Archive for July 3rd, 2013

Chadds Ford video company launches on-demand service

Bergwall Productions doesn’t produce blockbuster television programs and it’s not a household name. Indeed, it’s likely that virtually no one living in the greater Chadds Ford area has ever heard of it. But it might be just the right source for anyone who wants to learn some carpentry, fix up the house or build a new shed. Bergwall, in Chadds Ford Township, has been ...

 
 

Police log July 4: Domestic violence with shots fired in Chadds Ford

***MISSING PERSON*** State police from the Avondale barracks are looking for Mary Margaret Sahm, 80, of West Nottingham. A report said she suffers from advanced Alzheimer’s disease. She was reported missing about 3 p.m. on July 4. Sahm is known to walk around the neighborhood, but usually returns home within an hour or is brought home by neighbors. She is described ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Peach

Peach is a 5-year-old dog in search of a new family. Peach was adopted from CCSPCA two years ago but her owner recently passed away after battling cancer. This sweet and silly girl is looking for another chance at happiness in a loving home. Peach will need a home without cats or small kids because she is a large dog who doesn’t always know her own size. Peach gets ...

 

Photo of the Week: What So Proudly

Happy Fourth. It's about independence.

 

Around Town July 4

• Chadds Ford Township resident Frank Murphy has been elected vice president of the Temple University College of Engineering Alumni Association. Murphy is also a member of the Temple University College of Engineering Board of Visitors and is a partner in the law firm of Deeb Blum Murphy Frishberg & Markovich. He is a former member of the Unionville-Chadds Ford ...

 

Chadds Ford supervisors approve File of Life

Chadds Ford Township supervisors approved spending up to $4,000 for the Emergency Response Team to provide emergency preparedness packets for residents. Tom Kerwin made an initial presentation regarding File for Life at the board’s workshop on July 1 and the supervisors approved the plan a day later at their regular July meeting. The packets will include a variety of ...

 

Birmingham news in brief

• Birmingham Township supervisors OK’d the spending the spending of $14,746 for summer roadwork. The contract went to Page Excavation and is $1,000 less than the township engineer had anticipated. Roadmaster Dave Rathbun said the major roadwork would be next year. Discussions will begin on that in October during Rathbun’s third quarter report. • Supervisors also ...

 

Get Real: Use feng shui for balance and broader appeal

The ancient philosophy of feng shui, which translates as “the wind and the water,” is the Chinese art of correct placement. In real estate, those who prescribe to feng shui believe that home sales can be better achieved by arranging furniture and decor to establish harmony and energy. “In feng shui we evaluate a house and its property for sufficient qi (pronounced ...

 

Mind Matters: Sexual abuse facts to face the myths

We may think that the perpetrator of child sexual abuse is usually a stranger. In fact, sexual abusers are generally known to the victims. The American Psychological Association reports that approximately 60 percent of perpetrators, while not family members, may be, for example, family friends, neighbors, child care providers. However, 30 percent of perpetrators are ...