Archive for March 20th, 2020

Jane McEttrick Miller of Kennett Square

Jane McEttrick Miller, 90, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at her farm surrounded by her loving family on March 11. Born in Boston, and later raised in Lyndonville, Vt. by her loving mother, Helen McKeon McEttrick and stepfather, Alfred Burbank Darling, Jane never forgot her New England roots. She attended high school at Stoneleigh Burnham and graduated from the ...

 
 

Locals react to Covid-related shutdowns

Local resident and business reactions to the novel Coronavirus shutdowns are mixed. Most reflect a somber tone, while others are stronger, both pro and con. One Chadds Ford Township resident who requested anonymity, said Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to shut down “non-life-sustaining businesses” is just wrong. "This is a terrible mistake,” the resident said. “People are ...

 

Op/ed: House Dems support Wolf’s decision

House Democratic leaders said criticism of Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to use emergency powers to shut down non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania is off-base in light of the most up-to-date medical guidance for dealing with COVID-19. “This unprecedented national public health emergency demands leadership from all levels of government. This is a matter of life ...

 

Op/ed: House GOP responds to Wolf’s shutdown

House Republican Leadership issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s order to shut down all non-life-sustaining business in Pennsylvania: “The Wolf Administration set off a panic [last night] throughout the Commonwealth with its edict to shut down employers. The ill-prepared actions, announced after normal business hours, are not only an economic ...