Archive for April 30th, 2014

Corbett chats with ChesCo chamber

It’s roughly T-minus six months before the November general election, but politicians are already starting their moves. State Rep. Stephen Barrar spoke to residents in Pennsbury Township on April 24, and Gov. Tom Corbett had a “conversation” with members of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce during the chamber’s April 30 luncheon. It was not a ...

 
 

Saturday in the Ford

Years ago, the rock group Chicago had a tune “Saturday in the Park.” Here are some photos from Saturday Along the Ford. Top photo: Martha King and her father Rob, of Chadds Ford, spend Saturday in Pennsbury Township selling deer antlers Rob picked up on property he owns in Iowa. Domestic antlers can't be sold here.        

 

Pennsbury meets Barrar

It was a little bit of getting to know you last week when state Rep. Stephen Barrar introduced himself to residents of Pennsbury Township. Close to three dozen people attended a resident awareness session that included a light supper at the township building on April 24. The discussion ranged from the personal to taxes, to the economy, firearms and fracking. The ...

 

Around Town May 1

• Chadds Ford went a little dog happy as a new veterinary office for veterinarian Michelle Parker, the Glen Mills Veterinary Hospital, held an open house Sunday, April 27 at 1785 Wilmington West Chester Pike. (See photo.) The office is situated between the two ends of the Woodland Drive horseshoe. The tile and marble store is on one side and The Cottage Small Dog ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Brian and Carter

Hi. My name is Brian and I am here at the shelter with my son Carter. I am a friendly guy and enjoy the company of my son Carter and I am on the right in the picture. He is very cute, but I am partial, being a good dad. We were surrendered as our former owner could no longer care for us. We are bonded and must be adopted together. We are an entertaining pair, and ...

 

Photo of the Week: Moonlit Secrets

Who knows what secrets are locked away in hidden places?

 

Police Log May 1: Missing firearm; bicycle found; gas station robbed

• Someone ripped Merion’s Produce Hut on Route 1 in Concord Township. According to police, the produce shop was broken into sometime overnight between April 28 and 29. The unknown suspect stole a small amount of cash, the report said. Anyone with information is asked to the state police at 484-840-1000. • DUI charges were filed against a Brookhaven woman following a ...

 

Concord holds cell tower hearing

Cell phone users in Concord Township may be getting a signal boost. Supervisors there heard, and concluded, a conditional use request by AT&T for a tower on Smithbridge Road. A decision is scheduled for the supervisors’ May 6 board meeting. The hearing itself was brief, with the applicant’s attorney briefly summarizing the testimony of three witnesses who, in ...

 

Living History at Birmingham Meeting

The meetinghouse will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on May 17. On May 18 the weekly silent meeting for worship will be held from 10:00-11:15. The meetinghouse will be open to the public after meeting for worship until 3:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to join us during meeting for worship.

 

Thomas Edwin High of Elverson

Thomas Edwin High, 68, of Elverson, died Tuesday, April 29, at his brother’s residence. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Henry L. and Eleanor Boudlich High. Tom was a school custodian at East Junior High School in West Chester, for 34 years, retiring in 2011. In his earlier years, he worked with horses in the Unionville area. He was a member of the ...