Archive for September 10th, 2014

Phillies to host Kennett Kings

Long before Little League pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis made her mark with the Taney Dragons, the KAU Kings created an even more local sensation. Hundreds of area residents turned out last August as a convoy carrying the Eastern Regional Senior League Baseball champs returned home from Bangor, Maine, where they were runners-up in the World Series – second out of 17,400 ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 11: Brutus

Gentle Brutus is a 9-year-old neutered male Cane Corso mix. He's an intelligent boy and very obedient! He knows "sit," "lay down, "come," "stay" and "wait." He walks nicely on the leash and is house trained. Brutus has nothing but love to offer and he enjoys spending his day near his people. He also previously lived with children and loves to play with them. Brutus ...

 

Photo of the Week: Ring Around the Pond

The pond at the entrance to Ringfield along Ring Road in Chadds Ford Township.

 

Patton student runs in all seven continents

On Saturday, Sept. 6th, Nikolas Toocheck became the youngest person in the world — according to available records — to complete a marathon on all seven continents with his final run in Asia. True to his word, 11-year-old Nikolas ran all seven continents to raise money and awareness for Operation Warm in his campaign “Running the World for Children,” and he did it in ...

 

Streaming video gives 511PA users better traffic information

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that streaming video from its more than 700 traffic cameras is now available on 511PA. PennDOT recently upgraded its 511PA website and mobile application to allow for the continuously streaming footage. Previously, the site and mobile application were limited to providing real-time conditions using still images ...

 

Newlin delays vote on horse boarding ordinance

With few exceptions, Newlin Township operates as tranquilly as its rolling, bucolic landscapes, part of the revered Cheshire Hunt Country. But roiling tempers dominated the discussion of a proposed ordinance to regulate horse boarding and riding schools at Monday night’s supervisors’ meeting. In the works for more than a year, the proposal — and the attendant ...

 

Police Log Sept. 11: Armed robbery at Chadds Ford Friendly’s

• Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a 30-year-old man in the Friendly’s restaurant at Painter’s Crossing shopping center in Chadds Ford on Sept. 8. The incident happened about 9:35 a.m. Police described the suspect as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build and a thin patchy beard. He was wearing grey ...

 

Drug take back day Sept. 27

Saturday, Sept. 27 is drug take back day, part of the National Drug Take Back Initiative. No matter where your travels take you, area police departments will require only a short detour to locations set up for the semiannual National Drug Take Back Initiative. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the program provides a safe opportunity for disposing of ...

 

Around Town Sept. 11

• The Kennett Symphony kicks off a new season with its new conductor Michael Hall this Saturday, Sept. 13 at West Chester University’s Madeleine Wing Adler Theater. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., but there’s a pre-concert by Hall at 6:30 p.m. Guests can meet Hall during a post-concert reception. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door. For more information, ...