Archive for April, 2018

Elwood “Woody” Sinson of West Chester

Elwood “Woody” Sinson, 89, of West Chester, died Monday, April 23, at his residence. He was the husband of Johanna Novack Sinson, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in the British Guianas, he was the son of the late Henri Sinson and the late Marie Viret Sinson. Woody was a chemical engineer at Astra Zeneca, retiring in 2005. He had also worked for the ...

 
 

Police Log April 25: Burglaries, retail thefts

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks are continuing their investigation into numerous residential burglaries in the southern parts of Concord and Chadds Ford townships. Unknown suspects are using forced entry to get into homes, and they are targeting jewelry and cash. Residents should contact 9-1-1 immediately should they observe ...

 

Photo of the Week: Andy’s

The old house at Creek and Murphy roads in Chadds Ford is Andy Wyeth's former studio. (Cards of this and other images are available from Barbara Moore Fine Art. Click here to see the collection.)

 

Margaret Forsythe Baker

Margaret Forsythe Baker, 91, died Sunday, April 22. Known to her friends and family as Peg, she demonstrated her interest in social justice through her active involvement in a variety of community programs in the Kennett Square area. A few of these included, After the Bell, Bridging and the Kennett Area Food Cupboard. An avid Scrabble player, her favorite word was ...

 

Sara Elizabeth White of Kennett Square

Sara Elizabeth White, 24, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, April 22, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of Andrew M. and Margaret (Smith) White. Sara loved all types of music, but especially the Irish group Celtic Women and music from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. She also loved shopping and her favorite ...

 

Margaret Ann O’Sullivan of Kennett Square

Margaret Ann O'Sullivan, 18, of Kennett Square, died Friday, April 20, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. from complications due to a flu-like virus. Born in Norwalk, Conn., she was the daughter of Joseph S. and Cheryl (Szabaday) O'Sullivan. Maggie was a proud 2017 graduate of Kennett High School where she was a National Honor Society member, class ...

 

4 Online marketing tips

Online marketing can be a powerful tool, but many use it incorrectly.  These 4 tips will give you a good start when posting and increasing your presence on social media.

 

Honor band marching in 130th Rose Parade

With students from Kennett and Unionville High schools taking part in next year’s Rose Parade, the directors of the Cavalcade of Bands Honor Band are asking people to take part in a series of fundraising events. The directors and staff are beyond excited to be able to offer local students the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in the 130th Rose Parade in ...

 

DelCo prepares for National Day of Prayer

At the April 18 weekly meeting, Delaware County Council was joined by members of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, and various pastors and law enforcement chaplains to announce, there will be a National Day of Prayer observance in Delaware County, hosted by the National Day of Prayer Task Force, on Thursday, May 3, at 11:30 a.m. in Rose Tree Park. People of all ...

 

Stay mentally sharp into old age

Seniors who stay mentally sharp get vigorous exercise Many people experience a natural decline in their cognitive abilities as they age. The decline can range from occasional forgetfulness, such as not knowing where you left your car keys, to more serious issues like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. However, others continue to stay sharp well into old age. ...

 

Route 202 closed, pole hit

North and southbound lanes on Route 202, between Dilworthtown and Oakland roads, are closed this afternoon and are expected to remain closed until 7 p.m. or later. Shortly before 7 a.m., a car struck a utility pole on the northbound side, across from Keenan Auto Body South, between Cavallo Auto Body and the Sentinel Motel. The pole was leaning into the roadway, and ...