Edward "Old Grog", 1684–1757, British admiral.
a town in N Connecticut.
a city in S British Columbia, in SW Canada.
a city in N Texas.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “springlike.”
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Vernon is one of 25 towns identified by the Asbury Park Press and ProPublica as having made payments for unused sick time to officers covered by the 2010 law, totaling more than $460,000 between 2017 and 2019.“The Ball Was Dropped by All”: How Cops Got More Than $400,000 in Unlawful Sick Day Payouts | by Andrew Ford | March 29, 2021 | ProPublica
In Vernon, a reporter’s review of payroll records shows five officers received seven payouts that appear unlawful by the comptroller’s definition.“The Ball Was Dropped by All”: How Cops Got More Than $400,000 in Unlawful Sick Day Payouts | by Andrew Ford | March 29, 2021 | ProPublica
Grind City now broadcasts a morning TV show, available to stream or on-demand, in addition to a podcast network anchored by Vernon and written articles about the Grizzlies but also football and culture.
Vernon said in his years with Grind City, the team has never spoken to him about his commentary.
For Vernon, the move was as much about the radio landscape as what Grind City Media could become.
She threw her arms around Clinton intimate Vernon Jordan and happily posed for grip and grins, with Abedin acting as photographer.Hillary Takes on the World: Clinton’s Foreign Policy Record in the Spotlight | Lloyd Grove | June 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In a statement, Lt. Paul Vernon said that, instead of taking her to her residence, Dencer “took advantage of the situation.”More Bad News for Uber: Driver Arrested in Los Angeles Rape Case | Olivia Nuzzi | June 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thanks to Mark Santangelo and Mary Thompson of Mount Vernon for supplying historical research for this column.
Washington gave his servants—and, yes, slaves—four days off to mark the holiday in broad Mount Vernon-wide celebration.
But a few years of retirement brought Washington back to his beloved Mount Vernon, with its year-crowning Christmas cheer.
Vernon was a zealous Whig, and not personally unacceptable to the chiefs of his party.
Montague and Secretary Vernon were the ministerial candidates for Westminster.
Montague and Vernon came down to Tunbridge Wells, and conferred fully with him.
They were drawn up by Vernon with his own hand, and sealed in such a manner that no subordinate officer was let into the secret.
Vernon made no reply, but was putting away his sea-anemones with a sigh, when in came Russell to fetch Eric to the cricket.Eric, or Little by Little | Frederic W. Farrar