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2013-11-22 23:27:34

National eCommerce retailer of VoIP equipment moves up six spots in Buffalo-area rankings by Business First newspaper Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 VoIP Supply, North America's largest supplier of VoIP equipment and complete solutions, is proud to announce that it has been named to the list of Western New York's Top Private Companies in 2013 by Buffalo Business First newspaper. This is the ninth consecutive year that VoIP Supply has made the list moving up six spots from...

2013-11-12 23:32:54

Available through Android and Apple devices, CINNA Apps’ (Magical Movie Memories) Christmas-themed application is released early November 2013. Appleton, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Created by Western New York based company, CINNA Apps (Magical Movie Memories,) the “Santa Visits Our House - 2013” app creates a personalized video of Santa Claus visiting the actual home of each user. Using snapshots of various spaces within their household, the entire video has a sense of...

2013-10-06 23:02:09

James Morris, of the Law Offices of James Morris, said he is pleased to see educational efforts designed to crack down on texting while driving in New York. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 A campaign against texting and driving that includes the participation of 25 area school districts could save lives, according to James Morris, a lawyer in Buffalo for victims of car accidents and other personal injuries. The Democrat and Chronicle (“Schools send message to students: Don't...

2013-09-20 23:01:39

Firms come together to develop the 301,473 square foot Conventus MOB on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Developing and acquiring innovative healthcare facilities that address and anticipate industry trends has been a cornerstone of the investment strategy for Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC for decades. It is a proven formula that has enabled the White Plains, N.Y.-based private real estate firm to successfully develop and acquire more than...

2013-09-12 11:28:15

New methodology provides better understanding of factors causing Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, proves utility for studying other diseases The first proteomic analysis of an animal model of a rare, sometimes deadly birth defect, Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS), has revealed that the molecular mechanisms that cause it are more complex than previously understood. SLOS involves multiple neurosensory and cognitive abnormalities, mental and physical disabilities, including those affecting vision...

2013-08-22 23:22:30

Western New York area dental office supporting local not-for-profit with month-long clothing drive. Amherst, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 James Lesinski Complete Health Dentistry is currently holding a clothing drive to benefit the Seneca-Babcock Community Association. Throughout the month of August, James Lesinski Complete Health Dentistry will be accepting donations for slightly used clothes and new or slightly used backpacks in support of Seneca-Babcock. They will be accepting all...

2013-06-28 23:02:02

Set amidst the stunning backdrop of Lake Ontario, triathletes, their fans and their families will experience a unique and memorable challenge. Lockport, New York (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Great Lakes LLC will host the second annual Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon to benefit YMCA Camp Kenan and Camp Kenan’s Camper Scholarship. The race will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, along Lake Ontario in Western New York. The race will include a one-mile swim through Lake Ontario, 84-mile bike ride and...

2013-05-13 23:02:33

An American war veteran and his wife have received a window donation from MI Windows and Doors, The Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition and the Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 An American war veteran and his wife have received a window donation from MI Windows and Doors, The Western New York Veterans Housing Coalition and the Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York. Mr. Michael Flessa is a highly decorated Marine Corps Corporal who served our...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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