Author: From The Philadelphia Citizen

Houwzer’s Next Move

December 17, 2020

As a first grader in Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey, Mike Maher launched his earliest small business: selling Blow Pops and construction paper. “Back in the day, colored paper was in high demand and kids always like candy, so I thought it was a great way to subsidize my own love of art and candy,” […]

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Philly Biotech is on It

March 18, 2020

Flailing about for a way to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, Pres. Trump’s administration has grabbed the medical device and pharmaceutical industries up in a bear hug. That means Philadelphia area companies and research institutions that have already been working on efforts to better understand and detect the virus are now at the tip of […]

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He Will Not Rest

August 2, 2018

The passing of civic icon and Citizen Chairman Jeremy Nowak leaves a void for those who loved him and for the city he loved “Man plans, and God laughs.” That’s an old Jewish axiom that Jeremy Nowak—public intellectual, Philadelphia civic icon, and our Chairman here at The Citizen—liked to say. He’d chortle at the vicissitudes […]

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