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Snow White Contemplates Suicide - Filmmaker set to take Snow White to the Dark Side
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 16:57:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dark and brooding adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Snow White, will go into production this October. Several horror/fantasy film blogs broke the news about the new independent film production from Goodnight Film earlier this month. Connecticut filmmaker A.D. Calvo will introduce a much darker twist to the original Grimm fairytale, incorporating such controversial - but sadly topical and relevant - themes as drug abuse and teen suicide.
Prevail Launches its Cession Web Service with access to Prevail Reinsurance System
Mon, 04 May 2009, 07:00:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading software and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, today announced the launch of its Cession Web Service. The Prevail Cession Web Service enables seamless integration of the Prevail Reinsurance System Cession Engine with websites, enterprise portals, corporate intranets and extranets, policy administration and loss management applications and other interactive services.
New Network of Fractional Real Estate Professionals Provides Vacation Home Buyers and Sellers with Appealing Options
Tue, 17 Mar 2009, 13:29:43 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WALLINGFORD, Conn., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fractional Homes International (FHI) announced today that it now has Certified Fractional Real Estate Professionals in 11 states and 2 countries who are focusing on the fast-growing trend of fractional ownership of single-family vacation homes. Launched by leading fractional real estate consultant Sherman Potvin, FHI's network of highly trained professionals specialize in the art of converting whole-ownership vacation homes into prime fractional vacation properties.
Lehmann and Lehmann Legal Communications Announces Connecticut Seminar on 'Eliminating Your Debts'
Wed, 04 Mar 2009, 12:44:32 EST Edited by Carly Zander
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lehmann & Lehmann Legal Communications announced today a free seminar on how to systematically reduce and eliminate debt through individualized plans. The seminar, including a question and answer session, will take place at the Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby, Connecticut on Wednesday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m.
Introducing TaxiLite, a Better Way to Hail a Cab! Increase Visibility at Night and in Bad Weather
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 17:19:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hailing a taxicab just got easier and safer with TaxiLite(R). TaxiLite features a bright flashing LED which can be seen up to three city blocks away. Designed to fit in pocket or purse, TaxiLite features a whistle and a convenient key ring attachment.
Canines Battle Bed Bugs in New Business Venture
Tue, 09 Dec 2008, 18:35:58 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bed Bug Finders, LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. It's a business that was created to help homeowners and businesses deal with the ever-growing bed bug population in North America. In New York City alone, in 2007, there were over 7,000 complaints filed with the New York City Department of Health.
St. Petersburg State Ballet On Ice in 'Sleeping Beauty on Ice'
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 11:42:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Direct from Russia, the ST. PETERSBURG STATE BALLET ON ICE, with its award-winning cast of 35 ice skaters, presents a magical family show, "Sleeping Beauty on Ice." Two special performances at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT (Stamford Center for the Arts) take place on Sunday, December 7th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Prevail Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at the 2008 IASA Conference
Mon, 05 May 2008, 07:38:16 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring their new Prevail Reinsurance System at the 2008 Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) annual conference in Seattle from June 1-June 4.
Back Pain Treatment Proven 86-Percent Effective
Wed, 19 Mar 2008, 09:30:49 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, Conn., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Approximately 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain. Second to the common cold, low back pain is the number one reason for a visit to a primary care doctor. And it is the fifth most frequent cause of hospitalization. Dr. Scott Bender, D.C., of the Connecticut Spine & Health Center in Stamford, Connecticut, offers hope for those who suffer from the agonizing, oft-times debilitating pain of low back ailments.
Computer Forensics Show to Bow at Washington Convention Center February 4 - 6
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 13:26:16 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
GREENWICH, Conn. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For some companies, it is not a question of if one of their computers will be used as evidence in a legal matter, it is a question of when. The inaugural Computer Forensics Show will fill the Washington D.C. Convention Center from February 4-6, 2008. This year's event features keynote addresses by high-powered Washington insiders such as Barry M. Sabin, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Chief Counter-Terrorism Section.
William the Garbage Truck and Crew Introduces Going Green to Children
Mon, 01 Oct 2007, 15:33:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
GREENWICH, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Written by author James Martin II, 'William is Going Green' (ISBN 978-0-9799465-1-6) is an 860 word children's book introducing William the Garbage Truck, a kelly green eco-friendly cartoon character determined to make the planet a safer and cleaner place to live. William often rhymes when he speaks. 'William is Going Green' is the first in a series of books that follow the adventures of William and his friends.
