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York County, South Carolina

York County is a northern County in the U. S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 226,073, its county seat is York, South Carolina, its largest city is Rock Hill. The county is served by one interstate highway, I-77, a nearby airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport. York County is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area and the Metropolitan Statistical Area that includes Charlotte, North Carolina, North Carolina, North Carolina, Rock Hill, South Carolina. With a population of nearly 6,000 at the time of first European contact, the native inhabitants, the Catawba were agriculturalists. Hernando de Soto passed through the area in the 1540s in his search for gold. Several decades Juan Pardo recorded his observation of a predominant Native American tribe confirmed to be the Catawba, in the vicinity of present-day Fort Mill, east of the Catawba River; the Province of South Carolina was founded in 1670. Twelve years it was divided into three counties.

One of these, Craven County encompassed the northern half of the colony, while the northern portion of York County was considered part of North Carolina. The first European settlers in the Carolina Piedmont, traditionally called the South Carolina Upcountry, were Scots-Irish Presbyterians. Rising rent and land prices in Pennsylvania drove them southward down the Great Wagon Road, they began arriving in the Upcountry west of the Catawba River during the 1740s and settled in present-day York County during the 1750s. Before the boundaries between the two Carolinas were fixed, the northern portion of York County was part of Bladen County, North Carolina, in 1750 it was included in the newly created Anson County, North Carolina. In 1762 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, was formed from western Anson and included present-day northern York County. Five years the area became part of Tryon County, North Carolina, which comprised all of North Carolina west of the Catawba River and south of Rowan County.

This area would remain a part of Tryon County until 1772, when the boundary between North and South Carolina in this portion was established. After its transfer to South Carolina in 1772, much of the area was known as the New Acquisition. In 1785, York County was one of the original counties in the newly created state of South Carolina, its boundaries remained unchanged until 1897, when a small portion of the northwestern corner, was ceded to the newly formed Cherokee County, South Carolina. By 1780, the Carolina Upcountry had an estimated population of more than 250,000, predominantly Scots-Irish Presbyterians but with significant numbers of other Protestants from Great Britain; the Scots-Irish settled in a dispersed community pattern denoted by communal, family-related groups known as "clachans", much the same as in Pennsylvania and Ulster, Northern Ireland. The clachans developed around the Presbyterian Kirks, or meetinghouses, became the forerunners of the congregations. In York County, the "Five B" churches, all Presbyterian—- Bethany, Bethesda and Bullock's Creek—- are the county’s oldest.

Sandwiched between unfriendly natives to the west, Cherokee and Creek Native American tribes, indifference on the part of English officials in Charleston, who considered residents of the Backcountry uncivilized, the early settlers found themselves targets of Native American raids, the local militia became an early police force, patrolling the area for possible Native American or slave troubles and controlling the numerous outlaw bands which roamed the region. Militia units, or "Beat Companies", enrolled every able-bodied man on the frontier. Residents of the Upcountry were slow to take sides in the American Revolutionary War, content to remain neutral as long as left unmolested; the New Acquisition entered into vocal opposition to Royal authority in 1780 only after three "invasions" of the region: the first by Banastre Tarleton and his "Green Dragoons", two more by Lord Cornwallis. Most of the state had capitulated to the British after their capture of Charleston, but after the Waxhaw Massacre in nearby Lancaster County in May 1780, residents of the New Acquisition took part in a regional resistance.

Led by men such as William "Billy" Hill, William Bratton, Samuel Watson, both the battles of Huck's Defeat and Kings Mountain, were fought in the New Acquisition. These defeats forced Cornwallis northward, led to his ultimate surrender at Yorktown. After the defeat of the British, Upcountry residents enjoyed a greater share of administration in their region; the area experienced phenomenal growth after the war. In first United States census, York County had a population of 6,604. Less than 15% of the county's population lived in bondage in 1790, while the state averaged 30%. A county seat was laid out in 1786 at Fergus' Cross Roads, where several roads converged near the geographic center of the county; the new town was first known as the village of York, or more York Court House. In 1841, the town was incorporated as "Yorkville." In 1823 its population, was 441—which included 292 whites and 149 blacks. By 1840 the population had reached 600, in 1850 Yorkville consisted of 93 dwellings and 617 inhabitants.

