Archive for July 31st, 2015

State orders Concord to produce records

The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records has ruled in favor of a Concord Township resident who was denied certain documents requested in an official Right-to-Know filing. Under the Right-to-Know Law, resident Kevin O’Neill asked for all records, notes of meetings, phone calls or correspondence among an attorney, Concord Township officials and employees. The request ...

 
 

Letter to the Editor: Pileggi, O’Donoghue and Donaghue must go

Concord Supervisors Dominic Pileggi and Kevin O’Donoghue, and solicitor Hugh Donaghue must resign. The record seems to show that these three misused Concord Township funds, misrepresented themselves to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and acted in what appears to me to be violations of conflict of interest statutes. They took these actions because they were and are ...

 

Roadwork for week of Aug. 2

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Aug. 2 through Aug. 9. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Brush-cutting is scheduled to continue on Route 202 in both directions ...

 

SCCCC members refreshed by fountain update

Members of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce (SCCCC) received welcome insight on Thursday into Longwood Gardens’ 2 ½-year, $90 million undertaking, “New Heights: The Fountain Revitalization Project.” Longwood representatives made a presentation at the chamber’s popular Network at Noon event, held at the Hartefeld National Golf Club. The event is ...

 

Frederick Franklin “Boomp” Kramer III of Kennett Square

Frederick Franklin “Boomp” Kramer III, 95, of Kennett Square, died Friday, July 24, at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Marian Williams Kramer, with whom he shared 72 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frederick F. Kramer, Jr. and Jennie June Cordeaux. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1941 and was the first and ...

 

Colleen P. Morrone to receive ATHENA Leadership Award

Renowned local female leader, Colleen P. Morrone, to be honored at the 2015 ATHENA Leadership Award® Luncheon. Community and business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of renowned county leader Colleen P. Morrone by attending the 2015 Athena Leadership Luncheon at the Llanerch Country Club, 950 West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA on Wednesday, September ...

 

Allstate honors three area insurance agents

Allstate Corporation has honored three of its insurance agents in the Chadds Ford area. Agents Edward Ennis, Brian Miller and Joseph Lafferty have each earned the designation of Allstate Premier Agency for 2015, an Allstate press release said. The Allstate Premier Agency designation is bestowed upon 48 percent of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency owners across the ...

 

Valentine E. Walls of Cochranville

Valentine E. Walls, 63, a 30-year resident of Cochranville, died Thursday, July 30, at his residence. He was the husband of Deborah Saverioni, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage. Born in Chester, he was the son of the late Cecil and Amelila Gobber Walls. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years. He was a member of the NRA and was active in the Atglen Gun ...