Wine and paint at Pinot’s Palette

Wine and painting come together at Pinot's Palette in Olde Ridge Village. Joining the opening night session are, from left, Joanne Fleitz, Donna Long and Debbie Zappala.

A splash of red here, a swirl of blue there and then maybe a sip of some white or even rosé; beer, too, for that matter. It seems Pinot’s Palette also caters to the palate. Pinot’s Palette is a new business in Chadds Ford’s Shoppes at Olde Ridge Village where people get a chance to [...]

 

Pileggi talks state issues with BPA

Left to right State Senator Dominic F. Pileggi, Delaware County Councilwoman Colleen P. Morrone, BPA President Lisa Dort, and Chairman Concord Township Board of Supervisors Dominic Pileggi

Left to right State Senator Dominic F. Pileggi, Delaware County Councilwoman Colleen P. Morrone, BPA President Lisa Dort, and Chairman Concord Township Board of Supervisors Dominic Pileggi

Liquor store privatization and public pension reform aren’t likely to become law anytime soon in Pennsylvania, but an extraction tax for the natural gas industry will probably happen next year. The predictions came from State Sen. Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-9, who offered insight into the waning days of the current legislative session as well [...]

Roadwork for the week of Sept. 22

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Sept. 22 through Sept. 28. PennDOT recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Line painting will require a [...]

Unionville Fair kickoff coming Tuesday

Unionville Community Fair Princess hopefuls Shannon White (from left) and Sarah Taylor pose with the two candidates for Fair Queen:  Ellan Dunbar and Carly Rechenberg. All are students at Unionville High.

Unionville Community Fair Princess hopefuls Shannon White (from left) and Sarah Taylor pose with the two candidates for Fair Queen: Ellan Dunbar and Carly Rechenberg. All are students at Unionville High.

The traditional kickoff to the beloved, iconic Unionville Community Fair will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. at Unionville Elementary School, with the selection of the Unionville Fair Queen and Princess. Kennett Square Borough Council President Leon Spencer will serve as emcee for the program, which will include short speeches by Ellan [...]

Chadds Ford Tavern reopening

Re-opening Sept. 24.

Re-opening Sept. 24.

Take a deep breath and prepare the taste buds. The Chadds Ford Tavern, closed for two years, is about to reopen. New owner Kevin Bradley said the official date to re-open is Sept. 24. “That’s when we get our liquor license,” he said. Bradley understands that people have been anticipating the reopening for close to [...]

A Record Number of UHS Seniors Named as National Merit Semi-Finalists

National merit 2014

Nineteen UHS seniors have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists.  Principal Massanari mentioned at the board meeting that there were 13 students last year and that was a record, so this number is pretty astonishing. Also at the board meeting, Vic Dupuis mentioned that Patton Middle School has been an area of focus over the past [...]

Crozer-Chester Medical Center and All CKHS Facilities Will Be Open for Business During Strike by Nurses

Crozer-Chester Medical Center and all Crozer-Keystone Health System facilities are prepared and will continue to care for patients during the announced strike by the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (PASNAP). PASNAP gave a strike notice to representatives of Crozer-Chester Medical Center on Sept. 9. The Union strike is scheduled to begin [...]

Police Log Sept. 18: DUIs and wallet theft

• Chester resident Kenneth Tekess Williamson, 23, was arrested for DUI in Chadds Ford Township. A police report said Williamson was stopped at 2:46 a.m. on Route 202 at Jimmy Johns on Sept. 12. • Someone stole a bumper from a 2014 Ford SEL that was parked at Garnet Ford on Route 202 in Chadds [...]

Around Town Sept. 18

Darlington Art Center

• Chadds Ford artist Karl Kuerner will be teaching classes 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kuerner Farm on Tuesdays from Sept. 23 to Nov. 11, and on Saturdays from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15. As the grandson of two of Andrew Wyeth’s best-known subjects and a student of Carolyn Wyeth, Kuerner’s personal experiences [...]

Sold-out, stand-up crowd welcomes Hall

Michael Hall offered the audience both challenge and comfort in the inaugural concert for the Kennett Symphony’s 74th season. The challenge was in the first piece. Comfort was everywhere else. Hall was warmly welcomed by a sold-out crowd at the Madeleine Wing Adler Theater at West Chester University Saturday September 13. The program opened with [...]

What’s Your Game Plan in an Emergency?

By Gregory P. Cuculino, M.D., chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Taylor Hospital and Delaware County Memorial Hospital The phone rings at 2 a.m. and you’re told your son has been in an accident…. You are doing some yard work and suddenly experience chest pain and collapse… Your daughter runs headlong into another player [...]

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