In a July 2008 New York Times article, Joel cited this as one of his two favorite songs, along with "Summer, Highland Falls".
So I go to visit my father in Vienna, I'm walking around this town and I see this old lady. She must have been about 90 years old and she is sweeping the street. I say to my father, "What's this nice old lady doing sweeping the street?" He says, "She's got a job, she feels useful, she's happy, she's making the street clean, she's not put out to pasture." We treat old people in this country pretty badly. We put them in rest homes, we kinda kick them under the rug and make believe they don't exist. They [the people in Vienna] don't feel like that. In a lot of these older places in the world, they value their older people and their older people feel they can still be a part of the community and I thought, "This is a terrific idea - that old people are useful - and that means I don't have to worry so much about getting old because I can still have a use in this world in my old age." I thought, "Vienna waits for you..."
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 94.8 square miles (246km2), of which, 61.5 square miles (159km2) of it is land and 33.3 square miles (86km2) of it (35.15%) is water.
The town borders Oneida Lake and the west town line is the border of Oswego County, New York. The Erie Canal is on the south border near Sylvan Beach. Fish Creek defines part of the east town line and joins the Erie Canal near Sylvan Beach.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,819 people, 2,192 households, and 1,565 families residing in the town. The population density was 94.7 people per square mile (36.6/km²). There were 3,037 housing units at an average density of 49.4 per square mile (19.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.47% White, 0.50% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.
VIENNA, Austria (LifeSiteNews) — The city of Vienna published a video showing a person dressed in a giant vaccine costume assaulting two unvaccinated men and dragging them to a vaccine center to get injected ... Vienna is the only city in Austria and one of few in Europe that still has a mask mandate on public transport.
A research team led by Julian Maier and supervised by Harald Sitte from MedUni Vienna's Center for Physiology and Pharmacology has now succeeded in mapping the structure of a hitherto little-studied cation transporter and has also investigated mutations found in neuropsychiatric patients.
From there, many were transported to the UniversityCabinet of Padua, the Museum of Vienna, and the Church of the Invalids in Paris for further analysis ... During an earthquake in 1976, six of those mummies were destroyed ... Because of this, only samples taken during the initial extraction and transport of these bodies are available for study ... Top image ... .
Viennese and visitors alike are transported from Vienna’s bustling center to a bucolic setting that feels worlds away in less than 30 minutes on public transportation or by car ... I highly advise getting the Vienna Card for unlimited transportation and discounts into museums and sites and more than 210 restaurants and shops.
People living along or near major roads are particularly vulnerable, and officials of Transport for London (TfL) — the apex body responsible for transport in the capital — admit that road vehicles are the single biggest cause of air pollution ... Says Paul Cowperthwaite, Transport for London’sGeneral Manager for Road User Charging.
Most countries do not require COVID documents, although masks are mandatory in public transport and health care settings ...Face masks are not mandatory, but an FFP2 face mask is compulsory on public transport and in pharmacies in capital Vienna ... Face masks are recommended while using public transport ... Masks are required to be worn on public transport.
The formal explanation for this diversion from Auschwitz was that the Nazi regime complied with the request of Vienna’s district commander for working hands in agriculture during the summer of 1944... But I know that my life and the lives of my entire family were saved thanks to the Strasshof transport.