Possible changes to health plan

Possible changes to the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Health and Safety Plan are about to be considered. Some of the possible changes reflect changes from the Chester County Health Department, according to school board Director and Vice President Victoria Baratta. Assistant Superintendent Tim Hoffman updated the rest of the board and the public on what could ...

 

Photo of the Week: Thin Ice

While not a deep freeze, frigid temperatures still cause ice to build up along the banks of the Brandywine Creek near the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

New Year, New Shows

Art is ready to show up in 2022! Galleries around the Brandywine Valley have new shows for the new year. With emerging artists, past favorites, and unusual mediums, the exhibits brighten the dark days of winter. Don’t forget to check the gallery’s website or call ahead for updated safety measures. The Chester County Arts Association, as always, brings in the new ...

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Zoom-zoom

Until two years ago, when someone said “zoom” I would recall the now-classic commercial, featuring a Mazda speeding over open roads. Watching the car from the side was ten - year- old Micah Kanters in shirt and tie, who turned to the camera and whispered “Zoom-zoom!” It became a media sensation and sold a ton of Mazdas. In the Summer of 2020 during the isolation of ...

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Bandit Bandit and his party ear will be sure to bring extra fun to his next home. This sweet boy is smart and a fast learner. He's done well with other dogs he's been introduced to so would love to meet any family dogs at the shelter before going home. You can adopt Bandit ...

Entrepreneurs invited to apply for TestLab

Have a great idea for a business but aren’t sure how to get started? The Brandywine LaunchBox, powered by Penn State, is offering a program that will help answer your questions and develop your ideas. The Idea TestLab is a six-week business accelerator program for early-stage entrepreneurs who want to explore their scalable idea or address a customer problem for a ...

Academic Achievement Jan. 21

• The University of Delaware named eight Chadds Ford area residents to the school's Dean’s List for the autumn 2021 semester. They are Clare Catanzaro, Megan Sapp, Madison Holt, Jeffrey Lin. Adam Kerzner, Arnav Patel, Emma Holt, and Kelley. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above (on a ...

Road Report for Jan. 22 to Jan. 28

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 Jan. 22 to Jan. 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PECO is planning a single-lane closure on Market ...

Pa. chooses DelCo as testing site

Delaware County has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to be the host county for a new large-scale COVID-19 testing site for the Pennsylvania Southeast Community Health District, which includes Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, and Schuylkill counties. The COVID-19 drive-thru testing site, located at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital ...

Thriving Art in Chester County

There is so much more than meets the eye in Chester County. No one knows that better than Constance McBride, who for the past two years wrote the Art Live column for Chadds Ford Live. A ceramic sculptor herself, McBride was surprised to find a thriving art scene when she moved to the area. “Aside from the Wyeths, I wasn’t familiar with the Brandywine Valley art ...

Around Town Jan 20

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art is presenting an online talk on some of the works of Horace Pippin from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Toward the end of his life, Horace Pippin remarked that “World War I brought out all the art in me.” To recognize the recent acquisition of a major work by Pippin, Gas Alarm Outpost, Argonne, the Brandywine River Museum of Art ...