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Eugenie Josephine Beutler, formerly of Chadds Ford

Eugenie (Jean) Josephine Beutler, 86, formerly of Chadds Ford, died Friday, June 7, in Miami, Fla. with her family around her. Jean was born in pre-war Czechoslovakia at the height of the depression. She lived through the entirety of the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. After the war, her mother and stepfather were unable to exit the country with her and were ...

 
 

Police Log June 26: DUI

Southern Chester County Regional Police • According to a police report, Austin S. Biaselli, 25, of Newark, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act / Act 64 (including possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance), along with DUI (Controlled Substances), after he was arrested on an outstanding ...

 

County recognizes 100th anniversary of women’s vote

Recognizing today, June 24, as the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s decision to pass the 19thAmendment, Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Terence Farrell celebrate with women who are 100-plus years “young” and who were infants in the year the equal rights decision was made. On June 24, 1919, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania voted in favor of the ...

 

Carol Alice Getz Tucker

Carol Alice Getz Tucker, 84, died peacefully on Thursday, June 20, at Lima Estates in Middletown. Carol was born on Dec. 10, 1934, at Crozer Hospital, daughter of the late Dr. Stanley Main Getz and Alice Ives Getz. Carol lived in Ridley Park until age 7 when the Getz family moved to Willowbrook Farm, a 33-acre farm on Temple Road in Concordville. Carol attended ...

 

Artist Ray Hendershot of Pennsburg

Ray Hendershot, of Pennsburg, died Wednesday, June 19, at St. Luke's Hospital, Quakertown, at age 88. He was the widower of Joan C. (Farnschlader) Hendershot. He was born on May 26, 1931, in Bangor, to the late Raymond and Dorothy (Miller) Hendershot. After graduating Pen Argyl High School in 1949, he went to work and became a senior principal scientist at American ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Ghost Ghost is a 2-year-old with gorgeous white fur. Athletic and energetic, Ghost loves to play in our doggy playgroups. Nothing gets his attention better than his favorite: a good squeaky ball. He would love an older home where he can play and be loved every day. Ghost ...

 

Roadwork for June 22-June 28

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of June 22-June 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Now through July 7, expect lane closures on Market ...

 

Around Town June 20

• It’s a Fairy House Workshop at the Brandywine River Museum of Art this weekend. Celebrate the beginning of summer and the magic of nature by making a fanciful fairy house for your garden. All ages are welcome. Natural materials will be provided to create an enchanting home. Tickets are $20 per adult and $15 per child; museum members are $16 per adult and $12 per ...

 

Academic Achievement June 20

• Charles Joseph (CJ) McClure of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania was among 1,640 students who made the Dean’s List of Dyson College of Arts & Sciences at Pace University. McClure earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters of his freshman year. McClure is majoring in performing arts and is a Pforzheimer Honors College student. • Kelly A. ...

 

Police Log June 19: Crashes, DUI, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police • An unnamed motorist was charged with careless driving after running a vehicle off E. Street Road in East Marlborough Township on May 5. Police said the driver was trying to turn right onto Schoolhouse Road but hit the accelerator instead of the brake pedal. The vehicle, a General Motors Acadia, went into an open field. No injuries were ...

 

Linda M. Lynch Mullen of Garnet Valley

Linda M. Lynch Mullen, 50, of Garnet Valley, died Saturday, June 15. Linda was raised in Chichester and a graduate of Chichester High School. She had been employed by Garnet Valley School District for the last three years. Linda was devoted to taking care of her family. Survivors include her husband Daniel M. Mullen, her children Lynda (Brian), Daniel and Haley ...