Along the Ford

Around Town March 23

• The annual Chadds Ford Elementary Art Sale and Show begins Friday, March 24 from 7-10 p.m. and resumes Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday night is adults only. Saturday will feature a talk by local Chadds Ford artist Karl Kuerner. • Rachel Kohl Library is having an open house this Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be entertainment ...

 
 

Colonial “cocktails” at the tavern

At this month’s Tavern Talks on Thursday, April 20th from 7 to 9 p.m., come experience the atmosphere of an 18th century tavern! Celebrate the tavern as an integral part of 18th Century culture by discussing the politics of the day with Ben Franklin portrayed by living historian Rob DeVitis.  Try your hand at traditional Colonial games, sample historic tavern fare ...

 

Traffic advisory for March 22-24

Chester Water Authority is planning a right lane closure on northbound East Cypress Street/Baltimore Pike between Cope Road and McFarlan Road in Kennett Township, on Wednesday, March 22, through Friday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for water main installation, PennDOT announced today. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through this area. The ...

 

Roadwork for March 18 through March 24

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 March 18 through March 25. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Beginning Monday, March 20, through Friday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route ...

 

Around Town March 16

• The Kennett Area Senior Center invites you to an afternoon “Sunday Dinner with Friends” on Sunday, March 19, from 1-3 p.m. Our themes are based on “dining across the United States” with this dinner being New York City.  What comes to mind when you think “New York City?”  What about “Broadway?”  Well, we are hosting R.T.C.’s Rising Stars of Broadway.  West Chester ...

 

DelCo government closed

Delaware County government offices are closed today because of the heavy snowstorm. Personnel should check with their supervisor.

 

Roadwork for March 11 through March 17

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 March 11 through March 17. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Lane closures are planned on Creek Road at Route 926 in Birmingham Township, on ...

 

Hundreds brave cold to support Beaver Valley

As the sun began to set on Ramsey’s Farm on Saturday, March 4, the organizers of the bonfire for Beaver Valley gathered atop the hill and worried as the thermometer began its descent to a low of 20 degrees in Wilmington and 16 degrees in Chadds Ford with a stiff wind from the west.  Promptly at 5:00 p.m., however, a steady stream of cars began turning into the ...

 

Around Town March 9

  • On Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11, Radley Run will hold its eighth annual art show. This year the show will benefit Community Volunteers in Medicine and the Chester County Art Association. On Friday evening, Radley Run is donating the use of the space and will provide complimentary hor's d’ oeuvres and there will be a cash bar available. The event ...

 

Free motorcycle safety courses offered

With the approach of warmer temperatures and the motorcycle riding season in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is urging riders of all ages to prepare by taking a free motorcycle training course. These courses are available to Pennsylvania residents throughout the commonwealth through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program. Free courses for novice through seasoned riders are ...

 

Family Promise gets new home

Family Promise of Southern Chester County, an organization dedicated to helping families experiencing homelessness, now has a new home of its own. The organization left it’s old building in West Grove and moved its Resource Center into new space on Baltimore Pike in New Garden Township. Family Promise Executive Director Sue Minarchi said the new location “gives us ...