Archive for February 24th, 2015

“Awesome” CCAA member shows

CCAA Gallery

You may know about the wonderful adult and children's classes offered by the Chester County Art Association, but you might not know that every month their galleries have interesting new exhibits that highlight different themes, and that they have auxiliary Art Show sites all over Chester County. This Thursday, February 26th from 5-8pm CCAA will host the Annual ...

 
 

Mary Wollaston of Landenberg

Mary Wollaston, 59, of Landenberg, died Thursday, Feb. 19, at Conway Medical Center outside Myrtle Beach, S.C., after a courageous battle with leukemia. She was born July 25, 1955 in Havre de Grace, Md., to Francis Krzywicki and the late Helen Chessock Krzywicki. Mary graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in home economics and later ...

 

In Pocopson, safety, logging, sewers and more

An update from the Pennsylvania State Police, reassurances about a timber harvest plan, information about several historic initiatives, and complaints about sewer fees were among the issues that surfaced at the Pocopson Township supervisors’ meeting on Monday night, Feb. 23. State Police Lt. Richard H. D’Ambrosio, commander of the Avondale barracks, said troopers ...

 

Irene B. Taylor of Avondale

Irene B. Taylor, 87, of Avondale, died at her residence on Saturday, Feb. 21. Born in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late James C. and Suzanna Mackey Taylor. Irene was a bookkeeper at Conard-Pyle, Star Roses in West Grove for 60 years, retiring in 2005. She was a member of the Avondale Presbyterian Church, where she had served as an elder, deacon, Sunday ...

 

Mary Jane (Jane) Mahaffey of West Grove

Mary Jane (Jane) Mahaffey, 82, of West Grove, died peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 22, after a long illness. Jane was born to Alfred and Lillian Slade on Aug. 14, 1932 in Philadelphia. She graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1950 and then attended Beaver College where she majored in music. After graduating in 1954, she sang solo soprano in many recitals and ...

 

Longwood Fire Co. announces promotion

The Longwood Fire Company announced the promotion of Mike Syska from lieutenant to captain of the company. “Mike has provided excellent service to the fire company during the decade he has been a volunteer,” said Chief A. J. McCarthy in a press release. “He has earned his promotion. Syska has been an officer at Longwood seven of his 10 years at the fire company.” ...