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2014-04-01 16:25:14

Contiplex Echo, Contiplex C and Leapfrog Program to be unveiled at 39th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will officially launch Contiplex(®) Echo--its Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block (CPNB) catheter system, which is designed to be echogenic, at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 3(rd)-6(th). As the...

2014-04-01 16:21:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that 23 organizations involved in 19 environmental projects from across the state will receive the 2014 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence. "The recipients of this year's award represent a few of the many dedicated Pennsylvanians who have committed their businesses, schools and other organizations to be good stewards of the environment," Corbett said. "Their efforts are key to ensure...

2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2014-04-01 16:20:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT encourages driver license and identification holders to help others in need of organ and tissue transplants live longer, better lives by registering to be an organ donor during National Donate Life Month in April. Nearly 46 percent of driver's license and identification card holders are registered organ donors - that's more than 4.5 million Pennsylvanians. More than 8,500 Pennsylvanians currently await organ...

2014-04-01 16:20:27

-- Penske Truck Leasing unveiled brand new multipurpose room at automotive technical training school - EXTON, Pa., April. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 1, students, instructors and representatives from Penske Truck Leasing gathered at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) for a grand opening event in celebration of the Exton campus' latest addition, a brand new 1,900-square foot Penske-branded multipurpose room. The room will serve as a venue for a multitude of student...

2014-04-01 12:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the start of spring tour season at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg and the opening of the latest art exhibition, "Traditions of Excellence: Selected Artwork by the Faculty and Alumni of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts." "The governor and I are pleased to partner with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to present this exhibition of stunning, contemporary...

2014-04-01 12:25:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today reminded residents that April is Earth Month. The theme for Earth Month is "Pick it up PA," encouraging residents to take time to pick up litter around their homes and in public areas. "I believe we can make Pennsylvania a better place to live, work and play by taking the time to clean up litter around our homes, businesses and parks." DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said....

2014-04-01 08:25:14

Results are mixed as bloggers test apps aimed at improving safety and reducing distraction during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month ERIE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers should keep their hands on the wheel, their eyes on the road and their minds on what they're doing--anything else could become a deadly case of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Last year Erie Insurance analyzed the top 10 driving distractions...

2014-03-31 23:35:49

Greenbee Parking, an up and coming airport parking service, has just announced their offers for the season and it seems like FLL airport parking coupons could be irrelevant after this. Travelers using the Fort Lauderdale (FLL) airport can now enjoy significant savings on their parking expenses round the year. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a young and growing airport parking company, has just announced their brand new offers for travelers using the Fort...

2014-03-31 23:28:28

Danville Middle School in Danville, PA, recently installed new Duralife Lockers from Scranton Products, after a flood destroyed the school. The only HDPE lockers fire-rated for school corridors, Duralife Lockers are impact- and bacteria-resistant and easy to keep clean. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 When flooding wiped out Danville Middle School in Danville, PA, in September 2011, school officials had to start from scratch, gutting the building and rebuilding with materials that...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

2012-06-14 08:07:31

Symbol: USPE Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Usnea Dill. ex Adans. – beard lichen Species   Usnea pensylvanica Mot. – Pennsylvania beard lichen

2012-06-14 09:31:34

Symbol: SPPE6 Group: Moss Family: Splachnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TEPE3 Tetraplodon pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Sayre Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Funariales Family   Splachnaceae Genus   Splachnum Hedw....

2012-06-14 10:58:32

Symbol: RUPE3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   RUAB2 Rubus abactus L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

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2012-06-14 11:36:19

Symbol: RAPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AZ, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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