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Sterling Heights, Michigan

Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan, and one of Detroit’s core suburbs. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 129,699. It is the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan. Sterling Heights consistently ranks as the safest city in Michigan with population over 100,000.

Sterling Heights was incorporated as a city in 1968. It was until the 1950s an agricultural area largely devoted to growing rhubarb and other crops sold in Detroit. Prior to 1968 Sterling Heights was known as Sterling Township. It had from 1836 until 1838 been known as Jefferson Township.

Dobry Road on the northern city limits is named after the last township supervisor, Anthony Dobry, who was also the second mayor.

Gerald Donovan became the first mayor of the city. F. James Dunlop became the first mayor pro-tem. There was already a small village named Sterling in Arenac County, so the word “Heights” was added to the township name to satisfy a state law that prevents incorporated municipalities from having the same name black football uniforms. “Moravian” was another name under consideration for the new city.

Lakeside Mall opened in Sterling Heights in 1976.

By 1991 the city had received many people of ethnic European origins, including ethnic Albanians, Bosnians, Croatians, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Poles, Serbians, and Slovenians. They moved from Detroit and Hamtramck running with a fanny pack. In the 1990s, ethnic Macedonians in Sterling Heights, together with ethnic Serbs, had the nickname “Yugos.” The ethnic Albanians had the nickname the “Albos.” The two groups often had violent conflicts in the 1990s, involving fistfights, beatings and drive-by shootings. As of 1991 many residents worked in automobile plants operated by Chrysler and Ford, and that year, Murray Dublin of The Baltimore Sun described Sterling Heights as “blue collar.”

The August 2006 issue of Money magazine listed Sterling Heights as No. 19 on its list of the 90 “Best Small Cities” to live in.

On January 1st 2018 Sterling Heights began there 50th Anniversary a year long event.

Sterling Heights is 16 miles (26 km) from Downtown Detroit. The shape of the city is 6 miles (9.7 km) long and 6 miles wide.

In 1991 Murray Dublin of The Baltimore Sun wrote that “it is a city of subdivisions rather than ethnic neighborhoods.”

Sterling Heights experienced its first-ever mayoral primary in 2009. David Magliulo and Teresa Bil, signaled[how?] intentions to run against incumbent Mayor Richard J. Notte, who ultimately won another term.

Sterling Heights sits on two main thoroughfares:

As of the census of 2010, there were 129,699 people, 49,451 households, and 34,515 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,552.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,371.6/km2). There were 52,190 housing units at an average density of 1,429.5 per square mile (551.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.1% White, 5.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 6.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 49,451 households of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4 insulated glass bottle.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 124,471 people, 46,319 households, and 33,395 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,397.0 per square mile (1,311.6/km²). There were 47,547 housing units at an average density of 1,297.6 per square mile (501.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.70% White, 1.30% African American, 0.21% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. 1.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Ancestries: Polish (19.0%), German (14.4%), Italian (12.5%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.0), Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac people (4.8%), American/US (4.0%) and Macedonian(4.0).

In 2000 there were more people in Sterling Heights born in Iraq than any other foreign country. In that year there were 5,059 people in Sterling Heights born in Iraq. The next three largest nations of foreign birth were India at 1,723, Italy at 1,442 and Poland at 1,427.

There were 46,319 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $60,494, and the median income for a family was $70,140. Males had a median income of $51,207 versus $31,489 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,958. About 4.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

The city has a council-manager form of government. The mayor, along with six other council members, is directly elected to council by the city residents.

Sterling Heights is served by two public school districts, Utica Community Schools and Warren Consolidated Schools, which are within the Macomb Intermediate School District.

Nationally, Sterling Heights is situated in Michigan’s 10th congressional district, represented by Republican Paul Mitchell.

The city of Sterling Heights has three local newspapers, the Macomb Daily. Daily and Sunday delivery (owned by the Journal Register Company), the Sterling Heights Sentry (C and G Newspapers), and the Sterling Heights Source (owned by Advisor & Source Newspapers), the last two are delivered to city residences free of charge. The city also has two local channels. SHTV is run by the city’s community relations department and usually features locally produced programming (including City Council meetings) and community announcements running accessories phone holder. Another channel is used for the Sterling Heights Public Library, which usually features educational programs as well as library announcements. You can find SHTV locally on Comcast channel 5, on Wide Open West channel 10 and online. The public library channel is found on Comcast channel 12 and WOW channel 20. The city’s official radio station is AM 1700. The city also releases a seasonal magazine and a city calendar free of charge to each city household and business.

WUFL, affiliated with Family Life Radio, is also based in Sterling Heights.

