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2014-07-23 12:26:26

Planting trees as part of its green initiative, ReviMedia looks to offset its GHG emissions NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lead generation powerhouse ReviMedia announced today a new corporate responsibility program to offset its greenhouse gas emissions by planting 3,500 trees in the deforested region of Veraguas, Panama. Over the last 2 years, ReviMedia's team has planted over 5,000 trees in an effort to reduce its impact on the environment as a business, and to raise...

2014-07-23 08:28:34

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long awaited Arden is set to open as Long Island's newest "vibe dining hot spot" located in the heart of Port Jefferson Village. It can be described as an "upscale restaurant meets premier ultra-lounge" serving up eclectic culinary delights, and hand-crafted spirits served by a first-class staff. The decor is inspired by the Manhattan design firm Celano Design who boasts a prestigious client list across the country, including...

2014-07-23 08:27:09

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) has been selected by The Writer, the largest brand language consultancy in the world, to direct the expansion of its marketing and public relations activities in the U.S. Headquartered in London, The Writer works with Fortune 500 companies to make their communications more hard-hitting and effective by changing the way they use language. The Writer has entered the U.S. market on the strength of its...

2014-07-23 04:21:15

Second on the list would be a trip down under to Australia NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the dream many Americans have - to travel to another country for a vacation without worrying about the cost. Would you sit on the beaches in South America? Would you travel the historical roads in Europe? Or would it be an Asian adventure? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO When American adults were asked where they would choose, if they could spend a...

2014-07-22 16:29:45

Charged with Deepening and Expanding the Company's Community Involvement NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs. In this role, Blackmon will lead the company's community and governmental interactions, expanding current partnerships and cultivating new relationships. He will report to Mike Brizel, Executive Vice President &...

2014-07-22 16:27:08

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran HealthCare in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-22 16:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Government of Puerto Rico, challenging the legality of a new law that allows certain public corporations to avoid their debts. Funds managed by BlueMountain Capital are holders of power revenue bonds in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a public corporation that provides electrical power to residents and businesses in the Commonwealth of Puerto...

2014-07-22 16:20:38

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Vail, president of the Vail Auto Group, Bedford Hill, N.Y., has been named Chairman of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA). GNYADA represents over 400 franchised automobile dealerships in the metro area of New York, selling more than 429,000 new and used cars each year. Collectively, GNYADA members inject $27.1 billion into the economy and generate $1.83 billion in tax revenue for New York while helping to...

2014-07-22 12:32:09

ALBANY, New York, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Process Spectroscopy Market (Technology Types - Near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and Fourier Transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the market was valued at USD 714.5 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2013 to 2019....

2014-07-22 12:29:52

ALBANY, New York, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Geriatric Care Services Market (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global geriatric care services market was valued at USD 560.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 % from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 850.0...


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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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