Archive for October, 2021

Longwood announces 2022 schedule

Longwood Gardens is three months away from launching its 2022 line of performances. In an email, Longwood announced next year’s schedule saying: “Our 2022 Performance Series features artists from close to home and those from around the world, including audience favorites and new talent, all performing in the ever-changing beauty of our conservatory.” And while the ...

 
 

Police Log Oct. 27: Intimate photo, DUI, threats

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating an alleged case of the dissemination of an intimate image in Pennsbury Township. A report said the victim had sent a nude photo of herself to her boyfriend, who sent it to one of her friends after the couple broke up. • A police report said that Mark Casteneda Vergara, 24, of Wilmington, was cited ...

 

Darlington holds doubleheader event

Delaware County residents and visitors can enjoy the region’s re-emergence of the arts with a double-header of entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Darlington Arts Center. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with a free opening night reception and exhibition of work from established and emerging visual artists representing the nonprofit art consortium ART 504 Creative ...

 

Ruth Codichini of Cochranville

Ruth Codichini, 100, of Cochranville, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, peacefully at home where she lived with her daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Bernie Dickerson. She died of natural causes that evening after a long visit with close family at her side. Born and raised in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sadie Kemp. Ruth had an older sister Mary and ...

 

Amy Michele Davis of Kennett Square

Amy Michele Davis, 27, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Christiana Hospital. Born on May 4, 1994, in West Chester, she was the daughter of Thomas P. and Patricia J. (Kohl) Davis of Kennett Square. Amy graduated from Kennett High School in the class of 2012. Following high school, she trained to become an equine massage therapist and started a ...

 

Photo of the Week: This Olde Barn

An old farm building in Kennett Township needs some work.

 

Military group honors Barrar

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) inducted the former state Rep. Stephen E. Barrar, into its prestigious Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes citizens for their exceptional service to the department, the Pennsylvania National Guard, and Pennsylvania’s veterans. “The DMVA Hall of Fame enshrines exceptional people, like Steve ...

 

Harry R. Schofield of Kennett Square

Harry R (Randy) Schofield, 92, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Kendall Crosslands Community. Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, Randy is survived by his children, Christopher and Carolyn Schofield, his daughter-in-law Cindy, grandsons Anthony and Robert, granddaughters Emily and Vanessa, and five great-grandchildren. He was the beloved ...

 

Op/ed: Keep U.S./France friendship

One brief, vivid and unforgettable comment, at least one that should not be forgotten, was boldly stated. A French military officer told a gathering in Yorktown that in today’s dangerous and unstable world, we must retain our staunch and long-lasting friendships. Without strong alliances, both France and the United States are in peril. His words were heard and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Rodeo Rodeo is a rootin' tootin' good time. This very friendly boy loves people and can keep himself entertained with a good chew toy. He looks forward to meeting the family and other dogs in the home at the shelter before saying yes to forever with you. Given Rodeo is ...

 

Concord Harvest Festival in photos

No one is certain how long Concord Township has been holding its annual Fall Festival. Dan Frattarelli, of the Park & Recreation Board who emceed the festival Saturday, said this year’s event was the 53rd festival. He also said that two years ago. But it doesn’t matter. The event is just for fun. The festival includes two costume contests — one for pets and the ...