Yale Law Women Releases 2nd Annual List of the Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 04:47:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yale Law Women (YLW), the largest student organization at Yale Law School, announces the release of its 2007 Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms list. Phoenix-based firm Quarles & Brady received top honors, followed by Proskauer Rose; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer; Jenner & Block; Mayer Brown; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter.
Meriden Connecticut Attorney Continues Work at United Nations
Fri, 17 Aug 2007, 19:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
MERIDEN, Conn. - Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Bar Association (ABA) recently re-appointed Houston Putnam Lowry as one of their representatives to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Attorney Lowry has represented the ABA (and other organizations, including the Economic Commission of Europe) at the United Nations for years on a variety of topics.
College Student Cashing in on Million Dollar Wiki Website
Fri, 15 Jun 2007, 15:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A student at the University of Connecticut has launched a new website that is on track to make him one million dollars. The Million Dollar Wiki, is a website similar to Wikipedia but with one important catch: every page costs one hundred dollars. The pages are public for everyone to see, but only the owner of a page can add content to it.
Women's Law School Coalition Announces Its Launch as the First Inter-School Advocacy Organization for Women in the Legal Profession
Wed, 25 Apr 2007, 14:29:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After months of planning, the Women's Law School Coalition (WLSC) announced its launch as the first inter-law school women's advocacy organization today. The coalition's mission is to represent a common voice for women's law school organizations that will empower these formerly unconnected groups to raise awareness about issues affecting women in the legal profession.
IRS Owes Businesses Over $10 Billion - New Website Helps Get it Back
Thu, 29 Mar 2007, 17:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The IRS, by court decree, owes American businesses over $10 Billion dollars (an equal amount is due to individuals). Refunds for Good Inc and Invoice Insight LLC, have created a free, online tool to help organizations, both for-profit and non-profit, get their money back in a timely manner.
Celebrity Endorsed Website Turns War Tax Into Peace Dividend
Thu, 22 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, two social entrepreneurs, Jon Gorham and Michael Swartz from Connecticut, have launched a web site to help foster peace in the world: refundsforgood.org. Swartz and Gorham created a company called Refunds for Good, Inc. and have launched an interactive web portal that shows individuals and organizations how to claim telephone tax refunds on their 2006 returns.
Celebrities Endorse 'Refunds for Good' Web Site to Recycle Phone Tax Refunds to Help Stop Global Warming
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Global warming, air pollution, over-population - these are daunting challenges that we all face - but there is a solution. Here's your chance to make a difference,' says Ed Begley, Jr. on the new Refunds for Good website: refundsforgood.org. Thirteen Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, such as the Dali Lama and Bishop Tutu also support this campaign.
Web Site Helps Taxpayers Redirect War Tax to Save The Planet
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Refunds for Good, Inc., a young CT company created by two social entrepreneurs announced today that it has launched an interactive web portal, refundsforgood.org. The site shows individuals and organizations how to claim a telephone excise tax refund on their 2006 tax returns.
Data Impact, EDGAR Online Offer New Tool for Electronic Document Delivery and Retirement Plan Management
Fri, 09 Feb 2007, 16:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
NORWALK, Conn. - Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Data Impact today announced the availability of ConsentOne, a new, Web-based management and document delivery service powered by EDGAR Online's real-time prospectus tool.
What Role Did a Rare Genetic Disorder Play in the Life of a Sexual Killer? A New Novel Reveals the Shocking Truth
Tue, 28 Nov 2006, 19:42:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The psychological thriller 'TO THE BONE' (ISBN: 0-9769688-3-5) by Mark Vann is based on an astonishing medical case history and offers readers a villain like no other in the annals of crime fiction. The strands of the plot are darkly and deftly intertwined like the DNA helix of the killer.
Card Collecting In The Great Indoors: There's A New Ballgame In Town
Mon, 05 Jun 2006, 21:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
BRISTOL, CT - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BM Publishing LLC has announced that they have released The Official Indoor Football Trading Card Price Guide (ISBN: 1424301416). This is the first trading card guide of its kind. This scheduled annual publication will feature team issued and mass production trading card sets and single player cards from 5 different indoor football leagues and over 100 sets dating back to 1992.
Knovel Partners with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Thu, 01 Jun 2006, 20:53:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
DANBURY, CT - June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knovel Corporation, a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information services, announced a new partnership with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. SIAM is active in promoting the development, research and application of mathematical modeling and simulation in various industries and also publishes some of the most highly regarded specialized mathematical research reference works and journals.
