Archive for May 1st, 2018

SPCA aims to open rescue & rehab enter

The Brandywine Valley SPCA has announced its intention to secure a currently unused animal shelter in Georgetown, Del., to serve as a rescue and rehab center. The center will enable the BVSPCA, which has a 96 percent live release rate, to save even more lives by helping animals otherwise on the fringe of adoption reach. “Saving as many lives as possible means giving ...

 
 

Ennis M. Vattilano of West Grove

Ennis M. Vattilano, 89, of West Grove, died Sunday, April 29, , at her residence. She was the wife of John J. Vattilano. Who died in 2012, and with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Chilhowie, Va, she was the daughter of the late Walter Eller and the late Bertha Whisman Eller. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Vattilano was a member of the New London Baptist ...

 

Stephen (Steve) Louis Krause of Landenberg

Stephen (Steve) Louis Krause, 75, of Landenberg, died at home on Sunday, April 22, 2018, with his two beloved dogs nearby. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, and raised in Landenberg, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Robert Louis Krause and Janet Summers Krause. A 1961 graduate of Avon Grove High School, Steve Krause was an outstanding athlete. He played baseball for Avon ...

 

Park service gives $642K to protect battlefield

The National Park Service today announced a $642,970 grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program to help protect 13.2 acres of a Revolutionary War battlefield in Pennsylvania threatened with damage or destruction by urban and suburban development. The grant will preserve a portion of the Brandywine Battlefield, site of a pivotal battle that resulted in a ...

 

Photo of the Week: Brandywine Baptist Church

Brandywine Baptist Church began as a Quaker meeting in 1692. The meeting became a Baptist congregation in the 1800s after followers of George Keith had a falling out with the Friends. The current stone building was erected in 1808. During WWI, the church was used as a hospital for wounded soldiers. (Cards of this and other images are available from Barbara Moore Fine ...