Pennsylvania Business News - Page 6

Page 6 of Pennsylvania Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Publisher Highlights Local Talent

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philadelphia literary world will celebrate the launch of two new players today, April 10th: Kay Square Press, a new publishing company focused on Philadelphia-area artists, their stories, and their art; and Kay Square’s first release, ‘With the Rich and Mighty: Emlen Etting of Philadelphia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9815129-0-7), a critical biography by Kenneth C. Kaleta, Professor of Cinema Studies at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Retail Closeout Mall Helps Shoppers Give Themselves a Raise

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In these tighter economic times, consumers can give themselves a raise by spending less at the discount shopping source Retail Closeout Mall. This online store offers closeout, liquidated, overstocked, surplus, and discontinued merchandise. Since October of 2007, the online store has continued its growth, tripling the number of products being offered and increasing its customer base fourfold.

How to Select the Best Resin Chair

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Manufacturing has discovered that many consumers want to know more about which resin chair is best for them. Basically, all stacking resin chairs come in three sizes. The smallest are called low-backs. They’re the most economical. They’re usually about 31 inches high at the back, and they weigh about five pounds.

New Software Program Offers Solution to Recordkeeping for Gratuity Based Income Employees and Employers in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industries

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J.M. Wick and Associates, Inc. has announced the release of P.I.T.: Personalized Income Tracking, a software program exclusively designed for personal at-home use of tracking tips for employees whose income is gratuity based, in addition to meeting the tip reporting needs of employers in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

Hundreds of Philadelphia-area Homeowners to Receive Foreclosure Prevention Help at Free, Walk-in Workshops with Mortgage Lenders and Counselors

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philadelphia-area homeowners at risk of foreclosure will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their mortgage lender at the free HOPE NOW Home Preservation Workshop on Tuesday, April 1. Philadelphia is one of the early stops of this campaign offering the HOPE NOW workshops, co-sponsored by NeighborWorks(R) America.

International Group Launches Plan For Global Commons

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new ‘global commons’ was announced today in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations.

Shopping Locally to Help Women Globally

AKRON, Pa., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year on March 8, millions gather in rallies and parades around the world to honor the achievements of women on International Women’s Day, an occasion relatively unknown in the United States. Fair trade retailer Ten Thousand Villages will join forces with a national domestic violence prevention organization to celebrate the event in March.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Announces New COO

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF), a leading facilities maintenance and infrastructure support services firm based in Philadelphia, has announced Mr. William H. McAfee, III as its new Chief Operating Officer. The announcement, which was issued on Tuesday by the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James C. Dobrowolski, will take effect immediately.

Online Employee Benefits Website Launched for Employers – HowellDIRECT(TM)

WILKES-BARRE. Pa. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Howell Benefit Services, Inc. (Howell), with offices in northeastern and central Pennsylvania recently introduced HowellDIRECT(TM), a turnkey, web-based employee benefit solution for small and mid-size employers. The product was released on the internet this month and is available to employers in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Expansion to other states is scheduled for 2008.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services for The City of Philadelphia Municipal Buildings

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Philadelphia awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a four-year contract for facilities operations, maintenance and support services at three of The City’s largest municipal buildings (TRIPLEX) located in Center City, Philadelphia.

Nearly 3,000 in Attendance as the Black Knights of Towanda Baptize Their New Stadium and Multipurpose Complex Constructed by Southern Bleacher

TOWANDA, Pa. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What better way to kick off a football season than to do so in winning fashion in front of nearly 3,000 spectators all seated in a newly constructed stadium and multipurpose complex? The Black Knights of Towanda, Pa. certainly can’t think of a better way! And the Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, was pleased to partner with the dedicated architectural firm Highland Associates.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract for facilities management and maintenance services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building (TMFJB) in The District of Columbia.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract to Manage New Unified Communications Center in District of Columbia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The District of Columbia Government awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract to manage the Unified Communications Center. The UCC is one of the nation’s premier large, integrated call centers and public safety/emergency response facilities.

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development

MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC’s DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.

Alien Apparatus’ Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 3. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system is unique in that all functionality can be controlled by the musician while performing by using a six-button foot controller to control software that runs on Windows and Macintosh computers.

The Real Rudolph Shines Again After 40 Years

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.

The Newcomen Society Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

EXTON, PA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States is helping Hurricane Katrina victims by donating 100% of the proceeds of their online sales, from now until December, 31, 2005, to The American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and The Salvation Army. The Newcomen Society of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation founded in 1923 to promote, study, and recognize achievement in business and the American system of free enterprise.

Solo Performer Show Controller 2.4 Increases Play List Flexibility for Musicians Who Improvise Their Set Lists While Performing

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.4. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Alien Apparatus Company Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More

PHILADELPHA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.0. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.