Monthly Archives: July 2010

Applewood Plumbing Mentors Industry Leaders to Succeed in Recession

Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric will host the largest Nexstar Network Peer Group for more than 50 home service business owners across the country to help maintain and grow their business during an economic recession. The Peer Group Meeting will … Continue reading

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Recovery aid earns FFA award

When Michael Corcoran helped repair and replace electrical and plumbing work in homes after the floods of 2008 and after the tornado that ripped through Parkersburg, the sometimes backbreaking labor didn’t seem like work. “I enjoyed doing it because I … Continue reading

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Business owner sentenced to jail, fined for gambling charges

For running an illegal gambling operation at his plumbing business, Michael Winfrey received a 44-day jail sentence and a $2,000 fine. Winfrey, 59, of 808 W. North Front St. will likely do 30 days in jail with credit for good … Continue reading

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Legionella Bacteria Found At Douglass School

The plumbing system of the Douglass School in Leesburg has been flushed and treated with chlorine in response to tests that confirmed the presence of legionella bacteria, responsible for causing Legionnaire’s disease. Loudoun County Health Director Dr. David Goodfriend said … Continue reading

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Plumbing company defaults on Fairfield Inn lawsuit

An Illinois plumbing company never responded to a lawsuit filed by the owners of North Platte’s Fairfield Inn, and now they are on the hook for $293,390.30 That’s the amount Canteen Hospitality (the owners of the hotel) claimed they had … Continue reading

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Plumbing issues fixed at Dodd Stadium

Preseason concerns about the plumbing at Dodd Stadium have been addressed, the Norwich Baseball Stadium Authority said Wednesday. Gary Schnip, who heads the operations committee, told the authority that water fountains and toilets have been repaired at a cost of … Continue reading

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Fun with numbers: “Plumbing” fees, cruise costs and other candidate expenses

When candidates submit their quarterly campaign finance reports, wags and the opposition are, rightfully so, concerned mostly with the amount raised. But it’s fun as well to see what office-seekers spent their money on, which is also included in disclosure … Continue reading

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