Archive for May 20th, 2020

William J. Deckman Sr., formerly of Kennett Square

William J. Deckman Sr. (Bill), 83, formerly of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Thursday, May 14, at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. Born in 1936 in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Clarence and Bertha Hamilton Deckman. Bill graduated from Kennett High School in 1954. After high school, he enlisted into the United States Army Reserves and was stationed ...

 
 

Chamber wants ChesCo to reopen

Members of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce are urging Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to hold to a return-to-work reopening date for the county on Thursday, June 4. On May 8, Wolf extended his stay at home order through June 4 and the chamber wants Chester County back up and running no later than that date. "It is time to reopen and allow our economy to ...

 

Police Log May 20: Assault, attempted homicide

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks State police are investigating an attempted homicide in Pocopson Township. The incident happened May 13 at 11:11 a.m. on Locust Grove Road. Police said they were responding to a reported hit and run accident when a 16-year-old male was struck multiple times in a parking lot. The suspect was identified by police as Kevin ...