Roadwork for June 23 – June 29

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 23 through June 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • The bridge carrying Route 82 over the East ...

 

Boost Your Business: Marketplaces without boundaries

Today’s marketplace has transformed as to how sales are generated and sustained. And nowhere else is this more apparent than in the changing relationship between sellers and buyers. Gone are the days of pure transactional selling. Buyers don’t wait for you to come to them anymore. Instead, they seek out what they’re looking for. When they’re prepared, they choose to ...

Around Town June 21

Learn the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion at the Delaware Museum of Natural History from June 23 to Sept. 3.

• Secrets of an ancient world await visitors to the Delaware Museum of Natural History this summer with Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, on exhibit from June 23 to Sept. 3. Through immersive and interactive activities, visitors will discover Palenque, Mexico, where the Maya prospered for thousands of years, and — closer to present-day — an archaeological team ...

Adopt-a-Pet June 21

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mamie Mamie is a gorgeous tabby who is waiting for the right person to love unconditionally. This sweet girl is affectionate on her own time, and she’ll let you know when she’d prefer to entertain herself. Mamie is friendly with folks of all ages, and she hopes to be an ...

Rescued horses healing at Thornbury Farm

Penny Parker, left, Dave Manning and Christen Milligan with three of the four horses Parker rescued.

A Maryland woman was indicted in May on more than 60 counts of aggravated animal cruelty and of animal abuse and neglect after 98 horses were found in what was described as unlivable conditions in March. Another 20 to 25 carcasses were found on the Wicomico County farm. Reports said some of the horse were found breaking into the house looking for food. Other horses ...

Mixed Media: The art of conservation

"Orange Slime Mold with Puffballs" by Patrick Jacobs at the Brandywine River Museum of Art

Ohhhh! There are so many interesting things happening this month with more emphasis on the contemporary. Summertime can be a bit of a roll of the dice, considering so many art organizations slow down their regularly scheduled programming to accommodate waning summertime crowds. It’s also a time for them to try some new things and see how they stick. The latter is ...

Troopers to wear body cameras

Pennsylvania State troopers from the Avondale barracks will be wear body cameras. Troop J will be one of the first three troops to wear the cameras through the end of the year. The other Troops are B, Uniontown, and T, Somerset. In a press release, Lt. Col. Robert Evanchik said he’s a proponent of the technology and that what can be learned from the experiment “will ...

Police Log June 20: Thefts, assault, DUI

• State police from the Media barracks said two men, both white, are being sought for stealing $222 worth of baby formula from the Walgreens on Route 202 on June. 11 • Michael Joseph Buchy,57, of Garnet Valley was charged with simple assault, according to a state police report. Police said he and the victim got into an argument that turned physical. The argument was ...

Photo of the Week: Fat Chance

Fat Chance

Fat Chance Farm along Route 82 in West Marlborough Township blends old and new, showing rolling hill horse country, an old style barn and PECO power lines.

Taxes up, discipline questioned in U-CF

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors passed the 2018-2019 academic year budget during their June 18 meeting, but they also heard resident-concerns about declining school discipline. The budget, which passed by a 7-2 vote, calls for $87 million in spending and revenue and carries tax increases for district property owners. As previously reported, those ...

Entries accepted for mushroom cook-off

Blended mushroom recipes require ground mushrooms to be mixed with a protein. As a trendy meat extender, the mushrooms create a unique, flavorful combination for burgers, meatballs, tacos, stuffing, or even a Bolognese sauce. The 2018 Mushroom Festival Amateur Cook-Off will focus on blending mushrooms with grassfed beef or lamb. At the Cook-off all recipes will be ...