Archive for August 25th, 2010

New director for Kennett Symphony

The Kennett Symphony announced that they hired Barb Bullock as its new executive director. Barb Bullock, the new Executive Director of the Kennett Symphony, has enjoyed a career divided between the not-for-profit and for-profit worlds. “The Symphony is fortunate to have Barb,” says board president Bill Simeral. “She brings a unique blend of expertise and enthusiasm ...

 
 

Hoping for improved communication

It’s been a frustrating and, in some cases, frightening, spring and summer for several residents in Pennsbury Township. There have been a rash of burglaries, maybe as many as seven or more, during the last four months. Victims have notified police, but what has been frustrating for residents and reporters is that the police have not notified the general public or ...

 

Police promise better communication

Lt. Tracy Brown, barracks commander for Pennsylvania State Police Troop J, Avondale, said again he is working to improve communication between the troop and the public. He was responding to questions about press releases not being issued after a rash of burglaries in Pennsbury Township earlier this spring and summer. Both Troop J and Troop K, Media barracks, fax ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet

Sonny is a young adult neutered male domestic short hair brown and white tabby cat that is available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA. He came to the shelter as a stray in June and is now looking for his new forever home. Sonny is a very affectionate cat who would like to lay by your side. He loves to talk to you while you scratch under his chin. Sonny is ...

 

New dog daycare specializes in the little guys

Jane Brydon saw a specific need and chose to fill it. That need is daycare and boarding for small dogs, 20 pounds and under. Brydon, a certified dog trainer working professionally for six years, opened The Cottage Small Dog Daycare at 3 Woodland Drive in Chadds Ford Township two months ago. She’s been in the location for four months, she said, but couldn’t open for ...

 

Scenes from Around Town for Aug. 26

 

Police log for Aug. 26

• The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop K, Media barracks, is investigating the theft of a wallet from a business located at 2 Christy Drive in Chadds Ford Township. The theft occurred on April 15 and witnesses observed a black male flee the scene. Approximately 45 minutes later the same suspect was observed on surveillance video at a Target store in Concord Township ...