Vishay Intertechnology: Upgrade Your Solar Power Systems with Higher Rated Voltage

MALVERN, PA — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) this week announced that it has upgraded the Vishay BCcomponents 193 PUR-SI Solar series of snap-in power aluminum capacitors with a higher rated voltage of 570 V and a category voltage of 475 V. Targeted at solar applications, the devices offer operation up to 600 V at specific conditions, long useful life, and high rated ripple current up to 2.46 A at +105 °C and 100 Hz.
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Jaime Becerril, Telemundo62 Sports Anchor, to Emcee 6th Annual Coatesville Vintage Grand Prix

COATESVILLE, PA — Telemundo62 Sports Anchor Jaime Becerril will make a return appearance at the 6th Annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix as guest emcee on Saturday, September 17 between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Passionate about all Philadelphia sports, Jaime is a longtime avid motorsport fan. He joins hometown professional announcer Bobb Rayner who has been emceeing the event since its inception, bringing years of vintage car and motorcycle knowledge to life with his colorful commentating.
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Senator Casey Announces New Funding For SEPTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is receiving $23,360,000 in new funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The funding will go towards improving bus charging capacity at SEPTA’s bus facilities and supporting SEPTA’s transition to fully zero-emission vehicles.

Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order to Protect Pennsylvanians from Conversion Therapy

HARRISBURG, PA — Governor Tom Wolf yesterday signed Executive Order 2022-2 to protect Pennsylvanians from conversion therapy. “Conversion therapy is a traumatic practice based on junk science that actively harms the people it supposedly seeks to treat,” said Gov. Wolf. “This discriminatory practice is widely rejected by medical and scientific professionals and has been proven to lead to worse mental health outcomes for LGBTQIA+ youth subjected to it. This is about keeping our children safe from bullying and extreme practices that harm them.”

Essential Utilities Acquires Municipal Wastewater Assets of East Whiteland Township

BRYN MAWR, PA — Essential Utilities Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) announced that its Pennsylvania wastewater subsidiary recently acquired the municipal wastewater assets of East Whiteland Township, Chester County for approximately $55 million. East Whiteland Township’s wastewater system serves approximately 8,200 customer-equivalents including residential and commercial connections. The system is comprised...

Pennsylvania to Lead Multistate Lawsuit Against Mariner Finance

HARRISBURG, PA — Attorney General Shapiro announced that he’s leading a multistate lawsuit against Mariner Finance for widespread violations of multiple consumer protection laws. The suit alleges that Mariner Finance charged consumers for hidden add-on products that consumers either didn’t know about or didn’t agree to buy. Consumers left Mariner Finance believing they had entered into an agreement to borrow and repay, over time, a certain amount of money. In reality, because of these hidden add-on products, Mariner added hundreds to thousands of dollars to the total amount a consumer owed. Mariner charged Pennsylvanians $19.5 million for add-ons from 2015 to 2018 and charged another $8 million in interest for these premiums in the same period.

Kurt Rosenwinkel Returns to Philly for a Two-Night Celebration at Chris’ Jazz Café

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Chris’ Jazz Café is gearing up for another fantastic fall season as the iconic club marks its 33rd anniversary this September. Philly area native and Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts alum Kurt Rosenwinkel kicks off the season as he returns to his roots to help the legendary venue celebrate this milestone on Friday and Saturday, September 16 & 17. The international jazz guitarist takes the stage with a quartet featuring Aaron Parks (piano), Eric Revis (bass) and Gregory Hutchinson (drums).

American Lung Association PA: Lung Disease Research Grants Available Now

PENNSYLVANIA — The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania has announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Pennsylvania and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

Attorney General Shapiro Charges Three in Fentanyl Trafficking Ring

HARRISBURG, PA — Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday, in conjunction with recommendations from the 48th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, announced charges against three individuals as part of an investigation into drug trafficking in Allegheny County. The investigation began in May 2021 into the ringleader of the organization, William Ely, 41, of Wilkinsburg, Pa., and two mid-level dealers, Jaylon Brock and Tony Burnsworth, for possession of and intent to traffic mass amounts of fentanyl into the community.

