Business News Archive - September 11, 2008

As organic and wholefood supermarket Fresh and Wild closes its doors in Bristol for the last time this weekend, right in the middle of the Soil Association's organic fortnight, it seems an appropriate time to ask if the writing is on the wall for the organic food industry.

BY Shaun GREANEY business reporter shaun.greaney@ swwmedia.co.uk AIRPORT chiefs in Cardiff have made a replacement service to Canada a priority after the collapse of airline Zoom. Cardiff Wales Airport is also looking at introducing services to Germany.

By AJ Panian Though he admits America's economy has people scaling back, Dave Ziegenfus says he feels great about how his business -- Aero Innovations Inc. -- has fared since relocating in May to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity.

By Michael Savage FARES AND journey times for passengers travelling to Europe could fall in just two years after an announcement by Air France that it is to compete with Eurostar by running a high-speed rail service to Paris.

By Mark McGivern AT LEAST 2500 tourists were stuck abroad yesterday after their holiday company collapsed. Seguro Travel ceased trading after the airline that supplied 80per cent of their planes went bust because of sky-high fuel prices.

By Bonnie Pfister Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato said today that managers of Pittsburgh International Airport disregarded his warnings a week ago against seeking natural gas drilling on airport property.

By Citizen reporter Farmers struggling to survive a washout summer cannot harvest what little crop they have because of red tape stopping combine harvesters being driven onto their wet soil.

By Joe Napsha About 16,000 steelworkers at 12 U.S. Steel Corp. plants will benefit from a four-year contract overwhelmingly approved Tuesday.

By Joe Napsha Pennsylvania could gain about 86,000 jobs by investing in clean energy technologies, according to a report released Tuesday by a coalition of labor and environmental groups.

By AJ Panian Ligonier Township supervisors are offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone who has vandalized or stolen street and traffic-control signs within the roughly 100-square-mile municipality.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.