Archive for May 16th, 2018

Catherine L. Lucas of Kennett Square

Catherine L. Lucas, 60, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 14, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was the daughter of the late Garfield and Edna Davis, widow of Billy Ray Lucas, mother of the late William H. Lucas, and sister of the late James G. Davis. She is survived by her loving partner Raul Ocasio-Torres; four daughters – Rebecca Lucas, Patricia Basham, ...

 
 

Thomas Michael Singleton of Pittsburgh

Thomas (Tom) Michael Singleton, 45, of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, May 13, at his residence. He was the son of Mike and Lucy Singleton of Parkesburg, Pa. Tom was a self-employed master carpenter who enjoyed his time with family and friends. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son US Army SSgt. Jason Brenneman and his wife Anna their two children Zayne and ...

 

Wonderland PRD gets approved

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Tuesday gave final approval for a proposed planned residential development along Oakland Road. The PRD, known as Wonderland Farms, calls for 22 new single-family homes on the west side of Oakland Road and 12 twin units on the east side. Harrier LLC, a Grace family business entity, is the developer. The development is just south of ...

 

Mixed Media: Open Studio Tour

This weekend marks the kick-off of the County Open Studio Tours starting with Chester County. You have plenty of ways to curate your schedule, plenty of conduits to take, with 154 artists spread over 64 studios. Not even the most diligent of art walkers could make it to every site location so I recommend choosing either a theme, or geographical location to so that ...

 

Weather doesn’t dampen Willowdale spirit

I have lived in Birmingham Township for twenty-three years, but until this past Sunday, I had never attended our neighborhood’s Willowdale Steeplechase. A large reason for this is that Willowdale is a “Mother’s Day Tradition,” which means it always occurs on Mother’s Day. Until their deaths, I traveled with my family to spend the day with my mother and mother-in-law ...

 

Student recognition

Chadds Ford’s Jonathan Jackson was one of six Lycoming College student-athletes who earned a slot on the 2017 MAC Spring Sportsmanship Team. A four-year letter winner for men's lacrosse, Jackson was a significant contributor as a defensive midfielder the past two seasons, appearing in 41 career games and posting 11 career groundballs and causing eight turnovers. He ...

 

Carl J. Morefield of Broomall

Carl J. Morefield, 87, of Broomall, formerly of West Grove, died Sunday, May 13, at the Broomall Presbyterian Home. He was the husband of Theresa Tait Morefield, who passed away this February 13, and with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Laurel Bloomery, Tenn., he was the son of the late Ferd Morefield and the late Margaret Gentry Morefield. Carl was a ...

 

Andrew to face Barrar in November

If the unofficial vote totals hold, Democrat Anton Andrew will challenge incumbent Republican Steve Barrar for the state’s 160 Legislative District House seat in November. Barrar ran unopposed in the Republican primary, garnering 3,375 votes in Delaware County and 1,001 in Chester County. The Democratic Party primary was contested with Andrew endorsed by the Kennett ...

 

Police Log May 16: Accidents, car flip, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Lauren H. Ryan, 28, of King of Prussia, was cited after a one-car accident in Pocopson Township on April 26. According to the report, Ryan was westbound on Lenape Unionville Road just before 9 p.m. when the Volvo S80 she was driving traveled off the roadway and struck a bridge abutment. The driver reported that she swerved to ...