Archive for November 21st, 2015

Ernest W. Marvel of Kennett Square

Ernest W. Marvel, 73, of Kennett Square, died Nov. 17 at his home. He was born in Chester, to the late Ernest M. and Florence E. (Esterling) Marvel. He first attended the one-room school house in Ogden, Pa then moved to Garden City, where he attended Nether Providence Schools. As a teenager, he rode with the Rose Tree Hunt and the Valleybrook Hounds. Upon graduation ...

 
 

Myrtle Smith Palmer of West Chester

Myrtle  Smith  Palmer, 94, of West Chester, died Thursday, Nov. 19, at Twin Pines Health Care. She was the wife of James T. Palmer who died in 1983 and with whom she shared 32 years of marriage. Born in Unionville, she was the daughter of the late  Charles  and Catherine Hollis Smith. She was a cafeteri  manager for the Red Clay School  District for many years. ...

 

The critters are coming

Critter sale at the Brandywine River Museum of Art

Featuring snowmen, angels, bunnies, and reindeer; golfers, tennis players, and surfers; drummers, violinists, and horn players along with other themes, the annual Critter Sale at the Brandywine River Museum of Art on December 5 and 6 has great gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Crafted by hand, Critters are distinctive, artistic, and environmentally friendly. ...

 

Holiday spirit thriving at Technical College High School

It was only the second week of November, but the spirit of the holidays was already palpable at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pennock’s Bridge Campus. Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) sparked the excitement when they presented $5,000 to representatives of the Holiday Hope Chest, an annual charity event orchestrated by students and staff from ...

 

‘Don’t be cool’

Bruce Mau doesn’t want to live in a world where the racial and economic boundaries determine a person’s future. What is the number one predictor of SAT scores for students? Zip code, he said. Mau set out to change the prospects for members of the human race. “Don’t watch the news” he told a group previewing his exhibit that opens Saturday, Nov. 21, at the ...