Latest Commonwealth Stories

2011-08-08 13:24:00

Maryland CWD Containment Area added to list of states impacted by Pennsylvania's parts ban HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth, the agency prohibits hunters from importing specific...

2011-05-04 11:38:00

LONDON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group (EPG) is inviting feedback on its recommendations to help reform and renew the Commonwealth. The 11-member EPG has published a report outlining the general direction of its recommendations to sharpen the impact, strengthen the networks and raise the profile of the Commonwealth, for comment from members of the public. The report is available at:...

2011-03-09 09:52:00

Store in Commonwealth Keystone Building to Close March 25 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Bookstore, located in the Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North St., Harrisburg, will close on March 25, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) said today. Publications, including those produced by various state agencies, commercial publishers and academic presses, will be available online at www.PABookstore.com, a partnership of...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'