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2014-10-29 23:10:38

Private Jet Services (PJS) has hired Sue Hazard, former Director of White House Travel and Special Assistant to President Clinton, as Managing Director, Government Services at PJS. Hazard will focus on growing the company’s presence in the Washington DC area, specifically in government and political services. Seabrook, NH, (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Private Jet Services (PJS), a worldwide private aviation consulting firm, announces a new addition to its management team. Sue Hazard, former...

2014-10-27 12:27:50

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Jim Moorhead has joined the company as Managing Director, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis, effective October 13. Based in Washington, D.C., Moorhead will be responsible for providing strategic advice and crisis counsel to the firm's clients across practices. "Jim's legal and advocacy expertise represents a valuable resource for any client facing a...

2014-10-27 08:30:31

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is proud to announce the addition of Ms. Jennifer S. Love, a former senior executive of the FBI, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Love was a 27-year veteran of the FBI, having retired as the Assistant Director of the FBI Security Division, a position she was appointed to in...

2014-10-27 08:21:01

Company to demonstrate its QS-B220, the only ETD in the world that meets both TSA and ECAC standards, at the Conference Exhibition WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced its participation in the 23(rd) Annual AVSEC World 2014 Conference on October 27 - 29, 2014 in Washington D.C. The Company will exhibit its QS-B220...

2014-10-24 20:23:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve companies offering best-in-class technology solutions are helping launch a new industry coalition to support law enforcement and judicial authorities as well as help elected officials and the public learn about the safety and financial benefits of electronic citation technology. The new eCitation Coalition (www.ecitationcoalition.com) includes manufacturers, distributors, value-added resellers and independent software vendors involved in...

2014-10-16 16:21:24

PIRAEUS, Greece, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) ("Aegean" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to $20 million of Aegean's outstanding common stock over the next two years. The authorization is effective immediately. "The authorization of this stock repurchase program underscores the confidence our Board and management team...

2014-10-15 16:21:27

- New Credit Facility used to refinance Notes; initial borrowing level $100.0 million at LIBOR plus 145 basis points WARREN, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI) announced today that it has redeemed the remaining $157.5 million of its outstanding 9.5% Senior Secured Notes (the "Notes") using $57.5 million in cash and $100.0 million in borrowings under its new $300.0 million Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility (the "Credit Facility"). The cost of...

2014-10-08 08:31:03

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY) a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced that it has received a contract award from a new federal government agency customer and three (3) new additional Task Orders under a recently awarded Federal Government Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The new awards bring to WidePoint an additional...

2014-10-07 16:20:50

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergent, LLC, an award-winning IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded two contracts under the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V (SEWP V) Group A and Group D competitive procurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150729 SEWP V is the fifth generation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) popular Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)--a firm-fixed-price,...

2014-10-06 12:21:50

Implementation of New Standard Defines Performance Baseline in 44 ECAC Member Nations WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that the QS-B220 has successfully passed the European Civil Aviation Conference's (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process of Security Equipment (CEP) for airport checkpoint screening of passengers and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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