Archive for August 20th, 2016

Basking in baseball, apple pie – and awards

Mark Rupsis, the chief operating officer of Chester County, is the recipient of the 2016 'Outstanding Chief Clerk Award' from the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania.

Chester County’s top administrative official typically takes pride in being in charge and knowing what’s happening. But that pattern got interrupted last week when Chester County Chief Operating Officer Mark Rupsis attended the 130th Annual Conference of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. Rupsis said the announcement that he was the recipient of ...

 
 

Music fest aims to protect Beaver Valley

At a time when development continues to swallow up open space in the area, a local grassroots advocacy group is working to minimize the damage. The Fourth Annual Save the Valley Music Fest will take place on Friday, Sept. 9, from 7 to 11 p.m. at World Cafe Live at the Queen, in Wilmington, said a press release from Save the Valley. Save the Valley – whose mission is ...

 

Wellness, Jackie’s Way: Science of food,GMOs

First, a definition: Genetically modified organisms are defined as organisms whose genome has been altered by the techniques of genetic engineering so that its DNA contains one or more genes not normally found there. Second, the purpose of genetically altering plants is to improve their durability through drought tolerance or disease resistance or their nutritional ...