Monte L. Richardson Sr. of Landenberg

Monte L. Richardson Sr., 85, of Landenberg, died Tuesday, April 30, at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret Finnen Richardson, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Maurice Richardson and the late Mary Cooper Richardson. Monte was a mechanic at General Motors in Wilmington, retiring in 1996, after 30…

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Robert F. DiMarco, formerly of West Grove

Robert F. DiMarco, 88, formerly of West Grove, died Tuesday, April 30. He grew up in Devon, a first-generation Italian American descendant of immigrants from Abruzzi Province. He loved gardening, making wine, volunteering for church and school, and spending time with family, especially Shane and Bridget. In his early years, he worked as a home builder. Later he owned DiMarco mushrooms. He was known as…

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New agreement for Kennett disc golf

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Disc golf at Anson B. Nixon Park. (Courtesy image)

The Kennett Area Park Authority announced that Chester County Disc Golf will assume responsibility in collaboration with KAPA and its staff to maintain and promote events for the disc golf course located in Anson B. Nixon Park. CCDG club is a registered organization in the state, with a mission to help grow the sport of disc golf through community outreach, course development, fundraising, membership in…

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Chadds Ford in brief

• Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night held a brief hearing for, then voted in favor of an updated stormwater management plan. Ordinance 175 repeals and replaces the current ordinance. Township solicitor Mike Maddren said the updated ordinance changes several definitions used in the earlier ordinance, and engineer Mike Schneider said it provides for several waivers and exemptions. • The board also voted to advertise…

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Around Town May 2

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Yoga on the Brandywine, May 11.

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art is hosting Yoga on the Brandywine on Saturday, May 11, from 10-11 a.m. This is an inclusive and beginner-friendly yoga class designed for practitioners of all levels to explore the transformative benefits of yoga in just one hour. The class will be held indoors in the museum's Waterview Room, which features floor-to-ceiling window views of Brandywine Creek. The…

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