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2014-01-07 16:21:01

Schuylkill River Greenway Association to Receive $10,000 Leadership Grant HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once among Pennsylvania's most heavily-polluted waterways, the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania has undergone a dramatic recovery and has been voted the 2014 Pennsylvania River of the Year. Four other rivers were nominated finalists. They were: Kiskiminetas-Conemaugh rivers in the southwest; Ohio in the west; Brodhead Creek Watershed in the...

2014-01-06 12:22:18

Pragmatic environmental manager a champion of land, air and water HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture announced today the appointment of John Norbeck as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the statewide environmental advocacy organization. He brings three decades of experience as a manager, most notably as head of the Pennsylvania state park system, where he led the organization to a national gold medal award as the best-managed park system...

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 16:22:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs from this year's show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. "Each Farm Show brings a new set of memories to capture and share," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "Don't miss the chance to show off your best 2014 Farm Show snapshot and compete for cash and a VIP parking space." Anyone visiting the show is eligible, and the top three entries will be...

2013-12-31 16:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement on the death of retired Major General and former Pennsylvania Adjutant General Nick Kafakalas. "I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of retired Major General Nick Kafakalas. During my own time in the military, I had the distinct privilege to serve under him. His commitment and dedication to this great country and to those who served under his leadership was...

2013-12-09 23:23:53

Students in the M.S. in ISEM program will learn how to plan, engineer/re-engineer, and manage the systems to support modern digital enterprises. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 A May 2013 article on the website ScienceDaily states that 90 percent of the world’s data has been generated over the last two years.1 This, coupled with recent and rapid technological advancements, has created the phenomenon of “big data”—large datasets that cannot be analyzed via traditional...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'