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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....

2014-10-21 16:23:53

Sheetz nominated 13 consecutive years for the prestigious honor ALTOONA, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz was named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for the 13(th) consecutive year. The awards program began in 2000 and is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and Team Pennsylvania Foundation. The numeric list of winners will be announced on December 4(th) at the Lancaster County Convention Center....

2014-10-21 12:38:34

Numerous physical interfaces and connectors accommodate all standard serial I/O BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, now offers the XC15, a carrier board for Rugged COM Express modules. The new evaluation and development platform can test required functions individually to ensure the appropriate settings are used for various...

2014-10-21 12:31:47

Portal for patients to enter health history opens doors for better understanding of human genome DANVILLE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded resource dedicated to analyzing data from thousands of clinical genetics tests each year, announced the launch of a new patient portal, GenomeConnect (www.genomeconnect.org). GenomeConnect was developed by a team of Geisinger Health System...

2014-10-21 12:30:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Friends of the State Museum will host a modern-day treasure hunt for adults, allowing them to see museum pieces rarely on display. The event is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. The ticketed event is held in conjunction with Harrisburg's "Third in the Burg." The partnership of galleries and businesses celebrates local artists and their work on the third Friday of each month. "This...

2014-10-21 12:27:47

"As stewards for future generations, it is our obligation to conserve land and water resources." HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groups representing millions of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are speaking out in support of climate action, releasing a letter in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The letter is signed by 325 groups nationally, including 65 Pennsylvania organizations and outdoor businesses such as...

2014-10-21 12:27:29

Internationally famous choir visits Pittsburgh for an evening of inspirational music PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (hillhouse.org) The Hill Association presents the world-renowned Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem at Saint Paul Cathedral on November 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm in celebration of the 50(th) anniversary of providing services to residents of the city of Pittsburgh. The new Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem is returning after a five-year hiatus. The Choir is an artistically...


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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...

rape2_001_pvd
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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