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2015-04-29 23:10:32

From skydiving to baseball, dreams are coming true at United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) retirement communities.

2015-03-03 16:24:04

Winters Bros. acquires the Long Island assets of Progressive Waste Solution. This purchase establishes Winters Bros. as the leading solid waste and recycling company on Long Island.

2015-02-03 23:10:39

The documentary follows 30 people in the 70s to 90s at a speed dating event in Rochester, NY. Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 An 81-year-old bodybuilding

2014-06-29 23:03:44

Lake Prince Woods retirement community has dedicated a labyrinth on their campus open to residents and the larger community for times of prayer and meditation. (PRWEB)

2014-06-27 12:24:20

Ads Assert School's Appeal, Importance and Success; Enlists Brando Character to Encourage Students to Be a "Contender" BOSTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston's Suffolk University

2014-04-22 23:14:39

Lake Prince Woods retirement community held a fund raiser for their American Cancer Society Relay for Life team modeled after television's Cupcake Wars. Suffolk,

2014-01-31 23:35:42

Retirement community invites the public to attend a new music class.

2013-08-30 23:24:59

Suffolk, Virginia residents will have a chance to discover the many types of services, programs, and non-profit organizations that are available right in their own backyard when Lake Prince Woods


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Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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2007-07-16 14:25:09

The Domestic Sheep, Ovis aries, is the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis). It is a woolly ruminant quadruped which most likely descends from the wild mouflon of South Asia. Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, and castrated males as wethers. Yearlings are called hoggets and young sheep are called lambs. Domestic Sheep are now found all over the world, but they are declining in numbers in the U.S. because it is becoming economically unviable to raise...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.