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2014-05-14 23:08:50

Insurance Center of Monroe hopes to help keep residents and families safe during severe storms this summer. Monroe, MI (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 This week, a confirmed funnel cloud was reported in Taylor, followed by a tornado warning for the Wayne, Monroe, Livingston, and Washtenaw counties, according to the Detroit Free Press. In addition to tornados, severe storms this time of year can yield hail, wind, and other potentially damaging weather events. In order to help residents prepare for...

2011-01-03 07:30:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WindTamer Corporation ("WindTamer" or "The Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDT) announced today that it has been awarded a package of state and local incentives valued at approximately $1.5 million. The package is in support of WindTamer's proposed expansion at its Rochester, New York facility. The project includes leasehold improvements, acquisition and installation of machinery and equipment, training of employees, and working capital....

2010-07-12 07:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $30 million contract to deploy a P25 trunked emergency radio communications system and terminal equipment to support up to 25,000 public service and public safety users in Monroe County, New York. The contract was approved by Monroe County and released by NaviChase, LLC under the county's local development corporation. "This...

2010-02-16 10:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford and Automotive Component Holdings LLC (ACH) have donated the Ford Marsh coastal wetlands in Monroe County, Mich., to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, adding 242 acres to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge The donation and preservation of Ford Marsh has been hailed as model public-private partnership to preserve and protect environmentally important land Ford Marsh is an important flyway for thousands of migrating...

2009-12-22 12:00:00

Portion of Route 611 in Monroe County named for Trooper Joshua D. Miller HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed Senate Bill 1070, designating a portion of Route 611 in Monroe County as the Trooper Joshua D. Miller Memorial Highway. "This is a significant and richly deserved honor for a trooper who laid down his life rather than swerve from the path of duty," Governor Rendell said. "We must never forget his courage or his sacrifice."...

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