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2014-03-21 16:23:50

PHILADELPHIA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) will release its earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The dial-in numbers for the conference call are (212) 519-0813 or toll-free (888) 994-8798 and the access password is "packaging". A...

2014-03-21 16:21:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The past winter of seemingly unending snowstorms and frigid temperatures has proved to be a strong ally for state woodland managers battling the No. 1 enemy of Pennsylvania hemlocks, but the reprieve could be short-lived, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials said today. "The hemlock woolly adelgid has been dealt a deadly blow, ongoing forest research is showing us, but enough of the invasive insects...

2014-03-21 12:25:04

ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Pennsylvania that working capital disaster loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and flooding between June 26 and July 21, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO These loans are available to small...

2014-03-21 12:24:56

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today urged Pennsylvanians to license their dogs, saying a dog license is the best way to ensure lost dogs have a happy homecoming. "Warmer temperatures bring opportunities for both people and dogs to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors, but far too often dogs get away from their families and get lost," said Governor Corbett. "A dog license is not just the law, it's also one of the best ways...

2014-03-21 12:20:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today awarded $7.7 million in Act 13 funding to 25 companies and organizations making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles. "Act 13 not only strengthened oversight of the drilling industry, it allows us to continue growing jobs while cleaning the air at the same time," Corbett said. "Natural gas, particularly from the shale formations here in Pennsylvania, is an abundant,...

2014-03-21 08:25:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., ­March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first year of their life, a child experiences many fundamental milestones. A first tooth appears around six months--the surfacing of baby teeth is the initial step in your child's future smile. For this reason, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) recommends parents take the next step in ensuring their child has a healthy smile, by scheduling their first dental visit no later than their first birthday. Why see a dentist...

2014-03-21 08:21:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March 25 marks the start of the Pennsylvania Pest Management Association's (PaPMA) annual Termite Awareness Week to promote education and public vigilance against termites. Often called "silent destroyers," termites can live in your home undetected without causing any immediate signs of damage. Termites feed on cellulose, a plant-based material found in wood and many other materials used in home-building. Subterranean termites form colonies...

2014-03-21 08:21:37

In the news release issued March 21, 2014 by CONSOL Energy Inc. over PR Newswire, the headline should read: "CONSOL Energy Announces that Nicholas J. DeIuliis will be Promoted to President and CEO; J. Brett Harvey will Become Executive Chairman" not "CONSOL Energy Announces that Nicholas J. DeIuliis will be Promoted to President; CEO J. Brett Harvey will Become Executive Chairman" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: CONSOL Energy Announces...

2014-03-20 23:32:53

Unlocking the Secrets of How the Private and Public Sector Can Generate Hundreds of Millions in Revenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Carrie S. Holstead, Founder, President and CEO of Carrie S. Holstead Real Estate Consultants, Inc. / ITRA Global Pittsburgh and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for ITRA Global, one of the largest organizations in the world dedicated to representing users of corporate space, will host Ronald R. Pollina, Ph.D., at an invitation-only...

2014-03-20 23:22:02

Entinostat is being investigated in patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest trial, E2112. Philadelphia, PA, and Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that patient recruitment has begun for E2112, a randomized phase III clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer. The...


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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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