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2014-10-16 20:30:41

Philadelphia hosts thousands at state's largest annual gathering for women PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If you wait for fear to subside, you're going to be on the sidelines for a very long time," Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America" told a sold-out audience of 8,000 at the 11(th) annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women. "It's important to fight the battle in front of you." Roberts spoke about her recovery from two serious illnesses and...

2014-10-16 16:28:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) invites individuals, public agencies and private organizations to nominate historic properties or locations with statewide or national significance for PHMC's State Historical Marker Program. Historical markers chronicle the state's notable people, places, events, and innovations. The postmark deadline for nominations is Dec. 1, 2014. The State Historical Marker...

2014-10-16 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the Mcare settlement agreement with the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED), The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association that resolves a five-year dispute over fund transfers and assessments. "Making sure Pennsylvanians have access to quality, affordable health care is one of my top priorities," said Gov. Corbett. "Today's...

2014-10-16 12:27:02

BRADFORD, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network WHAT: Verizon Wireless XLTE is coming to Bradford, PA. XLTE enriches the customer's mobile lifestyle experience by providing enhanced access over the 4G LTE network. WHERE: In the busiest parts of Bradford to ensure capacity and provide faster...

2014-10-16 12:23:54

State Legislators Receive Scores on Votes Affecting Climate Change, Enforcement of Environmental Protection Laws and Giveaways to Gas Drillers HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading citizen-based environmental organizations released today the joint Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, which scores state legislators on key environmental votes cast during the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session. Clean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, and the Sierra Club...

2014-10-16 08:28:07

Teen Filmmakers Will Screen New Short Films With Guest Appearances by Local Young Artists and Musicians. LANDENBERG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning filmmakers Kurtis, Kris, and Nik Theorin will premiere two short films, Alien Communications and GUMBALL, on Sunday, November 2(nd) at the Theater N in Wilmington, DE from 2:00-4:00pm. The three brothers and their mom, photographer Amy Theorin, are the creative force behind Something's Awry Productions based in...

2014-10-15 20:22:07

"Unrivaled Dedication" Campaign Underscores Coordinated Health Role as Long-Time Team Physicians for Each School BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Answering the call of fans throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley region, the nonprofit ArtsQuest and leading specialized hospital network Coordinated Health announced today that they will co-host a free live viewing party November 22 at SteelStacks for the record 150(th) Lehigh University-Lafayette College football...

2014-10-15 20:21:19

NRDC, Sierra Club, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, PennFuture, Clean Air Council and Moms Clean Air Force React to Passage of House Bill 2354 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Moms Clean Air Force, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, Sierra Club, PennFuture and Clean Air Council today slammed Pennsylvania State Senators for passing a bill that will hinder state efforts to reduce carbon pollution. The Senate voted...

2014-10-15 20:21:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Pennsylvania legislature passed two bills that will harm the water and air of Pennsylvanians. Both HB1565, the Subdivision Flooding Bill, and HB 2354, the Stall on Carbon Bill, kowtow to powerful special interests as they dismiss the need for clean air and water for all Pennsylvanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO The Stall on Carbon Bill allows either chamber of the General Assembly...

2014-10-15 16:30:22

University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Team Funded by LLS for More Than 22 Years Report Today in New England Journal of Medicine that 90 Percent of Patients Achieved Complete Remission WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 22 years helped advance a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that 90 percent of children and adults...


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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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