Archive for February 19th, 2016

Veteran teacher accused of illicit relationship

A longtime Ridley High School physics teacher and track coach was arrested on institutional sexual assault charges for his relationship with an 18-year-old female student at the school. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan said in a press release that Gregory A. Stanczuk, 52, of Birmingham Township, was taken into custody on Friday, Feb. 19, following a ...

 
 

Roadwork for week of Feb. 20

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 Feb. 20 through Feb. 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 322 in both directions will continue to be the site of patching crews between ...

 

Whip raises glasses, funds for conservancy

More than 7,500 glasses were raised at The Whip Tavern last year that celebrated the popular watering hole’s bucolic surroundings while also raising funds for the Brandywine Conservancy. The conservancy received a check for $3,772 from sales of “For Fox Sake,” a private-label house cider. Made from apples that are grown, pressed, and fermented at Big Hill Ciderworks ...

 

Dorothy “Dot” Rachel Russell of West Grove

Dorothy “Dot” Rachel Russell, 82, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Feb. 16 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. Born in Kelton, she was a daughter of the late Oliver H. and the late Mary Cecil (Pierce) Russell. She graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1952 and remained in West Grove all her life. She loved collecting data and memorabilia about the history of the ...

 

Wyn Hiles of Landenberg

Wyn Hiles, 67, of Landenberg, died Sunday, Feb. 14, surrounded by his family after a brief, sudden illness. Born in Harrisburg, on Feb. 9, 1949 to the late Bernard M. Hiles and Eva Runk Hiles, he grew up in Newark, and was a long time resident of Landenberg. A 1967 graduate of Christiana High School, he went on to earn his bachelor’s of science degree in economics ...

 

Student-run County Cup opening 4th location

The County Cup, a popular, culinary initiative of the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU), is poised to celebrate its fourth location. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the County Cup Delaware County Community College (DCCC), Pennock’s Bridge Campus, will be held on Monday, Feb. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., according to a CCIU press release. DCCC ...

 

Boost Your Business: Proposal or contract?

You’re in a new business meeting, a closing situation with a late-stage prospect, and the client is enthusiastic. “Great, I’d like to do this. Get me a proposal.” You write up your proposal, send it over and follow up by telephone. Voicemail. You leave a message and promise to follow-up the next day. Again, voicemail. You send an enthusiastic email. Nothing. Days ...