Archive for March 22nd, 2019

Peter Scoville Wells

Peter Scoville Wells, aged 80, succumbed to Parkinson's disease March 20, 2019 at Barclay Friends, West Chester, PA after a long and courageous battle. Born in New York City to Jonathan Godfrey Wells Jr. and Eleanore Shannon Scoville, he attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware; he was graduated from The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut in 1956. ...

 
 

Roadwork for March 23-March 29

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of March 23-March 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Roadwork continues on the Conchester Highway. Merion ...

 

Mixed Media: Students learn art and English

CCAA

Kennett hosts events focused around local K-12 student artists. Kudos to a new program put together by Chester County Art Association  and Mary D. Lang Elementary Center  to provide free art activities for children in families who are learning English as a second language. “The idea is that kids get to practice their English words in a fun and playful environment, ...

 

YMCA offers videos to keep kids in sports

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine believes that team sports are an important way to help kids develop, not only physically, but in learning important life skills, such as leadership, teamwork, good sportsmanship and responsibility. However, a report by the Aspen Institute indicated 70 percent of kids drop out of sports by the age of 13 because they say it’s not fun ...