In the years just prior to the Civil War, the town gained a reputation as a summer res

Burg AM transmitter

The AM transmitter in Burg, near Magdeburg, Germany, is a huge facility for longwave and mediumwave broadcasting. Its most dominant constructions are a 324-metre guyed radio mast and two 210 metre guyed steel tube masts; the 324-metre-high mast is a grounded construction with triangular cross section. Until the early 1990s it had a effective fading-reducing transmitting antenna in the form of a special cage aerial developed in Russia, known as the ARRT-antenna, it was used for the 1000 kW-medium wave transmitter operated on 783 kHz, the strongest transmitter of the former GDR, as transmitting antenna. Today this mast has a cage aerial for long wave. Both the 210-metre-high tube masts are isolated from the ground. One of the two tube masts can be used as a toe-fed mast antenna for long and medium wave, while the other mast can be used only as a transmitting antenna for the medium-wave band; as further antenna systems there are still three step-radiating antennas, each of, supported by two freestanding steel framework towers and which served as transmitting antenna for a medium-wave transmitter on the frequency 1575 kHz and a triangle plane aerial for medium wave.

From 1967 to 1976 there was another 350-metre-high radio mast for long wave, the steel tube lattice mast SL3, used for transmitting the program of Radio Wolga. In order not to affect the radiation field of the other masts, this radio mast was placed at a distance of 2.2 kilometres from the other masts near the road from Burg to Grabow, in the neighbourhood of Gütter, part of Burg. It was not rebuilt; as a replacement, one of the two 210-metre-high steel tube masts was converted in such a way that it could broadcast the program of Radio Wolga in the long-wave range. There are still some remains of the basements of the radio mast SL3 today. In the 1960s some propaganda transmitters, as German military transmitters, were operated on the site of the AM transmitter Burg. List of masts Rohrmaste Burg at Structurae Zentralmast Burg at Structurae Stahlrohrgittermast SL3 at Structurae Google Maps: 323 metre main mast Site of former SL-3 mast 52.269247°N 11.923342°E / 52.269247.


BeOS is an operating system for personal computers first developed by Be Inc. in 1991. It was first written to run on BeBox hardware. BeOS was built for digital media work and was written to take advantage of modern hardware facilities such as symmetric multiprocessing by utilizing modular I/O bandwidth, pervasive multithreading, preemptive multitasking and a 64-bit journaling file system known as BFS; the BeOS GUI was developed on the principles of a clean, uncluttered design. The API was written in C++ for ease of programming, it has partial POSIX compatibility and access to a command-line interface through Bash, although internally it is not a Unix-derived operating system. BeOS used Unicode as the default encoding in the GUI, though support for input methods such as bidirectional text input was never realized. BeOS was positioned as a multimedia platform that could be used by a substantial population of desktop users and a competitor to Classic Mac OS and Microsoft Windows, it was unable to achieve a significant market share and proved commercially unviable for Be Inc.

The company was acquired by Palm Inc. and today BeOS is used and developed by a small population of enthusiasts. The open-source OS Haiku, a complete reimplementation of BeOS, is designed to start up where BeOS left off. Beta 1 of Haiku was released in September 2018, six years after Alpha 4. Designed to run on AT&T Hobbit-based hardware, BeOS was modified to run on PowerPC-based processors: first Be's own systems Apple Inc.'s PowerPC Reference Platform and Common Hardware Reference Platform, with the hope that Apple would purchase or license BeOS as a replacement for its aging Classic Mac OS. Apple CEO Gil Amelio started negotiations to buy Be Inc. but negotiations stalled when Be CEO Jean-Louis Gassée wanted $300 million. Apple's board of directors decided NeXTSTEP was a better choice and purchased NeXT in 1996 for $429 million, bringing back Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In 1997, Power Computing began bundling BeOS with its line of PowerPC-based Macintosh clones; these systems could dual boot either the Classic Mac OS or BeOS, with a start-up screen offering the choice.

