Though details on the so-called "reparation funds" remained hazy - including just how much church officials have set aside in each diocese to compensate victims - Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput described the church's financial commitment in his city as "significant."
Millions of Americans don't have dental insurance. Kleer, a Wayne start-up, is signing up dentists to offer "membership" plans that enable patients to get care at a discount. Dentists benefit because patients get care that they otherwise typically skip because they can't afford it.
Campbell Soup Co. will sell Bolthouse Farms and other businesses that generated nearly a quarter of its $8.7B in revenue in the fiscal year ended July 29 to focus on its newly acquired Snyder's-Lance snack businesses while maintaining its legacy canned soup business.
A federal appeals court this week upheld the convictions of Barry Bekkedam and Brian Hartline for their roles in an attempt in 2009 to obtain $13 million in bailout money for now-defunct Nova Bank. Hartline has already served his 14-month sentence.
The struggle over the future of Campbell Soup Co. broke into the open Thursday when activist investor Daniel S. Loeb disclosed that he had accumulated a 5.65 percent stake in the Camden company and was working George Strawbridge Jr., a member of the controlling Dorrance family, to force changes or a sale.
A lawsuit filed in Bucks County Court of Common Pleas against Woods Services, a Langhorne nonprofit that treats children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, alleged that a 20-year-old woman there was raped by two other residents during a Valentine's Day dance in February.
I write about the business side of health care, higher education, and the broader nonprofit sector, with occasional forays into the food and alcoholic beverage industries.