Opinion

Musings: A hole in the head

It was about 15 years ago when PennDOT declared the Station Way Road Bridge in Chadds Ford Township unsafe. The state had to go through its bureaucratic checklist before work could begin, and that would take time. Creek Road was closed at Station Way and it could have been months or more, before it would reopen. The projected timeline was long enough for former ...

 
 

Op/Ed: Chadds Ford as defendant unfair

This is very concerning. A big developer and their experienced and costly legal team working for months and years is not a fair match to a township and community who are trying their best to protect their resident's health, safety and wellness from a plan that was proposed and put together well over ten years ago. How could a hearing being held in 30 days be ...

 

Op-Ed: The Power of She

By Michelle Legaspi Sanchez Girl power is not a force to be reckoned with. Here in Chester County, and around the nation, we recognize that our mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters, friends and neighbors can affect change in their very own communities. As a non-profit committed to improving the lives of women and girls, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls strives ...

 

Letter: Operation Warm needs your help

I hope you had safe and great Independence Day weekend! This 4th of July week, our hometown heroes are hard at work fundraising to rescue children from one of the biggest problems in America  child poverty. We still need your help to raise $20,000.  Your support will help Firefighters from around the country provide new USA-made coats to children in need. Today, you ...

 

Letter: The power of she

Girl power is not a force to be reckoned with. Here in Chester County, and around the nation, we recognize that our mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters, friends and neighbors can affect change in their very own communities. As a non-profit committed to improving the lives of women and girls, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls strives to empower organizations like ...

 

Letter: Roping in some finances

To paraphrase an old adage, watch the pennies and the dollars will take themselves. But when the pennies are opaque, questions about how many pennies the taxpayers are on the hook for is the question. A curriculum change for ninth grade gym was initially to be supported with a high ropes course costing $100,000-plus. That program never came to fruition but now the ...

 

Op/Ed: Attend meeting on traffic

Please join concerned residents and business owners on Monday, May 22, at 7 p.m. for a Chadds Ford Town Hall meeting at the Chadds Ford Township municipal building on Route 1 to learn more about the proposed 190,000-square-foot Pettinaro development at Ridge Road and Route 202 that affects residences and businesses in Chadds Ford and Concord Townships as well as all ...

 

15th Annual Glen Mills Schools Student Scholarship Golf Outing

This June, The Golf Course at Glen Mills will host the 15th Annual Glen Mills Schools Student Scholarship Golf Outing. With help of friends like you, we have been able to contribute over $700,000 to our Student Scholarship Fund. This fund assists our students in meeting their college tuition, room, board and book expenses. Since 1981 over 1000 Glen Mills Students ...

 

Letter: Vote today

In one last effort to get people out to vote, I am sending out a last email prior to Election Day. I am urging you to get out and vote so that your opinion and choice makes a difference, and so that an election is meaningful to both the voters and the elected officials. While I am asking you for your support and your vote, I am, first and foremost, asking you to ...

 

Letter: Iacocca is worthy candidate

It’s important to set the record straight. It should be known once and for all, that Mr. Iacocca is the one and only Democrat on the Democratic primary ticket, regardless of what has been put out on door knockers or given out as information to reporters. All Democrats and all voters should know the truth about that. Also, the Kennett Area Democrats and the Chester ...

 

Letter: Ramunno on Ramunno

I have resided in Pennsbury Township with my husband and three children for 17 years. I have 35 years of legal experience.  After high school, I worked in various legal jobs including as a paralegal while going to school at night.  I have been an attorney for 23 years admitted to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. As a sole practitioner in, Media I have a very ...