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INVESTOR ALERT - Rockwood Holdings, Inc.: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Investigates the Sale of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. - ROC

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC) ("Rockwood") in connection with the sale of the Company to Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB).

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Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results, Increases 2014 Full Year Earnings Guidance And Announces Share Repurchase Program

July 24, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its reported net income attributable to UHS was $151.7 million, or $1.51 per diluted share, during the second quarter of 2014 as compared to $151.8 million, or $1.53...

Atlas Energy, L.P. Increases Distribution To $0.49 For The Second Quarter 2014

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ATLS) today declared an increased quarterly distribution for the second quarter 2014 of $0.49 per common unit, or $1.96 per common unit on an annualized basis.  This $0.49 per common unit distribution represents...

Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. Increases Monthly Distribution To $0.1966 For June 2014

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ARP) today declared an increased monthly distribution for the month of June 2014 of $0.1966 per common unit, or $2.36 per common unit on an annualized basis.  This $0.1966 per common unit distribution...

Standard Financial Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment And Third Quarter Earnings

July 24, 2014

MONROEVILLE, Penn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Financial Corp. (the "Company") -  (OTCQX: STND), the holding company for Standard Bank PaSB, today announced earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $846,000 or $0.32 per share compared to $722,000 or $0.25 per...

Federated Investors, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings; Equity Managed Assets Reach a Record $50 Billion

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, today reported earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.35 for Q2 2014 compared to $0.39 for the same quarter last year on net income of $36.9 million for...

Researchers at Six Pennsylvania Universities Awarded Nearly $2 Million for Scientific Studies by The Pittsburgh Foundation's Charles E. Kaufman Fund

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, part of The Pittsburgh Foundation, today announced its 2014 grants – amounting to $1.95 million – to support cutting-edge scientific research at institutions across the Commonwealth of...

MetLife Foundation Honors JA Operations Worldwide For Excellence And Innovation

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve JA (Junior Achievement) operations worldwide have won the 2014 MetLife Foundation 'Entrepreneurial' and 'Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship' Awards.  Both award categories focus on excellence, innovation and entrepreneurial...

Banking and Securities Department Launches Online Resource for Pennsylvania Start-Ups, Small Businesses Looking to Raise Capital

July 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business owners looking to raise capital to expand or start new businesses have a new resource at the Department of Banking and Securities' website to help guide them in the offering and sales of securities. This resource can be...

Warren Financial Service Ranks Among The Nation's Top 50 Fastest-Growing RIA Firms

July 24, 2014

EXTON, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Financial Advisor magazine listed Warren Financial Service as one of the nation's Top 50 fastest growing RIA firms (Registered Investment Advisory). It is the first time that the firm has been ranked among the top 50 fastest...

AZEK Building Products Introduces New, Realistic 3D iPad App to Help Re-Imagine Outdoor Spaces

July 24, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products is making it easier than ever to visualize AZEK house trim, deck, railing and paver products on a home, with a new, free AZEK iPad App that provides the power to re-imagine home and outdoor living spaces in realistic...

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

July 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid...

Geisinger study: Overweight boys may benefit from living with adult who has bariatric surgery

July 24, 2014

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to  break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son – body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 – according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of...

China's Net263 Utilizes Compunetix Summit® for High Capacity Conferences

July 24, 2014

MONROEVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Compunetix CONTEX Summit® has been chosen by Net263 as the foundation for their groundbreaking, high capacity conference offering in the People's Republic of China. The conference calls, which support video using a variety of...

PinnacleHealth And Select Medical Announce Joint Venture To Improve Coordination Of Care For Rehabilitation In Central Pennsylvania

July 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PinnacleHealth and Select Medical announced today that they will create a joint venture to co-own the 55-bed Helen M. Simpson Rehabilitation Hospital in Harrisburg and another 23 outpatient clinics throughout central Pennsylvania that...

Chromalox gains DNV GL certification for self-regulating heat trace cables

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140724/130080PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalox, the world's largest manufacturer of industrial more»

EXTOL International Leads the Industry in Customer Satisfaction Rates

July 24, 2014

POTTSVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXTOL International, a leading provider of end-to-end business integration software and services, has earned a high Net Promoter Score® of 70.15. This loyalty metric is used by companies around the world to gauge customer...

Custom Food Manufacturer to Streamline Multi-facility Expansion with DEACOM ERP

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120920/MM78589LOGOWAYNE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deacom, Inc., producer of an modern, singl more»

SEI Poll: Nonprofits Focus On Risk Management In 2014

July 24, 2014

OAKS, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today released the results of a survey on investment challenges and practices, completed by 150 U.S. nonprofit foundations and endowments. The survey found that more nonprofits are prioritizing the implementation of...

PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold in Montgomery County

July 24, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One Powerball® ticket worth $1 million sold in Montgomery County for the Wednesday, July 23, drawing.

The ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 04-10-12-22-31, but not the red Powerball 03, to earn a $1 million...

Benetrends Continues to Drive Franchise Development through Proprietary $100 Million Fund

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140107/NY40753LOGONORTH WALES, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benetrends, the trusted lea more»

Tiny Doors Found In Pittsburgh Trees Open Big Imaginations

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120719/CG42857LOGOBATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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All over the country, tiny doors have bee more»

HM Insurance Group Named to Ward's 50® Top Performing Insurance Companies

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HM Life Insurance Company, a member company of HM Insurance Group, has been named to Ward's 50® Top Performing Insurance Companies for 2014. This is the sixth consecutive year that HM has been ranked in this elite group selected from...

