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2014-09-16 12:30:22

Capital Blue retail store on a mission to help people live healthy; Store to feature fitness classes, healthy cafe, free community events HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace shopping development, neighboring a Giant Food store and the PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township, there will soon be a new and unique health experience for residents of this region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146406...

2014-09-12 12:26:32

Annual Show Runs Sept. 13-18 in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 All-American Dairy Show will feature top dairy cattle shown by the best exhibitors in the nation from Sept. 13-18 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The All-American enters its next 50 years with a strong lineup of shows, events and activities for dairy producers and casual visitors alike," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "I...

2014-09-11 23:01:13

Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc., in business for more than 6 years, announced today that it has been appointed to represent Erie Insurance in Southeastern Pennsylvania. HONEY BROOK, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc., in business for more than 6 years, announced today that it has been appointed to represent Erie Insurance in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc. offers a full line of Erie Insurance property/casualty insurance products, including auto and...

2014-09-11 12:22:30

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William H. Spence, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate in a panel discussion on the topic "Integrated Model Evolving" at the Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The 75-minute panel will be webcast live starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time. The webcast will be accessible through PPL's website. An archived replay will be available for 30...

2014-09-11 08:23:13

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Duquesne Light Company has approved the declaration of the following preferred stock dividends, payable Oct. 1, 2014, to all holders of record at the close of business on Sept. 15, 2014. Class of Stock Amount Per Share -------------- ---------------- 3.75% Preferred $0.46875 4.10% Preferred...

2014-09-09 23:01:57

Woodloch Resort Raises over $1,500 and Hosts Pet-Themed Weekend to benefit Dessin Animal Shelter Hawley, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The staff at Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, never shy away from a chance to get involved in a cause to better the community. After the resort’s fundraising efforts last year, which benefited everything from local food shelters and schools to soldiers serving abroad, Woodloch’s staff was ready for...

2014-09-04 16:26:02

MHS community rallying behind one of its own HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milton Hershey School® (MHS) graduate Garry Gilliam 2009 will make his official NFL debut tonight as an offensive tackle for the defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks. Gilliam, an undrafted free agent, was signed this weekend as part of the Seahawk's 53-man roster. "When people tell me there's a high chance that I can't do something or won't do something, it drives me to prove them...

2014-09-04 12:22:26

--Oxford Development Company's 350 Fifth Avenue Offers Adaptable Design, Sustainable Building Operations -- PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 20-story, multi-tenant office building in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh is giving companies around the world an opportunity to become part of the evolution of Urban Genius design. Developed for two signature tenants in one distinctive building, 350 Fifth Avenue is pursuing LEED® Silver Certification and features wide-open...

2014-09-03 12:37:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is a leading state in the use of technology to better serve citizens, save money and achieve policy goals, according to the Center for Digital Government's 2014 Digital States Survey. Pennsylvania is among five states that earned a grade of A-. Pennsylvania also was recognized for outstanding performance in the health and human services (4th place) and finance, administration, procurement and human resource management...

2014-09-03 12:23:04

READING, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power) is offering low-income customers an opportunity to make their homes efficient and save money on their electric bills by enrolling in the WARM energy conservation program. The WARM program is available to both homeowners and renters and includes an in-home energy evaluation, a specialized energy savings plan, and energy-saving items installed in a customer's home. In addition, depending on their electrical...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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