Archive for December 10th, 2015

Sandusky funds to benefit local child victims

Crime Victims Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC), an advocacy agency that works to assist crime victims and prevent victimization, will receive $45,000 in state grant funding to assist children impacted by sexual abuse, state Sen. Andy Dinniman said in a press release on Thursday, Dec. 10. The funds, which were approved by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and ...

 
 

Police: 2 burglary suspects nabbed in action

A spate of daytime residential break-ins affecting a wide swath of homes in Chester and Delaware counties prompted the formation of a police task that caught two men burglarizing a Pocopson Township home on Wednesday, Dec. 9, police said. Daniel S. Freas, 29, of Birmingham Township, and David J. Lee, 36, of Oxford, were taken into custody after a member of the ...

 

Urgent need for blood and platelet donors

Blood Bank of Delmarva is issuing an urgent call for blood donors, asking those who are able to schedule an appointment to please do so as soon as possible. “The Holiday Season is challenging for blood centers across the country, as many scheduled donors cancel their appointments and we find ourselves in critical need of blood to serve our hospitals and their ...

 

Donald Earl Hanway Jr. of Unionville

Donald Earl Hanway Jr., 79, of Unionville, died Sunday, Dec. 6, after a long illness. He was the husband of Nancy Jordan Hanway, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Donald Earl and the late Eva (Moore) Hanway. Donald was employed at the DuPont Experimental Station for 13 years. He then worked as an electrician and ...

 

Zoning changes planned for Chadds Ford

In an attempt to streamline and clarify portions of its zoning ordinance, the Chadds Ford Township Zoning Task Force could have a revamped code ready for examination by spring. The Task Force — made up of members of the Zoning Hearing Board, Planning Commission, Historical and Architectural Review Board, supervisors and others — began work on the project during the ...

 

Around Town Dec. 10

• Santa has scheduled his yearly trips on a Longwood Fire Co. truck to the areas served by the fire company. All of the trips begin at 9 a.m.; the schedule covers Kennett Township on Saturday, Dec. 12; Pennsbury on Sunday, Dec. 13; Pocopson on Saturday, Dec. 19; and East Marlborough on Sunday, Dec. 20. • The First Lego League Robotics competition and Junior First ...