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2010-06-17 09:00:00

DENVER, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) proudly announces a new agreement with the North Shore-LIJ Health System, New York's largest health system and recipient of the 2010 National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum. The agreement includes the sale of MSC's endovascular simulation system, Simantha®, and licensing of MSC's curriculum and training services to advance North Shore's education and patient safety goals over...

2010-06-04 15:11:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America kicked off June as National Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month. Kitten season has begun, and while they generally get adopted quickly, there are many adult cats that also need loving homes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100604/DC16016) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16016) The Animal League advocates adoption of adult cats as the first consideration when planning to...

2010-04-23 14:43:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsor Me athlete, Makua Rothman, has been nominated for the 2010 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave of the Year Award for his epic ride at Jaws/Peahi, Maui. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100423/LA92415) The two time world tow-in champion, Makua Rothman, dubbed the Crown Prince of The North Shore said, "I am stoked to be part of these awards once again. It feels good to be recognized as a top athlete in my respective sport." Makua...

2010-04-13 07:20:00

WINS $5,000 first prize; Solar Sheds, second prize; EcoCentric Resources TOPIA, third prize. SALEM, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Center at Salem State College today announced the winners of the Sixth Annual North of Boston Business Plan Competition. Local Ginger of Newburyport, MA won the grand prize of $5,000. Solar Sheds of Peabody, MA came in second winning $3,000 and EcoCentric Resources TOPIA of Salem, MA took home the third prize of $2,000. The...

2010-02-09 06:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ --In the early morning hours of Monday, February 1st, 47 highly adoptable dogs arrived safely in New York as part of a first ever coast-to-coast dog transport operation. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/millanfoundation/42252/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/MM50706 ) The newly formed alliance between the Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation, the Jason Debus...

2010-01-08 09:00:00

SLIDELL, La., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The private, not-for-profit Ochsner Health System today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase NorthShore Regional Medical Center (NSRMC), the ambulatory surgery center and several pieces of property on which the facility is located in Slidell, Louisiana. The projected closing date is April 1, 2010: this purchase will expand Ochsner Health System to eight hospitals in Southeast Louisiana. The medical staff will remain "open,"...

2009-10-06 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has received a $2.7 million contract to supply a wide ranging package of rail products to the Allegheny County Port Authority Light Rail System. L.B. Foster is providing rail fasteners, trackwork and new rail for construction of the 1.2 mile North Shore Connector. This light rail transportation corridor will travel in two bored tunnels beneath the Allegheny River to connect Pittsburgh's city...

2009-05-22 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansaldo STS USA (ASTS USA) has penned a $13 million (USD) subcontract agreement with Wellington Power Corporation of Pittsburgh, PA, for the Port Authority of Allegheny County's (PAAC) North Shore Connector project to extend the light rail system 1.2 miles. The extension will connect the downtown area of Pittsburgh with the city's North Shore via an underground tunnel beneath the Allegheny River. The contract involves the design and implementation of a...

2009-04-28 15:02:00

NORTH SHORE, Ill., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Triblocal, the Chicago Tribune's community news and advertising service, will launch three new weekly print editions focused on the North Shore including Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Deerfield, Highwood, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Northbrook, Glenview and Golf on Thursday, April 30, 2009. Triblocal, which is included in Thursday's edition of the Chicago Tribune, provides hyper-local information including...

2009-02-02 06:00:00

COOK COUNTY, Minn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- While the North Shore offers first-rate skiing and snowmobiling, the area also serves up an amazing array of events during February and March including a Mongolian firepot buffet prepared in a yurt,* sleigh rides led by 2,000-pound Belgian horses, dog sled rides, north woods crafts, a Mini-Winter Olympics for the kids, unique boutique shopping and more. "The economy has many people reconsidering a trip out of state and we want people to know...