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Transport in Gibraltar

Gibraltar has a limited public transport system, due to the compact size of the territory. Gibraltar has 49.9 kilometres of highways. It has one of the highest levels of per capita car ownership in the world, with as many motor vehicles as people. Unlike the United Kingdom, along with the British Overseas Territories, traffic in Gibraltar drives on the right, as it shares a land border with Spain. Traffic drove on the left. Older roads in Gibraltar in the city centre, are narrow with a typical speed limit of 50 km/h. Gibraltar has ten fuelling stations, fuel prices are lower than in neighbouring Spain; some people from Spain enter Gibraltar for the sole purpose of filling their cars' fuel tanks. Gibraltar's international vehicle registration is GBZ, Gibraltar car number plates consist of the letter'G' followed by up to five digits or four digits and a single letter; these are as standard, the same shape, type face and colours as those in the UK, however non-standard number plates have been permitted.

The Chief Minister's official car has the registration number G1, while the Governor's car, following tradition, has a crown, in place of a number. The two highways in Spain leading in the vicinity are the A-383 which ends in La Linea, the CA-34, which leads to the border. There are a total of 8 different bus routes in Gibraltar. There are two companies who provide stage-carriage bus services in Gibraltar: Gibraltar Bus Company Limited and Calypso Transport Limited; the Gibraltar Bus Company is 100% owned by the Government of Gibraltar and operates all but one of the services. Calypso Transport operates the other, linking the city centre with the airport and the Frontier with Spain; the Gibraltar Bus Company operates Services 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 & 9 with its distinct fleet of modern, blue buses. The company has a total of 21 vehicles in its bus fleet, 18 of which are the Dennis Dart low-floor midibus with Caetano Nimbus bodies and featuring 28 seats and 3 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter minibuses with Unvi bodies and catering for 15 seated passengers.

The Darts entered service the day the company was formed, Saturday 10 April 2004, when it took over the operation of private company Rock City Services Limited, unwilling to invest in its fleet. The trio of Sprinters entered service during November 2010 and operate Service 1 to the Moorish Castle Estate in the Upper Town area of the city; this route is well worth travelling in order to see how narrow and winding the roads are in this part of town. The latest timetable is dated 1 September 2012. Calypso Transport Ltd operates Service 5 between the Frontier, the airport and the city centre and tickets between this route and those operated by the Gibraltar Bus Company are not inter-changeable. An adult single fare on either operators' services costs £1.00 and an all-day Hoppa ticket costs £1.50. A year-long trial period where free travel was permitted aboard the buses of the Gibraltar Bus Company ended in May 2012 and only qualifying residents and military personnel now qualify for free travel in the province.

Calypso Transport Ltd uses a fleet of red double-decker buses. Route 5 buses operate every 15 minutes Monday to Saturdays, every 20 minutes on Sundays, this is a shuttle between Reclamation Road near John Macintosh Square and the Frontier/Airport terminus via the Market Place bus station Grand Casemates Square. Gibraltar Bus Company increased the bus fares for all routes in Gibraltar in May 2013. Taxicabs are available from a number of taxi ranks around the Rock. Many taxis cater for tours of the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and these can be picked up from the frontier or the city centre, taxi drivers are obliged to take standard fares as well as tours. There are no extant railways in Gibraltar. There was an extensive railway within the Gibraltar Dockyard, neighbouring works and storage facilities, it included tunnels, one of which went through the Rock of Gibraltar, is still in use today as a road tunnel. At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries there was a temporary industrial railway in Gibraltar.

At the period when both railways were operational, it was possible to travel right round the entire coastline of Gibraltar by train. The dockyard railway had a roster of 17 locomotives, distinguished by numbers, but four of which carried names: Gibraltar, Catalan and Calpe. Whilst railway track extends to the outskirts of La Linea from the aborted San Roque-La Línea railway line expansion project in the 1970s, the nearest actual railway station is "San Roque - La Línea" station on the ADIF Algeciras-Bobadilla railway line Junction via Ronda; until 1969 a ferry from Gibraltar provided convenient access to Algeciras station, which along with the railway line to Ronda was built by a British company known as the Algeciras Gibraltar Railway Company. Ferries by FRS running twice a week from Gibraltar to Tanger-Med port provide access to the Moroccan railway system. Being a peninsula, the sea has long been vital to Gibraltar's transport links; the Royal Navy Dockyard was Gibraltar's major employer.

