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2013-10-28 23:28:36

Brian Wythe embodies the spirit of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The word “can’t” is not quite in Brian Wythe’s vocabulary. At 33 years old, this May’s Landing resident has 14 years of carpentry experience under his belt. Wythe was born with a disability in his left hand, leaving him to manage his day-to-day activities and the physical labor of carpentry with two fingers and a left arm that is shorter than his right. “You...

2013-06-18 23:17:52

HonestyFirstReviews.com releases a review of "Info Cash" a newly launched training course from veteran PPC specialist Chris Carpenter that promises to teach a system for leveraging the new Facebook search engine. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Info Cash a video training program from veteran internet marketer Chris Carpenter has just been released to the public sparking an eruption of activity through the online marketing community and eliciting an in depth review from...

2012-04-27 14:21:04

EDISON, N.J., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Carpenter Contractor Trust (NJCCT) announced today that the labor management organization has partnered with the Air Advisor Memorial Fund to honor the nine fallen members of the NATO Air Training Command - Afghanistan (NATC-A), who were killed on April 27, 2011, in Afghanistan. The service members who died have been dubbed the "NATC-A Nine." The Carpenter Trust learned of the memorial through a Local Union 253 member of the...

2012-04-16 02:29:31

MT. LAUREL, N.J., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Burlington County, N.J. affiliate of Habitat for Humanity needed help to rehabilitate a Mt. Laurel home for a single father, carpenters from Local Union 255 answered the call. Brandon Hughes, 25, a single father of Brandon Jr., 6, had received his bachelor of science degree in computer information systems from Bloomfield College, found a good job as a computer technician and still could not qualify for a mortgage. They stayed with...

2009-08-31 07:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1969, Karen and Richard Carpenter signed to A&M Records and released their debut album. Forty years later, the Carpenters are recognized not only as the most successful brother-sister act in music history and one of the best-selling acts of all-time but also as a pop culture phenomenon that continues to resonate today. Celebrating that legacy, the two-CD 40/40 (A&M/UMe), released October 20, 2009, produced by Richard Carpenter, brings...

2008-07-16 03:00:40

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 16--Edward J. Coryell said he's tired of his carpenters' union being trashed for being unfriendly to women and minorities. Coryell heads the Metropolitan Regional Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, one of the region's largest and most powerful construction unions with 12,760 members. "I've helped so many," Coryell said. Union carpenter Shenecqua Butt isn't buying it. She and Tanya Mitchell were two union...

2008-07-12 09:00:31

By Simon Calder Karen Carpenter, get out of my head. Right now, I am aboard a polar expedition vessel just 10 degrees from the North Pole. I'm on top of the world, looking down on creation, and the only tune that's whizzing around my brain is The Carpenters' 1973 hit, "Top of the World". Spitsbergen, where I have spent the past couple of weeks, has every right to be considered the top of the world. This Norwegian island, the main part of the Svalbard archipelago, is only 600 nautical...

2008-06-26 00:02:33

South Korean food group Dongwon said on Tuesday that it will buy canned tuna company StarKist from Del Monte Foods Co. for about $300 million. Del Monte, whose brands include College Inn broths and Meow Mix pet food, was exploring a possible sale of StarKist as the unit, one of four acquired by Del Monte in 2002 from the H.J. Heinz Co., has weighed on its profits in recent quarters as the cost of skipjack tuna soared. Dongwon Group is the country's best-known brand for processed fishery food,...