Setting aside fashion for one week

(Editor’s Note: today’s column is a reprise of one we ran five years ago today. It is no less relevant — but does add a bit of new detail on something you can do to help the families of the victims). By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I can’t write a fashion article today. Instead, I’d like to honor my cousin, Michael Horrocks, who perished in the horrific attacks on September...

County to seek audit of 911 fee payment by telcos

WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Board of Commissioners introduced a resolution at this week’s Commissioners’ Sunshine Meeting, that authorizes the law firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP, and the telecommunications auditing firm, Phone Recovery Services LLC to undertake a legal review and forensic audit, to determine if telephone companies providing service in Chester County have failed to bill, collect...

Documentary about Unionville-area 9/11 victim wins Murrow award

Comcast SportsNet’s ‘Remembering Richie’  spotlighted Upland hockey star who died in WTC Richie Stewart as seen in his hockey playing days at Upland Country Day School. Stewart worked for Cantor Fitzgerald and died in the 9/11 attacks on the world Trade Center. His story was the subject of a documentary on Comcast SportsNet which won an Edward R. Murrow award. EAST MARLBOROUGH –...

Commissioners take 9-1-1 fee proposal off table

Plan to impose costs on municipalities met spirited criticism By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Commissioners Kathi Cozzone (from left), Terence Farrell and Ryan Costello will not pursue a 9-1-1 cost-recovery plan proposed last month. The county commissioners announced yesterday that they will not advance a contentious proposal introduced in June to impose a cost- recovery fee for...

Unionville-Chadds Ford remembers 9/11 in music and images

800 people attend first ever event in new High School Auditorium By Eddy K Foster, Staff Writer, UnionvilleTimes.com The Unionville High School Concert Band performs under the direction of conductor Scott Litzenberg during Sunday's 9/11 remembrance concert. It was the first public event held in the new high school auditorium and about 800 people were there. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The events of September...

Bridging a lack of fiscal logic

And, a great weekend to get off the couch and to remember By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Ah, nothing says fall in the Brandywine Valley like water rushing down the street, right? At this writing, the floodwaters have largely receded, but if you listen you can just make out the sound of teeth gnashing over the sound of rustling leaves. One group, increasingly ready to grab torches and pitchforks,...

New Unionville HS auditorium to open with 9/11 remembrance

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville High School Music Department and the Brandywine Valley Chorale (BVC) present a remembrance of September 11 in music and images. The performance will feature The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace written by Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins. The day marks the tenth anniversary of September 11 and will remember those who lost their lives, their families, friends and all who were...