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Pit Pony (TV series)

Pit Pony is a 1999 CBC television series which tells the story of small-town life in Glace Bay, on the island of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1904. The plot line revolves around the lives of the families of the men and boys who work in the coal mines. Stories in the series were written by Paul Ledoux, Edwina Follows and Lori Houzer, it is based on the award-winning 1997 Canadian TV movie inspired by Joyce Barkhouse's novel of the same name. The series, like the movie, was produced by Cochran Entertainment; the series was directed by Mike Clattenburg, Stephen Reynolds, Peter Rowe. 70% of the cast and crew were from Cape Breton and 20% were from other regions of Nova Scotia. In June 1999, production began for the second season of Pit Pony. However, the series was subsequently cancelled on February 4, 2000. Pit Pony debuted on Canada's CBC on February 5, 1999 and ended on February 4, 2000, it ran for two seasons with 44 episodes. The Gemini Award-winning series airs in the United States on the Encore Set in the small Nova Scotia mining town of Glace Bay in the early 1900s, the series revolves around the lives and work of the town's male population all of whom were employed by the local coal mine, the trials and tribulations of the women of the town, who waited anxiously to see if their loved ones would return home safely.

In particular, the plot line focuses on the story of the MacLean family. Willie MacLean is a 12-year-old boy with a love for horses and liking to school to escape the difficult times his family has; when the series begins, Willie's father has been dead for over a year from coal consumption, his older brother, John died in a mine cave in. When Willie's brother was killed in a cave in and his father wounded two or three years earlier, Willie was forced to fill his brother's shoes to support his older sister Nellie, two younger sisters and Sarah, until their father recovered. Willie found work at the mine unfriendly; the principal characters included the members of the MacLean and Hall families: Alex Wrathell as young Willie MacLean, through whose eyes most of the stories unfolded around, Jennie Raymond as Willie's older sister Nellie MacLean Hall, Shaun Smyth as Nellie's Scott husband Ned Hall. Ellen Page played Maggie MacLean, Anna Wedlock played Sarah MacLean, Willie's two younger sisters; this was Page's first acting role and she was scouted by John Dunsworth for the role.

Among the other major characters were Willie's surrogate father and stable owner Charley, town gossip Lorena MacTavish and the firm, but fair, mine owner Mr. Frawley. 1st Season 2nd Season Pit Pony on IMDb Pit Pony at Rotten Tomatoes

Tom King (highwayman)

Tom King was an English highwayman who operated in the Essex and London areas. His real name is thought to have been Matthew King; some sources claim that he was nicknamed "The Gentleman Highwayman" and he was known as “Captain Tom King”. A contemporary account of his last robbery mentions a brother, either John or Robert King, captured by the authorities on that occasion. Other reports mention an “Elizabeth King” his wife, mentioned in King's will. King's fame rests on his association with highwayman Dick Turpin. According to The Newgate Calendar, their first encounter occurred when "Turpin, seeing him well mounted and appearing like a gentleman, thought, the time to recruit his pockets", tried to rob him; the Newgate Calendar goes on to say that King was "very well known about the country". According to legend, the two joined forces and hid out in a cave in Epping Forest and pursued a successful partnership, their first crime together was to steal a race horse called White Stockings or Whitestocking, but it was under King's influence that Turpin turned from his life of petty crime to a career as a highwayman.

On 2 May 1737, during a robbery that went wrong, King was shot by Turpin himself. The Stamford Mercury reported on 12 May 1737 that King had been'shot through the shoulder' and, on the same day, the Derby Mercury reported that King was'attended by two surgeons' at New Prison in Clerkenwell. King died of his wounds on 19 May 1737, aged about 25, he was buried at St James’ churchyard in Clerkenwell on 21 May 1737. In his will, King bequeathed the entirety of his effects to his “loving wife Elizabeth King.” King appears in Harrison Ainsworth's romantic novel Rookwood, published in 1834. This has been the source of much pseudo-historical information about both Turpin. A play entitled Dick Turpin & Tom King was written by Victorian playwright W. E. Suter in 1861. During the 1840s, the Staffordshire Potteries produced a popular pair of. Tom King appears in an episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History, commentated by Joe Lycett. Blakeborough, Richard; the Hand of Glory and Further Grandfather's Tales and Legends of Highwaymen and Others Collected by the late R. Blakeborough.

