Archive for March 8th, 2018

John P. Cook of West Grove

John P. Cook, 98, died March 1 in West Grove whilst in the care of his daughters.  He was a faithful husband and father and a loyal servant to his country. He loved his family and his country. John was born June 11, 1919 in Rochester, N.Y.  He was raised by his beloved Grandmother Sharpe. He had said, “Grandmother brought me up and the military finished the job.” He ...

 
 

Jose Ortiz Flores of Oxford

Jose Ortiz Flores, 74, of Oxford, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester.  He was the husband of Teresa Ayllon Jacome. Born in Pachuquilla, Almoloya de Alquisiras, Mexico, he was the son of the late Manuel Ortiz and the late Angelina Flores. He was a mushroom picker and Phillips Mushroom in Oxford. Jose enjoyed working and being with his ...

 

Around Town March 8

• There’s a new restaurant in town. La Piña Valley Cantina had a soft opening in February, but held its ribbon-cutting on Friday, March 2. La Piña owners David and Fay Steiger said the restaurant — at 96 Wilmington Pike (Route 202) in the Garnet Valley Plaza — is a modern Mexican restaurant with a tequila/ mescal bar featuring 70 different brands. It’s open 11 a.m. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet for March 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Charcoal Large and in charge is the perfect way to describe Charcoal; he's a big guy with an even bigger personality. This handsome 10-year old knows just what he wants — all your attention, all to himself. He would do best in a home without other cats or small children ...