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2011-11-14 08:35:00

Last month, Smail Auto Group raised $51,170 through the âœSmail Auto Group Caresâ campaign, in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign included covering each of their eight buildings in over 5,000 square feet of pink vinyl, as well as raising funds for two local charities committed to breast cancer awareness, screenings, research and education. Greensburg, PA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Last month, Smail Auto Group raised $51,170...

2011-08-01 11:46:00

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students across Pennsylvania are set to blast off into an out-of-this-world summer learning experience at the Summer of Innovation camps courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) grant funding. The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) has been selected as one of nine organizations nationwide to implement NASA's Summer of Innovation (SoI) education program. In its second year, the initiative engages...

2011-07-17 11:00:00

Grand opening July 20 at Bellefonte/State College BELLEFONTE, Pa., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in cyber charter education in the Central Pennsylvania region around State College and Centre County are invited to attend a public open house and grand opening of a new office of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School at 2903 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823. The grand opening and open house on Wednesday, July 20, are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., with a...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'