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2014-09-27 23:00:33

Libertarian momentum builds after the Board of Elections victory on Friday. The BOE approved Fifth District State Senate Libertarian candidate Gigi Bowman to appear on the ballot in a setback to objections filed by Republican incumbent Marcellino. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The Libertarian Party's Governor Candidate, Michael McDermott, will join the Manhattan and Brooklyn Libertarian Party at their booth at the 40th Annual ATLANTIC ANTIC STREET FAIR this Sunday,...

2014-09-23 23:01:46

In tandem with the Jewish New Year, Hamodia, the leading newspaper for the Orthodox Jewish community is receiving a sweeping new redesign that will dramatically change the way its readers view the paper. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Hamodia, the Orthodox Jewish community’s premiere publication, recently implemented sweeping changes to its design and format to better service its readers. The new changes, which include a move to full color throughout the entire newspaper, a...

2014-09-23 08:31:31

All Heart Homecare Agency, a Brooklyn Home Health Care Provider, encourages individuals to stay safe this Autumn by following these fall prevention tips. BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Brooklyn Home Health Care provider All Heart Homecare Agency offers useful fall prevention tips to help people avoid accidents during the Autumn months. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147810 Autumn is an exciting time of year with colorful leaves, crisp air and lots of...

2014-09-18 23:01:56

3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle to showcase new Solidoodle Press and Solidoodle Workbench models at World Maker Faire in New York. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Solidoodle, a leader in consumer 3D printing, is excited to showcase its new consumer desktop 3D printers at World Maker Faire September 20th and 21st at the New York Hall of Science in New York City. The Brooklyn-based manufacturer will debut its Solidoodle Press and Solidoodle Workbench printers for the first time...

2014-09-16 12:25:40

"Center Court Choreography with the Brooklynettes" Now Available on CrunchLive.com BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunch, the health club chain best known for making serious fitness fun through innovative programming and cutting-edge training, has launched a new online workout "Center Court Choreography with the Brooklynettes." The video features three Brooklynettes dancers leading a full-body workout of choreography inspired by the high-intensity hip-hop showcased on...

2014-09-15 08:29:40

Greater Harlem Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, has joined the Allure Group network of NYC nursing homes. BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allure Group has welcomed the New York City Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility Greater Harlem to its group of long and short term rehab facilities. The Allure Group is proud of its reputation as a consortium of healthcare facilities committed to providing quality rehabilitation and nursing services to its patients. Many of...

2014-09-12 23:03:57

Focus Camera is proud to announce that it will participate in the the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Focus Camera, a leading, nationwide yet family-owned photography equipment retailer, is proud to announce that the company will participate in the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program to benefit young people with cancer. The...

2014-09-11 23:00:18

Having Secure and High Quality Garage Doors Will Not Only Keep Your Property Safe, But Also Reduce Risk of Accidents and Injuries, Says Robert B., Spokesperson for Rolling Gate NYC Manhattan, Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Garage doors require special attention when it comes to ensuring safety and security of your property. It is best to consult a professional for proper and timely maintenance of garage doors on a regular basis. Rolling Gates NYC is a New York based company...

2014-09-10 23:06:05

SpeechLive's innovative cloud-based dictation, transcription and secure storage services provide optimal voice technology efficiency. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 YB Sales & Distributors is pleased to offer the latest innovations from Philips Dictation Solutions, including Philips SpeechLive and SpeechScribe cloud-based voice technology services. Both of these solutions seamlessly integrate with each other and all Philips dictation solutions, allowing for one complete...

2014-08-26 08:31:29

All Heart Homecare home health aides now offers patients professional assistance in daily glucose monitoring and glucometer use. NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Heart Homecare, a trusted Brooklyn home health care agency, is spotlighting the agency's diabetic coaching services for patients struggling with the daily monitoring and management of diabetes. Poor monitoring and maintenance of diabetes can be a fatal mistake and All Heart Homecare's staff urges all patients to learn the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'