Archive for September 15th, 2019

William J. Reinert of Chadds Ford

William J Reinert, 74 of Chadds Ford, PA and formerly of Mantoloking, NJ, passed away on September 9, 2019. He was a graduate of the Sanford School and St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He played varsity basketball while briefly attending the University of Delaware. Bill began his career as an assistant on the corporate bond trading desk at Stone & Webster ...

 
 

Chadds Ford Days back with a bang

It might not have been the sunniest of days but, after a year hiatus, Chadds Ford Days came back with a bang and a boom Saturday. And according to Chadds Ford Historical Society President Phyllis Recca, “Today’s Chadds Ford Days was a huge success.” Based on casual observations and comments, day one of the two-day fundraiser saw a better attendance and more energy ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: God’s body and soul

Friday the 13th had a full moon. What a great reminder that we are not in control; two eerie signs, especially for the superstitious, that the natural world itself has a dark side. This particular full moon marks the middle of the Hebrew month of Elul, the month of preparation for the Jewish High Holy Days. In two more weeks, as the moon wanes to nothing, Rosh ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: ‘It might have been’

Many people of a certain age are familiar with the facts of the evening of Sept. 20, 1973. A single-engine Beechcraft E18S took off from the Natchitoches Regional Airport in La., failed to clear a tree at the end of the runway and crashed, killing all six aboard. One of them was famed singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. He was 30 years old.  His album “You Don’t Mess ...