Archive for September 16th, 2018

Frederick “Fred” William DeVries of Pennsbury Township

Frederick "Fred" William DeVries, 88 of Pennsbury Township, died Friday, Sept. 14,. Fred was born on Feb. 5, 1930 in New York City to Frederick and Maxine (nee Sondheimer) DeVries. He graduated at the age of 15 from Columbia Grammar School, continued his education at Columbia University in engineering, and went on to earn his master's degree in chemical engineering ...

 
 

A bite of history in Chadds Ford

There’s now a place in Chadds Ford where patrons can get a taste of history, quite literally, as well as a bite to eat. The new café, Chadds Café and Shop opened in the Barn Shops Saturday. Half the shop is dedicated to strombolis from the Romano family. According to Pete Romano, his grandfather — Nazzareno Romano — invented the stromboli 75 years ago in Essington. ...

 

Exploring Hope: How to be more adventurous

This month’s Exploring Hope column is a guest submission by Jonathan Hatt, a pastoral intern at Hope Presbyterian Church where regular columnist Will Stern is the pastor. I was never an adventurous kid. I didn’t learn to swim until I was ten, which really isn’t shocking until I add that I lived on a resort island in Florida. Furthermore, I still refuse to step foot ...