Archive for May 4th, 2016

Museum offers mecca for native plants, seeds

The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art annual native plant sale features a wide variety of environmentally sound landscaping choices.

Described by Town & Country magazine as “one of the season’s best native-plant sales,” the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art’s Wildflower, Native Plant and Seed Sale takes place every year on Mother's Day weekend in the museum's courtyard. Admission is free, and all proceeds benefit the conservancy's expansive wildflower and native plant gardens. At the ...

 
 

Impact fee sparks debate at borough meeting

Spirited debate over a proposed ordinance amendment imposing a park and recreation fee on developers occupied more than half of a nearly two-hour Kennett Square Borough Council meeting on Monday, May 2. Several residents favored imposing the $2,000 impact fee – in lieu of dedicating parkland – per dwelling unit on a large developer, but they suggested that it ...

 

Norma J. Bowen Bosworth of Unionville

Norma J. Bowen Bosworth, 92, of Unionville, formerly of Marietta, Ohio, died Friday, April 29, at Linden Hall retirement home in Kennett Square. She was the wife of the late Charles Richard Bosworth who died in 2001 and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Marietta, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Jesse L and the late Katherine L. (Johnson) ...

 

Patrick W. Barnes, of West Grove

Patrick W. Barnes, 69, of West Grove, died Monday, May 2, at Jennersville Regional Hospital. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Pauline Eaby Barnes of West Grove, and the late Wilson Barnes. Pat was an over the road truck driver his entire life and enjoyed being on the road. He drove truck for Phillips Mushroom and Modern Mushroom, retiring in 2012 After his ...

 

Concord approves two plans

Concord Township supervisors approved two land development plans during their May 2 meeting. The first approval was for Concordville Subaru. The current dealership — with both Subarus and Nissans on the southbound side of Route 202 — is being split. The Subaru dealership will be a 30,000 square foot facility on the northbound side, at 1713 Wilmington West Chester ...

 

Art Watch: Gallery walks for date night

This Friday is "Gallery Walk" in downtown West Chester, which is "First Friday" on a huge celebratory scale. Every "First Friday" of the month galleries and local businesses have special art openings in Kennett Square, West Chester, Oxford and Phoenixville.   Twice a year the West Chester "Gallery Walk" turns the entire town into an art party from 5 to 9 p.m. Gallery ...

 

Police Log May 5: Harassment, assault, DUIs and accidents

• State police charged a Nottingham man with harassment following an altercation in Chadds Ford Township. A report said Anthony Forest Roop, 25, struck another man behind 211 Painters Crossing. • Eva Edit Blake, of Delta, Pa., was arrested for DUI on April 29 on Route 1 near Creek Road in Chadds Ford Township, according to a state police report. • A 27-year-old woman ...