PhillyDeals Archive: March, 2012

Shale gas, hospital hiring boosts PA jobs to US level: report

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"The Pennsylvania economy is currently expanding at a pace faster than at any point during the 2003-07 expansion," writes Jay Bryson, global... Read more

Philly collects record $24M in monthly sales taxes

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Philadelphia collected $23.9 million from the city's surcharge on state sales taxes last month, "the highest one-month sales tax collection... Read more

PNC, Exelon, CorpServ acquire

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PNC Financial Services Group says it's completed switching 400 branches and 900,000 customers from Virginia, North and South Carolina, Alabama... Read more

Will new Hostess boss lower heat at Wonder Bread maker?

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Workers at Hostess Brands are hoping last week's resignation of chief executive Brian J. Driscoll, who sought to cut retiree benefits by filing... Read more

MacArthur grant for Phila Academies 'badging'

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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $175,000 to a consortium of Philadelphia groups so they can buy self-testing... Read more

Congress gutting investor protections

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Congress is running for re-election and both parties are falling over themselves to gut investor protections so they can raise big cash from... Read more

Harrisburg defaults; bankruptcy ahead?

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David Unkovic, the veteran bond lawyer assigned by PA Gov. Tom Corbett as receiver to keep Harrisburg paying its bills, says he's skipping... Read more

After 55 years, glossy Collier's in print again

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John T. Elduff, whose Berwyn-based JTE Multimedia publishes Postgraduate Medicine, Physician and Sportsmedicine, and Hospital Practice magazines... Read more