Archive for April 10th, 2015

Land trust promotes benefits of native plants

The Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, De., has elevated the use of native plants to an art form.

To stimulate environmental stewardship, the Pennsbury Land Trust on Thursday, April 9, hosted a program designed to encourage homeowners to use native plants in their landscapes. The trust chose staffers from the esteemed Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, De., to make the case that environmentally sound choices benefit everyone. Leslie Hubbard, the public engagement ...

 
 

Roadwork the week of April 12

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 12 through April 19. 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 ...

 

Details on Route 926 Bridge project released

PennDOT has provided a project update for the Route 926 Bridge, which spans the west branch of the Brandywine Creek between Pocopson and Creek roads, Rep. Stephen Barrar, R-160, said in his weekly newsletter. The newsletter said preliminary engineering has been completed and approved, and an environmental clearance is expected in May – pending the resolution of ...

 

WCU hosting Aid to South Africa fundraiser

This is the 10th year that the West Chester University Honors College students have organized a community fair to support children affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, which has the highest AIDS prevalence of any country in the world. More than 140 WCU students have traveled there on one of the regular Honors College service learning trips and have seen firsthand ...

 

5th Annual Little Black Dress Event beckons

Tick Tock Early Learning Center’s Fifth Annual Little Black Dress Event will be held on Saturday, April 18, in Kennett Square. Exciting new vendors and artisans will bring the latest designs in fashion jewelry and many other accessories for women of all ages. Wear black and go home wearing your new bling. Drop in anytime between 4 to 7 p.m. to access a gorgeous ...

 

Art show to spotlight high school students

Nearly 500 works of art will be on display at the 2015 Chester County High School Art Show. The weeklong show will officially kick off on Saturday, April 11, at the Chester County Art Association, located at 100 N. Bradford Ave. in West Chester. “The event is an exciting opportunity for students to showcase their artistic talents in a professional gallery space, ...