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2011-05-13 00:00:29

Arlington, VA Company selected to serve as sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation scholarship to benefit The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation (CEEF), the scholarship partner of the 20th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, is proud to announce Buchanan & Edwards, the Arlington, VA-based IT consulting firm, has been selected as the Presenting Sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Scholarship Award for the 2011...

2011-04-07 13:59:00

Author of No Bones Broken featured at book signing on April 16, 2011, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambridge College in Chesapeake, Virginia, is pleased to announce that alumna Denise Howard will be appearing on campus in Chesapeake to discuss her book, No Bones Broken, the story of a young woman's search for significance and purpose. The event is free and open to the public. Ms. Howard lives in Chesapeake and earned a Masters in Management...

2010-07-09 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Irika Shipping S.A., a ship management corporation registered in Panama and doing business in Greece, pleaded guilty on July 8, 2010 before Maryland U.S. District Court Judge Frederick J. Motz, to felony obstruction of justice charges and violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships related to concealing deliberate vessel pollution from the M/V Iorana, a Greek flagged cargo ship that made port calls in Baltimore, Tacoma, Wash., and New...

2010-06-22 13:00:00

LUSBY, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dominion Foundation has provided a $200,000 grant to Coastal Conservation Association Maryland for an open-water monitoring buoy at the Dominion Reef at the Gooses, an artificial reef in the Chesapeake Bay. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, which owns and operates the Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas facility on the Chesapeake Bay in southern Maryland. The buoy will provide real-time data on water...

2010-06-10 11:56:00

Transplanted Natives, Outdoors Enthusiasts, Vacationers, Travelers and Others Urged to Speak Out at RestoringOurWaters.org WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Bay, its rivers and streams - the cradle of American democracy, the nation's largest estuary, and one of the most popular travel destinations in the U.S. - is the focus of a major new online campaign, "Restoring our Waters" (www.restoringourwaters.org), that aims to ensure Congressional support comparable to...

2009-11-11 17:39:20

Buoy provides near real-time data for boaters, educators and scientists NOAA deployed the seventh in a series of "smart buoys" to monitor weather conditions and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay today. The buoy, located at the mouth of Severn River near Annapolis, Md., will be used by commercial and recreational boaters to navigate safely and provide data for educators and scientists to monitor the Bay's changing conditions. Like the other six buoys in the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy...

2009-04-20 13:20:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) has announced that Gregory Shikhman of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the winner of the Chesapeake Corporation Foundation's 2009 Chesapeake Employees' Children Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. The winner is eligible to receive up to $4,000 annually for as many as four years of undergraduate study at a four-year U.S. college or university. Gregory is the son of Vladimir Shikhman, an...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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