Archive for September 14th, 2015

Police: Armed robbers hit W. Goshen motel

The Microtel Inn and Suites, located off of Route 202 in West Goshen Township, was the site of a gunpoint robbery on Monday, Sept. 14, said police. Two Microtel employees reported that at 2:47 a.m., two black males entered the hotel at 500 Willowbrook Lane through its unlocked front doors; one of the men displayed a large chrome semiautomatic handgun and demanded ...

 
 

Efforts to make history from scrapple advance

Members of the 1st Delaware Regiment Revolutionary Reenactment display their firepower at Chesterdale Farm in East Bradford Township at a fundraiser for Friends of Strode's Mill.

A reverence for the past – and, for some, a passion for pork – attracted about 100 area residents to Chesterdale Farm in East Bradford Township on Saturday, Sept. 12. The occasion, the third fundraiser for the Friends of Strode’s Mill, came a day after the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine, an event that features prominently into the group’s efforts to ...

 

Fundraiser to support equestrian therapy

Reins of Life, established in 1993 as a successful therapeutic horseback riding program for children and young adults with special needs, is holding its 14th annual benefit.  The Mane Event at Oberod, being held on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., will help provide therapeutic horseback riding for children and young adults with disabilities and special ...

 

Rainy Chadds Ford Days

Gray skies and a frequent drizzle kept many people away from Chadds Ford Days Saturday. And a late afternoon heavy rain closed the first day of the weekend fair at 4 p.m., an hour earlier than scheduled. Still, those who braved the less than ideal weather had food to eat, music to listen to, crafters to watch and venders from whom they could buy wares. They were ...