Archive for August 3rd, 2020

Tropical storm warning

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the next day and a half. The National Weather Service said tropical-storm-force winds are expected sometime within the next 36 hours, beginning 11:18 a.m. today, Aug. 3. Tropical Storm Isaias is poised to come through the region on Tuesday. It is currently around 60 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida, moving due north at 13 ...

 
 

Glenn A. Combs of West Grove

Glenn A. Combs, 71, of West Grove, died Friday, July 31, at his residence. He was the husband of Diane McGeehan Combs, with whom he shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Glenn R. Combs and the late Josephine Cozza Combs. Glenn was a heavy equipment operator, last working for Meco Constructors in Bensalem, until his retirement ...

 

Constance M. Ford of Concord Township

Constance M. Ford, 99, of Concord Township, died Friday, July 31, at Maris Grove. Connie was born Nov. 30, 1920, to Mabel (Benson) and William P. Hourigan in Geneva, Nebraska.  Her grandparents came to Nebraska from County Cork, Ireland. After graduation from the University of Nebraska, Connie taught English and history at Geneva High School.  She met her future ...

 

James “Jimmy” F. LaSalvia of Wilmington

James "Jimmy" F. LaSalvia, 52, of Wilmington, died Thursday, July 30, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after a 40-year battle with kidney disease. Born in Meadowbrook, Pa., and raised in Holland, Pa., Jimmy lived for the last 16 years in Wilmington. A realtor for 18 years, Jimmy was a real estate agent for Keller Williams Realty in Chadds Ford. Jimmy ...

 

New ‘parklet’ for dining in Kennett Square

Kennett Square is opening up a new outdoor dining area along the 100 block of W. State Street. It will serve four existing restaurants but comes at the loss of some parking. It will also close a part if the road on Thursday night and on weekends. While the parklet concept is new in Kennett Square, parklets of all kinds have been popping up in cities and towns around ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Chloe Large and in charge, Chloe has a uniquely beautiful calico coat with a big personality. She is the shelter diva with her social, sassy, and confident manner. Chloe will seek out attention and affection with her deep purr and friendly disposition. This plus-sized ...