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Frost & Sullivan honors Ricoh at 2014 CIO Impact Awards Gala

April 7, 2014

MALVERN, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation was named a top winner at the CIO Impact Awards earlier this year. Frost & Sullivan recognized recipients of the CIO Impact Awards Best-in-Class, Technology Partner, and CIO Game-Changer honors, at an awards...

Pump-n-Pantry and Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Kick-Off Trout Fishing Season

April 7, 2014

MONTROSE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Retailer Pump-n-Pantry is partnering with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) to thank loyal customers and to keep trout anglers coming back. On April 12, the opening day of trout fishing season, 17 Pump-n-Pantry...

CMU Selects Farnam Jahanian, Accomplished Scientist and Successful Entrepreneur, as VP of Research

April 7, 2014, April 7, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon Univers more»

Down With Decibels Movement Urges A+D Community to "Restore the Silence"

April 7, 2014 FORGE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Failing grades. Lost productivity. Interrupted rest. more»

Gateway Engineers Mark 60 Years Of Service With New Website

April 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating their 60th anniversary, Gateway Engineers – a full-service civil engineering and surveying company – today unveiled a new corporate website (

Since 1954 Gateway Engineers has pushed the envelope...

If you purchased shell eggs or egg products produced in the United States directly from any producer from January 1, 2000 through February 28, 2014, you could be a Class Member in a proposed class action settlement.

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Weinstein Kitchenoff & Asher LLC regarding the In re Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation.

Legal NoticeIf you purchased shell eggs or egg products produced in the United States...

Si usted compró huevos o productos derivados del huevo producidos en Estados Unidos directamente de un productor entre el 1 de enero de 2000 y el 28 de febrero de 2014, podría ser Miembro de Clase en una propuesta de acuerdo de acción de clase

April 7, 2014

FILADELFIA, Pensilvania, 7 de abril de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La siguiente declaración la da a conocer Weinstein Kitchenoff & Asher LLC con respecto a la causa Litigio sobre Antimonopolio de Productos Procesados Derivados del Huevo.

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Rita's Italian Ice Introduces STARBURST® Orange Italian Ice

April 7, 2014, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over more»

Kennametal CEO Addresses Misconceptions about Manufacturing; Calls for New Understanding as Industrial Technology

April 7, 2014

LATROBE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso addresses misconceptions about manufacturing careers and challenges the industry to rebrand what it means to be a manufacturer today in a Manufacturing Engineering...

Susquehanna Growth Equity Announces Addition To Its Team

April 7, 2014 CYNWYD, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE) is pleased to announce the more»

Federal and International Agencies Address Intellectual Property Theft

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts from U.S. Patent & Trade Office (USPTO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Office of Intellectual Property Rights (OIPR) will address IP protection, enforcement...

Sobi Becomes Market Authorisation Holder For Xiapex in Europe

April 7, 2014

STOCKHOLM and CHESTERBROOK, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced  that Sobi became the Market Authorisation Holder (MAH) for Xiapex® (collagenase clostridium...

International collaboration advances gene therapy for Friedreich's ataxia

April 6, 2014

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) is pleased to recognize the ground-breaking gene-therapy research of FARA-funded scientist Dr. Hélène Puccio. In the current online issue of Nature...

Fattah to Address American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

April 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will address scholars, researchers, and education policy advocates this Sunday, April 6 at the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) annual meeting in Philadelphia. Fattah will headline...

Everett Says Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Rulings to Benefit Electric Customers

April 5, 2014

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) finalized new rules this week that reduces the time it takes for consumers to change electric suppliers. more»

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems Inc. - MRCY

April 4, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems, Inc. ("Mercury" or the "Company") (Nasdaq –MRCY).

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces investigation of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC - OZM

April 4, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that is investigating potential claims against certain officers and directors of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC ("Och-Ziff Capital" or the "Company") (NYSE: OZM).

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Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-Grade Student Poster Contest

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Third-grader Hannah Hulton of Octorara Elementary in Chester County will be presented a $500 prize for winning first place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association's (PDA) 2014 National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM)...

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Finalists for 2015 Teacher of the Year

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the 13 educators who have been selected as finalists for Pennsylvania's 2015 Teacher of the Year:

Crystal Brooks, Ridley School District, Delaware County;
James Ciccarelli, Rose Tree...

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Announces 2014 PA Women Veterans Symposium

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania female service members and veterans of all military branches and components are invited to attend the PA Women Veterans Symposium slated for June 6-8, 2014, at the Wyndham Grand Hotel, Pittsburgh, Allegheny...

The Heinz Family Foundation Honors Recipients of the 19th Heinz Awards

April 4, 2014, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heinz Awards, established by Teresa Heinz and the Heinz more»

Congressmen Smith, Fattah Announce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Alzheimer's Research and Int'l Action Plan

April 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pain and helplessness of those suffering from the ravages of Alzheimer's disease (AD)—a fatal, degenerative condition for which there is currently no cure nor any effective treatment— is the basis for a bipartisan bill...

