At this time in Historical past: Nov. 2, 2021 – The Delaware County Day by day Occasions


100 Years In the past – 1921: George H. Ross, Commissioner of Finance of the Metropolis of Toronto, Canada, coms to this metropolis tomorrow because the visitor of the Kiwanis Membership and town. Commissioner Ross will arrive in Chester shortly earlier than the midday hour. He shall be met on the West Philadelphia station, and delivered to this metropolis by Worldwide Trustee Elwood J. Turner. Mayor William T. Ramsey, members of Metropolis Council and different officers, and a committee of native Kiwanians will escort the distinguished customer to the Chester Membership the place he’ll take dinner and make an tackle to the membership.
75 Years In the past – 1946: Whereas on the best way to go to mates Friday night, Mrs. Alice E. Radbill, 51, of Moylan, distinguished in civic affairs and member of the board of administrators of Sunnycrest Farm in Cheyney, was immediately killed by a Pennsylvania Railroad prepare a brief distance from her dwelling. Mrs. Radbill was exhausting of listening to and it’s believed she was unable to listen to the warning whistle sounded by the engineman as he rounded the curve and noticed her on the fitting of manner.
50 Years In the past – 1971: Six boxcars of a 38-car Baltimore & Ohio freight prepare jumped the tracks simply after 11 p.m. Monday in Woodlyn, killing a 20-year-old PMC scholar and tearing down an electrical pole and high-power cables. The noise from the derailment was exhausting not less than two miles away from the scene of the accident between Fairview Highway and Bullens Lane, close to Youngs Avenue. PMC day scholar Conrad F. Kruse, 20, of Villanova, was working as an evening watchman for Day & Zimmerman, Inc., who’re placing up new electrical line poles.
25 Years In the past – 1996: The president lacks character, the media is biased and it ain’t over ’til it’s over. These have been the messages delivered time and time once more to the tons of of native Republicans who started lining up earlier than daybreak yesterday outdoors The Lagoon restaurant for the possibility to greet GOP nominee Bob Dole and to take heed to the half-dozen Republican leaders. The cease in Essington was a part of the Dole camp’s 96-hour, continuous marketing campaign marathon, which retired Joint Chiefs of Workers head Colin Powell referred to as “the mom of all marketing campaign journeys.”
10 Years In the past – 2011: Ridley Township Commissioners lately permitted an ordinance proscribing garments traces to rear yards of properties. And for good measure, residents can not drape clothes or different laundered gadgets on porch railings to dry. “We had complaints about folks drying garments on railings within the entrance of their properties,” mentioned township Supervisor Margaret Keegan.
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