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2012-06-19 23:01:48

Verizon Wireless retailer supports football camp hosted by NFL players Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 The CNY Football Academy, a free football camp for kids in the Syracuse area, has announced it received a $2,500 grant from Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer. The camp is hosted by Mike Hart, former running back for the Indianapolis Colts; Jo-Lonn Dunbar, linebacker for the St. Louis Rams; and Tyvon Branch, safety for the Oakland Raiders. The...

2012-06-06 23:01:14

Alec Baldwin hosts a film screening and panel on the environmental and health dangers of hydrofracking in Syracuse on Saturday, June 2 Syracuse, NY. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Emmy award winning actor and 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin hosted “What the Frack” this past Saturday at the Landmark Theater in Syracuse. The event featured a viewing of Gasland, the 2010 Academy Award-nominated documentary by Josh Fox, and a panel of speakers that included the well-known biologist and advocate...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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