Latest Aronson Stories

2011-03-03 11:26:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York banker Andrew Drexel Allen hosted an evening cocktail reception on March 1 to raise awareness and support for the work of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) in its effort to address the unique needs of orphans and vulnerable children worldwide through medical, developmental, psychosocial and educational programs. The cocktail reception was held at the Soho loft of Mr. Allen, who recently joined the Board of WWO. Mr. Allen is a First Vice...

2009-02-17 18:33:00

A lawyer for a Minnesota school principal who had a kindergarten student clean out a toilet with his bare hands says the educator may lose his job. Roger Aronson, an attorney for Rahn Elementary School Principal Doug Steele, said the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board has told his client he could face dismissal following a closed hearing with an arbitrator, the Star Tribune reported Tuesday. Aronson said Steele requested the hearing Friday after the school board voted this month to proceed...

2009-02-12 10:55:00

Josh Brolin and Anthony Hopkins were the first to be cast in Woody Allen's latest untitled movie, which is set to shoot this summer in London. The project reteams the director with financer, Mediapro, the Spain-based company that also funded Vicky Cristina Barcelona, representatives for the film said this week. Letty Aronson, Steve Tenenbaum and Jaume Roures are producers on the film. Additional cast members are expected to be announced shortly. Sony Pictures Classics recently acquired...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.