Archive for November 4th, 2015

Photo of the Week: Golden Dawn

An early November morning in Chadds Ford starts with a blue sky, a gently flowing Brandywine Creek and the gold and orange foliage of autumn.  

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet: Kacey

Where are all my runners? I would be a great match for you. I am lithe, athletic, and love to exercise. I’m also a very well behaved little girl, and listen when you speak to me. I love to hear your voice and get attention. I’ll have you laughing all day with my goofy side, plus did I mention I’m one smart cookie? I know sit, stay, and am on my way to earning my ...

 

Around Town Nov. 5

• Top photo: Runners take off in the Hillendale Husky Halloween Hustle last Saturday at Hillendale elementary School. School Principal Steve Dissinger said the event, now in its third year, began as an event for a running club for a handful of teachers and about 20 students to more than 100 kids wanting to take part. • A reminder that the Wegmans supermarket on ...

 

Police Log Nov. 5: DUIs, attempted burglary, shotgun stolen

• According to police, Joseph T. Keenan — no age or home municipality given — was arrested for DUI without incident after he was seen riding up and down Andrien Drive and confronted a resident in Concord Township. Police said he was intoxicated and caused alarm when he accosted two people. • On Oct. 5, there was an interrupted burglary on Willits Way in Concord ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Sallysaurus fossil found

  It’s official. Mark the date. My husband and I are fossils, dinosaurs. I’m not sure when it happened, but it came as a painful shock last week. On Halloween day, Tom went out and bought himself a new car. A 2016, AWD, black, GMC Terrain. He had been thinking about it for a long time. I was waiting at the door when he brought it home. Rear-vision camera, heated ...

 

Applied Belief: Campaigning for God

"Knock knock. Who's there? Probably not. Probably not who? Probably not a Christian." Maybe not funny but I’ve never been good a jokes. What is truly not funny is the lack of engagement with our community on behalf of Christians. Most people that go knocking on your doors now a days are people of other religions, sales people, trick-or-treaters, and in this past ...

 

GOP machine dominates regional elections

There will be some new faces in area boards of supervisors come January and a new face on the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board as well. Noelle Barbone defeated Democrat Alan Horowitz for supervisor in Chadds Ford. Barbone topped Horowitz 521 to 386. She will serve the remaining two years of the Keith Klaver term. Klaver resigned from the board in January. In an ...

 

Robert “Bob” Pearson Delaney of Pocopson Township

Robert “Bob” Pearson Delaney, 86, a longtime resident of Pocopson Township, died on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Christiana Hospital. He was married to Anna “June” Sherratt Delaney for 40 years before her death in 1993. Mr. Delaney was born in Roxborough to William Pearson Delaney and Ella Raybold Delaney. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He spent his ...

 

Robert F. Mullen of Coatesville

Robert F. Mullen, 75, of Coatesville, died Sunday, Nov. 1, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was the husband of Maryanne Herman Facciolli-Mullen, with whom he shared 10 years of marriage. Born in Chester, he was the son of the late John and Carma Moeller Mullen. He was a State Farm Insurance agent in Bear, Del., retiring in 2015, after 40 years of service. ...