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Strictly Slots readers name Rivers Casino 'Best Overall Casino'

Readers of Strictly Slots magazine recently named Pittsburgh's Rivers Casino “Best Overall Casino” in all of Pennsylvania.

Eckert Seamans named one of the nation's best law firms

Pittsburgh's Eckert Seamans was recently named one of the top law firms in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Indiana County receiving $500,000 in grants

Indiana County will receive $500,000 in Keystone Communities grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Gov Tom Corbett announced on Monday.

Federally funded grants will keep low income PECO customers warm this winter

Low and fixed income PECO customers may be eligible for grants to support their energy costs through a federally funded Low Income Home Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Navient receives Healthy Workplace Award from Wilkes-Barre Chamber

Navient Corp., recently received the 2014 Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce's Healthy Workplace Continuing Excellence Award.

Four new businesses open in Pike County

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed four new businesses, including Peebles Department Store, World Financial Group Inc., the Paint Parade and Van Gorders’ Furniture.

Race for Pennsylvania governor may come down to taxes vs. social issues

Whether voters are more concerned about taxes or social issues may decide the race for Pennsylvania governor between incumbent Tom Corbett and challenger Tom Wolf.

Republicans expand its majority in Pennsylvania Legislature

Aside from a 16-month span in 1993-1994, Republicans have controlled the Pennsylvania Assembly since the early 1980s, and the pre-election consensus was for the majority to hold.

Greg Shannon named chairman of IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative

Greg Shannon has been named chairman of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative, the technology organization and Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) announced on Monday.

County gives Downingtown Area Senior Center $300,000 for repairs, renovations

Downingtown Area Senior Center board members were awarded a $300,000 check Monday by Chester County commissioners to help fund important renovations and repairs to the center.

Pennsylvania General Fund pulls in $102.8 million more than expected in October

The State of Pennsylvania is $102.8 million ahead of where it had originally forecast for the month of October, and Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser is very happy.

Boyer's Food Market of Hazelton employee wins state Bagger Championship

Matthew Nonnemacher, an employee at Boyer's Food Markets in Hazelton, beat out 18 other contestants to win Pennsylvania's Best Bagger Championship on Oct. 29.

State revenue higher than expected

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue reported on Tuesday that the state’s revenue year-to-date is $103.4 million more than anticipated in the 2014-2015 budget estimates.

Election of Tom Wolf supported by PHCA/CARE

After the gubernatorial victory of Tom Wolf the President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association and the Center for Assisted Living Management (PHCA/CARE) Stuart H.

Conrad Siegel's Mashack-Behney named to influential women list

Tara Mashack-Behney, president of Conrad Siegel Investment Advisors, Inc, was honored recently by being named to Employee Benefit Adviser’s inaugural list of The Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.

New governor's election was rejection, not coronation

Pennsylvania will see a change in leadership in the form of newly elected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who defeated incumbent Republican Tom Corbett Tuesday night.

Time will tell how state's legislative bodies mesh in election's wake

The Republican Party may have lost the governor’s seat in Pennsylvania, but it kept a firm hold on the General Assembly.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau special to air on national TV

"Cultivating Farming Knowledge," a half-hour special produced by the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB), will air nationally on Nov. 17 as a part of RFD-TV's "Voices of Agriculture" show.

PIOGA president discusses negative impact of proposed oil, gas tax

Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) president Lou D'Amico released a video on Tuesday discussing his belief that a severence tax would be detrimental to the oil and gas industry, as well as the commonwealth.

Sunoco Logistics begins work on Mariner East 2 pipeline

The second phase of the Mariner East 2 pipeline project has begun, Sunoco Logistics Partner L.P. announced today.

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