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Thomson Reuters Study Suggests Global Imbalance in Diabetes Research Funding

April 23, 2014, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomso more»

Santander To Open New Branches In Philadelphia

April 23, 2014

BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Bank, N.A. announced today that it will open three new branches in Philadelphia to support growth in the region.

Expansion of the branch network is part of a $200 million investment program in infrastructure to enhance customer...

AFTD Creates Website for Kids Dealing with Rare Dementia

April 23, 2014, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Isolation, confusion and fear characterize the expe more»

ChemImage Sensor Systems Presents on Shortwave Targeted Agile Raman Robot for Explosive Detection at SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing 2014

April 23, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) announces that Nathaniel R. Gomer, Ph.D, Senior Scientist will be presenting innovative results of the company's work on a robot-deployed Raman system for detecting and identifying explosives at the SPIE...

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Cbeyond, Inc.

April 23, 2014, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against more»

MaaS360 Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories

April 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiberlink, an IBM company, today announced that MaaS360 is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards in two categories: Best IT Support/Support Services Solution and Best Security Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards...

AMI Introduces New Continental Jukebox

April 23, 2014, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMI Entertainment Network, the global leader in on-premise digital entertainment, is happy t more»

Just Listed!

April 23, 2014


Just Listed is a semi-annual feature of Pennsylvania’s Cultural Resources that were recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. more»

CarCharging, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, and Department of Environmental Protection Partner to Provide Electric Vehicle Charging Services

April 23, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (CarCharging) (OTCQB: CCGI), the largest owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that drivers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike can now recharge their electric cars at the service...

Crown Holdings Completes Mivisa Acquisition

April 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), a global leader in consumer packaging, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mivisa Envases, SAU, a leading Spanish manufacturer of two- and three-piece food cans and ends, from certain...

Brandwidth Solutions Garners Four DxMA Creative Communications Awards for Clients

April 23, 2014

LANSDALE, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandwidth Solutions L.L.C., a branding and marketing firm with expertise in diagnostics and other biomedical markets, received three first place Creative Communications Awards and a second place award at the annual DxMA Global...

IPR International Attains VMware vCloud® Powered Validation

April 23, 2014, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IPR International, a premier Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) p more»

First Resource Bank Announces First Quarter Results

April 23, 2014

EXTON, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Resource Bank (OTC Bulletin Board: FRSB) announced net income for the three months ended March 31, 2014 was $295,749 as compared to $291,181 for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 and net income of $239,704 for the quarter ended March...

Wabtec Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Earnings; 1Q EPS of 83 Cents, Up 15 Percent

April 23, 2014

WILMERDING, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported record results for the 2014 first quarter, including the following:

First quarter sales were a record $695 million, 13 percent higher than the year-ago quarter, due mainly to growth in the...

Mastech Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results:

April 23, 2014, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

20% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth from Continuing Operations; more»

TE Connectivity Reports Strong Second Quarter Earnings

April 23, 2014, Switzerland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. more»

Air Products Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results

April 23, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Second Quarter Highlights

EPS of $1.32 within guidance despite adverse weather impacts
Latest world-scale hydrogen plant onstream in U.S. Gulf Coast
World-class high purity nitrogen plant onstream in Tainan Science Industrial Park,...

S3 Group Announces Expansion in North America and Enhancements to Automated Service Validation Functionality

April 23, 2014

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its inaugural North American StormTest® User Group Conference, S3 Group, a global leader at enhancing the performance and service readiness of video platforms across connected devices, presented the latest functionality for its automated...

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Meadville

April 23, 2014, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Meadville, bring more»

Muncy Resident Displaying Pottery and Ceramic Art in Everett Harrisburg Office

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG -- Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said his Harrisburg office is hosting a display of pottery and ceramic art by Muncy artist Kathy Sterngold. The office is located in Room 430, Irvis Office Building in the state Capitol complex.

Unilife Responds to Malicious Blogs

April 22, 2014

YORK, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS) today issued a response on behalf of its shareholders in relation to a series of malicious blogs containing false and misleading information published over recent months by...

MSA Announces First Quarter Results

April 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today reported results for the first quarter of 2014.

Quarterly Summary

Order activity and backlog are at healthy levels heading into the second quarter.
Revenue from continuing...

Baker Says April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month in PA

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga), chairman of the House Health Committee, is spreading the word that April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness and Prevention Month in Pennsylvania. Baker co-sponsored legislation approved in the House of Representatives on April 2 officially designating the month.

Echo Therapeutics Comments on Proxy Contest by Platinum Management (NY) LLC

April 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a medical device company developing its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, today commented on the recent proxy statement filings made with the...

Unisys Announces First-Quarter 2014 Financial Results

April 22, 2014

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $53.5 million, or a loss of $1.15 per diluted share, which included $19.3 million of pension expense. In the first quarter of 2013 the company reported a net loss...

