PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) today published its inaugural Sustainability Report as an independent company. As an enabler of the global shift to cleaner energy, sustainability is central to Livent's mission and reflected in the company's core values. The report includes a comprehensive review of the company's strategy and performance in key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) focus areas.
WYALUSING, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Peoples Ltd. (OTC: PPLL) Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Ltd., has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend in the amount of $0.55 per share payable on June 30, 2020. The cash dividend represents an 8.9% increase over the cash dividend paid in the second quarter 2019 of $0.51 as adjusted for the 2019 year-end 5% stock dividend.
Approximately 50 people of all ages gathered on the sidewalk outside the Indiana County Court House on Thursday for a rally in favor of opening up shops and stores now ordered closed as nonessential in Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced the redemption on June 10, 2020 of all of the outstanding Senior Floating Rate Notes due June 10, 2021 issued by PNC Bank, National Association in the amount of $800,000,000 (CUSIP 69353RFN3). The securities have an original scheduled maturity date of June 10, 2021. The redemption price will be equal to $1,000 per $1,000 in principal amount, plus any accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date of June 10, 2020.
CARLISLE, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forum on Education Abroad announces the annual Professional Certification Accelerated Residency will take place virtually weekdays June 24 to July 1.
LANCASTER, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After multiple successful exits, and six majority investments in the last two years, PennSpring is back in active acquisition mode. While these are uncertain times due to the impacts of COVID-19, PennSpring has the resources to close. Specifically, PennSpring is seeking the following deal profile:
PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) ("WESCO International") announced today that WESCO Distribution, Inc. ("WESCO") has extended the Expiration Time (as defined below) of WESCO's previously announced tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, together, the "Offers") to purchase for cash any and all of Anixter Inc.'s ("Anixter") outstanding (i) 5.50% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "2023 Notes") and (ii) 6.00% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes" and, together with the 2023 Notes, the "Notes," and each such series of the Notes, a "Series").
MYERSTOWN, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmer Boy, a leader in agricultural supply and construction, announced today the launch of their new eCommerce website. The new website has been redesigned from the ground up to provide a leading-class online shopping experience.
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Berger Montague is investigating securities fraud claims against Ryder System, Inc. ("Ryder" or the "Company") on behalf of all purchasers of Ryder common stock (NYSE: R) between July 23, 2015 and February 13, 2020 (the "Class Period").
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 social distancing measures, including the closure of schools and parks and the indefinite cancellation of team sports, have led to a nearly 60% decrease overall in pediatric fractures but an increase in the proportion of fractures sustained at home, according to a new study by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The findings, published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, suggest a need for increased awareness of at-home safety measures.
GETTYSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare only provided telehealth services to a select group of beneficiaries. However, in an effort to maintain the availability of services through the pandemic while limiting the spread of the virus, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has greatly expanded access to telehealth services in the span of a few short weeks, as detailed in our latest report, Medicare COVID-19 Telehealth Rules, Regulations & Rates: An OPEN MINDS Market Intelligence Report. The report summarizes COVID-19 related federal and state policies defining telehealth services; recommended telehealth platforms; and Medicare specific changes--telehealth services, beneficiary relationship requirements with provider organizations, codes, and reimbursement rates.
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindful Philanthropy, the only national resource of its kind, aims to significantly expand philanthropy for mental health, addiction, and community well-being initiatives. Barbara Ricci, nationally recognized mental health advocate, has been named Founding Executive Director. Seed funders include The John Heller Fund, Well Being Trust, Peg's Foundation, and The Scattergood Foundation. The nonprofit has identified three primary channels to achieve their goal:
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kehoe Law Firm is investigating claims on behalf of U.S consumers who purchased or owned a MALM or other IKEA chest or dresser included in IKEA's product recall notices dated June 28, 2016 and November 21, 2017 to determine whether IKEA's product recall was effective, including whether IKEA fulfilled its promise of cash refunds to consumers who purchased or obtained recalled MALM and other IKEA chests and dressers. The recalled children's and adult chests and dressers include the MALM 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and three 6-drawer models, as well as other non-MALM models.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Oncology Nursing Month, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced today the two awardees selected in the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Oncology. The Challenge was designed with the goal of accelerating innovation in improving oncology care, including prevention, early detection, treatment, and care for cancer survivors. The nurse innovators, who are both ONS members, and received a combined total of $100,000 in grant funding and access to the Johnson & Johnson Innovation -- JLABS ecosystem, are:
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Riverview Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: RIVE) today declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per share for the second quarter of 2020. The dividend is payable June 30, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2020.
PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The PHL COVID-19 Fund is proud to announce PHLove, the variety show held on May 21 that featured performances and appearances from regional celebrities, raised over $1.5 million in support of the Fund. Presented by the Middleton Family, the PHLove Variety Show featured an All-Star Philly lineup headlined by Daryl Hall, Questlove and Patti LaBelle, and helped to spur widespread support from the region, enabling the Fund to continue its effort to respond to community needs through the work of local and regional organizations.
PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Local personal injury law firm Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. is proud to announce the inclusion of 4 of its lawyers among Pennsylvania's 2020 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists. These annual publications, released by Thomson Reuters®, list vetted attorneys in over 70 practice areas. Each state's list is compiled based on peer nominations, third-party research, and evaluation by a "Blue Ribbon Panel" of attorneys within each practice area. The selection process examines demonstrations of each nominee's success and reputation including:
PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Museum of Natural History announces a partnership with TikTok as part of the Creative Learning Fund, a program designed to populate the social media platform with accessible and educational short-form mobile videos. The grant is a part of TikTok's $50M investment to bring more learning content to the platform.
NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface Media, publisher of Surface, the 27-year-old American magazine of global contemporary design, announces the launch of Surface Summer School at Penn, a design challenge and competition in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. The first partnership of its kind between a media company and an accredited university, the challenge will invite students from Penn to respond to a brief for architectural and design solutions for a mobile medical testing unit for COVID-19. The winner of the competition will be profiled in Surface Magazine and will be eligible for an internship with the publication at a later date.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is offering advance payments to independent healthcare providers in an effort to address the financial strain some providers face due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GETTYSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400 executives of health and human service organizations across the country will come together virtually, June 1-5, for The 2020 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute to exchange ideas on how to leverage trends and opportunities, scale innovation, and gather tools and skills to build a long-term plan for sustainability in a post-COVID-19 health care market.
NEWTOWN, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services, today announced iSwarm((TM)), a patient engagement solution that uses the power of social media to speed up clinical trial candidate identification, recruitment and pre-screening qualification, has been named a recipient of Microsoft Corporation's 2020 Health Innovation Awards.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthogenRx, Inc. a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of treatments for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA), today announced new pricing options relating to The TriVisc Direct Purchase Program(TM) and The TriVisc Patient Assistance Program(TM).
WASHINGTON (TNS) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Thursday targeting social media companies such as Twitter, escalating his feud with the technology platforms he relies on to amplify his political messages in an election year.
HAVERFORD, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP and Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP regarding the Trane and American Standard air conditioner Settlement.
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The debate continues to rage on about which standard of proof federal funding recipients (including schools and colleges) should apply to determine whether a violation of sexual harassment policy has occurred. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has long contended, and courts have consistently affirmed, that the appropriate standard is preponderance of the evidence (POTE). Most funding recipients adopted POTE in their sexual harassment policies to remain consistent with OCR and the courts.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the company's comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today expanded its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 29 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Pennsylvania. The opening of additional test sites on Friday, May 29 add to the 36 locations previously opened in Pennsylvania.
WARRINGTON, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Windtree Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqCM: WINT), a biotechnology and medical device company focused on developing drug product candidates and medical device technologies to address acute cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, today announced it will host a conference call and webcast, including a slide presentation, at 10:00 AM EDT on Thursday, June 4, 2020 to provide Company and business updates, including the recently announced completion of a $23 million public offering and up listing to The Nasdaq Capital Market, as well as updates on its acute cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical programs.
DEVON, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Across race, ethnicity, gender, and income categories, the majority of Americans now say that worry or stress related to the coronavirus has had an adverse impact on their mental health, according to a recent survey. Moreover, a federal emergency hotline has seen a 1000 percent increase in calls from those in emotional distress.
BERWYN, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) ("Triumph" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2020, which ended March 31, 2020.
UPPER DARBY — The township finds itself without a residency requirement for employees for the first time in decades - and all because of one little letter of the alphabet.
