The present form of the Allegheny County Seal was decreed by the Pennsylvania Legislature more than 100 years ago, and the colonial emblems have remained, taking on new significance.
Penn State entomologist, Steve Jacobs, offers insight and options for keeping this nuisance at bay.
Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by gas or charcoal grill fires. (Source: CPSC) Summertime should be a time of fun and making happy memories. Knowing a few fire safety tips and following safety instructions will help everyone have a safe summer.
Summer is the season when home gardeners are busy with planting, weeding, watering and harvesting. Let the Allegheny County - Master Gardeners assist with answers to your gardening questions.
Plants not performing as you would like, vegetables not as tasty as last year, maybe it's your soil! Contact your Allegheny County Extension Office or stop in to purchase your Soil Test Kit/s.
Luke LaBorde Ph.D., Associate Professor-Department of Food Science announced that the statewide Penn State Home Food Preservation blog is up and running.