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North Side (Pittsburgh)

North Side refers to the region of Pittsburgh, located to the north of the Allegheny River and the Ohio River. The term "North Side" does not refer to a specific neighborhood, but rather to a disparate collection of contiguous neighborhoods; the neighborhoods that make up the North Side of Pittsburgh include: Allegheny Center, Allegheny West, Brighton Heights, California-Kirkbride, Central Northside, East Allegheny, Manchester, Marshall-Shadeland, North Shore, Northview Heights, Perry North, Perry South, Spring Garden, Spring Hill–City View, Summer Hill, Troy Hill. The North Side has seven hills. In 1828, the borough of Allegheny, was incorporated where the North Side now stands, it had a population of 1,000. In 1880, Allegheny was incorporated as a city; the City of Allegheny was annexed by Pittsburgh in 1907, became known as the North Side. Historians claim that the Felix Brunot mansion on Stockton Avenue was once a station on the Underground Railroad, where fugitive slaves from the South stopped for food and shelter.

The Allegheny regional branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, located at 5 Allegheny Square, was the first tax-supported library in the United States. It is now closed to the public following a lightning strike on April 6, 2007. A new library opened nearby at 1230 Federal Street. Charles Taze Russell organized what are now known as Jehovah's Witnesses at a house in the old city of Allegheny. Mary Cassatt was born on Rebecca Street in 1844. Today, Rebecca Street has become Reedsdale Street. If the house had not been torn down for Highway Route 65, it would be facing Heinz Field, the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. lived at 1318 Arch Street when he created the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in an attempt to create something as impressive as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. The first World Series was played at Exposition Park by the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Americans in 1903. Gus & Yia-Yia's Iceball Stand, selling fresh popcorn and old-fashioned iceballs hand-scraped from a block of ice, has been in West Park since 1934.

The "orange concession stand with a brightly colored umbrella" is something of an unofficial Pittsburgh landmark during the summer months. A 20-acre Allis-Chalmers transformer factory provided as many as 2,600 jobs to the area from 1897 until closing in the Summer of 1975. 16th Street Bridge Allegheny Observatory Allegheny West historic district Andy Warhol Museum Carnegie Science Center Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Community College of Allegheny County Deutschtown historic district Heinz Field Manchester historic district Mattress Factory Mexican War Streets historic district located in Central North Side National Aviary PNC Park Randyland Riverview Park West Park List of Pittsburgh neighborhoods City of Pittsburgh's Central Northside page Feature in the Charleston Gazette Northside Leadership Conference

Haya language

Haya is a Niger–Congo language spoken by the Haya people of Tanzania, in the south and southwest coast of Lake Victoria. In 1991, the population of Haya speakers was estimated at 1,200,000 people. Maho classifies JE221 Rashi as closest to Haya, it has no ISO code. When a high vowel /i, u/ precedes a non-high vowel, it is realized as an approximant sound. Two tones are present in Haya. Betbeder, Paul. 1949. A handbook of the Haya language. Bukoba: White Fathers Printing Press. Byarushengo, Ernest Rugwa. Haya grammatical structure: phonology, discourse. Los Angeles: Department of Linguistics, University of Southern California. Pp 213. Herrmann, C. 1904. Lusíba, die Sprache der Länder Bugábu, Kjamtwára, Kjánja und Ihángiro. Mitteilungen des Seminars für orientalische Sprachen, 7, pp. 150–200. Kaji, Shigeki. 1998. Haya. Tokyo: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Kaji, Shigeki. 2000. Haya vocabulary. Tokyo: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Pp 532. ISBN 4-87297-772-6 Kuijpers, Em. 1922. Grammaire de la langue haya. Boxtel: Prokuur van de Witte Paters. Pp 294. Maho, Jouni & Bonny Sands. 2002. The languages of Tanzania: a bibliography. Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis. Pp ix, 428. ISBN 91-7346-454-6 Rehse, Hermann. 1912/13. Die Sprache der Baziba in Deutsch-Ostafrika. Zeitschrift für Kolonialsprachen, 3, pp. 1–33, 81-123, 201-229. Https://

Archie Annan

Walter Archibald Annan was a Scottish professional footballer in the years prior to World War I. A full back, he made over 170 appearances in[the English Football League, he featured prominently in Bristol City's successes in the first decade of the 20th century under manager Harry Thickitt. He played for Sunderland, Sheffield United, Burslem Port Vale, he helped Bristol City to the Second Division title in 1905–06, a second-place finish in the First Division in 1906–07, played in the FA Cup final in 1909. Born in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, he was the youngest of 13 children born to Walter Annan, a colliery manager, his wife Marion. A lifelong teetotaller, Annan joined local club West Calder in August 1899, before moving onto Edinburgh club St Bernard's in May 1900. No Scottish league appearances are recorded for either club. In April 1902 he moved to Sunderland in the First Division of the English Football League, he made a solitary appearance at right back in 2–1 win over Notts County on 4 April 1903, in a season when Sunderland finished third, only a single point behind champions Sheffield Wednesday.

In January 1904 he moved on to Sheffield United, made his league debut for the "Blades" at left back in a 2–0 defeat at Everton on 9 January 1904. He made a total of nine appearances at full back, deputising for Harry Thickitt and Boyle in 1903–04. Annan made 18 appearances in 1904 -- 05. Annan followed manager Harry Thickitt to Ashton Gate for £200 in April 1905; when Bristol City finished as Second Division champions in 1905–06, Annan was ever-present with 38 appearances at right-back, formed a notable defensive full back partnership with Joe Cottle. Present again for a second successive season in 1906–07, City finished the campaign as runners-up in the First Division. Annan played just 13 games in 1907–08 as new signing Bob Young was preferred at right-back. In 1908–09, Annan replaced Young as the regular right-back, making 26 appearances and playing in all 10 FA Cup ties, including the 1909 FA Cup Final – City lost the final 1–0 to Manchester United at Crystal Palace, he made a further 28 appearances in 1909–10, was again replaced by Bob Young in the stages of the season.

