Archive for February 2nd, 2015

PennDOT: Be alert for ice as mercury dips

With temperatures expected to plummet and cause potential refreezing on roadways, PennDOT issued a reminder to motorists on Monday, Feb. 2, to be alert to changing road and weather conditions. “Winter driving conditions can change very quickly and present many challenges for drivers,” said PennDOT Acting District Executive Christine Reilly. “That’s why it’s crucial ...

 
 

Pocopson supervisors reject dedication offer

The third time did not prove to be the charm for Toll Brothers at a meeting of the Pocopson Township Supervisors on Friday, Jan. 30. The developer had submitted an offer of dedication for the Preserve at Chadds Ford, formerly known as Corinne Village, a 64-home subdivision near the intersection of Corinne and Locust Grove Roads. The supervisors voted to reject the ...

 

U-CF schools alert

School Superintendent John Sanville has issued the following: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement warning of plunging temperatures and potential flash freeze conditions. In the interest of safety and erring on the side of caution -- all UCFSD after school and evening events are cancelled. Any decision about the status of ...

 

Senate OKs Pileggi bill to end Philly Traffic Court

The State Senate, last week, approved legislation sponsored by state Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, to abolish the scandal-ridden Philadelphia Traffic Court. Senate Bill 283 is identical to a joint resolution passed last session in the General Assembly to eliminate the court. Because complete elimination of the Philadelphia Traffic Court requires an amendment to the ...

 

Program to focus on at-risk pregnant women

Powerful stories of at-risk pregnant women in four parts of the world will be presented in a documentary that will be shown and discussed at West Chester University on Wednesday, Feb. 25 – a partnership between the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls and the Maternal Child and Health Consortium. “No Woman, No Cry” shares the compelling stories of women in a ...

 

Anthony James Evans of Quarryville

Anthony James Evans, 2, of Quarryville, diedy at his residence on Jan. 30. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Jacob R. and Kelley Raimondo Evans of Quarryville. Anthony was born with congenital myasthenic syndrome, he was a fighter and overcame most obstacles. He changed the lives of all who knew him. He loved trucks and trains, especially, Thomas the Tank ...

 

Winterthur forum to put furniture on pedestal

Explore the regional and cultural diversity of New York furniture, discover creations of lesser known but immensely talented cabinetmakers, and immerse yourself in a celebration of furniture at the Sewell C. Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum: "From New Netherland to Empire State: New York Furniture." The forum opens Wednesday, March 4, and closes Saturday, March 7, ...