Archive for October, 2011

Anna Rose Vetrone of West Grove

Anna Rose Vetrone, 90, of West Grove, died at her residence on Saturday, Oct. 29. She was the wife of Edward Vetrone, with whom she shared 69 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Margaret Kelly Dreger. She was a data programmer at Bell of PA in Philadelphia, retiring in 1981, after 22 years of service. Mrs. Vetrone ...

 
 

Endo Pharmaceuticals Relocates

Pennsylvania-based Company Moves Its Headquarters to Support Ongoing Growth and Expansion Chadds Ford, Pa. – Oct. 31, 2011 –Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) today announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters to a new facility based in Malvern, Pa., by December 2012. The move to a new corporate center, located approximately 18 miles from Chadds ...

 

The Carve

 

Candidates cross words at CFES

It took almost two hours, but there was finally some friction from two school board candidates participating in a meet the candidates’ night at Chadds Ford Elementary School Wednesday night. Incumbent board Vice President Frank Murphy and challenger Kathy Meehan Do crossed words over the retirement of former Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent ...

 

Nonpartisan elections

State Sen. Andrew Dinniman, D-West Chester, is pushing for a bill that would make school board elections nonpartisan. Perhaps the senator still believes in the Tooth Fairy. Yes, there are elections in various states that are nonpartisan, but it’s difficult to image that happening here where partisanship — even in school board elections — is the expected norm. It ...

 

They don’t know Do

In the last few weeks, I've started to see some attacks against school board candidate Kathleen Meehan Do in some of the local press. Clearly the people who are leveling these attacks do not know Kathy, so I wanted to take a moment to let people know about the Kathy Do I know. When she first moved to the area six years ago, she let it be known to new friends and ...

 

Police log Oct. 27

• Police are investigating a robbery at the Walgreen’s drug store on Route 202 in Concord Township. A report said police are looking for a white male, 30-45 years old, approximately 6 feet tall with a thin build, a full beard, a Taurus symbol tattooed on the top of his left hand and the word “Love” tattooed on the fingers of his left hand. Police said the man entered ...

 

PennDOT opens new stretch of Route 52

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that the new alignment of Route 52 is open between Route 926 and Route 1 in Kennett, East Marlborough, and Pennsbury townships, Chester County. This $15.4 million project to relocate nearly a mile of Route 52 creates a roadway that meets current PennDOT design standards and will reduce congestion at Route 52’s ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 27

Wilma is a 1-year-old spayed female dilute calico cat that is currently available for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. She was brought to the shelter with her friend Winston because their owner was moving to Kuwait and was unable to take them along. Wilma is a very sweet girl who is bonded to Winston and would like to find a home together. They are two great cats ...

 

In My Experience: Do you believe in ghosts?

Dear Jeanne-Marie, With Halloween getting closer and many costumes and decorations depicting ghosts, I was wondering if you think there are ghostly spirits among us. Signed, Spooked Short Answer: Dear Spooked, My answer would have been no had I not had a 'hair rising' experience in 1999. In My Experience: My daughter and I had been renting a tiny townhouse ...

 

Free Your Space: Mirror, Mirror

Are you someone who wishes they could recite this line and have it be true? Or does your version of Snow White’s wicked queen sound more like: “Mirror, mirror on the floor behind the dresser for the last three years…” It doesn’t quite have the same flow, does it? And neither do our homes when items, meaning to be hung, pile up in corners or get tucked behind every ...