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2011-02-24 13:45:00

FLUSHING, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From gas lights to electricity, from cars you cranked to state-of-the-art hybrids, Gertrude Coopersmith has seen it all. Well, perhaps not all. On April 10th, Gertrude, a resident of Flushing House since June 5, 2006, will celebrate her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends, in the retirement home's rooftop lounge overlooking New York's panoramic skyline. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110224/DC54328) Her...

2010-05-06 12:01:00

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- How can senior citizens find out what it's like to live at Flushing House, their friendly neighborhood retirement residence? Simple! Stay with us for an inexpensive Two Week Stay, and find out what the hubbub is about. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100506/DC00553) We invite you to experience the warm and caring lifestyle of our unique senior community, for an incredible low price! Come enjoy a comfortable furnished apartment,...

2009-12-14 12:49:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerald P. Buccino, Chairman and CEO is pleased to announce that the Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan of TVI Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiaries, CAPA Manufacturing Corp., Safety Tech International, Inc. and Signature Special Event Services, Inc. (collectively, the "Company") was approved by Judge Thomas Catliota, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland, Greenbelt Division on December 8, 2009. Buccino & Associates, Inc. served as...

2009-02-21 14:08:16

Engineers have confirmed New York's No. 2 subway train plays the opening notes of a ballad from the musical West Side Story when the cars start moving. The electronic whine sounds like the beginning of the song Somewhere, The New York Times reported Saturday. Careful listeners have been hearing the sound beneath Broadway since 2000 when new cars began using an innovative propulsion system, said Gene Sansone, the chief mechanical officer for the subway. The newer trains run on alternating...

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2009-02-18 15:08:18

The last pieces of Shea Stadium were torn down by a wrecking crew Wednesday morning as about three dozen fans looked on through demolition fences. The former home of baseball's New York Mets will be replaced by Citi Field when the National League franchise plays its 2009 home opener April 13 against the San Diego Padres. In its 45 years, Shea was the site of the Mets' two World Series titles. It's one last chance to say goodbye and let my son witness history, Peter McDonnell told The New York...

2009-01-22 09:00:00

Continued Growth Expected in 2009 WILMINGTON, N.C., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Queensboro (www.queensboro.com), a leading provider of custom-embroidered and printed apparel, grew almost 50 percent in 2008, despite the weak economy and a tightened credit market. Net revenues were $15.2 million in 2008 compared to $10.5 million in 2007, an increase of 45 percent year-over-year. "The reason for our growth is simple. We offer honest bargains, quality products, and the best customer service...

2009-01-16 06:55:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. and Mexico gave way to Norway and Britain this year as The Society of International Railway Travelers(R) today announced its annual list of "The World's Top 25 Trains." The selections appeared in the just-published Special Edition of The International Railway Traveler(R) magazine: The IRT Society's Best-Loved Railway Journeys - 2009(TM). The Society of IRT, an organization of travelers who love the comfort, romance and fun of great trains,...

2008-06-27 15:02:33

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 27--CHINCOTEAGUE -- They carried commuters across New York City for 40 years, but in less than two hours Thursday, 44 subway cars from the Big Apple were sunk off the Virginia coast, becoming part of a large artificial fishing reef. About six miles off Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore, a specially rigged crane dropped the 16-ton cars, one by one, off a barge and into about 65 feet of water. The impact each time created a loud smack...

2008-06-27 09:02:35

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot CHINCOTEAGUE They carried commuters across New York City for 40 years, but in less than two hours Thursday, 44 subway cars from the Big Apple were sunk off the Virginia coast, becoming part of a large artificial fishing reef. About six miles off Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore, a specially rigged crane dropped the 16-ton cars, one by one, off a barge and into about 65 feet of water. The impact each time created a loud smack and...

2006-08-24 11:56:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Matt Green and Don Badaczewski emerged from a subway train in the Bronx just before sunrise on Thursday dazed, confused and victorious. The two friends from college traversed the entire New York subway system in a hair over 24 hours, shaving more than an hour off the previous record. Green, 26, and Badaczewski, 24, went without sleep during their trip, and in Green's case, food. "I'm pretty tired, not that hungry. My speech is definitely slurred. ... I'm just...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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