Latest Presque Isle Bay Stories

2010-04-27 11:41:00

May 1 Event to Offer Educational, Recreational Opportunities HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With its expansive backdrop of unique and abundant natural resources and its distinction as a National Natural Landmark, Presque Isle State Park in Erie County will host a salute to nature during the Wild Resource Festival on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The festival will be held at the Tom Ridge Environmental Education Center and will feature a variety of hands-on,...

2009-08-27 13:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed the following bills into law: Senate Bill 366 makes changes to the Judicial Code bringing it in line with the state Constitution for situations when bail can be denied. Under this bill, judges can deny bail for offenses when the maximum sentence is life imprisonment or when only imprisonment will guarantee public safety. Senate Bill 574 extends the Fish Fund restricted account funded by Lake Erie...

2008-09-12 12:00:18

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116; Neil Weaver of the Department of Environmental Protection, +1-717-787-1323 HARRISBURG, Pa.,Sept.12/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--With increasing pressures on Pennsylvania's 120 miles of coastline and other areas within the state's two coastal zones, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced new investments today that will clean and protect these areas for the public's enjoyment. "Our coastal zones...

2008-07-30 12:00:36

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Freda Tarbell of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, +1-814-332-6816 Boaters, Anglers Asked to Help Keep Invasives Out of Local Waters ERIE, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 30 representatives of local, state and federal agencies and community groups boarded boats and headed for Eries Presque Isle Bay today to measure their response capabilities should an aquatic, non-native species invade the Great Lakes. More than 180...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.