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2014-09-04 16:24:15

The Grammy Award-Winning Band to Perform Live from the Multimedia Retailer WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Train, the San Francisco hitmakers behind three Grammy Awards, are performing live at QVC Friday, September 5 at 5PM (ET) during the "Train: Q Sessions Live(®)" broadcast. The hour-long broadcast will showcase songs from their new album, Bulletproof Picasso, as well as celebrated hits from past albums. Viewers will have the opportunity to order Train's new...

2014-09-04 12:22:42

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's...

2014-09-04 12:22:26

--Oxford Development Company's 350 Fifth Avenue Offers Adaptable Design, Sustainable Building Operations -- PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 20-story, multi-tenant office building in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh is giving companies around the world an opportunity to become part of the evolution of Urban Genius design. Developed for two signature tenants in one distinctive building, 350 Fifth Avenue is pursuing LEED® Silver Certification and features wide-open...

2014-09-04 08:30:49

ZephyrLIFE(TM) Technology from Covidien Powers Geneia's Remote Patient Monitoring Solution for the Home HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia® today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership with Covidien to help improve the health of and reduce the costs for chronically ill patients. Covidien has agreed to provide Geneia with rights to sell its ZephyrLIFE remote patient monitoring solutions in designated markets to monitor patients with heart disease,...

2014-09-04 08:30:46

Pennsylvania physicians say beating it begins with communications HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases. And, it's one of those things that men cringe about. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show increasing risk as men age from their 50s into their 60s and then 70s. With the exception of skin cancer, the CDC says prostate cancer is the most common...

2014-09-03 23:13:42

Fast growing media agency selected in competitive review for prestigious account Blue Bell, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 MayoSeitz Media has been selected as the media Agency of Record (AOR) for Wharton Executive Education effective immediately. MayoSeitz Media will be responsible for the media strategy, placement and oversight in support of the Wharton Executive Education program. “After a thorough process and evaluation of top media agencies, we chose MayoSeitz Media because of the...

2014-09-03 23:10:45

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based InventHelp is working to submit the Goody Booty Wash to companies in the hopes of a good faith evaluation. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Using toilet paper to clean your behind after going to the bathroom is not only uncomfortable and often ineffective, but it’s wasteful. "This inspired me to design a better way to make sure everything is clean and sanitary back there," said an inventor from Brooklyn, N.Y. The Goody Booty Wash...

2014-09-03 23:06:15

Roll Off Dumpster Direct introduces instant dumpster rental quote system to North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Paoli, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Roll Off Dumpster Direct, a Pennsylvania-based dumpster rental company, now offers instant dumpster rental quotes and ordering to customers across eight states along the east coast of the United States (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia). Company...

2014-09-03 16:22:35

Owners of Swimming Pools and Home Heating Oil Tanks Should Take Caution HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autumn is less than a month away and DEP would like to remind citizens about important precautions to take as they are closing their pools and filling their home heating oil tanks. Pool wastewater, if not disposed of properly, can contaminate local waterways, while poorly maintained home heating oil tanks can leak. When chlorinated water is drained from a swimming...

2014-09-03 12:37:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is a leading state in the use of technology to better serve citizens, save money and achieve policy goals, according to the Center for Digital Government's 2014 Digital States Survey. Pennsylvania is among five states that earned a grade of A-. Pennsylvania also was recognized for outstanding performance in the health and human services (4th place) and finance, administration, procurement and human resource management...


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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 fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.