Archive for April 9th, 2018

James R. Phipps of Avondale

James R. Phipps, 73, of Avondale, died  Monday, April 9, at the Chester County Hospital. Born in West Grove, he is the son of Blanche Hopper Phipps of West Grove and the late Roscoe B. Phipps. Jim was a security guard at Jenner’s Pond and prior to that, he worked as a paver for Brandywine Paving. He enjoyed watching all the Philadelphia sports teams on TV, bluegrass ...

 
 

Albert Elko of Chadds Ford

Albert Elko, 87, of Chadds Ford, formerly of Media, died April 3, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia in 1930 and grew up in Collingdale. He was active in high school athletics, as well as the Boy Scouts, where he achieved Eagle Scout status, and graduated from Collingdale High School in 1948. After serving in the Naval Reserve, he graduated from the University of ...

 

Mt. Cuba donates trees to Wilmington

Mt. Cuba donates trees

This week Wilmington citizens planted spring blooms on a vacant lot in the city’s West Center City neighborhood. More than 40 members of the community, government agencies, and local conservation groups attended the ceremony around the vacant lot stabilization effort. “Our communities are the sum total of all of these gestures by people who care for them,” said Mayor ...

 

Helping kids deal with anxiety

Everyone can experience anxiety from time to time. Whether it’s meeting someone or moving somewhere new, certain events or moments can cause anyone to feel anxious. This is true for kids, too. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, one in eight children suffers from anxiety. “Anxiety can be a normal part of childhood and is usually just a ...