Archive for October 24th, 2016

Op/ed: Candidate promises needed change

My name is David Cleary, and I am an independent candidate for the state House of Representatives, 160th district. I am not affiliated with any political party, just a citizen running for elected office. I am asking that you consider voting for me on Nov.  8. I am an aircraft systems engineer, project manager, and former Naval officer with the skills, leadership and ...

 
 

E. Goshen pedestrian fatality being probed

The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 6:15 a.m. Responding to the intersection of West Chester Pike and Waterview Road in East Goshen Township for an automobile accident involving a pedestrian, officers arrived to find a member of the Goshen Fire Company performing cardiopulmonary ...

 

Hit-and-run escalates: Officer hurt, man jailed

One police officer narrowly averted injury and another was treated and released from the hospital after a harrowing chase that led to the arrest of a West Grove man. New Garden Township Police gave this account in a press release: On Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7:01 p.m., two uniformed New Garden officers, who were not identified, were responding to a collision on Gap ...

 

Heartfelt journey: Memory Lane to Zunino Alley

Updated on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to add photo montage When Kennett Square Borough’s former police chief began his law-enforcement career, gasoline cost 43 cents a gallon and the laser printer had just come into vogue. A Kennett High graduate named Edward A. Zunino began his police career in his hometown in 1974, a stint that spanned more than four decades and earned ...

 

Leon E. Rowe Jr. of Kennett Square

Leon E. Rowe Jr., 71, of Kennett Square, died Oct. 19, at Neighborhood Hospice, after a courageous twelve-year battle with prostate cancer. He was the son of Leon E. Rowe and Ramona Fraser Rowe of West Grove. He was raised by his grandparents, George A. and Margaret I. Fraser of West Grove. Leon attended Avon Grove High School where he came back to teach for thirty ...

 

Patrick Pierno of Avondale

Patrick Pierno, 55, of Avondale, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Susan Hornick Pierno, with whom he shared 31 years of marriage. He was the son of Anthony Pierno of Florida and the late Marianna Giurdanella Pierno. Patrick was the director of IT Technical Services at Farmer’s Insurance in Wilmington. He enjoyed ...

 

Concord kids show off costume finery

Concord Township’s Harvest Festival was a day late this year, but the extra 24 hours brought sunny skies for a Sunday afternoon hayride and a costume parade. Dozens of youngsters took part in the parade and enjoyed the pony rides and petting zoo. Allison O’Donoghue, far left, announces the winners of the costume ...

 

‘Yuletide at Winterthur:’ Big role for miniatures

The 2016 edition of “Yuletide at Winterthur,” a popular, seasonal exhibit at the museum, will celebrate an extraordinary dollhouse the museum has received. Highlighting the holidays through a child’s eyes in the 19th and 20th centuries, Yuletide at Winterthur will feature the exquisite house-in-miniature as a central attraction. Winterthur received this gift from ...