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2013-10-15 23:33:56

On September 13, 2013, Maria Bradley, the President and Founder of Benefit Express, a benefits administration outsourcing firm, was honored as a Distinguished Alumni from Gwnyedd-Mercy University. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 On September 13, 2013, Maria Bradley, the President and Founder of Benefit Express was honored as a Distinguished Alumni from Gwnyedd-Mercy University. With over 17,000 alumni to choose from, Gwnyedd-Mercy University selects who they believe to be the most...

2013-09-10 23:26:01

Lower Gwynedd Township in Pennsylvania is selling a 1997 International 4900 Dump Truck and two Ford Crown Victorias in an online auction designed to capture non-tax revenue. Lower Gwynedd, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 In an online auction that started on August 15th and ends on September 18th, Lower Gwynedd Township in Pennsylvania is selling a 1997 International 4900 Dump Truck, a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, and a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria for additional non-tax revenue. By using an...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

A new pavilion building on Glan Don peninsula, including changing rooms, meeting and training rooms, and a restaurant and bar will be the focal point of a new sailing academy and outdoor events centre planned for Pwllhili, Gwynedd. (PRWeb UK) December 27, 2010 A new pavilion building on Glan Don peninsula, including changing rooms, meeting and training rooms, and a restaurant and bar will be the focal point of a new sailing academy and outdoor events centre planned for Pwllhili, Gwynedd....

2008-09-14 18:00:19

BRITAIN'S biggest gold mine, in Snowdonia, which has supplied wedding rings for royalty, may re-open because of rising prices. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-12 18:00:27

A MODEL wearing next to nothing-except gold paint-drew crowds to woods near Betwsy Coed yesterday. The unnamed beauty was taking part in a promotional photo-shoot organised by Welsh jewellery firm Clogau Gold. Dubbed the "golden girl" by Clogau Gold's MD Ben Roberts, her image will now feature in the company's brochures and adverts. Mr Roberts said: "The golden girl is meant to signify the Welsh hidden beauty. "I think we've done it tastefully and it's certainly generated a lot of...

2008-09-09 18:00:33

LEADING cancer charity Marie Curie Cancer Care is looking for people to walk to the summit of Snowdon. Every year hundreds of people dig out their boots and waterproofs to walk to the top of the highest mountain in either Wales or England to raise money for cancer patients in the UK. Usually walkers descend on Llanberis just twice a year for Marie Curie Cancer Care but this year an extra date has been added due to the event's popularity. Community fundraiser for Marie Curie Cancer...

2008-08-23 18:00:23

By ERYL CRUMP POPULAR Irish boy-band Boyzone wowed a large crowd on the opening show of the Faenol Festival last night. More than 6,000 people danced, cheered and waved as the boys ran through their back-catalogue of memorable hits. The Faenol Festival crowd heard the band sing Love Me for a Reason, Words, All That I Need, Baby Can I Hold You and the group's best ever selling single No Matter What They Say. They gave a warm reception to some new tracks which feature on their new...

2008-08-11 18:00:23

BRYN Terfel's Faenol Festival now has its own entry on the socialising website Facebook. The popularity of the music event has grown hugely since it began in 2000. The ninth Faenol Festival takes place between Bangor and Caernarfon on August 22-25. Festival spokeswoman Angharad Wynne said: "We now have a place on Facebook which is growing rapidly. "We are going to be running competitions on there and there will be a chance to meet Bryn Terfel." She said some people are using the...

2008-08-10 21:00:19

HOLLYWOOD legend Mel Gibson is to star in a big screen remake of an acclaimed Welsh-filmed '80s TV drama. And industry insiders say Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro is also poised to sign on the dotted line to join Gibson in Edge Of Darkness, a nuclear conspiracy thriller which was originally shot around areas in north-west Wales such as Blaenau Ffestiniog and the Clogau Gold mine. The Taxi Driver method man is likely to play Darius Jedburgh, a shadowy CIA operative sent to clean up...

2008-08-07 18:01:52

THREE men from Gwynedd who fought back from deadly illnesses are to cycle from Cardiff to Caernarfon for charity next week. Keith Williams, 23, was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of 11, and will be raising funds for cancer charity Clic. Bedwyr Evans, 34, has also successfully recovered from cancer and will be raising money for Christie's Hospital in Manchester. Dylan Jones, 37, received a kidney transplant from his father in 1994, and will be cycling for Ysbyty Gwynedd Kidney...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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