Archive for March 20th, 2017

Fire hits Haskell Farm

Firefighters respond to a blaze in an outbuilding at the Haskell farm in Pennsbury Township.

Firefighters from seven different companies responded to a fire in an outbuilding on Hill Girt Farm off of South Creek Road in Pennsbury Township Monday afternoon. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but owner HG Haskell said there were no injuries. Responding to the fire were units from Longwood, Concordville, Kennett, West Chester, Avondale, West Grove ...

 
 

Robert M. “Toby” Abernethy Sr. of Kennett Square

fRobert M. “Toby” Abernethy Sr., 83, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Mach 10, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was the husband of Marie Marenco Abernethy, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Julian C. and Margaret Christy Abernethy. Toby served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 before ...

 

Jeffrey Mark Phillippe of Kennett Square

Jeffrey Mark Phillippe, 38, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, March 15, in Chadds Ford, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on his way to work. Born in West Chester, he was a son of Mark and Margaret (Laffey) Phillippe. Jeffrey was a 1996 graduate of Kennett High School and attended Penn State University and West Chester University. He was an ...

 

Pain relief for sciatica sufferers

Surgery may be the fastest route to lasting pain relief for sciatica sufferers. Noninvasive and nonsurgical techniques sometimes work to alleviate the pain associated with sciatica. However, for some patients it can feel like there’s no relief from the leg cramps, shooting pains, or electrical jolts they feel running down the back of their legs. When ...