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CONSOL Energy Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Tender Offer for its 8.00% Senior Notes Due 2017

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. more»

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of FedFirst Financial Corp. In Connection With the Sale of The Company- FFCO

April 15, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of FedFirst Financial Corp ("FedFirst" or the "Company") (Nasdaq –FFCO-News) relating to the proposed...

First Commonwealth Bank Opens Cleveland Business Center

April 15, 2014, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Commonwealth Bank today announced the expansion of its Corpor more»

Directworks to Host Webinar on Supplier Risk Analysis and Management for Manufacturers

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Directworks, a leading provider of direct materials sourcing and supplier management software, will host a webinar entitled "Managing Supplier Risk – A Manufacturer's Conundrum" on April 30, 2014 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm...

Erie Indemnity to host first quarter 2014 conference call and webcast

April 15, 2014

ERIE, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ: ERIE) will host an audio webcast with the financial community to discuss financial results for the first quarter 2014 on Friday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Erie Indemnity will issue a press release reporting...

DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in West Nile Virus Grants

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus (WNV) Control Program Grants to 26 counties.

"These county grants ensure that mosquito populations stay in...

Fitzgerald Toyota Celebrates 25 Years

April 15, 2014, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Company recognized Fitzgerald Toyota on their 25th anniversary in Chambersb more»

Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Certifies More Than $779 Million for Statewide Property Tax Relief

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Budget Secretary Charles B. Zogby today certified that more than $779 million in gaming revenue will be available for property tax relief in 2014.

The 2006 Taxpayer Relief Act established the Property Tax Relief Fund as a...

LGBT Ally James Lange on a Mission to Help Same-Sex Couples Retire Secure

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The difference between a same-sex couple getting mar more»

One Month Remains to Apply for $20,000 in Awards for Nursing Innovation

April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurse educators and practicing nurses are invited to share the ways in which their innovative use of technology has led to better student or patient outcomes for an opportunity to win one of two $10,000 cash awards. Applications are...

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Honors Young Artists for Educating Peers about the Dangers of Underage Drinking

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today recognized 50 winners of the 22nd annual Alcohol Education Poster Contest.

"The poster contest is a great way for parents and teachers to start a...

Pennsylvania General Services Announces Real Estate Property Purchasing Opportunities in Columbia, Elk and Lackawanna Counties

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of General Services today announced that parties interested in purchasing any of the three Pennsylvania armories now for sale are invited to place a bid anytime between now and the bid closing time of 3 p.m....

Google VP Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google Vice President Andrew W. more»

Month-End Portfolio Data Now Available for Federated Investors' Closed-End Funds

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. today announced that monthly fund composition and performance data for Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (NYSE: FTT), Federated Premier Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: FMN) and Federated Premier Intermediate...

Governor Corbett Signs Additional Child Protection Bills

April 15, 2014

AMBLER, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law four pieces of legislation that will further protect Pennsylvania's children from child abuse.

The new laws will expand and further define mandatory reporters and the reporting process,...

Air Products Implements First-Ever Integrated Oxy-Fuel Combustion System for Water Glass Producer in Asia

April 15, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) recently implemented its integrated oxy-fuel combustion system for Oriental Silicas Corporation (OSC) in Taiwan, the first water glass producer in Asia to adopt this innovative combustion technology. The system...

Kuhcoon Launches Facebook Ads Management Mobile App

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- You're traveling, on the go, or busy managing your business. So are we. more»

Franklin Square and GSO to Ring NYSE Opening Bell

April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Square Chairman and CEO Michael C. Forman and members of its management team will ring the opening bell tomorrow morning at the New York Stock Exchange for the listing of its flagship fund, FS Investment Corporation (FSIC). They will...

Mylan Announces Settlement Agreement for First-to-File Generess® Fe

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today confirmed that it and its partner Famy Care Ltd. have entered into a settlement and license agreement with Warner Chilcott Company, LLC, settling the parties' litigation in connection with Mylan's filing of an...

Mylan Launches Generic Lunesta® Tablets

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Eszopiclone Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg and 3 mg, the generic version of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Lunesta®. Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Match 6 Lotto Jackpot-Winning Ticket Worth More Than $5 Million Sold in Montgomery County; Fourth-Largest Prize in Game History

April 15, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After an exciting jackpot run that began late last year, one jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket worth more than $5 million from the April 14 drawing was sold at Weis Markets, 25 W. Germantown Pike, Norristown, Montgomery...

Pennsylvania Deadline to Apply for Working Capital Disaster Loans is May 14

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. more»

Ricoh Selects Winner in Philadelphia Eagles VIP Office Party Contest

April 15, 2014

MALVERN, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation named a winner in its Philadelphia Eagles VIP Office Party contest this week. Liberty Resources, a not-for-profit, consumer-controlled organization that advocates and promotes independent living for all persons...

Sungard Availability Services Appoints Josh Crowe as Chief Technology Officer

April 15, 2014

WAYNE, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, appointed Josh Crowe as chief technology officer. Crowe joins with the mandate to consolidate the...

