Archive for July 11th, 2018

Mixed Media: Nature and art

The Boardwalk in Ocean City NJ by Keith Cummins at the Square Pear Gallery

Welcome back to Mixed Media after a little midsummer hiatus! I hope everyone enjoyed their Independence Day celebrations and have successfully digested all of that potato salad and recovered from any fireworks related injuries. We’ve got a few events coming up. Thursday, July 19, Art Trust in West Chester will be hosting the artist talk for their current exhibition, ...

 
 

Helen Cecilia Maraldo of Avondale

Helen Cecilia Maraldo, 96, of Avondale, died Monday, July 9, at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of Ernest Maraldo who died in 2011, and with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Nazareno Antonini and the late Giovanina DeSantis Antonini. She was an Insurance Broker for State Farm ...

 

Daniel Kevin Hilferty of West Grove

Daniel Kevin Hilferty, 40, of West Grove, died Tuesday, June 26. He was the son of Debora J. Frank of West Grove and the late John Hilferty. Daniel graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1996 and the Chester County Vocational Technical School. He was a mechanic by trade and passion, never could give him a car or truck that he could not fix. Growing up in ...

 

William “Don” D. Pierce Jr. of Kennett Square

William “Don” D. Pierce Jr., 65, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, July 7, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late William D. Pierce Sr. and the late Janet Burket Pierce. He was an electrical engineer at Shah & Associates in Gaithersburg, Md. Don was a graduate of West Chester University and served his country as a ...

 

Academic Acknowledgement

John Cronin, of Chadds Ford, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics and political science/international relations from Carleton College at its 144th commencement exercises, held Saturday, June 9.  

 

Op/Ed: A Needed Neighborhood

While in Washington, D.C., recently, I went to see Won’t You Be My Neighbor? with my husband and my son. The new documentary tells the story of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, which aired on public television from 1966 to 2001. I remember watching Mr. Rogers at 5:30 every night with my children from the time they were toddlers until grade school. He had such a calming ...

 

Car Sense coming to Concord

The old Turf Club on Route 1 in Concord Township is getting a makeover and will become a Car Sense dealership, possibly as early as next spring. Concord Township Council gave the OK to the project during its July 10 meeting. The township Planning Commission recommended approval in June. Car Sense, now owned by Penske Automotive, bills itself as the sensible way to ...

 

Police Log July 11: Accidents, burglaries, attempted stabbing

Pennsylvania State Police • A 20-year-old woman from Valley Forge was cited following a June 28 car crash on Route 202 at 5:03 p.m. in Chadds Ford. According to a police report, Ivy R. Hollander was following too closely and rear-ended the other vehicle that had slowed for traffic. The 39-year-old driver of the other car was injured but refused transport, police ...