Pennsylvania Business News

Pennsylvania Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Pa., PA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Now is the Time to Set Up a Spring Lawn Care Program

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard and notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

Homeowners Beware of Dead Tree Branches

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 10. 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue, and if a tree has a lot of deadwood it could be a big problem! Insect invasions, disease, and poor root systems are just a few reasons why a tree might be in distress, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Here are a few tips to help homeowners spot problems and take action.

Allegent FCU steps up to the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Challenge, Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania

WEXFORD, Pa., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capturing the buzz of a current Hershey’s Reese’s Peanut Butter commercial spot – Allegent FCU actually sells Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups at a financial institution! The Hershey Company’s branded Reese’s spot teased the Federal Credit Union into accepting the challenge and partnering with Reese’s in fulfilling the commercial spot’s thought: that Reese’s are “sold literally everywhere business is done, I’m pretty sure you could buy them at a bank.”

CONCRETE JUNGLE NO MORE – Catalyst Experiential to Bring Green Space Along Pennsauken, NJ Corridor

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More than 70% of the land along Route 38 and 70 is zoned commercial, and commercial land can be 85% “impervious” – meaning concrete and asphalt as opposed to landscaping and greenery.

How to Revive Your Property This New Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The start of a new year is the perfect time to schedule a full property evaluation with an ISA Certified Arborist and Lawn Care Expert. After a compete inspection, they can develop a step-by-step plan to revive the property this year. From Pruning trees to starting a lawn care program, homeowners can breathe new life into the yard and garden.

Kaplan Partners Announces Nicholas DeMedio as Principal

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kaplan Partners, a leading boutique executive search and talent advisory firm, today announced Nicholas DeMedio (“Nick”) has joined the firm as a Principal. With more than 20 years of Executive Search, Talent Management and Human Resources experience, Nick comes from a regional Human Resources consulting firm where he oversaw the financial services executive search practice.

Dayna’s iCare Foundation Partners with Amish Builder to Send Shippable Homes to Bahamas Hurricane Victims

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, it destroyed thousands of lives and over 13,000 homes were lost. The region continues to be in the midst of a humanitarian crisis and thousands from Great Abaco are still displaced and struggling for shelter. Dayna’s iCare Foundation, a 501(c)(3), is working to help solve the housing problem with its partner, TinyLux Homes.

How to Choose Between a Real or Artificial Christmas Tree

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is fully underway, and homeowners might be heading out this weekend to pick out the perfect Christmas tree. In the decades-long battle of real versus artificial Christmas trees, it can be difficult to decide between the two. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share helpful tips to help homeowners weigh the pros and cons before buying a Christmas tree.

Valentis Security welcomes new Business Development Lead in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Joseph Ortiz as its new Business Development/Inside Sales Lead. Ortiz will be responsible for business development throughout the markets that Valentis is licensed to operate in.

How to Check for Signs of Spotted Lanternfly Before Purchasing a Christmas Tree

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the perfect Christmas trees is one of the highlights of the holiday season. However, with the recent invasion of the Spotted Lanternfly, many Pennsylvanians are left wondering if they should be hesitant about bringing a possible tainted topiary into their home. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what to look for on Christmas trees before buying one.

Conte Wealth Advisors Opens York Office Continuing Expansion

CAMP HILL, Pa., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Hill based Conte Wealth Advisors continues its considerable expansion efforts opening an office at 1423 E Market St in York and welcoming two seasoned advisors into the organization.

ENX2 Marketing CEO Nicole Farber Named to NSBA Leadership Council

DALLAS, Pa., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nicole Farber, CEO of digital marketing agency ENX2 Marketing in Dallas, Pennsylvania, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.

Dead Ash Trees Can Cause Destruction During Winter Snow and Ice Storms

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald Ash Borer is a dangerous insect that invades and destroys Ash trees. They have killed thousands of trees across the country since they first appeared in 2002. As winter storm season approaches, there’s something in particular that makes infested Ash Trees a big cause for concern- Dead Ash Trees are Dangerous!

