Archive for September 15th, 2015

Barnard House retains spotlight in Pocopson

Continuing a recent pattern in Pocopson Township, the nearly two-hour supervisors’ meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, was dominated by debate over the Barnard House and punctuated by some testy exchanges. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the Barnard House is being renovated for use as the township municipal building and the home of the Kennett Underground Railroad ...

 
 

Police seeking man, 92, who left nursing home

***UPDATE 6:50 p.m. Sept. 15 *** According to an Easttown Township Police Department press release,  Anthony Ciccio was been found in Philadelphia. No other information was available. End update. The Easttown Township Police Department is looking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing 92-year-old man. Police said Anthony Ciccio last had contact with the ...

 

Bill targets nonprofits’ political donations

Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, recently introduced legislation that requires tax-exempt organizations that engage in political issue advocacy to file finance reports with the Pennsylvania Department of State. Senate Bill 998 would require 501(c) and 527 organizations to file expense reports when they make expenditures of $1,000 or more, to influence Pennsylvania ...

 

Birmingham reaffirms controversial home plan

Birmingham Township supervisors Monday night reaffirmed their Aug. 3 decision to approve a Certificate of Appropriateness for a home to be built at 1236 Birmingham Road. The certificate, recommended by the Historical and Architectural Review Board, was challenged at the time. Neighbors and the Brandywine Conservancy argued the proposed home — a two-story structure ...

 

3 Chesco covered bridges slated for rehab

Construction began on Monday, Sept. 14, to rehabilitate the historic Knox Covered Bridge on Yellow Springs Road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, said PennDOT in a press release. The Knox Covered Bridge in Tredyffrin Township is the second of three covered bridges in Chester County to move to construction as part of PennDOT’s $3,201,562 improvement project, ...