Archive for June 6th, 2013

UHS graduates Class of 2013

It was a day of celebration as more than 300 Unionville High Seniors became UHS graduates. Grads, family members and school official packed the Bob Carpenter Center on June 5 to celebrate the school’s 90 commencement. Principal Paula Massanari told the class of 2013 that while they have been influenced by teachers, they have influenced — and will continue to ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet: Clover

Clover is somewhat of a long-termer at CCSPCA, and volunteers and staff certainly can’t understand why!  Clover is a sweet and gentle girl who has the right stuff to complete a family.  She behaves nicely with kids of all ages and really likes other animals, too!  Please give Clover the forever family she so desires… and deserves!  If you are able to provide Clover ...

 

Photo of the Week: Go Fish

You fish on your side and I'll fish on my side.

 

Chadds Ford going after back taxes

Chadds Ford Township is going after businesses that haven’t paid their Business Privilege Tax. Supervisors voted 3-0 during their June 5 meeting to seek collection going back to 2007. As part of the resolution, they will also go after unpaid Local Services Taxes from employees of companies in the township, but only back to 2012. An earlier consideration was to go ...

 

Concord OKs zoning change pertaining to Wegman’s

A Wegman’s supermarket is one bureaucratic step closer to becoming a reality in Concord Township. Major steps are still ahead, though. Supervisors voted June 4 to approve a text amendment and new map for a Loop Road Overlay District that would allow for a Wegman’s in the area of Applied Card Way, Route 1 and Route 202. That’s still a long way off, however. Before the ...

 

Around Town June 6: Baseball for the battlefield

• Monhegan, a new exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum will run from June 15 to Nov. 17. The exhibit features artistic representations of Monhegan Island, off the coast of Maine, by Rockwell Kent and Jamie Wyeth. The exhibition will include examples of some of Wyeth's most recent paintings and a number of Kent's from major museum collections. Wyeth's paintings are ...

 

Police log June 6: Burglaries and DUIs

• Someone stole a wooden jewelry box filled with jewelry from a home on Brook Lane in Chadds Ford Township sometime between noon June 4 and 1:30 a.m. June 5, a police report said. • Police apprehended the man, they said, fled the scene after wrapping his car around a utility pole at Route 202 and Johnson Farm Lane in the early morning hours of June 3. Police ...

 

Mind Matters: More gleanings from psychological research

Sometimes common sense is quite inaccurate and sometimes it’s spot on. What I enjoy about rigorous research is that while it can sometimes support common sense perceptions, it often does not.  For eons, remember the common sense view was that sunrises and sunsets proved that the earth was the center of the universe and the sun revolved around it. When this “obvious” ...

 

Get Real: A deck may make the difference

Summer is almost here and the exterior of a home becomes even more important when putting your house on the market. This time of year buyers will spend more time outside looking at your property and envisioning what their summer barbecues and family playtime will look like. The addition of any amount of usable real estate to a property increases value. Customized ...