Valentis Security Welcomes New Northwest Regional Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Dan Ries as its new Northwest Regional Manager. Ries will be responsible managing Valentis operations, personnel, and assisting with business development in northwest Pennsylvania, mid Pennsylvania, and Ohio markets.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014. (VIDEO)

National Access Corp. Launches Initiative Aimed at Helping the Elderly and Disabled

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Access Corp. (NAC), an access and mobility provider focused on improving the lives of the physically disabled and elderly population, has launched its “Make it Better” – “One at a Time” initiative, which seeks out deserving individuals needing access or mobility related equipment or home modifications.

Gem Miner’s Holiday Show Expands Retail and Wholesale Areas

LEBANON, Pa., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gem Miner’s Holiday, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium bead, mineral, gem and jewelry show, from the Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association (MAGMA), will be hosting its 12th annual Fall show at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center, Nov. 16 and 17, 2019, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.

Living Landmark Approved for Route 202 in Flemington, NJ

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Flemington, NJ Land Use Board has approved a Gateway Monument with a living wall to be constructed at the Flemington Circle on Route 202. This decision was rendered at the Board’s bi-monthly meeting on October 22. The Monument will be constructed in a public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential.

Cabling Weak, Heavy Tree Branches Now Can Prevent Huge Costs Later

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heavy winds and rough weather can lead to trees splitting apart and dangerous falling limbs. The time and money it costs to clean up these disasters can be astronomical! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain why cabling a tree now can prevent huge costs in the long run.

What is Pennsylvania and the Government Doing to Combat and Control the Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. Many homeowners are wondering what the government is doing to control the invasive insect. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn explain what Pennsylvania is doing to combat Spotted Lanternfly.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Partners with SCI Mercer to Train Service Dogs for Veterans

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announces its latest partnership, with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mercer. As part of our new partnership, incarcerated veterans will train some of our future service dogs, beginning at approximately 5 months of age, all while earning college credit.

ACCT Philly Hires New Executive Director and Announces Additional Updates at the Shelter

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) Board of Directors today announced Aurora Velazquez as the new Executive Director of the City’s animal shelter. Velazquez will begin her new role on November 4, 2019.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Breaks Ground for New Corporate Headquarters

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce that it has begun construction of its new corporate headquarters to support the company’s sustained growth. Founded as a technology start-up in 2002, ECI has grown to 65 employees. The new 20,000-square-foot single tenant facility will support another 50% growth over the next ten years.

Gallospole Releases The World Premiere Music Video, TARAC WIPPP, Revisiting Too Fat To Fly In The Case of Kevin Smith v. Southwest Air

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 19, Gallospole will premiere his long-awaited music video, TARAC WIPPP. An acronym for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, TARAC WIPPP is a political allegory performed by Gallospole and his team of puppetized lobbyists advocating for suitable seating on behalf of Americans with metabolic differences, or clinically known as, obese Americans.

How to Remove and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now that the cooler fall weather is here, the adult Spotted Lanternfly are dying off, but not before laying thousands of eggs which will hatch next spring. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn show homeowners how to remove and destroy Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses in an instructional video.

Political Satirist, Gallospole, Sizes Up the Weaponization of Chairs with the World Premiere Music Video, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 19, Gallospole will premiere his long-awaited music video, TARAC WIPPP. An acronym for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, TARAC WIPPP is a political allegory performed by Gallospole and his team of puppetized lobbyists advocating for suitable seating on behalf of Americans with metabolic differences, or clinically known as, obese Americans.

5 Fall Warning Signs of Tree Problems

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tree service is needed for trees that change color too early or drop leaves prematurely. Most trees should be in full leaf and green through September; Giroud Tree and Lawn provides the top five Fall warning signs and actions Philadelphia homeowners can take to keep trees healthy and safe.

Pennsylvania-Based Springer Realty Group Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dave Springer, of Springer Realty Group, has always had a passion and drive for real estate. In 2002, while working in the world of corporate finance, he decided to start investing in real estate part-time. Soon after, he left his corporate job to become a full-time real estate agent. In 2009, Springer decided to take a major leap of faith by opening his own real estate brokerage.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc A Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces 2019 Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2019 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based real estate brokerage firm owned and operated by Clarence H. (Casey) Steiner since 1989.

