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2014-08-26 23:09:52

City of Rensselaer announced today that it is has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local New York government bids. Rensselaer, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 City of Rensselaer announced today that it is has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for...

2014-06-30 12:30:15

ORLANDO, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International - owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands - announced today that NYS Funding LLC has submitted a proposal to the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board for the potential development of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rensselaer, NY. The proposed entertainment destination would be located along the Hudson River in Rensselaer, NY....

2013-05-22 23:14:29

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new diagnostic tools and treatments that promote human health. New York, NY and Troy, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new...

Pinpointing The Origin Of Bone Fractures
2012-12-11 16:33:48

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Pinpoint the Origin of Bone Fractures A new study from engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows, for the first time, how the little-understood protein osteocalcin plays a significant role in the strength of our bones. The findings could lead to new strategies and therapeutics for fighting osteoporosis and lowering the risk of bone fracture. Funded by the U.S. National...

2011-05-23 08:50:00

New application to raise funds to benefit area food bank LATHAM, N.Y., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunmark Federal Credit Union, a full-service, community chartered credit union serving those who live and work in Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schoharie and Rensselaer counties, has created a mobile video game application as part of a year-long fundraising effort to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The new mobile game, officially titled...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'