Archive for December, 2016

Academic Acknowledgement

• Ashlie Pilotti, of Chadds Ford, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology during commencement exercises Dec. 16 and 17, at Coastal Carolina University. • Casey Cattie, a Chadds Ford native, qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean's List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average ...

 
 

Patricia Morgan Zyber of West Grove

Patricia Morgan Zyber, 84, of West Grove, died Saturday, Dec. 17. She was the wife of Kenneth Zyber with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Flint, Mich., she was the daughter of the late James and Muriel Morgan. She graduated from the Ypsilanti Normal College and the University of Michigan. She taught at The Michigan School for the Deaf and Hawthorne ...

 

Student faces charges for bomb threat

Charges will be filed against a 16-year-old 10th grade student at Unionville High School for making the bomb threat at the Unionville High School last week, according to East Marlborough Township police. The Friday, Dec. 16 actions of this student caused the school to be evacuated and subsequently searched by numerous K-9 teams from the Chester County Sheriff’s ...

 

Police Log Dec. 21: DUIs, accidents, thefts

• One motorist was injured in a two-car crash in Chadds Ford Township on Dec. 19. Police said Lisa Froude, 54, of Oxford, was crossing Route 202 from State Farm Drive with the green light when she collided with Alexandra N. Badanjek, 23, of Pottstown, who was turning left onto northbound Route 202 from Brandywine Drive. Froude was transported to Riddle Hospital with ...

 

Today’s Horticulture Symposium announced

The Professional Gardener Alumni Association (PGAA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Today’s Horticulture Symposium Friday, February 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Longwood Gardens. Sponsored by Longwood Gardens, Mt. Cuba Center, and the Chanticleer Foundation, this day-long symposium in Longwood Gardens’ Ballroom and Conservatory will lift the winter spirits with a ...

 

Mary Curtis died unexpectedly in her sleep

Beloved sister and best friend of Jeanne-Marie Curtis, and favorite aunt of Aimee Curtis-Travaglini, Mary Curtis died unexpectedly in her sleep yesterday December 11, 2016. Dire circumstances left her and her husband Earl without funds. Please help us and her husband Earl with memorial expenses. We sincerely thank you. https://www.gofundme.com/33ks7z4 Thank you. ...

 

Katherine “Kay” Sprunt of Kennett Square

Katherine "Kay" Sprunt, 96, of Kennett Square died Friday, Dec. 16. Kay was born in Baltimore, Md. on May 10, 1920.  She was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Peck and Katherine Terry Sprunt. Kay attended Calvert and Bryn Mawr Schools, Baltimore, and graduated from Wellesley College and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She worked at the Public Health Research Institute in ...

 

Romelindo Vilmer Roblero Perez of Kennett Square

Romelindo Vilmer Roblero Perez, 26, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Dec. 16, at his residence. He was the husband of Madelyn Morales. Born in Cuilco,Guatemala, he was the son of Inocenter Marto Roblero Galvez and Mariana Perez Roblero of Guatemala. He was a laborer at South Mill Mushrooms in Kennett Square. Vilmer enjoyed watching and playing soccer. In addition to ...

 

Art Watch: Gift a year of art

If you just can't decide on that perfect piece of art, then consider buying a museum or art association membership for your friend or family.  Memberships allow the recipient free admissions, discounted classes and lectures, and get the member invited to lots of fun art-filled activities with creative-loving people. Also memberships are mostly tax-deductible and help ...

 

Photo of the Week: Contrast in Motion

Panning a camera in synch with a moving object will keep that object from blurring, but only for motion in one direction.

 

Driver license, photo centers closed for Christmas holiday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services ...