Archive for July 2nd, 2014

Farm not throwing in the towel, not yet

The Web site says it’s still going to cease operations, but that might not be the case for the Barn at Spring Brook Farm in Pocopson Township. The farm is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for children with disabilities who would benefit by participating in animal assisted activities, according to Executive Director Dan Stark. But complaints over ...

 
 

Around Town July 3

• What began with a discussion in March about the need for a warm weather party morphed into a mini yard sale behind the Barn Shoppes last Saturday. A few shops and neighbors from Creek Road got involved. (See photo.) • Hotties~4~Humanity is holding a Ladies Night on July 15, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Pescatore's Italian Restaurant in the Keystone Plaza on Route 202. The ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Wembley

Playful boy Wembley is in need of a good home. Wembley is a neutered male tan/orange tabby domestic shorthair. This little fellow is small enough to fit on anyone's lab but don't let his small stature fool you! Wembley prefers more of an up-beat lifestyle and nothing will make him happier than playing all day long with his people. A home with cat towers and plenty of ...

 

Photo of the Week: Pennsbury Arch

Behind the Pennsbury Township building. Painters aren't the only ones who can lend an artistic impression to an everyday scene.

 

Kennett Knights

The Kennett Knights 13-and-under travel team from KAU Little League won the District 28 Intermediate Division Spring Championship. The squad finished the season with a perfect 16-0 record. Pictured left to right are: (kneeling) Clay Horowirz, Matt Erni, Joel Kirkland, Dylan Blackburn, Ryan Fritz and Michael Walter-Dillon; (standing) Coach Dave Biddle, Logan Hall, ...

 

Police Log July 3: Accident with major injury; DUIs

• State police reported one major injury following an accident on Route 202 at Smithbridge Road on June 24. Aldan resident Jarrel H. Williams, 28, was transported to Crozer Hospital following an accident in which a car driven by Adam D. Skomorucha made a lane change on 202, causing the collision. After the initial impact, Williams’ car spun counterclockwise and ...

 

Chadds Ford in Brief

• Chadds Ford Township supervisors voted July 2 to reduce the speed limit on Marshall Road. The new limit is 25 mph. • Supervisors also postponed a hearing on a noxious weed ordinance until August. Supervisors’ Chairman Keith Klaver said the draft ordinance would be rewritten to deal with only bamboo. He said state ordinances cover the other issues in the draft.