Archive for August 8th, 2013

Concord supervisors ponder purchase of Woodlawn property

Are Concord Township residents willing to see their taxes increased by up to 300 percent in order for the township to buy the 325-acre Woodlawn Trustees property? That’s what township supervisors want to know. Supervisor Dominic Cappelli raised the question during the Aug. 6 Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Cappelli said he’d like to see a referendum on next spring’s ...

 
 

Resident fights ‘insane’ decision; settles

It began as a fight to save some trees. Maybe it was a draw. Chadds Ford Township wants to remove several tulip poplar trees from the property of Robert Craig. The trees are in the right of way along Oakland Road between Harvey and Webb roads. The reason for cutting down the trees is that the township wants to improve roadway drainage. To do that, a swale is to be ...

 

Concord bids farewell to DeNenno

Long-time Concord Township volunteer Virginia DeNenno has called it quits. Township supervisors “regretfully” accepted her resignation during their Aug. 6 meeting. Supervisors’ Chairman Dominic Pileggi read proclamations from the state Senate and House of Representatives that recognized her years of service to Concord, and Delaware County Council woman Colleen ...

 

KAU going to Senior League Baseball World Series

As a light rain fell at Union Field in West Deptford, N.J., early Wednesday afternoon, the KAU Little League Kings All-Star team peppered their Manager Todd Duerr with questions. Other than what time the bus would be leaving on Friday morning [7 a.m. from the Painters’ Crossing Shopping Center AMC Theater parking lot], the most-asked query was “will we get new ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Kittens

CCSPCA has kittens of all shapes and colors available for adoption. All of our kittens have been raised in loving foster homes where they have been socialized both with people and often other pets.  All kittens are litter trained, neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated according to their age.  Adopt one kitten for the adoption fee of $100 and adopt the second for ...

 

Photo of the Week: Flutter Down

A female Eastern Tiger Swallow Tail butterfly alights on a a flower at the Brandywine River Museum

 

Supervisors vote to spend money

Chadds Ford Township supervisors voted to spend money on filing cabinets, fire equipment and on bridge design during their Aug. 7 meeting. The board held the session with one member absent. Supervisor Keith Klaver was home recovering from a heart attack. According to Supervisors’ Chairman Deborah Love, Klaver is doing well. Love and George Thorpe voted to spend ...

 

Police log Aug. 8; SUV rams train; retail thefts and burglaries

• Careless driving is the charge, but no one was injured when an SUV ran into a freight train on Route 1 in Pennsbury Township about 2:15 p.m. According to police, Kyle J. Blazic, 21, reportedly of Chadds Ford, was driving a 2012 Porsche Cayenne south when he failed to notice warning lights that a train was crossing. • Police said a 54-year-old while woman from ...

 

Around Town Aug. 8

• Tyler Arboretum’s annual Butterfly Festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monarch butterflies in Tyler’s Butterfly House will be tagged and released for their southern migration to Mexico. With help from Tyler Arboretum staff and butterfly docents, guests are invited to observe this annual research ritual and important study of the ...