Archive for February 8th, 2021

PSU Brandywine hosts virtual admissions program

Prospective Penn State Brandywine students and their families are invited to attend a virtual admissions program on Monday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event is open to prospective students interested in applying to Penn State. The session will provide an overview of Penn State Brandywine, from the admissions process to campus opportunities including ...

 
 

Rosie Ann Jones of West Grove

Rosie Ann Jones, 87, of West Grove, died Sunday, Feb. 7, at her daughter’s home in Wilmington. Born on June 8, 1933, in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Germino and Elizabeth (Doto) Franceschini. Rosie grew up in Kennett Square and worked at the Kennett Country Club. She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish.  Most of all, ...

 

Small businesses get $10 million in grants

Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announced the awarding of $10 million in grants to 333 Chester County small businesses.   The individual grants, made available through round two of the Chester County Main Street Preservation grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19, range from $20,000 to $49,500. ...

 

Peter Lucas of West Grove

Peter Lucas, 86, of West Grove, died Friday, Jan. 29, peacefully at home. Born in 1934 in Schenectady, N.Y., Peter was the son of the late Joseph Lucas and the late Anna (nee Szott) Lucas. Peter worked as an aerospace engineer for over 30 years at Thiokol in Elkton, MD.  He worked on cruise missiles and on numerous other projects, chiefly for the United States ...

 

Lucy Lattanzio DiUbaldo of Avondale

Lucy Lattanzio DiUbaldo, 81, of Avondale, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Jennersville Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Robert V. Lattanzio, Sr. and the late Mary D’Annunzio Lattanzio. Lucy was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church. She enjoyed cooking, hosting parties for ...

 

Helen V. Jingeleskiof Kennett Square

Helen V. Jingeleski, 90, of Kennett Square, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, Feb. 4, at Chester County Pocopson Home. She was the loving wife for 70 years of John J. Jingeleski.  Born on Nov. 17, 1930, in Mount Carmel, Pa., she was the daughter of the late August & Blanche (Tamanini) Bridy. Mrs. Jingeleski was a graduate of Mount Carmel ...

 

Albert Z. Fresco of Chadds Ford

Albert Z. Fresco, 83, of Chadds Ford, died Jan. 27from complications brought on by SARS-Cov-2. Albert was born in Cairo and resided in Maadi. He attended Victoria College, a British-established public school and, upon graduating, Albert set off for university in Manchester, England, earning a doctorate in chemical engineering, but more importantly, meeting his ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dakota Dakota is a sweet, high energy boy who always wants to play. He's also quite the gentleman when that's called for — house trained, sleeps through the night in his bed, and knows sit, stay, and down. Dakota hopes for a home as the only furkid in the castle, and he ...