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…

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Artist to showcase flair for serene radiance

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"Chadds" by Timothy Barr Oil on panel

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 serene and meditative radiance. He creates…

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Mother’s love infuses prize-winning recipes

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Lisa Keys, a prize-winning cook and baker who resides in Kennett Township, receives inspiration from from her son, who died in a car accident in 2011.

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…

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ChesLen Chase for Open Space returning

Whether you’re a novice walker seeking to traverse a scenic vista or a veteran runner looking for steep, challenging terrain, Natural Lands Trust says it has both options covered – as well as a few others. On Saturday, Oct. 22, the nonprofit is hosting its Third Annual ChesLen Chase for Open Space at its 1,263-acre ChesLen Preserve in Newlin Township. Runners of all ages and…

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Photo exhibit illuminates Lukens legacy

“Remembering Lukens Steel,” a photography exhibition that memorializes Coatesville’s industrial landscape, is on display at the Lukens Executive Office Building through Sept. 23. A free public reception to meet the artists is planned for Thursday, Sept. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, according to a press release from Art Partners Studio. “Remembering Lukens Steel” showcases photographs by Karen Commings, Vincent Feldman,…

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A Colonial celebration in Chadds Ford

The year 2016 marks the 51st celebration of a fair that began after citizens banded together to try to stop the electric company from installing towers running high-power lines along the Brandywine (they lost, but got the towers painted a more friendly green). Several people suggested having a gathering to commemorate the heritage of the area and newly formed friendships. Thus began the first Chadds…

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Family’s anti-DUI crusade eludes surprise

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With her husband Ken Iwaniec (from left) at her side, Debby Iwaniec accepts the Governor’s Pathfinder Victim Survivor Activist Award for her statewide efforts to curb drunk-driving.

On March 27, 2008, a 24-year-old state trooper had been savoring his dream job, having just completed his probationary period at the Avondale barracks, when his shift ended and he began his drive home. Just two miles from the station, a woman transporting her 4-year-old son and a fifth of Grey Goose slammed head-on into Trooper Kenton E. Iwaniec’s vehicle; Kristina M. Quercetti had a…

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Coatesville revving up for inaugural Grand Prix

Classic cars – and auto aficionados – are expected to converge on Chester County’s only city for the Coatesville Invitational Vintage Automobile Grand Prix. Coatesville will host this inaugural event – which aims to evoke the spirit of sports car racing prior to 1965 – on Saturday, Sept. 24. It will feature approximately 50 vintage autos and motorcycles dating back from the early 1900s through…

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Roadwork for week of Aug. 27

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Aug. 27 through Sept. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Motorists on Route 1 in Kennett and East Marlborough townships can expect overnight delays between Baltimore Pike and Greenwood…

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Man used Skype to solicit nude photos

A press release from Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan said Bryan J. Doyle, 37, is in prison for soliciting a minor to send naked images of herself via Skype. The arrest comes at the conclusion of an investigation conducted by the Delaware County Criminal Investigation and PA Internet Crime Against Children Task Force. Doyle, of Eddystone, is charged with child pornography possession, corruption of…

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