Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors, and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.

Ace Ltd.

Peter Menikoff

, director, sold 3,445 shares at $48.84 May 27 and now directly holds 54,863 shares.

A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts Inc.

David Abelman

, officer, bought 5,000 shares at $2.60 May 26 and now directly holds 113,846 shares.

David Ross Stern, chief financial officer, bought 5,374 shares at $2.79 May 24 and now directly holds 109,220 shares.

Joseph A. Jeffries, chief operating officer, bought 4,500 shares at $2.80 May 24 and now directly holds 153,542 shares.

Adolor Corp.

Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital Group L.L.C.

, beneficial owner, bought 1,124,104 shares from $1.56 to $1.64 May 25 to June 1 and now indirectly holds 6,840,420 shares.

14159 Capital Group L.L.C., beneficial owner, bought 31,028 shares from $1.56 to $1.64 May 25 to June 2 and now indirectly holds 191,133 shares.

Astea International Inc.

KVO Capital Management L.L.C.

, beneficial owner, bought 12,708 shares at $2.50 June 1 and now indirectly holds 419,423 shares.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Edwin A. Bescherer Jr.

, director, exercised an option for 18,750 shares from $4.15 to $7.50 May 27.

Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc.

Charles Kahn Jr.

, director, bought 5,200 shares from $10.12 to $10.25 May 25 and now directly holds 67,700 shares.

Crown Holdings Inc.

Arnold Wayne Donald

, director, sold 4,000 shares at $22.58 May 25 and now directly holds 63,924 shares.

Charming Shoppes Inc.

Yvonne Montgomery Curl

, director, sold 37,604 shares at $4.30 June 1 and now directly holds 53,187 shares.

Richard Wilson Bennet 3d, director, sold 37,604 shares at $4.30 June 1 and now directly holds 18,000 shares.

Mary Jeannie Strandjord, director, sold 7,521 shares at $4.30 June 1 and now directly holds 128,278 shares.

Alan Rosskamm, director, sold 17,604 shares at $4.30 June 1 and now directly holds 152,263 shares.

Bruce J. Klatsky, director, sold 3,461 shares at $4.30 June 1.

Campbell Soup Co.

Ellen Oran Kaden

, officer, exercised an option for 81,250 shares at $29.59 May 26.

Anthony DiSilvestro, officer, sold 12,000 shares at $35.12 May 26 and now directly holds 105,237 shares.

Ellen Oran Kaden, officer, sold 81,250 shares at $35.07 May 26 and now directly holds 257,956 shares.

Mark R. Alexander, officer, exercised an option for 8,200 shares at $29.59 May 25.

Mark R. Alexander, officer, sold 8,200 shares at $34.85 May 25 and now directly holds 106,479 shares.

Lawrence C. Karlson, director, bought 1,000 shares at $35.03 May 26 and now directly holds 4,959 shares.

FMC Corp.

William G. Walter

, director, exercised an option for 40,000 shares at $19.42 June 1.

William G. Walter, director, sold 40,000 shares from $59.86 to $60.43 June 1 and now directly holds 87,547 shares.

Patricia A. Buffler, director, sold 1,200 shares at $59.21 May 24 and now directly holds 13,740 shares.

GSI Commerce Inc.

Jeffery Scott Hardy

, officer, sold 3,378 shares at $25.74 May 24 and now directly holds 96,472 shares.

Hersha Hospitality Trust

Eduardo S. Elsztain

, director and beneficial owner, sold 31,500 shares at $5.03 May 28 and now indirectly holds 15,479,300 shares.

IGI Laboratories Inc.

Frank Gerardi

, beneficial owner, bought 2,070 shares from $1.00 to $1.04 May 27 and now indirectly holds 2,296,100 shares.

Johnson & Johnson

William D. Perez

, director, bought 1,000 shares at $60.35 May 26 and now indirectly holds 18,929 shares.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.

Jason Livingston

, officer, sold 28,800 shares from $6.46 to $7.19 May 25 to 28 and now indirectly holds 44,964 shares.

Knoll Inc.

Michael A. Pollner

, general counsel, sold 4,440 shares at $14.45 May 27 and now directly holds 22,500 shares.

Marlin Business Services Corp.

Edward Grzedzinski

, director, bought 500 shares at $11.50 May 27 and now directly holds 14,354 shares.

Penn Virginia Corp.

Edward B. Cloues 2d

, director, exercised an option for 17,400 shares from $7.81 to $14.14 May 26.

Penn Virginia Resource Partners L.P.

Keith D. Horton

, officer, sold 15,500 shares from $19.69 to $20.75 May 24 to 26 and now directly holds 31,788 shares.

Strategic Diagnostics Inc.

David M. Wurzer

, director, bought 5,000 shares at $1.65 May 26 and now directly holds 7,500 shares.

TF Financial Corp.

Robert N. Dusek

, director, bought 246 shares at $20.75 May 25 and now indirectly holds 115,127 shares.

Universal Health Services Inc.

Anthony D. Pantaleoni

, director, sold 8,000 shares at $43.27 May 27 and now directly holds 20,264 shares.

Richard J. Santorum, director, sold 322 shares at $42.79 May 26 and now directly holds 3,028 shares.

Leatrice S. Ducat, director, exercised an option for 5,000 shares at $23.90 May 24.

Anthony D. Pantaleoni, director, exercised an option for 20,000 shares at $23.90.

Leatrice S. Ducat, director, sold 5,000 shares from $41.50 to $41.63 May 24 and now directly holds 4,000 shares.

ViroPharma Inc.

Robert Joy Glaser

, director, exercised an option for 5,000 shares at $12.00 May 27.

Robert Joy Glaser, director, sold 5,000 shares at $12.50 May 27 and now directly holds 41,860 shares.

SOURCES: Thomson Financial; Securities and Exchange Commission filings.