Archive for August 16th, 2011

Brandywine Ballet’s 2011-2012 season

Brandywine Ballet is proud to announce its 2011-2012 season, featuring a live choral and orchestral collaboration; two, premiere one-act ballets; a premiere, full-length ballet; and the 32nd annual performances of The Nutcracker. Brandywine Ballet continues its residency this season at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall in West Chester, PA. Pre-sale subscriptions are ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 18

Penelope is a spayed female domestic short hair young adult cat that is currently available for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. She was brought to the shelter because the young child in the house was not playing nice with her. Penelope is a very sweet cat that gets along with dogs, children and other cats. She is just looking for a home where she will be treated ...

 

John M. Allaband of Unionville

John M. Allaband, 64, of Unionville, died Monday, Aug. 15, at his residence. He was the husband of Kathleen Poole Allaband, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Earl F. and Eva Allaband. He was a truck driver for Delchester Oil Co. in West Chester, retiring in April, 2011, after 17 years of service. He served his ...

 

Mary Kistner, nee Convery, of West Grove

Mary Kistner, nee Convery, 84, of West Grove, formerly of Springfield, Delaware County, died suddenly at her residence on Tuesday, Aug. 16. She was the wife of Edward C Kistner Jr, who died in 2000, and with whom she shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ethel McBlaine Convery. She was a homemaker who ...

 

The Garden Path: Something Bugging You?

When you suspect a pest is causing problems in your garden, don’t automatically reach for the spray! First, be sure you have a problem. Know what plant you have, find out what is typical for the plant, and learn the common signs and symptoms of problems that affect that type of plant. Remember that 80 percent of all plant problems are caused by cultural and ...

 

Mildred Sarah Shelton Harris of Kennett Square

Mildred Sarah Shelton Harris, 96, died peacefully at Linden Hall, Friends Home in Kennett Square, on Sunday, Aug. 14. During her final weeks she was surrounded by members of her family along with the wonderful and caring staff of Linden Hall. Her sweet smile and loving presence will be greatly missed by all. Mrs. Harris was born in Danville, Va. on Nov. 30, 1914. In ...