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Mayor of New York City

The mayor of New York City is head of the executive branch of the Government of New York City. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property and fire protection, most public agencies, enforces all city and state laws within New York City; the budget, overseen by New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget, is the largest municipal budget in the United States at $92 billion a year. The city employs 325,000 people, spends about $21 billion to educate more than 1.1 million students and levies $27 billion in taxes. It receives $14 billion from the state and federal governments; the mayor's office is located in New York City Hall. The mayor appoints numerous officials, including commissioners who head city departments, his deputy mayors; the mayor's regulations are compiled in title 43 of the New York City Rules. According to current law, the mayor is limited to two consecutive four-year terms in office but may run again after a four-year break, it was changed from two to three terms on October 23, 2008, when the New York City Council voted 29–22 in favor of passing the term limit extension into law.

However, in 2010, a referendum reverting the limit to two terms passed overwhelmingly. The current mayor is Democrat Bill de Blasio, elected on November 5, 2013 and reelected to a second term on November 7, 2017. In 1665, Governor Richard Nicolls appointed Thomas Willett as the first mayor of New York. For 156 years, the mayor had limited power. Between 1783 and 1821 the mayor was appointed by the Council of Appointment in which the state's governor had the loudest voice. In 1821 the Common Council, which included elected members, gained the authority to choose the mayor. An amendment to the New York State Constitution in 1834 provided for the direct popular election of the mayor. Cornelius W. Lawrence, a Democrat, was elected that year. Gracie Mansion has been the official residence of the mayor since Fiorello La Guardia's administration in 1942, its main floor serves as a small museum. The mayor is entitled to a salary of $258,750 a year. Michael Bloomberg, mayor of the city from 2002 to 2013 and one of the richest people in the world, declined the salary and instead was paid $1 yearly.

In 2000 direct control of the city's public school system was transferred to the mayor's office. In 2003 the reorganization established the New York City Department of Education. Tammany Hall, which evolved from an organization of craftsmen into a Democratic political machine, gained control of Democratic Party nominations in the state and city in 1861, it played a major role in New York City politics into the 1960s and was a dominant player from the mayoral victory of Fernando Wood in 1854 through the era of Robert Wagner. The mayor of New York City may appoint several deputy mayors to help oversee major offices within the executive branch of the city government; the powers and duties, the number of deputy mayors, are not defined by the City Charter. The post was created by Fiorello La Guardia to handle ceremonial events that the mayor was too busy to attend. Since deputy mayors have been appointed with their areas of responsibility defined by the appointing mayor. There are five deputy mayors, all of whom report directly to the mayor.

Deputy mayors do not have any right to succeed to the mayoralty in the case of vacancy or incapacity of the mayor. The current deputy mayors are: First deputy mayor: Dean FuleihanAdvises the mayor on citywide administrative and policy matters. Deputy mayor for housing and economic development: Vicki BeenOversees and coordinates the operations of the Economic Development Corporation, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Buildings, the Department of City Planning, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, New York City Housing Development Corporation and related agencies. Deputy mayor for health and human services: Herminia PalacioOversees and coordinates the operations of the Human Resources Administration, Department of Homeless Services, the Administration for Children's Services, New York City Health and Hospitals, related agencies. Deputy mayor for operations: Laura AnglinDeputy mayor for strategic initiatives: J. Phillip Thompson Lilliam Barrios-Paoli 2014–2016, Anthony Shorris 2014–2017, under Bill de Blasio Daniel L. Doctoroff, Stephen Goldsmith 2010–2011, Patricia Harris 2002–2013, Robert K. Steel, Dennis M. Walcott, Howard Wolfson—under Michael Bloomberg Joe Lhota—under Rudolph Giuliani William Lynch 1990s—under David Dinkins Herman Badillo 1977–1979—under Ed Koch Robert W. Sweet 1966–1969 "The mayor has the power to appoint and remove the commissioners of more than 40 city agencies and members of City boards and commissions."

