Archive for April 8th, 2016

Roadwork for week of April 9

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of April 9 through April 16. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Shoulder work on Route 202 in both directions is scheduled for Monday, April 11, ...

 
 

Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail’s ‘Art of Spring’

Marc Buckwalter is founder of M.A.D. UpCycle (Middle Aged Dude Upcycling). Bed springs photograph is from exhibit at 10 Gallon Hat Winery.

For the month of April , seven winery tasting rooms along the Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail will be celebrating the "Art of Spring" with a wide variety of spring-inspired art events. Earth Day in April, will be marked by art that utilizes "up cycling and recycling" and encourages us to look at old things and repurpose them in new and utilitarian ways. Spring is also ...

 

Ideas, energy abound at Kennett workshop

On Thursday, April 7, Kennett Square endured another downpour, but it ended appropriately with a rainbow, noted Mary Hutchins, executive director of Historic Kennett Square. Hutchins made the observation at the beginning of a workshop in the American Legion building, part of the Kennett region’s economic development strategy and implementation plan. Organizers are ...

 

7th Run for Our Sons takes aim at Duchenne

 On Saturday, April 16, racers will converge at Charles F. Patton Middle School, making a mad dash to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The Seventh Annual Unionville Run for Our Sons will raise funds to research treatments for this debilitating disease that affects approximately one in every 3,500 boys born each year. The disease is the result ...

 

Lola Auriti of Kennett Square

Lola Auriti, 86, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday April 5 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but lived her early years in Guardiagrele, Italy, then moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. and eventually to Kennett Square.  She was the daughter of the late Giovanni and the late Emma (Damiani) Auriti and was a sister to three brothers. Lola worked in the clothing ...

 

CCHS to bring ‘Age of Aquarius’ alive

That complex, sometimes wacky, often turbulent period known as the ‘60s will be the focus of a daylong presentation at the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) on Saturday, April 16. “At the outset of the ‘60s, it was ‘Ask not what your country can do for you.’ Long before the decade ended, it was ‘Hell No, We Won’t Go,’ noted Bill Ehrhart from the Haverford ...