Archive for December 3rd, 2019

Instruments and voices unite in celebration

The Kennett Symphony Orchestra and the Chester County Choral Society take their show on the road Saturday when they blend instruments and voices at Rustin High School in Westtown Township. The 100 musicians include 40 orchestra members and 60 chorale members. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. “This concert features more musicians on stage," said Michael Hall, music director of ...

 
 

School board welcomes new members

During its annual reorganization meeting, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board re-elected Director Jeff Hellrung as board president and elected Steve Simonson as vice president for 2020. The board also welcomed three of the four new members elected to the board in November. The new directors are Erin Talbert and Jen Brown from Region C — Chadds Ford and Pennsbury ...

 

Daniel Francis Thomas of Wilmington

Daniel Francis Thomas, 58 of Wilmington, died peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 25. Born in Wilmington, on Aug. 6, Danny lived most of his life in Wilmington except for a few years in Chadds Ford. For most of his working years, he was a longshoreman at the Port of Wilmington. If you knew Danny, you'd know that he loved his large family, old movies, music and ...

 

Art Live: ‘Wrap It Up’

Square Pear Gallery’s December exhibition titled “Wrap it Up!” will be a crowd pleaser for shoppers in Kennett Square this month. There is something for everyone in this show. The gallery’s space is divided into a few small rooms which allows for displaying various vignettes of art. It doesn’t feel too crowded, and there is a nice flow from one room to the next. Some ...

 

Photo of the Week: Rustic Crossing

An old footbridge spans a stream running through an overgrown area near the border of New Garden and Kennett townships.