Archive for December 24th, 2014

Reflecting on tradition before retiring

The annual open house at Leader’s Sunoco at Route 1 and Creek Road has a long tradition, starting well before Jim Leader owned the gas station. It started with previous owner Pete Ochmanowicz in 1961, according to Janet Smith who’s been working there since 1978. Smith, now 71, has lived in the area most of her life and worked full time at the station until a few ...


Photo of the Week: Season of Lights

The Schwietzer home on Joshua Way in Pennsbury Township is decked out in thousands of lights for the Christmas season.


More gifts — and re-gifts — for UCFSD

Just in time for the holidays, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) announced that it has received another gift: A school ranking organization placed the district at No. 1 and the high school at No. 5 in the state, identified C.F. Patton as No. 3 among middle schools, and declared a tie for first place for elementary schools with Hillendale and ...