Photo of the Week: A View from the Side

A view from the side of the main entry path to the Brandywine River Museum of Art has an artistic appearance all its own.  

 

Wellness Jackie’s Way: What’s for dinner?

Are you perpetually asking yourself, “What’s for dinner?” Believe it or not one of the first things I ask myself upon waking is, “What am I going to prepare for dinner?” I don’t think enough credit is given to whoever makes this decision day in and day for the average family. It’s a big job. A lot of time and preparation goes into the final outcome. It’s a decision I ...

Roadwork for Oct. 21 through Oct. 27

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 Oct. 21 through Oct. 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Daytime travel restrictions are scheduled for tree removal operations on Monday, ...

Boost Your Business: Choose your best entity

Determining the legal structure of your business is one of the most important business decisions you’ll ever make. This decision can significantly impact the security of your business as well as its profitability; the type of business you’re in can help you determine which entity to choose. Sole Proprietorship If you’re a single owner or a married couple just ...

Adopting for The Carve

Members of the Santoleri Family put some final touches on their entry, Dragon on Castle.

When the unexpected happens, the rule is to adapt, adjust and overcome. And that’s exactly what the administration of the Chadds Ford Historical Society did to prepare for this year’s Great Pumpkin Carve. Two weeks before the annual event, a pipe that carries water from the spring house to the creek broke and flooded a major portion the area used for the pumpkin ...

Sheriff promotes ‘kids to kids’ kindness

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn ‘Bunny’ Welsh interacts with club members as they write messages to the grocery recipients.

A club designed to foster kindness, compassion, and service to others lived up to its name at Pocopson Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 12. Students in grades three through five, members of the school’s fledgling Kids with Heart Club, enthusiastically greeted representatives of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. They were eager to show off their “Good-for-You ...

Pocopson board ponders sign color

Pocopson Township Supervisors voted 2-1 Monday to support a variance for a sign on the new Ducklings Early Learning Center building. Supervisors Ricki Stumpo, the board chairman, and Alice Balsama voted for the motion. Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Elaine DiMonte opposed the motion. The township’s Zoning Hearing Board will hold a hearing on the sign variance at 7 p.m. ...

Around Town Oct. 20

Mason Porter plays the Friends Folk Club on Friday, Nov. 3.

• In partnership with PECO, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will host a local drop-off station for the Cradles to Crayons’ “BIG Give” event on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The BIG Give is a community-powered effort hosted by Cradles to Crayons to collect vitally needed warm winter essentials for over 13,000 low-income and homeless children in the ...

Adopt-a-Pet: Oct. 19

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Digger Digger is a sweet, laid back cat who's a little shy but responds well to a gentle touch. This 7-year old loves to be petted and would be good company for someone looking for that special lap cat companion. His adoption fee is “pay what you want” through Sunday, Oct. ...

New Ridge Road suit brings concerns

Chadds Ford Township residents, especially those living along Ridge Road, are concerned about a second complaint filed against Concord Township. They feel they no longer have a voice in a development that, they say, would adversely affect their way of life. The fear is of excess traffic. The second suit — filed Sept. 29 by Ridge Road Development, the Pettinaro ...

Police Log Oct. 18: Indecent assault, drug possession, theft

This Ford pickup truck was one of three vehicles involved in an accident at Route 202 and Ridge Road on Oct. 12.

• A police report did not include full details but did say there were injuries in a three-vehicle accident at Route 202 and Ridge Road on Oct. 12. State police did say that a school bus was turning left onto Ridge Road when it hit the curb. The driver overcorrected and rebounded across the lane into oncoming traffic. The bus then struck the driver's side of a Ford ...