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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....

2014-07-15 08:29:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a heart attack, many heart failure patients suffer from enlargement of their left ventricle, diminishing the amount of blood the heart can pump to the body and resulting in life-threatening left-sided heart failure symptoms such as shortness of breath, decreased urine production, fatigue, and irregular or rapid heartbeat. Treatment options for patients whose left ventricle has enlarged have been limited, until now. Through a...

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...

2014-06-26 12:28:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced the appointment of Chris Topf as Vice President & General Manager of WPMT FOX 43 in Harrisburg, where he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations, with a focus on continuing the growth of the station's audiences and revenue. He will report to Kathy Clements, COO, Tribune Broadcasting....

2014-06-10 16:24:34

Public is welcome and invited to participate HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 17, 2014 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the casino license of Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, LLC., operator of Parx Casino in Bucks County. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Bensalem Township Municipal Building, 2400 Byberry...

2014-06-06 12:27:01

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School will graduate 1,400 members of the Class of 2014 in three commencement exercises across the commonwealth, announced CEO Dr. Michael J. Conti. Graduation ceremonies are set for 11 a.m. this Saturday, June 7, in Pittsburgh's Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at The Forum in the State Capitol Complex in...

2014-05-29 23:05:49

Uncle Bob's Self Storage will now operate its fourth storage facility in the Harrisburg, PA area. The facility, located in the West Shore area of Mechanicsburg, was formerly operated as Space Mart and is committed to solar energy initiatives. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Uncle Bob’s Self Storage began operating its fourth storage facility in the Harrisburg, PA market. The facility is located in the West Shore area at 4751 Westport Drive Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055. The...

2014-05-27 12:30:37

PinnacleHealth Among Top Hospitals in United States to Offer Breakthrough Device for Patients with Mitral Valve Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold Lysle, Jr. of Carlisle, Pa., was considered too high risk for surgery due to the severity of his heart failure and other comorbidities. As his heart failure worsened, so did his quality of life. Harold suffered from a heart condition called mitral regurgitation, in which blood flows backward through a valve in his...

2014-05-19 16:21:47

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) has extended the registration deadline for three public hearings across the state on the department's Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) proposal to ensure ample opportunity for public participation. First published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on April 19, the EQB has extended the pre-registration deadline for all...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'