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Sunday, April 21, 2019

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...

From WHYY: Soda taxes cut consumption, but not as much as some had hoped

WHYY took a look at soda taxes around the country and found evidence that the controversial levies cut consumption, but not as much as some had anticipated. Taxes vary widely, with Philadelphia taxing beverages with artificial...

Glen Mills drug compounding company pays $17 million to settle false claims action

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced a company based just north of the Delaware line agreed to pay the United States $17 million to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims to Medicare...

First USA founder ponders presidential bid

A founder of First USA Bank is exploring  a bid for president, Philly.com reported. Richard “Dick” Vague made his fortune after moving from Texas to Wilmington to help launch  First USA, which was later sold...