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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.
BUSINESS
April 9, 2016 | By Jacob Adelman, Staff Writer
Aramark has decided to keep its global headquarters in Philadelphia, ending speculation that the food- and facilities-services giant may decamp to another city with its jobs and prestige. The company is not yet sure whether it will remain at its namesake headquarters tower at 1101 Market St. or move to another building, but it has concluded that Philadelphia's business costs, talent supply, transportation links, and other advantages will keep it in town, communications chief Tod MacKenzie said in an interview ahead of Thursday's announcement.
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 23, 2012
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SPORTS
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 23, 2016 | By Linda Loyd, Staff Writer
The skies over Philadelphia and surrounding communities will be a "no-drone zone" during next week's Democratic National Convention. The Federal Aviation Administration said that from 2 p.m. Monday through 5 a.m. next Friday, the airspace within a 30-nautical-mile radius of the Wells Fargo Center will be off-limits to drones and many other things that fly, including radio-controlled model aircraft, gliders, seaplanes, parachutes, balloons, and banners....
NEWS
July 22, 2016 | By Robert Moran, Staff Writer
Six people were arrested Wednesday during a sit-in at the offices of the Democratic National Convention host committee demanding a list of donors for next week's event. Reclaim Philadelphia, a group that has been pressing for the donor list, organized a demonstration at City Hall that turned into a march down Market Street to the host committee's offices on the 1900 block of Market. The sit-in lasted for about an hour late in the afternoon before police, after giving several verbal warnings, arrested the six participants.
SPORTS
July 22, 2016 | By Adam Hermann, STAFF WRITER
DAMIEN WILKINS popped into the sequestered media room for just a few seconds Thursday and surveyed the scene in the depths of Philadelphia University's Gallagher Center. "Hey old man, get in here," said Marc Hughes, the head coach of Team Trained To Go. Wilkins declined. "You know why I'm here," Wilkins replied, already heading back out through the doorway. "Yeah," Hughes said. "That two million. " Wilkins and Hughes are two men still standing in The Basketball Tournament, the quick-blooming summer tradition in which 64 teams and hundreds of basketball players, often professionals from all across Europe and Asia, compete in NCAA Tournament-style action for a big pot of money - this year, $2 million.
SPORTS
July 21, 2016 | By Joe Juliano, STAFF WRITER
Jeff Osberg sank a five-foot birdie putt Tuesday on the final hole of a four-hole, aggregate-score playoff against Chris Crawford to win the Philadelphia Open, ending an odyssey that took 40 holes and 121/2 hours of golf over two days to decide. Osberg, 32, of Huntingdon Valley Country Club, fired a 1-over-par 17 over holes six through nine at the Ridge at Back Brook in Ringoes, N.J., for a 1-stroke victory, and finished off the first father-son combination to post wins in the 112 years the championship has been contested.
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 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.
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.
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.
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