Archive for July 8th, 2010

Scenes from Around Town for July 8

 
 

Bits & Pieces for July 8

• The Genuardi’s supermarket in Glen Eagle Square is closing on Aug. 21. Prescriptions at the store pharmacy have already been transferred to the Acme at routes 202 and 926. Company spokesman Maryanne Crager said the store isn’t profitable enough to maintain. Genuardi’s has been in Glen Eagle Square for 20 years. • First Keystone Bank is changing its name. On Aug. 23 ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet

Rocky is a 2-year-old neutered male brown tabby cat that is available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA. He originally was adopted from the shelter but was brought back on May 10, because his owners were letting him outside, which is against our adoption policy. Rocky is a very sweet boy looking for an inside home where he can play with his toys and ...

 

U-CF teachers working under ‘status quo’

Teachers in the Unionvile-Chadds Ford School District are now under an extended contract. The previous contract officially expired June 30, but the extension should keep teachers on the job—even if only minimally— when school resumes even if no new agreement is reached by then. While negotiations for the new contract have been kept private between the school board ...

 

Board approves liquor license transfer

Chadds Ford Township supervisors unanimously approved an inter-municipal liquor license transfer for the Olive Branch Restaurant on Route 202. Approval followed a month-long continuance of a June hearing into the matter. Supervisors’ Chairman Deborah Love continued the June 1 session to July 7 so Supervisors’ Vice Chairman George Thorpe could weigh in on the matter. ...

 

Economic pugilism

In the red corner, wearing government approved trunks, the master of economic disaster, the leader of fiscal futility, John Maynard Keynes. His much ignored opponent, in the black corner, wearing freedom trunks, the prophet of profit and loss, Friedrich Hayek. If only the debate over economics were as simple as a boxing match that most people could ignore without ...

 

Police log for July 8

• State police reported that a Chadds Ford juvenile faces harassment charges after he struck another in the face with an open hand. The report said the victim received a black eye in the July 6 incident that happened in Concord Township. • A man police identified as Alfred Hilbert, 31, of Chadds Ford, was arrested at Marstan’s Furniture on Route 202 on a variety of ...