Archive for July 26th, 2016

Art Watch: Eye feasts for the whole family

"Pecan Pie Baby" by Sophie Blackall

Visit the Brandywine River Museum of Art this weekend for an all-family feast for the eyes. The new exhibition "Get the Picture! Contemporary Book Illustration" is in full swing and an absolutely delightful show, superbly guest curated by H. Nichols B. Clark.  "Get the Picture!" presents several works by 8 prominent children's book illustrators. There is a huge ...

 
 

Betty Wiley of Kennett Square

Betty Wiley, 92, of Kennett Square, died at Crosslands on Monday, July 25. Born in Malvern, she was the daughter of the late Honor and Anna Swanenburg. She and her late husband Harvey (Pete) Wiley shared 50 years of marriage. They worked together at their business, Wiley Motors, in West Chester for many years before retiring to Florida. The love of their ...

 

Resident: Renegotiate Barnard House lease

Calling the conflicts of interest within the Barnard House Steering Committee “unfathomable,” a Pocopson Township resident urged the supervisors to re-think its lease with the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC), arguing that it straps the township with an undue financial burden. Speaking at the board’s meeting on Monday, July 25, Randy Mims read a detailed ...

 

Photo of the Week: Bale-ing Out

Hay bales dry in the morning sun on the Kuerner farm in Chadds Ford Township.

 

Health Dept.: Are your vaccines up-to-date?

With National Immunization Awareness Month starting on Aug. 1, the Chester County Health Department wants to emphasize the importance of immunizations throughout life – and remind adults that they need vaccines, too. “Every year tens of thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have ...