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April 18, 1993 | By Vyola P. Willson, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Joab Thomas, president of Pennsylvania State University, and James McCormick, Pennsylvania's chancellor of higher education, will discuss the need for a qualified workforce at the Eye-opener Breakfast of the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry on April 28 at 7:44 a.m. at J&J Caterers in Exton. Madeleine Wing Adler, president of West Chester University, will moderate. The cost of the breakfast is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For information, call 436-7696.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1987 | By FREDERICK H. LOWE, Daily News Staff Writer
A record number of business people attended this morning's kickoff breakfast for Phila-a-Job, the city's summer jobs program. The breakfast is held about this time every year to get the city's businesses to begin thinking about providing jobs or money to the program. This year, Phila-a-Job is hoping to raise $7.3 million in private and government funding to provide jobs for 22,500 people aged 14 to 21. The summer jobs program runs for six weeks, beginning the week of July 6. David Lacey, chief executive officer of the Private Industry Council, the organization that manages Phila-a-Job, said 150 business people representing 100 corporations attended the breakfast at Three Mellon Bank Center.
NEWS
August 31, 1987 | By Bob Garfield, Special to The Inquirer
Ovaltine and Space Food Sticks, for example. The era that is ending - the Lou Mitchell era - hasn't necessarily been the golden age of the American breakfast. The last 66 years have brought us Pop Tarts, Count Chocula and Tang, and an alarming number of complete meals are housed entirely within soggy English muffins presented in foam coffins. Yet through it all, Lou Mitchell has prospered, for he has the desire and he has the touch. "We do a sweet business," says the 79-year-old restaurateur.
NEWS
August 8, 2013 | By Julia Terruso, Inquirer Staff Writer
Five months after a stolen bulldozer rammed into the front of the Piston Diner, crushing a fourth of the building, the restaurant reopened this week under new management and a new menu item: The bulldozer breakfast special. Police are still searching for the person who hot-wired the bulldozer at a nearby construction site March 6 and then rammed it into the building on Route 130 in Westville. But on Tuesday, patrons happily munched on the signature sandwich - a steak, egg, and cheese on a toasted torpedo bun - and exchanged hugs with the new owners, who formerly managed the now-closed Brooklawn Diner.
FOOD
December 22, 2011 | By Elisa Ludwig, For The Inquirer
In all of the excitement of planning for the Big Meal, it's easy to forget that there's a houseful of people - visiting relatives, home-from-college kids, and assorted other hangers-on - expecting to be fed on the days leading up to and after the holiday. Stocking the pantry and freezer with these guests in mind can avert those last-minute scrambles to get something on the table. One of the challenges of feeding family and friends during the holiday season is knowing how to walk the line between celebratory and indulgent.
NEWS
May 5, 2012 | By Mary Beth Breckenridge, AKRON BEACON JOURNAL
The housekeeper of the 1920s had it made. No longer did she need to polish her stove regularly with black graphite. Treatments with special cleansing oil were all that were needed to keep her modern stove rust-free. Her new refrigerator had a seamless lining, freeing her from the daily chore of scrubbing the icebox with boiling water so food wouldn't accumulate in the seams. Her linoleum floors needed only weekly waxing; her family's mattresses, just a weekly turning.
NEWS
October 1, 1991 | By Marc Schogol Compiled from reports from Inquirer wire services
STOP THE WORLD You could call this group people who don't need people. It's the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT), pronounced "vehement," which favors the eventual phasing out of people, by unspecified methods. Fortune magazine reports that VHEMT acknowledges that the idea may give many people pause but says that "if you'll give the idea a chance . . . you might agree that the extinction of Homo sapiens would mean survival for millions if not billions of other earth-dwelling species.
NEWS
February 1, 1999 | By Herb Drill, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
When her husband, Jules, died last January, Barbara Dellostretto Pilch took over the Hatboro menswear store that bears his name. Today, she is president of Jules Pilch Menswear, which will mark its 45th anniversary on Sunday. The store on South Old York Road (Route 263) has expanded three times since it opened and now employs 15 people. Pilch, 48, a Pittsburgh native, joined the store's staff in 1974 and worked alongside her husband for nearly 25 years. "I learned how to run the business his way, watching him," she said.
NEWS
November 5, 1992 | by Frank Dougherty, Daily News Staff Writer
No matter who was destined to win Tuesday's election, Jimmy and Helen Donaghy knew they couldn't lose when Bill and Hillary Clinton invited them to breakfast Monday morning at the Mayfair Diner. "Breakfast was on the house, or in our case, on the diner," said Helen Donaghy, 80, a lifelong Mayfair resident. Jimmy, her husband of 58 years, said history was made at the Frankford Avenue eatery which bills itself as "The Home of Quality Food. " "All those Washington big shots.
NEWS
June 6, 2001 | By Susan Snyder INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Rose F. Molinari, 84, a retired Philadelphia schoolteacher, died Saturday of pneumonia at the Artman Lutheran Home in Ambler. Mrs. Molinari taught English and reading in the district for 50 years before retiring in 1985. She spent the last 30 years at the former Thomas Junior High School, now a middle school, in South Philadelphia. "She was pretty strict. She wanted the kids to do their stuff, but she cared about them," recalled her son, William J. Molinari. Sandy Apa, a former colleague at Thomas, said Mrs. Molinari was a role model for other teachers.
