Archive for November 9th, 2011

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 10

Diamond is a spayed female 3-year-old puggle that is available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA. Her owners brought her to the shelter because she had fleas and they could not afford to treat the fleas. Diamond no longer has fleas and she is now looking for a brand new forever home. She is a sweet girl who loves attention and to be on your lap. Diamond is ...

 
 

What’s up with the GOP?

One must wonder about the Republican Party and why it hasn’t yet stuck a fork in Obamacare. Perhaps the GOP really wants it to stick around. In a recent column, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute, says Republicans “waste” the opportunity to end the healthcare bill once and for all. First, he cited a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll that indicates the bill has ...

 

Barrar reminds Persian Gulf War vets about bonus

With Veterans Day approaching, Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is reminding veterans who served on active duty during the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War that a monetary bonus is still available from the state for those who have not yet applied. “This program has been open for several years now and more than half of eligible veterans still have not applied,” ...

 

Police log Nov. 10

• A case of identity theft has left a Concord Township resident with a cable bill of more than $1,320. Someone opened a Comcast account under the victim’s name and social security number, but the Ivy Lane resident didn’t learn about the fraud until almost a year later, a police report said. The victim learned of the bogus account through a credit agency report, ...

 

Bits & Pieces Nov. 10

• Birmingham Township hired a new part time police officer during the supervisors’ meeting on Nov. 7. The new officer will be part time and be paid a rate of $17 per hour. • In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Brandywine River Museum received a citation from the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania. The citation was co-sponsored by Representatives Chris Ross ...

 

Do and Lindner go to school

Democrats Kathy Do and Gregg Lindner beat the elephant on Nov. 8, defeating incumbent school board Director Timotha Trigg. Fellow Republican Sharon Jones also lost in a bid for her first term on the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board. Incumbent Republican Frank Murphy won re-election for another term from Region C. Preliminary totals show Murphy with 1,111 votes, Do ...

 

Cornelius Mcmillan of New London

Cornelius Mcmillan, 63, of New London, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia Jennings McMillan, with whom he shared 25 years of marriage. Born in Elbert, W.Va., he was the son on the late Carper McMillan, Sr. and Mildred Tolliver McMillan. He was an Assemblyman at General Motors in Wilmington, for 30 years, ...

 

In My Experience: Where’s the food?

Dear Jeanne-Marie, I want to be a healthier person but there are so many different diets and exercise programs out there, I don't know what to do! Signed, Get in Shape Short Answer: Dear Get in Shape, It is simple. If it is not food, do not eat it. In My Experience: Dear Get In Shape, I am pleased that my health checkups show that I am still in good shape ...