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Medina County, Ohio

Medina County is a county in the U. S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 172,332, its county seat is Medina. The county was created in 1812 and organized in 1818, it is named for a city in Saudi Arabia. Medina County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, although parts of the county are included in the urbanized area of Akron. After the discovery of the New World, the land that became Medina County was part of the French colony of Canada, ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory was purchased by the Connecticut Land Company in 1795. Parts of Medina County and neighbouring Lorain became home to the Black River Colony founded in 1852, a religious community centered on the pious lifestyle of the German Baptist Brethren. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 423 square miles, of which 421.3 square miles is land and 1.7 square miles is water.

The Medina County Park District, established in 1965, manages 6,353 acres, including 18 parks and trails. Cuyahoga County Summit County Wayne County Ashland County Lorain County As of the census of 2010, there were 172,332 people, 54,542 households, 42,215 families living in the county; the population density was 358 people per square mile. There were 56,793 housing units at an average density of 135 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 97.26% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, 0.80% from two or more races. 0.93 % of the population were Latino of any race. 26.8% were of German, 11.5% Irish, 8.6% Italian, 8.4% English, 8.4% Polish and 7.8% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.3 % spoke 1.2 % Spanish and 1.0 % German as their first language. There were 54,542 households, of which 37.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.50% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 22.60% were non-families.

18.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15. In the county, the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $55,811, the median income for a family was $62,489. Males had a median income of $44,600 versus $27,513 for females; the per capita income for the county was $24,251. About 3.50% of families and 4.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.90% of those under age 18 and 4.80% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 172,332 people, 65,143 households, 48,214 families living in the county; the population density was 409.0 inhabitants per square mile.

There were 69,181 housing units at an average density of 164.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 96.1% white, 1.2% black or African American, 1.0% Asian, 0.1% American Indian, 0.4% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 32.7% were German, 18.3% were Irish, 11.6% were English, 10.7% were Italian, 10.4% were Polish, 7.4% were American. Of the 65,143 households, 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.0% were non-families, 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07. The median age was 40.4 years. The median income for a household in the county was $66,193 and the median income for a family was $76,699. Males had a median income of $56,523 versus $38,163 for females; the per capita income for the county was $29,986.

About 4.4% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over. Unlike most counties in northeast Ohio, Medina County is a Republican stronghold county for presidential elections, only backing Democratic nominees 3 times in 1916, 1936, 1964. Brunswick Medina Rittman Wadsworth Valley City William G. Batchelder, Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Martin and Anna Bates, record holders for tallest Married couple Connor Cook, NFL quarterback quarterback for the Michigan State Spartans R. Sheldon Duecker, a retired Bishop of the United Methodist Church Jobie Hughes, one of the authors of the Lorien Legacies Mark Hunter and lead singer of heavy metal band Chimaira Kyle Juszczyk, Baltimore Ravens player Lorin Morgan-Richards and illustrator of children's literature Matthew Patrick, popular Internet personality Pete Rademacher, Olympic boxer Amos Root, developed innovative beekeeping techniques in the United States during the mid-19th century National Register of Historic Places listings in Medina County, Ohio Medina County District Library's website Medina County Government's website Medina County Sheriff's Office Medina County News and Events

Karen Harper

Thumb Karen Harper is an historical fiction and contemporary fiction author. She is a New York USA Today bestselling author. Harper was born in Toledo and obtained her bachelor's degree from Ohio University in Athens, her graduate degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, she met her husband Don in Columbus, has lived there for thirty-five years, though they spend some time in Naples, Florida. Harper taught English at Ohio State University. Harper published Sweet Passion's Pain in 1984, it was published as The First Princess of Wales in 2006 by Three Rivers Press, it tells the tale of her future husband Edward, the Black Prince. Harper remarked in an author's note that the novel reminded her of the love affair between Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla Parker Bowles, as both shared a "less than enthusiastic endorsement" from senior royal figures. Harper has stated that the Tudor era is her favorite setting for her novels, medieval England is a close second. Harper has been praised for her accurate attention to detail.

