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2012-06-18 02:26:38

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VNDA), announced today that Michael Cola has joined Vanda's Board of Directors. Mr. Cola will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board replacing Howard Pien, who will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board and as a member of each of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. In connection with Mr. Cola's election, the Board has increased the...

2012-06-11 02:25:51

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc, the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced today that its Regenerative Medicine business, Advanced BioHealing, Inc., has entered into a lease agreement with BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. which will allow the company to further expand its operational footprint and presence in the San Diego area over the next several years. The new campus will provide Shire's Regenerative Medicine business the increased capacity...

2012-06-11 02:25:42

SUNBURY, Pa., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets today announced it will close on its purchase of three former Genuardi's stores, located in Conshohocken, Doylestown and East Norristown, on Monday June 11th and that it will reopen these stores on Saturday, June 16 at 6am. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/NE46939LOGO) In advance of these openings, each store's pharmacy will re-open on Monday, June 11th at 12 noon to minimize prescription service disruption. To staff...

2012-06-11 02:20:11

More than 1,000 Survey Responses to date will Help Efforts by Select Greater Philadelphia and the CEO Council to Identify the Need for Additional Domestic and International Flights from PHL PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 air travelers recently completed a survey about new destinations they would like to see served by Philadelphia International Airport. This survey has now been extended to reach additional respondents. Select Greater Philadelphia...

2012-05-30 06:24:29

PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to celebrating America's birthday, nobody rocks it like Philadelphia, America's birthplace, and 2012 will be no exception thanks to a calendar filled with festive happenings before, during and after the Fourth of July. This year's revelry includes patriotic ceremonies; a hometown-style parade that features a salute to the U.S. military; the nation's largest free outdoor Independence Day concert starring The Roots, Queen Latifah, Joe...

2012-05-24 10:23:09

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) has welcomed Paula Butler as its new vice president of communications. In this role, Butler is responsible for development of GPTMC's communication strategy and leading a team of communications professionals to promote Philadelphia as a leisure destination and to enhance Greater Philadelphia's brand reputation. In addition to the day-to-day communications function, Butler will lead the...

2012-05-15 10:23:26

PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the opening of the Barnes Foundation's Philadelphia campus on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the City of Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) and 14 other civic and cultural partners today launched the city's first-ever coordinated and sustained visual arts marketing campaign called With Art Philadelphia(TM). The two-year, $2 million (to date) campaign aims to leverage the energy of the Barnes...

2012-05-14 06:24:22

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy Secretary John Giordano today joined in the dedication of Lardner's Point Park, a riverfront improvement project that showcases a rebounding Delaware River to the multitude of visitors drawn to its banks. "When we broke ground for this park just six months ago, the initiative was hailed by anglers, bikers, hikers, and so many others," said Giordano, speaking at the dedication...

2012-05-09 06:21:30

Select Greater Philadelphia and the CEO Council for Growth Assist in Identifying Additional Domestic and International Flights from PHL PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What new destinations would you like to see served by Philadelphia International Airport? Select Greater Philadelphia and the CEO Council for Growth are conducting an Air Travel survey to understand current travel needs of those living and/or working in the Greater Philadelphia region. Responses to...

2012-05-03 10:24:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the more than 300,000 citizens who trace their roots to Asia and the Pacific Islands, Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. "The Asian Pacific American community represents a vital dimension of our commonwealth's diverse ethnic and social community," Corbett's proclamation said. Governor Corbett also announced he has selected distinguished...