Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 20

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Marigold What a beautiful flower. Marigold has a personality just as colorful as her gorgeous soft coat. She's a sweet, gentle girl who enjoys affection and will give you a head butt and subtle purr to let you know you're friends. But be prepared for her unusual chatter. ...

 

New studies for stroke care

A landmark study has ignited a dramatic shift in stroke care over the last two years, removing much of the ambiguity that had long surrounded one of the primary treatments. If you had a stroke at some point over the last 24 years and you were brought to an ER within three hours of its onset, you likely would have been given a drug called tPA intravenously. This, ...

Rescue breaks ground for new center

Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a new adoption center that could help the facility adopt out more pets. Greenmore is a nonprofit no-kill facility that accepts animals from around the world. Located in West Grove, it’s been operating since 2010 and currently houses about 60 animals on average. Not all animals are ...

The French Chef: Les meringues

Les meringues cookies are a fun and easy recipe with egg whites for the New Year! Did you always wanted to make meringues cookies or even better macarons like the delicious Ladurée ones in Paris but did not know how to make this crispy fluffy 5 ingredient sweet French delicate cookie? Now you can! Meringue cookies are a staple in French bakeries in France. They are ...

Roadwork for Jan. 18-Jan. 24

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 Jan. 18-Jan. 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility construction will cause lane closures on Route ...

Business Briefs Jan. 17

• According to a press release, Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association has raised $6,000 benefitting the staff of Sovana Bistro who were suddenly without work due to a Jan. 3 fire at the Kennett Square restaurant. The money was raised during a Jan. 6 fundraiser. The event was organized by the Brandywine Chapter of the PRLA and is a tangible example of the ...

Kennett recoups $80K of $3.2 million

Kennett Township has recovered to date about $80,000 of the more than $3.2 million that was allegedly embezzled by the former township manager and has filed a claim on a $1 million surety bond that Lisa Moore had when she worked for the township. Both the recovery and the claim processes are in the early stages, current Township Manager Eden Ratliff said at ...

Supervisors curious about official map

According to Chadds Ford Township Supervisors’ Chairman Frank Murphy, there are no plans to adopt an official map for the township, but the board is curious about the process. “We want input even before deciding to go forward with an official map,” Murphy said. To that end Sam Haber of the Delaware County Planning Department gave a brief presentation on the what and ...

Around Town Jan. 16

• The Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival will be held Jan. 26 at Unionville High School. The Festival raises funds for the United Way of Southern Chester County. Tickets are on sale now at www.KennettChocolate.org. VIP ticket holders gain early entrance at noon. General admission opens at 1 p.m. Additional tasting tickets are available. Parking is free at our new ...

Pennsbury Inn now Wild Wisteria

When Brad Eck and his wife Cindy bought the Pennsbury Inn last year, it was the beginning of them living a long-time dream of owning a bed and breakfast. It was also the beginning of a lot of work to fix up the property on Route 1 and to change some previous negative reviews. Brad Eck, who still works as an engineering manager for a video surveillance company, said ...

Police Log Jan. 15: Crashes, DUIs, drug busts and thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Troop K Media • A 69-year-old woman from Garnet Valley was transported for injuries as well as cited for careless driving following a parking lot accident at 10:26 a.m. on Jan. 2. Police said the driver, identified as Karen A. Bunn, drove a 2015 Toyota Camry into a shed in the Duffers Pub parking lot on Route 1 in Concord Township. • Police ...