December 16, 2004
Winterthur wonderland Step into a winter wonderland at Winterthur, an American Country Estate, in Winterthur, Del., tomorrow through Dec. 23 and Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. Winterthur's Nights of Enchanted Lights is a nightly music and lights show at the estate's Enchanted Woods. Thousands of holiday lights will adorn the children's garden. Cobweb the storyteller fairy will spin tales. Children can help decorate the Enchanted Woods with evergreen boughs. And community choirs and singing groups will perform for visitors each night.
January 29, 2004
Treat your sweetie to a romantic stroll along the flower-lined lanes at Longwood Gardens' Conservatory in Kennett Square, Pa., during their "Sweetheart Days" Monday to Feb. 6 and Feb. 9 to Feb. 13. On "Sweetheart Days," visitors will receive a free guest ticket with every admission ticket they purchase. Folks can enjoy Longwood's heated indoor gardens and greenhouses as well as miles of outdoor trails. Guests can see the sights and smell the scents of spring in the three-acre conservatory, full of gorgeous freesias and tulips in bloom, while tropical plants and waterfalls highlight the Cascade Garden.
November 26, 2003
James Karcher Redding, a retired forklift salesman and college computer instructor, died of respiratory failure Thursday at a nursing home in Kennett Square, Pa. The former Towson resident was 85. Mr. Redding, who moved to Kennett Square this year, was born in Philadelphia and raised in Jenkintown, Pa. After graduating from Abington High School there, he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University. He was a resident of Severna Park from 1959 to 1970, when he settled in Towson.
October 23, 2003
Salon founder Elizabeth Arden. Aircraft manufacturer Olive Ann Beech. Media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Women have made an irrefutable mark on American business in a variety of disciplines, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts' Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business is designed to showcase this. The exhibition, opening tomorrow, celebrates the many feats of female entrepreneurs. It follows the rise of women-owned businesses in the applied arts, fashion, design, culinary arts and traditional business fields.
October 16, 2003
On October 14, 2003, FINDLEY BURNS age 86, of Southern Pines, N.C. formerly of Baltimore, MD. He attended Calvert School, Gilman School and graduated from St. Andrews School in Middltown, DE. and Princeton University. He served 32 years in the Foreign Service under the State Department and 6 years at the United Nations. Son of the late Findley Burns and Susan P. Burns of Baltimore. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Martha L. Burns of Southern Pines, N.C. Brother of Susan P. Burns of Kennett Square, PA and Barbara B. Moorhead of Baltimore and uncle of Carroll Barrett of Norwich, Vt and Ellen Cayer of Wellesley, MA and J. Harvey Rowland of BaltimoreFuneral Services will be held Saturday, October 18th in Southern Pines, N.C.
July 12, 2003
On July, 8, 2003, PHILIP VAIL, age 79, retired Social Service Executive. Mr. Vail was a lifelong member of Media Friends Meeting of the Society of Friends, attend Westtown Friends School in West Chester, PA, and received a Bachelors degree in Philosopy from Haverford College in 1951. For many years he served on the General Committee of Westtown School and on the Board of Directors of the Kendal Crosslands Retirement Community in Kennett Square, PA. He was a conscientious objector during World War II and performed alternative service as a psychiatric aide at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, VA, and with the National Park Service, Great Smoky Mountain National Park.