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Media in Omaha, Nebraska

This is a list of media serving the Omaha metropolitan area in Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Start dates are for the frequency/station license, not for callsign or programming that may have moved from license to license. Omaha radio stations gets 25 Analog FM stations, 10 Digital HD Radio FM stations including 8 subchannels Like HD-2 and HD-3, 11 Analog AM stations, 1 Digital HD Radio AM Station affiliated KFAB; the Omaha World-Herald, the Omaha Bee, by 1900 the Omaha Daily News had developed into the city's most influential journals. The African American community in Omaha has had several newspapers serve it; the first was the Progress, established in 1889 by Ferdinand L. Barnett. Cyrus D. Bell, an ex-slave, established the Afro-American Sentinel in 1892. In 1893 George F. Franklin started publishing the Enterprise published by Thomas P. Mahammitt, it was the longest lived of any of the early African American newspapers published in Omaha. The best known and most read of all African American newspapers in the city was the Omaha Monitor, established in 1915, edited and published by Reverend John Albert Williams.

It stopped being published in 1929. In 1906, Lucille Skaggs Edwards published, The Women's Aurora, making her the first black woman to publish a magazine in Nebraska. George Wells Parker, co-founder of the Hamitic League of the World, founded the New Era in Omaha from 1920 through until 1926; the Omaha Guide was established by B. V. and C. C. Galloway in 1927; the Guide, with a circulation of over twenty-five thousand and an advertisers' list including business firms from coast to coast, was the largest African American newspaper west of the Missouri River. The Omaha Star, founded by Mildred Brown, began publication in 1938, continues today as the only African American newspaper in Omaha. Silicon Prairie News - Local News and Stories - Local Commercial Printing and Digital Media in Omaha, Nebraska

Jasmund National Park

The Jasmund National Park is a nature reserve on the Jasmund peninsula, in the northeast of Rügen island in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is famous for containing the largest chalk cliffs in the Königsstuhl; these cliffs are up to 161 m above the Baltic Sea. The beech forests behind the cliffs are part of the national park. Consisting of only 30 km2, this is the smallest national park in Germany; the park was founded in 1990 by the last government of East Germany prior to the German reunification. On June 25, 2011 the beech forest in the park was added to UNESCO World Heritage Site as an extension of the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany; the chalk cliffs face constant erosion. With every storm, parts of the cliffs fall, including rocks and fossils of sponges and sea urchins; the most majestic part of the cliffs is the Königsstuhl. One of the most scenic and best known of the chalk outcrops, the Wissower Klinken, collapsed into the Baltic Sea on February 24, 2005, in a landslide caused by spring-thaw weather conditions.

Because of the special geological characteristics of the Jasmund National Park, it is home to many rare plants and animals. In the woods of the Stubnitz, behind the cliffs, there are numerous water-filled dells and hollows, most of which came into existence as ice-age dead-ice holes. A wide range of plants are found in this area, for example, black alder, European crab apple, wild service tree and orchids. A variety of birds live in the park: white-tailed eagle, house martin and the peregrine falcon. Since its creation in 1934, the Jasmund National Park has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. One of the main tasks of the National Park Authority is to ensure that the diverse habitats of the park remain undisturbed, whilst still allowing visitors an insight into the nature of the region. In March 2004, the visitor centre, the Königsstuhl National Park Centre, was opened. Jasmund National Park travel guide from Wikivoyage Jasmund National Park pictures and information about the chalk cliffs Official site Photos of the park's beech forests


Wonderfulness is the fourth album of stand-up comedy performances by Bill Cosby. The title comes from a catchphrase used in Cosby's television series, I Spy; this was the first of several Cosby albums to be recorded live at Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, by Warner Bros. Records. Seven of the eight tracks are drawn from Cosby's childhood experiences; the version of "Shop" from this album differs from the track of the same title on Cosby's previous album, Why Is There Air?. Wonderfulness won the 1967 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. Tonsils – 15:19 The Playground – 3:21 Lumps – 1:39 Go Carts – 5:40 Chicken Heart – 12:28 Shop – 2:13 Special Class – 1:34 Niagara Falls – 4:52

Orleans High School (Vermont)

Orleans High School was a school in Orleans, Vermont. It functioned as both a high school and middle school to the village of Orleans and surrounding towns for nearly half a century; the high school was replaced by the Lake Region Union High School on September 11, 1967. Orleans alumni continue to meet annually, they fund scholarships for descendants of graduates. The building today is used to educate elementary students from the village. Orleans graduated its first class in 1901 from a wooden two-story building where the Federated Church now stands on School Street. While that school was differed in name and location from the eventual brick structure on School Street, its graduates were recognized as part of a continuous alumni for attendees. Forty students graduated from 1901-1910. In 1914, 35 students were attending the high school out of a total for the system of 232; the purpose of all high schools of that time was to prepare scholars for college. To improve attendance and the overall efficiency of the system as per the High school movement, the school began to offer Agriculture, Home Economics, Commercial.

