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2012-05-19 23:13:34

Frack Free Nation and over 1,000 New York residents call on Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 On May 15th, grassroots citizens of New York and beyond took their message to Albany and called on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health to stop all new gas extraction until a full public health assessment has been conducted. They demanded that the Governor withdraw the Revised Draft SGEIS that addresses permit...

2012-05-08 23:03:14

On May 11, Excelsior College will host a panel of writing and gaming experts from academia and industry for an examination and discussion on the the use of video games — or “serious games” - in higher education programs. The event will be live streamed online for free to those that register. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 On May 11, Excelsior College will host a panel of writing and gaming experts from academia and industry for an examination and discussion on the...

2012-04-27 23:01:28

CDPHP Named One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 For the fourth year in a row, CDPHP® has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York. The honor was formally celebrated at an awards dinner in Albany this week, where CDPHP was among the state´s top 24 large employers to be recognized. The award, which is given by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM), is based on workplace policies,...

2012-04-11 23:02:09

Senior Services of Albany and Schoharie Recovery, Inc. have been selected by the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club (HMRRC) as the 2012 “charities of choice” for the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge event, to be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:25 p.m. in Albany, N.Y. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Senior Services of Albany and Schoharie Recovery, Inc. have been selected by the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club (HMRRC) as the 2012 “charities of choice” for the...

2012-04-10 23:03:45

One-hundred twenty-three (123) student-led start-ups from students at an accredited college or university in New York State in clean energy/sustainability, information technology, nanotechnology/high tech, healthcare, products/services, and social/non-profit will compete. There will be two sessions in the day: the morning will have 2-minute presentations by all 123 entrants, and then the judges will select the top 20 teams for the final round, which will be held in the afternoon. Golden, CO...

2012-03-23 23:01:09

Largest annual road race between Utica and New York City debuts online team packet and registration system. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Lace up those sneakers and start training with your colleagues for the CDPHP® Workforce Team Challenge, which will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:25 p.m., starting from the Empire State Plaza in Albany. This year the race is going green with the debut of an online team packet and registration system (located at http://www.cdphpwtc.com)...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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