Archive for July 7th, 2015

D.A.: Principal had lewd relationship with boy

Calling the head of a private school in Thornbury Township “every parent’s nightmare,” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the filing of charges against him that include corruption of minors and indecent assault. On Tuesday, July 7, Hogan and the Westtown-East Goshen Police Department said George J. Symonds, 62, of Wilmington, De., was arrested for ...

 
 

Supervisors delay HARB approval

Birmingham Township supervisors have temporarily tabled a decision on whether to accept the township’s Historic and Architectural Review Board recommendation for a new home on Birmingham Road. The property, at 1236 Birmingham Road, near Meetinghouse Road across from the Birmingham Friends Meeting and the Lafayette Cemetery, lies within the historic district. ...

 

College’s dual enrollment program touted

Siblings Ellie and Brooke Hostetter of Oxford are taking full advantage of an educational opportunity that allows them to earn college credits at a substantial tuition discount at Delaware County Community College while they are still in high school. “It has helped our daughters immensely,” said their mother, Judy Hostetter, in a press release from Delaware County ...

 

Minerva Z. Hostetler of Lincoln University

Minerva Z. Hostetler, 91, of Lincoln University, died Sunday, July 5. She was the wife of the late N. Merle Hostetler, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Chester, she was a daughter of the late George and the late Rebecca (Pyle) Zell. She was a registered nurse for Drs. Hoobler and McKinstry in Kennett Square for many years.  Her last employment was ...