Latest Northeastern Pennsylvania Stories

2014-02-18 16:26:14

Highmark files for approval with Pennsylvania Insurance Department WILKES-BARRE, Pa. and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) and Highmark Inc. (Highmark) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge, marking a key milestone in bringing together the two not-for-profit health insurance leaders to better serve the communities of northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. "This definitive...

2013-12-23 23:23:23

Northeastern Eye Institute is proud to announce it has been nominated as a national finalist for Transitions Awards program. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Northeastern Eye Institute has recently been named as a national finalist for the Transitions Awards program. Northeastern Eye Institute is a prominent eye care center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The award winner will be revealed during the Transitions Academy at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando to be held January...

2013-10-01 23:04:34

Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. announces that its 42nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and Community Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 30th, 2013 at The Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre. The Community Luncheon will feature Bill England, MSW, PA State Director of Enroll America as keynote speaker. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces that its 42nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and...

2013-05-31 23:04:57

Temporary and permanent modular building provider ModSpace is growing its nationwide branch network with a new office in Wilkes-Barre, allowing it to better serve customers throughout Northeastern PA. Berwyn, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 ModSpace, North America´s largest US-owned provider of temporary and permanent buildings, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new branch office in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The new location allows ModSpace to better serve customers throughout...

2013-05-22 23:28:07

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-HubbellTM have selected Northeastern Pennsylvania Attorney Catherine R. O´Donnell as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts and Estates.” Attorneys recognized as “Top Rated Lawyers” have received this notable achievement which is based on Martindale-Hubbell´sTM AV PreeminentTM peer rating process, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. Kingston, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The AV PreeminentTM rating...

2013-05-20 23:25:47

Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, Pa., Attorney Recognized Among Pennsylvania´s Elite Lawyers (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. personal injury firm Scartelli Olszewski, P.C., is pleased to announce that Founder and President Melissa A. Scartelli has been recognized by Thomson Reuters, published annually in Philadelphia magazine, as a 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. She has received this honor each year since 2009. Scartelli founded the firm in 2001 to protect victims´...

2013-02-04 23:02:04

Visitors Bureau Takes Home Three Adrian Awards Pocono Mountains, Pa. (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Recognizing creative excellence in advertising, public relations and digital marketing, The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), the leading international organization of hospitality marketing professionals, has honored the Pocono Mountains with three Adrian Awards. This year´s Adrian Awards were presented before an audience of hospitality and tourism industry...

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