Home » Archives by category » Subject Categories » Business (Page 4)
Millennial Revamping Education From Childhood Roots

by Jean Donohue Millennial entrepreneur Marvin Dutton worked as a teacher for eight years before he quit to capitalize on a new venture in education. That venture is rooted in implementation; Dutton believes that early-childhood education could be implemented in a way that is more beneficial to the individual student and seeks to reform the […]

Share
Continue reading …
Pacifico Scholarship Awards Reach $1.75 Million In 51st Year

The Kerry T. Pacifico Foundation this week presented $122,000 in college scholarships to 93 graduating seniors from 23 schools in the School District of Philadelphia, Chester Upland School District, Lower Merion School, Universal Audenried Charter HS and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It also donated $15,000 to Philadelphia elementary schools. This marks the 51st year in […]

Share
Continue reading …
SOUTH PHILLY: Tasting South Philly

by Maria Merlino The May 4th A Taste of South Philly Fundraiser, held at the Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School’s Goretti gym was a rousing success, as the crowded gym took on a festive air. The hosts, WOGL-98’s Bob Pantano, a Bishop Neumann graduate, and his beautiful wife, Debbie, provided the finest […]

Share
Continue reading …

Fixing An Eyesore

1 Comment
Fixing An Eyesore

Multi-Million Dollar Improvement Plan Launched For 25th Street Viaduct Rail Bridge by Cassie Hepler Long-awaited repairs to South Philly’s aging, crumbling railroad viaduct are soon to begin. “Following extensive discussions and coordination between my office, the City of Philadelphia and CSX Transportation, I am pleased to announce CSX will make a multi-million dollar investment to improve […]

Share
Continue reading …
Cindy Bass Rides To Rescue Of Germantown YWCA

by Joe Shaheeli The Germantown YWCA, a wreck and a half, stands alongside Vernon Park in Germantown, testimony to the fact millions of dollars invested in it by the City and various nonprofits have gone everywhere else but to this historical relic. Because of years of neglect, while the money was misspent, it became the […]

Share
Continue reading …
Skepticism Surrounds Pa. Convention Center Claim It Cut Labor Costs

While the Pennsylvania Convention Center released a report claiming lower labor costs at this year’s Auto Show compared to last year’s, a contractor who worked both shows says, “That’s just not true.” The contractor, who asked that his name not be used for fear of reprisal from management, said, “this year’s Auto Show was much […]

Share
Continue reading …
Going Underground With U-Bahn

by Cassie Hepler If you think U-Bahn, 1320 Chestnut Street, is just another new restaurant and craft-beer joint, you’ve got it all wrong. By day, the musicians’ stage flips into three flat-screen TVs; perfect for Skyping business meetings from around the world and, of course, 18 craft beers on tap with amazing snacks (including a […]

Share
Continue reading …
SOUTH PHILLY: Business Association Honors Persons Of Year

by Maria Merlino Last Thursday, Mar. 12, Galdo’s Entertainment & Catering Complex at 20th & Moyamensing Avenue was bustling with dignitaries, family, friends and colleagues of 2nd Dist. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, State Rep. Maria Donatucci and businessman Jay Agnes. The South Philadelphia Business Association honored each of them as Person of the Year. An open […]

Share
Continue reading …
Forman Mills Gives Back $100,000 In Coats

by Bonnie Squires In Philadelphia, Forman Mills teamed up with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Senator Tina Tartaglione to give out vouchers for winter gear in the West Philadelphia Forman Mills Store and the Rising Sun Avenue Forman Mills store to needy people, pre-selected with the assistance of the Salvation Army and other charities. iHeartMedia also […]

Share
Continue reading …
Rev. Wants Charter School For High-Risk Kids

by Cassie Hepler It only seems fitting that a charter school named after a saint would help at-risk youth aim high to reach their hopes and dreams. St. Alphonsus Liguori, an 18th-century Italian writer, philosopher and bishop, is the namesake of the proposed charter school and is founded by Rev. Michael Marrone. “Liguori is not […]

Share
Continue reading …