April 30, 2016 |
Police have apologized for raiding a Southwest Philadelphia woman's home early Wednesday based on inaccurate information, but the woman, Ronik Jardine, refuses to accept the apology. "I'm not accepting apologies, because their mistake could have been a mistake of me being dead," she said. "I'm having anxiety and panic attacks because of this. " According to police spokesman Lt. John Stanford, officers raided the house in the 6000 block of Elmwood Avenue based on information that three armed home-invasion suspects had fled into the residence.
June 2, 2015
The Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has appointed Gary Kozick and Mark Pliner to its board. Kozick is sole proprietor of Gary Kozick Elder Care Solutions L.L.C. in Blue Bell. Pliner is a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch in Philadelphia. The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers , Camden, named Kimberly D. Barnes , vice president of planning and development at Lourdes Health System , as chair of its board of directors. Barnes will serve a three-year term.
May 16, 2013 |
NEW SIXERS president of basketball operations and general manager Sam Hinkie said yesterday that he likes "smart risks," likes to "push the chips to the middle of the table in a big way" if he sees "something where you can find an edge. " Sixers owner Josh Harris repeated again yesterday, several times in fact, that despite the train wreck of a season created by last summer's Andrew Bynum deal, he would do it all over again. Hinkie said that he liked that about Josh, that it swayed him in accepting Harris' offer to leave the Houston Rockets for the Sixers.
March 22, 2013 |
Richard Graham is director of insurance and risk control for the Crozer-Keystone Health System. It's not the kind of job that one aims for in college, but it is where one might end up after a string of increasingly responsible positions, Graham said in an interview this week. To formalize connections in his field and help smooth that path for others, Graham helped form the Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council, an organization that is employer-based as opposed to one driven by insurers.
March 5, 2013 |
David Reed Johnson, 78, cofounder of Johnson, Kendall & Johnson Property & Casualty Insurance Co., died of respiratory failure Sunday, Feb. 24, at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown. In 1959, Mr. Johnson; his brother, Edwin T.; and Ted S. Kendall founded the Johnson Co., an insurance brokerage and risk-management firm. To serve life-insurance clients requesting information about pensions, retirement plans, and health insurance, the brothers established a consulting firm in 1963 that evolved into the Johnson Cos. In 1980, Johnson Cos. vice president Ted Benna discovered a way to take advantage of section 401(k)
November 5, 2012 |
Alison McCardell believes that Clearview's special season in field hockey is the result of more than the Pioneers' hard work and talent. The Clearview senior, who has committed to continue her athletic career at Drexel University, is convinced that team spirit is the secret to the Pioneers' success. "It's a huge factor for us," McCardell said of the camaraderie. "It means so much when you are in tough situations on the field and you can all pull together and rely on each other.
September 18, 2012
Harsco Corp. , a diversified global industrial services and engineered-products company in Camp Hill, named Patrick K. Decker president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Henry W. Knueppel, who has been interim chairman and chief executive officer and will serve as the company's independent non-executive chairman. Decker was president of Tyco Flow Control, a unit of Tyco International Ltd. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society , Philadelphia, has hired Nancy A. Goldenberg as senior vice president for programs and planning.