Eva “Hilde” Varglien, formerly of West Grove

Eva “Hilde” Varglien, 100, formerly of West Grove, died peacefully on Oct. 28 at Brackenville Complete Care in Hockessin. Hilde was born in a small fishing village, Volosca, Italy on Oct. 6, 1921, to Paolo Zencovich and Erminia Mirthes Zencovich.  The love of her life was Leopoldo Varglien who served in WWII for five years. They married when Leopoldo returned from the war.  Since Italy…

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Inspired by women

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Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Merrill Weber

A new exhibition at the Chester County Art Association wants to inspire new generations by showcasing paintings of glass-shattering icons past and present. Inspirational Women, a solo exhibition from local artist Merrill Weber, will feature more than fifty oil paintings of women who have made positive impacts on the world. The Exhibit at Chester County Art Association by Merrill Weber Opens November 11th The women…

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New director for Kennett Library

The Kennett Library has a new director who is no stranger to library construction projects like the one Kennett has started. Christopher Manna begins Nov. 22, around the time that major site work on the new library building is set to begin. Kennett’s library construction will be the fourth he has been involved in over the last six years. “I love seeing the impact on…

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Republicans hold Concord, Hoffman out in Kennett

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A light voter turnout in Chadds Ford early on during the Nov. 2 election. Poll workers said the pace did pick up later in the day. Delaware and Chester counties report turnouts of 32 and 35 percent, respectively.

Results are not yet official, but Chester County reports that Republican Geoffrey Gamble unseated incumbent Democrat Whitney Hoffman for supervisor in Kennett Township. According to the county, Gamble took 54 percent of the vote with 1,358 votes to Hoffman’s 1,148. Hoffman and her fellow incumbents have been feeling pressure ever since the public learned that former township manager Lisa Moore embezzled more than $3.2 million…

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Police Log Nov. 3: Harassment, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks State police are investigating a case of harassment and assault involving a 13-year-old boy in Pocopson Township. A report said police received a Childline report of an alleged assault on Trolley Way where the victim had been shoved and hit by unidentified suspects. Kennett Square Police Department Police said Theos Ramirez-Tomas, 35, of Kennett Square, was arrested and charged with…

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