Monday, May 13, 2013
These obituaries come from the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Faith Silverthorne, of Newtown Square, dies at 62. Stepgen Sgro, of Newtown Square, dies on May 9. These obituaries come from elsewhere in Greater Philadelphia: George Leader, former Governor, dies at 95.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
First US Secretary of Homeland Security, former Pa. Governor and Veteran Tom Ridge speaks on moving freedom forward.
Delaware County's Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square was dedicated and honored in a ceremony Saturday amongst hundreds of people. Several people spoke and were thanked during the ceremony including former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge, Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett, U.S. Congressman Pat Meehan, Vice Chairman of Delaware County Council Mario Civera, DVCMA Founding Member Linda Houldin and landowner and major donor Claude de Botton. The Delaware County Veterans Memorial is located off of West Chester Pike/Route 3 and Alice Grim Blvd. in Newtown Square, Edgmont Township.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The dedication of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square is expected to cause traffic delays Saturday morning.
The Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square will be dedicated in a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Traffic delays are expected along West Chester Pike in Newtown Square. Detours will begin at 9:30 a.m. and be removed at about 1:30 p.m. The westbound lanes of West Chester Pike will be closed between Campus Boulevard and the border with Edgmont Township and westbound traffic will be diverted onto the eastbound side of West Chester Pike, according to the Newtown Township website. Both east and west bound traffic will occupy a single lane in each direction on the eastbound side of the pike. Click here for more information about the dedication ceremony.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
These obituaires come from the Greater Philadelphia Area through May 7.
William Repp, a former Marple Newtown High School bus driver, dies at 80. William Landen, of Newtown Square, dies at 85. Faith Silverthorn, of Newtown Square, dies at 62. Lillian Jones, of Broomall, dies at 84.
The Delaware County Veterans Memorial dedication in Newtown Square will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
The Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square will be dedicated in a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday. | Expect traffic delays in the area Saturday morning. Find out more about the detours here. | The memorial, honoring past, present, and future Delco veterans, has nine columns, each representing a war or conflict with quotations engraved from presidents, generals and local veterans of that time period, according to the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association (DCVMA) website. The Wall of Prayers pays tribute to the soldiers and veterans from Newtown Square and those killed in action from Delaware County. The Master of Ceremonies at the dedication ceremony will be Benjamin Patton, author of Growing of Patton and grandson of …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Remembering residents from the Greater Philadelphia Area who have died.
Michael Damroth, of Newtown Square, died at 87. Dorothy McPherson, of Newtown Square, died at 77. Richard Balentine, of Broomall, died at 38. Oliver Keating, of Broomall, died on April 14. Alice O’Toole, of Broomall, died at 86. Patricia Torchiana, of Broomall, died on April 18. The following obituaries come from around Greater Philadelphia.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
A new left-turn lane has been created along Rt. 252/South Newtown Street Road.
In case you missed it, a new left-turn lane has been created for the new luxury townhomes being constructed along Route 252/South Newtown Street Road, across from the Shops at Springton Pointe in Newtown Square. The left-turn lane leads into the entrance way for The Grande at Muirwood Hill, a new townhome development.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Maureen Bellwoar, a Hyde School senior, organized a hunger awareness week on the Woodstock campus.
In honor of Volunteer Recognition Day on April 21, here's one local volunteer's story.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Nate Adams
Saturday, April 20
Sunday, April 21 is Volunteer Recognition Day. It kicks off a week dedicated to highlighting the good work that volunteers of all stripes do on a daily basis across the country. We asked people through out Facebook and Twitter pages to let us know which volunteers in their lives should be highlighted. Patch reader Kristy Sevag sent us Barbara's story, which we've shared below. Barbara is the co-owner of three area restaurants; Alfredo Italian in Berwyn, Casale in Newtown Square and Alfredo Pizza in West Chester. If there is a volunteer in your life you think deserves to be honored, email Nathana@patch.com To know Barbara Giannaccari is to love her. She is an adoring wife, devoted mom, supportive friend and the biggest heart you will …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Find out the new drink specials at Burlap and Bean.
Burlap and Bean are serving up new drinks this month. Some April drink specials include a wildberry tea latte, french toast mocha, a mini bun and more. Have you tried Burlap and Bean's April drink specials yet?