3 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Levels Safely

If you have high cholesterol levels, you are not alone. About one-third of American adults have high cholesterol. This puts them at risk for heart disease, stroke, and other health problems. Fortunately, there are ways to lower your cholesterol levels safely. In this article, we will discuss three methods that have been shown to be effective in reducing cholesterol levels.

A New Era of Theatre Has Begun at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

WEST CHESTER, PA — Curtains up in Chester County and the Philadelphia suburbs. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced the line-up for its first ever self-produced theatre season, and the company’s first under the leadership of new Artistic Director Carmen Khan. This historic first season of professional theatre in downtown West Chester begins with William Gibson’s joyful play, The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod The Nut, & The Slaughter Of 12 Hit Carols In A Pear Tree, opening just in time for the holidays and running November 30 to December 23, 2022. The new year launches with Katori Hall’s spellbinding reimagination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final hours in an Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, The Mountaintop, running February 1 to February 26, 2023. The season concludes in the spring with a family-friendly finale as audiences experience a classic story through Laura Eason’s adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer running April 19 to May 7, 2023.

State Representative Craig Williams: Pro-Gun or Pro-Crime?

EDITOR: As a friend of mine stated, “PA State Representative Craig Williams has a record of voting for strong punishment and penalties for gun crimes. But he’s loose on regulation. Taking that kind of a stand to me is like saying, “Let’s invest in antivenom drugs” while giving reptile breeders incentives to hatch more venomous snakes.” As federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice he prosecuted crimes including illegal gun possession. Ironically he also supports the No Permit Required for Concealed Carry Act (SB 565) and voted against bringing up the Assault Weapons Ban for a vote (HB770 SUSP Rules).

Stream Companies Named to Inc. 5000 List for 15th Time

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Stream Companies announced that it was included in the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States for the 15th time. Building on 26 consecutive years of growth, the Philadelphia-based advertising leader joins less than 10 U.S. companies who have been recognized in 15 editions of the prestigious Inc. list. Stream Companies’ regular appearances in the Inc. 5000 list demonstrate the organization’s commitment to sustainable long-term growth.

Incenter Insurance Solutions Announces Lender Insurance Services

FORT WASHINGTON, PA — Incenter Insurance Solutions, part of the Incenter family of companies, recently announced its Lender Insurance Services. These innovative programs are designed to give lenders a competitive advantage in the commercial and investor markets through two distinct offerings:. real estate investment portfolio reviews of existing insurance,...

Logan Capital Launches Large Cap Growth ETF

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA — Logan Capital, an independent, privately owned Registered Investment Advisor, recently launched its first exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Logan Capital Broad Innovative Growth ETF (NYSE: LCLG). The ETF employs a multifactor ranking algorithm to analyze and select securities. It seeks companies applying innovative technologies and ideas to common business models to gain a competitive advantage. Logan looks for companies that have increasing earnings tied to pricing power, benefit from an economic tailwind, and that are trading in a way that would support a long-term upward move in price.

Woman Arrested for Providing False Identification: Oxford Police Department News

OXFORD, PA — In a recent press release, the Oxford Police Department reported that Stefanie Sprouse, age 39, of Nottingham was arrested on March 5, 2022. On August 16, 2022, police reportedly conducted a traffic stop in which Sprouse was a passenger and discovered drugs and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. After obtaining a search warrant, they found additional narcotics and Sprouse’s identification card.

U.S. Alliance Pharma Expands Early Phase Bioanalytical Services Into Australia

MALVERN, PA — Alliance Pharma recently announced they will be opening a bioanalytical laboratory, Alliance Pharma Pty, Ltd., in Brisbane, Australia. The 20,000-square-foot purpose-built facility supporting preclinical and clinical testing will be fully operational in November 2022. Alliance Pharma Pty, Ltd. will contain an expansive state-of-the-art lab, providing much-needed...