The final structure was opened in March 1923. The old building became the elementary school, but it continued to house the Agriculture and Industrial Arts programs, as well as the Superintendent's office, for the town of Barton; when the regional high school opened in 1967, the elementary school moved to the vacated high school building. The old elementary school building was sold and razed and the Federated Church was built on the site; the old high school did not have a regulation-sized gymnasium. This was not prejudicial to its use until the 1950s. After that time, The boys' and girls' basketball teams practiced there, but hosted home games at other locations. For many years, OHS' "home court" was at Derby High School. In 1928, there were seven faculty members; this had increased to 13 by 1967. Until the regional high school opened, the principals were all expected to teach several classes, as well as to be the school's guidance counselor. Besides the village of Orleans, the following towns sent their children to be educated there: Albany, Coventry and Charleston.

The first Vermont Science Fair was held at the school in 1950. An Orleans student went on to represent the state at the New England Fair that year. From 1910 to 1967, 1,358 students graduated. Total for 1901–1957 was 1,398. There were girls and boys basketball teams at the beginning of the 20th century, as well as baseball for boys. Basketball was the only girls sport. In the late 1950s both boys and girls played soccer. In the 1960s golf arrived for boys. Boys basketball, Rutland Rotary Tournament champions 1928 Boys basketball Vermont Junior tournament champions 1933 This team won the overall state championship two weeks the only small school to have achieved this. A St. Johnsbury sportswriter dubbed the team the "Red Rapiers", thereafter used as the school mascot. Unmarked baseball trophy 1930s? Unmarked trophy from Headmasters club 1935 Boys basketball Junior Tournament champion. Headmasters club. No year Girls Basketball Champions, Conference B 1958 Boys basketball champions, Class I 1959 NBL soccer champions 1965 State Golf Champions 1964, 1965, 1966A basketball coach at OHS from 1961 onwards, as well as at other schools, Dick Jarvis was inducted into the Vermont Coaches Basketball Hall of Fame.

Charles S. Rising 1928?-1945? Rolfe Schoppe 1940?-1953 Dustin White – 1953–1957 Wayne O. Stacy – 1957–1963 Joe Brennan 1963–1967 Susan J. Barlett – State Senator, Lamoille County 1993–2004 Nancy Hall Sheltra 1966 – Representative, Vermont Legislature 1989–2004 Kermit Smith 1946. Sergeant-at-Arms, Vermont Legislature 1988–1993 Henry Alexander Stafford 1910, professional baseball player for the New York Giants Howard Frank Mosher taught from the mid-1960s through the school closure; the mascot was the "Red Rapiers" School colors were white. School newspaper was the Hourglass Its main rival was cross-town Barton Academy Howard Frank Mosher, taught English here during the school's final years. NEKG Vital Records of Vermont Schools

Lyman House Memorial Museum

The Lyman House Memorial Museum known as the Lyman Museum, is a Hilo, Hawaii-based natural history museum founded in 1931 in the Lyman family mission house built in 1838. The main collections were moved to an adjacent modern building in the 1960s, while the house is open for tours as the island's oldest surviving wood-framed building. Reverend David Belden Lyman and his wife, Sarah Joiner Lyman, arrived in 1832, missionaries from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, it was one of the first houses on the island to be built in the style of their native New England, using native koa and ohia woods. Guests included Isabella Bird. In 1854 - 1859 the new Haili Church was built across the street, replacing the thatched structures that served for the congregation; the mission house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 24, 1978 as site 78001012. It is located at 276 Haili Street in Hilo, coordinates 19°43′18″N 155°5′28″W. A century after the missionaries' arrival, a museum was founded in 1931 by their descendants.

In the late 1960s, architect Vladimir Ossipoff designed and built a Museum building adjacent to the mission house. Upon its completion, the Museum expanded its exhibits, it has extensive displays on Hawaiian culture and is renowned for its collection of shells and minerals, including a specimen of orlymanite, named for Orlando Hammond Lyman, the museum's founder and great grandson of David and Sarah Lyman. The Museum has been an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution since 2002. "Missionary Home, Modern Museum Tell Story Of Hawaii's Heritage and Progress". History News. American Association for State and Local History. 29: 120–121. 1974. JSTOR 42648608. Lyman Museum official website