There is still a harbour on the west side of the territory. The Gibraltar-registered merchant marine consists above. There is an irregular direct regular fast ferry service to Tanger-Med port, Morocco but many passengers now travel from Algeciras or Tarifa due to a more regular service being present at those ports; the ferry between Gibraltar and Algeciras, which existed until 1969, when communications with Spain were severed by the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, was reopened on 16 Dec

Swaner EcoCenter

The Swaner EcoCenter is a nature preserve and Utah State University Distance Education site located in Snyderville Basin near Park City, Utah. Swaner encompasses a 1,200-acre wildlife refuge, a 10,000-square-foot state of the art environmental education facility, a 100-acre farm, 10 miles of trails; the EcoCenter works to preserve the land and the human connection to the natural landscape, to educate the local and broader communities about the value of nature, to nurture both the ecosystem and the people connected with it. The EcoCenter was designed by architect Soren Simonsen to meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum certification, the highest standard set by the U. S. Green Building Council; the preserve began as a donation of 190 acres of land in 1993 by the Spring Creek Angus Ranch Partnership in memory of Leland Swaner. Over the next decade several parcels of land would be added, growing the preserve to more than 1,000 acres. In 2003, Swaner purchased what is now known as the Swaner Farm.

In 1933, the iconic white barn was built by the Fletcher family who purchased the farm in 1906 and operated it for more than 35 years. The Fletcher's sold the entire farm to the Wallin family who owned the land until 2003 when it was acquired by Swaner. In January 2010, Utah State University President Stan Albrecht and the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter Board of Directors announced that the refuge and center would be transferred to USU; the gift totaled in excess of $30 million. Just one year in January 2011, classes began at the center through USU Distance Education. List of nature centers in the United States Swaner EcoCenter Website Utah State University Website

Mohamed El Monir

Mohamed el-Monir is a Libyan footballer who plays for MLS club Los Angeles FC and the Libyan national team. El Monir came through the youth ranks of Al Itihad Tripoli and was promoted to the first team in the 2010–11 Libyan Premier League season. Al-Ittihad with El Monir were top of the league, undefeated after 15 rounds, with 13 victories and just two draws, when the league was abandoned half-way due to the Libyan Civil War. El Monir signed with Serbian side Jagodina in summer 2011 coming from Al-Ittihad Club, he made his debut for FK Jagodina on 26 October 2011 as a starter in a last 16-round match of Serbian Cup against FK Javor Ivanjica, a 3–5 penalty loss after a 1–1 draw after extra-time. His league debut happened on 17 March 2012, in a round 19 match against current league leaders and previous season champions, Partizan Belgrade. On 21 April 2012, he impressed the local media and specially the club supporters when he showed extreme will of playing and a die-hard attitude when he played 35 minutes of the 23rd round of the SuperLiga match against BSK Borča with a fractured foot.

It all happened in the 10th minute, however El Monir willing to keep on playing only reported the injury at the half-time and got substituted. As this was only the second time that he got a chance to be a starter in the team he did not wanted to miss the chance to show his skills, despite the pain, he did his best to contribute to keep on playing. Despite the questionable attitude from the point of view of his health, the national press and Jagodina officials and supporters couldn´t resist not to praise this display of enormous dedication. In early October 2012, prior to his departure to join the national team, El-Monir renewed his contract with Jagodina until 2015. On 8 May 2013, he played a key role in Jagodina's 1–0 victory against FK Vojvodina in the 2013 Serbian Cup Final. At the beginning of the 2013–14 season, El-Monir played against Rubin Kazan in the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round. On 4 November 2013, it was announced that CA Osasuna sent scouts to watch El-Monir play for Jagodina.

