Archive for January 20th, 2021

Chester County processing vaccination changes

The Chester County Health Department is processing the impact of the recent changes made by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, moving those over the age of 65 and those 16-64 with certain medical conditions into Phase 1A. However, shortages in the number of vaccines remain. This change adds 90,000-plus eligible people to Phase 1A, a large increase of eligible ...

 
 

Winter Wonder at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens today announced Winter Wonder, a new display that invites guests to experience the often-overlooked beauty and serenity of the winter landscape outside, as well as the colorful exuberance of the tropics inside Longwood’s Conservatory. In addition to the horticultural splendor, Winter Wonder features Voices in the Landscape: Deeply Rooted with ...

 

Carol A. Holohan of West Grove

Carol A. Holohan, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Jan. 12,  at Christiana Hospital. Carol was the wife of the late Albert X. Holohan, who predeceased her in November of 2004. Born in Philadelphia, Carol was the daughter of the late Charles Maggi, Sr. and the late Adelaide G. Gaynor. Carol spent her childhood in the city before moving to the Philadelphia suburbs where ...

 

Carmella R. Wright of Concord Township

Carmella R. Wright, 78, of Concord Township, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Monday, Jan. 18, at her daughter’s home in West Chester. Born and raised in Chester, Carmella lived in Concord, previously living in Ridley Township where she raised her family. Affectionately known as “Mel” or “Mellie,” Carmella had a successful career as an executive assistant ...

 

Rose C. Miller (nee O’Reilly) of West Grove

Rose C. Miller (nee O’Reilly), 89, of West Grove, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 17. She was the wife of the late Francis A. Miller, who died in 2013 and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Sharon Hill, she was the daughter of the late Francis J. O’Reilly and the late Frances Quinn O’Reilly. She was a devout Catholic and was a member of Assumption ...

 

DelCo remembers COVID victims

Candles were lit, and church bells chimed. It was an evening for Delaware County to remember and mourn the county victims of COVID-19. More than 1,000 county residents have died from the virus since the pandemic hit here almost a year ago. The county later announced additional categories for people eligible for vaccinations under the Phase 1A. County Council ...

 

Police Log Jan. 20: Crash, retail thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police said they cited Steve N. Goldberg, 35, of Philadelphia, for driving at an unsafe speed following a crash in Pocopson Township on Jan. 2. According to the police report, Goldberg was driving north on Route 52, just south of Pocopson Road, when he tried to negotiate a right-hand bend but was traveling too fast ...