Archive for August 31st, 2018

Guard brings drugs to prison in crotch

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced that Bramiir Shareif Cannon, 25, is facing felony contraband charges for sneaking K-2, synthetic marijuana, into the George W. Hill Correctional Facility on August 30. Cannon, of Folcroft, is charged with contraband, which is a felony of the second degree. The investigation was conducted by George W. ...

 
 

Flash flood warning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Chester County until 8 p.m. At 3:57 p.m., Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. up to two to three inches of rain have already fallen with additional rainfall occuring. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly in the areas of heaviest rain. Some locations ...

 

Roadwork for Sept. 1 to Sept. 7

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Sept. 1 to Sept. 7. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling is scheduled to cause lane restrictions on ...

 

Ruth B. Barker of Kennett Square

Ruth B. Barker, 95, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, (12 days before her 96th birthday), at Ware Presbyterian in Oxford. She was the wife of Harley C. Barker, who died in 2010, and with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Rosedale, she was the daughter of the late George Buffington and the late Ella Clough Buffington. Ruth graduated from Kennett ...