Archive for October 23rd, 2017

No ordinary mum

One Chrysanthemum has 1,443 perfectly arranged blooms at Longwood Gardens

At Longwood, we take ordinary plants and grow them in extraordinary ways. Nothing showcases this more than the arrival of our Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum. This year, this single plant features 1,443 perfectly arranged blooms, one of the largest ever grown outside of Asia. Come experience this and thousands of other colorful mums grown in extraordinary ways. ...

 
 

William E. Hopkins Jr. of Avondale

William E. Hopkins Jr., 89, of Avondale, died Thursday, Oct. 19 at Twin Pines Health Care Center in Chatham, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Frances (Babe) Ruello Hopkins with whom he would have shared 60 years of marriage on the date of his death. Born at Chester County Hospital, he was the second son of the late William E. Hopkins Sr. and ...

 

Margaret T. Ehlich Raday of Kennett Square

Margaret T. Ehlich Raday, 98, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Oct. 19, at Brandywine Senior Living At Longwood in Kennett Square. She was the wife of the late Charles L. Raday who died in 2011 and with whom she shared 69 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Albert and the late Mary (Bacher) Ehlich. Margaret was proud to be a ...

 

Letter: Donze gets my vote

As a 30-year resident of Pennsbury Township, licensed attorney and law professor, I would like to offer my perspective on the race for magisterial district judge for our community. I have reviewed the legal credentials of both candidates and Jane Donze will get my vote. This is a judicial position. Having tried and argued cases since 1983 and now as a law professor, ...

 

Avocados: delicious and heart healthy

Avocados are the latest food trend both for healthy eaters and foodies. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans are now eating almost four times as many avocados today than in the mid-1990s. However you choose to eat them, they taste great and have the added bonus of being great for your health. “Avocados offer a lot of vitamins and nutrients,” ...