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2012-08-16 06:22:10

SUNBURY, Pa., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today celebrated the long-awaited opening of a river-front project in Sunbury, Northumberland County that offers better public access to the Susquehanna River, enhancing recreation and tourism opportunities. "DCNR is proud to celebrate not only the completion of an enhanced gateway to the river, but also the health, social, and economic benefits that this project will bring,"...

2012-08-14 10:27:28

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in enrolling or learning about Indiana's newest option in online public education, the Indiana Cyber Charter School (IN Cyber), are invited to events scheduled in Ft. Wayne, Schererville, Avon and Muncie. The first information/enrollment event takes place today, Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at 9910 Dupont Circle Drive., Ft. Wayne, 46825. Other dates, times and locations are: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 746 East...

2012-05-31 06:30:40

MIDLAND, Pa., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enrollment by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is in full swing for the 2012-2013 school year. The state's largest and most successful online K-12 public school has scheduled 50 enrollment events in communities across Pennsylvania during the summer months. Parents also may schedule enrollment appointments at support centers in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg, satellite offices in Pittsburgh East Liberty, Pittsburgh...

2012-05-07 10:20:25

SCRANTON, Pa., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her college ROTC commander said the U.S. Military Academy at West Point would be making a big mistake if it didn't offer an appointment to Hannah Tuffy of Scot Township near Scranton. West Point got the point. Hannah Tuffy will be a member of the incoming corps of cadets this fall. Dr. Nick Trombetta, PA Cyber's CEO, said she is the first graduate of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to win appointment to the Academy. Lt. Col....

2012-04-20 06:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today it is awarding $642,835 in environmental education grants to 147 schools, universities, non-profit organizations and conservation districts across Pennsylvania. "These grants help build the foundation for educating communities about their environmental resources and how to protect and sustainably use them," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "Teaching...

2012-04-02 10:26:14

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Congressman Jason Altmire (D-4th) told technology industry representatives that the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's planned STEM Epicenter program would train a new generation of young scientists and engineers for the Pittsburgh region, and provide a model for the state and the nation. "PA Cyber is doing tremendous work in this field," Altmire said at a meeting hosted by Bayer Corporation at its U.S. headquarters in...

2012-02-15 13:38:00

Free filing assistance available statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Application forms for the Department of Revenue's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible residents to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2011. The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for...

2011-12-28 20:00:00

For most children, the holiday break is filled with happiness, family and fun activities. But this celebratory time of year can be especially difficult for a child or teenager who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Susquehanna Health´s Heartworks program has been reaching out, especially during the holiday season, to children and their families to offer hope and healing throughout the grieving process. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 For most children, the holiday...

2011-12-01 17:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna University, in Selinsgrove, Pa., announced the opening of its new Center for Adolescent Research and Education (CARE) at a gala event Dec. 1 at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. The Friends for Life Inaugural Gala celebrated the 30th anniversary of Boston-based Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and marked the achievements of departing board chairman and CEO Stephen Wallace, who will serve as director of CARE...

2011-11-25 14:50:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of Wednesday's Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision re: Slippery Rock Area School District v. Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, PA Cyber CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta issued the following statement: "This surprising and disappointing decision serves to illustrate how much work remains in creating an innovative, effective, and equitable system of public education that truly meets the needs of all 21st century students, and of modern...