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2013-09-25 23:33:23

Inquirer Editorial Cartoonist to Address Center City Seniors Group (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Friends in the City, an organization of active senior citizens who use Center City and its rich cultural resources as their campus, will hold its annual meeting this Sunday, September 29, 2013. Award-winning Philadelphia Inquirer political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson, the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, will be keynote speaker. Originated by the city's Quaker...

2013-06-28 12:21:33

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture has announced the appointment of Elaine Labalme as communications manager for the statewide environmental advocacy organization. She has been in the role of acting media relations consultant since early 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) Labalme had been affiliated with PennFuture as a communications consultant for the previous two years. In that role, she handled media relations...

2013-06-07 23:17:21

Unconfirmed reports from multiple media outlets, including CNN and the Philadelphia Inquirer*, indicate that at least two people have died during the errant demolition of a building in downtown Philadelphia Wednesday June 6. Richard P. Console Jr., managing partner of Console & Hollawell, has taken a keen interest in the rights of the building collapse victims. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Unconfirmed reports from multiple media outlets, including CNN and the Philadelphia...

2013-02-14 12:22:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), a leading digital financial media company, and Philly.com, the most popular news website in the Philadelphia region, announced entry today into a strategic alliance. TheStreet will begin providing a selection of its award-winning personal finance coverage as integrated content for business news offered on Philly.com, which is the website owned and operated by The Philadelphia Inquirer's parent company, Interstate General...

2013-01-25 08:22:09

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philly.com, the most popular news web site in Philadelphia, announced today that it is launching "The New Voices" initiative, which will feature notable national and local contributors and columnists. Covering a range of topics and viewpoints, the new columnists include: Ari Rabin-Havt, the nation's most exciting new progressive commentator; Philadelphia's own John Featherman with his unique and penetrating conservative viewpoints; Mark Segal,...

2012-04-03 02:25:49

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurasma, the world's leading augmented reality platform, and The Philadelphia Inquirer, announced today at the Newspaper Association of America mediaXchange 2012 conference the launch of the first ever augmented reality powered newspaper in North America. The Philadelphia Inquirer will be the first newspaper in North America to offer consumers an enhanced reading experience. By pointing their iOS or Android devices loaded with a customized app at...

2012-02-29 13:48:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City Councilman W. Wilson Goode is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Thursday March 1 to address Hahnemann Hospital's plan to fire its nursing assistants. The hearing is to begin at 10 a.m. in Room 401 at City Hall. The plan has been the subject of protests and picketing by District 1199C of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees AFSCME, AFL-CIO. The following Letter to the Editor was published in...

2011-11-09 12:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bleacher Report, one of the fastest-growing sites on the Internet and the Web's fifth largest sports media destination with more than 20 million monthly unique users, today announced that Peter Moore, Chief Operating Officer of Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), has been named to the company's Board of Directors. The appointment is effective immediately and comes at a time when Bleacher Report is experiencing significant growth in building the next...

2011-10-28 09:58:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Plus Holdings LLC, one of the nation's fastest-growing energy companies, is ranked number seven on the prestigious Philadelphia 100, an annual program that honors the region's fastest growing, privately held businesses. Rankings and winners are based on the 3-year revenue growth rate from 2008 to 2010. "This recognition underscores our success in bringing innovation to the retail energy industry, as well as offering valuable rewards and...

2011-10-20 08:00:00

CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation's fourth largest home improvement company, has been named to The Philadelphia Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" list. The "Best Places to Work" program ranks the top employers in the Delaware Valley according to scores given to the companies by their own employees. With more than 300 full-time employees in the region, Power was named a finalist in the large company category, and was honored at a...