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February 7, 2009
The Phantoms fought back from a three-goal first-period deficit to pull within a goal twice, but they couldn't catch Hershey in a 5-3 loss at the Wachovia Spectrum last night in the American Hockey League. Jonathan Matsumoto, David Laliberte and Andreas Nodl notched the Phantoms' goals. Goalie J.S. Aubin saw his first action in more than a month and had 30 saves on 35 Hershey chances.
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November 24, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Rookie Andrew Joudrey scored his first goal of the season and Frederic Cassivi turned aside 32 of 33 shots, leading Hershey to a 2-1 win over the Phantoms in an American Hockey League game at the Wachovia Center. The Phantoms took the lead late in the first period with a 5-on-3 power-play goal. Ryan Potulny fired a shot from the right side and Alexandre Picard swept the rebound into the net with 2 1/2 minutes remaining. Brian Boucher took the loss in net with 25 saves on 27 shots.
NEWS
April 11, 1997
The trouble with a chocolate high is it wears off quickly - and that can leave you feeling cranky. One month after members of Congress held a retreat in Hershey, America's chocolate capital, to relearn (or, in some cases, be introduced to) the arts of civil dialogue, two high-ranking lawmakers got in a jawing and shoving match on the House floor Wednesday. Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, wagged an angry finger in the face of Republican Whip Tom DeLay of Texas, who responded with a shove and the kind observation that Mr. Obey was a "gutless chickens--t.
SPORTS
September 30, 1994 | by Les Bowen, Daily News Sports Writer
If anyone still doubts that the NHL lockout is all but official, they need to know that the Flyers yesterday assigned defensemen Chris Therien, Jason Bowen and Vladislav Boulin to Hershey. Therien definitely had made the Flyers' team, but was sent down so that he can play during the stoppage. "At least I'll be making something," Therien said. Like most younger NHL players, Therien has a "two-way" contract that allows for a lower salary if he plays in the minors. Flyers coach Terry Murray said Therien had done well in camp, but needed to play.
SPORTS
November 1, 1990 | By Gary Miles, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Flyers yesterday assigned veteran goaltender Pete Peeters to their American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey so that he can play himself into game shape before he is needed by the Flyers. Peeters, 33, has not played for the Flyers so far this season. But with Ron Hextall sidelined for at least a month with a knee injury, coach Paul Holmgren said he expected Peeters to serve as Ken Wregget's backup. Peeters is to join Hershey for tonight's game in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
FOOD
May 23, 1990 | By Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
HERSHEY'S SYMPHONY MILK CHOCOLATE CANDY BAR. Plain and with almonds and toffee chips. 40 cents per 1.4-ounce or $1.65 per 7-ounce bar. CAROLYN: Let's get one thing straight right now: There is absolutely nothing wrong with Hershey's regular candy bar. It tastes great with almonds and as good without as it has for nearly a century. It's just that the executives at Hershey's had to do something to capture the attention of people who eat Haagen-Dazs ice cream and, they presume, attend the symphony.
BUSINESS
January 26, 2006 | By Harold Brubaker INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Hershey Co., the largest U.S. candy manufacturer, yesterday reported a 3 percent gain in its fourth-quarter profit, as restructuring costs partly offset gains from higher candy-bar prices, new products, and acquisitions. The producer of Kit Kat, Jolly Rancher, and many other candies said it earned $172.85 million, or 70 cents a share, in the fourth quarter of 2005, compared with $167.12 million, or 67 cents a share, in the same quarter the year before. Fourth-quarter sales in 2005 were up 6 percent to $1.35 billion from $1.27 billion the year before.
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March 17, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, Staff Writer
With all eyes on him, Kwahzere Ransom momentarily shielded his. The Math, Civics and Sciences sophomore stood at the foul line with about 30 seconds left in Tuesday night's PIAA Class A state semifinal at Philadelphia University and pulled the top of his jersey over his face. Before hitting a dramatic game-winning three-pointer to beat Constitution, 79-78, in overtime, Ransom had missed three consecutive free throws that could have helped the Mighty Elephants secure the victory.
SPORTS
March 13, 2016 | By Tom Reifsnyder, Staff Writer
HERSHEY - The lights inside Hershey's Giant Center often shine brightest on those who have seen them before. With six mats, hundreds of wrestlers and thousands of fans, the PIAA Class 3A wrestling championships present a daunting challenge for any first-time qualifier looking to make a mark in the country's most competitive state wrestling tournament. Last year, Upper Darby junior Colin Cronin was fresh meat, and he knew it. After failing to place at districts as a freshman, Cronin posted a 36-3 sophomore record while placing first at sectionals, districts and regionals before going 0-2 in his first state tournament appearance.
