Archive for April 26th, 2018

CF supervisors support fair districting

Chadds Ford Township supervisors voted 3-0 Wednesday night in support of fair legislative districts in Pennsylvania. The vote came two weeks after the House State Government Committee gutted a measure calling for an independent citizens commission to oversee redistricting in an attempt to prevent gerrymandering. The resolution says the residents of Chadds Ford and ...

 
 

Op/ed: Committee guts anti-gerrymandering bill

Gerrymandering has perverted our democracy in Pennsylvania for too long. Legislators draw their own voting districts. Maps are drawn so that the politicians pick their voters, instead of voters picking their politicians. These gerrymandered maps determine who votes for our state legislators, and our U.S. Congress. If the maps pre-determine the winners of our ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: April 26

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Smokey You’d never know all that Smokey has faced just by looking at him. This 2-year old bundle of energy was rescued from cruelty, but he doesn’t let that bring him down. Smokey is adventurous, loves to play fetch and. when he gets really excited, he likes to stand on ...

 

Around Town April 26

• Pennsbury Township’s annual yard sale is scheduled for this Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date is Saturday, May 5. • Is your backyard pollinator-friendly? Find out how you can support pollinating insects in your own yard and community during the Brandywine Conservancy's "A Passion for Pollinators" event on May 2. Led by Drs. Faith Kuehn and ...