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Morristown–Beard School

Morristown–Beard School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school located in Morristown, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Serving students in sixth through twelfth grades, the school has two academic units: an Upper School and a Middle School; the present-day Morristown–Beard School was formed from the 1971 merger of two single-sex schools: the Beard School for Girls and the Morristown School for Boys. The Commission on Secondary Schools at the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools has accredited the school since 1973. Peter J. Caldwell has served as Morristown–Beard School's headmaster since 2011; as of the 2018–19 school year, Morristown–Beard School has an enrollment of 575 students. The student body come from 90+ towns in New Jersey. Ninety-two faculty members teach at Morristown Beard School as of the 2018–19 school year; the school has an average class size of 13 students. Seventy-two percent of the faculty hold advanced degrees, nineteen percent hold PhDs.

The Episcopal Church founded Morristown School as St. Bartholomew's School in 1891. Rev. Frank E. Edwards, a graduate of Harvard University, served as the school's first headmaster, classes took place in Morristown's Normandy Park area. St. Bartholomew's school was noted for hosting a speech by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes novels, in 1894. Three years St. Bartholomew's School moved its classes to Whippany Road after building a new campus near the Morristown railroad station. Designed by architects Edward Lippincott Tilton and William A. Boring, the buildings for this campus required only 90 days to construct; the blended Colonial Revival and Classical Revival architecture styles reflect the colonial history of the Morristown area. Ford Mansion in Morristown served as one of George Washington's headquarters during the American Revolutionary War; when St. Bartholomew's School faced financial challenges in late 1897, three of its teachers from Harvard University Class of 1888 reorganized St. Bartholomew's School as the Morristown School.

These three co-founders of Morristown School were Francis Call Woodman, Arthur Pierce Butler, Thomas Quincy Browne. Aiding their work to start the new school, a large donation from wealthy businessman Henry Lee Higginson provided critical seed funding; the school benefited from large financial gifts of three other notable philanthropists: businessmen Charles Francis Adams III, Larz Anderson III, Joseph Lee. Adams and Anderson graduated from Harvard in the same class year as Morristown School's co-founders. Morristown School prepared its students for Harvard University, other Ivy League schools, engineering schools; the school opened in September 1898 with eight staff members. Just two years enrollment more than tripled to educate 75 students. In 1908, Morristown School achieved recognition as one of only two schools outside New England to send students to Harvard for ten consecutive years. Strengthening the connection with Harvard, Morristown School leaders hosted the Harvard Club of New Jersey.

The club's April 1909 meeting brought visits from Harvard President Charles Eliot, New Jersey Governor John Fort, New Jersey Chancellor Mahlon Pitney. Eleven years the Morristown School ran a $500,000 fundraising campaign to establish an endowment. Several Harvard graduates served on the campaign's executive committee, including graduates of Harvard and the Morristown School. During World War I, 65 of Morristown School's first 103 graduates served in the U. S. military. Their service reflected the value of community service emphasized by Morristown School to its student body. During the war, students at the school raised funds to purchase and equip the Morristown School Ambulance, they presented this ambulance to the American Field Service for use in France. The American Field Service awarded Morristown School a certificate and a brass plaque to show its appreciation for the ambulance. In 1913, 40 of Morristown School's students helped the Morristown Fire Department extinguish a forest fire that had spread over three miles on Horse Hill.

Nine years the full student body helped fight a large fire that had destroyed two nearby houses. In 1957, the basketball team donated a trophy to Delbarton School to honor Paul Kreutz, a Delbarton player who drowned in 1956. In 1891, sisters Lucie Beard, Eliza Mills Beard, Ettie Beard Foster started a school for kindergarten students on Claredon Place in Orange, New Jersey; the three sisters were cousins of a Pulitzer Prize winning writer. Eliza Beard oversaw the school's financial management, Lucie Beard ran the educational activities, their mother, Hester Truslow Beard assisted with the establishment of the school. The Beard school had an initial enrollment of 13 students; the all-girls school moved to Berkley Avenue in 1900 and continued adding grades until it graduated its first class in 1903. Taking the role of a preparatory country day school, Beard School prepared its students for the Seven Sisters and other colleges and universities. Earning notoriety for this purpo

Eric Pinkins

Eric Pinkins is an American football linebacker and safety for the XFL's Team 9 practice squad. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he played college football at San Diego State. Pinkins attended Inderkum High School in California, he was selected to the 2008 all-Metro football defense second-team in high school. Pinkins was named as an all-San Joaquin honorable mention by the National Football Foundation, he recorded 52 tackles, three interceptions, nine pass deflections, four blocked punts, a fumble recovery in his Junior season of high school. He registered 63 tackles, two interceptions, 12 pass deflections in his senior season of high school, he was a member of his high school field team. He finished his college football career with a total of 172 tackles, three sacks, two forced fumbles, 10 pass deflections. On May 10, 2014, Pinkins was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. On September 5, 2015, he was waived. On September 6, 2015, he was signed to the Seahawks' practice squad.

