Archive for July 19th, 2017

Christmas in July at Olde Ridge Village

Kristin Totoro of Salon Sestra prepares to take the plunge for fun during Christmas in July at Olde Ridge Village.

  The merchants in Olde Ridge Village found a way to break the doldrums of summer heat and humidity with a Christmas in July event on July 19. There were a moon bounce and a dunk tank along with free food, water ice and other munchies. One of the merchants isn't even a merchant at the shopping center yet. Ted Stavrakis, formerly of Teddy's Place, will be ...

 
 

Elephant tranquilizer now in Chester County

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Chester County Coroner’s Office announced that the presence of carfentanil, a synthetic narcotic used to tranquilize elephants, has been confirmed in a Chester County overdose death.  As a result of that overdose death, a Phoenixville man has been arrested by the Phoenixville Borough Police Department for Drug ...

 

Art Watch: Solar is out of this world

Panorama of West Chester University Planetarium installation

West Chester University is steadily increasing the presence of art throughout its beautiful campus in West Chester Pennsylvania. The latest artistic space was created outside the entrance to WCU's Mather Planetarium, located off the intersection of Church Street and Rosedale Avenue.  Clay artist Rhoda Kahler was commissioned to create "Constellation" a mosaic ...

 

Raise the Steaks: Dreaming of the of dry age

You bring home a steak, cook it perfectly, enjoy every bite, and go to bed hours later, only to wake up not thinking of anything but the day ahead of you. That is fine for a day-to-day lifestyle, but occasionally, you need to escape. You need to wake up in the morning after dreaming about the meal from the night before. One way to ensure that happens…. Dry. Aged. ...

 

Jo-Zetta F. Shawl of Garnet Valley

Jo-Zetta F. Shawl, 59, of Garnet Valley, died July 15, after a brief, but courageous battle with duodenal cancer. She is survived by her mother, Juanita Davis, of Folsom, Pennsylvania, loving husband, Timothy Shawl, and son, Nicholas Shawl, of Garnet Valley, grandmother Sylvia Cox of Gretna, Va., and multiple members of the Shawl family from McKeesport and Herminie, ...

 

Police Log July 19: Accidents, DUIs, assault

• Alberto R. Guzman, 39, of Wilmington, was cited after a one-vehicle accident on Springdell Road in West Marlborough Township on July 14. A state police report said Guzman was driving south on Springdell south of Rokeby Road when the Mercury Mountaineer he was driving left the roadway, traveled into a ditch and then struck a tree and a metal pole. • Pennsylvania ...