Opinion

Letter: Roping in some finances

To paraphrase an old adage, watch the pennies and the dollars will take themselves. But when the pennies are opaque, questions about how many pennies the taxpayers are on the hook for is the question. A curriculum change for ninth grade gym was initially to be supported with a high ropes course costing $100,000-plus. That program never came to fruition but now the ...

 
 

Op/Ed: Attend meeting on traffic

Please join concerned residents and business owners on Monday, May 22, at 7 p.m. for a Chadds Ford Town Hall meeting at the Chadds Ford Township municipal building on Route 1 to learn more about the proposed 190,000-square-foot Pettinaro development at Ridge Road and Route 202 that affects residences and businesses in Chadds Ford and Concord Townships as well as all ...

 

15th Annual Glen Mills Schools Student Scholarship Golf Outing

This June, The Golf Course at Glen Mills will host the 15th Annual Glen Mills Schools Student Scholarship Golf Outing. With help of friends like you, we have been able to contribute over $700,000 to our Student Scholarship Fund. This fund assists our students in meeting their college tuition, room, board and book expenses. Since 1981 over 1000 Glen Mills Students ...

 

Letter: Vote today

In one last effort to get people out to vote, I am sending out a last email prior to Election Day. I am urging you to get out and vote so that your opinion and choice makes a difference, and so that an election is meaningful to both the voters and the elected officials. While I am asking you for your support and your vote, I am, first and foremost, asking you to ...

 

Letter: Iacocca is worthy candidate

It’s important to set the record straight. It should be known once and for all, that Mr. Iacocca is the one and only Democrat on the Democratic primary ticket, regardless of what has been put out on door knockers or given out as information to reporters. All Democrats and all voters should know the truth about that. Also, the Kennett Area Democrats and the Chester ...

 

Letter: Ramunno on Ramunno

I have resided in Pennsbury Township with my husband and three children for 17 years. I have 35 years of legal experience.  After high school, I worked in various legal jobs including as a paralegal while going to school at night.  I have been an attorney for 23 years admitted to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. As a sole practitioner in, Media I have a very ...

 

Letter: No false promises from Donze

Messages from candidates for magisterial district judge have highlighted serious community issues and how they each intend to address them if they are elected. Unfortunately, the problems of bullying, oxycontin and other drug addiction issues, weapons violations and violence in our schools occur at the juvenile and adult levels throughout our seven communities. But a ...

 

Letter: Donze is best 

A local race for magisterial district judge presents a challenge for the uninformed or misinformed. Since November’s election, many voters have openly pledged to “get more involved,” to look for the best candidate, and to better educate themselves. Through a review of candidate websites, supporter websites, people who know the candidates, words out of the candidates ...

 

Letter: Ambulance companies need help

The severe fiscal plight of ambulance services across Pennsylvania was highlighted this week in an editorial in neighboring Lancaster County. That same editorial could have been written about ambulance services in Chester County as the same frightening facts are applicable. Dean Bollendorf, president of the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania, was quoted as saying ...

 

Letter: Kudos on the trail

My heartiest and sincere congratulations to Chadds Ford Township, Debbie Reardon, and Ginny Logan's Brandywine Conservancy.  (I couldn't attend due to back difficulties and walking).   So much work by so many folks over so many years.  Congrats again! Bruce Prabel Chadds Ford Township

 

Letter: Reason for a school time change

Dear Parents and UCFSD Community, Four years ago, students from Unionville High School approached our Board and administration lobbying for a later start time. They cited the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, National Sleep Foundation, American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all of whom acknowledge that ...