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2013-11-22 23:40:19

NYSFDA’s Family Assistance Commission Members Participate in a Mass Fatality Incident Response Training in Albany. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Members from the New York State Funeral Directors Association's Family Assistance Commission (FAC) traveled to Albany recently to participate in a Mass Fatality Incident Response course presented by the NYS Office of Emergency Management. The program – designed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency – was targeted for local...

2013-10-02 23:34:34

NYS Funeral Directors Association Applauds Governor's OK Setting Up an Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) ALBANY, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has signed into law a measure that will bring a fully modern, electronic death registration system (EDRS) to the entire state of New York. Such a system is already in place in New York City, while 43 other states either employ such a system or are actively developing one. The Empire State will...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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