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2014-04-04 12:20:43

$26 million transformation features 24 new luxurious retail and dining destinations, innovative design, lavish amenities and local brands; record sales reached while under construction; and on path to create 230 new jobs and double sales CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), and Westfield, joined by airport and airline partners, today unveiled the new International Terminal 5 (T5) at Chicago O'Hare...

2014-01-27 08:26:56

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Housing News has selected Wellbrooke of Westfield (IN) as winner of the SHN Design and Architecture Award for the country's best "New Skilled Nursing" center. Developed by Indiana-based Mainstreet Property Group, Wellbrooke of Westfield competed against more than 70 communities across the nation. This was Senior Housing News' first-ever competition recognizing innovation and cutting edge design in senior living construction and...

2009-06-17 15:50:58

Students at a Westfield, Mass., school have completed a two-month project to build a mural of President Barack Obama from 24,000 dominoes. The Franklin Avenue Elementary School students, working in tandem with Westfield State College mathematicians, said the Obaminoes mural was created to honor the nation's 44th president -- and to learn a bit about linear programming math, WWLP-TV, Springfield, Ma., reported Wednesday. We were the only elementary school to do this and to have a piece of...

2008-10-06 03:00:14

By Alfred Lee ARCADIA - Bernetta Reade knows her organization isn't loved by everyone in town. "There were people that would come up to me and point their finger at my face and call me all kinds of names," she said. "It got personal. Some people took disagreeing with the project very personally." Reade is the executive director of Arcadia First!, an organization that has long worked to stop the upscale mall proposed by developer Rick Caruso at the Santa Anita Park racetrack parking lot....


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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