Archive for October 6th, 2010

Scenes from Around Town for Oct. 7: A Floody Friday

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet

Nip and Tuck are two adult neutered male domestic short hair cats that available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA. They came to the shelter on April 29, because their original owner moved and gave them to someone else to find them a home. When that person was unable to find a home for them, they brought them to the shelter to find a new forever home. Nip ...

 

Recycling now mandatory in Birmingham

Recycling is now mandatory in Birmingham Township. The Board of Supervisors authorized the mandate in a 3-0 vote during a hearing on the matter before the Oct. board meeting. Recycling had been voluntary. Supervisors’ Chairman John Conklin said he didn’t like the idea of forcing residents to recycle, but by doing so the township could continue getting grants from the ...

 

First Person Singular: A tale of two teams

Being a Philadelphia sports fan has been, and continues to be, a trying experience. This year, right now, is no exception. It’s fantastic that the Phillies are back in the postseason. Yet, it’s disturbing to see the Eagles continuing a sputtering spiral. Both teams have excellent talent, but it’s the men in charge that are taking the teams in two different ...

 

Police log for Oct. 7

• Police report one injury following a one-car accident on Creek Road near Bullock Road in Chadds Ford Township. Police said Jeffrey Taylor, 32, of Philadelphia, was driving too fast to safely negotiate a curve. The 1991 Mazda Miata he was driving crossed into the opposing lane of traffic, went up an embankment, and then slid back onto the road winding up on its ...

 

Bits & Pieces for Oct. 7

• Chadds Ford Township supervisors continued a conditional use hearing for T Mobile Communications to Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. The applicant wants to add more antennas to an existing tower located in the PECO right of way between Summit Drive and Hillman Drive off of Route 202. Several residents from Summit Drive, Painters Crossing and Estates of Chadds Ford were on hand ...

 

Mind Matters: War and the soul

“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon: where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope where there is darkness, light where there is sadness, joy O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood, as to understand; to be loved, as to ...

 

Know Your Finances: Mid-term elections are good for the stock market

Double-dip is good for eating ice cream, but not so good for the economy. Depending on whom you talk to, the economy is either falling apart, or is steadily improving. And if you are still unsure, the National Bureau of Economic Research tells us that the recession officially ended in June of 2009. This recession was the longest reported recession since the Great ...