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2014-07-14 08:23:45

CARNEGIE, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Color Runs... Mud Runs... Running for Donuts.... The Bacon Run... and on and on and on. The latest craze in racing and fitness activities includes some pretty wild themes that large amounts of people find to be a lot of fun. The Salvation Army of Western PA has a race with a fun factor equal to or greater than those types of "Fun Runs" - plus, the added benefit of knowing that your participation is helping thousands of kids in...

2014-07-11 23:01:21

All4 Inc. is excited to announce a presence in Texas through the opening of a Houston air quality consulting office and names Kristin Gordon, PE as the office director. ALL4 provides air quality consulting services to clients across the country to a wide spectrum of industry including petroleum refining, chemical/petrochemical, pulp and paper, electric utility generation, shale gas, automotive, cement, iron and steel, incineration, waste management, secondary lead smelting, lead acid...

2014-07-11 16:23:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett signed into law the 2014-15 state budget that invests more than $12.8 billion in total funds for health and human services programs that will help to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare. In addition to advancing the governor's Healthy Pennsylvania plan, the budget preserves the safety net for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, seniors, children and low-income families. "This...

2014-07-11 12:23:18

Beer Sales Lifted 83 Percent as Consumers Quench Their Thirst for Holiday Suds by Having Them Delivered BOSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers thirsty for an ice cold beer over the Fourth of July holiday weekend turned to Drizly in record numbers to have their beverages delivered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87904 Powered by an 83-percent lift in weekly beer sales, Drizly enjoyed a record week for demand of its alcohol delivery service across Boston, New York City...

2014-07-10 23:10:42

Penn State for the first time this summer is hosting a Summer Academy for high school students from across Pennsylvania who are blind or visually impaired. The free program runs from July 13 to August 1. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Imagine venturing across a high-ropes course for the first time, balancing on cables two stories above the ground. Now imagine doing it if you were blind. A high-ropes course is just one of many challenges on tap this summer for students...

2014-07-10 23:05:07

Custom developed functionality for gift cards, menu and open table reservations support new website to debut tech-savvy Carmel Kitchen restaurants. Tampa, FL, and Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Custom website development firm and digital marketing agency, Bayshore Solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the Carmel Kitchen restaurant website focused on distinctive brand positioning for new Pennsylvania locations. Bayshore Solutions was originally selected by MVP Holdings, LLC to...

2014-07-10 16:25:23

AMBLER, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy visited Moberg Research's (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg discussed how Moberg's advanced neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. In 2011, Rep. Kennedy and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin, created One Mind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering fundamental changes that...

2014-07-10 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and assist in gaining access to quality dental care. PDA's website is a valuable tool, offering a wealth of information on a variety of oral health topics. It features a user-friendly navigation structure that allows you to easily browse the patient section. We encourage you to check it out...

2014-07-10 16:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today released statewide guidelines to address the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain. Governor Corbett directed the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health to establish the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain...

2014-07-10 16:21:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today announced two contests to foster the goals of Kids in Nature, a department-wide effort to introduce more families to outdoor adventures. "As part of our Kids in Nature program, we will be offering contests designed to draw families to Pennsylvania's state parks and state forestlands," Ferretti said. "Running simultaneously over the next several...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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