Archive for July 27th, 2017

Robin L. Thomson of Coatesville

Robin L. Thomson, 50, of Coatesville, died Sunday, July 23, at her residence. She was the wife of Michael L. Thomson, with whom she shared 10 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, she was the daughter of Dolores Bailey Santiago, of West Grove, and the late Richard Santiago. Robin was a self-employed house cleaner for 25 years, retiring in 2015. She attended the Safe ...

 
 

John Robert Machamer Jr. of Chadds Ford

John Robert Machamer Jr., better known as “Mock the Painter,” 66, of Chadds Ford, died Monday, July 24. Best known for his quick wit and personality, Johnny enjoyed telling stories and cracking jokes. Always the entertainer, Johnny enjoyed spending time with his lifelong friends at the Upland AC. Originally, a union painter with local 921, John continued to work into ...

 

Cheyney Road closed today

Concord Township said that Cheyney Road northbound at Route 1 is closed today. On Wednesday evening, July 26, there was a water main break near the intersection of Route 1 and Cheyney Road. As a result, Cheyney Road, northbound at Route 1, will be closed all day today so that Chester Water Authority crews can make necessary repairs. The jug handle road and the ...

 

Op/Ed: Chadds Ford as defendant unfair

This is very concerning. A big developer and their experienced and costly legal team working for months and years is not a fair match to a township and community who are trying their best to protect their resident's health, safety and wellness from a plan that was proposed and put together well over ten years ago. How could a hearing being held in 30 days be ...

 

Around Town July 27

• Take an extraordinarily close-up look at nature through the Nikon's Small World 2016 Photomicrography Competition's 20 winning photographs, currently on exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History as part of a national tour. The photographs' microscopic perspective displays scientific images-including a butterfly's proboscis and actual human brain cells-in ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet July 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Captain Beefheart She’s named after a rock star, so it’s no surprise that Captain Beefheart is such a cool cat. Captain Beefheart is a 7-year-old lovebug who enjoys sitting out in her bed, snuggling down and watching the world go by. She's very gentle and loving and could ...