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2013-09-18 23:32:15

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in on the serious injuries caused by a SUV veering off the road and into a group of five students walking to school on the sidewalk. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Surveillance video captured an SUV jumping the curb onto a sidewalk before plowing into a group of five students on their way to school in Maspeth, Queens, said NY1 (9.13.13). Lawyer David Perecman sends his best wishes for a speedy recovery to the students whose...

2011-01-25 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pat Kiernan, longtime NY1 morning news anchor and former host of VH1's "The World Series of Pop Culture," has joined forces with TrivWorks(TM), a professional trivia event production company based in New York City, to create live trivia entertainment and team building activities for corporate groups. In his new role as a TrivWorks(TM) "Special Host," Mr. Kiernan will re-create the television game show experience firsthand by hosting highly dynamic,...

2010-04-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes New York Division announced today that American Idol winner and Grammy nominated singer, Jordin Sparks, and New York Football Giants wide receiver, Steve Smith, will lead March for Babies® in Manhattan. Over 8,000 New Yorkers are expected to join March for Babies on Sunday, April 25 for the 3.5-mile walk, starting at Lincoln Center and ending at 23 St. and Madison Ave. CBS 2 News Co-Anchor, Maurice Dubois, and...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'