, portions of I-278 have been upgraded over the years. In New York, the various parts of I-278 were planned by Robert Moses, an urban planner in New York City; the segments proposed. Despite its number, I-278 does not connect to I-78. There were once plans to extend I-278 west to I-78 east of the Route 24 interchange in Springfield, New Jersey.
This was canceled because of opposition from the communities along the route. The segment that does exist in New Jersey was opened in 1969. There were plans to extend I-78 east across Manhattan and into Brooklyn via the Williamsburg Bridge. Two segments of I-278 have had different route number designations planned or designated for it. I-87 was once planned to follow the segment of I-278 between the Williamsburg Bridge and the Major Deegan Expressway, but this became a part of I-278. Additionally, the Bruckner Expressway portion of I-278 had been designated with different route numbers. At first, it was to be I-895 between the Sheridan Expressway and I-678 past there. I-278 was planned to follow the Bruckner Expressway and the Sheridan Expressway to I-95 before the current numbering took place by 1970, with I-895 designated onto the Sheridan Expressway; the New Jersey segment of I-278 begins in Linden, Union County at the junction with US 1 and US 9, where it merges into the southbound direction of that road.
The freeway heads east and carries two lanes in each direction, with the eastbound direction widening to three lanes. I-278 runs between urban residential areas to the north and the Bayway Refinery to the south as it continues into Elizabeth. In this area, the road meets Route 439 and the New Jersey Turnpike at the only intermediate interchange that I-278 has in New Jersey; this short length is sometimes called the Union Freeway. After this interchange, I-278 turns southeast and crosses the New Jersey Turnpike, Conrail Shared Assets Operations' Chemical Coast Secondary line, a Staten Island Railway freight line, used by Conrail Shared Assets Operations, industrial areas, Conrail Shared Assets Operations' Bayway Industrial Track line, Arthur Kill on the six-lane Goethals Bridge to Staten Island, a borough of New York City; this bridge is maintained by the Port Authority of New Jersey. Upon coming onto Staten Island, I-278 becomes the Staten Island Expressway. After the Goethals Bridge, the highway passes under the Travis Branch railroad line, owned by the Staten Island Railway and operated by Conrail Shared Assets Operations and has a toll plaza serving the bridge.
At this point, the freeway becomes eight lanes and maintained by the New York State Department of Transportation, coming to an exit for Western Avenue and Forest Avenue before reaching a directional interchange with New York State Route 440. NY 440 forms a concurrency with I-278 and the road heads into residential neighborhoods; the road carries four lanes eastbound and three lanes westbound as it comes to the exit serving Richmond Avenue. After, NY 440 splits from the Staten Island Expressway at a large interchange, heading north on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway; this interchange provides access to Victory Boulevard. East of this point, the expressway gains a bus lane in each direction; the six-lane I-278 turns to the east past this point, with Gannon Avenue serving as a frontage road, reaches the Bradley Avenue exit. The next interchange the Staten Island Expressway is with Todt Hill Slosson Avenue; this exchange was the original terminal of the bus lane in each direction that serves as a high-occupancy vehicle lane, built in 2005.
After Todt Hill Road, I-278 runs through a wooded area where it comes to an incomplete interchange, to be the northern terminus of the Richmond Parkway. The road continues back into residential areas and comes to an interchange serving Clove Road and Richmond Road. Past this, I-278 passes over the Staten Island Railway rapid transit line; the next interchange the freeway has is with Hylan Boulevard. A short distance the Staten Island Expressway comes to a large interchange that serves Lily Pond Road and Bay Street. After, I-278 reaches the former toll plaza for the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, where electronic toll collection is in effect for the westbound lanes. Following the toll plaza area, I-278 goes onto the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge linking to Brooklyn over the Narrows; this bridge, m
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. It lies 45 km north of Launceston, on the West Tamar Highway and at the 2016 census, had a population of 1,222, it is part of the Municipality of West Tamar Council. Beauty Point is a tiny township established as the first deep water port on the Tamar River; the town was first established as a port to service the nearby gold mine town of Beaconsfield. After the gold rush ended, it became a centre for the export of apples. During the 1870s, the north-western part of modern-day Beauty Point, near the base of Redbill Point, was known as'Port Lempriere' and was the site of the blast furnace of the British and Tasmanian Charcoal Iron Company and its two wharves - a 310 foot-long wharf near the blast furnace site and a separate 600 foot-long wharf at the end of Redbill Point. A railway connected the wharves and blast furnace site to the company's iron ore mine -'Mt Vulcan' - on Anderson's Creek; the southern part of modern-day Beauty Point—known as Ilfracombe—was the site of the jetty of the Ilfracombe Iron Company and the terminus of its tramway, during the 1870s.
