Archive for July 12th, 2016

Art Watch: 7000 Acres

7000 acres montage

7000 acres montage

This Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m., Street Road Artists Space will have a closing reception party for the exhibition "7000 Acres."  The exhibit is a year-long interactive collection project and exhibition that brings to life the history of the 7000 acres that represent Londonderry Township. To celebrate the great success of this monumental collective effort, there will ...

 
 

Kenneth Edgar Wilson, Jr, formerly of Philadelphia

Kenneth Edgar Wilson, Jr., a retired Navy rear admiral, died at age 90 on July 7, at his Kendal Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Jane Hance Wilson, of Taney Place, Calvert County, Md, and Kenneth Edgar Wilson, of Baltimore, Md. Ken was born in Philadelphia in 1926, was raised in nearby Narberth, and attended Lower ...

 

Robert J. Dunn Sr. of Kennett Square

Robert J. Dunn Sr., 86, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at Chester County Hospital on Sunday, July 10. He was the husband of Jeanette Mattson Dunn, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born Jan. 12, 1930 at Chester County Hospital, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Jennie O’Neil Dunn. Bob graduated rom Kennett High School, Class of 1947, and was a life ...

 

Tom Musser, pillar of community, mourned

W. Thomas Musser, a beloved and pioneering entrepreneur, lost a hard-fought battle with brain cancer on Saturday, July 9, at his Kennett Square home. He was 81. A lifelong Chester County resident, Tom Musser was the chairman and founder of The Tri-M Group, LLC, and a frequent contributor of time and resources to a variety of nonprofits. He was the husband of Bonnie ...

 

Elizabeth Ann Day of Kennett Square

Elizabeth  Ann  Day, 85, of Kennett Square, formerly of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where  she lived for 18 years, pdied Sunday, July 10, at Cadia Silverside in Wilmington.  She was the wife of Joseph H. Day, who died in 2004, and with whom she shared 40 years of marriage. She was a registered nurse, graduating from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Wilmington. ...

 

Birmingham gets ready for Freddy

Birmingham Township supervisors on Monday gave preliminary approval to a land development plan for Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers. Restaurant owner Stephen DiMarco — who owns the Freddy’s on Sproul Road in Broomall — wants to open a second restaurant at the intersection of Route 202 and Old Wilmington Pike, across from Penn Oaks Golf Club. Supervisors gave ...

 

Barnard House rancor returns to Pocopson

For about eight months, Pocopson Township enjoyed a respite from the acrimony that had plagued the Barnard House project in 2015 – an interlude of serenity that ended at the supervisors’ meeting on Monday, July 11. Two representatives of the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC) – John O’Neal and Michele Sullivan – and Carol Haaf, a resident who served on the ...

 

Yarn to spin its musical magic at The Flash

Yarn, an alternate country and Americana act is coming to The Kennett Flash in Kennett Square on Friday, July 15. The band, which consists of singer and songwriter Blake Christiana, bassist Rick Bugel, singer guitarist Rod Hohl, and drummer Bobby Bonhomme, began in Brooklyn, N.Y., before relocating to North Carolina. It has released five studio albums and averages ...

 

Photo of the Week: The Bridge

Smith Bridge has more color than most drivers ever see.