Archive for July, 2018

Mixed Media: Far and near

I’m going to start off today’s article by bringing up an art event in Seattle. Why, you ask? Greenville gallery, Somerville Manning, will be there for the Seattle Art Fair on August 2nd through the 8th. I lived in Seattle for a few years, wrote art coverage there as well, and am heart warmed to see the intersection of the Brandywine Valley and the Emerald City. While ...

 
 

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Adopt-a-Pet July 26

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Cory Cory may be small in size, but he is large in charisma. This low-riding 9-month-old has a love for adventure, and he’s got plenty of energy to accompany hikes or runs. Cory likes to keep his mind sharp and he benefits greatly from learning new tricks and commands. ...

 

Around Town July 26

• The site of the former Super Fresh in the Shoppes at Longwood Village in East Marlborough Township is being made ready for new tenants. Carter’s Oshkosh, Ulta Beauty and a Ross Dress for Less will be going in. • The Grand Opera House in Delaware free summer programing continues next week with a performance of Missoula Children’s Theatre’s “The Snow Queen” on ...

 

Maris Grove eyes more property

The Maris Grove retirement community in Concord Township is looking to add 3.8 acres to its campus, but the township would have to rezone the parcel for it to be included. Township Council opened a hearing on the matter July 24 and continued the hearing to 6 p.m. on Aug. 21. The acreage is currently part of the Lee property, a larger 12-acre parcel where Buffalo Wild ...

 

Unionville teacher receives Fulbright Award

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Sandra Litvin of Unionville High School in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania has been offered a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms grant. Litvin is one of approximately 76 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program ...

 

Police Log July 25: Theft, drugs, knife assault

Pennsylvania State Police • A 22-year-old Kansas City, Mo. man, identified by police as Timothy Aaron Lasiter, was arrested on a variety of charges following a May 3 incident near the Walmart in East Marlborough Township. According to a report, police were investigating a retail theft committed at the store. The suspect fled into a nearby wooded area. Police found ...

 

Donna Marie Messina of Glen Mills

Donna Marie Messina, 58, of Glen Mills, died Saturday, July 21. She was the wife of Michael Messina, with whom she shared 25 years of marriage. Born in Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., she was the daughter of Bartholomew and Eileen Mayer Mammolito of Clarksville, Ark. Donna was a homemaker and she enjoyed cooking, baking and being with her family and friends. In ...

 

Photo of the Week: Zoom

A heron darts along the Brandywine Creek.

 

School guard convicted of sexual abuse

A 28-year-old former school security guard was found guilty of sexual assault and sexual abuse of a child following a two-day trial in Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland said Namar Ikeam Plummer, of the unit block of Plaza Street in Marcus Hook, created child pornography by filming a sex act between himself and a minor ...

 

Flood warning for Brandywine

The flood warning continues for the Brandywine Creek at Chadds Ford. At 9:30 this morning, the stage was 9.5 feet. Flood stage is nine feet. Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. The creek will continue rising to near 9.8 feet by late this morning. The river will fall below flood stage late this morning. At 10 feet, the intersections of Creek ...