Archive for February 4th, 2010

Know Your Finances

Leslie from Glen Mills asks: Should I open a Roth IRA account? Leslie, yes you should open and contribute to a Roth account if you qualify for it.  The contributions are after tax dollars and, as long as you own the account for at least five years and wait until you're at least 59½ to take withdrawals, gains on your investment are never taxed again. Plus, you ...

 
 

Mind Matters

“Don’t ask, don’t tell” says the news announcer on the radio as I drive. Of course, this phrase these days almost exclusively refers to the U.S. Armed Serrvices’ so-called “solution” of accepting gays in the military by denying that they are there. It’s akin to the denial found in many a dysfunctional family. Alcoholic families, families where there is sexual abuse ...

 

Chadds Ford looking at USDA study on deer hunt

Chadds Ford Township supervisors agreed to learn what’s involved in a USDA survey that could lead to a large-scale deer hunt. The hunt is designed to reduce the incidents of Lyme disease. Supervisors discussed the option during a Jan. 25 workshop, but agreed during the Feb. 1 regular meeting to talk with people at the United States Department of Agriculture to see ...

 

Rescue Ink is on the case looking for whoever killed Emma and Luna

Rescue Ink, the tattooed, motorcycle-riding street toughs from New York who track down animal abusers, are on the case in Chester County. They’re helping to find the killer or killers of two German shorthaired pointers, Emma and Luna. The dogs—family pets—were found shot to death along the railroad tracks at Brinton’s Bridge Road in Pennsbury Township in October. ...

 

Hand and Stone opens in Concordville

A new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa is now open in the Concordville Town Center in Concord Township. The spa had its official ribbon cutting Saturday, Jan. 30. Hand & Stone is a franchise spa. The Concordville shop is owned by partners Jerry L’Heueux and Patrick Purcell and will be open seven days per week. L’Heueux’s daughter, Lauren, said people ...

 

Adopt-a-pet

Foxy is a young adult female pit bull that is available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA.She was lost and is now looking to find a new forever home. She was housed with a family for a month but they were not allowed to have a pet where they lived. Foxy is a very friendly dog that was allowed to sleep on the end of the bed. Foxy is now looking for a ...

 

Hand and Stone opens in Concordville

A new Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa is now open in the Concordville Town Center in Concord Township. The spa had its official ribbon cutting Saturday, Jan. 30. Hand & Stone is a franchise spa. The Concordville shop is owned by partners Jerry L’Heueux and Patrick Purcell and will be open seven days per week. L’Heueux’s daughter, Lauren, said people ...