Archive for December 2nd, 2015

Chester County award a tribute to teamwork

When the long-awaited Chester County Public Safety Training Center opened in September 2012, it represented a partnership among multiple agencies. The project had languished on the drawing board for decades and took an unprecedented collaboration to bring it to fruition. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, representatives from many of the parties involved in the project gathered at ...

 
 

Delco D.A.: 100-year-old woman victimized

A Bucks County accountant is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from a 100-year-old Delaware County woman, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced in a press release on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The release said Jeanne Swain, 58, of Yardley, wrote $116,667.33 in unauthorized checks to cover her own rent expenses and pay for her ex-husband’s rent and ...

 

Project Naloxone credited with saving 35 lives

When a Chester County deputy sheriff heard a dispatch this past summer about a double overdose, he was a block and a half away. David Reeves said he rushed to the scene where an ambulance crew was already administering Naloxone to one of two women who were unconscious. He grabbed a kit from his patrol car and began to treat the second victim with Naloxone, a potent ...

 

Chadds Ford teen to perform at Carnegie Hall

Andrew Vogts of Chadds Ford, a 14-year-old student at Cab Calloway School of the Performing Arts, has been selected for the 2016 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. He will perform violin during Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary season in February with the Honors Symphony Orchestra. Participation in one of the five honors ensembles is limited to ...

 

Applied Belief: Jesus loves Starbucks

If only Jesus’ disciples had had access to a Starbucks. When Jesus was in the Garden of Gethsemane before his death, his disciples fell asleep. Jesus wakes them up and leaves only to return and find them “sleeping, for their eyes were heavy.” (Matthew 26:34). Growing up I would read this story and immediately think that the disciples had not had their coffee fix. ...