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2011-01-03 13:43:00

First-Ever Year without a Fatality in PA Mines; New Mine Safety Law Making Difference HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

2010-05-04 13:09:00

CONNELLSVILLE, Fayette County, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will invest $204,000 to improve Youghiogheny River Park in Connellsville, Fayette County, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary John Quigley said today. The funds will help connect the park to the river and stabilize the river bank, and expand trail amenities along the Great Allegheny Passage including secure showers and bike-washing facilities. "For many years, communities turned their backs to...

2010-03-04 09:48:00

Lane Closures Scheduled, Traffic Stoppages Possible HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced today that work crews have begun dismantling a bridge that, until recently, carried the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail over the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Somerset. DCNR closed the 40-year-old span after a Dec.

2009-08-11 09:28:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Foundation Radiology Group (FRG), the premier provider of diagnostic imaging professional services, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is pleased to announce its exclusive imaging services contract with Uniontown Hospital, in Uniontown, Pa.

2009-04-01 14:01:00

Participants to Learn about Region's Conservation Landscape Initiative, How Recreation and Focus on Nature Can Stimulate Economy HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community leaders from throughout the Laurel Highlands will meet for a summit later this month to discuss ways to expand the region's economy by capitalizing on its natural and cultural resources.

2008-10-06 00:00:28

By Craig Smith Meriwether Lewis arrived at Fort Fayette in Pittsburgh on July 15, 1803, expecting to pick up the keeled boat he commissioned to take his top-secret expedition up the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

2008-09-26 00:00:23

By Tamara Simpson Girardi It didn't take long for Penn State Fayette's chancellor, Emmanuel Osagie, to see the rich steel tradition of the area when he moved to Uniontown a little more than a year ago.

2008-09-22 00:00:23

By Barbara Hollenbaugh Mining, transporting and transforming coal into coke is part of the region's heritage. That heritage comes alive again on Saturday at the Penn State Coal and Coke Music Festival at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Judy Kroeger Several hundred people have signed a petition requesting Connellsville City Council reinstate fired health, code and zoning officer Rita Bornstein.


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