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2014-07-11 12:23:18

Beer Sales Lifted 83 Percent as Consumers Quench Their Thirst for Holiday Suds by Having Them Delivered BOSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers thirsty for an ice cold beer over the Fourth of July holiday weekend turned to Drizly in record numbers to have their beverages delivered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87904 Powered by an 83-percent lift in weekly beer sales, Drizly enjoyed a record week for demand of its alcohol delivery service across Boston, New York City...

2014-05-30 12:23:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plans for fun on the Schuylkill River -- from canoes and kayaks slicing though headwaters to leisurely tube floats in urban environs -- is expected to draw hundreds of paddlers, campers and other outdoors enthusiasts to a rebounding waterway named River of the Year for 2014. "When a state designates a waterway for this honor, it also is saluting the communities, conservation groups and individual citizens all working for its...

2014-05-12 16:28:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today announced this year's list of nursing home facilities that will be awarded the Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." "For three years now, the Department of Health has been proud to recognize exemplary nursing home facilities with these awards," said Wolf. "Pennsylvania is home to some of the best care available and it is our honor to...

2014-01-07 16:21:01

Schuylkill River Greenway Association to Receive $10,000 Leadership Grant HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once among Pennsylvania's most heavily-polluted waterways, the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania has undergone a dramatic recovery and has been voted the 2014 Pennsylvania River of the Year. Four other rivers were nominated finalists. They were: Kiskiminetas-Conemaugh rivers in the southwest; Ohio in the west; Brodhead Creek Watershed in the...


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