4 Steps to Take Now to Achieve a Beautiful Lawn Next Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the summer winds down and we move into fall, homeowners’ yards are going to need some special attention before the cold weather hits. To help grass thrive all winter and emerge healthy and vibrant in spring, there are a few actions homeowners need to take this fall. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud explain 4 Steps for Fall to have a beautiful lawn next year. These include aeration, seeding, fertilization and testing the soil pH.

World’s First Tudorcon for Tudor History Lovers in Manheim PA – Tickets Available Now

MANHEIM, Pa., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tudor history lovers from around the country will congregate in Manheim, Pennsylvania for three days of feasting, lectures from leading historians, music, and entertainment in the world’s first Tudorcon from Oct. 18-20, 2019. Conceived by Heather Teysko, creator of the Renaissance English History Podcast, the event aims to build community in the Tudor world while providing education, fun, and new friendships. (VIDEO)

Everything You Need to Know About Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Giroud Tree and Lawn explains what Spotted Lanternfly is, how they harm trees and properties, and how to get rid of them. Spotted Lanternfly have been seen all over Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties in 2019.

Lost Heritage Rye Grain Becomes New PA Whiskey – 2019 Phila. Whiskey Event Promotes Collaboration Between Farmer and Distiller

LITITZ, Pa., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time in decades, the long-lost heritage grain, Rosen rye, will be distilled into rye whiskey in Pennsylvania! “The last man to distill Rosen rye into whiskey at Michter’s Distillery in Schaefferstown, Pa. will be the first to distill it here again,” said Laura Fields, founder of the American Whiskey Convention and CEO of the non-profit, The Delaware Valley Fields Foundation.

Health and Fitness Enthusiast Jeff Mirro Shares Top Resources for Intermittent Fasting Lifestyles

SCRANTON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intermittent fasting is not a new topic, but one that’s gaining more and more traction when it comes to weight loss and achieving a healthy lifestyle. After Jeff Mirro, a health enthusiast, started researching all he could about the subject, he decided to start a blog – JeffMirro.com – where he posts data and research, shares personal stories and resources and works to help people achieve optimal health.

Fun for Everyone at The Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore on August 11 2019

ARDMORE, Pa., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, August 11, thousands of spectators will come to Ardmore to cheer on amateur and professional cyclists at the third annual Main Line Bike Race from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. announced Narberth Ambulance. Cycling fanatics from across the region will descend upon downtown Ardmore to watch as some of the sport’s top athletes race through town.

How to Keep Kids Safe from Mosquitoes and Ticks this Summer

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of summer, kids need protection from disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share a summertime checklist to keep kids safe from biting insects. Teaching kids ways to prevent mosquito and tick bites will empower them to be mindful of their surroundings while out in nature.

GALLOSPOLE, a Music Peddler of Conspiracy Theories, Announces the Release of the Political Allegory, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallospole will release the political allegory, TARAC WIPPP, which stands for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, on July 15, 2019. In a series of videos, animations and soundtracks, TARAC WIPPP, a fictitious lobbying organization led by Gallospole, peddles the conspiracy theory that the weaponization of chairs, perpetrated by known and unknown entities, discriminates against obese Americans.

New Weight Loss Blog Provides Intermittent Dry Fasting Advice

SCRANTON, Pa., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health enthusiast Jeff Mirro has announced a new blog – JeffMirro.com – that gives free advice on intermittent dry fasting to lose weight and cure health problems. It draws from the collected experience and knowledge of many of the most influential online experts and motivates people to lose weight, heal, and rejuvenate.

Queen and Rook Game Cafe Announces First Location

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philly Games Inc. announces its first location of Queen & Rook Game Cafe will be near the corner of 2nd and South Streets, at the site of the former Hikaru restaurant. Philadelphia’s newest player is getting ready to make its first move with a late Summer opening. They promise a game library of more than 1,000 new and vintage board games, a retail section, easy to share plates, local drafts and a full liquor license.