November 28, 1986 |
The Downingtown High locker room was remarkably quiet yesterday following the Whippets' 14-0 win over archrival Coatesville. Then coach Mike Dominick, in his postgame session with reporters, made an unexpected announcement that explained the lack of celebration. "I've coached my last game at Downingtown today. I'm resigning," Dominick said after concluding his analysis of the game. "It's a decision I made at the end of last year. I told (Levi Wingard, Downingtown principal)
August 4, 1988 |
Choral conductor Michael Korn has resigned from the Bach Festival of Philadelphia, which he founded and directed for 12 years. According to Korn and members of the Bach Festival board, the resignation was traumatic but amicable. Both parties cited an organizational "identity crisis" as the central reason for its founder's departure. Another important reason was the board's decision to make the festival a presenting organization rather than a producing one. Korn's resignation took place last month but was not announced until this week.
March 19, 1987 |
The Woodbury Heights Council accepted the resignation of the borough clerk last night but tabled action on the resignation of its council president. Council President Raymond Groller had urged the council to retain Clerk William E. Jensen, despite Jensen's letter of resignation, which cited political interference in borough personnel matters. When he failed to sway his colleagues, Groller offered to resign his post as president of the council, saying he no longer represented the majority.
December 8, 1991 |
When 13-year veteran Geraldine M. Rosenstein heard who the Lower Moreland school board president would be, she resigned. When the newly elected president, Jack C. Corscadden, heard about the resignation, he thought the public was being served. The upshot: a vacant position on the school district's board of directors that must be filled by mid-January. Rosenstein's surprise resignation was addressed in a letter she sent to the newly installed school board, which was read at Wednesday's reorganization meeting.
February 27, 1995 |
Rabbi Fred Neulander, whose wife was found bludgeoned to death three months ago, resigned effective yesterday from the synagogue he helped found 21 years ago. His resignation comes as the rumor mill increasingly points to him as a suspect in his wife's murder. Police have declined to comment on the rumors. And, the resignation comes just after the congregation granted him a paid leave of absence. Neulander resigned from Congregation M'Kor Shalom, on Evesham Road in Cherry Hill, last Thursday.
November 30, 1986 |
The West Brandywine Township Planning Commission has accepted the resignation of one of its members, Bruce L. Barton of Brandamore. Barton resigned because he is moving from the township to take a new job. The resignation took effect immediately. Chairman Ken Johnson read the resignation letter at the commission meeting Tuesday night. The vacancy may be filled by the West Brandywine Township Board of Supervisors on Thursday, at its next meeting. Two other members had resigned before Barton, and the seven-member planning board had been operating since September with five members.
March 21, 1993 |
The Board of Commissioners has accepted the resignation of Raymond Opdenaker, vice chairman of the Southwest Delaware County Municipal Authority, who stepped down after a contract awarded to his company was terminated due to conflict-of-interest charges. The sewer authority canceled the $110,000 contract awarded to Raymond T. Opdenaker & Sons for sludge hauling on the advice of its new solicitor, James Proud. The contract was then awarded to Nu-Way of Primos. In his letter of resignation, Opdenaker said he was resigning to eliminate the conflict of interest.
February 1, 1987 |
Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., President Reagan's political director who suggested that chief of staff Donald T. Regan quit in the wake of the Iran- contra arms scandal, has resigned, the White House announced yesterday. Daniels, who had hinted he would leave the administration after the 1986 elections, will become executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Hudson Institute, a policy research organization in his home town of Indianapolis. He also will become a partner in an Indianapolis law firm.
July 13, 1988 |
Hainesport Township Committee member Sheldon Evans resigned June 21, leaving behind little explanation for his abrupt departure. But the resignation has not been publicly announced and was not even acknowledged until last week. Evans left office two months after he was cleared of allegations of voter fraud and filing a fraudulent petition for candidacy on the Hainesport Township Committee. The Township Committee did not publicly accept the resignation at either of two public meetings held June 28 and July 5. Hainesport Mayor Michael McMullen acknowledged that Evans had resigned only when asked about it about the July 5 meeting.
February 9, 1989 |
After much wavering and a two-week delay, the Upper Merion Board of Supervisors reluctantly accepted the resignation of the Zoning Hearing Board's senior member on Monday. By a 3-0 vote, the supervisors ended the 17-year tenure of zoning board member William Whitmore. Supervisor Robert Krutsick abstained, and William M. Smith was absent. Whitmore, who said he had long aspired to become a township supervisor, angrily resigned the zoning post last month when an open seat on the supervisors board instead went to Krutsick, a political newcomer.