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  SummitPost - Mount Davis -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Davis itself is named for the man who surveyed it, John N. Davis, who was a pioneer farmer in the Negro Mountain district, land surveyor and educator.
The Davis brothers, sons of the pioneer erected a flag pole at the high point to be used at the ceremony.
Mount Davis is located in Forbes State Forest, which offers recreational activities, and is frequently visited by Pittsburgh natives, living about 1 and 1/2 hours drive from the area.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/151425/mount-davis.html   (961 words)

 Kenneth Davis, MD, Named Dean of Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
Kenneth L. Davis, MD Dr. Kenneth Berns, CEO and President of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, announced the appointment as the culmination of an intensive national search that included outstanding candidates from some of the most prestigious institutions in the country.
Davis' guidance has led to the creation of a multitude of internationally respected programs in schizophrenia, personality disorders, autism, depression, alcoholism, attention deficit disorders, impulsive and compulsive disorders, stress disorders, geriatrics, memory disorders, and Alzheimer's disease.
One indication of Mount Sinai's leadership in scientific investigation is its receipt during FY01 of over $121 million in NIH grants, placing it 24th among the nation's 125 medical schools.
www.mountsinai.org /msh_news/kenneth_davis.html   (865 words)

 Mount Davis (Pennsylvania) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Davis is the highest mountain in Pennsylvania, located in the 5,685 acre (23.01 km²) Forbes State Forest in Somerset County.
The peak is the summit of a 30 mile (50 km) long ridge line known as Negro Mountain which extends from central Somerset County southward into Garrett County, Maryland.
The peak was named for John Davis, an early settler, American Civil War veteran, surveyor and naturalist, who was known for his studies of the mountain, its flora and fauna.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Davis_(Pennsylvania)   (300 words)

 idaho mountain express : Muffy Davis tops Mount Shasta in seven-day climb :  June 5 - 11, 2002
For 29-year-old Muffy Davis, who hasn’t had the use of her legs since she was 16, climbing to the 14,162-foot summit of Mount Shasta in Northern California was the toughest thing she has ever done.
Davis, who grew up in Sun Valley and was paralyzed in a 1989 ski accident on Baldy, perched atop the massive, snow swept volcano at 11 a.m.
Davis said each arm crank of her 45-pound snow pod propelled her about an inch and a half up the mountain.
www.mtexpress.com /2002/02-06-05/02-06-05davis.htm   (712 words)

 Mount's Davis always giving
Duane Davis had been feeling badly all day while touring Universal Studios with the team during a tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla. Upset stomach, discomfort in his upper chest/throat areas – nothing serious.
Davis, in his fifth season at Mount Saint Mary, has fashioned a 71-48 record in Newburgh, 8-8 this season entering tomorrow's game to benefit the American Heart Association.
Davis' weight is down to 168 pounds, 49 fewer than before the heart attack.
archive.recordonline.com /archive/2000/02/04/kkgfrico.htm   (639 words)

 Mt. Davis, Pennsylvania
I climbed Mount Davis in the midst of Hurricane Fran on September 7, 1996.
Mount Davis is the summit of 30-mile long Negro Mountain (which has been P.C.'d from its earlier name).
Even though Mt. Davis is the lowest of the closely bunched state highpoints that dot the Appalachians from here to Georgia, the weather was decisively different at the summit -- colder, wetter and more windy.
americasroof.com /pa.shtml   (477 words)

 Mount Davis (Oakland) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mount Davis structure; during baseball season the seats are not sold and are covered with a tarp.
Mount Davis is the contemptuous name given to the over 10,000 upper deck grandstand seats at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California by fans of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics.
The addition was constructed prior to the 1996 football season in order to accommodate Al Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders, in a successful attempt to induce Davis to move the team back to Oakland from Los Angeles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Davis_(Oakland)   (280 words)

 Obituaries for September 27, 2004 | mountvernonnews.com
MOUNT VERNON — Thelma Grubaugh, 82, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — Russell Harvey Hulse, 77, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 25, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — William H. Rhodes, 83, of Mount Vernon died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.
www.mountvernonnews.com /obits/092704.html   (619 words)

 SummitPost - Mount Davis -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Davis is a relatively obscure and somewhat remote peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.
Davis is most easily approached from the east, typically via North Glacier Pass.
As an SPS Listed peak, Mt. Davis is quite often climbed in conjunction with some of the other nearby listed peaks, particularly Rodgers Peak and Electra Peak.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/153527/summitpost.html   (988 words)

 History and Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Zion Baptist Church was incorporated on February 18, 1894 and held services at the Naturalist’s Hall at 4th and University.
The Mount Zion church building was later elevated on stilts to create space for a partial basement used primarily as a dining facility and fellowship hall.
A daughter of Mount Zion, Rev. Hunter is the first known woman to have been ordained a female minister by a minister of this congregation.
www.mountzion.net /History.aspx   (2608 words)

It was an impressive performance for Lee's Mark Davis to score a game-high 20 points to lead this team to a 68-58 victory over host Mount Vernon.
Conversely, Mount Vernon, which made good on just 3 of 8 for the game, was 2 for 5 late in the game.
Mount Vernon (3-1) -- Fadahunsi 13, Lewis 13, Pearson 14, Coggins Lyons 8, Carter 10.
members.tripod.com /~lee_lancers/bvb89_p_mount_vernon.html   (448 words)

 Mount Davis Area - Somerset County, PA - Fay-West.com
Davis was named after John N. Davis, an early settler and former owner of the site.
Most of the 5,685 acres of State Forest Land surrounding Mt. Davis were purchased by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1929 (subsequent purchases were made in 1942, 1967, and 1980).
Mt. Davis was first given recognition as an area of special significance in 1945, when it was declared a State Forest Monument.
www.fay-west.com /somerset/mountdavis   (805 words)

 Derry has adventure of a lifetime | mountvernonnews.com
MOUNT VERNON — Derry Davis, 14, of Mount Vernon went on the adventure of a lifetime this summer, fulfilling one of his dreams: To hunt a fl bear.
Davis completed an application listing his top three choices of the animal he wanted to hunt and where.
Davis arrived in Mazola, Mt., on June 6 with his mother and aunt, Darla Anderson of Amity the nine-day vacation.
www.mountvernonnews.com /local/100305/derry.html   (820 words)

 Honoring More Than 35 Years of Service / News / Mount Union College - Mount Union College
Mount Union College will hold a reception on Saturday, October 4, honoring Dorothy "Dodie" Davis, who will be retiring after more than 35 years of service to the College.
Davis has been a member of the campus community through five decades, first as a student and then as a member of the administration.
Mount Union College is a private, liberal arts college located at 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601.
www.muc.edu /index.php/news/honoring_more_than_35_years_of_service   (300 words)

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He is survived by a daughter, Beverly (Harold) Davis of Mount Vernon; two sons, Jim (Linda) Litt of Pickerington and Jeff (Debra) Litt of Shelby; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Vilfer of Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — Judith M. McVay, 56, of 79 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, died April 5, 2003, at her residence.
She is survived by three daughters, Penny Spearman of Mount Vernon, Pat Graham of Fredericktown and Marsha Rummery of Lake City, Fla.; three sons, Scott Smith of Fredericktown, J.D. Smith of Kentucky and Brian Smith of Danville; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Flora Sue Lynch, and a brother, Edward Cooper, both of West Virginia.
www.mountvernonnews.com /Obit/Apr/040703.htm   (1043 words)

 Sinai teams with Riverside, eyes more county hospitals
Davis and Southwick spoke in interviews Sept. 22, minutes after announcing a formal alliance with Riverside, which runs St. John’s Riverside Hospital as well as the Michael N. Malotz Skilled Nursing Pavilion, both in Yonkers, and Community Hospital at Dobbs Ferry.
Riverside and Mount Sinai are working to create a presence at St. John’s for Mount Sinai’s Head and Neck Cancer Center and Spine Center, and developing a public health program to prevent asthma, cardiac care and diabetes.
Foy and Davis agreed their partnership was not headed for a takeover of St. John’s Riverside by Mount Sinai.
www.westchestercbj.com /archive/100206/1002060006.php   (996 words)

 Mount Davis, Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Davis (Chinese: 摩星嶺; Cantonese in IPA: [mo
It is named after John Francis Davis, who was the 2nd Governor of Hong Kong, from 1844 to 1848.
Mount Davis is made from pyroclastics and some lava from the Jurassic Repuse Bay Formation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Davis,_Hong_Kong   (339 words)

 City of Mount Vernon, New York - Biography
Mayor Davis served six consecutive two-year terms as a Westchester County Legislator before he was elected as Mayor on November 7, 1995.
Mayor Davis is an architect by profession who formerly headed a firm based in Mount Vernon, E. Daniel Davis Architects, and designed many versatile buildings including residential housing, churches, day care centers and government projects.
Mayor Davis is the recipient of more than sixty awards ranging from Nelson Mandela High School "Man of the Year" award to the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from the Westchester Philharmonic.
www.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us /departments/mayor/Bio_D_Davis.htm   (339 words)

 Davis, Mount - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
DAVIS, MOUNT [Davis, Mount] peak, 3,213 ft (979 m) high, SW Pa., in the Alleghenies; highest point in Pennsylvania.
Davis gets a little help from his friends: Mount Vernon mayor nets $75G toward race for third term.(Fly on the Wall)(Ernest Davis)
Davis Makes the Most Of His Game-High 20; Lee Boys 68, Mount Vernon 58
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-davis-m1t.html   (270 words)

 UC Davis Magazine, Winter 2006: Headed for a Bad Break
Mount, the Reclamation Board’s only scientist, was fired by Gov. Schwarzenegger in October along with the rest of the board.
He conducted an analysis with UC Berkeley colleague Robert Twiss that found through some simple model simulations that the odds are two in three of “major destruction and rearrangement of this system of levees” from a devastating event: an earthquake or large flood.
Mount advises anyone who doesn’t want a New Orleans-sized catastrophe to occur in California to let their legislators know they are concerned.
www-ucdmag.ucdavis.edu /win06/feature_1.html   (2510 words)

