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- – COLIN AINSWORTH

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:

Become a Certified Lotus Notes Profession­al through the Lotus Notes Internship Program at Penn State Delaware County Campus. Get valuable experience and training while working toward Lotus Notes Applicatio­n Developmen­t Certificat­ion.

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.

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