September 2, 1987 |
Picket lines went down yesterday at eight South Jersey Pathmark supermarkets, and union members are expected to vote on a tentative agreement this evening. Members of Local 1360 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union have been on strike against the supermarkets since Aug. 21. The picket lines in front of stores went down yesterday afternoon after local president Sam Rocco, representatives of the union's international and Pathmark officials emerged from a morning meeting with a tentative settlement, said Clay Bowman, Rocco's assistant.
March 15, 1990 |
The Lower Gwynedd Township Supervisors' Police and Fire Committee unveiled a draft agreement Tuesday night that would define responsibilities and a funding formula for the municipalities' two fire companies. Anthony Minio, chief of the Wissahickon Fire Company, and James Schile, president of the North Penn Fire Company, said they liked what they saw. "It's a matter of dotting the i's and crossing the t's," Schile said. "This agreement will make it easier for us to plan for the future.
October 24, 1990 |
Local consumer groups agreed yesterday to drop a lawsuit against SEPTA's May fare boost in exchange for the mass transit agency's making permanent a discount fare program for subway and elevated line riders. Under the agreement, expected to be approved by the SEPTA board today, the agency will provide tokens for sale along the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines, either through machines or at windows. Tokens - at $1.05 - are 45 cents cheaper than the $1.50 base cash fare.
February 13, 1991 |
Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc. said yesterday that it had reached an agreement to buy much of the rest of Continental Can's operations, which Crown Cork has been digesting for more than a year. The Philadelphia manufacturer said it would buy Continental International Holding Co. Inc. for $150 million in cash and notes. That includes Continental's metal-packaging operations and investments in Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, with the U.S. support operations. Crown Cork bought Continental's Canadian operations in December 1989 for $330 million and its U.S. operations in July 1990 for $336 million.
June 22, 1988 |
Beginning with those who enroll in September, students who graduate with an associate in applied science degree in high technology from Camden County College will be guaranteed admission to the junior class in the industrial technology program at Glassboro State College. John TenBrook, dean of business administration and high technology at Camden County College, said the 65 or 66 credits received by students awarded the associate's degree at Camden County College would be accepted toward a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology at Glassboro.
October 18, 1987 |
Media Council has approved an agreement with the Upper Providence Township Sewer Authority regulating usage and debt-service fees at the borough's new sewage-treatment plant. Councilman Robert Gioggia announced the agreement at a council meeting Thursday. After a brief discussion, the council voted unanimously to approve the memorandum of understanding arrived at after three years of negotiations. Gioggia, who heads the council's finance and insurance committee, said the borough will allot Upper Providence Township up to 32 percent of the sewage plant's 1.8 million gallon operating capacity.
June 3, 1990 |
Mikhail S. Gorbachev came to Washington last week looking for a trade agreement, and he got one. But for the immediate future, his financially strapped country has little to sell that Americans would want to buy. "In the beginning, raw materials," Soviet Deputy Premier Yuri D. Maslyukov said yesterday. "I don't think we can offer any sophisticated technology. " Still, Gorbachev and his advisers recognize that, by tying the Soviet Union more closely to the most developed nations, they can lure the investments and expertise they need to help solve their massive economic problems.
February 6, 1998 |
In the final round of a two-year battle to secure funds for the city's schools, some city residents voiced concerns last night over the school board's expected approval of an $8.9 million lease agreement. The proposal would provide money to enlarge or modify classroom space and includes $1.48 million for new science labs in the junior-senior high school. "I'm not anti-education," said resident Frieda Dieterich at the second of two public hearings the board is required to conduct before approving the agreement.
January 16, 1992 |
Sanitation workers in Plymouth Township have not only been awarded the township's garbage collection contract, they also will receive a 15 percent pay raise over the next three years. According to an agreement reached between the 10 sanitation workers, members of Local 317 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and the township, the garbage haulers will receive a 5 percent salary increase each year for the next three years. The agreement was reached last month and finalized when the Township Council voted unanimously to accept it during Monday night's council meeting.