Archive for July 11th, 2013

Timothy Michael Flood of Chadds Ford

Timothy Michael Flood, 64, of Chadds Ford, died Wednesday, July 10. He was the husband of Mary Nell Bruegge Flood, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Somerville, N.J., he was the son of the late J. Paul and Frances Corrigan Flood. Timothy was a pharmaceutical sales manager for 20 years at ICI Americas in Wilmington. He was a long time member of the ...

 
 

Overlay ordinance not a slam dunk in Chadds Ford

A possible overlay ordinance that would allow for mixed use in 100 acres along Route 202 is being viewed with apprehension. Developers want it, residents don’t. It’s the Neighborhood Commercial Overlay Ordinance, formerly referred to as the Loop Road Overlay, and it’s needed to allow two proposed developments. One is a YMCA at Hillman and Christy drives in the ...

 

The birds and the bees come to Chadds Ford

New life came to The Christian C.  Sanderson Museum with the dedication of the Hannah Carmack Sanderson Memorial Garden. More than just the pretty faces of flowers, the garden provides a habitat for birds, bees and butterflies. Barbara Rinehart, from the Penn State Master Gardeners of Chester County, designed the garden. The idea was to show how native host and ...

 

Around Town July 11

• The trail along the Brandywine Creek near the River Museum took a hit from mother nature. A tree along the bank went over either from excessive rain, erosion or a combination of both. Take care while walking in the area. (See photo above.) • The Brandywine River Museum will offer free admission on July 12, the birthday of the late Andrew Wyeth. • The Christian C. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Daphne

Daphne is one of many mother cats at CCSPCA, and came to the shelter with her kittens in March. The group was placed into a foster home where Daphne could tend to her babies in a quiet and loving setting. Daphne’s kittens grew up quickly and have all since been adopted, so now she awaits her chance at a forever home. Daphne is a sweet and gentle kitty that will make ...

 

Photo of the Week: Summer in the Country

Blue skies, green fields and hay bales. Definitely not summer in the city.

 

Police log July 11: Thefts, accidents and DUIs

• State police cited a West Chester woman for running a red light and hitting another car on Route 202 at Spring Hill Lane. No injuries were reported in the June 24 accident. According to police, Jane Carlson, 63, was driving north on 202 when another car entered the highway at a green light. Carlson failed to stop, police said, and hit the front end of that other ...