Quantcast

Latest Philadelphia Stories

2014-07-10 12:30:15

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Philadelphia County jury has returned a verdict of $3.34M on behalf of 27-year-old Juan Duque, a promising young soccer star set to play professionally in Colombia. The jury returned the unanimous verdict in favor of the Plaintiff, finding both Hahnemann University Hospital and Dr. William Meyers negligent in diagnosing Duque in a timely manner. "Juan will continue to suffer from this negligence for the rest of his life," says Bradley...

2014-07-10 12:28:47

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Presser Foundation announces the retirement of Executive Director Mariel Frank on June 30, 2014, after a 30-year tenure of outstanding service to the Foundation and the musical community it supports. The Foundation appointed Teresa Araco Rodgers as the new executive of the Foundation starting July 1. Rodgers, who earned a Master's Degree and a Certificate in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, has...

2014-07-10 00:20:46

--CHOP-Led Research Finds Link between Hotter Days, Kidney Stones in U.S. Adults and Children-- PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones. In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet's impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several U.S. cities with varying climates. "We found that as daily...

2014-07-08 23:08:47

8 sites from across the country will participate in this year’s Walk to Victory Over Paralysis. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will participate in a 24-hour fundraising and awareness event, Walk to Victory Over Paralysis, from 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19 through 9 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014. For 24 hours, current and former patients and community members will walk on a treadmill in Magee’s Riverfront Outpatient Center Locomotor Training Clinic to...

2014-07-08 16:20:42

- New customer option expands on double-decker bus fleet to select routes in 30 cities NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com--the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee--today announced it will be expanding its reserved-seating program on select routes to/from 30 cities in North America. The new service option allows customers to choose from 10 popular seats for a nominal fee. Tickets for specific reserved seats can be purchased at...

2014-07-08 12:30:32

PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (the "Company") today announced the early settlement date and the results of the early tender period for its previously announced tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of Crown European Holdings S.A.'s EUR500 million of outstanding senior unsecured notes due 2018 with ISIN codes XS0511127929 and XS0511127689 (the "2018 Notes"). As of 5:00 p.m., Central European time, on July 7, 2014, the...

2014-07-07 12:28:59

Engineered Cells Known As CTL019 Are the First Therapy of Their Kind to Obtain Designation PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania-developed personalized immunotherapy has been awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adult and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The investigational therapy, known as CTL019, is the first personalized cellular therapy for the...

2014-07-07 12:27:25

PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary is teaming up with The Bearded Ladies, an experimental cabaret troupe, to present the French Revolution in a spectacle of song, dance, and beheading for the penitentiary's annual Bastille Day festival, to be held Saturday, July 12, 2014. This playful reenactment of the storming of Bastille will be emceed by the voice of Paris herself, Edith Piaf (portrayed by John Jarboe, Artistic Director of The Bearded Ladies),...

2014-07-07 08:27:19

Ronald McDonald® Care Mobile, Operated by St. Christopher's Foundation for Children, Delivers Dental Care at No Cost to Local Children PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to serve more patients this summer, the Ronald McDonald® Care Mobile (RMCM), a mobile dental unit that provides treatment to local children, will offer public treatment appointments every Friday beginning June 27 through September 5* from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, or to schedule...

2014-07-02 12:30:24

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based Candlebrook Properties, a leading owner operator of apartment properties throughout New York and New Jersey, is introducing a new level of luxury living to Philadelphia's King of Prussia suburb with the opening of 251 DEKALB, a luxury high rise of 641 apartments that will feature high-end finishes and amenities. The project is one of the largest redevelopment projects underway in the Philadelphia market. Apartments are available...


Latest Philadelphia Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 10:58:27

Symbol: RUPH2 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, KY, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

pali4_001_phd
2012-06-15 02:46:15

Symbol: PAPH Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PACAS2 Panicum capillare L. var. sylvaticum Torr.   PALI4 Panicum lithophilum Swallen   PAPHT Panicum philadelphicum Bernh. ex Trin. var. tuckermanii (Fernald) Steyerm. & Schmoll   PATU Panicum tuckermanii Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at...

erph_003_php
2012-06-15 09:06:11

Symbol: ERPH Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHP4 Erigeron philadelphicus L. ssp. provancheri (Victorin & Rouss.) J.K. Morton   ERPR14 Erigeron provancheri Victorin & Rouss. Distribution: ErigeronphiladelphicusL. var.provancheri(Victorin & Rouss.) B. Boivin distribution:USA(NY, VT),CAN(ON, QC) Classification:      ...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHG2 Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. glaber Henry   ERPHS Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. scaturicola (Fernald) Fernald   ERPU13 Erigeron purpureus Aiton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN,...

More Articles (5 articles) »
Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.