Archive for September 23rd, 2020

Levity in the face of COVID

It's been said that humor is the best medicine. But while humor won't prevent or cure COVID-19, it is a way to cope, and that's just what Pennsbury Township's Jenny Fenton is trying to do. Fenton has begun a project calling on people to write a poem about what it's like to wear a COVID mask. "It's a little levity in serious times," Fenton said. Fenton is asking ...

 
 

Claire Perry Hofer of Kennett Square

Claire Perry Hofer, 105, of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Sept. 21, at Kendal/Crosslands Retirement Community.  She was the wife of the late W. Eric Hofer, who died in 1982 and with whom she shared 42 years of marriage. Claire was born in Westerly, R.I. on Oct. 26, 1915, and was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Alice (Edge) Perry. She graduated from ...

 

Frederick Harper Taylor Jr. of Lincoln University

Frederick (Rick) Harper Taylor Jr., 69, of Lincoln University, died Sept. 19, at Christiana Hospital. Rick was born June 29, 1951, in West Chester, to the late Frederick (Sr.) and Constance Taylor. He was the oldest of four children, Cathy, Cindy, and David. Rick attended Temple University and was a graduate of Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington and Unionville High ...

 

Police Log Sept. 23: Crashes, theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks will hold a child car seat safety inspection on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free inspection will be held in the parking lot of the Rocky Run YMCA, 1299 W. Baltimore Pike, Media. People are asked to make an appointment, but walk-ins are welcomed. • Kimberly A. ...