Ilfracombe was only a port for this venture, both the company's iron ore mine and blast furnace were located well inland. The Ilfracombe Post Office opened on 1 October 1903, was renamed Beauty Point in 1904 and closed in 1991. Ilfraville Post Office nearby opened on 1 December 1941 and was renamed Beauty Point in 1991 when the earlier office of the same name closed. Situated on Port Dalrymple opposite from George Town, Beauty Point lies in the heart of a rich sheep and vine-growing district. So, the town's port facilities form the heart of the present-day economic life. Beauty Point is a major fishing town; the Australian Maritime College has a campus here, for courses in fisheries and seamanship. More the town has become the home of Seahorse World, a working seahorse farm and educational center open to the public; the Beauty Point Slipway provides boat repairs of outstanding quality. The original Beauty Point wharf, where the first deep water vessels arrived, has been demolished and replaced by the Australian Maritime College, which houses over 100 residential students.
The college owns two training vessels. The town's first wharf was established in response to the growing importance of Beaconsfield which, as a result of the gold boom, was once the third largest town in Tasmania. Beauty Point forms the starting point of the Australian Three Peaks Race, a yachting and running event around the east of the state, it is the starting point for the Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race, an event down the east coast
"Walking After You" is a song by the Foo Fighters and appears on the band's 1997 album The Colour and the Shape. In 1998 a re-recorded version appeared on The X-Files: The Album, the soundtrack to the original X-Files movie, was released as a single. While none of the X-Files album songs are prominently featured in the movie itself, "Walking After You" is played during the end credit sequence, following Noel Gallagher's "Teotihuacan." The single's B-side is Ween's "Beacon Light". The Foo Fighters had contributed a cover of Gary Numan's "Down in the Park" to the compilation album, Songs in the Key of X: Music From and Inspired by the X-Files. Grohl is an avid "X-Files" fan. "Walking After You" was a hit in the UK and was performed live on the chart show Top of the Pops. The song, along with the rest of The Colour and the Shape album was released as downloadable content for the Rock Band series of video games on November 13, 2008; the original album version was created in December 1996 at WGNS Studios in Washington, D.
C. in between recording sessions for The Colour and the Shape. It was performed by Grohl on vocals and all instrument parts, was recorded by Geoff Turner; the soundtrack/single version was performed by the full band, including then-recent additions Taylor Hawkins and Franz Stahl, with guest backing vocals from Shudder to Think's Craig Wedren. It was recorded in early 1998 at Ocean Way Studios in Hollywood, was produced by Talking Heads member Jerry Harrison; as a result of trying to muster as much emotion as possible, Grohl broke down during the recording of the vocal take which ended up being used in the final mix. This version utilizes the addition of a piano part during the bridge, performed by Harrison. Stylistically, it employs more intricate drumming and guitar work than the original -, much more sparse - and runs about a minute shorter; the song's music video features a nattily-attired Grohl interacting with a woman in what appears to be an asylum or prison, where the two are separated by plate-glass windows.