London: Grant Richards Ltd. 1924. Thomas, Paul. Outlaws. Hong Kong: Thameside Press, 2002. ISBN 1-931983-39-9 BBC Inside Out - Highwaymen of the Peak The Contemplator's Short Biographies of Some Famous Highwaymen Burial Index for Matthew “Tom” King

Dora Rosetti

Dora Rosetti was a doctor – specialising in gynaecology, sexual health and disease, public health – and a writer. She was born in Alexandria in Egypt in 1908 and died in Athens, Greece in April 1989, she wrote a single book, Her Lover, published in Athens in 1929, again in 2005. The name'Dora Rosetti' was the pseudonym of Nelli Kaloglopoulou-Bogiatzoglou. Dora Rosetti/Nelli Kaloglopoulou came to Athens from Alexandria and studied at the Medical School of Athens University, she wrote from an early age, was an active contributor to the literary journal for talented young persons titled Diaplasis ton Paidon, edited by famous literary critic and writer Grigorios Ksenopoulos. Through this journal, she developed a artistic group of friends and interlocutors. Grigorios Ksenopoulos thought highly of her writing, as becomes clear from his comments to her and the correspondence published in the journal Diaplasis ton Paidon. According to the testimony of Dora Rosetti to Eleni Bakopoulou, Rosetti's friends, the poets Giorgos Tsoukalas and G. Simiriotis, had read the texts in her literary diary and appreciated her talent.

In conversation with her, they edited the text into a novel and published it, with her agreement: they wrote the final book ending, gave the author the pseudonym ‘Dora Rosetti’ and chose the book title, Her Lover.. The book caused a scandal in its time due to its taboo topic of lesbian love between women, it inadvertently ‘photographed’ the real-life persons behind the two central characters of the novel, rendered them recognisable to society. Due to careless editing, the book included enough biographical detail for the real life persons to be identifiable behind the fiction. Hence, the author, alone or with her girlfriend, under the weight of significant social pressure and shame, gathered existing copies from bookstores and destroyed a large proportion; the book disappeared and was nowhere to be found for decades, until the philologist and researcher Christina Dounia rediscovered it in two private libraries. Dounia republished it with an accompanying afterword; the real identity of Rosetti when her book was republished was still unknown, became a matter of feverish speculation among journalists, literary critics and the book-reading public of Greece.

Soon after the publication of the novel, Eleni Bakopoulou, an intellectual and activist for the rights of women and gay men since the 1980s, brought to light and published documents on Rosetti that she had meticulously kept in her drawers for many years. The narration of Bakopoulou's encounter with the author, the personal and archival material that Rosetti entrusted to Bakopoulou, were published in two consecutive issues of the literary journal Odos Panos. On, in 2012, these texts were published as a book titled My Friend Mrs Dora Rosetti, by Odos Panos Publications. Dora Rosetti was a talented writer, as is manifest from her only book; as she suggests in her testimony to Eleni Bakopoulou, she kept writing throughout her life, by keeping a literary journal. However, the uproar caused by her daring description and the book's narration of a woman's love for another woman, the book's main theme, had as a consequence the destruction and total disappearance of the book, as well as the stigmatisation of its author.

Her testimony to Bakopoulou suggests that, besides her first book, she was forced to destroy all of her other writing and potential literary production, her archive. Nelli Kaloglopoulou-Dora Rosetti was 21 years old. After graduating from university, she worked as a doctor in Greece, but in Egypt and in Libya, she specialised in public health. She completed a PhD in medicine, she married a diaspora Greek from Romania. Outside her profession, she enjoyed mountaineering, cave exploration, played tennis and was a classical music lover. From 1961 until her death in 1989, she lived in Athens, in a small apartment at 25 Makedonias Street on the corner of Aharnon avenue. After her initial writing and publication adventure with Her Lover, Rosetti did not publish anything else, her work and life came to light through the discussions that she had in 1983–84 with the activist and researcher Eleni Bakopoulou, who had sought her out. Bakopoulou kept Rosetti's testimony and her texts in her drawers for many years and waited, as she had promised Rosetti not to publish anything on, or by her as long as she was still alive.

