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Warrick County, Indiana

Warrick County is a county located in the U. S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 59,689; the county seat is Boonville. It was organized in 1813 and was named for Captain Jacob Warrick, an Indiana militia company commander killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, it is one of the ten fastest-growing counties in Indiana. Warrick County is the eastern part of the Evansville, IN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area. Warrick County was formed by statute, March 9, 1813, effective April 30, 1813. Knox County was affected by this formation and Warrick and Gibson Counties were both created out of this area of Knox County between the White River and the Ohio River; the boundaries of this area began at the mouth of the Wabash River. The same was divided into two separate and distinct counties, by a line beginning on the Wabash River, known as Rector's Base Line, with that line east until it intersects the Gibson County line and that tract of land falling within the southern division thereof was Warrick County.

However, because Gibson County organized a month earlier on April 1, this entire territory fell under Gibson County's jurisdiction. Within Warrick County's original jurisdiction included large portions but not entire portions of Crawford, Posey, 2/3s of Warrick County's current jurisdiction. Evansville was the original county seat, followed by Yankeetown and Boonville, the current seat. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 391.05 square miles, of which 384.82 square miles is land and 6.24 square miles is water. Pike County - north Dubois County - northeast Spencer County - east Daviess County, Kentucky - southeast Henderson County, Kentucky - south & southwest Vanderburgh County - west Gibson County - northwest Boonville Chandler Elberfeld Lynnville Newburgh Tennyson In recent years, average temperatures in Boonville have ranged from a low of 23 °F in January to a high of 89 °F in July, although a record low of −24 °F was recorded in January 1994 and a record high of 101 °F was recorded in July 1999.

Average monthly precipitation ranged from 2.71 inches in September to 5.08 inches in March. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Four representatives are elected from county districts, three are elected as "at-large" members; the council members serve four-year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending; the council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes. Board of Commissioners: The executive body of the county is made of a board of commissioners; the commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered terms, each serves a four-year term. One of the commissioners the most senior, serves as president; the commissioners are charged with executing the acts legislated by the council, collecting revenue, managing the day-to-day functions of the county government.

Court: The county maintains a small claims court that can handle some civil cases. The judge on the court is elected to a term of four years and must be a member of the Indiana Bar Association; the judge is assisted by a constable, elected to a four-year term. In some cases, court decisions can be appealed to the state level circuit court. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, auditor, recorder, surveyor and circuit court clerk; each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 59,689 people, 22,505 households, 17,009 families residing in the county. The population density was 155.1 inhabitants per square mile. There were 24,203 housing units at an average density of 62.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 95.0% white, 1.6% Asian, 1.3% black or African American, 0.2% American Indian, 0.5% from other races, 1.3% from two or more races.

Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 35.3% were German, 15.4% were Irish, 13.4% were American, 12.5% were English. Of the 22,505 households, 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.4% were non-families, 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.02. The median age was 39.7 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $73,583. Males had a median income of $51,961 versus $32

Bishan Stadium

Bishan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Bishan, with a capacity of 6,254 people. It is used for football matches and is the home stadium of Home United FC and Balestier Khalsa FC in the Singapore Premier League; the stadium is managed by the Singapore Sports Council. The public can use the facilities from 4:30 am to 8:30 pm daily unless it is booked for a sporting event. An indoor sports hall with facilities for badminton, table tennis and gymnastics lies adjacent to the stadium. Situated in the central part of Singapore, Bishan Stadium is part of the Bishan Sports and Recreation Centre, which includes Bishan Sports Hall and Bishan Swimming Complex. Since its opening in 1998, Bishan Stadium has been the ground of Home United Football Club, a professional football club in Singapore. From 2004 to 2006, the Stadium was used for the team's home matches in the Asian Football Confederation Cup tournament. In September 2006, Bishan Stadium was one of two venues for the Asian Football Confederation U-17 championship hosted by Singapore.

