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Call for Nominations: PA Businesses and Entrepreneurs Wanted for ImPAct Awards

Call for Nominations: PA Businesses and Entrepreneurs Wanted for ImPAct Awards

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker announced today the Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) network is currently accepting nominations for the third annual Governor’s ImPAct Awards, developed to recognize companies and entrepreneurs throughout Pennsylvania that are creating jobs and making positive contributions to the state’s economy. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 6, 2015 · Local News, PA News
State Report Says Hospital Readmissions Decrease, Patient Risk Increases Mortality

State Report Says Hospital Readmissions Decrease, Patient Risk Increases Mortality

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Hospitals in Western Pennsylvania showed a decrease in mortality rates and readmissions rates, according to a performance report released last week by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) that included 2013 data. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 4, 2015 · Local News, PA News

Department of Aging Receives Grant for Volunteer Initiatives

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) - The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has received a Performance Improvement and Innovation grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 1, 2015 · Local News, PA News

DEP Announces Release of Bituminous Mining Subsidence Report

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released the fourth in a series of ongoing reports detailing the effects of surface subsidence related to underground bituminous coal mining in Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 1, 2015 · Local News, PA News

Attorney General’s Office Recovers $17.4 Million for Consumers in 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kane this week announced that in 2014 her office recovered $17.4 million in restitution on behalf of Pennsylvanians through the Public Protection Division. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 31, 2014 · Local News, PA News

Pennsylvania Celebrates Winter Trails Day with Get Outdoors PA Events

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Outdoor recreation areas across Pennsylvania will be hosting special events and activities on January 10 as part of Get Outdoors PA’s celebration of Winter Trails Day, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti said this week. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 31, 2014 · Local News, PA News
Christmas Holiday Crash Statistics Released by State Police

Christmas Holiday Crash Statistics Released by State Police

HARRISBURG, Pa. – During the five-day Christmas holiday driving period, which took place from Dec. 24 through Dec. 28, 2014, State Police investigated a total of 728 crashes. FULL ARTICLE

Helpful Tips to Safeguard Your Home This Holiday Season

Harrisburg – A spark from a fireplace, an unattended candle or an unexpected visit from a thief can quickly turn your holiday celebration into a seasonal nightmare. That’s why the Pennsylvania Insurance Department is reminding you to take precautions and consider these safety tips. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 24, 2014 · Local News, PA News

State Parks Marking New Year with ‘First Day Hikes’ Across Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Helping visitors ring in 2015 with healthy exercise and a glimpse of nature’s winter beauty, the Bureau of State Parks again will sponsor free, guided hikes in 22 state parks on New Year’s Day as part of America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 23, 2014 · Local News, PA News

PA Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1% in November, Lowest Rate in More Than Six Years

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for November 2014. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 20, 2014 · Local News, PA News