PhillyDeals Archive: December, 2009

See you Jan. 6

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PhillyDeals is home with the kids til January 6. Here's for a better New Year. Read more

Health bill drops boob job tax, hits tanning beds instead

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Today's Senate vote on a nearly $1 trillion health-care "includes a 10 percent levy on indoor tanning salons, which replaced a previously... Read more

Marcellus wastewater will cost $3 billion/year to clean: report

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"Wastewater treatment in the Marcellus Shale alone will likely exceed $3 billion/year in less than ten years as drilling in this massive... Read more

Tastykake combines lines, cuts jobs in shift to Navy Yard

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Tasty Baking is ahead of schedule in turning its 15 baking lines at its old Hunting Park Ave. bakery in North Philadelphia into seven more-automated... Read more

Developer O'Neill vs. bank: 'Re-negotiation by other means'

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When you owe $100,000, you have a problem. When you owe $100 million, your bank has a problem. Builder Brian O'Neill owes Citizens Bank of... Read more

Metro-Republic deal delayed again

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Republic First Bank, Philadelphia, and Metro Bank, Harrisburg, have again extended their mid-2008 merger agreement, which has been stalled... Read more

Wall Street veterans build new Radnor fund

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Joseph F. Delaney III graduated from Villanova back in 1985 (post-Bishop McDevitt), picked up a couple of brainy business-oriented masters'... Read more

Comcast's Burke joins Buffett's Berkshire board

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Omaha investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Corp. has named Comcast Cable Communications president Stephen B. Burke as its newest director... Read more