Archive for January 22nd, 2014

Popcorn Obsession opens in Painters Crossing

Chicken wings and pizza are great for Super Bowl Sunday, but Cindy and Benjamin Fox think popcorn should be part of the menu, too. They also think popcorn should be a staple for family video nights or any other occasion for that matter. The mother and son team owns and operates Popcorn Obsession, the new gourmet popcorn store between Ming Village and the Painters ...

 
 

A day of service for U-CF schools

Once again, Martin Luther King Day was a day for service to community in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. While there were no classes on Jan. 20, it was, as the district calls it, “A day on, not a day off.” There was activity in most of the schools that morning. Volunteers at Hillendale Elementary School, again, made lunches for several service ...

 

Around Town Jan. 23

• The second grade Brownies from Chadds Ford Elementary School (Troop 4133) sold cookies and mingled with customers at Jimmy John's on Saturday afternoon. They also collected donations to make cookie care packages for U.S. soldiers. Pictured from left are Jade Boruk, Claire McNease, Christina Koch and Steffanie Jones. (Courtesy photo) • London Grove Friends is ...

 

Meat House Tips: Winging it on game day

Football season is heating up and your grill should be too! It’s time to plan your menu for the big game! One of the most popular game day foods in America is the classic chicken wing. What is it about this simple cut of poultry that satisfies our fidgety fingers and grumbling bellies on game day? Over 100 million pounds of chicken wings will be consumed on Super ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 24: Rosie

Can you believe Rosie has been with the CCSPCA for more than three months? Anyone that knows her can't. Rosie gets along with dogs and should be fine with cats given a proper introduction. However, even more than that, she loves other animals, she loves to snuggle and be pet by her friends at the CCSPCA. She loves kids and is extremely gentle at taking treats. She's ...

 

Photo of the Week: Ice Age

This winter has been colder than a few recent winters. This snow-covered downed tree brings to mind images of woolly mammoths.

 

Police Log Jan. 23: Assault, thefts and rear-enders

• An argument escalated into a physical assault in a Concord Township apartment late in the night of Jan. 16.  A state police report said Joshua Farrell, 39, of Aston, got into an argument with an unidentified female in an apartment at 735 Baltimore Pike, but then struck her in the face causing a bloody nose. • Someone entered an unlocked truck in the Painters ...

 

Free Your Space: Practicing what I preach

In the world of professional organizing, January is known as "GO" month, that is, Get Organized month. During this month, the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and its chapters around the country make a concerted effort to educate the public about the benefits and habits of being organized. Here in the Greater Philadelphia area, professional ...

 

First Person Singular: Integrity or ‘authoritah’ for Stonebridge

In about a month we should know how the Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board decided in the matter of Stonebridge Mansion, the 25-room home on 5 acres on the southwest corner of Webb Road and Route 1. The owners — Drew and Nicole Barnabei — want to host catered events, weddings and such, for a fee. They would rent use of the first two floors of the house and of the ...

 

Carmela T. Torello of West Grove

Carmela T. Torello, 92, of West Grove, passed died Jan 21, at Pocopson Home in West Chester. A celebration of her life Service will be held on Feb. 20, at 10: a.m. at The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 300 State RD, West Grove, Pa.  19390. All family members and close friends are welcome.  There will be a gathering for attendees immediately following ...

 

Marion Boyd Guthrie of Kennett Square

Marion Boyd Guthrie, 94, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Jan. 19, at Neighborhood Hospice. She was the wife of Warrington F. Guthrie, Jr., who died in 1998, and with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Lansdowne, she was the daughter of the late Charles Parker Boyd and Marion Leslie Knott Boyd. A student at Holman School and a graduate of Yeadon High ...