Archive for July 15th, 2016

Roadwork for week of July 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 July 16 through July 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Sweeping is scheduled on southbound I-95 between Philadelphia County and the Delaware ...

 
 

Feds accuse Delco man of $13M fraud scheme

A Newtown Square man is accused of defrauding banks out of nearly $13 million so he could finance a lavish lifestyle that included yacht captains and luxury beach homes, a federal indictment said. The indictment, unsealed on Friday, July 15, charges George Barnard, 45, with 24 counts of wire fraud, four counts of bank fraud, and three counts of filing a false tax ...

 

Boeing celebrates 100 years of aviation

The Boeing Company is celebrating 100 years of operations. As stewards of a legacy of pioneering aviation accomplishments, Boeing is launching into its second century ready to build a better future by inspiring the next generation of aerospace visionaries, said a company press release. The Boeing Philadelphia site has been at the heart of that innovation for more ...

 

Balloon Festival delivers uplifting rewards

Several weeks after the 10th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival was held at New Garden Township’s Flying Field in Toughkenamon, a handful of area residents are continuing to celebrate. On Thursday, July 14, three sets of homeowners landed prizes that could be considered a windfall. After all, their good fortune was dependent in part on the weather. Because ...

 

State offers tool to avoid convention tie-ups

For those residents already getting queasy about traffic jams from the Democratic National Convention, Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Thursday, July 14, that PennDOT has launched www.511pa.com/DNC, a detailed travelers’ website. It is designed to assist residents and visitors as Philadelphia hosts the convention from Monday, July 25, to Thursday, July 28. The site is ...

 

Boost Your Business: Small business SEO on a budget

“I know my business and I have a website, but I don’t understand SEO.” Does that sound like you? For many small businesses it’s a big job just to keep up sales, maintain customer satisfaction, and grow year-by-year without having to consider the regular optimization of a website. Particularly for businesses that do not sell online, the small business SEO (search ...