Archive for August 27th, 2014

Around Town Aug. 28

• YMCA of the Brandywine Valley and YMCA of the Upper Main Line branches will be hosting free family fun open houses during the first week of September. Take this opportunity to discover what is new at the Y for you and your family. Free events, demonstrations and programs will be held during the open houses, including activities such as group exercises, family pool ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet: Kenny

I’m a big fellow with an even bigger heart. Hello, my name is Kenny and I’m a neutered male mastiff mix. I love spending time with my human friends whether it's going on a long walk or relaxing outside enjoying the nice warm weather. I’m known to be a mellow boy and polite to every new person I meet. The other dogs in the shelter are quite a joy to be around and I’ve ...

 

Photo of the Week: Bright Morning

Blues, greens and yellows — with a little red — pop in the early morning along Creek Road.

 

Police Log Aug. 28: Burglary in Chadds Ford; fatal accident still under investigation; fake IRS scam

• State policed are investigating a burglary on Ridge Road in Chadds Ford Township. A report said someone entered a home in the 100 block of Ridge Road without permission and stole sneakers, a video game console and stereo equipment. The burglary happened sometime between 11 p.m. on Aug. 17 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 19. • State police from the Avondale barracks are ...

 

Residents learn about Oakland Road development

Residents of Chadds Ford and Birmingham townships had the chance to learn more about a possible residential development along Oakland Road during an informational meeting in Chadds Ford. Keith Klaver, supervisors’ chairman in Chadds Ford, said he wanted residents to have an understanding of what might be happening and to hear their opinions on the possible ...

 

Free Your Space: Help them help themselves

The school year is upon us and parents everywhere are trembling with both joy and fear. Joy both for the chance to regain what little control they can in their homes and for the long anticipated silence that will resound through their daytime household. Fear for the onslaught of school meetings they will have to attend, second only to the children actually being in ...