Longwood announces 2022 schedule

Longwood Gardens is three months away from launching its 2022 line of performances. In an email, Longwood announced next year’s schedule saying: “Our 2022 Performance Series features artists from close to home and those from around the world, including audience favorites and new talent, all performing in the ever-changing beauty of our conservatory.” And while the ...

 

Police Log Oct. 27: Intimate photo, DUI, threats

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating an alleged case of the dissemination of an intimate image in Pennsbury Township. A report said the victim had sent a nude photo of herself to her boyfriend, who sent it to one of her friends after the couple broke up. • A police report said that Mark Casteneda Vergara, 24, of Wilmington, was cited ...

Darlington holds doubleheader event

Delaware County residents and visitors can enjoy the region’s re-emergence of the arts with a double-header of entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Darlington Arts Center. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with a free opening night reception and exhibition of work from established and emerging visual artists representing the nonprofit art consortium ART 504 Creative ...

Photo of the Week: This Olde Barn

An old farm building in Kennett Township needs some work.

Military group honors Barrar

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) inducted the former state Rep. Stephen E. Barrar, into its prestigious Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes citizens for their exceptional service to the department, the Pennsylvania National Guard, and Pennsylvania’s veterans. “The DMVA Hall of Fame enshrines exceptional people, like Steve ...

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Rodeo Rodeo is a rootin' tootin' good time. This very friendly boy loves people and can keep himself entertained with a good chew toy. He looks forward to meeting the family and other dogs in the home at the shelter before saying yes to forever with you. Given Rodeo is ...

Concord Harvest Festival in photos

No one is certain how long Concord Township has been holding its annual Fall Festival. Dan Frattarelli, of the Park & Recreation Board who emceed the festival Saturday, said this year’s event was the 53rd festival. He also said that two years ago. But it doesn’t matter. The event is just for fun. The festival includes two costume contests — one for pets and the ...

Road Report for Oct. 23 to Oct. 29

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 23 to Oct. 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pole replacement will cause daytime lane closures on ...

Academic Achievement Oct. 22

Madalynne Burford and Diane Torregrossa, both of Chadds Ford, were among the 140 students who received their white coats during a Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences ceremony in September. The school refers to the ceremony as “an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year (third year) of USciences' six-year ...

Around Town Oct. 21

• Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival continues through Nov. 14. Big, bold colors and thousands of carefully nurtured and trained chrysanthemums abound during this imaginative display serving as the largest and oldest of its kind in North America. Timed admission tickets are required. For tickets, go here. • Concord Township’s Harvest Festival is this Saturday, ...

Giving Campaign for Kennett Library

For more than a century, the Kennett Library has sparked literacy, connection, innovation, opportunity, and much more. As we plan and build a new library for the next generation, we invite everyone to consider a gift to the Community Giving Campaign to support this new $20 million, 33,425 square-foot Library & Resource Center. This transformational project, in ...