Archive for January 19th, 2021

Op/Ed: We Are One

Four years ago, I felt great pride and joy when I saw Donald Trump taking the oath of office on the United States Capitol steps. However, the joy I felt then slowly dwindled as the days of his presidency wore on. I soon realized that Donald Trump was not just destroying the Republican values that I stood for, but also the American values that every single American — ...

 
 

Art Live: New virtual and live shows

The Notre Dame 48th Annual Fine Art Show & Sale will be entirely virtual this year. It isn’t surprising given the now familiar circumstances brought about by the pandemic. This annual event supporting the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, in Villanova, will feature nearly 100 artists and 1,000 pieces of art in a variety of mediums. That’s right, 1,000 works of art! ...

 

Samuel F. Mattson of Kennett Square

Samuel F. Mattson, 72, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 16, at Sanatoga Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Sam was the beloved son of the late Fred Mattson and Sara J. Mattson. Sam was born in West Chester and spent his life in Kennett Square. He was a 1966 graduate of Kennett High School, a longtime member of the Kennett YMCA, and enjoyed going there each day to ...

 

Roy Francis “Buddy” Hughes Sr.

Mr. Roy Francis “Buddy” Hughes Sr., 76, died Saturday, Jan. 16, at his residence.  He was the husband of the late RoseMary (Gormley) Hughes who passed away in 2011. Born on Nov. 13, 1944, he was the son of the late Donald J. and Francas K. (Rhodes) Hughes. Mr. Hughes was a plumber for more than 30 years working at Longwood Gardens. He was a member of the VFW for ...

 

Photo of the Week: Hay Bale Serpentine

Hay bales form a serpentine wall in front of a stand of trees in Kennett Township.