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2010-04-12 04:15:00

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Relevant Public Relations LLC has been selected by Victory State Bank, one the nation's premier community-focused financial institutions, to enhance visibility of the bank's unique business model. "It's a privilege to be associated with the team at Victory State Bank," said Barton Horowitz, president of Relevant Public Relations. "Victory views each commercial customer not only as a business, but as hardworking people behind the business. The...

2009-03-27 16:30:00

Features Signature Starn Artworks -- Silhouetted Images of Trees, and Mosaic Maps of Manhattan. Spans 250 Feet up to 14 Feet Tall. NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As tourists travel to and from Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty they've added a new downtown destination to their agenda. MTA Arts for Transit premieres its latest project, See it split, see it change, by artists Doug and Mike Starn. See it split, see it change is a major installation spanning the entire interior of the...

2009-02-01 14:21:38

Police in New York say four wannabe Good Samaritans mistakenly bloodied a cab driver after they thought they were witnessing a robbery. The men jumped the driver after they saw him grab a purse from a woman, The New York Post reported Sunday. What they didn't know was that the woman had allegedly stiffed the cabbie for his fare Saturday night, the Post reported. The woman who allegedly stiffed the driver, and her three friends, hopped the Staten Island Ferry and fled the scene, while the...

2006-01-24 08:00:37

NEW YORK (AP) - For the second time in as many months, workers excavating a subway tunnel on the southern tip of Manhattan struck what is believed to be a pre-Revolutionary stone wall. City official are still unsure of the exact date of the wall or its purpose, but agree that, like the first wall, it should be preserved. "It's a historic wall of some kind," Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe told The New York Times in Monday editions. The first wall was uncovered in November and workers...

2006-01-09 19:06:52

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - A remorseful ferry boat pilot was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday for falling asleep at the wheel of the vessel that slammed into a Staten Island pier in 2003 and killed 11 people. A New York City transport official also received a year and a day in prison in a case that left victims' relatives clamoring for longer jail terms and the judge agonizing over the punishment because the defendants meant no harm. Judge Edward Korman,...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.