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2014-08-14 23:10:55

The free family event at the Maltby Lakes Recreation Area will take place Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Remember being told to go outside and play? That turns out to be great advice. Opie’s World: Tap Into Nature, a feature of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s Recreation program, helps children and adults reconnect with the natural world and each other. On Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m.,...

2014-06-09 12:27:11

Connecticut priest -- under consideration for sainthood -- founded Knights of Columbus in 1882 NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of the young Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus is now available on DVD. The film previously aired on several PBS affiliates throughout the United States. Father Michael McGivney chronicles the life and times of the founder of what has become the world's largest Catholic fraternal group,...

2014-05-27 16:22:49

9th Consecutive Month of News Audience Growth NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All around the clock Connecticut viewers turned to WTNH News 8 during the May sweeps period. News 8's 7% year-over-year growth in all household news ratings from 5a-12m will represent the 9(th) consecutive month of news audience growth for the station. In addition, News 8's newly launched local sports show, SportzEdge Tonight, brought the 10:45-11p time period on MyTV9 up by 17% and the...

2014-05-20 12:39:40

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Connecticut Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 44 Connecticut high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-04-23 23:07:12

Hurricane Sandy toppled the mighty Lincoln Oak—planted in 1909 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth—revealing human skeletal remains in the tree’s exposed roots and creating an enigmatic story that captured the imagination of the entire country. The New Haven Museum will host an opening reception for an exhibition pairing powerful interpretive art created by seven well-known Connecticut artists with scientific analysis by noted bioarchaeologists in “Nothing is...

2014-04-10 00:22:21

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASSA ABLOY Door and Perimeter Security Group is proud to announce the availability of a Product End-of-Life (PEOL) Recycling program for wood doors and frames. This free program provides recycling and/or disposal of door products that have reached the end of their life cycle and are beyond the product's warranty period. In cooperation with Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets, wood doors can be donated to Habitat for Humanity,...

2014-04-07 12:34:22

In the news release, BioMed Realty Invests In Life Science Research Facilities Leased To Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital And Alexion Pharmaceuticals, issued 07-Apr-2014 by BioMed Realty over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 4th paragraph, 1st sentence, should read "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Soliris®..." rather than, "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Solaris®..." as originally issued inadvertently. The...

2014-04-07 08:29:41

Two properties will aggregate over 1.0 million square feet upon completion SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the investment in two properties, 300 George Street and 100 College Street, in the growing life science research community adjacent to the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091005/BIOMEDLOGO The property at 300 George Street is a nine-story, 519,000 square...

2014-03-11 16:24:38

Website and application development agency shows impressive growth NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KnockMedia, a privately-held company that designs, develops and markets one-of-a-kind end-user experiences for mobile and desktop devices, today announced 33% revenue growth in 2013 over 2012. "In 2013, we capitalized on our strengths as a lean and nimble team and set out to show that great creative design and strong technology can come together to create solutions for...

2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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