Archive for December 24th, 2015

Around Town Dec. 24

Top photo: Merry Christmas from Leader’s Sunoco. Jim Leader, far left, hosts his 30th Christmas Eve open house at the gas station on Route 1 at Creek Road in Chadds Ford village. • The Kennett Area Senior Center’s Walnut Street Café Community Breakfast will be offered on Monday, Jan. 4 from 7 to 9 a.m. Please join us for a fabulous meal including a variety of choices ...

 
 

Art Watch: What gift inspired you as a child?

When we search for that perfect gift for our children, do you ever wonder what gift they will remember the most? Whether it is the gift of an experience or something purchased, a gift can be the catalyst to discovering a life's passion. I asked some local successful artists what gift they received when they were young that inspired them creatively, and what gift they ...

 

Roving patrol provides free help to drivers

So far this year, more than 16,600 motorists have benefitted from PennDOT’s State Farm Safety Patrol, according to a PennDOT. The patrol, for which nearly 11 percent of the cost is offset by a public-private partnership (P3) sponsorship with State Farm insurance, is a roving safety patrol offering free motorist assistance on select expressways in the Harrisburg, ...

 

Troopers play Santa for needy families

Santa had a little help getting some Christmas gifts to Peggy DeShields and her four grandsons of Oxford. That help came in the form of Tpr. Samantha Minnucci and other troopers from Troop J, Avondale barracks, of the Pennsylvania State Police. According to Minnucci, the troopers, along with Walmart and Camp Cadet — the troop’s summer camp program for kids whose ...