Archive for June 7th, 2017

Harold E. Blittersdorf of West Grove

Harold E. Blittersdorf, 94, of West Grove, died on June 1. He is survived by his loving wife, RoseMarie, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Harold was born to the late Charles and Emma Blittersdorf. He graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1940 and was awarded a full scholarship to the Academy of Arts in Wilmington studying under NC Wyeth.  He served in ...

 
 

Wilma Jean Adams Powell of West Grove

Wilma Jean Adams Powell, 81, of West Grove, died Monday, June 5, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Robert A. Powell Sr., who died in 2011 and with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Springdale, she was the daughter of the late Fred V. and Lovertus McGinnis Adams. She has been an eight-year resident at the Luther House in Jennersville, ...

 

Charge to class: ‘Be that guy’

The charge to Unionville High School's Class of 2017 was a straightforward one, "Be that guy." That was the basic message from Principal Jimmy Conley to the almost 300 students in the class during the June 7 commencement ceremony held at the Bob Carpenter Center on the University of Delaware. Conley told a story from his home life, about how his wife reacted to ...

 

Concord OKs Royal Farms

Concord Township Council last night unanimously approved the conditional use and land development for Royal Farms. Lou Colagreco, the attorney for the applicant, said work would likely begin sometime in 2018 after his client gets the necessary permits from PennDOT. Royal Farms wants to construct a 4,166 square foot store on the 1.4-acre lot in the split on Route 202 ...

 

Police Log June 7: Child abuse; firearm found; hoax; stabbing

• State police from the Media barracks arrested a woman for DUI, possession of illegal drugs and an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop on Route 202 at 9:48 a.m. on May 30. Police did nit identify the woman in the press release. • Police are investigating a found firearm in Chadds Ford Township. A report said an employee at Shemin Nursery found the weapon ...

 

Raise The Steaks: Dad’s favorite child

A too heavy pen from the gadget store, a tie that doesn’t match anything in his closet, or anything at all for that matter. This Father’s Day, break the mold. “Steak” your claim as the favorite child, and get him something that will warm his heart and his belly. Unlike brunch for mom, (which is possibly my favorite meal of all time), Father’s Day and steaks go ...