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2014-10-22 16:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program....

2014-10-22 12:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters will soon hit the streets for Halloween. Unpredictable elements like kids in costumes, neighborhood foot traffic, candles and mischief can increase the chances of an accident or mishap this time of the year. Fortunately, insurance can provide coverage for many possible Halloween-related disasters, including: -- Damage to your home or car due to Halloween mischief. Standard homeowners and renters...

2014-10-22 12:24:04

FERC Chairman LaFleur, PJM's Boston offer insights on shaping the resource mix VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the world's largest and fastest fuel switch, evolving federal policies and the increasing use of non-traditional generation are driving the industry to recognize the greater need for resource diversity said PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston. He was joined by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, who...

2014-10-22 12:22:53

New research shows correlation between exposures to toxic air pollutants and autism spectrum disorders; coalition including PennFuture responds PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary results from a groundbreaking study from the University of Pittsburgh show a significant correlation between exposure to toxic air pollutants during pregnancy and a child's early years of life and the development of autism spectrum disorders. Researchers from the University of...

2014-10-22 12:20:48

Bethlehem, Quakertown targeted by Lehigh Valley Hyundai EMMAUS, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the competitive world of auto dealerships, it is perilous to stop looking to expand one's business. This is precisely the reason one Pennsylvania Hyundai dealer is looking to make an impression on surrounding communities. Lehigh Valley Hyundai, part of the Vinart automotive group, is making a concerted effort to increase its visibility in neighboring towns. Photo -...

2014-10-22 12:20:40

Model page, vehicle comparison part of initiative EMMAUS, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As one of the most widely purchased vehicles in history, the Honda Civic is very well known. That is not stopping one dealership in eastern Pennsylvania from publicizing the release of the new 2015 version of the compact car. Lehigh Valley Honda has launched a series of Web pages dedicated to the latest model of the Civic to help highlight the strengths of the Honda fixture. Photo...

2014-10-22 08:28:43

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced the promotion of Mary Campbell to the position of Executive Vice President, US Commerce Platforms. Campbell, who reports to Mike George, president and chief executive officer of QVC, Inc., is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the company's TV, web, mobile, tablet and social while translating the QVC brand across all platforms to drive customer...

2014-10-22 08:25:08

SCRANTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products, a leading manufacturer of lockers and bathroom partitions, has awarded Tim "T.J." Margolin, AIA, LEED AP, of Design Resources Group (DRG) Architects in Piscataway, NJ, with the "The Big Easy Sweepstakes" Grand Prize trip to the Greenbuild Show in New Orleans, LA. The show, which highlights sustainable building, is held from October 22-24, 2014. A resident of Bound Brook, NJ, this is Margolin's first Greenbuild Show and...

2014-10-21 23:03:09

Live Entertainment Ticket Company benefits both Pittsburghers and local cultural venues. Pittsburgh, Pa., (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 For more than four million people, Goldstar (http://www.goldstar.com) is the first place to go to find something fun to do. And now the people of Pittsburgh can get in on the fun. The company that gets everyone going out more often has set an official launch date for the Steel City: Monday, October 20. “Pittsburgh has such a vibrant and dynamic cultural...

2014-10-21 23:02:35

New research study “Smart Airports Market by Application (Landside, Terminal-Side and airside application), Technology (Security System, Communication System, Air / Ground Traffic Control, Passenger, Baggage & Cargo System and Other Technologies) & by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & Africa and the Middle East) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com....


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin