Archive for June 20th, 2018

Rescued horses healing at Thornbury Farm

Penny Parker, left, Dave Manning and Christen Milligan with three of the four horses Parker rescued.

A Maryland woman was indicted in May on more than 60 counts of aggravated animal cruelty and of animal abuse and neglect after 98 horses were found in what was described as unlivable conditions in March. Another 20 to 25 carcasses were found on the Wicomico County farm. Reports said some of the horse were found breaking into the house looking for food. Other horses ...

 
 

Mixed Media: The art of conservation

Ohhhh! There are so many interesting things happening this month with more emphasis on the contemporary. Summertime can be a bit of a roll of the dice, considering so many art organizations slow down their regularly scheduled programming to accommodate waning summertime crowds. It’s also a time for them to try some new things and see how they stick. The latter is ...

 

Ernest R. Giese of Avondale

Ernest R. Giese, 78, of Avondale, formerly of Philadelphia, died early Wednesday morning, June 13, in Avondale. He was the devoted husband of the late Edith A. Giese, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born on Nov. 21, 1939, in Philadelphia, Ernie was the son of Ernest and Matilda Giese (Sefcik). Ernie graduated from Central High School in 1957, received a ...

 

Troopers to wear body cameras

Pennsylvania State troopers from the Avondale barracks will be wear body cameras. Troop J will be one of the first three troops to wear the cameras through the end of the year. The other Troops are B, Uniontown, and T, Somerset. In a press release, Lt. Col. Robert Evanchik said he’s a proponent of the technology and that what can be learned from the experiment “will ...

 

Police Log June 20: Thefts, assault, DUI

• State police from the Media barracks said two men, both white, are being sought for stealing $222 worth of baby formula from the Walgreens on Route 202 on June. 11 • Michael Joseph Buchy,57, of Garnet Valley was charged with simple assault, according to a state police report. Police said he and the victim got into an argument that turned physical. The argument was ...