REAL_ESTATE
February 29, 2016 | By Alan J. Heavens, REAL ESTATE WRITER
Philadelphia Traction Co. had just cut the hours of longtime employee and Havertown resident Joseph Wagner Sr., who immediately began looking for a way to make up the lost income. His solution: selling real estate and insurance, opening an office on Darby Road and partnering, in 1930, with Joe Wilson. Fast-forward to 2015. A. Graham Wagner Jr., who joined Wagner Real Estate when he graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1972, decided he needed a break from the day-to-day and sold the business his grandfather had founded 86 years ago. Unlike many family-run real estate firms, which "merge" with the mega-brokerages, Wagner Real Estate was sold to Tyler and Clay Wagner, Graham's sons.
NEWS
February 27, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
While working for a military supply agency in South Philadelphia, Phyllis Ariano decided in 1949 to take Italian language classes in Center City. Her parents, while Italian American, did not speak the language and she felt the need to learn, said son Joseph C. Bocco Jr. In those classes, she met Joseph C. Bocco Sr., who needed the language to speak more easily to the Italian immigrants who would be looking to him as a funeral director. For three years, while he studied mortuary science and apprenticed at a South Jersey funeral home, they courted.
NEWS
January 26, 2016 | By Michaelle Bond, Staff Writer
Neil DeRiemer and his wife, Karen, used to look out their bedroom windows and see a waterfall cascading over a small dam just a few feet away. Like their neighbors, they watched blue herons, white egrets, and black turtles wade in the seven-acre basin that made their East Goshen homes waterfront properties. "It was like living in Longwood Gardens," said DeRiemer, 70. "How many waterfalls are left in Chester County?" Now Hershey's Mill Dam is dry, its basin drained after it failed state safety inspections about nine years ago. And township officials are facing a decision that has languished for years: what to do with a dam that some consider a defining landmark for their small Chester County community.
NEWS
January 1, 2016 | By Justine McDaniel, Staff Writer
At the stroke of midnight Thursday, a 500-pound mushroom will fall from the Pennsylvania sky. So will a jumbo strawberry, an 85-pound Peeps chick, and a giant, edible hunk of bologna. Of course, as 2015 turns into 2016, that iconic ball in Times Square will drop as usual. And other spots will celebrate their own quirky drops - a peach for Georgia, cheese for Wisconsin. But by at least one count - the one touted by Pennsylvania officials - more objects are lowered or raised in the Keystone State to count down the arrival of the new year than in any other.
BUSINESS
December 10, 2015 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane said her office will join the Federal Trade Commission in a bid to block the proposed merger of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System. Combined, the two systems would control 64 percent of the market in the Harrisburg region, including Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry and Lebanon Counties, Kane's office said. An FTC complaint to be filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleges that the two systems "compete vigorously on price, quality of care, and services provided, both for inclusion in commercial health plan networks and to attract patients from one another," according to Kane.
SPORTS
September 18, 2015 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
VILLANOVA'S basketball team will have to replace center Daniel Ochefu after this season. Yesterday, the Wildcats landed some more frontcourt help for the recruiting class of 2016. Dylan Painter, a 6-10 center from Hershey High School whose stock rose this summer on the AAU circuit, has given Jay Wright a verbal commitment to play on the Main Line. He joins power forward Omari Spellman, who's considered one of the top prospects at that position. Spellman made his decision in February.
SPORTS
September 18, 2015 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
Dylan Painter, a 6-foot-10, 215-pound center from Hershey High School, said Wednesday he had given an oral commitment to Villanova and will enroll in the freshman Class of 2016. Painter averaged 17.8 points, 11.1 rebounds and 3.6 blocked shots last season and shot 55 percent from the field for Hershey. He is rated as a four-star prospect by Scout.com and at three stars by Rivals.com and 247Sports. Painter, who had Villanova, St. Joseph's, Penn State, George Washington, Xavier, North Carolina State and Rhode Island as his finalists, said he liked Villanova's program "as a whole.
SPORTS
August 28, 2015 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Temple defensive tackle Hershey Walton has made 20 career starts and is a preseason second-team all-conference selection in one publication, but the redshirt senior's most impressive work has been done away from the football field. In fact, there is one unofficial team record he is truly proud of. "Freshman year I had the most study hall hours on the team," Walton said after practice Tuesday. That is significant because Walton didn't enter Temple with an upstanding academic reputation.
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