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Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.
Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital, a Marlton provider of pediatric-rehabilitation services, hired Kristine S. Parsons as director of communications. Parsons most recently was communications director for Philadelphia's six-branch Settlement Music School.
New Jersey VSES Galloway Inc., 245 W. White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor; Chapter 7; Assets, $9,502.55; Liabilities, $884,973.17. SOURCES: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, named Chris Bruner chairman of the board. He is managing partner of EY Philadelphia (formerly Ernst & Young Philadelphia) and succeeds Justin P. Klein, partner and practice leader of the securities group at Ballard Spahr L.L.P.
By Monday morning, the tired members of the University of Pennsylvania's Mask and Wig Club, a campus comedic crew of jokesters and songsters, will be back in West Philadelphia, recovering from a four-city spring-break performance tour.
Not that many years ago, Amazon.com was a low-wage warehouse network and online-shopping operator that, like the Japanese carmakers of the 1970s and '80s, seemed more interested in boosting market share than turning a profit.
Share the fruit you wear. That's the motto behind Fruitstrology, a budding new business of screen-printed tank tops and T-shirts designed by two Temple University business students, sisters Rachel and Sarah Stanton.
As victims of the recent Target card-data breach, we learned the hard way that we live in a post-privacy world.
Donal McCoy owns Tin Angel, Serrano, Sassafras. He says the key to success is staying vigilant andvibrant.
Denver-based Quiznos has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce its debt by more than $400 million.
PhillyDeals: ShopRunner, an arm of Michael Rubin's Conshohocken-based, Alibaba- and eBay-backed Kynetic group of online companies, said it would give away a free year of free delivery from Neiman-Marcus and scores of other chain-store and clothing-supply clients, and promised to charge just $79 (its current price) for the second year.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - At least 16 people were killed in stampedes for government jobs in Nigeria when hundreds of thousands were invited to apply for fewer than 5,000 positions, officials and activists said Sunday.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for some 250 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.
BERLIN (AP) - Germany energy company RWE AG says it plans to sell its oil and gas exploration and production division to LetterOne Group in a deal valuing the business at about 5.1 billion euros ($7.1 billion).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The windy plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation's effort to harness clean energy, but a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity eastward is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don't want high-power transmission lines on their land.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration's permission first.
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Allianz SE is to buy part of Italian insurer UnipolSai's property and casualty insurance business in a deal worth up to 440 million euros ($612 million).
HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, possibly raising up to $15 billion in the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.
Warminster may not be widely known as a garden spot, but the Bucks County town is, without question, an important spot for the nation's gardeners.
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