Archive for July 6th, 2016

Concerns popping up about beer garden in borough

Complaints about The Creamery, a pop-up beer garden in Kennett Square, dominated the public comment section of Borough Council’s meeting on Tuesday, July 5. The Creamery, which opened in June with a temporary-use permit, repurposed the former Eastern Condensed Milk Company at 401 Birch Street. It has been attracting admiring crowds to its mainly outdoor ...

 
 

Pending sale of Crebilly Farm sparks outcry

The news last week that Crebilly Farm, a picturesque 300-plus-acre property in Westtown Township, was poised to become a 300-unit Toll Brothers subdivision, prompted swift public outcry. Hundreds of area residents took to social media, many expressing outrage as well as interest in doing whatever possible to stop the bulldozers. Dr. Ryan K. Tamburrino, an area ...

 

John A. Lindblad of West Chester

John A. Lindblad, 77, of West Chester, formerly of Waldwick, N.J., died Tuesday, July 5. He was born in Bergenfield, N.J., to the late John M. and Anna Lindblad. He was the loving father of Patricia (Shawn) Campbell and John (Lynne) Lindblad, grandfather to Jamie Campbell, Brian Campbell, Morgan Lindblad, Jay Lindblad, and Julia Lindblad.John was predeceased by his ...

 

John C. “Johnny” Sousae of West Chester

John C. "Johnny" Sousae of West Chester, beloved husband of Gloria Cira Sousae, loving father of Kristin Marie (fiance Maurice Ward) and Jason John, brother of James Vincent (Ronald M. Marino) died peacefully on July 3 at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following a decorated service tenure with the United States Air Force, John worked at GE Medical ...

 

Robert F. Hegland of West Chester

Robert F. Hegland, 71, of West Chester, formerly of Springfield, Friday, July 1. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was married to his beloved wife, Annemarie K. Hegland, for 47 years. He is survived by his loving grandson, Christopher S. Hegland, his dear brother and sisters James Hegland, Janice Hanson, and Carol Rosencrans. Robert was predeceased by his ...

 

O’Donoghue resigns as Concord supervisor

Kevin O’Donoghue has resigned from the Concord Township Board of Supervisors. He made the announcement at the end of the July 7 supervisors’ meeting. His resignation was effective immediately. The board now has 30 days to appoint a replacement. O’Donoghue, who’s been on the board since January 2004, cited work commitments. He said an opportunity with his job as an IT ...

 

Police Log July 6: Harassment, assault, DUIs

• A June 3 school trip to the Brandywine Battlefield Park resulted in a Glenolden man being charged with harassment. A police report said Christopher Bernard, 39, caused alarm by shouting and yelling at a 25-year-old. • A 20-year-old man was charged with careless driving and driving too fast for conditions on May 27. State police said Dwight J. Williams, of ...