Archive for April 9th, 2016

Op/ed: Borough residents taxed by growth

I want to see the Kennett Square community move forward. I have been part of this forward movement for over 40 years. Unfortunately, what I see now is growth that is unsustainable for the community as a whole. As developers and well-intentioned people who don't sleep here make decisions, they are leaving many of us longtime residents behind. On top of the ground, ...

 
 

Winterthur exhibit an elegant global showcase

For a Winterthur intern who graduated in 1991 before heading to Yale for a doctorate, the journey back to Henry Francis du Pont’s esteemed estate constituted an odyssey replete with globetrotting, research discoveries – and even some colorful dead birds. Dennis Carr returned to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library as the curator of “Made in the Americas: The New ...

 

Amerikids to mark 30 years of service, song

A chorus of youthful patriotism will fill Stetson Middle School on Friday, April 15, when Amerikids, a West Chester-based patriotic show choir, takes the stage. The 7 p.m. concert, which celebrates the 30th year of Amerikids’ "Service and Song" to the Chester County community, is free and open to the public, with a special invitation to veterans. The concert ...

 

Mind Matters: Words matter

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” So goes the childhood ditty of defense against the bully. Actually, words do hurt and they do matter. This column has addressed bullying previously. Hence, the foray into words here will take a different tack — not only how we use words towards and about others but towards ourselves as well. No ...