Archive for June 14th, 2018

‘Not enough to buy a house’

Martha Steward and Kevin Sharkey.

Martha Stewart told a sold-out audience in Longwood Gardens amphitheater that the Brandywine Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the country. She started coming to the area so she could drive carriages with Frolic Weymouth. Rumors spread at the time Stewart was buying a house in Chadds Ford. Although she still comes here for work at QVC, her love of the ...

 
 

DelCo business earns SCORE award

Anton Dell’Orefice, owner of Delightful Detail in Concord Township, is one of five winners of the 2018 SCORE’s Small Business Achievement award. He and the others received the honors during a June 14 business lunch at the Concord Country Club. Dell’Orefice is a member of the Chadds Ford Business Association and Western Delaware County Business Professionals ...

 

Bingham elected CCDC chair

Dick Bingham, of East Marlborough Township, was elected chairman of the Chester County Democratic Committee during a June 13 election. He said the goal is to the county “blue” on Nov.6  despite a 15,000 Republican voter registration edge. More than 340 newly elected Chester County Committee persons gathered at West Chester Stetson Middle School for the quadrennial ...

 

Academic Achievement June 14

• Anna Crawford and Meredith Jones, both of Chadds Ford, of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean's List at York College of Pennsylvania for the Spring 2018 semester. Crawford, a sophomore, has not declared a major. Jones is a senior majoring in literature and textual studies. • Kevin Nickey, of Chadds Ford, was named to Bloomsburg University Spring 2018 Dean's List. ...

 

Mixed Media: Let the summer begin

I hope you all made it out to Scarlett Thickett Farm last Saturday to see their smattering of fabulous artists. For me, it’s become to inaugural summertime activity. The barn swallows flitting around on the rafters are the  arbiters of when my summertime activities can commence. The town of Oxford will be hosting its Third on Third this Friday (Third Friday on Third ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Ophelia Looking for a kitty that’s full of personality? Ophelia is charming, curious, and full of love. This 2-year old sweetie is quite chatty and greets her friends with an adorable chirp, followed by lots of purring. Ophelia loves to play but doesn’t mind entertaining ...

 

Around Town June 14

• Rasa Indian Cuisine in Chadds Ford’s Painters Crossing shopping center has always offered a 10 percent discount to our veterans and active duty members but is now doubling that discount to 20 percent until Independence Day. Qualifying veterans or active duty military personnel should wear the uniform or show your military ID to the cashier. Rasa’s menu is on, among ...