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December 11, 2008
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August 31, 2015 | By Elizabeth Wellington, Inquirer Fashion Writer
ASSISTANT STYLIST Mark Anthony Barksdale HAIR Gloria Mendez, Suede Salon Spa, the Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73, Marlton, 856-985-0700. CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES Alicia DiMichele, the Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73 South, Marlton, 856-489-4494, www.aliciadimichele.com ; Century 21 Department Stores, 821 Market St., 215-952-2121, www.c21stores.com ; Down 2 Earth Kids, 418 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, 610-941-3336; First Impressions, 470 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, 610-828-6775; Gilt.com; Lululemon Athletica, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Mall, 856-662-5824, www.lululemon.com ; Macy's Center City, 1300 Market St., 215-241-9000; My Kids Korner, 711 Montgomery Ave., #1, Narberth, 610-668-6404; the North Face, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Mall, 856-486-1473; Uniqlo, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill Mall, 877-486-4756.
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November 23, 1988 | By William H. Sokolic, Special to The Inquirer
In Browns Mills, Pemberton Township, Ed and Anthony Angiuoli will soon start construction on the first phase of Pleasant View Apartments, an 80-unit development for senior citizens. In Williamstown, Monroe Township, Willow Creek, a 40-unit apartment complex was built by Ralph Varalli. And in the Atco section of Waterford Township, Whispering Pines, a community of 246 townhouses, has been going up in stages since 1980. To date, 155 townhouses have been constructed, according to developer Gerald Pliner.
NEWS
January 30, 1986 | By Gary Miles, Inquirer Staff Writer
Although Springfield High had three players in double-figure scoring, coach Jack Spinella said it was defense that lifted the Spartans to a 55-46 victory over Christopher Dock in a Bicentennial League basketball game Tuesday night at Springfield. "We played a full-court pressing defense for the whole game, and we really gave them fits," Spinella said. "We switched back and forth from a man-to- man to a zone, and I was very happy with the success we had. " Springfield (8-8 overall, 6-5 league)
SPORTS
February 19, 1993 | By Nick Fierro, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT Correspondent Pete Schnatz contributed to this article
John Stay would love to take credit for developing Jennifer Ricco. After all, it would boost anyone's ego to claim responsibility for polishing the skills of a dominant scorer or sharpening the tremendous all- round instincts of a total basketball player. But the Mastbaum coach conceded that he has had little to do with turning Ricco into the force that has carried the Panthers to the Public League semifinals. "She was already like this when she got here," Stay said. "The best thing I ever did for her was not try to change her. " That was because there was no need.
NEWS
July 15, 2012 | By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
GDANSK, Poland - Polish officials unveiled a statue of former President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II on Saturday, honoring two men widely credited in this Eastern European country with helping to topple communism 23 years ago. The statue was unveiled in Gdansk, the birthplace of Lech Walesa's Solidarity movement, in the presence of about 120 former Solidarity activists, many of whom were imprisoned in the 1980s for their roles in organizing or...
NEWS
May 20, 1990 | By Karen Weintraub, Special to The Inquirer
The Pinelands Development Credit Bank will hold a closed-bid auction of development credits that can be used to purchase land in designated growth areas. The bid opening is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Department of Banking in Trenton. Each credit allows the construction of four homes in approved growth areas. Thirty-five credits will be available, said John Ross, acting director of the Pinelands Development Credit Bank. The precise number of credits sold will depend on the size of the bids, according to Ross.
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January 17, 1991 | By Judy DeHaven, Special to The Inquirer
Upper Merion High School students might be required to take two health courses and an extra semester of social studies if the school board approves a proposal to revise graduation requirements on Jan. 28. The number of credits a student needs to graduate would remain the same, which is two credits more than the 21 required by the state, said Laura Ann Michener, assistant superintendent, at the board's workshop Monday night. Under the proposal, students would have to take 0.8 credits in health - 0.4 credits more than current Upper Merion requirements - and 1.6 credits in physical education.
NEWS
June 18, 1998 | By Gary H. Sternberg, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The Camden County Technical School District plans to start offering Continuing Education Unit credits - or CEUs - to adult school students starting in September, school officials announced at their board meeting last night. This could enable teachers to obtain credits that satisfy continuing education requirements and could also result in salary increases, while employees in noneducational fields could obtain credits necessary for job advancement, according to District Superintendent R. Sanders Haldeman.
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September 14, 2016 | By Andrew Seidman, TRENTON BUREAU
TRENTON - Gov. Christie's decision to end a decades-long agreement with Pennsylvania that allowed taxpayers to pay income tax where they lived instead of where they worked is a positive development for the Garden State's credit, a Wall Street ratings agency said Monday. The new tax arrangement is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, though Christie, a Republican, has suggested he might abandon the change if the Democratic-controlled Legislature cuts health-care costs for public workers. In a confirmation hearing Monday, acting state Treasurer Ford M. Scudder said the State Health Benefits Program Plan Design Committee had achieved $100 million in savings for the current fiscal year.
