Archive for April 4th, 2012

Lillian “Dolly” DiStefano Mazza of Kennett Square

Lillian “Dolly” DiStefano Mazza, 85, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday April 4, at home. She was the wife of the late James F. Testa with whom she shared 27 years of marriage and the late Emilio A. Mazza who died in 2011 and with whom she shared 29 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary Borrelli DiStefano. ...

 
 

Is the war on terror or liberty?

The war on terror has turned into a war on life and liberty. Worse than the provisions of the Patriot Act is the fact that the president of the United States can now kill anyone in the world without any formal charges and without a trial. This was made manifest last year with the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, a New Mexico-born U.S. citizen living in Yemen. He was ...

 

The ‘art’ beat continues in Chadds Ford

In some places, an old art studio might become a municipal building. In some places, an old municipal building might become an art studio. In Chadds Ford Township, both happened. Turner’s Mill, once the summer art studio of illustrator Howard Pyle, became the township building in 2006. Then the old township building on Station Way Road became an art studio, ArtBeat, ...

 

Bits & Pieces March 5

• Radley Run Country Club is getting some new tennis courts. The old Har-Tru court that was destroyed in the September 2010 storm will be replace by Labor Day with another Har-Tru surface that will be raised above the flood plane. Also planned as part of the $1.6 million project are two paddle courts along with the four tennis courts. Har-Tru surfaces are made of ...

 

UHS Color Guard places first at competition

The Unionville High School Indoor Color Guard placed first in the Scholastic Novice Division of the Cavalcade Indoor Association’s Championship Competition on March 31, at Quakertown High School in Quakertown. The UHS Guard competed against 17 other teams and earned the winning score of 85.9 out of 100. Performing to “Space” by NOA, their energetic show combined ...

 

Police log April 5

• State police reported the theft of a car in Chadds Ford Township. A 2009 Infinity was stolen from a property on High Ridge Road sometime overnight between March 25 and March 26. No other information was available. • Two Concord Township residents were victims of identity theft. In both cases, the victims’ debit card accounts were used to make purchases in Florida. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet April 5

This beautiful girl’s name is Winnie. Winnie came to CCSPCA as a member of a large group of cats that was not being properly cared for in their home. Soon after entering the shelter in December, Winnie gave birth to a litter of kittens and was placed into a CCSPCA foster home to raise her babies and receive additional socialization and much-needed TLC. Winnie is now ...

 

Get Real: Five tips to make your bathroom stand out

All homebuyers have a vision of the perfect house and which rooms are most important to highlight. Because of the relatively small size of bathrooms in comparison to the rest of a home, they are often overlooked in the staging process; however, for many buyers, it could be the most important room in a buying decision. A bathroom is more than just a place for ...

 

Mind Matters — The underlying bias of perceptions

Did you know that holding a gun in your hand makes you more prone to think that others are holding a gun also? Did you know that our belief in a just world may bias us to ignore the injustices in it? These two points are related in terms of how we form perceptions about the world. Regarding guns, psychologist James Brockmole of the University of Notre Dame, performed ...