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December 20, 1990 | By Mary Flannery, Daily News Staff Writer
It's still Frank's, thanks. But because of the quiet sale of the 95-year- old local institution to an Elizabeth, N.J., bottler, Frank's Beverages are no longer made in Philadelphia. Frank's sodas, including cream, birch beer and the legendary Black Cherry Wishniak, are being manufactured and bottled these days in North Jersey, at the plant of C&C Cola. The grandson and great-grandson of founder Jacob Frank sold the business in August to C&C, owned by a fellow independent bottler who'd been wooing them for some time.
NEWS
September 21, 2015 | Inquirer Editorial Board
The Pope Francis plush toys and other memorabilia that have proliferated around Philadelphia lately may be at odds with the theology of their subject, who has detected in the pursuit of wealth a pungent whiff of the "dung of the devil. " But the merchandising is as inevitable in the world's foremost capitalist country as it is a compliment to the man who has inspired masses within and beyond his faith. (It's hard, after all, to conceive of a similar appetite for Benedict bobbleheads.)
NEWS
January 5, 2010
STANDING IN line in the post office the other day, I was delighted at the response when two customers at the window were short of cash. Each time someone quickly supplied the 10 cents and 48 cents needed. And a lady asked an elderly woman (me) to go ahead of her in line! Did you know that on Nov. 26, Mayor Nutter participated in a reading from scripture in City Hall at the invitation of the American Bible Society? Indeed, the mayor read from Psalms and was followed by the president of the Westminster Theological Seminary and then by many others.
NEWS
February 3, 1991
Friday's front page brought news about two of Philadelphia's genial, if quite different, old gentlemen - G. Stockton Strawbridge and Peter Camiel. Mr. Strawbidge, 77, the Grand Old Man of Market Street East, was receiving the Powell Award for his civic accomplishments; Mr. Camiel, the one-time boss of the city's Democratic Party (but who is somewhat more famous as the man who proved Frank Rizzo a liar), had died at 81. The easy thing is to talk about Mr. Strawbridge's grand and glorious achievements and contrast them with Mr. Camiel's amusing if venal activities in trying to make the world a better place for, among others, the state's beer distributors in whose behalf he labored ceaselessly while a state senator.
NEWS
November 16, 1988 | By DAN ROTTENBERG
Over lunch the other day, the head of a high-profile Philadelphia company confided that he recently almost moved his headquarters from Center City to Bala Cynwyd. His company needs more space, he said - and if it's going to move, why not move across City Line, where taxes are lower, traffic is lighter, potholes are fewer and you can go for months on end without confronting a vagrant, hooker, a drug dealer or a mugger? My executive friend ultimately decided against such a move - but only because of its potential negative effects on his company's image.
NEWS
July 23, 2013 | BY STEPHANIE FARR, Daily News Staff Writer farrs@phillynews.com, 215-854-4225
FOSTER KID. Young. Black. Philadelphia. Shot. Dead. Over Nothing. Have you stopped caring yet? Seventeen-year-old Tremaine Rogers didn't have a bag of Skittles or an iced tea on him when he was shot in the back on July 13 outside of his home. He had a basketball. Tremaine wasn't stalked by a paranoid man of another race in the dark of night. He was killed in his own back yard at 4 p.m. by two black men for refusing to answer one question: "We cool?" And yet his senseless death, which came just hours before the not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, brought no outrage in Philadelphia.
SPORTS
November 19, 1996 | By Mayer Brandschain, FOR THE INQUIRER
Philadelphia won the intercity squash racquets matches for the Lockett Cup with 5-0 victories over Baltimore, Boston and New York yesterday at Chestnut Hill Academy. The Philadelphia team included Ben Desombre, Jim Masland, Rob Whitehouse, Rich Sheppard and Trip Davis. Desombre is the Philadelphia champion. Baltimore won the Class B title by defeating Philadelphia, 3-2.
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February 23, 2012
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April 29, 1999 | By Doug Hadden, FOR THE INQUIRER
Overbrook's Chris Lange and Andy Thompson each won singles matches and teamed for a 4-and-3 win in the better-ball competition against Little Mill's Mike Hyland and Manasquan's Bob Housen to lead the Golf Association of Philadelphia to an 11-7 win over the New Jersey State Golf Association yesterday in the 37th annual Compher Cup at Metedeconk National. The results Singles matches Ron Vannelli, Metuchen, def. Jamie Slonis, Little Mill, 2 and 1; Robbie Gaglioti, Twin Brook, def. Jarrett Kling, Merion, 1 up; Oscar Mestre, Overbrook, def. Kevin Purcell, Forest Hill, 3 and 2; Chip Lutz, Berkshire, def. Bill Henry, Forsgate, 5 and 4; Harry Goett 3d, Ash Brook, def. Tom Shallow, Phila.
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July 20, 2016 | By Sam Wood, Staff Writer
Philadelphia's flagging alternative weekly is poised for a comeback. So says Richard Donnelly, president of Donnelly Distribution, who announced on Monday that he had bought Broad Street Media, publisher of Philadelphia Weekly, for an undisclosed sum, and would immediately expand its circulation to areas outside Center City. The relaunched Broad Street Media will be headed by Don Russell, a former Philadelphia Daily News reporter and beer columnist, best known as "Joe Sixpack. " BSM also publishes the South Philly Review, the Northeast Times, the Princeton Packet, and several magazines in the Pennsylvania suburbs and South Jersey.
