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November 13, 2009
Tomorrow's Penn-Harvard game will not be on television. But you can get fullcoverageon Philly.com's live blog from Harvard Stadium on go.philly.com/pretzel starting just before the 12 p.m. kickoff.
NEWS
March 27, 2011
A graphic, interactive presentation at Philly.com of the MOVE disaster on its 25th anniversary has won a second-place award for online journalism from the National Headliner Awards, a major annual contest recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry. The project - a joint effort by Philly.com, The Inquirer, and the Philadelphia Daily News - recalled the bombing and fire on the 6200 block of Osage Avenue with new reporting, video interviews with key players of the time, reporting on what has happened since, and a lookup of Inquirer and Daily News pages from 1985.
SPORTS
July 31, 2011
Check out what we're saying on the web today: Phillies, The Phillies Zone: www.philly.com/phillieszone 76ers, Deep Sixer: www.philly.com/deepsixer Flyers, Broad Street Bull: www.philly.com/broadstreetbull Eagles, Birds' Eye View: www.philly.com/bev Phil Sheridan, Philabuster: www.philly.com/philabuster Bob Ford, Post Patterns: www.philly.com/postpatterns Frank Fitzpatrick,...
NEWS
March 25, 2011
A graphic, interactive presentation at Philly.com of the MOVE disaster on its 25th anniversary has won Second Place for Online Journalism from the National Headliner Awards, a major annual contest recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry. The project - a joint effort by Philly.com, the Inquirer and the Daily News - remembered the bombing and fire on the 6200 block of Osage Ave. with new reporting, video interviews with key players at the time, reporting on what has happened since, and a look-up of Inquirer and Daily News pages from 1985.
BUSINESS
July 10, 2015
Philly.com employees voted Wednesday to ratify a new two-year contract between its union and Philadelphia Media Network, which also owns The Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. The 30-1 vote follows a Tuesday vote by employees of the two newspapers ratifying a separate two-year deal with the company. The new contract provides a five-step wage scale for Philly.com employees depending on their role. They had no scale previously. The contract also implements seniority protections, in line with agreement by the newspaper employees to allow management some flexibility in deciding layoffs.
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NEWS
July 22, 2016 | By Christine Flowers
AS HEIDI CRUZ left Cleveland's Quicken Loans arena after her husband Ted gave his stemwinder at the Republican National Convention, she was escorted by security through a hostile crowd. Apparently, people in the audience were annoyed that Cruz hadn't endorsed Donald "I Call Him Lyin' Ted" Trump. They couldn't believe that the Texan actually gave his national audience permission to vote their conscience. They were in shock he didn't bring gold, frankincense and myrrh with him to the podium as a gift.
BUSINESS
June 25, 2016 | By Marie McCullough, Staff Writer
A national abortion rights group on Thursday criticized Philadelphia Media Network for refusing to publish a prominent digital ad on Philly.com. The National Partnership for Women and Families wanted to publicize its "Lies into Laws" campaign against restrictive state abortion laws with a one-day, $17,600 "home-page takeover" ad that would wrap around the top and both rails of Philly.com's landing page. The partnership declined the company's offer of an ad that would be randomly placed in a less prominent spot on the website, saying such an ad would have "reduced impact and visibility.
NEWS
June 16, 2016 | By Sam Wood, Staff Writer
Eating out in South Jersey? If you're dining in Gloucester County, you can now check the latest health inspection reports for restaurants from Deptford to Franklin, from Swedesboro to Williamstown. The reports, which are updated daily, can be found online on Philly.com through the Inquirer's Clean Plates project, a searchable database that also contains inspection evaluations for restaurants in Philadelphia and Bucks County. More area counties are to be added as their databases become accessible.
BUSINESS
January 9, 2016 | By Chris Mondics, Staff Writer
For the first time, one editor will oversee The Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com. Stan Wischnowski will take over as the company's executive editor, Terry Egger, publisher and CEO of Philadelphia Media Network, parent company of the three properties, announced Thursday. William K. Marimow, editor of The Inquirer; Michael Days, editor of the Daily News; and Eric Ulken, who oversees PMN's digital news operations, already were reporting to Wischnowski in his role as vice president of news operations.
BUSINESS
December 30, 2015 | By Bob Fernandez, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center has launched a program with a $150,000 from the Lenfest Foundation to train older teens and young adults for web development and information technology jobs, the non-profit OIUC group said on Monday. There are an estimated 14,000 unfilled information technology jobs in the Philadelphia area, the OIC said in a statement on Monday. The core part of the program is a 12-week boot camp on HTML and other web protocol. Participants will be recruited from the Parkway Center City High School.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 21, 2015 | Molly Eichel
Philly food on the tube Bizarre Foods ' cue-ball- headed host Andrew Zimmern celebrates the 200th episode of his Travel Channel show with a Philadelphia-themed entry. Zimmern and crew hit up the city in May, visiting (and eating their way through) spots like Fox Chase's Rieker's butcher shop; Zitner's candies, where he gobbled down Butter Krak eggs; Federal Donuts for some za'tar-seasoned chicken; Southwest Philly's Le Mandingue for sub-Saharan Africa cuisine; Paesano's in the Italian Market for a sammie; and Center City stalwarts Abe Fisher and Zahav for the best from chefs Michael Solomonov and Yehuda Sichel . Catch Zimmern's Philly travels at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  But that ain't all for our area: Mo Rocca heads to South Jersey for an episode of My Grandmother's Ravioli , where he highlights the best food from those chefs better known as Grandpa and Grandma . This is the fourth time Rocca has shot in and around Philly.
BUSINESS
July 10, 2015
Philly.com employees voted Wednesday to ratify a new two-year contract between its union and Philadelphia Media Network, which also owns The Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. The 30-1 vote follows a Tuesday vote by employees of the two newspapers ratifying a separate two-year deal with the company. The new contract provides a five-step wage scale for Philly.com employees depending on their role. They had no scale previously. The contract also implements seniority protections, in line with agreement by the newspaper employees to allow management some flexibility in deciding layoffs.
NEWS
August 11, 2014 | BY REGINA MEDINA, Daily News Staff Writer medinar@phillynews.com, 215-854-5985
DON'T LOOK NOW, but the lazy days of summer are tick-tocking away. Before we all know it September will be here. But don't call Hollywood lazy. The celebs are closing deals, getting married and buying houses. Some, unfortunately, have gotten tased. Read all about it in Celebrityville. Yesterday Weather guy John Bolaris has burn marks on his chest and it ain't because of the sun. Instead, he alleges a Hamptons cabdriver used a stun gun on him during a dispute, Philly.com reported.
BUSINESS
June 21, 2014 | By Bob Fernandez, Inquirer Staff Writer
Mike Topel, a former editor at The Inquirer who most recently developed digital news channels for a national newspaper chain, has been named interim executive editor of Philly.com, Interstate General Media owner H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest said Thursday. Topel's appointment is part of the management transition at the parent company of The Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com. Lenfest, a philanthropist and former cable-television magnate, consolidated ownership of the media company Wednesday by buying out Drew Katz, son of Lenfest's former partner in the venture, the late Lewis Katz.
NEWS
June 12, 2014 | BY WILL BUNCH, Daily News Staff Writer bunchw@phillynews.com, 215-854-2957
JUST 10 DAYS after a plane crash took his father's life, Drew Katz confirmed last night that he's selling his stake in the Daily News, the Inquirer and Philly.com to philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, making Lenfest the company's sole owner. "Because of the turmoil of the last 10 days, I have made a decision that it would be in the best interests of The Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com for me to sell my interest in the company," the 42-year-old son of Lewis Katz said in an email to local journalists.
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