Archive for April 15th, 2011

The absurdity of trusting foreign-policy makers

The United States is attacking Libya on the basis of vague hopes that peace will triumph after the Allied bombing ceases. There are plenty of reasons to doubt whether a few hundred cruise missiles will beget harmony in the Libyan desert. But one of the biggest mistakes would be to assume that U.S. government policymakers understand what they are doing. The American ...

 
 

The Garden Path: Thinking of starting a vegetable garden?

The list of reasons for growing your own vegetables seems to get longer every day. Between worries about food safety, concerns over the economy, and the desire to be more environmentally responsible, many people have decided to take the plunge. Having your own vegetable garden can be fun, economical, and rewarding. Plus, it will save you embarrassment should a ...

 

Bits & Pieces April 21

  •"For Sale" is a sign seen frequently in this economy.  Bill Bondarchuk will miss his many loyal customers, but the traffic in his store is not sufficient to maintain his business, "The Old Wooden Market and Deli."  He is considering another business in the Chadds Ford Area.   •Life gets a little twisted on April 26 when the Philly Pretzel Co. ...

 

School board Community Conversation addresses budget cuts

Unionville Chadds Ford School District Superintendent Sharon Parker told a crowd of more than 200 people, “Before the budget is approved in June, it is important for district administration and the School Board to communicate the potential cuts, answer questions, and hear community input.” Two dozen or more residents expressed their views at a two-hour meeting held ...