A stack of vintage television sets displays clips of retro fare such as Bela Lugosi films and Betty Boop cartoons. It was directed by fashion photographer Matthew Rolston, who had done videos for artists such as Janet Jackson and Lenny Kravitz. Before Rolston's involvement in the video, X-Files star David Duchovny had expressed an interest in directing it, but was quick to admit his inexperience, saying "I wouldn't know what the hell I'm doing." The concept was initially considered to have more of a direct relation to The X-Files in some way, which the finished video does not bear. "Walking After You" "Beacon Light" The unreleased Ween song "Beacon Light" was used as a B-side as it appears on the film soundtrack to X-Files: Fight the Future. Dave Grohl – vocals, drums Nate Mendel – bass Dave Grohl – vocals, rhythm guitar Nate Mendel – bass Franz Stahl – lead guitar Taylor Hawkins – drums Craig Wedren – backing vocals Jerry Harrison – piano
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Benghazi, Libya. 7th century BCE - Euesperides founded by Cyrenians near site of present-day Benghazi. 1517 CE - Cyrenaica becomes part of Ottoman Tripolitania. 1577 - Atiq Mosque built. 1816/1817 - Massacre occurs at the Ottoman fortress. 1820 - Alhadadp Mosque founded. 1827 - British consulate established. 1858 - Plague outbreak. 1869 - Administrative Benghazi mutessariflik created. 1874 - Plague outbreak. 1895 Barracks built in Al-Berka. Italian "Società d'Esplorazione Commerciale in Africa" active in Benghazi. 1906 - Market burns down. 1911 19 October: Town occupied by Italian forces during the Italo-Turkish War. Population: 35,000. 1913 - Albergo Italia built. 1914 - Benghazi–Benina railway begins operating. 1916 - Benghazi Central Station built. 1922 - Benghazi Lighthouse built. 1924 - City Hall built. 1926 - Benghazi-Suluq Railway begins operating. 1927 Benghazi–Marj railway begins operating. Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Cyrenaica established.
1928 - Berenice Theatre opens. 1931 - September: Trial of Omar Mukhtar, leading to his execution on 16 September in nearby Suluq. 1934 Pier built in the Port of Benghazi. Administrative Benghazi Province created. 1936 - Hotel Berenice built. 1937 - March: Mussolini visits Benghazi. 1939 - Benghazi Cathedral built. 1942 November: British forces take city during the Battle of El Agheila in World War II. Italian rule ends. Omar al-Mukhtar Society formed. 1945 - Population: 60,000. 1947 - Ahly Benghazi football club active. 1952 Al-Hilal SC formed. University of Oxford's Ashmolean Expedition to Cyrenaica begins its archaeological excavation of Euesperides site. 1953 - City boundary established. 1954 - Al Tahaddy SC formed. 1955 - University of Libya founded. 1956 - Benghazi Zoo founded. 1957 - Benghazi Military University Academy established. 1964 - Population: 137,295. 1967 - Stadium and Suliman Ad-Dharrath Arena open. 1970s - Giuliana Bridge opens. 1973 University of Benghazi active. Population: 266,000. 1980 - February: Protest at French consulate.
1982 March: Part of 1982 African Cup of Nations football contest held in Benghazi. Convention centre built. 1984 - Population: 442,860. 1986 - 15 April: Aerial bombing of city by United States forces. 1989 - Tibesti Hotel built. 1990 - Population: 800,000. 1991 - "Administrative Office Complex" built. 1993 - September: Great Man-Made River constructed. 2000 1 September: Al-Ahly football stadium demolished. September: Unrest. 2005 - Population: 685,367. 2006 - 15 February: Protest against Muhammad cartoons. 2007 - Quryna newspaper begins publication. 2008 - Sirt–Benghazi Railway construction begins. 2009 - Martyrs of February Stadium opens in nearby Benina. 2011 15 February: Arab Spring-related protest. Al Kalima newspaper begins publication. 2012 19 May: Local election held. June: "Pro-autonomy mob ransacks the election commission building." September: United States consulate attacked. 2014 16 May: Benina International Airport closes due to fighting. 15 October: Battle of Benghazi begins. 2017 18 April: Abdelrahman Alabbar becomes mayor.
