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2009-07-20 08:35:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Energy Resources (Pink Sheets: GRGR) has begun the export of woodchips from Albany, NY. The woodchips are used to generate renewable energy in Europe in place of traditional fossil fuels. The export of woodchips comes at an opportune time when loggers and saw mills have been hard hit by the economy and several regional power generators are not buying woodchips. The company plans to ship 30,000-60,000 tons monthly from the area,...

2009-07-13 07:30:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the University at Albany, and Novellus Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVLS), a Silicon Valley-based provider of advanced process equipment for the global nanoelectronics industry, announced today that they have formed a $20 million partnership to conduct next-generation research and development in sub-22nm semiconductor manufacturing technology. As part of the agreement, Novellus will install...

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2009-05-09 18:58:21

Jimmy Fallon, the late-night television host, received a college degree Saturday, 14 years after he dropped out of the College of St. Rose in New York State. The college awarded Fallon both an earned B.A. and an honorary doctorate, WXXA-TV in Albany reported. He joined 1,867 other new graduates for the ceremony in Albany, N.Y. Fallon moved to Los Angeles in 1995, when he was only a semester away from graduating, so he could be there during the television pilot season. While the college did...

2009-05-07 07:21:00

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI) announced today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, May 14, 2009, at 1:00 PM Eastern Time. The meeting will be held at the Company's corporate headquarters located at 7800 Walton Parkway, New Albany, OH 43054. Details of the meeting and proxy materials were mailed on or about April 3, 2009, to stockholders of record as of Wednesday, March 18, 2009. This meeting...

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2009-04-29 11:40:12

The owner of the Albany Firebirds says his team's contract offer to Michael Vick has been rescinded and should not be taken seriously. That's a joke, Walter Robb told the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union Tuesday night. Can you imagine him playing for $200 a week? While Vick is presumably entertaining offers as he awaits release from federal prison, $200 a week pales in comparison to the $130 million contract he once had, even with the $50 bonus for each win that sweetens the pot. The Firebirds...

2009-02-19 10:30:39

The team bus for the Albany River Rats professional ice hockey team crashed Thursday in Massachusetts, leaving three people injured, state police say. Jeff Daniels, the coach of the American Hockey League team, said those injured in the accident on the Massachusetts Turnpike were players and team employees, The Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union reported. While the names and conditions of the injured team members have not been released, the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, he said. We...

2009-02-06 16:39:00

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI) will hold its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The Company will issue a press release prior to the conference call. To participate, dial (888) 713-4217 using access code 27887420. You can pre-register for the conference call and receive your pin number at: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PJBRN8BFT This...

2009-01-30 15:39:45

A male teenager who allegedly dressed up as a woman to take an exam for a female friend in Schenectady, N.Y., may face lesser charges, an official says. Schenectady County District Attorney Robert Carney said the felony burglary charges currently issued against 17-year-old Deandre Ellis will likely be downgraded to misdemeanor criminal impersonation charges, the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union said Friday. Schenectady Schools Superintendent Eric Ely said Ellis allegedly attempted to pass himself...

2008-12-17 08:15:00

FINDLAY, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- COOPER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY (NYSE: CTB) today announced the pending closure of its manufacturing facility in Albany, Ga. This announcement follows a network capacity study analyzing the Company's optimal manufacturing footprint in the United States. The impact on net profit of this closure is estimated to be $150 million to $175 million in restructuring charges, between 50 and 60 percent of which will be non-cash charges. Annual...

2008-10-29 09:00:10

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. is providing customers in the Capital Region a new way to experience and shop for wireless communications and entertainment services at its new cutting-edge store in the Albany area. This store, located at 1762 Central Avenue in Colonie is the only one of its kind in upstate New York. "This isn't your father's cell phone store," said Bob Holliday, vice president and general manager of AT&T's wireless operations in upstate...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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