Archive for August 26th, 2020

Board gives tentative OK for scout project

Chadds Ford Township Supervisors gave preliminary approval Wednesday night for an Eagle Scout project proposed by Akash Patel. Patel, a rising sophomore at Unionville High School, and a member of Boy Scout Troop 31 wants to make improvements at the municipal building. Patel’s plan calls for adding two wooden benches at the building entrance and two wooden tables and ...

 
 

International Overdose Awareness Day, Aug. 31

 As part of Chester County’s commitment to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic, the County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services announces the County’s participation in “International Overdose Awareness Day” on Monday, August 31, 2020.  On this day, the County will be joining communities around the world in encouraging residents, businesses and organizations ...

 

Warren S. O’Sullivan of Jenners Pond

Warren S. O’Sullivan, 93, of Jenners Pond, and a former New Castle County engineer and retired US Army lieutenant colonel died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 24, at his home. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Frances Pope O’Sullivan, his sister Isabel Blake, sons Richard and Peter, and grandsons Andrew, Christopher, Connor, and Carter. Born and ...

 

UCF residents earn 4-H certificates

The Penn State Extension in Chester County recognized seven youth as part of their annual Spirit of 4-H Award last week. Two of the honorees live in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. Colton Nolan, of East Marlborough Township, has been an active member of Manor Dairy Club for 10 years. He credits 4-H for giving him an opportunity to learn to care for and ...

 

Joseph Ormond Birmingham Jr.  of Landenberg

Joseph Ormond Birmingham Jr.,  51, of Landenberg, died suddenly Friday, Aug. 21, as a result of an automobile accident. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Joseph Ormond Birmingham Sr. and Veronica Barbour Birmingham of Landenberg.  Joe graduated from Kennett High School in 1987 and attended Lock Haven and Kutztown Universities. Joe was often known as “Mr. ...

 

Police Log Aug. 26: Scam, crashes, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police cited both drivers in an Aug. 7 two-car crash for various infractions. Police said Trevor W. Yeager, 21, of Philadelphia, was charged with following too closely, while Danielle A. Atkins, 28, of Coatesville, was charged with driving while her privileges were suspended, according to police. The accident happened in the ...