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2010-05-17 06:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross unveiled today a new advertising campaign, which features the new tagline: "When you care more, you do more." The documentary-style campaign features real stories about the work Capital BlueCross and its employees are doing every day to make its members and communities healthier. "During the nationwide debate on health care, the health insurance industry was heavily scrutinized and often overlooked was all of the good that is done...

2010-05-10 08:00:00

NAZARETH, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitchen Magic, a nationally recognized kitchen and bath remodeling company, has relocated its corporate office and manufacturing facilities. The transition from Phillipsburg, NJ to their own private facility at 4243 Lonate Drive in historic Nazareth, PA took place May 1, 2010. The highly anticipated move provides Kitchen Magic with increased capacity to provide greater solutions for their customer's needs. "The new shop floor provides a tremendous...

2010-03-31 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31 A leading provider of specialty chemicals and maintenance solutions will establish new operations in the Lehigh Valley and create 100 jobs as part of a multi-million project that was made possible, in part, because of state investments, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today. Zep Inc., a 74-year-old company based in Atlanta, will consolidate six warehouse operations into a single 100,000-square-foot operating center in Breinigsville, Lehigh County. The...

2010-03-10 18:00:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltaix, LLC, a leading provider of materials that enhance the performance of semiconductor chips and solar cells, plans to open a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Voltaix, LLC will construct the plant at the Portland Industrial Park in Upper Mt. Bethel Township. Plant construction is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of this year with operations beginning in 2011. "This purpose-built facility...

2010-01-28 08:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Harriet Dichter today announced plans to close Allentown State Hospital in Lehigh County by Dec. 31. Dichter said the closure is part of Pennsylvania's commitment to reducing its reliance on institutional care and improving access to home- and community-based services for Pennsylvanians living with mental illness. "For more than 25 years, Pennsylvania has been on the leading edge of developing local...

2010-01-15 19:06:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced the formation of Easton Development Company, LLC ("EDC") to continue the execution of the planning, entitlement, development and value creation activities regarding the excess real estate owned by GenCorp and Aerojet in Sacramento, California. For the past six years, the Company has been working to create the Easton master plan. Spanning approximately 6,000 acres, Easton is comprised of a series of...

2009-12-31 08:00:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The wonderful world of PEEPS®, the confection that has won the hearts and taste buds of young and old throughout the nation, is the focus of the first-ever PEEPS® Fest which culminates with the PEEPS® drop tonight in historic Bethlehem, Pa. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091231/PH31240) At the two-day PEEPS® Fest, children and their families are celebrating the...

2009-11-02 11:00:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem today announced plans to open two new restaurants - Burgers And More by Emeril, the first-ever burger restaurant by world-renowned Chef Emeril Lagasse, and a new branch of the famous New York City Carnegie Deli. Both restaurants will launch at the Sands Bethlehem property on November 22. Burgers And More by Emeril - a play on Lagasse's signature expression, BAM! - joins Emeril's Chop House as the chef's second restaurant...

2009-10-29 10:00:00

Announces $17.6 million for St. Luke's Expansion Project; Helps Break Ground at Center for Performing Arts BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today said Lehigh Valley residents will have greater access to world-class health care and entertainment with two new, major economic development projects that will create approximately 1,700 new jobs and enhance the area's continuing revitalization. During the first of his two stops in Bethlehem, the...

2009-09-21 12:30:00

WESTFALL TOWNSHIP, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary John Quigley today joined Pike County civic and regional conservation leaders in celebrating the acquisition of a 708-acre piece of land that expands the Delaware State Forest to more than 84,000 acres. "This invaluable addition to the state forest system comes at a time when more and more people in the northeastern section of the state are being drawn to these...