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2014-08-22 23:06:21

AcousticSheep LLC participated in one of the largest running events put on in Erie, PA yet – the first Color Run – otherwise known as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet.” The event took place on August 9, 2014 and over 10,900 participants from Erie, surrounding areas, and even from as far away as California ran or walked in it. Erie, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 AcousticSheep LLC participated in one of the largest running events put on in Erie, PA yet – the first Color Run –...

2014-07-07 08:23:54

CITGO Marketer Sponsors Erie Bike Rally to Help Local Homeless Shelter ERIE, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Country Fair, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum have teamed up to support the eighth annual Roar on the Shore charitable bike rally hosted by the Manufacturer and Business Association. Taking place July 16-20 in Erie, Pa., Roar brings together more than 100,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation to experience the best of the Great Lakes...

2014-05-12 12:20:54

Noah and Sophia are most popular, but Michael and Elizabeth have most car crashes ERIE, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents choose baby names in all sorts of ways, from the conventional -- like naming a child after a beloved relative--to the decidedly unconventional, like posting names on a white board outside the delivery room and asking nurses and passersby to vote on their favorite. Chances are no one chooses their child's name based on how many people with that name get...

2014-04-01 08:25:14

Results are mixed as bloggers test apps aimed at improving safety and reducing distraction during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month ERIE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers should keep their hands on the wheel, their eyes on the road and their minds on what they're doing--anything else could become a deadly case of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Last year Erie Insurance analyzed the top 10 driving distractions...

2014-03-19 12:21:55

A three-year mandate for Mr. Paul V. Colling OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul V. Colling to the board of directors of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority for a term of three years. Mr. Colling has over 30 years' experience in law enforcement operations as a Peace Officer in the Niagara Falls region, as well as a strong background in customer service. His career as a Peace...

2014-02-21 23:01:03

Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series schedules triathlon races for June and October. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series has scheduled two triathlons for 2014. The Lake Erie Race will be held June 7 at Geneva State Park in Ohio and the Lake Ontario race will be held Oct. 4 at Camp Kenan in Barker, N.Y. This will be the third season for the Great Lakes 100 Mile Triathlon Series. The new season will begin on June 7 at Geneva State Park as the...

2014-02-11 16:24:57

ERIE, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today encouraged every Pennsylvanian to participate in National Salute to Veteran Patients Week at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across Pennsylvania. "Those who have served deserve our thanks and recognition," Corbett said. "I encourage every Pennsylvanian to take time this week to visit hospitalized veterans and volunteer at their local VA medical center." The Governor, along with...


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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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