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Scientists Discover New Coral Communities...

Image Caption: A colony of coral from a newly discovered coral community with attached anemones and brittle stars from a site 6 km from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

Tue Jul 29, 2014


New network unites university health care research

Four major health institutions, including Penn State College of Medicine, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network.


Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, Johns Hopkins University

Marine News

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

The Landing School's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has named the 4th President of the Landing School.



Michael A. Obenski, DVM

Born and raised in Hatboro, Pa., Dr. Michael A. Obenski wanted to become a veterinarian at age 11. He accomplished it in 1972 by graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.


Related Topix: Hatboro, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University

Summit County Voice

Environment: More signs of coral damage from BP's 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster

Oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster soiled seafloor corals more than 12 miles from the spill site, Penn State University researchers said after doing a detailed survey of the area.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Motorcycle USA

Rattlesnake National Enduro Results 2014

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Related Topix: Cross Fork, PA, Motorcycles

Penn State nursing professor presents at ADA's 74th Scientific Sessions

Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Miriam Stirl endowed term professor of nutrition, professor of nursing of children, and assistant dean for community engagement, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Penn., presented on the increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes in children at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions in ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health, Pennsylvania State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Five Pennsylvania Congressmen Ask NCAA to Overturn Penn State Sanctions

Five of the 18-member Pennsylvania congressional delegation asked the NCAA to overturn unprecedented sanctions leveled against Penn State University's football program.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Doyle, Representative Charles Dent, Democrat

Susquehanna Chorale hires first executive director

Donald Cramer, 44, of Derry Township, is the Susquehanna Chorale's first executive director in its 33-year history.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania


Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Appoints To Board Of Directors

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to endoplasmic reticulum stress, cell cycle dysregulation, neurodegeneration and apoptosis, today announced the appointment of Donald D. Huffman to the Company's Board of Directors, where he will chair ... (more)


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


The bride is a 1997 graduate of Greater Nanticoke Area School District. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education at King's College and her master's degree at Wilkes University.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wilkes University, Pennsylvania State University, Ocean City, MD

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

Former Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations that Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, architect

Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, of Center City, an architect who served as manager of major building projects in Philadelphia and elsewhere, died Friday, July 18, of sarcoma at Pennsylvania Hospital.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania State University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


Eric and Mary Tencza of Hanover Township announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessyca Renae to Samuel James Siracuse, son of James and Mary Beth Siracuse of Larksville.


Related Topix: Wedding, Larksville, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Pennsylvania State University, University of Scranton

The Bennington Banner

Vermont chestnut stand may hold key to restoration

Tucked out of sight near a well-traveled gravel road are scores of healthy American chestnut trees that could help scientists seeking to restore a species that was nearly wiped out by an invasive fungus.


Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Washington County, VT, Montpelier, VT

Four Awarded Hatfield Township Police 2014 William J. Chapman Memorial Scholarships

The legacy of the late Hatfield Township Police Officer William Chapman lives on in the efforts and intellect of four high school seniors.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA

Port Orchard

Stepping Stones hold grand opening

The educational center plans to work with parents to ensure the best possible education for their child with "Getting Ready for Kindergarten" classes and an "Introduction to Preschool" class held twice a week for 3- and 4-year-olds.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Buenos Aires Herald

Two loves

Torey says: "I spent my year abroad in Brazil with the Rotary Club and when I returned to the US, I met a girl from Argentina and fell in love with her.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Pennsylvania State University

Planned changes to law stir worry

Updates to the state's Right to Know law, including more disclosure requirements for state-related universities such as Pitt and Penn State and curbing the rights of prison inmates to request some information, could be in the works when legislators return to Harrisburg in the fall.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, Lincoln University, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Just Who is Waging the 'War on Science'?

Left-leaning environmentalists, media and academics have long railed against the alleged conservative "war on science."


Related Topix: Global Warming, Opinion