Latest Geography of the United States Stories

2014-07-21 23:09:20

The company will open sales, distribution and value-added operations in Houston, Texas. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Phoenix Mecano, a leading technology company active in the production of enclosures and industrial components, has expanded its North American operations to include the distribution of hazardous area enclosures under its Rose brand in support of the North American energy industry. The company will open sales and distribution operations in Houston, Texas on August 1,...

2014-07-21 23:07:29

Nextremity Solutions, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE), its Indiana Small Business Development Center, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), and endorsed by the Edward Lowe Foundation. Warsaw, IN (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Nextremity Solutions, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by...

2014-07-21 16:22:38

APPALACHIA, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex ("Cumberland River"), located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, Ky. Cumberland River comprises two underground operations and related facilities. The mining complex previously shuttered two contract mines during the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO "With this move, we are actively...

2014-07-21 12:25:23

Medford, NY based nursing home The LUX at Medford and facility operator Norman Rausman proudly invite the community to come and see the exciting new programs and features at the luxurious facility MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer well underway The LUX at Medford cordially welcomes the community to come and join in celebrating Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014. On July 20th through the 26th, The LUX at Medford opens its doors wide and welcomes physicians,...

2014-07-21 12:25:14

Medford, New York Nursing Home opens state-of-the-art 6,000 square foot rehabilitation suite, The LUX, giving Medford an unparalleled advantage in returning its residents to health MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has always been the goal at The LUX at Medford to assist residents in regaining their maximum level of function and to enable their return home after regaining the highest possible level of independence. The goal became a reality when the top Long Island...

2014-07-21 12:23:35

CLEVELAND, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) has over 500 Research and Development employees in the greater Cleveland area. And we are growing. We are actively seeking chemists and scientists to collaborate in the research, development and commercialization of the industry's leading coatings products. To find the best technical talent in the region, Sherwin-Williams is hosting a Research & Development Career Expo on July 23 and 24, 2014...

2014-07-21 08:21:20

HONOLULU, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 13 teams competing in the Great Pacific Race arrives into Waikiki, setting a new world record and completing their epic 2,100 nautical mile ocean row. They left Monterey, California on June 9th at 10am and are expected to arrive into Waikiki, Hawaii early on Tuesday 22nd July. WHAT: GREAT PACIFIC RACE [http://greatpacificrace.com ], inaugural and first-of-its kind rowing race across the Pacific. The winning team will...

2014-07-20 23:02:20

Memphis TN based Data Facts Inc.-a nationwide provider of background screening and mortgage lending solutions-celebrates their 25th year in business this month. Memphis TN (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Data Facts Inc-a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions-is celebrating its 25th year in business in July. To celebrate this significant milestone, Data Facts, Inc.’s employees and their families will engage in a 3 day celebration honoring the beauty and...

2014-07-19 08:20:37

BOSTON, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blast Fitness is excited to announce the construction of a brand-new health club at 983 New Britain Ave in West Hartford, CT! This new remarkable facility will replace the old Blast Fitness (former Bally Total Fitness) on New Britain Ave (located less than half a mile away). For the convenience of our members, we will provide a seamless transfer to the new facility at no cost. This new West Hartford location will be Connecticut's premier health...

2014-07-18 23:07:36

The Best Independent Hip-Hop Networking Event Hits Memphis, Tennessee Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE Memphis Edition, on July 20, 2014, brings together the best celebrity judges and Hip-Hop industry professionals including DJs, A&Rs, Producers and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes. Artists can submit to perform during this event at Coast 2 Coast LIVE. Coast 2 Coast LIVE Memphis...

Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

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