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2014-08-28 23:02:25

Pittsburgh- based Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition have established a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness and goal planning for competitive young athletes, scholastic athletes and their families across western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition announced today a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness...

2014-08-25 23:11:46

Pittsburgh, PA Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief Operating Officer since 1998. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief...

2014-08-11 08:23:39

CANONSBURG, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) today reported second quarter 2014 financial and operational results, provided updated basis differential information, and updated full year 2014 guidance. Second Quarter Highlights

2014-07-17 16:22:01

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fayette County Cultural Trust announced today that the FirstEnergy Foundation plans to donate $100,000 to help fund economic development activities in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. The grant - $25,000 per year over four years beginning in 2014 - will be used to help redevelop the Connellsville downtown area and provide assistance to local small businesses. "We greatly appreciate the generous support from the FirstEnergy Foundation,...

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...

2014-06-24 12:30:33

The Tower at PNC Plaza Reflects PNC's Continued Leadership in Green Building PITTSBURGH, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today celebrated the topping off of its new global headquarters, The Tower at PNC Plaza. Officials, labor dignitaries, construction workers, PNC's employees and project partners gathered to sign the final steel beam before it was placed atop the building structure. The 33-story, 800,000-square foot tower is...

2014-06-06 12:26:42

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it has been recognized as on the region's healthiest employers by the Pittsburgh Business Times. MSA, employing more than 1,300 people in the Pittsburgh region, was recognized with the Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award for its commitment to...

2014-05-22 20:21:56

PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 50th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. Winners and finalists of the 2014 Golden Quills are: Spot/Breaking News, Radio Winner: KDKA Staff,...

2014-05-15 20:22:43

Nominees in Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties Recognized For Student Talent in the Arts MIDLAND, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 21, the 20(th) Annual Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. These awards recognize individual artistry and honor the dedication and professionalism of students and educators and their schools' commitment to performing arts education. Nominations for awards for...

2014-04-22 00:20:53

- Tour Kicks Off Thursday, July 31 - LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Of Leon announced a third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining the Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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