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces Quarterly Report on Public Enforcement Orders

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Banking and Securities issued nine public enforcement orders during the first quarter of 2014. Final orders included fines, assessments and repaid costs of $277,396.17, including:

Six Consent Agreements and...

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Act 13 Impact Fee Revenues To Surpass $630 Million; Majority of Funds Directed Toward Community Investments

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that since 2012, Act 13 will generate more than $630 million through 2014 through an impact fee assessed on unconventional natural gas wells.  The majority of Act 13 funds are directly...

First Commonwealth to Host First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

April 4, 2014, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Commonwealth Financi more»

Fattah Statement on March Jobs Report

April 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, released the following statement on the March jobs numbers...

Infradapt Awarded as the 2014 PEPPM Contract Holder for Digium® IP Telephony

April 4, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infradapt announced that it has been awarded the 2014 PEPPM contract holder for Digium® Telecommunication products. PEPPM is a cooperative purchasing program for schools, universities, and other public agencies. Infradapt has extended its...

Mission Kids Hosts 6th Annual Mission Possible Fundraiser

April 4, 2014

EAST NORRITON, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Kids, a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center in Montgomery County, PA, which eases the criminal justice process for abused children while helping them heal from abuse, is holding its 6th Annual Mission Possible...

Werner is Official Ladder of the NCAA® Men's Basketball Championship

April 4, 2014

GREENVILLE, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner announced today that it will again partner with the NCAA® to provide a custom stepladder for the student-athletes and coaches during the net-cutting ceremony of the NCAA Men's Championship Game hosted in North Texas on April...

The India Fund, Inc. Announces Expiration And Preliminary Results Of Cash Tender Offer

April 4, 2014, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The India Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IFN; th more»

Escalon® Medical Corp. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Sonomed Escalon VuPad™

April 4, 2014, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. more»

Prom Time Feature: Should Parents Of Tanning Teens Ask More Questions About Drinking, Drugs, Sex, And Suicide?

April 4, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With prom season just around the corner, many high school students are starting to think about dresses, tuxes, and dinner arrangements. Some may even be planning indoor tanning sessions to get the perfect bronze for those memorable...

Thomson Reuters and the Children's Tumor Foundation Collaborate to Find a Cure for Neurofibromatosis through Unique Disease Pathway Maps

April 4, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced an expansion of its partnership with the Children's Tumor Foundation...

Stream TV Networks Teams With SGO At NAB 2014

April 3, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream TV Networks, Inc. is pleased to announce its revolutionary Ultra-D™ glasses-free 3D technology will be demonstrated in the SGO booth (SL9021) at the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB 2014) in Las Vegas, April 7-10,...

Everett to Address Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads Meeting

April 3, 2014

MUNCY – The Central Pennsylvania Sleds and Treads (CPAST) organization will host Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) as part of its April meeting for a discussion of the Pennsylvania Recreational Use of Land and Water Act (RULWA). The focus will be on House Bill 544, which proposes to include snowmobiling, all-terrain vehicle use and motorcycling to the list of activities covered under state law.

Lima One Capital announced plans to expand to Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

April 3, 2014, S.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TODAY, LIMA ONE CAPITAL ANNOUNCED PLANS TO more»

We Feel Your Pain! Zippo Launches Virtual Support System for Owners of Lost Lighters

April 3, 2014

BRADFORD, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the thousands of messages received from forlorn owners of lost Zippo lighters, the eponymous maker of iconic windproof lighters today announces the launch of Through this new online community consumers can...

Pennsylvania DEP's Live Webcast of Peregrine Falcon Banding Set for May 13

April 3, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Game Commission today invited students, teachers and non-formal educators to tune in for the annual Peregrine falcon banding event during a live webcast on Tuesday, May...

United States PTO Rejects Teva's '808 Patent Reissue Application on Copaxone® for the Second Time

April 3, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (the "PTO") issued a final office action rejecting Teva's application seeking a reissue of U.S. Patent No. 5,800,808 (the "'808 Patent"), which was...

XL Group and ProHost USA Partner to Offer Package Insurance Program to Restaurant Industry

April 3, 2014

EXTON, Pennsylvania, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group and insurance program administrator ProHost USA today announced a new underwriting agreement to provide a packaged insurance solution specifically designed for fine dining and family restaurants. 

According to Quinnon...

The Frick Pittsburgh Announces First Niagara Presents First Fridays at the Frick 2014 Summer Concert Series

April 3, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of Pittsburgh's most popular and enduring summertime events begins its 20th season on June 6, 2014. First Niagara Presents First Fridays at the Frick, the annual outdoor musical performance series, takes place on the first...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Relocated Store at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh, PA

April 3, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store this week at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh, PA (830 Providence Boulevard). DICK'S will be...

S&T Bancorp to Webcast First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

April 3, 2014, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bancorp, Inc. more»

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of the Board of Directors of Anixter International Inc. - AXE

April 3, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Anixter International Inc. ("Anixter" or the "Company") (NYSE: AXE).

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