Archive for January 5th, 2016

Pocopson supervisors make county history

Pocopson Township quietly made Chester County history on Monday, Jan. 4. Township Secretary Susan Simone, who is also a notary, administered the oath of office to incoming supervisors Alice J. Balsama and Elaine DiMonte. They joined incumbent Ricki Stumpo, creating the county’s first all-female board of supervisors. During a collegial, 50-minute reorganization ...

 
 

New supervisor, solicitor and engineer in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township supervisors appointed Michael Maddren to replace Hugh Donaghue as township solicitor during their Jan. 4 organization meeting. Donaghue told the board in November that he no longer wanted to serve. Maddren had been the township’s alternate solicitor. Additionally, the board named Michael Schneider, of Pennoni Associates, as township engineer. ...

 

Teen girls select 5 agencies to share $22,500

Five Chester County service agencies received grants totaling $22,500 from the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls as part of the 12th cycle of its award-winning grant-making program. Through the Girls Advisory Board (GAB), the fund educates a new generation of young women about the importance of philanthropy and community service. While serving on GAB over a ...

 

Photo of the Week: Chilly Blue

The first work day of a new year blows in cold, but with clear blue skies over the Brandywine Creek.