Archive for February 16th, 2015

Reiner is new Chadds Ford Supervisor

Samantha Reiner is the new Chadds Ford Township supervisor. She was appointed during a special meeting of the Chadds Ford Vacancy Board to replace Keith Klaver who resigned in January for health reasons. “It’s going to be tough taking over for Keith, but I’m happy to be on this side of the table,” Reiner said after being sworn into office by District Justice Wendy ...

 
 

UHS hosts ‘Jazz Along the Brandywine’

Get ready for an evening of hot music and cool improvisation as Unionville High School hosts the 17th annual “Jazz Along the Brandywine” festival on Friday, Feb. 20, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Eight high school bands are scheduled to show off their chops in a variety of styles from soul to swing to samba. “Every year the level of music gets higher,” G. Scott Litzenberg, ...

 

Letter to the Editor: Does Pileggi value open space?

I recently came across the following article on Chadds Ford Live: http://chaddsfordlive.com/2015/02/06/cfba-gets-lowdown-on-concord/ After reading the article in its entirety, I am compelled to write this e-mail addressing the concerns of, not only myself, but many others in the communities of Chadds Ford and Concord Township. As I am sure you are aware, there has ...

 

Sanderson Museum has a full dance card

The year is planned out for the Christian C. Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford Township, and the key word, according to museum President Sue Minarchi, is excitement. “We’re opening on March 1, and we have a really exciting season of events this year,” Minarchi said. On tap for 2015 are two exhibits, two wine and sign days, an afternoon of outdoor music in tribute to ...

 

William B. “Washboard Bill” Allman of West Grove

William B. “Washboard Bill” Allman,  87, of West Grove, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Feb. 11, at the Neighborhood Health Hospice in West Chester. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Drue Nunez Allman, a well-known horticulturist, who developed a greenhouse business with over 45,000 square feet under glass and Blanche (Oppenheimer) Allman, a ...

 

BizTech: Selecting the “Right” Internet Service Provider

Selecting the right Internet Service Provider (ISP) can be a daunting task for any small business. Where do you start? The dominant players are Comcast and Verizon – but how do you choose between the two? Are there other options? What about download vs. upload speeds? Factors to Consider The first step is to define how much you and your employees rely on the Internet ...

 

Ronald H. Pfeiffer of New London Township

Ronald H. Pfeiffer, 68, of New London Township, died peacefully Friday, Feb. 13, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, with his devoted wife Pam and loving son Ronald Jr. by his side. Ron was born and raised in Newington, Conn., the only son of the late Mildred and Harold Pfeiffer. Ron pursued an education in chemistry at Wagner College on Staten Island, ...

 

Civil rights lawyer to give free talk

  Civil rights lawyer Lani Guinier, known for challenging conventional thinking on the issues of race and class, will speak at Penn State Great Valley, on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Following the presentation, Guinier will do a signing of her latest book, Tyranny of the Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America, which will be ...