Archive for June 16th, 2010

‘To thine own self’

One must wonder sometimes whether the recipient of wisdom actually catches the significance. We can only hope that members of the UHS Class of 2010 do just that. The thematic message that underscored the Unionville High School graduation speeches at the Carpenter Center last week was one of an individual knowing and bettering himself. Sharon Parker, superintendent of ...

 
 

Scenes from Around the Town for June 17

 

Bits & Pieces for June 17

• Beaver Dam Road in Chadds Ford Townshio will be closed for two weeks beginning Monday, June 21, according to Chadds Ford Township Manager Joe Barakat. Bartakat said the road would be closed for repair and resurfacing by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. •There will be a fund-raiser for Jimmy John's restaurant at Radley Run Country Club on Sunday, ...

 

Planting trees will help keep the water clean, balance its climate and restore lost habitat.

The Brandywine Conservancy's Environmental Management Center has announced a generous donation of $10,000 from PECOto support the Conservancy's multi-year reforestation project. The funds will be used to plant trees in the Brandywine watershed and for community outreach and educational programs. The check was presented on June 10 by PECO representative Greg Cary, ...

 

New president of Crozer-Chester Medical Center’s Medical and Dental Staff

Anthony DiMarco, D.O., was elected to a two-year term as president of Crozer-Chester Medical Center’s Medical and Dental Staff, effective July 1, 2010. DiMarco is a family practice physician based at the Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake in Glen Mills. He has been a member of Crozer’s medical staff since 1989, and he has been part of the Crozer-Keystone Health ...

 

The Garden Path: The Virtue of Untidiness

As Master Gardeners, we are often asked for advice, and one of my favorite bits of wisdom to impart is “Don’t be too tidy!” Nature isn’t tidy. Walk through the woods and you’ll see leaves scattered around, an occasional stump or downed tree, flowers left to go to seed, and other evidence that the cycle of life continues, not in spite of, but because of, a relaxed ...

 

Mind Matters:Books for the beach and beyond

Amidst summer vacations, graduations, Father’s Day, let me offer some suggestions for some very different beach reading—no juicy novels here—but hopefully something that might be life-transforming. Consider the following hodgepodge of books as possible gifts to the graduate or to Dad or to yourself! · I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the ...

 

Police log for June 17

• Pennsylvania State Police reported Andrew David Sharp, 41, of Chadds Ford Township, pulled a shotgun on at workers who were trying to repossess a propane tank from a home on Murphy Road. • A 48-year-old man was charged with harassment following an incident on Ring Road in Chadds Ford Township on June 4. A police report gave no names or detail other than to say the ...

 

Alice McKelvie Eastburn, formerly of Avondale

Alice McKelvie Eastburn, 86, of Berlin, Md., formerly of Avondale, died Wednesday, June 16, at her residence. She was the wife of Robert Eastburn, who pdied in 1989. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Archibald and Martha J. Hill McKelvie. She was a customer representative for the National Bank and Trust of Kennett Square Alice is survived by 3 ...