Police continue investigating Ring Road burglary

Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks are continuing their investigation into a daytime burglary that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 12:19 p.m. on Ring Road in Chadds Ford Township. The suspect is described as a white male, 30 to 40 years of age, 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inches tall, heavy build approximately 240-260 pounds, wearing black boots, jean shorts, black t…

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Around Town Sept. 30

• Top photo: Students enjoy some playtime during the third annual Fall Festival at Chadds Ford Elementary School on Sept. 25. The event is a fundraiser for the PTO. Event chairman Lisa Albany said she was hoping this year’s festival would raise $3,000. Last year’s raised $2,500, she said. • The Darlington Arts Center in Concord Township invites the community to a Back to School Arts…

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Adopt-a-Pet: Frangelica

Hi beautiful people. My name is Frangelica, but my friends call me Franny. I've been told that I'm very loving, and crave one-on-one attention from all my two-legged pals. I don't see why that's a problem since I will shower you with love for hours in return. I have lots of energy for an "older dog" (as if) and love to play all day long.…

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Police Log Oct. 1: DUIs, theft

• Donald Wayne Banninger Jr., 42, of Media, was arrested for DUI shortly before 1 a.m. on Sept. 19, according to state police. Police were conducting a sobriety checkpoint along Route 202 at Springwater Plaza. When Banninger came through the checkpoint, a report said, it was determined that he was under the influence of alcohol. • Police cited Kate M. Boyle, 19, of Brookhaven, for…

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Applied Belief: Preachers going to Hell

Halloween is right around the corner but this article is not about make belief ghosts and skeleton stories. It is about a scary and unfortunate reality. Today there are many preachers that are going to Hell and they are trying to take as many people with them as they can. Jesus says to “beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but…

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Pocopson ponders pigeons – and more

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Pocopson Township residents can now review the revised floorplan for the Barnard House, which is being renovated for use as a township building as well as the home of the Kennett Underground Railroad Center.

At a two-hour-plus meeting on Monday, Sept. 28, the Pocopson Township supervisors heard discussion on issues that ran far afield from the Barnard House, which has dominated several recent meetings. Supervisors Ricki Stumpo and Georgia Brutscher were joined electronically by Supervisors’ Chairman Barney Leonard – participating through Skype. They made recommendations involving pigeons, cats and dogs, and a drainage easement. Lloyd Pettit, who lives on…

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Chesco receives national budgeting award

Chester County has earned the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year beginning 2015, one of only three counties in Pennsylvania to receive the honor, a county press release said. Awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, the accolade is presented to government organizations that have “pioneered efforts to improve the quality of…

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Ernest S. Goss of Coatesville

Ernest S. Goss, 58, of Coatesville, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was the husband of Marjorie “Midge” Brockett Goss, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was a son of the late Samuel L. and the late Elinor (Cook) Goss. He was a computer technician working for DecisionOne at DuPont Corporation…

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New principal named for UES

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors voted to appoint Michelle Lafferty as the new principal at Unionville Elementary School effective Jan. 26. Lafferty, a teacher at UES, was appointed to replace Clif Beaver, who transferred to Pocopson Elementary School after Andrew McLaughlin retired at the end of the last school year. In nominating Lafferty for the position, School Board Director Jeff Hellrung said the process…

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Art Watch: Gallery Walk to 25 locations

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Flight by Teresa Haag

Gallery Walk West Chester this Friday is charged up with art shows in 25 locations, including Clay Days at CCAA and Murder of Crows at The Art Trust West Chester's 25th Annual Gallery Walk is charged up with art shows in 25 locations throughout the town from 5-9 pm this Friday, October 2nd. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater West Chester organizes this event twice…

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