Archive for August 29th, 2016

Gala celebrates core value: conservation

Brandywine in White attracts a convivial, conservation-minded crowd to Chadds Peak Farm in Pennsbury Township.

Conservation-minded to the core, more than 300 people attended Brandywine in White at Chadds Peak Farm in Pennsbury Township on Saturday, Aug. 27, motivated by a desire to protect Barnard’s Orchard from development. Vince Moro, who organized the apple-themed, pop-up gala with his girlfriend, Elizabeth Roche, said preliminary figures indicated that the event would ...

 
 

Fostering critical thinkers at CFES

For Chadds Ford Elementary School students, the new school year will feature more chances for critical thinking and problem solving. “There aren’t any new initiatives,” said Principal Shawn Dutkiewicz, who’s entering his third year at CFES. “What we’re doing more than anything is continuing things we’ve implemented over the last two years and making them broader.” ...

 

Wayne G. Moore of Kennett Square

Wayne G. Moore, 68, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Aug. 25, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a battle with male breast cancer. He was the husband of Paula Maxwell with whom he shared 15 years of marriage and the late Kathleen Moore, who died in July of 1998. Born in DuBois, Pa., he was a son of the late Wayne and the late Margaret (Verbeke) Moore. ...

 

Artist to showcase flair for serene radiance

Timothy Barr

Contemporary American luminist Timothy Barr will be showing new works in a solo exhibition at the Somerville Manning Gallery Sept. 16 through Oct. 15.  An opening reception for the artist will be held on Friday, Sept. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a ...

 

Mother’s love infuses prize-winning recipes

For the past five years, accomplished cook Lisa Keys hasn’t had to follow her heart. Rather, it’s the heart that follows her. It has guided her to a “Chopped” championship, given her courage to grieve through words and pictures on her food blog, and so much more. Ever since her son, William, a U.S. Navy corpsman, died at the age of 22 in an April 2011 car accident, ...