Archive for October 14th, 2014

Chili Cook-Off brings the heat in West Chester

Visitors and vendors were all fired up for the 12th annual Chili Cook-off in West Chester on Oct. 12. Katie Decker, the marketing chairperson said, "Today has been awesome. The energy is amazing. Everyone is doing their thing."  When asked about visitors' taste preferences - mild versus spicy - she has found that tasters can't get enough of the spicy. "Our vendors ...

 
 

Letter to the Editor: Barrar opposes legal rights for gays

On Oct. 1, Chadds Ford Live published a news story “Barrar takes aim for the 10th term.” In that article, it listed some of Representative Barrar’s accomplishments over the years. I found it ironic that one of his “accomplishments” was omitted. He sponsored a bill (and I believe it passed) to outlaw gay marriage in the Commonwealth (now a moot point). But what really ...

 

Study could change school boundaries

As anticipated, Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors voted to retain the services of McKissick Associates to conduct an attendance boundary study that could lead to new school boundaries for elementary schools. The board and district administration agree that Pocopson Elementary School is at capacity while other elementary schools — particularly Hillendale ...

 

Amid protest, Newlin passes equine ordinance

Before a standing-room crowd of more than 100, Supervisors’ Chair Janie Baird began the discussion with a detailed synopsis of the board’s efforts to craft the ordinance. Her statement was followed by more than 30 minutes of dissent from members of the equine community, comments supporting the ordinance from Supervisors Robert Pearson and Bill Kelsall, and then a ...

 

Art Watch: Can you keep a secret?

The Opening Gala Art Sale and Exhibition for Plein Air Brandywine Valley will be Friday October 24th from 7-10 pm at Winterthur. This wonderful event showcases the week's worth of plein air painting done by 80 juried plein air artists from around the country. The event kicks off at The Gables of Chadds Ford sponsoring the artist reception this Friday October 17.  ...