Daily Times (Primos, PA)
100 Years Ago – 1921: If Chester had a city manager … this municipality of ours might make much faster progress, get better results for the taxes we pay, be run like the really big business it is, instead of being a political football. Let’s find out – The Times has secured a series of articles, telling the facts of the City-Manager plan, written by H.S. Gilbertson, a Chicago business man and student of city governments.
75 Years Ago – 1946:
Douglas R. Faith, president of the Chester-Cambridge Bank and Trust Co. and chairman of the Delaware County War Finance Committee during the war, will receive the annual testimonial award of the Chester business Men’s Association at their annual banquet scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, at the Springhaven Club. Chairman of all the war bond drives conducted throughout the county during the war years, Faith will be cited for his outstanding work and achievement.
50 Years Ago – 1971: I was a juvenile delinquent – I jumped fences, ran away, met up with bad dogs … upset garbage cans, ruined neighbor’s shrubs … then one day the boss put me in his car … I thought it was the end … but do you know where he took me? To the Dog Training School of Del. Co. Why not tell your boss to take you there? Next course starts Wednesday evening April 21 at the Swarthmore High School gymnasium. Dog Training School of Del. Co. is located at Palmers Mill Paxson Hollow Road, R.D. 1, Media,
25 Years Ago – 1996:
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10 Years Ago – 2011:
Delaware County Council approved $65,000 in grants during a meeting
Tuesday that will assist with a series of what District Attorney G. Michael Green deemed “high-level undercover investigations” associated with drug trafficking in the region. Of that, $10,000will go to overtime for officers involved in the investigations and $55,000 will help bridge a gap in funding until a new federal budget currently being debated in Washington, D.C., is in place, said Green. The grants are part of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas awards aimed at stemming the flow of drugs in the Philadelphia and Camden region, said Green.