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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.

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.

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.

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 here in search of a...

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.

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.

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...

2010-11-09 13:09:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort is excited to welcome the table-flipping star of Bravo TV's The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice, on Saturday, January 22.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.