15 July: Benina Airport reopens. 27 July: Battle of Benghazi concludes. History of Benghazi Timeline of Tripoli, Libya Timeline of the Italian Empire This article incorporates information from the Arabic Wikipedia, German Wikipedia, Italian Wikipedia. "". Directory of Open Access Journals. UK. Items related to Benghazi, various dates Items related to Benghazi, various dates "". AfricaBib.org
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche known as Khyentse Norbu, is a Tibetan/Bhutanese lama and writer. His four major films are The Cup and Magicians, Vara: A Blessing and, most Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait, he is the author of the books. He is the eldest son of Thinley Norbu, therefore the grandson of Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje. Rinpoche has teachers from all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism and is a follower and champion of the Rimé movement, he considers Dilgo Khyentse as his main guru. He is the primary custodian of the teachings of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche was born in eastern Bhutan in 1961 at a place called Khenpajong. At the age of seven he was recognized, by Sakya Trizin, as the third incarnation of the founder of Khyentse lineage of Tibetan Buddhism; the first incarnation was Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, who helped found the Rimé movement, an ecumenical school of Tibetan Buddhism, centred in Dzongsar Monastery in Sichuan. Followers of this non-sectarian school sought to identify and make use of the best methods from the various long-competing and isolated schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
This approach led to a blossoming of writing from the 1880s onwards. The second incarnation was the renowned lama Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, who figured prominently in the export of Tantric Buddhism to the West as the root-teacher of a generation of influential and forward-thinking lamas. A biographical portrait of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche exists in documentary feature film form; the film came out in 2003, is called Words of My Perfect Teacher, after the English rendering of a famed work by Patrul Rinpoche. It is a portrait of the Vajrayana Buddhist student-teacher relationship; until the age of twelve Khyentse Norbu studied at the Palace Monastery of the King of Sikkim. Reflecting the unusual non-sectarian tradition of the Khyentse lineage, he counts as his root-masters teachers from all four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, he has studied with several influential contemporary masters Dilgo Khyentse. After leaving Sikkim he studied at Sakya College in Rajpur, attended SOAS, University of London.
From a young age he has been active in the preservation of the Buddhist teaching, establishing centres of learning, supporting practitioners, publishing books and teaching all over the world. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche supervises his traditional seat of Dzongsar Monastery and its retreat centers in eastern Tibet, as well as his new colleges in India and Bhutan, he has established centres in Australia, North America and the Far East. In 1989, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche founded Siddhartha's Intent, an international Buddhist association of non-profit centres, most of which are nationally registered societies and charities, with the principal intention of preserving the Buddhist teachings, as well as increasing an awareness and understanding of the many aspects of the Buddhist teaching beyond the limits of cultures and traditions. While working with Tibetan refugees in northern India, Khyentse Norbu was struck by the absence of media attention to the abject suffering of thousands of children. In 1993, he founded the secular White Lotus Charitable Trust, dedicated to serving the most neglected and forgotten children through education.
Volunteering his own time and resources to establish the initial infrastructure, Khyentse Norbu inspired others around the world, regardless of spiritual traditions, to help White Lotus become a global volunteer network of like-minded humanists. International followers of his work and his vision founded their own networks the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Hong Kong and Taiwan with a view to supporting LO programs in India and Cambodia. In 2002, Lotus Outreach was incorporated as a non-profit 501 organization in southern California to create an American center of infrastructure, dedicated to ensuring the education and safety of at-risk and exploited women and children in India and Cambodia, its all-volunteer International Board of Directors continues to raise funds and increase awareness in their home countries on issues surrounding poverty and exploitation in Asia. In 2001 Khyentse Foundation was founded by Dzongsar Khyentse, it is a non-profit organization with the stated goal "to act as a system of patronage for institutions and individuals engaged in the practice and study of Buddha's wisdom and compassion."
Khyentse Norbu wrote and directed four award-winning films, The Cup and Magicians, Vara: A Blessing, Hema Hema: Sing Me A Song While I Wait. Travellers and Magicians was the first feature film to be produced in Bhutan, he studied filmmaking with Bernardo Bertolucci, after serving as consultant on the Italian director's 1993 film Little Buddha. Khyentse Norbu appears in the 2009 documentary Tulku, where he discusses Buddhism and his views on the tulku phenomenon. Vara: The Blessing opened South Korea's famed Busan International Film Festival, it was the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with either a local
Quakertown Airport is a public airport in Bucks County, owned by the Bucks County Airport Authority. It is two miles west of Quakertown and was dedicated on 22 January 1965, it is home to the Civil Air Patrol Squadron 904. Quakertown Airport covers 122 acres at an elevation of 526 feet, its one runway, 11/29, is 3,201 by 50 feet asphalt. In the year ending 4 September 2008 the airport had 29,642 aircraft operations, average 81 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% air taxi. 88 aircraft were based at the airport: 89% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 2% jet, 1% helicopter and 2% ultralight. Quakertown Airport at Bucks County Airport Authority website Civil Air Patrol Squadron 904 Aerial photo as of 13 April 1999 from USGS The National Map via MSR Maps Quakertown Airport at PennDOT Bureau of Aviation FAA Terminal Procedures for UKT, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for UKT AirNav airport information for KUKT ASN accident history for UKT FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures