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2011-07-29 12:58:00

LONG POND, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Pocono Raceway prepares for the upcoming Pennsylvania 500 Sprint Cup Series, select Walmart stores near the Pocono Raceway will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting August 3. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR - Aug. 3 - 6 from 11 a.m. to 5...

2011-06-29 12:55:00

Visitors Urged to Heed Parking Restrictions LEHIGHTON, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is preparing for another very busy holiday weekend at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County. "Our crowds exceeded the capacity of our parking lots on Memorial Day weekend, and with the anticipated nice weather for the upcoming weekend, we are expecting a similar situation this Sunday and Monday," Park Manager Kevin Koflanovich said....

2011-06-23 09:58:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities is seeking public comment on possible routes for a new power line as part of a six-year project to improve electric service for homes and businesses in northeast Pennsylvania and the Poconos, the company said Thursday (6/23). "These improvements will ensure that people living and working in the region have a safe and reliable supply of electricity," said David Bonenberger, general manager-Transmission Operations. "This...

2011-06-01 14:50:00

LONG POND, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Pocono Raceway prepares for the upcoming Pocono 500 Sprint Cup Series, select Walmart stores near the Pocono Raceway will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting June 8. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR - on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday,...

2011-05-16 12:58:00

HAWLEY, Pa., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Somewhere in the depths of Lake Wallenpaupack a largemouth bass, walleye or a rainbow trout may be swimming with a $1 million tag and waiting for a juicy worm as part of the nationwide "Wanna' Go Fishing for Millions?" contest sponsored by Cabela's®, a leading outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor equipment. "Lake Wallenpaupack is a popular destination for anglers throughout the year, and now they have another reason to come...

2011-04-11 08:49:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Halo Group, a New York based branding and marketing communications agency, launches today a multi-million dollar rebranding advertising campaign "It's Mountain Time" for legendary Pocono escape Mount Airy Casino Resort, redefining the picturesque mountain retreat. Bringing the spirit of the brand to life, the new creative campaign features a surprise, humans interacting with local animals sharing the mountain getaway experience. "In a category...

2011-04-08 14:27:00

MT. POCONOS, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 11, Mount Airy Casino Resort will reveal a brand new $5.6 million multi-medium advertising campaign, which focuses on the property's unique location in the picturesque Poconos Mountains. Themed "It's Mountain Time," the campaign stakes claim to Mount Airy Casino Resort's setting and leverages this valuable equity. The print and broadcast ads feature animals that are charming, and represent the hospitality aspect of the property...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

Pocono Mountains and Hudson Valley Media Groups have joined forces to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings and ideas to help you transform your life and your environment. Middletown, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 The race is on to save planet earth! That's why Pocono Mountains and Hudson Valley Media Groups have joined forces to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings and...

2011-02-09 10:13:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A six-year project to improve electric service for homes and businesses in northeast Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains was announced Wednesday (2/9) by PPL Electric Utilities. "Existing electrical facilities in the area are no longer adequate to serve customer needs," said Gregory N. Dudkin, senior vice president of operations for PPL Electric Utilities. "By making these improvements, we will ensure that people living and working in the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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