The father of a fallen Philly serviceman is working to create a support system for other grieving veterans’ families.
At the urging of a federal bankruptcy judge, Hostess Brands and its striking workers agreed Monday to enter private mediation in a last-ditch effort to prevent the company’s liquidation and save thousands of jobs, including about 300 at the company’s Northeast Philadelphia plant.
Hostess Brands asked a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close all its businesses nationwide, a move that would affect 18,500 employees. The company cited an ongoing labor dispute as the reason for its action.
Howard Snyder, a son of Oxford Circle, returned to his old neighborhood on Oakland Street a few weeks ago for a short trip down memory lane.
Northeast residents squeezed in last minute shopping on Monday morning in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.