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2014-10-13 08:20:28

Renown Financial Legend Frank Bisignano Will Serve as Grand Marshal Leading Maserati's Exotic Cars Along the Parade Route NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 70(th) Annual Columbus Day Parade, taking place today, is expected to have a record number of participants marching up Fifth Avenue with over 130 groups, 30 bands, 25 floats, dance troupes and entertainers. More than one million revelers will line the Parade route as Fifth Avenue turns into a fast-moving sea...

2014-10-11 23:01:38

The sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. A panel of survivors will address various cancer-related topics. There will also be time to socialize, meet new...

2014-10-11 16:20:11

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood actor and longtime motorcyclist Perry King will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson, on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The induction ceremony takes place during the 2014 AMA Convention, Oct. 16-19, in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle...

2014-10-10 23:03:36

Hanna Ogle of Watkins Insurance Group in Austin has recently been appointed a special Blue Streak representative for the Central Insurance Companies. Van Wert, Ohio (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Hanna Ogle of Watkins Insurance Group in Austin has recently been appointed a special Blue Streak representative for the Central Insurance Companies. Blue Streak is a unique personal lines service, recognition and relationship program provided to insurance agencies representing Central which maintain...

2014-10-10 23:00:48

Antonelli College faculty and students participated in the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising event in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event assisted the Alzheimer’s Association to raise funds for the advancement of research for curing Alzheimer’s disease. CINCINNATI, OH (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Antonelli College-Cincinnati teamed up with Plaza Art Supply and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to play a part in this year’s Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky...

2014-10-10 23:00:41

Michelman celebrated the grand opening of its new Advanced Materials Collaboration Center on October 2, 2014 at the company’s global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The AMCC enhances Michelman’s ability to develop innovative water-based coatings, surface additives and polymers for the many industries it serves. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Michelman celebrated the grand opening of its new Advanced Materials Collaboration Center on October 2, 2014 at the company’s...

2014-10-09 23:13:23

Hondros College of Business has announced they are now offering real estate pre-licensing in Michigan to residents seeking a rewarding career in real estate. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Hondros College of Business has announced they are now offering real estate pre-licensing in Michigan to residents seeking a rewarding career in real estate. The course is available both online and in the classroom in Michigan. In 2013, Hondros opened a new Toledo, Ohio location to offer...

2014-10-09 23:09:46

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge Encourages Healthy Habits to Keep Kids in School AKRON, Ohio (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Nearly 22 million school days are lost each year due to colds alone.* To help fight absenteeism due to illness, GOJO Industries, Inc., the makers of PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers across the nation to participate in the PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge. By participating in this challenge,...

2014-10-09 23:08:01

Healthcare professionals will present information regarding joint replacement options, surgical procedures and rehabilitation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. WARREN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 St. Joseph Health Center will host a free informational program for anyone interested in learning about joint replacement Oct. 16 in the center court at Eastwood Mall. Healthcare professionals will present information regarding joint replacement options, surgical procedures and rehabilitation...

2014-10-09 12:24:09

Project Will Enhance Service Reliability, Support Future Growth TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is building a new 48-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line that will enhance service reliability in the Toledo Edison service area. The $32 million project also is designed to accommodate future electrical load growth and is expected to be completed by June 2015. FirstEnergy is using helicopters to string the new line between existing transmission...


Latest Ohio Reference Libraries

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

2012-06-14 12:26:05

Symbol: POOH Group: Moss Family: Polytrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   POOH2 Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Polytrichales Family   Polytrichaceae Genus...

2012-06-15 02:57:45

Symbol: OROH Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Orthotrichum Hedw. – orthotrichum moss Species   Orthotrichum...

dome_003_pvp
2012-06-18 03:11:57

Symbol: DOME Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.