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2013-12-31 16:22:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs from this year's show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. "Each Farm Show brings a new set of memories to capture and share," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "Don't miss the chance to show off your best 2014 Farm Show snapshot and compete for cash and a VIP parking space." Anyone visiting the show is eligible, and the top three entries will be...

2013-11-04 08:22:45

Longtime environmental champion the "right fit" for statewide organization HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture announced today the appointment of Cindy Adams Dunn as president and CEO of the statewide environmental advocacy organization after a four-month national search. Dunn comes to PennFuture from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), where she was deputy secretary for conservation and technical services. (Logo:...

2013-09-23 16:25:32

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth in the size of its graduating classes has prompted the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to add a third site for statewide commencement exercises. A commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Verizon Hall at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, announced CEO Dr. Michael J. Conti. PA Cyber has retained the two commencement venues from previous years for...

2013-07-12 12:25:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke and members of the Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Planning Committee will hold a series of regional meetings to seek public comment around the development of a statewide plan to address Alzheimer's disease. "This is an unprecedented opportunity for the people of Pennsylvania to help influence how we address Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders, which currently affect 400,000...

2013-04-04 20:20:13

100,000-voices-strong letter represents "Coalition of the Excluded" eager to be heard HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) conducted a closed-door meeting today with a group of hand-picked "local stakeholders" to discuss a proposal by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to drill in the Loyalsock State Forest's "Clarence Moore" lands. Despite repeated requests by PennFuture, the DCNR has denied the...

2013-03-21 16:20:54

Maintains Daily Train Service on the "Pennsylvanian,'' to and from Western PA HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that he has reached an agreement with Amtrak on a new funding plan that will maintain rail passenger service between Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Under the revised agreement with Amtrak, Pennsylvania's contribution will be $3.8 million a year to maintain the service on the line known as the...

2012-09-21 14:20:50

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health is advising customers of Monarch Medspa in Harrisburg, King of Prussia and Philadelphia that they may have been exposed to Group A Streptococcus, or Group A Strep. The department is warning customers as a precautionary measure after learning that the chain's Maryland location closed on Sept. 19 due to Group A Strep exposure. Since the Maryland employees often work in the Pennsylvania locations...

2012-09-21 10:23:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett recently made the following appointments: Appointments Agricultural Advisory BoardDuane Hobbs, Lancaster (reappointment) Climate Change Advisory Committee J. Scott Roberts, Johnstown Coastal States OrganizationAndrew Zemba, HarrisburgDonald J. Benczkowski, Jr., Erie (alternate member) Compliance Advisory CommitteeDale I. Kaplan, C.E.D., Harrisburg (reappointment)Nancy M. Crickman, Swarthmore...

2012-09-19 02:21:16

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines today announced that on Wednesday, Sept. 26, all operations will relocate to the historic Union Station. All travel booked for Sept. 26 and after will depart from the new location. The move will provide customers with greater connectivity to other modes of transportation and improved access to Express, the companies' premium non-stop service introduced to Washington, D.C., nearly two years ago. "Both Greyhound and Union...

2012-08-10 06:20:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' newly launched mobile website makes it easier for users of smartphones and tablet devices to connect with Pennsylvania's natural world while on-the-go. The new mobile site is found at http://m.dcnr.state.pa.us. "The new site offers expedient, informative details through a medium we know is being used more and more," said DCNR Deputy Secretary John Giordano. "We have seen...