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2014-09-23 23:10:40

Experienced firm to offer 3VR security and customer insights solutions to dealers throughout upstate New York San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 3VR, the video intelligence company, today announced Wilens Professional Sales as its new manufacturer’s representative to manage sales in upstate New York. Wilens Professional Sales aims to provide superior service, support, and expertise to the video security industry. They bring over 20 years of knowledge and experience to the...

2014-06-30 23:16:57

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for SUNY Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively...

2014-04-28 23:05:57

Oneida Indian Nation member and 71-year-old retiree Ray Fougnier will compete in the worldwide powerlifting championship in South Africa this June, with his travel being sponsored by the Nation. Though Fougnier joined the sport late in life, he has already achieved great success and hopes to inspire the Native American community, and children in particular, to embrace fitness and health. Oneida Nation Homelands, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Oneida Indian Nation today announced that its...

2013-09-30 23:03:38

Upstate Central New York Farm Fits AUV's Mission to a T Clayville, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 AUV has found a workplace to hire recently discharged unemployed veterans, a beautiful farm for sale in upstate New York, in the historic Leatherstocking region of rural Cooperstown and Oneonta. This is a workplace where AUV can hire veterans to work in exchange for competitive, living wages and benefits. The property is beautiful. It’s a gem! This working farm fits AUV's mission and...

2012-08-12 23:03:34

The ALS Association, Upstate New York Chapter, announces its annual Walk to Defeat ALS® on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, N.Y. The Walk is open to the public, and all funds raised will be donated to The ALS Association, Upstate New York Chapter. Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 The ALS Association, Upstate New York Chapter, announces its annual Walk to Defeat ALS® on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, N.Y. The Walk is open to the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'