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2009-07-20 02:12:00

GRAPEVILLE, HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corp.'s (Pink Sheets: BCND) President, Rick Blackburn visited the Westmoreland Glass Company during the week. He immediately directed his staff to implement additional security for the property as soon as possible based on newspaper reported actions. Mr. Blackburn also visited another site in Western Pennsylvania that is a possible acquisition candidate for Beacon. "It is a similar...

2009-07-06 00:12:00

WILMINGTON, Del., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) previously announced negotiations with respect to a third party seeking to acquire control of the company. These negotiations continue the path of finalization and the company intends to notify shareholders promptly upon approval of all parties as to the final contract. In addition, the company previously announced the appointment of Rick Blackburn as President of Beacon...

2009-06-15 00:41:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) is pleased to announce that it appointed Rick Blackburn as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Blackburn has eighteen years of experience with overseeing construction development and demolitions. Prior to his construction profession, Mr. Blackburn spent ten years as a Ranger with the United States Army Special Forces. As he is also manager for Renaissance Renovations...

2009-06-09 02:05:00

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) received and thoroughly reviewed a 64 page report regarding asbestos at the Westmoreland Glass Factory in Grapeville, Pennsylvania, prepared for the company and Renaissance Renovations & Development LLC. Beacon Redevelopment is informed by agents of RR&D that their next step will be to notify Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc., of certain aspects of the demolition....

2009-04-29 08:15:00

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) today announced the status of its redevelopment and demolition project Westmoreland Glass Factory in Grapeville, Pennsylvania. Beacon Pennsylvania Holdings, Inc.'s and its bid winning contractor, Renaissance Renovations and Development LLC, today announced that it has formally contracted Environmental and Safety Training, Inc. to provide it with a formal environmental...

2009-04-24 14:05:00

Some 75 percent of users of the popular social networking site Facebook voted to back changes allowing them control over data and content they post on the site, BBC News reported. Many users expressed their concerns after Facebook made controversial changes to it terms and conditions in February. The previous changes seemingly gave the social network site ownership of images, videos and data that users posted on profile pages. Facebook withdrew the changed terms in response to the criticism...

2009-02-18 14:00:00

Popular social networking site Facebook has decided to revert back to its previous terms of service concerning the data supplied by the tens of millions of people on the site. Facebook users expressed concern after new terms of service seemed to suggest the site would retain personal data even if someone deleted their account. On Wednesday, the Facebook home page showed a statement saying: "Over the past few days, we have received a lot of feedback about the new terms we posted two weeks ago....

2008-07-21 03:00:39

Beacon Power, a company that develops products and services to support stable electricity grid operation, has announced that the Planning Board in Stephentown, New York, voted to issue a special use permit for the company's planned 20MW frequency regulation plant. This decision, which allows the site of the proposed plant to be used for Beacon's intended purpose, is the final approval needed from the planning board. It follows a vote taken earlier in July 2008 by the board to issue an...

2008-04-18 01:05:00

A woman in Texas sued Blockbuster Inc. after she alleged the video rental company transmitted her personal information to Facebook.com through the Web site's Beacon marketing program.She claims that Beacon, launched by Facebook in November, got the information from Blockbuster through computer tracking programs without her permission.Cathryn Elaine Harris, of Dallas County, Texas, filed a complaint April 9 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Harris claims that by...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.