Archive for June 11th, 2009

John M. Cloud of Kennett Square

John M. Cloud, 86, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, June 10 at the Chester County  Hospital. Ten days earlier Mr. Cloud had been moved from The Friends Home in Kennett where he was a resident and he never regained consciousness.  The cause of death was determined to be a stroke.  John was the husband of Dolores Elling Cloud who died in 1998 and with ...

 
 

Unionville grads told to be brave and never quit

It’s not usual for a commencement speaker to strip down to his shorts, but that’s what Joseph Herman did while speaking to the Unionville High School Class of 2009. Herman is the chairman of the Phys. Ed Department and was named 2009-2010 Educator of the Year by the students. He was the guest speaker for the June 8 graduation ceremony held at the University of ...

 

One dead, another missing in Brandywine kayak accident

The search for the body of a second kayaker believed dead in an accident on the Brandywine Creek Tuesday was suspended late Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officials identified the two kayakers as brothers Christopher Miller of Yonkers, NY and the Rev. Chad Miller, of Wilmington. Christopher Miller, 28, was pulled from the water between Route 926 and the ...

 

To the graduates: It’s your life

Congratulations go out to the Unionville High School Class of 2009. You’ve achieved a major accomplishment on your way to living the rest of your lives. You’ve survived the 12-year sentence of government run education. Some of you worked very hard to get to this point, others, did the minimum necessary to pass classes. And at this point you should all be able to ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Sally’s motor running for an old Mustang

The scene: One of those sparkling celebrations at the Brandywine River Museum. The dance band was set up outside the windows of the main lobby.  I looked up, recognized Lenny on tenor sax and gave him a little wave. In a few minutes the unmistakable slow, driving, bluesy beat began to electrify the courtyard… “Mustang Sally… guess you better slow your Mustang ...