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2013-07-01 16:24:23

BENICIA, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycle Gear Inc., the nation's largest retailer of motorcycle apparel and accessories, is proud to be opening their 100(th) store location. Harrisburg, Cycle Gear's fourth store in Pennsylvania, is conveniently located at 3462 Paxton Street (Phone: 717-773-4324) across the street from the Bass Pro Shop in the Harrisburg Mall. Cycle Gear is one of few motorcycle parts and apparel retailers that is open 7 days a week. (Logo:...

2013-07-01 08:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia's Government Business Call Center has earned one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry - Center of Excellence certification - from BenchmarkPortal. "This recognition, added to the two we've already received from BenchmarkPortal, is another example of United Concordia's commitment to putting the needs of our consumers first - from members to employers to government clients," said Jon...

2013-06-27 12:27:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2013: Special Civil War Anniversary Open Hours & Tours: To accommodate the many museum members and visitors to the region who will be seeking the Gettysburg 150th experience, The State Museum will be open on Monday and Tuesday, July 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteer docents will welcome visitors to The State Museum's new exhibit,...

2013-06-26 12:28:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett recently announced the following confirmations: Secretary of Public WelfareBeverly D. Mackereth, Spring Grove Council of Trustees of Kutztown University of PennsylvaniaT. Anthony Iannelli, Macungie Pennsylvania Cancer Control, Prevention & Research Advisory BoardOralia Garcia Dominic, Hershey State Board of Crane OperatorsRaymond A. Feidt, Millersburg (reappointment)Jack E. Pletcher, Scottdale...

2013-06-25 16:25:01

Authoritative List of "50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States" Spotlights the Active Lifestyle at Traditions of America at Silver Spring MECHANICSBURG, Pa., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Where is the best place to retire? That list once again includes Harrisburg and Traditions of America at Silver Spring (www.TOASilverSpring.com). The leading 55 and over community in Greater Harrisburg has been recognized for a second time as one of the "50 Best Master-Planned...

2013-06-24 12:24:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of "Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2013," an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of the state's established and emerging artists. Awards were given in painting, photography, sculpture, crafts and works on paper. The William D. Davis Memorial Award for Drawing and The State Museum of Pennsylvania Purchase Award were also...

2013-06-18 16:26:51

In the news release, Pennsylvania Legislation to Help Fund 911 Seen as First Step in Saving State System, issued 18-Jun-2013 by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency over PR Newswire, we are advised by the agency that the bill was signed on May 21, 2013 rather than Monday as originally announced inadvertently. The complete, corrected release below has an updated first paragraph: Pennsylvania Legislation to Help Fund 911 Seen as First Step in Saving State System...

2013-06-18 12:35:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett on Monday signed House Bill 583 into law, which will help align funding for the 911 system now and in the future. In the past, the 911 funding system depended largely on landline customers, but more people are abandoning landlines for other forms of communication. As a result, county requests for 911 funding exceeded the total amount of funds available. This legislation provides a one-year transition...

2013-06-18 12:30:37

Logo change symbolic of evolution for a new insurance marketplace HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross today unveiled a new company logo, symbolic of the company's evolution for a new insurance marketplace. While Capital BlueCross' logo is evolving, its name and essential mission as the leading health insurer in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley is not changing. "This is a truly transformative time in health care," said Gary D. St. Hilaire,...

2013-06-14 12:22:17

17,000-acre Military Post Features Diverse, Unique Ecosystems HARRISBURG, Pa., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors are invited to see the only population of rare Regal Fritillary butterflies in Pennsylvania on four days in July at Fort Indiantown Gap, near Annville, Lebanon County. Free guided tours will begin at 10 a.m. on July 5, 6, 11, and 12. Those wishing to attend should arrive at least 30 minutes early to fill out necessary paperwork, attend a mandatory safety...