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  City of Boise - Parks & Recreation Department - Owens Park
Owens Park is a 1.05 acre mini park located in the historic Sycamore Neighborhood, a 101-acre area within the greater Collister Neighborhood in northwest Boise.
The canal runs along the northern boundary of the park, and is still used to irrigate surrounding properties as well as for irrigation at the park.
Once known as Walnut Grove Park, Owens Park was donated by Paul and Grace Owens in 1975 to forever be used for park purposes.
www.cityofboise.org /parks/parks_facilities/parks/index.aspx?id=Owens_park_facts   (245 words)

  Owens Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Owens Park is one of the major student accommodation blocks in the Fallowfield Campus, Fallowfield, Manchester.
Owens Park comprises five main residential blocks (Tower, Tree Court, Green Court, Little Court and the Mall), an entertainment block (referred to as The Bar), where the weekly BOP ('Big Old Party') takes place, and an administration/library block.
The 61m high [1] Owens Park Tower is a local landmark.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Owens_Park   (285 words)

 WRAL Local Tech Wire: business, technology, biotechnology, and venture capital news from across the southeastern region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Owens was brought in by Nortel in April 2004 in the wake of a management and accounting scandal.
Owens is entitled to: (i) a lump sum of US$2.0 million as severance allowance representing two years' base salary; (ii) a lump sum equivalent to nine weeks of base salary representing all of Mr.
Owens will also receive a pension benefit over a guaranteed period of five years commencing with a payment of $703,913 to be made in June 2006 and equal monthly payments thereafter in the amount of $99,073 through November 2010.
www.localtechwire.com /article.cfm?u=12848   (480 words)

 jesse owens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On Spetember 12, 1913, James Cleveland was born to the parents of Henry and Emma Owens in Oakville, Alabama.
Born September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama to Henry and Emma Owens, was one of...
James Cleveland Owens was born in 1913 in a small town in Alabama to Henry and Emma Owens.
www.111-olympics.com /18/jesse-owens.html   (527 words)

 Return to Owens Park
Owen's Park is well sited in Manchester, close to major road connections and with rail and bus stations a shortish (say 10 mins) bus or cab ride away.
Owens Park required us to confirm room numbers two weeks before the con, and would charge us for that number plus any extras: they were quite willing to take on extra room requests up to the opening day of the con.
Owens Park were quite happy for day attendees who were not staying on-site to be at the con provided they had a full fire list and our assurance that these people would not sleep on-site.
www.smof.com /conrunner/owenspark.htm   (2126 words)

 | The City of Columbia |
In 1990, the park was reopened and has become a beautiful diamond in the downtown area, offering a green oasis in contrast to the glass, asphalt and concrete in the urban environment.
In 1992, the park was renamed Finlay Park, in honor of Kirkman Finlay, Mayor of Columbia who had a vision to reenergize the area known as the Vista, between Main Street and the river, and recreate the beautiful site known as Sidney Park.
The park is situated between the streets of Assembly, Taylor, Gadsden and Laurel and remains one of the treasures of Columbia.
www.columbiasc.net /index.php?pageid=101&PHPSESSID=5c64af02a87f0309ad3ff0d71fa20e15   (919 words)

 Southern Scribe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Marlene Owens Rankin, raised in Hyde Park, Illinois, remembers her father seldom mentioned the state, recalling family-specific incidents instead, most of them unpleasant --how hard, for example, his sisters had to work harvesting vegetables and scrubbing floors.
Owens, living in Chicago at the time, campaigned for Republican William G. Stratton for Governor of Illinois on the promise that an Illinois Athletic Commission would be formed with Owens as its head.
Oakville the locus of the Jesse Owens legend.
www.southernscribe.com /zine/landmarks/jesse_owens.htm   (1930 words)

 Maroons Rout North Park 41-7 in Opener
Owens, who carried 23 times, scored on runs of 1, 3, and 52 yards as the Maroons (1-0) opened their 2003 campaign with a victory for the fourth consecutive season.
On Chicago's next drive, Owens carried the ball on the first five plays as the Maroons moved from their own 36-yard line to the Vikings' 15.
Chicago amassed 420 yards of total offense and held the ball for 32:06 to 27:54 for North Park.
athletics.uchicago.edu /news/fb-northpark0913.htm   (330 words)

 Owens Park Seniors
Owens Park Recreation Center, 19900 Beallsville Road, Beallsville, MD 20839
Owens Park Seniors enjoy a wide range of activities together when they gather on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Owens Park Seniors is located in Owens Park Community Center.
montgomerycountymd.gov /rectmpl.asp?url=/content/rec/Seniors/opksr.asp   (579 words)

 Owens Park Seniors
Owens Park Seniors enjoy a wide range of activities together when they gather on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Seniors, ages 55 and better who live in the surrounding community and wish to lead active and interesting lives, will find this to be a stimulating and friendly group of folks.
Owens Park Seniors is located in Owens Park Community Center.
www.hca.montgomerycountymd.gov /rectmpl.asp?url=/content/rec/Seniors/opksr.asp   (579 words)

