Archive for November 2nd, 2016

John A. Woodford of Kennett Square

John A. Woodford, 64, of Kennett Square, died Monday, Oct. 31, at his home surrounded by his family, after a long battle with ALS. He was the husband of Pamela Winchester Woodford, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was the youngest son of the late Robert and the late Mary (Dillistin) Woodford. He grew up in Wilmington, and ...

 
 

Beaver Valley fate in limbo

Efforts to save Beaver Valley from development are continuing despite Concord Township supervisors’ last year granting preliminary approval of a plan that would have built more than 100 homes. Township solicitor Hugh Donaghue said during the supervisors’ Nov. 1 meeting that the township would still work with the legal and equitable property owners of the Beaver ...

 

New Garden Police seeking teen runaway

Update: Police said the teen has returned home safely The New Garden Township Police Department is investigating a report of missing juvenile who appears to be a runaway. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7:21 a.m., police were called to the juvenile’s residence on Edgewood Drive in New Garden Township. Officers were advised that Alexis K. Schuetz, 13, left the residence ...

 

Favorite Chesco vistas could win prizes

The Chester County Planning Commission is offering residents a creative photo opportunity. It is seeking submissions for a photo contest that focuses on favorite places to have fun, take a walk, or just relax in Chester County. The contest is part of Chester County’s update process for its comprehensive plan, which currently falls under the banner of Landscapes2. The ...

 

Police Log Nov. 2: Phone scam, DUIs, accidents

• On Friday, Oct. 21, at 3:23 p.m. Kennett Township police responded to the 900 block of Sunstone Lane.  The resident had recently received a phone call stating that her grandson had been arrested and was going to be charged with multiple offenses. The caller told the resident to go to CVS and purchase a gift card in order to pay for the grandson to be released. ...

 

Kathleen M. Berger of West Chester

Kathleen M. Berger (nee, Hill), 60, of West Chester,died suddenly on Oct. 30. Born in 1956 in St. Paul, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Francis and Estelle (Nedoroski) Hill. Kathleen was the beloved wife for 27 years of Jerome M. Berger; dear sister of Maureen Heinsohn and Terrence Hill. She was predeceased by a daughter. In lieu of flowers, contributions in ...

 

PennDOT: Police to target aggressive drivers

In 2015, aggressive driving led to 1,833 crashes and 26 fatalities in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, numbers that PennDOT wants to reduce. Toward that end, police departments representing 57 municipalities across southeast Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State Police will conduct aggressive-driving enforcement activities as part of a ...