Archive for July 11th, 2016

Dr. Richard E. Orose of Avondale

Dr. Richard E. Orose, 67, of Avondale, died July 9, surrounded by his family at Christiana Hospital in Newark. He was a Villanova University and Hahnemann School of Medicine graduate. Rich served at St. Agnes Hospital in South Philadelphia, as an attending physician and later in private practice for 23 years. Rich’s personal interests included traveling, cooking, ...

 
 

Movies to complement Winterthur exhibit

Three hit movies that celebrate Chinese and South American cultures will draw connections to the multicultural exhibition “Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia" at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Museum officials announced a new summer film series – “Motorcycle Diaries” (Diarios de motocicleta); “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (Wo hu cang ...

 

Dorothy Elizabeth Weeks of West Grove

Dorothy Elizabeth Weeks, 96, of West Grove, died Saturday, July 2, at her residence. She was the wife of Alexander H. Weeks, Jr., who died in 1996 and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Ola P. and Hanna Thackeray Benn. Mrs. Weeks was a cafeteria worker at the Avon Grove Elementary School for 20 years, ...

 

Steve Walton of Kennett Square

Steve Walton, 55, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, July 7, at Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Eddie and Jackie Warrick Walton. He was a superintendent at Norwood Industries in Malvern, retiring after over 25 years of service. Steve was a past president and coach at the Avon Grove Little League. He maintained the ...

 

Shedding light on dark side of social media

As the monster known as social media spreads its tentacles, members of law enforcement want to educate the public about its sinister underbelly. Like many drugs, technology can foster addiction and abuse, according to James A. Dill, who spent 30 years in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. Dill, the speaker at a recent daylong Chester County law-enforcement ...