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Kosciusko County, Indiana

Kosciusko County is a county located in the U. S. state of Indiana. Census 2010 recorded the population at 77,358; the county seat is Warsaw. The county was formed in 1836, it was named after the Polish general Tadeusz Kościuszko who served in the American Revolutionary War and returned to Poland. The county seat is named after the capital of Poland. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 554.39 square miles, of which 531.38 square miles is land and 23.01 square miles is water. Elkhart County Noble County Whitley County Wabash County Fulton County Marshall County U. S. Route 30 Indiana State Road 10 Indiana State Road 13 Indiana State Road 14 Indiana State Road 15 Indiana State Road 19 Indiana State Road 25 KASW - Warsaw Municipal Airport KC03 - Nappannee Municipal Airport Times-UnionThe Mail-JournalThe PAPERInk Free News Warsaw In recent years, average temperatures in Warsaw have ranged from a low of 15 °F in January to a high of 82 °F in July, although a record low of −25 °F was recorded in January 1985 and a record high of 103 °F was recorded in July 1976.

Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.45 inches in February to 4.51 inches in June. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Representatives are elected from county districts; the council members serve four-year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending; the council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes. Board of Commissioners: The executive body of the county is made of a board of commissioners; the commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered terms, each serves a four-year term. One of the commissioners the most senior, serves as president; the commissioners are charged with executing the acts legislated by the council, collecting revenue, managing the day-to-day functions of the county government.

Court: The county maintains a small claims court that can handle some civil cases. The county maintains a Circuit and Superior Court; the judge on each court must be a member of the Indiana bar. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, auditor, recorder and circuit court clerk Each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county. Kosciusko County is part of Indiana's 3rd congressional district, it is part of Indiana Senate districts 9, 13, 17 and 18 and Indiana House of Representatives districts 18, 22 and 23. Elected officials: Kyle Dukes - Sheriff Daniel Hampton - Prosecutor Susan Engelberth - Assessor Michelle Puckett - Auditor Ann Torpy - Clerk Joetta Mitchell - County Recorder Sue Ann Mitchell - Treasurer Ronald Truex - Middle District Commissioner Robert M. Conley - Southern District Commissioner Bradford Jackson, President - Northern District Commissioner Michael Wilson, Certified Death Investigator, CoronerKosciusko County is a Republican Party stronghold in presidential elections.

Woodrow Wilson in 1912 and Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 are the only two Democratic Party candidates to win the county from 1888 to the present day. Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Triton School Corporation Warsaw Community Schools Wawasee Community School Corporation Whitko Community School Corporation Wa-Nee Community Schools As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 77,358 people, 29,197 households, 20,740 families residing in the county; the population density was 145.6 inhabitants per square mile. There were 37,038 housing units at an average density of 69.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 93.3% white, 0.8% Asian, 0.7% black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.4% from other races, 1.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 7.3% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 33.5% were German, 11.5% were Irish, 10.8% were English, 8.2% were American. Of the 29,197 households, 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.0% were non-families, 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals.

The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07. The median age was 37.7 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $56,305. Males had a median income of $44,358 versus $29,320 for females; the per capita income for the county was $24,019. About 7.0% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over. Chris Schenkel, former Sportscaster for ABC Sports. Resided in Leesburg, Indiana. National Register of Historic Places listings in Kosciusko County, Indiana Kosciusko County Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce Kosciusko County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Whut? Thee Album

Whut? Thee Album is the debut studio album by American rapper Redman. While taking place at Ian London Studios, North Shore Soundworks and Power Play Studios, recording sessions began in 1991 and continued into 1992; the album features production from mentor and fellow Hit Squad member Erick Sermon, as well as Redman himself under his birth name, with additional production from Pete Rock. Upon its release, Whut? Thee Album debuted at number 49 on the US Billboard 200. In June 1993, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, exceeding the sales of 500,000 copies in the United States; the album garnered favorable reviews from music critics due to Redman's humorous lyrics, the album's production, noted as having the "EPMD sound." Over the years, Whut? has been esteemed as a classic hip hop album, along with Muddy Waters, it is regarded as Redman's best work. Reggie "Redman" Noble spent the majority of his youth selling drugs, DJing at clubs and parties. At the age of 16, he began rapping, being influenced by the comedy raps of Biz Markie.

