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July 11, 1993 | By Sabrina Walters, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Nicholas Trabosh, Township Council president for the last 17 years, has accepted the position of municipal judge in Berlin Township, a seat left open when Angelo DeCamillo was named to the Camden County Superior Court. "I thought that maybe I'd move up to a state office one day," said Trabosh, 44. Despite the Democrat's nearly two decades in municipal government, Trabosh said he was looking forward to his days on the bench. "I'm excited about becoming a municipal judge.
SPORTS
August 27, 1998 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Like Cookie Rojas in the 1960s, Kevin Sefcik has quietly become the Phillies' premier utility player. Not only can he play three infield positions and all three outfield spots, he now hopes to add another position to his resume: catcher. Sefcik, 27, will report to the Florida Instructional League after the season and will play seven positions, including catcher. "It's not like I'm trying to become Bob Boone, but it'll give them [the Phillies] another option if they want to pinch-run for the catcher late in the game," Sefcik said.
NEWS
December 9, 1990 | By Cynthia J. McGroarty, Special to The Inquirer
The Springfield Township Police Department will make the best of a recent decision by township officials to cut two positions from the 33-member force, Deputy Chief Robert Dukes says. "We will try to operate as efficiently and as responsively as we have in the past," Dukes said. "We may have to cut back on some non-essential services. " Two vacancies exist in the Police Department - a patrol officer's position and a lieutenant's position - and two more are expected next year.
NEWS
November 22, 2011
Chester County's chief administrative officer, Mark Rupsis, 58, of Downingtown, has been promoted to chief operating officer, the Chester County commissioners announced Tuesday. Although the new title boosts the 34-year county employee's annual salary from $134,842 to $150,000, the promotion will save the county money, officials said. Since the beginning of the year, Rupsis had been doing his job as well as performing the duties of Evelyn Walker, the county's former chief management officer, who earned $109,942 a year; the two positions will be combined.
SPORTS
February 21, 2008 | BY THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Eagles yesterday announced the hiring of Barry Rubin as strength and conditioning assistant and Gordon Williams as assistant athletic trainer. Rubin, 50, was head strength and conditioning coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1999 to 2005. Williams, 26, is in his third season in Philadelphia. He worked as an intern with the Eagles' athletic training staff in 2006 and '07.
BUSINESS
April 21, 2009 | By Stacey Burling INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In response to cutbacks among companies that buy its services and growing demands for cost control, the region's largest private health insurer has begun notifying employees that it is eliminating some jobs. Beginning about two weeks ago, Independence Blue Cross told workers that 100 to 125 positions in two divisions will be dropped by June, said spokeswoman Liz Williams. Affected employees can apply for other open jobs, so it is unknown how many will be out of work. She said 10 to 12 divisions were still studying how to improve "productivity and efficiency.
NEWS
December 20, 1990 | By Gloria A. Hoffner, Special to The Inquirer
More than 70 holders of supplemental contracts in the William Penn School District have resigned their positions to protest the lack of a teachers' contract. School board members accepted the resignations of 72 of the approximately 300 district supplemental-contract holders during their meeting Monday. Ann Mosakowski, board president, said many of the teachers were pressured into resigning by the William Penn Education Association, the teachers' union. "The union said the teachers could make a choice (if they wanted to resign)
SPORTS
April 16, 1999 | By Joe Santoliquito, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Cardinal O'Hara girls' volleyball coach Mike Pagliara was looking for a measuring stick for his team. And the Lions found it Monday, defeating the defending Catholic League champion, Hallahan, by 15-5, 15-9, at O'Hara. The win kept the Lions undefeated at 10-0. "We knew how Hallahan would set the ball up to the corners or to the spot that would be open," Pagliara said. "We practiced a lot of defense and defensive strategies to play for different occasions, and were successful at that.
NEWS
January 7, 1993 | By Anne L. Boles, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
At Coatesville's annual reorganization meeting Monday, Rodger Johnson stepped aside as City Council president, making way for Vice President Mary Frances Johnson to take his place. Rodger Johnson, who said he would not run for re-election when his term expires in December, is now the council vice president. He said he spent about 60 hours a week on city business and would like more time to earn a master's degree in educational administration. He is a counselor for the county Juvenile Detention Center.
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April 17, 2016 | By Jan Hefler, Staff Writer
Camden County Clerk Joseph Ripa dipped his hand into a worn wooden box and slowly pulled out the names of five campaign slogans associated with the presidential, congressional, and county government candidates who will run together on slates in New Jersey's June 7 primary. The random drawing, conducted with both drama and a touch of humor in front of a dozen spectators Friday afternoon, settled the testy jockeying for ballot positions. It also ended the potential of a second court challenge by newcomer Alex Law, who is vying to unseat Donald Norcross, in a heated Democratic primary battle for a seat in the First Congressional District.
