Archive for February 22nd, 2018

John “Bob” Robert Wilson of Oxford

John “Bob” Robert Wilson, 81, of Oxford, died Monday, Feb. 19, at Jennersville Regional Hospital in West Grove. He was the husband of Sandra Watson Wilson, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late John Robert and the late Jane (Van Horn) Wilson. Bob attended Mercersburg Academy before serving our country during ...

 
 

Patricia June Rios of Lincoln University

Patricia (Patti) June Rios, 60, of Lincoln University, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Feb. 20. She was the wife of Robin Rios, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage as well as a remarkable bond of true love. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of James and Hazel (Wiles) Miller who also live in Lincoln University. Patti was a technician at Orca ...

 

Op/Ed: Addressing gender inequality

Week after week, we are met with more stories of sexual harassment; reports of women who have suffered because of the “power” of predators, but who now have voiced their horrendous experiences because of the courage of women who first shared their stories leading to the strength of the #MeToo movement. One could argue that it was only a matter of time before the ...

 

Monsignor waives hearing

Msgr. Gregory L. Parlante, formerly of St. Cornelius Church in Chadds Ford, today waived his right to a preliminary hearing in connection with his arrest on drug and theft charges. A formal arraignment in Media is scheduled for March 21, according to Magisterial District Judge Wendy B. Roberts. Parlante was represented by attorney Eric Strand who declined comment ...

 

Congressional districts, candidates in flux

While the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redraw the state’s congressional districts for the U.S. House of representatives Monday, it’s not a done deal. State Republicans issued an Op/Ed piece saying they are going to challenge the state court’s right to make the change. The piece, released by Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai said and state Sen. Joe Scarnati, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Matteo On the lookout for a gentleman? Matteo is a dapper 4-year-old who aims to please. He loves attention, and he is polite and gentle, making him a great candidate for a home with children. Matteo is well mannered and walks great on the leash, and he would enjoy the ...

 

Around Town Feb. 22

• It’s “Jazz Along the Brandywine” this Saturday night as Unionville High School hosts 12 high school jazz bands from 5 to 10 p.m. Styles will range from soul to swing to samba. The jazz bands will be judged on tone/blend/balance, interpretation, rhythm, precision, dynamics, intonation and improvisation. There are also awards for the three best soloists, and section ...