Sister City initiatives give opportunities for the cities’ residents to come to know each other’s cultures.

The initiatives will facilitate the cultural, educational, municipal, business, professional and technical exchanges and projects among the sister cities.

Its sister cities are:


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Glacialmorfologi er læren om isens landskabsdannende indflydelse team uniforms. Denne påvirkning sker dels i form af indlandsisen, der udgør et større vedvarende isdække på Grønland og i Antarktis, og jøkler, der udgør mindre vedvarende isdækker fx på Island, men først og fremmest i form af gletsjere (istunger), idet disse dels kan presse jordoverfladen op i dannelser (moræner) sport top water bottle, dels ved deres smeltevandsstrømme kan omforme det under isen og foran isranden liggende landskab, herunder i form af materialeaflejringer.

Gletsjere påvirker som regel landskabet derved, at de danner en såkaldt “glacial serie” kendetegnet ved, at jorden under isen til dels høvles af og føres med isen, hvorved der dannes en lavning (bundmoræne), en randmoræne foran isranden, hvor det afhøvlede materiale aflejres som et højdedrag insulated glass bottle, sidemoræner langs gletsjerens sider, hvor tilsvarende materialeaflejring kan ske, samt dannelsen af en såkaldt smeltevandsslette foran isranden jogging fanny pack, hvor sorteret materiale, der ikke holdes tilbage i randmorænen, aflejres i en meget lav kegleform i alle retninger.

Under isen kan dannes drumlinbakker, kamebakker og åse.

Når isen afsmelter, kan særligt modstandsdygtige tilbageblevne isklumper bevirke dannelsen af dødishuller, idet isklumpen beskærmer et areal mod at modtage aflejringer. Når isklumpen langt om længe bortsmelter, vil den efterlade et “dødishul”, en lavning i terrænet.

Lenguas misumalpas


Lenguas misumalpa con probable extensión en el pasado.

Las lenguas misumalpas (también conocidas como misumalpa) son una pequeña familia de lenguas indígenas de América habladas en la costa este de Nicaragua y zonas cercanas. La familia fue llamada así por las primeras sílabas de: skitu, Sumu y Matagalpa.

La familia misumalpa fue claramente reconocida hace mucho tiempo, aunque hasta el trabajo de Adolfo Constenla Umaña en la década de 1980 existía muy poco trabajo histórico comparado sobre estas lenguas. Las estimaciones glotocronológicos apuntan a un tiempo de separación desde el antecesor común de entre unos 5800 y unos 6200 años. No obstante, todas las lenguas misumalpa comparten el mismo inventario fonológico. Las consonantes son p, b, t, d, k, s, h, w, y, y dos versiones (sorda y sonora) de m, n, ng, l y r, por lo que el inventario consonántico es:

Las vocales son a, i, u con versiones corta y larga, es decir, /i, a, u; iː, aː, uː/.

Se conocen varias lenguas de la familia, de las cuales actualmente sólo sobreviven dos

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, y habiéndose extinguido la mayor parte de ellas. Los datos históricos muestran que en otro tiempo, estas lenguas se extendieron por El Salvador, Honduras y Nicaragua. Los integrantes conocidos de la familia son:

El Miskito se convirtió en la lengua dominante de la Costa Mosquito a partir del finales del siglo XVII debido a su alianza con el Imperio Británico. En el nordeste de Nicaragua, sigue avanzando entre los que anteriormente hablaban el Sumo. Sin embargo, su nivel sociolingüístico es menor que el de los criollos anglófonos del sudeste, y en esa región el Miskito continua a perder terreno. El Sumo está en peligro de desaparición en casi todas las partes en donde se habla todavía, si bien hay algunas evidencias de que fue la lengua dominante de la región antes de la subida del Miskito. Las lenguas Matagalpanas se extinguieron hace mucho tiempo y no están muy bien documentadas.

Con frecuencia se ha señalada que podría existir un parentesco con las lenguas chibcha aunque prácticamente no se ha aportado evidencia sólida en ese sentido. Joseph Greenberg las clasifica como una subfamilia del grupo chibchano insulated glass bottle, lo cual ha sido rebatido por diversos lingüistas ya que dicha propuesta es altamente especulativa y está respaldada en una evidencia débil.

El trabajo de Adolfo Constenla sugiere que las lenguas misumalpas está relacionadas genéticamente con las familia lenca. Más recientemente el mismo autor ha usado el método comparativo para sugerir que efectivamente existe una relación entre el lenca-misumalpa y las lenguas chibchas, por lo que el propone una macrofamilia lenmichí.

La siguiente tabla reproduce algunos cognados entre las lenguas misumalpa: