This is a list of communities in New Brunswick, a province in Canada. For the purposes of this list, a community is defined as either an incorporated municipality, an Indian reserve, or an unincorporated community inside or outside a municipality. New Brunswick has eight cities. New Brunswick has 28 Indian reserves. New Brunswick has 152 parishes, of which 150 are recognized as census subdivisions by Statistics Canada. New Brunswick has seven rural communities. New Brunswick has 66 villages; this is a list of settlements in New Brunswick. A B Top of page C D E F G Top of page H I J K L Top of page M N O P Top of page Q R S Top of page T U V W Z Top of page Demographics of New Brunswick Geography of New Brunswick List of cities in New Brunswick List of municipal amalgamations in New Brunswick List of municipalities in New Brunswick List of parishes in New Brunswick List of towns in New Brunswick List of villages in New Brunswick Cities Parishes
In Greek mythology, Branchus was the son of Smyrcus and a lover of Apollo. A shepherd in Miletus, Branchus became a prophet after receiving his prophetic abilities from Apollo, he founded a shrine for him at Miletus. His descendants, the Branchides, were an influential clan of prophets. Branchus was the son of a distinguished Milesian woman; when giving birth, the mother had a vision of the sun entering her mouth, passing through her stomach and emerging out from her genitals. The seers took this to be an excellent omen; the son born was named Branchus. Branchus grew up to be the most handsome of the men. One day, he came across Apollo in the woods and, being enchanted with the beauty of the god, kissed him. Apollo returned his affections. Apollo gave him a crown and a magical staff, breathed the gift of prophecy into him. Having received these gifts, Branchus became a priest of Apollo, he established the cult of Apollo at Didyma. After Branchus disappeared, an altar was built on the place he kissed Apollo.
A different narration is given by Callimachus. One day, Apollo reached a place called hiera hyle, it was there that he felt attracted to him. Wanting to seduce the mortal, Apollo appeared to him disguised as a goatherd, he first offered assistance in milking the goats, but the distracted god ended up milking a billy goat. Embarrassed, Apollo revealed his divine nature. In order to persuade Branchus to abandon the herding and accompany him instead, Apollo guaranteed the safety and promised a supply of good graze to the flocks. After they became lovers, Apollo taught Branchus the mantic arts. Apollo looked after the flocks while Branchus practiced the art. On becoming a prophet, Branchus is said to have transplanted a shoot of the laurel tree at Delphi in the precinct of Didyma; the branches of this laurel tree was used by him to cure illness of the Milesians. Milesians built temples dedicated to Branchus and Apollo and named them Philesia, after the kiss of Branchus. There, the god was worshipped under the name Apollo Philesius.
Temples dedicated to Branchus alone were called Branchiadon. The oracles given by him were said to be second only to Apollo's oracles at Delphi; the Branchides, who claimed descent from Branchus, were an important clan of prophets
This article lists all rugby league footballers who have played first-grade for the St. George Illawarra Dragons in the National Rugby League. NOTES: Debut: Players are listed in the order of their debut game with the club. Players that debuted in the same game are added alphabetically. Appearances: St. George Illawarra Dragons games only, not a total of their career games. E.g. Nathan Fien has played a career total of 276 first-grade games but of those, 80 were at St. George Illawarra. Previous Club: refers to the previous first-grade rugby league club the player played at and does not refer to any junior club, Rugby Union club or a rugby league club he was signed to but never played at; the statistics in this table are correct as of the end of the 2019 NRL season. Rugby League Tables / St. George Illawarra Point Scorers RLP List of Players RLP St. George Illawarra Dragons Transfers & Debuts
Abdel Rahman Magdy عبدالرحمن مجدي is an Egyptian TV sports presenter, the former Egypt national football team media officer. In 2007, after writing in a few local newspapers in the sports section, Abdel Rahman began his real media career working with the Egyptian space channel, the channel that belongs to the government, as a sports TV reporter, reporting local league matches, sports events for different programs that were shown on the channel. After one year, Alhayat TV, Egyptian private channel owned by a rich Egyptian business man, was initiated, Abdel Rahman was hired by them to work as a sports reporter. By the end of 2008 Abdel Rahman was promoted to be a sports TV presenter, presenting his first sports live TV show about European football once every week, in parallel to his job as a reporter. In July 2010 Abdel Rahman moved to work in one of the most reputable Egyptian TV stations that are specialized in sports, "Modern" where he presented a daily show "Kora News"; the period of working in Modern was the most influential in his career, as it introduced him as a real sports presenter to the audience, gave him enough space to express himself.
