NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In late May, the "Power 5" conferences in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) requested, in a letter to Congressional leaders, that Congress enact legislation granting them and other NCAA members an antitrust exemption in connection with their continued desire to restrict the ability of college athletes to market their own name, image and likeness rights ("NIL rights"), as well as federal rules, which would override the laws adopted by individual states explicitly authorizing these athletes to earn compensation from their own intellectual property rights.
PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universally screening pediatric patients for COVID-19 before they undergo surgical procedures has allowed hospitals to improve safety by identifying all patients who test positive for the virus, half of whom have no symptoms, according to new research led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The study, which analyzed universal screening procedures at CHOP and two other major children's hospitals, found that screening patients for COVID-19 allowed hospitals to ensure patients and physicians were not exposed to the virus.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will be joining with community leaders, allies and elected officials from across Bucks County, under the leadership of the NAACP Bucks and The Peace Center, for a peaceful, socially distant, car procession vigil on Thursday, June 4 at the Garden of Reflection in Lower Makefield.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that it has appointed Mr. Imtiaz Mahtab as president - Air Products Middle East, Egypt and Turkey. In this role he has leadership responsibility and accountability for managing and growing the company's industrial gases operations and partnerships in the Middle East region.
PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from Health Union highlights the frustrations people living with lupus often feel about treatments, including the perception of limited options and limited improvements to both physical health and quality of life. The inaugural Lupus In America survey illuminates the perspectives and experiences of people impacted by lupus.
SCRANTON, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Board of Directors appointed Thomas P. Tulaney to President and Chief Operating Officer of Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company and Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ: PFIS). Mr. Tulaney was also appointed to the Bank's Board of Directors.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and Guardhat today announced that they will deliver the first connected worker solution to the nuclear energy industry. Leveraging Westinghouse's nuclear industry expertise and Guardhat's technology, the WEConnect system will help utilities initiate or accelerate their digitalization strategies.
PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Health Plan, a leading managed care organization dedicated to caring for the "total health" of its members, today announced the launch of its new brand platform, Wholecare, along with its redefined mission, vision and core values. As part of these efforts, the company also plans to contribute more than $1 million in 2020 to support strategic community partnerships that focus on social determinants of health (SDoH).
RADNOR, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) ("Safeguard" or the "Company") today announced that it will present at the Virtual Summer Summit being held June 9(th) - 12(th). Additional information about the conference is accessible at https://investorsummitgroup.com/.
OAKS, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advisors' Inner Circle Fund(®) (the "Trust") provides the following notice to the shareholders of McKee International Equity Portfolio (the "Fund"):
PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ebb Therapeutics(TM) (Ebb) has announced that world-renowned sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus will serve as a Sleep Advisor to the brand. In this role, Dr. Breus - whose expertise in sleep medicine has earned him the moniker of "The Sleep Doctor"(TM) throughout the industry - will provide useful techniques and education to consumers who are seeking natural and effective solutions for better sleep.
SEOUL, South Korea and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO (NASDAQ: INO), the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), and Seoul National University Hospital announced a partnership to start a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of INOVIO's COVID-19 vaccine INO-4800 in South Korea at a signing ceremony today. In attendance at the ceremony at SNU Hospital were IVI's Director General Dr. Jerome Kim and Deputy Director General of Science Dr. Manki Song, Dr. Anh Wartel (Associate Director General of EPIC and Head of Clinical Development and Regulatory) and Dr. Daniel Chul Woo Rhee (Project Lead), and SNU Hospital's President Yon Su Kim and Prof. Myung Don Oh.
WEST CHESTER — Despite preliminary returns from Election Night that showed her with a substantial lead over her two opponents for the Democratic Party nomination in the 19th state Senate District, West Chester legislator Carolyn Comitta on Wednesday declined to pronounce herself the winner.
RADNOR, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that it has filed a securities fraud class action complaint against Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc (collectively, "Carnival") on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Carnival's common stock (NYSE: CCL) and/or Carnival's American Depository Shares ("ADSs") (NYSE: CUK) between September 26, 2019, and April 30, 2020, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This action, captioned John P. Elmensdorp v. Carnival Corporation, et al., Case No. 1:20-cv-22319 (the "Elmensdorp Action"), was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) announced today that its Board of Trustees voted to increase the quarterly dividend by $.005 and pay a dividend of $.69 per share on June 30, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 16, 2020.
HORSHAM, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Juliann Barreto has been named Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrator for Spectrum Gaming Group. Barreto started with Spectrum Gaming Group in 2018 and has since been instrumental in the growth, development and operations of the organization.
