Archive for July 16th, 2009

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm helps kids with disabilities

Mary Beth Drobish is proud of the success she’s had since she opened The Barn at Spring Brook Farm three years ago. She said one of the successes was that a 2-and-a-half year old girl with Down Syndrome who had never borne her own wait, walked for the very first time all because of a connection made between her and a miniature horse. The 17-acre farm is tucked away ...

 
 

Pennsbury to consider solicitation ordinance

Pennsbury Township supervisors will likely be considering an ordinance to regulate soliciting, but it’s unclear when they will do that. With Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Wendell Fenton absent form the July 15 meeting, the remaining supervisors heard resident concerns about individuals canvassing neighborhoods and knocking on doors saying they were selling magazines. ...

 

Chadds Ford Live to go subscription only in August

Chadds Ford Live is entering its fourth month of publication. The response from the community inspires us daily to write the good story and develop the new services in response to our readers. We’re getting more than 10,000 visits per month. Chadds Ford is an awesome community. The opportunity to build an information fountain for our community expands with each news ...

 

Take precautions to protect your property

While Pennsbury Township residents and supervisors were talking during the July 15 meeting about people soliciting door-to-door in the area, one person made the comment that it happens every summer. Indeed, such salespeople do seem to come out during the warmer months. But by a simple fact of human nature, not all of these people are legitimate sales reps. Some just ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine

It has been said that a man’s home is his castle. I recently threw a party at the Mendenhall Inn for 45 of my best friends, many who I had known for most of my 30 years in Chadds Ford. And in looking at my guest list I would venture to say that less than half have been to my place. Now I must admit that at times the reason is due to my suffering from a condition ...

 

Police log for July 16

Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints at undisclosed locations during the weekend beginning July 17, a press release said. The action is an attempt to reduce the number of drug and alcohol related accidents and fatalities, according to the release. • A 22-year-old man from Landenberg was charged with public drunkenness and possession of a ...