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2014-04-11 16:20:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's statewide trout season begins on April 12, prompting the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to urge anglers and other woodland visitors to take steps to prevent wildfires. "We ask trout anglers and other visitors to be extremely careful because fire danger ranges from high to very high across much of the state," DCNR Secretary Ellen Ferretti said. "One act of carelessness could prove disastrous among...

2014-04-11 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new No. 1 atop the Honor Roll list ranking the top-performing school districts in Western Pennsylvania, according to the 10th annual Pittsburgh Business Times 2014 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools, which is being released today. Our latest ranking places the Mt. Lebanon School District in the overall top spot, supplanting Upper St. Clair School District, which was No. 1 for the past eight years running. The PBT Honor Roll...

2014-04-11 12:21:27

Gift to fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas SCRANTON, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lackawanna College today announced a gift of $2.5 million from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation that will directly fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas located in New Milford, Pa. This marks the largest single private donation in the history of Lackawanna College. The School of Petroleum & Natural Gas was established in 2009 at the beginning of Marcellus Shale industry...

2014-04-11 12:21:18

READING, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 15-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Met-Ed tree contractors have trimmed more than 600 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $14 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 2,300 miles...

2014-04-11 08:27:08

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid an increasingly competitive environment for world-class talent, and against the backdrop of the Affordable Care Act, the Pittsburgh Technology Council announced today several new and expanded initiatives targeted toward Pittsburgh's technology and manufacturing communities. The Pittsburgh Technology Council, which has served advanced manufacturing, information technology and life sciences-related firms for more than 30 years, unveiled a...

2014-04-10 23:27:32

The Kiski School's Athletic Department announced that it has recently become an Under Armour Sponsored Program. All Kiski athletic wear will be made by Under Armour within the next three years. Saltsburg, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Kiski School’s Athletic Department is proud to announce that it recently became an Under Armour Sponsored program. All Kiski athletic wear will be made by Under Armour within the next three years. Under Armour, Inc. is an American sports apparel and...

2014-04-10 23:04:57

New Hard Drive Destruction solution uses secure and efficient process to safely and sustainably destroy digital data Pittsburgh (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Cintas Corporation, a leader in secure document management services, today announced the launch of its new hard drive destruction program in the south western Pennsylvania and West Virginia market(s). The new service safely and efficiently destroys computer hard drives, eliminating the risk of a data breach. “Many discarded hard drives...

2014-04-10 16:21:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today submitted a white paper to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging them to consider state differences and needed flexibility when developing emissions guidelines addressing carbon dioxide (CO2) standards for existing fossil fuel-fired power stations. "Under Governor Tom Corbett's leadership, Pennsylvania is continuing to make great progress in its efforts to...

2014-04-10 16:21:32

READING, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 31-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Penelec tree contractors have trimmed nearly 1,000 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $24 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 3,800 miles...

2014-04-10 16:21:13

WARREN, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Refining Company will host a conference call on April 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET to discuss fiscal 2014 second quarter earnings results, which will be released April 14, 2014. The call will be hosted by Mr. John Catsimatidis, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Myron Turfitt, the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer. The call in number is: 1-866-814-1913. The conference ID number is: 1636568. There will be a...


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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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