Archive for November 24th, 2010

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 25

Sabrina is an adult spayed female domestic short hair cat who is currently available for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. Sabrina came to the shelter with her sister, Sugar, as well as almost 60 other cats that were living in poor conditions. Don’t be fooled, though, Sabrina’s struggles have only made her appreciate the finer things even more! Sabrina is a very ...

 
 

Scenes from Around the Town for Nov. 25

 

Hunters get their first marching orders

Hunters wanting to take part in the planned deer management hunt in Chadds Ford Township received their first briefing from Deer Management Officer Tim Smail. One of the things they were told goes against everything they’ve been taught in the past: Harvest the does first. The hunt—promoted by a Lyme disease task force of the Chadds Ford Civic Association—is designed ...

 

Deer hunt planned for Chadds Ford Township

Chadds Ford Township landowners learned their options and responsibilities for a managed deer hunt being planned to reduce the frequency of Lyme disease. A Civic Association task force, chaired by resident Peter Jesson—and with Supervisor Garry Paul as supervisors’ liaison—held a public meeting for landowners featuring Tim Smail, the township deer control officer who ...

 

Bits & Pieces for Nov. 25

• Candlelight Christmas, Chadds Ford Historical Society’s annual holiday house tour takes place Saturday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 6 p.m. Advance tickets for the 25th annual tour are $16, $20 for adults the day of the event. • On the first two weekends in December, Saturday and Sunday, December 4 and 5 and 11 and 12, from noon until 6 p.m., the Chaddsford Winery will host a ...

 

Crozer gets $1.92 million grant for family medicine residency expansion

Crozer-Chester Medical Center was recently awarded a five-year, $1.92 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration that will help Crozer’s Family Medicine Residency Program to expand from seven residents a year to nine residents a year. The grant Crozer received is part of $320 million in grants ...

 

Delaware Art Museum receives national funding awards

The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to announce that it is the recent recipient of five grants from national foundations and organizations totaling approximately $250,000. The five separate awards were given to fund unique functions of the Museum - including research, fundraising, marketing, the archival collection, and the Museum's upcoming Centennial exhibition, ...

 

The Naked Winemaker:‘Tis the season to eat, drink & be merry

Now that the 2010 harvest is over – and what a magnificent vintage it was in the Brandywine Valley – I can go back to obsessing about wine and food, my favorite subject. Especially this time of year when thoughts turn to big family feasts for the upcoming holidays. Many people seem to get super stressed this time of year, but selecting the right wines to go with your ...

 

Free Your Space: Trim the tree and the clutter at the same time

The holidays can bring so much extra into the home: extra people, extra food, extra mail, extra décor… all sorts of extra stuff. Deciding beforehand how to handle all the excess is a way to set yourself up for easy-flowing and stress-free entertaining. Begin with cleaning. This is a great opportunity to really get down to the nitty-gritty! Start with your main ...

 

The Appraising Eye: Light up your room with art

Daylight savings has arrived and homes are in need of more light. With many different choices to illuminate interior spaces, the Tiffany lamp has always been a desirable addition to any living space. The name of these lamps originate with Louis Comfort Tiffany, the eldest son of Charles Louis Tiffany, founder of Tiffany’s, the renown silver and jewelry company. ...

 

The hunt should move forward

Damage to human health and property is a valid reason for the proposed managed deer hunt in Chadds Ford Township. Deer are the major vector for the adult ticks that cause Lyme and other debilitating diseases. During the rut, they scamper and dart across roadways causing accidents that result in their own death as well as damage to cars and the calm of the motorists. ...