Archive for August 10th, 2011

Scene Around the Town Aug. 11

 
 

Montessori school opens in Dilworthtown

When the new school year begins later this month, there will also be a new school in the area. The International Montessori School at Dilworthtown opens its doors on Aug. 31. The school is in the building that housed the old Harvest Community Presbyterian Church on Birmingham Road in Birmingham Township. As a Montessori school, the idea is to tailor the education to ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 11

Motie is a 7-year-old spayed female Lab Rottweiler mix that is currently available for adoption at the Chester County SPCA. She came to the shelter on July 28 because her owners had lost their home. She is a very sweet, gentle dog who loves attention and would be very happy to hang out by your side. Motie is full of energy and loves to go on walks she is housebroken ...

 

The Doctor is In: Living with GERD and other digestive disorders

If you regularly experience abdominal bloating, gas, constipation, or heartburn, you may have a chronic disorder of your digestive system. Although these types of conditions can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, digestive disorders are very common — affecting 60 to 70 million Americans, according to theNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ...

 

Bits & Pieces Aug. 11

• The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board has released a statement regarding the ongoing labor negotiations with the teachers’ union. The statement may be found at http://www.ucfsd.org/nn/board_response_080511.pdf • Due to the continuing high school construction project, there are changes to the traffic pattern, parking plan and student drop-off / pick-up procedures ...

 

Repeating Bush-league mistakes

President Barack Obama seems to have forgotten a history lesson, or perhaps he’s inconveniently overlooking the fact for the sake of political rhetoric. The president wants Congress to enact a luxury tax on corporate jets to generate revenue. He is falling into the same trap that snared President George H. W. Bush 21 years ago. That was the year the former president ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: Troubleshooting

I guess I’m spoiled. When technology goes wrong, I want it fixed…and I want it fixed NOW. I don’t want to wait while someone at the end of a 1-800 line guides mein trouble-shooting. For instance, about a year ago we couldn’t get a dial tone at the Sanderson Museum. So I called our big name phone service provider on my cell phone to get some “service.” “Ma’am, are ...

 

The ‘Days’ are coming

The annual celebration Chadds Ford Days is just a month away. The two-day open air fair that celebrates artists, crafters, family fun and, this year, our four-legged friends. "Dog Days of Summer II" will be held Sept. 10 and 11 at the Chadds Ford Historical Society on Creek Road. Admission is $5. This year fairgoers can help us embrace our four legged friends with ...

 

History Made Personal: Wyeth-Sanderson Map

Standing tall on a wooden easel in the entryway of the Sanderson Museum is a framed map, its blue trim surrounding red, green and yellow highlights calling attention to the people, places and events which have made the 768 square miles of Chester County so special in the history of our country. Fifteen people and 45 places of interest are depicted, drawn by the ...

 

Lane restrictions on routes 1, 202 and 322

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that lane restrictions are scheduled at the intersection of Route 202/322 and Route 1 in Concord and Chadds Ford townships, Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 17-20 for concrete replacement. The work schedule is: · Wednesday and Friday, Aug. 17-19 – One lane will be closed at the intersection of Route 202/322 and ...

 

Police log Aug. 11

• State police are investigating the theft of $2,000 in cash from a home on Millrace Place in Concord Township. A report said the incident happened on Aug. 8. The money was taken from a secure bedroom. • Police arrested Stephen Terrey, of Kennett Square, on drug charges following a two-vehicle crash in Chadds Ford Township, a police report said. According to the ...