Archive for September 11th, 2013

Around Town Sept. 12: Chadds Ford remembers

• Chadds Ford Township remembered the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony at the Brandywine Battlefield Park. The above photos shows park Education Coordinator Andrew Outten with three young members of the Lamont family, from Preston, Conn. as they rang the Remembrance Bells in honor of the passengers of Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, ...

 
 

Chadds Ford Days in photos, sliding into fun

It was the 48th annual Chadds Ford days and the weather could not have been more cooperative. Chadds Ford Historical Society President George Franz could not have been more pleased. As usual, the two-day event had a little something for everyone.        

 

YMCA expands in Kennett; still wants CF facility

The Kennett Square YMCA held a ceremony for its newly expanded facility, but its parent organization still wants a home in Chadds Ford Township. With members, dignitaries — including U.S. rep. Joe Pitts and state Rep. Chris Ross —and a dozens of others on hand, youngsters were asked to officially cut the ribbon of the expanded facility Friday, Sept. 6. The Kennett Y ...

 

No widening, but possible Route 202 overlay

While the long-proposed widening of Route 202 is still not much more than vaporware, Delaware County is still interested in improving things through the three western most townships. It is proposing a Route 202 Access Management Overlay. Sam Haber, of the county Planning Department, presented the idea to members of the Chadds Ford Planning Commission on Sept. 10. He ...

 

Police log Sept. 12: Car accidents in Concord and Pennsbury

• State police said there was one minor injury resulting from a one-car accident on Garnet Mine Road in Concord Township on Sept. 3. A report said Patricia Waldron, the driver, was also cited when her 2000 Dodge Durango went off the roadway and hit a tree. • A two-car accident on Evergreen Drive in Concord Township resulted in one minor injury and both drivers being ...

 

Photo of the Week: Unusual Sight

Orange, not seen in too many places in the Chadds Ford area, grows on a tree along Bullock Road. At least it looks nice.

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Ellie

Ellie is a sweet and gentle senior mixed breed in search of her forever home.  Ellie came to CCSPCA as a lost dog in August, and it was apparent that she was not well taken care of in the past.  During her stay at the shelter, Ellie has been treated for a skin condition that has left her back almost hairless.  Ellie is looking for a family who will look past her age ...