Bountiful birthday wishes for beloved centenarian

About 100 gather to celebrate Kennett Square man’s 100th  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Mike DiPietro reads the many greetings that he received on his 100th birthday. On Sunday, people celebrated from as far away as Italy – jubilantly singing birthday wishes on the computer. The more fortunate revelers traveled to Kennett Square from near and distant, including Boston....

Don’t write Corbett off just yet

Despite doomsayers — and the work of local GOP legislators — Gov. may just have second act By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Undoubtedly, you’ve seen the headlines (unless of course, you’re a sensible person and have spent the last broiling week or so somewhere with beaches, cool (relatively speaking) breezes and chilled beverages) that Gov. Tom Corbett is likely doomed, will be pushed...

Raising awareness about regional heroin abuse

Brainstorming session attracts government officials, concerned citizens By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Andy Rumford (center) discusses the heroin problem with New Garden Township Police Chief Gerald Simpson (left) and Kennett Square Police Chief Edward A. Zunino. Think your child is too smart, athletic, or well-adjusted to become addicted to heroin? That’s a dangerously inaccurate...