Archive for December 19th, 2013

Around Town Dec. 19

• The Tavern is back. After a long fallow period, the Chadds Ford Tavern is reopened. New owner Kevin Bradley said the reopen date was Dec. 19. •  Students from Chadds Ford’s Chesterbrook Academy carry out more than 50 bags of donations for needy families involved with PathWays PA. Students began collecting gifts in early December. PathWays PA assists more than ...

 
 

Photo of the Week: Patience

Is it spring yet?

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Capone

If you’ve been thinking about adopting a family dog, you need to meet Capone. This handsome youngster has it all. He’s sweet, fun and a quick study in his training. And he’s a cuddling pro just waiting for someone to snuggle with. Could it be you?  Visit Capone at the Chester County SPCA to find out. Chester County SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA ...

 

Chadds Ford zoning board OKs Wegman’s; hears Audi start up

The proposed Wegman’s supermarket has cleared another hurdle and now only has one more to go. After getting zoning, land use and conditional use approval from Concord Township, and a Planning Commission recommendation in Chadds Ford, it now has zoning approval in Chadds Ford Township. On Dec. 18, the Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board voted 3-0 to grant the needed ...

 

Concord residents applaud denial of zoning change

A proposed amendment to Concord Township’s zoning code came to a quick, but possibly only temporary, halt when supervisors unanimously agreed it should be modified. Most of the residents who packed the township building meeting room to standing room only applauded when the decision was made, but the attorney for the applicant said there would be a new submission. He ...

 

Birmingham budget includes funding for battle re-enactment

Birmingham Township now has its budget for 2014 and $20,000 of the anticipated $2 million in revenue is earmarked for a planned commemoration of the 1777 Battle of Brandywine to be held at Sandy Hollow. The $20,000 earmarked is based on the amount anticipated to put on the event. The board already agreed to spend up to $5,000 during 2013 for any preliminary costs. ...

 

Police Log Dec. 19: DUIs, rear-enders and fleeing

• Mario Yepes De Michele, 26, of Newark, Del., was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop on Marshal Road at Route 202 in Chadds Ford Township at 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 16. No other details were available. • A 30-year-old West Chester woman was arrested for DUI at the Media barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police on Dec. 13. A report said the woman was there to pick ...

 

Mind Matters: What about youth violence?

Violence: While not in the holiday spirit of “peace on earth, good will to all” it is, unfortunately, a timely topic. Just as the first year anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre of innocent children approached, another school shooting has occurred in Colorado. In this incident, one young girl was critically wounded before the teenage shooter killed himself. ...