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25 highest priced residences in Philadelphia

Friday July 29th, 2016 05:29:41 PM Clara Lefton
We've put together a list of the 25 most expensive residences in the city of Philadelphia with the help of Realtor.com. Popular destinations making the list include Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill, and Washington Square Park. These homes were built anywhere from 2016 to the 1800s and are in a variety of styles from contemporary to Georgian architecture.35 most expensive Jersey Shore housesSee the photographs in the attached gallery to get a taste of what the city of brotherly love has to offer…

A U-turn from papal visit, Phila. restaurants get DNC boost

Friday July 29th, 2016 05:28:01 PM Kenneth Hilario
The Democratic National Convention for Philadelphia restaurants was a complete 180-degree turn from the papal visit last September, with eateries seeing an uptick in business.Pope Francis' visit and the World Meeting of Families last year was not the boon restaurants expected it would be, from Old City to the Fairmount neighborhood of the city. Even national chain Cosi cast some of the blame on the weekend for less-than-desired results.PHOTOS: Highlights from the DNC in Philly"There's no comparison…

South Jersey's largest law firm extends president's term

Friday July 29th, 2016 02:07:35 PM Jeff Blumenthal
Christopher R. Gibson will serve another three years as president of Archer & Greiner, South Jersey’s largest law firm.The Haddonfield-based firm’s board of directors voted to extend the terms of Gibson and Chief Operating Officer Stacey J. Sinclair through September 30, 2019. James H. Carll remains as chairman.Gibson has been president since 2009. Since that time the firm has grown from 150 lawyers and seven offices to more than 175 attorneys in eight locations. It added offices in Hackensack,…

Coke coming to Temple campus

Friday July 29th, 2016 01:36:35 PM John George
Temple University has signed a five-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Co. to serve as the North Philadelphia school's beverage partner.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.PepsiCo. (NYSE: PEP) had served as the college's beverage partner for the past 20 years, according to a Temple spokesman.Temple Board: University President Neil Theobald agrees to step downThe agreement with Atlanta-based Coca-Cola took effect July 1, and has an option for a five-year renewal. The deal includes…

Scenes from Day 4 of the DNC

Friday July 29th, 2016 01:30:51 PM New York Business Journal Staff
Hillary Clinton officially accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president, saying, "It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America’s promise that I accept your nomination for President of the United States.”Clinton used her time on stage to draw contrasts between her vision and that of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Trump said at his convention that he alone can fix America’s problems, while Clinton argued that the United States is a community.Clinton’s speech…

PHOTOS: Highlights from the DNC in Philly

Friday July 29th, 2016 12:52:02 PM Alison Burdo
The whirlwind week has come to an end. The Democratic National Convention concluded Thursday night with Hillary Clinton officially accepting the Democratic party's nomination for president.As she quickly strides into her campaign, Philadelphians are recovering from the aftermath of the four day convention that brought tens of thousands of people to the city.Road restrictions impacted many locals, who, for the most part, took the convention activities in stride. While many out-of-town journalists…

In N.J., dipping gas prices could mean tax hike goes unnoticed by drivers

Friday July 29th, 2016 12:30:37 PM Phil Gregory
New Jersey's Senate Budget Committee is expected to act Friday on the latest plan to raise the state gas tax 23 cents a gallon to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.A glut of gasoline has pushed down the price in recent weeks and he doesn't believe a higher tax would curb demand, according to Tom Kloza, the global head of energy analysis at the Oil Price Information Service in Wall, New Jersey."If the state, indeed, does levy the additional tax, people will notice it, but they're still going…

Pa. Clinton delegates anticipate solidarity, some bitterness

Friday July 29th, 2016 12:27:18 PM Susan Phillips
After accepting her party's nomination to be the Democratic candidate for president Thursday night, Hillary Clinton will rally Friday at Temple University.Then she's off on a bus tour of Pennsylvania, a swing state where Democrats will have to take the energy they gathered at the convention back to their communities.Seated in the front and center section of the convention floor Thursday night, Pennsylvania's Democratic delegates said they're mostly united around Clinton.But Bernie Sanders delegate…

5 things to know & see the Dems out partying like it's 1993

Friday July 29th, 2016 12:24:29 PM Dell Poncet
It's Friday and the DNC is over. Things will be getting back to normal in town and the race for president of the United States will officially get underway, even though it feel like it's been ongoing since Eisenhower had hair.What's happening this morning as the rain comes down?A small hospital is acquiredRothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital in Bensalem has a new owner and it's a pretty well-known entity.Jefferson Health now has a controlling interest in Rothman, which has 24 beds and six…

Clinton kicks off post-nomination campaign in Philadelphia

Friday July 29th, 2016 12:21:19 PM Katie Meyer
After officially accepting the Democratic nomination for president in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton is planning to work her way around Pennsylvania.She and her running mate, Tim Kaine, are slated to be in Harrisburg Friday evening for a rally at the Broad Street Market.The Democratic presidential nominee's visit comes just days after her opponent, Donald Trump, rallied in Scranton.During his visit, Trump aggressively courted working-class voters. They’re likely to have significant sway in…


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