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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...

2013-12-12 16:20:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State investments of $10 million in aviation and $16.1 million in rail freight will help improve facilities, help businesses expand operations and ensure safety across Pennsylvania. "Pennsylvania's numerous transportation options make us a great place to do business and put people to work," Governor Tom Corbett said. "These projects will supplement the state's new comprehensive transportation plan which next year, increases dedicated...

2013-10-23 16:21:11

Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 21-25 School Bus Safety Week in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 21-25 as School Bus Safety Week in Pennsylvania, and as part of that commemoration, student artists and school bus drivers were honored today at a ceremony at the Governor's Residence. PennDOT and Pennsylvania State Police officials honored 11 students as 2013 School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners and six...

2013-10-21 16:22:19

Penn-Trafford School District to Receive More Than $9,000 AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania residents now have the opportunity to lock in a low fixed price on electric generation through ChamberChoice and OnDemand's Friends & Family Program, which is supplied by FirstEnergy Solutions. For every person who enrolls as part of this program, FirstEnergy Solutions will contribute $10 to one of the following participating schools: Indiana Area School District,...

2013-10-01 23:34:06

On September 6th students, faculty, and staff of Lake Ridge Academy volunteered throughout the community for the school's annual Day of Service. Students spent their day learning about environmental issues while assisting area parks conduct research and helping clean up numerous locations. North Ridgeville, OH (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 On September 6th students, faculty, and staff of Lake Ridge Academy volunteered throughout the community for the school's annual Day of Service....

2013-07-09 12:28:11

Affiliation focuses on preserving health care choice and providing affordable, high-quality care to northwestern Pennsylvania ERIE, Pa., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark and Allegheny Health Network today announced the completion of their affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System, having secured all legal and regulatory approvals. Saint Vincent is now officially a part of Allegheny Health Network, the region's newest integrated delivery care network focused on...

2013-07-08 16:20:50

Funds Support Relief Following Tornado and Severe Storms READING, Pa., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has contributed $5,000 to the American Red Cross Erie County Chapter to support relief efforts for residents affected by recent severe storms and a tornado in Erie and Crawford counties. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is the parent company of Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec) Company, which was particularly impacted by severe weather. The storms slammed into...


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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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