Archive for July 31st, 2013

Lizza now full-time township manager

Judy Lizza, is no longer the interim township manager for Chadds Ford Township. Remove the word interim. She is now the permanent manager. Supervisor Deborah Love made the announcement via e-mail on July 27, saying Lizza was one of 25 applicants for the position. “In the passed six months as interim she has fulfilled her professional duties successfully and helped ...

 
 

Chester County first responders receive 9/11 artifact from the Pentagon

A delegation of 10 representatives from Chester County’s first responder community traveled to the Pentagon last week to collect an artifact from the portion of the building struck during the 9/11 attack in 2001. Four large pieces of limestone were selected by the group of Chester County first responders, to be included in a specially-designed memorial placed in the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Maggie

Meet Maggie, a 5-year-old boxer mix that was surrendered to CCSPCA in May when her owner was no longer permitted to have pets. Maggie is a sweet and gentle girl but is timid at first glance. She will need some extra TLC in her new home so she can learn to trust her unfamiliar surroundings.  Maggie is housetrained and knows basic commands. She is suitable for a home ...

 

Photo of the Week: On the Inside Looking Out

Obviously, a tight-knit group.

 

Police log Aug. 1: DUIs; woman hits police car; home burglaries

• State police are investigating a series of home burglaries on Phoebe Lane in Concord Township. The incidents happened during the weekend of July 27 and 28. A report said thieves took cash and jewelry from several homes while the residents were away. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 484-840-1000. • Two men from Wilmington were arrested following a ...

 

Around Town Aug. 1

• The board of supervisors meetings schedule for August is as follows: Birmingham Township, 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5; Concord Township, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6; Chadds Ford Township, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7; Pennsbury Township, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21. Chadds Ford Township supervisors have scheduled a workshop meeting for 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 5. Several members ...

 

Mind Matters: From family therapy to epigenetics

In my early years as a psychologist and family therapist, I had the good fortune to meet and learn from many pioneers of family therapy. Perhaps the grandfather of family therapy, Murray Bowen, and his theories captivated me the most. He did not just consider the individual, couple, or family in the session; he was interested in the inter-generational patterns in the ...

 

Get Real: Sellers, leave your home to your agent

Should I stay or should I go when an agent shows my home? Gently put, most agents say that when potential homebuyers come to see your home, it is best that you leave the premises. Perspective buyers don’t want to see owners hovering or milling about. When they do, they get uncomfortable and feel as if they are intruding. This often causes buyers to look quickly ...