To The Editor:
I have a deep concern about the condition of an old home known as The Pines located on East Baltimore Pike where it joins US 1. This historic building was a prominent station on the Underground Railroad in the 1850s. Many years later it was the birthplace of my grandfather, Richard Morton Pennock.
Police said he routinely exposed himself to females near University of Delaware
For nearly two years, an Avondale man who made a habit of exposing himself to women ranging in age from 16 to 59 near the University of Delaware campus managed to elude authorities, according to Newark, De. police.
On Saturday, police from Newark and the [...]
And Pocopson supports Kennett’s bid to protect Longwood cottages
By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times.
POCOPSON — While the stink bug has been a much-despised recent addition to the local insect scene, the Emerald Ash Borer routinely proves deadly to ash trees, a state official recently told township officials — and it’s coming to southeast Pennsylvania.
Dr. Donald [...]
Fraudulent door-to-door, telephone solicitations are prevalent
A proliferation of electricity scams through door-to-door and telephone solicitations have prompted a warning from Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Chairman Robert F. Powelson and the Office of Consumer Advocate.
“In some recent incidents, sales people have been pushing consumers into choosing high-cost electric generation services,” Kane [...]
Stroud Water Research Center wants to engage public in discussion
Hosted by the Stroud Water Research Center, the program will debut with William H. Eldridge, who will present “Stream Fish Research and Conservation in the 21st Century: New Tools for New Challenges.” Eldridge, an assistant research scientist in Fish Molecular Ecology, will focus on the importance [...]
Party hoping to use national, state momentum to secure local victories
By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times
Buoyed by the reelection of President Obama and a sweep of state row offices this past November, Chester County Democrats endorsed a slate of candidates Wednesday night that they believe will help them break the Republican gridlock in county [...]
Resident reported receiving a letter seeking payment to qualify for $50,000 prize
The scam attempts continue, said Kennett Square police, citing a letter received by a resident in the 300 block of North Lincoln Street on Jan. 9.
Police said the letter stated the resident had won $50,000 and needed to send $1,920 by Western Union or [...]
Indians hold off Blue Demons, 34-17 win league title, playoff berth
By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times
KENNETT SQUARE — Two sidelines, two stories: the pain of loss on one side, and the joy and celebration on the other.
While Unionville was able to celebrate its first ChesMont American Division Title since 2007 and a berth in the [...]
Independent movie series being offered at Kennett Flash
Historic Kennett Square and The Flash are continuing to combine efforts to offer area residents an independent film series.
On Thursday, “Moonrise Kingdom” will be featured at the Back Alley Theater of the Flash. The doors open at 7 p.m., and the movie starts at 7:30 p.m with a [...]