Archive for October 13th, 2014

John Cotton Wood Kennett Square

John Cotton Wood, a resident of the Kendal Community in Kennett Square, died on Oct. 9, at the age of 97. Born in New York City on March 8, 1917, he grew up in areas around Boston and San Francisco and summered in Europe. He attended the Ojai Valley School in southern California, St. Marks School in Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard College in 1938, and served ...

 
 

Chadds Ford GOP gears up for election

The Chadds Ford Republican Party’s goal is to do its part in re-electing a state representative, a U.S. representative, and a governor. Party members held their annual lunch on Oct. 11 at Brandywine Caterers. State Rep. Stephen Barrar was on hand, and U.S. Pat Meehan also made a brief appearance. Barrar is being challenged by political newcomer Whitney Hoffman while ...

 

Wine festival draws oversize crowd

Under brilliant blue skies, more than 1,500 people strolled around the grounds of the historic Dilworthown Inn on Sunday, sampling wine and craft beers, browsing through a selection of artisan vendors, and enjoying the fact that their presence would help fight cancer. From noon to 4 p.m., the 23rd Annual Dilworthtown Inn Wine Festival attracted a crowd that delighted ...

 

3 artists, 3 styles, but no name for the show

A new exhibit with no name, but with three artists displaying different styles is now running at the Chadds Ford Gallery. The exhibit features the works of Jacalyn Beam, Bradley Hendershot, and Carolyn Anderson. Beam is a plein air — painting outdoors — impressionist and Hendershot is a representational watercolorist. Anderson did not attend the Oct. 10 opening, but ...

 

Land trust wants to honor eco-minded township

Natural Lands Trust, the Chester County Association of Township Officials, and the Montgomery County Association of Township Officials (MCATO) put out the call for nominations for the Growing Greener Communities Award, which honors conservation-minded accomplishments by townships in Chester and Montgomery Counties. The Natural Lands Trust Growing Greener Communities ...