Kids help those who help others

It wasn’t a lot of money, but the youngsters at Chadds Ford’s Chesterbrook Academy raised more than $280 for the HEADstrong Foundation. HEADstrong is a charitable organization started by the Colleluori Family of Delaware County. Nick Colleluori was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2005 at 19 and he died at 21. According to his mother, Cheryl ...

 

Roadwork for July 21 – July 27

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 July 21 through July 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Paving will cause lane restrictions on Cypress ...

Winterthur to celebrate nature in Delaware

Winterthur has partnered with more than two dozen environmental organizations for DelaWILD, a special day celebrating nature and the environment in the First State, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25. DelaWILD includes talks, walks, demonstrations, and workshops about topics such as water, wildlife, plant life, and nature in the urban environment. Events take ...

Boost Your Business: The sales success is in your control

All salespeople want to think of themselves as powerful but, if asked, would have no idea where that power actually comes from. Most salespeople fail to understand their own power. This lack of understanding then manifests into complaints about price, unreturned phone calls, bidding, loyalty to others, and other excuses as to why a sale does not take place and the ...

Mixed Media: Summer exhibitions

'My Time is Over Here' by Rene Crystal on exhibit at Mainline Art Center

We may be in between First Friday’s but there’s plenty going on to  fill your schedule. Let’ see what’s upcoming. The Brandywine River Art Museum just unveiled their new exhibition: The Serious and The Smirk: Portraits from The Collection. This exhibition explores the genre of portraiture and its varied uses. The clever title of the exhibition comes from a Charles ...

Police Log July 19: Theft, DUI

• State police from the Media barracks are investigating a July 11 theft at the Home Goods store in Concord Township. According to the report, unknown suspects stole a cell phone from a 49-year-old woman who was shopping at the store between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. • Sean Edward McCarthy, 25, of Kennett Square, was charged with  DUI following a traffic stop in the ...

Around Town July 19

• Be among the first to see and enjoy Wilmington Brew Works, the first microbrewery within Wilmington's city limits in 50 years, at this exclusive event with The Delaware Center for Horticulture. Roll up your sleeves and bring a friend (or two!) to this fun night out. After a brief introduction to WBW's beer and philosophy, select your beverage of choice and set ...

CFHS goes golden

The John Chads House today.

The Chadds Ford Historical Society has reached its golden years and is preparing to celebrate its 50thanniversary. A celebration, dubbed "The Cannon Ball," is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24 at the Gables restaurant on Route 1 in Pennsbury Township. Cost for the event — which will run from 7-11 p.m. — is $85 for CFHS and Chadds Ford Business Association members, $95 ...

Adopt-a-Pet July 19

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Brownie Brownie is an exuberant 7-year old looking for a family that loves adventure. He’s the perfect dog for a fitness fanatic; he loves going for walks or runs, as well as playing a game of fetch. When he’s hanging out at home, he’s a big snuggler that loves belly rubs. ...

School board ignores policy

Unionville-Chadds Ford School directors voted against following their own policy yesterday when they held a meeting with only four members physically present. Members later voted to strip out conditions of the student dress code and Superintendent John Sanville said a committee is still reviewing the student code of conduct and should have a proposal for a change in ...

Concord Ventures hearing canceled

The Concord Ventures public hearing originally scheduled for tonight, July 17, has been canceled, according to an email from Concord Township. Future meetings are postponed until further notice. While Concord Township has not net responded with reasons for the cancelation, attorney Marc Jonas, representing those opposed to the development, did email saying the ...