Archive for April 29th, 2016

Maria Sandoval Garcia of Kennett Square

Maria Sandoval Garcia, 66, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, April 28, at her residence. She was the wife of Abel Romero Romero. Born in Acambaro, GTO, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Candelario Sandoval and Clara Garcia. Maria was a homemaker and she enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing. She was a member of St. Rocco’s Catholic Church. In addition to her ...

 
 

Unionville rugby has clean sweep

Both the Girls and Boys Varsity Rugby teams had big wins on the home pitch this weekend.  The Girls Varsity played West Chester for the 2nd time this season and won convincingly to move to a league record of 3-1.  The Boys Varsity shutout the visiting team from State College High School to move to 2-2 in league play.  It was also Senior Day where the Unionville Rugby ...

 

Roadwork for week of April 30

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 30 through May 7. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 202 in both directions in West Goshen, East Whiteland and Tredyffrin townships ...

 

Longwood Fire Co. gets grant for equipment

Longwood Fire Company has announced that it received a $19,200 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve equipment. “We’ll use the grant to replace our gear extractor which cleans and decontaminates our personal protective equipment,” Chief A. J. McCarthy said in a press release. “We’re also adding a gear-drying system to the firehouse to allow a ...

 

‘Frolic’ carriage to lead Point-to-Point parade

For the first time in nearly four decades, the co-founder of the Brandywine Conservancy will not lead the procession of elegant horse-drawn, antique carriages that will traverse Winterthur’s 38th Annual Pont-to-Point grounds on Sunday, May 8. But the indomitable spirit of George A. “Frolic” Weymouth, who died on Sunday, April 24, will dominate the event, Winterthur ...

 

Chesco seeking public’s aid to find homeless

Days after this past January’s blizzard, teams of volunteers fulfilled a federal mandate by canvassing affluent Chester County in search of residents who typically operate below the radar: the homeless. The initiative, called the Point in Time (PIT) Count, found that 682 people lacked permanent shelter on the evening of Jan. 27 into the early morning of Jan. 28, ...