NEWS
April 13, 2016
ISSUE | POPE FRANCIS Not enough 'joy' The title " Amoris Laetitia ," or "The Joy of Love," seems strange for a document by Pope Francis that calls "irregular" relationships emblematic of those who live in an "imperfect manner" ("Pope urges compassion for gays, divorced," Saturday). Love is a loose term, and joy is an emotional reaction for those who are no longer distressed, angered, frightened, or disgusted by being judged "irregular" and "imperfect. " Compassion without celebration remains a form of denigration.
SPORTS
March 25, 2016 | By Zach Berman, STAFF WRITER
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Eagles coach was not the biggest attraction on the Wednesday morning of the NFL meetings for a change. There were no one-liners coming from Doug Pederson's table at the annual NFC coaches breakfast, and there were no controversies for him to quash. The new era of the Eagles was most evident in the relative lack of attention that came Pederson's way - at least compared to Chip Kelly. Pederson is two months into the job and two weeks away from bringing his team together for the first time on April 4. The roster has been reconstructed during the offseason, but the biggest change is on the sideline, where Pederson replaces Kelly and will introduce new schemes.
NEWS
March 22, 2016 | By Jenice Armstrong
JOE AND Marcy Cobb are like the folks you see pushing carts through Acme on Saturdays. Joe is a Philly cop; Marcy's a nurse at a local hospital. They are married and have four kids, including a set of fraternal twins. They are a loving, hardworking family with all the usual ups and downs. In other words, they're like a whole lot of middle-class African Americans - except that they're characters in a nationally syndicated cartoon strip called JumpStart that makes its debut in the Daily News on Monday.
SPORTS
March 17, 2016 | By Sam Carchidi, Staff Writer
CHICAGO - The Flyers continued their remarkable late-season run Wednesday night and moved into a playoff spot for the first time since Oct. 28. Burly defenseman Radko Gudas scored on a deflected point shot with 10 minutes, 7 seconds left, snapping a 2-2 tie and sending the Flyers to a gritty 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. The Flyers, on an 8-1-1 surge, moved one point ahead of Detroit for the final wild-card spot. They have a game in hand on the Red Wings.
NEWS
March 17, 2016 | By Martha Woodall, Staff Writer
To try to make sure there's a teacher in every classroom in every Philadelphia public school in the fall, the School District has launched an ambitious new early-hiring strategy. The goal is to ensure that principals have their teaching staffs chosen by June 30. "We are looking to hire at least 800 teachers," Kendra Lee-Rosati, the district's acting chief talent officer, said Wednesday. To fill the posts, the district wants to have 5,000 applications so that it can select from the best candidates.
NEWS
March 17, 2016 | By Stacey Burling, Staff Writer
Hahnemann University Hospital last week became the second transplant center in the nation to receive permission to use organs from HIV-positive donors. The organs would be given only to patients who also are HIV-positive and have agreed to accept them. The transplants will be part of research that will carefully monitor both the transplant and the potentially deadly disease. Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore announced last month that it would be the first to offer HIV-positive organs to HIV-positive patients on its waiting list.
SPORTS
March 13, 2016 | By Marc Narducci, Columnist
Ray Bethea Jr. had a quizzical look on his face and paused when asked the seemingly simplest of questions. What position do you play? The 6-foot-4 Atlantic City sophomore considers himself a guard, but it's hard to tell when he is on the court. He can be seen performing guard-like duties such as setting up his teammates and shooting from the outside. Yet he has at times during this NJSIAA state tournament used his length by either scoring inside or driving to the basket. And he also does the frontcourt-type duties of rebounding and defending in the post when needed.
SPORTS
February 16, 2016 | Dick Jerardi, Daily News Columnist
MY TOP four NCAA Tournament seeds if the selections were today. East: Villanova South: North Carolina Midwest: Kansas West: Oklahoma With four weeks to go until Selection Sunday, the No. 1-ranked Wildcats are also in position to be the No. 1 overall seed, if they keep winning. Next up is Wednesday at Temple, as the Owls try to work their way into the NCAA Tournament with a signature February win. Another perfect City Series season will also be on the line for the Wildcats, who have owned the city during a decade of dominance.
BUSINESS
February 9, 2016
There are few signs of an impending recession. So why is everyone using the "R" word? Wall Street's thinking goes like this: Flat returns in the stock market make it harder for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and in turn, the Fed's lack of action concerns investors about U.S. economic expectations. That's the feedback loop, as explained by local strategists and money managers. Guy LeBas, fixed-income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Center City, dove into the details.
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