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2014-10-30 08:29:11

NEW CASTLE, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power International, Inc. (Nasdaq: AXPW, AXPWW), a developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries, energy storage systems and frequency regulation systems, today announced it has been designated as the supplier of energy storage and frequency regulation for a solar farm that, when finished, will be the largest in Pennsylvania. The Coatesville Solar Initiative (CSI) announced its choice of Axion Power and its PbC® technology...

2014-10-30 08:21:39

LYON STATION, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- East Penn is pleased to announce the launch of its new company website at www.dekabatteries.com. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155428 The new website clearly represents that East Penn has a "Passion for Power" as the homepage suggests. Featured throughout the site are the company's industry-leading workforce, capabilities, facilities, and sustainability accomplishments. The user can also learn about East...

2014-10-29 23:17:02

New publicity campaign launched for Daniel Martin Mollive’s inspirational book. Duncansville, Pa. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Author Daniel Martin Molliver wants to help others find their inner strength and path. By doing this, he hopes their minds will open to the path they should take. His book “Making Your Own Trail” (published by AuthorHouse) is a book of inspiration and soul searching. “Making Your Own Trail” will be appearing at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International in...

2014-10-29 23:14:29

CSA, a small professional services company, opens its fourth office, in Toms River, NJ. CSA now has offices in Mechanicsburg, PA, Fairfax, VA, San Diego, CA and now, Toms River, NJ. The new office will be part of CSA’s Pennsylvania Region that oversees offices and satellite offices in Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and now New Jersey. Mechanicsburg, Pa. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Client Solution Architects LLC (CSA) is proud to announce the opening of its fourth office: 1433...

2014-10-29 23:10:24

Articulation Agreement Guarantees Admission into Top Caribbean Medical School for Premed Students at Erie, PA University (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, has signed an agreement with the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) for its graduating Premed students, allowing those that meet minimum requirements guaranteed admission to the Caribbean medical school, which prepares future doctors for careers in medicine in the USA and Canada. After...

2014-10-29 12:29:30

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's something everyone needs, but far too many people have trouble getting. And the inability to get it is, quite literally, keeping nearly 80 million Americans up at night. That is why Highmark Inc. is opening a new, first-of-its-kind store that could help people finally find what may be eluding them: a good night's sleep. Construction is underway on REMWorks Sleep Store, a new retail location at The Waterfront in Homestead, Pa. With a...

2014-10-29 12:23:54

READING, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, the Beatles made their American debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show," and Ford introduced the first Mustang. The year 1964 also was when Michael P. Kirkhoff and Nina L. Beverly first began working for Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). Kirkhoff began his career with Met-Ed in April 1964 as a student trainee from Drexel University. He began working full-time in August 1964 as a designer...

2014-10-29 12:23:27

CANONSBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility Service Partners, Inc. (USP) welcomes 12 new fall partners - including Hamilton, Ontario; Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Tucson, Arizona - who join more than 200 municipalities across North America offering the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program to homeowners. "We are delighted to welcome our new partners, their homeowners and local contractors to our program," said Philip Riley, Jr., President and Chief Executive...

2014-10-29 08:26:19

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc.'s (NYSE: CNX) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.0625 per share, payable on December 2, 2014, to shareholders of record on November 10, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/NE87957LOGO CONSOL Energy Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based producer of natural gas and coal. The company is one of the largest independent natural gas exploration, development and production companies, with...

2014-10-29 08:22:56

The Strasburg, Pa. holiday display welcomes guests from November 28 through January 4. STRASBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, when searching for an idea to make the Choo Choo Barn's 50(th) Anniversary "extra special", owner Tom Groff suggested decorating his 1,700 square foot train layout for Christmas. The idea was met with blank stares from his wife Linda and daughter, Kristi Largoza. It was a bold undertaking with a year to prepare, but only a small window of time...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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