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2013-10-17 23:27:00

The Kiski School is celebrating the opening of its Carroll “Beano” Cook '49 Outdoor Athletic Center, The Donald H. Jones Athletic Stadium, and the Orr Track and Field. Saltsburg, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A special ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at halftime of The Kiski School's Varsity football game which begins at 2 pm. In addition, the first class of candidates will be announced into the new Kiski Sports Hall of Fame. Carroll H....

2011-08-01 11:46:00

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students across Pennsylvania are set to blast off into an out-of-this-world summer learning experience at the Summer of Innovation camps courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) grant funding. The Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) has been selected as one of nine organizations nationwide to implement NASA's Summer of Innovation (SoI) education program. In its second year, the initiative engages...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.