Archive for May 13th, 2018

Raymond D. McGovern Sr. of West Grove

Raymond D. McGovern Sr., 82, of West Grove, died Tuesday, May 8, at the VA Medical Center Hospice in Coatesville. Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Howard McGovern and the late Helen Moran McGovern. Raymond was a security officer at Longwood Gardens, retiring in 2015, after 40 years of service. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, The ...

 
 

Letter: A vote for Spahr

Someone recently asked me what the difference was between the two democratic candidates running the 160th Legislative District.  For me, it comes down to one thing: the candidate. They’re both Democrats.  They’re both essentially fighting for the same things. What makes them different is how they have approached an issue that is important to me. I’m an advocate for ...

 

Letter: Democrats better than Barrar

For the first time in my 32 years as a registered Democratic voter in Pennsylvania, we have a contested primary for a PA state legislator. Two candidates to choose from, both are light-years ahead of the current representative, Steve Barrar. Both candidates embrace similar stances on all the issues I feel are most pertinent to elevating this state out of the dark ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: A quiet gift

I am supposed to know better. I should know from experience, and I should know from faith. And when it came to my daughter’s bat mitzvah, I should not have forgotten the Jewish wisdom of Shabbat when trying to make Shabbat fit into the party instead of the other way around. My daughter celebrated that Jewish rite of passage known as becoming bat mitzvah (literally, ...