COVID hits Garnet Valley High School

The Garnet Valley School District is reporting a case of COVID-19 at the high school. District Superintendent Marc Bertrando sent a letter this morning that the Chester County Health Department was notified. Chester County is taking the lead in COVID matters because Delaware County does not have its own health department. Middle and high school students in the ...

 

Sewer talk over Crebilly

It was obligatory sewer talk during the Oct. 22 session of the conditional use hearing for Toll Bros. planned development of Crebilly Farm in Westtown Township. Obligatory because code calls for an onsite sewer treatment facility for a large development in that part of the township, even though Toll and supervisors would prefer using public sewers. "The best option ...

Road report for Oct. 24 to Oct. 30

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. 24 to Oct. 30. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. Roadway rehabilitation continues to cause lane closures ...

Roundabouts considered for Route 41

The S.A.V.E. organization held a webinar Tuesday night about roundabouts planned along Route 41. “Re-Imagining Route 41” featured Londonderry Township’s engineering consultant, Mark T. Johnson of MTJ Roundabout Engineering, and PennDOT District 6 consultant Bob Leonard, and included “a high-level concept design” of the highway from Route 926 to Route 7, according to ...

Mail-in-ballot applications coming due

Delaware Country registered voters are reminded that vote-by-mail applications (for both mail-in and absentee ballots) must be received by the Delaware County Bureau of Elections by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. With only one week remaining until the deadline, Delaware County voters who prefer to avoid voting in-person on election day are advised to request a mail-in ...

Around Town Oct 22

• The holiday season is starting early at the Brandywine River Museum of Art this year. Beginning on Oct. 31, visitors can enjoy “Holiday Magic at Brandywine” with the opening of the Brandywine Railroad — a holiday favorite since 1972. On view through Jan. 10, this year’s seasonal offerings will also include the return of artist and composer Ann Wyeth McCoy’s ...

Delaware County finalizes 32 ballotbox locations

The Delaware County Bureau of Elections has finalized the list of 32 ballot drop box locations, located in municipalities across the county. Each of the 32 ballot drop boxes — including one in Concord Township — were open and accepting ballots from Delaware County residents as of Tuesday, Oct. 20. Concord’s dropbox is located at the Rachel Kohl Library, 687 ...

Police Log Oct. 21: Thefts, DUI

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police from the Media barracks said they arrested Laurent LeVeque, 49, of Newtown Square following a car crash on Baltimore Pike on Oct. 16. The incident happened on Route one at Applied Card Way in Concord Township. Police said LeVeque was DUI. • Two people are being sought for an alleged retail theft at the Acme in ...

Chadds Ford faces lawsuit

Ridge Road Development has filed a lawsuit against Chadds Ford Township for what it claims is a “breach of obligation.” The suit claims that Chadds Ford failed to execute necessary documents so that Ridge Road could move forward with plans to build a shopping center at Route 202 and Ridge Road. Ridge Road Development L.P. is the division of Pettinaro Construction ...

Vets call to end forever wars

A disparate conglomeration of peace proponents — combat veterans, libertarians, and a Republican Party candidate for U.S. House — gathered at the grave of Gen. Smedley Butler in Oaklands Cemetery in West West Chester Monday, calling the federal government to "Bring Our Troops Home." The event was held on the 19th anniversary of the day U.S. troops — 200 Army Rangers ...

Art Live: Making ends meet

Chester County Art Association (CCAA) has been around longer than most of us. At the start of 2020, in its 89th year, CCAA was thriving. The organization was hosting several exhibitions monthly, running classes and workshops in several locations, and much more. But lately the organization has been struggling. Executive Director Wendy Kershner recently shed some ...