Archive for December 7th, 2015

Donald L. Poole Sr. of Unionville

Donald L. Poole Sr., 82, of Unionville, died Sunday, Dec. 6, at his residence. He was the husband of Shirley Allaband Poole, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Onyx and Mary Alice Coates Poole. He was a farmer working for Edgar Scott in Unionville, for 20 years, retiring in 2008. He had also worked for New ...

 
 

From cars to karma and charity for Christmas

It’s the time of year when Dave Kelleher moves from a car guy to one of Santa’s little helpers – figuratively, anyway. Kelleher, the owner of David Dodge on Route 202 in Chadds Ford Township, is now in his eighth year of working with Adopt A Child, a charity administered by City Team Ministries in Chester. And for the eighth year, Kelleher is coordinating efforts to ...

 

Elves work magic in Pocopson Township

Decorations attributed to elves adorn the historic Barnard House in

“Christmas elves did it.” That’s the official explanation for the holiday decorations bedecking the Barnard House on Wawaset Road in Pocopson Township. The adornments – an assortment of red ribbons, greenery and a live tree – magically appeared over the weekend. A note on the tree indicates that it pays tribute to the E. Barnard family, Mary Dugan, and Rusty Jones, ...

 

Grab soap: It’s Handwashing Awareness Week

The Chester County Health Department invites county residents to keep their hands free of germs as part of National Handwashing Awareness Week, from Dec. 6 through Dec.12. “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand washing is the single most important thing that can prevent the spread of sickness,” Jeanne Casner, director of the Chester ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 7-13

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. Stop by, and add a new family member to your household this Holiday Season. For information on adopting a pet, go here or phone 610-692-6113. Sweetie As my name implies, I am the sweetest of the sweethearts here at the Chester County SPCA.I love people and am very affectionate ...