Archive for February, 2013

Love endorses Murphy for supervisor

Chadds Ford Township Supervisor Deborah Love, who failed to get the Republican Party endorsement to run for another term, is endorsing Frank Murphy, the party’s chosen candidate. Citing demands in her personal life and career, Love said she is ready to move on to other challenges. She has decided to bow out graciously at the end of the year and not contest her ...

 
 

Congressman flashes artistic style at UHS

On hearing the name Joe Pitts, most people would think of the eight-term Republican U.S. representative serving Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District. Others might know he spent more than five years in the U.S. Air Force serving as an electronics warfare officer on B-52s, flying more than 100 combat missions over Vietnam. Fewer people, however, would know that ...

 

New logo for visitors’ bureau

The Chester County Conference Center and Visitors Bureau now has a new logo and branding campaign. A stylized “bv Brandywine Valley” in wine green and maroon is followed by the tag line: “The South of France just west of Philly.” Dana Communications, the travel marketing firm, designed the new scheme that was unveiled at Longwood Gardens on Feb. 26. Representatives ...

 

Police log Feb. 28

Sometime between Feb. 10 and 24, someone broke into a vehicle parked on Walnut Ridge Lane in Chadds Ford Township and stole a .25 caliber Beretta pistol. The victim is a 73-year-old Chadds Ford man. Police are asking anyone with information to call 484-840-1000. • State police from Troop K, Media barracks, said they charged an Oxford man with DUI in Chadds Ford ...

 

Around Town Feb. 28

• Admission to the Delaware Museum of Natural History will be waived from 9:30 a.m. - noon on Sunday, March 3, courtesy of PNC Bank. This PNC Free Sunday Morning is part of a grant from the PNC Foundation, which receives its principle funding from The PNC Financial Services Group.  The PNC Free Sunday Morning on March 3 is the second of three at the Delaware Museum ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Malroy

Malroy is an adult American bulldog mix that was found all the way back in June and came to CCSPCA in the hopes of finding his forever home. Malroy has the right stuff to complete a family. This handsome boy is housetrained and enjoys playing with other dogs yet is gentle enough for a home with kids and cats with the right introduction. He’s come a long way with ...

 

Photo of the Week: Calm Pond on a Sunny Day

The pond at Ponds Edge is calm on a sunny and windless day.

 

Free Your Space: Take five

There are some chores and tasks that I just don’t look forward to doing. At home, these are things like washing the bathrooms or dusting. Cleaning the inside of the car. Attending to items that need mending. I avoid these, as they say, “like the plague.” I don’t have these same feelings about doing laundry or making my bed. Can you relate to this? Are there some ...

 

ChesCo sheriff opposes infringement on 2nd Amendment

The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Web site lists 10 state sheriff’s associations and 300 individual county sheriffs as opposing President Barack Obama’s current push for more gun control. Among those sheriffs are eight from Pennsylvania. One of them is Chester County’s Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh. Delaware County Sheriff Joseph F McGinn is not on ...

 

UHS dedicates renovated school building

Perhaps Unionville High School Principal Paula Massanari put it best: “It was a joy to see everything we worked for come through.” She was talking about the almost four-year long renovation project that came in on time and under budget. Her comments came during a reception at the school, one punctuated with live music, cookies and punch. The project that brought ...

 

U-CF board votes on stormwater, summer hours, prelim budget

As anticipated, members of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted to put out for bid a plan that would correct a stormwater runoff problem involving Hillendale Elementary School and to change summer operating hours. While both votes were unanimous, some reservations were expressed during the Feb. 19 board meeting held at Unionville High School. Director Jeff ...