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September 14, 2016 | By Jeremy Roebuck, Staff Writer
A former Philadelphia police officer who described himself online as a role model, even as he posted photos of the flashy cars and pricey liquor he bought with stolen credit-card information, was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. In a hearing in U.S. District Court, Rahim Henderson, 39, apologized to the victims he fleeced after buying their financial information from internet hackers - victims who included a Philadelphia police captain and his son. "I know I'm going to jail.
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September 8, 2016 | $util.encode.html($!item.byline), $util.encode.html($!item.bycredit)
YOUR CREDIT history impacts so much of your financial life. The information in your credit file - how you pay your debt - can affect your ability to get the best interest rate on a loan. It can be used to generate an insurance credit score that along with other information - driving record, claims history - can impact what you pay for auto or home insurance. It matters when renting a place to live. And you've probably heard or read that a bad credit history might cost you a job. But on this last point, some clarification is needed.
NEWS
August 20, 2016 | By Claudia Vargas, Staff Writer
Among the nation's largest cities, Philadelphia offers the most business tax breaks, forgoing more than $200 million a year in revenue as a result, a study by the Pew Charitable Trusts found. The report, released Thursday, looked at business tax incentives and exemptions between 2001 to 2003 and 2010 to 2012, the most recent complete set of tax data. It determined that between 2010 and 2012, the city forgave an average of $110 million annually in business incentives and $106 million in industry tax exemptions.
BUSINESS
August 4, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
Standard & Poor's Global Ratings cut the Philadelphia Housing Authority's credit rating by one notch, to A+ from AA-, citing three consecutive years of operating losses. The outlook is stable. PHA's operating loss for the 12 months ended March 31, 2015, the latest audited financial information available, was $37.9 million on $368 million in operating revenue, most of it from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. S&P attributed the financial weakness to declining federal subsidies, though federal revenue increased 5 percent in fiscal 2015 from the year before.
BUSINESS
July 24, 2016 | By Kevin Brasler, DELAWARE VALLEY CONSUMERS' CHECKBOOK
Credit cards are more than just a convenient way to pay for stuff. When you use one, you automatically get very strong protection against most lousy-service scenarios and companies that sell faulty goods. The genesis of these protections is the federal Fair Credit Billing Act, a law that protects you from fraud by requiring credit-card companies - not consumers - to deal with fraudulent charges. The law also provides important protections against billing errors. What many consumers don't know is that the law also requires your credit-card company to give you the chance to dispute charges and withhold payment for goods and services that you didn't accept or weren't delivered as promised.
SPORTS
July 22, 2016 | By Bob Ford, Inquirer Columnist
I probably don't have to tell you what a huge relief it was this week to learn that plagiarism is finally all right. Man, that took long enough. It is so easy to accidentally slip when writing about Philadelphia sports. Sometimes, particularly when the local landscape is outlined against a blue, gray October sky, the Four Horsemen occasionally ride again. As you well know, in dramatic lore, they are Famine, Pestilence, Destruction, and Death. But those are only aliases. Their real names are Eagles, Flyers, Sixers, and Phillies.
NEWS
July 16, 2016 | By Allison Steele, Staff Writer
American Water is moving to the Camden waterfront, the company announced Thursday, becoming the latest New Jersey corporation lured to the city by generous state tax subsidies. Aided by the promise of $164 million in incentives, the Voorhees-based American Water Works Co. will build a new corporate headquarters between the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and the Adventure Aquarium, becoming the first piece of a massive complex planned by Liberty Property Trust, the Philadelphia-based developer that intends to build offices, shops, and homes there.
NEWS
July 9, 2016
Unimpressed pedestrians who recently walked through an East Market Street set where an episode of the FX comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia was being filmed weren't just being rude. They unwittingly served as a metaphor for their state, which has been trampling over a tax program designed to lure filmmakers to Pennsylvania. For the first time in a decade, no major feature films are scheduled to be shot in or around the nation's fifth-largest city this year. That's because the tax credits Pennsylvania offers to production companies are paltry when compared with other states that are also trying to entice filmmakers.
NEWS
July 4, 2016 | By Maria Panaritis, Staff Writer
Spotting a Hollywood megastar on set anywhere in Southeastern Pennsylvania this year will take more than a telephoto lens or a lucky break. Because for the first time in a good decade, no major feature films are slotted to be shot in or around the nation's fifth-largest city this year. The grim milestone has film boosters on edge in a region once adept at luring big-money producers to its cobblestone alleys and tree-lined suburbs. Pennsylvania's film tax credit is no longer working the same big-screen magic here.
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