Archive for September 25th, 2013

Citizen responders get lesson in fire safety

Chadds Ford Township Fire Marshal Michael Daily gave members of the Citizen Emergency Response Team a brief refresher course in fire safety during the group’s recent quarterly meeting. He also gave a brief demonstration on using a fire extinguisher. Daily said people need to keep a fire extinguisher on all floors of their home, not where the fire is likely to start, ...

 
 

Photo of the Week: Dinner

Home is the hunter — and he's not sharing.

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Baby

Meet Baby, a sweet little American Staffordshire terrier mix that was surrendered to CCSPCA in June.  Baby’s previous owner had actually found her as a lost pet, and could not continue to care for her.  When Baby was found, she appeared to have an injury to her back legs.  CCSPCA has provided the necessary veterinary care, but Baby will always walk with a slight ...

 

Police log Sept. 26: Accidents, thefts in Concord, Chadds Ford, Pocopson

• After smashing four windows, someone stole an airbag, radio and door panels from a car parked at David Dodge sometime between Sept. 18 and 24. Police said they have no leads. The damage and loss is valued at $4,000. • Careless driving is cited as the cause of a one-car accident on Heyburn Road in Chadds Ford Township on Sept. 19. A police report did not identify ...

 

Around Town Sept. 26

• Modifications to the island on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore Pike and Evergreen Drive closer to Route 322 will commence beginning Sunday, Sept. 29. It is anticipated that work will take approximately three to four nights. Everything will be open during the day, but there may be lane closures and flaggers at night. The island work on Evergreen Drive near Baltimore ...

 

Romare Bearden children’s book reading at Sanderson

The Christian C. Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford will be hosting readings of the Romare Bearden children’s book “Li’l Dan, The Drummer Bo”y on Saturday, Sept. 28at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Also included in the event will be the chance for kids to make their own drum, just like the one in Bearden’s story. This reading and interactive project will be part of the museum’s three ...

 

Mind Matters: Interbeing

The Vietnamese Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, defines our connectedness to self, to other, to the earth, as interbeing. Interbeing does not dismiss the I or the self but does reframe it in such a way that we see how connected we are to everyone and everything. Recently, a client reflected on his life and world events and how the two intersect. He pondered what ...

 

Free Your Space: Pinterested in organizing

Have you joined the wave of people who use the Web site Pinterest?  And, by wave of people, I am referring to a reported 70 million worldwide in 2013 that use this site.  Considering this high number, I would venture to guess that you have. Pinterest is a free site that allows its members to collect information that they want to keep track of — recipes, hairstyles, ...

 

Letter to the Editor: Open letter to the Board of Supervisors

I want to thank the Board of Supervisors for their recent statements as reported in Chadds Ford Live indicating that the implementation of the proposed Loop Road Overlay District is being delayed while traffic and other impact studies are completed.  As you know I have raised a number of issues and concerns about the Loop Road Overlay District at public meetings and ...

 

Letter to the Editor: Salvucci and O’Donohue favor open space

Beaver Valley Conservancy applauds the recent announcements by Concord Board of Supervisors Member Elizabeth Salvucci that she intends to oppose the rezoning of the Woodlawn lands in Beaver Valley adjacent to the National Monument, and by Board of Supervisors Member Kevin O’Donohue that he would support the acquisition and preservation in their entirety of these ...