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2014-08-01 08:21:52

City of Schenectady and Cale America move forward with modernizing the city's parking program SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fir green parking pay stations began showing up on the sidewalks of Schenectady recently, replacing the old mechanical meters, which only accepted coins. The new solar-charged terminals, installed by Cale America, accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover in addition to coins. The new dual-language kiosks provide easy-to-read instructions in both...

2014-07-31 23:23:31

Fenstermaker confirms the opening of its newest office location in Cambridge, Ohio, offering the full scope of its survey & mapping, engineering, environmental and advanced technology abilities to clients both established and new. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fresh on the heels of announcing the ribbon cutting ceremony for its office in Lakes Charles, Louisiana, Fenstermaker confirms that a new location has been established in Cambridge, Ohio. Providing energy services to a growing number of...

2014-07-31 23:17:58

Greenbee Parking, a growing airport parking firm, has announced that Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside will be their new business partner in Rochester. Now, all their customers using the Rochester (ROC) airport can enjoy discounted ROC airport parking rates, along with easy parking options for their cars whenever they travel. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a growing airport parking firm, has announced a strategic partnership with Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside...

2014-07-30 23:09:43

Guests of Lake House can opt out of daily housekeeping services to reduce the use of chemicals and earn a credit toward food and beverage or use the credit to donate to the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Guests at the new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid can participate in the ultimate green hospitality program by opting out of daily housekeeping services. In addition to significant reduction in the use of chemicals and their...

2014-07-28 23:05:30

Binghamton University Center for Innovative and Continuing Education's partnership with World Education.net provides students with high quality, interactive online courses, and a wide variety of innovative student services. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 World Education.net has partnered with Binghamton University’s Center for Innovative and Continuing Education (CICE) to offer its extensive library of online certificate courses. World Education.net boasts offers over 200...

2014-07-26 23:02:27

New Professional Sports League Launches New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The new Urban Fitness League (UFL) announced today the schedule for the 2014 National Championships at Coney Island. The highly anticipated event will take place on Saturday, July 26 between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm at the Coney Island beach adjacent to the boardwalk. It will feature some of the fittest athletes in the world demonstrating the highest caliber of calisthenics in both freestyle and muscle up...

2014-07-25 23:02:35

Three Stevens Institute of Technology professors in Hoboken, NJ are ensuring protective measures for storms are done the right way, as they are receiving $700,000 in funding to study the impact coastal manmade adaptations will have on the water quality in Jamaica Bay, NY. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 $700,000 Designated as Part of Funding Awarded to Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay For most people, Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call that something needs to be done to...

2014-07-23 20:21:49

Kroger Supermarkets Help Host Coney Island-Themed Play Day for Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis LISLE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought some summer fun and a little slice of Coney Island to the students of Paramount School of Excellence and its surrounding community this week. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive celebrated the school and their...

2014-07-23 16:25:40

Engages Cassel Salpeter and Company to provide M&A advice HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hauppauge Digital Inc. (Stock symbol: HAUP), a leading developer and manufacturer of analog and digital TV and video recording and video streaming products for personal computers, today announced it has retained Cassel Salpeter & Co., LLC as its financial advisor to explore and advise the company on potential strategic alternatives, including selling or merging one or more of...

2014-07-21 12:25:23

Medford, NY based nursing home The LUX at Medford and facility operator Norman Rausman proudly invite the community to come and see the exciting new programs and features at the luxurious facility MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer well underway The LUX at Medford cordially welcomes the community to come and join in celebrating Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014. On July 20th through the 26th, The LUX at Medford opens its doors wide and welcomes physicians,...


Latest Geography of New York Reference Libraries

Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

Champ
2013-09-26 09:13:24

Champ is a cryptid within the lake monster, sea serpent class of cryptozoology. It is claimed to reside in Lake Champlain, which is partially located in the states of New York and Vermont of the United Sates, plus it extends into Quebec, Canada. The lake is 125 miles long, 14 miles across, approximately 400 feet deep, and covers a 490-square-mile area. There have been over 300 reported sightings of Champ, but there is no scientific evidence that this cryptid exists. The Iroquois and...

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2006-07-15 11:04:19

The Bicknell's Thrush, (Catharus bicknelli), is a medium-sized thrush. Their breeding habitat is the coniferous forests in southeastern Quebec to Nova Scotia and northern New England and New York State. These birds are usually found at higher elevations. These birds migrate to the West Indies. Adults have an olive-brown upper body and slightly redder on the tail. The underside is white with gray on the flanks; the breast is grayish brown with darker spots. They have pink legs and a faint...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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