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Crown Holdings Announces Acquisition Of Heineken Packaging Businesses In Mexico

September 1, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), a global leader in consumer packaging, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EMPAQUE, a leading Mexican manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends, bottle caps and glass...

ChemTrace® Opens New Microcontamination Testing Laboratory in Taiwan

August 29, 2014

QUAKERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quantum Global Technologies LLC, parent company to  ChemTrace®, an industry-recognized leading microcontamination analytical testing laboratory that provides services to the semiconductor, solar, and medical life science...

Pickett Schedules Concealed Carry Seminars for October

August 29, 2014

TOWANDA -- To better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s gun laws, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) will be holding two seminars regarding the right to carry concealed firearms and the Castle Doctrine.

City of Scranton Expands Pango Citywide with Italian Festival

August 29, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pango, headquartered in New York City, kicks off a four-year expanded partnership with the City of Scranton at the city's annual Italian Festival (http://lafestaitaliana.org) over the Labor Day weekend.  

The City of Scranton entered...

Only One Year Left to Apply for Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus

August 29, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania Veterans that they have until Aug. 31, 2015 to apply for a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice if they served on active duty in the...

Pango Launches 21st Century New Mobile Parking Permit System in Butler, Pennsylvania

August 29, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pango, headquartered in New York City, will launch a new mobile payment system for parking permits, with Windows phone technology, in Butler, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Permits are a major revenue source for Butler's...

Detroit Fan Favorites Delivers Optimal Detroit Sports Fan Experience

August 29, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroitfanfavorites.com proudly introduces an enhanced version that delivers the optimal Detroit sports fan experience. Empowered by cutting edge technology and unique features, fans can immerse themselves in the Tigers and Red Wings in...

Boston Fan Favorites Delivers Optimal Boston Sports Fan Experience

August 29, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bostonfanfavorites.com proudly introduces an enhanced version that delivers the optimal Boston sports fan experience. Empowered by cutting edge technology and unique features, fans can immerse themselves in the Red Sox and Bruins in ways...

NEP Finalizes Acquisition of MIRA's Assets

August 29, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP announced today that they have closed on their acquisition of the assets of MIRA Mobile Television, and will begin to integrate them into their US Mobile Units operation.  The completion of this deal greatly expands NEP's fleet...

Universal Health Services, Inc. To Present At The Baird 2014 Health Care Conference

August 29, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the Baird 2014 Health Care Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 3,...

Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc. Announces Payment Of Monthly Distribution

August 29, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20121106/NE07292LOGOPHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc. more»

2014 AmericanMuscle Car Show Recap

August 29, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140828/141191MALVERN, Pa., Aug. more»

Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. Announces Payment Of Monthly Distribution

August 29, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20121106/NE07292LOGOPHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. more»

DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Relocated Store at Livonia Commons in Livonia, MI

August 29, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites Livonia to the Grand Re-Opening celebration of its relocated store at Livonia Commons (13501 Middlebelt Road). The store will open at...

Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

August 29, 2014

YORK, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS;  ASX: UNS) announced today that it intends to release its financial results for the fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2014 after market trading ends on...

Fires and Hoarding

August 29, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140828/140872PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent months the phenomena of deaths that occur from hoarding are becoming an ever growing concern. more»

ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences

August 29, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a workshop focused on hyperspectral imaging at the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society's 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences in Adelaide, Australia.  Forensic Scientists...

Kennametal Management Meeting with Financial Community at Longbow Research Industrial Conference

August 29, 2014

LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Ben J. Stas, Vice President Manufacturing, Industrial Segment Americas, will meet with members of the financial community at the Longbow Research Industrial Manufacturing & Technology...

Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund Announces Estimated Sources of Distribution

August 29, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (NYSE: FTT) today paid a distribution per share of $0.042.  The fund employs a managed distribution plan to support a level distribution to shareholders that may be comprised of income, capital...

Satellite Office Hours Announced for Pickett’s Staff in September

August 28, 2014

TOWANDA – Staff from Rep. Tina Pickett’s (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) office will be on hand during Wednesdays in September at her satellite office locations to help residents in Sullivan and Susquehanna counties access a variety of state government-related services.

AARP Pennsylvania Issues Statement in Response to Approval of Waiver Expanding State Medicaid Program

August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania released the following statement in response to federal officials today approving a waiver to expand Medicaid for Pennsylvania:

"AARP Pennsylvania is pleased that an agreement has been reached to provide health...

