Archive for October 3rd, 2014

Roadwork scheduled for week of Oct. 5

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 5 through Oct. 12. PennDOT recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Line painting is expected to slow ...

 
 

Presentations honor Chesco first responders

Back-to-back presentations at the Public Safety Training Center on Thursday night, Oct. 3, will benefit Chester County’s first responders. At the monthly meeting of the Chester County Fire Chiefs, a representative of the now disbanded Chester County Firefighters Association presented a check to the Chester County Hero Fund for $88,168.97.   The Chester County ...

 

Longwood looking to bowl over its rivals

Since Longwood Gardens specializes in water features as well as accolades, it should be no surprise that the area’s premier attraction has taken the plunge to seek votes for one of its water closets. Yes, Longwood’s Green Wall bathroom facility is one of 10 finalists in Cintas Corporation's “America's Best Restroom Competition.” For the 13th consecutive year, a ...

 

Underwriter offers tips to avoid cyber attacks

Target. Home Depot. JP Morgan Chase. The question of whether area residents will become victims of cyber attacks isn’t “if, but when.” Speaking at a meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association, Sarah Gregg offered some tips to small business owners trying to prevent data breaches. Gregg, an underwriter for Pennock Insurance Inc. in Chadds Ford, said her industry ...

 

Crozer-Keystone marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Crozer-Keystone Health System has planned a range of activities in October to raise awareness and provide education about breast cancer and how it can be prevented and treated. Oct. 4: Comprehensive Screening Event Crozer-Keystone Health System will offer a comprehensive screening event on Saturday, Oct. 4. This event will take place from 8 to 11:30 a.m., at ...

 

Longwood to collaborate with area businesses

A plethora of peacocks and a cotillion of cardinals will be among the displays greeting visitors who flock to Longwood Gardens during its popular Christmas season. This year’s theme is “Birds – Christmas Takes Flight,” said Jim Sutton, Longwood’s display designer. Sutton offered a preview of the exhibit during a meeting on Thursday with members of the regional ...