Two separate contracts with Amity and Union townships, in Berks County, expanded the coverage area effective March 15 for medical transport services provided by Tower Health’s ambulance company, TowerDIRECT.
Legislation proposed to “protect patients and medical personnel from health care facility retaliation for filing grievances” was introduced Tuesday by state Rep. Joe Ciresi. If passed, victims might collect penalties.
People from across the area filled cars and trucks with wired and metal junk, and ferried it Saturday to Upper Pottsgrove. Recyclers took all of it off their hands during a fund-raiser to benefit the GreenAllies organization.
Six young students taught plenty of guests how they can make healthy changes in their eating habits, and make meals more palatable as well, during the 16th annual Wellness Fair held Saturday at Boyertown Area High School.
Recent research published by regional electrical grid operator PJM Interconnection of Audubon warns of potential future power shortages. A coal plant trade group claims the problem could be worse than estimated.
Because St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, state officials are concerned about a potential increase in impaired driving. Rigorous enforcement and sobriety checkpoints are scheduled, they said.
Harleysville’s Colorcon Inc. said it has completed its acquisition of Airnov Healthcare Packaging Inc. The French-based company manufactures pharmaceutical packaging that Colocon considers a strong fit with its business.
Helping Hands Family, which provides autism therapy services at offices in Collegeville and elsewhere, said Tuesday it had expanded its Northeast U.S. service area with recent offices in greater Pittsburgh.