Art Live: New art in old mill

Located along the banks of Chester Creek in the village of Rockdale near Aston, a busy colony of artists makes contemporary works of art in a historic cotton mill factory. Heron Studios and Heron Crest Studios are opening their doors again for their annual studio tour and sale on Nov. 23rd and 24th. This will be the second weekend of festivities. Nature inspires many ...

 

Barrar enters final year in office

As anticipated, state Rep. Stephen Barrar has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2020. He made the decision public in the following press release. “It is bittersweet to announce my intentions to retire from the General Assembly at the end of my term in November of 2020 and I will not run for another term as a member in the General Assembly. “On Dec. 1, ...

Photo of the Week: Run to the Creek

Harvey Run trickles through Chadds Ford on its way to the Brandywine Creek on a gray November morning.

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 18

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Scoobie Scoobie is a 9-year-old who will catch your eye. Whether she is popping up to greet you, or jauntily plodding along on a walk, Scoobie doesn’t let her age get to her. She has done well with kids and would prefer to meet any dogs in the home to make sure they are a ...

Student art stands out at UHS

Student artists outnumbered professional artists during the 44th annual Unionville Art Gala, and the buzz was about the students' work. Even the professionals were talking about it. Carol Mangano, fresh off a two-person exhibit at Barbara Moore Fine Art in Chadds Ford, said it was great to see the students involved and praised the art program in the entire district. ...

Exploring Hope: So many Bible translations

If you ever go to a bookstore and look at the Bible section, you'll be surprised by the vast number of translations – NIV, KJV, NLT, CSB, ESV, NKJV, NRSV, NASB — just to name a few. And if you’re new to Christianity, it may feel bewildering. It could even make you doubt the trustworthiness of the Bible. You say, "If there are so many translations, then certainly we ...

Roadwork for Nov. 16-Nov. 22

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 Nov. 16-Nov. 22. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Paving on Brintons Bridge Road — between Birmingham ...

Lights, camera, action … again

For the second time in a matter of weeks, the Chadds Ford area will be used by a major film studio for an upcoming TV series. Last week it was AMC Studios shooting at Big Bend and next week HBO will be filming a scene for a limited series on Twin Bridges between Chadds Ford and Pennsbury townships. Because of the shoot, Creek Road will be closed for a 24-hour period ...

Around Town Nov. 14

• West Chester University’s WCU Live! performing arts series continues its 25th anniversary season with the internationally acclaimed Nobuntu, an all-female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe. The show is on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street, West Chester. Tickets range from $15-$27 ...

Concord says no to Pulte again

For the second time in less than two years, Concord Township Council rejected a conditional use application for Pulte Homes. In the process, part of the hearing for the 254-unit housing development turned into a shouting match between two attorneys. Township Council in August of 2018 denied conditional use approval for the proposal. That decision was appealed to ...

Revolutionary treatment for aortic valve disease

The name of the procedure is a mouthful, but the impact it’s having on patients is huge. It’s called transcatheter aortic valve replacement—TAVR for short—and it’s revolutionizing how patients with aortic valve disease are treated at Crozer Keystone Health System. “Put simply, TAVR involves the replacement of a diseased or malfunctioning aortic heart valve through a ...