Due to Apple's moves and the mounting debt of Be Inc. BeOS was soon ported to the Intel x86 platform with its R3 release in March 1998. Through the late 1990s, BeOS managed to create a niche of followers, but the company failed to remain viable. Be Inc. released a stripped-down, but free, copy of BeOS R5 known as BeOS Personal Edition. BeOS PE could be started from within Microsoft Windows or Linux, was intended to nurture consumer interest in its product and give developers something to tinker with. Be Inc. released a stripped-down version of BeOS for Internet Appliances, which soon became the company's business focus in place of BeOS. In 2001 Be's copyrights were sold to Inc. for some $11 million. BeOS R5 is considered the last official version, but BeOS R5.1 "Dano", under development before Be's sale to Palm and included the BeOS Networking Environment networking stack, was leaked to the public shortly after the company's demise. In 2002, Be Inc. sued Microsoft claiming that Hitachi had been dissuaded from selling PCs loaded with BeOS, that Compaq had been pressured not to market an Internet appliance in partnership with Be.

Be claimed that Microsoft acted to artificially depress Be Inc.'s initial public offering. The case was settled out of court for $23.25 million with no admission of liability on Microsoft's part. After the split from Palm, PalmSource used parts of BeOS's multimedia framework for its failed Palm OS Cobalt product. With the takeover of PalmSource, the BeOS rights now belong to Access Co. In the years that followed the demise of Be Inc. a handful of projects formed to recreate BeOS or key elements of the OS with the eventual goal of continuing where Be Inc. left off. This was facilitated by the fact. Here is a list of these projects: BlueEyedOS: It uses a modified version of the Linux kernel and reimplements the BeOS API over it, it is downloadable, but sources were never published. There have been no releases since 2003. Cosmoe: A port of the Haiku userland over a Linux kernel. BeOS applications need to be recompiled, it is open source software. The last release was in 2004 and its website is no longer online.

E/OS: short for Emulator Operating System. A Linux and FreeBSD-based operating system that aimed to run Windows, DOS, AmigaOS and BeOS applications, it is open source software. Active development ended in July 2008. Haiku: A complete reimplementation of BeOS not based on Linux. Unlike Cosmoe and BlueEyedOS, it is directly compatible with BeOS applications, it is open source software. The first alpha release, "Haiku R1 / Alpha 1", was released on September 14, 2009; the second alpha release, "Haiku R1 / Alpha 2", was made available on May 9, 2010, the third alpha release, "Haiku R1 / Alpha 3", on June 18, 2011. "Haiku R1 / Alpha 4" was released November 12, 2012. As of 2018, it is the only BeOS clone still under development, with the first Beta version released on September 28, 2018. Zeta was a commercially available operating system based on the BeOS R5.1 codebase. Developed by yellowTAB, the operating system was distributed by magnussoft. During development by yellowTAB, the company received criticism from the BeOS community for refusing to discuss its legal position with regard to the BeOS codebase.

Access Co. (which bought PalmSource, until the holder of the intellectual proper

Doomsday X

Doomsday X is the tenth studio album by the American death metal band Malevolent Creation. It was released via Nuclear Blast America on July 17, 2007, was released in Europe on August 24, 2007 via Massacre Records. Brett Hoffmanvocals Phil Fasciana – lead guitars Jon Rubin – rhythm guitars Jason Blachowiczbass guitar Dave Culrossdrums Arranged and produced by Malevolent Creation Recorded by Gus Rios Mixed by Gus Rios and Matt LaPlant Mastered by Alan Douches


Edgware is a suburban town in north London in the London borough of Barnet but with a small part falling in Harrow. Edgware has its own commercial centre. Edgware has a suburban character, typical of the rural-urban fringe, it was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. The community benefits from some elevated woodland on a high ridge marking the Hertfordshire border of gravel and sand. Edgware is identified in the London Plan as one of the capital's 35 major centres, it includes the areas of Burnt Oak, The Hale, Canons Park, parts of Queensbury. Edgware is principally a shopping and residential area and one of the northern termini of the Northern line, it has a bus garage, a shopping centre called the Broadwalk, a library, a hospital—Edgware Community Hospital, two streams—Edgware Brook and Deans Brook, both tributaries of a small brook known as Silk Stream, which in turn merges with the River Brent at Brent Reservoir. As of 2011, the town had a population of 76,506 and is made up of five wards from both Barnet and Harrow boroughs.

