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2014-09-16 12:30:22

Capital Blue retail store on a mission to help people live healthy; Store to feature fitness classes, healthy cafe, free community events HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace shopping development, neighboring a Giant Food store and the PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township, there will soon be a new and unique health experience for residents of this region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146406...

2014-09-12 12:26:32

Annual Show Runs Sept. 13-18 in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 All-American Dairy Show will feature top dairy cattle shown by the best exhibitors in the nation from Sept. 13-18 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The All-American enters its next 50 years with a strong lineup of shows, events and activities for dairy producers and casual visitors alike," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "I...

2014-08-28 16:28:19

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 recently with our involvement in Governor Corbett's proposed Healthy Pennsylvania plan to cover many uninsured individuals. We were proud to be a selected plan by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to potentially...

2014-08-18 16:20:31

Free event to showcase the value of the National Guard HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania National Guard is scheduled to host a free public open house at Muir Army Airfield, Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County, on Saturday, Sept. 6. Opening ceremonies begin at 11 a.m., and the event will continue until to 4 p.m. The entrance to the event will be located at the corner of Fisher Avenue and Smathers Road. "We chose this theme, 'The Value of the...

2014-08-14 23:10:21

Gannett Fleming has acquired the business of Innovative Engineering, Inc., an electrical design-build contractor doing business as IETC and headquartered in York, Pennsylvania. Effective August 11, the business is operating as IETC, a Gannett Fleming Company, and will join the 2,000-person strong international consulting, design, design-build, and management firm based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Gannett Fleming has acquired the business...

2014-08-05 12:31:24

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With participation from nearly 16,000 walkers, the 2014 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, held in five locations across Pennsylvania this spring, helped 184 local non-profit organizations raise a record-breaking $1.19 million. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the walks in Bethlehem, Erie, Harrisburg, Johnstown and Pittsburgh have generated more than $1 million and brings the 12-year fundraising total for the walks to $7.8 million,...

2014-07-28 16:23:23

'Health and Wellness University' event teaches kids about being healthy, staying active and living fearless HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living healthy while having fun is a key message professional athletes will share with more than 120 children, whose parents work at Capital BlueCross, during a special "Health and Wellness University" program from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the company's headquarters in Harrisburg. Highlighting the day will be a...

2014-07-17 16:21:43

Rights of local communities are affirmed HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Commonwealth Court reinstated local zoning regulation of the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania. The decision effectively means that local government can regulate where industrial gas operations can occur, such as by prohibiting those land uses in residential areas. Challenges to such laws will again be governed by the Municipalities Planning Code....

2014-07-08 12:29:10

Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth partner with Dauphin County on Bridges to Care program HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health insurance. To address this gap in care and coverage, Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth today announced that they have partnered with Dauphin County on a program called...

2014-06-30 20:21:17

Shortsighted management of both the budget and public lands jeopardizes extraordinary assets for future generations; state parks face acute danger of accelerated drilling HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Pennsylvania General Assembly considers passage of a $29.1 billion budget that is again balanced on the back of our public lands, PennFuture is urging legislators to stand up for the integrity of these assets and the interests of future generations by...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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