Appeal from the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County in case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Club 200, Inc., No. 2580 January Term, 1983.
Barry Goldstein, Pincus, Verlin, Hahn, Reich & Goldstein, P.C., for appellant.
Felix Thau, Deputy Chief Counsel, for appellee, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Judges Rogers and MacPhail, and Senior Judge Barbieri, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Rogers.
[ 94 Pa. Commw. Page 327]
This is the appeal of Club 200, Inc. (club) from an order of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County affirming an order of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (board) revoking the club's liquor license.
The club, located at 2741 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, filed an application with the board for a club liquor license in 1975 and was issued Liquor License No. C-1998. The club renewed its license in each of the following seven years.
In 1982, the board issued a citation to the club, charging the following:
1. You, by your servants, agents or employes sold liquor and/or malt or brewed beverages on the licensed premises to persons who were not members of your licensed organization, on or about March 14, 1982, and diverse other occasions within the past year.
2. The charter of your organization is not in possession of the original incorporators or their direct or legitimate successors, on or about March 14, 1977 to March 22, 1982.
3. You, by your servants, agents or employes failed to maintain records on the licensed premises, on or about March 7, 22, 1982, and on diverse other occasions within the past year.
After a hearing, the board revoked the club's liquor license finding that all three charges had been proved. The common pleas court, after a de ...