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2013-08-26 23:23:50

The immense tidal surges, high winds and heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy closed down West Shore Road, causing a disruption to the local economies and livelihoods of the people in these communities. The road needed a solution so it could be fixed both quickly and soundly—that solution was Stone Strong Systems. Bayville, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 On October 29, 2012, the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy hit Long Island with a vengeance causing major beach erosion along the island’s...

2013-07-29 23:24:40

The founders of Long Island based tech startup GroupGiftng.com (eGifter) announced that they have approval from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to support a project to open a high-tech accelerator space on Main St. in Huntington. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The founders of Long Island based tech startup GroupGiftng.com (eGifter) today received approval from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to support a project to open a high-tech...

2013-06-13 23:23:59

On July 16, 2013, from 12pm — 4pm, Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York will welcome community members, donors and business partners, volunteers, sponsors and government representatives, to explore the facilities and learn more about Little Flower and the programs we offer our residents in Wading River. Wading River, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Little Flower´s Residential Treatment Center in Wading River is designed as a therapeutic community based on the belief...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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