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May 5, 1994 | By Nancy Petersen, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The county's personnel director for 20 years, Jane A. Peirson, 62, has been removed from her job. Pierson has now been named deputy director of administration at emergency services, a new job that was not included in the county's 1994 budget. Pierson will earn $58,212 a year, the same salary she received as personnel director. Pierson's transfer from personnel to Emergency Services was included in what is known as a salary board agenda. Through it, the commissioners approve all personnel actions - raises, hires, resignations, promotions, terminations - for the county's 2,000 employees.
NEWS
September 24, 1999 | By Dan Hardy, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Citing a litany of problems, the Chester Upland Board of Control fired the school district's personnel director, Marvin K. Hackett, yesterday. Hackett, a former Delaware State University personnel director, had spent less than a year on the job at a salary of $60,000 a year. At a meeting yesterday, the three-member control board, with member C.R. Pennoni absent, found him responsible for unsatisfactory performance, neglect of duty, insubordination, violation of the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and incompetence.
SPORTS
May 3, 2000 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
Bill Kuharich, former general manager of the New Orleans Saints, was hired yesterday as director of pro personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs. He succeeded John Schneider, who left last week to become personnel director of the Seattle Seahawks. Kuharich, 47, the son of Joe Kuharich, a former college and NFL head coach, will be reunited with Carl Peterson, the Chiefs' president and general manager, whom he worked with in his first pro football job with the USFL's Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars.
NEWS
June 30, 2011
Herbert Francis Lescher, 90, a retired personnel director and Bucks County community activist, died of heart failure Thursday, June 9, at Attleboro Retirement Village in Middletown Township. Mr. Lescher and his wife moved to Bucks County in 1950 when he joined the paper-products division of Owens-Illinois Inc. in Bristol. He retired from the company 32 years later as personnel director. Mr. Lescher served on the boards of the American Red Cross' Lower Bucks County Chapter and the Family Service Association of Bucks County.
SPORTS
May 16, 2001 | By Phil Sheridan INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
While the Eagles play their search for a new personnel director close to the vest, information slips out from other quarters. That happened yesterday, when Baltimore Ravens college scouting director Phil Savage announced that he would remain in his job but that he still would interview for the Chicago Bears' vacant general-manager position. The curiously worded announcement appeared on the Ravens' Web site yesterday. Savage, 35, interviewed with Eagles head coach Andy Reid late last week.
NEWS
September 26, 2014 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Margo L. Vance, 72, of Cherry Hill, a longtime personnel director in Philadelphia, died Monday, Sept. 22, of complications from pancreatic cancer at AristaCare, a nursing home in Cherry Hill. Mrs. Vance, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2006, outlived the average life expectancy for pancreatic cancer patients, many of whom do not survive for five years. "She fought," said daughter Dawn. "Her physician called her a miracle. " Born Margo Louise Gales, Mrs. Vance was raised in Philadelphia and graduated from John Bartram High School.
NEWS
October 29, 1987 | By Dominic Sama, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Radnor Township school board has approved the appointments of a new high school principal and director of personnel for the district. The board voted, 6-0, Tuesday night on the appointments of Eugene R. Hawley as principal and Anne A. Janson as personnel director. Both had been recommended by Superintendent John A. DeFlaminis. Hawley, 53, is principal of Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, N.H., about 45 miles north of Boston. He will report to his Radnor position July 1 at a starting salary of $65,000 annually.
NEWS
July 13, 2001 | By Kay Raftery INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Walter W. Goehring, 89, of Melrose Park, a retired director of personnel for Cheltenham Township, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson's disease at the White Billet Nursing Home in Hatboro. He had been at the home for two weeks. Mr. Goehring served as personnel director from 1970 until his retirement in 1977. Earlier, he had a long career in industry, and in 1956 was awarded Drexel Institute of Technology's 65th anniversary alumni citation for outstanding achievements and services in the field of industrial management.
