Pennsylvania

NCCN Oncology Research Program and Puma Biotechnology, Inc. Collaborate to Study Neratinib in Various Cancers

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 15, 2020 — National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) today announced plans to evaluate neratinib, a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) that works as a dual inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor 1 (EGFR) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). The research funding is supported by a $2-million grant from Puma Biotechnology, Inc. Projects may ...

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FirstEnergy seeks to buy RECs for Ohio utilities

Solar panels. October 1 – Three Pennsylvania utilities owned by FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE) are in pursuit of Ohio-compliant Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) in order to meet obligations under the state’s renewable energy mandate. FirstEnergy said on Wednesday a Request for Proposal (RFP) has been issued for the purchase of 373,000 RECs, including solar RECs, by the three utilities — Ohio ...

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Less driving during COVID means less money for road repairs in Mountain Top

Pat RushtonMountain Top Peeks Municipalities throughout Mountain Top will have less money to spend on road maintenance and snow and ice removal next year, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. PennDOT recently released its estimated Liquid Fuel reimbursements for 2021 and six Mountain Top municipalities will receive a total of $65,987.94 less than this year. The reimbursement comes from ...

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PHFA issues RFP for PHARE funding to support local housing initiatives

HARRISBURG, Pa., — The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today is issuing a Request for Proposals soliciting applications from organizations for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing across the commonwealth. Funding for this RFP is being provided through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund. The total PHARE funding available this year exceeds $41 million. PHARE receives its ...

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URA trying again to develop key Beechview property

The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority is heading back to the drawing board in a bid to redevelop a high-profile building on Broadway Avenue in Beechview. URA officials on Monday issued a new request for proposal for redevelopment of the corner three-story building and a vacant lot at 1602-1606 Broadway. It is the second time the URA has issued an RFP related ...

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Pittsburgh International Airport plans marketing initiative, hiring agency

The Pittsburgh International Airport has begun a big marketing push to help grow its recognition domestically and abroad. A big marketing push for Pittsburgh International Airport is in the works. The Allegheny County Airport Authority expects to select an agency of record by Sept. 10, according to a request for proposals it posted earlier in July. Submissions are due Friday ...

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PENNVEST Announces Contract Awards for Lead Testing and Center for Water Quality Excellence

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) board of directors approved the award of two service contract offers at its meeting yesterday, one for lead testing in schools and child care facilities and the other for the development of the Center for Water Quality Excellence. Both programs were competitively bid through the Request for Proposals (RFP) process through the Commonwealth’s eMarketplace ...

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Lancaster County government calendar: July 20, 2020

East Hempfield Township supervisors The East Hempfield Township Board of Supervisors special meeting will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the municipal building, 1700 Nissley Road, Landisville. Due to social distancing requirements, register to attend in person at 717-898-3100, ext. 241 or manager@easthempfield.org. Virtual meeting held via Zoom using code 818 3665 2326. Among the agenda items: – Conditional ...

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NCCN Explores Adoption of Biosimilars in Oncology in Collaboration with Pfizer

National Comprehensive Cancer Network issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects that develop and validate enduring approaches to improve the safe, effective, and efficient adoption of biosimilars in oncology. PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP), in collaboration with Pfizer Inc., has announced an open RFP for projects that support innovative approaches to improve the processes ...

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Regulators May Hire LTCI Block Extraction Advisor

One concern is what cutting blocks of LTCI business out might do to state guaranty funds. State insurance regulators are preparing to hire a legal consultant to help them figure out how to cut bad blocks of long-term care insurance (LTCI) business out of life insurers’ guts without making things worse. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has posted ...

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Solar remediation project eyed

Water Authority receives proposals from five firms The Altoona Water Authority has received proposals from five companies to install solar panels on old filter beds that have been a longtime environmental liability at the Westerly Sewer Treatment Plant. Such a project could result in remediation of the filter beds at little or no cost, although with a requirement that the ...

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Reading to reject developer’s bid for Penn St. buildings

87 apartments planned for Madison Building on Washington Street READING, Pa. – Reading plans to reject the bid it received from developer Alan Shuman to redevelop the five vacant buildings at Fifth and Penn streets in center city, Pedro Cortes, the city’s managing director, told the Reading City Council on Monday. Although Cortes said the city appreciates the role that ...

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Reading plans to address illegal discharge of fireworks

READING, Pa. – Reading city residents are becoming increasingly concerned about illegally discharged fireworks being set off on a nightly basis. City officials said they are aware of the problem and plan to take action. The topic was raised by Managing Director Pedro Cortes and a city resident at a city council meeting Monday night. “This is an issue that ...

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Board Governance Consulting Services

Plan:Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System Location:PA Posted:06/18/2020 The Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Board Governance Consulting Services (PSERS RFP 2020-7). If your firm is interested, a copy of the RFP may be obtained at the following website:http://www.emarketplace.state.pa.us/Search.aspx and search for PSERS RFP 2020-7. If your company is not registered to be ...

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PA Environmental Resource Consortium honors campus sustainability champions

The Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) recently announced this year’s campus sustainability champions for Penn State, highlighting the contributions of students, staff and faculty for their work to advance sustainable development. The Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) recently announced this year’s Campus Sustainability Champions (CSC) for Penn State, highlighting the contributions of students, staff and faculty for their work to ...

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Judge Learning Solutions Named to 2020 Training Industry Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies List

WAYNE, Pa. — The Judge Group, a leading global professional services firm, is pleased to announce that its Learning division has been named to the 2020 Training Industry Top 20™ Training Outsourcing Companies List.  Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Top 20 report on critical sectors of the corporate training ...

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Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services

Details for Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services Clearfield County is seeking proposals from qualified title abstracting/ title insurance service providers for the County’s Farm Land Preservation Program for a three (3) year period to encompass years 2020, 2021, and 2022. Copies of the request for proposal ...

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Standing to Protest P3 Award: The Clearwater Case and the Disappointed Offeror

A recent Pennsylvania case examined whether an unsuccessful offeror on a county project has standing to file a protest under Pennsylvania’s Public-Private Transportation Partnership Act (PA P3 Act) 74 Pa. Stat. and Cons. Stat. Ann. § 9109. In Clearwater, the Northampton County General Purpose Authority (the Authority), on behalf of the Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Redevelopment (the County), issued ...

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GLENDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT 1466 BEAVER VALLEY ROAD FLINTON, PA 16640 –NOTICE— GLENDALE FUEL OIL, ON

Details for GLENDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT 1466 BEAVER VALLEY ROAD FLINTON, PA 16640 –NOTICE— GLENDALE FUEL OIL, ON GLENDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT 1466 BEAVER VALLEY ROAD FLINTON, PA 16640 –NOTICE— GLENDALE FUEL OIL, ON & OFF-ROAD DIESEL FUEL, 87 OCTANE GASOLINE Glendale School District is now accepting sealed bids for each of the following: fuel oil for heating purposes, on and off-road diesel ...

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Foundation Requests for Proposals for Covid-19 Relief (April 27)

POISE FOUNDATIONThe Poise Foundation has created a new fund to provide grants to small and midsize organizations with black leaders who are responding to the needs of the black community in Pittsburgh during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are notable new requests for proposals (RFPs) specifically for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle: Frey Foundation of Minnesota The Frey Foundation of Minnesota is ...

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