Archive for May 18th, 2016

New Garden police seeking robbery suspect

New Garden Township police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Reliable Communications (Cricket Wireless) store located at 739 West Cypress Street on May 17 just before 6 p.m. Store employees said the suspect entered the store and brandished a black semi-auto handgun and demanded property. The suspect pointed the handgun at several employees, ...

 
 

Rudisill “Rudy” Alston Sr. of Coatesville

Rudisill  “Rudy” Alston Sr., 80, of Coatesville, died Saturday, May 14, at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the husband of Dorlene Brown Alston, with whom he shared 10 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late David K. Alston, Sr. and Ida Belle Eggleston Alston. Rudy was a maintenance engineer at the Coatesville VA Hospital for more than 35 ...

 

James W. Hampton of Oxford

James W. Hampton, 75, of Oxford, died Monday, May 16, at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Linda Roberts Hampton, with whom he shared 14 years of marriage. Born in Shouns, Tenn., he was the son of the late James W. Hampton and Ada Plummer Hampton. James worked in the maintenance department at General Motors in Wilmington, for more than 30 ...

 

Business survey reveals healthy Chesco pulse

When the Chester County Board of Commissioners and the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) opted to employ a comprehensive survey to “Take the Pulse” of the business community, they theorized that the assessment would help facilitate good health. The results of their findings, released at the commissioners’ Sunshine meeting on Tuesday, May 17, ...

 

Healing center opens in Chadds Ford

One True Heart Healing Center is now open in Chadds Ford Township. The center is the venture of Terry Bruno, a Reiki master with 30 years experience in the healing art. She also said she’s a spiritual healer. “My practice is helping heal people. I also hold monthly seminars and workshops from various healing partners,” she said. Bruno described Reiki as a healing art ...

 

Library name comes with vow to honor Bayard Taylor

A unanimous vote on Tuesday, May 17, ended what had become a seemingly endless name game. The once Bayard Taylor Memorial Library and former Kennett Public Library will soon be known in simpler terms: the Kennett Library. The new moniker will take effect on June 7 to avoid interfering with the materials already printed for the upcoming Home & Garden Day Tour, ...

 

Police Log May 18: Robbery, terroristic threats, DUIs

• State police from Troop K, Media barracks, charged two teenagers in connection with a robbery at Garnet Valley High School. The suspects were identified as Mark Eisenhower, 19, and Wyatt Weible, 18, both of Garnet Valley. According to the police report, the two forced their way into their former high school during the overnight hours of May 11, causing significant ...