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2014-07-07 08:24:32

CARNEGIE, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is summer concert season and you can join in the fun while supporting needy kids and seniors. Enjoy a throwback evening with Pittsburgh's hottest cover band, "Totally 80s" www.totes80s.com and help clothe needy seniors and children with new winter outerwear through The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Project Bundle-Up. Totally 80s has slated a benefit concert for Saturday, July 26th at Jergel's Rhythm Grille, located at 103 Slade...

2014-07-07 08:24:02

READING, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) is completing work on a new 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line, and rebuilding another, that connect substations between Reading and Muhlenberg Township in Berks County. The $9.2 million project includes building almost five miles of new transmission line and rebuilding more than four miles of an existing circuit. Overall, more than...

2014-07-07 08:23:57

GREENSBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties. "These infrastructure investments in Armstrong County will help us continue to provide reliable service to our customers," said David W. McDonald, president of West Penn Power. "In addition to...

2014-07-07 08:23:54

CITGO Marketer Sponsors Erie Bike Rally to Help Local Homeless Shelter ERIE, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Country Fair, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum have teamed up to support the eighth annual Roar on the Shore charitable bike rally hosted by the Manufacturer and Business Association. Taking place July 16-20 in Erie, Pa., Roar brings together more than 100,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation to experience the best of the Great Lakes...

2014-07-07 08:20:26

World's 5-Star Airline Celebrates Dallas/Fort Worth Launch WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Qatar Airways' newest destination, Dallas/Fort Worth, the airline has introduced the "Hang My Hat" social media contest. The contest which will run from July 7 to September 1, 2014, offers the Grand Prize Winner two tickets from Qatar Airways newest gateway to any Qatar Airways' global destination, onboard the World's Best Business Class (Skytrax). Celebrating Qatar...

2014-07-05 20:20:23

BERWICK, Pa., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday (7/5). Operators conservatively shut down the unit June 25 based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few turbine blades developed small cracks. As with past turbine inspections, plant staff found that the data accurately reflected the status of the blades...

2014-07-03 23:01:07

The Firm is representing a number of Risperdal lawsuit clients in the Pennsylvania litigation who allegedly developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) due to their use of the atypical antipsychotic drug. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) that allege the atypical antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia (male breast growth) in men and boys continue to move forward in a mass tort proceeding underway in Pennsylvania’s...

2014-07-02 23:09:48

Injured veterans from Canada, the United States and Denmark will reach Washington, D.C. July 4 as the 766-mile, 16 day inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge bicycle and hand cycle ride from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports concludes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Injured veterans from Canada, the United States and Denmark are riding Pennsylvania’s and Maryland’s scenic byways to America’s capital this week as the 766-mile, 16 day inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge from...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...

2014-07-02 23:03:02

CDS announced two back to back eDiscovery CLEs to be held on Thursday, July 24 at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia, PA. The sessions include "eDiscovery Cost-Shifting & Taxation of Costs" and "Leveraging Technology Assisted Review (TAR)." (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Complete Discovery Source, ranked number one in eDiscovery by the National Law Journal, announced two back to back eDiscovery CLEs to be held on Thursday, July 24 at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia, PA...


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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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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