August 19, 2013 |
The Chicago Cubs finished the 2010 season in need of a future and also in need of a manager. During the course of the long and usually futile history of the franchise, this was not a rare exacta, but it was one that general manager Jim Hendry had to address. Lou Piniella, having assessed the bleak prospects, quit as manager in late August and the Cubs shuffled third-base coach Mike Quade into the manager's office on an interim basis. There was little expectation Quade would keep the job, but, again, the team and its fans don't usually lead the league in expectations.
April 16, 2013
Susquehanna Bank, Camden, hired Dan Decker as commercial relationship manager in the Central Jersey Region. He had been vice president of commercial lending for Liberty Bell Bank. Marc Hirsch has been hired as vice president, market manager for the Wayne, Bryn Mawr, and Ardmore sections of the suburbs. He had been a senior business consultant at Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Patricia Roos has been hired as vice president, market manager in the Delaware Valley region. Roos had been a regional bank private banker for Wells Fargo.
November 22, 2011 |
RYNE SANDBERG will remain the manager at Triple A Lehigh Valley, but the Phillies will be making managerial changes throughout the organization. Dusty Wathan has been promoted to manager for Double A Reading after spending the last 2 years as the manager for Class A Clearwater. At Clearwater, Chris Truby takes over as manager, moving up a level from Lakewood, where he managed last year. Mickey Morandini, who returned to the organization full time last season as the manager for Class A Williamsport, will take over at Lakewood.
February 20, 2012
The Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware Minority Supplier Development Council , the Philadelphia affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, has elected the following to its board: Jessica Choi, director of supplier diversity at Aramark Strategic Assets; Rajil Chopra, manager of supply operations at Peco Energy Co.; Sherry Nacci, diversity manager at Skanska USA Building Inc.; Sherry A. Robison, supplier diversity program...
August 12, 2011 |
THE SOUTH STREET jewelry-store owner was shaking in the darkness, a pillowcase over his head and his body tied up by a team of armed, masked men. The bandits then ordered Mustapha Abdallah, 27, owner of VIP Jewelers, to kneel and say a Muslim prayer, according to a store manager, who declined to give his name to reporters yesterday. They wanted him to say the prayer "to finish him off," the manager said. They wanted to scare him into giving them the keys to the store, he added.
May 30, 2012 |
In a tale of woe that sounds like a country song, Randy Travis is accusing his ex-wife, Elizabeth Travis, of divulging confidential information about him in order to damage his reputation and career. The accusations were made in a countersuit he filed this month against Elizabeth in a federal court in Nashville. The countersuit is the latest salvo in their ongoing feud. The couple divorced in 2010 after 19 years of marriage. Elizabeth had been Randy's manager for more than three decades and continued to work with him after they divorced.
March 2, 2011 |
In August 1969, Philadelphia Mayor James H.J. Tate, surveying another dismal baseball season for the Phillies, proposed his press secretary and deputy to the mayor, Anthony P. Zecca, as the team manager. "I think Tony Zecca could manage it," Tate told the Philadelphia Daily News as the team was floundering toward a 63-99 season record, 37 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. "He is a good manager. He does a good job for me. " As a 1975 profile in Inquirer Magazine put it: "Over the past 17 years the dapper little man has walked unscathed amid the corpses and walking wounded of the city's political wars, serving a succession of three mayors.
June 24, 2011 |
WASHINGTON - Just when the Washington Nationals were showing signs of success and stability, along came the surprise announcement that manager Jim Riggleman was quitting because he wasn't happy with his contract. The Nationals completed a sweep of the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon, winning, 1-0, in the bottom of the ninth on Laynce Nix's sacrifice fly. They have won 11 of 12 and have moved above .500 this late in the season for the first time since 2005. But no one was talking about Jason Marquis' awesome slider after general manager Mike Rizzo delivered the news of Riggleman's exit to the players in the clubhouse after the game.
August 8, 2011
Construction risk manager Hill International Inc. said it won a three-year, $37 million contract to provide management services on a project to build new security headquarters for the government of Saudi Arabia. Hill, headquartered in Marlton, has 3,100 employees in 100 offices around the world. - Reid Kanaley