Archive for February 23rd, 2015

Planners recommend Woodlawn development

At the conclusion of a meeting punctuated by catcalls and boos toward the applicant’s representatives, the Concord Township Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of a controversial development for 230 acres of Woodlawn Trustees property. The vote was met with chants of “Rotten to the core” and “You should be ashamed.” The vote was 4-1 to recommend. The ...

 
 

Phila. Flower Show to bloom in reel time

The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show promises to dazzle visitors with its silver screen theme.

The silver screen will burst into living color at the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s (PHS) 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show, “Celebrate the Movies,” from Feb. 28 to March 8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, according to a PHS press release. Honored with the 2014 Grand Pinnacle Gold award as the world’s top event by the International Festivals & Events ...

 

Police: Fire begets burglary, then arrests

After fire ravaged a home in West Goshen Township on Jan. 3, the owners, who had to vacate the premises, got more bad news: While they were staying in a hotel, burglars stole heirloom jewelry, silver, bikes, and tools, police said. On Thursday, Feb. 19, detectives from the West Goshen Township Police department arrested Stephen S. Gorewitz III, 26, and Kimberly R. ...

 

Book signing at UHS book sale

Local author and Unionville High School teacher J.E. Byrne will sign copies of her suspense novel, “Hollow Land” during the school’s annual book sale this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and 28. The annual Unionville High School PTO Used Book Sale is one of the largest of its kind in the northeast, a press release said. It runs from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, and 9 ...

 

Galer Estate wins Best in Class, Gold Medal

Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery of Kennett Square was recently awarded “Best In Class” and a Gold Medal for its 2013 Chardonnay at the International Eastern Wine Competition in Sonoma California and also a Bronze Medal for its 2013 Albariño.  The International Eastern Wine Competition , established in 1975, is one of the oldest and largest professional wine ...