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2011-07-01 10:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of Independence Day weekend, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation announced today a contribution from AT&T* for $50,000 that will be directed toward a significant expansion of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, to be called the "Peopling of America® Center." Due to be completed in early 2013, the Peopling of America Center will enlarge the story currently told of the Ellis Island Era (1892-1954) to...

2011-05-13 09:48:00

NEW YORK, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom will ring, thunder and boom this summer as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks®, the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower returns to celebrate Independence Day. An awe-inspiring spectacle of color, light and sound will rumble over New York City on Monday, July 4th at 9:00 pm, as Macy's dazzling celebration ends the holiday with a bang. With more than 3 million live spectators and millions tuned in nationwide, the Hudson...

2010-12-09 10:45:00

Forever Stamps are Now Available on Coils WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business mailers across the nation will receive a special holiday gift from the U.S. Postal Service this season with the issuance of two, new, First-Class Mail Forever stamps on coils. The new stamps feature photographs of world-recognized symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty and the American flag. The Lady Liberty and U.S. Flag Forever Stamp coils are now on sale at select Post...

2010-11-10 09:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elie Hirschfeld, President and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties LLC and avid art collector, recently acquired the bronze sculpture of the Statue of Liberty by French artist Arman (1928-2005) through Christie's New York. The piece will join Hirschfeld's breadth of New York-themed art. Arman was a French-born American artist best known for his deconstruction and re-composition of objects as part of the "Nouveau Realisme (New Realism)" movement. (Photo:...

2010-06-24 10:00:00

OCEAN VIEW, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalimex a leading provider of federal contracting services recently was awarded the prestigious honor of the Small Business Administration's 2010 Prime Contractor of the Year. This designation was largely based on the superior work that the firm provided to the Statue of Liberty to allow it's July 4th re-opening for the first time since 9/11. The company is headed by Kevin O'Brien, co-founder, and has also completed other notable projects such as...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.