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2014-08-27 08:28:06

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center believes most diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Keystone State get shortchanged when it comes to financial compensation for this asbestos exposure form of cancer, because they did not know how to differentiate between what are the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys who consistently get the best financial results for their clients, any lawyers, or law firms that are not that great....

2014-08-26 16:25:23

Creating Influence in Lancaster LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIGA medalist Gail Anderson and agency partner Joe Newton designed "Create Influence," a 60-foot long sculpture recently installed in the Art Garden on the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design campus in downtown Lancaster. This unique artwork was commissioned by Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) and will be dedicated in a public event on Tuesday, September 2 at 1 p.m....

2014-08-25 23:11:46

Pittsburgh, PA Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief Operating Officer since 1998. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief...

2014-08-25 16:25:22

Pittsburgh Technology Council to Name Winners on Oct. 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelomed, Inc., developer of CVInsight®, a solution to noninvasively monitor physiologic stress placed on the cardiovascular system, announced today that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the Innovator of the Year Category. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/MM74067LOGO The Pittsburgh Technology Council's annual Tech 50...

2014-08-25 12:27:46

Company recognized for remarkable culture, leadership training and upward career mobility CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Selling Power magazine has named Power Home Remodeling Group, one of the nation's largest home remodeling companies, the 15(th) best company to sell for in the United States, above a variety of companies including Google, Microsoft and Xerox. This marks the second consecutive year Power has been recognized on Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell...

2014-08-25 04:20:14

Millersville University professor catches 20 sharks with her class MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each summer across America there are fishing derbies, fish fries and lots of fishing stories. Did you hear the one about the professor who caught 20 sharks on a longline? Actually, that's a true story and comes from the Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS) at Wallops Island, located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. For non-fishermen, a longline uses...

2014-08-22 23:05:25

The Allegheny Health ALS program is western Pennsylvania’s first to achieve ALS Association recognition for high quality care. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ALS Association, along with its Western Pennsylvania Chapter, has designated the ALS Center at Allegheny Health Network as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The Center, based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), is the only ALS treatment program in western Pennsylvania recognized by the ALS Association for...

2014-08-22 12:22:50

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday (8/22) of $0.3725 per share, payable Oct. 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of Sept. 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL...

2014-08-21 23:13:19

Pharmica Consulting, the industry leader in life science processes and technology, spent the day volunteering at Washington Crossing Historic Park which was originally preserved for its historical significance, but is also well known for its hiking trails and wildlife habitat. Washington Crossing, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The employees of Pharmica Consulting met at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 7th to spend their day helping...

2014-08-21 23:03:00

Newscycle’s Web Content Management System Expected to Drive Digital Revenue Growth at Pennsylvania Newspaper Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Click for WebManagerPro datasheet. NEWSCYCLE Solutions (Newscycle) signed an agreement with Pittsburgh Catholic, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, to install Newscycle’s digital publishing system, WebManagerPro, at the Pennsylvania-based newspaper. The new software will manage the newspaper's website and be used in...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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