Archive for November 22nd, 2017

Never squeeze a tangerine

Poet Tangerine Bell holds the book she published at 94 years old.

“Tangerines are meant to be sectioned and savored,” according to Tangerine Bell, a 94-year-old resident at The Friends Home in Kennett Square. More than nine decades of a wide scope of experiences and opinions are shared in Bell’s book “Tangerine Poems at 94.”  Although her first poem was written at the age of four years, her first book was only just published in ...

 
 

Geography miscue continues magical odyssey

Three years ago, a 9-year-old West Chester boy stole hearts when his contest entry -- seeking a hunting and fishing trip with the Chester County Sheriff -- ended up in the wrong state. Fortunately for Alex Collins, Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh, who received the boy’s poignant application, quickly determined that it should have gone to the Chester ...

 

Human remains recovered from fire

Special Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Response Team, Pennsylvania State Police, and Chester County Fire Marshal’s office have located the remains of two individuals inside the Barclay Friends Senior Center at 700 North Franklin Street in West Chester. Investigators initially located the remains of the first victim in the ...

 

Around Town Nov. 23

• It's an evening of yoga held in a contemplative video environment in the Brandywine River Museum of Art's exhibition gallery on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Surrounded by a sixty-foot long floor-to-ceiling video projection, be immersed in the soothing reflection of nature along the backdrop of the Brandywine River and the local communities through which it ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Nov. 23

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Barnes Barnes plays a good straight face for such a silly boy, and he keeps a sense of humor despite being one of our longest residents. And he’s so smart. He knows his basic commands, he has mastered clicker training, he’s a great walking companion, and he seems like a ...

 

Police Log Nov. 22: Holiday reminder

• Amber K. Sharp, 20, of Upper Chichester, was cited for following too closely following a Nov. 14 accident in Pennsbury Township, police said. According to the report, Sharp was traveling eastbound on Route 1 approaching Fairville Road. A vehicle in front of her was slowing for a red light. Sharp failed to stop in time before striking the other vehicle, police said. ...