Along the Ford

Roadwork for Dec. 9 through Dec. 15

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 Dec. 9 through Dec. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Hannum Avenue, between Washington and Wayne streets, in West Chester, will be closed ...

 
 

Around Town Dec. 7

• Santa will be making his rounds this weekend and next courtesy of Longwood Fire Co. Longwood is escorting Santa on a company fire truck, beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 when Santa visits East Marlborough Township. At 9 a.m. Sunday, he heads to Pennsbury. The following weekend, Dec. 16 and 17, Longwood will take Santa to Kennett and Pocopson townships, also ...

 

KACS wins award as exemplary nonprofit

The Barra Foundation has announced that Kennett Area Community Service is a recipient of a 2018-2019 Barra Award. KACS joins 43 nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region that will each receive $50,000 in grant funding. Barra awardees are nominated by their peers in the social sector and are then invited to submit an application to the foundation. The ...

 

Roadwork for Dec. 2 through Dec. 8

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 Dec. 2 through Dec. 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Sweeping, litter pick-up and inlet cleaning along Route 202 between Brinton’s Bridge ...

 

Around Town Nov. 30

• This year’s QVC West Chester Christmas Parade begins 7:15 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 1. The parade steps off along Gay and Market Streets between New and Matlack. There will also be the annual Jingle Elf Run & Walk at 6:30 pm. Master of Ceremonies is 6abc's Adam Joseph along with QVC hosts Carolyn Gracie and Dan Hughes. 2018 Miss America, Cara Mund, will be a ...

 

Westtown sets Crebilly vote

The 10-month long conditional use hearing process regarding Toll Bros. proposal to build 317 new homes on Crebilly Farm has come to an end. Westtown Township supervisors will announce their decision 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28 at the township building, according to township solicitor Patrick McKenna. Even if supervisors grant conditional use approval — which requires ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 25 through Dec. 1

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 Nov. 25 through Dec. 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Road widening will cause lane restrictions on southbound Route 202 at Pyle Road in ...

 

More remains recovered from Barclay fire

Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Response Team, Pennsylvania State Police, and Chester County Fire Marshal’s office have located the remaining two more victims inside the Barclay Friends Senior Center at 700 North Franklin Street in West Chester. Investigators located the remains of the first two victims on Tuesday, ...

 

Never squeeze a tangerine

“Tangerines are meant to be sectioned and savored,” according to Tangerine Bell, a 94-year-old resident at The Friends Home in Kennett Square. More than nine decades of a wide scope of experiences and opinions are shared in Bell’s book “Tangerine Poems at 94.”  Although her first poem was written at the age of four years, her first book was only just published in ...

 

Human remains recovered from fire

Special Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Response Team, Pennsylvania State Police, and Chester County Fire Marshal’s office have located the remains of two individuals inside the Barclay Friends Senior Center at 700 North Franklin Street in West Chester. Investigators initially located the remains of the first victim in the ...

 

Around Town Nov. 23

• It's an evening of yoga held in a contemplative video environment in the Brandywine River Museum of Art's exhibition gallery on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Surrounded by a sixty-foot long floor-to-ceiling video projection, be immersed in the soothing reflection of nature along the backdrop of the Brandywine River and the local communities through which it ...