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2014-01-28 23:21:44

Adams County Library System will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gettysburg Federal Building from Feb. 21-23. Gettysburg, Pa. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Gettysburg Federal Building, current home of the Adams County Library System, officials with the Adams County Library System have planned three days of community events to commemorate the past, present and future of this historic building in downtown Gettysburg. Events include an...

2009-03-02 07:30:00

BIGLERVILLE, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Eklin RapidStudy(TM) digital radiography (DR) system in Adams County was recently installed at Dr. Flake's Animal Wellness Clinic which serves south central Pennsylvania, including Gettysburg, Fairfield and New Oxford. The state-of-the-art system from Eklin Medical Systems, the leader in veterinary care DR and image management, will benefit the area's thousands of veterinary patients, supporting the Clinic's commitment to excellent...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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