Archive for September 13th, 2017

Supervisors meet with HOA reps

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night met with representatives from a variety of homeowners associations. According to Township Manager Amanda Serock, the meeting was designed to improve communication between residents and the township government. Supervisor Noelle Barbone used the controversial Ridge Road development in Concord Township as an example of ...

 
 

K9 joins fight against child predators

District Attorney Jack Whelan and Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations,’ announced today the newest member of the District Attorney’s Internet Crimes Against Children Pennsylvania Task Force. Charlie, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, is the first and only electronic-detection forensic ...

 

Art Watch: Giving back for hurricane relief

So many great shows and art events happening this weekend that it will be very difficult for you to choose which event to attend!  Ivystone Studio in Downingtown hosts a silent auction and benefit art show for hurricane Relief.  "Art From the Heart" at the Wayne Art Center is also holding a big hurricane relief art sale this Sunday, September 17th from 3 to 5 p.m. ...

 

Letter: Libraries help communities

People appreciate their local library as a resource for reference information, books, periodicals, and more. However, for 47 adult students seeking to improve their literacy skills, the local library has rescued their educational pursuits. The Family Literacy organization had provided English as a Second Language, General Equivalency Diploma, and citizenship classes ...

 

Laurence John “Larry” Colfer Jr. of Glen Mills

Laurence John "Larry" Colfer Jr., 91, of Glen Mills, died peacefully on Sept. 10 after a full and happy life.  His wife, Margarita "Rita" McLaughlin Colfer, predeceased him in 2005. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly of Woodstock Valley, Conn., his daughter Laurene of King of Prussia, his son David of Somerville, Mass., his son Stephen and wife Lauren (Klotz) ...

 

Police Log Sept. 13: Thefts, accidents, drug bust

• State Police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of a chainsaw and two toolboxes in Concord Township. Police said the unknown suspect stole the items after entering an attached garage on Spring Valley Road sometime between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 6. • Police said Renna M. Drumheiser, 24, of Wilmington, was cited following a one-car accident on ...