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2010-06-23 11:16:00

250 Vehicles Put Out of Service Due to Violations HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police placed 250 commercial vehicles out of service during a three-day enforcement effort last week that focused on trucks hauling waste water from Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling operations across the state, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. Pawlowski said state troopers worked in partnership with personnel from the Department of Environmental...

2010-05-18 08:07:00

BRADFORD, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After 19 months in the iTunes App Store, the Virtual Zippo Lighter, developed by skyrockit, is ubiquitous with iPhone & iPod users -- recently surpassing 10 million downloads. To commemorate this, and the Virtual Zippo Lighter's position as most popular branded app to date, Zippo and skyrockit are introducing exciting new features for the app. Users can now purchase premium, licensed skins in app as well as a host of additional...

2010-04-22 13:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the Bradford Media Group (BMG) is pleased to announce their partnership with green living expert and everyone's favorite garden boss, William Moss. Today and this entire week, William will share his green living and gardening tips on WilliamMoss.TV. Over 30 high-definition, green living segments have been produced by BMG for WilliamMoss.TV. Moss and his fun-loving personality will teach you how to bring nature...

2010-04-15 13:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A road use permit issued to Chesapeake Energy Corporation for moving its drilling trucks and other equipment over State Route 1007 in Bradford County was revoked because of the company's failure to deal with severe damage to the roadway, Transportation Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E., announced today. Chesapeake was granted a permit to put heavy trucks and equipment on the road, known locally as Spring Hill Road in Tuscarora and...

2010-03-08 03:00:00

BRADFORD ON AVON, England, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Many organisational conflicts arise from personality clashes. In fact, one of the most common reasons that people give for leaving the company they are working for is that they don't like their boss or their colleagues. If you feel more like a referee than a manager most days, the chances are that your team has not yet found a way to pool their resources and use their differences to best effect. Myers Briggs Personality Type is a...

2009-11-24 02:00:00

BRADFORD ON AVON, England, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A strange question you might think, but sometimes we all tick to the same habitual beat without trying something different. That's why Gavin and Wendie at Think Training & Development take a practical approach to their personal and management development programmes. Trainees from more than 10 countries are turning to Think for a breath of fresh air and pragmatic approach to communication and personal development training....

2008-10-08 06:00:22

Wi5Connect, a pioneer in "enterprise social learning communities," today appointed renowned entrepreneur David Bradford to the company's Advisory Board. David Bradford has served as CEO, Founder and Advisor to multiple Web 2.0 companies including LinkingUniverse.com, FundingUniverse.com, Turbulin.com, Greenwala.com. Matchbin.com, and LegalZoom.com. The company he co-founded last year, Linking Universe, has been cited as one of the most powerful business applications on Facebook. He now serves...

2008-09-27 00:00:26

By PHIL CORRIGAN Footage of pupils cooking up a storm will feature in a national film festival. Year 11 students at Sir Thomas Boughey Co-operative Business College, in Halmerend, created a six-minute film, entitled Au Marmite, as part of their French lessons. The film, a Gallic take on Ready Steady Cook, was considered good enough to be shown during the Co-operative Young Film Makers Festival, at the National Media Museum in Bradford. School, colleges and youth clubs entered more...

2008-09-24 12:00:23

By Michael Blackley SEVERAL flights that operate from Edinburgh Airport risk being cut in the event of HBoS's head office being moved out of the Capital, business leaders warned today. Thousands of bank staff travelling to and from the HQ sustain some of the flights in and out of Edinburgh and help support the current level of London services. One of the main routes understood to be reliant on HBoS is the BMI service from Edinburgh to Leeds-Bradford, the closest airport to the former...

2008-09-22 21:00:22

By Peter Dominiczak More than 80 members of the cast and crew of Nineteen Seventy- Four turned the newspaper offices into a film set to accommodate an all-star cast including the likes of David Morrissey and Sean Bean.The three films set in West Yorkshire are being produced for Channel 4 and are based on author David Peace's acclaimed Red Riding Quartet novels set against the backdrop of the police hunt and eventual conviction of Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper.The three books which...


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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