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2011-10-05 12:00:00

The main focus of the conference will be on giving attending businesses the resources they need to integrate sustainability into their overall business strategy, gain a competitive advantage and increase their bottom line. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy efficiency solutions for businesses, will be exhibiting at and sponsoring the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerceâs Energy and Environment...

2011-07-26 10:24:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that state economic development efforts will enable Coll Materials, LLC - a post-consumer and post-industrial recycling company - to open a Northeast United States service facility in the Lehigh Valley, bringing 75 new jobs to the region. "Our investments have led to a national recycling leader setting up shop in the Lehigh Valley resulting in new investment and significant job creation,"...

2011-07-21 15:27:00

BOSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A going-out-of-business sale will begin Friday, July 22nd, at all 399 remaining Borders bookstore locations, which include 259 Borders superstores as well as 114 Borders Express and Waldenbooks, and 26 Borders Airport stores. Over $700 million of inventory, including books, puzzles/games, activity sets, stationery, magazines, music and movie media, calendars, posters, and more will be liquidated, as well as store fixtures, furnishings and equipment....

2011-07-21 14:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Friday, July 22, in the Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley and Lehigh Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution...

2011-07-20 15:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, July 21, in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley and Liberty-Clairton regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air...

2011-07-05 16:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Wednesday, July 6, in three of Pennsylvania's forecasting regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities. The air...

2011-07-01 15:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast air quality action days for this weekend in four of Pennsylvania's forecasting regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities. The air...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.