Greensburg


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Greensburg.

1 City (1990 pop. 16,318), seat of Westmoreland co., SW Pa.; settled c.1770, inc. as a city 1928. Located in a coal area, the city manufactures concrete, chemicals, machinery, and metal products. Col. Henry Bouquet defeated (1763) Native Americans near there, opening up W Pennsylvania for settlement. Greensburg (originally New Town) was located midway between Fort Ligonier and Fort Pitt. It became the county seat in 1785. Seton Hill College and a branch of the Univ. of Pittsburgh are there. 2 Town (1990 pop. 1,792), seat of Kiowa co., S Kansas; inc. 1886. Located in a grain and livestock region, the town is notable for its efforts to rebuild according to high energy and environmental design standards in the wake of the 2007 tornado that destroyed much of the town. The world's largest hand-dug well, 109 ft (33 m) deep, dug in 1887–88, is there, as is a half-ton pallasite meteorite found near the town in 1949.
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EERIE SIGHT: Greensburg, main picture and above, looks like Hiroshima after the atom bomb dropped; DESTROYED: Above, a police car and fire trucks lie wrecked in Greensburg while another twister causes havoc, left AP PHOTO/ORLIN WAGNER
Bulldozers have begun to level unstable structures around Greensburg. Crews are spray-painting street names on the asphalt so people know where they are.
The firm said, 'We are excited to open our second location in Greensburg on Lincoln Street.
Southland Steel employs 176 in Greensburg and plans to fill 70 new positions in Amite with an average annual salary of $46,000 plus benefits, a news release said.
Leia Shilobod is the CEO of InTech Solutions, a fast-growing IT services firm based in Greensburg, PA and bestselling author of Cyber Warfare: Protecting Your Business From Total Annihilation.
"This subpoena is no surprise considering the horrific misconduct detailed in the statewide grand jury report," the Greensburg Diocese said in a statement.
Almost all the instances of abuse occurred too long ago for prosecution, save for two priests: John Sweeney of Greensburg pleaded guilty, and charges are pending against David Poulson of Erie.
Schroeder stated, "We are extremely pleased to welcome the Columbus and Greensburg customers and employees to German American.
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, a subsidiary of Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC), is investing USD32.5m in its Greensburg facility.
Mary Parish which is under the Greensburg diocese in Pennsylvania where he has been on mission since 2017.
In 2007, a tornado swept across the town of Greensburg, Kansas, destroying all the buildings and homes in its path.
I live in neighboring Kiowa County where an EF5 tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg in 2007.

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