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township (1990 pop. 59,084), Montgomery co., SE Pa., a residential suburb of Philadelphia; settled 1696, inc. 1906. The site of combat during the Revolutionary War, Abington has abrasives and other light manufacturing industries. A campus of Pennsylvania State Univ. is there.
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"A fourth appliance from Abington became free and also attended." Police confirmed they attended after receiving a stream of calls from passers-by.
The Abington is accused of violating the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, state privacy laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Massachusetts, US-based Abington Bank has announced that the merger of Abington Bank and Pilgrim Bank has been completed, the company said.
Abington Bank merged with Holbrook Co-operative Bank in November of 2016.
A resident of Abington, Pennsylvania, Rothman is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Whitmans' Abington House location will comprise a 1,766 s/f retail space with 65 feet of frontage on 10th Avenue near the entrance to the High Line and 10 Hudson Yards, which will welcome 7,000 new employees at the corporate headquarters for Coach, L'Oreal, VaynerMedia, Intersection, SAP and BCG opening this year.
"As some places in the country experience a tight job market and customers demand later cut off times, less-than-case volumes increase, then you have to look into automation," says Abington.
Owner Tom Hamilton, of Kirkton Farm, in Abington, said: "I was glad I didn't hear a crash or anything because I couldn't see the road."
The bizarre event, which caused tailbacks on the road, was reported this morning by Traffic Scotland at junction 13 of the M74 near Abington in South Lanarkshire.
The Montgomery County Courthouse in Pennsylvania will soon be overrun with junior litigators from Abington High School thanks to an internship program initiated by Judge Gary Silow, an alumni.
I typed 'Abington' into the search engine of the online Burney Collection of 18th-century newspapers, specifying that it rove across all newspapers published in spring and summer 1771.