Brandywine battlefield bus tour planned

The Pennsbury Township Historical Commission is organizing a Brandywine Battlefield bus tour for Thursday, July 13. It will be one part of the Chester County Planning Commission’s Town Tours and Village Walks Summer Program. The Summer Program celebrates the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine, which took place Sept. 11, 1777. There are 12 events scheduled in separate municipalities of Chester County from June…

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John D. Michael of Smyrna

John D. Michael, 62, of Smyrna, died Thursday, June 22, at the Christiana Hospital. Born in Mountain City, Tenn., he was the son of Melissa Combs Michael, of West Grove, and the late Wilson Michael. He was a construction superintendent for Pettinaro Construction Co. in Wilmington. John enjoyed riding his motorcycles and being with his family and friends. In addition to his mother, he is…

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Howard K. Fetters Jr.

Howard K. Fetters Jr. died Wednesday, June 21, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester.  He was the husband of Agnesann Mathis with whom he shared 18 years of marriage. Kirk was born in Darby the son of the late Howard Kirk Fetters Sr. and the late Francis (Graff) Fetters, Mr. Fetters was an English teacher at Kennett High School for 37 years, retiring in 2005.…

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Drinking too much?

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Nearly 20,000 people die from alcohol-induced liver disease (ALD) every year in the U.S.

At nearly every doctor’s appointment, you’ll be asked how much alcohol you drink. Before you automatically answer, “I drink socially” so your doctor moves on to the next question, take a moment to really think about your drinking habits. It’s easy to underestimate how much you drink when you’re out with friends, or how frequently you drink if you regularly have beer or wine with…

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