Archive for November 16th, 2015

Robert Jones Peirce of West Grove

Robert Jones Peirce, 80, of West Grove, died Saturday, Nov. 14. Born in Wilmington, he retired to Florida and then moved back to Pennsylvania.  He was the son of the late E. Herbert and Gertrude Jones Peirce. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware, where he received a degree in engineering. He worked for Lockheed Martin, retiring in 1990. Prior to working a ...

 
 

Pops goes the holiday

Kennett Symphony Orchestra Christmas

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the Annual Holiday Concert, Pops Goes the Holiday, under the direction of Music Director, Michael Hall and featuring the Kennett Symphony Children’s Chorus and First State Ballet Theatre. The evening will begin at 6:30pm with fun and festive pre-concert entertainment. Take Selfies with ...

 

More shops to follow Wegmans

While the developer has no firm dates at this time, the following stores and scheduled to open along Route 202 in Chadds Ford between now and the end of the first quarter of 2016. Some of the shops should begin to open by the end of this month. The shops are part of the Wegmans' development. AT&T Chipotle Frankford Cleaners Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Hair ...

 

Gala to support abused, neglected children

The majority of abused and neglected children do not have an advocate looking out for their best interests, and Delaware County Court-Appointed Youth Advocates (CASA) is working to change that. In 2013, more than 1,500 children, more than 80 percent of them under the age of 3, died in the U.S. from abuse and neglect, prompting the need for “champions for the ...

 

Agency offering health insurance assistance

Kennett Square: Nearby help is available to apply for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act Marketplace this fall. La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) in Kennett Square maintains a staff of certified applications counselors and navigators to help with questions and applications from all members of the community, said a press release from the agency. “LCH is proud to be ...

 

Hope Wingate Martin

Hope Wingate Martin died Friday, Nov. 13.  The daughter of F. Camet Wingate and Hannah Kimble Wingate, Hope was born on Oct. 8, 1940, in West Grove, Pennsylvania. She was a member of Chadds Ford Baptist Church and Chatham Methodist Church. Hope graduated with honors from Avon Grove High School in 1958 and Bloomsburg University in 1962 and was a passionate, devoted ...

 

Agnes “Dolly” Helen Korejwo of Downingtown

Agnes “Dolly” Helen Korejwo, 97, of Downingtown, died Friday, Nov. 13, at Simpson Meadows Assisted Living, Downingtown. Her first husband Joseph Hamilton died in 1958, and her second husband, Alfred Korejwo deid in 1997. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of the late Pius and Hedwig Munzer. Agnes was a salesperson at Wilmington Dry Goods in Wilmington, until her ...