Archive for September 20th, 2012

Sheriff’s sale for Pennsbury Village project

The Pennsbury Village project has an uncertain future. Eagle National Bank has filed for an Oct. 18 sheriff’s sale against PVA, so financing for the townhouse development project is in doubt. “We don’t know what the status of the Pennsbury Village Associates development is currently,” said Supervisors’ Chairman, Aaron McIntyre at the Sept. 19 supervisors meeting. ...

 
 

Wegman’s, Keystone Plaza hearings continued

The Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board continued to next month, two hearings — one involving a two-township development that includes a Wegmans supermarket in Concord Township. The development is planned for one parcel of 33 acres. That parcel extends across the two townships in the area bordered by Route 202 and Applied Card Way, across from Hillman Drive. The Concord ...

 

Free wing offer attracts overnight crowd

An offer of free chicken wings for a year drew a crowd for the opening of Buffalo Wild Wings in Concord Township. The first 100 guests received ticket for the free food. The store opened Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. following a ribbon cutting. But some of the people, eager for free wings, camped out overnight having been at the store since 11 a.m. on Sunday. “Free ...

 

School board to spend some, save some

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted to spend money on a new entrance for the high school football stadium, but also to refinance some outstanding debt to save money in the long run. In a 7-1 vote, the board decided to spend $35,000 to build a new ticket booth and relocate the stadium entrance as part of the board’s long range plan. School Board Director ...

 

Birmingham still needs supervisor; township pushes back against state

See ***UPDATE***  below Birmingham Township has yet to name a replacement for Al Bush, the supervisor who died Aug. 28. The board has until Sept. 27 to appoint someone to fill the remainder of Bush’s term that expires at the end of 2013. To that end, the board scheduled a special meeting for 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21. There is no scarcity of people interested in the ...

 

Around Town Sept. 20

• Andy Bell and his wife, Diane, of Chadds Ford, will be special guests at Center for the Creative Arts’ Luck of the Draw. Luck of the Draw is a fund-raiser to be held on Sept. 29 at CCArts that features Victoria Wyeth as the emcee. The funds from this event support art scholarships for children and CCArts programs. Bell posed for Wyeth’s final Chadds Ford painting, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Kiki and Oreo

These two pretty ladies were surrendered to CCSPCA more than five months ago because their owner moved into an apartment where cats were unwelcome. Kiki and Oreo are sisters and have been together from the very start, so they will need to be adopted as a pair. Both cats are very sweet and lived with children in their previous home. Kiki and Oreo cannot wait to enjoy ...

 

Photo of the Week: Late Summer Colors

Late summer colors are on display at the SIW produce stand on Creek Road in Pennsbury Township.

 

Police log Sept. 20

• An unidentified man had the license plate stolen from a brand new car while he was inside the Wawa on Route 202 at Naaman’s Creek Road. State police said the man had just picked up the car from a dealership in West Chester before driving to the store. When he came back out from making a purchase, he noticed the tag was missing. The incident happened Saturday, ...

 

Pileggi, Killion recognized by Pa. farmers for support of agriculture

State Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, and state Rep. Tom Killion, R-165, both of whom represent portions of Chester and Delaware Counties, have been named "Supporters of Agriculture" by FARMER, the political action committee of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, the state’s largest farm organization. FARMER (Farmers Allied for Responsive More Effective Representation) supports ...

 

Random-Lee: Good parents, bad parents

Last month my son Bayen left for Bend, Ore. Not on vacation, but for a wonderful new job opportunity, to live his life far away from us — about 3,000 miles away. I am so happy for him. I am so sad. I hope he is excited about this new adventure. I hope he is a little bit scared. Happy because he is strong, independent, able to adapt and continue his journey through ...