OAKS, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) on June 3, 2020 declared a dividend of $0.35 (thirty-five cents) per share. The cash dividend will be payable to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020 with a payment date of June 23, 2020.
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO made the following statements in response to the job elimination at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission:
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Metzger Wickersham, a leading personal injury law firm serving clients throughout Pennsylvania, is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Williamsport.
Pennsylvania’s Republican leaders excoriated Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday for extending the primary election’s mail-in ballot deadline without consulting them first – the latest in a string of perceived insults stoking tensions between the Democratic administration and the state’s conservative majority.
PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. ("AgroFresh" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, and family-owned grower and shipper Fisher Ranch recently partnered to deliver ready-to-eat, ripe melons from California to global markets using SmartFresh(TM) technology.
PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its efforts to assure that frontline caregivers have the personal protective equipment they need to help prevent exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the current pandemic, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has partnered with MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA) to procure P100 industrial grade respirators that can be disinfected and reused repeatedly.
MECHANICSBURG, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of May, West Shore Home announced that it would select 6 Healthcare Heroes and give them a free shower or tub replacement completely free of charge. The company wanted to thank frontline workers for their dedication to serving their local communities.
Twitter makes a lot of people stupid and angry, so it’s fitting that the current debate about Twitter should be so full of stupidity and anger.
WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As widespread school closures leave families feeling uncertain about the path ahead for their child's education, Laurel Springs School offers a solution for students in Kindergarten through grade 12: try an online course through the school's Summer Program.
PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New four-week COVID-19 projections released today by PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) show while many U.S. counties are experiencing increased cases of the virus as they reopen, large second waves of widespread community transmission are not currently forecasted in most areas. The data from the COVID-Lab model add more evidence that increasing temperatures and humidity levels are reducing the risk of the virus spreading over the summer in less-populated counties that remain vigilant with personal protection in crowded indoor locations and maintain limited gathering sizes.
GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today announced the launch of Rival(TM) DTM Topcoat RV901(TM) and RV902(TM) value-oriented coating products. These additions to the Rival portfolio broaden Axalta's Commercial Transportation offering to include an easy-to-apply, one-step topcoat formulated to deliver outstanding adhesion and flexibility in non-corrosive to mildly corrosive environments.
PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced today that it expects to issue quarterly earnings releases pre-market open and hold conference calls at the times indicated on the following dates:
EXTON, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that TEAM Concept Printing and Thermography, Inc., a printing company with a strong focus on customer service, has once again turned to Ricoh for technology and expertise to help meet its growing customer demand. TEAM Concept has chosen the RICOH Pro C7210X, taking its popular 5th Color capabilities to the next level with its movable 5th Color station, enabling a white base coat or a clear top coat in a single pass, helping drive faster turn times for vibrant, five-color applications.
PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scheer Partners, Inc. the Maryland-based pioneer in serving the comprehensive "scientific real estate needs" of the life sciences has just opened a new Philadelphia office led by veteran local commercial broker Paul 'Tim' Conrey, a former medical researcher specializing in meeting the unique needs of the area's biotechnology businesses. The announcement of Scheer's first satellite office - located in CIRA Centre - outside the D.C. Metro area, and Mr. Conrey's appointment as Philadelphia Director, Senior Vice President, was made today by Robert Scheer, the company's President & Founder.
PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK), a leading publicly traded business development company focused on providing customized credit solutions to private middle market U.S. companies, previously disclosed an investment fund with expected aggregate commitments of approximately $124 million established to invest from time to time in shares of the Company.
PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Premier Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: FMN) intends to change its name to Federated Hermes Premier Municipal Income Fund. The name change is expected to become effective at the close of business on June 26, 2020.
CANBERRA, Australia and BLUE BELL, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) and IDEMIA today announced that the Australian Department of Home Affairs' new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services (EBIS) system has gone live. EBIS is based on the Unisys Stealth(identity)(TM) multi-factor identity management and authentication solution and, using IDEMIA's facial and fingerprint recognition algorithms, is one of the world's most accurate biometric identity management systems used for visa and border processing to secure Australia's borders and facilitate the flow of legitimate travelers.
