Archive for June 10th, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Toomey fails small businesses

I own a small business. Although my business has grown over the past 17 years, being able to start with almost nothing and become successful is the American Dream. Unfortunately, not all of our elected representatives support this dream. My senator, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., has a history of failing to support small businesses. Toomey has voted three times to defund ...

 
 

Around Town June 11

• “Mt. Dirtmore,” (see photo above) the big pile of dirt on the Pettinaro property at Route 202 and Ridge Road, is nothing more than a stockpile of dirt, according to one company employee. The dirt is being stored for use at Pettinaro projects where the ground needs to be leveled. The pile came from the Wegmans development. Concord Township supervisors approved the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Gunther

Here at the shelter they have named me Gunther. I’m a 5-year-old pit bull mix who came to the SPCA on March 31. Do you know what Gunther means? My name means warrior. They are calling me brave and courageous because I entered the shelter with my sister when my parents couldn’t take care of us anymore. For a while we were paired together, which made things easier, but ...

 

Photo of the Week: Flavors for the Eye

Nature’s colors burst full spectrum at a display at the SIW produce stand on Creek Road in Pennsbury Township. The local favorite reopened June 1.

 

Police Log June 11: Truck stolen, DUIs, accidents

• State police from Troop K, Media barracks, are investigating the theft of a white GMC work van. The victim, a 60-year-old man from Concord Township, reported the theft shortly after 1 p.m. on June 4. Police said the theft happened at an apartment complex on Coventry Lane in Chester Heights. • Jennifer Hunter, 33, reportedly of Chadds Ford, was arrested for DUI on ...

 

Pileggi statement on Commonwealth Court decision in Arneson v. Wolf

State Sen. Dominic Pileggi issued the following statement after the June 10 Commonwealth Court ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf exceeded his constitutional authority by removing Erik Arneson as the executive director of the Office of Open Records: “The Commonwealth Court has confirmed what the legislature intended when the Right to Know Law was passed in 2009—in order for ...