Archive for January 31st, 2018

Attorney: Concord shows bias; wants recusal

A hearing for a land development application in Concord Township stalled at the starting gate Tuesday when the applicant's attorney called for Township Council to recuse itself for bias. Attorney Marc Kaplin also asked the council to appoint an independent hearing officer. After a brief executive session, Council put the hearing on hold for 20 days to decide on the ...

 
 

Mixed Media: Play and creativity

The surrealists of the 20th century gained a reputation for inventing quirky art games. Surrealism, as a genre, is an exercise in the absurd; turn everything on its head and laugh, or grimace at the futility of it all. It is from this dark sensibility that games such as Exquisite Corpse (nee “cadavre exquis”) arrived. It’s hard to escape even the most elementary art ...

 

BRM frolicking in Weymouth art

The Brandywine River Museum of Art has assembled a comprehensive collection of “Frolic” Weymouth’s paintings and artwork in its newest exhibit which runs now through June 3. The artwork by George A. “Frolic” Weymouth, noted conservationist, horseman and artist in southern Chester County who died in 2016, spans decades and includes portraits as well as landscapes ...

 

Police Log Jan. 31: Thefts, accidents, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • Identities were not released, but state police from the Media barracks said two 22-year-olds, a man and a woman, both from Oxford, stole more than$1,700 from the Target store in Concord Township. • In a separate theft investigation at Target, state police discovered an employee had stolen baby formula and toys from the store. • Alexis ...