Archive for May 23rd, 2016

Gary V. Taylor of West Grove

Gary V. Taylor, 61, of West Grove, died Thursday,  May 19, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Pamela McWilliams Taylor, with whom he shared 30 year of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of Wm. Frank and Adele Willey Taylor of Claymont. Gary was employed by Genesis Health Care, Kennett Square for the past 14 years. He was the ...

 
 

Emily S. Stauffer Schneider Kennett Square

Emily S. Stauffer Schneider, 98, Kennett Square, died Saturday, May 14, at Kendal At Longwood retirement community.  She was the wife of the late Walther F. Schneider who died in 1999 and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Lansdale, she was the daughter of the late Oliver S. and the late Lillian (Cressman) Stauffer. Before moving to Kendal in 1985, ...

 

Mud-laden course fuels racers’ momentum

Rain ruled for most of this past weekend so adding some mud to the mix wasn’t a big deal for the thousands who gathered for Tough Mudder Philly, which was held at Plantation Field in West Marlborough Township on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22. For the uniniated, Tough Mudder participants – known as “mudders” – pay to display their physical prowess on a nearly ...

 

Chesco forum addresses women’s issues

“The State of Women in Chester County,” a program on women’s issues hosted by Penn State Great Valley, brought together 240 people seeking to learn more and to network with various groups, including 11 exhibiting organizations. The Chester County Women’s Commission and the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls led planning efforts to deliver a program that included ...

 

Race for open spaces finishes strong

The steeplechase action begins at the 86th Radnor Hunt Races, a fundraiser for the Brandywine Conservancy.

The 86th Radnor Hunt Races, on Saturday, May 21, was a day full of tailgating fun and breathtaking steeplechase horse racing. The event is among the top five meets in horse racing’s spring schedule. Since 1980, the proceeds of the races have benefited the Brandywine Conservancy’s efforts to preserve and protect the region’s land and water resources. Since its ...