SPRING HOUSE, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from two Phase 3 clinical trials, DISCOVER-1 and DISCOVER-2, which showed that TREMFYA(®) (guselkumab) demonstrated improvements in multiple clinical outcomes including joint symptoms, skin symptoms, soft tissue inflammation, physical function and reduction in radiographic progression at week 52 in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).(1,2) TREMFYA is currently not approved for the treatment of PsA in the U.S. Data from the two studies in the DISCOVER program formed the basis of the September 13, 2019 supplemental Biologics License Application submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of TREMFYA and primary endpoint results were recently published in The Lancet.(3,4,5)
LANCASTER, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkey Hill LLC ("Turkey Hill" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded ice cream and refrigerated drinks, today announced that it has acquired an ice cream and novelty production facility in Searcy, Arkansas from Yarnell Ice Cream, LLC ("Yarnell's"), a subsidiary of Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company.
PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE: CNX) ("CNX" or the "company") today announced that it intends to redeem $400 million (the "Called Notes") of its $823.795 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding 5.875% senior notes due 2022 (CUSIP No. 20854P AL3) (the "Notes").
ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S., announced today a new partnership with three parking authorities in Pennsylvania -- Allentown, Bethlehem, and Reading -- to provide contactless parking payments in the area. ParkMobile replaces the MobileNOW! app which shut down last week. ParkMobile has over 1.1 million users of the app in Pennsylvania and is widely available in many cities across the state including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Harrisburg, State College, and more. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many city leaders are encouraging residents to use the app instead of the meter to prevent the spread of the virus.
For the first time in Pennsylvania history, all registered voters in the commonwealth had the option to vote by mail with a "no-excuse" absentee ballot. While many voters in Chester County cast their ballots through the mail, others chose to vote in person at their local polling places on Election Day.
RADNOR, Pa., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that it has filed another class action lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Fire and Casualty Company ("State Farm Insurance Company") in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division. The case is captioned Elegant Massage, LLC d/b/a Light Stream Spa v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al., Case No. 2:20-cv-00265 (the "Action"), and is filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Loss of Income and Extra Expense Coverage from State Farm Insurance Company and were denied claims by State Farm Insurance Company for business income losses incurred as a result of social distancing and/or stay-at-home orders in connection with the COVID-19 global pandemic. On May 5, 2020, Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Florida Insurance Company in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, which is captioned Royal Palm Optical, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al., Case No. 9:20-cv-89749-RS.
PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is investigating potential consumer claims on behalf of purchasers or lessees of Volkswagen or Audi vehicles equipped with Automatic Emergency Braking Systems ("AEB Systems") with either Bosch mid-range radar sensors ("MRR") or long-range radar sensors ("LRR").
PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m., the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) graduated 251 osteopathic physicians in the College's 129(th) commencement ceremony, a celebratory occasion held for the first time as an online event in the midst of an historic public health crisis. These graduates will go on to join the more than 100,000 doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) that are currently in practice in the US. The ceremony was simulcast on the PCOM Facebook and YouTube pages.
BERWYN, Pa., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) congratulates AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (dba Leonardo Helicopters) on being selected by the U.S. Navy for the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) program. Per the recently announced contract, Leonardo will produce 32, TH-73A helicopters, a variant of the AW119, for the AHTS Program. Triumph Systems & Support - Mechanical Solutions operating company is the incumbent supplier of cockpit and engine controls, providing these mechanical controls on the AW119 for more than 20 years.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi will speak at the virtual Deutsche Bank 11(th) Annual Global Industrials & Materials Summit on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 11:15 a.m. USET.
ITASCA, Ill., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, AIT Worldwide Logistics' Los Angeles-based subsidiary, Unitrans International Corporation, moved into a Philadelphia facility, which they'll share with teammates from AIT-Philadelphia. The AIT group will spend the next few months transitioning to the new office from their existing location in Folcroft, Pa.
WAYNE, Pa. and PORTLAND, Maine, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SolomonEdwards and Constant today announced a cooperative agreement to offer their TotalMod solution, developed to help financial institutions manage the imminent spike expected in loss mitigation activity following the expiration of extensions and forbearances.
PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Inc. has launched their automated surety bond platform for agents and brokers on June 2(nd), 2020, which removes paper-intensive processes, delivering a low-touch way for agents to sell surety amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to President Trump's threats to deploy the military against peaceful protesters.
ST. MARYS, Pa., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Protimeter is pleased to announce the release of its newest moisture meter - The ReachMaster Pro! The ReachMaster Pro is designed for flood damage restoration contractors and home and roofing inspectors for the rapid evaluation of moisture conditions in a wide range of building materials.
WAYNE, Pa., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Investment Counsel, one of the largest independent investment firms in the Midwest, and Evolve IP(®), the world's leading provider of Work Anywhere(TM) cloud solutions, today announced that a successful business continuity and pandemic planning test in October of 2019 has enabled the firm's employees to seamlessly serve clients via remote work operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.