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Lackawanna

(lăkəwä`nə), city (1990 pop. 20,585), Erie co., W N.Y., on Lake Erie; inc. 1909. Formerly a major steel-making center, Lackawanna experienced the rapid and total decline of its foremost industry in the 1970s and 80s. Abrasives, chemicals, and concrete are produced there. A distinguished city landmark is the elaborate Basilica of Our Lady of Victory, a Roman Catholic shrine.

Lackawanna,

river, 35 mi (56 km) long, rising in NE Pa. and flowing southwest to join the Susquehanna River near Pittston. It crosses the chief anthracite-coal region of the state, passing the cities of Scranton, Dunmore, Dickson City, and Carbondale.
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In September 2002, Yahya Goba, Yassein Taher, Sahim Alwan, Faysal Galab, Mulchtar Bakri, and Shafel Mosed, all of Lackawana, New York, were arrested on charges of "providing, attempting to provide, and conspiring to provide material support and resources to designated terrorist organizations." (7) All six accused belonged to the Yemeni community of Lackawanna, just outside of Buffalo, and the news media dubbed them the "Lackawanna Six." The men were said to be members of the first homegrown jihadist group in the United States, and their case was approached with all the enthusiasm that could be expected from the law-enforcement officials of a nation that had just one year earlier suffered the pain of 9/11.
Pero, ademas, la ficcion al desentenderse de la exigencia de veracidad que rige otros discursos puede fantasear con reparaciones o pequenos actos de justicia poetica alli donde el Estado en el mejor de los casos ha brillado por su ausencia: la venganza de Lucca, el unico sobreviviente de los hijos de Camilena y Tatesh (y de la cruenta masacre de Lackawana que se narra en el capitulo X en el cual mueren, segun los computos de uno de sus perpetradores, doscientos fueguinos) seria uno de esos actos.
The government's schizophrenic response, characterized by the criminal prosecutions of the 1993 World Trade Center bombers, the 1998 American Embassy bombers, John Walker Lindh, Zacarias Moussaoui, Richard Reid (the shoe bomber), and the "Lackawana Six," versus creating an unprecedented "enemy combatant" status and a questionable "military commission" process, is the core reason that the litigation lamented by Colonel Hoffman is ongoing.
la Pensacola que puede hacer ocho nudos; la Alaska, once nudos; la Lackawana, ocho nudos; y la Adams once nudos.
"Lackawana Blues" is foremost a visual treat--costumes and settings full of deep engaging colors--before it gets down to the story of how a deserted child, Ruben Jr.
Simmons also will be seen in the upcoming feature film Lackawana Blues, a drama "in which I play a boxer who has a Jackie Wilson fixation." The low-key bachelor, who says his roots are very Southern, is rarely seen on the Hollywood party circuit.
In the northern part of the Appalachian Plateau, two sets of joints oriented NNW-SSE and NNE-SSW were attributed, respectively, to the Lackawana phase and to the main phase of the Alleghanian orogeny (Engelder and Geiser 1980).
At their rolling mill in Lackawana, they would roll three bars from an ingot, and we would put the bar-coded metal tags on each one.
Most railroad news of late has been about the mega-mergers: CSX and Norfolk Southern splitting up old Conrail, the remnants of the New York Central, Erie Lackawana ("Lack o' money" might have been a more appropriate name), New Haven and the Pennsylvania, and of the forthcoming merger of Illinois Central (IC) with Canadian National.
Barcalounger is also showing leathers through its partnership with Lackawana, which helped design the showroom's leather display.
City of Lackawana, parents of children with disabilities attending parochial schools argued that the specid education services for their children were provided so far from their schools that the children missed a substantial amount of class time while they were being transported back and forth.
Manufacturers, bankers, merchants and leaders of other organizations were asked eleven questions, including: What caused or causes the present disturbed business conditions?" The notion that trust-busting hurt business confidence runs almost continuously through the hundreds of responses from the business sector: "Disturbed business conditions are due to lack of certainty as to what is or is not legal under the Sherman Law, with the administration forcing it so drastically," argued the president of Lackawana Steel.