Armenta R. Carter of West Grove

Armenta R. Carter, 80, of West Grove, formerly of Darby, died Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. Born in Darby, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ruth Mayo Carter. She was a tax preparer, and a former councilwoman for the Borough of Darby. Mrs. Carter was a member of the First Baptist Church of Darby, where she had served as…

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History in spotlight at Pocopson meeting

The Pocopson Township Board of Supervisors focused primarily on historic preservation during a 40-minute meeting on Monday, Sept. 26. As usual, the supervisors provided updates on the Barnard House, an early 1800s building that has generated controversy off and on since its purchase from the county for $1 in 2008. Most recently, emphasis has been on the installation of a security system so that the…

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PennDOT outlines plan to fix I-76 corridor

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced a long-range, multi-modal transportation management plan designed to enhance travel along the I-76 corridor between King of Prussia and Philadelphia. The plan includes expanded public transit, improved traffic management on the Schuylkill Expressway and local roads, and potential trail improvements, said a PennDOT press release. “The importance of this corridor to the Philadelphia region cannot be overstated, and it’s…

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Art Watch: Destination galleries

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Justin Smith at Ivystone Studio Gallery

Most art galleries are centrally located in every town, but several great galleries in our area are a bit off the beaten path, but should be on everyone's art radar!  Destination galleries like Somerville Manning Gallery in Greenville Delaware offer one of the greatest gallery spaces for contemporary 20th and 21st Century art, including works by the Wyeth family, Bo Bartlett, Clayton Bright. Their current…

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Preserve offering bird’s eye view of banding

Autumn is here, which means the bird banding station at Rushton Woods Preserve is open for "birdness." The public is welcome to observe bird-banding every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6 to 10:30 a.m., weather permitting, from now through the first week of November. During autumn migration, 20 billion birds are burning through the night sky with the big dipper at their backs as they…

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Library board hosting public wish-list session

The trustees of the Kennett Library are seeking a wish list from the public: What would you like to see in a new library? On Thursday, Oct. 13, residents of Kennett, East Marlborough, New Garden, Newlin, Pennsbury, Pocopson, and West Marlborough townships and Kennett Square Borough are invited to stop in for group sessions that will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the…

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Family fun event supports local dog shelter

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This Sunday, October 2, from 1 to 4 p.m., Borderland Vineyard in Landenberg hosts the "Paw Printz" family art festival to benefit CompAnimals Pet Rescue. This event will feature thirteen terrific local artists, live music, family crafts like face-painting, food treats for dogs and humans as well as wine from Borderland Vineyard, located at 332 Indiantown Road in Landenberg. Attendees are asked to leave pets at…

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