Archive for November 11th, 2015

Concord updates sewer plan

The cost is uncertain, but Concord Township supervisors voted Nov. 10 to update the township sewer plan, a move that could affect 86 properties in two areas of the township. If the state Department of Environmental Protection approves the Phase 2 Sewer Project, 49 homes in the Mendenhall area and another 37 in Penns Grant would be able to tie into the public sewer ...

 
 

‘Age of Aquarius’ lives at CCHS

From the Nixon and Kennedy presidential race to the Beatles, Vietnam, the Cold War, the fight for civil rights and the moon landing, the Chester County Historical Society is celebrating the 1960s with “The 1960s! Age of Aquarius,” the second of a two-part exhibition. The decade was honored this past winter with an exhibit of movie posters, “The 1960s Pop Culture: ...

 

Photo of the Week: Novembers Past

Trees lose their foliage against a gray November sky.

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Thomas

Hi everyone, my name is Thomas, but my friends call me Tom. I’m a mature man of 5 years, and have a cool brown and black tabby coat. I have been told that I’m adorable, which is hilarious. I’m a man dang it. I can be handsome, but adorable is for the kittens. I do love attention, and make a great lap warmer, since I’m big boned. I’m currently searching for a movie ...

 

Police Log Nov. 12: Kidnapping, aggravated assault

• State police from Troop K, Media barracks, charged a Warminster man with aggravated assault and kidnapping. According to a police report, Castavetti Braggs, 24, asked his girlfriend to pick him up at a friend’s house. When entering the car, he allegedly punched her in the face and then forced her at knifepoint to drive him to a hotel in Willow Grove. The report ...

 

Around Town Nov. 12

• The Unionville High School Players will present the all-ages comedy, “You Can't Take It With You,” on Nov. 12, 13, and 14 at the Unionville High School auditorium. Curtain is 7 p.m. each evening. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. • The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents Music On The Brandywine: Dizhou Zhao on Thursday, Nov. 12, beginning at 7:30 ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: Pilgrimage, pilgrims, and polls

Even the every day can be holy. The Wegmans' opening elicited reminiscences of living and feeling at home elsewhere, of excitement for the progression of a successful grocery chain, of fulfillment of a process years in the making, and a few grumbles about crowds. The tone of each reaction matches all too well the way we talk about holiday celebrations: being together ...

 

Acclaimed folk group returns to Longwood

Since its founding in 2002, Le Vent du Nord, a Quebec-based progressive folk ensemble, has racked up awards as well as critical acclaim. The group, which has performed on five continents, will return to Longwood Gardens on Friday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. to showcase its mix of traditional folk repertoire and original compositions. The quartet comprises vocalists, ...

 

Mind Matters: ‘Super Sad True Love Story’ time

Everywhere I turn, I see “Super Sad True Love Story” as our reality. “Super Sad True Love Story” is an apocalyptic novel written by Gary Shteyngart about how our country had become in essence a caste system of rich and poor: visible chasms created to mark high net worth individuals from the lowly peons of poverty. The minority wealthy kept them at bay. The novel, ...