Archive for July 24th, 2015

Roadwork for week of July 26

Hillendale Road will be closed on Tuesday, July 28, from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. near the Mendenhall Farm driveway. A culvert/pipe underneath the road at that point is being replaced, and it will take most of the work day to complete this job, according to Pennsbury Township officials. Signs will be posted, and the road will reopen as soon as the job is completed. ...

 
 

Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs

Two exhibitions of works by Los Angeles-based conceptual artist James Welling, inspired by the work of Andrew Wyeth, will be on view at the Brandywine River Museum of Art starting August 8. The exhibition Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs presents a selection of 50 photographs from a five-year series centered on the life and work of the painter ...

 

Sale promises quirky finds, deep discounts

Anyone experiencing withdrawal from being unable to visit Brandywine View Antiques as it readies its new location in Chadds Ford – or anyone seeking a one-of-a-kind bargain – will get assistance on Saturday, July 25, as the business holds a massive yard sale. Owner Lisa Vonderstruck promises a front lawn at 1244 Baltimore Pike with a treasure trove of merchandise ...

 

Concord resident seeks supervisors’ ouster

Dan Levin, a member of Concord First and a 2013 Democratic Party candidate for supervisor, is calling for the resignation of two supervisors and the township solicitor, alleging conflict of interest and misappropriation of funds. Levin said he would be calling for Dominic Pileggi, Kevin O’Donoghue and solicitor Hugh Donaghue to step down during the Aug. 4 Board of ...

 

ChesCo reaching out to long-term jobless

For the chronically unemployed, life can become an exercise in hopelessness and despair as jobless individuals lose touch with the workplace and experience the erosion of their skills, according to researchers. On Tuesday, July 21, the Chester County Commissioners and the Chester County Workforce Development Board announced what they view as a promising alternative: ...

 

Sobriety checkpoint leads to DUI arrests

The Westtown-East Goshen Police Department has released details of a sobriety checkpoint conducted on Friday, July 17, in conjunction with the Chester County Impaired Driving Program. Officers operated the checkpoint in the 1300 block of West Chester Pike in East Goshen Township from 10:30 p.m. through 2:30 a.m., coming in contact with 614 vehicles, a police press ...