Archive for September 26th, 2017

Art Watch: The Clay-tons are coming!

Lots of little Claytons

There are 100 different clay creatures (Clay-tons) hidden throughout Chester County by the 20 clay artists involved in the Annual Clay Days art exhibition.  This year, "Clay Days" is revving up the excitement by including an art-inspiring treasure hunt all over the county.  If you find one of these hidden clay creatures, it is yours to keep, and the artists ask that ...

 
 

Judge upholds Chadds Ford position

Chadds Ford Township has won a round in the ongoing litigation surrounding the proposed commercial development along Ridge Road. On Friday, Sept. 22, Judge Spiros E. Angelos, of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, upheld Chadds Ford's argument that PennDOT should be named as an indispensable party to the action brought by Ridge Road Development. In the ...

 

Joseph William Bohmier

Joseph William “Bill” Bohmier, 92, of New London, died Friday, Sept. 22, at his home. He was the husband of Valerie “Joyce” (Trelawny) Bohmier who died in 2015 and with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Born Aug. 27, 1925, he was a son of Antoine “Tony” and Mary “Mae” (Osterman) Bohmier. Mr. Bohmier is survived by four of his six children, Michael Bohmier (Joy), ...

 

Miguel Gutierrez Barajas of Wilmington

Miguel Gutierrez Barajas, 70, of Wilmington, died Saturday, Sept. 23, at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospice, Newark. He was the husband of Isabel Pantoja De Gutierrez, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. Born in Yuriria, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of Margarita Barajas of Mexico and the late Jesus Gutierrez. Miguel was a laborer at Phillips Mushroom Co, ...

 

Herbert “Andy” Anthony Andress of West Chester

Herbert “Andy” Anthony Andress, 48, of West Chester, died Thursday, Sept. 21, at his residence. Born in Twentynine Palms, Calif., he was the son of William H. Andress and Shirley Huff Andress of Pattison, Miss. Andy served his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, his cats and chickens, and being with his wife. In addition to his ...

 

Bill J. Osborne of Kennett Square

Bill J. Osborne, 77, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Twin Pines Health Care Center. He was the husband Selma Bernice Ham Osborne, who died in 2012 and with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. Born in Mountain City, Tenn., he was the son of the late Burl Osborne and the late Rebecca Church Osborne. Bill was a steelworker retiring from Lukens Steel Co., ...

 

Chester County has much to celebrate

This year’s Chester County Day on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will have much to celebrate. In addition to continuing its 77-year tradition as the longest-running house tour in the country, the popular, area fundraiser will also honor the 125th anniversary of Chester County Hospital, which was founded in 1892. The 2017 ticket-holders will have access to ...