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2011-03-03 06:13:00

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The McHenry County Board and the Village of Cary joined the growing list of supporters of Mercy Health System's proposal for a new state-of-the-art hospital in Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Board voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a resolution commending Mercy Health System effort to build a hospital at Route 31 and Three Oaks Road. Meanwhile, Cary's Village Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to support Mercy's initiative,...

2011-02-08 06:40:00

ANTIOCH, Ill., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Braeside Displays is proud to announce the launch of their new custom point of purchase displays website (http://www.braesidecustom.com). This website contains a wealth of information including Braeside Displays' success stories and a gallery of custom displays designed and manufactured by Braeside. Braeside developed the Custom Displays website to illustrate the affordability and value that can be realized with a custom display. A Braeside...

2011-02-03 06:22:00

Delays remain possible, passengers reminded to continue to allow extra time for travel ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All regularly scheduled service resumes at full strength Thursday morning after the heavy snowfall hampered operations on Wednesday. Roadways are in far better condition and the agency is fully staffed with bus operators - these had been the two concerns that may have altered plans to operate full service levels. "We needed to suspend...

2011-01-19 07:10:00

ANTIOCH, Ill., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To start off the New Year, Braeside Displays, the P.O.P. display experts, is offering huge discounts and free decorating on some of their most popular products. From multi-tier brochure holders to ballot boxes to countertop flip charts to their own Curviso(TM) Counter Kiosks, Braeside Displays is offering their lowest prices ever. These discounts are available for a limited time and are only being offered via this special link...

2010-12-10 11:25:00

In the news release, XOJET Reports Accelerated Growth in 2010 Resulting From Increasing Demand for Expanded Service Offerings, issued 10-Dec-2010 by XOJET over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in both the subheadline and boilerplate, the mention of TPG should read "TPG Growth" rather than "TPG" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: XOJET Reports Accelerated Growth in 2010 Resulting From Increasing Demand for Expanded Service Offerings...

2010-12-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- XOJET Inc., the leader in private aviation, today announced 50% year-over-year growth in its business. To meet the ever-increasing demand for its services, XOJET also announced that it is accelerating the expansion of its fleet with the addition of another Challenger 300 aircraft and its first Challenger 605 aircraft. In order to better serve the primary markets that are driving this growth, XOJET will also increase...

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Bisceglia brings 10 years in commercial property management and leasing to Winnetka and North Shore real estate experts, The Hudson Company Kenilworth, IL (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Jennifer Bisceglia, an experienced buyer's agent and seller agent, has joined The Hudson Company, providing full-service real estate brokerage services from downtown Chicago to Winnetka and Chicago's North Shore communities. Bisceglia is extremely knowledgeable of Chicago's North Shore neighborhoods, especially...

2010-11-23 06:40:00

ANTIOCH, Ill., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Braeside Displays has added dozens of new products to the over 1,000 stock items already in their catalog and website (http://www.braesidedisplays.com). From patented products such as the new Curviso® (http://bit.ly/curviso) line of counter kiosks to molded table tents (http://bit.ly/tabletent) to countertop flipcharts (http://bit.ly/flipcharts) to molded ballot boxes (http://bit.ly/ballotbox), Braeside has been manufacturing...

2010-05-25 10:21:00

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Prospect resident Lee DeWyze is one of AMERICAN IDOL's top two finalists. In celebration of Lee, the Village of Mount Prospect is planning a Watch Party for the show's season finale which airs on Wednesday, May 26 (7:00-9:07 p.m. CT) on FOX. The AMERICAN IDOL television show will broadcast LIVE from Mount Prospect's viewing party during the AMERICAN IDOL finale. Everyone is encouraged to come out and be a part of the excitement...

2010-05-11 12:17:00

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Prospect is planning for the possible hometown visit of "American Idol" finalist Lee DeWyze. The voting results announced on Wednesday night's show will determine if Lee makes it to the top three finalists. If he does, he will be returning to the Chicago area and Northwest suburbs for a hometown visit and celebration. For up to date information, fans are encouraged to visit www.mountprospect.org for all the details on the pending visit....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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