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Many dismal tales were told about funeral trains, and mourning cries and wailings heard and seen about the great tree where the unfortunate Major Andre was taken, and which stood in the neighborhood.
In the centre of the road stood an enormous tulip-tree, which towered like a giant above all the other trees of the neighborhood, and formed a kind of landmark.
It is true, an old farmer, who had been down to New York on a visit several years after, and from whom this account of the ghostly adventure was received, brought home the intelligence that Ichabod Crane was still alive; that he had left the neighborhood partly through fear of the goblin and Hans Van Ripper, and partly in mortification at having been suddenly dismissed by the heiress; that he had changed his quarters to a distant part of the country; had kept school and studied law at the same time; had been admitted to the bar; turned politician; electioneered; written for the newspapers; and finally had been made a justice of the ten pound court.
The old country wives, however, who are the best judges of these matters, maintain to this day that Ichabod was spirited away by supernatural means; and it is a favorite story often told about the neighborhood round the winter evening fire.
In this Economic Commentary we investigate how different characteristics might be used to characterize neighborhood environments, and how these characteristics relate to neighborhood poverty.
Swett points to the paradoxical consequences of local cultures of radicalism which "fostered strategies that, though the intention was to reestablish neighborhood power hierarchies, served to undermine community cohesiveness and ultimately eroded any chance for democratic stability" (p.
Surprisingly, Frug did not see the rise of the private neighborhood association as a promising step in his plan.
The neighborhood will have an outdoor swimming pool and cabana with indoor showers, as well as a tot lot for children to play while residents mingle with neighbors as they soak up the sun.
For over 20 years, the Broken Windows Theory--that neighborhood disorder leads to serious violent crime--has influenced policing.
For Hispanics, health varies in relation to neighborhood composition.
Once criticized for ignoring the creeping urban blight in the surrounding neighborhood, Penn changed course to tackle the problem in the mid-1990s.

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