 Rhodell Owens
However, it had deteriorated badly and Owens found a park district in which political favoritism was endemic; run-down parks with thousands of blighted trees; two swimming pools that were inoperative; three golf courses; and a total of only 2,000 acres belonging to the park district.
Owens realized immediately that if the park district met its basic charge to provide “opportunities for wholesome recreation for all citizens,” maximum use of all resources had to be achieved.
Owens strongly believed it was necessary to do this to preserve land in this rapidly developing area, and to add value to homeowner properties.
www.rpts.tamu.edu /pugsley/Owens.htm   (924 words)

 Gambrill State Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Gambrill State Park has its beginnings when public-spirited conservationists of Frederick County purchased this tract of land on Catoctin Mountain and donated it to the City of Frederick to be used for a municipal mountain park.
On September 7, 1934, the City presented the acreage to the State for use as a state park, which was later named to honor the late James H. Gambrill, Jr., a Frederick resident and leading advocate of the conservation of natural resources.
Gambrill State Park comes alive in the spring, with the flowering of many trees and shrubs, highlighted by the blooming of the dogwood trees in late May and the abundance of the beautiful mountain laurel's large white flowers in early June.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/western/gambrill.html   (1481 words)

 Did Owens Cost Yassky the Election? (Maybe); Did Yassky Cost Owens the Election? (Probably Not): A Statistical Exercise ...
Interestingly, several Owens supporters have used the blogs to raise the converse; that it was Yassky (27% to winner Yvette Clarke’s 31%) who cost the election to Owens (19%).
It would be idiotic to presume that the Owens voters in these ADs were any more likely than any other fl voters to support Yassky in the event that they could not vote for their first choice.
Those who chose Owens because they were impressed by the service rendered to their community by his father were probably not statistically significant, but were unlikely to have any predisposition to vote for either Una’s daughter or Clarence’s adopted son.
www.r8ny.com /blog/gatemouth/did_owens_cost_yassky_the_election_maybe_did_yassky_cost_owens_the_election_probably_not_a_statistical_exercise.h   (2241 words)

 Carbondale Valley Journal
Over the summer, he was often seen dragging an orange, 15-gallon jug across the park to the lone picnic table every couple of days, wheeling backwards and using his one leg to push himself across the grass.
Owens wants to make the best use of the property and as the self-proclaimed spokesman for the park, he’s made a few suggestions to the Carbondale Public works Department.
Owens said he is a big fan of the Public Works Department, and Ballenger said he is planning to work with Owens to make other parks in town ADA accessible.
www.valley-journal.com /home.php?content=article&article=2084   (784 words)

 Chicago Park District: Owens Park
The new park was initially known as Stony Island Park for nearby Stony Island Avenue.
Owens, an African-American, was born in Danville, Alabama in 1913 and attended Ohio State University, where he was an All-American in track and field.
Owens, who travelled extensively throughout his life, served briefly as director of the Chicago Boys Club, the Illinois State Athletic Commission, and the Illinois Youth Commission.
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/parks.detail/object_id/CC227392-429C-42DF-ADEC-BDB4023E94DE.cfm   (204 words)

 Jesse Owens Memorial Park to make appearance on ESPN's 'Cold Pizza'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The distance Owens jumped is marked on the long-jump pit.
Park treasurer James Pinion submitted the information for the grant, which will significantly change the look of the park.
Pinion is proud of the replica long jump pit made of the same material as the one Owens used for his Olympic-winning and world record jump in the 1936 Berlin Games.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/051027/owens.shtml   (695 words)

 Growing Up
Owens worked after school, so he got up in the mornings to perform his regular workouts.
A few months later, Owens returned to school for his senior year, and was elected president of East Tech's student council as well as captain of its track team.
When Owens returned to Cleveland, city officials gave him a victory parade, the first of many honorary events over the years celebrating the track star's achievements.
library.osu.edu /sites/archives/owens/growingup.htm   (687 words)

 Village Profile presents Lawrence County, AL
This annual tribute to Owens, winner of four gold medals during the 1936 Olympics, is held on a state certified course and attracts runners from across the country.
The Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum is a tribute to the county’s Indian population and their ancestors.
Joe Wheeler State Park is nested on the north and south banks of the Tennessee River in both Lawrence and Lauderdale Counties.
www.villageprofile.com /alabama/lawrence/lawrence2.html   (1282 words)

 SportsMonthly- George Owens bustling 10/18/04
Jeff Umbreit, Independence Parks and Recreation, said the park is thriving this time of year.
George Owens offers a pair of lakes that are stocked with bluegill, catfish, sunfish, perch and bass.
George Owens is completely funded by the city of Independence and has four full- and part-time employees.
www.sportsmonthly.net /stories/101804/Spo_sm040001.shtml   (377 words)

 North Luangwa, 1997-2003 
The Owens Foundation is also providing support for the Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) trained by Delia and Mark's Rural Health Program to improve the health of the people living near the Park.
Delia and Mark Owens have raised funds to assist in the building of schools in Fela and Chilyaba villages and they are working to expand and update other remote schools and teacher housing in the North Luangwa area.
The Owens Foundation has partnered with Harvest Help: a non-profit organization based in the United Kingdom, which is dedicated to improving the lives of rural Africans-particularly in Zambia.
www.owens-foundation.org /docs/nlcpdesc2b.htm   (1008 words)

