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2014-10-20 12:31:09

The Congressman and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative provided remarks for the 20th anniversary celebration of the joint research venture between Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, helped celebrate the 20(th) anniversary of the Center for Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)--a joint venture between the University of...

2014-10-20 12:24:11

Platform will be used to share updates during major weather events, as well as energy, electrical safety and community information READING, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is expanding its social media presence with the launch of its Facebook page. The new page builds on the company's successful Twitter account, @Penelec, to provide customers with important information related to their electric service. "Social media has become a vital part of...

2014-10-20 08:32:45

Newest VisiGlide 2(TM) Guidewire from Olympus Delivers Precise Handling for Therapeutic Work in Sensitive Anatomy CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, single-use VisiGlide 2 guidewires. Designed for use in endoscopic treatment of the biliary and pancreatic ducts,...

2014-10-18 23:01:41

The Firm is representing numerous Risperdal lawsuit plaintiffs in claims that allege the atypical antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia, or male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) continue to mount in a mass tort litigation now underway in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, 888 product liability claims have been filed in...

2014-10-18 20:21:04

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading specialized hospital network Coordinated Health today announced that its patient services in western Pennsylvania will expand starting on Monday, with the opening of a new Coordinated Health campus at Strykers Crossing Shopping Center at 201 Strykers Road in Phillipsburg. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141018/152953LOGO The new facility will replace Coordinated Health's existing Phillipsburg location, which has been in...

2014-10-17 23:07:38

The Who concert tickets for Philadelphia, PA, at Wells Fargo Center; Pittsburgh, PA, at Consol Energy Center; Newark, NJ, at Prudential Center; New York, NY, at Madison Square Garden; and Boston, MA, at TD Garden are on sale to the general population today. Trusted ticket provider QueenBeeTickets.com is offering a substantial selection of tickets for The Who at fair prices while seats last. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has a wide selection of affordably...

2014-10-17 00:21:16

Program to Provide 435 Free Mammograms While Raising Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer and Project Athena ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in Lehigh Valley, an estimated 435 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and one in eight will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, data extrapolated from reports by the National Cancer Institute's SEER program and the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission....

2014-10-16 23:14:30

Albert Boscov and Carpenter Technology Corp take high honors at annual Alvernia University ceremony. Reading, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 At its annual Presidents Dinner, Alvernia University honors organizations and individuals who have made a significant impact on the university and the surrounding community. This year’s awardees will be recognized Oct. 16, and include Albert and Eunice Boscov (Franciscan Award), Carpenter Technology Corporation (Pro Urbe Award), Meggan (Hannigan)...

2014-10-16 20:30:41

Philadelphia hosts thousands at state's largest annual gathering for women PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If you wait for fear to subside, you're going to be on the sidelines for a very long time," Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America" told a sold-out audience of 8,000 at the 11(th) annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women. "It's important to fight the battle in front of you." Roberts spoke about her recovery from two serious illnesses and...

2014-10-16 16:28:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) invites individuals, public agencies and private organizations to nominate historic properties or locations with statewide or national significance for PHMC's State Historical Marker Program. Historical markers chronicle the state's notable people, places, events, and innovations. The postmark deadline for nominations is Dec. 1, 2014. The State Historical Marker...


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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...

rape2_001_pvd
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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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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