Archive for December 15th, 2015

Art Watch: The painting to grab from a house on fire

Last Friday crowds came to the opening for artist John Suplee's solo exhibition at The Church Street Gallery in West Chester. Owned by Carol Giblin, the gallery is marking its stellar success by celebrating the work of her husband, painter John Suplee. John has lived and worked in West Chester for most of his life, and draws upon his personal history with this ...

 
 

3 Delco residents accused of deed scam

Three Delaware County residents are facing charges stemming from fraudulent real-estate transactions, according to a federal press release. Steven Hameed, 56, Darnell Young, 48, and Damond Palmer, 41, all of Chester, were charged by indictment, unsealed on Tuesday, Dec. 15, with one count of conspiracy to commit offenses against the U.S., one count of bank fraud, and ...

 

Op/ed: Congress needs to reinvest in nature

As Congress works to wrap up its year-end business, it is important that lawmakers not overlook a modest program that has had an outsized impact on our communities and environment. The Land and Water Conservation Fund was established 50 years ago in order to preserve our nation’s natural resources, waterways, and cultural heritage. Iconic national parks like Rocky ...

 

Pocopson meeting ranges from codes to cake

Outgoing Supervisor Georgia Brutscher (left) accepts thanks for her nearly 30 years of service to Pocopson Township as departing Supervisors' Chairman Barney Leonard looks on.

Two Pocopson Township supervisors attended their final meeting, one after nearly three decades of township service. After signing countless bills and ordinances since becoming a supervisor in 2000, Georgia Brutscher penned her last ones on Monday, Dec. 14. Prior to her tenure as supervisor, she served on the township’s Planning Commission, starting in 1986. She did ...

 

FM Mooberry of Kennett Square

FM Mooberry died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 11 at Kendal at Longwood where she was a resident. FM was born in 1930 in Albert Lea, Minn., as that was the closest hospital to her hometown of Northwood, Iowa. She grew up active in the Girl Scouts and committed to a professional scouting career. Graduating from the University of Iowa she became the executive at the ...

 

Photo of the Week: Splinter Wonderland

Densely packed denuded trees make for a "splinter wonderland" in Chadds Ford Township.