Archive for April 12th, 2016

Art Watch: Chroma and Contrast

VIncent's Boots by Jeanne Gunther

VIncent's Boots by Jeanne Gunther

This Saturday, April 16th "Chroma and Contrast" opens at Beauty Gallery in Newtown Square, featuring brightly colored juried art selections from members of the Delaware Valley Art League (DVAL). Beauty Gallery is located at 3857 Providence Road in Newtown Square and offers an ever-changing permanent gallery as well as an exhibition space for a hand full of themed ...

 
 

Mary Ann Fenner of West Grove

Mary Ann Fenner, 71, of West Grove, died Saturday, April 9, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Kenneth E. Fenner Sr., who died in 2001 and with whom she shared 35 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William and Beatrice Polito Santoro. She was a homemaker and enjoyed watching old movies and being with her ...

 

It’s budget talk season for U-CF

School budget talks are ramping up, but it will be May before Unionville-Chadds Ford district residents know the details of the 2016-2017 academic year budget. Bob Cochran, the district’s business manager, told members of the school board during the April 11 work session that full details will be available to the public beginning with the May 2 budget hearing. There ...

 

Letter: Start 2017-18 school budget now

In 2003-04 the UCF student body numbered 3901 and the budget was $49.5 million. Over the next ten years the student body increased 4.7% and educational inflation grew 24.0%. One would the 2013-14 budget to be $49.5 X 4.7% X 24.0% or $64.5 million. But in fact the budget was $79.99 million or 24.4% higher that one would expect.. If I had current data, I expect the ...

 

Visitors from China enjoy Chesco wine, roses

A delegation from China visited Chester County recently as part of a growing relationship between the two regions. Hosted by Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell and the Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Susan Hamley, the trip last month was facilitated by James Zhang, president of the Sino-America Business & Travel ...

 

In Pocopson, daycare center concerns persist

For the second time in less than a month, disagreement over a proposed daycare center dominated the Pocopson Township supervisors’ meeting on Monday, April 11. Ultimately, the supervisors agreed that they wanted more time to confer with the township solicitor before voting to approve the preliminary land development plan for the facility, which would be located in ...

 

9th District Senate hopefuls will debate

The League of Women Voters is holding a debate between the two candidates vying for the 9th District Senate vacancy. The forum will be held in the auditorium of Riddle Village on Baltimore Pike, across from the Granite Run Mall, on Sunday, April 17, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The candidates are Democrat Marty Molloy, a nonprofit executive, and state Rep. Tom Killion, ...

 

Photo of the Week: April Showers

The old rhyme says “April showers bring May flowers,” but the shower last Saturday, April 9, was a snow shower that brought almost white out conditions that came close to obscuring the early spring colors that had begun to bloom.