During the winter break, he left Jagodina and returned to Libya and played for his former club Al-Ittihad Tripoli. On 28 August 2014, he signed again with Jagodina. During the first part of 2014–15 season, he has not played a single game. In December 2014, El Monir went on trial at Genk in Belgium. On 30 April 2015, El Monir signed a contract with Dinamo Minsk, he made his debut for Dinamo in Vysheyshaya Liga on 31 May 2015, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–1 home win over Naftan. During his first season in Belarus, he has played 11 league games. On 1 October 2015, El Monir made his debut in UEFA Europa League group stage against Rapid Wien as a substitute in the 66th minute. On 5 November, El Monir was the first time in the starting lineup in Europa League, in a 1–2 home defeat against Villarreal. On 10 December, he entered in the game in 65th minute of the match against Rapid Wien and scored a goal one minute in 2–1 away loss. On 24 April 2016, El Monir played full 90 minutes with providing two assists in a 3–3 away draw against BATE Borisov.

After a year and a half playing in Belarus, when his contract with Dinamo Minsk, El Monir among several options decided to return to Serbia, only that this time, to join the power-house Partizan Belgrade. He had been on Partizan's agenda on several occasions in the past and the move materialised. On 16 January 2017, he signed with Partizan a three-year contract, he made his club debut on 13 April 2017 in a 3–1 away win against Novi Pazar. On 27 December 2017, El Monir signed with Orlando City SC in Major League Soccer, he made his debut on March 4 in Orlando's season opener at home to a 1 -- 1 draw. On 11 December 2018, El Monir was traded by Orlando to Los Angeles FC in exchange for João Moutinho. Mohamed El-Monir made the squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, but was an unused substitute at all the matches at the tournament. Subsequently, he was part of the Libyan squad in the following call by Marcos Paquetá for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Togo and Cameroon, played on 3 and 10 June respectively.

He made his debut appearance for Libya on 14 October 2012 in his country's 2–0 loss to Algeria. As of October 28, 2018 As of match played 11 November 2016. Jagodina Serbian Cup: 2012–13Partizan Serbian SuperLiga: 2016–17 Serbian Cup: 2016–17Los Angeles FC Supporters' Shield: 2019 Profile and photo at FK Jagodina official website Mohamed El Monir at Soccerway Mohamed Mounir at National-Football-Teams.com

Megamol

Megamol is a comedy film published in 1994 in the Philippines by Viva Films. The film was directed by Eddie Rodriguez; the film's title is a play on the second largest shopping mall in the Philippines, SM Megamall, located in Mandaluyong City and is a portmanteau of the lead stars' respective nicknames and Gamol, respectively. Set on a road-trip narrative and Clark have an adventure throughout Metro Manila running away from kidnappers led by Brando, they escape the kidnappers after a confrontation with Brando in a Jollibee restaurant while eating on a pick up truck to Clark's house where his cousin Bugoy and Neneng live causing chaos along the way in the process. However the kidnappers locate them when they follow Bugoy, riding the pick up truck which they recognized while Bugoy was in a gas station refueling the pick up truck to Clark's house causing Clark and Corazon to escape back to Metro Manila to get help leaving Bugoy and Neneng behind unharmed; when they reach the attorney's house with help from Clark's boss Mr. Calderon they defeat the kidnappers and Elias, behind the kidnapping attempt on Corazon is arrested by his wife Marga who discovered his treachery and she explains to Corazon that her husband is behind on attempt so he wants the money to belong to her.

