Archive for June 17th, 2011

Longwood goes solar

Longwood Gardens is on its way to energy independence, at least 70 percent independence. The gardens held a commissioning ceremony Thursday, flipping a ceremonial switch on a field of solar panels that will, by the end of summer, provide Longwood with 28 percent of its electrical needs. Dignitaries, including state Sen. Dominic Pileggi, were on hand Thursday when a ...

 
 

Peter L. Bartola of Chadds Ford

Peter L. Bartola, 86, of Chadds Ford, died Wednesday, June 15, at his residence. He was the husband of Violet Martin Bartola, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Morea, he was the son of the late Cesare and Maria DiGirolmana Bertoglia. He was a Draftsman and General Manager at Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. in Lansdale, retiring in 1989. Peter ...