Archive for April 15th, 2016

2 Delco men face federal child porn charges

An indictment was unsealed on Friday, April 15, charging two Delaware County men with numerous child exploitation charges, U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger announced in a press release. Daniel Mattson, 34, of Springfield, and Anthony Lembo, 33, of Newtown Square,  were arrested Friday morning by FBI agents.  Following an initial court appearance, they were ordered ...

 
 

Boost Your Business: You shouldn’t have to hurry

Does every day seem to be a mad rush from the moment you get out of bed in the morning to when you fall back in bed at night? You’re not alone. Many people say they are always in a hurry throughout their day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could rush a little less?  It seems the world operates at a frantic pace, and that it is only getting faster. More communication. ...

 

Roadwork for week of April 16

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 April 16 through April 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 1 in Concord Township will be the site of utility installation through Sept. ...

 

Renée Merion named co-chair of JPN

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that Deputy District Attorney Renée Merion has been named co-chair of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association’s Juvenile Prosecutor’s Network (“JPN”). JPN is a state-wide forum for juvenile prosecutors from throughout Pennsylvania to meet and discuss cases, receive the latest updates on legislation and case ...

 

Selling home rule to Concord voters

Members of the Concord Township Government Study Commission finished their official task when they voted on a final report in February. That report included a final draft of a proposed home rule charter that all registered voters in Concord will be able to vote on — for or against — in the April 26 primary. But the official task has been followed up by the unofficial ...

 

‘Run for Conservation’ to protect area vistas

Participants in the "Run for Conservation" will get an up-close look at the land that has been preserved. Join The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) on Saturday, May 14, for this annual event. The Run for Conservation  course begins and ends at TLC’s Stateline Woods Nature Preserve, 814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square. The race starts at 10 a.m. and ...

 

Chesco reaching out to longtime unemployed

Chester County is looking for longtime job-seekers to participate in a promising program that debuted last summer. The Chester County Commissioners and the Chester County Workforce Development Board have opened up registration for county residents interested in participating in the county’s second Platform to Employment (P2E) program, according to a county press ...

 

Creek cleanup a boost for drinking water

A high-energy expedition to ensure clean water is on tap for the 23th Annual Brandywine River Cleanup. Sponsored by the Young Friends of the Brandywine, it will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event benefits the more than 500,000 residents in Pennsylvania and Delaware who rely on the Brandywine as the source of their drinking water, ...