Archive for October 31st, 2017

Grant enables Winterthur to hire

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library has received a $215,800 federal grant to help quantify needs for accessible storage, which in turn will help restore the integrity of installations created by founder Henry Francis du Pont and improve interpretation for the public. The grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services allows the museum to hire two ...

 
 

Paul Joseph Boxler of Landenberg

Paul Joseph Boxler, 54, of Landenberg, died Friday, Oct. 27, after a short illness. He was the husband and best friend of Robin M. Groves Boxler, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was a son of the late John A. Boxler and Josephine (Puma) Boxler of West Grove. Paul was a graduate of Bishop Shanahan High School and earned a bachelor’s ...

 

Op/ed: Chadds Ford should oppose gerrymandering

I lived in Manhattan, in the 1970s. The Democratic Party ran the town and elections were decided in the primaries That’s when I learned about “gerrymandering.” New Yorkers knew that voting district lines were drawn to favor certain groups and candidates. It was unfair, but I didn’t know what I could do. Fast-forward to now. For the past five years, I’ve lived here in ...

 

Art Watch: First Friday

First Fridays every month are always a frenzied and fun art event throughout the county, but this First Friday is particularly packed with art as it kicks off the holiday gift giving season.  This Friday, start in Kennett Square with the First Friday Art Loop, November Art Loop in Kennett November 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Most every store in Kennett Square will highlight ...