SPORTS
July 20, 2016 | By Joe Juliano, STAFF WRITER
RINGOES, N.J. - This wasn't the way Chris Crawford wanted to close out the 36-hole Philadelphia Open, after holding the lead for most of the day Monday. Leading by 2 strokes on the last hole, Crawford faced a shot out of the right rough that he didn't find overly difficult, but he caught the ball heavy and watched in dismay as it splashed into a pond that guards the green short and left at the Ridge at Back Brook. The resulting double bogey, and a par by playing partner Jeff Osberg, created a tie for the championship of the Golf Association of Philadelphia major, and forced a four-hole aggregate-score playoff on Tuesday morning at the Hunterdon County layout.
BUSINESS
July 19, 2016 | Mike Zebe, Staff
Anthony J. Conti has become the chair of the board of managers of the Philadelphia Foundation. A board member since 2011, Conti has chaired the nominating and governance committee and is currently leading the board's strategic planning committee. He retired as a partner at PWC, Philadelphia. Conti succeeds Lawrence J. Beaser , a partner at Blank Rome L.L.P. SolomonEdwards' managing partner Brian Markley has been named to the board of Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools.
NEWS
July 19, 2016 | By Steve Bohnel and Jason Laughlin, STAFF WRITERS
Several dozen demonstrators walked six miles on North Broad Street on Sunday night, marching to keep their message that Black Lives Matter in the public eye. "Black Lives Matter just wants justice," said A.J. Jenkins, 21. "We just want equality. We don't hate cops; we hate police brutality. " Jenkins was among about 50 people who walked from Broad Street and Olney Avenue to City Hall, escorted by police, who directed traffic. The protest was part of a national movement seeking to draw attention to police brutality directed toward African Americans, including instances when officers have shot unarmed black men. The march was subdued compared with the heated confrontations between protesters and police in Philadelphia a week ago. When Sunday's demonstrators arrived at City Hall, they sat on the building's steps or talked in small groups.
SPORTS
July 19, 2016 | By Paul Domowitch, STAFF WRITER
MARION CAMPBELL, who starred on the Eagles' 1960 championship team and later was their head coach for three seasons, passed away Wednesday in Plano, Texas, the club announced Sunday evening. He was 87. Campbell, whose nickname was the "Swamp Fox," is the second former Eagles head coach to die in the last three weeks. Buddy Ryan, who replaced Campbell, died on June 28. "Marion Campbell will be missed by the Eagles community but also remembered for his spirited impact on our game," Eagles owner Jeff Lurie said in a statement.
NEWS
July 19, 2016 | Lauren Feiner, Staff Writer
Marsha Bolnick Bacal, 87, a city advocate and former Inquirer employee, died of cancer July 3 at the Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. Ms. Bacal worked in the Inquirer's promotions department in the 1950s. In 1957, the paper announced her special commendation by the Philadelphia Women in Advertising Exhibition for a booklet on a patrolman hit by a bullet. Later in life, she took on advocacy roles in the city, showing an ongoing passion for Philadelphia and its people. Her family said she pushed for racial integration and drug education in schools in the 1960s and '70s.
NEWS
July 18, 2016 | By Jonathan Lai, STAFF WRITER
A 15-year-old girl was shot just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the Oxford Circle section of Northeast Philadelphia, police said. The girl was shot once in the left buttock while outside on the 5900 block of Horrocks Street, near the intersection with Van Kirk Street, according to preliminary information from Philadelphia Police. The girl was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, where she was listed in stable condition. No arrest was immediately made. jlai@phillynews.com 856-779-3220 @elaijuh
NEWS
July 18, 2016 | By Tricia L. Nadolny and Jonathan Tamari, STAFF WRITERS
The claim last week by Sen. Pat Toomey caused alarm: The Obama administration would withhold critical public-safety grants to punish Philadelphia for its position as a "sanctuary city. " The reality, as is often the case, is more complex. Mayor Kenney's office said the Pennsylvania Republican was blowing smoke. Toomey doubled down. The feds weren't eager to clear up the confusion, leaving the impact, for now, unknown. But the fray has brought another fact into focus. Philadelphia's sanctuary city policy - hardly at the top of the national debate - is taking on unusual prominence in the race between Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty, one of the most closely watched Senate contests in the country.
BUSINESS
July 16, 2016 | By Chris Mondics, Staff Writer
Joining a chorus of critics, Philadelphia Bar Chancellor Gaetan Alfano said Friday that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg erred when she publicly disparaged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Ginsburg also issued a statement Friday, calling her remarks "ill-advised" and saying that she regretted making them. A growing number of legal experts said it was inappropriate for a sitting Supreme Court justice, or any judge, to weigh in on a political campaign. "Partisan statements can undermine the public's confidence that a judge will decide cases on the merits as opposed to political considerations," Alfano said on behalf of the 12,000-lawyer Philadelphia Bar Association.
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