Archive for November 30th, 2015

Nonprofits seek support on #GivingTuesday

Many area nonprofits depend on donations to survive, a fiscal precariousness that has been exacerbated this year by ripple effects from the state budget impasse. As a result, institutions that typically benefit from state grants, either directly or indirectly, are hoping that the public will help fill the gap this year on Tuesday, Dec. 1, also known as ...

 
 

Darlington Arts Center to host holiday party

Darlington Arts Center in Concord Township invites the community to a free Holiday Arts Party on Sunday, Dec. 6. The party will display music, art, dance, and drama and celebrate Darlington’s mission – "Every Art for Everyone," according to a Darlington press release. The party kicks off with an art gallery and reception at 2:30 p.m. for local artist Lauren Litwa ...

 

Movie Tavern Exton debuts with glitterati

Hollywood came to Chester County on Sunday night, Nov. 29, as hundreds of regional cast and crew members for "Creed," the latest installment of the Rocky Balboa series, celebrated the opening of the film – as well as Movie Tavern Exton. Stretch limos pulled up to the dine-in theater, located within Main Street at Exton on Route 100. Most of the glittering dresses and ...

 

Frances Brown Wisdom of Media

Frances Brown Wisdom, 76, of Media, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Wesley Enhanced Living Retirement Home in Media. She was the wife of the late Dr. William A. Wisdom who died on Dec. 13, 2013, and with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.  She was preceded in death by her son Timothy Brown, step son Robert Wisdom, and her siblings Horace Lanan, Esther Lanan, Fred ...

 

Franklin H. Kurr of West Grove,

Franklin H. Kurr, 89, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital.  He was the husband of Nancy J. Kurr, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Franklin H. and Mamie Reinert Kurr. Mr. Kurr served our country in the Marine Corp during WWII. Frank was an accountant for Wilson of ...

 

Barbara “Babs” Lucas Cocks of Kennett Square

Barbara “Babs” Lucas Cocks, 96, of Kennett Square, died peacefully in the company of her family on Thursday, Nov. 26, at Linden Hall of the Kennett Friends Home after a full and vibrant life. She was the wife of the late Racing Hall of Fame trainer W. Burling “Burley” Cocks of Old Westbury, Long Island who died in 1998 and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. ...

 

Grace Beverly Neidlein DiFilippo of Kennett Square

Grace Beverly Neidlein  DiFilippo, 86, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Friends Home in Kennett Square. She was the wife of Michael Joseph DiFilippo Jr. who died in 2011, and with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Albert F. and Catherine Shane Neidlein. Mrs. DiFilippo was a homemaker. She ...