Archive for November 7th, 2017

Luis Alfonso Martinez Alvarez of Kennett Square

Luis Alfonso Martinez Alvarez, 39, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was the husband of Maria Leticia Vicente Penaloza. Born in San Agustin, Mexico, he was the son of Juana Alvarez in Mexico, and the late Alfonso Martinez. He was a landscaper employed by Cedarcrest Landscaping in Oxford. Luis was a member of St. ...

 
 

Theresa DelGrande Manfredi, 95,

Theresa DelGrande Manfredi, 95, of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 5 at her residence. She was surrounded by her family. Theresa was born on Sept. 11, 1922, in Coatesville, to Frank and Rose (Di’Orio) Delgrande. Theresa grew up in this same community and attended Saint Cecilia’s grade school and Gordon High School. She was married on Sept. 11, 1949, ...

 

Resurrecting The Chadds Ford Tavern

And The Tavern shall rise again. At least that's the hope of Phil Ferro who, partnering with the owners of the Brandywine River Hotel, bought the old restaurant on Route 1 between Heyburn and Harvey roads from Tommy Drane and is now renovating the interior with the hope of opening in January. That hope includes live music, karaoke, DJs, bands and some dancing to ...

 

Legislative updates Nov. 8

• A bill aimed at reforming the local tax collection system to reduce instances of fraud was signed into law on Oct. 30. Act 38 of 2017 prohibits checks made payable to a tax collector's name only. Under the new law, checks should be made payable to the name of the tax collector along with the office, title or position; or be made out just to the office, title or ...

 

Starbucks OK’d for new shop

Birmingham Township supervisors granted conditional use approval to Starbucks for a new site in the township. That new location will be in the old bank building near Freddy's on Route 202 at Old Wilmington Pike. Attorney Lou Colagreco, representing the applicant, said the new place would replace the current shop in the Shops at Dilworthtown Crossing. However, he ...

 

Art Watch: Magic of Metal

The 2nd Annual Magic of Metal is this weekend, November 10th from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday November 11th from 10 am to 5 p.m.  This exciting metal sculpture show features the work 9 local artists who work with metal to create their art, including: Rob Sigafoos, Dave Beck, Laurie Murray, Lele Galer, Hattie Weselyk, Jeff Bell, Ellen Durkan, Karen Delaney and Stan ...