Archive for May, 2022

Martha King takes on the world

The reigning U.S. Women’s Division Champion "Lumberjill," Chadds Ford’s own Martha King, is heading to Austria to compete in the first-ever international STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Women’s event – the International Women’s Cup. King will go up against eight other women for the title of the best woman lumberjack in the world. And this time the event will be shown live on ...

 
 

CF civic group reawakens

The Chadds Ford Township Residents Association — formerly The Civic Association of Chadds Ford Township — has announced its official relaunch after a two-year pandemic hiatus. Association President Phil Wenrich said the organization is expanding its focus to include three new areas: the use of digital communications to reach the widest possible audience, a commitment ...

 

Photo of the Week: Zip-a-dee Doodah

A zipliner enjoys his trip over Lums Pond.

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 23

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gizmo Petite Gizmo is an adorable kitty who loves to play with other cats. She would really enjoy a feline playmate in her future home. This cool cat loves fluffy beds, answers to her name, and is litter box trained. Gizmo would love to meet you. You can name your fee for ...

 

Exploring Hope: Consumer or missionary?

There is a spiritual disease in modern America called “consumer Christianity.” This disease is rampant among evangelical and reformed believers, especially in wealthy suburbs like Garnet Valley and Chadds Ford. But at its root, consumer Christianity is an unbiblical mindset that turns Christians into consumers and churches into businesses. So here’s my question: Are ...

 

Piecings of Art, Quilted History

The instinct to create is older than humanity—decorating every corner of our world, and even sending art into the stars. Taking the time and energy to add beauty to even the most simple and necessary of objects is an act of love. Nowhere is that love more evident than in the new exhibit at the Chester County History Center, Unfolded, on display now through October. ...

 

Letter: U-CF keeping secrets

Does it trouble you that the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board and administration are helping children keep secrets from their parents? Multiple staff emails have said that middle school students are encouraged to explore their gender identity and sexuality. However, not only have parents not been notified but there is documentation showing efforts have been made ...

 

Road Report for May 21 through May 27

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 May 21 through May 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Lane closures along Route 1 in Chadds Ford and Concord ...

 

Lorraine Medon of Landenberg

Lorraine “Boojie” Medon, 82, of Landenberg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, May 14, in Chester County Hospital, surrounded by her immediate family. She was the wife of Donald G. Medon, with whom she shared nearly 37 years of marriage. Born in 1939 in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late Carl J. Pannell, Jr., and the late Marie E. Pannell. She was a ...

 

Antoinette Pesce of Kennett Square

Antoinette “Toni” Pesce, 82, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 16, at the Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of E. Victor Pesce, who died in 2014, and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Louis Marson Sr. and the late Mildred Giroso Marson. Toni was part owner of AT-MAR Glass in Kennett Square, ...

 

Wedding planner opens in Barn Shops

Weddings can be an emotional time for a young couple. Lots of decisions need to be made to help make it a special day for all concerned. It’s stressful, and that’s where a wedding planner comes in. And a wedding planner did come into the Barn Shops in Chadds Ford Township. Shannon Wellington Weddings and Events moved into the building where Barbara Moore Fine Art ...