Archive for March, 2018

The Chadds Ford Tavern returns

The Chadds Ford Tavern is back. Chadds Ford Tavern owner Phil Ferrro, left, and General Manager Jay Schecter said the tavern will reopen on Friday, April 6.

For those eagerly awaiting the return of the Chadds Ford Tavern, the wait is almost over. Owner Phil Ferro and his general manager Jay Schecter said the tavern will officially reopen Friday, April 6. Ferro has been working for months getting the tavern ready. There’s new furniture and an upgraded beer and wine list, but the flavor of Chadds Ford will be maintained. ...

 
 

Living History: Hemingway, part 3

Fidel Castro died on Nov. 25, 2016, at the age of 90 after ruling Cuba for almost five decades. During his reign, Castro turned Cuba into a Marxist-Communist dictatorship, with a centrally planned economy and nationalization of virtually every industry and small business. After relations with the United States soured in 1961 and the embargo ensued, Castro’s alliance ...

 

Roadwork for March 31 through April 6

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Mach 31 through April 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Weekday lane restrictions for repaving are scheduled next week, April 3-6 in ...

 

Nina M. Kipp of Chadds Ford

Nina May Alley Kipp, age 87, passed away peacefully on 3/14/2018. She was loving, giving, accepting, smart, curious, and knitting extraordinaire. She was born in India, the youngest daughter of Church of the Brethren missionaries Howard and Hattie Alley. She was a graduate of Juniata College and worked as a social worker and professional Girl Scout leader before ...

 

Follies exhibition opens April 1

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden outdoor exhibition is on view at Winterthur starting April 1, 2018.  Visitors may explore by foot on a leisurely walk or on the garden tram. Thirteen fantastic structures—from a Gothic-inspired tower and an Ottoman tent to American summerhouses and a faerie cottage—await exploration in Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the ...

 

Dominic J. Mancino of Lincoln University

Dominic J. Mancino, 90, of Lincoln University, died Wednesday, March 28, at Regal Heights Healthcare in Hockessin. He was the husband of Sonia Bresciani Mancino, who died in 2011, and with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Giovanni Mancino and Angelina Fazio Mancino. He was a stone mason working for Mobac, ...

 

Jose R. Tamargo of Kennett Square

Jose R. Tamargo, 78, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, March 28, at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove. At his request, no service will be held. Jose was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, to Jesus and Irene Tamargo. As a result of the Cuban Revolution, he came to the United States in 1964. Despite having to learn a new language, he earned a ...

 

SCORE Workshops for April

The Chester Delaware County Chapter of Score is offering the following workshops through April. Click on the links for more information. Employee Benefits - Attract And Retain Quality Employees Wednesday, April 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The purpose of this seminar is to clearly define many of the employee benefits options a business can offer and discuss some of the ...

 

Anti-gerrymandering petition hits Chadds Ford

Township supervisors are expected to vote April 4 whether to sign onto a petition supporting changes in how legislative districts are drawn in Pennsylvania. The board heard a presentation, and request from Chadds Ford Township resident David Epstein on the matter during the March 28 work session. As was reported several times last year, gerrymandering is the practice ...

 

Go teams for Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month and Monday, April 2 is Autism Awareness Day. On Autism Awareness Day, people are encouraged wear bright blue to show support for those on the autism spectrum. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a bio-neurological disability that affects the normal development of the brain. Typically, individuals with autism often experience verbal and ...

 

Around Town March 29

• Delaware County Symphony presents a classical chamber ballet concert on Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. The event features Jennifer Nicole Campbell and Dasha Bukhartseva two classically trained pianists from Duo Impromp2 performing (four hands) on one Steinway Grand Piano accompanied by exquisitely costumed classically trained ballet dancers from the Academy of ...