Archive for June 2nd, 2015

D.A.: Theft of photos leads to mugshot

“Afghan Girl,” a widely viewed portrait that graced the cover of National Geographic magazine, was one of dozens of images worth more than $650,000 that were allegedly stolen from an internationally renowned photographer with an Exton studio. On Tuesday, June 2, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Bree DeStephano, 32, of York, a ...

 
 

Supervisors say no to byway commission, resident dispute

Birmingham Township supervisors decided Monday not to take part in in the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway Commission and to stay out of a dispute between neighbors. Steve and Kathleen Harkins told supervisors during the June 1 Board of Supervisors’ meeting they’ve been having a problem with one of their Brinton’s Bridge Road neighbors, Victor Leonhard. Kathleen ...

 

Bill to ban contingent-fee lobbying advances

The vast majority of states and the federal government already prohibit all forms of contingent-fee lobbying, and Pennsylvania would join their number under legislation sponsored by Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, of Chester, which was unanimously approved On Tuesday, June 2, by the Senate State Government Committee. According to a press release from Pileggi, Senate Bill ...

 

Art Watch: Bikes, flight, and garden parties

"Schwinn" by David Dziemian for "Pedal" show at Mala Galleria

With art themes of bikes, planes, and garden parties, this summer is shaping up to be quite idyllic. Mala Galleria's June Exhibit gives back 10% of the sales proceeds to the Urban Bike Project which supports Wilmington communities by providing access to bicycles as a healthy, affordable transportation option. The new exhibit is entitled "Pedal" with oil paintings by ...