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2011-06-08 15:13:00

Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise HARRISBURG, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An artillery live-fire exercise will be conducted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. from June 8-12 at Fort Indiantown Gap. Live-fire exercises using 155-millimeter artillery, conducted approximately six times a year, are announced to alert area residents to the potential for increased noise levels. Fort Indiantown Gap offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training areas and...

2011-06-07 11:10:00

Military Post Features 17,000 Acres of Diverse, Unique Ecosystems HARRISBURG, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors are invited to see the only population of rare Regal Fritillary butterflies in Pennsylvania four days in July at Fort Indiantown Gap, near Annville, Lebanon County. Free guided carpool tours will begin at 10 a.m. on July 1, 2, 8 and 9. Tours last approximately two and one-half hours, but attendees may leave earlier if necessary. Those wishing to attend should...

2011-06-02 13:42:00

Dr. Rory Cooper; former State Adjutant General Gerald Sajer Honored HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs today inducted two new members into its the Hall of Fame, recognizing their exceptional service to veterans, the military and the nation. Honored today were Dr. Rory Cooper, director of Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, U.S. Department of Veterans...

2011-04-06 13:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania National Guard will celebrate Earth and Arbor Day with educational displays and children's activities from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County. The event, which will be held in the Keystone Conference Center that overlooks Marquette Lake, is free and open to the public. "Sustaining the Environment for a Secure Future" is the theme of this year's event. "Our goal is to...

2011-04-04 13:48:00

Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An artillery live-fire exercise will be conducted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. from April 4-8 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County. Live-fire exercises using 155-millimeter artillery, conducted approximately six times a year, are announced to alert area residents to the potential for increased noise levels. Fort Indiantown Gap offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training...

2011-03-08 14:48:00

Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise HARRISBURG, Pa., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Artillery live-fire exercises will be conducted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. from March 9-12 at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County. Live-fire exercises using 155-millimeter artillery, conducted approximately six times a year, are announced in advance to alert area residents to the potential for increased noise levels. Fort Indiantown Gap offers more than 17,000 acres and...

2011-03-02 12:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Forestry Department will conduct a 2,500-acre prescribed burn in the training corridor at Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County, from approximately noon - 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 3. A prescribed burn is a forestry management technique used to reduce the amount of combustible material naturally existing in the wilderness. The practice is conducted when conditions such as humidity, wind...

2011-02-24 11:07:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today appointed Robert F. Powelson of Chester County to serve as chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, or PUC. Powelson has served as a PUC commissioner since June 2008. "As a commissioner, Robert Powelson has provided an active voice for Pennsylvania ratepayers on issues such as nuclear power production, competitive markets, renewable investment, broadband deployment, infrastructure...

2011-02-02 14:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he intends to nominate Major General Wesley Craig, 64, of Oreland, Montgomery County, as Adjutant General of Pennsylvania. As such, Craig will lead the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. "Major General Craig has devoted his career to serving our nation," Corbett said. "His record of exemplary leadership, along with more than 30 years of military experience, makes him an ideal...

2010-12-22 13:59:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BrabenderCox announced the opening of a new office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The political consulting firm presently has offices in Northern Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brian Nutt, a highly respected Pennsylvania political advisor, will soon join the firm as Managing Partner of BrabenderCox's Harrisburg office. Brian recently served as Campaign Manager for Pennsylvania Governor-elect Tom Corbett's successful gubernatorial...


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.