Naked man exposes himself to arrest

After four complaints about a naked male near East Boot Road and northbound Route 202, police decided to take action. Detectives from the West Goshen Police Department installed multiple cameras in the area believed to be the site where the unclad man had been seen fondling himself along the side of the road between June 27 and Sept. 9, said a West Goshen Township Police…

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Dianne Mary Stuverude

Dianne Mary Stuverude, 58, lost her battle to cancer Friday, Sept. 9 at Neighbor Hospice House. Born in Queens, New York on April 11, 1958 to Joseph and Eileen Brandt, she was the only girl with four brothers. She grew up close to her grandparents and enjoyed her grandma’s mint tea, tormenting her brothers, gymnastic and ice skating. After graduating from St. Agnes All Girls…

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Art Watch: Art is in the air

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Tree at March Creek by Mary Power Holt

Several wonderful new shows are opening this Friday, September 16th!  Opening receptions this Friday include: The Art Trust's "Mirage" show in West Chester, Somerville Manning Gallery's Timothy Barr exhibit in Greenville Delaware, The Chadds Ford Gallery's "Scarborough Days" show, and the "The National Juried Show" at the Oxford Arts Alliance in Oxford. On Wednesday September 16, there is an excellent curator talk at 2 p.m.…

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Another delay for Pocopson’s Barnard House

The Pocopson Township Board of Supervisors faced a lengthy agenda at its meeting on Monday, Sept. 12; however, a number of issues hit snags and remain unresolved. Chief among them is the status of the Barnard House, a historic building that has generated substantial controversy since its purchase from the county for $1 in 2008. Most recently, the supervisors have been trying to get a…

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Clara “Clare” Hosmer Victorius

Clara “Clare” Hosmer Victorius, 95, died Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Chester County Hospital.  She was married to the late Claus Victorius. They resided in Rose Tree, near Media, until moving to Crosslands, Kennett Square, in 1994. Born Jan. 19, 1921 in South Hadley, Mass. to Herbert Eugene Hosmer and Elin Westfors Hosmer. Clare was an avid gardener and accomplished watercolor painter. She loved her…

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Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson, of West Grove

Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson, 76, of West Grove, died Friday, Sep.9, at Seasons Hospice in Newark.  He was the husband of Barbara Atkins Hendrickson, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Landenberg, he was the son of the late Manley and the late Henrietta (Lucas) Hendrickson. Sam was a 1959 graduate of Kennett High School. He worked for Acme Food stores in various…

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Freddy’s gets final approval

The physical work is still to be done, but Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers has a green light to open in Birmingham Township. The supervisors on Monday night gave final approval for the land development plan for the eatery, to be located on Route 202 at Old Wilmington Pike, across from Penn Oaks Drive. Stephen DiMarco, owner of the Freddy’s franchise in Broomall, said he…

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Putting Trimbleville back on history’s radar

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Members of the Gelling family from Marshalltown unveil the marker for the Trimbleville Historic District during a well-attended ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Fortunately for the audience of nearly 150, General “Mad” Anthony Wayne did not live up to his name on Sunday, Sept. 11 – and with good reason. Wayne, also known as West Chester resident Charlie Fifer. sported Revolutionary War attire as he joined a large gathering at 311 Broad Run Road that included history buffs, neighbors, assorted officials, and area residents to celebrate the unveiling…

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