Edgware succeeds to the identity of the ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. Edgware is a Saxon name meaning Ecgi's weir. Ecgi was a Saxon and the weir relates to a pond where Ecgi's people caught fish. Edgware parish formed part of Hendon Rural District from 1894, it was abolished in 1931 and formed part of the Municipal Borough of Hendon until 1965. The Romans made pottery at Brockley Hill, thought by some to be the site of Sulloniacis. Canons Park, to the north-west, was developed as an estate by James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos and was the site of his great palace Cannons. Edgware was identified in 2008 as a major centre for preferred development in the London Plan. Edgware is a post town within the HA postcode area, it is partly within the NW postcode area. Until the 20th century there were no major rises in the population of Edgware. In the manor of Edgware in 1277 there were 52 customary tenants. In 1425–26 the manor of Edgware had three free and 29 customary tenants in the parish, in 1525–26 the numbers were two or three free and 26 customary tenants.

In 1547 there were 120 communicants in the parish. In 1597 there were between 60 and 70 houses in the parish, 44 more in the village of Edgware but on the west side of Watling Street and therefore in the parish of Little Stanmore. In 1599 there were six free and 25 customary tenants of the manor within Edgware. In 1642 in the Civil War the protestation oath of 1641 was taken by 103 adult males. In 1664 there were 73 houses in the parish, but the hearth tax of 1672 gives only 66. During the 18th century the average numbers both of baptisms and burials declined but steadily. There were said to be 69 houses in the village in 1766 and 76 houses in 1792. At the first census in 1801 the population was 412. Throughout the 19th century numbers rose except for the years between 1851 and 1871. Ten years the losses had been more than made good, in 1901 the figure of 868 had been reached. By 1921 the population had grown to 1,516, but the great infilling of the southern part of Edgware after 1924 caused the most spectacular increase.

In 1931 the population was 5,352. As well as Christian and subsequent settling of other religious groups, Edgware's development coincided with that of its Jewish community forming the largest single religious group. In the 2001 Census, 36% of Edgware residents give their religion as Jewish, 28% Christian, 9% Hindu and 5% Muslim; the Jewish community in Edgware has constructed its own Eruv. According to the 2011 census: Edgware ward of Barnet was 60% white. 13 % was 7 % Black African. 33 % of the population was Jewish, 11 % Muslim. The most spoken foreign language is Gujarati. Hale ward of Barnet was 10 % Indian. 39% was Christian and 19% Jewish. The most spoken foreign language is Gujarati followed by Romanian; this data does not represent the other wards of Canons and Edgware in Harrow and the Burnt Oak ward in Barnet. Argonaut Games once had its head office in Edgware. London Academy Beit Shvidler Primary School Holland House School Broadfields Primary School Deansbrook Primary School North London Collegiate School Rosh Pinah Primary School Edgware Junior School Canons High School Like most parts of northwest London, Edgware is served well by the London Underground and there are four stations serving the area: Edgware Burnt Oak Canons Park Queensbury 15-day London Buses serve Edgware, along with three night services, three school services, two non-TfL routes operated by Uno.

