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2010-01-15 19:06:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced the formation of Easton Development Company, LLC ("EDC") to continue the execution of the planning, entitlement, development and value creation activities regarding the excess real estate owned by GenCorp and Aerojet in Sacramento, California. For the past six years, the Company has been working to create the Easton master plan. Spanning approximately 6,000 acres, Easton is comprised of a series of...

2009-10-29 06:58:38

Last night at the 8th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Applications, Australia's Dr Mark Easton was announced as the winner of the GKSS Magnesium Research Award.  The GKSS Research Centre in Geesthacht initiated the award to honor innovative work by an individual researcher in the area of the science and technology of magnesium alloys. Magnesium is a logical lightweight alternative to traditional materials, especially for automotive applications.  Magnesium is 33%...

2009-09-01 11:12:00

EASTON, Mass., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of FiOS TV franchises in Massachusetts has hit the century mark. The Easton Board of Selectmen on Monday (Aug. 31) granted a cable franchise to Verizon, authorizing video choice for thousands of households here. The board's authorization brings to 100 the total number of Massachusetts communities where Verizon's FiOS TV is or will soon be available. To mark the occasion, Verizon will donate $1,000 to the town's library for the purchase...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls EASTON, Ohio, July 14 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site near Easton, which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; and download games and ringtones,while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell...

2009-06-16 13:32:00

Easton follows up record regular season with more postseason goals, points and game-winners than any other manufacturer VAN NUYS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Easton Hockey, manufacturer of the No. 1 stick and glove in the NHL, contributed to more goals, points and game-winners than any other equipment manufacturer in the 2009 NHL postseason, including Bauer, Warrior and RBK for the fifth straight year. A 2009 postseason-best 182 goals, 478 points and 38 game-winners were scored using...

2009-06-10 13:28:00

STEELTON, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foreclosed or abandoned properties in Easton and areas within Lehigh and Northampton counties will be turned into 92 units of affordable housing with the award of more than $7 million in federal economic recovery funds, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The new investment is part of a statewide announcement totaling more than $380 million that the Governor made today at a former school that is being converted into apartments in Steelton,...

2008-07-16 06:00:29

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--After a decade at Easton Town Center, Shadowbox will return to the central city. The comedy-music-theater troupe plans to announce today that it will build a home in the Brewery District to accommodate larger crowds and more performances. The site, to be redeveloped from the Brewmasters Gate entertainment complex on S. Front Street at a cost of $5 million to $7 million, will include a 350-seat theater (compared with the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'