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Entertainment News Archive - April 30, 2011

HAMILTON, N.J., April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend a new pop star, KDrew (www.KDrewMusic.com), emerged on the stage at Cedars Garden Banquet Hall in Hamilton, New Jersey.

LIGONIER, Pa., April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a national poll of its members, made up of experienced and well-traveled amusement park enthusiasts, the National Amusement Park Historical Association (N.A.P.H.A.) gave first place honors to Pennsylvania's Idlewild & SoakZone (http://www.idlewild.com) as the World's Best Park for Families! "We now have another reason to celebrate during what was already shaping up to be one of our most exciting summer seasons ever," said Park spokesperson Jeff Croushore.

BOSTON, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Rebuilding Together Boston (RTB), an affiliate of Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable housing and revitalize communities, is engaging more than 500 local volunteers and civic leaders to rehabilitate four homes in Mattapan, Dorchester and West Roxbury; the Boys & Girls Club in South Boston; two local churches, a schoolyard; and a neighborhood retail district on National Rebuilding Day.

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MAY 1: ASIAN AMERICAN MONTH Profile America -- Sunday, May 1st.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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