Archive for September 26th, 2016

Clara “Clare” Hosmer Victorius of Crosslands

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

 
 

Community Fair gets burst of youthful energy

Admittedly, Deb Deckman watches a lot of HGTV. So it won’t be hard to figure out where she drew inspiration for one of the many new features at this year’s Unionville Community Fair. The “tiny home” at this year’s event will help push sustainable living. It’s one of the ways that Deckman, the new president of the board who helped rescue the fair from extinction ...

 

Possibly final Founders Day a crowd-pleaser

On a picture-perfect fall day, Pocopson Township’s 10th Annual Founders Day on Sunday, Sept. 25, wowed its relatively sparse crowds. “Attendance is definitely down,” said Pocopson Township Supervisors’ Chairwoman Ricki Stumpo. “I’m not sure why. Maybe people got wind that this is the last one; maybe there are other things going on. All I know is that it’s a shame.” ...

 

Road rally to benefit Brandywine greenway

Hosted by 25 municipalities along the east and west branches of the Brandywine Creek in Chester and Delaware counties, the Brandywine Creek Greenway connects a comprehensive network of bucolic greenways, open space, and trails, and the Brandywine Conservancy is offering an exciting way to experience it. “Rally ‘Round the Races” on Sunday, Oct. 9, will offer an ...

 

Seven ways to cope with stress

Life is stressful. Work, family, money and relationships can combine with larger concerns such as terrorism or the economy to make us feel on edge. Stress occurs when we feel that the demands placed upon us go beyond our ability to cope. Sometimes, stress is a good thing because it spurs us to take necessary action. However, unchecked chronic stress can result in ...