Latest Wayne County, West Virginia Stories

2011-08-05 16:01:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington, W. Va., became the "top dog" in the national PetSafe "Bark for Your Park" contest today, winning $100,000 for a local dog park. PetSafe announced today that Huntington, a town located along the Ohio River with a population of about 50,000 citizens, received the most votes out of the 15 finalist cities in the "Bark for Your Park" contest. PetSafe, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle products, launched the contest this...

2010-08-23 14:16:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With diabetes, obesity and heart disease among the leading causes of health problems for Latinos, there is a growing need for health education and awareness. The South Central Family Health Clinic and the Huntington Park Family Health Clinic have teamed up with 20 other community organizations to offer free health services to WHAT: the people of Los Angeles. Some of the...

2010-08-04 07:20:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has reached its goal to recruit 1,000 riders for Pelotonia, a Columbus-based grassroots bike tour with one goal: to end cancer. One hundred percent of the money raised by the Huntington team for Pelotonia goes to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. The 1,000 rider mark for Pelotonia 2010 was an aggressive goal for...

2010-05-12 06:30:00

COLUMBUS and ZANESVILLE, Ohio, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com) has created a unique funding model to finance a $25 million electronic medical records (EMR) system installation at one of the region's largest health care providers, Zanesville-based Genesis HealthCare System. The $25 million equipment finance deal will install a clinical information system enabling Genesis to establish an EMR across its two hospitals and multiple health...

2010-03-15 05:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Last year's deep downturn in auto sales could be consumers' silver lining this year for finding new car and truck financing with better interest rates and shorter terms. That's according to the experts at Huntington Bank, which ended 2009 as the top auto lender in Ohio. The bank's Auto Finance & Dealer Services unit also was awarded a 2009 Auto Finance Excellence Award by Auto Finance News. The award is presented annually to companies...

2009-12-18 17:58:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Date: Saturday, December 19 Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: AltaMed Health Clinic -- 8041 Newman Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA Estimated attendance: 400 children Toys donated by: Toys for Tots SOURCE AltaMed Health Services

2009-07-03 05:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- XpressPrint, a leading print solutions provider in Southern California, has been named the Official Printer and is a sponsor of the Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration. The board responsible for coordinating this traditional event has entrusted XpressPrint to produce the commemorative program as well as a portion of the event and parade banners for the city's celebration. For nearly ten years, XpressPrint has been dedicated to small and...

2009-05-30 15:07:15

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Calif., is becoming the most recent museum to embrace U.S. artists, experts say. Selma Holo, director of the Fisher Museum at the University of Southern California, said the trend among U.S. museums to give homegrown artists their due may reflect the country's state of maturity, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Our museums featured European and English art as their most prized possessions, Holo said. They...

2009-03-06 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whether on the go, on the run, or on the phone, Huntington customers can now stay on top of their finances with Huntington Text Banking, a new banking service recently unveiled. Huntington Text Banking is a secure, convenient and easy way for Huntington customers to access their bank accounts anytime, anywhere, using a cell phone or mobile device. With Huntington Text Banking, customers can view up-to-the-minute account balances and history...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.