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2014-07-08 12:29:10

Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth partner with Dauphin County on Bridges to Care program HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health insurance. To address this gap in care and coverage, Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth today announced that they have partnered with Dauphin County on a program called...

2014-06-30 20:21:17

Shortsighted management of both the budget and public lands jeopardizes extraordinary assets for future generations; state parks face acute danger of accelerated drilling HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Pennsylvania General Assembly considers passage of a $29.1 billion budget that is again balanced on the back of our public lands, PennFuture is urging legislators to stand up for the integrity of these assets and the interests of future generations by...

2014-04-29 12:28:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), today announced its 'Best of the Best' Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Projects. The initiative recognizes the artistic and community accomplishments of outstanding arts projects, events and activities developed in local and community settings. Those recognized as 'Best of the Best' are: -- Julie Mader's "Power Within" (Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean and Jefferson Counties)...

2014-04-13 23:02:52

Catholic Schools take advantage of security and convenience of cloud-based school management software. Barrington, NH (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Computer Resources LLC, publisher of the MMS Student Information Platform announced today that The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has selected cloud-based MMS Online to provide centralized student information services for their school system. Eliminating the overhead of software licensing, server maintenance, and multiple vendor...

2014-02-25 20:23:41

Company Has Filled 425 New Pennsylvania-based Positions to Staff Completely Remodeled, State-of-the-Art Call Center in Susquehanna Township HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett today joined Comcast officials in marking the formal opening of the company's new customer support center in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County. The facility is currently staffed by more than 500 employees, 425 of whom have filled new positions. Another 100 new...

2014-01-30 12:27:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today invited artists across Pennsylvania to apply by Feb. 28 for an opportunity to showcase their work in Art of the State(®): Pennsylvania 2014, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 21 to Sept. 7 at The State Museum in Harrisburg. Artists who are Pennsylvania residents can compete in five categories: -- Painting -- Works on paper -- Photography -- Sculpture --...

2014-01-27 16:25:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elizabethtown Fair Queen Lia Schmittel of Middletown, Dauphin County, was crowned the 2014 Pennsylvania Fair Queen on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the annual joint convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs and Pennsylvania State Showmen's Association. "This queen competition brings together agriculture's best young advocates from across Pennsylvania," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "These 58 poised,...

2014-01-16 16:22:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts today announced the regional championship locations for the 2014 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. High school-aged finalists will compete for a chance to represent their region at Pennsylvania's state championship to be held at the Governor's Residence in March. Each student memorizes and performs three poems selected from print and online poetry anthologies. Students are...

2014-01-04 12:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98(th) Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. "The Farm Show is a celebration of a way of life here in the commonwealth," said Governor Corbett. "Every Pennsylvanian depends on our 62,000 farm families, and they deserve our heartfelt thanks." The show's theme, "Pennsylvania Farms: Growing for You," highlights how farmers and agribusinesses grow...

2013-12-31 23:02:37

Tickets are now on sale for Keystone Human Services’ Chocolatefest, held on February 2, 2014 at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. Chocolatefest has new times this year, with the Premiere opening at 10 a.m. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Tickets are now on sale for Keystone Human Services’ Chocolatefest! Keystone presents a royal weekend of chocolate on January 18-19, 2014 at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. This year’s Chocolatefest Weekend theme is the Royal Ball. New this year...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.