Archive for March 5th, 2018

Letter: Barrar, et al are the reason

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, we saw the same cycle of reaction from politicians. A lot of thoughts and prayers were offered. Some possible legislation was floated. But no real action was taken. State Rep. Stephen Barrar of the 160th, however, did take action. He co-sponsored House Bill 1400, which would create universal ...

 
 

David D. Adams, of Chadds Ford

David D. Adams, 73, of Chadds Ford, died Saturday, Feb. 24, at home. Born June 3, 1944, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Lester H. Adams and the late Ruth N. Orendorf Adams. David was a lifelong resident of Chadds Ford where he graduated from Unionville-Chadds Ford High School. David served in the Army National Guard. He was the owner of David D. Adams ...

 

Super Bowl prize to be unveiled

The outcome of what may be the most revolutionary Super Bowl bet ever made will be presented in the hometown of the victorious Philadelphia Eagles beginning March 7, when one of Boston’s most distinctive patriots makes a striking appearance in the American Galleries of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. At 12:30 p.m., the Museum will “unveil” a painting from the ...

 

Wyeth-Ruskin exhibit to open

"Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating," wrote British critic and artist John Ruskin. Nearly one hundred years later, Brandywine Valley artist Andrew Wyeth advised artists to simply, "hold a mirror up to nature. Don't overdo it, don't underdo it." Even though Ruskin came of age during the Industrial Revolution, and Wyeth after ...

 

Joseph M. Dickens Jr. of West Grove

Joseph M. Dickens Jr., 46, of West Grove, died Friday, March 2, at the Christiana Hospital. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Joseph M. Dickens, Sr., and Ruth Seese Dickens, of West Grove. Joe was a general contractor who worked with his dad for 30 years and last working at New Bolton Center, Kennett Square. He was a member of New London Baptist Church. Joe ...

 

Managing risks for colorectal cancer

A risk factor is anything that impacts your risk of developing cancer or another disease. Because every type of cancer is different, each form has their own risk factors – some of which you can control.Identifying and understanding your risk for certain cancers, especially colorectal cancer, isn’t meant to scare you. In fact, having one or even many risk factors ...