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Lewis Katz

(Gerry Lenfest, on the day he and Lewis Katz bought out former partner George Norcross in a closed auction.  Photo by CBS-3)

Lenfest Now Sole Owner of Philadelphia’s Two Daily Newspapers

Lenfest says he respects Drew Katz’s decision to sell the Katz family interest in the company just 18 days after the sudden loss of his father, Lewis.

06/18/2014

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

NTSB Report Suggests Check Not Done Before Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

A federal report suggests the crew of a private jet that crashed in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six other people, did not perform a flight control check before attempting takeoff.

06/13/2014

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Son of Lewis Katz Says He’s Selling His Share of Newspapers to Gerry Lenfest

The newsrooms inside the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News continue to reverberate with yet new revelations about upheaval in the ownership of the media company.

06/11/2014

(Rabbi Aaron Krupnick of Congregation Beth El listens as former president Bill Clinton tells a humorous anecdote at a Temple University memorial service honoring Lewis Katz.  Image from Tempe U. TV)

Luminaries, Family Members Remember Lewis Katz

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, speaking at a memorial Wednesday for Lewis Katz, said “the world will never be as much fun” as it was before the Philadelphia newspaper co-owner’s death.

06/04/2014

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Investigation Continues Into Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

National Transportation Safety Board officials are looking at black boxes they recovered and gave an update Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Lewis Katz’s Generosity Helped Change Lives

Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson tells us how his generosity helped change lives.

06/03/2014

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Tierney To Return To Inquirer As Advisor

The appointment — among a few others — is an indication that they’re trying to ‘carry on,’ despite the sudden loss of co-owner Lewis Katz in that weekend private jet crash.

06/03/2014

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NTSB: Flight Data And Cockpit Voice Recorders Recovered In Deadly Massachusetts To NJ Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday evening it had recovered the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder. NTSB investigator Luke Schiada had said Monday afternoon a crane was being used to lower somebody into the wreckage to search for the black boxes, which were located in an area heavily damaged by fire.

06/02/2014

Lewis Katz with KATZ students.
(credit: Camden’s Charter School Network)

Statement From Camden’s Charter School Network On Passing Of Lewis Katz And Marcy Dalsey

Camden’s Charter School Network joins family and friends in mourning the loss of media mogul Lewis Katz and KATZ Academy Board of Trustees president Marcy Dalsey.

06/02/2014

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Temple U. Memorial Service For Lew Katz Set For Wednesday

Temple University’s memorial service will be Wednesday at 11am in the school’s Performing Arts Center (formerly known as the Baptist Temple), on North Broad Street.

06/02/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Council President Hopes to Continue Katz’s Plans to Revitalize Temple Area

Katz was a Temple University alumnus and sat on the school’s board of directors, and Council President Clarke’s district includes the university and its surrounding neighborhood.

06/02/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Ed Rendell: ‘I Would Have Been On That Plane’

Lewis Katz, 72, died on Saturday night when a private jet carrying Katz and six others, crashed in Massachusetts.

06/02/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.2.14

Chris reviews the resignations of General Eric Shinseki and Jay Carney from the Obama Administration, the death of Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz in a plane crash, and the exchange of an American prisoner-of-war for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath, John Hayward from Human Events, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/02/2014

Bill Cosby (Credit: CBS 3)

Bill Cosby Talks About Lewis Katz

Among the many people mourning the death of Lewis Katz is his longtime friend, comedian Bill Cosby.

06/01/2014

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Friends Remember Lewis Katz’s Generosity And Kindness

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,” Katz said in his commencement address.

06/01/2014

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