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2011-05-03 10:24:00

Health care providers will work together to offer innovative, high-quality health care and collaborate to advance medical science and education GREAT NECK, N.Y. and BRONX, N.Y., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The North Shore-LIJ Health System and Montefiore Medical Center, the university hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine and integrated health system, today announced they have formed a groundbreaking strategic alliance to build on their success in providing the most...

2011-01-26 10:09:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quiksilver (NYSE: ZQK) and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) today announced The Quiksilver Pro New York, set to take place on Long Beach, New York from September 4-15. The Quiksilver Pro New York will be the 6th stop on the ASP 2011 World Tour and the first-ever ASP World Title Race stop on the east coast of the United States. The event will offer a $1 million dollar prize purse to competitors, an amount unprecedented in...

2011-01-14 12:52:00

SUNSET BEACH, Hawaii, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Sponsor Me Sunset Open holding period started today; with the contest scheduled to run January 14-23, 2011. Sponsor Me and the ASP are holding off for now, as a big swell is forecasted in the coming days. The 2011 Sponsor Me Sunset Open will feature over 110 of the hottest surfers in the world, and will be distributed live in HD via Time Warner Oceanic cable, on the internet at www.sponsorme.com, and on mobile devices including...

2010-12-17 11:40:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Castino Painting and Home Services of Northbrook, IL announced today the recipient of the first Castino Diamond Charity Award - Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois. In early August of 2010, Castino experienced the tragic death of a 20-year employee Larry Diamond. In Diamond's honor, owner Roger Castino established the Castino Diamond Charity Award. Twice per year, Castino will donate $3,000 in labor and materials to a deserving charity on the...

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Bisceglia brings 10 years in commercial property management and leasing to Winnetka and North Shore real estate experts, The Hudson Company Kenilworth, IL (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Jennifer Bisceglia, an experienced buyer's agent and seller agent, has joined The Hudson Company, providing full-service real estate brokerage services from downtown Chicago to Winnetka and Chicago's North Shore communities. Bisceglia is extremely knowledgeable of Chicago's North Shore neighborhoods, especially...

2010-11-16 10:57:00

Valley Stream hospital also tops in Nassau County for overall orthopedics and joint replacement VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franklin Hospital is ranked the best on Long Island for joint replacement outcomes and also is tops in Nassau County for its overall success in orthopedics and joint replacement, according to the latest national study by HealthGrades. HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent ratings organization, which evaluated patient...

2010-10-28 07:00:00

The 2010 Gala will be hosted by actress and comedienne Sandra Bernhard with a performance from multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - will roll out the "Green Carpet" to celebrities and their pets for the Fifth Annual DogCatemy Celebrity Gala. The event, hosted by comedienne Sandra Bernhard, with a performance from...

2010-09-15 16:19:00

GREAT NECK, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System is partnering with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other government, community, public health and law enforcement organizations in a nationwide prescription drug "Take-Back" initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. In conjunction with the DEA, North Shore-LIJ is collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for...

2010-09-08 10:33:00

GLEN COVE, N.Y., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the news that DePuy Orthopaedics, the manufacturer of an artificial hip system, issued a recall of its ASR product line after data indicated a higher than expected need for device replacement surgery five years after the initial procedure, Dr. Eugene S. Krauss, chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and director of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Institute at Glen Cove Hospital, a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System,...


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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