Archive for October 25th, 2017

Library on rocky financial footing

The financial footing for Rachel Kohl Library isn't on solid ground. Library Director Susan Sternberg told Chadds Ford Township supervisors last night that the library almost closed last month because money is short. "We need money to stay open, not grow, just to stay open," Sternberg said. "The only way to stay open is for stronger municipal support." Sternberg was ...

 
 

Engineers butt heads over Crebilly

The ninth session of a conditional use hearing for the Toll Bros.-proposed development of Crebilly Farm at Routes 926 and 202 in Westtown Township turned into he-said-she-said testimonies over stormwater management. That came after supervisors denied a witness who would have testified about battlefield preservation via video conferencing. Also testifying during the ...

 

Gloria DeFazio Ciuffetelli of Landenberg

Gloria DeFazio Ciuffetelli, 86, of Landenberg, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 21. She was the wife of the late Louis “Chiffy” Ciuffetelli, who died in 1983 and with whom she shared 27 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, she was a daughter of the late Frank and the late Carolyn (Felicetti) DeFazio. Gloria, or “Glo” as she was affectionately known, ...

 

Silohe Bernal Tapia of Toughkenamon

Silohe Bernal Tapia, 21, of Toughkenamon, died at his residence on Sunday, Oct. 22. Born in Almoloya De Alquisiras, Mexico, he was the son of Heliodoro Bernal Castaneda and Amalia Tapia Castaneda of Toughkenamon. Silohe was a painter, employed by various companies. He enjoyed having fun, being friendly with everyone and being with his family and friends. He was a ...

 

Drug Take-Back day this Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting the 14th annual Drug Take-Back initiative this Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local law enforcement agencies in conjunction with private organizations will host collect sites at various locations. The initiative is designed to get unused controlled and non-controlled substances, including over the counter ...

 

Police Log Oct. 24 Fraud, theft, criminal mischief

• Police said a 17-year-old male escapee from the Glen Mills School assaulted and robbed a 46-year-old man in Glen Mills on Oct. 23. The incident took place 12:30 a.m. on Three Wood Drive. The victim is an employee at the school. The youth was located and apprehended a short time later, police said. • Aubrie Paige Schwarzman, 23, of Claymont, was arrested for DUI ...