Archive for April 14th, 2018

Dale Frederick Byers of West Grove

Dale Frederick “Fred” Byers,  74, of West Grove, died Monday, April 9, at the Christiana Care Hospital in Newark. He was the husband of Nancy Enck Byers, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Mechanicsburg, he was a son of the late Dale Frederick Byers Sr. and the late Gladys Eleanor (Rupp) Byers. Dale graduated from Cumberland Valley High School in 1961 ...

 
 

Walter P. (Buddy) Dillon of Kennett Square

Walter P. (Buddy) Dillon, 68, of Kennett Square,  died Wednesday, April 11, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was the husband of Linda Adams Dillon, with whom he shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Pence Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Benny Dillon and Marinda Jeanette (Ratliff) Dillon who lives in Oxford. Walter served our country in ...

 

Letter: Barrar silences the people

This past week, our current state Rep. Stephen Barrar voted to silence our voices. Stephen Barrar voted to pick his constituents rather than let the constituents pick their representative. This is not a new strategy to remain in power. This strategy started long ago and is most glaringly evident by Pennsylvania’s old 7th Legislative District map. In 2011, when ...

 

Mind Matters: Families of origin

Have you ever considered your family of origin? I mean, really considered your family of origin—not just your mother and father, but way back to ancestors? I have always longed to be one of those people who could trace their history beyond the Mayflower. I have met folks who can, as well as those who settled here with William Penn. Perhaps part of the yearning is ...