Archive for March 27th, 2013

Yoga for pain management

No matter where in the body a person feels pain, it’s also in the head. And while drugs — be they natural or manmade — can help control the pain, getting the mind into the body is an even stronger method of pain management, according to Gary Keil. Keil, a registered pharmacist who also has a doctorate in neuropharmacalogy — the study of how drugs affect cellular ...

 
 

The rolling hills of horse country

 “A horse! My kingdom for a horse!”                                     --King Richard, in Shakespeare’s play “Richard III” When most people think of horses, images of sprinting stallions and the wild west come to mind. The scenic rolling hills of Chester County have been home to many horse breeders, trainers and riding enthusiasts for decades. Made popular in films ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Polly

Meet Polly, an adult Shih-tzu/terrier mix who is in search her new family. Polly came to CCSPCA earlier this month, and we quickly knew how truly special she is. Despite her lack of vision, Polly is outgoing and spirited yet affectionate and docile. Polly is suited for a home with or without kids or other animals, and would really love to complete your family in time ...

 

Chadds Ford native wins teaching award from Penn State

Penn State Brandywine instructor Kathy Meehan, of Chadds Ford Township, has been honored with the prestigious George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, a distinction annually bestowed upon only six deserving faculty members across the University. Named for Penn State’s seventh president, it recognizes outstanding instructors for their devotion and effort ...

 

Police log March 28: Car stolen in Chadds Ford

• Police are looking for a car stolen from the parking lot of the Chadds Ford Plaza. The 1999 Acura Integra LS, with Pennsylvania tag number HXV1145, was taken sometime between 10 p.m. March 24 and 7 a.m. on March 25. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 484-840-1000. • No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident on Ridge Road near Tally ...

 

Around Town March 28

• La Di Da, the new children’s consignment shop in Chadds Ford, continues its grand opening events through Saturday March 30. Events include a pajama party and story time on Thursday, a shop ‘til you drop grand opening sale on Friday and an open house with Easter candy, balloons and face painting on Saturday. There will also be an Easter egg hunt. Hours are extended ...

 

Photo of the Week: Is it Spring, Yet?

A week into spring and we are reminded that nature has her own timetable.

 

Free Your Space: Organizing your jewelry

Spring is here.  At least the calendar says it is.  This particular spring, my closet is jam-packed.  Partially with clothing I’ve brought out in anticipation of warmer days: light and colorful tops, slacks and dresses.  And, hanging alongside this spring bouquet, its heavier winter counterparts: clothing I’m hesitant to store because of weather than can easily be ...

 

Art Activities Planned for Children this Summer

This summer, the Brandywine River Museum invites children to become museum explorers in a series of fun-filled educational workshops. Explorer Mornings For ages 3 to 10, accompanied by an adult Thursday mornings, July 11 through August 1 Session A: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Session B: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. During Explorer Mornings, children will enjoy an ...