Latest Huntington, West Virginia Stories

2011-08-05 16:01:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington, W. Va., became the "top dog" in the national PetSafe "Bark for Your Park" contest today, winning $100,000 for a local dog park. PetSafe announced today that Huntington, a town located along the Ohio River with a population of about 50,000 citizens, received the most votes out of the 15 finalist cities in the "Bark for Your Park" contest. PetSafe, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle products, launched the contest this...

2011-04-15 15:38:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Shear, the Santa Anita Park paddock guard who was injured on March 12 while trying to protect a young onlooker, will be available to speak to the media at 2:15 p.m. today at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. The press conference will be held in the hospital courtyard - enter through the main lobby. His physician will be in attendance. Huntington Hospital100 West California BoulevardPasadena, CA 91105 SOURCE Huntington...

2011-03-21 13:05:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital announced today it has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only five percent of the nation's hospitals have earned this prestigious designation which recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate sustained excellence in nursing. "Earning Magnet designation is a testament to the extraordinary nursing care available at...

2011-03-03 15:54:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has received accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). The hospital earned this recognition for its commitment to providing a high level of patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease. The ICAVL assesses the laboratory's daily operations and patient care protocols. Laboratories seeking accreditation must identify...

2011-02-08 08:01:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 11th, 2011 a Gulfstream jet carrying 60 small breed dogs will take flight from Long Beach, California to Edmonton, Canada for a better life. This will be the fifth Freedom Flight of its kind, generated by The Orange Dog Inc. The Orange Dog Inc. was created in 2008 by Jan Folk as an online gathering place for animal lovers to share stories, with 100% of all profits from the sale of their dog products going back to the...

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