Archive for September 16th, 2015

Change reigns at embattled Kennett Library

Amid steps to address community concerns, including a major bylaw change, the Kennett Library board got a sobering reminder at Tuesday night’s meeting that turbulence from the past continues to plague efforts to move forward. Summarizing a recent feasibility study aimed at assessing the climate for a capital campaign, Bonny Anderson of MacIntyre Associates did not ...

 
 

Photo of the Week: Center of the Sun

A bee hones in on the center of sunflower in a field at Walnut Street and Route 926 near Kennett Square.

 

Around Town: Sept 17

• Top photo: Re-enactors bow their heads in prayer during a 9/11 ceremony and the Brandywine Battlefield Park on Friday, Sept. 11. • Due to the predicted weather, Concord Township’s Community Day, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, was rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. • A poetry reading by Welsh poet Tony Curtis will be held ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet. Sept. 17: Lucy

Ain't nothin' but a hound dog, but oh boy, what an amazing one at that. Hi, I'm Lucy and I'm 6 years young. When I arrived at the shelter I was scared, but since then I have made friends and come out of my shell. I enjoy walks outside and sniffing all the wonderful things along the way; I am a hound dog after all. I really love treats and they motivate me to learn ...

 

Police Log Sept. 17: Theft of services, counterfeiting, resisting arrest

• Police said Christopher Allard, 34, of Glen Mills, was arrested in the Glen Eagle Square parking lot on Sept. 13. A report said Allard was initially arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct, but was also arrested for resisting arrest. • A Philadelphia woman, Meredith L. Lambert, 31, was transported to Riddle Hospital following an accident shortly before 6 ...

 

Boost Your Business: The challenges of a multi-generational workplace

The workplace is going to look different over the next several years. With people living longer and often postponing retirement for financial reasons, we are entering a phase where four, possibly even five generations will be working side by side. Over the next few years, this change can lead to employers managing a wide age range of employees from any of these five ...

 

Longtime planner switching counties

The Chester County Commissioners announced the appointment of a longtime public planner to head the Chester County Planning Commission. Brian O’Leary will join the county on Oct. 5 as executive director, replacing Ronald Bailey, who retired earlier this year, a county press release said. O’Leary has nearly 30 years of public planning experience with the Montgomery ...

 

Karen D. Baccellieri of Avondale

Karen D. Baccellieri, 68, of Avondale, died Monday, Sept. 14, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. She was the wife of Carl E. Baccellieri Sr., with whom she shared 30 years of marriage. Born in Witchita Falls, Texas, she was the daughter of Rebecca Pierce Brownlee of Denton, Texas, and the late Ernest Brownlee. She was a 1969 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State ...

 

Ezio D. DiUbaldo, formerly of Landenberg

Ezio D. DiUbaldo, 82, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Landenberg, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, while vacationing in Italy. He was the husband of Marisa Martelli DiUbaldo who died in 1996, and with whom he shared 37 years of marriage. Born in Paterno, Italy, he was the son of the late Giuseppi and Adelina Fabucci DiUbaldo. Ezio worked at Hewlett-Packard (Agilent) ...