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2014-10-30 12:26:46

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National, the nation's largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is publicly denouncing the recent comments made by Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press. In a recent discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cable program, Todd specifically referred to the New York 11(th) District Congressional race between Michael Grimm and Domenic Recchia as "...a fight between mob families." Both Recchia and Grimm are of...

2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...

2013-11-26 23:22:39

The e-commerce jewelry brand promotes former Alexis Bittar designer to oversee company’s creative vision. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Today Chloe + Isabel, the costume jewelry brand, announced Casey Driskill is being promoted to Creative Director. Previously, Driskill was the Design Director at Chloe + Isabel since the company’s launch in 2011. As Creative Director, Driskill will work directly with CEO and founder Chantel Waterbury to oversee a team of designers to...

2013-07-22 23:16:20

The Nonprofit Assistance Initiative (NAI), a joint program of the Connecticut Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Waterbury, teams up with the Universal Health Care Foundation to offer a workshop: “Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange.” Waterbury, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Nonprofit Assistance Initiative (NAI), a joint program of the Connecticut Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Waterbury, teams up with the Universal Health Care Foundation to offer a...

2013-05-28 23:19:58

The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) awarded its first round of grants for 2013 to area nonprofits for program support, arts and youth, leadership initiatives, literacy, nonprofit assistance, senior services, health and travel. Waterbury, CT (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) awarded its first round of grants for 2013 to area nonprofits for program support, arts and youth, leadership initiatives, literacy, nonprofit assistance, senior services, health and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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