Archive for March 30th, 2020

Schools stay closed, Delaware now closed

The reaction to COVID-19 is getting stronger. Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania has extended his stay at home order, with schools and non-essential businesses remaining closed indefinitely. And Delaware Gov. John Carney has closed that state to out-of-towners. Delaware.gov is reporting that Carney modified his Declaration of Emergency, ordering all out-of-state travelers ...

 
 

Mrs. Carol Irene Newsom of Chadds Ford

Mrs. Carol Irene Newsom, 74, of Chadds Ford, died Sunday, March 29, at her home. Born Oct. 18, 1945, in Darby, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene (Wright) Moyer. Mrs. Newsom was a graduate of Upper Darby High School in the class of 1963.  She was a homemaker, raising her children but then entered the workforce as an administrator working for State ...

 

Charles Joseph Donovan Sr., formerly of Avondale

Charles Joseph Donovan Sr., 81, formerly of Avondale, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 25, at the Pocopson Home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Charlie, as he was known to all his family and friends, attended Holy Spirit Catholic Grade School and graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1958. Prior to opening Donovan’s ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 30

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Deborah Deborah arrived in pretty rough shape as a stray. She is petite, sweet and gentle, so she likely had a home previously. This elder girl is looking for companionship and love in a home matched to her pace. Deborah is estimated at 12 years old and deserves to be ...