Destination Maternity® To Partner With Lifestyle Expert And Designer Wendy Bellissimo

April 15, 2014, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DES more»

Kitchen Magic Receives Award Of Excellence From Nazareth Bath Area Chamber Of Commerce

April 15, 2014

NAZARETH, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5, 2014, the Nazareth Bath Area Chamber of Commerce honored Kitchen Magic with its annual Award of Excellence for outstanding success and continued support of the Lehigh Valley community, its local businesses and...

Platinum Advertising Introduces New Midwest Regional Manager

April 15, 2014, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Advertising has announced that Brenda Fish will be joining it more»

Rita's Italian Ice Awards Area Development Agreement for Kansas

April 15, 2014

TREVOSE, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice®, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, now in 23 states, has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the...

Prosonix and Mylan Enter Into Global Licensing Agreement for Generic Versions of Inhaled Respiratory Products Flixotide® and Flovent®

April 15, 2014

OXFORD, England and PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, today announced that it has entered into a global licensing agreement with Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq:...

AmeriServ Financial Reports Earnings For The First Quarter Of 2014

April 15, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AmeriServ Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASRV) reported first quarter 2014 net income available to common shareholders of $877,000, or $0.05 per diluted common share.  Net income available to common shareholders in the first quarter of...

Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Cornell University's Emerging Markets Institute to Advance Access to Academic Research

April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with the Emerging Markets Institute...

Forward! by Unisys Platform Boosts Performance and Predictability for Mission-Critical Applications in Beta Test at JMC Steel Group

April 15, 2014

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that beta-testing of the new Forward!™ by Unisys enterprise computing platform at JMC Steel Group – the largest independent pipe and tube manufacturer in North America –...

Cohera Medical, Inc.® President and CEO, Patrick Daly, Appointed to AdvaMed Board of Directors

April 15, 2014


PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.®, a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Daly, has been appointed to the Advanced...

Unisys Names 2013 Recipients of Diverse Supplier of the Year and Small Business Supplier of the Year Awards

April 15, 2014

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced the recipients of its inaugural Diverse Supplier of the Year Award and Small Business Supplier of the Year Award.

IT services and solutions provider Pinnacle Technical Resources has been named...

Crown Holdings Receives Formal Approval of Mivisa Acquisition

April 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), a global leader in consumer packaging, today announced that the European Commission has formally approved its acquisition of Mivisa Envases, SAU, a leading Spanish manufacturer of two- and three-piece food...

Education Management Corporation to Host Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, May 1

April 14, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ: EDMC), a leading provider of post-secondary education, announced today it will host a conference call at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 1.  Company executives will review financial results for the...

Philadelphia SmartCEO Honors Alarm Capital Alliance's Anastasia Bottos with Executive Management Award

April 14, 2014 SQUARE, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Philadelphi more»

UFCW Urges Support for Rep. Gene DiGirolamo's Modernization Plan

April 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young, IV urged House members to support Representative Gene DiGirolamo's legislation to modernize the state's Wine and Spirits Stores to increase customer convenience and generate significant new...

Ford F-150 Crowned 2014 Champion in the Bracket Showdown

April 14, 2014 FALLS, S.D., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --, one of the fastest-gr more»

Find Beauty In Making A Difference

April 14, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two influential forces in the beauty industry are coming together once again to prove that a little makeup can make a big difference. "QVC and CEW Present Beauty with Benefits" is scheduled to air on QVC Thursday, April 17 at 8 PM...

April 21 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary

April 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today reminded Pennsylvanians that Monday, April 21, is the last day to register to vote for the May 20 primary election. 

In the primary election, voters will nominate candidates...

United Refining Company Announces Second Fiscal Quarter Net Income Of $57 Million And Six Months Results

April 14, 2014

WARREN, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Refining Company, a leading regional refiner and marketer of petroleum products announces operating results for the second fiscal quarter and six month period ended February 28, 2014.

Net income for the fiscal quarter ended February...

Walk to Cure Arthritis Comes to Philadelphia, Pa.

April 14, 2014, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk more»

Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors on Behalf of Philadelphia Crash Victim for Defects in her Chevy Cobalt

April 14, 2014, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shortly after General M more»

Air Products and Enterprise Products Expand Relationship with Hydrogen Off-Gas Processing Agreement

April 14, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leading global hydrogen provider, today announced a long-term agreement with Enterprise Products Operating LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P., that will increase hydrogen...

Niche Releases 25 Best Cities and Neighborhoods for Millennials

April 14, 2014, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Niche (, one of the nation's leading content provide more»

National Search to Recruit New President and CEO for The Pittsburgh Foundation

April 14, 2014

PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Foundation will this month launch a national executive search in its task to recruit a successor to Grant Oliphant, the organization's President and CEO, who was today named as the new President at The Heinz Endowments.


The Heinz Endowments Names Grant Oliphant President

April 14, 2014, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant Oliphant was today named the new President of The Heinz Endowments, one of more»

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Zygo Corporation

April 14, 2014, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims aga more»

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