May 28, 2004 |
Richard Turkington, 63, of Collegeville, a Villanova University law professor for 27 years who was a leading expert on the First Amendment and privacy laws, died of cancer May 20 at home. "He was a pioneer in the area," said John Decker, a professor at DePaul University Law School in Chicago and a friend. "Nobody dealt as deeply or comprehensively with the issue of privacy as he did. " Professor Turkington wrote Teacher's Manual for Privacy and was contributing editor to AIDS, A Medical-Legal Handbook and AIDS, Law and Society.
October 24, 1993 |
After Nov. 2, the same Borough Council will carry on with business as usual. Four of the council's seven four-year seats are on the ballot. The four Republican incumbents - Lawrence G. DiPiano, Timothy J. Dwyer, James C. Moyer and Jay Silber - are running without opposition. DiPiano, 50, a technician for Martin Marietta Technicians, said his immediate goal was to purchase street lights for the borough. His long-term goal, he said, was to encourage new Collegeville residents to become involved in local government by asking them to run for the council and join committees.
July 7, 1991 |
The name may not be terribly dignified, but Harpoon Louie's has everything going for it - good food, stunning setting, moderate prices and exceptionally friendly service. Indeed, this Collegeville seafood restaurant is a comfortable, romantic place you likely will return to again and again. The 11-year-old restaurant (a companion to the original Harpoon Louie's in Phoenixville) is in a former hotel with a distinctly shore-like nautical setting. Solid wood decking edged with pier pilings and heavy iron chains leads to a massive plank door.
May 3, 2000 |
American Home Products Corp. said yesterday that it would buy Aventis Pharmaceuticals' complex near Collegeville and make it the global and research headquarters of its pharmaceutical division, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, now based in St. Davids. Wyeth-Ayerst said it would move to the Collegeville site about 3,500 workers now scattered in nine Radnor-area buildings and one Princeton building. Neither party would divulge the price, but a real estate source familiar with the deal said American Home had agreed to pay $300 million for the 312-acre campus with 1.1 million square feet of office and laboratory space.
May 2, 2002 |
St. Eleanor Roman Catholic Church in Collegeville will host a May Friendship Day and celebration beginning at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Sponsored by the Church Women United, this annual event brings together women of all faiths for an afternoon of worship and fellowship. The afternoon opens with a service in the St. Eleanor chapel. After the service, a program titled "A Day to Honor Young Women" will include small group discussions and the handing out of certificates of recognition. The afternoon ends with a reception in Vianney Hall.
March 22, 2015 |
Transicoil, L.L.C., which makes aerospace instruments in Collegeville, Montgomery County, is in the process of laying off 50 employees because one product line is being shifted to a "sister company" in Wichita, Kan. As required by the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Transicoil sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry of regarding the permanent layoffs. The letter said the first of the 50 layoffs was to occur March 13. Four other employees have been notified they will lose their jobs between March 27 and May 9. "The remaining 45 employees will be separated at a date in the future which has not yet been determined," according to the company letter, dated March 13. Transicoil officials could not be reached for comment Friday evening.
February 28, 2009 |
Wegmans, the high-end grocery chain that has built five markets in the Philadelphia region in six years, said yesterday that it would hire about 600 workers for a store in Collegeville due to open in October. Hiring for the new 132,000-square-foot store - which will feature what is being billed as the first pub in a Southeastern Pennsylvania supermarket restaurant - will begin this month, with interviews taking place the final week of March, said Blaine Forkell, a 26-year Wegmans veteran who will manage the store.
September 5, 1993 |
Some residents want to see smaller shopping center signs, but some merchants want to see larger ones. So the Borough Council has decided to review a year-old ordinance limiting the size of outdoor signs that shopping center tenants can install. Eileen McAliney, who lives in the Collegeville Crossing development, said at Wednesday's council meeting that she understands that the borough wants businesses, but believes that the council should think about the residents who live near them.
April 15, 2008 |
Tyco International Ltd. said yesterday that its ADT security business had agreed to acquire FirstService Security, of Collegeville, for about $187 million. FirstService Security, a division of FirstService Corp., provides integrated security systems for homes and businesses. It has annual revenue of $200 million and employs 2,400 people at 17 offices in the United States and Canada. Out of the total workforce, 150 work in Southeastern Pennsylvania - in offices in Collegeville, Valley Forge and Reading, said Ann Lindstrom, director of corporate communications at ADT Security Services Inc. ADT calls the deal a strategic acquisition, giving ADT Security access to new markets in the banking sector in Canada and in the petrochemicals industry in Canada and the United States, Lindstrom said.
June 30, 2012 |
Taking advantage of vacated drug-research labs and offices about 15 miles away, Dow Chemical Co. will relocate 800 employees in its Spring House campus in Montgomery County to a Pfizer facility in Collegeville. The plans had been rumored for months, and employees will begin moving in January. Dow, based in Midland, Mich., purchased Rohm & Haas in a highly contentious deal in the midst of the financial crisis of 2009. Rohm & Haas' research labs had been based in Spring House since 1963.