Archive for July 16th, 2015

Allan F. Ferver Jr. of West Grove

Allan F. Ferver Jr., 80, of West Grove, died Sunday, July 12, at Jenner's Pond Retirement Community in West Grove. He was the husband of the late Margaret Truitt Ferver who died in 2013 and with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in East Orange, N.J., he was a son of the late Allan F. and the late Mabel (Stiles) Ferver Sr. Allan served our country in the Navy ...

 
 

Maura Galligan Carroll of New London

Maura Galligan Carroll, 51, of New London, died Tuesday, July 14, at her residence, after a three-year fight with cancer. She was the wife of Duane P. Carroll, with whom she shared 26 years of marriage. Born in Lansdowne, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph Galligan Jr. and Judith Anne Scanlon Galligan. Maura was a self-employed medical transcriptionist. ...

 

Blood Bank of Delmarva christens center in Chadds Ford

Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) celebrated the opening of their fifth permanent donation center, the Concord Center, with a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, along with elected officials. The center is located at the Christiana Care Concord Health Center at 161 Wilmington-West Chester Pike (Rt. 202), Chadds Ford, PA. The ...

 

Longwood firefighter earns promotion

Mike Wells, this year’s winner of Longwood Fire Company’s Jim McGovern Service Award, has been promoted to lieutenant, a fire company press release said. “Mike is a dedicated firefighter and has greatly contributed to the safety of our citizens by his hard work,” said Longwood Fire Chief A. J. McCarthy in the release. “He deserves the promotion to lieutenant.” Last ...

 

Variance denied for landfill operation

The Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board on July 15 denied a requested use variance for Rocco D’Antonio to continue with grading and fill plans for steep slope relief. According to the township, he was operating a commercial fill/dump operation in a residential area, a violation of township code. D’Antonio denied the characterization of a “commercial” operation and ...

 

Amid commissioners’ messages: Vote often

During an agenda-heavy Sunshine meeting on Wednesday, July 15, actions by the Chester County Commissioners ranged from reviewing more than 100 contracts to discussing the heroin epidemic to urging votes for a county trail vying for national prestige. The commissioners also welcomed a new department head, issued two proclamations, and touted a new jobless program as ...