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2014-05-03 23:02:45

Absolute Landscaping LLC has announced that it is expanding its operations to cover Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The popular landscaping company Absolute Landscaping LLC has recently announced that due to high demand it is expanding into new areas in the state: Algonquin, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. The company is currently based in Harvard, IL, and is extremely excited with the expansion and what it will mean for customers and the company alike. A range of...

2014-05-02 23:02:48

A grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley has provided Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital with funds to support new assistive technology that enhances treatment options for patients with vision deficits. WHEATON, Illinois (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Therapists at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital have a new and sophisticated way to treat patients with vision deficits. A Dynavision D2 Visuomotor Training System, purchased through a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation...

2014-05-01 12:34:29

Transformed East Lincoln Park Homes Open for Viewing One Day Only CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago's late 19(th) century architectural renaissance can be experienced first-hand on Sunday, May 18 during the 26(th) Annual City Style House Tour. Six East Lincoln Park homes, some of the finest examples of historic preservation and re-imagined interior spaces, will be open for touring from 1 to 5 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82674 The residential building...

2014-04-29 23:20:45

The Chicago KICS Cup International Soccer Tournament invites youth teams from all over to register for this global experience that will take place July 19 - July 26. Chirch Global® Manufacturing Network is a sponsor for this event. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Chicago KICS Cup, an international youth soccer tournament, is the first of its kind to take place in Chicago and it will be welcoming over 100 youth soccer teams including local, national and international teams, as...

2014-04-23 16:22:07

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are teaming up in an effort to increase awareness of mental illness and raise funds for mental health treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77803 The organizations are presenting the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill...

2014-04-23 04:22:45

Aurora-Slough LD4 in 35.39 ms and Aurora-Frankfurt in 37.79 ms; more UK colos to follow OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC announced that its Quincy Extreme Data service is distributing Aurora-sourced data to London's Slough-LD4 data center in 35.39 milliseconds (ms) and to Frankfurt's-FR2 data center in 37.79 ms. Both routes offer the lowest known latency for any commercially available service and will receive substantial upgrades over the next several...

2014-04-21 23:00:16

Chicago is known for its iconic hot dogs, and when you combine that idea with iconic images of the city itself, it makes for a wonderful art exhibition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition of oil paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek. The exhibit will be open to the public through June 26, 2014. A reception will be held on April 25, 2014, 5-8 pm. Bruce Cascia will be present....

2014-04-21 12:21:37

Clinic is part of driver safety initiative NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The life of a teenager is filled with so many milestones. The one that is, arguably, most coveted is getting a driver's license. Few other events in a teen's life carry the joy of being given expanded freedoms while also being handed the weight of the responsibility that goes with all of it. Several studies focused on teen driving behaviors have shown that the first 12-18 months a new...

2014-04-15 16:25:56

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The May issue of Chicago magazine features the annual listing of the city's Best New Restaurants, showcasing 17 dining establishments reviewed and recommended by Chicago's dining critics. After hundreds of meals at the most promising new restaurants spanning the entire six-county Chicago metro area, Chicago's critics have narrowed it down to the standouts - only three of which have tablecloths. On newsstands Thursday, the issue also highlights five...

2014-04-14 12:34:11

QUINCY, Wash., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Valley Medical Center (QVMC) Commissioners are considering seeking a multiyear Maintenance & Operations Levy in 2014 to help resolve the Hospital's budget issues, but have decided not to ask voters for a levy "Lid Lift." QVMC Administrator Mehdi Merred said the Hospital District is considering other options (than a Lid Lift) after meeting with Grant County Assessor Laure Grammer, who indicated that a Lid Lift might be a less effective...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.