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2014-04-22 12:23:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 22, 2014 as "Earth Day" in Pennsylvania. This year's celebration marks the 44th anniversary of the first Earth Day, a movement which elevated the nation's consciousness and awareness of environmental stewardship and civic duty. This year's theme, "Pick It Up - Pennsylvania," is aimed at encouraging continued citizen involvement in helping to beautify...

2014-04-21 23:10:02

Greenbee Parking, a rising new airport parking service, has just announced a new range of deals for travelers using the Albany (ALB) airport. The Albany airport parking rates will be further slashed for all their customers. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a young and fast growing airport parking service, has announced their latest parking offers for travelers using the Albany (ALB) airport. Now their customers will have the added benefit of secure parking spots without...

2014-04-21 23:08:35

The April 25-27 Face of America bicycle ride from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports will see more than 500 participants, including 130 injured veterans. The two-day ride from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia will travel 110 miles to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 More than 500 participants on bicycles, hand cycles, and recumbent bicycles will travel 110 miles on a two-day ride that begins April 26 from the Pentagon in...

2014-04-21 23:03:44

A team of Allegheny Health Network physicians has presented the first evidence supporting an objective method of concussion assessment. Reporting at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, specialists from the orthopaedics, neurology, and sports medicine programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) determined that a clinical diagnosis of concussion was highly correlated with results from oculomotor and vestibular reflex testing. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-21 16:20:48

Troopers Investigate 397 Crashes on Pennsylvania Highways HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 397 crashes during the three-day Easter holiday driving period in which two people were killed and 128 others were injured. The Easter driving period covered Friday, April 18, through Sunday, April 20. During those three days, state police issued 6,608 speeding citations, charged 326 people with driving under the...

2014-04-20 23:00:46

The Firm is actively filing Risperdal lawsuit claims on behalf of men and young boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia, a condition referring to male breast growth, after use of the antipsychotic. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the scheduling of an upcoming meeting in a consolidated Risperdal lawsuit (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) litigation now underway in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the Firm reports. According to a calendar...

2014-04-19 00:20:27

US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) to Present Sheetz with Gold Certification as Part of Earth Day Celebration ALTOONA, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong...

2014-04-18 23:08:33

Greenbee Parking, a rising new airport parking service, has received rave reviews in the latest Nashville airport parking reviews for their outstanding service by their clientele. Travelers using the Nashville (BNA) airport can expect more from their service provider in terms of multiple parking options at more affordable rates. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a growing airport parking firm, has been heralded as one of the preferred service providers by their...

2014-04-18 16:23:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from Greenfield Dairy, 1450 Tittle Road, Middleburg, should discard it immediately due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today said raw milk collected during required routine sampling by a commercial laboratory on April 8 tested positive for the bacteria. Greenfield Dairy owned by Paul Weaver, sells directly to consumers at an...

2014-04-18 12:21:18

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison and Pennsylvania Power, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are conducting a training drill today to test and help streamline the companies' service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Designed to train employees assigned to storm outage duty on responses to major events, the drill will take place at Ohio Edison's Regional Dispatch Office in Akron, with participating...


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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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