Archive for September 12th, 2017

School board to consider sidewalks

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors plan to vote next week on whether or not the district should partner with East Marlborough Township to install sidewalks and traffic calming devices on Route 82. Supervisor of Building and Grounds Rick Hostetler told board members during this week's work session that the township is asking the district to help fund the ...

 
 

Matthew Ryan Butler of Atglen

Matthew Ryan Butler, 28, of Atglen, died Wednesday, Sept. 6. Matthew was born in Quarryville. He was the son of Timothy Butler and Holly Vargas. A graduate of Octorara High School, Matthew went on to work as a landscaper for his father’s business, Fresh Start Landscaping. Matt was always very tidy and affectionately known as a “neat freak” by family and friends. He ...

 

Block party set for Sept. 21

The local Kennett Square community is invited to join in the fun of After-The-Bell at the After-The-Bell Block Party on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m. Held in conjunction with Kennett Square’s Third Thursday celebration, the party will take place on Broad Street and Apple Alley, one block south of State Street. After-The-Bell has provided meaningful, exciting and ...

 

John R. “Bob” Merhar

John R. “Bob” Merhar, 80, died peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Sept. 1. Bob was born in Springfield, Mass., June 23, 1937. He graduated from Classical High, Springfield.  In 1959 he received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from St. Lawrence University and later received his masters in metallurgical engineering from RPI in Troy, N.Y.  After ...