Archive for December 14th, 2011

Jill Caroline DiProspero

Jill Caroline DiProspero, 40, died Dec. 12, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital in Jennersville. Jill’s passing was both sudden and unexpected. She is survived by her husband Luigi DiProspero and two sons, John P. Rosenberger and Dominic DiProspero, her mother Anne E. Rosenberger of Townsend, Del., father John K. Rosenberger and his wife Sandra C. Rosenberger of ...

 
 

Police log Dec. 15

• A Wilmington woman was cited for running a red light following an accident at Route 1 and State Farm Drive in Concord Township. Police said Sharon L. Kelban, 51, was driving north in the center lane of Route 1 when she ran through a steady red light and struck two cars that were turning onto Route 1 north from State Farm lane. No injuries were reported from the ...

 

Scenes from Aroound the Town Dec. 15

 

Resident squawks during budget presentation

Pennsbury Township supervisors passed a budget for 2012. While the spending plan is balanced and there are no tax increases, not everyone is happy. Resident Bob Orenshaw reacted negatively over the amount of money the township pays toward employee health insurance. He said it was ridiculous that the township should be paying $62,000 for health insurance for five ...

 

U-CF board approves preliminary budget

Yes, Virginia, there will be a tax hike in the Unionville Chadds Ford School District next year, but it’s too soon to tell how much they will go up. The school board’s Dec. 12 work session featured a detailed discussion of the preliminary proposed 2012 – 2013 school district budget with Superintendent John Sanville and Robert Cochran, director of business and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 15

Klavier and Edward are two young, adult, neutered male Chinese crested dogs that are available for adoption at CCSPCA. They were brought to the shelter because their owner’s landlord would not allow her to keep them in the house. Now they are looking for a new, lifelong home where they will be welcomed with open arms. These boys are very friendly and spunky, and ...

 

Devon Esthetique at Olde Ridge

For Devon Tucker-Kirk, one type of treatment doesn’t fit all. Tucker-Kirk runs Devon Esthetique, a therapeutic body works, beauty and wellness studio in Olde Ridge Village. The studio offers cosmetic treatments, spray tanning, facials and massage. She’s been in business for four years, but moved into Chadds Ford Township this past spring. Tucker-Kirk said she’s been ...

 

Bipartisan irresponsibility

If the federal government were a business, it would be belly up. But, only in Washington, DC can ineptitude and irresponsibility be rewarded and used to gain sympathy for the inept. At the risk of sounding like the proverbial broken record, the country is in debt, horribly so. The current debt is now more than $15 trillion, $5 trillion more than three years ago and ...

 

Mind Matters — ‘Tis the Season … for what, exactly?

“Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh, hey!” Such a cheery song to brighten our way through the holidays—despite the fact that many (not all!) of us despise snow and most (some do!) of us don’t have the discretionary funds for horse and sleigh. Be that as it may, the song conjures visions of a Currier ...