Archive for June, 2010

Animals win big at SPCA fund-raiser

The Chester County SPCA was looking to raise $65,000 from a fund-raiser at Big Bend in Chadds Ford Sunday, and it appears the organization is on its way to exceed that, according to Linda Kaat, the development director for the SPCA. “We exceeded our expectations thanks to so many vendors, donors, restaurants, and especially to Frolic Weymouth. The setting drew so ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet

Zeek is a 6-year -ld neutered male Shih-Tzuthat is available for adoption through the Chester County SPCA. He was brought to the shelter because his owner had passed away. Zeek is a very sweet and playful guy who likes attention and affection. He is an all rounded dog who is housebroken and gets along with kids, cats and other dogs. Zeek is now looking for a forever ...

 

Scenes from Around the Town for June 24

 

Bits & Pieces for June 24

• The Chadds Ford Gallery is changing its hours next week through Labor Day. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, but by appointment only Monday through Wednesday. • The fund-raiser for Jimmy John’s is this Sunday, June 27, from 2-6 p.m. at Radley Run Country Club. A $1`5 donation is suggested. • The Brandywine River ...

 

First Person Singular: Thank you, Sally

The need to write this particular piece is pleasing and saddening at the same time. Sally Jane Denk has ceased her weekly “Blogging Along the Brandywine” column for ChaddsFordLive.com, but it’s for a good reason. As most readers know, Sally became engaged a few months ago. She and Tom, her fiancée, moved into a home in West Chester two weeks ago. She’s no longer in ...

 

Police log for June 24

• State police recovered two bags in Painters Crossing shopping center that were stolen from a vehicle in the Shoppes at Brinton Lake. A police report said the bags were taken when someone broke the right rear window of the car about 6:47 p.m. on June 19. They were recovered, with the contents, later in the evening, the report said. • A residence on Ridge Road in ...

 

Free Your Space: I think that used to be salsa

Ever had this experience: You reach into your refrigerator and pull out the container that you believe to be the leftover macaroni and cheese. Upon opening the container you find an unidentifiable creature, blue and green, red and white, smelly and in the process of some scary mutation. What was this? Do you toss it out or do you quickly close the lid and return it ...

 

Mary Woodward of Kendal

Mary Connell Woodward died on June 18, at her residence at Kendal at Longwood where she had lived since 1984. She was 94 years old.?? Born Aug. 3, 1915, in Covington, Ky., she was a lifelong resident of West Chester and Chester County.?? She was the daughter of William F. and Mary Meyer Connell. She grew up in West Chester and was a 1933 graduate of West Chester High ...

 

Unionville grads advised: ‘Wag more, bark less’

Unionville High School Principal Paula Massanari challenged her more than 300 graduating seniors to know themselves. Those were just some of the thoughts conveyed during the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2010 at the Carpenter Center on June 10. Massanari opened her talk saying, “Who are you going to be?” She said that no matter what the graduates do next, ...

 

Residents’ objections force tabling of ordinance

Pennsbury residents challenged the need for a use and occupancy ordinance under consideration and caused supervisors to table the measure for further review. The proposed ordinance came up for discussion and possible vote during the June 16 Board of Supervisors’ meeting. It called for homeowners to pay a $200 fee to the township to have their properties inspected for ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet

Ethel and Lucy are two adult spayed female cats. Ethel is a brown tabby domestic medium hair (she is the one on the left) and Lucy is a brown tabby domestic short hair. The came to the shelter as strays on March 20. They both enjoy hanging out in your lap and are two very sweet girls. Now, through June 20, when you adopt a cat from the shelter, you can adopt a second ...