 Recent Obituaries -- Mount Gilead, Ohio
Before her graduation from Mount Gilead High School In the class of 2006 she was involved in Mock Trial; where she honed her debating skills, was a “Most Improved Scholar” Award winner, and was an aid for her various teachers.
She is survived by her two children; Brenda Campbell of Mount Gilead, Ohio and Johnnie L. Campbell of Edison, Ohio, and his special friend Becky Kilgour of Mount Gilead, Ohio, two grandchildren; Erica and Aaron Clark, two great grandchildren; Kylee and Denassa Clark, and two brothers Merle (Dori) and Berle Wright of Jamboree, Kentucky.
He was born in Mount Gilead, Ohio, on January 23, 1966, the son of the late Harold William and Eva Blanche (McFarland) McCurdy.
www.mountgilead.com /obituaries.htm   (15781 words)

 seantconrad.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although PA has cities at the ends, the rest is farms in the valleys surrounded by forest-covered ridgelines.
Mount Davis is in southwest central PA, not too far from Somerset.
Mount Davis was not recognized as the highpoint of the state until 1921.
www.seantconrad.com /archives/000916.html   (798 words)

 Mount Davis (California) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Davis is a prominent peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, California, USA.
The peak was named after Lieutenant Milton Fennimore Davis, who was one of the first US military personnel to guard Yosemite National Park.
Davis was the first person to climb the peak.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Davis_(California)   (116 words)

 Mt. Davis Pennsylvania
It was a little past noon when the ceremony began, Paul P.D. Clutton, secretary of the C. of C. presented the flag which was hoisted to position by S.J. Davis, eldest son of the pioneer in whose honor the peak was named.
Henry W. Shoemaker, who christened the highest point, Mt. Davis, in the name of the Alpine Club; Harold Bean, the young engineer who discovered that Mt. Davis was highest point in the state; Col. Thomas W. Bloyd, news editor of the Williamsport Gazette.
William Shrader was the husband of Nancy Davis, the daughter of JOHN NELSON DAVIS whom the mountain was named after.
www.salisburypa.com /MtDavis.html   (797 words)

 Hitting the Trails: Pennsylvania's high point is a short, easy hike   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The pinnacle of Pa. is Somerset County's Mount Davis
Visiting some of the high points -- like 20,320-foot Mount McKinley in Alaska or 14,494-foot Mount Whitney in California -- can be a demanding test of your ability to put one foot in front of the other.
We drank a water bottle empty just to fill it with blueberries as we moved haltingly through the Mount Davis Natural Area, barely noticing that the trail had turned rocky and sandy as it winds through trees stunted by the ridge top's poor soil, high winds and sub-zero winter temperatures.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04214/354979.stm   (1173 words)

 City of Mount Vernon, New York Official Page
The first residents were hard-working people who came up from neighboring New York City seeking a genteel and tranquil way of life away from the tumultuous existence of urban living.
Mount Vernon outgrew these notions many decades ago.
The City has evolved from a spirited, insular experiment involving participants from basically similar backgrounds to a cosmopolitan reality - a diverse, liberalized order with representatives from over 98 different nations living in close proximity to his neighbor and learning from one another.
www.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us   (180 words)

 Why New Orleans is sunk - Salon
University of California at Davis geologist Jeffrey Mount and his geologist friends admit to being "natural disaster ghouls." For them, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is a chance to see geology in action, the changes wrought by the confluence of winds, waves, sediment, wetlands and drained tidal lands.
Her home isn't underwater because, Mount explains, the French Quarter was built on the natural levee of the Mississippi River.
Reached at his home in Davis, Calif., Mount describes why the levees in New Orleans are bound to breach again.
dir.salon.com /story/news/feature/2005/09/03/geology/index.html   (1438 words)

 Mount Isolation - New Hampshire Hikes and Walks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Isolation is as its name implies one of the most remote peaks in the White Mountains, located in the midst of the Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness.
As befits Mount Isolation's central location in the southern Presidentials, there are potential trailheads in almost every direction.
This follows a minor valley to the col between Mount Isolation and Mount Davis, and is somewhat thicker with some steeper sections than "E".
hikenh.netfirms.com /PDIsolat.htm   (839 words)

 UC Davis News & Information :: UC Davis Experts: Hurricane Katrina
FLOOD RISKS FOR U.S. CITIES -- UC Davis geologist Jeffrey Mount is a watershed expert and a vocal critic of urban flood "management" that relies upon costly and fallible levees, channels and dams, such as those built to protect New Orleans and Sacramento.
Mount says, "New Orleans lost the battle with the inevitable; the same will eventually occur here in Sacramento." Mount directs the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences.
UC Davis operates one of the largest telemedicine programs in the nation and its internationally recognized training center teaches physicians and hospital leaders how to establish their own telemedicine programs.
www.news.ucdavis.edu /search/news_detail.lasso?id=7456   (561 words)

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