Archive for April 11th, 2016

Westtown-East Goshen Police earn accreditation

Culminating a yearlong effort, the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department announced that it has received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC). The unanimous vote from PLEAC occurred on March 30 and places the department among the eight percent of all law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania that have received ...

 
 

Police seeking ID on alleged blower thief

The West Goshen Township Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify an alleged lawn-care equipment thief. Police said on Friday, April 8, officers responded to the Wawa convenience store at 1050 West Chester Pike, for a report of a theft from a landscaping trailer in the Wawa parking lot. Police said the suspect entered the store, made a cash ...

 

Unionville High rocks weekend competitions

On Saturday, April 9, Unionville High musicians and performers rocked their respective championship competitions. The Unionville High School Indoor Color Guard won first place at the Cavalcade of Bands Color Guard Championships Scholastic Regional A Division.  Following an undefeated season, they competed against eight color guards from southeastern Pennsylvania ...

 

Equal pay for women? Pa. falls woefully short

Tuesday, April 12, marks the national observance of Equal Pay Day, the day when women and men around the country recognize the wage gap between working women and men, and offer remedies to address pay inequity. According to statistics released in 2014 by the U.S. Census Bureau, women are paid, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts are paid – a ...

 

Op/ed: A week to celebrate superheroes

Today marks the first day of a weeklong celebration of superheroes – April 10 to April 16 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Every day across the nation we hear about emergencies that occur in our communities – vehicle accidents; fires; murders; rapes; robberies; identity thefts, embezzlement and other white collar crimes; explosions caused by gas ...

 

Barn Market aims to make, support history

A local business owner wants to apologize in advance for the expected gridlock on Route 1 on Saturday, April 16; the traffic will be as controlled as possible, she said, but more importantly, it’s for a good cause. The event is the Second Annual Spring Massive Barn Market, sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society and Brandywine View Antiques. It will be held ...

 

Tour explores Wyeth passion for Wawa eggs

Extra-large, white eggs from Wawa were the preferred poultry pick of renowned painter Andrew Wyeth, according to Brandywine River Museum of Art tour guide Jo Lurquin. Their unmistakable impact on many of Andrew Wyeth’s most significant paintings resulted from Wyeth’s mastery of tempera, a painstaking technique. The process involves mixing pigment with distilled ...