Archive for July 1st, 2014

CHOP approved in Concord; Acme wants beer

Concord Township supervisors OK’d a plan for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to build a 100,000 square foot facility along Route 1 at the site of the former Ethan Allen store. The board also heard a request from the Acme supermarket in the Concordville Town Centre for a liquor license transfer so it can serve beer — and eventually wine — in a soon to be ...

 
 

Fred Reiter dies

Long-time Chadds Ford Township volunteer Fred Reiter has died at the age of 92. According to his wife Henny, he was under home hospice care when he died. While there’s no official cause of death at this time, she said there were a number of health issues including heart problems, prostate cancer and post polio syndrome. An official obituary will be issued later. Mr. ...

 

Charles Robert Barton III of Kennett Square

Charles Robert Barton III, 78, of Kennett Square, died June 27, after a prolonged illness, during which he displayed unparalleled courage and valor. He was the husband of Suzanne (nee Hogg) Barton with whom he shared 51 years of marriage. He was the father of Chad (husband of Kathleen) and Bonnie (wife of Matthew Golden). Chuck was the foundation upon which his ...

 

First Person Singular: Good move by Barrar

State Rep. Stephen Barrar and I have not always seen eye-to-eye on things. How could we have? He’s conservative Republican and I’m a solid Libertarian. One of the major areas of disagreement concerns drug policy, especially when it comes to the continued ridiculous prohibition of marijuana. Several years ago the nine-term representative of the 160th Legislative ...

 

Applied Belief: Created equal

On the Eve of the 238th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, I find myself thinking how far we have come since 1776. Even more amazing than the United States’ 238 years is that Brandywine Baptist Church has been serving God and the Brandywine Valley for 322 years, since 1692. As a church, and as Americans, we all have seen a dramatic shift in our nation’s ...

 

Lifetrax: Have you ever felt stuck?

Have you ever felt stuck? Stuck in a job you don’t love, or a relationship that’s not what it used to be? Perhaps it’s something as simple as not being motivated enough to lose those pounds or achieve a simple goal that you know you could achieve if you could just figure out how to make the changes you need to make. The fact is, you’ll only make a change in your life ...