Archive for March 12th, 2014

Bumpy start for zoning change request

It wasn’t all sunshine and roses for K. Hovnanian Homes. The builder is asking for a two-part zoning change so it can construct a 114-unit townhome development on property zoned for business along Brandywine Drive in Chadds Ford Township, but there was some pushback. Members of the Planning Commission expressed concerns about the request, as did a few residents. As ...

 
 

CFES art show dedicated to Scarborough

The 65th annual Chadds Ford Elementary School Art Sale and Show to be held March 21 and 22 is dedicated to the late Paul Scarborough. Scarborough, a popular local artist who died in early February, had a long-standing relationship with the school. Two of his well-known paintings, “Parachute Party” and “Maypole Dance” are traditional events at the school’s annual May ...

 

Around Town March 13

• The Brandywine Battlefield Park celebrated Charter Day on March 9 and announced its hours for the season. The park is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. According to an e-mail sent out by Judy Thorpe, secretary for the associates, the park will also open on Thursdays beginning in April. She also said the park can be ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 13: Panther Kitty

Hello, they call me Panther Kitty because, you guessed it, I look like a panther. I was brought into the shelter several months ago when I was accidentally trapped with another kitty and nobody claimed me. I'm an adult neutered male and a very mellow fellow. If you are able to provide Panther Kitty or any of our other animals here at the shelter a home, visit the ...

 

Recipe for Success

      Members and guests of the Business and Professional Association of Delaware County gathered to enjoy the food and friendships many of which span decades, some, generations. Chef Chris McConathy  and staff cut, chopped and prepared an elegant five course meal at the Inn Keepers Kitchen in Dilworthtown Wednesday evening.         ...

 

Photo of the Week: The Grass Returneth

An unusual sight, something that hasn't been seen in these p[arts for about three months. A clear grass area  is larger than the snow-covered area. What strange magic is this?

 

Money talks at U-CF workshop

Increasing activity fees and how to fund a long-term plan for Unionville-Chadds Ford School District buildings are under consideration by school board members. The board is considering raising activity fees and members were told by Business Manager Robert Cochran during the March 10 work session that the district could bring in an additional $30,000 by doing so. The ...

 

Police Log March 13: DUIs and retail theft

• Pennsylvania State Police from Troop K, Media barracks, said Michael Jacobs, 23, of Newark, was found to be DUI shortly before 1 a.m. on March 7. A report said Jacobs was found in his disabled vehicle on the side of Route 202 near Ridge Road and that there was a “strong odor of alcohol” present. • Pablo Alvarez-Hernandez, 31, of Kennett Square, was arrested for DUI ...

 

Stephen M. Vincins of Landenberg

Stephen M. Vincins, 69, of Landenberg, died Monday, March 10, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester.  He was the husband of Janet Duncan Vincins with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Michael and the late Josephine (Orsini) Vincins.  Steve served our country during the Vietnam War in the Army.  He owned and ...