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Friday, May 24, 2019

Trending: JPMorgan Chase buys large tract near Delaware line

JPMorgan Chase  has snapped up a large tract from the shopping center and office investor PREIT. The Chester County Press  reported the sale of the 187-acre tract for a reported $11 million.  PREIT (formerly Pennsylvania...

A brief (and positive) encounter with Frontier Airlines

Good afternoon, It’s hard to believe that five years ago, we boarded a Frontier  flight to Phoenix from New Castle Airport. For a brief time, Frontier Airlines offered daily service to Denver, with a convenient connection...

WSFS 1st quarter net declines due to  costs arising from  Beneficial buyout

 WSFS Financial Corporation  the parent company of WSFS Bank, reported lowest net income in the first quarter, due to costs related to the acquisition of Beneficial Bank. Earnings totaled  $13 million compared to net income...

Counterfeiters waste no time in shipping Bryce Harper jerseys to DE, PA and MD

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Philadelphia office  has already counterfeit Bryce Harper jerseys that could have been sold for $44,000. Criminal organizations are quick to counterfeit any popular consumer merchandise and  Harper’s Philadelphia Phillies...

WHYY acquires Billy Penn digital site

WHYY  has acquired the assets of  Delaware Valley news outlet Billy Penn from Spirited Media. “WHYY has consistently grown its journalism capacity to fortify the local news ecosystem. Research affirms that the news and information services...

American launches nonstop service to Edinburgh

American Airlines service has launched service from Philadelphia International Airport to Edinburgh, Scotland. Service to the  Scottish capital will run through October 26. Fares start at $517 round trip for mid-week service. For northern Delaware, service...

Gulftainer making badly needed investments at port

  Good afternoon everyone, Gulftainer USA  is making good on its commitment to upgrade the Port of Wilmington. Last year, the Carney Administration and the General Assembly approved a long-term lease of the port to the private...

Philadelphia International Airport sees sizable gain in passengers

Philadelphia International Airport  reported a sizable increase in the number of passengers in 2018.  In 2018, 31,691,956 passengers passed through Philadelphia International Airport,  a 7.1 percent increase from the previous year and the highest since...

Purebread Deli to open sixth restaurant in Kennett

PureBread Deli will open its sixth location in the summer at the Shoppes at Longwood Village, Kennett Square. The announcement was made by  Waters Retail Group, which manages and leases the shopping center. PureBread, which has four...

Great Dames to honor three women icons at April event

Great Dames announced the names of the three women to be honored as Icons at its 10thAnniversary celebration on April 24. The women: Dr. LaVerne Harmon, Beatrice (Bebe) Coker and Anna Welsh, were selected, not...