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OTREC-ED-10-04 By Lynn Weigand
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The objective of this project was to develop a new trail planning curriculum and conduct a trail research project in the Portland metropolitan area. The curriculum was created for a community... More > service-based, University Capstone course at Portland State University, with Metro regional government as the community course partner. Project goals include: ● Expanded opportunities for undergraduate students to study trail design and planning for walking and bicycling; ● Practical application of knowledge to a planning project through research and data collection on trail use; ● Raising awareness of bicycle and pedestrian travel among students across disciplines; ● Fostering continuing involvement and interest in regional bicycle and pedestrian travel and trail development; ● Research on the amount and type of use of certain regional trails to demonstrate their value in the regional transportation network; and ● Creating a model for trail planning and research curriculum.< Less
OTREC-ED-10-04 By Lynn Weigand
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The objective of this project was to develop a new trail planning curriculum and conduct a trail research project in the Portland metropolitan area. The curriculum was created for a community... More > service-based, University Capstone course at Portland State University, with Metro regional government as the community course partner. Project goals include: ● Expanded opportunities for undergraduate students to study trail design and planning for walking and bicycling; ● Practical application of knowledge to a planning project through research and data collection on trail use; ● Raising awareness of bicycle and pedestrian travel among students across disciplines; ● Fostering continuing involvement and interest in regional bicycle and pedestrian travel and trail development; ● Research on the amount and type of use of certain regional trails to demonstrate their value in the regional transportation network; and ● Creating a model for trail planning and research curriculum.< Less
The Complete Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon, Book 1 (Vol. 1-4) By C. H. Spurgeon
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The story of Charles Haddon Spurgeon’s life is nothing less than titanic. Within 2 years and 6 months of accepting the pastorate of the New Park Street Chapel as a boy of 19, the Sunday service... More > grows from 242 to over 7,000 in attendance. What can account for the meteoric rise in popularity? Why did so many wish to hear his sermons? It is the same reason why one ought to study the sermons of Spurgeon to this day: in a famished land of moralism, he preached the bread of Jesus Christ. Containing the first four volumes of the sixty-three volumes published from the Metropolitan Tabernacle pulpit, this book holds 224 sermons, 'as plump as a partridge, and as full of meat as an egg.' David A. Attebury is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.< Less
The Ecclesiastical Underworld By H.G. de Willmott Newman
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'The Ecclesiastical Underworld' is the first systematic attempt to chart the origins and progress of the smaller episcopal churches which appeared in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It was... More > originally serialised in a north London newspaper, 'The Bowes Park Weekly News' in 1935, with a print run of just a few thousand. It is the progenitor of many later studies and therefore predates Brandreth’s 'Episcopi Vagantes and the Anglican Church' (1947 & 1961) and Peter Anson’s 'Bishops at Large' (1964) by many years. Its author, Hugh George de Willmott Newman (1905-1979) was well known in and around Southgate, where he had been an active worker both in national and municipal politics and a regular lecturer & writer in the local press. He was himself ordained to the priesthood by one of Archbishop Mathew’s bishops and in 1944 consecrated to the episcopate as Mar Georgius, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Glastonbury.< Less
A Brief Biography of Hendrith Smith By G. W.
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Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr is an American Banker most known among Bankers for his book 'The Wealth Reference Guide: An American Classic' which sells millions. Hendrith earned his Bachelor of Science in... More > Business Administration from Bethune-Cookman University, studied Social Work at Howard University, and earned his High School Diploma from Potomac High School in Maryland. He lives in Northern Virginia in the Washington DC metropolitan area. From his experience in Banking, he has authored four books; (1) The Wealth Reference Guide: An American Classic, (2) Essays on Capitalism & The U.S. Economy: Commentary on Quarterly & Annual Publications of The Federal Reserve Banks and Others, (3) Essays on The Banking Industry: Solutions for Facilitating Optimized Capital Flows, Equitable Economic Growth and Crises Resolution, and (4) The Pursuit of Happiness: A Book of Poems Honoring Our American Values.< Less
Designing Patch Dynamics By Urban Design Studio
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In the summer of 2002, Drs. Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and J. Morgan Grove, scientists from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES), approached Brian McGrath at the Urban Design Program at... More > Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) with an innovative cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunity. Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), the BES brings together researchers from a variety of social and biophysical science disciplines to engage in data collection, education, and community outreach. Their primary goal is to understand and explain metropolitan Baltimore as a complex ecological system. In an intrepid and prescient next step for BES and LTER, Drs. Pickett, Cadenasso and Grove put forth the radical proposition that urban designers can help to break new ground in the field of ecology and that current ecosystem science would enliven our own design milieu.< Less
The Shadow of His Smile By John Benedetto & Patricia Benedetto
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02/05/14 Roseanna Vitro interview titled “Tony Bennett: His Life in Art & Song” What inspired you to become a singer? Did anyone in your family sing? Tony Bennett: I grew up in a... More > very poor time in America during the Great Depression. It was a struggle, and my mom had to work for ‘a penny a dress’ to put food on the table. My father had a great reputation. The family story was that he used to sing on the top of a mountain in Calabria, Italy and the whole valley would hear him. My father’s talent inspired my older brother to study opera. At age fourteen he was singing solo spots at the Metropolitan Opera. They called him “The Little Caruso” back in the days before television. He was on the Eddie Cantor Radio Show and sang beautifully. I was always influenced by him. Later on, he got tired of studying and started going down to the Village where he fell in love with all the jazz artists. Right away I just fell in love with jazz. He was about four years older than me. His name was John Benedetto...< Less
Fire Angel: Corruption - the Sequel By Don Edmundson
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The FIRE ANGEL saga continues when Maria’s ERRP (Electronic Recourse Reference Pad) and its Knowledge Base being distributed to the inhabitants of Manora so they may know and learn of the of... More > Earth. Although, a very small group studied the more darker and illegal aspects of the Knowledge Base and soon implemented an extortion ring that collected profits from businesses, each month, in the name of the Rulers. The Governor of Sonten-doys, a large metropolitan city on Manora has requested Thorinn’s help in eliminating the crime in his city as well as many other cities on the planet. Thorinn Korsene, Son of Manoran’s Rulers and Rassa-tel (Protection and Enforcement Commander) accidentally goes in to a shop and witnesses an extortion in progress. Thorinn is beaten and left for dead. The storekeepers take him home and tend to his injuries and he recoveries. Thorinn soon discovers that he needs help from the people who lived with such crime on a daily basis and makes plans to revisit Earth.< Less

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