Francis J. Reilly of West Chester

Francis J. Reilly, 85, of West Chester, died Monday, Oct. 17. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps and worked for 30 years at the Sunoco/Philadelphia Refinery. Francis was the beloved husband of Patricia (nee Lamond) Reilly; loving father of Brian P. Reilly (Teresa), Brendan M. Reilly, Sean C. Reilly (Mary), and Megan Marley (Michael); caring grandfather of Patrick Reilly, Andrew Reilly,…

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Firsts, a last, and an always at The Carve

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Chuck Feld is interviewed by QVC’s Mally Roncal next to his finished sand sculpture. Feld's sculpting and QVCs's presence were firsts for The Carve.

There were a few firsts for The Great Pumpkin Carve of 2022. There was also a last. And it had its always. The always is that it’s fun. As long-time carver Deb Parry said when asked why she keeps coming back, “It’s just joyful.” This was Parry’s 19th year at The Carve. April Margera lost count of how many years she’s been dismembering pumpkins. She…

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Road Report for Oct. 22 through Oct. 28

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. 22 through Oct. 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pavement repair and concrete patching operations will take place next week on Route 1. Motorists…

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