In the end, they became rich. Sharon Cuneta as Corazon "Cora" Campos Arevalo Andrew E. as Clark Charito Solis as Atty. Isabel Enriquez Gloria Sevilla as Margarita "Marga" Arevalo-Cortez Andy Poe as Elias G. Cortez Efren Reyes Smokey Manaloto as Bugoy Bong Alvarez as Brando A. Cortez Marjorie Barretto as Gilda A. Cortez Kate Gomez Melissa Gibbs as Melissa Janine Barredo Michael Vera Perez Gil Baltazar Maybelyn as Neneng Jon Achaval as Mr. Calderon Megamol on IMDb

Middlebush Reformed Church

Middlebush Reformed Church known as "the church with the red doors", is located at 1 South Middlebush Road at the corner of Amwell Road in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. It is the fourth oldest church in Franklin Township, it was organized in 1834, the New York Times noted their first church was built in Colonial times and was one of the landmarks of the region. The church is a contributing property of the Middlebush Village Historic District, added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 24, 2007; the church is a part of the Reformed Church in America. It was organized by Dutch settlers on March 19, 1834 in the Colonial Farms area of what is now Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey; the initial three member committee included the first Reverend of the church Jacob Schultz. The settlers had "migrated from Manhattan Island seeking more tillable land". Residents were traveling to Reformed churches in Hillsborough, New Jersey; the few Dutch families met in a barn "in what is now O'Connor's Beef'N Chowder House on Amwell Road" owned by the Voorhees family.

One descendant, Mary Amanda Voorhees, "Miss Amanda" served as the church's organist for forty-five years. "ervices continued there until 1835, when the white frame church was completed". Three locations for the church building were considered: one on Amwell Road north of the current location, one on South Middlebush Road south of the railroad tracks, the current location on the corner of South Middlebush Road and Amwell Avenue. One acre of land was given for the church lot and about five more acres continuing along South Middlebush Road were purchased by the church; the acreage was divided into smaller lots and sold off in 1839. The cornerstone of the church building was laid on June 7, 1834. During construction, the search for a pastor began. Jacob I. Schultz, the pastor at Whitehouse Station, New Jersey and Lebanon, New Jersey was contacted; the new church building was dedicated on February 19, 1835. The final cost was $3,989. Schultz was formally installed as pastor on December 30, 1835. Lightning destroyed the church building on July 2, 1917, the New York Times noted part of the furniture was saved and the loss was estimated at $50,000.

Congregation members who lived nearby rescued the church membership book. A kerosene lamp was saved, is hanging in the church. Planning for the new building at the same site started but construction was delayed by World War I; the Gothic revival building was rebuilt using stone from New Jersey quarry. The church was rededicated in 1919. In 1972 the church set up a "mini" school. In 2003 the church started a living nativity which includes four readings from the Bible and ends with the adoration of the magi; the annual Christmastime event includes "costumed characters, live animals and carollers". The church celebrated their 175th anniversary in 2009, they buried and sealed a time capsule to be opened at the congregation's 200th anniversary in 2034, 25 years later. Pastors have included the following: Jacob I. Schultz, 1834-1837 John Addison Van Doren, 1838-1865 George Swain, 1866-1868 Stephen L. Mershon, 1869–1874 James Le Fevre, 1875-1902 John A. Thomson, 1902-1920 Frank A. Langwith, 1921-1926 Harold W. Nelson, 1926-1928 Russell W. Shepherd, 1928-1930 Marinus Den Herder, 1931-1932 Cornelius Van Leeuwen, 1934-1937 Frank A. Langwith, 1937–1948 David W. Jenks, student, 1949-1952 Vernon L. Dethmers, 1952-1960 Charles B.

Bridgman, 1961-1973 Ronald L. VanderBeek, 1974-1986 John J. Arnone, assistant, 1981–1982 Gerald L. Vermilye, interim, 1986 Taylor Holbrook, 1986-1998 Ross Rettig, 1999-2001 George Montanari, 2002-current Centennial historical account of the Middlebush Reformed Church, Middlebush, N. J. 1834-1934. Middlebush Reformed Church, 1934. Historical discourse delivered at the semi-centennial anniversary of the Reformed Church of Middlebush, N. J. James Le Ferve and Weekly Home News Printing House, 1884. Favorite recipes of the Middlebush Reformed Church, Middlebush Reformed Church, Cookbook Publishers, 1978. Writings on American history: Volume 38 of Carnegie Institution of Washington publication Annual report, KTO Press, 1938; the Churches speak on--women's ordination: official statements from religious bodies and ecumenical organizations, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward, The Churches speak series, Gale Research, 1991, 0810376474, 9780810376472. Historical discourse delivered at the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Reformed Church of Middlebush, N.

