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2015-05-04 12:22:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 36 Pennsylvania counties to control

2014-10-02 16:28:23

The Congressman helped secure $17 million in TIGER grant funding that supported the project; He will join the City of Philadelphia and Schuylkill River Development Corporation to officially open the

2014-05-30 12:23:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plans for fun on the Schuylkill River -- from canoes and kayaks slicing though headwaters to leisurely tube floats in urban environs

2014-05-12 23:03:17

Just in time for summer, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has announced the opening of a new water storage system adjacent to the Manayunk Canal: the Venice Island Water Storage Basin Upgrade.

2014-01-07 16:21:01

Schuylkill River Greenway Association to Receive $10,000 Leadership Grant HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.