August 22, 2014 |
Thomas R. McClure, 75, of Malvern, a retired executive who started the McClure Group direct marketing firm in his bedroom and turned the business into one of the nation's top-earning direct marketing agencies, died Friday of brain cancer while traveling en route to hospice care at Neighborhood Health Inpatient Hospice in West Chester. Mr. McClure and his firm were the TV production team behind commercials featuring an elderly woman who had fallen and couldn't get up, and former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil touting the virtues of Independence Blue Cross health insurance.
August 7, 2014 |
Siemens AG, a diversified German industrial giant, said it has agreed to sell its Malvern-based hospital information-technology division for $1.3 billion in cash to Cerner Corp. of Kansas City, Mo. The Siemens operations that are being sold employ more than 5,800 people worldwide, provide services at 5,000 client sites in 30 countries, and are expected to have $1.2 billion in revenue this year, Cerner said. Siemens Health Services, the IT business Cerner is buying, provides computer systems for both clinical and financial operations of hospitals.
August 3, 2014 |
DAVE McNABB went to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the PGA Professional National Championship in June with a bit of confidence. After all, he had been among the 20 qualifiers from last year's field to be invited to the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. McNabb, the head professional at Malvern's Applebrook Country Club, got through the ups and downs of the first three rounds in Myrtle Beach and started the final round...
July 3, 2014 |
The weather in London has been "un-Henley," Malvern Prep coach Craig Hoffman said. It was 74 degrees and sunny Tuesday, a welcome respite from what Hoffman had experienced before. With the change in weather comes a change in Malvern Prep's team. The Friars enter the Henley Royal Regatta, which begins Wednesday, with a new varsity quad. The four senior rowers, all scholastic national champions, have never rowed as a unit. The team was assembled after last month's U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in California.
June 14, 2014 |
A Chester County piano teacher has been charged with sexually abusing three 6-year-old students he taught at the Malvern School of Music, prosecutors said. Anton Fomin of East Pikeland Township is accused of abusing the students during private lessons at the school, officials said. "Sexual predators try to put themselves into a position where they have access to children," Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said in a statement. "This defendant was a music teacher, trusted by parents, with unfettered access to vulnerable children.
June 12, 2014 |
DEFENDER Greg Pelton Malvern Prep Pelton was the area's premier defender for the area's premier team. He stabilized Malvern's defense as the Friars completed a 24-0 season. With Pelton at the helm, Malvern allowed an opponent to score more than six goals just seven times this season. He was voted Inter-Ac League's Most Important Player and is one of four area players to be selected to next month's Under Armour All-American game in Towson, Md. The senior will play next season for Duke.
June 10, 2014
MALVERN PREP QB PICKS PITT Malvern Prep junior quarterback Alex Hornibrook committed to the University of Pittsburgh on Saturday, taking to Twitter to make the announcement. "Very excited and humbled to announce that I have committed to play football at the University of Pittsburgh," Hornibrook tweeted. The 6-4, 205-pounder threw for 1,190 yards and 12 touchdowns last season on an offense that relied heavily on stud running back Troy Gallen (Delaware), who rushed for 1536 and 19 scores for the co-Inter-Ac champion Friars (tied with Haverford School)
May 21, 2014 |
A Chester County company was charged Monday with defrauding Philadelphia of more than $500,000 through inflated billings for unapproved products, federal prosecutors said. Airmatic Inc. of Malvern, which had contracts with the city to supply industrial products and repair parts, is charged with one count of mail fraud. The company was charged in an information, which generally indicates a defendant is expected to plead guilty. Airmatic faces a maximum sentence of five years' probation, court-ordered restitution, a fine of $500,000 or twice the company's alleged illegal profit, and a $400 special assessment.
May 21, 2014 |
The referee of Monday night's Inter-Ac Invitational boys' lacrosse final conceded that he had not "seen this one in a while. " Malvern Prep's student section - clad in white - had rushed the field two seconds too early. The fans thought the Friars had won to complete a perfect season. Instead the referee slapped Malvern with an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty. The fans were ushered off the field, two seconds were put on the clock, and Haverford School was awarded a goal. Friars goalie Carson Cocco said he did not realize that the Fords' Connor Black had scored in the confusion.