Annan did not feature in the City team in the 1910–11 season, as Bristol City were relegated back to the Second Division. The final league match of the season, a 1–0 defeat to Everton on 29 April 1911, was awarded as a joint benefit for Arthur Spear and Archie Annan, although neither played in the game. In July 1911, Annan moved onto Burslem Port Vale, he made his debut at the Athletic Ground in a 1–0 win over Oldham Athletic Reserves on 4 September, but injured himself in a match against Crewe Alexandra twelve days later. He failed to hold onto his first team place upon his recovery, was released at the end of the 1911–12 season, after picking up a Central League runners-up medal. Annan was appointed manager of Welsh Southern Football League club Mid Rhondda in July 1911, where he was assisted by former Bristol City colleagues Joe Cottle and Bill Demmery, he subsequently spent five years as coach at the club. He was a police constable stationed at St George in Bristol. Source: Burslem Port ValeCentral League runner-up: 1911–12Bristol CityFootball League Second Division champion: 1905–06 Football League First Division runner-up: 1906–07 FA Cup runner-up: 1909


Anadyrsk was an important Russian ostrog in far northeastern Siberia from 1649 to 1764. It was on the Anadyr River, near the head of small-boat navigation, about 300 miles upstream, 12 miles northeast of the present Markovo. In 1649 Semyon Dezhnyov built a zimov'ye here after being wrecked on the Pacific coast the previous year. In 1650 Mikhail Stadukhin and Semyon Motora arrived overland from the Kolyma River. In 1659 Kurbat Ivanov took over, build a proper stockade and made major improvements in administration. About 1697, Anadyrsk was the launching place for Vladimir Atlasov's conquest of Kamchatka; the local Chukchis and Koryaks were warlike, the post was attacked a number of times. Kennan reports its garrison through much of its service was a battery of artillery, its importance declined with the opening of the sea route through Okhotsk to Kamchatka in 1718. Subsequently, its importance was limited to interactions with the Chukchis. Concluding that attempts to collect tribute from the Chukchis were not a paying proposition, the Russian government of Catherine II ordered Anadyrsk abandoned in 1764.

In 1866, when it was visited by George Kennan, Anadyrsk consisted of four villages: Markovo, Pokorukov and Krepost. There were a priest. Krepost was the site of the Anadyrsk fort, on a bank about 30 feet above the level of the river, at that time consisted of a dozen log cabins, with no trace of the old fortifications visible. Markovo was about 15 versts upriver, Pokorukov a further 20 versts. Kennan described it as the Ultima Thule of Russian civilization. Chukchi people Bush, Richard J. Reindeer and Snowshoes: A Journal of Siberian Travel and Explorations Republished Kessinger Publishing, 2005 ISBN 0-7661-9361-6, ISBN 978-0-7661-9361-1. Fisher, Raymond H; the Voyage of Semen Dezhnev in 1648: Bering's precursor, with selected documents. Hakluyt Society, London. Forsyth, James A History of the Peoples of Siberia: Russia's North Asian Colony 1581-1990. Cambridge University Press, 1994 ISBN 0-521-47771-9. Kennan, George. Tent Life in Siberia: Adventures Among the Koryaks and Other Tribes in Kamchatka and Northern Asia at Project Gutenberg reprint 1986 ISBN 0-87905-254-6.

Lincoln, W. Bruce The Conquest of a Continent: Siberia and the Russians Cornell University Press. ISBN 0-8014-8922-9, ISBN 978-0-8014-8922-8

Province of Novara

Novara is a province in the Piedmont region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Novara, it has an area of 1,339 square kilometres and a total population of 373,081. It consists of 88 comuni; the province of Novara is home to the Denominazione di origine controllata wine of Colline Novaresi, created in 1994 for the red and white Italian wines of the area. All grapes destined for DOC wine production need to be harvested to a yield no greater than 11 tonnes/ha; the red wine is a blend of at least 30% Nebbiolo, up to 40% Uva Rara and no more than 30% collectively of Croatina and Vespolina. Varietal styles of each of the red grape varieties can be made provided that the grape makes up at least 85% of the wine; the white wine is a made 100% from the Erbaluce grape. The finished wine must attain a minimum alcohol level of 11% in order to be labelled with the Colline Novaresi DOC designation. ISTAT Official website

Petersville, Alaska

Petersville is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, United States. It is part of Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area; the population was four at the 2010 Census, down from 27 in 2000. Petersville is located at 62°22′37″N 150°44′49″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 355.4 square miles, of which, 354.1 square miles of it is land and 1.3 square miles of it is water. Petersville is categorized as being within the 3a USDA hardiness zone, meaning temperatures can get as low as -40 to -35 °F. Petersville first appeared on the 2000 U. S. Census as a census-designated place; as of the census of 2000, there were 27 people, 17 households, 7 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 0.1 people per square mile. There were 189 housing units at an average density of 0.5/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 7.41 % Native American and 3.70 % Pacific Islander. There were 17 households out of which 5.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.4% were married couples living together, 58.8% were non-families.

58.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.59 and the average family size was 2.00. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 3.7% under the age of 18, 18.5% from 25 to 44, 63.0% from 45 to 64, 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 200.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 225.0 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,750, the median income for a family was $0. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $43,200. There were no families and none of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64. Yentna Cache-Creek Mining District Driveguide to the Petersville Road/South Denali