Archive for September 18th, 2013

How is a music conductor like a good chef?

Selecting musical works for a concert is like planning a meal according to Michael Hall. The pieces must have appeal and go together in the right sequence to produce a satisfying experience. Hall is auditioning for the position of Conductor for Kennett Symphony at the Season Opening Concert in West Chester Saturday September 21. Kennett Symphony is seeking a new ...

 
 

To B&B or not to B&B

The Chadds Ford Township Zoning Hearing Board heard testimony from township officials whether the Stonebridge Mansion on the corner of Webb Road and Baltimore Pike can host weddings and other events. The property is zoned R-1 residential, and the owners have applied conditional use variance as a bed and breakfast. The required modifications for that variance have ...

 

Principal lauds UHS National Merit scholars

At the September 16 UCFSD Board meeting, Unionville High School Principal Paula Massanari announced that 13 students were named National Merit Semi-Finalists. The students named were in the top 2% of the PSAT scores: Ari Bleemer, John Cronin, Victoria Francis, Amy Gottsegen, Edward Jing, Erin Kutz, Angela Pam, Barrett Powell, Edward Pyun, Ria Rathi, Jason Shao and ...

 

Photo of the Week: Sept. 18

Chrysanthemums Are Coming October 26–November 24 Chrysanthemum Festival Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens

 

Around Town Sept. 19

• Gene Pisasale, on behalf of the Friends of Brandywine Battlefield, accepted proceeds of the Blue Rocks Baseball Benefit. A check for $1300 was presented by Emily Myers. On right, Phyllis Recca, from the Phyllis Recca Foundation, donated matching funds bringing the total amount of the contribution to $2600. Chadds Ford Business Association has sponsored the benefit ...