Snyder's of Hanover Invites Consumers to Join the National Pretzel Day Celebration

April 22, 2014, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snyder's of Hanover is bringing the cr more»

Rice Energy Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call for May 13, 2014

April 22, 2014, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. more»

Dr. Elena Volfson, MD, MPH is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors® for Haverford, PA region in 2013

April 22, 2014, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connol more»

Heartbleed: Analysis, Thoughts, and Actions

April 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join technical staff from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Codenomicon for a free live-streamed online panel discussion on the impact of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability Friday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m....

Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association Honors Bill Adams with 2014 Inventor of the Year Award

April 22, 2014, Pa, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Pittsburgh I more»

State Museum Opens Special Exhibit "A Fondness for Birds: Pennsylvania's Alexander Wilson"

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania will open the special exhibit "A Fondness for Birds:  Pennsylvania's Alexander Wilson," to the public on Friday, May 16, 2014. Hailed as the first artist-writer to scientifically capture and...

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces $41.7 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 12 Counties

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $41.7 million in 13 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 12 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority...

Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. Announces First Quarter Distribution And Reporting Dates

April 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL," "Atlas Pipeline," or the "Partnership") today announced the Board of Directors of APL has approved the 2014 first quarter distribution and management has set a date and time to provide further...

XL Group and PSMJ Resources Unveil Free, On-Demand Webinar Series to Help Architects and Engineers Improve Performance and Minimize Risks

April 22, 2014

EXTON, Pennsylvania and NEWTON, Massachusetts, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help architectural and engineering firms enhance their business performance and minimize professional liability risks,  XL Group's Design Professional team, which offers professional liability insurance...

17 Independent Retailers Band Together to Form UNITED Tire & Service

April 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the launch of UNITED Tire & Service. This group of 17 independent tire stores in the Delaware Valley is uniting against the big box retailers and national tire dealers. By joining forces, this group...

William S. Demchak Succeeds James E. Rohr as PNC Chairman

April 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) board of directors has elected William S. Demchak its chairman effective today. Demchak succeeds James E. Rohr, who announced his retirement plans in February 2013.

Demchak is now...

April 29 State Fleet Auction to Feature More Than 360 vehicles

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 360 vehicles will be auctioned off when the commonwealth holds its second state fleet auction on Tuesday, April 29 at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction, 488 Firehouse Road, Grantville, Dauphin County at 10 a.m. ...

Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule

April 22, 2014

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its first quarter earnings release and investor conference:



Prepárate Para un Dulce Verano con la Promoción de Hershey's S'mores a la Parrilla

April 22, 2014

HERSHEY, Pensilvania, 22 de abril de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hershey's S'mores le está ayudando a familias a prepararse para un dulce verano, al ofrecer más de 1,000 incentivos para disfrutar momentos de felicidad con un juego de premios al instante de...

Get Ready for a Sweet Summer with Hershey's S'mores Grilling Promotion

April 22, 2014

HERSHEY, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hershey's S'mores is helping families prepare for a sweet summer this year, offering more than 1,000 incentives to enjoy moments of simple happiness through its instant-win S'mores summer-grilling promotion.

"For many Latino families,...

Republic First Bancorp, Inc. Completes $45 Million Private Placement Of Its Common Stock

April 22, 2014, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic First Bancorp, Inc. more»

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Awards 111 Grants for Environmental Education and Stewardship

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is awarding $309,626 in environmental education grants to 111 schools, universities, non-profit organizations and conservation districts across Pennsylvania.

"Each year, these...

DCNR Launches Kids in Nature to Engage Children in Learning About Natural Resources, Playing Outdoors

April 22, 2014

DRUMS, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti at Nescopeck State Park today unveiled Kids in Nature, renewing a focus on getting Pennsylvania's families to spend more time enjoying the outdoors.


Synergis Education Announces Expanded Partnership with Gwynedd Mercy University

April 22, 2014

PHOENIX, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Synergis Education, a premium educational services provider, has signed an extended partnership agreement with Gwynedd Mercy University (GMercyU).  Under the new expanded contract, Synergis will now provide services for all on-ground...

Lockton Adds Cyber Risk Management Expert

April 22, 2014, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton announced Shannon Groeber has joined its Philadelphia operation as Se more»

Governor Corbett Issues Proclamation Celebrating April 22, 2014, as "Earth Day"

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 22, 2014 as "Earth Day" in Pennsylvania.  This year's celebration marks the 44th anniversary of the first Earth Day, a movement which elevated the nation's...

Greenphire Releases New Visual Analytics Features for eClinicalGPS

April 22, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenphire, the leading provider of payment technologies for the clinical trials industry, today announced the release of new visual analytics functionality for its eClinicalGPS technology. The new functionality is designed to...

Shawn Good Joins Cohen & Grigsby as Senior Policy Manager

April 22, 2014, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsb more»

PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth More Than $610,000 Sold in Luzerne County

April 22, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth more than $610,000 was among 51,821 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Monday, April 21, drawing.

Sold in Luzerne County, the ticket correctly...

Penske Truck Leasing Repeats as U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award Winner

April 22, 2014, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Leasing has been named a more»

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