Archive for February 13th, 2013

School board to vote on hours, stormwater

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors are set to vote on new summer hours and a plan to remedy a stormwater problem near Hillendale Elementary School. The vote is planned for the Feb. 19 school board meeting to be held at Unionville High School. Changing the district’s summer hours to a four-day week of 10-hour days is a way to save some money and conserve ...

 
 

Principal jokes of ‘conspiracy,’ plunges into the cold

With his tongue planted firmly in his cheek, Hillendale Elementary School Principal Steve Dissinger charged “conspiracy” when he lost a bet and had to jump into a frigid Brandywine Creek. It was the sixth annual Polar Plunge held Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Brandywine Picnic Park. The water temperature was 38 degrees. The air temperature was reported to be 30 degrees, ...

 

Chadds Ford Gallery displays Blue exhibit

It’s billed as the Blues Brothers, but it has nothing to do with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd who coined the name in musical skits on the TV show “Saturday Night Live.” The new exhibit at the Chadds Ford Gallery is about the art of brothers Glenn and Bruce Blue. Bruce Blue, the younger of the two, is new to the Chadds Ford art scene. This is his first time showing ...

 

Baby steps for Wegman’s development

The Chadds Ford Township side of the proposed Wegman’s development continues moving through the township bureaucracy. That movement is slow, however. During the Feb. 12 Planning Commission meeting, the bulk of the conversation focused on vehicular traffic flow within the development, both for cars and delivery trucks. There was no specific resolution, but the ...

 

Police log Feb. 14

• A 17-year-old from Chadds Ford Township had a GPS unit and a stereo amplifier stolen from his car while it was parked at Painters Crossing Condominium. Someone broke the passenger window sometime between 8 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 6-7. • Details are sketchy, but state police have cited a 23-year-old Temple University student from North Carolina with harassing a ...

 

Around Town Feb. 14

• The Chadds Ford Historical Society, as part of the 2013 spring lecture series, will host Bill Covaleski, Victory Brewing Co. co-founder and president, on Tuesday evening, Feb. 26. The growth of craft brewing is no longer just a fad it has become a full-fledged craze among beer lovers. During the lecture, participants will learn first-hand how Bill successfully ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Charlie

Charlie is a gorgeous 2-year-old cat that is looking for a kind and gentle home. Charlie is deaf and will need a family who understands his limitations but will be able to live a full and normal life despite his lack of hearing. Charlie was surrendered to the shelter in December after his owner added new cats to the home that Charlie did not like. He was then adopted ...

 

Photo of the Week: Goose Golf

A gaggle of geese seem to be taking a tour of the golf course at  Radley Run Country Club.