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September 26, 2014 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Margo L. Vance, 72, of Cherry Hill, a longtime personnel director in Philadelphia, died Monday, Sept. 22, of complications from pancreatic cancer at AristaCare, a nursing home in Cherry Hill. Mrs. Vance, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2006, outlived the average life expectancy for pancreatic cancer patients, many of whom do not survive for five years. "She fought," said daughter Dawn. "Her physician called her a miracle. " Born Margo Louise Gales, Mrs. Vance was raised in Philadelphia and graduated from John Bartram High School.
SPORTS
September 2, 2014 | By Mike Sielski, Inquirer Columnist
Courtney Witte, the 76ers' director of player personnel and a fixture in their scouting department for more than a decade, is leaving the Sixers to join the Los Angeles Clippers, two sources confirmed Sunday. Based on information provided by the two sources within the Sixers organization, it does not appear Witte was fired. Rather, he and general manager Sam Hinkie seem to have reached an agreement to allow Witte to take a scouting position with another team. The rest of the Sixers scouting staff will remain intact, one source said.
SPORTS
February 15, 2013 | BY LES BOWEN, Daily News Staff Writer bowenl@phillynews.com
JOAN GAMBLE couldn't talk long Wednesday afternoon, she had a room to declutter. Her son Tom had just called from the West Coast. "He said, 'Clean out my room, Mom, I'm coming home,' " Joan Gamble told a reporter. Yes, it's a too-typical story in these tough economic times, even where Joan and Harry Gamble live, in stately Haddonfield, N.J. Except, Tom Gamble, 49, isn't coming back to the house he grew up in to pile onto the couch and play video games while his parents nag him about looking for a job. Gamble is the Eagles' new vice president of player personnel, and when he isn't getting ready for the NFL draft and free agency in the coming weeks, he'll be looking for a place to move his wife, Juliette, and their three sons.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
Anne Burch Hayes, 52, of Wayne, a former personnel manager and volunteer, died Sunday, March 4, of esophageal cancer at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. From 1982 until 1994, Mrs. Hayes was personnel manager at the Eagle's Eye, a women's sportswear company in Conshohocken cofounded by her brothers Robert and Christopher. In 1995, she married Timothy Hayes. They had a daughter, Robin, before divorcing. "For much of her adult life, Anne suffered from fibromyalgia and then cancer.
SPORTS
January 12, 2012
THE EAGLES weren't surprised when player personnel director Ryan Grigson was hired as the Indianapolis Colts' general manager yesterday, Eagles GM Howie Roseman said. "We knew this time would come. He was too talented for it not to come. You're always preparing to lose good people. That's part of the NFL," Roseman said. "You know that at some point, they're going to be taking the next step. So, to say this has blindsided us, that wouldn't be truthful . . . Obviously, we have some idea of some of the things we're going to want to do here.
SPORTS
May 5, 2011 | Associated Press
The Buffalo Bills fired chief scout Tom Modrak on Wednesday, days after he played a role in what was regarded as a successful three-day NFL draft for Buffalo. General manager Buddy Nix said Modrak, formerly the Eagles' director of football operations, was "relieved of his duties" in a move that comes as part of the team's plan to reorganize its personnel department. He held the title of vice president of college scouting and had been with the Bills since 2001. Buffalo spent last weekend's draft addressing its porous defense, starting with selecting Alabama defensive lineman Marcell Dareus with the No. 3 pick.
SPORTS
May 18, 2010 | By Sam Carchidi and Ray Parrillo INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
The Flyers received positive medical news Monday: Right winger Ian Laperriere and center Jeff Carter are recovering ahead of schedule. Especially Laperriere. In a surprising development, Laperriere - sidelined since April 22 because of a brain bruise, a broken orbital bone, and a concussion - could be returning to the Flyers during the Eastern Conference finals against the Montreal Canadiens. The Flyers have a one-game-to-none lead in the series, which resumes Tuesday at the Wachovia Center.
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