A SEPTA train with about 30 passengers on board derailed on the Market-Frankford line shortly after 11 a.m Saturday. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The train, traveling eastbound from Center City, was arriving at the Spring Garden station when, as it was going through a crossover section, “an equipment problem” caused part of the rear section to come off the track, said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch.
Oh, the possible punch lines. But I’ll play it straight because this has to do with two Philly start-ups taking important steps. I’ve written about both companies in the past (see http://bit.ly/2wT9BRT and http://bit.ly/2nly). But when it comes to a sector where high-five moments don’t come too often, I find it necessary for the morale of the region’s entire start-up community to spread the word about progress within it.
PHILADELPHIA – So much seems improbable about LaceUp's sensational launch as a startup specializing in wrap-around weights for lacrosse sticks. For one thing, co-founder Jay Ciccarone never played lacrosse. Golf was his sport in high school and Georgia Southern University.
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Selecting a term
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