Archive for April 18th, 2016

Brass band brings New Orleans to Flash

Miffed that you missed Mardi Gras? The Kennett Flash is offering a musical alternative. On Tuesday, April 19, the Flash will present the Lowdown Brass Band, a horn-driven ensemble with strong roots in the New Orleans Second Line Tradition. This 10-piece group, which includes Sousaphone, trumpets, trombones and saxes, ranges from spontaneous call-and-response to ...

 
 

James H. Mosier Sr. of Landenberg

James H. Mosier Sr., 91, of Landenberg, died Saturday, April 16, at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He was the husband of Frances Combs Mosier, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Laurel Bloomery, Tenn., he was the son of the late Wiley and Mary Riddle Mosier. Mr. Mosier was a spot welder and General Motors Corp. in Wilmington, ...

 

Molloy, Killion debate for Senate seat

They may be vying for the same Pennsylvania Senate seat, but Marty Molloy and Tom Killion have a lot in common. That’s what came out almost from the beginning of the April 17 debate held at Riddle Village in Middletown Township near Riddle Hospital. The two are running to fill the state’s 9th Senate District seat vacated when Dominic Pileggi was elected to the Court ...

 

Letter: CFHS to the Chadds Ford Community

To Neighbors, the Chadds Ford Community, the Businesses, and Friends: What was planned to be a beautiful unique spring event offering treasures, antiques and a beautiful spring day setting of food and music turned into a very, very unexpected amount of attendance, traffic issues and regrettable impact to the community. In the year past, there was nowhere near the ...

 

Newlin vaccinating trees against beetles

Newlin Grist Mill in Concord Township is vaccinating trees on the property; some, anyway. About a dozen ash trees are being inoculated against the Emerald ash borer, a beetle-like pest that will kill the trees. “They’re already in Chester County and, if they’re not here, they’re coming here,” said park Director Tony Shahan. The Emerald ash borer — Agrilus planipennis ...

 

More than 500 gather to ‘Run for Our Sons’

Children, parents pushing strollers, and even a few eager canines dashed across the finish line to resounding applause on Saturday, April 16, at Charles F. Patton Middle School. The event was the Seventh Annual Unionville Run for Our Sons 5-K, a race that raised more than $48,000 to fund research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a debilitating disease that affects ...

 

Letter: Support Molloy for senate

This year the primary election is on April 26. For those of us who live in Pennsylvania’s 9th State Senate District, there is also a special election to fill a vacant seat that day. All registered voters, regardless of party affiliation, will be able to vote in the special election. The winner will go immediately to Harrisburg to represent you for the remainder of ...

 

Infusion of salmon, soba, social networking

The diverse ingredients included seared salmon, soba noodles, chocolate truffles, high-energy competitors, fledgling judges, and a drill sergeant. “Two minutes left,” shouted Christopher Calhoun, the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center’s executive chef, immediately eliciting a chorus of groans. The contestants couldn’t say they hadn’t been warned. Michael Chain, the ...

 

Gala to celebrate copters, M*A*S*H

The theme of this year’s Annual Gala fundraiser at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) on Saturday, April 30, honors the men and women who served in the U.S. Army’s Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) units that lasted from 1945 until 2006. The gala will also pay tribute to the long-standing television program, “M*A*S*H” (1972-1983), that ...