Archive for November 5th, 2016

Time to spring into action and ‘fall back’

Unless you want to lose an hour of sleep or show up quite early for an event, it’s time to “fall back” with clocks. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, which means area residents should turn their manual clocks back before going to bed Saturday night, Nov. 5; most devices that are connected wirelessly to the Internet will automatically "fall back" ...

 
 

CFBA learns about benefits of drones

While rain grounded a demonstration of a drone in flight, members of the Chadds Ford Business Association had some ground schooling of how those unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for business. Michael Mogavero, president of GooseView Technologies, told the group that the power in the technology is not the drone, but the data the drone can gather. And that data is ...

 

PennDOT says it’s ready for winter’s wrath

Even if area motorists aren’t ready for snow, PennDOT says it is. “Our residents count on PennDOT to keep them moving regardless of the weather and we take that mission very seriously,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards Richards said during a press conference this week at the PennDOT maintenance facility in Norristown. “We have our materials and equipment in ...

 

Time to reconsider teens’ school start time

Research and recommendations from the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Centers for Disease Control to start middle schools and high schools at 8:30 a.m. have prompted the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District to reconsider its schedule, which has teens beginning their school day at 7:35 a.m. An advisory committee of ...