Archive for April 16th, 2018

Tavern Talks: To Market, To Market

Tavern Talks: Ben Franklin might stop by. Who knows?

 “To market, to market, to buy a fat pig. Home again, home again, jiggety-jig.” At this month’s Tavern Talks on Thursday May 17th from 7 to 9 p.m. we will have plenty of artisans you would have found if you visited any marketplace or town in the 18th century. The marketplace was essential to Colonists stocking up on goods or foods they were not able to make ...

 
 

Op/Ed: We should protect children

The statistics about child sexual abuse are alarming. In the United States alone, one in 10 children will be sexually abused before the age of 18, making this one of the most prevalent health problems children face, with the most serious array of consequences. Child sexual abuse survivors are three to four times more likely to abuse drugs or alcohol, and twice as ...

 

Flash flood warning

Update: Flash flood watch no longer in effect. Flash flood watch ending Monday April 16 at 10 p.m. in areas of Chester and Delaware counties. The national weather service in Mount Holly has expanded the forecast. * flash flood watch to include portions of east central Pennsylvania and southeast Pennsylvania * through this afternoon * a line of strong thunderstorms is ...

 

Mildred W. Herr of Avondale

Mildred W. Herr, 92, of Avondale, died Saturday, April 14, at the Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of John H. Herr who died in 2014, and with whom she shared 67 years of marriage. Born in Newark, she was the daughter of the late Philip Wilson and the late Ethel Lovett Wilson. Mrs. Herr was a homemaker. In her early years, she worked as a bookkeeper for the ...

 

John Dale Rhoads of West Grove

John “Jack” Dale Rhoads, 64, of West Grove, died Saturday, April 7, at the Temple University Hospital. He was the husband of Katharine “Katie” Krick Rhoads, with whom he shared 26 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late George Robert Rhoads and the late Marjorie Deatrich Rhoads. Jack was an industrial electrician at Dow Chemical in Newark ...

 

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects between 10 and 15 percent of the U.S. population. This condition affects the large intestine and causes uncomfortable symptoms such as cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. IBS is a chronic condition that needs to be managed long term. However, the good news is that it ...