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2014-04-09 23:03:37

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP, chair, Department of Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, was honored with the prestigious Laureate Award by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Abington, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Laureate is the highest honor offered by the ACP and is presented to Fellows and Masters of the College who lead by example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, service to their community,...

2014-04-09 16:24:27

Will Sign Bottles of Vegan Vine Wines WAYNE, Pa., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Salley, the first NBA player to win four championships with three different teams and co-host of a popular television sports show, will sign bottles of Vegan Vine Wines from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 11, at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, 821 West Lancaster Ave., Suite 310, Wayne, 19087. Since adopting a vegan lifestyle, Salley has been an advocate for...

2014-04-09 12:35:55

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After receiving more than 250 entries, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today recognized 20 students who used their creativity and technical ability to produce the winning videos, discouraging underage drinking, in the agency's first Alcohol Education High/Middle School PSA Video Contest. "We applaud all of the students who entered for their creativity and technical ability. These videos were very well done," said PLCB...

2014-04-09 12:22:56

New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market - Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find lower-cost loans for home energy efficiency improvements. Leading institutions from the public and private sectors today announced the formation of a...

2014-04-09 08:25:11

CARNEGIE, Pa., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join your host, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller, for a night of fun and fundraising at The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's 17th Annual Minigolf Classic. Come for an exclusive evening with Heath and Steelers alumni on Wednesday, May 28th. Play along with celebrity guests from WTAE TV Channel 4 at the RMU Island Sports Center on Neville Island and enjoy food, photos, skill games, and a round of miniature golf. Peoples...

2014-04-08 23:28:01

The two-day event is slated for May 7 and 8. Manufacturers of precision machined parts from western Pennsylvania, western New York and West Virginia are invited to see live cutting demonstrations on CNC machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge, Bridgeport and GROB as well as CNC grinders from Chevalier and Kellenberger. Windsor, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Morris Great Lakes, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will hold an Open House and Technology Show at its new Cranberry...

2014-04-08 23:24:40

High Concrete Group of Lancaster County Pa. is producing precast concrete components for a parking structure in Bala Cynwyd Pa. Denver, Pa. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 High Concrete Group LLC is producing precast concrete components for a 121,800-square-foot parking structure that will accompany a new multi-family residential complex. The 340-space parking garage will serve the 593 residential units planned at 600 Righters Ferry Road in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., scheduled for completion in fall of...

2014-04-08 16:24:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Jefferson County deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today, marking the seventh case in a captive or wild deer since 2012. The five-year-old white-tailed deer died on a Reynoldsville deer farm and tested positive for the disease at the Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory in Harrisburg. That farm and the Walnutport, Northampton County, farm where the deer...

2014-04-08 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montgomery County Community College is pleased to announce that alumnus Geno Auriemma, head coach of the women's basketball team for the University of Connecticut, received the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award from the American Association for Community Colleges (AACC) on April 8, 2014, during the 2014 Annual AACC Convention in Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DC01038 Auriemma was unable to personally...

2014-04-08 16:20:57

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that interested stockholders, investors and others may listen to the company's first quarter 2014 conference call with securities analysts on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The call, which will be available via the U. S. Steel website, will cover first quarter 2014 financial results and may include forward-looking information. The company plans to release is first...


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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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