Union Trust Liquor License Clears Hurdle

The protest of Union Trust’s liquor license by sommelier Marnie Old has been tossed out by the PLCB.

A protest letter filed by local sommelier Marnie Old against the Union Trust (717 Chestnut) steakhouse, has been denied by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s lawyer, says a PLCB spokeswoman. The state agency ruled that Old’s letter, written on Sept. 11, 2007, was “filed after the deadline for valid protests.” As the only other protest letters were both withdrawn, the PLCB will continue to process the license-transfer application without a hearing required.

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