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2013-03-01 16:24:06

Nicholas G. Pothitakis of Burlington, IA has been honored with a recognition by Best Lawyers® in its selection of "Best Attorneys In Iowa." BURLINGTON, Iowa, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the February, 2013 issue of Best Lawyers® published by Woodward/White Inc. Nicholas G. Pothitakis was selected for the following honor: "Best Attorneys In Iowa" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/DC69351) Nicholas G....

2012-07-30 10:24:12

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlington Medical Supplies has announced the latest development in its campaign to provide the highest level of value to its customers. The radiation protection and X-ray medical supply company now offers enhancements in its table pad line. Mega Grip coatings and Tri-Foam interiors are now available in its custom-made table pads, which are manufactured at its Newport News, Virginia facility. The Mega Grip brand of coatings helps to prevent...

2012-05-02 10:24:28

BOSTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- City Sports today announced that it will open its 21st national retail location in Burlington, Vt. on May 6, celebrating with a free day of community events and over $1,000 in consumer giveaways. Following the brand's official announcement about the Burlington project in December, City Sports has kept the community buzzing as plans forged ahead on its 35 Church Street store. "We have been looking forward to the opening of our first Vermont store for...

2011-12-05 08:13:00

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City Sports announced today that it will open a new store in Burlington, Vt. next summer, marking the Boston-based brand's latest retail venture in New England and its first in the Green Mountain state. Scheduled for a June 2012 opening, the City Sports Burlington store will be located at 35 Church Street, complementing the robust Church Street Marketplace with the retailer's signature offering of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment....

2011-07-21 09:02:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11 the American Red Cross announced that it has donated nearly $245 million to its Japan Disaster Response and distributed almost 90 percent of those funds to Japan, including money raised by Burlington Coat Factory and its customers. Burlington Coat Factory announced today it donated $505,051 to the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the March 11th Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami. Burlington began an in-store donation...

2011-07-11 13:49:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection distributor and supplier in the newly created position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based out of Newport News headquarters. Porter has had experience as a division sales manager and...

2011-05-27 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, Wash., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington is excited to announce that they have installed Level II chargers for electrical vehicles. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to top off their batteries while shopping at dozens of stores. The shopping center is the first business in Burlington, WA to install the chargers. This new service complements the state's role in the West Coast Green Highway partnership, a three-state effort to develop...

2009-05-22 08:00:00

5th Annual Thunder on the River Festival for Area Motorcycle Enthusiasts BURLINGTON, N.J., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Burlington City riverfront will again be the site of Burlington Bike Night, an evening of entertainment and fellowship enjoyed by area motorcycle enthusiasts. The event, sponsored by the Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce and the Burlington City FOP lodge, features a mellow atmosphere for anyone who rides or appreciates motorcycles. Over 4,000 motorcycles and 8,000...

2008-07-31 12:00:55

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 31--The Alamance-Burlington School System, backed by the U.S. Department of Justice, asked a federal judge to rule that the system has fulfilled its obligation to desegregate local schools. The school system and Justice Department made the request during a federal court hearing Wednesday morning in Winston-Salem. Ann Majestic, an attorney for the school system, said it has made efforts since the 1970s to have racially balanced schools....

2008-06-17 00:00:16

BURLINGTON, Iowa _ Near the water's edge on Jefferson Street in Burlington, Iowa, Louise Vaughan, a slight woman with strong hands, lugged cartons of bottled water near where volunteers were filling sandbags. As the Mississippi rose toward historic levels, Vaughan was ordered out of her trailer home on Monday, the same home where she rode out the Great Flood of '93. As generators hummed and forklifts beeped, Vaughan offered grim perspective. "This is worse than 1993," she said, hoping her...