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3 Inexpensive Summertime Activities to Entertain Your Children

3 Inexpensive Summertime Activities to Entertain Your Children

With summer upon us, parents may find themselves falling back to the same old summer activities to entertain their children: Play-Doh, parks, sidewalk chalk, swimming, sprinklers, and eating popsicles. We’re going to explore 3 popular summertime activities that will not only be fun & exciting for the kids, but also easy on your wallet! 1) UNBREAKABLE BUBBLES […]

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Understanding the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

The dire hurricane predictions for an active 2013 hurricane season overshot the actual number of storms that occurred: thirteen named storms and only two hurricanes. In spite of warm waters off the west coast of Africa that make a nursery for powerful cyclones, most tropical systems dissipated before organizing into storms. This was due to unexpectedly […]

11 Sizzling Grilling Tips for Summer

11 Sizzling Grilling Tips for Summer

Memorial Day officially fires up the summer grilling season. Yet, there’s a number of failed backyard grillardins (grill chefs) who are shaking their tongs at their fire pits, tormented by the inedible slabs of carbonized leather they produce for their family and friends. Fear not, frustrated ones. After consulting — at no small personal expense […]

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Direct Energy Buzz for May 2014

Welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz for May 2014. This month, we’ll be looking at some milestones and developments in Texas energy, taking solar power to the streets, and how Direct Energy will be helping nonprofits become more energy efficient. Texas Wind Reaches New Heights. Texas wind energy set a new record on March 28, 2014, producing […]

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Direct Energy Honors 2014 Harrisburg Volunteer Citizen of the Year

In the award’s third year of existence, Direct Energy and PA Media Group, publishers of The Patriot-News, Pennlive.com, and Central PA Magazine, have selected the 2014 Harrisburg Volunteer Citizen of the Year – Jesse Gantt. He is the founder of The Foundation for Hope, a nonprofit organization that serves Central Pennsylvania and is dedicated to providing support […]