Lisa D. McGill Kicks Off Caribbean Heritage Month with a Book Signing at Yale Bookstore
Fri, 26 May 2006, 01:11:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW HAVEN, CT - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lisa D. McGill, author of Constructing Black Selves: Caribbean American Narratives and the Second Generation (published by NYU Press in November 2005) returns to New Haven and her alma mater, Yale University, to kick off National Caribbean American Heritage Month with a Thursday, June 1st book signing and reception at the Yale Barnes & Noble Bookstore (77 Broadway) at 6PM.
Britney Birth Sculptor's Severed Head 'Obsession' Featured - A New Haven Film Fest Screens Documentary About Local Artist
Wed, 10 May 2006, 17:07:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HARTFORD, CT - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Britney Spears's pregnancy confirmation comes this week when filmmaker A. D. Calvo and controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards begin development on a short film about the making of Edwards's next sculpture of Ms. Spears giving birth. Calvo and Edwards are scheduled to talk briefly about their project following the screening of Calvo's quirky short documentary, THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS. The film, selected by the New Haven Underground Film Festival, features a behind-the-scenes look at Edwards's Ted Williams Death Mask and will be shown this Saturday at the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Westchester County Passes Wireless Network Security Law
Mon, 24 Apr 2006, 19:18:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
STAMFORD, CT - Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Desktop Guerrillas offers businesses expert advice for securing their networks. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in this country. Criminals are enticed with a precious bounty - your credit line. We've all gotten used to shredding our credit card statements, but what about the businesses that are cavalier with our personal information?
Nude Britney Spears Sculptor 'Exposed' in Documentary
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 17:55:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW HAVEN, CT - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- News of Daniel Edwards' nude sculpture of Britney Spears coincides with Goodnight Film's release of a quirky short documentary featuring his previous controversial work, the 'death mask' of Ted Williams' cryogenically preserved head. The film, titled THE SEVERAL SEVERED HEADS OF DANIEL EDWARDS, features candid interviews with the controversial artist and reveals the motivations behind his work.
Jesus Christ Found on Shop Floor - GoldenPalace.com Buys Divine Image on Sheet Metal
Thu, 9 Mar 2006, 01:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MANCHESTER, CT - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Is a piece of sheet metal worth $1500? It is to GoldenPalace.com, especially when it bears the image of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Hardy's Hardware employee Thomas Haley was unloading supplies when he had to do a double-take at a particular piece of sheet metal because he saw a face staring back at him.
Cervalis and eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Sign Partnership Agreement
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 04:10 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
STAMFORD, CT - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cervalis, a leading provider of premier IT infrastructure solutions, today announced that is has entered into a partnership agreement with eXpertivity Mortgage Solutions Corp. Under the agreement, eXpertivity will incorporate Cervalis' IT Infrastructure Services, Data Security and Protection, Business Continuity and Rapid Recovery solutions to provide its customers with Cervalis' high standards of business resilience and to help accelerate eXpertivity's rapid gain in the $5 billion mortgage processing market.
PR Grants Available for Non-Profit Organizations
Tue, 22 Nov 2005, 12:28 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
STRATFORD, CT - Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CyberAlert, Inc., an online media monitoring company, today announced that, for the third consecutive year, the company will award at least 10 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. Each grant consists of one full year of free news monitoring / press clipping services, ranging in value from $2,700 to $3,900. The aggregate value of the grants is expected to exceed $25,000.
Internet Turning Seemingly Ordinary People into Super Heroes
Wed, 27 Jul 2005, 04:53 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
GREENWICH, CT - July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janutes.com, a Connecticut based internet service provider (ISP), will give 5 dollars per subscriber, per month, to Charity in an ongoing basis to help raise money for Cancer Research. Janutes.Com, headquartered in Greenwich, CT, is a carrier class Internet Service Provider, with more than 35,000 phone numbers in tier 1, tier 2, and tier 3 markets for immediate connections and true 98% US coverage.
High Risk Security Contractors Under Attack in Iraq! 'The Contractor' New in Paperback by R. Saint Hilaire
Mon, 11 Jul 2005, 10:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
GLASTONBURY, CT - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High Risk Security Contractors who work for firms hired by the U.S. Government are being specifically targeted in Iraq! Over 400 contractors have died in Iraq over the last two years, and latest reports show that they are being specifically targeted for assassination. R. Saint Hilaire, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced today the release of 'The Contractor' (ISBN: 0-595-35535-8), an Action/Adventure novel which captures the danger faced by high risk security contractors on assignment in war-ravaged Iraq.