She states this is because she has built up a large Tudor library over the past thirty years, has undergone frequent trips to the British Isles, has full access to the large Ohio State University library, has interviewed many people familiar with her chosen historical topics. Karen Harper has become an acclaimed author as a New York Times and USA today best seller. Dark Road Home Dark Harvest Dark Angel Fall From Pride Return to Grace Finding Mercy Upon a Winter's Night Shattered Secrets Forbidden Ground Broken Bonds The Poyson Garden The Tidal Poole The Twylight Tower The Queene's Cure The Thorne Maze The Queen's Christmas The Fyre Mirror The Fatal Fashione The Hooded Hawke Down to the Bone The Baby Farm Shaker Run The Stone Forest The Falls Inferno Hurricane Below The Surface The Hiding Place Deep Down Down River The Last Boleyn The First Princess of Wales Mistress Shakespeare The Queen's Governess The Irish Princess Mistress of Mourning The Royal Nanny The It Girls Silent Scream American Duchess The Karen Harper Collection The Ohio State University Libraries Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection Harper, Karen.

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1980 Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournaments

This page provides the summaries of the matches of the qualifying tournaments divided into three groups, two of six teams and one of five teams. The winners and runners-up of each group met in a play-off match to qualify for the 1980 Summer Olympics tournament held in Moscow. Three teams qualified – Kuwait and Iran. However, due to the American-led political boycott and Iran did not enter the Final Tournament and were replaced by Iraq and Syria respectively; the qualifying tournament of group 1 was held in Iraq, 5 teams participated. Kuwait won qualified for the 1980 Summer Olympics football tournament; the qualifying tournament of group 1 was held in Malaysia, 6 teams participated. Malaysia won qualified for the 1980 Summer Olympics football tournament; the qualifying tournament of group 1 was held in Singapore, 6 teams participated. Iran won qualified for the 1980 Summer Olympics football tournament. Football Qualifying Tournament - Zone Asia -

All Sports Competition (Cornell University)

The All Sports Championship is a collegiate intramural program at Cornell University culminating in the awarding of the All Sports Trophy. The competition is refereed over a series of sports competitions through Spring Term; each sports' competition ends in the awarding of a University Championship and points toward the All Sports Trophy. The prize was called the Class of 1897 All-Round Athletic Championship Trophy. Competition flowed over the generations, but has always been open to all. In 1930, the Chinese Students' Club took the trophy. Reaching a peak of competition in the 1950s, Beta Theta Pi took the Trophy twice in succession, joining only two other fraternities doing so since 1927, Alpha Chi Rho and Pi Kappa Alpha. Two other Cornell fraternities had won the Trophy three times, though not in succession, Phi Kappa Sigma and Pi Kappa Alpha. In the first 25 years of the competition, the Trophy moved between a high number of competitors. Alpha Chi Rho's beginnings of dynasty was interrupted by the Second World War.

The first long run of victories came after the war, as veterans returning from the European and Pacific theatres brought Beta Theta Pi the championship four years in a row. The Betamen returned to the Champion's dais in 1960, after a heated three-way competition in 1959 in which Phi Kappa Psi played the spoiler, sapping points and placing Sigma Phi Epsilon in the lead position. For the next 25 years, a sports oligarchy passed the Trophy between 15 Houses. Chi Psi dominated the competition at the beginning of the 1980s, a decade which dissolved into a three-way competition between Chi Psi, Sigma Nu and Phi Kappa Psi. Following the Millennium, Sigma Alpha Epsilon returned with a run of five victories, 2000–2004, with a sixth victory in 2006 and a seventh in 2010. Sigma Alpha Epsilon was in the lead for the Trophy in 2011, but its recognition was rescinded by the University following the death of a brother; the standard of play, at times, has been high. Notably, the presence for veterans studying under the G.

