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2011-10-17 14:20:00

Online practice management support tool from the American College of Physicians (ACP) provides primary care practices with an affordable, self-paced means to improve office operations, quality, and/or transition to a Patient-Centered Medical Home model. Incorporating content from NCQA, URAC, and The Joint Commission, Medical Home Builder 2.0 features 13 modules, an online community, and hundreds of online resources in a virtual library. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 The...

2011-04-18 16:40:42

Comparing ultra high-resolution photographs from the past and the present could hold the key to restoring Hastings' fire-damaged pier On the 5th October 2010 the historic Hastings Pier was set on fire, destroying 95% of the Grade II listed building, leading to concerns over its future. Now scientists from the UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) are helping to show that the future of the pier is more positive than expected. Prior to the fire, NPL, the UK's National Measurement Institute,...

2010-12-08 09:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PIERS, the standard in trade intelligence, today announced its latest expansion of trade intelligence services, now offering global import and export data for seven additional Latin American countries: Panama, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. With this expansion, PIERS trade data covers the top importing and exporting countries of this region. This represents a significant geographical expansion in terms of...

2010-07-16 14:21:00

THE WILDWOODS, N.J., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- If the annual guest polls at Morey's Piers are to be believed, the beachfront waterparks of this popular seaside amusement park face either an identity crisis or a well-kept Jersey Shore secret. While Morey's Piers offers two distinctly different waterparks, several seasons of surveys suggest that as many as 19% of the guests to the amusement piers are not aware of both Raging Waters Waterpark and Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club. "We...

2010-05-07 09:30:00

NAGS HEAD, N.C., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Aquarium Society today announced that Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion North Carolina Power, has donated $500,000 to fund alternative energy demonstrations at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head: http://www.ncaquariums.com/aquarium-piers/jennettes-pier The ocean pier is under construction and is expected to begin operating in the spring 2011. It is owned and will be operated by the North Carolina Aquariums and will...

2010-03-15 18:30:00

WILDWOODS, N.J., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most popular New Jersey waterpark attractions and amusement facilities, Morey's Piers, recently announced its annual Spring Sale that runs from March 22 through April 9, 2010. The sale allows New Jersey amusement park visitors to enjoy season tickets at significant savings of up to 35% regular ticket prices. The popular season passes allow families to experience two water parks, a few hours per day. Other tickets featured in the...

2009-08-04 10:00:00

NEWARK N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. containerized imports declined 20.8% in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, the biggest fall since fourth-quarter 1990, according to PIERS Trade Horizons. Containerized exports fell a tad further, by 21.9% The latest available statistics from PIERS Trade Horizons show that among the top 25 imported commodities, only bananas and medical equipment and supplies showed positive growth. Shipments of the remaining 23...

2009-07-14 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BCCI Construction has announced the completion of Phase Two in the ongoing $20 million renovation of San Francisco's South Beach Park and Harbor complex. Phase Two construction was focused on the Pier 40 portion of the site. Once work is finished on the 100-year-old Pier, home to the first concrete warehouse building in the city, the public will have more suitable access to a renovated Pier that includes an expanded park, a new waterfront promenade...

2008-10-10 21:00:17

By Kristin S. Agostoni As a city with a harbor, pier and coastal power plant, Redondo Beach has good reason to be concerned about water quality along its stretch of coastline. Within the past few years, boaters, swimmers and local business owners have experienced a red tide that left dead fish floating in King Harbor. Water samples have registered high bacteria levels south of the pier. And the city's saltwater lagoon - which gets its water from the AES plant's outfall pipes - has...

2008-09-08 15:00:00

By ELBERT AULL City councilors have spent months working on a project they hope will bring a hotel and some new life to Portland's aging Maine State Pier. The project doesn't stand a chance of receiving a key state permit; however, the Department of Environmental Protection wants that to change. State officials have proposed amending coastal wetlands rules to expand the types of buildings that could be built on hundreds of piers across the state. Such a change could lift a roadblock...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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