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2014-09-22 20:23:59

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ("Sigma-Aldrich" or "the Company") (NasdaqGS: SIAL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to German drug company Merck. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120409/MM84375LOGO Click here to learn more about the investigation:...

2014-09-22 20:20:38

Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show Is Oct. 10-11 in Randleman, N.C. CORTLAND, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of NASCAR legend Richard "The King" Petty won't want to miss the Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show presented by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Oct. 10-11, 2014 in Level Cross, Randleman, N.C. This year's event kicks off with an invitation-only cookout at Petty's home, Reverie Place, on Friday, Oct. 10. Petty will sign autographs during the car show at...

2014-09-22 12:35:33

FiOS SpeedMatch Saves Businesses Time and Resources, Helps Boost Productivity, and Delivers Extra Value NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The livelihood of many businesses depends on a fast, reliable Internet connection to perform myriad tasks ranging from sharing with prospective homebuyers an HD-quality video of a home for sale to emailing large files quickly to meet customers' deadlines. Starting today (Sept. 22), existing and new Verizon FiOS Internet small-business customers will...

2014-09-22 12:35:18

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to Host Symposium for Students and Mid-Career Professionals Considering a Switch to Cyber Security NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most powerful women in cyber security--including IBM's chief information security officer and McAfee's senior vice president in charge of endpoint protection--will share their insights with other women on how to enter the high-demand field during a two-day conference at the New York University...

2014-09-22 12:26:15

In Many U.S. Cities Where Renters Outnumber Homeowners, Disaster Risk is High NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of renters has grown dramatically in some of the most populous--and disaster-prone--U.S. cities, yet few renters actually purchase insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) Indeed, only 37 percent of renters have renters insurance whereas 95 percent of homeowners have a homeowners insurance policy, according to a 2014 I.I.I....

2014-09-22 12:26:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Athlete Ally, the nation's largest non-profit organization in LGBT sports, dedicated to eliminating homophobia and transphobia in athletic communities through educational programs of inclusion, respect, and allyship. What: The Inaugural Athlete Ally Action Awards celebrates the pioneering actions by individuals and organizations in 2014 that helped...

2014-09-22 12:25:24

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Videology -- one of the world's largest video advertising technology platforms -- was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category in The 12(th) Annual American Business Awards on September 12, 2014. This comes right after Videology announced its revenue is expected to approach 300 million in 2014 (http://bit.ly/1v8pJ7o). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/NY37257LOGO The Videology...

2014-09-22 12:21:15

Company to mark occasion with private gala that will honor the city's starred chefs and New York's rich and diverse food scene NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MICHELIN Guide New York 2015 edition will go on sale October 1, marking a ten year anniversary for the famous restaurant guide in the Big Apple. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147546 The MICHELIN Guide first came to the U.S. with the New York edition. In fact, it was the first city outside of Europe where...

2014-09-22 08:27:48

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York and many organizations throughout New York State and the U.S. will recognize National Falls Prevention Day (September 23(rd)) this year during Falls Prevention Week (September 21-27). According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for seniors--70% of these falls occur in the home. Additionally, every 15 seconds, an older adult is...

2014-09-22 08:25:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of over 1000 young urbanites in New York and London has revealed that three quarters of people in New York think that it is difficult to meet people in the city compared to 80% in London, with New Yorkers rated on a scale of 1 to 10 by others as being friendlier than people in London. When asked if they wished they could go out with friends more than they did right now, 98% in New York answered Yes compared to 85% in London, although...


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Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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2012-06-14 07:56:24

Symbol: VENO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VEHA4 Vernonia harperi Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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2012-06-14 08:50:39

Symbol: THNO Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N SPM    N Synonyms:   DRNO4 Dryopteris noveboracensis (L.) A. Gray   PONO6 Polypodium noveboracense L.   THTH Thelypteris thelypterioides (Michx.) Holub Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH,...

2012-06-14 09:08:03

Symbol: SYNO3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N SPM    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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