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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...

Pittsburgh Law Office of Alfred G. Yates Jr., P.C. Investigates Proposed Acquisitions of El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP), and Kinder Morgan Management LLC (KMR)

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Office of Alfred G. Yates Jr., P.C. is investigating the proposed acquisitions of El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP), and Kinder Morgan Management LLC (KMR) (or the "Companies") by Kinder Morgan, Inc....

TeleTracking to Launch New Solutions at Upcoming Users Conference

August 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., the recognized leader in delivering patient flow and capacity management solutions, will preview the largest array of new solutions in its 23-year history at its 12th Annual Client Conference this...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Riverview Financial Corporation to OTCQX®

August 27, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20110118/MM31963LOGONEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, more»

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Present At The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference

August 27, 2014

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that certain members of the executive management team will participate in the Morgan Stanley Healthcare...

Armstrong World Industries Announces Management Changes

August 26, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Armstrong (NYSE: AWI) announces that effective Sept. 26, Donald R. Maier, currently senior vice president, Global Operations Excellence for Armstrong, is appointed executive vice president and chief executive officer of Armstrong...

Compass Diversified Holdings Closes Acquisition of Clean Earth Holdings, Inc.

August 26, 2014

WESTPORT, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced the closing of the acquisition of Clean Earth Holdings, Inc. ("Clean Earth"), pursuant to an agreement...

QNB Corp. Declares Dividend

August 26, 2014

QUAKERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of QNB Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: QNBC), parent company of QNB Bank, at a regular meeting on August 26, 2014 declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per share. The cash dividend is payable on September 26,...

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design plans dedication of sculptural installation on September 2 in public event

August 26, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIGA medalist Gail Anderson and agency partner Joe Newton designed "Create Influence," a 60-foot long sculpture recently installed in the Art Garden on the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design campus in downtown...

PPL's Presentation to be Webcast from Barclays Conference

August 26, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vincent Sorgi, senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer of PPL Corporation, will discuss PPL's general business outlook with investors and financial analysts at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York on...

PRA Health Sciences Expands in Pennsylvania

August 26, 2014

BLUE BELL, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Bell, Pennsylvania will soon be home to PRA Health Sciences' largest office worldwide. PRA, a leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO), is relocating employees from its Horsham and Fort Washington locations into new modern...

Jewelry, Accessories and Home Décor made by individuals with disabilities.

August 26, 2014

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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO: Labor Day is Our Holiday, We've earned it!

August 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Day Holiday was created by labor unions as a day to recognize the achievements of working people and the value of work. Workers built this nation and are the foundation of our country's strength and growth. The Labor Day...

HeadSmart Labs Pilot Study Suggests Potential Safety Risk with Football Helmet Inflation

August 26, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadSmart™Labs, a Healy Ventures LLC company, today announced preliminary findings from its pilot study on football helmet inflation. The study indicated a widespread air leak issue where Riddell brand air-bladder equipped helmets were...

CHOP Announces the Leonard B. Kahn Walkway in the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care

August 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced a $2 million gift from Leonard B. Kahn, a retired farmer and cattleman and longtime resident of Randolph Township, New Jersey.  The gift will support the Buerger...

The American College Announces Jocelyn Wright As New Director And Chair, State Farm® Center For Women & Financial Services

August 26, 2014

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College announced the appointment of Jocelyn D. Wright, MBA, CFP® as the new Director of its State Farm® Center for Women & Financial Services and holder of the State Farm® Chair. Wright, a...

Cloud Service Adoption Grows Evolve IP Survey of 1,250+ Cloud Decision Makers Concludes

August 26, 2014

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty one percent of businesses report having at least one service deployed in the cloud and nearly nine in ten respondents regard cloud computing as the future model for IT according to a technology survey conducted by Evolve IP. The report...

American Driveline Announces New Chief Financial Officer

August 26, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Driveline Systems, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Jim Gregory as CFO of the company, and its subsidiary corporations AAMCO Transmissions Inc., Cottman Transmission Systems, LLC, and Global Powertrain Systems,...

Novira Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Roger J. Pomerantz, M.D., F.A.C.P., as Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

August 26, 2014

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novira Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for curative treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, today announced that Roger J. Pomerantz, M.D., F.A.C.P., was appointed the...

Westminster College Receives $1 Million Grant To Increase Qualified STEM Educators In Western PA High-Need Schools

August 26, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials announced today that a $1.027 million grant has been awarded to Westminster College through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, a program aimed to increase qualifications of...

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