Archive for August 22nd, 2013

More testimony in Stonebridge hearing, more to come

According to Nicola Barnabei, there are plenty of business properties in residential zoning districts along Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township. Barnabei testified to that during the second zoning hearing session in her request for approval to rent out Stonebridge Mansion for special events. She and her husband Drew own the property — a 25-room mansion on almost 5 acres. ...

 
 

Overlay in ‘deep sleep;’ development still possible

The proposed overlay district for a swath of Chadds Ford Township from north of Route 1 to south of Hillman Drive is on hold with no timetable of being resurrected. However, proposals for a YMCA and a 120-townhouse development in that area remain in play. Chadds Ford Township Planning Commission Chairman Craig Huffman made the announcement during a commission meeting ...

 

School board updates bullying policy

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District now has an updated bullying policy aimed at empowering students to report incidents and to get school personnel and parents more involved in prevention and resolution. “The statement this policy makes is that this school district and our school board will not tolerate bullying, or harassment, by anyone against anyone,” said ...

 

Police log Aug. 22: DUIs, two cases of wrong-way driving, theft from cemetery

• Driving northbound in a southbound lane of Route 202 resulted in a DUI charge for Kristine Jennette DiSandro. A police report said DiSandro was traveling the wrong way on Route 202 near Ridge Road about 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 18. Police she had turned right out of McKenzie’s, proceeding north in the southbound lane. • Wrong-way driving led to another DUI arrest, this ...

 

Around Town Aug. 22

• Photo: Samantha Hage, of ArtBeat, on Station Way Road in Chadds Ford Township with some of her summer camp kids showing off the tree houses they made fro deadfall. Hage ran the camp throughout June, July and August for all elementary school kids. She’ll be resuming her in-school Art Café program when school resumes next week. • The Brandywine River Museum is ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Sidney

Sidney is an affectionate and playful cat that was brought to CCSPCA as a stray in March.  She’s been waiting more than five months for a new family to come and scoop her up, but hasn’t been so lucky yet.  Sidney is a real sweetie that would make a perfect addition to a family. She gets along with other non-dominant cats and doesn’t seem to mind dogs, either.  If you ...

 

Photo of the Week: Tones

Warm reds and yellows set against a cool blue background.

 

Free Your Space: Are You Prepared?

 “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, using its Federal Emergency Management Agency since 2004, has designated September as National Preparedness Month in the United States. During this month, the National Preparedness Coalition strives to educate the public and raise the awareness of all ...