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2014-08-01 12:22:52

ODOT Spending $18 Million to Eliminate Rail Crossing TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) McCord Road Underpass Project now underway in Toledo. The project is designed to reroute McCord Road underneath a train crossing between Angola Road and Route 2/Airport Highway, increasing safety for motorists and...

2014-07-24 23:08:25

The Hot Tub, Swim Spa, Pool & Patio Show opens Friday at the Lucas County Rec Center in Maumee, Ohio. Build your dream backyard for pennies on the dollar. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Come see, swim in, and soak in what Michael Phelps trains in and relaxes in to keep that competitive edge and to continue to be the most decorated athlete of all time. The Michael Phelps Swim Spas and Hot Tubs will be on display at The Toledo Hot Tub, Swim Spa, Pool & Patio Show this weekend at...

2014-07-16 12:22:55

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is using helicopters to conduct infrared "thermovision" inspections of high-voltage transmission lines in its western Ohio service area. "Inspections and preventative maintenance are important to helping assure service reliability," said Linda Moss, regional president of Toledo Edison. "These inspections provide...

2014-07-15 08:26:22

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, the owner of WNWO-TV (NBC in Toledo, Ohio) announced today that it has reached a two-year retransmission consent agreement with Buckeye Cable ("Buckeye"). The previous agreement with Buckeye expired in 2013 and beginning December 16, 2013, Buckeye ceased carriage of WNWO-TV on its cable systems due to the failure of the parties to reach agreement on a new retransmission consent agreement. The new agreement...

2014-06-24 08:36:22

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3,000-plus visitors expected at the 2014 Sensor's Expo opening today are about to get the surprise of their technical lives. The 21(st) Century is being reborn in Toledo, Ohio by Midwest MicroDevices, www.midwestmicrodevices.com. Once a poster child for "Rust Belt" cities, Toledo is being transformed by Midwest MicroDevices into an advanced MEMS design and manufacturing center, thanks to aggressive support by the State of Ohio,...

2014-06-06 16:23:32

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbor and Behavioral Connections of Wood County, Inc. will join forces July 1, 2014. The partnership will strengthen each operations by broadening the scope of services available to current and future clients. "The most exciting and beneficial part of this agreement is how much it will benefit our clients and their families," said John Sheehan, Harbor CEO. "The expertise of both organizations are complementary, which allows us to continue...

2014-06-04 20:21:32

LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Places, Inc. (OTCQB: PNCH) announced today that Actress/ Model, Marilinda Rivera has joined the company to lead Imagina TV, the Spanish version on Imagination TV. Ms Rivera will help to guide the voice and direction of Imagina TV. Ms. Rivera has begun filming hosting and commercials spots for Imagina TV from the company's studios, Empire Media Center in Glendale California. Imagina TV is slated to launch online with at Filmon.com in 90...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...

2014-05-16 23:00:45

Dedication Scheduled for Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will hold a dedication ceremony for its newly installed Blue Star Memorial on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. “We are honored to have the Blue Star Memorial installed at our Toledo clinic,” said VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) Director Robert P. McDivitt. “It is an excellent addition to our...

2014-05-14 16:31:10

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libbey Inc. (NYSE MKT: LBY) announced that, at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday, Theo Killion was elected to join its Board of Directors. William A. Foley and Deborah G. Miller also were reelected to the Board. Killion is currently chief executive officer and a director of Zale Corporation (NYSE: ZLC), a leading specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America. Since joining the company in January 2008,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.