Archive for July 31st, 2017

Musings: A hole in the head

It was about 15 years ago when PennDOT declared the Station Way Road Bridge in Chadds Ford Township unsafe. The state had to go through its bureaucratic checklist before work could begin, and that would take time. Creek Road was closed at Station Way and it could have been months or more, before it would reopen. The projected timeline was long enough for former ...

 
 

$5K reward offered in fatal shooting

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, in conjunction with Haverford Police Chief John Viola, announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for the murder of 29-year-old John Le of Narberth. Narberth was fatally shot at approximately 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 in the 2300 block of Haverford ...

 

Joaquin Ayllon Cordova of West Grove

Joaquin Ayllon Cordova, 64, of West Grove, died Thursday, July 27, at the Life Care Hospital, West Chester. He was the husband of Evelia Castaneda of West Grove. Born in Almoloya de Alquisiras, Mexico, he was the son of the late Soledad Ayllon and Petra Cordova. Joaquin was a maintenance worker at Kaolin Mushroom Farms in Kennett Square. He enjoyed working, helping ...

 

Coconut oil is not a super-food

The media and pop culture will frequently glorify a “super-food” for its supposed health benefits, power to heal or ability to reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. In some cases, as with blueberries and their antioxidant properties or green veggies and their heart health benefits, the claims are accurate. But in other cases, the super power of the superfood ...