Archive for February 20th, 2013

ChesCo sheriff opposes infringement on 2nd Amendment

The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Web site lists 10 state sheriff’s associations and 300 individual county sheriffs as opposing President Barack Obama’s current push for more gun control. Among those sheriffs are eight from Pennsylvania. One of them is Chester County’s Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh. Delaware County Sheriff Joseph F McGinn is not on ...

 
 

UHS dedicates renovated school building

Perhaps Unionville High School Principal Paula Massanari put it best: “It was a joy to see everything we worked for come through.” She was talking about the almost four-year long renovation project that came in on time and under budget. Her comments came during a reception at the school, one punctuated with live music, cookies and punch. The project that brought ...

 

U-CF board votes on stormwater, summer hours, prelim budget

As anticipated, members of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted to put out for bid a plan that would correct a stormwater runoff problem involving Hillendale Elementary School and to change summer operating hours. While both votes were unanimous, some reservations were expressed during the Feb. 19 board meeting held at Unionville High School. Director Jeff ...

 

Police log Feb. 21

• The Concord Pharmacy was robbed on Feb. 19 and state police are looking for four black men in connection with the crime. A report said the men entered the store about 7 p.m. demanding money and drugs. One of the four displayed a silver revolver. All four fled in a silver four-door sedan with Delaware tags. Anyone with information on this is asked to call police at ...

 

Around Town Feb. 21

• Bistro on the Brandywine is no more. The restaurant across the parking lot from Brandywine Prime closed its doors last weekend. Manager Michael Majewski was not available for comment, but he said in a Feb. 20 e-mail that while the Bistro had a “successful five-year run, there was not a clear path forward.” Bistro gift cards can be redeemed at Brandywine Prime, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: LuLu and TeTe

LuLu, a cockapoo, and TeTe, a Pomeranian, are a pair of cuties that were surrendered to CCSPCA and are now looking for a new home. While LuLu is an outgoing girl who enjoys the company of all people and other animals, TeTe is more on the shy side, and takes solace in the company of his canine buddy; therefore, these dogs must be adopted together. LuLu and TeTe will ...

 

Photo of the Weeke Bare trees, blue skies

Bare trees under blue skies cast long shadows on clear and cold afternoon.

 

Mind Matters: Be direct and celebrate the ‘No’

No matter how old we are, life and its concerns continue. I consult at a local retirement community where I meet with the residents individually. An issue that arose recently for one grandly elegant 89-year-old woman has probably been her lifelong theme. And that is, how to be direct in asserting her desires, wishes, wants, even needs. Recently, she had been visiting ...

 

Random-Lee: The checks in the mail

It was early on a Monday morning and we were having coffee in the kitchen. Without warning the front door opened and someone stepped inside and began to yell, “Hello, hello. Who’s here?” It took me a minute to respond and by that time he was in the kitchen. “Can I help you,” I said. He wanted to know if he was at house number 200 on our street. “No,” I said. “Sorry, ...