Archive for September, 2013

Elizabeth M. Spencer of Media

Elizabeth M. Spencer, 88, of Media, died Wednesday Sept. 25, at Taylor Hospice, in Ridley Park.  She was the wife of the late Richard N. Spencer Sr. who died in 2012 and with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Darby, she was a daughter of the late Raymond S. Martin Sr., and the late Mabel Laura (Reyburn) Martin.  She was preceded in death by her sister ...

 
 

Josephine Marie Caruso of Oxford

Josephine Marie Caruso, 75, of Oxford, died Thursday, Sept. 26, at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Passivo Giusti. Josephine was a devoted wife, mother and career woman. Early on she worked for the Bell Telephone Co. as an operator. After raising her family, she pursued an interest in tax and ...

 

James R. Barker Sr. of West Grove

James R. Barker Sr., 72, of West Grove, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Wade H. and Mary Jones Barker. Jim owned and operated the Walnut Street Machine Co, in Kennett Square for many years. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing with his dog  Buddy ...

 

Citizen responders get lesson in fire safety

Chadds Ford Township Fire Marshal Michael Daily gave members of the Citizen Emergency Response Team a brief refresher course in fire safety during the group’s recent quarterly meeting. He also gave a brief demonstration on using a fire extinguisher. Daily said people need to keep a fire extinguisher on all floors of their home, not where the fire is likely to start, ...

 

Photo of the Week: Dinner

Home is the hunter — and he's not sharing.

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Baby

Meet Baby, a sweet little American Staffordshire terrier mix that was surrendered to CCSPCA in June.  Baby’s previous owner had actually found her as a lost pet, and could not continue to care for her.  When Baby was found, she appeared to have an injury to her back legs.  CCSPCA has provided the necessary veterinary care, but Baby will always walk with a slight ...

 

Police log Sept. 26: Accidents, thefts in Concord, Chadds Ford, Pocopson

• After smashing four windows, someone stole an airbag, radio and door panels from a car parked at David Dodge sometime between Sept. 18 and 24. Police said they have no leads. The damage and loss is valued at $4,000. • Careless driving is cited as the cause of a one-car accident on Heyburn Road in Chadds Ford Township on Sept. 19. A police report did not identify ...

 

Around Town Sept. 26

• Modifications to the island on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore Pike and Evergreen Drive closer to Route 322 will commence beginning Sunday, Sept. 29. It is anticipated that work will take approximately three to four nights. Everything will be open during the day, but there may be lane closures and flaggers at night. The island work on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore ...

 

Romare Bearden children’s book reading at Sanderson

The Christian C. Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford will be hosting readings of the Romare Bearden children’s book “Li’l Dan, The Drummer Bo”y on Saturday, Sept. 28at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Also included in the event will be the chance for kids to make their own drum, just like the one in Bearden’s story. This reading and interactive project will be part of the museum’s three ...

 

Mind Matters: Interbeing

The Vietnamese Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, defines our connectedness to self, to other, to the earth, as interbeing. Interbeing does not dismiss the I or the self but does reframe it in such a way that we see how connected we are to everyone and everything. Recently, a client reflected on his life and world events and how the two intersect. He pondered what ...

 

Free Your Space: Pinterested in organizing

Have you joined the wave of people who use the Web site Pinterest?  And, by wave of people, I am referring to a reported 70 million worldwide in 2013 that use this site.  Considering this high number, I would venture to guess that you have. Pinterest is a free site that allows its members to collect information that they want to keep track of — recipes, hairstyles, ...