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2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-09-26 12:24:56

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to advance the biomedical sciences, New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a pivotal $35,000 grant to the Office of Translational Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, to help launch a Fragment Based Drug Discovery (FBDD) core facility. The grant, which will be combined with funding from several units of Rutgers University, will be used toward the purchase of a...

2014-09-17 23:03:48

This year, the Miramichi, a popular, world famous salmon fishing river for American and Canadian anglers, is experiencing a salmon decline that is among the worst in recorded history. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and the Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) made a public call on September 16, 2014 at the MSA dinner in Fredericton, New Brunswick for immediate action to address the crisis facing the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. The...

2014-09-11 23:02:36

Annual L’Oréal USA Charity Event “Fore the Children” – Raises $625,000 for Children With Special Needs (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 More than 850 people participated in L’Oréal USA’s seventh annual “Fore the Children” charity event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation. As part of L’Oréal USA’s ongoing efforts to give back to its communities and consumers, this year’s event contributes $625,000 bringing the total amount raised by...

2014-08-29 23:03:52

Salmon In The Seine is a beautifully-written tribute to Ernest Hemingway and his love for nature and the outdoors. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and its award-winning publication, the Atlantic Salmon Journal, are pleased to announce that an article written by John Hemingway will be featured in the upcoming fall issue of the Atlantic Salmon Journal. Published quarterly since 1952, the Journal is the world's premier publication...

2014-08-26 16:23:30

MONCTON, NB, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling") (TSX: MDI) is pleased to announce that its employees have worked over 6 million hours in the past 12 months Lost Time Injury ("LTI") free. Every employee, job site, office, workshop and warehouse has pulled together to deliver this safety milestone for Major Drilling. "The achievement of one year LTI free is the result of hundreds of thousands of safe behaviours and decisions by our...

2014-08-22 23:01:19

Wild Atlantic salmon returns are being reported as poor in many North American rivers. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is gearing up for the annual fall run of North American fundraising dinners. Every year, the dinners represent a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon. This year is of particular importance however, with poor Atlantic...

2014-08-19 08:26:50

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a close loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs this past season, the Saints spent the offseason preparing for another Super Bowl run in 2014. And, they look like a serious contender again this season. As usual, Saints tickets are in high demand, but for Saints fans feeling squeezed out of the in-person action, a fan favorite solution for great seats at excellent prices is CTI Tickets. Photo -...

2014-08-15 12:20:32

The Governments of Canada and New Brunswick and partners launch the SmartATLANTIC buoy project in Saint John SAINT JOHN, NB, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, on behalf of the Honourable Claude Williams, New Brunswick Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, along with other project partners, announced...

2014-07-23 08:27:43

Moncton and Saint John centres part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service and invest in Canadian jobs MONTRÉAL, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the acquisition of 2 customer call centres in New Brunswick as part of its strategy to improve customer service and invest in jobs in Atlantic Canada and across the country. "Delivering a better customer experience at every level is a core part of Bell's customer-focused investment strategy. These New Brunswick...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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