Archive for April, 2015

Barbara V. Gotchel of Glen Mills

Barbara V. Gotchel (nee Valulis), 73, of Glen Mills, died April 27. Born in Riga, Latvia, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Milda Valulis. She was the beloved wife of Joel P. Gotchel, loving mother of Andy Gotchel (Linda) of Spotsylvania, Va., Lisa Hickey (Brian) of Havertown, and Ingrid Greenwall (Clinton) of Fairway, Kan., devoted grandmother of Shane, ...

 
 

Thomas R. Cappie of Kennett Square

Thomas R. Cappie, 71, of Kennett Square, died April 24. Born in Philadelphia, He was the son of the late Thomas J. and Pauline T. Cappie (nee Sader). Thomas attended Monsignor Bonner and Saint Joseph's University. He was self-employed as a general contractor. Thomas was the beloved husband of Janet C. Cappie (nee Carrozzino); loving father of Lisa Cappie Holahan ...

 

Caroline M. Heimberger of Kennett Square

Caroline M. Heimberger, of Kennett Square, died April 27 at the age of 88. Caroline was the wife of George J. Heimberger, who died in 2012, and with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. She was born in Richfield, Pa. in 1926 to Jerome Graybill and Naomi (Elsasser). She graduated from Susquehanna University in 1948 with a major in science and mathematics and started ...

 

Breakfast to focus on Wawa station’s rebirth

Chester County 2020 and the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC) invite the public to hear about a SEPTA project in the works: extending service on the Media/Elwyn line to the Wawa station. The station, which has been out of service for more than 30 years, will be revitalized with parking to support 500 users per day, according to a Chester ...

 

Free concert to include acclaimed composer

An email that almost landed Unionville High’s vocal music director on the floor has led to a special performance on Thursday, May 7. Jason Throne explained in a press release that in December, the Unionville High School (UHS) Winter Choir Concert featured a riveting piece, “Sanctus: London” by Grammy Award-winning choral composer Ola Gjeilo. Throne said “a reverent ...

 

Pennsbury revs up into cleanup mode

Pennsbury Township is offering a number of ways to perform spring-cleaning. Township residents are reminded that a dumpster for large item disposal is available at the township maintenance yard through Saturday.  A fee will be charged for residents who want to get rid of tires or refrigerators, and electronic waste will not be permitted. The township’s official Clean ...

 

David M. Csernica of Kennett Square

David M. Csernica, 79, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, April, at the Harrison House Senior Living facility after a long illness with Parkinson’s disease. He is predeceased by his wife Stefanie Zienkievicz Csernica who died in 2012, and with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born October 21, 1935 in Bayonne, N.J. to Joseph and Anna Csernica he graduated from ...

 

Smoothie King eyes Concord location

Only time will tell if there will be smooth sailing for Smoothie King’s ride into Concord Township. And there’s still no building into which the business can go. Smoothie King is a franchised healthy meal replacement business offering fruit and vegetable smoothies, according to Brad Liermann, of Smooth Operator, the franchisee hoping to set up in Concord. He ...

 

Photo of the Week: Radley Run

Sometimes a golf  course can look appealing even to those who don't golf.

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Sophie

My name is Sophie and I am a 6-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair who was surrendered to the shelter on Feb. 27. My most unique feature is my beautiful dilute tortie coat. I am on the shy side and with some encouragement, I totally enjoy being petted and loved. Due to my shyness I would prefer a more quiet home where I would be more comfortable.

 

Police Log April 30: Missing person, drug possession, DUI, accidents

• Police are investigating a report of a missing person. Police said Erica Marie Smith, 26, of Kennett Square, was reported missing at 11:19 p.m. on April 22. • An 81-year-old from West Grove woman was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance on April 11. Police said Catherine Prescott was stopped after she ran a red light on Route 1 at ...