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2013-04-26 23:04:07

Community Parents Inc. in Far Rockaway, NY works to rebuild classrooms and spirits after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy with the help of Constructive Playthings. Grandview, MO (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Community Parents Inc. is a comprehensive parent and early childhood program, serving children 3-5 years old and works to promote self-sufficiency and community empowerment. Their facility is currently located in Far Rockaway, New York and recently felt the devastating effects of Hurricane...

2009-01-22 13:43:21

A pair of New Yorkers said math is on their side in their attempt to break the Guinness World Record for visiting the city's subway stations. Chris Solarz, 28, and Matt Ferrisi, 30, began their trek Thursday at the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue station in the city's Queens borough, WABC-TV, New York, reported Thursday. The two men said their calculations indicate that they can break the record by visiting all of New York's 468 subway stations in less than 24 hours, 45 minutes, and 3 seconds.


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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