Archive for December 15th, 2016

Sheriff experiences avalanche of mail

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn 'Bunny' Welsh, one of Pennsylvania's 20 members of the Electoral College, reviews some of the hundreds of cards and letters she has received in recent weeks.

Most children consider their grandparents special, but when a particular 12-year-old told his grandmother that she’s one of the most important people in the country, thousands of pages of documentation backed up his claim. His grandmother, Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh, is no stranger to prominence, having handily won five terms in office during the ...

 
 

Conchester widening planned for February

It’s been discussed for decades, but work is about to start on the Route 322 — Conchester Highway — widening project. “It’s really going to happen,” said state Rep. Stephen Barrar at the beginning of an informational meeting on the project that was held in Concord Township’s municipal building on Dec. 14. Barrar and state Sen. Tom Killion arranged for the meeting ...

 

Main Line Health opens wellness center

Main Line Health celebrated the opening of its new wellness center in Concord Township with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 14. The lower lobby of the facility was packed for the ceremony, which included a brief talk from John Lynch, Main Line’s president and CEO. Lynch said the center represents an expansion of Main Line’s approach to health. “Our focus at Main ...

 

Around Town Dec 15

• The speed limit along all of Naaman’s Creek Road between Route 202 and the Delaware state line is now 35 mph. • Brandywine Baptist Church, on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township, will hold its annual Christmas tradition at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18. The event includes a holiday program of lessons and carols, featuring "The Messiah Christmas Suite" with full — and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 15

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, Dec. 19. Not ready to adopt? Then sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start. RALPHY Hello, I’m ...