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Wegmans Recalls Deli Ham Over Possible Plastic Contamination

Wegmans Recalls Deli Ham Over Possible Plastic Contamination

The ham, sold at deli counters between June 12 and 25, may contain pieces of white plastic from a broken conveyor belt at E. G. Emil & Sons of Philadelphia, which produces the product.
Dead Malls: Blight on Suburban Landscape

Dead Malls: Blight on Suburban Landscape

End of an era? Consultant predicts half of U.S. malls will close in the next decade.
Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

The record-breaking effort ran from Feb. 23 through March 8.
Now Hiring: Devereux, Phoenixville Hospital and More

Now Hiring: Devereux, Phoenixville Hospital and More

A look at some local job opportunities recently posted near Phoenixville.
Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

How did your favorite rank?
Pfizer Recalls Drug After Different Drug Found in Bottle

Pfizer Recalls Drug After Different Drug Found in Bottle

An antiarrhythmic drug was found inside a bottle of Effexor XR, the company said.
For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

Check out these items Patch readers recently posted on our Buy | Sell | Trade announcement board.
Now Hiring: New Penn Financial, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and More

Now Hiring: New Penn Financial, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and More

A look at some local job opportunities recently posted near Phoenixville.
Happy Birthday, Tastykake!

Happy Birthday, Tastykake!

The iconic Pennsylvania bakery turns 100 this week.
Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Main Line Health’s announcement that it will no longer hire smokers hit a nerve with some readers.
Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Starting May 1, those who use tobacco or nicotine products will no longer be eligible to work for the company. Current employees who smoke will have to pay more for health care going forward
70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

The shipping company welcomed the safe drivers to its Circle of Honor.
Now Hiring: Phoenixville Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo

Now Hiring: Phoenixville Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo

Take a look at new job listings in the Chester County area.
Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

GM has recalled 780,000 vehicles because of a defect that has caused 22 crashes and six fatalities.
Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Financial information of up to 70,000 customers was compromised during the hacking incident.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.