Roadwork for week of May 24

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 May 24 through May 31. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Brintons Bridge Road in Birmingham Township will require lane restrictions for base repair between New Street and Creek…

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Guns stolen, reward offered

Police and the business community in Collingdale are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in an early morning smash and grab theft at a gun shop on May 21, according to the Delaware County District Attorney's office. At least two men are being sought in connection with the theft of more than a dozen handguns from…

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Applauded for their specialty: saving lives

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Members of the Keystone Valley Fire Department pose with Keith Johnson (right), president of the Chester County EMS Council after receiving the Distinguished Service Award.

Last year, 18 people in Chester County lost their pulses and would have lost their lives were it not for the intervention of first-responders, and two citizens in imminent danger of death were similarly saved by the county’s emergency services community. In addition, four babies decided to make their appearance into the world before their mothers arrived at the hospital, requiring the services of that…

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Taking care of business with good taste

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BPA members show their drivers licenses with organ donor designation

Members of the Business and Professional Association of Western Delaware County (BPA) climbed onboard a rented tour bus for a special dining experience this past week. Four locations hosted one course of the annual Dine-Around event, which showcased the generosity of the business community in an unexpected way. The hosts all donated their course, serving it up to members as they arrived at their location. Hors…

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New officers, new approach for United Way

There is a basic truth for all nonprofit organizations that money is tight. A second truth is that the United Way of Southern Chester County is not exempt from the first one. According to the group’s acting President Marie Olson, programs this past year were underfunded by $300,000 because the larger out of area corporations have changed the way they allow United Ways in to…

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