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2011-08-01 10:00:00

BROOKHAVEN, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko, Councilmen Tim Mazzei and Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld, other Brookhaven officials, environmentalists, and representatives from Recyclebank® joined with residents in Blue Point, N.Y., to announce the arrival of the new rewards-for-recycling program. New York City-based Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local...

2011-08-01 10:00:00

BROOKHAVEN, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko, Councilmen Tim Mazzei and Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld, other Brookhaven officials, environmentalists, and representatives from Recyclebank® joined with residents in Blue Point, N.Y., to announce the arrival of the new rewards-for-recycling program. New York City-based Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local and...

2011-04-01 09:02:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness® is pleased to announce the opening of its newest sports club, a 40,000 square foot facility in Patchogue located at 5 Gateway Blvd. The club is located in the Gateway Plaza at Sunrise Hwy and Waverly Ave. A grand opening party is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100819/LA52539LOGO) "We're pleased to have found a location with ample parking and easy access from...

2011-04-01 00:47:19

University leaders and U.S. Senators gathered for a roundtable discussion today at the Capitol on the vital role university-based scientific research plays in fueling innovation and sparking economic growth. The event was organized by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, chaired by Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK), and included participation by Sens. Daniel Akaka (HI), Benjamin Cardin (MD), Kay Hagan (NC), Bernard Sanders (VT), and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and the following university...

2011-03-14 13:43:25

New tool will allow integrated, simultaneous study of behavior and brain function in animals Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators have demonstrated the efficacy of a "wearable," portable PET scanner they've developed for rats. The device will give neuroscientists a new tool for simultaneously studying brain function and behavior in fully awake, moving animals. The researchers describe the tool and...

2010-11-26 08:30:00

New M.A. program is the first of its kind in New York and among only a few such programs nationwide STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University (SBU), who also are members of the university's faculty, are teaching the first course offered through the new graduate program, M.A. in Marine Conservation and Policy. SBU's School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) launched the new...

2010-11-11 10:45:00

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) Third Induction Gala on November 16th will feature a star-studded array of celebrities. Red carpet entrances begin at 6:30PM at Oheka Castle (135 West Gate Drive, Huntington), the induction ceremony begins at 7:30PM, and VIP party immediately after. 2010 Inductees in attendance include: Eric B. and Rakim, Lou Reed, John Zorn, Dream Theater (John Petrucci and John Myung), The Shangri-Las (Mary...

2010-09-29 13:47:00

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its Third Induction Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala, which will take place on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at the famed Oheka Castle in Huntington, NY. Major stars from the Latin, hip-hop, classical, metal, gospel, folk, jazz, rock 'n roll, and oldies worlds will be joined by past inductees and celebrity presenters at the ceremony. The third LIMHoF induction class...

2010-08-13 12:15:00

MEDFORD, N.Y., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island used cars customers have a friend and ally on their side when it comes to making car buying decisions in their best interests, and that friend is Baron Auto Mall Medford. The dealership is celebrating accomplishments with a huge anniversary sale to thank customers for their help in making the past 15 years in business so successful. "It's been an amazing 15 years for us," Josh Aaronson, owner of Baron Auto Mall Medford said. "We started...

2010-05-04 06:50:00

STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University Tennis Coach Gary Glassman, currently in his 11th season as the head men's and women's coach, will be running his 10th annual summer tennis camp in July. This is the only residential and day tennis camp on Long Island. This year, Glassman is partnering with 4 Star Camps to offer more than 50 years of combined expertise for campers. "Experience and convenience are two critical assets that we offer to those in the tri-state...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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