State News

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...

Leading Municipal Restructuring Attorney Mark Kaufman - Co-Chair of McKenna's Municipal Reform Practice - Relocates to San Francisco

August 27, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With many California cities continuing to show signs of fiscal distress, McKenna Long & Aldridge has relocated litigation partner Mark Kaufman, co-chair of the firms' Municipal Reform & Innovation practice, to its San Francisco office...

PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day

August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New or lapsed anglers who want to fish on Labor Day but don't want to pay the full price for a license now have the opportunity to purchase a one-day discounted license for $1, under a special offer from the Pennsylvania Fish and...

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center And Berklee College Of Music Partner For Fourth Year

August 27, 2014

MIDLAND, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center's connection with Berklee College of Music is flourishing, as the institutions work together to increase the accessibility of quality music instruction. The Center, as one of only 47 partner sites...

PennDOT, Police Focused on Reducing Impaired Driving Crashes through Labor Day

August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day.

"Driving under...

Fattah Announces EAGER Grant for Brain Research to University of Pennsylvania

August 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, announced today that researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded  $260,810 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund...

Pennsylvania Seeks Nominations for 2014 Supportive Housing Award

August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Individuals and organizations that are creating permanent supportive housing opportunities for veterans can be nominated for the state's 2014 Supportive Housing Award, the departments of Aging and Public Welfare and the...

Expedient Data Centers Launches New Website

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of colocation, cloud computing, managed hosting and internet-related connectivity services, today announced the release of the new and improved expedient.com site. The new website is designed to...

PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing on October 2nd for Presque Isle Downs & Casino License Renewal

August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 2, 2014 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the Category 1 casino license of Presque Isle...

Melissa Ketunuti Memorial Global Health Fund Established at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

August 27, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In memory of Melissa Ketunuti, a beloved and dedicated pediatrician and humanitarian, Melissa's mother, Christiane Basselier, has established the Melissa Ketunuti Memorial Global Health Fund at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia....

Pulse Systems Presents the Truth about Revenue Cycle Management Services at Practice Rx

August 27, 2014

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse Systems, Inc., an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions, will reveal some suspicious and little known business practices performed by some RCM...

Unique Pizza and Subs Announces 30,000,000 Common Shares Retired and Breakfast Pizza Development

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (OTC Pink: UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce 30 million shares of its common stock will be removed from the issued and permanently retired and the company also announces the development of...

PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $800,000 Sold in York County

August 27, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 from the Tuesday, Aug. 26, drawing was sold at Newcomer's Candynut Shoppe, 1055 Baltimore St., Hanover, York County.

The ticket correctly matched all five...

Utopia Systems Selects 365 Data Centers' Philadelphia Facility To Deliver Its SaaS Solutions

August 27, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 365 Data Centers, one of the top U.S. colocation providers by market presence, today announced that Utopia Systems Inc., a provider of hosted Microsoft® Office solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, chose 365's Philadelphia...

Air Products CEO to Speak at Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference

August 27, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Seifi Ghasemi, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference in New York on September 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. ET....

Education Management Reaches Agreement In Principle With Creditors On Debt Restructuring

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ: EDMC), one of the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, today announced it has reached agreement in principle regarding a financial restructuring with holders of more than 80...

DICK'S Sporting Goods' Management to Present at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 3rd

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) today announced that management will present at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 3rd at 9:35 a.m. Eastern Time at The Plaza Hotel in New York. 

The...

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