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2013-12-18 12:28:24

Culinary Connection Stage to Feature Live Demos, Local Personalities HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An all-star lineup of chefs and local celebrities will entertain visitors at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show as they create dishes from Pennsylvania-sourced products on the PA Preferred(TM) Culinary Connection Stage. "The PA Preferred Culinary Connection brings the Farm Show full-circle, showcasing the final products that Pennsylvania's farm families grow for...

2013-12-12 16:20:34

State's New Comprehensive Transportation Plan Expands Project Scope to 500 or More Bridges HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT is putting Pennsylvania's new, comprehensive transportation plan to work as the department is reaching out to the private sector to submit statements of qualification for the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. The project is a public-private partnership (P3) that will reconstruct at least 500 structurally deficient bridges of...

2013-12-09 23:23:53

Students in the M.S. in ISEM program will learn how to plan, engineer/re-engineer, and manage the systems to support modern digital enterprises. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 A May 2013 article on the website ScienceDaily states that 90 percent of the world’s data has been generated over the last two years.1 This, coupled with recent and rapid technological advancements, has created the phenomenon of “big data”—large datasets that cannot be analyzed via traditional...

2013-12-05 12:23:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvanians will benefit from new recreational opportunities, expanded protection of natural resources and locally-driven community projects as a result of more than $38 million in new grants to be distributed across the state. The Community Conservation Partnership Program grants will support 201 conservation and recreation projects in 62 counties. The grants will fund a variety of...

2013-12-03 12:27:55

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig invites Pennsylvanians to celebrate agriculture during the 98(th) Pennsylvania Farm Show, Jan. 4-11 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. The eight-day show, themed "Pennsylvania Farms: Growing for You," features 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. "Pennsylvania's more than 62,000 farm families and thousands of agribusinesses provide...

2013-11-26 12:27:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Fiaschetti of Harrisburg, president of commercial markets for Highmark Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority. He was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25(th)) upon the recommendation of Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa (D-43(rd)). The Authority, established through legislation approved in July 2012, is charged with creating the...

2013-11-21 23:21:17

The nationally known conservative group, American Future Fund Political Action, released its first ads today in Pennsylvania as part of a multimedia advertising campaign to drive support for holding conservatives feet to the fire to uphold free market principles. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The nationally known conservative group, American Future Fund Political Action, released its first ads today in Pennsylvania as part of a multimedia advertising campaign to drive support...

2013-11-19 12:28:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley and Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway today, joined by private-sector business leaders and the non-profit community, hosted a roll-out event for the Office for Vocational Rehabilitation's "Hiring People with Disabilities How-to Guide" for employers. This public and private sector collaboration is designed to help Pennsylvania businesses in the hiring and retention of...

2013-11-15 12:20:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett invite the public to join them in the annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, on the front steps of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg. The theme of this year's ceremony, "Home for the Holidays," welcomes the men and women of Pennsylvania's armed forces who will be able to share the holidays with their families. "The holidays are...

2013-11-08 12:20:19

Top Entries to be entered in National Competition HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania students are invited to depict aviation's importance to public safety by participating in the annual 2014 Aviation Art Contest. The contest theme, "Flying Saves Lives," aims to illustrate how aircraft can transport much-needed supplies or provide relief during emergencies. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Entries from children ages 6 to 17 will...