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2014-09-24 12:25:32

Under the Bed to Hit Theaters Next Year MIAMI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Based Sobe Brooke Studios, an independent production company specializing in producing motion pictures for theatrical release, just wrapped up production for one of three films they are working on since partnering with legendary LA production company, Radar Pictures. Under the Bed, a thriller inspired by true events in which a stalker takes up residence under the bed of his female target, just...

2014-09-23 23:10:37

Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, 119 Bishop Street, and Gateway at 570 each received a 2014 Green Buildings Award presented by Connecticut Green Building Council. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce three of the firm’s recent projects in the State of Connecticut – Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, 119 Bishop Street, and Gateway at 570 – were honored by the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) at its 2014...

2014-09-08 23:06:11

5th Annual Healthy Living and Family Festival to be held September 13th and 14th at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Daphne Dixon and Scot Weicker, co-founders of Live Green Connecticut! have announced the dates for the 5th annual festival will be Saturday, September 13th, from 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, September 14th from 11am - 4pm at Taylor Farm Park located at 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, Connecticut. Admission is Free! New this year is...

2014-09-04 08:30:25

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleave Biosciences today announced that it has begun a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate its lead drug candidate, CB-5083, in patients with relapsed and refactory multiple myeloma. CB-5083 is a first-in-class, oral inhibitor of p97, a critical enzyme that controls various aspects of protein homeostasis. The open-label, Phase 1 dose escalation/dose expansion trial will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and...

2014-09-02 08:36:37

Campaign Featuring Priceline.com's Negotiator and Fellow Canadian, William Shatner, Will Run On 25+ Networks Beginning the First Week of September NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com, a leader in online and mobile travel, has announced the launch of its first national brand campaign in Canada to enhance the brand's presence with its growing Canadian base, especially the mobile centric consumers who rely heavily on priceline.com's comprehensive and award...

2014-08-26 23:14:29

Reigning Fundraising Champions Issue Battle Cry to Fairfield County Runners, Walkers and Riders: Join Forces and Make Every Mile Count Against Childhood Cancer Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The freshly renamed “Warriors for a Cure” are challenging all of Fairfield County – including Norwalk, Wilton, Fairfield, Westport and more – to join their winning team and log more than 10,000 miles in the 2014 Alex’s Million Mile - Run. Walk. Ride. to raise funds and awareness for...

2014-06-19 23:05:42

Author of "Frogmen" will take audience aboard Calypso, behind the scenes and under the sea with the famous ocean explorer/filmmaker. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Relive a Weston man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Monday, June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his book, “Frogmen: The True Story of My Journey...

2014-06-19 23:01:41

Number of PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Now Reaches 44 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Demonstrating a commitment to continuous quality improvement, 13 health departments this week joined the growing ranks of those accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decisions bring the number of governmental public health departments now recognized by PHAB as high- performing health departments to 44. PHAB is the independent organization that administers the national...

2014-06-17 23:01:00

Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Southern Fairfield County. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Southern Fairfield County, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is thrilled to serve the Fairfield County community with its newest office. Located at 365 Westport Ave., in Norwalk, Connecticut, the location is the 94th Home Care Assistance office in North America. The office services Greenwich, Stamford,...

2014-06-10 23:05:33

Richard Hyman, author of "Frogmen," will recount his experiences aboard Calypso from the late 1970s, from diving on dangerous shipwrecks to be-friending singer John Denver. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Re-live a Weston, CT, man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Mon., June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'