January 13, 2016 |
Philadelphia advertising executive Marc Brownstein has been appointed chair of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia's advisory board to help further collaboration between the region's creative and business communities. Brownstein, president and CEO of the Brownstein Group, succeeds Ray Carballada, president and CEO of ShootersINC, a digital content firm with offices in Philadelphia and New York. Brownstein said he looks forward "to strengthening the links between creativity and workforce innovation, and helping ABC continue to develop nationally renowned programs that incorporate design thinking, employee engagement and social impact.
January 12, 2016
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts , Philadelphia, has appointed Andrew Hamilton and Gordon Wilder to its board. Hamilton is a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius L.L.P. and Wilder is vice president of capital markets and divisional manager for the Central and Mid-Atlantic regions for Wells Fargo & Co. Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, Gwynedd Valley, a college preparatory high school with 400 young women attending, has elected Kathleen Haley Hunsicker, vice chair of the board of supervisors of Lower Gwynedd Township, and Sister Margaret Ann Dougherty, coordinator, graduate programs in education at Alvernia University, to its board.
January 10, 2016 |
After spending three years at New Hope-Solebury, Max Wagner transferred to Pennridge before this school year. It was a return home for the 6-foot-7, 210-pound senior forward. "I was in the Pennridge School District from kindergarten to eighth grade," Wagner said. "So I already knew most of the guys on the team. " Continuing to be a strong addition, Wagner produced 12 rebounds, 10 points and five blocks as the visiting Rams easily handled Hatboro-Horsham, 52-39, in a Suburban One League Continental Conference matchup Friday night.
December 23, 2015 |
The sign above Ian C. Rexach's barbershop just outside Northern Liberties proudly promises the "sharpest cuts in the city. " But when a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge found against his business in a 2012 tax delinquency case after he failed to show up in court, it was his mother - Common Pleas Court Judge Angeles Roca - who was quick with the cutting remarks. Roca was furious with Judge Dawn A. Segal for denying her son's request to reopen his case, and called Segal's colleague - Municipal Court Judge Joseph C. Waters Jr. - to complain.
December 20, 2015 |
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics has imposed fines on the political committees for two City Council members, including President Darrell L. Clarke, and a state senator for violations stemming from missed deadlines for publicly reporting campaign money. The fines are part of settlements reached between the board and the committees. "None of this appears to be deliberate," said Shane Creamer, executive director of the board. "I think these are just mistakes of omission, and just bookkeeping and filing mistakes.