Archive for March 23rd, 2020

Wolf issues stay-at-home order

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued a stay-at-home order this afternoon. The order is for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Allegheny and Monroe counties. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney had already issued such an order for the city. The order is in place until further notice and school closures have been extended for another two weeks. Roads, grocery stores, ...

 
 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Recalling old lessons

As children, my sister and I used to tease our father. Even though he was now a successful patent attorney, he was still the child of German immigrants, who grew up during the dust bowl and depression days in North Dakota. After breakfast, if his paper napkin was still more or less clean, he would fold it and put it in his pocket. Often that evening, we’d see him ...

 

Tax filing extended

State and federal tax agencies have extended this year’s filing deadlines. According to the Internal revenue Service website, the filing deadline for tax returns has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020. “The 2019 income tax filing and payment deadlines for all taxpayers who file and pay their Federal income taxes on April 15, 2020, are automatically extended ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 23

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Aveeno Aveeno is a fun boy who loves playing with tennis balls and other toys. In fact, through tennis balls as motivation, Aveeno has learned how to work an agility setup. Aveeno also jogs with the shelter’s Dogger’s volunteers. He’s great during car rides and is ...