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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...

2009-08-05 15:02:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced that state and federal agencies have successfully reached a $21 million settlement over environmental damages stemming from a Superfund site in Northeast Pennsylvania's Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties. "While this settlement is the largest natural resource damage settlement to date in Pennsylvania, it can never fully compensate for the environmental damage done to...

2009-06-16 13:32:00

Easton follows up record regular season with more postseason goals, points and game-winners than any other manufacturer VAN NUYS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Easton Hockey, manufacturer of the No. 1 stick and glove in the NHL, contributed to more goals, points and game-winners than any other equipment manufacturer in the 2009 NHL postseason, including Bauer, Warrior and RBK for the fifth straight year. A 2009 postseason-best 182 goals, 478 points and 38 game-winners were scored using...

2009-06-10 13:28:00

STEELTON, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foreclosed or abandoned properties in Easton and areas within Lehigh and Northampton counties will be turned into 92 units of affordable housing with the award of more than $7 million in federal economic recovery funds, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The new investment is part of a statewide announcement totaling more than $380 million that the Governor made today at a former school that is being converted into apartments in Steelton,...

2009-06-10 15:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's state park system is one of four finalists for the 2009 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, acting Secretary of Conservation and Natural Resources John Quigley said today. "We have spectacular natural assets in our state park system -- the darkest night-time skies east of the Mississippi; the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon; the largest known bat colony in the state and largest elk herd in...

2009-05-15 14:10:00

MIQUON, Pa., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) is holding an Open House event this Sunday, May 17 at Camp Mosey Wood located on 425 scenic acres in the Pocono Mountains near Split Rock and Boulder Field. The time is 1 to 4 p.m. Families of all girls ages 6 to 18 are welcome to attend, talk to camp staff, tour the facility, and see why GSEP's summer camp is fun and economical. GSEP camps and camp programs are designed to give girls a meaningful...

2009-04-09 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced plans to begin service in Allentown/Bethlehem, Pa., effective June 25, 2009. The low-cost carrier will offer roundtrip nonstop flights between Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown/Bethlehem, Pa., and both Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla., and Ft. Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. "AirTran Airways is...

2009-03-03 12:00:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, a new casino and entertainment destination being developed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), announced today it plans to open its doors to the public for the first time on Friday, May 22, 2009. The new casino resort will hold its official Grand Opening with a series of special events on June 9, 2009. Situated on the former site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and located...

2009-02-26 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, including specifically-designed hospitality software solutions, has announced that Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pa. has selected a comprehensive solution suite to streamline efficiency and control costs at the property, which is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2009. Sands Bethlehem is a subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., a leading...

2009-02-13 16:48:00

CICLON's Operations, Jobs to Remain in Bethlehem HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dynamic Pennsylvania resource that nurtures early-stage entrepreneurs has helped to grow a Lehigh Valley start-up business that was recently acquired by a giant international company, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. CICLON, a client of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA, was acquired this week by Texas Instruments to help expand that firm's work to improve...


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