Doris Carozzo Denest, formerly of Kennett Square

Doris Carozzo Denest, 93, died peacefully at her nursing home in West Chester on May 20, after a sudden illness. The first-born daughter of Edgar Carozzo and Emma Bugliani, Doris was born on May 19, 1930, in Wilmington, and grew up in Kennett Square. Doris graduated from Kennett High School in 1948 and married Joseph L. Denest of Wilmington, Delaware in 1951.  From a very…

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Kennett Twp. gets open space funds

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North Coventry Township is also getting money for an adaptive kayak launch and boat ramp rehabilitation project at Riverside Park. A total of 15 municipalities are sharing $2.5 million in open space funding.

Kennett Township is one of 15 townships, municipalities, and organizations getting extra open space funding from Chester County. According to a press release, Kennett will get $250,000 to acquire a 23.7-acre wooded property to connect to its 170-acre publicly accessible nature preserve and with trail corridors on two adjacent properties. This will create a trail of more than 10 miles. The funds come from Chester…

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Denise Martelli of Toughkenamon

Denise Martelli, 69, of Toughkenamon, died Sunday, May 21, at her residence. She was the wife of Peter G. Martelli Sr., with whom she shared 33 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Nazareno A. Daddezio Sr., and the late Mary Lou Conaway Daddezio. Denise was a travel agent and the owner /operator of Avondale Travel for 25…

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Ma Luz Herrera of Cochranville

Ma Luz Herrera, 85, of Cochranville, died Friday, May 19, at Twin Pines Health Care Center. She was the wife of Jose Carmen Herrera who died in 2022, and with whom she share 64 years of marriage. Born in Yuriria, Yuriria, GTO, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Francisco Gonzalez and the late Eufrocina Barajas Ma was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing,…

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Water service restored in Concord

UPDATE: Concord has amended its announcement saying 1,500 Veolia customers in Bethel Township should continue boiling their water. End Update. Water service is back on in Concord Township, but customers should still boil water until further notice. Concord announced a water main break at 3:06 p.m. after the main at Route 202 and Beaver Valley/Naamans Creek Road was struck during some work by PennDOT. The…

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Police Log May 24: Crashes, DUI, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Kendall W. Bird, 43, of Kennett Square, was cited for her involvement in a three-vehicle crash in Pennsbury Township on May 16, police said. The accident happened at 5:12 p.m. at the intersection of Street and Lenape roads. According to the police report, Bird was driving west on Street Road (Route 926) when she made an “improper left without…

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