J. John A. Thomson, Published by the Consistory, 1909. Historical discourse on occasion of the centennial anniversary of the Reformed Dutch Church of Millstone, Edward Tanjore Corwin, J. J. Reed, Printer, 1866. Pre-revolutionary Dutch houses and families in northern New Jersey and southern New York, Rosalie Fellows Bailey, Holland Society of New York, Dover Publications, 1968. Middlebush Reformed Church Official Website

Lucy Craft Laney

Lucy Craft Laney was an African-American educator who in 1883 founded the first school for black children in Augusta, Georgia. She was principal for 50 years of the Haines Institute for Normal Education. In 1974 Laney was posthumously selected by Governor Jimmy Carter as one of the first three African Americans honored by having their portraits installed in the Georgia State Capitol, she was inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement. Lucy Craft Laney was born free on April 13, 1854, in Macon, Georgia, 11 years before the end of slavery, it was abolished by constitutional amendment after the end of the Civil War. She was the seventh of 10 children born to Louisa and David Laney, free people who were both former slaves, her father had saved enough money to buy his freedom and that of his wife about 20 years before Lucy's birth. Both her parents were strong believers in education and were giving to strangers. At the time of her birth it was illegal in Georgia for blacks to learn to read, but with the help of Ms. Campbell, her parents' former master's sister, Lucy learned to read at the age of four.

She continued to study and attended Lewis High School in Macon, Georgia, a mission school run by the American Missionary Association. In 1869 she entered the first class of Atlanta University, she graduated from the school's teacher training program in 1873. Laney worked as a teacher in Macon and Savannah, Georgia for ten years before deciding to open a school of her own. Due to health reasons, she settled in Augusta, where she founded the city's first school for black children, her first class in 1883 had six students, but Laney attracted interest in the African-American community. By the end of the second year, the school had 234 students. With the increase in students, she needed more funding for her operation, she attended the northern Presbyterian Church Convention in 1886 in Minneapolis and pleaded her case there, but was turned down. One of the attendees, Francine E. H. Haines declared an interest in and donated $10,000 to Laney for the school. With this money, Laney expanded her offerings.

She changed the school's name to The Haines Normal and Industrial Institute in honor of her benefactor and to indicate its goals of industrial and teacher training. The school grew to encompass an entire city block of buildings. By 1928, at a time when public education was still segregated, the school's enrollment was more than 800 students. Laney opened the first black kindergarten and the first black nursing school in Augusta. While living in Augusta, Laney joined the Niagara Movement, founded in 1905. In 1918 she helped to found the local chapter of the successor civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, she was active in other organizations to promote the welfare of blacks and black women: the Interracial Commission, the National Association of Colored Women. She helped to integrate the community work engaged in by the YMCA and YWCA. In 1974 Governor Jimmy Carter arranged to hang the first portraits of African Americans in the Georgia state capitol to honor their contributions: included were Lucy Craft Laney, the Reverend Henry McNeal Turner, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

In 1992 Laney was inducted into "Georgia Women of Achievement." Laney died on October 24, 1933, is buried at the corner of Laney Walker Boulevard and Phillips Street, where she first founded the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute. The site of Laney's burial was redeveloped for the Lucy Craft Laney Comprehensive High School, named in her honor, her grave and memorial remain undisturbed. Other schools were named for her: Lucy Laney Elementary School in Harris County, Georgia Lucy Craft Laney Community School, serving PK-5th grade students in North Minneapolis, Minnesota Lucy Laney Elementary School historical marker Lucy Craft Laney at Find a Grave