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2014-09-17 23:15:21

The independent retailer, Olum's, announces its expansion to Mattydale. Offering furniture, electronics and appliances under one roof, the furniture store provides customers with the ultimate purchase experience. SYRACUSE, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Keith Solomon, President of Olum's, of Binghamton, NY, announced their expansion in the Syracuse area with the opening of an Olum’s furniture store in the Northern Lights Plaza in Mattydale, NY. The furniture store will celebrate...

2014-07-16 23:08:10

360-mile bike trek along Erie Canal showcases abilities of those with disabilities Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP (ICRH) recently supported John Robinson of Our Ability (http://www.ourability.com) with the organization’s recent 12-day bike journey across New York via the Erie Canal and Canal way Trail. Robinson, born without full arms and legs, has overcome countless obstacles to become a successful businessman, family man and...

2014-06-30 23:05:00

The tour underscores the company’s commitment to a safe environment. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Last month, as part of an ongoing program by the Lockport, NY Fire Department, each firefighter toured RubberForm Recycled Products plant in an effort to become more acquainted with the facility in case there was ever a fire there. The Lockport Fire Department tries to visit the larger local businesses at least every other year. These tours familiarize every firefighter with the...

2014-05-22 23:08:51

Monkeying Around will be exhibiting their award-winning dot-to-dot puzzle books at two events in the Rochester, New York area. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Dot-to-dot puzzle publisher, Monkeying Around, is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at two Rochester Area events this spring. Monkeying Around founder and puzzle creator, David Kalvitis, will be attending both events to meet with customers and fans. The events are Dan’s Crafts and Things Annual Open House and the 37th...

2014-05-20 12:31:37

Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming announces plans to build Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor, an entertainment destination on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal, located next to the Galesi Group's $150 million mixed-use development SCHENECTADY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surrounded by supporters from city and county government, the community and local businesses, Neil Bluhm, Chairman of Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, joined Galesi Group COO David Buicko today to unveil plans for...

2014-02-21 23:01:05

The Fifth Summer Running of the Beasts will be held Aug. 9 in Lockport at the Erie Canal Tow Path. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The fifth annual Summer Beast of Burden 100/50 Mile Ultra Marathon has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 along the historic Erie Canal Tow Path in Lockport, N.Y. The annual Beast of Burden attracts ultra marathon runners from around the globe. This is a semi-annual race that takes place once every winter and summer. The upcoming race will be the tenth...

2014-02-21 23:01:03

Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series schedules triathlon races for June and October. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series has scheduled two triathlons for 2014. The Lake Erie Race will be held June 7 at Geneva State Park in Ohio and the Lake Ontario race will be held Oct. 4 at Camp Kenan in Barker, N.Y. This will be the third season for the Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series. The new season will begin on June 7 at Geneva State Park as the...

2013-07-08 23:21:52

The move for American Douglas Metals will expand service offerings and lower manufacturing costs for customers. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 American Douglas Metals (ADM), a leader in metal distribution, processing and fabrication for commercial and industrial applications, is moving their New York location from Kenmore to a much larger and expansive, state-of-the-art facility in Buffalo this July. The new facility represents another big move in ADM’s continued growth in 2013,...

2013-02-05 23:03:50

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman at The Perecman Firm offers tips to drivers for dealing with the winter weather, following a ten vehicle accident outside Syracuse that was caused by a lake-effect snow storm. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 A lake-effect snow storm caused an auto accident that closed both the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 81 near Syracuse, New York. The accident involved at least six tractor-trailers and four cars, said The Wall...

2013-01-12 05:01:11

P.E.D. Products will be displaying the ActionCam at one of the largest trade shows in upstate N.Y. for Outdoors/Sportsman. Jan 25-27th, 2013 Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 P.E.D. Products, the manufacturer of the smallest HD action video camera, the ActionCam, will have a display booth at one of the largest, Upstate NY trade shows for Outdoor/Sportsman, Hunting and Fishing suppliers; The New York Sportsman's Expo. The fact that the ActionCam is such a great fit in the Sportsman...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'