February 28, 2015 |
A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 27, for Eugene Kozik, 90, of Malvern, a retired Air Force colonel, who died Tuesday, Jan. 13, of heart failure at Dunwoody Village. The service is at 11 a.m. at St. Francis-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 689 Sugartown Rd., Malvern. Interment will be later in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery. Born in Duquesne, Pa., Col. Kozik attended the one-room Brinker School in Herman, Pa. He graduated from Duquesne High School, and earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of petroleum engineering, industrial engineering, and management from the University of Pittsburgh.
February 16, 2015 |
Leonard A. King Jr., 83, of Malvern, a horse lover who produced equestrian events and became known as the face of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, died Monday, Feb. 2, of complications from diabetes at White Horse Village. A lover of horses from the time he acquired his first pony at age 12, Mr. King was an accomplished rider. He fox-hunted at Rose Tree Hunt Club and Radnor Hunt Club. Initially Mr. King served as a participant in the Devon Horse Show of the 1960s. Over 50 years, he served on various committees and worked his way up to president, chairman, and, later, chairman emeritus.
February 5, 2015 |
SO, A COUPLE of Academy Award nominees are teaming up to do Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard. " Big deal, right? You can't swing a rolled-up Playbill in New York's theater district without hitting some big-time movie or TV star taking a huge pay cut to hit the boards. (Paging Bradley "Elephant Man" Cooper!) But when David Strathairn (nominated for "Good Night, and Good Luck") and Mary McDonnell ("Dances With Wolves," "Passion Fish") hit the stage Feb. 11, they will be, according to Mapquest, exactly 114.72 miles southwest of Times Square, at People's Light & Theatre Company, in Malvern.
February 4, 2015 |
Cerner Corp., of North Kansas City, Mo., said Monday that it completed its $1.3 billion purchase of Malvern's Siemens Health Services, joining two rivals in the rapidly changing field of health-information technology. Cerner offered jobs to all but a few of the roughly 2,800 Siemens employees in Malvern, with 95 percent to 97 percent of them accepting the offers, said Dick Flanigan, a senior vice president at Cerner. "We wanted to maintain and build upon much of the work that's been done by the Malvern team," Flanigan said, adding that the deal included Siemens' corporate campus.
February 2, 2015 |
With national signing day coming up on Wednesday, many of the area's top football players in the Class of 2015 are set to ink letters of commitment. Not Alex Hornibrook. The former Malvern Prep quarterback is already enrolled at Wisconsin, going through workouts with his new teammates, and taking classes toward a business degree. "The toughest part was getting to know where everything is on campus," said Hornibrook, who threw for 2,076 yards and 26 touchdowns last season. "Now that I've been here for a few weeks, I'm pretty comfortable with things.
January 22, 2015 |
Malvern, which celebrated its 125th anniversary last year, wants to add an extra step to its building-permit process to preserve historical properties. The borough is considering a process to review all proposals to significantly alter or demolish historic properties or resources. Officials would work with property owners to try to preserve that which makes the structures historical. According to a proposed ordinance that would create a Historical Overlay District, the protection of about 250 primarily residential structures is a matter of "public necessity.
January 22, 2015 |
Merle Forbes Gibbs, 82, formerly of Malvern, the mother-in-law of Lou Scheinfeld, former vice president of development at Comcast-Spectacor, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, of pulmonary fibrosis at her home on Hutchinson Island, Fla. Scheinfeld is credited with naming the Spectrum and with introducing Kate Smith's "God Bless America" as a Flyers pregame anthem. He now works on special projects. Mrs. Gibbs was born in Winfield, Mo. She was married for 45 years to Raymond E. Forbes, and to her second husband, Alfred S. Gibbs, of Allentown, for five years.
December 31, 2014 |
Henry S. Belber II, 88, of Malvern, a custom-home builder who developed several communities in Chester County and on the Main Line, died Thursday, Dec. 25, at Paoli Memorial Hospital from complications of pneumonia. Mr. Belber, known as "Hank," spent six decades in the building business, at first under the tutelage of his father, Edmond, and then as president of Trico Construction, where he was responsible for such communities as Rabbit Run Road and Kings Circle in Malvern, and Sugar Knoll in Devon.
December 23, 2014 |
Services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 23, for Phyllis Jean Lewis Prible, 82, a longtime resident of Malvern and a world traveler who died at home Friday, Nov. 14, of complications from liver disease. Born in Huntington, Ind., to Roscoe R. and Mildred Lewis, Mrs. Prible moved to Malvern in 1967 and remained there for 47 years. Her life was centered on her family. She and husband, Glen V. Prible, were four days short of celebrating their 64th anniversary. They had never spent an anniversary apart, said her daughter Susan P. Warmuth.
November 1, 2014
AT 6-6 and 240 pounds, rest assured Malvern Prep senior offensive lineman Nick Zarkoski has the body to play at Bucknell University next season. He also has the brains. The Spring City resident, who committed to the Bison this week, built his first computer from scratch when he was in seventh grade. "I built another one for my mom about 2 years ago," Zarkoski said. "I've just always been in love with technology and computers. " Naturally, the 3.6-GPA student plans to pursue computer science at Bucknell.