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2014-03-25 20:22:19

BOSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ruling today, Judge Johnston refused to grant custody to the Pelletier family and instead sentenced her to remain in the custody of Massachusetts DCF, the agency which has prevented Justina from receiving medical care at Tufts Medical Center. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, spokesperson for the Pelletier family and organizer of the Free Justina Coalition, stated: "It is a complete outrage that Massachusetts DCF has prevented Justina from...

2014-03-21 16:23:15

BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite anticipation of a ruling from the bench today, Judge Johnston will reportedly release a decision to the attorney for the Pelletiers by the end of the business day on Tuesday, March 25. Nearly three weeks after Judge Johnston ruled that Justina's medical care should be returned to Tufts Medical Center, Justina has still not received a medical examination from doctors at Tufts. Pelletier family spokesperson Rev. Patrick Mahoney...

2014-03-20 20:20:57

Bowman Foundation and Falko continue support of Marine Mammals KAPAA, Hawaii, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lawrence Bowman Family Foundation is excited to announce the donation of a $135,000 Vet Rocket portable x-ray system to the Marine Mammal Center. This is the latest significant gift from Falko Partners and the Bowman Family Foundation in their campaign to protect the Hawaiian monk seal from extinction. "We've committed nearly ten years and over $500,000 to saving monk...

2014-03-15 20:20:50

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- David Brenner's passing has greatly affected the comedy community. He gave Richard Lewis his first true start in comedy by handing him the money he needed to quit his day job and take the stage. Lewis says, "David Brenner was a huge star when I met him and he took me under his wing. To me, historically, he was the godfather of 'hip, observational comedy.' He mentored me from day one. He was family to me in the deepest, most supportive sense....

2014-03-13 08:20:51

NAPLES, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced plans to hold a conference call to discuss its 2013 fourth quarter and full year earnings results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO The call will be held on Tuesday, March 18 at 10:00...

2014-03-04 23:04:29

With Patrick Dempsey still in the mix as an official spokesperson, Positive Tracks explodes off the blocks in 2014 to award grants totaling $415,000. Positive Tracks Youth Challenge Grants plug into 165 charitable athletic events this year to get kids off the couch, double youth fundraising dollars, and spread awareness for charities across the nation. Hanover, NH (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 You've Come A Long Way Baby Now on its fifth year of growth, Positive Tracks flourishes as a...

2014-03-04 16:20:41

Rolls into Town with Demos, Charity Rides, Rock 'n Roll and Free Mobile App MILWAUKEE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson Motor Company is heating up the beginning of the 2014 riding season at the 73rd Annual Daytona Bike Week with new model demo rides and all event activities consolidated into an expanded display. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/CG76630LOGO "It's official. Winter's over and Harley-Davidson is here to welcome everyone to spring and the official...

2014-02-10 08:20:37

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ) has announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (hertzequip.com) has opened a new facility in Bismarck, North Dakota's capital city, to deliver specialty equipment rental solutions for oil producers, refineries, commercial construction, agriculture, wind farming and mining. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/NY61848)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/NY35609LOGO)...

2014-02-05 16:26:51

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The playwright David Bar Katz, a close friend of the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, filed a $50 million lawsuit today against "The National Enquirer" for a libelous story falsely claiming that Bar Katz had given an "exclusive" interview to the Enquirer in which Bar Katz is alleged to have stated that he and Hoffman were gay lovers, that he had seen Hoffman freebase cocaine on the night before Hoffman's death, and that he had seen Hoffman use...

2014-02-05 08:25:33

ALBANY, N.Y. and GLENS FALLS, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathy Messina, whose financial stewardship helped Behan Communications, Inc., become one of the leading public relations firms in New York State, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Financial Officer. Mark L. Behan, President and CEO of Behan Communications, Inc., said Ms. Messina, who has supervised the firm's finance and human resources departments, will play a key strategic role in guiding the...


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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