Archive for October 5th, 2011

Jones wants open debate on school board

Sharon Jones says she’s a team player whose priority is education. That, she says, is why she’s running for a seat on the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board. For Jones, a Republican committeewoman in Pennsbury Township and internal auditor for Chester County, this year’s election is her first attempt seeking elected office. She’s running with incumbents Timotha ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 6

Missy P is a spayed female domestic short hair adult cat that is currently available for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. She was brought to the shelter as a stray on June 30. She is a very sweet cat who loves attention and is a well rounded girl that is just looking for someone to love. Missy P. does have a finer pallet and prefers to nibble on wet cat food. ...

 

Obama, a ‘disaster’ for civil liberties

Jonathan Turley is a professor of law at George Washington University and a frequent guest on Keith Olbermann’s “Countdown” show when it was on MSNBC. He was usually brought on to help show how bad former President George W. Bush was when it came to civil liberties. Mr. Turley now has his sights on President Barack Obama for his disregard for those same liberties. ...

 

Police log Oct. 6

• Police said two 19-year-women have been charged with underage drinking and DUI. One of the accused is reportedly from Chadds Ford. A police report said Chelsea Palo, of Chadds Ford, and Lauren Bruno, of Ridley Park, were involved in a one-car accident when Palo lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a barrier on I 476 at 2:20 a.m. on Oct. 2. Both women ...

 

Scenes from Aroound the Town Oct. 6

 

History Made Personal: Herb Pennock’s baseball

In the entryway of the Christian Sanderson Museum, a baseball sits in a case on a small wooden pedestal, red and blue stitching wrapped around some famous names of the Boys of Summer. The pedestal reads “Some of the autographs on this include: Connie Mack, Herb Pennock, Rube Walburg, Jimmy Foxx, Bing Miller.” Herb Pennock’s signature is the largest. Above Jimmy ...

 

Bits & Pieces Oct. 6

• Darlington Arts Center presents the Copeland String Quartet in concert on Oct. 16at 3 p.m. This quartet is comprised of four renowned musicians: violinists Eliezer Gutman and Thomas Jackson, violist Nina Cottman, and cellist Mark Ward, all veteran performers with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and the Kennett Symphony of Chester County. CSQ will be performing ...

 

Mind Matters — Bullies Are Made Not Born

Lady Gaga recently sang a tribute to a bullied fan. Fourteen-year-old Jamie Rodemeyer took his life this past September after years of having been bullied. Harassed because of his sexuality, Rodemeyer is reported to have found some amount of solace in Lady Gaga’s message of self-acceptance. Unfortunately, it was not enough to counter the negativity aimed at him at ...