Archive for April 25th, 2012

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, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet April 26

Looking for a family dog? Howie is an adult hound mix that has been waiting for his new people at CCSPCA since February. Although we suspect Howie to be more than 7 years of age, he still has lots of spunk and enjoys spending time romping outdoors. Howie seems to have his basic training and is housebroken, making him a low-maintenance boy and an easy fit into a new ...

 

Glimpsing the Andrew Wyeth Studio

A part of Andrew Wyeth’s private life will become public this summer when the Brandywine River Museum opens his former home and studio to public tours. “Andrew Wyeth is one of the most beloved artists in American History and he was actually a very private person. It’s really wonderful to see the private studio where he painted some of his most famous works and enter ...

 

Debby (Sticinski) Guglielmetti of Kennett Square

Debby (Sticinski) Guglielmetti, 55, of Kennett Square, beloved wife and mother, died peacefully at home on April 23, surrounded by her loving family. Debby was born July 8, 1956, in Jersey Shore, Pa., and graduated from Newark High School in 1975. She attended Goldey Beacom College, and began her career at DuPont, where she worked for 14 years and where she met her ...