Victor E. Leto of Kennett Square

Victor E. Leto, 95, of Kennett Square, died Monday, April 24, at Chester County Hospital. Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Oreste Leto Sr. and the late Jennie Sicco Leto. Victor lived in the same childhood home throughout his life. Victor graduated from Kennett High School, Class of 1945. He then started college at Penn State University but was drafted…

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Open house for acupuncture

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Acupuncture Healing Arts will hold an open house on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 704 West Nields Street, West Chester.

Acupuncture Healing Arts, a new non-profit organization in Chester County providing acupuncture and related therapies, will have an open house Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its new office, 704 West Nields Street, West Chester. According to a press release, AHA’s “mission is to provide accessible and affordable acupuncture and related therapies to improve the physical, mental, and emotional health of…

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Curtis Symphony at Longwood Gardens

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Concert at Longwood Gardens

The upcoming 7 pm Curtis Symphony Orchestra performance on May 12 at Longwood Gardens marks the first time the full orchestra will perform at Longwood, and the only chance to experience the orchestra in the region before they embark on their Curtis On Tour West Coast engagements. With Longwood’s Meadow Garden as a backdrop, the May 12 program includes performances of Bartók, Tchaikovsky, and the world…

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Road Report for April 29 through May 5

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from April 29 through May 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree clearing and utility excavation operations will begin next week on Route 1 between the Kennett Oxford Bypass to Greenwood…

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A new chapter

Chadds Ford Live was born of the demise of the Chadds Ford Post thirteen years ago. Many advertisers and readers jumped on board, and we were off running. Chadds Ford Business Association, Crozer-Chester Medical Center and David Auto were defining in their support of Chadds Ford Live. We now come to another juncture. My husband, Jim, and I will be moving to Colorado in the…

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Around Town April 27

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The hunt is on.

• Celebrating 92 years of horseracing on the Main Line, the Radnor Hunt Races return on Saturday, May 20, in Willistown Township, Chester. Tickets are now on sale. All event proceeds benefit the open space and clean water programs of the Brandywine Conservancy —the sole beneficiary of the event for more than 40 years. The races will take place rain or shine on Saturday, May…

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Police Log April 26: Celebrity arrest warrant

Pennsylvania State Police • Police are looking for a missing Pennsbury Township woman. A report said family members reported Maureen Daliesio, 76, missing on Tuesday, April 25. She is described as 5’5” tall and weighing 160 pounds. Media Barracks • Police said Mackay Greenlaw-Scully, 18, of Media, was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop for multiple vehicle code violations. The incident happened on April…

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Randall Martin Ward

Randall Martin Ward, formerly of East Lyme and Niantic, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on April 13, in Kennett Square. In 2016, Randy was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and associated dementia. While understanding that he could not recover, he lived life fully for the remainder of his days and spent his time focused on sharing his love with his family and doing…

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Lawrence A. Ramunno of Chadds Ford

Lawrence A. Ramunno, 71, of Chadds Ford, died peacefully at home on April 19. He is survived by his wife Lorraine, as well as his children and extended family. A visitation will be held at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803, on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. and at St. Cornelius Catholic Church,160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 on Friday,…

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Adopt-a-Pet April 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Moose Looking for a calm, sweet, affectionate dog? Look no further than Moose. Moose has lived with other dogs and kids and did great with both. He loves everyone he meets and would love to have a doggie sibling. Moose is house-trained and crate trained and can be left…

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