Archive for January 4th, 2016

New Chesco radio system gets all clear

Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell listens and Commissioner Kathi Cozzone watches as Commissioner Michelle Kichline plugs in the county's new radio system.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, the safety of Chester County residents improved dramatically, according to a group of first-responders and county officials. Slightly more than 24 hours after their swearing-in ceremony, the county commissioners gathered with a group of about 20 stakeholders to perform their first official act of 2016: initiating the ...

 
 

Patricia A. Moore White, formerly of Kennett Square

Patricia A. Moore White, 84, formerly of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, at her home at Freedom Village. She was the wife of William R. White, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Russell H. and the late Ruth (Young) Moore. Pat was a 1953 graduate of Ohio Univeristy where she earned a bachelor’s ...

 

Chesco swearing-in: newcomers, veterans

A passel of Chester County officials, including all three commissioners, recited the oath of office on Sunday, Jan. 3 on West Chester University’s campus. The approximately 45-minute ceremony, emceed by Valentino Giorgio III, the county’s Republican Committee chairman, was held at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall in Philips Memorial Building. It began with ...

 

UHS band gets welcome befitting champs

After nearly 15 hours on a bus — the culmination of a winning, whirlwind trip to Jacksonville, Fla. — the members of the Unionville High Marching Band had earned the right to catch some shut-eye. But at 9:40 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3, those who had drifted off to sleep got an abrupt wake-up call. The sound of sirens and the glare of flashing lights greeted the ...

 

Joseph E. Moore Jr. of Hockessin

Joseph E. Moore Jr., 87, of Hockessin, died Saturday, Jan. 2, at his home. He was the loving husband of D.Yvonne (Christy) Moore, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Blanche (Nickel) Moore and Joseph E. Moore Sr. Mr. Moore served our country in the Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1956 ...

 

Arthur Joseph Pugh, formerly of Chatham

Arthur Joseph Pugh, 89, of Lititz, formerly of Chatham, died Friday, Jan. 1, , at Ephrata Manor, Ephrata, PA. His first wife, Katherine Blevins Pugh passed away in 1981, and his second wife, Clara Price Pugh, passed away in 1994. Born in Wytheville, VA, he was the son of the late Lloyd David and Nellie Crouse Pugh. Art was milkman for 46 years, at Penn Dairies in ...

 

Marian E. Smith of Toughkenamon

Marian E. Smith, 86, of Toughkenamon, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, at her residence. She was the husband of Livona Smith Sr., with whom she shared 69 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Martha E. Burruss Stafford. Mrs. Smith was a nurse’s aide, working for various employers in the area. She was a member of the New ...