Archive for November 23rd, 2015

Edward J. O’Donnell of West Grove

Edward J. O’Donnell, 77, of West Grove, died Friday, Nov. 20, at his residence. He was the husband of Stella Siedzikowski O’Donnell, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Carmelita Browne O’Donnell. He was a shop planner at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard for 28 years, retiring in 1995. Prior to ...

 
 

Chester County adds 3 new prosecutors

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced in a press release that three new assistant district attorneys have joined the District Attorney’s Office.  Matthew Finley, Caitlin Rice, and Samantha Ryan were sworn in before Chester County Court Judge Mark L. Tunnell on Friday, Nov. 20. Finley received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky ...

 

Wyeth captivates crowd with art, ardor

A Newtown Square couple felt right at home in the cafeteria at Westtown School, where N.C. Wyeth’s “The Giant” painting looms large on a dining hall wall. Robert and Nanette Zakian were there to hear N.C.’s great-granddaughter, Victoria Browning Wyeth, speak at a fundraiser for the Chadds Ford Historical Society on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Zakians had attended a ...

 

Longwood announces new board president

Longtime horticultural expert Jane G. Pepper will assume the presidency of the Longwood Gardens Board of Trustees. Longwood announced in a press release. Pepper assumes the role after the retirement of Nathan Hayward III, who served on the board since 2001 and as president since 2003. Pepper has served as a trustee on the board since 2005 and as first vice president ...

 

James Howell of Avondale

James Howell, an easy going friend to all, a devoted animal lover and a ladies' man died after a short skirmish with cancer on Nov. 21 at the age of 69 in his home in Avondale. Once he realized the fight was futile, he chose the good folks at Willow Tree Hospice to ensure he could enjoy as many of his final days as possible sitting outside, watching the birds and ...