After the publication of'Her Lover' in 2005, after making sure that Rosetti had passed away, published in 2006 in Odos Panos Journal the autobiographical testimony that Rosetti gave her, together with her own account of their meeting. She included in the publication earlier texts that Rosetti had published in Diaplasis ton Paidon, material from a drawing and poetry journal that Rosetti had given her. After a first reprint in 2005, Her Lover had further reprints in 2006, 2011, in 2013; the book is written in the first person, follows and records, in impressionistic style and through diary-style entries, the life and subjective, inner world of university student Dora, her passionate love for another woman, her student circles, excursions, trips to the countryside and walks in the streets of Athens. The book was published under

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District

The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District is located in the northwest corner of Tarrant County and includes 73 square miles of land in Saginaw, Eagle Mountain, Blue Mound and several housing additions in the City of Fort Worth, near Eagle Mountain Lake. Serving more than 18,000 students, the district consists of 15 elementary schools, six middle schools, three high schools, an alternative discipline center, Hollenstein Career and Technology Center, the Weldon Hafley Development Center. All campuses in the district are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Texas Education Agency. From kindergarten to high school, diverse special programs are available to support the regular curriculum and to provide for special needs; the district offers an alternative education to at-risk students through Watson High School/ Alternative Discipline Center. In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. Boswell High School Chisholm Trail High School Eagle Mountain High School Saginaw High School Creekview Middle School Ed Willkie Middle School Highland Middle School Marine Creek Middle School Prairie Vista Middle School Wayside Middle School Bryson Elementary School Chisholm Ridge Elementary School Comanche Springs Elementary School Copper Creek Elementary School Dozier Elementary School Eagle Mountain Elementary School Elkins Elementary School Gililland Elementary School Greenfield Elementary School High Country Elementary School Lake Point Elementary School Remington Point Elementary School Saginaw Elementary School Northbrook Elementary School Parkview Elementary School Willow Creek Elementary School From circa 1997 and 2015 the number of non-Hispanic white children increased by 4,000 as part of a trend of white flight and suburbanization by non-Hispanic white families.

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Tom Cherones

Thomas Harry Cherones, Jr. is an American director and producer of several TV series. He is best known for his work on Seinfeld. For his work directing the series, he won a Directors Guild of America Award, a Primetime Emmy Award as producer. Cherones was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, where his father, Tom Cherones, Sr. operated a radio and TV repair shop. His grandfather was a Greek immigrant, his mother was Hazel Belle Hyche. He has a younger brother, Bill Cherones, who worked in Hollywood. Cherones graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1961 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and received a MA in Telecommunications from The University of Alabama in 1966. From 1961 to 1965, he was a lieutenant in the United States Navy. Cherones began working in educational television while a student at the University of Alabama and produced and directed programs for WQED in Pittsburgh, his first work after moving to Hollywood in 1975 was as a production manager for General Hospital. Cherones began as a television director on My Sister Sam in the 1980s.

In the 1990s, he produced Seinfeld and NewsRadio. His work on Seinfeld won him praise as well as a DGA Award and a Golden Globe Award, he worked on Welcome Back Kotter, Caroline in the City, Annie McGuire, Ellen. In 2003, he was inducted into the Alabama Screen Hall of Fame, he was inducted into the University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences Hall of Fame in 2001. From 2002-2014 Cherones taught a film production course at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where he had earned a Master's degree in 1976. In 2012, Cherones published The Hardly Boys, a parody of the old Hardy Boys books. Cherones has two children and Scott, from his first marriage, he moved to Hollywood in 1975 with his second wife, Joyce Keener, who died in 2006. Cherones is married to photographer Carol E. Richards, they divide their time between Oregon. Tom Cherones on IMDb Tom Cherones at The Interviews: An Oral History of Television