Although, he would become a close affiliate of the hip hop duo EPMD, it wasn't until 1990, where Redman first met them, while DJing for DoItAll at a club where MC Lyte was headlining. The two parties met backstage where a freestyle cipher was taking place, with EPMD member Erick Sermon being so impressed with Redman's raps that he invited him to perform during the duo's set. Before long, EPMD embraced Redman as a Hit Squad member, while they brought him on tour to freestyle and DJ at their shows. In addition, EPMD gave Redman two guest spots for the songs "Hardcore" and "Brothers on My Jock", off their third album Business as Usual, which helped him gain exposure in the hip hop underground. One year Redman was signed to Def Jam, where he began writing and recording what would become Whut? Thee Album. According to Erick Sermon, Q-Tip was instrumental in Redman's obtaining a record deal. Q-Tip had been in the Rush Management offices, after hearing Redman's song "Jam 4 U", tried to persuade Lyor Cohen and Big D to give Redman a deal.

Sermon stated that Cohen wasn't too interested in the material, stating "We had "Hardcore", the teaser, when an early bootleg of "Head Banger" came out, they were like,'we made the right choice.'"Recording for the album began in 1991, continued into 1992, while taking place at Ian London Studios, North Shore Soundworks, Power Play Studios. During this time, Redman did another collaboration with EPMD on their fourth album Business Never Personal; as EPMD member Parish Smith was credited for mentoring Hit Squad artists Das EFX and K-Solo, Erick Sermon helped mentor Redman throughout the album, while receiving co-production credits for most of the album's songs. In spite of this, Redman was still left alone throughout the majority of the writing and recording process, he recollected "For that whole album I was under a lot of pressure to learn, learn quickly. Erick showed me a couple of recording moves threw me in the studio and just left me there. I had to learn and do it myself. Erick was always there if I needed him, so it wasn't that bad.

But he had his own shit to deal with and he figured I was okay on my own." Redman further stated "When I first started doing the album I was mad at Erick for leaving me in the studio. I was like'what the fuck am I doing here?' I had an album to hit the world with, it was just up to me. But I'm glad he did it, because I learned everything that I needed to." Whut? Thee Album received favorable reviews from music critics upon its release. Entertainment Weekly's James Bernard gave the album an A- rating, called it "engaging, bargain-basement funk that doesn't care what you think". In its November 1992 issue, The Source magazine rated it 4½ out of 5 "mics", with writer Matty C declaring the album as living up to the expectations it accumulated in the previous year. Although he was un-favorable of its skits, he praised the album's "funky" production, Redman's charismatic lyrics and flow, stating "...not only has he mastered the laid back, homicidal flow, but he can have you picking yourself up from the floor from his hysterical punchlines".

In his review for The Washington Post, Gil Griffin wrote "EPMD produced this album and give it their trademark, thick hard funky stamp, while Redman kicks it with his deep, convincing voice, likening himself to a psycho, a lover and a fighter. The booming drums come in extra handy on "Blow Your Mind," "Time 4 Sum Aksion" and "So Ruff," where he flows with free-style rhymes"; the album debuted at 49 on the US Billboard 200 and has reached the fifth spot on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In June 1993, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. Since its initial release, Whut? Thee Album has risen in stature, has been regarded as a hip hop classic from several music critics and writers. In 1998, it was included in the Source magazine's 100 Best Rap Albums list. In 2000, Melody Maker gave the album 4½ out of 5 stars, while calling it a "landmark hip-hop album". Allmusic's Steve Huey gave the album 4½ out of 5 stars, stating "Whut? Thee Album is a terrific debut that established Redman as one of the top MCs on the East Coast.

