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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.

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.

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.

2006-01-24 08:00:37

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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.