Archive for February 12th, 2018

Chocolate reigns on a rainy day

Visitors to the Chocolate Lovers festival get a taste of the winning cake in the professional division, a chocolate cake shaped like a mushroom tray in a mushroom house.

Chocolate was a rainy-day king Sunday during the seventh annual Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival held at Kennett High School. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way of Southern Chester County, and UWSCC CEO Carrie Freeman said the festival raised more than $100,000 in its first six years. Freeman said her goal for this year was $20,000 but fell short. The ...

 
 

Claire Lilley Warrington of Landenberg

Claire Lilley Warrington, 84, of Landenberg, died Sunday, Feb. 11, at Brandywine Senior Living. She was the wife of Cortland W. Warrington, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Lilley and the late Rebecca Kite Lilley. Claire was an elementary school teacher at the Red Clay School District, retiring ...

 

Judge dismisses Ridge Road complaint

Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Greene late last week dismissed Chadds Ford Township's complaint against Ridge Road Development and Concord Township. The dismissal was made with prejudice, meaning Chadds Ford can't refile the same complaint. However, township solicitor Mike Maddren said Chadds Ford could appeal the ruling or request reconsideration. ...

 

Education foundation holds gala

People from across the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District came out to The Gables at Chadds Ford Saturday night to celebrate and support the work of the district’s Education Foundation. The annual Golden Gala is the foundation’s largest fundraiser and allows the group to award grants and scholarships that benefit the students and schools in the district. “This ...

 

Suzanne “Sue” E. Burke of Avondale

Suzanne “Sue” E. Burke, 83, of Avondale, died Saturday, Feb. 10, at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the wife of Raymond G. Burke, with whom she shared 60 wonderful years of marriage. Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Cecilia (Koveleski) Brown. Suzanne enjoyed a long career ...

 

Rosetta C. Tobia of Kennett Square

Rosetta C. Tobia, 75, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at her residence, under the loving care of her husband and hospice nurse, on Thursday, Feb. 8. She was the wife of Dr. Louis A. Tobia, with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Naples, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Ernesto Carcaise and the late Rosalie Mocherino Carcaise. Rosetta emigrated ...

 

Phlegm: icky yet informative

Phlegm. Ick. No one wants to think about phlegm. It’s gross, right? But it’s important to talk about, especially during cold and flu season. A lot of people are or soon will be dealing with colds, congestion and other seasonal infections—and they often come with phlegm. Mucus is a normal part of your body. Your respiratory system is packed with mucus membranes that ...