These include: New York City Police Commissioner New York City Fire Commissioner New York City Criminal Court judges New York City Marshals New York City Schools Chancellor New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget Commissioner of Health of the City of New York The mayor of New York City is an ex-officio board member of the following organizations: Local tabloid newspapers refer to the mayor as "Hizzoner", a corruption of the title His Honor. Spin City, a 1990s TV sitcom, starred Michael J. Fox as a deputy mayor of New York under Barry Bostwick's fictional Mayor Randall Winston. Several mayors have appeared in television and movies, as well as on Broadway, most notably in The Will Rogers Follies. In the 1980s and

Betty Shannon

Betty Shannon was a mathematician and the main research collaborator of Claude Shannon. Betty assisted Claude in building some of his most famous inventions. Shannon was born on April 14, 1922 in New York City to James E. Moore, she was awarded a full scholarship to the New Jersey College for Women, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa after studying mathematics. She worked as a numerical analyst at Bell Labs, where as a computer she supported work on microwaves, on radar, she published her own research on "Composing Music by a Stochastic Process". While at Bell Labs she met the shy and insular Claude Shannon. Claude "didn’t have much patience with people who weren’t as smart as he was" and the two of them got on well. In 1948 he asked her on a date and they ended up dining each night together. In addition to her research, Shannon was a member of the Weavers' Guild of Boston, served as Dean of the Guild from 1976 to 1978 and received the Guild's Distinguished Achievement Award. Shannon had three children, Robert James Shannon, Andrew Moore Shannon, Margarita Shannon, raised their family in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Her oldest son, Robert Shannon, died in 1998 at the age of 45. Betty died on May 1, 2017 at her home at Brookhaven in Lexington, Massachusetts

Kentucky Route 187

Kentucky Route 187 is a north–south state highway that traverses two counties in west-central Kentucky. The highway begins at an intersection with KY 70 at the unincorporated community of Huff, located halfway between Roundhill and Brownsville; the first few miles of KY 187 is designated as part of the Duncan Hines Scenic Byway, part of the Kentucky Scenic Byway system. The highway gets. During the concurrency, the highway intersects KY 2330 about 1,000 feet after the first junction with KY 238; the two highways separate about 3⁄4 mile later. KY 187 enters Grayson County after an intersection with KY 1075 and passes through Shrewsbury, where it intersects KY 411 and KY 2766. Three miles KY 187 goes under an overpass that carries the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway and enters the city of Leitchfield before meeting its northern terminus at the intersection with U. S. Route 62 on the west side of Leitchfield

Yellowtail snapper

The yellowtail snapper is an abundant species of snapper native to the western Atlantic Ocean including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Although they have been found as far north as Massachusetts, their normal range is along Florida south to the West Indies and Brazil; this species is found around coral reefs, but may be found in other habitats. They occur at depths of from near the surface to 180 metres, though between 10 and 70 m; this species can reach a length of 86.3 cm. The greatest weight recorded for this species is 4.1 kg. It has been farmed, it is sought as a game fish by recreational anglers and is a popular species for display in public aquaria. This species is the only known member of its genus. In certain reefs, most notably in the Florida Keys, this beautifully colored fish is spotted among divers and snorkelers. Yellowtails feed on shrimp, crabs and smaller fish, they spawn in groups off the edges of reefs from spring to fall, but in midsummer. Yellowtail snapper are caught in 30–120 ft of water on and around reefs and other structure.

The most common method of catching them is with hook and line, the use of frozen chum leftover ground fish parts, to attract the fish. The chum is placed into a mesh bag or metal basket in the water, as the chum melts, small pieces of fish drift out and down towards the bottom, where the yellowtails feed; the chum keeps them near the boat for extended periods of time, as well. Light tackle is the accepted means of catching yellowtail snapper; the fish are wary of higher-test or thicker line, larger hooks. Most fish caught by anglers range from eight to 14 in. Yellowtail snapper can be caught on a variety of baits, including both live and frozen shrimp, a variety of live and frozen minnows or smaller baitfish. Yellowtail tend to be wary fish, the appearance of larger predators, such as dolphins or sharks, can scare off schools until the predator leaves the area. Most anglers pursue yellowtail snapper during the warmer months, but they can be caught throughout the year. Yellowtail snapper is prized for its light, flaky meat and is considered by some to be one of the best of the snapper family.

