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2011-07-01 11:03:00

DUBLIN, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has filed lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against each of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC ("Amneal") and Sandoz, Inc. ("Sandoz") for infringement of certain of Shire's VYVANSE patents. The lawsuits were initiated in response to Abbreviated New Drug Applications ("ANDAs") filed by Amneal and Sandoz...

2011-06-30 11:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bank and the Phillies today announced the launch of Phans Feeding Families, a summer initiative to raise money and collect food to feed the 900,000 people in the Delaware Valley who are at risk of hunger each year. "With the recent economic downturn, the face of our clients has changed from primarily the chronically poor to the middle-class and working-poor as well," said Bill Clark, Philabundance President and Executive Director. "As...

2011-06-28 08:39:00

DUBLIN, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that following the satisfaction of the closing conditions, including the expiry of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the acquisition of Advanced BioHealing, Inc. ("ABH"), as first announced on May 17, 2011, has been completed. The Advanced BioHealing business becomes part of Shire's Specialty...

2011-06-24 08:54:00

DUBLIN and LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the European Medicines Agency has approved the purification of REPLAGAL(R) (agalsidase alfa) drug substance at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, MA, US. REPLAGAL, Shire's enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of Fabry disease is the first product that will be made available to patients from...

2011-06-20 08:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of the "Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2011" exhibition, which showcases the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania's established and emerging artists. First-, second- and third-place honors were awarded in painting, photography, sculpture, crafts and works on paper. Cash awards for each category are first prize, $500; second, $300; and third, $200. In addition,...

2011-06-09 14:15:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Technologies, one of the Delaware Valley's leading IT consulting firms, has relocated their corporate headquarters to Wilmington, Delaware. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/PH17424LOGO ) Please join Diamond and several distinguished Delaware leaders, including Governor Jack Markell and Wilmington Mayor James Baker, as they celebrate the headquarters' grand opening on Thursday, June 16th at 9am at 221 W. 9th...

2011-06-01 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Philly Guys Night Out, a social club for professional men, is pleased to announce that they have commenced hosting and promoting social events in the Greater Philadelphia area. Philly Guys Night Out will be hosting its Happy Hour Launch Party at Club Risque Philadelphia on June 8, 2011. "Philly Guys Night Out events are an excellent way for guys, single or married, to stay socially active and meet new people, especially when many of their guy...

2011-05-27 09:35:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law Senate Bill 199, which designates a 12-mile section of Interstate 78 in Berks County as the Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger Memorial Highway. Etchberger, of Hamburg, died in March 1968 while performing secret operations in Laos. Posthumously, the Air Force made him a chief master sergeant and he was named a Medal of Honor recipient last year. To read the full text of the bill...

2011-05-24 13:49:00

CHESTER, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asher Raphael, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation's fourth largest home remodeling company, has been named a 2011 "40 Under 40" winner by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes 40 people, under the age of 40, for their professional accomplishments and community involvement -- representing the best and brightest of the region's business community. As CSO, Raphael is responsible for...

2011-05-24 09:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Lancaster and Philadelphia counties to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 25 in honor of U.S. Army Lt. Demetrius Frison. Lt. Frison, 26, was killed in action in Afghanistan on May 10. His funeral is being held today in southeastern Pennsylvania. Media contact: Kevin Harley, 717-783-1116 SOURCE...