Archive for December, 2017

Photo of the Week: Airing Out

Airing out the cabin.

It's a bit too chilly to air out the cabin.

 
 

Wellness Jackie’s Way: 12 days of wellness

Recently, upon entering Whole Foods I saw a flier advertising “12 Days of Cheese/” Yikes/ Instantly, it felt like my blood began to stick to my arteries. Twelve days of cheese? Is that in a row? Don’t get me wrong, I love cheese and 12 days of it would rate almost sinful and definitely delicious. However, as a nutritionist, I would have to force feed myself in order ...

 

Roadwork for Dec. 16 through Dec. 22

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Dec. 16 through Dec. 22. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Station Road, between Concord Road and Conchester Highway, in Concord Township, is ...

 

Video Time: Marketing tips for 2018

You have 7 seconds to grab and engage your audience. In the age of instant gratification, here are five video marketing tips for 2018.

 

Boost Your Business: Better body language, more clients

Just for a brief moment, imagine that you’re meeting with a financial advisor to discuss your investment strategy. As you look across the desk at him, you notice that he’s sweating, twisting his wedding ring, and refusing to make eye contact. As he delivers advice and proposes that you put large chunks of money into certain funds, he stammers and trembles. Now, ask ...

 

Jane C. Hutchison McKinley of Concord Township

Jane C. Hutchison McKinley, of Concord Township, died Tuesday, Dec. 5. Jane was a 64-year member of Mt. Hope Church in Aston. In addition to her devotion to her church, Jane was devoted to her home and family. She enjoyed baking, sending greeting cards, television game shows, watching the Phillies and Dancing with the Stars. In addition to her mother, Mildred ...

 

Taxes hold steady in Pennsbury

Pennsbury Township supervisors passed the 2018 budget last night with no tax increases. The budget is balanced with projected revenues and expenses at $1.64 million. Township Manager Kathy Howley said property taxes would remain at 1.49 mills and the earned income tax will be 0.312 percent. A mill is a tax of $1 on every $1,000 of assessed property value. As reported ...

 

Around Town Dec. 14

• Matt DiFilippo was named township manager for Chadds Ford Township. He was the assistant under Amanda Serock who resigned in October. DiFilippo was then the interim manager until his official promotion. • Delaware County Council has contracted with Tyler Technologies Inc. to provide real property appraisal services. Please be advised that beginning in December, ...

 

Police Log Dec. 13: Accidents, DUI, possession, weapons

• State police from the Avondale said William D. Brown, 35, of Middletown, Del., was cited for excessive speed on Doe Run Road on Dec. 6. According to the report, Brown was driving an International Harvester north on Newark Road in West Marlborough Township when he tried stopping at the intersection with Doe Run Road before making a left turn. The attempt to stop ...

 

Bob White of Coatesville

Bob White, 89, of Coatesville, died Thursday, Dec.7 at Freedom Village in Coatesville. Bob was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Moore White, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Gallipolis, Ohio, he was the son of the late William Roscoe White and the late Nellie Woodward White. Bob served in the United States Navy as a fire controlman from 1948 to ...

 

Elva A. Shultis of Kennett Square

Elva A. Shultis, 79, of Kennett Square, formerly of Mont Clare, died Friday, Dec. 8, at Crosslands Retirement Community. Born in Bearsville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Newton Shultis and the late Dorothy Shultis. Elva earned her bachelor’s degree from Drew University and  master's  degree in occupational therapy from Columbia University. She was a ...