Archive for October 26th, 2011

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 ...

 

The Doctor is In: Beyond the Blues

Mental health issues such as depression will affect up to half of all U.S. adults during their lifetimes, according to a recently published report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.[1] Although it is normal to feel unhappy or in a down mood from time to time, between 5 and 8 percent of all U.S. adults experience debilitating clinical depression ...