Archive for October 23rd, 2014

The Carve, and carvers, cometh

When words such as awesome, fun, creative and talented are bandied about in Chadds Ford during late October, the conversation is almost always about The Great Pumpkin Carve. This year was no exception. With 76 pumpkins waiting for the skilled scalpel — or penknife, saw or chisel —almost as many carvers marched into the “Pumpkin Patch” at the Chadds Ford Historical ...

 
 

Stroud center honors Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

During a prodigious, high-profile career that has run the gamut from arrests to accolades, a common theme emerges in the work of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: water stewardship. That distinction led him to Longwood Gardens on Thursday night, Oct. 23, where the 60-year-old activist received the 2014 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence.  The honor is bestowed annually at ...

 

Two face charges after Malvern Prep lockdown

Two men are being charged with carrying a firearm at Malvern Preparatory School, following an incident that prompted a lockdown, District Attorney Tom Hogan said in a press release. Jibri M. Richardson, 22, of Ardmore, and Michael F. O’Brien, 59, of Glen Mills, were observed by a school employee at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, using a small-caliber rifle to target ...

 

Alleged repeat drunk driver behind bars

A Chester County magisterial district judge apparently decided that society needed protection from a 42-year-old Downingtown man, setting his bail at $750,000 cash. Dharmesh P. Vaswani came before Magisterial District Judge John R. Bailey because he was involved in a one-vehicle crash the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 21, in West Vincent Township that constituted a bail ...