April 16, 2012
Nationalities Service Center, a Philadelphia nonprofit organization founded in 1921 that provides social, educational and legal services to immigrants and refugees, has named the following members to its board of trustees: Debra Cesario, former manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania; Michele Hangley, a litigation shareholder with Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller in Philadelphia; and Elena Park, a founding member...
August 20, 2000 |
What: Jelli Board Manufacturer: Dexas International Inc., Dallas Where: Crate & Barrel catalog Price: $9.95 (set of 2) Acrylic cutting boards are among the most useful kitchen tools. Unlike butcher block surfaces, they don't warp, splinter, stain or collect odors. They can go into the dishwasher for sterilization - a safety advantage if the boards are used for cutting raw meat. The two boards in this set are 81/2-by-11 inches, a handy size for even the most space-challenged kitchen counters.
January 8, 1986 |
Police Commissioner Kevin M. Tucker has named 10 police officials to run three boards that would review the actions of the department's top brass and screen the qualifications of officers seeking promotions and transfers. Chief Inspector Frank Scafidi was named chairman of the accountability board, which also will include Chief Inspector Thomas Roselli and Staff Inspector James Gallagher. The transfer review board will be chaired by Chief Inspector Joseph Orbell and will include Inspector Jerrold Kane and Captain Willie Williams.
January 21, 1995 |
You've had a chance to hear the candidates, now it's time to vote. Neighborhood residents will have an opportunity today to select representatives to community trust boards that will help decide which projects will be funded from the $79 million in federal empowerment zone money. In December, Philadelphia and Camden were selected to share business tax breaks and $100 million - $79 million for Philadelphia, $21 million for Camden. The money and tax breaks can be used for housing, business development, drug rehabilitation and other programs.
March 23, 1990 |
Minnesota coach Clem Haskins stood at attention, arms folded, face crunched into a scowl. Though the vastness of the Superdome nearly drowned his deep, booming voice, Haskins kept shouting, "Crash the boards. Crash the boards. Crash the boards. " The message finally reached the Gophers. They crashed the boards. Even in the Superdome, Haskins could hear the sound of bodies meeting. Thud. Then Haskins smiled. "We're going to need a lot of that tomorrow night," he said yesterday.
March 13, 1992 |
Mayor Rendell moved yesterday to increase his influence on the boards of the Redevelopment and Philadelphia Housing authorities. Rendell named Ernest Jones, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, to the boards of both authorities, saying the appointment would help bring about "a coordinated approach in housing. " Jones will replace John Paone on the RA board and Clayton Carter Jr. on the PHA board. Both were appointed to the non-salaried posts by former Mayor Wilson Goode.