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2014-08-27 23:06:13

Lighthouse to Show How Community Banks Can Increase Deposit Relationships with Image Lockbox Services Stoneham, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Lighthouse Payment Services Inc., a leader in lockbox payment processing, today announced that it will exhibit its image-based lockbox services at the Independent Bankers of New York's (IBANYS) 41st annual convention in beautiful Lake Placid, New York from September 7th through the 9th. The event will be held at the Lake Placid Convention Center...

2014-08-25 23:09:34

Gala event raises more than $125,000 for Adirondack Health programs. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP (ICRH) is pleased to announce the firm’s support for the Adirondack Health Foundation at its recent gala held in Lake Placid, New York. Nearly 300 attended the event honoring Dr. Woods McCahill, a long-time physician at the Lake Placid Health Center. Attending the event on behalf of ICRH were founding partner Carol Hyde, seated second...

2014-08-05 23:12:20

The new Lake House at High Peaks Resort Invites Guests to view "Fall Foliage Your Way" and enjoy the seasonal Adirondack Fall Festivals too. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Autumn colors surround visitors to the Adirondacks and Lake Placid as do the many ways Lake House guests can see and experience them. From the air: guests take a scenic airplane ride above the majestic Adirondack Mountain and capture their fall beauty on a grand scale. From the water: visitors...

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...

2014-07-08 23:14:32

Summer Activities abound at new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York. From canoeing and kayaking to hiking, road biking and simply meditating, it's still not too late to book your summer getaway in beautiful Lake Placid and the new Lake House on Mirror Lake. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 After an extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment, the 44-room Lake House at High Peaks Resort is an energetic re-interpretation of the classic ’60’s motor...

Sochi Games Influenced By Winter Olympics Of 1932 In Lake Placid
2014-02-18 13:18:59

Michael Bezilla - Penn State Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide insight into more ordinary factors that continue to influence the Olympics, according to a Penn State researcher. "The crashes occurred on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg slide, which was specially built for the games at Lake Placid," said Peter...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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