Many area resident families have students attending colleges and universities across the county and many are doing extremely well. We salute Delaware County’s achieving students and share their accomplishments. Kady Lynn Evans, of Glenolden, was named to Greensboro College’s Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average while […]
Parkside Councilman Thomas Deitman, last week, said he plans within the next several weeks to bring an initiative before the citizens of the borough proposing to reduce the number of seats on Council from seven to five.
Jackie Witherspoon, a former administrative aide to Chester’s Local 413 Laborer’s Union, has joined a growing list of African-Americans who have gone to live and work in China as English language teachers to Chinese students. Witherspoon, who landed in Beijing in early December, ended up in Shenzhen and quickly attempted to learn more about her […]
Chester City Council, last week, by resolution, approved giving a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (M-RAP) military-style vehicle from the city’s police department to the Trainer Borough Police Department. Trainer Police Chief Francis Priscopo had been waiting two years for permission to acquire the steel-plated armored vehicle, and is very happy to finally have it […]
Well, winter is definitely here. It took its time but over the weekend it definitely came in with a bang and, depending where you live, a foot or two of snow. As we venture outdoors to enjoy the snow, we have to not only worry about protecting ourselves from the elements, but also protecting our […]
Petey, the colorful male peacock that roamed Brookhaven borough streets for more than six months, was finally captured last week and is now resting comfortably at the 3 Palms Zoo and Education Center in Delaware.
The U.S. Postal Service has a motto that promises the mail will get through no matter the weather, but last weekend’s blizzard, officially the region’s fourth largest snow event in recent history, shut down all mail delivery. But it did nothing to stop the first responders of Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) who […]
Yeadon Borough Council held its monthly meeting last week that one observer said was surprisingly “tame” but it wasn’t without controversy. Council appointed an acting borough manager who doesn’t appear to be big on people knowing all about him. Majovie “Joe” Bland was on the scheduled agenda to be appointed borough manager, secretary and Right-To-Know […]
For those of us with pets, we look forward to winter; we see it as a time when we don’t have to worry about pests like fleas that torture our animals. We look forward to a break from the sprays and gels and powders and medicines; all the things we try on our pets and […]
Was the Darby Township deputy police chief position, held now by Brian Patterson, created out of nepotism? At last Wednesday’s township commissioners meeting, Sheila A. Carter, president of Darby Township Fire Company No. 4 and president of Darby’s NAACP, charged that it was and for her own personal reasons wants the issue of police appointments […]
For the past several months, an elusive peacock nicknamed “Pete” has been creating quite a stir in Brookhaven. “I fear for this bird and its well-being just as many other people do, especially now that the cold weather has come,” said resident Laird Shively during a recent Council meeting. “However, this bird has also become […]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was commemorated with a series of events held Monday in Chester, which included activities at The Salvation Army, a march to the site of the former Crozer Theological Seminary where King studied from 1948-1951, and a special program held at the Clark Auditorium on the campus of the Crozer-Chester Medical […]
If you are looking to increase your chances of winning POWERBALL you may want to adopt a calico. According to folklore, calico cats are lucky. Japanese sailors traveled with calicos to ensure a safe voyage and protect their ships from harm. In England and the United States, male calicos are considered especially lucky thanks to […]
For the first-time in many years, the City of Chester is offering a reward hoping to solve the city’s first 2016 homicide that occurred Friday night at W. 15TH St. and Shaw Terrace, an area not considered a high crime neighborhood. Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland announced on Monday at a press conference a $5,000 reward for […]
Since the first recorded police death in 1791, there have been over 20,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Currently, there are 20,538 names engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Seventy-one officers died in the 911 attack. Last Saturday was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and Upland […]
The year 2015 will be remembered for its ups and downs, many of which we recall here. Honors and awards Chester STEM High School senior Shamyra Woods-Elliott was a recipient of the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. Woods-Elliott is the fourth Chester-Upland School District pupil to win the four-year, all-college tuition scholarship. Longtime resident and coach, […]
For some Chester residents, the New Year has left them with last year’s trash due to the city failing to have a waste collection contract in place. “I received a text reading that there will be no trash pick-up in the city,” Donna Davis, a longtime resident, said. The city posted an announcement on its […]
For the most part, cats usually take to the litter box quite instinctively. Unlike dogs, they don’t have to ask to go for walks to do their business. Cat parents take advantage of this and provide them with a litter box with the hopes they will use it and everyone will be happy. Sometimes it […]
The fleece headband designed exclusively from the Brother® Education Department. The Brother® adjustable binder foot is used to create this trendy item. In this project you’ll learn how to apply stretch trim using the adjustable binder foot. This handy accessory makes the fleece headband a fast and fun project!
In a rarely used political maneuver, Chester’s newly-inaugurated mayor, Thaddeus Kirkland, rescinded his early December resignation as a state representative and announced in a quiet New Year’s Eve press release that he will hold both elected positions, at least temporarily. Kirkland, who was inaugurated Monday as mayor, has been a Pennsylvania state representative of the […]