November 8, 1990 |
On a crisp autumn day, Chuck Weisman of the National Park Service yesterday got a closeup on the leafy state of affairs at Valley Forge Park. An answer to whether today - and the weekend - will be ideal for horsing around is in the Accu-Weather forecast, on Page 14.
September 26, 1987 |
Shearson Lehman Bros., the nation's second-largest brokerage firm, will, beginning Thursday, no longer accept cash payments or deposits from clients at its 332 branch offices throughout the world. The New York City-based securities firm, a subsidiary of the American Express Co., made the decision "as part of an ongoing review of operations," a Shearson spokesman said yesterday. Shearson hopes to lighten the administrative burden of handling cash now borne by its branch office managers, the spokesman said.
June 8, 1986 |
Cramped working conditions at the two branch offices of the Woodbury Post Office have caused the regional U.S. Postal Service to plan a new post office building that could be constructed by late 1987. The proposed facility, which is planned to be built at the site of the vacant A&P food market on South Broad Street, will have 25,000 square feet of floor space. Michael Kurtzman, director of marketing and communications for the Bellmawr-based South Jersey Regional Center of the U.S. Postal Service, said the Woodbury Post Office on North Broad Street and its branch office in Deptford would be consolidated.
September 25, 1996 |
Madison Bank will photograph youngsters and register them with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at its branch at 600 W. Lancaster Ave., Strafford, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The bank is offering free KidCare Photo IDs to the first 250 children who come to the bank with their parents. The identifications include information vital to police in the event a child is reported missing. BUSINESS Jeffrey Kaminski of West Chester has been named director of wholesale and national accounts by AmeriGas Propane Inc. in Valley Forge.
January 24, 2013
A.W. "Tom" Clausen, 89, who led San Francisco-based Bank of America before and after serving as president of the World Bank, died Monday, Jan. 21, at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame, Calif., of complications from pneumonia, said his wife, Helen. From his start as a part-time cash counter in a branch office in Los Angeles, Mr. Clausen rose through the ranks of Bank of America and its holding company, BankAmerica Corp., becoming president and chief executive officer in 1970.
January 22, 2013
D EAR HARRY: I do a lot on my computer, but not my banking. Yesterday, I received an email that had all the indications that it came from my bank, requesting my birthday and Social Security number as a result of "continuing review of our accounts for identity theft. " I was ready to comply when my wife gave me the amber light. I tried to reach someone at my bank by telephone, but I only got to an office that could not help me. They "could not transfer me to another service. " I then went to my branch office, and the manager said that the email was not something she knew about.
June 4, 1987 |
The Lansdowne Zoning Hearing Board has granted a special exception to Provident National Bank to allow the construction of a 3,940-square-foot branch bank on the site of the Lansdowne Post Office. The 7,300-square-foot post office building, at 38-40 N. Lansdowne Ave., will be demolished after the U.S. Postal Service consolidates its Lansdowne and Yeadon operations in Upper Darby, according to Lansdowne Councilman Michael Coll. Although there is no date for the relocation, Coll said Postal Service officials hope to move to a building on Union Avenue in Upper Darby in October.
October 1, 1992 |
CoreStates New Jersey National Bank is planning to close nine branch banks in South Jersey Jan. 8 as a result of its acquisition of First Peoples Bank of New Jersey and the New Jersey National Bank. "The reason for the closings is their location and proximity to the other branches," Judy Sands, a senior vice president with CoreStates, said yesterday. "One of the banks (in Vineland) is only two-and-one-half blocks from another branch and is right on the same street. " CoreStates merged with First Peoples and New Jersey National on Sept.
August 4, 1986 |
Vacant land at Dresher and Witmer Roads in Horsham may soon be home to the corporate headquarters of The Frankford Corp. of Philadelphia. The Frankford Corp., parent company of Frankford Trust, has announced plans to build a three-story, 43,000 square-foot building on 3 1/2 acres at the intersection of Dresher and Witmer Roads. Company headquarters presently are located at 4400 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia. The new facility will house members of the senior management and other personnel.
March 4, 1987 |
Shortly after 9 this morning, 1,500 balloons will be sent skyward as the first bank to do business in the East Falls section of the city in 54 years opens its doors. Three years after residents hung a banner across Midvale Avenue proclaiming that "East Falls Wants a Bank," this neighborhood of 12,000 has what it wanted. Pittsburgh-based Equibank is opening a branch in a new building at Ridge and Midvale Avenues, a site formerly occupied by Falls Tavern. It is Equibank's 14th branch in Philadelphia.