Archive for August 11th, 2020

GOP reps challenge Wolf on sports

If it were a sporting event, it would be the governor against the legislature, or part of the legislature anyway. With school districts deciding on how they will open for the next school year, districts are also looking at what to do about fall sports. Unionville- Chadds Ford School Board directors approved a sports safety plan during a special meeting last week, but ...

 
 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Pluto went viral

It was sometime around mid-March of this year. It seems like an eternity ago. I was well into what I call my “COVID Freak-Out Period.” And after my first 6 a.m. trip to the Giant wondered if I’d have to resort to paper napkins or paper towels for — you know — toilet paper. It was about that time my sister received a viral YouTube from a friend in Sedona, Az., which ...

 

Jacqueline A. Givens, formerly of Chadds Ford

Jacqueline A. Givens, 89, of Kennett Square, and formerly of Chadds Ford, dies Tuesday, Aug. 4. Jacquie was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Givens and her son David Givens. She is survived by her daughter Ann Givens Sinclair (James McComb Sinclair); granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Sinclair; and her son Kenneth Givens (Dee Givens). Jacquie graduated from Southern ...

 

Nellie V. McGinnis of West Grove

Nellie V. McGinnis,  93, of West Grove, died Monday, Aug. 3, at Jenners Pond Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late Harold McGinnis who died in 1984. Born in Burkes Garden, Va. she was a daughter of the late Stewart and Susie Lambert Dillow. Nellie retired from Kendal-Crosslands after serving 13 years as a supervisor and dietary assistant in foodservice. ...

 

Photo of the Week: Morning Stroll

Horses take a casual stroll uphill while grazing on a Sunday morning.