Edgware Cricket Club, based at Canons Park, play Sunday League cricket during the summer months. Lee Kern – writer and comedian best known for his work on Sacha Baron Cohen series Who Is America? as well as making The Edgware Walker – a documentary about a locally famous eccentric who wandered the streets of Edgware Richard Russell Owner of UK Record Label, XL Recordings Anita Asante footballer Eleanor Bron — actress Max Bygraves

Rob Scuderi

Robert John Scuderi is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman. He played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. Scuderi won the Stanley Cup on two occasions, as a member of the Penguins in 2009 and the Kings in 2012, he is an assistant coach for the Nashville Predators. As a youth, Scuderi played in the 1992 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the New York Islanders minor ice hockey team. Scuderi attended St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, New York, before graduating in 1997. After high school, Scuderi attended Boston College. Following his freshman season, in which he tallied 24 assists in 42 games, Scuderi was drafted in the fifth round, 134th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. However, he remained at Boston College for three more years. At the end of his collegiate career, he held the Eagles' record for most games played, tallying 169 appearances for the team.

He played his final game in the 2001 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament championship game, which BC won over defending champion North Dakota, 3–2, in overtime. In 2001, Scuderi began his professional career in the American Hockey League with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the Pittsburgh Penguins' minor league affiliate; that season, he played in 75 games, recording 22 assists. Scuderi played in his first career NHL game during the 2003–04 season. After gaining three points in 13 games in Pittsburgh, he spent the 2004–05 season in the AHL due to the 2004–05 NHL lockout, his second NHL season, 2005–06, was a struggle, as he contributed just four points in 56 games, but his reliability as a stay-at-home defenseman meant that he earned a permanent position in Pittsburgh for the 2006–07 season, appearing in 78 games, scoring a goal and ten assists. On February 2, 2008, Scuderi played his 200th career NHL game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Additionally, on October 4, 2008, Scuderi ended a 120-game scoreless streak in Stockholm against the Ottawa Senators, when he scored a tying goal to get the Penguins into an overtime situation.

On April 19, 2009, Scuderi recorded his first career Stanley Cup playoff goal against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarter-finals. During the 2009 playoffs, Scuderi's Penguin teammates rechristened him with the nickname "The Piece," after he misspoke during an interview when he referred to himself as "the piece" to the puzzle, intending to say that he was "a piece" to the puzzle, he had been known as "Scuds," a shortening of his surname. On June 12, 2009, Scuderi won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh, he made a crucial play late in Game 6 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals, with the Penguins hanging on to a 2–1 lead over the Detroit Red Wings. Scuderi became the first Long Island native to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup. Within weeks of winning the Cup, Scuderi hit the market as an unrestricted free agent, as the Penguins could not afford him under the salary cap. On July 2, 2009, Scuderi was signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a four-year, $13.6 million contract.

He debuted for the Kings on October 3, 2009, tallied his first point, an assist to Ryan Smyth, in a Los Angeles uniform in an October 8 Kings win over the Minnesota Wild. Scuderi won his second Stanley Cup in four years on June 2012, over the New Jersey Devils, he took a hit early in the first period, which resulted in a five-minute major penalty and three subsequent powerplay goals for the Kings, leading them to their first Stanley Cup. On July 5, 2013, it was announced that Scuderi had re-signed with his former team in Pittsburgh on a four-year, $13.5 million contract. Scuderi crashed into the boards as a result of a legal hit by David Clarkson of the Toronto Maple Leafs on October 26, 2013, in a 4–1 defeat. Scuderi missed over two months returning to play on December 28. In the 2015–16 season, Scuderi provided 4 assists in 25 games for the Penguins before he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for fellow defenseman Trevor Daley on December 14, 2015, he made his Blackhawks debut the following day, playing alongside former Penguins defenseman Michal Roszival, in a 3-0 defeat to the Colorado Avalanche.

After 17 scoreless games with the Blackhawks, Scuderi was placed on waivers and upon clearing was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs on February 17, 2016. On February 26, 2016, the Blackhawks traded Scuderi back to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Christian Ehrhoff, it marked the second time that he would serve a second tour of duty with a team he'd played with before. Scuderi was named Interim Assistant Coach of the Nashville Predators on January 7, 2020. Scuderi grew up in New York, he is married to Courtney and the couple have four children: two sons and two daughters. Biographical information and career statistics from, or, or, or The Internet Hockey Database