Archive for November 17th, 2011

Michael “Mikey” Joseph Difilippo of Kennett Square

Michael “Mikey” Joseph Difilippo, 89, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, at his residence. He was the husband of Grace Neidlein DiFilippo, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Springdale, he was the son of the late Michael J. DiFilippo Sr. and Anna DiPaola DiFilippo. Mikey was the meat department manager at the Acme Market in Kennett Square, ...

 
 

Hope Miller Swamer

Hope Miller Swamer, 87, died on Nov. 15, at Jennersville. She was the widow of Frederic W. Swamer, and the widow of Clarence S Miller. She is survived by her children, MaryAnn Russ of Dallas, Texas, Alan Todd Miller of Quakertown, John Malcolm Miller of Bellingham, Wash., Martha Jane Hill of Sarasota, Florida, Elizabeth Hope LeVan of Shunk, Pennsylvania, five ...

 

Salute to WW II Veterans Benefits Wounded Warriors

Eric Wiesenhutter received a directive to document on film the horror of the concentration camp from Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in case anyone in the future denies what happened. During his march across Europe with the Third Army, Wiesenhutter witnessed the violence of war. Nothing prepared him for what he saw in the concentration camps Wiesenhutter's story was one of ...

 

Tax freeze in Pennsbury

Pennsbury Township residents won’t be facing any tax hike for 2012. Supervisors’ Chairman Wendell Fenton, during a brief conversation on the 2012 budget during the Nov. 16 board meeting, said there would be no tax increase. Supervisors will vote on the budget —balanced at $1.139 million — during a Dec. 13 meeting. That December meeting would have been held on Dec. ...