Latest U.S. Route 1 Stories

2013-11-07 23:32:06

Screen patio covers are in demand along the Biscayne Boulevard corridor in Miami so far in 2013, said Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc. Demand has been strong enough that Venetian sales along the boulevard and nearby streets have surpassed the company’s 2012 totals, with two months still to go in 2013, Noe said. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 More residents of neighborhoods in the Biscayne Boulevard corridor of Miami are opting for screen patio covers to enhance their...

2012-12-20 05:04:53

Video and Photos from the Event Now Available Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey celebrated the relighting of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge with local officials, community leaders, the Zakim Family and the Zakim Fund. The Energy-efficient LED lighting system from Philips Color Kinetics bathes towers in blue light and renews the tribute to the late civil rights leader. Video and...

2010-11-12 13:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is written by Denise Richardson, Managing Director of the General Contractors Association of New York: New Jersey commuters please take note. One of the critical transportation arteries that transformed the State of New Jersey, helped create jobs, an enormous investment and a sustained economy, opened 83 years ago tomorrow. Someone had a vision of what could be, had the will to drive that vision to reality, and had the commitment to...

2009-09-24 15:50:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Fordham University Athletics will retire the uniform number 55 of all-time women's basketball great Anne Gregory O'Connell in ceremonies at half time of Fordham's home game against Rider on Saturday, December 5, at the Rose Hill Gymnasium (1:00 PM tip off), it was announced today by head women's basketball coach Cathy Andruzzi. Gregory O'Connell, the top rebounder in women's college hoops history with 1,999 boards (pre-NCAA record still stands today)...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'