Archive for April, 2012

Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia

Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia Exhibition explores this classical theme and its place in the development of modern art(June 20–September 3, 2012) The dream of Arcadia, a mythic place of beauty and repose where humankind lives in harmony with nature, has held an enduring appeal for artists since antiquity. With its promise of calm, simplicity, and ...

 
 

Sarah Edge Worth of Kendal at Longwood

Dates:Death date: April 25, 2012 Obituary: Sarah (Sally) Edge Worth, 93, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Kendal at Longwood. She was the widow of Richard M. Worth, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. Born and raised in Downingtown she was the daughter of the late Jacob Edge and Mildred Clarkson Foster. She attended Westtown School, Downingtown High ...

 

Rebecca “Polly” Miller Richardson of West Grove

Rebecca “Polly” Miller Richardson, 75, of West Grove, died Wednesday, April 25, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Clarke Richardson, who died in 1995, and with whom she shared 10 years of marriage. Born in Ashe County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Ray A. and Ola Wilcox Miller. Polly was a retired assembler at Hewlett-Packard in ...

 

Serafino Sinibaldi of Kennett Square

Serafino Sinibaldi, 86, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, April 24, at the Paoli Hospital. He was the husband of Fernanda Martelli Sinibaldi, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Civitella Del Tronto Provincia Teramo, Italy, he was the son of the late Germano and Anna Sinibaldi. He came to the Kennett Square area from Italy in 1968. He was a machine ...

 

Spring colors at the Chadds Ford Gallery

Spring colors are adorning the walls at the Chadds Ford Gallery through May 6 with the exhibit Spring Quartet. The show features new works from Richard Bollinger, Paul Scarborough, Nancy Cunningham and J.M. Standish. “This exhibit is very colorful, very springy and very happy,” said Barbara Moore, the gallery director. She added that the four artists chosen to take ...

 

Party activists look toward November

Voter traffic was light. Most times there were more campaign signs than voters at the various polling places, but the party faithful had their say in the April 24 primary. While turnout was low, party activists think that will change come the general election for president on Nov. 6. Chadds Ford Democratic Party Secretary Jesse Sheppard said the primary was just ...

 

Police log April 26

• Four people from Virginia had money and belongings stolen when someone broke into their car that was parked at the Brandywine River Museum on April 19. The police report said someone broke into the car by forcing a front door lock, then unlocking the rest of the doors. The incident occurred between 2 and 3:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call the state ...

 

School district dinner serves the United Way

The United Way of Southern Chester County definitely appreciates the efforts of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. For the third consecutive year, the district held a fund-raising pasta dinner at the high school cafeteria to benefit the United Way. “For the United Way of Southern Chester County, it means the community coming together,” said Mike Horak, ...

 

Free Your Space: Success doesn’t just happen

For the past two years I have wanted to lose ten pounds. I have tried making various changes to my eating habits and adding a couple of extra dog walks into the week — my very small attempt at the “E” word (Exercise). I have also tried using a smart phone app that tracks my calories and writing down my weight in my planner. All this to no avail since, as time moves ...

 

Separating feds from med pot states

It’s time for a change in the drug war and there’s a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that opens things up for medical marijuana. The bill, HR 1983, sponsored by Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank and co-sponsored by 21 other representatives, would pull the plug on the federal government’s interference on the medical marijuana issue in state’s that ...

 

Around Town April 26

• Unionville High School presents the play M*A*S*H, April 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door. • Chadds Ford Township and the Civic Association of Chadds Ford want you to save the date, Saturday, April 28, to participate in "Recycling & Community Day" and "Roadside Clean Up Day." The event will be held at the municipal building, 10 Ring Road, ...