Grant to help Schuylkill River project

POTTSTOWN—The Schuylkill River Heritage Area (SRHA) has received a two-year, $719,000 grant from the Philadelphia-based William Penn Foundation to improve the Schuylkill River Trail and strengthen the trail’s economic development potential.r

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Ben Franklin names Innovation Award Winners

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced the winners of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Awards. Winners will be honored at the Ben Franklin i xchange event, scheduled for 5:30 PM on Wednesday, May 12th at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University.rn r

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Fulton Financial reports income of $22.4 million

Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT) reported net income available to common shareholders of $22.4 million, or 13 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, compared to $19.3 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2009.rnr

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EPA awards Lehigh Valley $1 million for brownfields

BETHLEHEM – April 19, 2010 – Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s (LVEDC) commitment to the remediation of brownfield sites received an unprecedented boost Monday as the United States Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $1,000,000 grant for the assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield properties in the Lehigh Valley.rn r

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VIST sells First HSA

WYOMISSING, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIST Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: VIST) announced today it sold its 25% ownership in First HSA, LLC, Reading PA to HealthEquity, Inc., Draper, Utah. rnr

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State issues RFP for technology platform

(Harrisburg, PA) - Pennsylvania has issued an open RFP for the technology platform that will support the establishment of Pennsylvania's Health Information Exchange. TechQuest Pennsylvania led the efforts to permit all companies an opportunity to bid on this important technology project. rn r

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