Archive for April 20th, 2011

Freedom of speech stops at the border, inbound

There’s the case of Bryan Gonzales, a border guard with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Correction, former border guard. Mr. Gonzales was fired for expressing an opinion. In April 2009, the 26-year-old Gonzales told another agent that he thought legalizing drugs would end the prohibition-caused violence inMexico, where an estimated 35,000 people have been ...

 
 

Police Log April 21

• Pennsylvania State Police from the Avondale barracks recovered a stolen vehicle on Cossart Road in Pennsbury Township on April 15. No further information is being released because of an ongoing investigation. • A 17-year-old from Wilmington was charged following an April 12 accident on Fairville Road in Pennsbury Township. Police said the youth was driving too ...

 

Rep. Chris Ross: No Budging on State Budget Cuts

State Rep. Chris Ross, R-158, of East Marlborough, said there was no negotiation about the state budget total expenditures, but that this was a good time to relax regulations so that schools could get the best use of reduced funding this year. The Liaison and Communication Committee, chaired by Douglas B. Stirling, invited Ross to talk with Kennett Consolidated ...

 

Susan Penny Brown of Avondale

Susan Penny Brown, 49, of Avondale, died on Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Select Specialty Hospital in Wilmington. A lifelong resident of Avondale, she was the wife of Mike Brown with whom she shared 25 years of marriage. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Michael Brown; one daughter, Ashley Nicole Brown; one grandson, Alex Guzman; father, ...