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2013-06-12 23:27:33

$1 Million in Goods and Services Provided in Single Day Long Island, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Convoy of Hope´s Community Outreach Tour continued Saturday in Uniondale, N.Y., providing 3,762 guests of honor with essential services including: thousands of pounds of free groceries, haircuts, family portraits, health screenings and more that culminated in $1 million in goods and services to the less fortunate in the Long Island area. “Because there are 46 million Americans currently...

2013-06-10 23:01:20

The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the appointment of Ira Nash, MD, as senior vice president and executive director of the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the appointment of Ira Nash, MD, as senior vice president and executive director of the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group. In this role, Dr. Nash will work with the health system´s administrative and clinical leadership as he leads the...

2013-06-07 23:01:52

New hours of operations for Mobile Health's 6 medical clinics in New York City and Long Island. All procedures affected including drug tests and medical exams. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Starting May 6th 2013, Mobile Health is adjusting their medical centers´ hours of operations to accommodate earlier and later appointments. These changes now allow for appointments as early as 7:30am and as late as 6:30pm. Special Saturday hours were added for PDD readings after an implant. The...

2013-06-06 23:30:07

Twelve investigators from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and four researchers from the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine attended and participated in the 36th Annual Conference on Shock on June 1-4 in San Diego, CA.; Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of the Feinstein Institute, provided the keynote address, and Ping Wang, MD, served as the meeting´s program chair. MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Twelve investigators from The Feinstein Institute for Medical...

2013-06-06 23:02:33

A Poverty-Free Day to Give Hope to the Less Fortunate in Long Island. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 International humanitarian organization, Convoy of Hope, is partnering with area local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits in Long Island, N.Y., to host a community outreach event this Saturday, June 8, at Mitchell Athletic Field in Uniondale. This community event is one of dozens of stops along the 50-state, $50 million tour of hope and help for the 46 million...

2013-06-02 23:02:15

In the latest episode of “fishbat Splash,” online marketing company fishbat recaps the HIA-LI Trade Show and how important the event was to Long Island businesses. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 On June 2, online marketing company fishbat recaps the HIA Trade Show in Brentwood, NY last week and cites how important the event was for Long Island businesses. In the latest edition of “fishbat Splash,” hosts Scott Darrohn and Gabrielle Giuffrida explore the Hauppauge...

2013-05-31 23:29:08

John Halajian´s ℠Moon Stories´ was featured at Frankfurt Book Fair. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 From an engineer who pioneered the scientific exploration of the moon comes a unique and innovative read, Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond. In this book, readers will follow author John Halajian´s experiences on space exploration. Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond retells Halajian's journey and contribution to the lunar...

2013-05-22 23:01:41

CNBC Wealth Reporter Robert Frank, interviews International Real Estate Broker Maria Babaev at her $11.7 million dollar listing, Fort Hill House in Lloyd Neck, New York. In light of the Great Gatsby movie, the segment focuses on Gold Coast Mansions and how they present great value to international buyers looking to purchase on Long Island, New York. Lloyd Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 With recent coverage on the Great Gatsby movie, there has been much attention focused on the Gold...

2013-05-19 23:00:23

Plaintiff Alleges the Defendant Represented Property as a Bathing Beach, But Posted Absolutely No Warnings or Signs against Diving in the Area New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Alonso Krangle LLP a dedicated law firm, announces they have filed a diving accident lawsuit on behalf of a-24-year-old financial analyst rendered quadriplegic as a result of a tragic dive into shallow water. The diving accident lawsuit, which was filed in the Supreme Court for the State New York, Suffolk County,...


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2008-10-08 12:48:10

The Atlantic Silverside (Menidia menidia) is found in the shallows of the Hudson River estuary and other tidal rivers and creeks in southeastern New York, and Long Island from the spring to the fall. They move out away from the shorelines and enter deeper water in the Chesapeake Bay during the winter. The Atlantic Silverside is a small fish, approximately 3 to 6 inches in length. The upper sides are translucent green-yellow, gradually turning iridescent white on the sides to pale white on...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'