In October 2011, Bob Bradley was appointed as the new Egypt national football team head coach. The Egyptian football association offered Abdel Rahman the position of the team's "Media officer". Abdel Rahman resigned from his Job in Modern TV, decided to take the job. In March 2012 the Egyptian FA decided the cancel the "Media officer" position, Abdel Rahman went back to his main career as a sports presenter but in "Melody sports" TV channel, presented a daily show "Night Show" five times a week, two hours daily. In August 2012, Bob Bradley asked the Egyptian FA to re-appoint Abdel Rahman as a media officer Abdel Rahman took the job once again. After eight months on the job Abdel Rahman resigned after what was named "disputes" with the Egyptian FA board of directors. In April 2013 Abdel Rahman started presenting "Mal'aab Al Asema" TV show on Al Qahera Wal Nas TV, five days a week for two hours every day; the program was put on hold, as well as all the sports programs, when the Egyptian league for 2012-2013 was cancelled by the Egyptian FA, due to the political situation in the country.
Abdel Rahman is a freelance writer for the reputable World Soccer Magazine, since July 2010, was part of the Local organizing committee of the African Cup of Nations 2006 which took place in Egypt as an editor in the Official CAF newsletter during the tournament. Over the past 10 years, Abdel Rahman visited many countries: France, Tunisia, Emirates, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, England, Wales, Sudan, Greece, Switzerland & Portugal, some of these visits were part of the Egyptian national team delegation, some of them were for other work purposes. Abdel Rahman was born in 1988 in Riyad - Saudi Arabia, Graduated in 2009 from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport in Cairo where he earned a bachelor level in Marketing, with an "Excellent" grade and a degree of honor, was ranked 3rd among the students of this year. World Soccer Magazine, Interview with Aboutreika, July 2010 AlWatan Newspaper, Egyptian FA appoints Magdy as the national team media officer, November 2012 AlWatan Newspaper, "I delayed the resigning decision more than once", April 2013 "Goal.com, For those reasons I resigned from the FA job", April 2013 AlFagr Newspaper, Magdy quits FA job, April 2013 Twitter Facebook Instagram Youtube channel for presented TV shows
Austin Pitre was born in Ville Platte, Louisiana. A Cajun music pioneer, Pitre claimed to be the first musician to play the accordion standing up, rather than sitting down. Along with his band, the Evangeline Playboys, Pitre recorded Cajun dancehall hits such as the Opelousas Waltz. Pitre's father was Joseph Vige Pitre and his mother was Marie Fontenot, his older brother, Jean Baptiste "Curley" Pitre was a farmer. Austin first married Joyce Vidrine from Bayou Chicot, with whom he had the following sons: Aurelie Joseph Pitre, Sr. Harris Pitre, Sr. and Albert Pitre. After divorcing Joyce, Austin married Dorothy Lou Rider from Eunice, they had the following children: James Pitre and Mary Pitre. Austin had Austin Ray Pitre, whose mother was Louvine Fontenot. Pitre was the front man for "Austin Pitre & the Evangeline Playboys" for many years and played dance halls around the South Louisiana area, his unique style of playing included standing up to play the accordion without the aid of a shoulder strap, as well as playing the accordion behind his head and between his legs.
Besides being a talented musician, Pitre was a regarded mechanic and had his own automotive repair shop near Ville Platte, Louisiana. Pitre died on April 8, 1981 at the age of 63, he is buried in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, located on Highway 190 just east of Louisiana. In 1997, Pitre was posthumously inducted into the Cajun French Music Association's Hall of Fame; that same year, Arhoolie released the CD "Austin Pitre & His Evangeline Playboys - Opelousas Waltz", a remaster of recordings that PItre had made in 1971. Pitre's last wife, died March 14, 2014 and is buried next to him in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, she was active in preserving his legacy as well as Cajun music in general. She was a DJ for KEUN for many years, hosted the weekly Rendezvous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater in Eunice and worked at the Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Eunice where Austin Pitre's Monarch accordion can be seen. "Chatatinia Waltz" / "Evangeline Playboys Special" "High Point Two Step" / "Redell Waltz" "Manuel Bar Waltz" / "Midway Two-Step".
