Archive for July 2nd, 2018

Concord woman charged in illegal gun/drug swap

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced that a Concord Township woman is charged with the straw purchase and illegal transfer of a firearm that she purchased for a known drug dealer in exchange for crack cocaine. The arrest comes at the conclusion of a joint investigation conducted by the Nether Providence Police Department and the Delaware ...

 
 

Sandra J. Goeddel of Kennett Square

Sandra J. Goeddel, 71, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, June 30, at Neighborhood Hospice. She was the wife of Dennis L. Goeddel, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Wheeling, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Alex Pizi and the late Josephine Tarli Pizi. She was a high school math teacher for the Quincy Public Schools in Quincy, Mass., retiring ...

 

Renate Anna Mirhej, formerly of Chadds Ford

Renate Anna Mirhej, 80, of Bonita Springs, Fla. formerly of Chadds Ford, died Thursday, June 28, of pancreatic cancer. She was born to the late Wilhelm and Anna Lohmann on New Year's Day, 1938 in Hildesheim Germany. After attending business college in Germany, she immigrated to the United States in the 1960s. She was very happily married to Michael Mirhej in 1990, ...

 

Understanding the teen brain

It doesn’t matter how smart teens are or how well they scored on the SAT or ACT. Good judgment isn’t something they can excel in, at least not yet.The rational part of a teen’s brain isn’t fully developed and won’t be until age 25 or so. In fact, recent research has found that adult and teen brains work differently. Adults think with the prefrontal cortex, the ...