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Fire Settlement, PLCB and San Jose? It’s the Friday News!

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments · General, News

Well, the big news this Friday is that the Riverwalk Fire lawsuit has been settled for about $36 million.  I have a friend that lost everything in that fire and the money will be put to good use.  The interesting thing to me is that he also had renters insurance, so it seems like he […]

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Quaker Chemical Cuts 80 Positions

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · General

According to Philadelphia Business Journal, Quaker Chemical is cutting 80 positions in the US and Europe.  I did some research and this equals about 10 percent of the total workforce for the Conshohocken based company.  I guess this is a result of the overall downturn in the economy.  Quaker Chemical is continuing its stock dividend, […]

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Friday Conshy News — 7-Nov-2008

November 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Food & Drink, General

The weekly news post has turned to bi-monthly lately, not much going on in the Conshohocken space.  Maybe post election will drum up some business but as for now, I’ll crank out all the news items that have been sitting in my inbox: Coyote Crossing has decided to cut food costs and therefore item costs.  […]

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Friday Conshy News – 4-July-2008

July 5th, 2008 · No Comments · Crime and Punishment, News

One thing I learned very quickly when I turned 18, don’t do anything blatantly illegal and get caught.  Your name can be posted in the paper.  No one wants that, especially the guy from Conshohocken who committed the stupid crime. Quaker Chemical got selected for inclusion in the Russell 3000 Index.  Congrats to them. What […]

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Friday Conshohocken News

June 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment · News, Traffic

What is it with kids, cars and fathers forgetting to drop them off in day care?  Seems odd to me, but I’m childless so I really can’t comment. Just a note for you Schuylkill Expressway drivers — Looks like we are going to have road work on it until October. A nicely written, detailed history […]

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