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2011-01-13 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The people have spoken: the Delaware River is Pennsylvania's River of the Year for 2011. Chosen for the first time through a public vote, the Delaware bested five other candidates in an online contest that saw more than 10,000 ballots cast from across the state. The Delaware received 2,520 votes. "The Delaware River is the longest un-dammed river east of the Mississippi and is steeped in history, diverse in resources, and is...

2010-12-20 09:23:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has set the date of the company's annual meeting of shareowners for Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at the Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Ave., on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. EDT. PPL Corporation, headquartered in Allentown, Pa., owns or controls about 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets, and...

2010-11-16 17:59:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Easton Sports today announced the hiring of Duke Stump as Senior Vice President of Culture, Creative and Brand Innovation. Additionally, the company appointed Mike Zlaket as Executive Vice President and General Manager; named Matt Arndt as Senior Vice President Product Management; and tapped Doug Appleton as General Manager of the lacrosse division. The four will work to advance the Easton Sports brand banner that includes hockey,...

2010-11-15 09:33:00

Long-standing rivalry between Lehigh and Lafayette hopes to increase alumni participation BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the most played football rivalry in college history will take place for the 146th time in Pennsylvania. Lehigh University and Lafayette College, located in Bethlehem and Easton respectively, are hoping to capitalize on emotions and sentiment to reach new donors and increase engagement of young alumni. (Logo:...

2010-11-09 13:58:00

Student Health Care Hero Award Winners Saluted at Kickoff Event HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young people from across the state are talking to students and industry professionals about career opportunities in health care during today's Pennsylvania Health Careers Week kickoff event. In its sixth year, the statewide celebration highlights in-demand careers and gives secondary school students the opportunity to explore hands-on health career exhibits, talk with...

2010-10-21 00:00:38

2.2 MW Solar Energy Installation at Lehigh and Moore Elementary Schools - Northampton Area School District (NASD), One of the Largest Net-Zero Solar Energy System for a Pennsylvania School District Walnutport, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Northampton Area School District ("NASD") today conducts the ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of construction on a new 2.2 megawatt solar energy system at Lehigh and Moore Elementary Schools. Metrotek Electrical Services, one of...

2010-10-05 12:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials today hailed acquisition of 664 acres in Pike and Monroe counties that will serve as a vital connector to the Delaware State Forest and have long been popular with hunters, hikers and other outdoors enthusiasts. Camp William Penn, purchased from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Authority, will be deeded to DCNR's Bureau of Forestry and will expand the Delaware State Forest...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a manufacturer of sustainable ultra fine rubber powders, announced today the addition of Dr. Tom Rosenmayer as vice president of technology and Elizabeth Searcy as vice president of marketing to its executive team. These appointments represent Lehigh's continued commitment to technology development and growth. Lehigh Technology Innovation Lehigh Technologies' proprietary manufacturing process takes waste tire material and "upcycles" it...

2010-06-21 16:03:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Every once in a while a player comes around that can be the star of his generation and change the game of Hockey, and Easton has signed one of those players in Taylor Hall. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/eastonhockey/44716/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/MM23664) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100621/MM23664) Widely regarded as the...

2010-06-10 08:05:00

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lightstone Group's newest tenant, Easton Dental, recently celebrated its grand opening at the 25th Street Shopping Center located at 2429 Nazareth Road in Palmer Township, Pa. Founded by Dr. Edward Poller, Easton Dental is a dental practice with specialists in the areas of pediatrics, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics and oral surgery. With nearly 25 locations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Easton Dental has swiftly become...


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