The House Republican Caucus sent out a statement Wednesday afternoon from Rep. Andrew Lewis of Dauphin County, in which Lewis said he had received a positive test result on May 20.
BERWYN, Pa., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. ("ServiceMaster" or the "Company") (NYSE: SERV) securities during the period from February 26, 2019 through November 4, 2019 inclusive (the "Class Period").
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund (NYSE: AWP) (the "Fund") held its Special Meeting of Shareholder (the "Meeting") on May 27, 2020. At the Meeting, shareholders of the Fund voted to change the Fund's fundamental investment objectives and fundamental investment restriction related to borrowing.
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: JEQ) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Meeting") on May 27, 2020. At the Meeting, stockholders of the Fund voted to re-elect two Class III Directors to serve until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or thereafter until their successors are duly elected and qualify and one Class II Director to the Board of Directors to serve until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or thereafter until his successor is duly elected and qualifies.
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The India Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: IFN) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Meeting") on May 27, 2020. At the Meeting, stockholders of the Fund voted to elect two Class II Directors to the Board of Directors, each to hold office until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or thereafter until his or her successors are elected and qualify.
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE American: FAX) (the "Fund") announced today that its Special Meeting of Shareholders, initially scheduled for April 24, 2020 but postponed to and convened on May 27, 2020 (the "Special Meeting"), was adjourned in order to permit the continued solicitation of additional votes. As of the time of the Special Meeting, the Fund had not received sufficient votes to constitute a quorum. The adjourned Special Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in virtual format only on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Details on how to attend the virtual meeting are included below.
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An updated county-level model released today by PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shows some communities, particularly in the southern and Midwestern regions of the country, are still at high risk for COVID-19 resurgence in the coming weeks, while many other counties appear to be flattening the curve, even if case counts are higher than two weeks ago. The latest data suggest that policymakers looking to further relax social distancing guidelines consider whether hospital capacity will be sufficient in the face of greater, but stable, daily new cases.
STRASBOURG, France and PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynacure, a clinical stage drug development company focused on improving the lives of patients with rare and orphan disorders, announced today that Stephane van Rooijen (M.D. MBA), Chief Executive Officer of Dynacure, will present a company overview at the Jefferies Virtual Global Healthcare Conference on June 3(rd), 2020 at 8:00 am ET.
EXTON, Pa., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the end of March, Spherix Global Insights has been tracking the impact of COVID-19 on the practices of dermatologists, gastroenterologists, nephrologists, neurologists, and rheumatologists. According to the most recent results of the Special Report, based on a survey of 265 specialists surveyed on May 8th, while the impact is beginning to lessen, the damage that has been done is profound.
BERWYN, Pa., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Group [NYSE:TGI] announced that Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company selected Triumph Systems & Support as a supplier for their entry in the U.S. Army Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition, the Bell 360 Invictus. For the competitive prototype demonstration phase of the program, Triumph System & Support's Fluid Power & Actuation operating company will supply hydraulic pump and reservoir assemblies based on technologies and designs developed for the Bell 525 Relentless.
PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FS KKR Capital Corp. II (FSK II) announced today that the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) has been further postponed from June 8, 2020 to June 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., Eastern Time, due to COVID-19 (more commonly known as the Coronavirus). FSK II's first priority is to protect the health and safety of its stakeholders.
GETTYSBURG, Pa., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OPEN MINDS will host a web briefing, Increasing Your Service Volume - Creating A Referral Development Crisis Plan on May 28, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT, for executives of health and human service provider organizations. OPEN MINDS Vice President Richard Louis, III will review how specialty health and human service organizations can stimulate referral volume and enhance service lines and delivery systems to stay competitive during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Berger Montague is continuing to investigate securities fraud claims against ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. ("ServiceMaster" or the "Company") on behalf of all purchasers of ServiceMaster common stock (NYSE: SERV) between February 26, 2019 and November 4, 2019 (the "Class Period"). The Company has recently confirmed that Litigated Claims arising from the Formosan termite have increased since the beginning of 2017 and, according to the 2Q 2020 earnings call with investors on May 8, 2020, the Company recently undertook measures to offset the impacts of recent trends, reducing costs by approximately $45 million, including "right-sizing" - i.e., laying off - "about 450 Terminix pest control technicians and sales professionals." Investors are reminded that the deadline to seek lead plaintiff appointment is June 9, 2020.