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Blank Rome Welcomes Corporate Litigation Partner in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Blank Rome LLP is announced that Barak Bassman recently joined the firm’s Philadelphia office as a partner in the Corporate Litigation group. At Blank Rome, Barak will notably advise healthcare and other clients in both general trial and dispute resolution as well as antitrust litigation and counseling. Barak joins Blank Rome from Troutman Pepper where he was a partner in the firm’s business litigation practice.
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Centennial to grant high school diploma to veterans

Centennial School District is currently accepting applications to grant a high school diploma to any honorably discharged veteran who served in the United States military during World War II, Korean Conflict or Vietnam War. In order to recognize and honor veterans who left high school prior to graduation to serve...
Delaware County Daily Times

Receiver questions feasibility of publicly owned water system for Chester

The city Receiver’s Office questioned the feasibility of keeping the Chester Water Authority in public hands as CWA officials questioned the motives of the Receiver. During the Municipal Financial Recovery Advisory Committee meeting, Vijay Kapoor presented a report entitled, “Water System Monetization Evaluation Progress,” which outlined concerns the Receiver has about unanswered questions associated with the Chester Water Authority and its operations.
Delaware County Daily Times

New Health Department director visits vaccine clinic in Chester

CHESTER – One week into her new job as the first health director for Delaware County , Melissa Lyon compared the education she is getting to that of a fire hose of information – an overwhelming amount of learning, listening and meeting people as she tours health care facilities and meets the community.

Congress members join forces for plan to get shooters off Philly's streets

Standing about 25 feet away from the basketball court where her daughter Simone-Monea Rogers was fatally shot last August, Lendale Rogers stood listening to U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans on Wednesday afternoon. Evans was joined by Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, Brendan Boyle, Mary Gay Scanlon to...
WFMZ-TV Online

Maxatawny residents push back against proposed warehouse project

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa. - Another battle is brewing over a proposed warehouse project in Maxatawny Township. The plans made headlines in September, when the developer reached a deal to help preserve the Kemp Family Cemetery. "We are concerned about a bunch of things, which initiated the lawsuit," said Maxatawny Township...

Downtown Allentown growth, shrinking caseloads elsewhere bring proposed changes for district courts in Lehigh County

With growth in downtown Allentown and lagging caseloads elsewhere, Lehigh County Court officials are proposing a plan to realign district courts that includes closing the court in Emmaus and opening a new one in the city. The proposal, published Tuesday is open to comments for 30 days and if state officials sign off on the plan, residents in parts of Allentown, Emmaus, Lower Macungie and ...