Police Log June 29: DUI, thefts, assault, sexual assault

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks said they arrested a 21-year-old man from Wilmington on June 24 after a traffic stop at 11:02 p.m. According to the report, Cody McGonigal, 21, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Impala on Oakland Road in Chadds Ford Township when he was stopped for vehicle code violations. During the ...

 

Homelessness dropping in ChesCo

Chester County is claiming success in getting more homeless people into permanent housing. The latest Point in Time count by the Chester County Department of Community Development shows a decrease in homelessness of 23 percent. The count, mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, was taken in the late evening on Jan. 26, to the early morning ...

Photo of the Week: Egret Ascending

With a fast flap of wings, the egret launches itself into the air.

Topping off ceremony planned for library

Construction of the new Kennett Library & Resource Center is about to reach a new milestone with the placement of the last steel beam.  All are invited to join us as we celebrate the tradesmen who have been hard at work on this new building for the last eight months. This event marks the “topping off” of this project that has been planned for more than 20 years ...

Saving drinking water in Landenberg

Natural Lands has announced the permanent preservation of a 15-acre property in Franklin Township, Chester County. In addition to preserving scenic views, forests, and meadows, the conservation easement ensures protection for more than 600 feet of a tributary to East Branch White Clay Creek. Water from this unnamed tributary eventually makes its way into the State of ...

Adopt-a-Pet June 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Payton Payton is a lovable sweet girl, very friendly and calm. She loves attention and affection and gets along well with other dogs. She should make a great addition to almost any family. If you would like to meet her, please bring your family and any other dogs in the ...

Road Report for June 25 through July 1

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 June 25 through July 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pole replacement will cause daytime lane closures on ...

Boost Your Business: Write about yourself

More than 50 percent of people will head straight to your About page when they visit your website for the first time. In fact, this page is one of the most visited pages on business sites. If you don’t have an About Me/Us page yet, writing one should be your next priority. But it takes a bit more effort than just writing a short paragraph about what your company ...

Hank’s hearing finally underway

The meeting room in the Chadds Ford Township municipal building was as packed Wednesday night as Hank’s Place would normally be on a Sunday morning for brunch. That is if Hank’s Place were not shut down because of Mother Nature. The restaurant was wiped out in the Sept. 1 flood last year. That full house was fitting since the large crowd was there for the zoning ...

Around Town June 23

• Oh, honey, it’s Crafternoon: Honey at Winterthur. Learn about the process of extracting honey from the comb and take home your own small bottle. There are two sessions on July 8. Registration required. The cost is $20, $15 for members. • Now through Aug. 24, Chadds Ford Township is offering Story Time on Wednesdays beginning at 10 a.m. Each week has a special theme ...

Stan Smokler at the Delaware Art Museum

Art can be intimidating. New artists may be intimidated by skill and experience, or even by artistic mediums. Audiences might be intimidated by the works themselves, or the concepts they represent. The cascading effects of a single artist can impact generations in untold ways. A new exhibit at the Delaware Art Museum, Steel in Flux, opens June 25th and runs through ...