Archive for December 11th, 2015

Roadwork of week of Dec. 12

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Dec. 12 through Dec. 19. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 842 in Pocopson, Newlin, and East Marlborough townships will be the site of lane ...

 
 

Crime victims’ pioneer leaves lasting legacy

Constance “Connie” Noblet, 91, a pioneer in the crime victims’ rights movement, died on Sunday, Dec. 6, in Rhode Island, where she had lived for more than 20 years; however, her influence and inspiration never left Pennsylvania, those who worked with her said. In 1973, Noblet co-founded and served as director of the Rape Crisis Council of Chester County, one of the ...

 

Limo driver faces charges for luring attempt

A limousine driver from Delaware who thought he was luring a 15-year-old boy for sex was actually communicating with a Delaware County detective, said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan. Whelan announced the arrest of Lawrence K. Walls, 58, of Millsboro, De., in a press release on Friday, Dec. 11. Walls is facing multiple felony charges, including ...

 

Bill would let firefighters charge for services

State Rep. Steve Barrar, R-Chester/Delaware, majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, hosted a public hearing on House Bill 1272, which would allow fire companies to bill for real and reasonable costs associated with their emergency responses. “As our fire companies face the increasingly challenging issue of remaining ...

 

PECO: Put safety first when decorating

With weather forecasters predicting an ideal weekend for holiday decorating, PECO extended wishes for a happy, energy-efficient holiday season and offered safety tips in a press release: Only decorate with lights approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and consider using energy-efficient LED lighting, which consumes up to 75 percent less energy. Follow the ...

 

Kathleen “Dollie” Bonsall Davis of West Grove

Kathleen "Dollie" Bonsall Davis, 84, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Newark. She was the wife of the late Ronald B. Davis who died in December of 2014 and with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was a daughter of the late Robert J. Bonsall Sr. and the late Violet McClintock Bonsall. Dollie was a technician for Thatcher’s and CVS ...