Archive for February 9th, 2015

Chadds Ford teen’s death ruled homicide

The death of an 18-year-old Millersville University student from Chadds Ford on Sunday, Feb. 8, has been ruled a homicide, Lancaster County authorities said; her boyfriend is in custody. Following an autopsy on Monday, Feb. 9, for Karlie Hall, a 2014 Unionville High graduate, Dr. Wayne Ross concluded that she died "as the result of strangulation and multiple ...

 
 

Chocolate lovers dive into a tasty paradise

For some it was about raising money, for others, bragging rights. For everyone, though, it was all about chocolate — and the more the better. But for one Chadds Ford teenager, it was a case of third time being the charm. Elana Lindner, a 10th-grader at Unionville High School, took first place in the student division for her orange chocolate truffles in the third ...

 

Vacancy officer needed to find new supervisor

Chadds Ford Township is still looking for a replacement for former Supervisor Keith Klaver. Supervisors Frank Murphy and George Thorpe were unable to come up with a replacement by the Feb. 6 deadline, so the matter is now in the hands of the Vacancy Committee comprised of the two supervisors and Gail Force, the township vacancy officer. According to Township Manager ...

 

Bills aim to expand Pa.’s Open Records Law

Two bills that would significantly strengthen Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law have been introduced by state Sen. Dominic Pileggi (R-9), the author of the state’s current law, and state Sen. John Blake (D-22), a longtime advocate for increased transparency. “Since the new Open Records Law was enacted in 2008, the public has been given access to tens of thousands of ...

 

Due to forecast, schools to close at 5 p.m.

With snow, freezing rain, and sleet in the forecast, Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent John C. Sanville announced that all schools will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, so that travel can be completed during daylight hours. The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board work session scheduled for Feb. 9 was also canceled. It will be made up as part ...

 

Robert K. Shuttleworth of Unionville

Robert K. Shuttleworth, 73, of Unionville, died Sunday, Feb. 8, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was the husband of Karen Ross Shuttleworth, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Kline and Julia Lozinak Shuttleworth. He was an engineer at the Boeing Co., for 33 years, retiring in 1996. Mr. Shuttleworth ...

 

Charges filed in death of Chadds Ford woman

Updated at 1:15 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. Aggravated assault charges have been filed in connection with the death of an 18-year-old woman from Chadds Ford. At approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8, members of the Millersville University and Millersville Borough police responded to a call at Bard Hall on the Millersville University Campus for a cardiac arrest, a statement ...