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Greenville & Hockessin Life Summer/Fall 2016 edition

Jul 05, 2016 08:22AM ● By J. Chambless


In this issue, we have collected stories on a wide variety of topics, ranging from a World War II veteran who has written a book to the opening of a new business in Yorklyn to the celebration of a special anniversary by a nonprofit organization to a look at the hiking and biking opportunities in the area. After years of planning, the Hoffman family of Hockessin have put their talents together to create the Dew Point Brewery, renovating an historic building in the Garrett Snuff Mill in Yorklyn. We look at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. During that time, the organization has served more than 40,000 families. We feature a story about the Wilmington Trail Club's activities. Meanwhile, the photo essay looks at hiking opportunities in Hockessin, Greenville and Centreville. The subject of the Q&A is Shan Haq, an avid runner who is preparing for his medical boards. We introduce you to Cindy Sardo, whose “Cooking's Cool” kits and curriculum bring healthy dining habits to children across our region – and just might inspire some future chefs. We also meet poet Jill Kimmelman, who carefully crafts poems that celebrate the little things in life and take on some serious issues as well. We also examine a new collection of patent models that are on display at Hagley Museum & Library. Welcome to this issue of Greenville & Hockessin Life!

The team at the Dew Point Brewing Company from left Fran Hoffman Alexa Hoffman Nick Matarese John Hoffman Georgiana Hoffman and Cody Hoffman Photo by Jie Deng

Dew Point, the new neighborhood brewery

The Hoffman family -- with brewmaster Cody at the helm -- is about to open what will become a surefire destination for the entire community. Read More » 


Cindy Sardo developed her Cookings Cool program for young chefs and brings it to Delaware schools

Teaching kids that 'Cooking's Cool'

Cindy Sardo has built a career out of teaching healthy recipes and fostering family fun Read More » 


Steve Trader head pastor of the Trinity Community Church in front of what will become the new home of the church on Lancaster Pike

... Open the doors, and there's all the people

Members of the Trinity Community Church in Hockessin had a dream to convert the relic of what was Delaware's first Catholic church into their new home. The dream is now underway. Read More » 


Jill Kimmelman has been a reader and writer since she was 4 years old

The gift of well-chosen words

Poet Jill Kimmelman writes about the exceptional and the everyday Read More » 


Inventing a Better Mousetrap a book by Alan and Ann Rothschild accompanies the new Hagley collection

Walking through an age of innovation

Hagley showcases landmark collection of patent models


Shebas artistry  her Into the Woods series stamps


A modern take on a Victorian treasure hunt Read More » 


John Harrison a resident of Hockessin has penned a book called Fairwing Brazil Tales of the South Atlantic in WWII He is also currently working on a book about the history of Yorklyn

World War II veteran pens book

Hockessin resident John Harrison has published a book about World War II with more than 300 photographs focusing on the effort in the South Atlantic. Read More » 


The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware has served about 42000 families who have been seeking specialized medical treatment at local hospitals

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware celebrates 25 years of helping families

The organization has earned widespread praise for the services that it provides to families in need. Read More » 


Hike Across Delaware participants along the CD Canal

The Wilmington Trail Club

Experiencing trails of all kinds all around the region Read More » 


Shan Haq runs the last few miles of 2015 New York City Marathon

Q&A: Shan Haq

Shan Haq is an avid runner who logs a lot of miles running with the Pike Creek Valley Running Club and several other groups. When he is not running, Haq is preparing for his medical boards. Read More » 


Greenville & Hockessin Life Summer 2016 Edition

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