His aggressive delivery is more than hardcore enough for the streets, but Whut? is first and foremost a party record... He's able to carry it all off with a singular sense of style, thanks to a wild sense of humor that results in some outlandis

Ely Buendia

Eleandre "Ely" Basiño Buendia is a Filipino musician and director who gained fame as guitarist and lead vocalist of the popular Filipino rock band Eraserheads. Regarded as one of the most respected music icons in the country, his compositions gained massive commercial success and universal critical acclaim, topping various music charts and leaving a legacy in Philippine popular culture, he performs as guitarist and lead vocalist for Apartel. Ely Eleandre Basiño Buendia was born in his parents' home in Naga City at 6:20 am on November 2, 1970, he is the second child of Lisetta Ruiz Basiño. His parents were married on October 1964 in Ragay, Camarines Sur, he first learned Kundiman from his mother while he started playing the guitar at the age of 7 years old. Buendia graduated from Elementary in Pasig Catholic College in 1983 in Pasig City and High School in University of Perpetual Help Rizal. Buendia enrolled to University of the Philippines Diliman where he formed his bands Bluidie Tryste, Sunday School and Eraserheads.

Buendia has two children, Una Aurea, with his first wife, Vicky Cayago, Eon Drake, with Pupil co-manager Diane Ventura. He had a relationship with Andi Trinidad of Mega Magazine and also used to date TV5 news anchor and model Shawn Yao. In December 1989, Ely Buendia, Raimund Marasigan, Marcus Adoro and Buddy Zabala formed the band Eraserheads in their collegiate school, the University of the Philippines Diliman, where Buendia was a Film major at the College of Mass Communications; the band found that they weren't good at covering other people's hits, so they concentrated on writing their own material instead. In 1991, Buendia explained, "After all, if we committed a mistake no one would recognize it since they don't know the song, right?" Performing their original songs live soon earned them a cult following in the University, which spread outside the campus. One of the songs, a pop song entitled "Pare Ko", which Buendia wrote, became popular because of the lyrics which included a few swear words.

Eraserheads signed a three-year deal with BMG Pilipinas. Their debut album Ultraelectromagneticpop! Featured no less than Pare Ko and a host of other novelty pieces that had people listening and discovering more about the quartet; the album brought the underground college rock scene into public awareness. 1993 saw the emergence of "Eraserheadsmania" because of successive hit singles, sold-out concerts and thousands of fans. Buendia continued to write songs for the band, many of which became classics. Eraserheads lasted for ten years before breaking up with Buendia and Adoro's departure. During those 10 years, the band produced eight studio albums along with other singles, their gigs took them out with tours in the United States and other countries. One album, Aloha Milkyway, was released in the Asian region. Eraserheads were the first Filipino artists to receive the "Moon Man" trophy for winning the 1997 MTV Asia Viewer's Choice Award for the video of their song, "Ang Huling El Bimbo"; this hit was written by Buendia, like many others that the band produced.

Eraserheads went onstage for their reunion concert on August 30, 2008 at the Fort Open Field, Taguig City, cut short unexpectedly. The continuation of the concert was held at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds on March 7, 2009. After weeks of speculation, it was confirmed that Buendia had left the band in mid-March 2002 for "reasons unknown". However, in subsequent interviews, Buendia referred to business matters as the cause of the band's break-up. In an interview, Marasigan said he was eating in SM Megamall, a local shopping mall, when he heard of the news, he said he was "semi-surprised" and wondered if Zabala knew about it. Adoro told of the story now famous among Eraserheads fans about Buendia's cryptic text message, he said Buendia stated in the text message that it's time to graduate. Adoro quipped in the same interview that Buendia being the first to graduate was natural, since he was in batch 1987 in their school, while they were in batch 1988. Zabala confesses in an interview, he said that there were so many occasions where they could have disbanded but they did not.

Adoro expressed the belief of some people that the band was getting too old and that it was "selfish" for the band to continue referring to comments about how it's time for other bands besides Eraserheads to shine. The band made it clear, that Buendia's departure from the band wasn't in any way violent and there was no shouting or any confrontation. Without giving up, the three remaining original Eraserheads decided to continue on. Within just a few weeks, the "new" Eheads debuted at Hard Rock Cafe in Makati City on April 19 featuring a female singer-guitarist, Kris Gorra-Dancel from the band, Fatal Posporos. However, after a few months, Adoro quit the band; the remaining members of Eraserheads added Diego Mapa and Ebe Dancel to their lineup and renamed their band, "Cambio". After Ely left Eraserheads, he would invite musicians and jam together, he had no definite line-up at that time. I have two drummers, two bass players..." according to Ely in an interview with Martin Nievera. This jamming together with friends would evolve into The Mongols.

