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BSTI removes 3,000,000 lbs. of Contaminants

Brownfield Science & Technology (BSTI), a local consulting and remediation firm, recently announced that they have eclipsed the three-million-pound mark in remediating industrial contaminants from the environment that could have otherwise ended up in soil and groundwater.  Contaminants included unwelcome and unhealthy substances such as gasoline, dry cleaning ...

 

Fast change amid traditional Indian culture

My 7th, and most recent trip to India was another great success.  I wanted to bring so many friends and supporters my summary of my time at PPES with 4 fantastic US volunteers.  I had another successful venture, with so many unexpected twists and turns, and memories of making a difference in the lives of our girls and villagers in rural India. Laurisa Schutt, and her ...

 

State police issue alert about kidnap attempt

Updated at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, with information from state police State police from the Avondale barracks are asking parents and guardians to be vigilant at bus stops and to report any suspicious activity after an attempted kidnapping attempt in Penn Township  on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Police said a 10-year-old girl got off of her school bus near Oxford Circle and ...

 

President’s outgoing remarks to KPL board

From Susan Mackey-Kallis, outgoing Kennett library board president "It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as KPL Board president these last 12 months. As a Board we settled on 15 goals a year ago in January when I took over as president, with Karen Ammon, Geoff Birkett and Joan Weber as my executive team. Perhaps it was an overly ambition agenda, we managed, ...

 

Could $1 really change your life?

With the right support and coaching, the answer is absolutely, positively “yes.” Cindy Keen is living proof that $1 dollar can change your life. In just two years, Keen lost 258 pounds and, last year alone, she ran more than two dozen 5K races. Dave Mathis is another example. Born with a rare genetic disorder which prevented him from walking until he was seven years ...

 

Rotary Club of West Chester awards grants

On October 29, 2015, Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children was one of the eleven Chester County non-profit charitable agencies that were awarded a grant by the Rotary Club of West Chester. The awards ceremony was held at West Chester Golf and Country Club in West Chester, PA. The Rotarians awarded grants totally $32,000. The source of the grants to ...

 

Coffee with candidates

Republican Party candidates for Region C of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board, Carolyn Daniels, John Murphy and Lorraine Rammunno, are having a coffee and hope the public will attend. The session is Wednesday, Oct. 28 at The Mushroom Café, 880 Baltimore Pike, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Region C comprises Pennsbury and Chadds Ford townships.

 

An electronic front porch lights up a neighborhood

Once upon a time, we kept our porch lights on. We opened the door even if we didn’t know who rang the bell. And we could always leave the back door unlocked during the day. We sat on the front porch with coffee and talked to people who strolled by. People actually stopped by without an “appointment.” We had lemonade or hot coffee ready when they did! Many things have ...

 

Neighbors in Business are Battlefield Boosters

Neighbors in Business (NIB) welcome George Thorpe to hear about the Friends of Brandywine Battlefield. NIB is a corporate sponsor of the upcoming Blue Rocks Baseball Benefit. Ninety seven people from the Chadds Ford area will meet at Frawley Stadium, watch the game, fireworks and support Friends of Brandywine Battlefield. Thorpe gave an overview of the Battle of the ...

 

Relay for Life Almost Doubles Performance

Relay for Life

The Kennett – Unionville Relay for Life concluded Saturday Morning, June 6, with over 400 people having participated and raising over $60,000.   This was an increase of over 60% in participants and over 70% in funds raised from last year. All the funds raised support the American Cancer Society’s research and patient support programs. “The spread of ages among the ...