On September 22, 2015, Pinkins was released from the practice squad. On October 14, 2015, he was signed to the practice squad. On November 21, 2015, he was promoted to the active roster. On September 3, 2016, he was placed on injured reserve. On September 10, he was released from the Seahawks' injured reserve. On October 12, 2016, Pinkins was signed to the New York Giants practice squad. On November 29, 2016, he was promoted to the active roster. On September 1, 2017, Pinkins was waived by the Giants. After spending the entire 2017 NFL season as a free agent, On May 29, 2018, Pinkins signed with Dallas Cowboys, he was released on September 1, 2018. In 2019, Pinkins joined the San Diego Fleet, he was one of seven San Diego State alumni to make the team's final 52-man roster. The league ceased operations in April 2019. In October 2019, Pinkins was selected by the Los Angeles Wildcats in the 2020 XFL Draft, he was waived during final roster cuts on January 22, 2020. He signed to the XFL's Team 9 practice squad during the regular season.

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Bloomsburg–Berwick metropolitan area

The Bloomsburg–Berwick Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Pennsylvania, anchored by the town of Bloomsburg and the borough of Berwick. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 85,562. Columbia Montour Bloomsburg Ashland Benton Berwick Briar Creek Catawissa Centralia Danville Millville Orangeville Stillwater Washingtonville Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated. Mexico Anthony Township Cooper Township Derry Township Liberty Township Limestone Township Mahoning Township Mayberry Township Valley Township West Hemlock Township The United States Office of Management and Budget has designated the area the Bloomsburg–Berwick–Sunbury, PA Combined Statistical Area; as of the 2010 U. S. Census the combined area ranked 8th most populous in the State of Pennsylvania and the 115th most populous in the United States with a population of 264,739. Columbia Montour Northumberland Snyder Union As of the census of 2000, there were 82,387 people, 32,000 households, 21,385 families residing within the MSA.

The racial makeup of the μSA was 97.38% White, 0.85% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population. The median income for a household in the MSA was $36,085, the median income for a family was $43,311. Males had a median income of $31,442 versus $22,707 for females; the per capita income for the μSA was $22,707. Pennsylvania census statistical areas

The Sport Parade

The Sport Parade is a 1932 American pre-Code film directed by Dudley Murphy and starring Joel McCrea, Marian Marsh, William Gargan, Robert Benchley, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher. It was released by RKO Radio Pictures. Benchley co-wrote the screenplay; the film includes location shots of New York City in 1932. The characters played by McCrea and Gargan are friends from Dartmouth College, who play together on the college football team, whose lives take different paths, they move to New York, argue over a woman Irene, get involved with pro wrestling, which turns out to be run by local racketeers. Joel McCrea as Sandy Brown William Gargan as Johnny Baker Marian Marsh as Irene Stewart Robert Benchley as the Radio Announcer Walter Catlett as "Shifty" Morrison Richard "Skeets" Gallagher as Dizzy Clarence Wilson as the Toastmaster Ivan Linow as Muller George Chandler as Pullman Ticket Agent The film has become famous for certain Pre-Code scenes, including Gargan snapping a wet towel at McCrea in a scene where football players can be seen taking a shower in the background.

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Joseph P. Newsham

Joseph Parkinson Newsham was a 19th-century politician, lawyer and planter from Louisiana. Born in Preston, Newsham immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1839, settling in Monroe County, Illinois, he received an academic education, was employed in a mercantile establishment for two years, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1860, commencing practice in Edwardsville, Illinois. During the Civil War, he served as adjutant of the 32nd Missouri Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army, resigning in 1864 on account of disabling injuries received in action on July 4 of that year. Newsham moved to Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in 1864 where he was clerk of the fourth judicial district court of the Parish of Ascension and was admitted to the Louisiana bar in 1865, commencing practice in Donaldsonville, he moved to St. Francisville, Louisiana, in 1867 and was a member of the Louisiana Constitutional Convention in 1867 and 1868. Upon Louisiana's being admitted back into the Union, Newsham was elected a Republican to the U.

S. House of Representatives in 1868 from Louisiana's 3rd congressional district and served until 1869, he established the Feliciana Republican in 1868 and was elected to the House of Representatives in 1870, this time from Louisiana's 4th congressional district, served for that district until 1871. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1870 and thus left office when the term ended in 1871. Afterward, he worked as a planter and merchant in St. Francisville, Louisiana until his retirement in 1913. Newsham died in St. Francisville on October 22, 1919, was interred in Grace Church Cemetery in St. Francisville

New Zealand at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games

New Zealand at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games was represented by a team of 65 competitors and 19 officials. Selection of the team for the Games in Edinburgh, was the responsibility of the New Zealand Olympic and British Commonwealth Games Association. New Zealand's flagbearer at the opening ceremony was field athlete Les Mills; the New Zealand team finished 11th on the medal table, winning a total of 14 medals, two of which were gold. New Zealand has competed in every games, starting with the British Empire Games in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario. New Zealand was 11th in the medal table with a total of 14 medals, including two gold. Men's road race Men's 1000 m sprintMen's tandem 2000 m sprintMen's 1 km time trialMen's 4000 m individual pursuitMen's 10 miles scratch race ÉpéeFoilSabre Foil Manager – Joe McManemin New Zealand Olympic Committee New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games New Zealand at the 1968 Summer Olympics New Zealand at the 1972 Summer Olympics NZOC website on the 1970 games Commonwealth Games Federation website