Archive for May 15th, 2009

Pocopson celebrates Grandparents’ Day

Pocopson elementary is continuing a tradition its principal started at another school. The school held its third annual Grandparents Day Friday, May 8 About 450 grandparents came to visit during school hours, with at least one set of grandparents coming from as far away as Arizona. Principal Andrew McLaughlin called it “A magical day. …The kids get really excited. ...

 
 

Eichinger challenges McIntyre’s education claims

Steve Eichinger, seeking the Republican Party nomination for Pennsbury Township supervisor in Tuesday’s primary election alleges his opponent is lying on his Web site. “I’m sick of the lies,” Eichinger said. “I just want the truth to come out. … Even if I lose Tuesday, I’ll run as an independent in November. I’m tired of his lying.” Eichinger’s opponent is Aaron ...

 

Guide to May 19 Municipal Primary Election

Primary election, May 19Polls Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. The League of Women Voters publishes this information neither to endorse nor to reject the views of any candidate quoted and does not assume responsibility for the contents of a candidate’s reply. Each candidate’s reply has been printed as submitted, except to use ...

 

Kennett Land Trust dedicates Stateline Woods Preserve

The Kennett Township Land Trust celebrated a big score Saturday with a dedication ceremony on the 82-acre Stateline Woods Preserve, formerly the Halstead property. Land Trust Chairman Gwen Lacy said the preservation was a long process, but well worth the effort. “This is a celebration of our protecting, of preserving this land. It was going to be a 21-house ...

 

Chadds Ford man dragged by robbers’ getaway car

Pennsylvania State Police troopers are looking for two men in connection with a robbery attempt in Chadds Ford that led to the property owner being dragged, then thrown from the suspects’ getaway car. The police said the 32-year-old homeowner was walking into his garage on Bellefair Lane when he saw one of the suspects rummaging through some cars. The suspect ran ...

 

Planning commission delays recommendation for used car sales

It will be at least two more months before Jack Heilman knows what he’ll be able to do with the former Getty gas station at Route 202 and Dilworthtown Road. Heilman, the owner of the Sunoco station at the intersection of routes 1 and 202 has an agreement to buy the closed Getty station and wants to turn it into a service station but also to sell used cars. He would ...