Archive for March 20th, 2019

Helen Ann Gehr Burkhart, formerly of Avondale

Helen Ann Gehr Burkhart, 87, of Shreveport, La., formerly of Avondale, where she had lived for 51 years, died Wednesday, March 13, at the Colonial Oaks Nursing Center, Bossier City, La. She was the wife of Jay Burkhart who died in 2003, and with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Ephrata, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry Gehr and the late M. ...

 
 

Academic Acknowledgement

• Marguerite Davis, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work are placed on the College's Deans' Commendation List. • Madison Caccese, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor List. Students with a quality point ...

 

Muriel E. Wetzel of Oxford

Muriel E. Wetzel, 96, of Oxford, formerly Landenberg, died Sunday, March 17, at Christiana Care Hospital following a severe stroke. She was the wife of Roland H. Wetzel, who died in 2016, and with whom she shared more than 70 years of marriage. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., she was an only child, the daughter of the late George G. Auler and Ivis H. Uecke Auler. She was a ...

 

Radnor Hunt Races return May 18

The 89th Radnor Hunt Races, presented by BNY Mellon for the 35th year, will be held on Saturday, May 18, in Willistown Township. The Radnor Hunt Races is a springtime tradition that draws the best thoroughbred horses, riders and trainers across the country, along with around 25,000 spectators enjoying a day in the countryside. Ticket packages are now on sale to the ...

 

Police Log March 20: Careless driving, DUI, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police • Charles E. Morgensen, 30, of Coatesville, was charged with careless driving following a March 15 one-vehicle accident on Doe Run Road in East Marlborough Township, according to police. The report said Morgensen was driving south on Doe Run but crossed over into the northbound lane and struck an embankment and then a sign for Sweeney’s Auto ...