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2010-02-03 08:47:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it has acquired the water system assets of Nittany Water Company in north-central Pennsylvania.

2009-09-22 12:54:46

Pennsylvania State University says Joel Myers, founder of AccuWeather Inc., has made a $2 million gift to the school to ensure its leadership in meteorology. Myers, a Penn State trustee and alumnus, said the gift will support the university's new weather center.

2009-09-14 11:48:00

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2009. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country.

2009-08-03 20:03:01

A meteorologist in State College, Pa., has documented the un-summer like weather of July in the Northeast and Midwest. Jesse Ferrell, a meteorologist with AccuWeather.com, found more than 1,100 daily record low temperatures were broken in July nationwide when he checked the National Climatic Data Center records.

2009-07-06 23:34:44

Cooler than average weather patterns in the U.S.

2009-06-24 10:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Keystone Trails Association again are jointly sponsoring the sixth "Prowl the Sproul" hiking adventure from July 17 - 19 in the Pennsylvania Wilds in Clinton County. "With thousands of acres of mountainous, unspoiled beauty, Sproul State Forest District offers the perfect venue for hikers all ages and abilities to hit the trails," said John Quigley, acting secretary of DCNR.

2009-05-21 10:00:00

Three Miles of Dangerous Highwalls, Coal Refuse Piles to be Eliminated HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dangerous abandoned mine lands with more than three miles of highwalls and large piles of mine spoil in Clearfield County will be reclaimed under a $1.8 million project announced today by Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger. The project will control erosion at the 146-acre site in the village of Grassflat in Cooper Township to improve water quality entering...

2009-04-28 12:15:00

SCRANTON, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster Career School, one of the oldest and largest online learning institutions in the world, has launched a new Certified Personal Trainer Program. With Penn Foster's Certified Personal Trainer Program, students will receive thorough training in the techniques and skills of a Personal Trainer plus a National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Certification Package that contains materials that will prepare them for NCSF Certification.

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2009-04-21 13:28:37

Researchers at Penn State University have conducted what they are referring to as the first-ever attempt by college counseling centers to reveal the current state of mental health issues on college campuses.

2009-03-09 14:52:00

Summer courses are available in condensed format at 15 locations statewide and online to help these professionals gain new knowledge and improve skills UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School nurses in Pennsylvania now have even more options to receive valuable training with Penn State's Professional Development Program for School Nurses.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.