Aramark Receives Honda Motor Company Performance Excellence Award

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20131212/PH32713LOGOPHILADELPHIA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), received recognition for Perform more»

Field & Stream Specialty Store to Open on September 12 in Washington, PA

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoorsmen, has announced it will open a new store in Washington, PA on September 12 with a special ribbon-cutting...

Arnold® Bread Launches First-Ever "America's Better Sandwich" Recipe Contest

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140723/130015HORSHAM, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all sandwich experts! more»

Oroweat® Bread Launches First-Ever "America's Better Sandwich" Recipe Contest

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140723/130018HORSHAM, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all sandwich experts! more»

Brownberry® Bread Launches First-Ever "America's Better Sandwich" Recipe Contest

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140723/130017HORSHAM, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all sandwich experts! more»

Can a 12-Year-Old Shepherd Boy Be King?

July 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fantasy battle manga is sure to engage adventure comic book readers in author Adam Stoak's Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles. Readers get to follow a 12-year-old Kios and the challenges and adventures he endures on his way to attain...

Scarlett Gypsy #1 Debut Album All Access Dead-On Revival of 80s Glam Rock

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140723/129990YORK, Penn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glam Metal Rock Band Scarlett Gypsy has garnered the a more»

AMETEK Declares Quarterly Dividend Of Nine Cents Per Share

July 24, 2014

BERWYN, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) declared a regular quarterly dividend of nine cents per share for the third quarter ending September 30, 2014.

The third quarter dividend is payable September 30, 2014, to shareholders of...

Wabtec Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Earnings; 2Q EPS of 91 Cents, Up 18 Percent; Increases Full-Year EPS Guidance

July 24, 2014

WILMERDING, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported record results for the 2014 second quarter, including the following:

Second quarter sales were a record $731 million, 15 percent higher than the year-ago quarter, due to strong growth in both...

West To Host Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140724/130039EXTON, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. more»

WESCO International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Achieves Record Quarterly Sales

July 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, announces its 2014 second...

LeoNovus Achieves 100% Faster Performance in Processing Compute-Intensive Rendering of Multimedia for Picture Mosaics

July 24, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeoNovus Inc., (TSX: LTV.v) a leading Internet and distributed cloud computing provider with its geo-dispersed distributed data centre, today announced that Picture Mosaics is achieving 100% faster turn-around in processing of...

Parx Casino Launches Play4Fun Network Powered by Williams Interactive

July 24, 2014

CHICAGO and PHILADELPHIA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), today announced the launch of its white-label Play4Fun Network™ iGaming and marketing platform with Parx Casino®,...

Bytes Selects Cloud-Based Unisys ITSM Solution to Provide IT Support Services to Employees and Customers

July 24, 2014

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Bytes Technology Group, a subsidiary of South Africa-based Altron and the largest IT services provider on the African continent, has chosen the Edge Service Management by Unisys solution...

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Huntingdon

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120612/DA23287LOGOHUNTINGDON, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Huntingdon, bri more»

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Johnstown

July 24, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120612/DA23287LOGOJOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Johnstown, bringi more»

MSA Announces Second Quarter Results

July 23, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Inc. (NYSE: MSA) today reported results for the second quarter of 2014.

Quarterly Highlights

Revenue was $282 million, down 1 percent from the second quarter of 2013.  Income from continuing...

S&T Bank Appoints Two Senior-Level Commercial Bankers

July 23, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20070920/NETH079LOGOINDIANA, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bank (S&T) (NASDAQ: STBA), a full-service financial institution more»

Universal Health Realty Income Trust Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results

July 23, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE: UHT) announced today that for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014, reported net income was $3.4 million, or $.26 per diluted share, as compared to $2.9 million, or $.23 per diluted...

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

July 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, July 23, 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 second quarter distribution and management has set a date and time to provide...

INVESTOR ALERT - Franklin Financial Corporation: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Investigates the Sale of Franklin Financial Corporation - FRNK

July 23, 2014

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Franklin Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FRNK) ("Franklin Financial") in connection with the sale of the Company to TowneBank (NasdaqGS:...

Brandywine Realty Trust Announces $0.36 FFO per Diluted Share for the Second Quarter 2014, a 16% Increase over the Second Quarter 2013

July 23, 2014

RADNOR, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN), a real estate investment trust focused on the ownership, management and development of urban, town center and suburban office properties in the mid-Atlantic region and other select markets throughout the...

Destination Maternity Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

July 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.  The cash dividend will be...

Carnegie Mellon Will Partner With Duolingo To Evaluate English Language Certification Test

July 23, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20020422/CMULOGOPITTSBURGH, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University w more»

EnerSys Announces 1st Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results Conference Call

July 23, 2014

READING, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results and to provide an overview of the business. ...

Start Your Engines! Historic Moment For Bowling And Racing As Richard Petty Is Named Grand Marshal Of GoBowling.com 400 At Pocono Raceway

July 23, 2014

LONG POND, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic moment that bridges two of America's great past times, racing icon Richard Petty will return to Pocono Raceway to serve as Grand Marshal of the GoBowling.com 400. The event will celebrate both the GoBowling.com 400 and the...

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