Latest Steve Preston Stories

2011-05-31 13:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will reopen the Cumberland County Disaster Loan Outreach Center, located in the Lower Allen Township Municipal Services Center in Camp Hill, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1. Residents and businesses affected by the flooding on April 16 in central Pennsylvania can apply for low-interest disaster loans. The declaration covers Cumberland County and the adjacent counties of Adams, Dauphin,...

2010-11-18 10:00:00

Developments in Chestnut Hill, Mass.; Washington, D.C., Denver and Baltimore Selected WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exemplary achievements in the development of workforce housing are being celebrated tonight by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing. Four developments --33Comm in Chestnut Hill, Mass.; Capitol Quarter: Phase 1 in Washington, D.C.; Fire Clay Lofts in Denver; and Miller's Court in Baltimore have been selected as the...

2009-08-18 11:48:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- OAKLEAF, a leading provider of sustainable waste logistics and recycling solutions, announced today that Steve Preston has been named Chief Executive Officer and will take over day-to-day business operations of the company immediately. As part of a planned transition announced June 18, OAKLEAF founder Jim Barnes has assumed his new role as OAKLEAF's Chairman of the Board of Directors. As Chairman, Barnes will remain active in the business,...

2009-06-18 11:49:00

-- Former Cabinet Official Brings Deep Service Industry Experience to Leading Waste and Recycling Company -- EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- OAKLEAF, a leading provider of sustainable waste logistics and recycling solutions, has announced the appointment of Steve Preston as President. He will assume responsibility as President effective immediately and will add the title of Chief Executive Officer later this year. At that time, current CEO Jim Barnes will transition to his...

2009-01-28 07:00:00

PETALUMA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has not offered any plans to stop Bush Administration policies that will allow Fortune 500 firms and some of the largest companies in Europe to continue to receive hundreds of billions of dollars in federal small business contracts through the year 2012. In June of 2007, former Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Steven Preston ignored recommendations from the SBA's own Office of Inspector General (OIG)...

2008-12-17 09:36:35

A federal program designed to help 400,000 struggling U.S. homeowners has attracted only 312 applicants since October, a government agency said. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Steve Preston panned the Hope for Homeowners program as tough to use, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Preston blamed Congress for creating a program with too many hurdles for homeowners, the Post said. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who helped create the program, blamed the Bush administration, which,...

2008-09-16 12:00:00

The U.S. Small Business Administration jumped from 13th in 2007 to 7th in 2008 in rankings of overall electronic-government effectiveness, according to a recent Brookings Institute study. The report, "State and Federal Electronic Government in the United States, 2008," by Darrell M. West, assessed whether state and federal e-government initiatives effectively use interactive Web features to improve service delivery and public outreach. Federal Web sites are rated by the same...

Word of the Day
  • 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.