Archive for May 9th, 2016

Point-to-Point: windswept, wistful, wonderful

The spirit and the image of the late George A. 'Frolic' Weymouth looms larges at Winterthur's Point-to-Point.

The winds of change blew through Winterthur’s Point-to-Point on Sunday, May 8, and the strong-willed attendees pushed back. Geoff Rogers, chairman of the Point-to-Point Executive Committee and a Winterthur trustee, said, “This is the first year Frolic Weymouth will not be in front of the carriage parade … Frolic brought the coaches to Point-to-Point and is also ...

 
 

Thornton Farmers Market to celebrate 10 years

The Thornton Farmers Market will reopen on Saturday, May 14, with lots of new offerings to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. Donna Wetterlund, the open-air market’s manager, said she is excited about the upcoming season. “We will be featuring something fun each week, like free dog photo portraits, hula-hoopers, yoga on the field, baton-twirlers, farm animals, chair ...

 

Longwood Fire Company bestows awards

Longwood Fire Company honored some of its own at its annual banquet. The Jim McGovern Service Award was given to Andrew Yacka. Also honored were Barry Smith for his 30 years of volunteer service and Chief A. J. McCarthy for his 20 years in the fire service, according to a fire company press release. The Jim McGovern Service Award is named for a dedicated Longwood ...

 

Margaret Dickson Hawrylack of New London

Margaret Dickson Hawrylack, 80, of New London, died Wednesday May 5, at her home. She was the wife of Michael W. Hawrylack, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Plum Bridge, Northern Ireland, she was a daughter of the late William and the late Elizabeth (Barry) Dickson. Margaret was a store manager for House of Bargains in Philadelphia for many years.  ...

 

Antonio Fazio of Kennett Square

Antonio Fazio, 86, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, May 5, at the home of his niece Sisina. Born in Vaiola, Province of Catanzaro, Italy on October 13, 1929. He was the son of the late Vincenzino and Vincenzina Gallo Fazio. Antonio was a self employed mushroom  grower. He had been in business for 50 years when he retired in 1997. He was member of St. Patrick Church, ...