It was composed of guitarist J. Astro, bassist Yan Yuzon, drummer Bogs "Boga

Kevin Goldspink

Kevin Brian Goldspink is an Australian former rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s for Canterbury-Bankstown and Eastern Suburbs. Goldspink played for Canterbury-Bankstown at second-row forward in the 1967 NSWRFL season's premiership final loss against South Sydney, he played with Canterbury-Bankstown for six seasons between 1963-1969. He played 13 matches on tour, but no tests, he finished his career at Eastern Suburbs, playing two seasons between 1971-1972. His son, Brett Goldspink, played rugby league for the Perth Reds, Illawara, Oldham, St Helens and Wigan

Demarest Building

The Demarest Building is a multi-purpose commercial building located at 339 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, United States. It was built by Aaron T. Demarest in 1890 in the downtown commerce district to showcase the high-end carriages that he manufactured; the building is notable for being the first with an electric elevator. The Demarest Building is situated on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue and 33rd Street, across from the Empire State Building, it was designed by Aspinwall & Russell. The building, with the first electric elevator, was on Fifth Avenue directly across the street from William Waldorf Astor’s mansion, where the Waldorf–Astoria hotels were built later; the Demarest Building housed the high-end carriage manufacturer A. T. Company. There were three mansion houses of brownstone construction at this location, with the addresses of 335, 337, 339 Fifth Avenue; the iron-framed building, built by Aaron T. Demarest, is four stories high and had a stone-clad base.

The exterior brick has terra cotta medallions and panels that accent the façade. The three-story arched openings are separated by brick pilasters on the front of the building; the architects designed these arches with windows so the interior's showrooms were illuminated with plenty of light. The original two-story windows were cast metal bays built within the building's front arches; this Beaux-Arts architecture style building with large arches is said to resemble Carnegie Hall. In 1893 the Demarest Building caught fire; the Hotel Waldorf was across the street and the guests were awakened by the noise of the fire engines. They watched as the fire ravaged its contents. At the time there were over 200 high-end carriages in the building valued at $150,000; the fire destroyed twenty carriages in the repair shop and damaged the others throughout the building to one degree or another. The fire was fueled by the seasoned wood, paints and varnishes used in production; the fire was not extinguished until 6 A.

M. The Demarest Building was converted to offices and work areas for small manufacturers. In 1913 Dr. Friedrich Franz Friedmann, who claimed to have a cure for tuberculosis, set up a medical practice on the second floor; the building's leasing agent would not allow the doctor to treat patients there and he moved to another location. Teitelbaum & De Marinis had a business on the third floor from 1911 to 1914 producing high-end headwear. From 1917, the ground floor space was used by the Harris Store to sell high-end men's clothing; the firm of Flapper Coats moved into the building in 1919. Going into the 1920s much of the building's space was used by apparel firms like La Grecque Underwear Company; however Allied Steel and Supply Company did have offices there at the time. The hat manufacturer Hirschberg & Company was located in the building as was the decorative glassware company E. & J. Bass, Inc; as of 2015, there were plans for developer Pi Capital Partners to replace the building and neighboring structures with a new residential tower.

Kane, Joseph Nathan. Famous First Facts, Fifth Edition. # 2065: The H. W. Wilson Company. ISBN 0-8242-0930-3; the first electric elevator operated was installed in 1889 by Otis Brothers and Company in the Demarest Building, Fifth Avenue and 33rd Street, New York City. CS1 maint: location

Hotels in Moscow

Like every other large city, Moscow has many hotels rated from 2 to 5 stars. Several large hotel chains are present in Moscow, including Sheraton and Radisson. In 2010 there were 267 hotels in Moscow; the city plans to increase the number of hotels to 535 in 2020. Moscow hotel prices are very high, so that they tend to be half-empty during peak holiday season, it has been suggested that low occupancy rates are due to a sharp decline in global travel since the global recession that started in 2007, that Moscow authorities have demolished many Soviet-era mid-priced hotels to make room for expensive 5-star ones. In order to deal with high prices, numerous other options are available on the market, including hostels and short-term apartment rental; the St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow Golden Ring Hotel Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel Hotel Metropol Lotte Hotel Moscow Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow Savoy Hotel Moscow Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow Cosmos Hotel Izmailovo Hotel Discount Moscow hotels