Archive for April 3rd, 2015

Back to drawing board for zoning changes

It’s back to the drawing board for K. Hovnanian Homes in Chadds Ford Township. Supervisors on April 1 voted to reopen a hearing for a requested zoning change that could lead to a 107-unit townhouse development. Hovnanian requested the change for a 20-plus-acre parcel on Brandywine Drive for the proposed townhome project. After two years of the developer’s interaction ...

 
 

Charges against ex-Tick Tock director dropped

By all accounts, a contentious case involving the Tick Tock Early Learning Center ended amicably in district court. In January, the former executive director of the center, which has been providing affordable childcare and early childhood education to low-income families in southern Chester County since 1964, was charged with theft. On Friday, April 3, Assistant ...

 

Roadwork for week of April 5

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of April 5 through April 12. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Southbound Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township will require shoulder ...

 

Ethel “Susie” Miller of West Grove

Ethel “Susie” Miller, 85, of West Grove, died Wednesday, April 1, at her residence. She was the wife of Robert R. Miller, who died in 2006, and with whom she shared 44 wonderful years of marriage. Born in Hackensack, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Howard and Josephine Hilton Short. Susie was a homemaker, who enjoyed gardening, cooking, and especially enjoyed ...

 

National Public Health Week promoted

The Chester County Health Department is observing National Public Health Week – April 6 to April 12 – by hosting several events in Chester County. On Thursday, April 2, the county commissioners issued a proclamation at their meeting, recognizing the work that the department does. Commissioner Kathi Cozzone noted that Chester County, "one of the healthiest in the ...