Archive for October 21st, 2014

Anne Reynolds Orem of Kennett Square

Anne Reynolds Orem (nee: Kennedy), 86, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Crosslands. She was the wife of George Orem, who died in 2011, and with whom she shared 24 years of marriage. Her first husband, John V. Reynolds, with whom she shared 28 years of marriage, died in 1980. Born in Philadelphia,  she was the daughter of the late John J. and Agnes Barnes ...

 
 

No recommendation yet on Woodlawn property

Concord Township Planning Commission members still aren’t ready to recommend yea or nay on the development proposed for the Woodlawn Trustees property. Following another three-and-a-half-hour meeting on Oct. 20, township solicitor Hugh Donaghue told a crowd dominated by opponents of the plan that the commission would announce its decision on Nov. 17. John Jaros, the ...

 

Mother Nature blamed for roundabout delay

The timeline for the opening of the Route 52 Roundabout has taken another detour. Earlier this month, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said the date had been pushed back to around Thanksgiving, giving area residents hope that they could celebrate the end of their longer commutes with their turkeys. The weather dashed those dreams, said ...

 

U-CF senior questions board on parking fee

A routine meeting of the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board threatened to become a snoozer for about a dozen high school students in attendance - until one of them took advantage of the comment period at the end of the meeting. Senior Sam Miller asked the board why the student-parking permit costs a whopping $200 a year. He said he understood that some of the ...

 

Ilse Pappas of Chadds Ford

Ilse Pappas, 99, of Chadds Ford, died Oct. 16, with her beloved daughter Susan and son-in-law Clark by her side at Barclay Friends in West Chester. Born Anna Louise "Ilse" in 1914 in Machern (Leipzig), Germany, she was the third child born to the late Otto Max Hopfner and Olga Anna Losche. Mrs. Pappas was a long time resident of Venice, Fla. before moving to Chadds ...

 

President and Ebola upstaged

The Affordable Care Act was the original topic for Patrick Gavin, president of Crozer Chester Medical Center, who addressed the Business and Professional Association of Western County (BPA) last week.  However, when members assembled for their monthly meeting at Brandywine Prime, they got a surprise: 8-year-old Hannah Burella opened the program. Burella told a story ...

 

UHS Art Gala planned for Nov. 7

The Unionville High School Art Gala is now as old as legendary comic Jack Benny — 39. And it’s celebrating with extended hours. The event is Friday, Nov. 7 from 3-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A silent auction begins Friday and ends at 2 p.m. on Saturday. More than 60 working artists, UHS alumni and current students will be on hand displaying ...

 

Chadds Ford gets grant for walking trails

Funding for three Delaware County projects – a municipal park, a network of trails, and stream bank restoration – was approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9) announced in a press release. “These are exciting projects that will pay dividends for decades to come,” Pileggi said. “I strongly supported the grant ...