I. Bill swelled the ranks of All Sports boxing competitors. Juniors and seniors were exempt from the University's Physical Education requirement during these years, boxing in the Old Armory soon overshadowed the physical education classes. Intramural boxing flourished as it had never done since. Tournaments in the Old Armory or Barton Hall would attract fifty of sixty competitors between 1946 and 1953. Twenty years after Cornell University opened its doors in 1868, the concept of intramural sports had entered university operations but was not developed extensively. No general facilities existed for Cornell students not competing within the intercollegiate program. Traditionally, Cornell's Department of Physical Education would become the advocate for intramurals and a private organization — the Cornell Athletic Association — would advance intercollegiate competition. By 1934, the two organizations with conflicting priorities would exhibit intermittent hostility toward one another. While some recreation was present at Cornell from its early years in the form of canoeing and gorge hiking, the advent of formal intramurals only began in 1905 when Charles Van Patten "Tar" Young arrived to serve as assistant coach of the varsity football team.

Inter-class games had been played over the previous generation. The Cornell fraternities established, for instance, their own baseball league in the 1890s. President Jacob Gould Schurman made individual physical fitness a priority after the turn of the century; the Cornell alumni responded with funds to create the fifty-acre Alumni Fields and lower for intramural play. By 1911, Schurman reported. "Tar" became a forceful advocate for individual-based athletics as a recreation, a break from scholarly studies. He pushed golf, swimming, skiing and horseshoes, his influence helped provide facilities for those sports at Cornell. Young, who graduated in 1899 as one of Cornell's greatest athletes, maintained a deep interest in intercollegiate and intramural athletics until his death in 1960, he mustered as varsity football's quarterback on the gridiron, pitched for the Diamondmen. He played major league baseball for one year as a pitcher with the Philadelphia Athletics. "Tar" Young was instrumental in raising money and creating Upper and Lower Alumni Fields as a permanent home for Cornell intramurals, the Balch Hall athletic fields for women, the ski slope named in his honor in the Caroline Hills eleven miles east of Ithaca.

He had much to do with the construction of the old intramural boathouse on the west shore of the Inlet. The Outing Club he founded has modern successors; the Mount Pleasant Lodge was built under his auspices but was not replaced after it fell into decay in the 1960s and burned down in 1968. For many years he maintained his office in the Old Armory and conducted roller skating sessions in the gymnasium. By 1929 and the issuing of the Carnegie Foundation's inquiry into college athletics, the Cornell intramural sports program was singled out as'exceptional' along with ten other university programs; the collapse of Cornell's intercollegiate athletics program in the 1930s led to campus-wide introspection regarding the heights fallen from since the early 1920s. Sensing opportunities were broader than the Cornell alumni-led discussion was offering, Cornell President Livingston Farrand requested that Professor Frederick G. Marcham draw up a plan for a rejuvenation of both the intercollegiate and intramural athletic system at Cornell.


Sectorul Buiucani

Sectorul Buiucani is one of the five sectors in Chişinău, the capital of Moldova, the most affluent. The local administration is managed by a pretor appointed by the city administration, it governs over a portion of the city of Chişinău itself, the cities/towns of Durleşti and Vatra, the communes of Condriţa, Truşeni. It is populated by Romanians; the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe is in Buiucani. The cemetery hosts an abandoned synagogue, destroyed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Buiucani is home to a large indoor market, on Ion Creangă street which sells clothes and other goods at low prices. On Ion Pelivan street there is a drop-in centre for refugees from various conflicts. There are several parks in the area and easy access to the rest of Chisinau, for example from minibus 160 to go to the city centre and Botanica and trolleybus 22 going to Botanica. Official website

Mott House (Columbus, Georgia)

Mott House was a historic residence constructed in 1839 in Columbus, Georgia. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, it was destroyed by fire in 2014. The Mott House was constructed in 1839, it was first home to local businessmen James Calhoun and Daniel Griffin purchased by Randolph Lawler Mott in 1856. Mott, the house's namesake and prominent Union sympathizer, would oversee its placement in the history books during the American Civil War. After the Battle of Columbus, the final battle of the Civil War, the Mott House served as the headquarters of the Union General James H. Wilson. Following the construction of the TSYS campus in 1999, the Mott House was deemed to remain in its original location, between the newly constructed main TSYS office building and its parking garage along the banks of the Chattahoochee River. In 2013, a renovation of the Mott House began. During the early morning of September 7, 2014, the Mott House caught fire. In 2016, a memorial opened at the site of the Mott House, showcasing a replica of its Antebellum facade, along with many plaques describing its history, pictured below