Archive for December 14th, 2016

Michael Angelo Tuscano of Kennett Square

Michael Angelo Tuscano, 68, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Dec. 11. Born in Newark, N.J., he was a son of the late Angelo and Grace (Ferraro) Tuscano. Michael served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was recently awarded the Purple Heart by Vice President Joe Biden for injuries sustained during that time.  He was ...

 
 

No new taxes in Concord

Concord Township supervisors Tuesday approved a preliminary budget for 2017 with no tax increase planned. The board will vote on the final budget next week “I’m proud to announce this is the seventh year in a row we didn’t raise taxes,” said Supervisors’ Chairman Dominic Pileggi. “And we didn’t have to minimalize any of the services the residents of Concord Township ...

 

Melvyn A. Hammarberg of West Chester

Melvyn A. Hammarberg, 78, of West Chester, died Saturday, Dec.10 at his home. Born Sept. 5, 1938 in Des Moines, Iowa, he was preceded in death by parents Ruth and Melvin. He is survived by his loving wife, Hong. Dad is also survived by his children Kerstin (Lisa Borneman), Marc (Craig Rosenfeld), Erik (Leslie Levito), their mother Carol and grandchildren Niko and ...

 

Anthony “Skip” J. Pannell Jr. of Kennett Square

Anthony “Skip” J. Pannell Jr., 76, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Dec. 11, at his home in Kennett Square. Born in West Grove, he was a son of the late Anthony J. and the late Millie (Ruggieri) Pannell Sr. He graduated from Kennett High School in 1958. Skip worked in the mushroom industry his entire life working with his father and brother and for the past 20 years ...

 

Police Log Dec. 14: Burglary suspect caught, drug possession, DUIs

• After three months of investigation, state police from the Avondale barracks arrested Germon Soto-Moreno, 29, in connection with a series of burglaries in Southern Chester County. According to police, the suspect was involved in a total of 12 burglaries and one attempted burglary between Aug. 17 and Sept. 21. Among the 12, four were committed in New Garden ...