A hero’s welcome home – 43 years later

Troop 31’s Ray Coe honored at last for honorable military & community service [slideshow_deploy id=’24017′] By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times PENNSBURY – For Ray Coe, the experience of returning home from the Vietnam War was a far cry from the jubilant and packed Hillendale Elementary gymnasium; filled with patriotic well-wishers, who gathered to witness the long...

Stookey honored as Eagle Scout

John Stookey WESTTOWN — John Stookey of Chadds Ford was awarded Boy Scouting’s highest rank, the Eagle Scout award, at the Troop 93 Court of Honor held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Jan. 4.  Scoutmaster Tim Jaques made the award. Achieving the Eagle rank caps Stookey’s Scouting career, which he began as a Tiger Cub in Chadds Ford Pack 31 in 2004.  In 2009, he was awarded the Arrow of...

Two Troop 31 members become Eagle Scouts

Twin brothers earn rank together after public service work at Chadds Ford Elementary Mitch (left) and Matt (right) Candy share a moment, Monday night, with Troop 31 Troop Master Ray Coe during their Court of Honor ceremonies. PENNSBURY — Unionville High School juniors Matt and Mitch Candy received Boy Scouting’s highest recognition Monday night during an Eagle Court of Honor, held at Hillendale...

Scout plans access trail, bridges for Pennsbury nature preserve

Two bridges, 1,500-foot trail will open up access to Johnson Wood Preserve By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Marshall Lane of Troop 31 presents his plan to build a trail and a pair of bridges in the Johnson Woods Preserve to the Pennsbury Board of Supervisors. PENNSBURY — Thanks to the efforts of a local Boy Scout, township residents will be able to enjoy a new path and a bridge in a township...

Eagle Scout project to improve Pennsbury park

Distance markers, new benches should be in place before December By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Justin Miller presents his plan to add distance markers and new benches to Pennsbury Park to the Pennsbury Board of Supervisors, Wednesday night. —Mike McGann photo PENNSBURY — Although the old saying “no matter where you go, there you are” may still apply, residents who walk or run...