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Announces New Store In South Hills, PA

August 28, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140507/85698COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. more»

Capital BlueCross Statement of Support - Healthy Pennsylvania

August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has long supported programs that increase access to health care and health coverage for our community.  This tradition of service continues through our work with the Children's Health Insurance Program and most...

Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. Announces Amended And Upsized $800 Million Revolving Credit Facility

August 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL", "Atlas Pipeline", or the "Partnership") announced today that the Partnership has successfully amended its revolving credit facility, significantly increasing the Partnership's borrowing...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Uber Partner to Provide Safe Rides at Made in America Festival

August 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and Uber have joined forces to ensure Budweiser Made in America Festival attendees arrive home safely this weekend.  

Uber, a mobile technology...

Federated Investors, Inc.'s CEO to Present at Barclays Conference

August 28, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, announced today that President and CEO J. Christopher Donahue is scheduled to present the company's strategy for growth at the Barclays Global Financial...

Oral Health Education at Your Fingertips

August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started with the World Wide Web, and has since grown with the addition of smartphones and tablets. The expanding world of technology has provided us with immediate access to an abundance of useful and educational resources....

Lindt Expands Warehouse And Distribution Capabilities To Support Continued Growth In U.S.

August 28, 2014

STRATHAM, N.H., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli today announces the acquisition of a new warehouse and distribution center in Carlisle, Pa. The new, approximately 400,000-square foot space will house a distribution center and, eventually, a...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Selinsgrove, PA

August 28, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Selinsgrove, PA on Thursday, September 18. Located at 1597 N. Susquehanna Trail, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to...

Pittsburgh Man Claims $86.7 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

August 28, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carl Szott, of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, today claimed an $86.7 million Mega Millions® jackpot from the May 20, 2014, drawing.

It is the first jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the...

Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for...

Bigfish Publications Sees Big Wins With TruEdit

August 28, 2014

JENKINTOWN, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), a leading provider of digital publishing and workflow solutions, announced today that it is providing the workflow software for Bigfish Publications, the publisher of multiple trade magazines in the...

Gateway Analytical to Promote Particulate Identification Services at the 9th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit

August 28, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gateway Analytical announced today that they will be exhibiting at the 9th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit in Boston, Massachusetts, September 8-9th. The Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit offers a networking opportunity for...

CMU Selects Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners To Design New Gateway Building For Tepper Quadrangle

August 28, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an expansion initiative at Carnegie Mellon University aimed at creating a new model of integration across the campus' top-ranked academic disciplines, has reached another milestone in its development. The...

NEP's Screenworks Supports Twenty-Two Camera George Strait Concert Special to Air on CMT

August 28, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP's Screenworks has just completed supporting production of George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away, a two-hour live television concert special, which will premiere on CMT this Friday.  The concert was produced and directed by Screenworks...

IT Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 for 7th Time

August 28, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140827/140774PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine today announced the honorees of the Inc. more»

Threshold Group Adds Key Talent to Investment Team

August 28, 2014

SEATTLE and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Threshold Group, a family-owned wealth management firm and family office, further fortified its investment and client service capabilities by adding three new talented and experienced employees.

Threshold recently welcomed...

CarCharging Partners with Alco Parking to Bring Electric Vehicle Charging to SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

August 28, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the leading provider, owner, and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is pleased to announce that it has established a partnership with Alco Parking,...

New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications

August 28, 2014

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the official launch of a newly formed Coalition of medical, mental health, higher education, student and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help prevent misuse, abuse and diversion of ADHD prescription stimulant...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Present CCH Data For Concurrent Treatment Of Multiple Dupuytren's Cords At ASSH Annual Meeting

August 28, 2014

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that data from trials evaluating the use of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) for treating two Dupuytren's contracture (DC) cords...

Thomson Reuters Collaborates with DataCite to Expand Discovery of Research Data

August 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 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 DataCite, a leading global nonprofit organization...

Education Management LLC and Education Management Finance Corp. Commence Consent Solicitation to Amend Indenture Governing Senior Cash Pay/PIK Notes Due 2018

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Management LLC and Education Management Finance Corp. (together, the "Issuers"), each indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of Education Management Corporation ("Parent") (NASDAQ: EDMC), announced today that they have commenced a...

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