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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. -SKH

August 20, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. ("Skilled Healthcare" or the "Company") (NYSE –SKH-News) relating to the...

TE Connectivity To Participate In 2014 Citi Global Technology Conference

August 20, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20110310/PH62357LOGOSCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. more»

F.N.B. Corporation Declares Dividend of 12 Cents on Common Stock

August 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share on F.N.B. Corporation's common stock.  The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014 to shareholders of...

J.W. Pepper & Son Promotes Celena McAfee to Manager of Fundraising

August 20, 2014

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc®. (JWP) recently promoted Celena McAfee to Manager of Fundraising Operations for Pepper Fundraising®, the latest step in a strategy to launch new products and services based on existing strengths. As Manager of...

eMoney Advisor named Best Place to Work in San Diego

August 20, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMoney Advisor ("eMoney"), a leading provider of advanced wealth planning solutions for financial advisors, today announced that it has earned the top spot on the 2014 list of Best Places to Work San Diego in the Medium...

Jacob Holtz Launches Bed Bug Barricade Website; Offers New Product for Bed Bug Prevention

August 20, 2014

LESTER, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Jacob Holtz Company, a PA based manufacturing company known for top quality bed casters and glides, announced today the official launch of their new product, The Bed Bug Barricade™, which helps consumers protect their bed from...

Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Penelec to Enhance Service Reliability

August 20, 2014

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. 

Overall,...

Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Met-Ed to Enhance Service Reliability

August 20, 2014

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) crews have replaced or repaired about 145 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. 

Overall, Met-Ed, a...

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Shareholder Class Action Filed Against L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. -- LLL

August 20, 2014

RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action has been filed against L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LLL) ("L-3 Communications" or "the Company") on behalf of purchasers of the Company's...

Four State IT Projects Selected as Finalists for National Awards

August 20, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that four state IT projects have been selected as finalists by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for its 2014 recognition awards. 

For the past 26...

Affordable PC Check Writer For Pennsylvania Small Businesses

August 20, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2014  /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Starting at just $39 per installation, EzCheckPrinting check writer saves small businesses time and money by allowing customers to print professional check in house.  EzCheckprinting business  check software from...

PNC Chief Executive to Speak at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

August 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer William S. Demchak will discuss business performance and strategy at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in...

Monetate for Testing & Targeting Introduces Enterprise-grade A/B Testing to the Marketing Masses

August 20, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monetate, the leading provider of testing and targeting, email optimization and personalization solutions, announced today the launch of Monetate for Testing & Targeting - the first enterprise-grade, self-serve A/B/n and MVT testing...

Commercial National Declares $0.26 Per Share Third Quarter Dividend

August 19, 2014

LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial National Financial Corporation (OTCQB: CNAF), parent company of Commercial Bank & Trust of PA, has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share payable September 5 to shareholders of record as of August 29.

In addition...

Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania's Students, Teachers and Parents

August 19, 2014

GLEN MILLS, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes...

Axion Power to Showcase its Proprietary PbC Battery Technology at The Battery Show 2014

August 19, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20100119/AXIONLOGONEW CASTLE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power International, Inc. more»

Sharp Edge Labs Closes Series B Financing Round To Deliver Proprietary, Breakthrough Assay Tools For Biotech Research

August 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Edge Labs, a Carnegie Mellon University start-up company, has announced the closing of a Series B financing round, which was led by Newlin Investment Company.  The company will use the funds primarily to create the additional...

ChemImage Scientists Present Latest Developments for in vitro Detection of Colorectal Cancer Using Raman Molecular Imaging (RMI) at International Conference Focused on Biomedical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy

August 19, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage founder and CTO, Patrick J. Treado, PhD, will present a scientific poster describing an innovative diagnostic procedure for the detection of colorectal cancer during the SPEC 2014: Shedding New Light on Disease (SPEC) conference in...

Frances Boston Reichel, R.N., is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals

August 19, 2014

WALLINGFORD, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Boston Reichel, R.N., is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Healthcare Consulting. Frances is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Everyday Health Styles.

The team at Everyday...

Mylan Launches Generic Precedex™ Injection - Another Key Product Approval

August 19, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140423/77793PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. more»

Dianne M. Nast Appointed to General Motors Litigation Executive Committee

August 19, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140818/137058PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dianne M. more»

Agriculture Secretary Urges Public to Help Keep Foreign Beetle from Entering Pennsylvania

August 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.

"Many Pennsylvanians are...

Pittsburgh-Based IT Services Firm Tier1, Inc. Launches The Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud, First Customer Goes Live

August 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tier1, Inc. announced today the availability of the Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud, the most optimized and protected computing environment for Oracle Applications and databases. Leveraging Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA) technology, the only...

ECHO Realty Purchased Paradise Plaza In Sarasota, FL Anchored By Publix, CVS, And Petco

August 19, 2014

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20140819/137316PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty is pleased to announce its August 5 more»

SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Announces Scientific Advisory Board

August 19, 2014

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products for the treatment of pain, announced that it had formed a Scientific Advisory Board composed of four...

Cloud-Based Recruiting Platform The Resumator Secures $15 Million in Growth Financing

August 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Resumator, the leading recruiting software for startups, small businesses and growing enterprises, has secured $15 million in growth financing led by Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital, the company announced today. The...

AARP Poll of Pennsylvania Likely 50+ Voters Shows "Anxiety Index"

August 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania today released a new election year poll showing that 50+ voters in November elections worry a secure retirement could be out of reach for them.  Voters also want candidates to focus on improving financial...

Kennametal CEO Cardoso To Retire In December

August 19, 2014

LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced that Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso has decided to retire from the company effective on December 31, 2014. This will be a seamless leadership transition as the company's board of...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Reports Second Quarter Results

August 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today reported sales and earnings results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014.

Second Quarter Results

The...

eXude, Inc. has expanded its Minority Business Enterprise Certification to include PA, NJ, and DE.

August 19, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eXude's certification from the PA-NJ-DE Minority Supplier Development Council (MSDC) is recognized and honored nationwide. By attaining this certification, eXude will be able to increase business opportunities, attain exposure to national...

Genesis HealthCare To Combine With Skilled Healthcare In 100% Stock Transaction

August 18, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc., based in Foothill Ranch, California. The...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Garden City, KS

August 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 10th store in Kansas and 577th store nationwide on Friday, August 29th at Schulman Crossing in Garden City, KS (1540...

Skilled Healthcare To Combine With Genesis HealthCare In 100% Stock Transaction

August 18, 2014

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE: SKH) announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation's largest providers of post acute care services, based in Kennett Square, PA....

Atlas Energy, L.P. To Present At The Enercom Oil And Gas Conference

August 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ATLS) announces that Atlas Energy will be presenting at the EnerCom Oil and Gas Conference on Tuesday, August 19th in Denver, CO.  Edward Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting for Atlas Energy at...

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