Steven Douglas May of West Grove

Steven Douglas May, 56, of West Grove,  also warmly known as “Steve”, died Monday, Sept. 13. He was born in the town of Elkton, located in Todd County Kentucky on Jan. 5, 1965. Steven spent the first 21 years of his life in Owensboro and Utica, Ky., where he met his soul mate and eventual lifelong wife, Deanie L. Crowson. Steven and Deanie moved to Philadelphia…

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Dr. Robert E. Berry of Roanoke, Va.

Dr. Robert E. Berry, 91, of Roanoke, Va. died in the arms and hearts of his children on Friday, Aug. 20, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Kennett Square. He was the husband of the late Margaret Valentine Berry, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Columbia, S.C. he was the son of the late Russell Harmon Berry and the late Miriam Wales…

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Disaster recovery assistance is available

FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Administration, has set up a Disaster Recovery Center at the Chadds Ford Township Building. It opened Friday afternoon, Sept. 17. The hours of operation at the Township Building are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The DRC is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may visit for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs,…

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ChesCo schedules vaccine clinics

With the start of flu season quickly approaching, the Chester County Health Department announces details of county-wide flu vaccination clinics, open to the entire community at area schools. The clinics are scheduled from late September through November. In addition to the flu vaccine, the Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccines at most community vaccine sites. Registration is required to help protect the health and safety…

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Theodore Neal Brown of Kennett Square

Theodore Neal Brown, 85, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Brandywine Living at Longwood in Kennett Square.  He was the husband of Rose Marie (Daidone) Brown, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. Born in York, he was the son of the late Arthur Brown and the late Mabel Love Brown. Ted was a proud graduate from the University of Pennsylvania with…

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Volunteers clean museum area

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Volunteers clean up the part of the creek trail underneath Route 1. Debris, plus propane tanks and bags of horse bedding, wound up in the area due to the Sept. 1 flooding.

An estimated 142 people volunteered to clean up the Brandywine Conservancy and River Museum of Art campus Saturday, 17 days after the flooding from Hurricane Ida. While the flood caused no harm to the art galleries or collections at the museum proper, the museum has been closed since the storm. “We’re still assessing things to figure out the remediation and repairs so we can re-open,”…

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