Charitable giving is rewarding

There’s a statement attributed to Benjamin Franklin that says a person can do well by doing good. A businessperson can do well — be successful – by doing good — providing products and services that people want at a price they can afford. But there’s also another possible meaning. Be charitable and rewards will follow. Dave Kelleher of David Auto is a believer in the ...

 

New skating rink at Harrah’s

Gambling and ice skating may seem an odd combination, but the two now share some common space in Chester. Flight on Ice opened a new outdoor rink in front of the entrance to Harrah’s Tuesday night. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was presented by Harrah’s, Delaware County Council, and Flight on Ice, a division of Media-based Flight Entertainment. DelCo River Rink at ...

Police Log Nov.30: Statutory rape, thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating a report of a statutory rape involving a 23-year-old woman with Down’s Syndrome in Pocopson Township. A report said the driver of a service used to transport people to and from work was sending vulgar, sexual text messages to the victim. • John. C. Kubek, 52, of West Chester, was charged with ...

Photo of the Week: The Big Scoop

A broken tree limb hangs down and appears as if it’s ready to scoop up a large flat rock.

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Butler Looking for a larger dog? Meet Butter - a handsome, 6-year-old brindle-colored boy looking for a furever home. He walks well on a leash and has a curious face as if he’s trying to guess what you are thinking. If you are interested in meeting Butter, please bring ...

Holiday traditions in photos

Thanksgiving weekend brings holiday traditions, like trains, parades, and Santa Claus. Here’s how it looked.

Road Report for Nov. 26 through Dec. 2

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 Nov. 26 through Dec. 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Line painting, sign installation and utility operations ...

Business Briefs Nov. 25

• The annual Holiday Lunch and Champagne Toast of the Chadds Ford Business Association is noon, Thursday, Dec. 8, at Antica, 623 Baltimore Pike in Chadds Ford Township. Lunch will include soup, salad, and an artisan sandwich. The cost is $30 per person. Email cfbaboard@gmail.com to RSVP, or go here to buy a ticket in advance. • The Business Professional Association ...

Around Town Nov. 24

• Kennett Square’s annual Light Parade is this Friday, Nov. 25 beginning at 6:15. Following a new route this year to help alleviate traffic congestion, the parade will start at the intersection of Cypress and South Broad Streets, heading north to State Street and then west along State Street down to Center Street. The parade will climax with the arrival of Santa and ...

The Legendary Art of Pysanky

“Far off in the mountains . . . there is a terrible demon. If the envoys tell him that the people are poor and argue among themselves, the demon rejoices and laughs so hard that the mountains shake, loosening his chains. If the envoys tell him that the people live well and in harmony, the demon becomes very angry, scowls, and the chains squeeze his evil flesh all the ...

Police Log Nov. 23: Robberies, trooper kicked in groin

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of a reported $450 from the Dunkin Donuts on Baltimore Pike in East Marlboro Township on Nov. 21. Someone broke a window at the store and took the $450 worth of wrapped coins. • A father dropped a dime on his 47-year-old son for violating a protection from abuse order. Police said they ...