Archive for June 29th, 2015

Updated 9-1-1 law comes with surcharge hike

Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation into law on Monday, June 29, to update and enhance Pennsylvania's 9-1-1 emergency communications law, said a press release from State Rep. Steve Barrar, R-160. The legislation, sponsored by Barrar, brings fiscal stability and greater financial accountability to county 9-1-1 centers, which initiate an emergency response after someone ...

 
 

Art Watch: Musical Chairs and strolls

This first Friday in July marks a First Friday Art Stroll for the towns of West Chester, Kennett Square and Phoenixville. Make sure to mark your calendars for this Friday July 3rd and check out the various opening receptions and pop up shows throughout the towns. First Fridays are a great way to introduce you to these wonderful downtown locations. Make sure to ...

 

Winterthur in July: From goats to Sin City

Stanley is one of Winterthur's two goats who will be introduced to participants in the Wednesday walk on July 22. Photo courtesy of Winterthur

As summer settles in, Winterthur has a host of activities planned for the month of July, running the gamut from goats to fraktur. Those who haven’t had an opportunity to meet Franklin and Stanley, two Boer goats that Winterthur acquired last August and who boast an appetite for invasive plants, should plan on attending the July 22 “Wednesdays at Winterthur Garden ...

 

Phillippina “Lena” A. Corkadel of West Grove

Phillippina “Lena” A. Corkadel, 71, of West Grove, died Friday, June 26, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was the wife of William E. Corkadel Sr., with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Diego and Nancy Miscioscia Scimemi. Lena was a court administration assistant, in the Chester County ...