Archive for February 3rd, 2010

Welcome Rescue Ink

The shooting deaths of two dogs in October, 2009 has not been the foremost thought on the minds of most people in the region during the last three months. Nor should it have been for anyone other than the owners of the dogs or those investigating the case­—or those responsible for the crime. But the greater Chadds Ford area was reminded of the cruel, sick deed in ...

 
 

Police log Feb. 4

A burglary on Beaver Valley Road in Chadds Ford Township resulted in a thief getting three firearms, a Nintendo WII, a Microsoft X-Box 360 and a Dell laptop computer. A police report said the burglary occurred on Feb. 2 between 9 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. The weapons taken were a Taurus .38 special, a Glock 36 .45 ACP and a Smith & Wesson 9mm. Anyone with information ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine

“Thig an nathair as an toll , Là donn Brìde,Ged robh trì troighean dhen t-sneachd , Air leac an làir.” ~Old Gaelic Proverb No, I wasn’t typing this in the dark, but roughly translated from Celtic it means: "The serpent will come from the hole, on the brown Day of Brigid, Though there should be three feet of snow, on the flat surface of the ground." Or more ...

 

Ralph Leighton Haney Jr. of West Chester

Ralph Leighton Haney Jr., 89, of West Chester, formerly of Berwyn died Monday Feb. 1.  He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 62 years Betty Jane Weider Haney. Leighton was born Oct. 5, 1920 in Newark and grew up in Norristown, graduating from Peddie Preparatory School.  He continued his education at Lehigh University in the study ...