Associated with Milton Molitor. "Opelousas Waltz" / "Flum De Faire" "Rainbow Waltz" / "Rene's Special" "Two Step de Bayou Teche" / "Chinaball Blues" "Two Step A Tante Adele" / "Mamou Blues" "J'ai Coiner A Ta Porte" / "La Valse D'Amour" "Don't Shake My Tree" / "Jungle Club Waltz" "New Oakdale Waltz" / "Lakeview Special" "La Pauvre Hobo" / "Pretty Rosie Cheeks" Compilations "Cajun Folk Music: Southern Journey 15" "Folksongs Of The Louisiana Acadians Vol. 2 - Various Artists" "Back To The Bayou: Austin Pitre and The Evangeline Playboys". "Austin Pitre & The Evangeline Playboys" "D. L. Menard / Austin Pitre – The Swallow Recordings" "Austin Pitre - Opelousas Waltz" "Austin Pitre - The Essential Early Cajun Recordings" List of people related to Cajun music History of Cajun Music
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. It is one of the principal cities in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located at the center of the Wyoming Valley, it is second in size to the nearby city of Scranton; the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 563,631 as of the 2010 Census, making it the fourth-largest metro/statistical area in the state of Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding Wyoming Valley are framed by the Pocono Mountains to the east, the Endless Mountains to the north and west, the Lehigh Valley to the south; the Susquehanna River flows through the center of the valley and defines the northwestern border of the city. Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1769 and formally incorporated in 1806; the city grew in the 19th century after the discovery of nearby coal reserves and the arrival of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who provided a labor force for the local mines.
The coal mining fueled industrialization in the city, which reached the height of its prosperity in the first half of the 20th century. Its population peaked at more than 86,000. Following World War II, the city's economy declined due to the collapse of industry; the Knox Mine disaster accelerated this trend after large portions of the area's coal mines were flooded and could not be reopened. Today, the city has a population of 40,569, making it the largest city in Luzerne County and the 13th-largest city in Pennsylvania. By the 18th century, the Wyoming Valley was inhabited by the Delaware Indian tribes. In 1753, the Susquehanna Company was founded in Connecticut for settling the Wyoming Valley. Connecticut succeeded in purchasing the land from the Native Americans. In 1762 two hundred Connecticut settlers established a settlement near Mill Creek, they constructed log cabins. The Yankees returned to New England for the winter; the Connecticut settlers returned in the spring of 1763 with additional supplies.
A party of Iroquois visited the area with the dual purpose of turning the Delaware against the colonists and killing Teedyuscung, a local Delaware chief. On April 19, 1763, the residence of the chief, along with several others, was set ablaze. Chief Teedyuscung perished in the inferno; the Iroquois let. As a result, the Delaware attacked the colonists on October 15, 1763. Thirty settlers were killed, several others were taken prisoner; those who managed to escape fled back to New England. The Delaware burned what was left of the Yankee settlement. In 1769, the Yankees returned to the Wyoming Valley. Five townships were established by Connecticut; each one was divided amongst forty settlers. Wilkes-Barre Township was one of the original townships. Pennsylvanians arrived in the valley that same year; the Connecticut settlers established Fort Durkee, named in honor of their leader. This was followed by a series of skirmishes between the Pennsylvanians and Connecticut settlers; the land changed hands several times between the two groups.
The Congress of the Confederation was asked to resolve the matter. With the Decree of Trenton, on December 30, 1782, the confederation government decided that the region belonged to Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania ruled. Therefore, they were ordered to give up their property claims. In May 1784, armed men from Pennsylvania force-marched the Connecticut settlers away from the valley. By November, the Yankees returned with a greater force, they destroyed Fort Dickinson in Wilkes-Barre. With that victory, a new state was proposed; the new state was to be named Westmoreland. To ensure that they didn't lose the land, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania worked out a compromise with the Connecticut settlers; the Yankee settlers would become citizens of Pennsylvania and their property claims would be restored. As part of the compromise, Pennsylvania would establish a new county in Northeastern Pennsylvania; the Yankees agreed to the terms. On September 25, 1786, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a resolution which created Luzerne County.
It was formed from a section of Northumberland County and named after Chevalier de la Luzerne, a French soldier and diplomat during the 18th century. Wilkes-Barre became the seat of government for the new territory; this resolution ended the idea of creating a new state. In 1797, several decades after the community's founding, Louis Philippe the King of France from 1830 to 1840, stayed in Wilkes-Barre while traveling to the French Asylum settlement. Wilkes-Barre's population skyrocketed due to the discovery of anthracite coal in the 19th century. In 1808, Judge Jesse Fell of Wilkes-Barre discovered a solution to ignite anthracite with the usage of an iron grate; this invention increased the popularity of anthracite as a fuel source. This led to the expansion of the coal industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Throughout the 1800s, canals and railroads were constructed to aid in the mining and