Archive for October 2nd, 2018

Photo of the Week: NC’s Studio

The NC Wyeth Studio

Large northern facing windows brought in a lot even light for NC Wyeth. The studio is on Murphy Road in Chadds Ford Township.

 
 

Judge upholds Crebilly denial

Chester County Judge Mark L. Tunnell, Monday, upheld Westtown Township’s denial of the Toll Bros. conditional use application for a flexible development at the 320-plus-acre Crebilly Farm property on Route 926. “(T)he Board properly denied Toll Pa’s conditional use application on four separate grounds,” Tunnell wrote in his 23-page decision. “Consequently, the appeal ...

 

Birmingham board checking with solicitor

Birmingham Township supervisors Monday made quick work of their monthly meeting for October. A light agenda had the board meeting for only 30 minutes. The township lost one of its police officers to another township and the board voted to hire a part-time replacement, Robert A. Dowd, at the training rate of $19 per hour. Supervisors also chose to talk with solicitor ...

 

Musings: Congressional disgrace

Senators from both the Republican and Democratic parties are showing themselves to be equally guilty of ignoring their sworn duty to uphold the Constitution. They’d both rather promote their own partisan political agenda than do what they’re required to do. But what else is new? The latest evidence stems from the Senate Judiciary Committee questioning witnesses ...

 

Wyeth working to promote pink-pumpkin trend

A year ago, the October observances for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Halloween spawned a smattering of pink pumpkins at the Wyeth homestead on Creek Road in Chadds Ford, but that was just the beginning. The creator of the inaugural pink display was Victoria Browning Wyeth, who had faced a double mastectomy right around Halloween. Even though she wasn't feeling ...

 

Elizabeth A. Armstrong of West Chester

Elizabeth A. Armstrong, 63, of West Chester, died Thursday, Sept. 27, at Pembrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation in West Chester. Born in Wilmington, , she was the daughter of the late John H. Armstrong and the late Mary Horty Armstrong. She was a food service worker Aramark. Elizabeth enjoyed playing Bingo, bike riding, sports, computer games and reading. She is ...

 

Ida A. DiNorscia of Kennett Square

Ida A. DiNorscia, 91, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Jennersville Hospital. She was the wife of the late Anthony O. DiNorscia, who died in 1994, and with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore Dazio and the late Bridgetta DiLulius Dazio. Ida was a homemaker. She was a member of ...

 

Frances Arlene Samms of Garnet Valley

Frances Arlene Samms, 93, of Garnet Valley, formerly of Orange, Texas, died on Sunday, Sept. 29, at Naamans Creek Country Manor, Garnet Valley. She was the wife of the late Leslie D. Samms, who died in 1998, and with whom she share 55 years of marriage. Born in Grenola, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Roy H. Dory and the late Etta Moore Dory. She was one of ...