Archive for January 15th, 2014

It’s a go for Wegman’s; PennDOT eyes loop road

Shopping for the 2015 Thanksgiving dinner supplies just got a little more interesting. People could be buying their tasty goodies at the new Wegman’s going in near routes 202 and 1. Chadds Ford Township supervisors gave their approval for the project during the Jan. 14 board meeting. The supermarket will actually be in Concord Township, but the development includes ...

 
 

Safety and dollars on school board agenda

In spring a young man’s fancy turns to baseball, but in January school boards think about budgets. The Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board approved a proposed preliminary budget for next school year during its Jan. 13 work session and set up the timetable for adopting the final budget for the 2014-2015 academic year. Next year’s tentative plan calls for ...

 

Meat House Tips: The Meat House is coming soon

The Meat House, your neighborhood butcher and grocer, is coming soon to Chadds Ford. It has been a long time in the making, but we are so excited to be a part of this fantastic community. If you are not familiar with The Meat House, let us enlighten you. We are a community of locally owned butcher shops throughout the U.S. The Chadds Ford store is the first in ...

 

Bank supports interest free mortgages

Chester County Habitat for Humanity has met residents’ needs for shelter with a brigade of volunteer labor and donations for more than 25 years. Showing support for that work, Bryn Mawr Trust Company welcomed area business leaders to its Willowdale Branch to hear about Habitat’s latest project. The idea of matching people who need shelter with people who want to help ...

 

Patton teams move to robotics championship

On Jan. 11, at the First State Lego League Qualifier held at Oxford High School, the two CF Patton teams competing were both selected to advance to the Champion's Tournament to be held in New Castle on Feb. 15. Each of these teams have multiple members who live in Chadds Ford Township. Both teams were also selected by the judges to receive separate First Lego League ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Mercury

Hi, my name is Mercury. I am a very playful guy and love being with people. I love to be hugged and even give kisses to show my appreciation. I will make a great companion for a family that is active and loves to hike or go on nice long walks together. And after that nice long walk I can be your little cuddle buddy and curl up on the sofa with you. Wherever you are ...

 

Photo of the Week: Summertime Soon

It's never too early in the year to think about summer.

 

Police Log Jan. 16: DUIs and more DUIs

• State police made a drug and DUI arrest along Route 202 at Watkin Avenue just after 2:34 a.m. on Jan. 12. Police said a vehicle was stopped for traffic violations. The driver, Stefanie Anne Gross, 23, of Wilmington, showed signs of impairment, the police report said, and she was arrested for DUI and possession of drugs. • Shortly before 1 a.m. on Jan. 11, state ...

 

Back to the drawing board for Audi

While members of the Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board might have been inclined to give an applicant most of what it wanted, it’s back to the drawing board for Audi. As previously reported, Romill Associates wants to open an Audi auto dealership — West Chester Audi — along Route 202 between Mr. Mulch and the Wawa at Dilworthtown Road. The property is mostly in Chadds ...

 

Around Town Jan. 16

• Fellini Café is now open. The new Italian restaurant located in the old Wawa in the same strip mall as the U.S. Post Office is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is still no word on when the Tavern will re-open. • To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and draw attention to ongoing civil rights struggles, Swarthmore College’s Chester Children’s ...

 

Mind Matters: Kintsugi and our brokenness

Kintsugi, translated as “gold joinery,” is the Japanese craft tradition of repairing broken pottery with gold-filled resin. Now artisans use a variety of materials to connect the shards, but the message remains the same. Instead of the mend hiding the formerly broken pieces, kintsugi proudly proclaims the damage visibly with defined lines. In kintsugi, the fact of ...