Mother Gives Birth To Bouncing Baby Ad - Newborn To Be Named After Internet Casino GoldenPalace.com
Thu, 28 Apr 2005, 03:49 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HARTFORD, CT - April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April 27, 2005 will go down in history as the day GoldenPalace.com was born. A beautiful baby girl came into the world at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital at 3:34am ET to a proud mother that sold her naming rights on eBay to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com for $15,100 while she was still in the womb.
Supply Insight Inc. Announces the Availability of its RFID Platform - rPlatform(TM)
Wed, 20 Apr 2005, 12:49 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW HAVEN, CT - April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Supply Insight Inc. announced today their flagship product rPlatform(TM) that offers a comprehensive foundation for integrating RFID technology with the core business of an enterprise. rPlatform is a collection of software, hardware and, services aimed at creating a unique, cost effective value for the customers. rPlatform can be customized to meet the mandates from Department of Defense and retailers such as Target, Best Buy, Home Depot and Wal-Mart. rPlatform(TM) supports EPCglobal standards and is designed to support other evolving standards.
Reclaiming A Life - Hottest TV Show, A&E's Intervention, Mirrors Author's Experience Reclaiming Her Soul And Her Daughter
Tue, 15 Mar 2005, 11:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The storyline of one of the season's hottest television shows, A&E's Intervention is almost a mirror reflection of Lisa J. Whaley's story told in 'Reclaiming My Soul From The Lost And Found.'
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Political Reality-TV Star Bob Vanech to Run for Connecticut Governor in 2006
Outspoken Cast Member Runs for 'Real' Office after Ten-Week National Run on Showtime's American
Candidate Political-Reality TV Show
LOS ANGELES, CA and HARTFORD, CT - July 30, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Bob Vanech, the 35 year-old, Stamford,
Connecticut-born entrepreneur and venture capitalist, has announced his intention to run a genuine
gubernatorial campaign in his state of origin. Currently one of ten would-be candidates on Viacom's
(NYSE:VIA) new political-reality television show, American Candidate premiering on Showtime, August
1st, Vanech promises "a fresh perspective on leadership in Connecticut."
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Reposition, Inc. to Offer Free Service to Help Non-Profit Children's Groups Test the Strength of Their Marketing Efforts
LYME, CT - May 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Reposition, Inc., a Connecticut-based
marketing company, has announced that they will be donating five memberships to non-
profit organizations that support children, through their division
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Heart Attack Leads to a Children's Book from a Former Weekly Reader Editor
Hartford, CT - May 3, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- A delightful and bright
children's book of poetry, The Macaroon Moon (ISBN: 0-913337-51-X), was published
this year because of a sudden tragedy striking the author, her family and the
publishing company she founded, Southfarm Press. Wanda Haan, the author of "The
Macaroon Moon," was executive editor of Southfarm, which had been publishing military
history for 20 years.
[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
Hooker & Holcombe Companies Restructure to Feature Consulting Services
HARTFORD, CT - February 10, 2004 - /Send2Press Newswire/ - Arthur J. Assantes, President of Hooker &
Holcombe, Inc. (www.hhconsultants.com), an actuarial and benefits consulting firm located in West
Hartford, CT, today announced a restructuring that will facilitate the delivery of the company's
consulting services. Hooker & Holcombe has created two new, wholly-owned subsidiaries to enhance the
array of professional services available to retirement plan sponsors.
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
CAUGHT IN THE ACT - ART HEIST BY THE FOURTH LARGEST NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM 'AN INSIDE JOB,' CLAIMS ARTIST PETER ANTON
GUILFORD, CT - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct. 28, 2003 -- Everyone has had
a great idea and had a boss or coworker steal it and get all the credit.
Throughout history artists have been vulnerable to having their ideas
and visions stolen by predators, too -- but the last thing an artist
expects is that the predator would be a museum. Artist Peter Anton says
he was "ripped off" by the fourth largest natural history museum in the
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[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
YOURFOCUSGROUP.COM ALLOWS COMPANIES TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR MARKETING EFFORTS
OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT - Sept. 4, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Reposition Inc.
(www.repositioninc.com), a Connecticut marketing firm, today announced
the launch of Yourfocusgroup.com, an online application that allows
companies to quickly and economically perform their own customer feedback
evaluations on their marketing efforts as well as their competitors. At
Yourfocusgroup.com, a free trial is available.
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