Archive for March 13th, 2018

Toll appeals Westtown decision

As anticipated, Toll Bros. has appealed Westtown Township's denial of the builder's conditional use plan for the development of Crebilly Farm. No court date is yet scheduled, but the matter will be heard in Chester County Court of Common Pleas. Toll is the equity owner of the farm located between Route 926, Route 202, W. Pleasant Grove Road and New Street. The ...

 
 

New vice principal at UHS

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board Directors unanimously voted to approve the hiring of Steve Silva as the new vice principal at Unionville High School. Silva replaces Rudy Reif who retired. Superintendent of Schools John Sanville said Silva was part of the "strongest candidate pool I've ever seen." There were more than 100 applicants who went through a series ...

 

Mercedes Miller Hannum, formerly of Kennett Square

Mercedes Miller Hannum, 100, of Wilmington, formerly of Kennett Square, died Monday, March 12. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Katie Musick Miller. She was raised in the rural environs of Northampton. While living with her sister in Kennett Square in order to attend West Chester State Teachers College, she met Harold Hannum with whom she shared 64 years ...

 

Betty Jane Dreisbach Crosson of Chadds Ford

Betty Jane Dreisbach Crosson, 87, of Chadds Ford, died Friday, March 9 at the Pocopson Home in West Chester. She was the wife of the late Robert Crosson who died in 1992 and with whom she shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late William H. and the late Erma A. (Gaul) Dreisbach Sr. Betty worked for Hillendale Elementary school ...

 

Nature’s Palette

Nature’s myriad colors may be found even on the gloomiest of gray days.

 

Splender springs at Longwood Gardens

The splendor of spring emerges at Longwood Gardens March 31 to May 6. Enjoy hundreds of lush acres featuring burgeoning gardens of daffodils, tulips, azaleas, wisteria, and more, while flowering magnolias and cherry trees color the landscape. Indoors, lilies, delphiniums, echium, and hydrangeas take center stage, filling the Conservatory with fragrance and color. ...