Archive for September 23rd, 2015

Photo of the Week: Late Summer Bloom

Late afternoon sun on a late summer afternoon bring out color and shadow.

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet: Mo

NO-body better than Mo. I'm a classy guy in a shiny black coat, and have been told I'm a dog that takes care of business. What does that mean? Toss me a squeaky toy and my playful side takes over. Just check out my attentive ears, it's like they were made for me to listen to you. Feeling down? Want a kiss? All you have to do is ask, and I will volunteer in a ...

 

Around Town Sept. 24

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art is holding a plein air painting event at the Kuerner Farm on Friday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 4 (rain or shine), from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for member; $20 for non-members for all-day access. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the Kuerner Farm, where they can sketch, paint or photograph the ...

 

Police Log Sept. 24: $10K jewelry theft reported

• State police from Troop K, Media barracks, are investigating the reported theft of $10,000 worth of jewelry from a home on Mill Race Road in Concord Township on Sept. 21. The theft happened sometime between 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 484-840-1000. • State police cited Kyle S. Macklin, 22, of Kennett Square, following ...

 

Free Your Space: Digital storage

A year ago, the Pew Research Center estimated that 84 percent of American households own a computer. As a matter of fact, anyone reading this article is reading it on a computer as the Chadds Ford Live has been released in an online-only format for more than six years now. Information is at our fingertips; all day, every day. And, whether we use a computer ourselves ...

 

Mind Matters: Xenophobia and us

The year was 1826. What did the United States look like then? Recently, I discovered, hanging on a wall in a venerable financial institution, an old map of our country dated 1826. What a difference, then and now. Most of the land west of the Mississippi River was Mexico: that included California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Arizona and western Colorado. Isn’t it ...