Archive for September 24th, 2009

Clipso clips for a cure

Clipso Hair Studio in the Barns Shops of Chadds Ford is taking part in Cuts for a Cure. On Oct. 4, the shop will donate all it’s proceeds to the Brain Tumor Society. According to Katie Gray, the shop owner, this is the first time the shop has been involved in Cuts for a Cure, but the second year for taking part in Steppin-4-Steve. Steve Russell was a long-time ...

 
 

CF GOP honors Wandersee

After 10 years on the school board, nine years on the Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board after 10 years as a supervisor in Pennsbury Township, one might think Ed Wandersee has learned a few things about public service. He thinks so, too. Wandersee stepped down from his positions on the school and zoning boards this spring after moving to Penn Township and no longer ...

 

Tales & Toys turns 25

  Considering the state of the economy during the last few years, staying in business for 25 years is a major achievement for a local retail shop. And Toys & Tales has done just that. The shop, formerly known as The Book Fair, started a quarter century ago, a time when the average home had no computer, let alone several and anyone who talked about the ...

 

Just plain wrong

It’s easy to tell when an election is coming. Politicians fill the bandwidth with e-mailed press releases. They also keep the fax machines and the telephone wires humming. What’s interesting right now is that it’s a sitting U.S. congressman who’s burning up the wires, a congressman who’s not running for anything until next year. Granted, this year’s election is ...

 

Police log for Sept. 24

 An overnight burglary left the Strawberry Sampler with a smashed front door and missing $10 in quarters from the cash drawer. State police are investigating the incident that took place sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18 and 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 18. • Pennsylvania State Police arrested one person and have robbery charges against two others ...

 

Mind Matters

Warsaw, Switzerland, the jaundiced eyes of cataracts, bullying, and healthcare! What kind of a weave will this make? We'll see. And speaking of sight, let me start there. Recently, I underwent cataract surgery on my left eye. Immediately post procedure, I could see light and color with a new “white” intensity. It was only then I noticed how “jaundiced” a filter had ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine

President Ford once made the statement, “Our long national nightmare is over.” I woke up Sunday morning, feeling the same way. The sun was up, birds were singing, an autumn breeze was clearing the air, and after 4 years, I was finally free. It all started in 1998 when I was winding down from 14 years with the Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates, having served ...

 

Dracula coming to West Chester

Brandywine Ballet will present its popular full-length ballet Dracula Oct. 23-25 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall on the campus of West Chester University in West Chester. Tickets are available at www.brandywineballet.com or 610-696-2711. The recent bestselling novel and movie Twilight illustrates the enduring nature of themes such as undying love and ...