Yellowtail snapper, Florida Museum of Natural History Photos of Yellowtail snapper on Sealife Collection

Gentle Annie Tramway

The Gentle Annie Tramway or Gisborne Borough Council’s Gentle Annie Metal Supply Tramway was a narrow gauge railway which ran from Gisborne, New Zealand to the Gentle Annie quarry, a distance of 19.3 km. The tramway was built in 1911 by the Gisborne Borough Council to transport road metal to the Council depot in downtown Gisborne; the track followed alongside the local roads. The tramway closed in 1916 and all equipment was sold to Moutohora Stone Quarries, which had a short tramway from a nearby quarry to the Moutohora Branch terminus; the tramway operated two W. G. Bagnall locomotives. "Jack", was works No. 1879 of 1911. It was 0-4-0ST, but was modified with a trailing axle and tender to be a 0-4-2. "Jack" was delivered from the Bagnall Locomotive Works, England, on 26 January 1911. It measured 11 ft 4 in over the buffers. "Jack's" weight increased to 7 tons. "Annie", works No. 1922 of 1911, was built a 0-4-2T side tank. "Annie" arrived from the Bagnall Works on the S. S."Squall" on 23 March 1912, was stationed at the quarry end of the tramway.

A replica locomotive operates at the Groudle Glen Railway on the Isle of Man, another was built beforehand in Australia. Both locos worked at Moutohora Quarry until being laid up circa 1924; the whereabouts of "Jack" are unknown, but the frames of "Annie" have been preserved at the East Coast Museum of Technology, Makaraka. The tramway used a Straker steam road waggon converted to rail use. Photo of Jack at Council depot and Annie loco, Photo News, 22 March 1967

Cameron Daddo

Cameron Peter Daddo is an Australian actor and presenter. Daddo's first television role was host of a children's show called Off the Dish, which soon led to him hosting The Cameron Daddo Cartoon Show. Daddo replaced Greg Evans as the host of dating game show Perfect Match Australia from 1987 to 1988, he was 21 years old. Daddo appeared in the telemovie Bony based on the books by Arthur Upfield, he won the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor in a Telemovie or Miniseries in 1992 for Golden Fiddles and again in 1993 for Tracks of Glory. He appeared in the miniseries Golden Fiddles, the SBS documentary Filthy Rich and Homeless. Daddo moved to Los Angeles in 1992 to pursue his acting career in Hollywood, he was cast in a role as a photographer in the Melrose Place spin-off Models Inc.. He made a one off appearance in a 1993 episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. In 1996, he appeared as Rollie Tyler in F/X: The Series, he appeared in the PAX TV network's Hope Island from 1999 to 2000. In 2000, he appeared in Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story as Jack Garrison, an American writer who had an important role during World War I.

Daddo appeared as Samuel Clemens in the 2003 television pilot Riverworld based on the popular novels. He had a role as Quentin Cross in the second season of She Spies. Daddo had a role in David Lynch's 2006 film Inland Empire. In 2007, Daddo hosted the Mark Burnett reality show Pirate Master on CBS, appeared in the movie Drifter. In 2009, he played the role of Vice President Mitchell Hayworth on 24. Daddo has a role in The Mentalist season 3 e 17 airing in March 2011 and filming in Leverage Daddo starred as'the interviewer' in an Australian Adult Romance feature film SIX LOVERS, which finished production in 2010 and was released in 2012. In 2014 he appeared in the Australian Theatre Company's Los Angeles production of Holding the Man opposite Nate Jones, Roxane Wilson and Adam J. Yeend. In 2012, Daddo returned to the Australian stage for the first time in 20 years as Professor Callahan in the Australian production of'Legally Blonde'. Daddo was cast in the role of Captain Georg Von Trapp in the 2016 Australian Tour of the London Palladium production of The Sound of Music opposite Amy Lehpamer in the role of Maria.

In October 2012, Daddo joined smoothfm as Sunday Mornings host. In March 2013, Daddo became the host of Mellow Music. Daddo is the eldest of five siblings, his brothers Andrew Daddo and Lochie Daddo are actors. Daddo met model Alison Brahe in 1991 and they married the following year, they have three children. A Long Goodbye – AUS #91 "Fifteen Minutes of Fame" – AUS #86 "Watching the River Go By" Cameron Daddo on IMDb Official website