Archive for May 2nd, 2018

Mixed Media: May First Friday

"Dusk" by Frances Roosevelt

Welp. So much for spring. I went from using the heater to swiftly turning on the air conditioner today in my apartment. What happened to the chunk of time when you can let the breeze in and it’s perfect? Oh, that was called Tuesday. Not that I’m complaining! It’s perfect weather for an art stroll and it just so happens that this Friday is the May First Friday. We’ve ...

 
 

Rotary honors trooper, learns texting dangers

The Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary honored a state trooper and learned the dangers of distracted driving during the group’s May 2 lunch meeting at Pescatores Restaurant. Tpr. Luke McIlvaine was named Trooper of the Year and was thanked by the Rotary after a brief introduction from his supervisor, Cpl. Matthew Sheeren. Sheeren said McIlvaine is willing to take any ...

 

Pocopson board hear more on Barnard House

A descendant of the Barnard family asked the Pocopson Township supervisors to consider turning the historic Barnard House into a Quaker Heritage Center. Loraine Lucas read a letter at Monday’s meeting on behalf of the Barnard family’s relatives and friends, asking that it be considered one of the options in the feasibility study currently underway by GKO Architects. ...

 

John F. Cavanaugh of Kennett Square

John F. Cavanaugh, 89, of Kennett Square, died Monday, April 30, at his home at Freedom Village in Coatesville. He was the husband of Esther Sommers Cavanaugh with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late John F. and the late Helen E. Poole Cavanaugh. John served our country in the Army Engineers during the Korean War. He ...

 

Police Log May 2: Accidents, thefts, scam

• A 22-year-old man was cited following a one-car accident in Pocopson Township on April 24. A report from the Avondale barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police said Cristian Gasca, of Kennett Square, was also injured after the Toyota Highlander he was driving ran off the Lenape Road near Red Bridge Lane at 8:49 a.m. Police said the vehicle struck a ditch. • A West ...