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2014-08-07 23:01:48

Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Smithfield, Va. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that Daja Morgan, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) from its convalescent center in Smithfield, Va. was among the 36 long-term caregivers across the state to receive a scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship to apply toward the cost of...

2014-07-08 23:08:18

PrO2 Fit is excited to announce the Kickstarter launch of PrO2, a training and measurement device that significantly extends time-to-fatigue and improves recovery time in sports and exercise in just 6-8 weeks. Smithfield, RI (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 A spinoff of Design Net Technical Products, PrO2 Fit has launched their new athletic measurement and training product on Kickstarter. PrO2TM links with Apple and Android smartphones to guide users through personalized training, while providing...

2009-05-27 07:15:00

SMITHFIELD, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Joan Mongiello, owner of Home Cash Business Enterprises (http://www.homecashbusiness.com), has developed a new seminar for entrepreneurs looking for a recession-proof venture or an additional stream of income. The screen-printing veteran and Charese Mongiello, author of the how-to book "Start Your Own Screen-Printing Business," will teach attendees about the lucrative nature of screen-printing, printing techniques and how to get started. "There are...

2008-10-10 15:00:23

By Thomas J Morgan The historic Jaswell Farm over the years has donated nearly 22 tons of fresh produce, mostly tomatoes, to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, for use by the needy. SMITHFIELD -- There's an annual festival in Spain during which people pelt each other with grandiose quantities of ripe tomatoes, but that's not how things work in Smithfield. Instead, the historic Jaswell Farm over the years has donated nearly 22 tons of fresh produce, mostly tomatoes, to the Rhode...

2008-10-07 15:00:25

By Thomas J Morgan After receiving noise complaints from neighbors of Euro Cafe, the Town Council will seek public input tonight as it reconsiders the license. SMITHFIELD -- For the Euro Cafe, the honeymoon with the Town Council may come to an end tonight. After praising owner Elia Nassios in August for improving the Douglas Pike restaurant -- Stephen R. Archambault, council president, called it "a renaissance" -- the council granted liquor and entertainment licenses, but insisted...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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