Archive for April 19th, 2016

Yvonne “Toddy” Christy Moore of Hockessin

Yvonne “Toddy” Christy Moore, 87, of Hockessin, died Sunday, April 17, at her home. She was the loving wife of Joseph E. Moore Jr., who died in January of this year and with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was a daughter of the late Rowland and the late Mary Malloy Christy. She attended Unionville High School and the Chester County ...

 
 

Lecture to focus on waterways’ drug pollution

“Our Rivers on Drugs” will be the topic of the Stroud Water Research Center’s Science Seminar Series on Thursday, April 21. Dr. Emma Rosi-Marshall, a scientist from the Cary Institute, will discuss the effect that pharmaceutical and personal-care product pollution has on rivers and streams. This pollution includes an array of contaminants, from prescription ...

 

Strategic plan under discussion at U-CF

The idea of developing a strategic plan for the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District has been bandied about for two years. In two months, those intermittent discussions might move into an action phase. The board is scheduled to vote in June on whether to retain the services of the firm Demosophia to help generate the plan. Demosophia’s proposal would cost the ...

 

Natural Lands Trust makes key land purchase

Natural Lands Trust (NLT) announced a small but significant parcel of land that will be transferred to French Creek State Park. The acquisition, finalized late last month, of 2.3 acres of woodlands is a critical link needed to connect the soon-to-be-completed two-mile section of the Big Woods Trail running through French Creek State Park to the Thun Trail ...

 

Fast change amid traditional Indian culture

My 7th, and most recent trip to India was another great success.  I wanted to bring so many friends and supporters my summary of my time at PPES with 4 fantastic US volunteers.  I had another successful venture, with so many unexpected twists and turns, and memories of making a difference in the lives of our girls and villagers in rural India. Laurisa Schutt, and her ...

 

CFHS to host trash-talkin’ tavern program

Trash-picking as an educational resource will be the focus of the next Tavern Talks, a monthly series sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society (CFHS). On Thursday, May 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., attendees will learn about what you can discover about how someone lived, ate, and worked simply by digging through their garbage. The CFHS has unearthed many interesting ...

 

Dinniman named to veterans committee

State Sen. Andy Dinniman of Chester County has been named to the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, according to a press release from Dinniman’s office. Dinniman, D-19, who has a long record of support for veterans and emergency first responders, requested the committee appointment to be in a position to act further on his support. ...

 

Photo of the week: Spring Splash

Bright sunlight contrasts with a shady waterfall to make for a peaceful spring morning scene.