 We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Royal Statistical Society Conference at Manchester from the 7th to 10th ...
Car parking at the University can be very difficult, especially as there are a number of events on in the week of Sept 6th related to the merger of the University with UMIST.
Owens Park has a 24 hour reception which will issue room keys etc. to those arriving out of hours with accommodation booked in either Owens Park or Richmond Park.
Owens Park is No 26 and Richmond Park no. 37 on the map.
www.rss.org.uk /rss2004/Joining_Instructions.htm   (748 words)

 Councilmember Donna Owens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Donna Owens was elected to the City Council in April 2005.
She provided leadership as president of the Brookridge Estates Homes Association and of the Overland Park Legacy of Greenery Committee and served as vice-chair of the Executive Committee of the Friends of the Arboretum.
Donna serves as the city's representative on the Mid-America Regional Council Board of Directors, the National League of Cities Steering Committee on Community and Economic Development, and is appointed to the Johnson County Transportation Advisory Council.
www.opkansas.org /_Gov/Mayor_and_Council/owens.cfm   (213 words)

 Remembering Jesse Owens - American Profile
Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, was born the son of a sharecropper in northern Alabama in December 1913.
Owens died in 1980, but his family continues to operate the Jesse Owens Foundation, providing financial assistance and emotional support to young people.
The park, which opened in 1996, includes a replica of the cabin in which Owens was born, a museum that holds his track shoes, among other items, a softball field, and picnic grounds.
www.americanprofile.com /article/1961.html   (945 words)

 Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce - Two Harbors, Silver Bay, Knife River, Finland, Beaver Bay
Two Harbors is fortunate to have many parks inside the city limits and three state parks within a short drive, including Split Rock Light House.
The local parks are well maintained and offer picnic tables, playground equipment, barbecues, ball fields and lots of mowed areas for your blankets.
Thomas Owens Park and Bandshell - It is located right in the middle of town and has become a favorite spot of many local residents and visitors.
www.twoharborschamber.com /parks.htm   (432 words)

 The State | 12/19/2006 | New skate park up in air   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
They’re asking the city to pitch in $300,000 to build a $568,000, 16,000-square-foot park at Owens Field in the Rosewood community in south Columbia.
The new park would have a portion shaped like a curvy swimming pool that transitions into a street plaza design, which would mimic an urban landscape with stairs, handrails, ledges and benches.
While the city no longer keeps track of how many skateboarders use the park, an estimated 200 were using it a couple of years ago on a typical day of good weather, said Allison Baker, assistant city manager who oversees the park.
www.timesleader.com /mld/timesleader/news/nation/16270648.htm   (439 words)

 JESSE OWENS' Memorial Olympic Site
Stuart Owens Rankin, Jesse Owens' grandson, poses with admirer as Olympic Relay escort looks on, just before the OLYMPIC FLAME is passed to Rankin near the Jesse Owens' Memorial Park in North Alabama.
The Jesse Owens' Memorial Park is just a few miles from Mooresville, Alabama, primary filming location for Disney's TOM AND HUCK, adapted from Mark Twain's masterpiece about them.
For the OLYMPIC FLAME's journey to the Jesse Owens' Memorial Park in Oakville, Alabama, today's arrival in Cleveland, Ohio is the most significant since the FLAME left Los Angeles for Atlanta.
chotank.com /jessecont.html   (758 words)

 dallasobserver.com Unfair Park » Terrell Owens Does it For the Kids
Which is kinda funny, because as MediaBistro reminded today, when T.O. published his autobiography this summer, Eagles QB Donovan McNabb dismissed the thing as “a children’s book.” Now, Owens is producing the real thing, or close to it.
Owens ended up at BenBella because the company has a relationship with his literary agent, Ian Kleinert at The Literary Group International, which specializes in athletes-turned-authors.
As for the inherent irony in Owens, easily considered one of the most selfish players in pro sports, writing a book about sharing, well, Watkins kinda laughs.
www.dallasobserver.com /blogs/?p=1488   (513 words)

 ~Steaming Fish :: Owens Park photos~   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Owens park had "Highlights" lets see some of them.
To celebrate leaving the fabulous place that is Owens park(AKA: OP, pisshole etc.) I decide to share some of my memories of this wonderous place.
A picture of fire engines at owens park while it was on fire.
www.btinternet.com /~adam.mccluskey/man_photos_op.shtml   (108 words)

 Lighting for Jesse Owens Park in jeopardy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
MOULTON — A motion to accept bids for lighting two ballfields at Jesse Owens Memorial Park died for lack of a second, further delaying the park's ability to become self-sufficient.
One of the problems is that Owens Park has $12,000 left for completion of the grant, and in addition to the lighting, the project still requires dugouts and bleachers.
Commissioner Barkley Lentz, who represents District 5 and Veterans Park, said people in the community volunteered their time to construct the park and wondered aloud why Speake and Oakville residents can't do the same.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/050413/park.shtml   (655 words)

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