The Australian national team used the Stadium as its training base for two weeks in June 2007 before it left for the Asian Cup. Bishan Stadium was used as the athletics venue of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics; the Stadium was the venue for the 35th Singapore Junior Athletics Championships 2009, held in May of that year. 2010 Summer Youth Olympics List of stadiums in Singapore Bishan Stadium

Sandy Duncan

Sandra Kay Duncan is an American singer, dancer and actress of stage and television. She is known for her performances in the Broadway revival of Peter Pan and in the sitcom The Hogan Family. Duncan has been nominated for three Tony Awards, two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards. Duncan was born in Henderson, Texas, to Sylvia and Mancil Ray Duncan, on February 20, 1946, she and her sister Robyn were raised in Tyler, near Henderson. She started her entertainment career at age 12, working in a local production of The King and I for $150 a week. In the late 1960s, Duncan was an unknown actress in Los Angeles when she was selected for a part in a commercial for United California Bank, portraying a bank teller who finds it impossible to pronounce the Greek name of customer "Nicholas H. Janopaparopoulos", despite several tries, she apologetically asks, "Do you mind if I just call you'Nick'?" In 1968, she spent. In 1970, she was named one of the "most promising faces of tomorrow" by Time magazine; that year, she starred in the Broadway revival of The Boy Friend, for which she received favorable reviews.

Duncan made her feature film debut co-starring opposite Dean Jones in the Walt Disney family comedy The Million Dollar Duck. She was cast as "Amy Cooper" in the Paramount film version of Star Spangled Girl, based on the Broadway play by Neil Simon. Both movies performed poorly at the box office. In autumn 1971, Duncan starred as "Sandy Stockton" in the CBS sitcom Funny Face; the program was put on the Saturday night prime-time schedule between All in the Family and The New Dick Van Dyke Show. Critics dismissed the show, but praised Duncan the TV Guide columnist Cleveland Amory, who described her as "a wonderful comedienne". Meanwhile, shortly after the premiere, Duncan underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumor behind her left optic nerve; as a result, she lost vision in the eye, but it was not replaced with a prosthetic eye, as some urban myths claim. She lost vision in her left eye, but because the eye still tracked with her right eye and her doctors elected to leave her natural eye in place.

Though Duncan's recovery from the operation was rapid, CBS suspended production on the show until the following year, after the 12th installment had been filmed. At first, Nielsen ratings for Funny Face were low. For all her efforts, Duncan received a nomination for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series". In September 1972, the program returned as The Sandy Duncan Show, with a revised format and new writers. Critical reaction to the show was similar to that for Funny Face, but without the strong Saturday night lead-in of All in the Family, the ratings sank. After 13 episodes, CBS cancelled the series. In 1976, Duncan played the title role in a TV musical adaptation of Pinocchio, which featured Danny Kaye as "Mister Geppetto" and Flip Wilson as "the Fox", she guest-starred in a first-season episode of The Muppet Show where, contrary to common misconception, she was not the first to be karate-chopped by Miss Piggy, but she did share a raucous moment recollecting "The Banana Sketch" with Fozzie Bear.

Next, for her performance as "Missy Anne Reynolds" in the miniseries Roots, she earned another Emmy nomination. It was that she went back to Broadway for many years. In 1979, her run, she had replacement roles in My One and Only and Chicago. Duncan was nominated for a Tony Award three times: in 1969, as "Featured Actress" in Canterbury Tales. In 1972, an animated version of Duncan appeared in "Sandy Duncan's Jekyll and Hyde", an episode of the CBS Saturday morning cartoon The New Scooby-Doo Movies. In 1976, she guest-starred on The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman playing the role of Gillian in "The Return of Bigfoot" episodes. In 1978, she starred in Disney's The Cat from Outer Space alongside Ken Berry, Harry Morgan and Roddy McDowall. From the mid-1970s through the'80s, Duncan was the commercial spokesperson for the introduction of Nabisco's Wheat Thins crackers. In 1981, she voiced Vixey in the Hound. In 1984, she starred in a song and dance review called 5-6-7-8... Dance! at Radio City Music Hall and provided voice work for the My Little Pony television special Rescue at Midnight Castle as Firefly and Applejack.

