Helen (Lewczyshyn) Ternove, formerly of Glen Mills

Helen (Lewczyshyn) Ternove, 91, of Milford, Mass. and formerly of Glen Mills, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct, 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Ternove who died in 2013. Born in Chester, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Anastasia (O’Konski) Lewczyshyn and a graduate of Chester High School. Helen was a long-time employee of Southco, Inc, where she retired…

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A Wyeth Halloween

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Wyeth family dinner at Halloween, about 1970. Photographer unknown

Driving through the changing Brandywine countryside, currently full of color as the foliage puts on a stunning display, any art lover can’t help but be reminded of the gorgeous landscapes painted by so many local artists, especially those of Andrew Wyeth. However, it wasn’t just the landscape which inspired Andrew Wyeth’s autumnal visions. Some of Wyeth’s most famous paintings prominently display pumpkins and shadowy figures,…

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Letter: Hoffman’s false accusation

My opponent, Whitney Hoffman, has accused me of making misogynistic comments. “Misogynist” means “women hater.” She should be ashamed of herself. In my campaign for Kennett Township supervisor, I have avoided all personal attacks on her, concentrating only on her lack of accomplishment and her inadequate performance. This is not the first time that my opponent has painted herself as a victim. She claims that…

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Road Report for Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Gas leak repair will cause lane closures on Route 1 between Constitution…

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William C. Brown III of  West Grove

William C. Brown III, 87, of  West Grove, died Monday, Oct. 18, at Jenners Pond Retirement Community. Bill is survived by his wife Margie (Johnson) Brown with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; three sons, Doug Brown (Diane), Stuart Brown (Lisa), and Greg Brown (Pamela); and 8 grandchildren.  Bill was predeceased by his parents William and Emma. Bill graduated from Episcopal Academy and Princeton…

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David W. Parker of Kennett Square

David W. Parker, 68, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Oct. 24 after battling Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. David (Doc) proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from September 1971 to January 1978 as a Fire Protection Specialist. After returning to civilian life, he continued to serve his community as a first responder driving ambulances for the Upper Darby Rescue Squad…

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Marijuana dispensary hearing held

There was no opposition to a marijuana dispensary ordinance during a hearing on the matter in Chadds Ford Township held Oct. 27. However, a couple of residents expressed concerns about one application for a dispensary previously filed. Supervisors didn’t vote on the matter. That is supposed to happen at the regular board meeting next Wednesday, Nov. 3. An issue of concern for Eric Gardner is that…

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Around Town Oct. 28

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Delaware County Symphony presents Musical Haunts on Sunday, Oct. 31.

• The Delaware County Symphony will be presenting a chilling Halloween-themed concert — Musical Haunts — at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31 in the Meagher Theater at Neumann University in Aston. The concert is the second in the symphony’s chamber series and will feature pieces showcasing the spookier side of classical music, such as Saint-Saens’s Danse Macabre and Berlioz's March to the Scaffold. This event will…

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Business Briefs Oct. 28

• The Chadds Ford Business Association will have its November meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4 at the Pennsbury Township municipal building. Township Supervisors’ Chairman Wendell Fenton will discuss township events and how Pennsbury weathered the pandemic last year. It’s a free lunch meeting from noon to 1 p.m. with food provided by The Meat House, but you must RSVP to attend by emailing cfbaboard@gmail.com. The…

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UHS crew races in Boston

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Boys 4+ on the course in Boston.

The Unionville High School Crew team just returned home from an intense weekend of competition at the largest regatta in the world: The Head of the Charles, in Boston, Mass. All three boats competing for Unionville successfully finished the race, with the Men’s Youth 4 dominating their event. Starting the race as 58 out of 84 boats, the crew flew down the course to finish…

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No abductions despite rumors

Despite the number of rumors on Facebook and Instagram alleging multiple abductions or attempted abductions in the area recently, the Pennsylvania State Police said there have been no such cases in Chadds Ford or Concord townships. According to the press release just issued: “The Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks is aware of a variety of social media posts regarding attempted abductions. All known incidents and/or…

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