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2014-10-27 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), co-chair of the House Science and National Labs Caucus, and member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, released a statement on today's announcement by the President that he will move forward with three Executive Actions to strengthen advanced manufacturing in the United States. The...

2014-10-27 16:22:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Pest Management Association (PPMA) will hold its annual conference on November 10 & 11 at the Best Western Eden Resort in Lancaster. Sessions over the two-day conference will address public health pest control, flying insect control strategies, wildlife control strategies, sanitation strategies for IPM, rodent control program evaluation, control options for wood-boring beetles, termite control, fungus identification...

2014-10-27 08:24:38

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence LED Lighting, the award-winning U.S. manufacturer of LED high bay fixtures and LED tubes, announces today the completed delivery of its energy saving LED lighting for the Gretz Beer Company at 2801 Township Line Rd. in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Gretz has raised the bar for the beer wholesale industry with its new 320,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility, and it has also set a benchmark as the largest beer distribution center in the...

2014-10-24 23:07:07

Greenbee Parking, a popular airport parking service, has just announced a new set of parking deals through the latest upgrade to their web presence. Now all travelers using the busy Orlando (MCO) airport can expect more expansive parking options at much cheaper MCO airport parking rates. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Greenbee Parking, America’s newest and popular airport parking service has just revealed their new offers for all travelers using the busy Orlando (MCO) airport. In...

2014-10-24 16:24:36

TV campaign features five schools and 13 teams from Greater Lehigh Valley ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coordinated Health, one of the region's leading specialized hospital, orthopedics and sports medicine networks, today unveiled two innovative programs that celebrate Greater Lehigh Valley athletes and "the athletes within." The I'm Good campaign honors the unique relationship Coordinated Health's nationally acclaimed sports medicine team has with the sports community in...

2014-10-24 16:21:47

2015 ILX, TLX Lehigh Valley Acura's "X" factors EMMAUS, Pa., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The inventory at Lehigh Valley Acura features a number of vehicles that should intrigue auto shoppers. Some of Acura's most beloved models are its award-winning sedans. Lehigh Valley Acura has taken it upon itself to shed even more light on a few of the sedan that area car buyers might find enticing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154232 One such model is the...

2014-10-24 12:21:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners was selected for the department's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public-Private Partnership (P3) to replace 558 bridges across the state. The team, which included 11 Pennsylvania-based subcontractors in its proposal, must begin construction in summer 2015 and complete the replacements within 36 months. The commonwealth retains ownership...

2014-10-23 23:11:34

Bucks County DUI lawyer, Michael L. Saile, Jr., has been named by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense Attorneys, LLC (NAFDD) as one of the Top 100 Attorneys for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the DUI defense practice area. Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Pennsylvania attorney, Michael L. Saile, Jr., of Saile & Saile LLP has earned the prestigious accolade of being named one of the Top 100 DUI Attorneys for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The National Advocacy for DUI...

2014-10-23 23:05:25

Louisa Quittman, Director of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Education, to Keynote Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the fifth PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at...

2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...


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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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  • To stammer.
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