Archive for August 19th, 2014

Conservancy opposing current Woodlawn development plan

The Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art is  opposing the currently  proposed development of 230 acres of Woodlawn Trustees property in Concord Township. Brandywine Conservancy Director Sherri Evans-Stanton made the comments while addressing the Concord Township Planning Commission on Aug. 18. Even though the plan — referred to as Vineyard Commons — asks for no ...

 
 

Post Office responds to money scam

The check is in the mail for more than 3,000 victims of a scam involving Money Gram that has angered area authorities. The Post Office announced that it is delivering 3,440 checks totaling more than $14 million to victims across the county – a second wave of restitution checks that range from several hundred dollars to more than $249,000. In December 2013, postal ...

 

Delco court denies citizens’ petition

A Delaware County Court judge ruled against a Concord Township citizens’ group petition for a question to be placed on the November ballot. Judge James Proud ruled against the petitioners, but gave no reason for the denial. The petition — signed by almost twice as many people as needed — proposed that citizens be asked in November whether they want Concord Township ...

 

John Henry Herr of Avondale

John Henry Herr, 92, of Avondale, died Sunday, Aug. 17, at Manor Care in Wilmington. He was the husband of Mildred Wilson Herr, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Doe Run, Pa., he was the son of the late Noah S. and Zelva Carlin Herr. John was an electrician at Lukens Steel Co, in Coatesville, retiring in 1982, after 42 years of service. He was a ...