From 1986 to 1987, she reprised her role as Firefly in the My Little Friends TV series. In 1987, she joined the cast of NBC's Valerie's Family after Valerie Harper was dismissed from the sitcom. Duncan starred as the matriarch's sister-in-law, Sandy Hogan, who moved in with her brother Mike and his three sons to help raise the family after Valerie Hogan's death. Duncan remained with the series through its cancellation in 1991. In 1988, she worked on the Backyard Gang children's videos. Duncan declined the offer. In 1991, she voiced Peepers the mouse in the Don Bluth film Rock-a-Doodle. In 1994, she voiced Queen Uberta in the Richard Rich film The Swan Princess. In 2003, she appeared in th

Kazuko Hara

Kazuko Hara was a prolific Japanese opera composer. She studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music under Tomojiro Ikenouchi, graduating in 1957, she subsequently went to France where she studied with Alexander Tcherepnin. After that she returned to Japan to teach at the Osaka University of Music. Between 1978 and 1999 she wrote 18 operas, many of them performed in Tokyo by the Nihon Opera Kyokai or the Nikikai Opera. One work was performed in Italy. In general she has preferred Japanese subjects, however her second opera was about Sherlock Holmes and she composed an opera on Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment for a large-scale production at the New National Theatre, Tokyo in 1999, she died of heart failure on 30 November 2014. Operas by Kazuko Hara include: The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes after Conan Doyle Iwai Uta ga Nagareru Yoruni Shita wo Kamikitta Onna Sute Hime Yosakoi Bushi Petro Kibe Tsumi to batsu after Dostoevsky Sonatine for piano Preludio, aria e toccata for guitar Yosakoi Bushi has been recorded and published on laserdisc.

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Palm Haven, San Jose

Palm Haven is a historic residence park and neighborhood in San Jose, Established in 1913 on the edge of the city, Palm Haven was considered the quintessential "Residence Park". Developers Eaton and Herschbach built Palm Haven with wide parkways planted with Mexican Fan Palms and Canary Island Date Palms at equal intervals; the entrances to the development were marked by large, Mission-Revival styled concrete pillars adorned with large urns and electric lanterns. A covered waiting station in the same Mission-Revival style was built on an island at the foot of the Palm Haven Avenue entrance for a Palm Haven stop on the Peninsular Railway; the center of the neighborhood contains a plaza planted in a formal style creating sight lines and symmetry. Common to Residence Parks, Palm Haven had a set of conditions and restrictions that controlled what was built, a minimum cost, property setbacks, racial exclusions; the neighborhood is intact today as its palm trees are now grown at 100 feet tall. All the original trees from the 1913 planting are designated "Heritage Trees" by the City of San Jose and are the largest coordinated tree planting within city limits.

The neighborhood is a designated Historic Conservation Area in the City of San Jose. Many important figures in local history with regional and national impacts lived in Palm Haven including: Lewis Dan Bohnett - Attorney and statesman who led the fight to stop the Southern Pacific Railroad from running straight through Willow Glen and Palm Haven, he succeeded in getting Willow Glen incorporated as a city and took the legal fight all the way to the U. S. Supreme Court and won. Herman Krause - Celebrated area designer of premium residential and commercial installations in the San Jose area during the early 20th century. Frank Delos Wolfe - Noted area architect lived in Palm Haven and designed many homes there along with hundreds in the San Jose and San Francisco Bay Area. Work spans late 19th century to 1925; some innovations credited to Frank Lloyd Wright have been found to be firsts with Frank Delos Wolfe. Several structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as California & San Jose registers.

Barnes, Cecily. "Palm Haven continues to stand out as a community treasure". The Willow Glen Resident. Retrieved 2006-12-19. Walker, Beth. "Palm Haven community is lit once more, after decades of being dark". The Willow Glen Resident. Retrieved 2006-12-19. Rombeck, Janice. "Two Pieces of S. J. History On Their Way to Restoration". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 2006-12-19. Official Palm Haven site

Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Spartanburg County is a county located on the northwestern border of the U. S. state of South Carolina. The population at the 2010 census is 284,307, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina, its county seat is Spartanburg. Spartanburg County is coterminous with the Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson, SC Combined Statistical Area. USS Spartanburg County is named after the county. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 819 square miles, of which 808 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Rutherford County, North Carolina – north Cherokee County – east Union County – southeast Laurens County – south Greenville County – west Polk County, North Carolina – northwest I-26 I-85 I-85 Bus. I-585 As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 284,307 people, 109,246 households, 75,404 families residing in the county; the population density was 351.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 122,628 housing units at an average density of 151.8 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 72.3% white, 20.6% black or African American, 2.0% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 3.1% from other races, 1.7% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 5.9% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 13.6% were American, 10.5% were Irish, 9.6% were English, 8.8% were German. Of the 109,246 households, 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.0% were non-families, 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.05. The median age was 38.0 years. The median income for a household in the county was $42,680 and the median income for a family was $53,149. Males had a median income of $41,445 versus $31,602 for females; the per capita income for the county was $21,924. About 11.0% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.5% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

Spartanburg County is served by the Spartanburg County School System, divided into seven districts. Some of the districts share a vocational school, share the McCarthy Teszler School, a special education school. School District One includes Campobello-Gramling, Chapman High School, Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary, Inman Elementary, Inman Intermediate, Landrum High, Landrum Middle, Mabry Middle, New Prospect Elementary, O. P. Earle Elementary. District One students can attend Swofford Career Center School District Two includes Boiling Springs Elementary, Cooley Springs-Fingerville Elementary, Chesnee Elementary, Hendrix Elementary, Carlisle-Foster's Grove Elementary, Mayo Elementary, Oakland Elementary, Boiling Springs Intermediate, Boling Springs Junior High, Rainbow Lake Middle School, Chesnee Middle School, Boiling Springs High 9th grade, Boiling Springs High School, Chesnee High School. District Two students can attend Swofford Career Center. School District Three includes Cannons Elementary, Clifdale Elementary, Cowpens Elementary School, Pacolet Elementary School, Cowpens Middle School, Middle School of Pacolet, Broome High School.

District Three students can attend the Daniel Morgan Technology Center. School District Four has four schools: Woodruff Primary, Woodruff Elementary, Woodruff Middle and Woodruff High School. High school students can attend R. D. Anderson Applied Technology Center to learn vocational skills. School District Five consists of Abner Creek Academy, Duncan Elementary, Lyman Elementary, Reidville Elementary, River Ridge Elementary, Wellford Academy of Science and Technology, Beech Springs Intermediate, Berry Shoals Intermediate, D. R. Hill Middle, Florence Chapel Middle, James F. Byrnes Freshman Academy, James F. Byrnes High School. Vocational school students can attend R. D. Anderson Applied Technology Center. School District Six comprises Anderson Mill Elementary, Arcadia Elementary, Jesse S. Bobo Elementary, Fairforest Elementary, Lone Oak Elementary, Pauline-Glenn Springs Elementary, Roebuck Elementary, West View Elementary, Woodland Heights Elementary, Fairforest Middle, R. P. Dawkins Middle, L. E. Gable Middle, Dorman Freshman Campus, Paul M. Dorman High School.

District Six students can attend R. D. Anderson Applied Technology Center. School District Seven consists of Jesse Boyd Elementary, Chapman Elementary, Cleveland Elementary, Houston Elementary, Park Hills Elementary, Pine Street Elementary, Mary H. Wright Elementary, Edwin P. Todd School, George Washington Carver Middle, Joseph G. McCracken Middle, Whitlock Junior High, Spartanburg High School Freshman Academy, Spartanburg High School; the Daniel Morgan Technology Center, ZL Madden Learning Center, The Myles W. Whitlock Flexible Learning Center, The Early Learning Center at Park Hills serve District Seven. Spartanburg County’s healthcare is provided by Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. Spartanburg Regional is a public, not-for-profit, integrated health care delivery system with several facilities in Spartanburg, including: Spartanburg Medical Center, a research and teaching hospital with two locations: Spartanburg Medical Center campus on East Wood Street and Spartanburg Medical Center — Mary Black Campus on Skylyn Drive.

Together, these campuses share a history. Spartanburg Medical Center includes a total of 747 beds, services that include emergency, maternity, cancer, a Heart Center and inpatient rehabilitation. Pelham Medical Center, in Greer, S. C. provides emergency services, general surgery, a