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NEWS
March 12, 2014 | By Andrew Seidman, Inquirer Trenton Bureau
TRENTON New Jersey legislators are pushing to expand access to school breakfast programs in an effort to stem hunger and improve focus in the classroom among the state's youth. An Assembly panel advanced legislation Monday that would require more public schools to offer breakfast. Another bill would encourage school districts and nonpublic schools to serve breakfast in first-period class. The legislative effort comes as more students have become eligible for school breakfast programs, and low-income families have lost assistance from the federal government because of a reduction in food stamp funding.
NEWS
February 1, 2014 | By Alfred Lubrano, Inquirer Staff Writer
New Jersey has shown marked increases in getting low-income children to eat breakfast in school, while Pennsylvania has demonstrated slow improvement in serving the meals. That's the word from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), which released its School Breakfast Scorecard this month. Based in Washington, FRAC is the leading antihunger advocacy group in America. Throughout the country, school-breakfast participation by low-income students is calculated by measuring the number of children eating breakfast compared with those eating lunch.
NEWS
January 10, 2014
* Stuff yourself with pancakes, sausage and maple syrup, then head out into the crisp winter woods to see how maple syrup is made at Tyler Arboretum's annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 22 (515 Painter Rd., Media, 610-566-9134, ext. 208, TylerArboretum.org ). Hot cocoa and coffee also fuel this journey through the 650-acre arboretum. $12 adults, $6 ages 3-12 and free under 3. Snow date is March 1. * Beck's Kitchen Pantry condiments and spices are now available at Whole Foods Markets in the 'burbs.
NEWS
October 2, 2013 | By Rita Giordano, Inquirer Staff Writer
The blueberry muffins are Calvin Bell's favorites, but Monday's apple muffins, plus accompanying pears, clearly hit the spot for the Camden sixth grader and his classmates, who were tucking into their school-provided breakfasts served up during homeroom. "A-OK," was Calvin's verdict. "Delicious. " Last year, his school, Camden's D.U.E. Season Charter School, greatly increased the number of students served the morning meal, according to a new report, by turning to "breakfast after the bell" - offering free and reduced-priced breakfast after the school day's start instead of before it. Calvin, 11, gave the practice a thumbs-up, too. "When you don't eat, you concentrate on your stomach," he said.
FOOD
September 27, 2013 | By Anna Herman, For The Inquirer
As the leisurely rhythms of summer give way to the more frantic routines of fall, those responsible for feeding a family have the challenge of navigating mealtimes around multiple schedules. I have always felt, and research bears out, that sitting down to eat, even for a few minutes, is better than eating in front of the fridge, or in the backseat of the car. Sit-down meals with others promote better eating habits, better relationships, and even better grades. So how can a busy family manage to eat healthy home-cooked meals here in the real world of competing priorities and overfilled schedules?
ENTERTAINMENT
September 5, 2013
CAN YOU believe it? Summer is gone and another school year is upon us! While many of us parents are scrambling to lock down new wardrobes, bus schedules and school supplies for our kids, there's one more thing we need to put on the table, literally: breakfast. Breakfast not only helps kids (and adults) maintain a healthy weight, it also gives schoolchildren a cognitive boost, increasing concentration, memory, test scores and even attendance. Countless studies have proved the importance of eating breakfast.
NEWS
August 16, 2013
Company description: "Chick-fil-A continues its commitment to menu innovation . . . offering new breakfast breads and more than just chicken for breakfast. The new breakfast items will be offered at 63 Greater Philadelphia-area locations, as well as the chain's restaurants . . . in Inland Empire, Ca. and central Georgia. The market test will continue through Nov. 2. " Location: 405 MacDade Blvd., Folsom, Delaware County. Nutrition information: It's fast food, so you may not want to know.
NEWS
August 8, 2013 | By Julia Terruso, Inquirer Staff Writer
Five months after a stolen bulldozer rammed into the front of the Piston Diner, crushing a fourth of the building, the restaurant reopened this week under new management and a new menu item: The bulldozer breakfast special. Police are still searching for the person who hot-wired the bulldozer at a nearby construction site March 6 and then rammed it into the building on Route 130 in Westville. But on Tuesday, patrons happily munched on the signature sandwich - a steak, egg, and cheese on a toasted torpedo bun - and exchanged hugs with the new owners, who formerly managed the now-closed Brooklawn Diner.
TRAVEL
July 15, 2013 | By Myscha Theriault, McCLATCHY-TRIBUNE SERVICE
If you and your boo are due for some time away together, you have a number of vacation experiences to choose from. Active itineraries, vineyard exploration, and remote stargazing venues are just a few of the options available. From Sonoma to South Carolina, here are some of my favorites. Sports. If moving and grooving suits your travel style, perhaps it's time to consider a few more golf getaways. Hilton Head Island has a number of such options available, including the numerous courses available at the Sea Pines Resort.
TRAVEL
July 8, 2013 | By Tom Haines, Washington Post
It was a good night for a beacon, with fog as thick as the forest all along U.S. Highway 74. And there, in the soft edge of the headlights, a billboard promised that up ahead in the town of Murphy stood a Best Western hotel. "Pet friendly. " "Free Internet. " And, as if on cue, "Free Belgian Waffle Breakfast. " Here, too, in the mountain music homeland of western North Carolina - a place remote enough that fugitive Eric Rudolph, the so-called Olympic Park bomber, long evaded the FBI in the hills and hollows until arrested early one morning in 2003 in Murphy - a bed for the night comes with make-your-own waffles?
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