Archive for March 21st, 2018

Mixed Media: Wintering through spring

"Migration" by Alessandra Manzotti at Gallery DUO

Happy Spring! Frankly, I’m a little disappointed with the decreased precipitation estimates. If my spring is going to act like winter, it better act wintery as all get out. I demand two feet or more at this point. We will get through this, Chester County. In fact, we have some things to look forward to, once you dig yourself out of the fourth igloo in the last month. ...

 
 

Charles W. Oas Sr. of Kennett Square

Charles W. Oas Sr., 84, of Kennett Square, died Monday, March 19, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was the husband of Ann L. Morgan Oas, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Chadds Ford, he was a son of the late Gustav and the late Marguerite (Tyson) Oas. Charles worked in the farming industry all his life in Chester County. He was ...

 

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits

Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in the region. PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on the following highways: • Interstates 76, 95, 476, 676; • U.S. Routes 1, 30, 202, 422; and • State Routes 63, 100 Spur and ...

 

Jessie Dibenedetto of Toughkenamon

Jessie Dibenedetto, 97, of Toughkenamon, died Sunday, March 18, at Twin Pines Health Care Center.  She was the wife of Salvatore DiBenedetto, who died in 2015, and with whom she shared 70 years of marriage. Born in Summit Hill, she was the daughter of the late Pietro Delaurentis and the late Nicoletta Del Pedio Delaurentis. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking ...

 

Police Log March 21: Drugs, threats, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police • A 17-year-old from Chadds Ford was accused of drug possession on Feb. 6. A police report from the Avondale barracks said they found the youth with THC oil and associated paraphernalia in the 700 block of Unionville Road at 1:01 p.m. • An attempted retail theft was followed by a threat of murder on Feb. 27. A state police report said two ...