May 15, 2013 |
Without great hair and makeup, even the most sizzling prom dress will come up average. That is why we turned to the beauty experts at Bernard's Salon and Spa in Cherry Hill to show prom-goers of all shapes and sizes how to have red-carpet-ready hair and makeup this season. Hair: Cascading waves and braids are the hottest looks in special-occasion hair this season, Cusimano says. The long layers elongate Pelley's neck, while the braids styled into the flowing mane keep the vibe young.
May 6, 2013 |
BERNICE APPEL, of Northeast Philadelphia, was already well into her 70s when she told her two grown daughters, "Come hell or high water, I'm going to get my college degree before I'm 80. " Today, less than six months shy of her 80th birthday - "Oct. 30, mischief night!" she said, laughing - the graduating granny dons cap and gown, and proudly gets her associate degree in general studies from Community College of Philadelphia. As Sir Paul McCartney would put it, if he were the commencement singer, it's been a long and winding road.
April 13, 2013 |
Workers are nearing completion of a $36 million, multilevel Pennsauken train station to connect the Atlantic City Line and the River Line, and passengers are expected to be able to use it by fall. The Pennsauken Transit Center, near Derousse Avenue west of River Road, will allow direct transfers between trains on the east-west Atlantic City Line and the north-south River Line. The connection will provide additional access for area residents to 30th Street Station, Atlantic City, and the River Line's service between Camden and Trenton.
April 10, 2013 |
Bruce Springsteen blared on the sound system at the end of the sixth inning Monday night at Citizens Bank Park. I had a friend who was a big baseball player . . . He could throw that speedball by you, make you look like a fool, boy . . . Glory days, well, they'll pass you by . . . Roy Halladay wasn't around to hear it. His latest ominous outing had ended after three consecutive batters reached base in the top of the fifth inning....
April 4, 2013
St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne said it has completed an $8.4 million expansion that added four operating rooms, bringing the hospital's total to 19. Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program contributed $3 million to the project. St. Mary, which had $421 million in revenue in 2011, up 6 percent from $397 million in 2010, said it performs 27,000 surgeries annually. - Harold Brubaker
March 26, 2013 |
Novira Therapeutics Inc., of Doylestown, has completed its initial $25 million venture financing, after attracting $7.5 million from Versant Ventures. Founded by two former Merck & Co. Inc. executives, Novira is developing antiviral drugs to treat hepatitis B infections. The addition of Versant, with offices in Basel, Switzerland, and San Francisco, increased the amount of the financing from $23 million, announced last August and led by 5AM Ventures and Canaan Partners. Contact Mike Armstrong at 215-854-2980 or email@example.com , or @PhillyInc on Twitter.
March 25, 2013 |
La Salle completed an Atlantic Ten baseball sweep of Fordham with a 3-2 win over the visiting Rams (10-11, 0-3 A-10) on Sunday in the third game of the weekend series. Ryan Welling hit his second home run of the series and Pat Christensen picked up his fourth save of the year and his third in as many days for the Explorers (7-12, 3-0). Temple (8-11, 1-2) bounced back from two A-10 losses to St. Joseph's (10-12, 2-1) with an 11-1 victory. Henry Knabe (2 for 3) had three RBIs for the host Owls.
March 23, 2013 |
Acme Markets' corporate parent, Supervalu Inc., completed the sale Thursday of five grocery chains, including Malvern-based Acme, to a group of private-equity firms and real estate investors. The price was $100 million and the assumption of $3.2 billion in debt. Operations of Acme, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, and Star Market stores and related in-store pharmacies were to transfer at 3:01 a.m. Friday to AB Acquisition L.L.C., an affiliate of an investor consortium, former Chrysler Corp.
March 22, 2013 |
LAMARCUS ALDRIDGE scored 28 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the visiting Portland Trail Blazers completed a season sweep of the Chicago Bulls with a 99-89 victory on Thursday night. Portland improved to 10-25 on the road to take the season series with the Bulls for the first time since the 2008-09 season. The Blazers beat Chicago, 102-94, on Nov. 18 in their other meeting this season. Joakim Noah had 18 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago, which shot 44 percent.
March 22, 2013 |
Next week will mark a sea change for policing in Camden, as a new Camden County-run force will swear in its first major batch of officers. They will have to be problem-solvers from the day they start patrolling the city, officials said Wednesday. The newly minted county officers, who are to replace those in the current Camden Police Department, will begin patrols after two weeks of in-service training, largely in the classroom. The first eight weeks of field training will include a twist on traditional methods, officials said.